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Living room with cathedral ceilings, deck access and views.Fully equipped kitchen including commercial juicer with citrus extractor and espresso machine.
Private room in bed & breakfast

Artist's Home


Artist's Home

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

Ideal setting for creative individuals seeking privacy and a base to explore the best of our local nature. Access to trails and scenic views directly from the property. Never listed before, experience this authentic mountain home and culture.


Indoor Fireplace
Wireless Internet

House Rules

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23 Reviews

Sharad User Profile
May 2016
Ray was an amazing host. His house is beautifully perched atop a hill overlooking the valley from all sides. He is an artist and the interior decor reflects that. I spent 2 memorable days here- I will definitely come again. The 5th biggest giant sequoia is 20 min away and ray is …
Jonathan User Profile
September 2016
Ray personally embodies "hospitality." He will enchant you with a plethora of stories, as he is wise beyond his years. His home sits atop a hill overlooking the Camp Nelson community below, with gorgeous mountains in the distance. He can even show you the hidden trails with the b…
Nathan User Profile
July 2016
If Ray lived in a shack it would have been worth the price. Lucky for you his place is unique and unlike any other place on the mountain. His zest for life and exuberance for the outdoors is refreshing. Definitely the right spot for anyone wanting to see the mountain.
Janet User Profile
July 2016
Pine, oak, manzanit Ray's home: sunlight, kindness, stars Life ever so sweet
Dave User Profile
April 2016
"Unique" is the word the best describes the entire experience. Location is idyllic (up a winding mountain road); setting is serene; host (Ray) is a most kind and generous host. Of course the room was very comfortable as well, but the most enjoyable part was hearing about Ray's …
Hansell User Profile
February 2016
Ray was a terrific host for our long weekend escape from Los Angeles. He provided clear directions the night before our departure along with tips on where to stop for provisions before heading up the mountain. When we arrived after dark he lit a fire and welcomed us with tea…
David User Profile
February 2016
Ray was a terrific host. I traveled to his beautiful home for a weeks of writing in peace. He was respectful when I needed solitude, but gregarious and chatty when company was desired. His generosity is unparalleled. Most importantly, he's a sage expert on the wilderness surround…

Hosted by Ray

Springville, California, United StatesJoined in December 2014
Ray User Profile
25 Reviews
Graphic designer / advertising veteran. Entrepreneur business / branding developer. Grew up in Connecticut and moved to Los Angeles, CA, in 1985. World traveler, lived in Chile, Italy, Spain, India, Sri Lanka, Israel and Venezuela. Fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and some Fre…
Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano
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