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Rent a Private Park and Wildlife Preserve

People16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Family Room, Sleeping Porch, Sleeps 10+

Super Private Custom Built Home on 388 acres.

This is a one-of-a-kind vacation rental because of the level of privacy and the large piece of property that is exclusively yours to use and explore. You will have the entire property (388 acres) all to yourself to enjoy. The house is a beautiful custom built home with hardwood cherry floors, two large redwood decks, four bedrooms and two baths, a family room, living room, dining room and is in one of the most beautiful locations that you can imagine. It is like renting a park without any other people. Located in the redwood belt you can enjoy miles of trails along cascading streams and little waterfalls that run through fern covered redwood forests. Fish or swim in the pond, bike or hike along the trails. Lay out in the hot tub at night and watch the stars in the crystal clear skies. The quietness of the property is truly amazing and is like nothing you will find anywhere else.

Have an undisturbed family reunion in one of the most beautiful pieces of property that you will ever visit.

The custom built home is well maintained and has many homelike qualities. There is a large play set for the children and a gas barbeque for entertaining. A beautiful creek runs past the front of the house and two ponds are on the property. One of the ponds is only 100 feet from the house. There are numerous species of wildlife including hawks, owls, pond turtles, river otters, and great blue herons to name a few.

There are two decks, one is covered and faces the pond and the other faces a meadow with 250 year old oak trees. The kids can pitch a tent in the adjacent meadows and explore the forests and creeks while you lay in the hammock among the oak trees.

This rental is as close to a wilderness adventure as you can get without actually having to rough it.

Additional photos available upon request.

Holidays (Christmas, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Labor Day Fourth of July etc) are charged at normal summer rates and may have longer minimum stay periods.

More Details

Owner
Art Haschak
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Art and Muaureen,

Today is Blair's birthday and I rented your home as a gift to him. We couldn't ask for anything better! No sooner did Leta leave than Blair was at the pond reeling in his first fish. That was yesterday. Want to guess where he is now, 30 hours later? At the pond! Your home and its surroundings are spectacular! Leaving is going to be difficult as we feel we've discovered paradise!

Sincerely,

The Edwards
Mar 2008
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Location

Car: necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Willits in the Mendocino County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Full 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • We have beds for ten. If you have over that number of people you will need to bring sleeping pads or airmattresses.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Wood Decking
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer, There is no TV reception but there is a large TV for watching movies and we have a good selection of movies at the house. There is a very nice private hot tub but there are no high jets on this tub. Free Long Distance. Pond for swimming, 388 acres for hiking, creeks and redwood forest, children's jungle gym/play set, wildlife viewing. Pets allowed with permission of owner.. Wheelchair Accessible (may have limitations): Although there are no ramps, the house can be accessed through the front door by going up a couple of short steps.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9512196 based on 42 reviews
5

Privacy at its best

  • 5 of 5

Very private. It's a beautiful place. We enjoyed it a lot.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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A quiet paradise

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful cottage is exactly as described. It was very remote, and very, very quiet. It was so lovely to wake up in the morning and hear nothing at all, except birds. The pond is filled with sweet little turtles and what looked like shrimp or crayfish. The grounds were pretty, and the cottage itself was charming and wonderful. Thank you Art for sharing your wonderful home with us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

The whole family had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Little slice of paradise

  • 5 of 5

Muir Lodge is delightfully rustic with a full spectrum of outdoor activities available on the property or within an hour's drive. The house is equipped with everything you need and more. We made many decadent meals in the well supplied kitchen (do bring extra coolers as the fridge and freezer are very small). We spent a lot of time in the hot tub, playing in the yard, playing board games, and hiking around the property. We loved swimming in the Eel River and hiking the Mendocino Headland Trail (Mendo is quite a drive the windy forest, but well worth it). Enjoy this incredible sanctuary, we sure did!

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing magical place

  • 5 of 5

We had the chance to stay in Willits for a weekend. The house is amazing, hidden in the wood. It has everything you could think about: hot tub, bbq, kitchen, fireplace, etc.

We had an amazing relaxing time and we enjoyed exploring all around.

I just can't wait to go back there!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic California Mountain Stay

  • 4 of 5

This property is everything we had hoped from the descriptions. The house was clean and the privacy of such a large lot enjoyed. I hope to stay here again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Willits, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter 2017
16 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£568
for 2 nights
From
£210
£1,494
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,326
for 4 nights
From
£295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
winter 2017
29 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£568
for 2 nights
From
£210
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£736
for 2 nights
From
£295
£1,915
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £132.69 + Tax
Pet Fee £18.96 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £227.46
Tax Rate 11.0%

Three night minimum on holidays.

Holidays are priced at regular summer rate.

Ask about our reduced rates for couples and groups of 5 or less.

Regular weekly price is 2000 plus cleaning and tax in summer and 1400 plus cleaning and tax in winter.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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