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Views!!! 4 Bd/3 BA; Gull Dr; Across from Beach Path; hot tub; 2-nt inquire

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bdrms, 3 Baths - Stunning Views!! Hot Tub, Beach Path across Street, Gull Dr

'Gull Harbour' in Bodega Bay

• 3+ nights INQUIRE for seasonal discount Jan-Mar 2018

• Photo's updated October 2016 (aside from pic of front of home)*

• Late checkout 3PM

'GULLL HARBOUR' is a 4-bed/3-bath home on Gull Drive

• Sleeps 10 in beds (2-Kings/2-Queens/2-Twins)

• 2400 sq.ft. private home

• Located at 9th Tee of the Bodega Harbor Golf course

• Fabulous views of Bodega Head, Doran Beach and the Pacific Ocean

• Beach access trail right across the street

• Hot tub/Deck with table & chairs/Weber gas barbecue; ping pong in converted garage.

Layout of House: There are 2 levels to the home. The only room on the lower level is the garage and the entry. There is also a second entry off the kitchen adjacent to the front walkway avoiding main stairs. All area's of living are located on the second level. Bedrooms are located to the rear of the home while the kitchen/dining/living room areas are located in the front of the home. There is a gate in the home to block off the entry stairs if needed for families.

Bedrooms/Baths: Master Bedroom #1 sits in the rear of the home facing Doran Beach with vaulted ceilings and large picture windows with wonderful white water views of Doran Beach/Bodega Bay and the 9th fairway. This a large room with a King size bed, TV/Cable/DVD and a separate trundle bed (2-twins perfect for kids). There is also a separate shower with double vanity/toilet closet in this room.

Leaving Mstr Bdrm #1 you pass two closets with extra linens/games with entry to Guest Bedroom #3 on left. This room has a Queen bed with cable-TV and vaulted ceilings. There is a sliding glass door to an adjacent deck with views of Doran Beach/Bodega Bay and the 9th Fairway.

Adjacent to this bedroom is a full-Guest Bath with separate Laundry area.

Guest Bedroom #4 is also adjacent to this bathroom. This room contains a Queen Bed with cable-TV and vaulted ceilings. There is a sliding glass door leading to a deck that looks out over golf course views.

Across from this room is Master Bedroom#2. This large room contains a King bed with cable-TV/DVD, vaulted ceilings/skylight and separate bathroom with shower. Its connected to the deck that faces the front of the home where hot tub sits. Wonderful ocean views.

The Dining Rm/Kitchen/living room is further down hallway up two steps. The kitchen is fully-equipped with all new appliances. The Dining Table sits adjacent and seats 10 guests. We keep the pantry stocked with various seasonings, teas, coffee, foil, saran wrap...etc. Off the kitchen is a separate walkway entrance into the home off the street for guests who wish to avoid the lower level stairs. There is a propane barbecue off this deck.

The Living Room has wonderful views out 4 very large picture windows that face the Pacific Ocean. Lrg. Flat Screen cable-TV/Blu ray/DVD, stero-cd player w/iPOD-iPhone dock, bookcase with a lrg. assortment of books & magazines, and a lrg. assortment of DVD's & Leather couches in this room make it a wonderfully relaxing area to spend with family/friends.

FAMILIES: For guests with kids we have located in closets: hi-chair, exercauser, gate to block stairs. Closet full of games & Super Nintendo Video games. Covered outlets. Rumpus room lower level with tv and game system; ping pong.

BEACH ITEMS: Beach blankets, chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, ice chests, sand toys located in garage. We even keep a beach pass for families wanting to drive to the State Beach at Doran entrance with all their 'stuff' saving you the $6 parking fee.

What do we/guests love most about the home? The house has a very open uncluttered feel with all the sunlight from skylights/windows and vaulted ceilings. Love being able to walk out the front door to the beach trail . Ping-Pong in the garage and lots of games/activities. Extra pillows/blankets in all rooms. Free long-distance calling to USA/Canada as well.

