Vacation Rental Description
Boldly commanding a granite bluff above the sea,Groth House is a magnificent blend of the art of nature and the art of man.Built by the American sculptor,Bruno Groth and artist wife,Nita Groth,it's made of rough-hewn redwood timbers,natural stone and sheets of glass.It was Bruno and Nita's home and studio where many works of art came into "life". This is where they lived the majority of their lives with their children, David and Nina who are also artists in the area.
Heart of the house is the Great Room.Comfortable furnishings,panoramic views and expansive proportions invite convivial gatherings of family and friends.A secluded master bedroom features a private deck,dressing room w/ sunken tub and views of snowcapped peaks,rocky shoreline and miles of beaches.Groth House can be enjoyed as a world within itself,a quiet retreat with an active and ever changing world of beauty at your feet.It's private setting among the trees above Trinidad Harbor is shared by abundant wildlife.Otters and harbor seals bask and frolic,whales pass in their stately migration and sometimes shelter in the harbor below,raccoons entertain daily in return for handouts.Groth house offers beauty and comfort,sea and solitude,warmth and congeniality,excitement and exercise...something for everyone,where time stands still.A gentle trail leads to the beach below. Charming Trinidad with its shops and services is a short walk.Groth House has accompdated an appreciative clientele and welcomes new friends seeking an extraordinary holiday experience.
- Cable Satellite
- Cooking Utensils
- Linen Service
Seasonal Highlights: Winter: many sparkling clear days, pounding surf, whale migration, crab season.
Spring: opening of salmon season, wildflowers and mussel tides.
Summer: beach picnics, outdoor concerts, community festivals.
Fall: balmy days, beautiful sunsets, blackberry harvest, country fairs.
Groth House offers beauty and comfort, sea and solitude,warmth and congeniality, excitement and exercise....
something for everyone.
- Mountain Biking
The house is fully equipped with broadband Internet, DVD library and player, etc. The town has interesting attractions from museums to restaurants, shops and festivals; like fish festival, Clam Beach Run, depending on the season. Activities also abound from, hiking, biking, golfing, whale watching, fishing, walking, boating, rafting, kayaking, antique shopping (20 min drive to town of Eureka), and 15 min drive north for elk watching. And of course the view from the house is enough if one just chooses to relax on a lazy day.
Other Activities: shopping, beach picnics, outdoor concerts, community festivals, blackberry harvest, country fairs
- Nearest Airport : Arcata Airport at 6 miles distance;
- Travel Info: Car: necessary
Situated high on a bluff, this historical property known as the Groth House after it's owner and builder, Bruno Groth, a famous sculptor, with his wife Nita, built of rough hewn timbers, natural stone and sheets of glass commands a magnificent view of the ocean, a small fishing port and the quaint, charming town of Trinidad. A gentle trail, about a 100 yards leads to the beach below. The place offers utter peace and relaxation where time absolutely stands still.