Craftsman-Style Home with Ocean View on the Mendocino Coast
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Caspar house description
Caspar Coast House is a large, comfortable, clean, family managed vacation rental home. 3,116 square ft., designed and built by the property owners in 2005.
Pricing is flexible to accommodate guest groups, both small and large, so they may rent a unique and interesting home on a sliding scale, tailored to their specific needs and/or occasion.
Please note: due to using a sliding scale method to determine the rental fee, VRBO's 'get an instant quote' calculator is only accurate for 2-guests. See text below for property details and pricing information.
Caspar Coast House is cozy enough to accommodate 2-guests luxuriously and large enough to comfortably host small parties & special events with as many as 20-overnight guests.
Special arrangements for large parties are required and will require guests supplying sleeping arrangements for groups larger than 14-guests, such as sleeping pads, R.Vs, or tent camping.
The home's floor plan is well designed for social gatherings with a good flow for guests to have easy indoor/outdoor access to patios and living areas. Except for the bathrooms, there is an ocean view from every room in the house.
The 1-1/4 acre lot where Caspar Coast House is located, has plenty of level outdoor space, a fire-pit, picnic/patio tables and a green-house-garden area with hot-tub, lounge space and outdoor shower.
There are three-bedrooms and two-bathrooms. The bathrooms are equipped with in-tub steam-sauna units.
A laundry area with washing supplies, utility sink and storage cabinet with tile counter top is located in the downstairs bathroom. CCH has spacious living, dining and kitchen areas, all with ocean view and outdoor patios.
In the upstairs bedroom there are three beds (queen, double and single size), a couch, dining table, SAT/TV/DVD, steam sauna unit in the tub-shower, an extra refridgerator that can be plugged in if needed and ocean view deck.
The bedrooms downstairs each have a queen-size bed, and located in the closet of the larger of those two bedrooms, is a portable play-pen that can used as a bed for toddlers.
In the living room there is a queen-size sofa bed and a double-size futon couch. The bookshelves have a wide variety of reading material, games and puzzles.
There are two, large, flat screen, TV's. The downstairs unit is connected to a SAT/HD-TV/DVD entertainment system with indoor/outdoor speakers. HDTV and I-pod/MP3 players link to the amplifier/speaker system to allow guests to plug in their own devices and media to play through the household entertainment system.
The kitchen has a copper covered center island, with a gas cooking stove with oven. The chef faces the ocean view when cooking.
A cozy couch in the kitchen is a nice place to relax with a glass of wine and keep the chef company while they cook. There are 2-double sinks, 2-dishwashers, lots of granite counter space and a large pantry. The kitchen is well stocked with cookware, dishes, table linens, serving platters, coffee makers, small appliances, spices, etc...
Other amenitites include a south facing glass house, with hot-tub, shower and garden space.
Caspar Coast House is located on a level lot. 1-1/4 acres of ocean view property provides plenty of space for guests to set up an event tent, volleyball net, or other yard games. Concrete patios and driveways surround the house and make good, ball, bike and push/pull-toy areas for Children to play. Some play items and a few bikes/trikes are on-site.
Each room is comfortably furnished and there is an excellent entertainment system with indoor/outdoor speakers, wireless I-Tunes, and a docking station for personal MP3 and I-Pod players, cameras, and games. Wireless internet throughout the house.
Great location! Nearby to two beaches: Jughandle State Park and the Caspar Creek Headlands Park. Jackson State Forest, located south of the Caspar Coast House property boundary, has many mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding trails. Point Cabrillo Lighthouse and state park is approx. 1 mile southwest of Caspar Coast House.
The Victorian village of Mendocino is 5-miles south. The historical town of Fort Bragg is 6-miles north.
The Skunk-train depot is located in Fort Bragg and can take riders inland for a scenic trip through the Redwoods.
Also in Fort Bragg, is the C.V. Starr Center, a marvelous indoor swim center with a huge water slide and 'river walk'. The center also has exercise classes, party space, gym, dog park and skate park. North of Fort Bragg, in Cleone, there are horseback riding tours on the beach.
Caspar Coast House is available on a sliding scale. The flexible rates are based on the number of guests, length of visit and type of rental.
Day-use rental for parties, baby/bridal showers and special events is also available.
The above quoted $270.00 nightly rental fee is the minimum rate CCH can be rented for and includes 2-adult guests renting only the downstairs portion of the home. If the downstairs is rented exclusively, the upstairs is locked and remains unoccupied. All taxes and cleaning services are included in the rental fee.
