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Stunning Oceanfront Home with Incredible Ocean Views

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Renowned architect Elee Tsai designed this gorgeous home known as Vista Del Mar

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sea Ranch house description

Renowned architect Elee Tsai designed this stunning home – just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge -- to be a reflection of our soul’s connection with heaven and earth. Uniquely situated on one of the most spectacular Pacific coast bluff sites, Vista Del Mar (“View of the Sea”) boasts broad, unobstructed white and blue water ocean views from the living room, dining room, kitchen and all three bedrooms. Absorb the powerful force of the waves against the black rocks…feel (and smell) the ocean breeze on your face…this is The Sea Ranch at its absolute best.

Recently remodeled, Vista Del Mar features an elegant open floor plan with soaring exposed-beam ceilings and warm wood detailing throughout. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, it’s a short 10-minute walk to the Ohlson Recreation Center and beach where you can swim, play tennis and enjoy a relaxing sauna.

Musicians love taking in our glorious seaside sunset view while playing the Steinway Baby Grand piano – and everyone enjoys the comfy window seats, cozy fireplace and wood-burning stove. Movie fans can curl up in front of the large flat-screen TV (with DirectTV satellite) enhanced by the dramatic surround sound experience of our Bose Acoustimass entertainment center. And those that can’t entirely escape the outside world will appreciate the free nationwide phone service.

The chef(s) in your group will flip over the large, well-equipped gourmet kitchen with its exquisite Honduran Mahogany cabinetry. Grill masters and BBQ mavens always appreciate our high-quality, outdoor grill (with direct propane connection). Overlooking the crashing ocean waves, the spacious 1600 sq. foot deck gives everyone plenty of space to relax and unwind in our classic Adirondack deck chairs. If you visit in spring or late fall, keep your eyes peeled for seasonal migrating whales. After dinner, why not gaze at the moon in the star-filled sky while enjoying a relaxing soak in our new 50-jet spa tub (which can be closed off for complete privacy).

With its spacious 2400 square feet, Vista Del Mar’s three bedrooms and a loft offer comfortable sleeping for eight adults. The home’s warm, welcoming ambiance – complemented by tasteful furnishings – creates the perfect escape for relaxation and enjoyment of nature’s beauty. Bed linens and towels are available upon request. Please inquire about children under the age of 12.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Limited Accessibility
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

                  Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Dining Area Seats:

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                  • Pantry Items
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Microwave

                  Amenities

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Garage
                  • Wood Stove
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Fireplace

                  Other Amenities

                      • Catering Available. Oceanfront. Minimum Age Limit for Renters

                      Entertainment

                      • Video Library
                      • VCR
                      • Television
                      • Books
                      • Piano
                      • Toys
                      • CD Player
                      • Satellite / Cable
                      • Music Library
                      • Stereo
                      • DVD Player

                      Communications

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                      • Hot Tub
                      • Sauna

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas

                      Theme

                          • Away From It All

                          Location & View

                              • Oceanfront

                              Activities

                              • Restaurants
                              • Basketball Court
                              • Fishing
                              • Kayaking
                              • Snorkeling/Diving
                              • Tennis
                              • Hiking
                              • Swimming
                              • Mountain Biking
                              • Snorkeling
                              • Deepsea Fishing
                              • Golf Privileges Optional
                              • Surfing
                              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                              • Golf
                              • Cycling
                              • Groceries
                              • Massage Therapist
                              • Scenic Drives
                              • Bird Watching
                              • Beachcombing
                              • Whale Watching
                              • Boating
                              • Sight Seeing
                              • Horseback Riding
                              • Walking
                              • Shopping
                              • Wildlife Viewing
                              • Winery Tours
                              • Churches
                              • Recreation Center
                              • Medical Services
                              • Rafting
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Summer Time
                              Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $600
                              Thanksgiving
                              Nov 26 - Nov 29, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              $600
                              Christmas
                              Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2015
                              5 night min stay
                              $600
                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $600

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees and Rental Conditions:

                              • Property Damage Protection $89
                              • Taxes Not included

                              Notes:

                              Please be advised that we charge a deposit for your stay in addition to a 9% Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax, 2% Sonoma County Business Improvement Assessment & 3.5% Sea Ranch Association Assessment.


                              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                              Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                              Location

                              • Stengel Beach

                                "A visit to this very secluded beach and you'll have a better understanding why people think ..."

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                              • Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum

                                "Point Arena Historical District on The Magnificent Mendocino Coast is home to one of the tal..."

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                              • St. Orres Restaurant

                                ""Every year one meal transcends all others and becomes the standard by which all others are ..."

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                              • Trinks Cafe & Bakery

                                "Trinks was established in Gualala in 2003 by restaurateur Kathleen Woodward. The friendly a..."

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                              • Gualala Arts Center

                                "This multi-million-dollar cultural facility in the little community of Gualala on the Northe..."

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                              • Twofish Baking Company

                                "In August 2003 Twofish Baking Company opened their doors, an artisan bakery on the Sonoma C..."