Keywords: Private Home, Bodega Harbour, 9th Tee, Doran Beach, Gull Drive, beach trails

More Details

Debbie & Dave Tarca
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Debbie & Dave Tarca

**Pic of Vineman Triatholon 2015**

Family that loves the ocean! We are an active family of 5 that loves anything to do with the water. Very involved in our children's school and community activities. Dave is a Plumbing/HVAC & Electrical Contractor...I'm an RN but currently run Bodega Bay Rentals & kids. We have multiple residential/commercial properties and have managed/owned throughout Sonoma County 30+ years.

Debbie & Dave Tarca purchased this house in 2010

Why Debbie & Dave Tarca chose Bodega Bay

We purchased our first home in Bodega Bay around the corner (on Gull) from this one in 2001 as an investment. We love the area and renting it out to friends, family & guests. Dave actually did all the mechanical on this home when it was built in the 1990's so we knew it was a solid purchase. Add that to the amazing views of the home & the beach trail across the street and we were sold.

What makes this house unique

Our home sits at the crest of Gull Drive facing water. You can see the current moving, whales from living room windows and sounds of waves and seals. Very relaxing area... Gull Drive is the closest street to access trails/beach of anywhere in the harbor. We manage our homes in every way - as result our rates are lower than any of the homes around us including many back farther in harbor.

Two beach trails off of Gull right across the street. The other leading to the Bodega Harbour Clubhouse/Bistro & Bar.

FABULOUS views! Located at the 9th Tee box for golfers that love to 'break' mid game. Kids love the Ping-Pong table. I love going for runs around the Harbour. Hills offer quite the challenge. We love to geocache and have plans to keep a binder of listings in the home (ask us!).

Doran Beach is a wonderful gradually sloping beach for kids to play in. We even keep a beach pass to Doran Park in the home for Guests that want to use the 'day use' area at the State Park. I also like knowing the Coast Guard is stationed behind the park should someone need assistance. We keep lots of beach supplies in the home for families.


Bodega Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Rate based 8-10 guests (adults & children). Addit'l guests may be added fee. Max 10 in home.
  • Camera at entrances only...NOT looking; PLEASE! No unauthorized pets; No parking in garage; Late check-out 3PM;
  • Rental Agreement/Occupancy List signed/returned & terms agreed to at booking. Questions, don't hesitate to ask.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Laundry area in this room as well.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite #1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Large Master Suite with trundle bed (2-twins)
    Master Suite #2 - 1 king
    Guest Queen #3 - 1 queen
    Guest Queen #4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
family friendly: hi-chair, games, books. Covered outlets. Located off 9th tee great golfing location.


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Views!!! 4 Bd/3 BA; Gull Dr; Across from Beach Path; hot tub; 2-nt inquire
average rating of 5.0 based on 105 reviews

Great attention to details and comfort

  • 5 of 5

Our weekend was a group getaway for eight friends who have known each other for over 40 years. We are quite particular about our bodily comforts and really appreciate Debbie Targa's attention to detail. Every room has a box of tissues. Every bathroom is provided with numerous large bath towels, soap and shampoo, paper cups. On the dining room table, which has chairs enough for our whole party, are placemats and napkins. The living room provides ample seating that faces each other so we could have excellent conversation and throw blankets for the chilly evenings. The beds are super comfortable and the closets contain extra pillows, blankets. The kitchen is well-stocked with plates, glasses, utensils, appliances, whatever those who want to cook would need. The decor is very pleasing, everything feels new and well-kept. The views are spectacular. We had a great time, and one of our group is planning to bring her hiking group sometime.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stephanie! That's very kind of you to say. We really appreciated having you stay with us. I usually am quick to email directly after stay but just getting back from Yosemite and feeling bit scattered catching up. Happy to hear you all had a good experience. That's what keeps guests coming back into the area! Take care and thank you again for staying with us!
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Sonoma, CA, USA

Spacious, immaculate, completely equipped!

