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Sunny Serene Sea Ranch Retreat

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath 1300 Sq. Ft. House With Meadow Views

Our house has two bedrooms, one with a king size bed and one with a queen size bed. It will accommodate 4 people. The large bathroom has two sinks and both a shower and a bath tub. The house is furnished with antiques and fine art.

It has views of the large meadow that the house is situated in and of the redwood forest behind the house. The meadow and the forest attract numerous animals and birds. You will see deer, quail, wild turkeys, rabbits, and the occasional fox. The birds love to come and circle in the air over the meadow. Ravens, blue jays, hawks, quail, and various small birds abound. The setting is quiet and calming.

Our house has two floors with the two bedrooms on the first floor and the living area upstairs. This provides a wonderful view reminiscent of a tree house. There are two televisions and wireless internet. There is a wood stove upstairs for a cozy time on winter nights. There is a full size washer and dryer.

The kitchen has a gas range, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker and ample storage. It is equipped with dishes, cooking utensils, towels, etc. You do not need to bring anything with you other than your clothes and food.

There is a sunny deck outside and a hot tub adjacent to the deck. One of the private Sea Ranch trails is across the street and easily accessible for your hikes. This area of Sea Ranch abuts to a forested area that is undeveloped. The hillsides above are covered with trees and vegetation.

The large, heated Olympic swimming pool is .7 miles away and you can walk or drive. The dog park is 1/2 mile with a nice trail that you can walk on to get to it. The golf course is 1/4 mile to the clubhouse.

We are located very close to Gualala, a 5 minute drive away. You have easy access to the shopping, restaurants and sights of Gualala.

The coast is a short drive or about a 15 minute walk. There are numerous coves, beaches and tide pools to explore. We keep a trails may in the house so you can find your way around.

You will find our house to be a cozy comfortable place for your coastal stay.

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs OK subject to prior approval. No large or aggressive dogs please. Note: the yard is not fenced. We charge a $100 deposit for dogs which will be refunded if there are no pet stains or hair left in the house. If a dog is brought without prior approval, we will hold $100 of the security deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Our house is located in a sunny meadow on the north east end of Sea Ranch. It has views of the forest and the meadow. There is ample wildlife including deer, turkeys, foxes and numerous birds....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has granite counter tops, a gas range, Bosch dishwasher and hardwood floors...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Sunny deck near the hot tub....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Near Gualala River where seasonal kayak rentals are available...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis courts at Sea Ranch recreation areas...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub


from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 3 - Oct 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,300 $3,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,000 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $80
  • Tax Rate 12%


Refunds of rental amount OK up to one month prior to arrival. After then, subject to rebooking.

Check-out is at 11:00 a.m., Check-in is 4:00 p.m.

Pet deposit of $100. If pets are brought without prior notice, the deposit will be held from the security deposit.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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2 Miles
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1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sea Ranch golf links
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway One

Car: Necessary

The Sea Ranch development has 10 miles of coastal access which includes beaches, coves and cliffs. It has an outstanding variety of marine wildlife and prime whale watching locations. It is a superb bird watch location.

There are abundant deer, birds and small mammals throughout the development which can generally be viewed most times during the year.

There are three recreational areas with swimming pools, saunas, tennis courts and bath facilities. The closest pool is 1/2 mile from our house and is an Olympic size pool with great views.

There is a dog park 1/2 mile from our house which can be driven to or you can have a pleasant walk with your dog down one of the private trails on Sea Ranch.

There are 45 miles of private trails through diverse types of vegetation and topography. There is a 10 mile coastal bluff trail that has spectacular views.

Sea Ranch has a private, summer swimming area on the Gualala River that has picnic tables and chemical toilets.

All of this is accessible when you rent our property.

The Sea Ranch Lodge has ocean views, a bar and fine dining. There are also numerous restaurants in Gualala which is only a 5 minute drive from our house. Gualala is a charming little town with two grocery stores, a wonderful gym, unique shopping opportunities, art galleries, gas stations and other conveniences.

Our house is located 1/4 mile from the 18 hole Scottish links style golf course.

The Mendocino coast continues north up Highway One from Gualala and provides access to many historic picturesque towns, recreational areas and State Parks.

To the south is Salt Point State Park and the Fort Ross State Historical Park. Fort Ross is the site of the Russian settlement in California.

The area where our house is located is one of the most fog free and sunny areas in the Sea Ranch. It is quiet and a great place for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Wanda and I live in Sonoma County and use our Sea Ranch house as our retreat. We enjoy our walks and our time spent here.

Why the Owner Chose Sea Ranch, CA, USA:
Sea Ranch is a very special place where the residents actively protect the unique attributes of the coast. The homes are designed to blend into the nature and scenery of the area. There are no street lights to spoil the night time skies. It is a great place to escape the dense population and traffic of the bay area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We chose our lot to build our house on because of its quiet location away from the frequent visitors along the coast. It is in a cul de sac with only four other houses in the vicinity.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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  • Deck and hot tub

    Deck and hot tub

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • bedroom


  • view from dining room

    view from dining room

  • front bedroom

    front bedroom

  • Antler House

    Antler House

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen


  • bath room

    bath room

  • view from living room

    view from living room

VRBO #500790

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 20, 2017

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