Hipcamp host Elena R.
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WindTree is an awesome retreat perched high on top of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California, over looking the entire Monterey Bay and Santa Clara Valley with expansive awe-inspiring views . We are off the grid with solar power and our own well. Small organic gardens with chickens and goats. You will be staying in a small charming and unique hand built cottage

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WindTree is an awesome retreat perched high on top of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California, over looking the entire Monterey Bay and Santa Clara Valley with expansive awe-inspiring views . We are off the grid with solar power and our own well. Small organic gardens with chickens and goats. You will be staying in a small charming and unique hand built cottage with a comfortable bed  and a fireplace The cob house is among other small cabins on top of a mountain. Come watch the sunset from this amazing place! 

Lodging provided
Cabin
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Amenities
Showers available
Picnic table available
No potable water
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Elena a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking

Hiking trails to Uvas Canyon County Park is less than 1/4 mile away. Check out details here. https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks...Read more

Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree in California.

Forest
Mountainous
Farm
Ranch

The vibe at Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree

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Hipcamper Ali
Ali K.
recommends this listing.
July 9th, 2018

My 4-year-old son and I had an awesome time here! He loved exploring the little pathways, finding cool sites, and of course meeting the goats. The cob house was perfect for the two of us and he loved the loft. The compost toilet was a little adjustment for us, but he thought it was pretty cool. This was the perfect escape from the city!

Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree"This is like Christmas!"Salami and a sunset Pointing out our house (wrong direction, bud)
Hipcamper Rach
Rach S.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
August 21st, 2018

My partner and I had a good time here, the space is beautiful as are its surroundings. You are free to roam about and adventure on the giant property. Below are a few things we would have found helpful to know before hand!

- If you aren't from this area you need day light to get here as well as comfort on dirt roads with hair pin turns with steep inclines. We drove a rental car and possibly would have thought twice if we knew the conditions. You don't need a 4x4 but more clearance than a car would have been positive.
- In Canada a composting toilet implies an outhouse (a structure, usually wood. The 'toilet' is a deep hole dug into the ground.) In this case the toilet is a shallow bucket with a seat on top and the contents gets switched out. Not unpleasant necessarily but good to know.
- This farm has a lot of people working on it so there is a general lack of privacy. Be prepared to see a lot of humans.

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Hipcamper Talia
Talia N.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
July 8th, 2018

Campsite was as expected; an indoor cottage that is something more than a tent and something less than a usual indoor living space. Hosts are nice and helpful. Just make sure you plan to arrive early -- our plans changed and we didn't start heading up the mountain until just before dusk (my bad), and the distances were much further than expected. Budget at least 45 minutes up the mountain, and expect long stretches will be unpaved and on rolling hills. Was fine in my 4x4, but I did not fully realize the extent beforehand.

Hipcamper Max
Max H.
recommends this listing.
July 22nd, 2018

Great little place on a nice property that is well kept. Very nice people live on the property. It could have been more private as it is located in the middle of the property but still greatly enjoyed it.

The views from the lookout, a couple hundred yards from the site are spectacular.

Goddess Cob Cottage @ WindTree
Hipcamper Michelle
Michelle R.
recommends this listing.
August 1st, 2018

Awesome stay at WindTree. Beautiful scenery, relaxing, and fun to explore. Plan to return!

Hipcamper Kyle
Kyle M.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2018

absolutely fantastic

Hipcamper Rachael
Rachael B.
recommends this listing.
August 6th, 2018

What a small slice of heaven. If you are willing to make the uphill trek you will leave with no regrets, a sense of inner peace, and a new appreciation for goats :)

Would recommend this humble abode to anyone looking for a break from the noise, and only wish we could have stayed longer.

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Hipcamper Nirad
Nirad R.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2018

We arrived late at night and our host was very helpful with our late arrival and directions

Hipcamper Slam
Slam L.
recommends this listing.
August 9th, 2018

This is a magical oasis with a labyrinth, goats and incredible views. The drive up is long and full of dirt road, be prepared for a serious ride and off the grid experience.

Property
WindTree Medicine Wheel
State
California
$75/night
1 Site