Mendocino Coast - Panoramic Ocean View, Irish Beach Cottage(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)
Built by popular science fiction writer, Margaret St. Clair, and her husband, local radio personality, Eric St. Clair, this cozy two bedroom, two bath home on one acre has a panoramic white water ocean view to Point Arena Lighthouse with private beach access. Situated on a hill overlooking Irish Beach on the beautiful Mendocino Coast, the home offers a gas fireplace, decks, a beautifully landscaped garden, hot tub, window seats, skylights and oak floors, along with amenities such as free WiFi, DVD, stereo tape deck and CD player, a music and film library, and clock radios in each bedroom.
The home sleeps a maximum of 5 comfortably in 2 queen-size beds and a full-size sofabed with Simmons mattress. Bedside reading lamps, electric blankets, and down comforters are provided, foam or down pillows are available.
Within a half-hour drive is the charming village of Mendocino with its quaint shops and excellent restaurants, you can easily drive east to enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting in beautiful Anderson Valley or south to visit Pt. Arena's beautiful lighthouse and fascinating exotic animal preserve.
The town of Manchester, 1 mile south, has a country store that sells food, meats, fresh produce, wines, etc. Five miles south is Pt. Arena with a pharmacy, movie theatre, Indian casino, gas station and bank with ATM.
Please note: there is no broadcast TV reception in Irish Beach. Due to allergy sensitivities no smoking or pets are allowed.
California residents who are driving to Irish Beach are expected to bring their own bed and bath linens. There is a $60 cleaning fee. Guests staying 4 nights or less have the option of cleaning for themselves.
Keywords: Cottage, Beach house
Member since: 2007
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Master bath with Roman tub and shower. Guest bath with shower.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee (optional) $60
- Tax Rate 11%
Full refund if cancelled more than 10 days before arrival date. Within 10 days of scheduled arrival any prepayment of rental cost will be fully refunded, however, the deposit will be forfeited if we are unable to re-rent the property.
Deposit may be applied to a later booking
The owner will forward a reservation form. There is a security/cleaning of $150 for 2-4 night stay and $300 for 5+night stay, to be paid by check and held uncashed until after your departure, then returned marked "VOID" if the house is left clean and undamaged. Full payment including tax is due 10 days before arrival to allow time to mail out the map, instructions and key access information.
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Year Purchased: 1992
About the owner: The owner of St. Clair house is a retired employment lawyer and former Labor Commissioner of California. She and her son, David, who is the Warranty Director for a large national builder, have continuously upgraded the property over the last 19 years, incorporating many unique items she collected during her early travels as an international airline employee. She currently lives in Walnut Creek, California.
Why the Owner Chose Manchester, CA, USA:
Because it has one of the most spectacular views and is the best value in Irish Beach!
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View of the ocean from the Garden
Great room with fabulous garden and ocean views
Master Bedroom with down pillows and comforter, and french door to deck.
Guest Bedroom (night) French toile decor
Sea life at Irish Beach
Happy Guests (Fall, 2010)
St. Clair House
Kitchen with hand-painted italian tiles and copper hood
Guest Bedroom (day) Down pillows and comforter
View of Irish Beach from the deck
Sunset at Irish Beach
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016
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