  • 5 of 5

Tremendous hospitality/communication from host Debbie. Thoughtfully appointed, great wifi, comfy beds, excellent gourmet kitchen. Some of the best views in all of Bodega Harbour with beach access across from the front door!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Property for Family!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous weekend with our kids and granddaughters here! Used the outdoor spa and indoor ping pong frequently. Appreciated all the features that kept the 18 month old safe as she toddled around the home. Wonderful views - both in the house and while walking to the beach and nearby restaurant. Was really nice to have an earlier than normal check-in and late checkout - allowed us to maximize our visit. Highly recommend this property - Ed and Linda Cummings

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views, welcoming home, great location

  • 5 of 5

Clean, spacious, welcoming, super fun game room and wonderful hot tub. The kitchen is fully stocked, beds very comfortable, bathrooms clean roomy and fully stocked. My family loved our time in the home enjoying meals together in the large dinning table/area and exploring the beautiful beaches just a short walk from the home. I must also mention awesome whale sightings from the balcony!!! We will be back...thank you for sharing your home with us!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Aracely! I'm thrilled you saw whales. That's always a treat for my family as well. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Happy holidays to you and your family!
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Great home, great location, great views!

  • 5 of 5

A very beautiful, clean home with a nice open plan and the most amazing views!

Debbie, the owner, was so gracious in ensuring that our stay was as fun, comfortable and memorable as it was. We had everything we needed & more. We will definitely plan on coming back again next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jessica. You all were wonderful and we look forward to sharing the home with you again! Take care.
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Los Osos, CA

Views and Ambience Exceed Expectations

  • 5 of 5

For the past 5 years we have gravitated to Sonoma County for our family reunions. We love the rugged coast, redwood forests, acres of rural farmland, and the local vibe. Gull Harbor takes top place for homes that we have rented. The views, are without a doubt, fantastic. The spacious floor plan and furnishings are designed for gathering in comfort. The great room features 3 comfy leather couches arranged to enable easy conversation and TV viewing. It is also equipped with plenty of DVD's, books, and games. The kitchen overlooks this area, so cooks are always included in the action and conversation. Speaking of the kitchen, everything is available for your cooking needs AND is easy to find! Debbie has done a masterful job of providing helpful labels that remind you she truly wants you to enjoy your stay.

The two master bedrooms are very spacious. One overlooks the golf course, with ocean views, and the other has direct access to the private hot tub deck. Beds are comfortable and fashionable! Bathrooms are spacious and well-equipped.

Gull Harbour is very private; a vacant lot on one side and a neighboring house downslope on the other side. The neighborhood was very quiet, despite the fact that we were there during the summer season.

We loved our walks along the beach and a special lunch at River's End in Jenner. Mostly, we just enjoyed hanging out in Gull Harbour reconnecting with our immediate family. We were a party of 8, ages 13 - 82, and EVERYONE was delighted with this unique, welcoming home.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $195 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Discounts - Dec/Jan/Feb - Inquire for price adjustment - No holiday periods

Major holidays 4-night required; 15% price increase.

Late Check-out 3PM for 3 nights +

Rental Agreement/Occupancy List signed at time of booking.
OCCUPANCY: Rate based on 1-8 guests. Additional guests may be additional fee.
10 Max (Adults & children) allowed in home at any one time.
Additional DAY/NIGHT GUESTS are not allowed above max.
Camera entrances to home only (PLEASE do not bring pet. Severe family allergy)
No parking in Gull Harbour Garage (Converted Rumpus Room); Wide driveway has space for 4-5 vehicles
Questions re Occupancy....PLEASE ASK BEFORE BOOKING.

Must be 25 years or older to rent home and must be present in home the entire stay.
Non Smoking property/No Pet

**Rates may change without notice; booking not confirmed until signed contract/Payment received**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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