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Enjoy Priceless Oceanfront in a Fabulous Beach Home 4bds 4bths

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

You can read all about our fabulous Beach house by scrolling down to the "Description" heading below. VRBO has made a bunch of changes in the last year so I feel the need to tell you about those first.

VRBO added fees.

As of April, 2016 VRBO/Home away has started to charge you, the traveler, an additional 9% fee if you " book online, through their check out system." If you want to save the 9% you can send a personal check to 23515 Hatteras st Woodland HIlls CA 91367 or I can send you a Paypal request, as I had been doing prior to their payment system in 2008.

Because of this fee and other VRBO changes, the booking process has become more complicated instead of becoming more simplified. For this reason I will be going back to the old ways and actually calling or texting you to discuss the booking and payment arrangements. Or you can hit the " Send Email button" just to the right, under the yellow "Request Booking button". or call 818 577 7284.

Discounts and Rates:

The minimum for any stay is $825.00 regardless of any discounts or credits, etc.

My rate is 275.00 per night, for the first three nights and 250.00 for each night after that. Always include the number of nights in your inquiry regardless of credits, discounts, etc. The dashboard will try to calculate the correct rate but that is often wrong and I will adjust it and then respond with a phone call, text or email. Please remind me if you are a returning guest who has written a review and wants a free night. Unfortunately I can not give credit for the free night unless there are special circumstances.

In an effort to minimize my billing efforts, I am asking that you pay in full if you are taking the fourth night free. If you need to make two payments then please just ask, I completely understand. Honestly, I have never kept anyones money if they just can't make the trip.The most punitive action is to give credit for future visits and that is only if the cancellation is within 60 days of the booked date.

Returning Guest discount save $250.00

Pay for three or more nights and get one free. I offer some nice discounts but I can not combine them

Details:

For returning guests who write a review, I offer a 'pay for three or more nights, get one free' deal. That is a $250.00 value if you are a returning guest, who has written a review and is paying for three nights @ $275.00/night. Or simply put, Four nights for the price of three. This is on a retro active basis for any of my previous guests and applies to any subsequent visits of those guests. Please include the fourth night on your inquiry and please note that the dashboard will try to calculate it and will show an inflated price but I will adjust it prior to sending the payment request.

Description:

This 2000 sq ft Playa Dorada home is beautiful. It has fabulous beach sunsets and exceptionally big tide swings. The beach is full of sea shells and small sea life and Dolphin sightings are common while dining from the roof top deck.

In town, shopping is great for all who like to bargain. There is plenty of golf at the nearby Mayan Palace or in town at Sandy Beach.

The beds and linens of this home are extremely comfortable and much time and effort have been invested in the furnishings and decor. There is a hammock on the large back patio and beach toys for the kids.

Because the house has four beds and four baths it is great for a couple of families or multiple couples.

This is such a great value because we would rather offer a green, solar powered home than charge you more money. We have, however, recently tied into the Mexican power grid and use it when necessary. This will enable us to maintain the functionality of all of the ceiling fans and other electricity demands that exceed our solar usage.

Please know that the home is not air conditioned and I typically will not rent it in July, August or September.

I ask that you limit the number of occupants to eight because of our water management. First, water is trucked in and that is expensive. Second, all of the water goes to a septic system and it has a volume limit. Please have a conservative mindset when it comes to water usage.

I encourage all to post in my online guestbook by clicking on the review tab at the bottom of this page.

When visiting our home, please feel free to take some refrigerator magnets. The magnets have our VRBO listing number and my phone number on them so feel free to give them to your friends and family.

Friends and neighbors Discount:

For friends and neighbors who want to rent my home I simply offer two free nights per visit if the minimum of the three night rate is met.

Sorry, I can not combine the returning guest discount with the friend and neighbor discount.

Maintenance Update:

In 2011 we completed the new roof, The back patio has been coated and repainted along with the rest of the home. I will start the new patio ceiling soon but that is minor. I am still working on the screen doors. The refrigerator, stove/oven and hot water heater are all new.

