Cottages

There are many experiences to share in our natural surroundings, but we know that cherished memories are often made laughing around the table, cuddling by the fire, even lounging on the couch. That’s why every cottage at Mar Vista Farm + Cottages is designed as a place to live, not merely stay—they feature cozy furnishings, a fireplace, and a kitchen with everything you need.

All cottages include the following:

  • Goose down pillows and duvets
  • Blanket
  • Bathroom linens, toilet paper, and soap
  • Stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave
  • Tableware, cooking and serving utensils, kitchen towels, and napkins
  • Dish soap, cleaning brushes, and hand lotion
  • Pour-over cone and paper coffee filters and tea pot (French press may be available on request)
  • Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil

Note: The cottages at Mar Vista are historic buildings. If you have specific accessibility needs, please contact us; we will make every effort to accommodate you.

Cottage 1

$215 Per Night

Two guests maximum

Cottage 1’s location at the end of the lane makes it a favorite among our guests. Except for the occasional antics of our hens in the adjacent orchard, it is extra quiet here, easy to focus on what matters most. Behind the cottage is a forest of redwood, fir, and pine, with Ferguson Creek running on its way to the Pacific.

Totaling 360 square feet, the cottage features three rooms: The main living area includes a gas fireplace, the kitchen on the left, a dining table and chairs in the center, and a sitting area on the right. A big picture window showcases the forest. The bedroom has a queen bed, as well as an attached bathroom with shower. 

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 2

$220 Per Night

Two guests maximum

Tucked in a spacious meadow that looks through our flower garden toward the ocean, Cottage 2 features a large window with views of the forest. At 360 square feet, it offers a queen bedroom, bathroom with shower, and a living area with gas fireplace, full kitchen, dining table, and comfortable sitting area.

Just across from the cottage is one of our stone barbecues, and out back you’ll discover a forest of redwood and other trees—perfect for afternoon exploration—along with the soothing sounds of Ferguson Creek.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 3

$285 Per Night

Two guests maximum

One of two large one-bedroom cottages, Cottage 3 offers an abundance of space with 576 square feet. Tucked back into the forest, it features an open kitchen, dining area with tables and chairs, and a living room with a sofa, accent chair, and large coffee table—a great spot for playing your favorite games in front of the fire. The bedroom offers a queen bed and sliding camp-style windows, with a bathroom across the hallway.

Be sure to look out for deer from the large picture window with views of the meadow, or head outside and watch the wildlife as you cook dinner on the nearby stone barbecue.

Cottage 4

$285 Per Night

Two guests maximum

Cottage 4 is a one-bedroom that offers ocean views, a forest setting, and additional space to spread out—with an expansive 576 square feet, you can have guests over for dinner and good conversation, or simply relish having more room to yourself.

The spacious living area features a three-seat sofa, indulgent overstuffed chaise lounge, side chairs, and a coffee table big enough for board games. A free-standing wood-burning fireplace will keep everyone cozy, while meals from the full kitchen will provide fuel for whatever’s ahead. And the queen bedroom has old-fashioned camp-style sliding windows looking out to the forest.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 5

$250 Per Night

Two guests maximum

Cottage 5 is beloved by guests thanks to its perch atop our hill—it offers a commanding view of Mar Vista’s nine acres and the Pacific from the large picture window or from the personal fire pit.

Backing to a redwood, fir, and pine forest, through which Ferguson Creek runs toward the sea, this 360-square-foot cottage has a full open kitchen, dining table, and sitting area with a club chair and love seat in front of the gas fireplace. It features a queen bedroom with an attached bathroom and shower.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 7

$240 Per Night

Two guests maximum

Overlooking our Edible Garden with the rugged coastline and crashing surf in the distance, this cottage boasts the “whitewater view” so many visitors to the North Coast covet. At 360 square feet, it offers a queen bedroom with attached bathroom and shower, in addition to a sitting area with two wing chairs and ottoman.

Light the gas fireplace, create a culinary masterpiece in the open kitchen, and gather around the dining table—your time in Cottage 7 will be both warm and memorable.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 8

$290 Per Night

Two guests maximum

The most revered views at Mar Vista are from Cottage 8—where guests can stand atop a large private deck and survey the entire property, all of our other cottages, and the mighty ocean. It features 360 square feet with a queen bedroom, attached bathroom with shower, living and dining areas, along with a gas fireplace and full kitchen.

In addition to the stunning scenery, however, the outdoor living areas distinguish Cottage 8 as well. Behind the cottage, and facing the sea, is an arbor with a swing, a hammock, and an old stone barbecue.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 9

$350 Per Night

Four adults or two adults with three small children maximum

A two-bedroom cottage that sits adjacent to the Edible Garden, Cottage 9 features some of the most impressive vistas at Mar Vista—including prime views of the waves meeting the rocky coast—and plenty of room for a family or two couples. A spacious living area offers a plush corner window seat and gas fireplace in front of a large picture window looking out to the sea— while a dining table and chairs offer space to gather for meals prepared in the well-stocked kitchen.

The queen bedroom is off the living room; beyond the kitchen is a second bedroom, which features a double and twin bed. The full bathroom includes a tub/shower combination.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 10

$340 Per Night

Four adults or two adults with three small children maximum

Cottage 10 is designed for making memories. Featuring a large window with views of the rugged coastline and crashing surf—along with a full kitchen, dining area, and seating in front of the gas fireplace—it offers ample space for friends, couples, or families.

Just off the living room is the queen bedroom, and behind the kitchen you’ll find the second bedroom, which provides a double and twin bed for flexibility. Across the hall is the bathroom, which includes a combination shower/tub.  

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 11

$325 Per Night

Four adults or two adults with three small children maximum

You’ll savor the forested views—with slivers of the ocean visible through the trees—from Cottage 11, which also features a prime view of the lower pond and its wild pond iris and native grasses. Offering a queen bedroom and a second bedroom with a double and twin bed, as well as a full bathroom with shower/tub, it’s ideal for a small group or family.

The living area features sectional cushioned seats to go with a gas fireplace, while an open kitchen flows into the dining area with table and chairs. The focal point is a large picture window, through which the majestic landscape is on full display.

All cottages include one parking space.

Cottage 12

$325 Per Night

Four adults or two adults with three small children maximum

The display window of Cottage 12 offers a glimpse of the ocean through the forest—a reminder that no matter where you are, the sea is a constant force. This two-bedroom cottage features an open kitchen and dining area, a queen bedroom, second bedroom with a double and twin bed, as well as a full bath with tub/shower combination.

The living space includes two cushioned sectional seats and a gas fireplace to warm your nights as the company, conversation, and setting warm your soul.

All cottages include one parking space.