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                              • Fort Ross State Historic Park

                                "Fort Ross was a thriving Russian-American Company settlement from 1812 to 1841. This commerc..."

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                              • Arena Theater

                                "Arena Theater is a 1928-vintage vaudeville theater and film palace, restored in 1996 to an A..."

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                              • Adventure Rents

                                "Adventure Rents canoe and kayak livery is a full service river outfitting company offering d..."

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                              • Sea Ranch Chapel

                                "Experience the beauty and serenity of The Sea Ranch Chapel a non-denominational sanctuary fo..."

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                              • Shell Beach Access Trail

                                "Sandy cove with tide pools and sea stacks"

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                              • Annapolis Winery

                                "The Annapolis Winery, owned by the Scalabrini family, has been making wine in their own smal..."

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                              • The Sea Ranch Golf Links

                                "American Express Magazine Travel and Leisure "Journey to the Garden of Youth" by Sports Illu..."

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                              • Black Point Grill at Sea Ranch Lodge

                                "The acclaimed Black Point Grill at Sea Ranch Lodge features internationally-inspired Califor..."

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                              • Franny's Cup & Saucer

                                ""This tiny bakery is done up in pink and turquoise like an up-market cupcake. With the help ..."

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                              • One Eyed Jack's Picnic Area & Playground

                                "One-Eyed Jacks has a playground and trail to the beach in addition to the picnic area with b..."

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                              • Upper Crust Pizzeria

                                "Simply the best pizza...with excellent crust...and a VERY friendly staff. Although the webs..."

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                              • Ohlson Recreation Center

                                "Has a large outdoor heated pool. Specific times are set a side for lap and aquatic exercise..."

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                              • Moonraker Recreation Center

                                "Small outdoor heated pool. Specific times are set a side for lap and aquatic exercise leavi..."

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                              • Del Mar Center

                                "Location: 40600 Leeward Rd. - west side of Highway 1 (mile marker 56.88), turn on Deer Trial..."

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                              • Blue Canoe Coffee & Tea

                                "Nice little shop where the owner is incredibly nice and the staff is just as awesome. The dr..."

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                              • The Hot Spot

                                "Most folks have heard about the fantastic coastal areas of The Sea Ranch, but it is highly r..."

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                              • Four-Eyed Frog

                                "The Four Eyed Frog is located in the Cypress Village business area in Gualala. They have a g..."

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                              • Adventure Rents

                                "Adventure Rents canoe and kayak livery is a full service river outfitting company offering d..."

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                              • Savory Coast Fine Catering

                                "Don't feel like cooking while at Sea Ranch but would like to relax at Vista Del Mar? Try cal..."

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                              • Unbeaten Path Hiking Tours

                                "If you are interested in doing something unique and memorable during your visit to Sea Ranch..."

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                              • Gualala Point Regional Park

                                "The 195 acre park has open meadows mixed with coastal forest. The park contains a campground..."

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                              • Pazzo Marco Creamery

                                "You are just going to have to taste it yourself to see if we are right in calling it the bes..."

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                              • Del Mar Recreation Center

                                "Has a large outdoor heated pool. Specific times are set a side for lap and aquatic exercise..."

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                              • Placewares

                                "Lu Wendel Lyndon & Maynard Hale Lyndon coined and registered the name "Placewares" in 1977;..."

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                              • Sea Bluff Trail

                              • Sea Ranch Marine Preserve

                              • Anchor Bay Thai Kitchen

                                "Anchor Bay Thai Kitchen offers everything from our fresh spring rolls and crispy prawns to t..."

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                              • Bones Roadhouse

                                "BBQ lovers, put this place on your list! A visit to Bones is worth the drive to Gualala. T..."

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                              • Surf Market

                                "Incredibly good barbecue made by the owner himself during the summer months. They have fre..."

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                              • Antonio's Tacos

                                " A "little hole in the wall" with consistently delicious tacos and a fantastic salsa bar. Th..."

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                              Car: Recommended

                              Other Activities: wildlife viewing, kayaking, basketball court, restaurants, boating, hiking, shopping, rafting, mountain biking

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1968

                              About the owner: We’re proud to be the second generation in our family to own this beautiful home – and we've created countless warm holiday memories here. When the opportunity presented itself to assume sole ownership, it was truly a dream come true. Because Vista Del Mar was originally designed and lived in as the family’s year-round residence, we realized we didn't want our beloved house sitting idle in between our own getaways to Sea Ranch (we now reside on the San Francisco peninsula). And, as it turns out, making Vista Del Mar available to responsible families and/or couples as a vacation rental was the way to go.

