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Enter the small cabin with painted wood wainscoting and illusionary second door that leads nowhere.Writing desk sits below an oversize window looking out into the forest, with filtered ocean view
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Thoreau cabin/woods/write your book

Thoreau cabin/woods/write your book

2 guests
1 bed
2 guests
1 bed

Simple cabin deep in redwood forest, with screaming fast wi-fi. Clean with rudimentary facilities (no bathroom – just an outhouse adjacent). Hot water at sink for sponge bath, plus hot outdoor shower, totally exposed to forest and sky, as a backup.

New pricing includes mandatory 11% in local hotel taxes.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years) - Small, cabin in the woods suitable for 1 or 2 adults. Sleeping mattress in open, un-guarded, loft, accessed by simple wooden ladder.
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad


274 Reviews

Russell User Profile
October 2017
We only stayed the one night and it was an experience. Location is remote as described. Try to arrive in the daylight as could be tricky otherwise. Good place to get away from it all.
Antony User Profile
August 2017
This was a great place to stay - everything in the description is true! We didn't get much time at the cabin - we arrived at about 9pm and had to leave by 8am the next day - but what we saw was great. The cabin is completely secluded and the outhouse is a 10 second walk away (we …
Neil User Profile
October 2016
Great secluded cabin hidden in the forest with Point Arena and the ocean only a few minutes drive away. Really enjoyed staying here.
Jeremy User Profile
August 2014
Randall's cabin is very nice. It is as it is showed on the pictures, a cabin in the middle of the woods. I had dreamt for a cabin like that for many years. I wish I could enjoyed a bit more his bookcase full of "classics" (Marcuse, Kafka, de Beauvoir,...). North Californian weath…
Preeti User Profile
May 2018
If you're looking to unplug and truly be in nature - this is for you. The cabin is lovely, the outdoor shower is unlike anything else, and the outhouse (Website hidden by Airbnb) definitely an experience! Give it a shot. You will not be disappointed.
Steven User Profile
May 2018
This cabin is the perfect place to get away from busy modern life and just unwind! I had a wonderful time reading and relaxing in the cabin and outdoors surrounded by the lovely forest. The Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands hike is amazing, as is the historic lighthouse nearby! …
Eric User Profile
May 2018
Lovely quiet cabin in the woods. Everything you need for a peaceful stay near the coast!

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San Francisco, California, United StatesJoined in July 2011
Randall User Profile
534 Reviews
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Los Angeles native transplanted to New York City for grad school and several years teaching at a private, 4 year, women's college in Boston. Now residing in the tiny city of Point Arena on the Mendocino coast, I'm a writer finishing work on my first "non-fiction novel." I also te…
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