A charming, spacious craftsman style house with unique architectural touches that give it a warm and comfortable feel. Rooms are modestly furnished antique/eclectic and are well lit with large windows that provide views of the surrounding forest.

southwest door to deck
Southwest ...to the deck

Our turn-key cottage offers: one bedroom with queen bed, a futon couch for extra guests, a large kitchen, washer/dryer, cable TV, stereo CD player with radio/iPod hookup, Wi-Fi broadband internet, and a large, south-facing, private deck.

the kitchen
the kitchen

During our growing season guests will be provided with fresh flowers and organic produce that is harvested in our own garden. A relaxing, in-house massage can be arranged by your hosts.

the bedroom

Stringbender Cottage is located just one mile east of Caspar and within ten minutes of the Mendocino village to the south and Fort Bragg to the north. Just a short walk from the property and you are in the beautiful Jackson State Forest, a haven for hikers and those who love to bike. Caspar and Jughandle beaches are very close by and the Caspar Community Center offers ongoing workshops and fun events. Information about various points of interest and activities along our Mendocino coastal communities will be provided for you as a part of our guest orientation when you arrive.

sitting room

Our property is surrounded by a natural forest setting full of birdsong and wild animals such as deer, raccoons, and squirrels. There are also farm animals on nearby properties. The property is home to several cats who wander freely and dogs that are in fenced yards. Our cottage is pet friendly for mature, well-groomed, house-trained dogs that must be kept on a leash when outdoors.

Our rates are:

$150 per night, two adults. (Adults only accommodation)

$50 cleaning fee

$50 each additional person

$250 refundable deposit

$25 each pet, per stay

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Star Decker &
Gene Parsons

updated 26 February 2011