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A pullout double in the office, separate building altogether!View from the front, nestled among the trees
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Japanese & Vermont-Inspired Retreat

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Japanese & Vermont-Inspired Retreat

5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
2.5 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the smartlock.

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
Check out by 1PM
Self check-in with smart lock


16 Reviews

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…
Greg User Profile
October 2017
Susan is a wonderful and welcoming host to a wonderful and welcoming place. The silence, solitude, and visual calm of a vast coastal mountain range are only interrupted by closing sightings of a cute bobcat, the fluttering of quail, the evening screech of a distant animal. The d…
John User Profile
August 2017
This spot is an unbelievable gem. Perhaps one of the most thoughtfully constructed ones I've had the privelige to stay in. Its not for everyone but if you value harmony, nature and elegant simplicity this is it!
Roman User Profile
May 2017
We spent amazing month at Susan's place. In other words: enjoy, love, silence! Will back 🙏
Adam User Profile
August 2016
We were met upon arrival and given a tour of the house and lovely location. This is a great spot to get away from it all and enjoy the calm as embodied by the mature surrounding oak trees, viewed from inside or the rocking chairs on the porch. A kitchen with everything you need, …

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La Honda, California, United StatesJoined in May 2014
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