Come Enjoy the Views at the Wave Watch!

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Wave Watch as viewed from the ocean side


Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Wave Watch has long been a favorite of North Coast vacationers. The well appointed home provides a comfortable base for all your coastal adventures. You can relax on the patio or stay warm inside and gaze out at the waves...let them lull you into the peaceful state you seek. The two and a half story 2,400 square foot house is designed to capitalize on its' cliffside location hanging over the beautiful Pacific. You will have a 180 degree view from the majestic cliffs of the village of Mendocino to the Point Arena Lighthouse. Enjoy these views during your mealtimes then marvel at the sunset with a bottle of world renowned Northern California wine. The house has an open floor plan that easily allows both the chefs and the couch potatoes to chat during the preparation of your vacation feasts. Enjoy the patio grill while scanning the horizon for the seasonal whale migration. Or just glance down the cliffside meadow to peek at the visiting herds of deer.

The house has two large Master suites,each with its' own full double bathroom. Each suite has a private deck, adjacent to the hot tub. The two upstairs bedrooms contain a full bed and a set of twin beds, and share a full bathroom. A fully appointed kitchen and formal dining area provide you the comforts of home...if your home were in Paradise.

A beach gate access card will be provided upon your arrival, and it is a 2 minute drive to the gate, where you can drive down to the 'Irish Beach'. Enjoy a day of beachcombing, bird watching or just watching the waves come ashore. If you are a runner, conquer the whole 12 miles of beach! If you get adventurous, you can drive 24 miles north to the village of Mendocino - with its' July Music Festival, amazing Headlands, boutiques and enticing restaurants. Bring your touring bikes and take the ultimate ride down to the Point Arena pier, or if you are really gung-ho, go all the way to Bodega Bay! For abalone divers, excellent diving areas are a short drive both north and south on Highway 1, and kayaking in the rock formations is exhilarating as you view the starfish, anemone, seals, sea lions, pelicans, and many other wildlife you'll encounter along the way.

Keywords: House

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, please leave your pets at home!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    with multiple levels and lots of stairs this house is not appropriate for anyone with mobility issues...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Downstairs King master suite with large private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Downstairs Queen suite with large private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Upstairs ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    Upstairs ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Downstairs master suite with king bed, Queen size Beds (1) Second downstairs master suite with queen bed, Double Beds (1) Upstairs bedroom with double bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Upstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Large private bathroom with double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Large private bathroom with double sinks...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs shared bathroom...moreless

  • Each bathroom has a hair dryer for your convenience. Also provided, body wash in each shower. ...moreless


  • Books:

    A selection of paperbacks for your enjoyment. If you're in the middle of one when you leave, take it with you! Just leave a replacement. (feel free to add to our collection!)...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network system with 200 TV channels and multiple music channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Compact stereo with CD player...moreless

  • Television:

    New flat screen in living room...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A nice selection of DVD's awaits you....moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Oceanfront:

    The house sits on the side of a cliff which allows for dramatic views from virtually every room. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing


  • Dining:

    Large dining area with table to accomodate 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Electric dryer...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage available for use...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat. Also portable heaters in each bedroom for those chilly nights!...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All beds are made up and ready for your arrival. Spare sheets in each room, extra pillows and blankets in the downstairs linen closet...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cordless phone in kitchen available for local calls. Please use credit card or calling card for long distance. Second handset downstairs in king suite....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy towels for 8 in the 3 bathrooms. Extras in the upstairs linen closet. Hot tub towels in the downstairs linen closet. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Standard top load washer...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    a bit tempermental, best with Duraflame type logs...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Basic Mr Coffee, filters in cabinet. There is a coffee grinder as well! Just added a compact espresso maker with milk steamer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    For your convenience we have a crockpot, electric skillet, and a combination blender/food processor. We recently added a griddle with reversible (and dishwasher safe!) grills....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New dishes with service for 8. Additional dishes also in cabinet, along with some platters and serving bowls. Metal and glass bake ware, along with a few casserole dishes. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    It's old but it works!!...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with all cooking utensils. Good selection of spices in the cabinet!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Combination hood/microwave over stove....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio accessible from dining room and living room Decks off each downstairs bedroom suite...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber type charcoal grill on patio (in garage during windy times!)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Accessible from both downstairs bedrooms tucked between the two decks....moreless



Write a review 4.3
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Security Dep(refundable) $250
  • Tax Rate 11%

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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Wave Watch is near many abalone diving areas (Elk and Point Arena) - abalone season is April, May, June, August, September ,October and November. Fishing license with abalone stamp required.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

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  • Wave Watch as viewed from the ocean side

    Wave Watch as viewed from the ocean side

  • Kitchen and dining area with table that seats 8

    Kitchen and dining area with table that seats 8

  • You just can't beat the view from the living room!

    You just can't beat the view from the living room!

  • Upstairs double bedroom

    Upstairs double bedroom

  • Downstairs king suite

    Downstairs king suite

  • Sunset on the coast!

    Sunset on the coast!

  • Large patio for enjoying the view

    Large patio for enjoying the view

  • Living room with wood burning fireplace, stereo, and TV.

    Living room with wood burning fireplace, stereo, and TV.

  • Upstairs twin bedroom

    Upstairs twin bedroom

  • Downstairs queen suite

    Downstairs queen suite

  • View from the patio with the light house in the distance.

    View from the patio with the light house in the distance.

VRBO #258255

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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