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Hot tub, fire pit, expansive deck in a garden oasis including a pond!

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Guest reserving home must be 25 years or older, be staying at the property the entire time and will be considered the responsible party for this booking. Sorry, this house is NOT pet friendly, no exceptions. *Due to the 4 foot deep pond this home is not suitable for children under 6 or not swim safe. Come explore the Redwoods, soak in the hot tub, relax on the wrap around covered porch, gaze out to the distant sea, cozy up by the fire pit, feed the Goldfish in the backyard pond and listen to the waterfalls. This 2500 square foot home is a haven for the soul inside and out. Perfect getaway for nature lovers, couples and families with older children! Garden Pond Oasis sits right above a forested coastal trail complete with a bridge and creek. This trail offers a short walk to the Mad Riv...Guest reserving home must be 25 years or older, be staying at the property the entire time and will be considered the responsible party for this booking. Sorry, this house is NOT pet friendly, no exceptions. *Due to the 4 foot deep pond this home is not suitable for children under 6 or not swim safe. Come explore the Redwoods, soak in the hot tub, relax on the wrap around covered porch, gaze out to the distant sea, cozy up by the fire pit, feed the Goldfish in the backyard pond and listen to the waterfalls. This 2500 square foot home is a haven for the soul inside and out. Perfect getaway for nature lovers, couples and families with older children! Garden Pond Oasis sits right above a forested coastal trail complete with a bridge and creek. This trail offers a short walk to the Mad River with views beyond to the ocean. Vaulted ceilings and plenty of windows invite the garden and seaside views inside. On the main level guests will enjoy gleaming hardwood floors, a well appointed living room w/ large T.V., dining room with seating for 6 and a fabulous open and connected kitchen- family room made cozy by a gas fireplace. Enjoy playing games by the fire with over 20 fun board games to choose from! Cooks will love preparing meals in the spacious, fully stocked kitchen complete with a large island and breakfast bar. The family room even includes a desk for guests needing to work while traveling. There is a half bath on this level. Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms. The Master bedroom has distant ocean views, offers a King bed and attached bathroom with a large oval bathtub and separate shower. The second bedroom overlooks the incredible gardens, pond and wooded vistas below. It also has a King bed and a whimsical, relaxing hammock chair. The third bedroom has a king bed and a small t.v. for DVD's only. This bedroom also has gorgeous garden & wooded views. The 2nd upstairs bathroom has a combination tub/shower. All of the bedrooms upstairs are carpeted adding to the comfort and warmth of this house. This home is filled with class and style. Each room is decorated with one of a kind artwork. Centrally located in Mckinleyville, Garden Pond Retreat is just 10 minutes to the bustling college town of Arcata and 10 minutes from the seaside village of Trinidad, and less than 2 miles from the local Airport. Just footsteps from the 5-plus mile hiking/biking/equestrian section of the California Coastal Hammond Trail that stretches from the Arcata Bottoms northward to Clam Beach County Park in McKinleyville. The trail has been voted "best place to walk, jog, or bike" in Humboldt County. If you want to take a bike ride in Humboldt County, this is the place! Additional amenities: 1 day (24 hours), 3 King Beds, Clean with disinfectant, Coffee Maker, Enhanced cleaning practices, Firepit, Fireplace or Woodstove, Forced air heat, Full Kitchen, Games, High touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant, Large Flatscreen T.V., Minimum Age Limit for Renters, Near Beach, Near Redwood Natl'l Park, No-contact check-in and check-out, SafeHome (VRMA & VRHP), Towels and bedding washed in water that's at least 60sC/140sF, beachcombing, bird watching, cycling, deepsea fishing, fishing, gambling casinos, golf, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, not suitable for children, pets not allowed, photography, roller blading, scenic drives, sight seeing, sound/bay fishing, surf fishing, surfing, tennis, walking, whale watchingMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
2 Unknown types
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Trinidad Retreats
Hosting since March 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 74%
Response Time: Within a day
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Reviews (2)
bajada
bajada
Riverside, CA3 contributions
My husband and I stayed with our 3 girls here over the Thanksgiving holiday, visiting family who live just down the street. This house was incredibly comfortable because the owners use it themselves and have made it so. Things that are important to me for a comfortable stay: ample seating, well stocked kitchen, comfy beds and nice linens. The outdoor deck also perfect for morning coffee and afternoon wine—just sit and listen to the waves. Also the Hammond Trail is right outside for morning walks. Neighborhood nice and quiet, too. Wonderful place, will definitely stay again!
Visited November 2018
Written 25 November 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

lbj1171
lbj1171
Pittsburgh, PA1 contribution
This lovely house is located in a quiet neighborhood in Mckinleyville, about a stones throw from the ocean. The house is clean, comfortable and well appointed. The kitchen is beyond well stocked, if they don't have the gadget you're looking for, you really don't need it. It is very comfortable. The Hammond trail is down the street and around the corner, Clam beach is on the north end of the trail, Mad River beach is on the south end. We started everyday with a long, long walk along this beautiful trail and enjoyed it fully. What's really special about this wonderful house are the gardens. There's a pond surrounded by lovely plants and flowers in the back, outfitted with a wrap around porch that has a little fireplace, hot tub and grill. Everything is squeaky clean. There are many lovely gardens in the neighborhood and it's fun to walk around and admire them. My friends and I return to Humboldt Co frequently, and now that we've found this place, it's where we are always going to stay. We loved this house and can't recommend it highly enough.
Visited July 2018
Written 1 August 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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