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Ames House, a one bedroom cottage in the redwoods

Ames House, a one bedroom cottage in the redwoods

4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 bath
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.

Welcome to cozy Ames House, and Mendocino, a romantic and historic town perched along northern California cliffs, surrounded by Big River Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Drive seven minutes east of town to a magnificent redwood forest on the ridge above Big River, in the sun-belt, surrounded by Jackson State Forest and Big River State Park. In an easygoing and comfortable atmosphere, guests relax in fresh air, take walks in the woods and enjoy reading, writing, artwork, and board games.


Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 12PM (noon)

23 Reviews

Bill User Profile
April 2018
Linda's cabin was fantastic. Peaceful, comfortable, and exactly as described. Highly recommended.
Linda User Profile
Response from Linda:
I'm so glad. Please do come back when life allows. Linda
April 2018
Liwen User Profile
March 2018
Linda made us feel so welcome even before we arrived. She communicated with us promptly and often before the trip. Her place is such a magical place. We love how we are surrounded by the woods and lovely chickens roaming around the property. While Linda is away, Rhoda was very h…
Kendra User Profile
February 2018
Linda's cottage was the perfect weekend retreat for relaxing, exploring Mendocino, and hiking in the incredible state parks that are very close by. We arrived after dark but Linda's instructions to the cottage made our travels easy, and it was so nice to find that the fireplace w…
Reid User Profile
January 2018
Linda has a fantastic place in the woods. My fiancé and I went up for a weekend away from the city and weren’t disappointed. We loved the woodland setting and waking up to the view of the redwoods. Loved the fireplace too! Definitely want to come back.
Bryan User Profile
December 2017
Tucked back in the woods, Linda's cabin "The Ames House" was a true retreat. It was clean and and comfortable, and even though we got in after dark, Linda's pdf directions were clear and we found our way with no trouble. The cabin is in close proximity to both Linda's house and …
Vu User Profile
October 2017
Linda's place made our trip a memorable one for sure. Loved it! Communication was perfect. We got there without any issues. I was concerned after seeing a review about road conditions but found that was a non-issue. Linda's directions were spot on. Clean and filled with eve…
Patrick User Profile
October 2017
Very cozy and lovely cottage in the forest. Just what we were looking for.


Hosted by Linda

Mendocino, California, United StatesJoined in December 2012
Linda User Profile
86 Reviews
Linda is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm happily retired, gardening and raising chickens for fresh, organic eggs. I now have the opportunity to share the beauty of this peaceful land where I feel so fortunate to have lived for 43 years.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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