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It's All About the View! How Could You Not Relax Looking at This?

(55 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 6

The View is spectacular.The house is spacious and comfortable. The kitchen is a cooks delight. It features a 6 burner gas stove, stainless steel appliances, double ovens, wine refrigerator, prep sink in the center island and granite counter tops. BBQ on the gas grill on the deck just outside of the kitchen while enjoying outdoor seating with a view. Both bedrooms have Cal King size beds and flat screen TVs. There is a small room off of the living room that has a day bed with a trundle, just big enough for a couple of kids or pushed together can make another King size bed. The Hot Tub is located on a private deck just outside the Master bedroom and is great for late night star gazing, early morning sunrise soaking and daytime relaxing. The living room is cozy with a wood fireplace and a large flat screen TV that is connected to Directv Satellite programing, and there is a wide variety of movies on Blueray & DVD. But who has time to watch TV when there is so much to do? Stay in or go explore the area, either way you'll love it.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Ask me...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Please keep in mind this house is not child proof for toddlers or small children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We strive to keep our home an allergy free place....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are about 12 to 15 steps to enter the main living area....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Cubby: 2 twin/ single

    Daybed w/trundle...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Hide-a-bed in sofa...moreless

  • Sun room: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Although we have enough sleeping space for more than what is listed, truly the most comfortable accommodations are what is listed. The beds come with linens, extra blankets and pillows. The Master Bedroom has a wood burning stove....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Both bathroom have vessel sinks, (raised sink bowls). Towels are included....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The house main living space is upstairs from the entry of the house. There are approximately 12 to 15 steps up to the main part of the house. There are hand rails but no wheelchair access. If you are an elderly person in good health you should have no problems. I would caution families with small children, this house is not child proof....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Blueray player in the living room and both bedrooms....moreless

  • Games:

    We have an assortment of board games and puzzles....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Upgraded to Directv Genie 3/15/2013, record your shows during the day when you're out exploring and watch them at night....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bluetooth speakers so you can connect and play your own music from your phone, tablet or laptop. Satellite radio (Sirius/XM)....moreless

  • Television
  • Video Games:

    Bring your game console and plug it in on the side of the TV. Plug and play....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Parental discretion advised...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    Doran Beach is within view of the house and is a short walk....moreless

  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View:

    Panoramic view of Tomales Bay,Point Reyes, Pacific Ocean and Bodega Head. ...moreless

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    The dining room table can be extended to accommodate 8 with the table leaves that are kept in the Blue Bedroom closet. The extra chairs are in the master bedroom, bathroom, Blueroom and Sunroom....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Firewood is kept in the garage downstairs....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house stays warm on sunny days because of all the windows. Leave the doors closed between the sunroom and kitchen and the sunroom and living room during sunny days traps the heat in the sunroom....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets are provided for all beds....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    The driveway is steep....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is parking in front of the garage and to the right of the entry deck....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone service is different per provider at the house. I will give guests the house number so they can give it to family and friends to stay in touch....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels are provided. Beach towels are in a basket next to the back door to use after hot tubbing or take to the beach. Please shake out sand before bring back into the house....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    HE detergent is preferred....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    I supply guests with the passcode....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    In Livingroom...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of pots, pans, knives, spatulas, whisks, you name it! There is even a zester and a garlic press....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plates, cups, bowls and plenty of utensils. Just bring the food....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    This is ultra quiet! No need to add much detergent either. The detergent is under the kitchen sink....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double ovens make cooking on Special Holidays much easier. Make desert or bread in one oven while cooking a turkey or roast in the other. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    The house has an assortment of condiments and spices. Flour, sugar, baking soda, etc. just bring eggs and butter and you can have cookies for dessert!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Separate wine refrigerator in the lsland...moreless

  • Stove:

    Six large gas burners....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    The deck wraps from the front of the kitchen to the back where the hot tub is. There is seating for 4 at the table in front of the kitchen. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    The Links at Bodega Harbour is just across the Hwy. Ask me about possible discount....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas grill. Extra propane tank is in the garage downstairs. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Maintained by Clearly Coastal Spa Care every week for your health and safety....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 55 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 22 - Dec 25, 2017
4 night min stay
New Years
Dec 29 - Jan 1, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $295
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Holidays that fall on a Monday and New Years are subject to a 3 night minimum.

Thanksgiving, Christmas are subject to a 4 night minimum.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Valley Ford Cutoff and Bodega Hwy
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lucas Warf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Bodega Bay is a small fishing village north of San Francisco by about an hour. The bay itself is a sheltered cove. There is plenty to do fishing, canoeing, diving, surfing up the coast a little ways, and playing on the beach. There is horseback riding, golfing at the Bodega Harbour Golf Links, and wine tasting in nearby Sonoma Valley. In April, the Fisherman's festival brings out many arts and craft booths, they host a boat building contest and have live music. In July, they have a fireworks show that can be seen from our deck. In August, the food, and wine festival features many local restaurants, beer and wine makers. In October, Art trails offers open artist studios to the public featuring local artists in Sonoma county. Twice a year there is whale watching on Bodega Head, park rangers are there to answer questions and give information. Year round enjoy the beaches, fly kites, explore the many little shops in Bodega Bay and eat crab and clam chowder!

Other Activities: Art Galleries, Wine tasting, Nature hikes


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: We have lived most of our lives in Northern California. Bodega Bay is our 'Happy Place'. We work full time and plan to retire one day to Bodega Bay.

Why the Owner Chose Bodega Bay, CA, USA:
We spent our Honeymoon at a home up the hill and around the corner from Southern Exposure. We've rented vacation homes in Bodega Bay and vacationed with our family for many years until we were able to buy Southern Exposure.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is spread out, it's nice to separate from family or other guests if you choose. I love being able to hear the ocean when the windows are open. The beep from the fog horn on Bodega Head is comforting. I love walking on the beach and looking for shells. Every season has special events that are fun to do, for instance in April the Fisherman's festival is always fun with a boat building contest and race along with craft booths and the blessing of the fleet. In October Art Trails is fun to explore different local artists studios. Local farms and wine tasting are always fun to visit. I love to take a drive along the coast. And after doing all or none of that I can come back to the house and relax! The house is a Home!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View from downstairs deck.

    View from downstairs deck.

  • Looking right upon entry up stairs, kitchen.

    Looking right upon entry up stairs, kitchen.

  • Seating for 4 around the island and prep sink.

    Seating for 4 around the island and prep sink.

  • Outdoor seating with a view.

    Outdoor seating with a view.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Master bathroom.

    Master bathroom.

  • Guest bedroom (blue room)

    Guest bedroom (blue room)

  • guest bath

    guest bath

  • Seating for 8 with the extra leaf in the blue room closet and extra chairs.

    Seating for 8 with the extra leaf in the blue room closet and extra chairs.

  • Living room.

    Living room.

  • Spa on a private deck off of the master bedroom.

    Spa on a private deck off of the master bedroom.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Master bathroom separate bath and shower.

    Master bathroom separate bath and shower.

  • Cal King bed

    Cal King bed

VRBO #366235

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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