USA California California Wine Country Sea Ranch Listing #51532

The Tea House - Sea Ranch, CA

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Max. occupancy: 2 1 queen futon 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
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Japanese-Inspired Retreat in the Redwoods w/ Fireplace & Wrap-Around Porch

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Inspired by Japanese tradition and stunningly situated in the midst of a coastal redwood grove, this Sea Ranch retreat is unlike any other. This tranquil studio home was seemingly tucked into the forest, with ferns growing right up to its edge and no trees removed to make way for its footprint.

Measuring at just 384 square feet, this studio-style home makes masterful use of its space, layout, and natural surroundings. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by a traditional tatami mat floor and lofty ceilings with skylights that let in views of the redwood canopy. Sliding glass doors on two sides of the house open to the wrap-around porch; additional sliding doors of delicate rice paper allow you privacy when you choose. The living room, the dining area, the kitchenette, and the bedroom (the futon) come together simply and beautifully in this one studio space. The streamlined kitchenette features essential appliances (including a gas stove and a dishwasher), a large window to gaze through as you cook, and rice paper doors that conceal the space when it's not in use.

You can unroll your yoga mats on the porch each morning, and sip a soothing mug of tea at the bistro table or the kitchenette island afterward. In the evenings, there's a gas fireplace to toast your toes as you read or choose a Netflix movie to watch on the wall-mounted flatscreen TV. When it's time to turn in for the night, the futon in the main living space folds out into a bed; an additional, high-end airbed is provided as well.

What's nearby:
This home sits among the redwoods on the east side of Highway 1 in Sea Ranch. You'll be practically around the corner from The Hot Spot, where you'll find picnic tables and barbecues on the Gualala River, and a little over a mile from Pebble Beach and the incredible Bluff Trail on Sea Ranch's ocean coast. The home is situated between two of the Sea Ranch recreation centers, with Ohlson two miles up the coast and Moonraker two miles down the coast (each offers a heated outdoor pool, saunas, and tennis). Downtown Gualala, where you'll find the Surf Market, charming Trinks Cafe, and other local favorites, is eight miles north.

Things to know:
High-speed WiFi
Kitchenette with an oven, a gas stove, a microwave, a toaster oven, a coffee maker, and pots and pans
No washer/dryer
Parking is on a landing below the home; you must follow a path through the trees to the front door

County permit number: TVR21-0138

County tax number: 4108N

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.




Heating & cooling

Central AC
Partial AC

Gas fireplace

Space heater

House rules

Not suitable for children

Kitchen & dining







Wireless router

Netflix streaming

Nearby activities & attractions


Golf nearby

On-site activities

Basketball court : Shared


Beach towels


Map showing the location of the Unit

23 reviews