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Beach House Where the Ten Mile River Flows Into the Ocean

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Lots of games in the converted garage


Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Special offer: 10% Discount Through August on 3+ Night Stay Details

Fort Bragg house description

The word serendipity was formed by English author Horace Walpole (1717-1797) from Serendip, an old name for Sri Lanka, in reference to a Persian tale, The Three Princes of Serendip, whose heroes 'discovered, quite unexpectedly, great and wonderful good in the most unlikely of situations, places and people.'

Should you make the decision to spend your vacation at this high-quality ocean view home, it will probably be more a reflection of your high standards and careful planning than the discovery of unexpected good in an unlikely place.

If an open floor plan, easy beach access and a kitchen to end all kitchens is on your ‘must-have’ checklist, you need look no further.

Serendipity features an excellent floor plan, featuring two master suites, additional bedroom with private bath and exterior cottage. The garage has been set up as a game room. It features air hockey, table soccer, ping-pong, and a dart board. Outdoor games such as volley ball set, horseshoes, and croquet are included. The indoor entertainment room features a 32 inch TV with satellite and Nintendo Wii. The guest cottage has an additional TV with satellite. With an attention to detail rarely found in vacation rentals, you will be mightily impressed with the high standards to which other homes can only aspire.

Serendipity is among our most desirable vacation homes. Make your plans early to stay at this unique and stylish home.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Home is on one level. Access is through garage into kitchen...moreless

              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Seating for 13 people


              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • Formal dining room, outdoor shower, ent. system in third bedroom/in-law unit....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • Games
                  • Game Room
                  • Pool Table
                  • Foosball
                  • Books
                  • Toys
                  • Ping Pong Table


                  • Internet
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Deck / Patio


                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Romantic
                      • Spa
                      • Sports & Activities

                      Location & View

                      • Rural:

                        See the Milky Way at night like you never have!...moreless

                      • Mountain View
                      • Ocean View


                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Groceries
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Kayaking
                      • Racquetball
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Boating
                      • Live Theater
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Synagogues
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Antiquing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Shelling
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Photography
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Tennis


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                      Special offer: 10% Discount Through August on 3+ Night Stay

                      We are offering a 10% discount on the total price of your stay at Serendipity for any reservations three days or longer. This applies for the rest of July and August except Labor Day Holiday.

                      Offer for: Jul 15, 2014 - Aug 27, 2014 View calendar

                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Peak Season
                      Jul 7 - Aug 28, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      Labor Day
                      Aug 29 - Sep 3, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      Nov 27 - Dec 1, 2014
                      4 night min stay
                      Dec 24 - Dec 29, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      New Years
                      Dec 31 - Jan 4, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning $300.00
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
                      • Pet Fee $20.00
                      • Spa & Replenishables $97.50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11%


                      Your total for your reservation is split up over two payments. Your first payment is due 10 days after making your booking. The remainder is due 3 weeks prior to your arrival.

                      This manager accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Little River Airport
                      150 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Golden Gate Ferry
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Fort Bragg Skunk Train
                      0.05 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      State Hwy 1
                      100 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Seaside Beach
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      North Coast Brewery
                      500 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Lake Tahoe
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Little River Golf Course
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Purple Rose Mexican Restaurant

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      Serendipity is in the Ocean Meadows subdivision adjacent to the mouth of the Ten Mile River. It is very shallow and can be traversed to access the sand dunes and beachside walking trail of MacKerricher State Park. There is a private stairway for owners and guests that allows access to Seaside Beach on the other side of the street. River kayaking, surf fishing, beachcombing, bird and whale watching are popular activities as is breathing in the briny fresh ocean air.


                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About: I am the owner of Shoreline Vacation Rentals in Fort Bragg. 2014 marked our 28th year in business. Paul and Marie purchased this home and immediately set about furnishing it to satisfy the most discriminating travelers. They had an eye toward creating an environment that would be ideal for families. The house is set up for a carefree and stylish vacation where you won't have to worry about traffic.

                      Why Fort Bragg:
                      Always wanted a beach house. This fits the bill. The owners fell in love with the house the first time they set foot in it. Why? Because it was PERFECT. The quality of construction, the interior design, the number of bedrooms and baths, the amenities. The owner/builder's attention to detail was unsurpassed.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The Mendocino coast is famous for its spectacular vistas and abundant wildlife. Having a home with access to both a sandy beach and a river offers a rare opportunity to enjoy live at the nexus of both ocean and freshwater environments.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      • Lots of games in the converted garage

                        Lots of games in the converted garage

                      VRBO #432809

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

                      $325 - $425 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 13

                      View calendar: Updated 07/22/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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