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Spectacular Views with Privacy

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Be Inside But Part Of The Ocean, Beach, Canyon & Mountains

With beds for 10 or 11 people and a great room walled around with glass, two of three bedrooms opening to the huge deck and the ocean-view spa, you'll be watching wildlife and be able to walk to the beach, or drive & park by the sand. We have 2 queen bedrooms, twins in the third, and a loft with 5 twins, dormitory style, plus 2.5 bathrooms, a 2 car garage with laundry, fully-equipped kitchen w/ spices, gas barbecue, wood fireplace with oak wood furnished, Dish Satellite TV and internet (firewire for your laptop provided), stereo w/ lots of CDs, books, videos, games, etc. All linens provided. We just ask that you clean and put away the dishes you use and put the used linens on the washing machine when you leave.i

Diane Heinzer
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Diane Heinzer

Jon & Diane built their home in 1971 when their boys were 10 and 13. With 2 bedrooms, one bath and a loft, they entertained their friends and friends of kids through college. But when grand kids came along, they expanded it to accommodate three couples , 2 .5 bathrooms and 5 twins in the loft. They have lived at Irish Beach longer than in any other home. They love sharing it with others, some of whom have been renting since they were children, and now have children of their own.

Why Diane Heinzer chose North Coast

They bought the lot in the fog, but knew the 6 miles of beach was fabulous, and the gated entry to the beach road would keep it pristine as it has. Amazed to see the lighthouse when they returned a month later, the beauty of the setting captured them and still holds them here.

What makes this house unique

Each day is unique, living close to nature and with all the wildlife, changing sea and sky and beach, always different and the stars at night putting everything in perspective. The fabulous restaurants and wineries and artists and shops and scenic Hwy 1 help too.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Views with Privacy
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

A homy and quiet hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for a wonderful charming and relaxing get away! The views from the living room, kitchen and master bedroom, on the ocean and nature are stunning! We enjoyed a lot taking our late breakfast on the deck. The kids loved the movies that were available and enjoyed listening to the CDs. Very confortable bedding and very nice to have 2 bathrooms. The spa is such a great way to end the day! Close to Mendocino and lots of beaches and nature parks near by. We'll definitely try to come back!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great hosue

  • 5 of 5

We had a great a time! Irish Beach is great and the loft was perfect for 5 kids. They had an excellent time sleeping together. Be warned for kids with early bed times, the loft is open to most of the house we ended up hanging out in the Master Bedroom after bedtime, which was fine as there is a nice sitting room. The views and sunset are amazing.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was more spacious than expected and the deck layout and its positioning allowed for a beautiful view of Irish Beach.The house was well stocked.The WiFi was an added bonus.The 5 twins beds upstairs is well placed for the extra company.I must say i have been coming to Irish beach for the last 16 yrs and have stayed in many houses along the coast.The Heinzer house had an excellent daily rate..beautiful view...spacious and clean house and enough space if you have a large family or group gathering.I wish i Booked a longer stay 3 nights was not enough.Cannot wait to book again and i will be booking at the Heinzer house!!!!-Gabriel H.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful views and plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

The Irish Beach House was a comfortable getaway for my friends and I when we visited the North Coast for a wedding. We each had cozy beds to sleep in and with 2.5 baths, we all had enough space to accommodate getting ready for the wedding! Diane was very easy to get in touch with and friendly in communication. The location is pristine, the walk to the beach less than 15 minutes, and you cannot beat the view from the deck of the house! One thing of note, cell service is pretty spotty in that area, so be prepared with directions to and from places, don't rely on your phone!

Overall, grateful for the opportunity to rent from Diane and enjoy her comfortable home!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Betsy for your lovely review. Jon & Diane
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spacious, clean, lovely, great view

  • 5 of 5

A group of friends and I just had our family reunion at the Irish Beach house. It was spacious enough to accommodate our large group. We especially enjoyed the large deck and hot tub overlooking the Pacific ocean. I recommend turning off all the lights on a clear night and stargazing, we were able to see the Milky Way's trail. Between the hot tub, the grill, and the gorgeous views, we spent most of our time on the deck, but the kitchen, bedrooms, and many bathrooms were also clean and well stocked for our purposes. Irish beach and the rest of the Mendocino area was gorgeous. Be sure to visit the Point Arena lighthouse (we saw seals!), the Russian Gulch Park (waterfalls, redwoods, ocean cliff trails!), and the small nearby towns such as Mendocino and Fort Bragg.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the stargazing. We have the little motion lights for safety but turning out all the house lights the way you did is perfect to really make the galaxy visible and close! We really appreciate your review. Diane & Jon
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  • 4 of 5

Perfect layout for our extended family . View was wonderful. All things we needed were provided

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Sea Ranch or Little River
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Bridget Dolan's or Queenie's
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Manchester State Beach
Car: necessary

Less than an hour's drive are Gualala, Elk, Mendocino, and Ft. Bragg, with a wonderful botanical garden, shopping, deep sea fishing and whale watching trips, the Skunk Train going through the redwoods, and four state parks for hiking and sea kayaking.


Rates & Availability

Manchester House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Manchester House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • a loft with 5 twins
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing

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