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Panoramic WhiteWater Oceanfront CliffTop:Headlands/Cove/Ocean Vistas

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

* ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT & OFF-SEASON DISCOUNTS

* NOV. 26 - DEC. 15 STILL AVAILABLE

* HOLIDAY WEEKENDS: 3 NIGHT MINIMUM

* 'ONE FREE NIGHT' SPECIAL OCT. 1 - APR. 30

* NO PETS PLEASE

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BECAUSE VRBO INSTANT QUOTE DOESN'T INCLUDE 3/2 & MULTI-NITE DISCOUNTS

BELOW ARE CORRECT RATES:

1. TWO NITES -$695(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night

2. ADDITIONAL NITES-$235(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night

3. WEEKLY-$1660(2 guests) + $120 per additional guest

Just ten minutes south of the historic village of Mendocino and only 3 minutes south of the movie-famed Heritage House Inn, TIDEPOOL is a unique cliff-top oceanfront retreat – a spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home perched 100 feet above scenic Whitesboro Cove. Its angular box design, beamed ceilings, and redwood interior and exterior are reminiscent of the Sea Ranch architectural style. A veritable sixty foot wraparound floor-to-ceiling wall of glass, spanning the living and sun rooms, immerses you in the panoramic sweep of the rugged Albion Headlands whitewater coastline, Whitesboro Cove, and the Pacific Ocean. Sit inside or outside on the wind-sheltered deck or in the hot tub at eye level with soaring osprey, pelicans, hawks, and gulls and enjoy the nonstop procession of ocean swells crashing into the rocks below. The pelicans and osprey hover all day long above the cove, crashdiving into the water for the local sushi. During their seasonal migrations, you'll experience the parade of spouts, fins and flukes of Pacific gray whales.

The Master bedroom loft (king bed & half bath) and its oversized North facing window offer a picture perfect view of the crashing waves without even having to lift your head from the pillow and a private cozy deck to enjoy the sun or your own private view of the stars. The 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the first floor (king bed & queen bed) are located down the hall from the galley kitchen. The downstairs Master bedroom suite features its own recently remodeled bathroom with an oversized tiled shower and bench combo with bar-holds for safety. A formal dining room comfortably seats six to eight and the Franklin fireplace compliments any meal. While dining, enjoy the pre-recorded keyboard selections on the Yamaha Electric Clavinova or the musicians amongst you can make your own music.

Stretch out in the paired Scandinavian leather recliners in the privacy of the all-cedar-and-glass Lindal sunroom and listen to your favorite music while meditating upon the ever-changing panoramic ocean, coastal, and bay vistas. No matter the weather outside, it’s always comfy inside because of the house’s central heating. With a cozy fire burning in the wood stove, enjoy the spectacular ocean sunsets and the grazing and winged wildlife while ensconced upon the living room’s comfy leather sofas. Both the living room and upstairs master bedroom feature a Bose audio and 55-inch HDTV entertainment center fed by a Direct TV Network HD/DVR receiver with complimentary HBO, Starz, Showtime, and Cinemax movie channels. iPod docking cable to stereo.

Like an oceanfront oasis, your privacy is assured – located at the end of a cul-de-sac; TIDEPOOL is part of a private, GATED road just two minutes south of the Ledford House Restaurant and Albion River Restaurant, two great dining experiences on the coast. Nearby, the quaint town of Albion offers everything you need for your much-needed retreat, and the Albion Flats Cafe, just 3 minutes North, cooks up the best budget-priced breakfasts on the North Coast while offering a surrealistic view from below the last remaining wooden trestle bridge on CA Highway One. Although there is NO BEACH ACCESS from our cliff top property, you can enjoy stopping off at Van Damme Beach in Little River or Big River Beach in Mendocino during your ten minute drive into Mendocino.

Hi-Speed broadband Internet connection and WiFi is available anywhere in the house so bring your tablets, laptops, and Roku devices to stream your favorite video entertainment.

