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Thank you for your patience. We are now taking reservations for June, 2015. We will start taking reservations for the rest of the summer in mid-May as soon as we have our own family plans worked out.
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.
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
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
Summer and Fall Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015 2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Exit Cleaning Fee$75 + tax
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.
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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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..
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!