Hipcamp host Val G.,
Hosted by
val has self-certified that Hipcamp’s COVID-19 Safety Standards have been implemented at this listing. See what’s being done here.

Old train Caboose for rent.  New queen bamboo bed , hot plate, cold refrigerator.   Outdoor hot shower and claw tub.   Sweet deck open space.  Star studded sky.  Artesian well water, drink from the spigot and bring bottles to take some home.  Glen Eden hiking trail abuts the land.  Camp in a quiet field across the dry creek bed.  We have 3 dogs that roam hills, will do our

Read more...

Old train Caboose for rent.  New queen bamboo bed , hot plate, cold refrigerator.   Outdoor hot shower and claw tub.   Sweet deck open space.  Star studded sky.  Artesian well water, drink from the spigot and bring bottles to take some home.  Glen Eden hiking trail abuts the land.  Camp in a quiet field across the dry creek bed.  We have 3 dogs that roam hills, will do our best to keep them away most of the time.  Have rooster who does crow up the sun.  We are 15 minutes to Safeway in Lakeport, 20 minutes to north side Ukiah and 10 minutes to Upper Lake.  We are 2 miles from the pristine Blue Lakes, day pass there for swimming and boating rentals.  Also Clear Lake State Park is not far and they also offer swimming and boating.   Disney boat rentals will deliver craft to Clearlake for you.  My personal favorite is Highland Springs Reservoir about 20 minute drive on country roads, and pass the small aircraft airport and restaurant.  Boating, swimming, hiking and BBQ available at Highland Springs..   We are not ADA.  Cell phone and wifi won't work in this canyon.  Climb the hill maybe.  We are not fancy, we are unique.  Come for bird watching, the quiet and the stars.  We have some coupons for wine tasting from a few of the nearby vineyards  We offer a farm stand with fresh eggs and vegetables in season daily.  Highland Springs Reservoir offers swimming, BBQ and Disk Golf, all free.  Lakeport has a drive in theater, google Lakeport auto movies drive in.  New Rule:  if you are inviting guests they must be pre approved. 

PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY AND NOT RAISE DUST IN OUR NEIGHBORS DRIVEWAY TO OUR PROPERTY.

Lodging provided
Vacation rental
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No wifi
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send val a message!
  • Check in: After 1PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Available nearby

Boating

Available nearby

Fishing

Available nearby

Hiking

Available nearby

Swimming

Available nearby

Wildlife watching

Available nearby

Whitewater paddling

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Caboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQ in California.

Lake

Available nearby

Farm

You will be amongst walnut and olive trees

Field
Driveway

31 Reviews

This listing has no reviews yet.
If you stayed here and have some insider info for us, let us know!
Hipcamper Katie
Katie B.
recommends this listing.
September 12th, 2021

This little sanctuary was absolutely amazing! If you get a chance to meet the host, Val, i wouldn’t pass up the opportunity! She is one of a kind for sure! Thank you for allowing us to stay at your place and for the goodies along the way. My fiancé and I will not forget our time here and more than hope we can make it back someday.

Hipcamper Simona
Simona G.
recommends this listing.
September 7th, 2021

Great spot, Val was friendly and helpful. I was traveling with kids and a dog, Val set up a little splash pad for them which was great. My girls loved the fancy tub (we brought along some "spa" treatments and had a little rustic spa day.) We played a little basketball (there's a hoop outside) and enjoyed the board games we brought along, but the standout of the stay was definitely the star gazing. My kids barely even noticed there wasn't any internet, which is saying a lot.

Hipcamper Haley

A fantastic getaway!

Haley L.
recommends this listing.
September 7th, 2021

The caboose is an absolute dream!! I will be recommending this stay to all my friends and family who want a quirky rustic getaway. The inside of the caboose is incredibly cute with everything you could need for a cozy stay and the outside deck and bathtub are wonderful. Val was very welcoming and friendly, I just wish we’d had a longer stay to get to know her better!

Hipcamper Donna
Donna S.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2021

Our “conductor” Val was an exceptional host. The Caboose was amazing. It was cool, enchanting and a dream come true. I rode a lot of trains growing up and always wondered about the caboose. It is set up inside to be comfortable and accommodating. The claw foot tub outside was a fun surprise. The stars at night were breathtaking. I would definitely do it again. Thanks, Val!

Hipcamper Nikki
Nikki N.
recommends this listing.
September 1st, 2021

Staying in this caboose was a truly magical experience! This caboose is nestled below the hills in a peaceful, secluded area. We spent the evening reading in the caboose and drinking tea. It was exactly the kind of evening I was looking for. The inside of the caboose feels very roomy and has a cozy reading nook :) The deck outside is also pretty amazing, the host built some amazing handmade furniture out there. The open-air tub behind the caboose was an absolute dream. It was so relaxing being outside and taking a nice warm soak to start the day. The host Val was so nice and welcoming! She left some eggs in the fridge from her chickens for us :) We cooked up some absolutely delicious omelets in the morning with them. She also gifted us one of the sweetest melons I’ve ever had from her garden. Thank you, Val! I would highly recommend coming to stay here. It’s definitely an experience I won’t be forgetting anytime soon.

Dinner on the porch :)The inside was incredibly clean when we arrived. Opened up some Pacificos we found in the fridge.Caboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQ
Hipcamper Kelly
Kelly H.
recommends this listing.
August 16th, 2021

Great camping experiences all the way around. Just love the caboose. Couldnt ask for better hosts. I try to make it an annual trip.

Hipcamper Cathleen

Dreamy and peaceful unique getaway

Cathleen M.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2021

Val’s caboose was thoughtfully furnished, super clean, and comfortable. The property is quiet and peaceful. Val was so incredibly gracious and the neighbors were friendly and kind. There were delicious tomatoes, peppers and a melon from her garden and eggs from nearby chickens. I’d return here in a heartbeat just to take more baths - I loved a nighttime bath with a glass of wine and saw mama and baby deer from my morning bubble bath. There weren’t other campers at the tent sites they had but everything was spaced out so if there were multiple parties it wouldn’t feel crowded. I’d love to come back and rent out the caboose and both tent sites for a gathering of friends. The site is a few minutes down the road from Blue Lake which was an awesome swimming spot - we just found a spot to jump in on the side of the road instead of getting a day pass to a resort.

Hipcamper Helen

Magical getaway

Helen N.
recommends this listing.
July 25th, 2021

We had a fantastic stay in the Caboose!! It was perfect, and just what we needed. The Caboose had everything, a small cooking stove, cutting board, utensils, cups, fridge, microwave, and more. Everything was very well organized and convenient. Thank goodness for the AC, the weekend was well over 100 degrees. The highlight was the outdoors bathtub and open area for star gazing. The hosts were awesome, Val & Jody are the best. Greeted us, and made sure we were comfortable. We can't wait to come back!!

Caboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQCaboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQCaboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQCaboose sleeper all welcome LGBTQ
Hipcamper Jessie
Jessie B.
recommends this listing.
July 16th, 2021

Val is the most gracious host and the caboose is lovely! We wanted to stay longer!

Property
Val G.’s Land
State
California
Country
United States
$150/night
1 Site