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Romantic Loft/Cottage

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Last updated: 03/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

This designer loft is on the top floor of an antique redwood carriage barn at historic Spring Ranch with views of the ocean and the coastal grass lands. This space was recently renovated and featured in several publications for excellence in design. It is located one mile south of the village of Mendocino.


The space includes a large living room with a field stone gas fireplace, leather sofa and chair, and views to the ocean; kitchen with microwave, coffee pot, sink and granite counter tops; a large bath with double sinks, slate floors, and a 6' antique shower/tub; a large bedroom with a Cal king redwood poster bed and a desk with a computer. The loft is decorated with antiques from all over the world: lighting, furniture, carpets, etc.

The building is ideally located next to the Spring Ranch preserve which is 350 acres of open space on the ocean. You can walk down a trail to secluded bluffs and watch the whales, seals, and the crashing waves.

Keywords: Guest House, cottage, retreat, ocean view, weddings, wedding location, historic home


Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 03/03/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2

  • Bedroom 1


  • King size beds (1), Baby Cribs (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Spring Ranch is 10 acres of gardens and open grass lands. The property is boarded by Spring Ranch Preserve which is a state park of over 300 acres on the ocean. You can walk directly to the ocean on trails that run along the cliffs and bluffs where you can see the waves crashing and the whales passing....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Ocean View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless steel pots and pans, Plates, glasses, cutlary, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    All high end stainless appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub


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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates



Weddings are allowed at a rate of $9,800 (includes 3 nights lodging). Visit for additional information.

50% to secure the reservation (made by check or PayPal)

Balance due 7 days prior to arrival date

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 03/03/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We are a family of two professionals and a daughter that live in Sausalito, CA. I grew up on the East Coast where it is typical to have an old large family vacation home on the ocean. We wanted to find a home like this near San Francisco where we could invite all of our friends and family for weekends and holidays. This is the perfect place to enjoy each other's company in a traditional setting.

Why the Owner Chose Mendocino, CA, USA:
When we go to Mendocino for a weekend or one night we feel like we truly got away. The drive to Mendocino through Anderson Valley is one of the most beautiful drives in all of the USA. The location of the house is ideally situated with open space in every direction and views of the ocean. If you want a cup of great coffee or newspaper it is only one mile to the village of Mendocino.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This building was an original carriage barn built in 1869. The location is ideal, just 1 mile from the village of Mendocino, yet in the middle of Spring Ranch Preserve. Walk down to the ocean through the Spring Ranch open space preserve and enjoy one of the most pristine coast lines of Northern California.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 03/03/2017

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  • Guest Barn from the south

    Guest Barn from the south

  • Guest Barn from the west

    Guest Barn from the west

  • Internal stairway to loft

    Internal stairway to loft

  • Livingroom


  • Reading chair

    Reading chair

  • Kitchen


  • View from bedroom looking toward livingroom

    View from bedroom looking toward livingroom

  • Shared hot tub

    Shared hot tub

  • Sunset


  • Looking west

    Looking west

  • Entrance to Guest Barn at night

    Entrance to Guest Barn at night

  • Livingroom


  • Fireplace and view

    Fireplace and view

  • Buffet


  • Bedroom


  • His and her sinks in bath

    His and her sinks in bath

  • Ocean view with sunset from livingroom

    Ocean view with sunset from livingroom

VRBO #273284

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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