Jewel in the Oasis of Inspiration

Calla Lilly Cottage

You will surely be charmed as you enter the gates to a lovely private garden and home surrounded by Redwoods.

The Calla Lilly is a one bedroom cottage with a sofa bed in the living room and can   accommodate up to 4 people.

Skylights in the living room and plenty of windows viewing the private garden and view of redwoods surrounding it will bring the sense of majestic nature and a smile to your heart.  Stay warm with a wood burning stove and make a great dinner in a fully equipped kitchen or dine at any of our world renowned restaurants in either Carmel or Big Sur.

You may want to stay in and relax, read, sit in the garden or go hiking, shopping, galleries, kayaking, horseback riding, or attend the any of the many wonderful events in Big Sur, Carmel, Monterey, Pacific Grove and more.  

Conveniently located halfway between Carmel & Big Sur you will surely enjoy a spectacular drive along the spectacular Hwy 1 and then onto a serene and lovely forest road to arrive at this unique "Jewel in the Forest" nestled among the redwoods. We get plenty of sun most of the year even though we're in the forest. Close to amazing local hiking, shopping and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The area hosts many special events all year. Of course you may just want to relax and feel your connection to nature. 

There is also a lovely area open to all guests called "Carabella's Theatre" where you may enjoy painting, reading, playing music or just enjoying the peace.

The entire property is also available for weddings, retreats and other gatherings.

This property is owned by local artist Sofanya where you might find her working in her studio or gallery on the property.


Conveniently located halfway between Big Sur and Carmel on a magical forest road on the "Jewel in the Forest" property.

Calla Lilly Cottage (in front of the Dome House)

Private garden entrance to Calla Lilly

Calla Lilly Cottage

Living room with view of garden & redwood forest

Living Room

Living room with skylights


View of garden from bedroom


Redwood friends from Carabella's Theatre

Carabell'as area open to anyone staying at the Jewel in the Forest.

You might want to paint, or put on a show or just relax and feel the trees!

We've held some beautiful weddings and many other events including workshops, parties and ceremonies here.

Nearby spectacular Garapata Beach   


Big Sur

Pfeiffer Beach portal

Please inquire with any questions or to book the Calla Lilly Cottage



Big Sur/Carmel California