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The Perfect Beach Cottage in Salmon Creek ~ Ocean Views to 'Ahh' Over

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Ocean view from back deck where the creek meets the sea.

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Last updated: 09/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bodega Bay cottage description

The romance of a classic knotty pine beach cottage with white water ocean and beach views far up the Sonoma Coast is available at The Beach Cottage. This very warm, cozy and somewhat quirky cottage is decorated in authentic vintage 'beach'; colorful, joyful and fun. Bask in the views of sand, surf and Salmon Creek where it meets the sea. Watch the sun set on the ocean from your front row seat by the (gas) fireplace. Get lost in the ocean’s symphony as it crashes to shore. You can take a 5 minute stroll to the beach through our tiny hamlet on narrow streets filled with wonderful old beach houses. Take a few moments as you walk by Salmon Creek to feed the geese. The kitchen has everything necessary to create dinners of fresh seafood from the marina. Or go out to eat...there are several wonderful local restaurants. Interested in the 'art scene'? Let us know and we can provide a private artists studio tour within the village. To do or not to do...that's the question at The Beach Cottage!!
Important Note:: Please be aware that dogs are not allowed on Salmon Creek beach in order to protect the Snowy Plover, an endangered local bird. However, dogs on leash ARE allowed on the following beaches, Doran (a safe, fun place for both children and pets), Bodega Dunes, just south of Salmon Creek, Wrights Beach and Portuguese Beach, both just a very short drive north of Salmon Creek. Also, doggies ARE allowed off leash in the dunes right here around the village where they can run and run and chase all those things real and imaginary that dogs like to chase.
The Local Art Scene: There are several artists living and working in Salmon Creek village. If you would be interested in a studio tour let us know and we will set one up for you. Other local art/galleries in the Bodega Bay area include: West County Gallery (Valley Ford), Ren Brown (Bodega Bay), Local Color (Bodega Bay), Hand Goods (Occidental) and for the best bread you've ever had stop in at Wild Flour in Freestone, about 15 minutes inland through the delightful town of Bodega (where Alfred Hitchcock filmed 'The Birds').

Local Restaurants: For clam chowder you can't beat Spud Point Crab Co. on Eastshore Rd by the marina. Our best local restaurant for intimate dining, excellent food and delightful owners is Terrapin Creek Cafe, located just after the turn onto Eastshore Rd. Bluewater Bistro at the clubhouse in Bodega Harbour has great views and Thursday night jazz. The Duck Club (Bodega Bay Lodge & Spa) on the way out to Doran Beach has fabulous views and high end dining. On Friday nights the local wine shop, Gourmet au Bay, has happy hour so come enjoy some wine or beer while you sit on the back deck and enjoy the best harbor view and picture perfect sunsets.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                $50 Per pet per stay - 2 pet max Dogs not allowed on Salmon Creek Beach but are allowed to run free in the dunes. There is a list of dog-friendly beaches on the fridge. ...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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              • Large, comfortable full tile shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • The Beach Cottage is a non-smoking home. We provide beach toys such as kites, dune sliders, shovel/sand toys and more! Varied and extensive music collection There is no land line phone but Verizon works here...AT&T sometimes works at the house but most cells work at the end of the street. If you would like something special to make your stay more enjoyable or memorable (flowers, wine, cheese/crackers) let us know 3 days prior to your visit and we will be happy to provide it for an additional fee. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Toys:

                    Children's beach toys are at the cottage including dune sliders and sand toys....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Many books for both children and adults....moreless

                  • Games:

                    Lots of games and puzzles....moreless

                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Extensive and varied music selections...moreless

                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Recreation Center
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Arboretum
                  • Forests
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Pond
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Festivals

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Beach:

                    Enjoy incredible sunsets from the back deck. ...moreless

                  • Near The Ocean:

                    VERY near the ocean!! Smell the salt air, hear the birds, feel the crisp breezes...ahhhh, it's life at the beach....moreless

                  • Village:

                    The little town of Bodega Bay has delightful shops, restaurants, parks and marinas to stroll and enjoy. Something for everyone!...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    The Beach Cottage enjoys views of the beach where from the back deck you can watch the surfers, the beach strollers and kite flyers and all the sea birds living where Salmon Creek meets the sea. ...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Watch & listen to the ocean from the cottage deck. See ocean storms while you're cozy by the fire. Watch the whales or the fishing boats then go have what they caught for dinner!...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    From the cottage front porch you can see the coastal hills across the highway. You'll see some of the most incredible soaring birds land at the wetlands across the road....moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Surfing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        The dining table is set up for four but there is a leaf in the small bedroom which will make the table comfortable for 6....moreless

                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Heating:

                            Baseboards...moreless

                          • Living Room:

                            Comfortable seating for 4 + 2 at the bar....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking On Street
                          • Parking
                          • Fireplace:

                            Gas...moreless

                          • Gas Fireplace

                          Kitchen

                          • Kitchen:

