Beauty on the Beach - Oceanfront Home 5 Minute Walk to the Beach.(62 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House, 3 Bedrooms 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps up to 10)
Our guests enjoy watching surfers catch a wave in the morning lineup and dog owners walking the beach as their pets run off leash. Another favorite activity is to belly up to the deck railing in the late afternoon to watch the sun sink toward the horizon, and enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine, or beverage of your choice. Those in the know have also enjoyed returning to the deck after dark to gaze at the constellations, when the Dillon sky on a clear night shows them off like they were just above the rooftops.
In addition to the fabulous views, access to the beach itself is quick and easy. A flat two minute walk down the street to the marked beach trail, then another minute or two on the trail down to the sand. Once on the sand, you can hike the entire 2 mile length of Dillon Beach, explore the rocky tidal pools, or run your dog off leash on what is a rare legal spot to do so.
Beauty on the Beach is an older comfortable house, recently updated inside by new owners. The furniture and decorations appeal to those looking for a fun yet unpretentious spot to temporarily call home. The large open floor plan is specifically designed to encourage interaction with family and friends, and the ocean is ever present. There are ocean views from almost every area of the home whether you are fixing a meal in the kitchen, playing pool in the entertainment area, or walking out of an upstairs bedroom.
The upstairs sleeping area has three bedrooms with two full baths. The balcony running the entire length of the second story is open to allow conversation between those upstairs and down. The master has a Cal King bed and full bath. The middle bedroom has two queen beds and a twin bunk bed. The third bedroom also has a Cal King bed. A second full bathroom is also upstairs for easy access.
Downstairs is the entertainment area, which includes the open kitchen, dining area, fireplace conversation pit, and TV/Wet Bar area with pool table. A large sofa and pub table ensure there is seating for all to gather round. The kitchen and dining area are on the beach view side of the ground floor. The dining table with breakfast bar has enough seating for the entire group to be together while a meal is being prepared, or have a sit down dinner for 10. The kitchen is well stocked with all of the basic items, and many extras.
For those who can't live without their gadgets, there is free wireless internet service along with Dish Satellite TV. The smart TV has 250 channels, HBO, and Showtime, along with access to Pandora, Netflicks, etc. if you have an account. Apple folks will find convenient docks located in the bedrooms to charge I phones. All bedding and limited number of towels are provided. Both a washer and dryer are on the premises and available for limited use.
Nearby restaurants include American, Italian, and Seafood cuisine, all within a short drive. Convenience store and bakery located within 5 minute drive. See the binder in the house for specific references and directions. Nearby day trip locations include Napa and Sonoma Valley (hot air ballooning and wine tasting), Bodega Bay (golf and quaint shops), Sausalito (upscale boutiques), San Francisco, Point Reyes, and Armstrong Park.
I hope we have provided enough information to give you a mental picture of the house and it's amenities, but please view the actual photos to see for yourself. If you decide you are ready for a relaxing stay at the beach, please consult the calendar to view available dates, and hit the "book it" button. You may also contact us at the number listed if you have further questions. Thank You!
Keywords: 2600 sq. ft. House
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Member since: 2007
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $350
- Pet Fee $50
- cleaning fee $200
- Tax Rate 10%
The initial 350.00 payment is the amount of the refundable security deposit, plus the VRBO service fee. The service fee amount is determined by VRBO and based on a percentage of the total booking amount. The fee is imposed by VRBO and that portion of the payment goes directly to them and not the owners.
The second payment is for the balance of the total rental, cleaning fee, pet fee if applicable, and mandatory Marin County Occupancy Tax.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My wife an I were looking for a vacation home, and have friends who owned a home at Dillon. While visiting on several occasions we were struck by the awesome views, beach access, and small "beach town" feel.
Why the Owner Chose Dillon Beach, CA, USA:
Location, location, location. 2 minute walk to the beach, unobstructed beach and ocean view, and lots of potential for improvement both inside and out.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
650 square foot deck that spans the entire ocean side of the house directly over the bluff. Many homes claim to have an ocean view, but very few can deliver like the homes on the Kailua Way Bluff. No rooftops, wires, or roads in the way to take away from the view of the beach, ocean, and marine life.
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A favorite of guests is the late afternoon sun at the back deck rail.
View from down on Dillon Beach looking up at the Kailua Bluff and our house.
40" wall mounted TV in master bedroom #1
Cal King in upstairs bedroom #2
Twin bunks in bedroom #3.
Tile shower in middle bathroom.
Breakfast Bar seating between the kitchen and dining table.
Gather around the wood burning stove in the evening
Watch the game while playing a game of pool or relaxing on the couch
Wet bar with full size fridge serves as overflow for the kitchen fridge.
View north from the back deck, Bodega Head off in the distance.
View south from the back deck, the entire length of Dillon Beach.
Can't beat the sunsets from the back deck either!
Cal King bed in master bedroom #1.
Full master bath has quartz counter and tile shower.
Middle bedroom #3 sleeps 6 with dual queen beds and twin bunks.
Granite counter in full upstairs middle bathroom.
Open, well stocked modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances.
Kitchen is open to the dining area. Dining table seats 10.
You can see the water from the entertainment area.
Pool Table and wet bar adjacent to TV area.
Downstairs half bath, adjacent to the kitchen and entertainment area.
View west from the back deck, straight out to the Pacific Ocean and Tomales Head
Outside deck seating for the whole family on picnic table/benches that seat 10.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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