Far Niente: Comfortable Home with Whitewater Views(28 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6 )(no children under 10 years )
This house is made for sharing and being with your loved ones and friends. You can enjoy the sound of the surf and watch the whales frolicking by on the Mendocino Coast from this modern, well-appointed home. A large, very well equipped kitchen (remodeled 2013) will appeal to the cooking enthusiast or party gathering. If the oven, microwave, convection oven, stove top are not enough equipment for your planned feast, there is a large propane BBQ.
Four bedrooms - three have their own bathrooms. Two bedrooms have queen beds with firm mattresses. The downstairs hot tub bedroom has a trundle bed (with two single mattresses). The North Room and living room have full futons. One bath is equipped with wide entry and multiple grab bars for persons with mobility or balance challenges. The two master bedroom baths have jacuzzi tubs. The Hot Tub Bedroom is downstairs adjacent to the hot tub.
There are 3 satellite TVs - 2 with DVD/VCRs, 1 with a blue ray DVD player, and one additional TV with DVD/VCR player. The North Room TV is an HDTV with a blue ray DVD player. There is a large selection of books and videos to enjoy or just relax in the loft or in the great room with its 16 ft red cedar ceiling. Window seats abound for viewing the changing coastal sites or catching a few zzz.
There is 4 person hot tub on a deck with excellent views of the cove and the Gualala River. You can lounge on the hot tub deck or take morning coffee on the front deck.
The house boasts a collection of illuminated lighthouses and a cozy wood burning fireplace. The outside garden provides fresh rosemary and sage to add to your special creations
Keywords: views, views, views, sound of the surf, big well-equipped kitchen, open floor plan, disability access, ocean views, perfect for being with those who you care about.
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Member since: 2011
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (2) 1 queen bed in Master and Downstairs Bedrooms, Double Beds (2) 1 full futon in North Bedroom and Living Room, Twin or Single Beds (1) Trundle bed in Hot Tub Bedroom is made up of 2 twin beds. There are beds on all three levels. The maximum occupancy will go down if each member of the party needs a bed....moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Bathrooms are located on two levels of the house.
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
Wireless broadband with great signal. limited bandwidth, no large file downloads or uploads are allowed. Use is metered. 500Mb/day is included in rent. Overage is billed at $10/gb or portion thereof...moreless
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
Cuisinart, blender, Dutch oven, crab pots, lots of pots and pans, ice cream maker, water filter, microplane, can openers, wine bottle openers, graters, mandoline, cookie presses, baking pans...moreless
- Dishes & Utensils:
Food preparation items for a picnic or a party. Propane cooktop, electric oven ,microwave/convection oven, toaster Ceramic and Italian glass dishes, cups, glasses (drink, wine, liquor), serving bowls and platters, tableware sets...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 26 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $225
Fees depend on house upkeep and use of broadband - starting at $75. Due to current water restrictions, the hot tub may not be available. You will be notified at time of booking.
$300 security and cleaning(refunded minus cleaning fees) due 30 days prior to stay. Rental amount due 14 days prior to stay. Security deposit refunded no more than 14 days after stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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River and ocean kayaking - rent from Adventure Rates.
Golfing at Sea Ranch Golf Course.
Art classes and galleries at Gualala Art Center and Dolphin Gallery.
Great grocery stores, delis, restaurants, and pizza parlors.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We had this home built to take advantage of the seascape and want to share this while we live and work in the Bay Area
Why the Owner Chose Gualala, CA, USA:
This location is ideally suited for visitors from the Bay Area and Sacramento. You can easily get there after work on a Friday evening. You can choose to enjoy the peace and quiet of the coast or hike and bike to your heart is content. There are also many great artists in the area who share their creations with the community.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The kitchen is fabulous. The view is spectacular. The hot tub and jacuzzi tubs give you a choice of relaxing in soothing water indoors or out.
- Primary: 510-235-4246
- Fax: +1 5102354246
Links to more information:
Gualala River at Pacific Ocean from Far Niente in Gualala
Front entrance - new fiberglass front door
Living Room deck
DR - Seats 8 with built-in bench - Extra table & chairs in hallway
LR from loft
Extra futon in LR
North Futon opened
Stairs to loft and master - Lighthouses and red cedar ceiling
Master Bedroom with Jacuzzi bath tub, satellite TV, DVD/VCR, and queen bed
Lower original bedroom painted a relaxing Caribbean blue and new storage bed
Hot tub with bromide disinfectant and ozonator - access through North Room
Sunset from deck on Far Niente in Gualala
Overlooking Robinson Reef - Pacific Ocean route for whales
View of the home facing east highlighting Walter Lim's roof and window designs
LR - DR - bamboo floor and built-in bench
Kitchen - New ceramic counter tops, new floor, new copper bar - labelled storage
Wood burning fireplace can be seen from kitchen, loft, and living/dining room.
North Room futon
North Room bathroom with accessible shower
Loft with books, videos, DVDs, CDs, and tapes
Jacuzzi bathtub in master bathroom (one in lower bathroom also)
Hot Tub Bedroom with trundle bed
View of Pacific Ocean from hot tub
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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