Sliding Scale Pricing Information:
Taxes, cleaning services and county lodging fee is included in all quotes.
Two night minimum visit required.
All quotes are per night, multiplied by number of nights stayed. Visits of 4 + nights receive 10% off those nights. For every 7-night rental one night is free of charge. Monthly rentals are $217.00 x 30 days or $6500.00 total fee with all utilities and amenities included.
Pets are $25.00 per pet, per visit. A one time charge, not nightly. Limit 3-pets per rental group.
Pets/parties are separate fees without discounts.
Deposit required to reserve dates: with pets $300.00, without $250.00
Quotes below are for number of guests in group ages 4 years, to adult.
Infants to children age 3 years visit free of charge.
1-2 guests, downstairs only (2-bd/1-ba), $270.00.
3-4 guests, downstairs only, $320.00
3-4 guests entire house (3-bd/2-ba) $375.00
5-6 guests $430.00.
7-9 guests $480.00
12-14 guests $50.00 per guest, per night.
14 + $45.00
16 + T.B.D. depending on size and type of event and accommodations.
All taxes, cleaning services, county lodging fee, hot-tub cleaning fee and household supplies, such as: paper products, soaps, detergents, charcoal for BBQ, linens, towels, kitchen service items and more, are included in the rental fee.
To reserve the property: contact owner via email to re-confirm the arrival and departure dates, total number of guests (adults, children, infants) and any other relevant details such as: Will there be pets/parties? A contract will be sent to the inquiring guest for review. It will contain an itemized quote and information regarding the rental process.
For large parties, events and weddings, additional fees will apply.
Discounts are available for longer rental terms. There are no increased fees for holiday bookings. Two-night mimimum stay required.
The vrbo calendar is usually up to date, but guests may email or phone the owner via the contact information on this web-page, for current rental availability.
Use the link on this page to email reservation requests and to receive PDF documents regarding property details and guest accommodations.
Keywords: Spacious, and comfortable, ocean view home on 1.15 acres.
- 3116 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Pets Considered:
- Smoking Allowed:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 9-14
- In the main home: 3-Queen size Beds, one in each of the bedrooms. A queen-sized sofa-bed and double-size futon couch located in the living room. A single size and double size bed is upstairs in the master bedroom with one of the queen-size beds. A portable play-pen in one of the bedroom closets downstairs can be used to sleep a small child. All totaled, sleeping space can accommodate 14 guests in beds and futons. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Tub-shower-sauna units in all bathrooms. Granite, marble, and ceramic tile finishes. The bathroom downstairs in the main home has a full-size washer and dryer, large utility sink, and tile counter top for folding clothes. On-demand hot water tank at shower in glass-house, garden, hot-tub area....moreless
- Designed for comfort and privacy. Excellent floor plan with ample space for entertaining guests. Heirloom-style handcrafted, custom built home with vintage-wood finish details. Propane gas view-stoves & radiant floor heat. Private steam saunas in each bathroom. Granite counter tops and extra large living spaces 2-HDTV LCD T.V.s, with HD DVD players, and a surround sound system with indoor/outdoor speakers. Satellite high-speed internet through-out the house. The kitchen in the main home includes two-sinks and two-dishwashers, ample counter space, and a big, walk-in, pantry. There are three-patios and a large deck for each room to enjoy the ocean view. At the back of the house is another large patio for the basketball hoop, fire-pit and BBQs....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Fort Bragg has several blocks of fun and interesting stores nearby the Skunk Train Depot. Also several restaurants, bakery-coffee shops & the Living Light Raw Food Chef School, deli & kitchen store....moreless
- Mountain View:
- Ocean View:
Rolling meadows, Redwood trees, and riparian areas abound. Wildlife & healthy eco-system. Many Turkeys, deer, raccoons, skunks, coyotes, bob-cats, mountain lions, bear, osprey, egrets, geese, & seals....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Hunting Small Game
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
(2) Gas view-stoves for quick, general heating and ambiance. In addition, the home is continually temperate due to a solar heated, in-floor radiant system, that pre-warms the domestic water tanks as well...moreless
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $25
- Taxes Included
The rental & event fees for Caspar Coast House are based on a sliding scale. The rate ranges from $250. to $1,000. per night, depending on the type of rental, number of guests, length of visit & portion of property rented.
The $250.00 rate, quoted at the top of the VRBO listing, is for 2-adult guests renting the 2-bd/1-ba, downstairs portion of the main home (Upstairs closed off & unoccupied).
