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Cozy Coastal Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This newly remodeled cottage (2012) called the 'Surf Breaker' will provide you with a sunny deck, ocean view or cool shade from the redwood trees. Listen to the waves crash and the seals bark as you are sitting in the hot tub, playing horseshoes, or relaxing in the hammock. On the cool coastal nights you can enjoy the indoor fireplace. The house has two full baths, king size bed and a cozy reading room with two twin beds. For those 'gourmet chefs' there is a brand new gas range and a fully stocked kitchen. It is a 5 minute walk (3/4 of a mile) to a private beach (free access.) The cottage and the beach are both near the Anchor Bay Village. A short drive to the Point Arena Stornetta California Coastal National Monument.


WIFI RECENTLY UPGRADED NOVEMBER 2014! (Can be unpredictable during inclement weather)

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2017


Fort Ross State Historic Park
Point Arena Lighthouse
Bones Roadhouse -- CLOSED
blue canoe coffee -- CLOSED
Cafe La La -- CLOSED
Cove Azul Bar & Grill
St. Orres
Rollerville Cafe
Franny's Cup & Saucer
Four-Eyed Frog
Heart of A Child
Nearest Beach
0.8 Miles
Anchor Bay

A short drive to the newly commissioned Point Arena Stornetta California National Monument.


Gualala Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play available
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Free beach access, fully stocked kitchen, games and puzzles, hammock, horseshoe pit.


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(49 traveler reviews)

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Cozy Coastal Cottage
average rating of 4.714286 based on 49 reviews

Perfect for our family of 3

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 loved staying at the Surf Breaker. The cottage is cozy, clean, and had everything we needed for three nights. Kitchen was great, beds comfy, deck has a view of the ocean, and the hot tub fit two people at a time. We could sleep with the windows open and hear the sea animals barking at night. We sat on the deck and listened to the birds calling. I stargazed on a clear night. We even enjoyed the calming rain as we packed up on our last day. The owner was responsive and everything was set up perfectly. For fun, we hit some of the area beaches, hung out in Gualala, and drove to the beautiful area around the Point Arena Lighthouse. We prefer to rent cottages/cabins on our vacations, and the Surf Breaker was one of our favorite places we've stayed. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing us and leaving the place in great shape!
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  • 5 of 5

Great place for a getaway. Very Comfy and Clean. Nice Hot Tub. A great place to just relax and hike, bike, and kayak.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

Great spot for a little R&R! Having a pass for the Anchor Bay beach was excellent. What an amazing part of Northern California. Thank you!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such a cute quiet get away.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time relaxing in this cute little cottage- the shells were a very nice touch. The hammock was perfectly positioned to look at the stars and the hot tub downstairs had an adorable look out of the water. The bed was so comfy and they even had one of my favorite books in their library. The walk to the beach was a bit steep but it was a very short drive to get there- it was perfect for a quiet birthday celebration.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU! And thank you for taking of the place. We will rent to you anytime!
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Sacramento, CA

Worst short vacation my wife and I have ever experienced

  • 1 of 5

Gee, where do I begin. The Dish TV was really glitchy. Universal remote without directions. Smoke alarm began blaring without any cooking taking place. No shut off button. I'm a retired Electrician, so I was able to stand on a kitchen chair and disconnect the hard wiring. Discovered the alarm had no battery back up. If you're staying there and the power fails and the Cottage catches fire, Better Hope You Wake Up! My wife called the owners and they wanted to know if it was O.K. to Wait Until the Date we were leaving before they fixed it! In other words No Smoke Alarm for 3 nights. Unbelievable! No Smoke Alarm above each bedroom door. Also a California Fire Code Violation. No Carbon Monoxide detector or alarm, which is required when any gas appliance is present in the home. The Ionization chamber in the Smoke Alarm was covered in dust. Thus the false alarm. This is an owner maintenance responsibility. Someone did show up the next day and clean it. I'm reporting these issues to the County Fire Marshall for correction. My wife and I decided to take advantage of the Hot Tub. Like the TV, no operating instructions. WE LEFT 2 Days Early! We didn't feel safe in the cottage. If it were possible to rate this Cottage with 1/2 star, I would. My suggestion. Stay Somewhere Else!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry for your experience. We are always open to suggestions. In this case all emergency and life safety was and is functioning properly. All equipment and appliance instructions and information is contained in our guest instruction manual and is functioning properly. Please refer to the other 46 ratings of 4.9 to 5.0 star ratings and the other 99.9% guest who had little or no problems.
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Jefferson , Ohio

Just perfect and so relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

This home had everything we needed and more which made our stay so relaxing. The patio was so quiet and offer a table for eating dinners, adirondack chairs for sipping wine and a hammock for naps. Loved the telescope on the railing to catch a bit of the ocean among the gorgeous trees. If we ever vacation in northern California again this home will be our FIRST choice, loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, It helps when we have awesome renters like YOU!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
security refundable $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates will NOT increase this year due to VRBO's added service fee!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.