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See Our Video! Charming Oceanfront Cottage, Spectacular Location, Beach Access

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

Mendocino house description


To SEE OUR VIDEO TOUR, click on the video tab above the photo. Please CLICK ON 'CALENDAR' above the photos for availability and please CLICK ON 'RATES' for all rate details. The cottage is a NO PETS, smoke-free environment. perfect for 2 adults maximum. No additional sleeping space. If you don't see the video tab, we'll send you the video.

The cottage has an amazing location on a bluff above a magnificent cove, sandy beach and island. A short private path on the property leads you down to the peaceful cove. The cottage is just 3 miles from Mendocino Village and close to restaurants, markets, activities, golf and hiking. It's a perfect romantic place for 2 (or an inspiring single's retreat). It's a great place to celebrate a honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, or just get away from it all.

This charming oceanfront cottage is a separate and private building on the owner's 3-acre property. It's light and airy, nicely decorated, and very clean! Vaulted ceilings give an open feel to this romantic little house. It is well-equipped with electronics, including 2 Cable TV’s, WIFI, DVD player, stereo IPOD docking station, and CD player.

NOTE: NOT SUITABLE for divers or any wet sporting gear, RV's or motorcycles, no portable BBQ's, or outdoor fires.

Enjoy the scent of the ocean, see and hear the waves, and have a front-row seat for the sunset. And on clear nights, enjoy the moon shining on the water and an amazing array of stars.

THANK YOU for taking the time to read it all. If this suits you, we will be happy to welcome you for a special oceanfront getaway. Ginny & Norm

Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Not Suitable For Children:

            No additional sleeping space and proximity to dangerous oceanfront cliffs....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years old...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            For light-duty cooking, not for major cooking projects and not for open grilling of meat or fish in the oven (because of additional oven cleaning),. For the oven, we supply covered baking dishes, tin foil and there is a large microwave The oven must be left clean. Our minimal cleaning fee does not cover oven cleaning. ...moreless

          • Freezer:

            small part of the refrigerator...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Large microwave...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 2 people


          • Linens Provided:

            Please bring your own beach towels...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Living Room
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking


          • Television:

            (2) One in the living room and one in the bedroom...moreless

          • DVD Player:

            Bring your own CD's...moreless

          • CD Player


          • Telephone:

            For local calls or incoming calls...moreless

          Outdoor Features

          • Golf:

            Golf course one mile north of cottage...moreless

          • Wood Deck
          • Porch / Veranda


          • Romantic
          • Away From It All
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront


          • Botanical Garden
          • Swimming
          • Hiking
          • Rafting
          • Kayaking
          • Groceries
          • Shopping
          • Shelling
          • Boating
          • Beachcombing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Whale Watching
          • Antiquing
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Restaurants
          • Live Theater
          • Forests
          • Museums
          • Marina
          • Cinemas
          • Tennis
          • Golf


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          from 74 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          High Season
          Jul 1 - Oct 29, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $195 $225
          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
          Winter Rates
          Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $195 $225
          Fri, Sat

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Exit Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
          • Tax Rate 11%


          Thanksgiving weekend: 4-night minimum, $225/nt.

          New Year's weekend: 3-night minimum, $225/nt.

          We require $200 advance rent payment to confirm the booking and the balance of the rent portion to be paid 30 days prior to arrival.

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          Last updated: 09/09/2014
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          The cottage is 3 miles from Mendocino Village with many restaurants, galleries, markets, and activities. Our location is only one mile from one of the best oceanfront walking trails in the areas and within one mile of the Little River market, 3 restaurants, and a beautiful ocean view golf course..


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1989

          About the owner: We fell in love with Mendocino in the late 80’s while staying at an oceanfront vacation rental. In 1989, we got the wild idea to buy an oceanfront property and left our home in Sausalito to become “Mendonesians”. Since we both had jobs in the wine business which allowed us to work out of our home, we have managed quite well over the years thanks to the FAX-era of the 80’s, the dial-up era of the 90’s, and finally the high-speed era of today. The cottage was almost totally rebuilt in the 90’s and was used as our offices for several years. We also lived there while we built our new house and have very fond memories of our years in the cottage. On sunny days, we liked to sit on the porch steps for our evening glass of wine. We have only been renting the cottage since February, 2010 and so far it's been a 100% positive experience for us, as well as our guests. We give our guests the key and we usually don't see them again until they leave, totally relaxed and happy. Most people report that the cottage is like a decompression chamber and a great escape from work, home, and city life. This is always music to our ears!

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          Speaks: english

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          • Dining with a View

            Dining with a View

          • Wake up to this View!

            Wake up to this View!

          • Beach - from the porch

            Beach - from the porch

          • Cottage Porch

            Cottage Porch

          • Comfy living

            Comfy living

          • Bedroom


          • Other side of kitchen

            Other side of kitchen

          • View of the island from the cottage lawn

            View of the island from the cottage lawn

          • Morning coffee with a view

            Morning coffee with a view

          • Sea arch seen from the beach

            Sea arch seen from the beach

          • Beach at low tide

            Beach at low tide

          • We have beach chairs

            We have beach chairs

          • Cove View

            Cove View

          • Living room looking west

            Living room looking west

          • Kitchen 1

            Kitchen 1

          • Tidy Bathroom

            Tidy Bathroom

          • Path to cottage

            Path to cottage

          VRBO #279299

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          This listing was first published here in 2009.

          Date last modified - Sunday, September 07, 2014

          $195 - $225 per night (USD)

          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 2

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