Keywords: Oceanfront home; Clifftop home

More Details

Owner
Howard Pines
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

A couple of whales were right out front, just over the bench down the hill. Lots of spouts and their backs and flukes plainly visible. What a surprise to see them hanging out so close. This was our 3rd time here in this home and the first for whale viewing.



We have been renting homes from Point Arena to above Fort Bragg for 30 years, and none of them had views to beat this one. The large windows and spectacular scenery beyond are the best!
Dec 2012
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Ledford House Restaurant, Albion
Nearest Point of Interest
Albion River Inn Restaurant

Amenities

Albion House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 portable twin-size futons
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Central Heat, TWO HDTVS(55' and 46') on DIRECT TV HD/DVR Satellite Receiver, Clavinova Electric Piano, Oceanfront Spa, Large Shower, Coffee Grinder, Coffee Maker, iPod Docking to Stereo, BLURAY DVD; Wireless Broadband

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Panoramic WhiteWater Oceanfront CliffTop:Headlands/Cove/Ocean Vistas
average rating of 4.885714 based on 42 reviews
4

Albion Ocean View

  • 4 of 5

My girlfriend and I wanted a romantic weekend on the Mendocino coast. Howard's place was fabulous and incredibly scenic. We loved the Sunroom with all of the windows and comfortable chairs. Although we went out to his recommended restaurants most of the time, we did prepare breakfast and dined in the Sunroom. His house is very close to so many attractions: went rode the Skunk Train, went horseback riding on Ross Beach, visited the Point Arena Lighthouse and strolled through the Botanical Gardens. The only negative we had was the wind for two days. It was extremely strong and prevented us from using the hot tub. It is a beautiful and fun place to stay and beats the heck out of a hotel.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Meadow Valley California
5

A slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We are getting ready to head home, neither of us want to leave. This home is everything they advertise and more. Very clean and comfortable, very very cozy.

We saw a variety of birds, lots of deer and even a skunk. Had a variety of weather, the ocean views are spectacular.

The kitchen set up is great, and eating in the sunroom looking at the views are wonderful.

We came here to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary and couldn't have picked a better spot.

Although we didn't need him, Howard responded quickly when we were setting this trip up.

This house is exactly what we had hoped for, and three days of sitting in the sunroom enjoying the view were just what we needed. Thank you for sharing this beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable house with great views, good beds, and lovely hot tub.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the quiet of the gated community. There is lots of wildlife to see from the house. We also enjoyed walking along the bluffs nearby and biking in the redwoods. The restaurants are fabulous. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly memorable ocean views! Mendocino coast fun to explore.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay (5 nights) at Tidepools House. As I said in the title, the ocean views are beautiful from the decks, hot tub, and especially from the sun room and living room. Comfortable mountain style house, my teenagers love it, and so did we. Set in a private, gated neighborhood, the house is peaceful and our stay there refreshing. The house is 10 minutes south of the hamlet of Mendocino, and 25 minutes south of Fort Bragg. There's lots to do and if you wanted solitude, there's plenty of that too. There are more state parks and state beaches within 30 minutes drive than you could explore in a month.

The homeowner is a great communicator and the rates are very reasonable for the area. All in all, this was one of our best family vacations ever.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This house is so comfortable, the view is breathtaking, and we couldn't have been happier. The kids probably would have been content staying in the hot tub the whole stay, and they also enjoyed cartwheeling on the grass. The kitchen was nicely set up and we cooked all our meals. Definitely coming back. Also, we saw a pod of dolphins!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible view, comfortable home.

  • 5 of 5

This places lacks nothing. Comfortable beds, clean as a whistle, great fireplace, hot tub with a view. . . . Even musical instruments! Not new and fancy, but homey and comfortable. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaning and Spa $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

THREE NIGHTS FOR PRICE OF TWO DURING OFFSEASON: Oct. 15 - April 30


ONE ADDITIONAL FREE NIGHT DURING OFFSEASON: Oct. 15 - April 30

ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT & WEEK NIGHT DISCOUNTS

HOLIDAY RATES SLIGHTLY HIGHER

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