Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Far Niente: Comfortable Home with Whitewater Views

You sent a message to this owner.

Gualala River at Pacific Ocean from Far Niente in Gualala

Calendar

Last updated: 05/27/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

RATES: We have SPECIAL RATES for previous tenants or friends referred by previous tenants. Please let us know if you qualify for special rates at the time of inquiry.

This house is made for sharing and being with your loved ones and friends. You can enjoy the sound of the surf and watch the whales frolicking by on the Mendocino Coast from this modern, well-appointed home. A large, very well equipped kitchen (remodeled 2013) will appeal to the cooking enthusiast or party gathering. If the oven, microwave, convection oven, stove top are not enough equipment for your planned feast, there is a large propane BBQ.

Four bedrooms - three have their own bathrooms. Two bedrooms have queen beds with firm mattresses. The downstairs hot tub bedroom has a trundle bed (with two single mattresses). The North Room and living room have full futons. One bath is equipped with wide entry and multiple grab bars for persons with mobility or balance challenges. The two master bedroom baths have jacuzzi tubs. The Hot Tub Bedroom is downstairs adjacent to the hot tub.

There are 3 satellite TVs - 2 with DVD/VCRs, 1 with a blue ray DVD player, and one additional TV with DVD/VCR player. The North Room TV is an HDTV with a blue ray DVD player. There is a large selection of books and videos to enjoy or just relax in the loft or in the great room with its 16 ft red cedar ceiling. Window seats abound for viewing the changing coastal sites or catching a few zzz.

There is 4 person hot tub on a deck with excellent views of the cove and the Gualala River. You can lounge on the hot tub deck or take morning coffee on the front deck.

The house boasts a collection of illuminated lighthouses and a cozy wood burning fireplace. The outside garden provides fresh rosemary and sage to add to your special creations

Keywords: views, views, views, sound of the surf, big well-equipped kitchen, open floor plan, disability access, ocean views, perfect for being with those who you care about.

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    10 and older...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Loft

    inflatable double size mattress in linen closet in loft...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • North Room: 1 double

    Futon...moreless

  • Hot Tub Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) 1 queen bed in Master and Downstairs Bedrooms, Double Beds (2) 1 full futon in North Bedroom and Living Room, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle bed in Hot Tub Bedroom is made up of 2 twin beds. There are beds on all three levels. The maximum occupancy will go down if each member of the party needs a bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Main Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, jetted tub

    Can enter from main hallway or bedroom...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, jetted tub

    Upstairs - Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Loft Bathroom: toilet

    Half bath in loft...moreless

  • North Room Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Accessible shower and toilet with grab bars...moreless

  • Bathrooms are located on two levels of the house.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    library of cookbooks, fiction, history and biographies...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    board games on shelf in loft also jigsaw puzzles...moreless

  • Music Library:

    CDs, tapes, ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Satellite boxes: Master Bedroom, Loft, North Bedroom - North Bedroom also HDTV/DVD - others with DVD/VCR...moreless

  • Stereo:

    located in loft with radio and cd player and cassette player powered Bose speakers on top of fireplace can be connected to an MP3 or iPod...moreless

  • Television:

    Hot Tub Bedroom has TV with DVD/VCR - no satellite...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Large variety of videos and DVDs - Index in Information Book...moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    See Gualala River and Robinson Reef rocks on the Mendocino Coast of the Pacific Ocean...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Cliff-side on the Mendocino Coast about 200 feet above the cove....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling/Diving

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless broadband with great signal. limited bandwidth, no large file downloads or uploads are allowed. Use is metered. 500Mb/day is included in rent. Overage is billed at $10/gb or portion thereof...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens, blankets, sheets, pillows available upstairs and downstairs...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided in each bathroom and hot tub room....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Glass doors surround fireplace - wood, kindling, and fire starters provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker with automatic timer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cuisinart, blender, Dutch oven, crab pots, lots of pots and pans, ice cream maker, water filter, microplane, can openers, wine bottle openers, graters, mandoline, cookie presses, baking pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Sets of ceramic and glass dishes, cups, glasses, wine glasses, and lots of serving items....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Food preparation items for a picnic or a party. Propane cooktop, electric oven ,microwave/convection oven, toaster Ceramic and Italian glass dishes, cups, glasses (drink, wine, liquor), serving bowls and platters, tableware sets...moreless

  • Microwave:

    converts to convection oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee beans, flour, rice, lots of spices and condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Coffee, butter, jams, jellies, condiments to share...moreless

  • Stove:

    Propane cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Overlooking mouth of the Gualala River and the Pacific Ocean...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    hot tub on lower level deck - loungers on deck overlooking the ocean...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill to be used on driveway in front of garage...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    (2) Upstairs and downstairs bathrooms...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 25 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Thansgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
New Year
Dec 30 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,500 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Fees depend on house upkeep and use of broadband - starting at $75. Due to current water restrictions, the hot tub may not be available. You will be notified at time of booking.

