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54 Acres. Secluded Ocean View Big Sur Lodging. Lovely Vintage Trailer Rental.

This place is my home. Lately, I’m willing to share it. The guest accommodation/rental is placed on the property with Privacy, Ocean Views and Natural Beauty in mind.  I am a long time resident of Big Sur and consider my self a gentle and skilled land steward. This is my second completely OFF THE GRID – Uber Green development in Big Sur.  Although the domain name for this site refers to “cabin rental”only Trailers occupy this property at present, as a classic Big Sur chapter on the path toward home development. *See note below*.  All equipment and vehicles are run on BIODIESEL. Solar panels provide sufficient electricity to run modest needs. Propane heats water for bathing and cooking.


Cozy warm and dry, stocked with essentials like, Coffee grinder, French Press, Cooking Oils, vinegars, Spices, high thread count sheets dried on the line.

54 Acres of gently cared for land allows the traveler to enjoy this rugged landscape. The guest trailer is available at a fixed minimum rate of $360 for the site rental for two nights, plus tax and a modest cleaning fee. Additional nights are encouraged and cost $180/night,  plus tax

Located across the street from Esalen and just 10.5 miles south of  Nepenthe Restaurant and the Phoenix Gallery. This property is also home to Big Sur Old Growth – a ’boutique’ lumber production company organized around values of reverence, honor and respect for the beauty of old growth Redwood trees. In classic Big Sur fashion I use lovely vintage trailers as temporary housing while I work to re-civilize this rugged piece of wilderness beauty. One of them is pretty nice and when not otherwise engaged I may let it out to guests. Please be clear that the guest thing is a SIDE-job, and must not distract from the larger work that is happening here, so don’t be a distraction or a pain in the ass.

NOTE: This Off-the-grid accommodation –  a lovely vintage trailer, is the perfect guest house type accommodations for someone looking to get lost in nature. Your Eco Adventure begins by meeting your host at the gate – and traversing the rugged  (less than 1 mile driveway) terrain to your secluded destination. You’ll be leaving your car at the property gate and loading your gear into the small Jeep or flatbed truck for the journey. It’s about a 10+ minute walk back down to your car. And steep climb back up ( for some ) – so stay put, maybe, eh?  Relax, do less, accomplish more. Head over to the Checking In – & Out page for more details.

Big Sur Cabins For Rent is NOT for sissies. Off the Grid – is just that. It’s more rugged than hoteling but not quite roughing it like camping.  The guest trailer is warm, dry and lovingly maintained. You can enjoy the view, the comfy bed with high thread count sheets and thick down comforter, outdoor shower, superb bath-tub that fits two, well stocked kitchen and pantry with all the utensils you’ll need to create a gourmet meal. The guest trailer has good working stove, nice compact fridge, heater, and lights.  Beautiful bath house with amazing views provides bone melting relaxation and comfort to keep a woman happy in the wilderness.

As the owner of this land – I have lived in the wilds of Big Sur & off-grid since 1986. I am by trade a Stone Mason, Designer, Builder, and skilled horticulturalist and various other things.  I’ve created terraces and planted fruit trees, wisteria, ginger, vegetables, and keep chickens for fresh eggs. The places I’ve  come to love and create are gracious spacious and comfortable.  A hot shower – or bath – overlooking an incredible view with a place to cook an amazing meal,  a warm, dry, quiet and peaceful place to sleep.  And regards sleeping, I have observed that my guests sleep a LOT here; long deep nights, and naps too.  Be ready for that; I’m amused and honored by it, frankly, I reckon it says a lot about the space I hold open.

As the owner of Big Sur Old Growtha sustainable reclaimed Redwood sawmill, I invite you to come and enjoy the beautiful and rugged coastline. Bring your hiking boots and sense of adventure, but also consider RELAXING, do less, accomplish more. Check out the local Facebook Page for Big Sur for Candid photos and updates.

This is the World of Nature. Its Natures World and we’re in it. Think about what good heavens could mean, this is it.

My green business practices include running all heavy equipment involved in the country life in Big Sur on BIODIESEL FUEL. I live off grid and offer you the chance to experience this – easily. You’ll see it’s really quite graceful and not nearly as hard as the powers want you to think it is.

Welcome to Big Sur.

Richard W.

Big Sur Cabins For Rent and Big Sur Old Growth

54915 Highway 1
Big Sur, CA 93920
(831) 601-7974 ‎

VRBO Listing #345346


****Although the domain for this site refers to “cabins” – only Trailers occupy this property. The google search friendly domain was chosen due to research into the most common search terms for accommodations in Big Sur. Most people don’t know to search for “trailers for rent” when searching for accommodations. Thanks for considering this unique property.