                            Although the kitchen is small you can do everything here including a full course Thanksgiving dinner. All dishes, utensils, pots & pans are here....moreless

                          • Stove:

                            The wonderful gas stove is small, vintage and very capable of handling all your cooking needs. It can do a full turkey and all the trimmings....moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items:

                            We provide bottled water, paper goods, some spices and condiments. There's also a great 'junk' drawer if you need that certain something.......moreless

                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Binoculars
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            gas grill...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Private, faces ocean with views all the way up the coast....moreless

                          • Golf:

                            Two nearby courses...Bodega Bay Links in town and NorthWood in Monte Rio. Golf at the beach or in the redwoods!...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Bodega Bay Surf Shack in the village rents surfboards and kayaks. Bob will deliver them to Salmon Creek where you can paddle up the creek or head out to the waves....moreless

                          • Lawn / Garden:

                            Small yard in the rear....moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard
                           

                          Reviews

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                          2 night min stay
                          $150

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Pet Fee $50
                          • Mgmt Fee $45 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 9%

                          Notes:

                          3 nite minimum for the following holidays: New Years, MLK, Presidents Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas.

                          Linens Fee: $75.00 or bring your own & avoid the fee. Blankets & Pillows provided

                          Payment due at time of reservation. If more than 30 days from date of arrival 1/2 will be charged at time of reservation, the remaining 1/2 will be charged 30 days from arrival date. All cancellation will incur a $95 cancellation fee. In addition, cancellations occurring within 2 weeks of arrival will be charged 1/2 of the rental fee.


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                          Last updated: 09/20/2014
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                          Location

                          • Spud Point Crab Company

                            "Best Clam Chowder EVER!!"

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                          • Links at Bodega Harbour, The

                          • Bodega Head

                            "Pick up some clam chowder at Spud Point on the way to Bodega Head and have a picnic when you..."

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                          • Bodega Bay Surf Shack

                            "Best place in Sonoma County to rent kayaks or surfboards. Try kayaking up Salmon Creek and h..."

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                          • Bodega Marine Reserve

                            "Head over on a Friday for the Marine Lab tours. Fascinating for all ages!"

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                          Car: Necessary

                          Strolling to the beach is a delightful walk thru an unspoiled, vintage beach hamlet without a highway between you and the ocean. You can beach comb for miles along the coast. The Beach Cottage is quiet and peaceful where you can hear the ocean and shore birds calling. Sit on the new rear deck and watch exquisite sunsets or sit on the front deck and watch the sunrise over the hills to the east. Ahhh, life at the beach....

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: We are an artist and a general contractor who have been living and working in the Bodega Bay area for over 17 years.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bodega Bay:
                          We chose this property mostly because it's across the street from our permanent residence which makes it perfect for our families to visit with all the grand children. We've lovingly upgraded the home but have been careful to maintain its unique beachy-ness and vintage, warm feel.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Ocean view from back deck where the creek meets the sea.

                            Ocean view from back deck where the creek meets the sea.

                          • Entry to the cottage

                            Entry to the cottage

                          • Dining area ~ there is a leaf to enlarge the table enough to comfortably seat 6

                            Dining area ~ there is a leaf to enlarge the table enough to comfortably seat 6

                          • Living Room with viewing deck outside the sliding doors.

                            Living Room with viewing deck outside the sliding doors.

                          • Master Bedoom with queen bed and views of the ocean

                            Master Bedoom with queen bed and views of the ocean

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Swim in the ocean...

                            Swim in the ocean...

                          • Front entry deck with bench for viewing coastal hills & wildlife.

                            Front entry deck with bench for viewing coastal hills & wildlife.

                          • Something is always in bloom at The Beach Cottage.

                            Something is always in bloom at The Beach Cottage.

                          • More back yard. The BBQ is on the other side of the yard.

                            More back yard. The BBQ is on the other side of the yard.

                          • Salmon Creek...the land of ahhhs

                            Salmon Creek...the land of ahhhs

                          • Welcome to The Beach Cottage

                            Welcome to The Beach Cottage

                          • Games, Book, CDs, puzzles, beach toys and lots of etceteras!

                            Games, Book, CDs, puzzles, beach toys and lots of etceteras!

                          • More Living Room.

                            More Living Room.

                          • 2nd bedroom with double bed.

                            2nd bedroom with double bed.

                          • Other end of Bathroom showing entry to large tiled shower.

                            Other end of Bathroom showing entry to large tiled shower.

                          • or in the creek.  View of Salmon Creek Village from the beach.

                            or in the creek. View of Salmon Creek Village from the beach.

                          • View from front porch.

                            View from front porch.

                          • Back Deck with views of the ocean for watching the surfers or sunsets.

                            Back Deck with views of the ocean for watching the surfers or sunsets.

                          • Private area on back deck with stained glass reflections.

                            Private area on back deck with stained glass reflections.

                          • Well dressed doggies welcome!

                            Well dressed doggies welcome!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Monday, August 04, 2014

                          $150 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 09/20/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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