Ferndale, CA 

Shaw House B&B Inn

703 Main Street
Ferndale, CA 95536-1369 US
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Rates: $125 to $275
Total Rooms: 8


Circa 1854. The owners of Ferndale's most historic structure note that the Shaw House was opened to the public in 1860 (six years after its construction) "to serve man and beast". A carpenter Gothic house with gables, bays and balconies it is set back on an acre of garden. An old buckeye tree frames the front gate, and in the back, a secluded deck overlooks a creek. Nestled under the wallpapered gables are several guest rooms filled with antiques and fresh flowers.Publicity and Awards: Travel & Leisure, New York Times, Sunset Magazine, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, PBS California Series, The Majestic, Awarded Most Historical Charm (2005), Best Garden (2004).Location: Ocean Community, Mountains, Country, California Redwoods, Redwood Forests and Pacific Coast.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $125 to $275
Payment types accepted include Master Card and Visa.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 2 with fireplaces, 2 suites.
The types of beds available include Queen, Twin and Double.


Cancellation: $25 cancellation fee prior to 14 days. 50% of deposit 14 days to 6 days prior. No refund 5 day prior to reservation.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises, Pets Allowed and Small pets welcome. Please call first; limited number of pet-friendly rooms.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast and Afternoon Tea.
Types of meals: Hors d'oeuvres, Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Picnic Lunches, Restaurant off Premises and Wine.
Amenities In Room: Reading Lamps, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, DVD, Ceiling Fans, Bathrobes, Bath Amenities, Desk, Clock Radio, Wireless Internet Access and Refrigerator.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Limited Handicap Access, Television, Gift Shop, DVD, Cable TV, DVD and Wireless Internet.
Business Traveler Amenities: Desk, Wireless Internet Access, FAX On-site, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Daily Newspapers, Gym Nearby and Flexible Check in/out Times.


Events Hosted: Weddings, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions and Honeymoons.
Other Activities: Wineries, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Beaches, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Redwood State, National Parks, Wildlife conservation parks, River rafting, Kayaks and Salmon fishing.

Historic Interest

Built in 1854, it was the first structure in Ferndale. It is a fully-restored early Victorian, built in the Carpenter-Gothic style.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).

Romantic Interest

Lush park grounds, clawfoot soaking tubs, fireplaces, good wine stock, lovely honeymoon suite