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Parabolic All-Glass House in the Redwoods

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    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    Make this vacation an educational opportunity as well. This listing is being offered by the Redwood Forest Institute, a 501-c-3, California for Public Benefit Organization. This offer includes tours of the property, and lectures on the preservation and restoration of redwoods and other related issues.

    This house was recently featured in the design section of the New York Times - Google 'People Watching Charles Bello' for more information..

    Along with the educational opportunities, this place to stay that is being offered was the owner-architect's own personal home for 20 years and is now being made available to single persons or couples. It represents what the architect calls, 'Living Sculpture'. It features ceiling to floor glass all the way around without inte...
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    • Deck
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Internet Access
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Refrigerator
    • Stove
    • Water Views
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
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Visiting the California Redwood Forests is a unique experience and this remote retreat offers an unrivalled opportunity to learn about the Redwoods and the people who make their life among and with this special habitat. Here it is possible to see the potential for living in harmony with nature. The rustic simplicity provides time for rest and relaxation as well... more

Roseville, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012 for a stay in October 2012
people found this review helpful

The house is glass all the way around! That means a 360" view. Absolutely one of the best experiences I've ever had, and I was able to share it with my mother! Charles Bello is not only the owner, but the architect and artist. He is a fabulous storyteller. We had so much fun with him. He showed us his... more

Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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We had a two days stay in July, visiting from Europe. Although the house was quite a way off our trip along the coast - it even took a strenious 45 min drive on a dirt road to get there from the main road - we had a great time at the house. Charles Bello is an amazing character and... more

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