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Activities include: Botanical gardens, Film and music festivals, live music, massage and facial services. Wedding and party planning, salons and Day-Spas. Skunk-train tours & many seasonal festivals. See Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce and Visit Mendocino for more information.
About the owner: Our family business is developing residential homes we design and construct ourselves. The homes are available for short-or-long-term rental and for sale. We love what we do and think of the process as a multi-media art project on a BIG canvas! It is a lot of hard work, but also a creative and satisfying career. It is fun when we get to meet the travelers we host and always interesting to hear where they like to travel and why. Their comments are appreciated and help us build a travelog of places to go and things to do. The seven-acre Caspar Coast House property was purchased in 1996. The vacation rental home was designed specifically for the east side of the property, a 1-1/4 acre lot. It was designed with guest comfort and privacy in mind. Construction began in 1999, and was mostly completed by July of 2005, when we added Caspar Coast House to the VRBO listings and first welcomed our extended family for visits to help build word-of-mouth advertising. The 'art project' continues today and we're very happy so many folks return to Caspar Coast House to see the progress and renew friendships. The Mendocino coast is a wonderful place to visit.
Why the Owner Chose Caspar:
When looking for property to build a new home we considered the north coast to be the perfect place. Mendocino County was already home and everything we wanted in a place to live: Natural beauty, ocean views, a healthy eco-system, wildlife, quality restaurants, boutique shopping and cultural activities. There is much to enjoy on the north coast, including many parks and trails to explore. Caspar Coast House is located between two thriving towns, Mendocino and Fort Bragg. Each with their own unique personality and a variety of entertainment opportunities to choose from. The tiny community of Caspar has much more to offer than meets the eye. Caspar Inn & the Caspar Community Center offer live music, organic food and festivals. Cottage-crafts persons and many talented artists, working in a multitude of mediums, create wonderful products to shop locally for. The mild climate produces abundant varieties of flora and fauna and many lovely gardens. Tour the Mendocino Botanical Garden, '47-acres to the sea.' There is a lot of locally grown organic fresh food available, three-Farmer's Markets per week in the area and many fine-quality restaurant options for every taste and budget.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The views from Caspar Coast House are constantly changing. The light, color and textures of the ocean, sky, forest and meadow always provides something wonderful to see. The 'nature channel' is always on. Caspar Coast House is a great place to observe nature and the natural cycles. Peaceful and rural, there's much to appreciate and enjoy. There are many areas around the house and gardens to comfortably relax and enjoy the views. Add to the retreat experience by reserving time for a relaxing, restorative body work session at the on-site massage studio, used exclusively for Caspar Coast House guests. With the hot-tub and steam-saunas to use as well, it's as if guests have their own private day-spa to use anytime. Rest and restore, without having to drive somewhere else to share services with the general public. Everything at your leisure, for a fraction of the cost. Organic gardens on the property offer fresh food and flowers most of the year.
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Caspar Coast House. Ocean view home. Enjoy sunset with the monkey.
Garage/office and glass house for hot-tub and lounge area.
Hot-tub is for the private use and enjoyment of Caspar Coast House guests only.
Dogs and kids love the space to romp and race!
Ocean view over town of Caspar
Speaker system connects MP3/IPod players for party music indoors and/or outside.
Level back yard. Great for letting kids pitch a tent and go 'camping'
Comfortable kitchen and dining spaces
Well appointed kitchen with two-sinks, two-dishwashers and a large pantry.
Living room open to dining room and kitchen for easy socializing.
Largest downstairs bedroom. Ocean view. It has a play-pen stored in closet.
Queen, double and single size beds in master-suite. Steam-sauna unit in bathroom
Spacious 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home accommodates 14-guests in beds and futons.
Glass hot-tub house and garden lounge area.
1-1/4 acre, ocean view, corner lot. Plenty of space for family games and pets.
Large, level field with ocean view, for tented events, weddings, games and sport
Patios have ocean view & easy indoor/outdoor access for entertaining guests.
Basketball & BBQ patio. Shed has bikes, helmets & some toys for guest use.
Back yard, with fire pit and garden area.
Spacious floor-plan for easy entertaining.
Living room, with queen-size sofa bed and double-size futon couch.
Downstairs bedroom with queen-size bed and garden view.
Studio-Style master suite has it's own HD TV/DVD units, ocean view deck & 3-beds
Propane 'view-stove', table, chairs, couch & extra fridge to plug in if needed.
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