In 2015 we replaced the couches, living room ceiling fans, and the rusted sinks and fixtures.

Proposed improvements, purchases and disclaimers:

Some of our screens have been torn out and I am waiting to replace the complete screen doors

If you have questions please call me at 818 577 7284.

More Details

Owner
Mark Pullen
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 13, 2017

About Mark Pullen

We currently live in the Los Angeles where Carrie is a professor at Cal State Northridge and I continue to work in Real Estate. The kids???? They are off to college.

Mark Pullen purchased this house in 1998

Why Mark Pullen chose Puerto Peñasco

Because of the beautiful beach and sunsets.

What makes this house unique

We enjoy the peace and quiet and the gentle roar of the ocean when we wake up in the morning.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I recently purchased a three person Kayak for complementary use for guests.

Please wear life jackets and use good common sense.
Jan 2010
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Amenities

Puerto Peñasco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2),
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Enjoy Priceless Oceanfront in a Fabulous Beach Home 4bds 4bths
average rating of 4.897959 based on 52 reviews
5

Spacious, comfortable and amazing! Well appointed kitchen. Sea kayak and SUP.

  • 5 of 5

We had the beach to ourselves. This is our second stay at this property and we love everything about it!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best beach ever

  • 5 of 5

Best bang for the buck!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely home right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed both the beach front location and the lovely house and hope to return.

The house was bright and fresh and decorated with lots of love and thoughtfulness. It was well appointed including a doggie water bowl! The beach was very quiet and clean. The Mayan Palace resort is walk or short drive where one could grab lunch, hang out at the beach side bars or pay to use the one of their pools and facilities. We drove to Rocky Point's Malacon Fish Market to pick up the fresh seafood to grill but mainly hung out at the house and beach just decompressing.The bedrooms feel very private and each has its own bathroom. The cast iron bathtub fire pit on the beach made us smile. We go to Rocky Point to avoid the crowds of San Diego and to enjoy the big quiet beaches that welcome our pups. Thanks for sharing your special home.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location on beach, out of town, but very poor maintannce.

  • 3 of 5

As beautiful as the location was and great beach combing there, the house needs more attention than it has got in a long time. Leaking faucets, broken towel racks, broken toilet paper holders. One shower that leaked keep one couple awake a lot due to the dripping water. We had the pump quit twice on us and ran completely out of water one day. One bed appeared to be made with dirty sheets and pillow cases. Empty hand soap containers in a couple bathrooms. Ran out of kitchen soap second day. No trash can liners. Beautiful house but it has not weathered well and apparently has had some rough guests. We will look for another place for next year. It is a shame as it was great layout for four couples. One suggestion is to put smaller shower heads in since the water pressure does not seem to be able to handle the larger heads.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Beach House!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed accommodations during our recent stay. The house was a bit farther from town than we anticipated but that made it all the more relaxing as we had the beach to ourselves. On the first evening, we had a pod of dolphins come right up to the shore as if to welcome us. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. There was plenty of space and privacy with everyone having their own bedroom and bathroom. We made full use of the "bathtub" firepit each night and being away from town, the stars were incredible! I would definitely book this house again!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

the perfect beach getaway home

  • 5 of 5

We have been taking family vacations to Puerto Penasco for several years and have finally found our favorite place - Casa Doce!!! It is peaceful, relaxing, comfortable, beautiful and fun. The location is ideal, and the house is so well laid-out for beach lovers! The windows and french doors that open to the full patio facing the coast is perfect - and the best place to watch the sunset is on the rooftop! Well appointed, and equipped - it's a home away from home! Thanks to Mark for being a great owner and sharing his home.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Dirt road that accesses Playa Dorada
Nearest Point of Interest
Dirt road that accesses the Mayan Palace
Nearest Point of Interest
Mayan Palace/Golf,Dinner, Pool

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

My rates are $275.00 per night and there is no cleaning or damages deposit (Let me know if something significant gets broken and we can work it out) My discount policy is that I give a free night to returning guests who have posted a review to the online guest book. This is good on all subsequent visits of four nights or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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