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Dog-friendly home w/private hot tub & spectacular ocean views - close to beach!

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, Sleeps 6

Please Note: Due to the nature of the home, we are unable to accommodate children under 12.

This unique, dog-friendly Elk vacation rental with ocean views, located about three hours north of San Francisco, will soothe your spirit and satisfy your craving for a relaxing beach getaway. Enjoy a hot soak in the private hot tub after a long day on the shore, then snuggle up in the cozy living room complete with a toasty fireplace and warm-toned recycled barn wood walls.

You'll be just a few minute's drive to the shore and close to the delta of the Navarro River. Tucked into the trees, you'll feel like you're away from it all yet you won't be far from the charming downtown Elk where you can luxuriate at the day spa or enjoy a tasty meal at one of the popular restaurants. Of course, you'll only be about 20 minutes away from Mendocino where you'll find even more options.

Inside this rustic cabin, you'll find charming touches throughout. The living room has a big picture window with ocean views, a wood-burning fireplace and a flat screen TV complete with premium cable and a DVD player. You'll even have WiFi access for keeping up with friends back home. And you could even bring a few dogs (though a small nightly pet fee applies and there is a weight limit of 75 pounds).

In the galley kitchen, right off of the living room, you'll have all the necessities needed to cook up a big breakfast of steak and eggs or a simple lunch with homemade soup and salad. If you you decide to enjoy the warm summer nights outside on the patio, use the charcoal grill for a meal of burgers and hot dogs.

At night, take advantage of one of the two comfortable bedrooms, one with a king-sided bed and the other with a queen. This house also has one full bathroom with a stand-up shower as well as a half-bath. And for keeping everyone clean and dry, there's even a washer and dryer.

The Safe at Anchor home is a great space to call home for a few days. Lounge on the deck and watch the sunset, and you will begin to feel like yourself again! Why not escape the stresses of daily life and book this Elk cottage today.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, CA - Northern California Coast Office
Member since: 2001
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

About Vacasa, CA - Northern California Coast Office

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management���things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Elk in the Mendocino County

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub


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(68 traveller reviews)

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Dog-friendly home w/private hot tub & spectacular ocean views - close to beach!
average rating of 4.5441175 based on 68 reviews

Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

LoVeD this property. The artwork and decor was neat. Felt very cozy. The huge window in the living room was picture perfect.

Was not impressed with the Vacasa service. Would not rent through this company again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Peace and quiet

  • 4 of 5

This mountain cabin was a beautiful surprise. The place is well stocked with DVDs, televisions, books and games. It has a great wood burning stove with plenty of firewood. We never used any of them. The ocean view from the living room, the spa, the cottontail rabbits, and many birds were enough. All of us enjoy reading and this is the place to do it.

The two bedroom are really 2 private suites. The lower bedroom opens to the spa, while the other bedroom is on the main living area. This is an ideal cabin for two couples.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is great - Customer service leaves room for improvement

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful, the area is great. The way the doors are setup makes it easy to lock yourself out. I was locked out and called for help. over 90 minutes later someone returned my call asking me to check for a 2nd lock box (which did not exist).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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A little too isolated and rustic for us city folk

  • 3 of 5

We spent 3 nights here and enjoyed the beauty of the area. The sunsets, the cliffs and the ocean views along HWY 1, as well as views from the cabin, were spectacular. But the cabin itself was just a bit disappointing. The kitchen and full bath lacked in the quality, space and features I expected. Yes I know this is a cabin, but I was still surprised by the teeny tiny shower and the lack of garbage disposal and dishwasher and the low water pressure. Also wasn't thrilled with the location of the second bedroom being outside and downstairs...maybe if we had a couple of teenage boys with us. I guess we are not used to cabin life...a little too isolated and rustic for us. Everyone's different!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Great hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

Looking out the windows and seeing the Pacific Ocean and the Navarro River from the same spot blew me away. Wonderful property for a weekend getaway! Will definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Forest Ranch, CA

An honest review

  • 4 of 5

If you are a big or tall person, or if you have mobility issues, move on to the next house. This is a charming, SMALL, older cabin in the woods with a stunning view of the ocean out of the picture window in the living room. The kitchen is small, truly one person only. At 5'2" I found it to be perfectly sized for me. The bathroom was tiny...I found it difficult to turn around in the shower. The upstairs bedroom is narrow because at some time, a closet was added to the room giving you a foot of clearance on either side of the queen sized bed. The bed was extremely comfortable...good mattress, great pillows. The downstairs bedroom, which is actually detached from the main house is much larger, with a king sized bed and 1/2 bath. There are two reasons we didn't use that room. One, being detached from the rest of the house, it was somewhat inconvenient and it had a strange, musty, old basement smell to it. We tried leaving the window and door open, but the smell remained the same. There are large, flat screen TV's in both the living and upstairs bedrooms, with a bundle of wires hanging down the wall...not attractive, and really, in a cabin that is so relaxing, so far removed from the rest of the world, so perfect for just experiencing peace and quiet, the TV's aren't really needed. Being an old mountain cabin, electrical outlets were scarce, and you couldn't really leave the windows open as there were no screens. The wood burner was easy to light and warmed up the home beautifully. There was plenty of wood and fire starters. The hot tub was wonderful, and it was great to sit out back and watch the sun set while soaking our aches away. The house and decks could use some up keep and up dating. The beach below the house was a quick drive, but rather like a maze to navigate due to all of the logs and drift wood. So why stay here? There is a feeling of peace here that is hard to explain. We truly felt all of our stress just melt away. We enjoyed all of the art work, looking at the many books, and especially going through the three scrap books that are there. There had to be over 100 CD's, and once we figured out how to work the CD player, we filled the home with music. Our favorite was "Safe at Anchor" by Kate Wolf. It was as if she had sat in the living room when she wrote the songs. This is a great place, you just have to be fully aware that it is exactly what the description says it is...an old mountain cabin in the woods.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability


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