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Unique Vintage 1880’S “Garden Cottage” in Mendocino Village

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Treat your loved ones to a totally unique and fun experience along the very special Northern Coast of Caliifornia, and particularly in the Historic Village of Mendocino. It starts with a lumber mill cottage from the 1880’s that still maintains its historical character, and yet, is lovingly updated to fit the warmth, comfort, privacy and entertainment requirements of modern day Mendocino living and vacationing.

Walk to everything, fine restaurants, casual cafes, functional and clever shopping, both commercial and organic grocery stores, plus a local farmers market, beaches, pub, Headland Trails, Mendocino Art Center, or walk over to the Mendocino Theater Company for the current play offering. How about just relaxing for hours and hours and hours, or laying on the grass on a southern facing exposure. Listen to the foghorns, or listen to the nothingness, watch the birds and the boats. In addition to the Indoor Master Bathroom with Tub and Shower, take advantage of the additional outdoor fun and private shower in the garden.

Make Rhubarb Pie with fresh rhubarb from the back yard, or just sit in the garden hot tub, morning, noon and night. This spot is the center of The Mendocino Universe. Let those nighttime lit up star-studded skies seep into your soul and come back as you need. Let you dogs explore everything, or just laze on the deck in the back yard.

This is a unique property in a unique setting. A true Old World Mendocino Property dating back to the 1800's, both in reality and feeling. In addition to our feedback via vrbo, you can scroll towards the bottom here, just prior to the photos, and find our over 130 feedbacks left in our visitor comments book at the cottage.


The property is 47 feet by 160 feet. On the front part of the property sits two separate buildings with a breezeway between them. In one of the buildings is the master bedroom with a queen bed and sitting area. Right next to this bedroom, just a few feet away, with its own door for privacy, is the small bedroom set up mostly for children. That bedroom is great for young children and babies, keeps them close, but separate and private. It has a low single full length bed and a childs sleeping loft. Included in this building is the master bathroom with shower and tub.

Across the breezeway is the kitchen and living room. The living room and kitchen are both heated by a wood burning stove as well as a propane wall heater. Firewood is provided. The living room has a 40 inch Sony XBR Flat screen HD TV with satellite. It has a Blue-Ray DVD Player, which also receives free NETFLIX Streaming movies. It has Wireless Internet.

Upstairs over the living room is a sleeping loft with a double bed and window facing south with ocean view.

The garden also has a private outdoor shower, next to the hot tub plumbed with hot and cold water. Such a delight!! Once you are in the hot water, the shower is even great in the winter. Speaking of winter, those can be some of the best times. If you hit it right, you might get a really big storm that will bring you right down to the elements, rich in depth, and wonderful in its nurturing power.

There is a deck with patio table and chairs, along with a barbeque and hot tub.

Every year we have a fairly large cadre of repeat customers. Generally speaking, couples and families are the ones most drawn to the intimacy of this setting and cottage. We can handle up to 5 adults with no children, but we do need to have a conversation about how that works.

We are always working on the property behind the scenes, upgrading, adding services, and generally making it more delightful and user friendly. We started a guest log about 10 years ago. We copied the visitors comments onto this web site. When people write reviews, they mostly write in the book at The Cottage.

So, to recap it all, If you are looking for a really comfy and down to earth home, centrally located, with all the modern amenities, ocean views, comfortable outside garden, with easy access to everything, with a multitude of sleeping possibilities, hot tub, embraces dogs, has character that dates back to the 1880's, is very private, and is in The Village (which we feel is the best choice for vacationing and visiting the area), is easy for couples, as well as for families, it is our pleasure to offer 'Garden Cottage'.












Keywords: Cottage, House, Garden, Mendocino Vacation Rental

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Loft: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    l single and 1 kids loft ...moreless

  • Queen Bed (1), Double Beds (1), Single Bed (1), Child Bed (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

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Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee/Hot Tub Service/Trash Removal $125
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Pet Fee is per pet. Weekly rate which offers 1 free night is only valid if it does not include a Saturday arrival which effectly using up 2 weekends.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: This is a photo of my wife Theo, our daughter Stina, and Myself (Ron), and was taken in May of 1983, the same month and year we became the owners and caretakers of this cottage and property. My wife still looks the same, but I look more like the Velveteen Rabbit, with certainly less hair and more grey, with a few missing buttons and some tears and stitches along the way, and that is just fine. Our daughter Stina, is now 30, and we have a son Toby, 26. We all agree, we can sell anything, except Mendocino. After 30 years, we still get excited to go. This is a very special town, a very special area, and a very special property. We have put our heart and soul into this. We not only love to share it, we feel a responsibility to share it. It can be yours for a few days, a few weeks and some do for a few months, and then you leave, and we will take care of it until you come back.

Why the Owner Chose Mendocino:
We fell in love with Mendocino, this cottage, and this property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You just have to be here.


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Photos

  • Garden Deck with Hot Tub, Patio Table w/chairs and Bar-B-Cue

    Garden Deck with Hot Tub, Patio Table w/chairs and Bar-B-Cue

  • Ocean View from Deck

    Ocean View from Deck

  • Bedroom with Sitting Area and Gas Fireplace

    Bedroom with Sitting Area and Gas Fireplace

  • Another View of Kids Room - There is a door between Kids Room and Master Bedroom

    Another View of Kids Room - There is a door between Kids Room and Master Bedroom

  • Living Room - Those Stairs Go up to Sleeping Loft/ Double Bed with view of Ocean

    Living Room - Those Stairs Go up to Sleeping Loft/ Double Bed with view of Ocean

  • Theo is Winter Lounging and Reading In The Back Yard, House Is Behind Her.

    Theo is Winter Lounging and Reading In The Back Yard, House Is Behind Her.

  • Outside Privy with Flush Toilet

    Outside Privy with Flush Toilet

  • Front Entry

    Front Entry

  • That is the Outside Private Shower in the Far Back behind the Red Boards

    That is the Outside Private Shower in the Far Back behind the Red Boards

  • Entry to Master Bedroom with Master Bathroom/Bathtub/Shower

    Entry to Master Bedroom with Master Bathroom/Bathtub/Shower

  • Kids Room with Loft Bed Up and Single Bed Down-Master Bath is Through that Door

    Kids Room with Loft Bed Up and Single Bed Down-Master Bath is Through that Door

  • Kitchen and Dining Room

    Kitchen and Dining Room

  • Living Room with HD 40' XBR Sony/Free Streaming Netflix with WiFi.

    Living Room with HD 40' XBR Sony/Free Streaming Netflix with WiFi.

  • Besides Full Inside Bathroom - There Is A Outdoor Shower In Back Yard.

    Besides Full Inside Bathroom - There Is A Outdoor Shower In Back Yard.

  • Bathroom Has Shower and Bathtub, With 2 Doors - 1 To Bedroom And 1 To Outside.

    Bathroom Has Shower and Bathtub, With 2 Doors - 1 To Bedroom And 1 To Outside.

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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