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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We have now made 4 visits to Pelican's Nest and I felt compelled to leave another (glowing) review. As has been mentioned again and again, between the perfect location and the well-appointed home it's hard to imagine a better place to take refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city. Gualala offers everything you need to stock the larder or even a casual meal out if you like. And there's all the other beauty of the north coast at your disposal in a central location
But beyond the surroundings it's good to know that Marcie and Patty are such warm and concerned hosts who are genuinely interested in your comfort and well-being during your stay. Each time we return we feel as if we're being welcomed home after a long journey away. Even when there is the odd maintenance issue it has been swiftly addressed - Patty and Marcie are responsive and available, making certain that your stay remains "perfect".
Finding a pet-friendly place as nice as Pelican's would be a huge challenge. Not only has our four-legged kid been welcomed but the proximity to the beach and even the quiet neighborhood give you plenty of options to help "fido" get his exercise.
The only bad thing about Pelican's Nest is having to leave ... but we always know we'll be back. We've found our perfect slice of paradise by the sea!"
Guest: East Bay TravellersDate of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: January 13, 2015
"This home which sits on a bluff overlooking the Pacific is amazing. My husband and I as well as our son and his family spent 5 wonderful days in this very beautiful and well equipped home. If you are planning a trip to the north coast of California you should consider a stay at Phoenix Nest."
Guest: Karen D.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 24, 2015
"I stayed here for a weekend with my partner. Overall our experience was good.
Pros: Perfect size for a couple, very good kitchen, bed was comfortable, surrounded by redwood trees, nice hot tub, the deck and backyard really added to the space, comfortable couch to read on, decent lighting for reading, great hot water and pressure, nice being so close to town yet feeling away from it all, owners are nice.
Cons: Bathroom floor is unsafe barefoot as it's cracking and coming apart, I was allergic to the blankets on the bed (itchy), musty smell in the bedroom and from the couch.
It's clearly a dog and kid friendly space, which lends itself to feeling chill. We liked the relaxed atmosphere despite not being dog or kid people."
Guest: Helena L.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 22, 2015
Amazing Views, Executive Quality Home, Excellent Condition, Wonderfully Appointed & Great Owners Too
"Our party of 6 adults spent an amazing Memorial Day weekend at this home and it was truly one of the best vacations rentals we have ever stayed at (and we have stayed at over 35 in California and over 90 worldwide). The views were outstanding and the location was perfect (many homes exaggerate their views in photos but I will agree that the views at this home are even better than the photos - very rare!) The master bedroom and bath were truly exquisite and the 2nd master was also nicely appointed (note the bathroom for the 3rd bedroom is not en-suite, but just one door down and easily accessible to the 3rd bedroom). The outdoor deck and grill were sizeable, sunny and offered more terrific views (I believe the grill was replaced after another guest's comment) and offered a great space to sunbathe and socialize. There is a huge dining room table with spectacular views that is perfect all year round, plus a large downstairs entertainment area with fully equipped laundry room and attached 4th bath (very convenient when watching TV or playing games downstairs). Very close by to restaurants and ample grocery shopping, plus local beaches. Truly wonderful owners and a very stress free experience - We will definitely be back. Please note that there is a fairly steep driveway and several sets of stairs - just something to keep in mind for access purposes!"
Guest: Barbara H.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015