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Romantic Mendocino Village Water Tower-Ocean & Garden Views

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Romantic lodging in Mendocino Historic District with ocean and garden views

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Last updated: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mendocino cottage description

LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT OF MENDOCINO, unlike many 'Mendocino' listings that are miles from town. The Tower offers well-appointed accommodations for 1 or 2 couples or a small group with pretty garden and ocean views. Stretch your travel budget by preparing some of your meals in the cheerful kitchen or walk to one of the fine local restaurants. The fenced garden creates a peaceful environment and accommodates supervised pets and children. Smoke-Free environment. Check our website (below) for additional photos.

At this writing, the nearby Botanical garden is alive with migrating birds and fall bloom. Book now for a whale viewing trip, December thru March or to see the Gardens annual Festival of Lights display. 10% of proceeds from bookings during FOL will be donated in your name to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Displays open November 28-30,
and December 4-7 and 11-14. See details at
gardenbythesea.org

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            We welcome supervised children who are safe on stairs and ship-style ladders. The garden is fully fenced....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking permitted outside on porch only. No smoking inside or on roof....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We welcome supervised pets. $35 per pet fee....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 sleep sofa /futon

            On 3rd level of Tower...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

            Located in living room on 1st level...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (2) queen bed in bedroom on second level; queen hide-a-bed in sofa on first floor;, Twin or Single Beds (1) built-in twin captain's bed and futons on third level, Child Beds (1) twin futon may be moved as needed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New queen-size hide-a-bed in living room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Tiled shower, sink and toilet on first level. A second door for access from porch....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The Tower is located in the Mendocino National Historic District, a short walk from restaurants, beaches, shopping, spas, galleries, and local wine, film, mushroom, whale, and film festivals. Little River Airport and golf course are less than 5 miles. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Limited adult selections, more for children. Nearby video store...moreless

              Theme

                  • Historic

                  Attractions

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View:

                    Surrounded by the Mendocino National Historic District Views of off shore sea stacks that are part of our newest National Monument...moreless

                  • Mountain View
                  • Ocean View:

                    Garden and white water ocean views. Short walk to protected beach and bluff-top trails of Mendocino Headlands State Park...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Mendocino Historic District...moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Ocean and Mendocino Bay are visible from upper levels....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    available on request for stays of a week or more...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Forced air central heating...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Ample towels, down comforters and quilts...moreless

                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Locked Bikes and Kayaks are welcome in fenced yard...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Ample room for legal street parking...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath and beach towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    available on request for stays of a week or more...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Most guests can access wireless network in Tower. If not, it can be accessed by arrangement with owner or at local Internet Cafe...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Catered food is available through Harvest at Mendosa's Market 2-blocks away...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Guests regularly cook full meals and comment on the simple but well-equipped kitchen...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Small, well-equipped kitchen and dining area with stove, full size frig, microwave, etc....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    full size in stove...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Rooftop widow's walk with extensive views of ocean and Mendocino Historic District...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Porch surrounded by colorful, fenced garden....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Shared Hot Tub:

                        Private and shared hot tubs and massage available with reservations for a separate charge at Sweetwater Eco Spa a few blocks away. 707 937-4140...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 23 traveler reviews
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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter
                      Nov 1 - Feb 19, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $195
                      $1,260

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $35 + tax
                      • Cleaning/utilities/water $50 + tax
                      • 4th adult (over 12) $10 + tax
                      • 3rd adult (over 12) $10 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      $50 cancellation charge up to 30 days prior to arrival; within 30 days we refund payments for dates we are able to re-book.

                      High season pricing applies to holiday periods and long weekends.

