Kitchenette with custom cabinets, granite counter, and dining table for 2Paisley living room nook
Private country bunkhouse 3 minutes from town
Hosted by Wendy & Rick
Wendy & Rick is the host.Wendy & Rick is a superhost.
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Just 1.5 miles from 101 (Pacific Coast Highway), easy access, but far enough for a quiet night's sleep. Stay in our private cabin in the country just 3 minutes from Eureka. Enjoy custom cabinetry and tile work, a newer queen bed with cotton bedding, wireless, a kitchenette, and a washer/dryer, with a view of the picturesque Elk River Valley. Luxury and convenience in a rural setting! Large vehicles welcome.

The space

The bunkhouse is full of comforts and custom features. It is attached to a separate garage/laundry with its own entrance and includes a living room/kitchenette, bedroom, and bathroom. The space has smaller-than-standard doorways and a few stairs up to both entrances. Our property is the headquarters of a historic dairy, so you will have views of a huge 150-year-old barn, a smaller milking barn, a loafing shed, the main house, and lots of fenced pasture. Instead of cattle, we have two horses and a sweet dog who sometimes partakes of the outdoors around the little bunkhouse.

Guest access

The whole bunkhouse will be your own private space during your visit. The kitchenette has a microwave, electric hot water kettle, toaster, and a refrigerator. We provide coffee and tea. The bedroom has a recently purchased queen bed with cotton sheets and an excellent heater. The space is wireless enabled.
There is a sleeping pad for the floor to accommodate a third guest. Please no more than three guests.

Access to the property is easy and there is plenty of space for trailers and large vehicles.

Fishermen and fisherwomen: We have a locked garage for small boats and facilities for cleaning fish.

Interaction with guests

We are often home on the property and always happy to help with your needs. If you are looking for more privacy, you are welcome to experience our space that way instead. We are active people who love running, horses, kayaking, kayak fishing, and social dancing. On parle francais.

Other things to note

There is a steep 2-mile out-and-back walk from the house up Westgate Drive. We don’t recommend walking along the main roads due to traffic. The paved Eureka Waterfront Trail along the Humboldt Bay is a mile and a half from our home and the Headwaters Forest Trail is 4 miles away. This is a gorgeous 11-mile out-and-back hike (with a paved first mile) along the Elk River. Eureka boasts two local natural food stores about 10 minutes away. It takes 5 minutes to drive to the Bayshore Mall (which houses a Planet Fitness) and 10 minutes to Costco or Old Town, Eureka. Old Town is known for many unique shops and restaurants, a horse-drawn carriage, the dock for a historic ferry called The Madaket that gives tours of Humboldt Bay during warmer months, and a monthly “Arts Alive” night on the first Saturday of the month. We are a 25-minute drive from Arcata and Humboldt State University to the north or The Victorian Village of Ferndale to the south.


Amenities
Kitchen
Internet
Essentials
Shampoo

Prices
Extra people £8 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

- We cherish our little bunkhouse and ask only that you take care of it for us. Please no smoking or drugs. We want you to feel welcome and at home.
- Our property was a working dairy until 2010 and there are several industrial outbuildings which are not developed or safe for guest access. Please don't enter these buildings.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) and other pet(s) live in the house

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
1 night minimum stay

154 Reviews

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Henry User Profile
September 2017
Great little stop off!

Joseph User Profile
October 2017
Perfect private guesthouse in Eureka! We had a great stay- the place is convenient to town yet very quiet and quaint. Loved waking up to the view of the barn and horses! Thanks again, Wendy and Rick!

Sandra User Profile
October 2017
The cabin was terrific, could not be faulted for cleanliness, warmth and comfort - and the moment you walk in you are struck by the warmth of Rick's cabinetry. We only stayed one night on our way south but would definitely stay again. The cabin would be perfect for an extended stay to explore the area with plenty of hot water, a super efficient heater, laundry and kitchenette. The environment was peaceful and Rick and Wendy were quiet, considerate hosts.

Crystal User Profile
October 2017
Wendy and Rick's place was just what we were looking for. Check in was simple and wifi worked perfect. It was located close to shops and restaurants. The bunkhouse was private and we enjoyed looking out at the farm and horses from our window. Inside was updated and the heater warmed the place very quickly. They left coffee and snacks available to us, that we appreciated as we left out early morning each day we were there. We enjoyed the place and would stay again.

Megan User Profile
October 2017
We had a jam packed weekend, so we didn't get to interact with Wendy and Rick on this stay. The bunkhouse was perfect for our stay. The bed was comfy, shower hot with plenty of pressure and the accommodation was clean. We really loved the wood work. Very pretty! There were snacks and water so we were good!!

Beth User Profile
October 2017
You will love it!

John User Profile
October 2017
Wendy and Rick's place was very clean and cozy and check-in was easy. Would definitely stay here again.

United StatesJoined in July 2012
Wendy & Rick User ProfileWendy & Rick is a superhost.

We enjoy partner dancing and are currently studying tango. We love cooking, reading, kayaking, spending time with our horses, and caring for our place. Rick is an avid kayak fisherman and a fine woodworker. Wendy is quite obsessed with running and walking with our dog. She is a consulting special education teacher for students with physical disabilities. We are currently taking care of Rick's elderly father.

We are really enjoying sharing our little bunkhouse with travelers. Both of us love meeting people from near and far. We want to be very welcoming as hosts, and we try to be responsive to how much interaction or privacy our guests might like. As guests, we strive to communicate well, be quiet and respectful, and leave places neat and clean.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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