What's your dream? For us it was a simple house with a fabulous view and that's exactly what this house is. Situated right above Mendocino itself, in a private and secluded neighborhood, the house has amazing view of the ocean and very serene feel. We are in a cul-de-sec with only three other homes. We both absolutely fell in love with the house the minute we saw it. Once you open the doors to the patio, you are living with the environment, the outside. You never feel completely inside or outside. Instead you have a pleasant combination of both, protected and free at the same time. The view wraps around you, and everything you see bathed in natural light. You're aware of the position of the sun (warms you up when you have breakfast at the kitchen table and fills up living room in the afternoons) and know when constellations will rise at night (you can watch the most amazing night sky from the ceiling windows in your bedroom). There are numerous windows in the house and each view is like a masterpiece.
It is a 3 min drive from the center of Mendocino itself, located at the very end of a private road. Although there are neighbors around you, the house is very private and extremely quite. The only sounds you will hear are impressive repertoire of Mendocino coast Common ravens and other local birds; waves crashing against the rocks and frogs singing at night. We are both runners and like to start our day with the run in the neighborhood. The roads go up and down and give you a nice workout. You can easily achieve a 40 minute workout in the neighborhood without hopping into the car.
When we got this house 8 years ago, we realized right a way that owning your own property is an ongoing project. It excites us and gives us motivation, but it might not seem the same to you. Since Andrei is doing most of remodeling himself as a hobby, certain things take time. Tile in the bathrooms and shower stalls need to be updated - project for 2017. Outdoor tree planting and landscaping - is on going. Jacuzzi area needs an outdoor shower - don't we know it. We do guarantee though that none of the work will be done right before or during your stay, so it will never feel as if you are in the middle of it.