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200 Acre Modern Mendocino Hot Springs Escape

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8) + Glam Camping

Longview Ranch is a modern home set atop 200 acres of private land. Originally an industrial workshop, Longview is now a home of modern luxury juxtaposed against dramatic wilderness.

As one of the private ranches on Orr Springs Road, Longview is a perfect hot springs escape, wine country stopover, family vacation, artist gathering or civilized rambling holiday.

While Longview's private grounds provide endless opportunities for adventure, the ranch is just a mile from Orr Hot Springs Resort, where visitors can partake in the resort's day services. A few miles away is Montgomery Woods, a pristine redwood grove. Day trips include Mendocino Village, Anderson Valley's wine country and Hopland.


Longview's gourmet kitchen, two 10 person tables (one indoor, one outdoor) and setting make it well-suited for intimate gatherings around food, both in preparation and eating. An extensive collection of Heath dinnerware - Sausalito's celebrated mid-century ceramics - ensures feasting in modern style. A picnic lunch on one of the property's scenic outlooks is also highly recommended. Ukiah's Food Coop and local culture make fresh fixings easily accessible.


Longview is owned by a family with young children, and provides 2 portable cribs, toys and creative endeavors for children of all ages. There is a fort-like bedroom for children to pile into, and each Queen bedroom is large enough to share with children. A 1000 square feet of open studio space is great for messy projects and after dark roller derbies. A huge porch and fenced acre of yard make it easy for parents to let kids run freely. There is also a hilltop fairy ring for picnics, tea parties and tree climbs with views to boot. Longview is baby proofed for electrics, cooking, windows and staircase. Basic First Aid is provided, and Ukiah's hospital can be reached within 20 minutes.


As a commitment to the design, painting and sculpture community in Mendocino, we offer two one-week residencies each year to qualified applicants. Interested parties should send portfolio samples and a letter of intent for use of the ranch during residency.

Keywords: Mendocino, Ranchland, Modern Design, Dramatic Views, Near Orr Hot Springs Resort & Montgomery Redwoods Park. Day trips to Anderson Valley, Mendocino Village and Hopland. Great for family gatherings, rambling, hiking, biking, wine country tours or weekend escapes. Proposals for larger gatherings considered on an individual basis.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
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Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2018

About The Owner

I'm an industrial designer and Montessori teacher. I've worked the full range of design assignments (e.g. Lifefactory's glass drinking bottle, Schwab's on-line trading platform and social innovation projects for PopTech). I'm currently extremely interested in the design principles Maria Montessori applied towards childhood development, and am honored to work in the classrooms at Marin Montessori each school year; summers are filled with design consulting in children's play spaces. My work at Longview is a continuous effort in creating modern welcome to small gatherings in a natural setting.

My husband is a floppy-haired Englishman with no apparent end to his talents. We met in London, had babies in Brooklyn and now work in the Bay Area. We have a shared passion for wilderness, modern design.

The Owner purchased this farmhouse in 2011

Why The Owner chose Ukiah

Longview is a labor of love and opportunity for re-balancing our frenetic urban lives. The property provides a juxtaposition between nature and modern dwelling, which we love, and is instrumental in restoring all the physical and emotional and tanks that run dry in our frenetic urban lifestyle. It's also a perfect place for us to create adventure while catching-up with our friends and family.

We also love witnessing the positive impact that the expansive, deeply remote, space has on adults and children especially.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We love to escape the Bay Area to our projects at Longview on weekends. The ranch gives us a chance to practice the basic skills of modern farming; the nicest ways to experience Longview is to work on the land. We garden, cut wood, harvest olives or apples or prepare an campfire for an evening of stargazing.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation farmhouse rental in Ukiah, California

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (1) Sateen sheets & feather duvets provided with each bed, Double Beds (1) The Double Bed has sateen sheets & feather duvet., Twin or Single Beds (1) Sateen sheets & feather duvet provided., Baby Cribs (1) 2 Packn'Play Cribs + fit to size bedding., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Blow-up Mattress with full bedding.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Hot Springs, Ranch Views, Hiking, Redwoods, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Wine Country, Children's Toys


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200 Acre Modern Mendocino Hot Springs Escape
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

All the fun

  • 5 of 5

Our family met to celebrate Christmas. We had soooo much fun. The playroom for the kids was amazing and kept them entertained. The house has everything you need to enjoy your stay. We hope to visit again next year.

  • Submitted: 29-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely getaway for two families

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect getaway for two families of four- kids ages 4-12, from all over the globe. The endless views, peaceful hilltop setting and perfectly appointed kitchen made for an amazing two days. Two nights was definitely not enough and it's a good idea to bring all provisions although the Raley's in town is well stocked and has everything. No need to leave once up there- the kids loved finding all the hidden hammocks, swings and of course the epic play room. Loved it an hope to go back one day!

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a lovely time!

  • 5 of 5

had a great time at Heidi's house and she was always so responsive and helpful leading up to our stay. House has an awesome playroom with fun costumes, toys and games for the little and big kids alike. We liked the hammocks, swings, and balance rope on the property as well. Cooking in the house was easy- well equipped with All-Clad pots and iron cast pans and nice propane gas grill. Watching the sunset in then hot tub and fire pit while roasting marshmallows at night was also awesome. We had a big group so we slept outside in a tent and it was comfortable and so pretty to fall asleep under the stars.

If being really nitpicky, some of the things that guests could think as being negatives are that the house is about half a mile up a gravel road from the main road, there is only one bathroom, rooms in the house arent really insulted for sound, and there can be little bugs that come in from outside.

we didn't really mind these things though and would stay here again! Thanks Heidi!

  • Submitted: 4-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magical retreat with breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

We feel so lucky to have found this very special home for our family to relax unwind and be together in nature! All the little details, the great communication, and more made this a truly memorable vacation for us ~ can't wait to go back!!! Thank you Heidi 💚🌿🌲

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Phenomenal property, incredible views

  • 5 of 5

Sunsets will never be the same after our stay in the gorgeous hills of Ukiah. The property was incredible, house perfectly positioned up on a bluff above wooded valleys. The house was creative, full of fun and comfortable spaces for our creative group to explore. Kitchen was perfect for a large group, and we made full use of it. Heidi was an amazing host, responsive and generous with many great tips. Can't say enough wonderful things about the stay and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: 14-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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More than I expected, loved the modern decor!

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost Heidi, even though she was traveling, was VERY responsive. I chose this beautiful location (mainly based on the mid century modern decor!), and I was more than pleased. This was a 40th bday weekend getaway with friends, and their kids. I think the kids had the best time!

The HUGE side room with every amenity you could think of for recreation and kids was amazing. Even the adults had a blast in there. I had friends bring dj equipment and set it up on the ping pong table, and it was perfect.

There is more than enough space to fit a ton of people. It's modern, cozy, has everything you need, the awesome kitchen was supplied to the max, that we only needed to bring food. The 6 burner chefs stove was gorgeous, we bbqd on the propane grill on the expansive patio. Evenings were spent in the spa gazing at the stars. Mornings were spent watching the fog fade away and sitting the in the misty air.

A couple friends went hiking, jogging, on the many acres.

Heidi was very detailed in driving directions, making sure we drove up in the daytime, as the roads are very wind-y.

Such an amazing retreat we are already considering future getaways here!

  • Submitted: 4-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hot Springs, Massage & Spa Treatments, Wine Tasting, Redwood Preserve. No hunting or guns allowed on the property.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation farmhouse rental in Ukiah, California

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$164.8
Damage Insurance C$104.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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