|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Moonraker House is located approximately 107 miles north of San Francisco off historic and scenic Highway 1. The house is one mile away from the ocean.
Our two bedroom, two bathroom home has an upstairs deck, private hot tub, WiFi, cable televisions, a fully equipped kitchen with bedroom linens and bathroom towels provided.
With 50 miles of private beach, bluff, and forest trails, picnic areas, tide pools, three recreational centers, two marine reserves, a fenced dog park, and an 18 hole championship golf course, there is something for everyone to do without leaving the local area.
Gualala, the closest town, is 8.7 miles north with grocery stores, specialty shops, restaurants, a bank, post office, and gas stations.
Six hundred fenced sheep and goats graze the common areas to eliminate fire hazards and follow The Sea Ranch philosophy of living lightly off the land.
The artist community of Mendocino is fifty-eight miles north and Fort Bragg is nine miles north of Mendocino. Both places are perfect day trips to explore, shop and eat. Charter boats are available for fishing and whale watching in Fort Bragg.
Grey whale migrate December through March and can often be seen off the shore or by boat.
Seal pups are born late March and early April and can be viewed from the bluff trail above the reserve.
Observe pelicans, cormorants, and oyster catchers from ocean bluffs and on the beach
Redwood violets and trilliums bloom around our house in March and April. Then in May and June the Rhododendrons are in full flower.
The Sea Ranch thespians present two productions a year, one in spring, and one in fall.
My parents purchased our family vacation home in 1990 after several years of renting homes on The Sea Ranch and searching for the perfect home for us.
My father wanted a house in the forest and my mother wanted something close to the ocean. This home is the perfect blending of the two.
Catherine Salm purchased this house in 1990
We are blessed to be able to share our peaceful home with you. Since our house is located in the forest, we do not have the foot or road traffic the other places do. We rarely see people or cars in the area or on the trails nearby and appreciate the serenity.
The ocean, towns and beaches are close by to explore and there are plenty of things to do in addition to just quietly relaxing in the redwoods.
Our stay at the Moonraker House was amazing! Such a peaceful and relaxing getaway in the beautiful redwoods. The house had everything we needed, including lots of wood for the fire, a bbq ready to go, and a nice multi level layout. I really enjoyed the top deck making it feel like we were in a tree house. Several beaches were just a quick drive away but we chose to bring our 1.5 year old daughter to One Eyed Jacks wooden playground and hike down to Shell beach. We had an entire cove to ourselves for the day, except for the little seal colony sleeping on the tide pools. We spent some time walking the many trails around the neighborhoods, getting lost in the magnificence of Sea Ranch. We enjoyed the hot tub under the super moon and were surprised waking up to rain the next morning. The owners were very easy and responsive with communications. A plus, we got to bring our little dog too. I would definitely recommend this house and would consider renting again. The whole area is so magical, it's a must if you want to recharge and take in the gorgeous California Coast. Thanks so much for the memories!!
This is our second time staying here, and everything was still great. We had everything we needed, the house was very clean and cozy. I love that you can't see any other houses from anywhere on the property, it was really nice getting away from everything this weekend.
One of the most relaxing weekends in a long time. If you crave a quiet, well-maintained space with wonderful amenities—hot tub, deck, fireplace—and timely, thorough responses from the owner, this is the ideal vacation rental.
Great place for a family to stay. Feels like a treehouse with all of the windows. Owner was very accommodating.
Cute house in the woods. Private and comfortable. Shade on the lower deck and sunny on the top deck. We enjoyed our time here with our little dog. Cute and comfy with all the amenities you need. Beautiful location and very relaxing.
We booked last minute but our host was very quick accepting and helping with details for check in. The house sits amidst the redwoods above the ocean at Sea Ranch. The fire was already set for us to light and the private hot tub was hot ready to use. We loved the seclusion and quiet. The rental includes access to all the Sea Ranch facilities including pools and tennis courts but we spent our time sight seeing and visiting the nearby bowling ball beach. Check out was easy, they ask that you do some cleanup but nothing too arduous. Overall we had a great stay and would definitely recommend a visit.
Sea Ranch is a great location for bird watching.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
**WINTER SPECIAL** (December-March/Excludes Holidays) e-mail for discount booking invoice
1. Rent two nights receive third night 50% off
2. Rent three nights receive forth night free
*If you would like the reservation amount split into payments, please ask when you make the reservation or e-mail prior and we can invoice you with a split payment request.
*Please contact owner for longer rental periods.
**Minimum three night rental required for holidays and holiday weekends.
** Cleaning fee covers 2.5 hours of light cleaning, time beyond that will be charged $25/hr.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.