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Spectacular Ocean Views -- 'Bella Vista' at Sea Ranch

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sea Ranch house description

The Sea Ranch is a world-renowned primary and secondary home community along a ten-mile stretch of California's most breathtaking, beautiful coastline, about 100 miles north of San Francisco. The Sea Ranch comprises approximately 12 square miles of land and has about 1800 homes.
The Sea Ranch is particularly famous for its strict architectural requirements, following the motto 'building light on the land.' Bella Vista shares the ocean view lot line with Sea Ranch commons land, which provides for unobstructed expansive ocean views and privacy. The Sea Ranch territory includes tens of miles of private roads, many hiking trails, three recreation centers that are open to renters, and an 18-hole golf course.
Located in an exceptional private, peaceful, quiet setting on a knoll west of California's famous coastal Highway One, the 'Bella Vista' chalet has breathtaking ocean views up and down the coast.
The home was built in 1989 and has approximately 1800 square feet of rented living area, including a mezzanine with a high-quality (German-made Grotrian Steinweg) upright piano.


High-Quality Features: Bella Vista features terracotta tiles and Oriental rugs in the living areas and wall-to-wall carpets in the bedrooms. Vaulted ceilings in all rooms, large windows, comfortable furniture, a conventional wood fireplace, and decor will contribute to making your stay pleasant and memorable. The kitchen is well equipped with modern (and quiet!) appliances. Enjoy the view deck and private deck off the master bedroom with built-in hot tub (with ocean view), and the overall uniquely private setting. The quietness, views, and magnificent surroundings are stunning ...

Unique Gated Community: The Sea Ranch is a world-renowned gated community second to none in the combination of natural beauty and build environment, controlled by an influential architectural/design committee. There are three large recreation centers with pool, saunas, and tennis courts -- all free of charge to our renters. The 18-hole Sea Ranch Golf Links are located in breathtaking ocean view environment -- fees apply.
The Sea Ranch has tens of miles of bluff trails, meadow trails, and hill-side hiking trails. The internal road system is ideal for the recreational, occasional biker; the nearby public highways offer challenges for road bikers, and the Sea Ranch hill-side trails are challenging for mountain bikers -- just bring your bikes.

Solar Photovoltaic Energy: Bella Vista has a solar photovoltaic energy system that is entirely integrated to the regular electric grid system and will remain unnoticed by the renter. Space heating is by optimal passive heating and a conventional gas central heating system.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                18...moreless

              • Senior Adults Only Community:

                We do offer a 10% discount for seniors (one person must be age 62 or older; none other less than 55); applies for 3 or more paid nights...moreless

              • Limited Accessibility:

                No Steps between Garage and Bedrooms, Five Steps up to Living Room/Kitchen/Dining Area...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking not permitted inside premises or on Sea Ranch Roads, Trails, or Commons...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                We do not permit children above 6 months of age. ...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                pet-free -- no Exceptions under any circumstance, please!...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                MBR w/ priv bath (shower-tub) and hot tub in private deck...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                MBR#2 with private bath (jacuzi tub/shower) ...moreless

              • Loft: 1 twin/ single

                ...moreless

              • Both the K and Q beds are equipped with high-quality 4' therapeutic foam mattress covers, and down comforters are available for you to use. Two Decks, off living room and off master bedroom; comfortable deck furniture; umbrella The two master bedroom suites are located far apart from each other and from the living areas (see floor plan photo)...moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1 : toilet, combination tub/shower

                attached to MBR#1; two sinks...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

                Attached to MBR #2, with jacuzi tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

                centrally located (guest bath)...moreless

              • Each bedroom has its own bathroom with tub-shower; the third bath is centrally located. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • * Bluff-top Hiking Trails several miles up and down the breathtaking coast; whale watching. * No Pets Allowed: No Exceptions, please! * Limited Handicapped Accessibility: No Steps between Garage and Bedrooms, Five Steps up to Living Room/Kitchen/Dining Area * Not Suitable for Children: Children permitted only with special written permission by the owner * Smoking Not Allowed: Also, No Smoking permitted on Sea Ranch Roads, Trails, or Commons. Cell Phone: Cell Phone Service in the area is exclusive by Verizon Wireless (bring your own Verizon cell phone) WiFi (Wireless Internet): PW protected, no extra charge -- just bring your laptop. * Ocean View: View is from a Knoll; stunning unobstructed Ocean and Coastal Vistas from every room, about 400 yards from shoreline, No Public Highway between house and ocean; no highway noise. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books:

                    lost of quality books...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Good selection of (mostly classical) music...moreless

                  • Piano
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    DirecTV programming...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    CD player; iPod/iPad/iPhone connector; large speakers with good sound quality...moreless

                  • Television:

                    31' flat screen TV...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    limited, approx. 10 DVD titles...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Churches
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Rain Forests
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    Located west of Coastal Highway 1 -- no traffic, no public roads between house and ocean...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    On a knoll, about 400 yards from the ocean, overlooking miles of coastline...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Located within the resort 'The Sea Ranch'...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    We limit the occupancy of the house to 4 people...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    We offer reasonable free use of the phone, including international calling...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Attached, Opener provided...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    The general location (ocean climate) does not call for air conditioning....moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Password protected WiFi...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    beds are made upon your arrival...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    large, expansive window seats, new leather seats, comfortable lighting, Scandinavian designer furniture, genuine oriental carpets....moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell Phone Service in the area is exclusive by Verizon Wireless (bring your own Verizon cell phone) -- NO other provider will work...moreless