                              Why the Owner Chose Sea Ranch:
                              The land was purchased when Sea Ranch first sprang up as a community (way back in the late 60’s when there were only dirt roads). Being pioneers in this new town, our family was able to select the cream of the crop from all the available lots. Knowing that an ocean-front home – with steps-away access to a secluded beach – was on everyone’s wish list, the unique lot on which Vista Del Mar now sits became part of the family. Speaking of family, our guests often comment how “luxuriously inviting” it feels to stay with us. One main reason is this home wasn't built to be a part-time, weekend getaway house. From day one, the family was committed to designing a home to be enjoyed as their personal residence.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              There truly is nothing like Vista Del Mar in all of Sea Ranch. With comfortable sleeping space for eight adults, every room in our 3,000+ sq. foot home has an unobstructed ocean view. The large, well-equipped kitchen is a cooks’ dream, the rec room has a foosball table and there’s even a reading library and stocked games closet. Or just relax in front of the 46” HDTV (with 230+ channels). As far as music goes, we have an amazing Bose Acoustimass 10-speaker sound system – as well as a baby grand piano in the main living area that overlooks the ocean. Step outside and enjoy the 1,600 sq. foot deck (with a BBQ wired into home’s gas line) and a private ocean-view spa. You’re only 50 feet away from the ocean bluffs where you can explore the secluded beach directly below. Vista Del Mar offers a tranquil getaway and convenient access to the best part of the California coast. We know that you will come to love Sea Ranch just as our family has.


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                              Speaks: english, spanish

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                              • Renowned architect Elee Tsai designed this gorgeous home
known as Vista Del Mar

                                Renowned architect Elee Tsai designed this gorgeous home known as Vista Del Mar

                              • The spacious 1,600 sq. foot deck has room for everyone to stretch out and relax.

                                The spacious 1,600 sq. foot deck has room for everyone to stretch out and relax.

                              • Musicians love the ocean views from the Steinway baby grand piano.

                                Musicians love the ocean views from the Steinway baby grand piano.

                              • The living room features both a fireplace and a cozy wood-burning stove.

                                The living room features both a fireplace and a cozy wood-burning stove.

                              • Enjoy spectacular ocean bluff views from the enormous master bedroom.

                                Enjoy spectacular ocean bluff views from the enormous master bedroom.

                              • Even the spacious master bath is impressive with Honduran mahogany cabinetry.

                                Even the spacious master bath is impressive with Honduran mahogany cabinetry.

                              • Even the guest bathroom’s shower features stunning ocean views!

                                Even the guest bathroom’s shower features stunning ocean views!

                              • Even the loft boasts unobstructed, panoramic white- and blue-water ocean views.

                                Even the loft boasts unobstructed, panoramic white- and blue-water ocean views.

                              • No one leaves Vista Del Mar without lifelong memories of our wildlife.

                                No one leaves Vista Del Mar without lifelong memories of our wildlife.

                              • For evenings spent gazing up at the night sky, Sea Ranch is the place to be.

                                For evenings spent gazing up at the night sky, Sea Ranch is the place to be.

                              • At Vista Del Mar, you have time to relax and unwind in this natural paradise.

                                At Vista Del Mar, you have time to relax and unwind in this natural paradise.

                              • Nature’s amazing wonders surround you at Vista Del Mar – on land, sea and sky.

                                Nature’s amazing wonders surround you at Vista Del Mar – on land, sea and sky.

                              • This inviting home is conveniently designed on a single level

                                This inviting home is conveniently designed on a single level

                              • On a Quiet Cul-De-Sac Just a Ten Minute Walk to Swimming, Sauna and Tennis

                                On a Quiet Cul-De-Sac Just a Ten Minute Walk to Swimming, Sauna and Tennis

                              • Relax in front of the flat-screen TV
and Bose Acoustimass Entertainment Center.

                                Relax in front of the flat-screen TV and Bose Acoustimass Entertainment Center.

                              • Your group’s chef(s) will love the spacious, well-equipped gourmet kitchen.

                                Your group’s chef(s) will love the spacious, well-equipped gourmet kitchen.

                              • Step outside the master bedroom onto the large ocean-view deck.

                                Step outside the master bedroom onto the large ocean-view deck.

                              • 2nd guest bedroom boasts sparkling blue-water ocean views and a private patio.

                                2nd guest bedroom boasts sparkling blue-water ocean views and a private patio.

                              • You can’t top this magnificent view of The Sea Ranch from the 1st guest bedroom.

                                You can’t top this magnificent view of The Sea Ranch from the 1st guest bedroom.

                              • Soak in the 50-jet spa hot tub while
looking for whales (spring and late fall).

                                Soak in the 50-jet spa hot tub while looking for whales (spring and late fall).

                              • One of The Sea Ranch’s favorite beaches is right below Vista Del Mar.

                                One of The Sea Ranch’s favorite beaches is right below Vista Del Mar.

                              • Who wouldn’t love seal watching from Vista Del Mar’s bluff?

                                Who wouldn’t love seal watching from Vista Del Mar’s bluff?

                              • Adirondack chairs offer prime viewing for catching the harbor seals pupping!

                                Adirondack chairs offer prime viewing for catching the harbor seals pupping!

                              • Guests find countless ways to connect with nature while at Vista Del Mar.

                                Guests find countless ways to connect with nature while at Vista Del Mar.

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                              Sleeps 8

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