                      50% deposit within 7 days; balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Checks preferred; 3% surcharge for credit card through PayPal


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                      Last updated: 12/06/2014
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Mendocino Hotel and Patterson's Pub
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Little River Inn and Golf Course
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      The Historic Skunk Railroad
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Scenic Highway One
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Lots
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Big River or Portuguese

                      Walk or bike to the Trails & Beaches of Mendocino Headlands & Big River State Parks, Historic Sites, Shops, Galleries, Art Classes & Museums, Nearby Sights include California Redwoods, Skunk Train Rides, Birding & Annual Grey Whale Migration, Point Cabrillo Light House, Historic Taoist Temple of Kwan Tai, Nationally Recognized Botannical Garden, Hike, Bike, Swim, Surf, Snorkel & Dive, Abalone, Canoe & Kayak, Trail & Beach Horseback Riding, Deep Sea Fishing & Whale Watching Excursions

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1989

                      About the owner: Innkeepers Don and Wendy Roberts purchased the historic Bever House in 1989 and re-built the adjacent water tower two years later as a unique guest house in the heart of Mendocino's National Historic District. Recently retired from Stanford University's Communiction Department, Don continues his writing and consults on children's television program. Wendy applies her non-profit management skills to various local endeavors and serves on the town's historic review board.

                      Why the Owner Chose Mendocino:
                      Living near the ocean has always been a priority for us and the Village of Mendocino won our hearts because of the spectacular bluff top setting and the rural community with its strong focus on the arts and on preservation of the town and its natural environment. It's a privilege to live here and welcome others to this very special place.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Staying in the heart of Mendocino Village allows our guests to enjoy its scenic beauty and share the slower pace and peaceful spirit of our rural community. Comfortable shoes are welcome wherever one goes...from one of the excellent restaurants, to a whale watching cruise, a hike up Big River, a Music Festival concert, Film Festival screening, Writer's Conference seminar...or just prop them up on our tree stump 'footrest' and lounge on the Tower porch with a good book.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Romantic lodging in Mendocino Historic District with ocean and garden views

                        Romantic lodging in Mendocino Historic District with ocean and garden views

                      • Cozy living room with queen sofa bed and garden views

                        Cozy living room with queen sofa bed and garden views

                      • Romantic master bedroom with queen bed

                        Romantic master bedroom with queen bed

                      • Well-equpped kitchen and dining areas with garden views

                        Well-equpped kitchen and dining areas with garden views

                      • Dining area seats 4-5

                        Dining area seats 4-5

                      • Colorful pet and child friendly fenced garden

                        Colorful pet and child friendly fenced garden

                      • On the waterfall trail at Russian Gulch State Park

                        On the waterfall trail at Russian Gulch State Park

                      • Wood sculpture at Botanical Gardens

                        Wood sculpture at Botanical Gardens

                      • Come in December for Festival of Lights at nearby Botanical Gardens

                        Come in December for Festival of Lights at nearby Botanical Gardens

                      • Rent a horse for a beach ride

                        Rent a horse for a beach ride

                      • Come in February for Chinese New Year's parade and dinner

                        Come in February for Chinese New Year's parade and dinner

                      • One visitor's review :-)

                        One visitor's review :-)

                      • Ocean and Mendocino Village views

                        Ocean and Mendocino Village views

                      • Kitchen is well-equipped for meal preparation

                        Kitchen is well-equipped for meal preparation

                      • Pots & Pans and drip coffee maker with gold filter

                        Pots & Pans and drip coffee maker with gold filter

                      • Share morning with the flowers and hummingbirds from covered porch

                        Share morning with the flowers and hummingbirds from covered porch

                      • Walk to Mendocino Headlands State Park trails and Portuguese Beach

                        Walk to Mendocino Headlands State Park trails and Portuguese Beach

                      • Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

                        Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

                      • Botanical Gardens succulent bed

                        Botanical Gardens succulent bed

                      • Demonstration vegetable garden

                        Demonstration vegetable garden

                      • Great Day in Elk parade is fun

                        Great Day in Elk parade is fun

                      • Chinese News Years at the Historic Temple of Kwan Tai in February 2010

                        Chinese News Years at the Historic Temple of Kwan Tai in February 2010

                      • Chinese New Years

                        Chinese New Years

                      VRBO #14958

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                      This listing was first published here in 2002.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

                      $195 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 5

                      View calendar: Updated 12/06/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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