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DECK CHAIR PARTIAL VIEW add photo #2 to this photo to get the full view.


Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


I can't thank Tom & Susan enough for sharing their slice of heaven with us. The view is beyond amazing. The furniture is comfortable & their house was very clean. It was much bigger than we expected. The hot tub was pleasant and there are touches of thoughtfulness throughout the cottage. IE. Robes, spare blankets to snuggle, land line if we were without service. Their suggestions getting to their location, and other suggestions. They thought of everything. It was hard to leave knowing that we were in the most beautiful part of the country.
Amber October 2014
Imagine your vacation here. Looking out your French doors to this white water ocean view with the sounds of crashing waves relaxing like a great massage. Watching pelicans, osprey, hawks, sea lions, even whales journey past your cottage/art studio. Deer, quail, and the elusive fox roam the property.
Yes, art studio, too. This unique vacation place is equipped with art supplies for your creative side to explore during your stay.

Cash DISCOUNT: Call us directly if you would like the cash discount pricing. 707.884.1930
If you're comparing prices, get the TOTAL $$. Taxes and linens are included in our rates.

Your cottage has a full kitchen, sleeping area, 'instant-on' fireplace, full bath, and all linens. 7-foot tall movable panels separate the sleeping area, if you choose to do so. Everything you need to restore your vital signs is provided! The hot tub has a stunning view of the ocean as well as the star-filled sky.
You will have some special days to tuck into your memories.

Free wireless internet. Free long distance phone.

Please note there are 10 steps, a landing, then 10 steps to the cottage.

Our Ocean Cottage is designed for use by 2 adults.

Weekly rate is available for those who just can’t leave after a shorter stay!

Well-behaved dogs are welcome. 1 dog $25, 2 dogs $45 for 2 nights; $10 per dog per night for remaining days.

Please click on CALENDAR LINK at the top right of this listing to see what dates are available. We keep our calendar current to within one hour of a new reservation.

GUALALA is a small town on Highway One north of Bodega Bay and south of Mendocino in Mendocino County; The Sea Ranch is nearby. Gualala has numerous art galleries, restaurants, beaches to explore, unique shops, and is located in a 'banana belt' weather area.

Keywords: Expansive views, Cottage, tree house feel, open floor plan, full kitchen.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 640 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Non Smoking Only:

    not allowed inside the cottage....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are allowed. 1 dog $25, 2 dogs $45 for 2 nights; $10 per dog per night for remaining days....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Queen size Beds (1) Sealy Posturepedic

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom is a separate room. Full shower and tub combination, large sink, toilet, and robes. All linens, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, extra towels, hair dryer, medicine cabinet included. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    a few games and playing cards stored in coffee table. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    variety of music genres. ...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    with record option...moreless

  • Stereo:

    New... small iPod stereo with 30 pins connector and 3 mm port. ...moreless

  • Television:

    with built in VCR and DVD player....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    there are about 20 DVD movies at this time. ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Linens Provided:

    Extra towels under bathroom sink...moreless

  • Living Room:

    as shown in the photos, the cottage is one big room with a high ceiling. Bathroom is a separate room....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    adjacent to cottage...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Nationwide calls are free...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:



  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    with filters and coffee grinder. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything you need...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    all provided...moreless

  • Oven:

    countertop convection oven ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    salt & pepper. Other supplies depends on what guests have left. Seasonal fresh organic herbs from our garden....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full-sized refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner gas Dacor stove top....moreless

  • Toaster:

    in convection oven...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Actually is a small deck with two chairs and the barbecue grill...moreless

  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Amazing ocean and starry night views. Reserved for your use only. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.9
from 28 traveler reviews
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Standard pricing
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $50
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Taxes Included


Dog fees: $25 total for 1 dog for 2 nights, $35 total for 2 dogs for 2 nights, then $10 per dog per night for additional nights. One week total maximum: 1 dog $50, 2 dogs $75. The website has no way to correctly add in dog fees, we will do that over the phone or in person.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/24/2015
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  • Sea Ranch Chapel

    "Beautiful architecture with stunning stained glass which casts great light inside. "

  • Trinks

    "Wonderful food and coffee/tea."

  • St Orres

    "High end food, eclectic choices. There is also a bar menu and brunch."

  • Adventure Rents

    "Rent kayaks to paddle the calm Gualala River. Seasonal. 884.4386"

View Guide powered by:
110 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bones Roadhouse
2.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Sea Ranch
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
St. Orres
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
local's beach

Car: Recommended

We have lived in this area since 1996 and can give you information that only a local will know. Whale Watching, Bird Watching, Art Galleries, Mushroom Gathering, Beach Combing, numerous trails are all activities we can help you ensure a wonderful visit.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Susan and I met in 2000 and discovered we both had the desire to live close enough to the ocean to see and hear the ever changing ocean and waves. As a professional photographer I could not be happier with our surroundings. In five minutes we can be walking amongst huge old redwood trees along the Gualala River or kayak on the very same river or standing on the beach. Susan finds a wealth of inspiration for her various artwork creations along this coastal area.

Why the Owner Chose Gualala:
Susan and I found this 2 acre property and saw the potential of having an incredible view of the ocean and well as the sounds of the waves crashing below. After building the our house we completed the Ocean Cottage in August of 2006. As you can read in the guest comments log, many people call the Ocean Cottage their favorite vacation get away. Come find out why.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The views are larger than can be shown on this site. Whales, Pelicans, osprey complete with a dangling fish, hawks, ravens as well as numerous other birds entertain as only nature can. Seeing the ever changing ocean will keep you fascinated for hours. If you are a dog owner, there is an off leash beach 1 mile from the cottage. We take our border collie, Dave, almost daily.

Contact us

Speaks: english, italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

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add photo #2 to this photo to get the full view.

    DECK CHAIR PARTIAL VIEW add photo #2 to this photo to get the full view.





  • Wide angle photo of inside

    Wide angle photo of inside

  • Ratten chair with tall side table and chairs. Binoculars, bird book, tide table

    Ratten chair with tall side table and chairs. Binoculars, bird book, tide table



high ceiling adds to roomy feeling.

    INSIDE COTTAGE high ceiling adds to roomy feeling.

  • Some of the view

    Some of the view

  • Wide angle photo deck view

    Wide angle photo deck view

VRBO #99009

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Date last modified - Monday, May 25, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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