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Romantic Coastal Cottage

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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Romantic, Coastal, Arts and Crafts Style Cottage, originally built in 1918 by Zella Lee Gibson, as her painting studio. The cottage has been lovingly restored by the owners, a wine country interior designer and a general contractor. Perfect for the discriminating renter who wants the best of what Dillon Beach has to offer. 97, FIVE STAR Reviews.

'Full Circle' has an all redwood interior, 17 foot high vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows, 180 degree ocean view, filled with period antiques, lighting and original artwork. Known as 'the cutest house in the village', at Dillon Beach. Located just 200 strides from the beach.

Upon check-in, you are welcomed with a bottle of Cline Cashmere wine (It tastes as smooth as it sounds), a fresh cut bouquet of white Casa Blanca lilies, Coast Roast coffee, a box of 4 custom Full Circle, Belgium chocolate truffles by Le Belge, live orchids, plush Turkish cotton bath sheets and robes, Terra Pure organic shampoo, conditioner and body wash and custom, hand made, organic Full Circle soaps from Hawaii. The two, new pillow-top queen size beds are made with 800 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, down pillows and Pendleton Chief blankets. The fire is built and ready to light.

Wake up each morning to the sun streaming in the magnificent front gable, stained glass, church window. Watch the waves roll in on the beach from your bed in the loft. Spend your days relaxing in the plush Lloyd Flanders furniture on the patio and upper deck overlooking the ocean. Enjoy a sparkling clean hot tub with a whitewater ocean view and watch the sun set on the ocean. BBQ and have dinner under the stars on the deck. Make some memories while gathered around the outdoor fireplace. Fall asleep in plush beds to the sounds of the waves breaking on the beach.

A one of a kind place for that special occasion. The cottage has been featured in the Travel section of the New York Times, 'Elegant Bungalows' by Bethany Lyttle, on February 8th, 2008. It was also used as the set for the short film by Tarik Haddad, 'The Sound of a Yellow Flower', which played in the London Film Festival and the Dubai Film Festival's, among others. Gary William Kohler wrote and recorded a song about the cottage, 'Full Circle', that is included on his CD, 'Nowhere to be Found'.

This cottage is pure romantic bliss.

The cottage is meticulously maintained to the highest cleaning standards. It is cleaned with eco-friendly products for 5 to 6 hours between each guest and deep cleaned once a month for five hours. Down pillows are washed regularly and have pillow covers under the pillow cases. The Hot Springs spa has a sophisticated ozone filter system and is also thoroughly completely cleaned between each guest. The cleaning fee of $125 is a separate fee and paid at check-out.

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Site Photos by Dillon Beach Photography



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Keywords: Cabin, Cottage, Artist Studio, Ocean Front, Coastal

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility:

    At street level in the front but steps to the back yard....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO SMOKING inside or outside of the cottage....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Claw Foot tub and shower, pedestal sink, penny tile floor with spandrel border and all redwood interior....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fresh cut flowers, bottle of Napa/Sonoma wine, robes, towels and new soaps upon check-in, Beds are made with 500 thread count sheets, down comforters, and down pillows, Large 'Hot Springs Spa' hot tub with a whitewater ocean view, Wood heat stove by 'Waterford', full gourmet kitchen with all new retro-appliances by 'Heartland', 6 burner gas stove with electric convection oven, espresso/coffee maker, claw-foot tub and shower. Fishing, claming and bogie board gear....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Assorted area guide books and miscellaneous beach reading....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Humphrey Bogart Classics...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Dramatic white water ocean and sunset views from the not only the cottage but especially the backyard.....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Dramatic Views. Whale Watching in Season....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    The Ocean Breeze with the windows open!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Free Standing gas heater....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    500 Thread Count Sheets. Plush Hotel Towels. Down Comforters and Pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    All Redwood with 17' ceiling....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 cars off street in the lot next door. Also allowed in 'Parking for Summer St. Residences Only' spaces across the street....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Plush Turkish Cotton Bathe Sheets...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Waterford Woodstove...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic Drip, Blue Bottle Ceramic Filter holder and French Press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Coffeemaker, Six Burner Heartland Retro Gas Stove with Convection Oven, Bosch Dishwasher, Microwave, Blender, Food Processor, French Style Sink, Toaster, Cooking Utensils, Glass and Silverware....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas Convection...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices, salt and pepper, sugar, high temperature cooking oil and organic coffee...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Retro Style Gas Heartland Six Burner Gas Stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large wood deck with teak patio furniture, steamer chairs and dramatic ocean views. Lower concrete patio with hot tub, gas barbeque and ocean views.....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rental available in Tomales Bay...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stainless Steel Wilmington Gas Grill with Cast Iron Cooking Plate....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Large 'Hot Springs' hot tub with a white water ocean view. Maintained and kept extra clean by a pool service....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

10% tax is Transient Occupancy Tax

$125 cleaning fee paid at check-out.

