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Japanese & Vermont-Inspired Retreat

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Japanese & Vermont-Inspired Retreat

Entire house
5 guests2 bedrooms3 beds2.5 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
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100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

The house with its wrap-around veranda provide a spacious, quiet and restorative setting. Sited on 40 acres in the Santa Cruz Mtns among oaks, fir and redwoods, you can still reach the outskirts of Silicon Valley in 40 minutes.


Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 1PM
Self check-in with smart lock


21 Reviews

Rick User Profile
November 2018
Susan’s home is spectacular and wonderfully comfortable. Stylish yet homely. Refined but not stuffy! It sits so well in its beautiful surroundings in the Santa Cruz mountains and has everything you could possibly need for some quality time out, although it’s also not so disconnec…
Cynthia User Profile
October 2018
Not since staying at a Zen temple in Japan have I been so restored by a few days get-away. More than beautiful, spotless and well-appointed, with Susan being the perfect host, the subtle holistic restorative power of this place was a treat beyond my expectations. Maybe it was jus…
Melissa User Profile
August 2018
This was an ideal setting for a group off-site meeting. The set-up was ideal for a group of about 8 to work together throughout the day, comfortably able to gt up for coffee and tea (excellent quality, provided by Susan!), stretch one's legs, enjoy the scenery, and then refocus …
Anjali User Profile
August 2018
One of the best Airbnb’s we have stayed at. Idyllic location in the woods with plenty of hiking and a wonderful home to come back to. It was perfect for us, to be disconnected from the world for a bit. The house is very modern with a great chefs kitchen and every conceivable appl…
Melissa User Profile
June 2018
This is an amazing wild and peaceful remote location in the Santa Cruz mountains about 45 min and a world away from urban Silicon Valley. We loved the opportunity to see the mountains and other life up close and the house is charming and thoughtfully done with quality materials a…
Ben User Profile
May 2018
Beautifully architected home, gorgeous wooded landscape, wonderful hospitality. This is a perfect sanctuary for anyone looking for a quiet place that is off the beaten path, but still accessible from major airports. It’s off the grid, and therefore not for everyone, but overall…
Danfung User Profile
March 2018
This beautiful, unique home provides a sanctuary to those looking to escape to the mountain forests for a tranquil retreat. The windy, narrow mountain roads give the home a secluded location overlooking vast redwood forests. Watch the marine layer roll in over the hills, listen…

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La Honda, California, United StatesJoined in May 2014
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