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Oceanside Retreat Bodega Harbour

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Media Room, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Hopefully the photos and location speak for themselves. If not, the more time you spend at our home the more you will come to love it. Located in an unbelievably quiet area away from golf course lawn mowers and constant traffic found elsewhere in the Harbour. The front deck overlooking the ocean is large enough for 6, and receives an incredible amount of sun. The rear patio area is secluded and has a Weber BBQ, spa and large enough for 6 to 8 to dine outdoors comfortably. There are 2 trails, 1 to the North and 1 to the South that take you directly to the beach. When you get there decide on whether hiking/swimming (kinda cool) or kite flying is your thing for the day. You will be thrilled to see all the different wildlife that comes with Harbour living.

The Bodega Harbour Golf course is one of the most spectacular anywhere. This challenging links course has dramatic views every step you take. Our pride and joy are the Home theater systems found in the Living Room and Media room downstairs. There are all new LCD sets in each bedroom, THX speakers in the living room, and the downstairs has a new 70" UHD 4k led, lcd television, and a THX sound system.

Keywords: Oceanfront, Oceanside, View, Golf, Quiet

More Details

Property Manager
Jeff Erkel
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Jeff Erkel

My wife and I have owned Oceanside Retreat for a decade now, and have enjoyed meeting many of you who have, and continue to choose our home for your vacation!

Why Jeff Erkel chose Bodega Bay

Nothing like the coast of California, with the crashing waves, wildlife, and clean air. (The golfing is really good too)

What makes this house unique

We enjoy hiking, driving to Tomales for oysters, or making sandwiches, grabbing a bottle of wine and heading to the beach for a picnic.


Bodega Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Each bedroom is afforded their own private bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Cal King size beds (2), Queen size Bed (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Oceanside Retreat Bodega Harbour
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews

Everything thing you need,amenities, view!

  • 5 of 5

Can't beat the views, and the home was extremely private.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property with Views

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for my weekend getaway. Jeff made the process easy and stress-free. We loved the open floor plan with panoramic views. The home was clean had everything we needed and more. So much better than staying in a hotel. This was my first experience with VRBO and I was very impressed with how well the owner accommodated us. Hopefully I will have the pleasure of staying at this property again soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California

Excellent Property and Wonderful Renter

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at his house for a quick break in late December 2015. I've stayed at several properties in this neighborhood over the years and my family has had a house in this neighborhood. Many of the homes are older and dated. This house is not.

The ocean views from the couch as well as the deck are amazing. The house is clean, well appointed and beautiful. Jeff the owner is very personable and responsive, responding to text messages timely and courteously.

We will stay here again. In fact, it will be my first preference of the houses for rent in Bodega Harbor in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Our family recently stayed in this amazing home. It was just as great as it looked in the pictures. We were so comfortable, we did not want to leave. The view was breathtaking. We enjoyed the restaurants and shops that are nearby. We also visited a few winery's that were a short drive away. Thank you to Jeff and Katie for helping to make this a wonderful vacation to remember.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A FABULOUS place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Disclaimer: we know the owners. The property is amazing! Well taken care of, has the feel of a home with personal touches, very nice decorating, nice amenities. Decorations were put up for the holidays - very nice touch! Katie and Jeff take the time to visit often to make sure everything is in order. Jeff is great to work with and is extremely accommodating when working out rental dates. There's a comment about a mattress in the reviews - Katie & Jeff immediately replaced the mattress.

The property is located close enough to drive and see the seal habitat, tour sailing ships that come up out of Sausalito or watch their mock battle in the harbor, great restaurants, art exhibits, just walking the beach is an adventure. The house and view are great to enjoy if the weather isn't the best too.

Stay here - you will NOT be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2014
  • Stayed: January 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mom!! (just kidding)
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Sacramento, CA

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

What a great view and a great place to stay. I can't recommend it enough. Our group of 7 had no problems staying at the oceanfront retreat. There was plenty of room for everyone. From sitting out in the hot tub in the cool evening air to enjoying the theater room with a huge viewing screen, everyone had a fantastic time. If there is ever a place to stay, this would be it. The owner was great to work with and we look forward to staying there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are $475.00 for the first 2 nights and $425.00 per night thereafter. $2,400.00 week. Seasonal pricing 3 nights for the price of two Nov. 1 through April 30.

Holidays are subject to a 10% premium charge.

Special Fall and Spring Pricing, Oct. through March we have 3 nights for the price of two.


Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.