$300 booking and security (refunded minus cleaning fees) due 30 days prior to stay. Rental amount due 14 days prior to stay. Security deposit refunded no more than 14 days after stay.


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 05/27/2015
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bones Roadhouse
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sea Ranch
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 1
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
costa azul
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gualala Point Regional Park

Car: Necessary

River and ocean kayaking - rent from Adventure Rates.

Golfing at Sea Ranch Golf Course.

Art classes and galleries at Gualala Art Center and Dolphin Gallery.

Great grocery stores, delis, restaurants, and pizza parlors.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We had this home built to take advantage of the seascape and want to share this while we live and work in the Bay Area

Why the Owner Chose Gualala:
This location is ideally suited for visitors from the Bay Area and Sacramento. You can easily get there after work on a Friday evening. You can choose to enjoy the peace and quiet of the coast or hike and bike to your heart is content. There are also many great artists in the area who share their creations with the community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The kitchen is fabulous. The view is spectacular. The hot tub and jacuzzi tubs give you a choice of relaxing in soothing water indoors or out.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Gualala River at Pacific Ocean from Far Niente in Gualala

    Gualala River at Pacific Ocean from Far Niente in Gualala

  • Front entrance - new fiberglass front door

    Front entrance - new fiberglass front door

  • Living Room deck

    Living Room deck

  • DR - Seats 8 with built-in bench - Extra table & chairs in hallway

    DR - Seats 8 with built-in bench - Extra table & chairs in hallway

  • LR from loft

    LR from loft

  • Extra futon in LR

    Extra futon in LR

  • North Futon opened

    North Futon opened

  • Stairs to loft and master - Lighthouses and red cedar ceiling

    Stairs to loft and master - Lighthouses and red cedar ceiling

  • Master Bedroom with Jacuzzi bath tub, satellite TV, DVD/VCR, and queen bed

    Master Bedroom with Jacuzzi bath tub, satellite TV, DVD/VCR, and queen bed

  • Lower original bedroom painted a relaxing Caribbean blue and new storage bed

    Lower original bedroom painted a relaxing Caribbean blue and new storage bed

  • Hot tub with bromide disinfectant and ozonator - access through North Room

    Hot tub with bromide disinfectant and ozonator - access through North Room

  • Sunset from deck on Far Niente in Gualala

    Sunset from deck on Far Niente in Gualala

  • Overlooking Robinson Reef - Pacific Ocean route for whales

    Overlooking Robinson Reef - Pacific Ocean route for whales

  • View of the home facing east highlighting Walter Lim's roof and window designs

    View of the home facing east highlighting Walter Lim's roof and window designs

  • LR - DR - bamboo floor and built-in bench

    LR - DR - bamboo floor and built-in bench

  • Kitchen - New ceramic counter tops, new floor, new copper bar - labelled storage

    Kitchen - New ceramic counter tops, new floor, new copper bar - labelled storage

  • Wood burning fireplace can be seen from kitchen, loft, and living/dining room.

    Wood burning fireplace can be seen from kitchen, loft, and living/dining room.

  • North Room futon

    North Room futon

  • North Room bathroom with accessible shower

    North Room bathroom with accessible shower

  • Loft with books, videos, DVDs, CDs, and tapes

    Loft with books, videos, DVDs, CDs, and tapes

  • Jacuzzi bathtub in master bathroom (one in lower bathroom also)

    Jacuzzi bathtub in master bathroom (one in lower bathroom also)

  • Hot Tub Bedroom with trundle bed

    Hot Tub Bedroom with trundle bed

  • View of Pacific Ocean from hot tub

    View of Pacific Ocean from hot tub

  • your hosts

    your hosts

VRBO #353236

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

$250 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/27/2015
Email owner

510-235-4246

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Far Niente: Comfortable Home with Whitewater Views

Gualala #353236

4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.