Check-in is at 4:00PM and Check-out is at 11:00AM


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
SFO

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Tom is a General Contractor who has done numerous historic preservation projects and built wineries, hotels, schools and resorts. Robin is an interior designer who has been featured in the Home Section of the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times, Details magazine and the books Sonoma Valley Style, and California Wine Country and several other publications.

Why the Owner Chose Dillon Beach:
Dillon Beach is an old fishing village built right after the turn of the century. You feel like your 1,000 miles from 'civilization' when you are there. It is like 'the town that time forgot' perched on the edge of the world, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Tomales Bay. This restored, all redwood artist studio, is truly a one-of-a-kind and the perfect place for a romantic getaway or just simple peace, quiet and solitude.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Historic property. Dramatic backyard ocean views, smells and sounds. All Redwood interior, 17' vaulted ceiling, loft, short walk to the beach. Good bones.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 1918 Historic Beach Cottage

    1918 Historic Beach Cottage

  • Redwood Living Room, Vaulted Ceilings, and Loft Above.

    Redwood Living Room, Vaulted Ceilings, and Loft Above.

  • Waterford Wood Stove, Club Chair, Leaded Glass Bookcase

    Waterford Wood Stove, Club Chair, Leaded Glass Bookcase

  • Over Stuffed Dark Green, Velvet Couch, Original Art, Antique Lighting, TV.

    Over Stuffed Dark Green, Velvet Couch, Original Art, Antique Lighting, TV.

  • Pendleton Bedding, French Club Chairs, Gas Heater, Ocean View.

    Pendleton Bedding, French Club Chairs, Gas Heater, Ocean View.

  • Get Cozy on the Ocean Side of the Cottage

    Get Cozy on the Ocean Side of the Cottage

  • Kitchen with French Sink, Retro Aplliances, Cedar Cabinets, Coved Cedar Ceiling

    Kitchen with French Sink, Retro Aplliances, Cedar Cabinets, Coved Cedar Ceiling

  • Upstairs Loft, Plush Bedding, Pebble Lamps Stunning Ocean Views

    Upstairs Loft, Plush Bedding, Pebble Lamps Stunning Ocean Views

  • Moon Rising Over the Ocean Side of the Cottage

    Moon Rising Over the Ocean Side of the Cottage

  • Crystal Clean Hot Springs Spa with Ocean View.

    Crystal Clean Hot Springs Spa with Ocean View.

  • Welcome Home!

    Welcome Home!

  • Cathedral Window Sunset From The Loft.

    Cathedral Window Sunset From The Loft.

  • Dining Area and Loft Above.

    Dining Area and Loft Above.

  • Loft Above, Antique Lighting and Arts and Crafts Furnishings and Carpets.

    Loft Above, Antique Lighting and Arts and Crafts Furnishings and Carpets.

  • Living Room as Seen from the Loft.

    Living Room as Seen from the Loft.

  • French Club Chair in a Pretty Cozy Corner of the World.

    French Club Chair in a Pretty Cozy Corner of the World.

  • Downstairs Sleeping Area, French Club Chairs with Ocean View

    Downstairs Sleeping Area, French Club Chairs with Ocean View

  • Retro Appliances, Concrete Counters, Pressed Tin Backsplash, Gourmet Kitchen

    Retro Appliances, Concrete Counters, Pressed Tin Backsplash, Gourmet Kitchen

  • Stunning Ocean Views Through Cathedral Window From the Bed in the Loft

    Stunning Ocean Views Through Cathedral Window From the Bed in the Loft

  • Sunset From the Back Deck.

    Sunset From the Back Deck.

  • South Side of Cottage at Night.

    South Side of Cottage at Night.

  • Back Deck, BBQ, French Doors to Kitchen, Plush Lloyd Flanders Patio Furniture

    Back Deck, BBQ, French Doors to Kitchen, Plush Lloyd Flanders Patio Furniture

  • Farm Table, Beaded Lighting, Ocean, Tomales Point and a 
Dusk Sky.

    Farm Table, Beaded Lighting, Ocean, Tomales Point and a Dusk Sky.

  • New wood burning outdoor fireplace.

    New wood burning outdoor fireplace.

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