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We're Back! Charming Oceanfront Cottage, Spectacular Location, Beach Access

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

After several months of personal time off , we have now reopened the cottage for the high season.

If you haven't made reservations yet for high season, this is a chance to book one of the best oceanfront cottages on the coast. Please read our reviews and all information below. Thank you.

To SEE OUR VIDEO TOUR, click on the video tab above the photo. 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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: NOT SUITABLE for divers, kayaks, or any wet sporting gear, RV's or motorcycles, no portable BBQ's, or outdoor fires because of fire danger.

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.

LABOR DAY WEEKEND: September 3-7, 2015: 3-night minimum

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.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

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

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, no exceptions...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable...moreless

  • Television:

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

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Please bring your own beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    For local calls or incoming calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WIFI...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer:

    small part of the refrigerator...moreless

  • 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

  • Microwave:

    Large microwave...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small oceanfront Porch...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Golf:

    Golf course one mile north of cottage...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer and Fall
Jun 1 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$245
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$245

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Exit Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Cancellation Policy: If cancelled more than 30 days prior, there is a $25.00 cancellation fee. Funds are non-refundable within 30 days prior unless we are able to re-rent. If we can re-rent, we would then refund the rented days minus 6% to cover the cost of our credit card charges.

4TH OF JULY WEEKEND: July 2-July 6: 3-night minimum

LABOR DAY WEEKEND: September 3-7, 2015: 3-night minimum

HOLIDAYS - 3-NIGHT MINIMUM

We require $250 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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Location

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • 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

    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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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/01/2015
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