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The Whale & Heather, Mendocino Coast, Ocean View & Gardens

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Houses main entrance and its sunroom

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Last updated: 11/12/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Fort Bragg house description

Whale and Heather. The most aptly-named vacation home on Mendocino Coast Reservation's (and VRBO's) roster. The expansive Pacific Ocean view offers you a ringside seat for the passing migration of the fabled Gray Whales, set against the foreground of a manicured, multi-colored heather garden; one of the most beautiful on the North Coast and enjoyed by gardening aficionados from around the world.

As an added garden feature, there's a private latticework greenhouse just beyond the main house where you can relax, enjoy the surroundings and read a good book; or, just plain daydream. The greenhouse is surrounded by the restorative life force of all things green and growing.

Located on Todd's Point, Whale and Heather is close to all of the services and attractions in nearby Fort Bragg and Mendocino, yet its close proximity to the ocean provides an easy-going atmosphere of peace, and quiet, and residential privacy.

Historic Mendocino Village is just a short drive south via scenic Highway One, the Pacific Coast Highway. To the north, beyond quaint Ft. Bragg and the world famous Skunk Train, you will find coastal sand dunes, beaches, state parks and numerous outdoor activities including canoeing, kayaking and beach combing. There is even wine tasting at the Pacific Star Winery. Also located nearby is the world renowned Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden - highly recommended for all lovers of plants and flowers!

Keywords: Single-family, private home, ocean view, romantic, garden, a painters paradise

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Library

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          • King size beds (1) (see Note for twin/single), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) Bedroom with King also has TV/DVD player (but no cable), and a pair of futon chairs that make into single beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 1 1/2 acres of heathers, hydrangeas, succulents and rhododendrons...a painters paradise!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                plus WiFi on cable...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Garage
              • Linens Provided
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Gazebo
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              $ 833–$1030/2 nights .. $2207-$2834/week
              $1108–$1391/3 nights .. $2207-$2834/week
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              $1657–$2112/5 nights .. $2207-$2834/week
              $1932–$2473/6 nights .. $2207-$2834/week
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              Last updated: 11/12/2014
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              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1980

              About: The Whale & Heather House was build by our parents in the early 1980's. It initially served as a vacation destination for our family; however, later in our parents lives, it eventually became their place of retirement. Over the years, Mom and Dad developed a world renowned heather and succulent garden on their property. At the same time, they also were active/contributing members of both the Mendocino Coast Botanical Garden and the local and national chapters of heather societies. Many visitors, both domestic and international, have visited their garden to paint its beauty, study the plants and otherwise enjoy the surroundings. The attached photo is of our mother amongst some of her beautiful creations.

              Why Fort Bragg:
              Mild climate, beautiful views... A unique coastal environment with easy access to the ocean and nearby coastal redwood trees. Also enjoyed is the remote North Coast lifestyle!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Pomo Bluffs State Park, offering outstanding ocean views and also serving as the southern entrance to Noyo Harbor, is just 2 blocks to the north of Whale and Heather. Our house is also in close proximity to high quality grocery and retail shopping. Pee-wee golf is a short walk away; and, Todd Point as a whole is a great walking neighborhood. Our homes extended garden serve as a painters paradise!


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              Photos

              • Houses main entrance and its sunroom

                Houses main entrance and its sunroom

              • Upstairs balcony view looking South; the Pacific Ocean and Heather garden

                Upstairs balcony view looking South; the Pacific Ocean and Heather garden

              • Downstairs kitchen.  beyond is dining room and living room...

                Downstairs kitchen. beyond is dining room and living room...

              • Dining room - picture taken from living room

                Dining room - picture taken from living room

              • Sunroom - and a very warm southern exposure.  Ideal for relaxation...

                Sunroom - and a very warm southern exposure. Ideal for relaxation...

              • The upstairs bathroom

                The upstairs bathroom

              • View of heather garden from the front porch

                View of heather garden from the front porch

              • One of two upstairs bedrooms

                One of two upstairs bedrooms

              • Downstairs living room with ocean views to the left and forward

                Downstairs living room with ocean views to the left and forward

              • Downstairs library - flatscreen TV against far wall

                Downstairs library - flatscreen TV against far wall

              • The second of two upstairs bedrooms.  A bathroom seperates the two.

                The second of two upstairs bedrooms. A bathroom seperates the two.

              • Another view of our house from the heather garden...BBQ to the right

                Another view of our house from the heather garden...BBQ to the right

              VRBO #309771

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 11/12/14
              Manager
              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/12/2014
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              (707) 937-5033 (California, USA)

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