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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: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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 one to four 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 for a special brunch or dinner. 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 Botanical garden is alive with winter birds and we're seeing both Grey and Orca whales from the nearby bluffs. Schedule now for a special Conifer Day on May 3rd and the annual Rhododendron Festival May 10-11
Use link to our main website (below) for more photos.

Keywords: Self-contained water tower guest house in Mendocino Historic District

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • 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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Cooking Utensils:

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

          • Catering Available:

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

          • Refrigerator:

            full-size frig and freezer...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

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

          • Washing Machine:

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

          • Clothes Dryer:

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

          • Linens Provided:

            Ample towels, down comforters and quilts...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Ample room for legal street parking...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath and beach towels provided...moreless

          • Heating:

            Forced air central heating...moreless

          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          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

              • 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

              • Video Library:

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

              • Television:

                32' flat screen in living room ...moreless

              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • 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

              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

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

              • Deck / Patio:

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

              Theme

                  • Historic

                  Location & View

                  • Monument View:

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

                  • Ocean View:

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

                  • Water View:

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

                  • Village:

                    Mendocino Historic District...moreless

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Synagogues
                  • Restaurants
                  • Shelling
                  • Museums
                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Boating
                  • Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  May 16 - Sep 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $195
                  $1,365
                  Winter
                  Nov 1 - Feb 19, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $195
                  $1,260

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • 4th adult $10 + tax
                  • Cleaning/utilities/water $50 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $35 + tax
                  • 3rd adult $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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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/01/2014
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                  Location

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

                  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

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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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

                  • Ocean and Mendocino Village views

                    Ocean and Mendocino Village views

                  • Well-equpped kitchen and dining areas with garden views

                    Well-equpped kitchen and dining areas with garden views

                  • 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

                  • On the waterfall trail at Russian Gulch State Park

                    On the waterfall trail at Russian Gulch State Park

                  • 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

                  • Dining area seats 4-5

                    Dining area seats 4-5

                  • Colorful pet and child friendly fenced garden

                    Colorful pet and child friendly fenced garden

                  • Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

                    Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens

                  • 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

                  VRBO #14958

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, July 06, 2014

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

                  View calendar: Updated 09/01/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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