                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone:

                    free LD and international calling...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi free for renters...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Conventional free-standing Wood Burning stove; but house does have forced-air central heating. Also note that air conditioning is not needed in this region, where summer temperatures are moderated by the Pacific Ocean....moreless

                  • Wood Stove:

                    desirable freestanding woodburning stove...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available:

                    From nearby Town of Gualala...moreless

                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    8-cup Brown model using Melitta #4 filters which we supply...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    large assortment...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    pantry with a large assortment of china...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    super-quiet Bosch-Model...moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    All-electric Appliances (JennAir range with built-in fan and ceramic cooktop)...moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Two Decks, off living room and off master bedroom; comfortable deck furniture; sun-umbrella...moreless

                  • Gated Community
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Tennis:

                    Use of all (6) Sea Ranch tennis courts is free of charge to our renters; on-site reservation required (but easy to obtain)...moreless

                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    The nearest Sea Ranch rec center is just a 5-minute walk away (free to our renters)...moreless

                  • Heated Pool
                  • Hot Tub:

                    very private; built into deck off MBR #1...moreless

                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Sauna:

                    part of free Sea Ranch Rec Center with pool, 5 min walk from Bella Vista...moreless

                  • Spa Whirlpool
                  • Whirlpool
                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Jacuzzi in bath of MBR #2...moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          2 night min stay
                          $230
                          $1,380

                          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • cleaning (rebate prov.) $85
                          • Tax Rate 9%

                          Notes:

                          $85.00 cleaning charge with partial self-cleaning (renter washes, dries and folds linens and towels used from our supplies)

                          or $130 cleaning fee for "hotel-style departure" -- provision for rebate if house is left exceptionally clean.

                          Early check-in and late check-out possible under certain circumstances.

                          children over 6 months and under 18 years of age not permitted.

                          No pets, no smoking

                          A $300 Deposit is required to hold reservation until Rental Balance (payable 30 days prior to rental date) is received, at which time the Deposit becomes a "Refundable Security Deposit."

                          Deposit must be paid via PayPal, owner pays fees.

                          See acviews.com website for specifics on charges for extra persons, specials, and conditions.


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                          Location

                          • Sea Ranch Chapel

                            "Within walking distance from Bella Vista -- beautiful trails"

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                          130 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Francisco
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          in Gualala
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Sea Ranch Golf links
                          0.4 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          HWY 1
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Many restaurants in Gualala; Sea Ranch Lodge
                          0.2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Bluff trail

                          Car: Necessary

                          The map shows Bella Vista closer to Highway 1 than it actually is. The home is located about 500 feet west of Coastal Highway 1, close to the Sea Ranch internal Leeward Road, and well sheltered from highway noise due to topography and vegetation. Bella Vista is located on a knoll and looks over the meadow and houses in front, with superb views up and down the coast.

                          Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing, Shopping, Kayaking

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1993

                          About: We came to Sea Ranch every year for family vacations in rental homes and built our first home ('Casa Pacis'' -- see separate VRBO listing) at near-by 'Walk-on Beach' in 1984. In 1993 we found the home which became 'Bella Vista' for sale, on a knoll in a superb view location that we had admired for years on our walks on Sea Ranch trails. We remodeled it, adding a third bath and a piano mezzanine off the great room.

                          Why Sea Ranch:
                          The property is located on one of Sea Ranch's most desirable view lots. It combines architecturally pleasing features, such as use of 45-degree angles, open ceilings, cedar T&G interior siding, terra cotta tiles, and many other unique attributes, with maximized ocean and coastal meadow views from all rooms.


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                          Photos

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, viewed from ocean meadow below

                            Bella Vista, viewed from ocean meadow below

                          • Bella Vista, front view deck

                            Bella Vista, front view deck

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, mezzanine

                            Bella Vista, mezzanine

                          • Bella Vista, LR viewed from fireplace into kitchen area

                            Bella Vista, LR viewed from fireplace into kitchen area

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, Great Room

                            Bella Vista, Great Room

                          • Bella Vista, BA off 2nd MBR

                            Bella Vista, BA off 2nd MBR

                          • On bluff trail near Bella Vista

                            On bluff trail near Bella Vista

                          • in front of Bella Vista

                            in front of Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, mezzanine

                            Bella Vista, mezzanine

                          • Bella Vista, viewed from Kitchen

                            Bella Vista, viewed from Kitchen

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, 2nd MBR

                            Bella Vista, 2nd MBR

                          • Bella Vista

                            Bella Vista

                          • Bella Vista, Master BR with hot tub deck

                            Bella Vista, Master BR with hot tub deck

                          • Floor plan of Bella Vista

                            Floor plan of Bella Vista

                          • On the bluff trail near 'Bella Vista'

                            On the bluff trail near 'Bella Vista'

                          • Bella Vista, entry yard

                            Bella Vista, entry yard

                          • Courtyard of Bella Vista

                            Courtyard of Bella Vista

                          • near Bella Vista

                            near Bella Vista

                          VRBO #119644

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, October 18, 2014

                          $230 per night (USD)
                          9

                          2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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