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Ocean Views! Upscale home steps from beach. Hot Tub! Wi-Fi! Kid friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,002 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom With Beautiful Ocean Views, Hot Tub, outdoor shower, Wi-Fi

Romance retreat is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with fantastic views of Bodega Bay, Tomales Head, and the ocean. A short 5 min walk (1.5 blocks) from the beach, it has been completely updated and remodeled. Pottery barn furniture and bedding, alongside some vintage finds, create a warm and comfortable environment. The house is loaded with toys for kids to play with, both at the beach and in the home.

This house is perfect for 1 large family, 2-3 couples to get away or 1-2 families to share. Upstairs is completely open, with one main room that includes kitchen, dining, and living room. There are 2 bedrooms with queen beds in the back and a full bathroom on one side. The dining room table has 2 huge picture windows surrounding it that provide expansive views of the ocean and Bodega Bay. Downstairs is a spacious separate in-law unit with 2 twin beds and a full bathroom.

A hot tub and outdoor shower are on the side of the house. Laundry is available for stays of 7 days or greater. Wireless internet provided. All beds have memory foam toppers and are super comfortable.

Maximum 6 guests.

This home is perfect for enjoying the beautiful Marin coast. A short drive away you can pick up oysters and clams from Hog Island Oyster Co. Or get your own by renting a boat from Lawson's Landing! Surf fishing, mussels, pier crabbing, and clam flats are minutes away. There is great surfing and kite surfing. For kids there are sand dunes, endless beach, and playing in the surf. We have all sorts of beach toys and boogie boards for you to use. There are also toys and games for playing indoors. Dillon beach has so much to offer, we love spending time here with friends and family.

Please, to keep our home in great shape and our friendly neighbors happy, we have a No Tolerance Party Policy. We are sorry to sound harsh, but after a sorority rented it and had about 20 people staying there, we wanted to be explicit about our expectations. We try to keep our home as a lovely, restful haven designed for guests who want to enjoy a quiet stay enjoying family and friends. As such, we cannot accommodate parties or undeclared pets. The violation of this policy will result in a $500 fine and immediate vacation of the property. A maximum of 6 adults can be accommodated during your stay.

More Details

Chelle White
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Chelle White

One scientist, one engineer, two young twin boys. We live nearby and bought this house to build memories with our family. When the children were young, we fell in love with Dillon Beach and Lawson's Landing. They are the best beaches for kids, especially when you have twins that crawl in different directions. We have a small aluminum boat (similar to what they rent at Lawson's Landing) that we launch from the beach to go crabbing & clamming on Tomales Bay. We fell in love with Dillon Beach from the first moment we discovered it, there is just something magical about the village, the people who live there, and Tomales Bay.

Chelle White purchased this house in 2013

Why Chelle White chose Dillon Beach

This house is warm and inviting. From the moment you walk in, take a deep breathe, the environment just starts to relax you. There is a huge picture window in the front room, we spend hours working at the table or reading on the couch while enjoying the incredible view. It is especially peaceful while the children are napping.

We really enjoy Tomales Bay as well. We had rented in Bolinas and Stinson and loved it, but you can't really get out on the water there. In Dillon, you can zip down to Lawsons and $120 later you have a boat and a motor for the day to explore. There are giant rope swings at secret beaches, trails to Tomales Head, star fish, clamming, crabbing. We love all the exciting adventures in the bay with our kids.

What makes this house unique

Fantastic ocean view, outdoor shower, hot tub, clean, comfortable beds. Updated and remodeled with a great kitchen.

We have everything a family might need - pack n' play, high chair, boxes of toys, train set, and for outdoors, beach toys and boogie boards. Netflix streaming is provided on both TVs but CABLE TELEVISION IS NOT PROVIDED.

The toys and such are all put away, so for adults, it is still a peaceful retreat.


Dillon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1002 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs bathroom - toilet , shower
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , separate entrance. downstairs studio in law unit
  • Upstairs: 2 bedrooms (both with queen beds). Downstairs: separate entrance, 2 twin beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Ocean Views! Upscale home steps from beach. Hot Tub! Wi-Fi! Kid friendly!
average rating of 4.8644066 based on 59 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It is a perfect place for a family with kids and a dog looking for a relaxing vacation in a very comfortable, clean, and well-kept house. It was everything we wanted with an incredible view as a bonus!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really nice

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for my husband, two small childrn, father in law, and myself. Loved the separate area for my husbands father to take a break from the little kid chaos. Toys and movies abound, which is great for cloudy or foggy times of the day. The kitchen was well stocked and the place was super clean. All of the beds were incredibly comfortable. Honestly, this was one of the best rentals we’ve ever had. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location with everything you need for a fun time at the beach. Beds are super comfortable and owners very easy to work with

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the house. We walked and played on the beach in the mornings, relaxed and bbqed at the house in the evenings and explored the area during the day. The house was great for our needs. Our kids were a bit too young to feel comfortable to sleep in the ground floor apartment but happily shared a bed on the main floor. We drove to Pt Reyes one day for great day hiking (we even saw 12 elephant seals hanging on the beach!) and another day we rented kayaks near Bodega Bay and kayaked in the fresh water to Sonoma Coast State Park and then after playing in the ocean kayaked the other direction inland.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cottage in the village and close to beach!

  • 5 of 5

We’ve stayed at many of the cottages and homes here in Dillon Beach, some better than others. This was a perfect fit for 5 women to spend several days together. House was very clean and furnished nicely for our needs. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and a hot tub to boot! Would definitely return to this cottage and would recommend as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really nice place ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time with family. There place is nicely decorated and beautifully kept and had everything we needed. The hot tub was a great bonus to long days at the beach. We will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Tomales, CA
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Bodega Bay, CA
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Dillon Beach Cafe
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Dillon Beach

We think that Dillon Beach is the best beach in Sonoma or Marin. Just a few steps from our home, there are miles and miles of beach. Tidepools and mussels are to the right, dunes to sled on, endless sand to the left. A short trip down to Lawson's Landing, you can rent boats or just crab/fish off the pier, or at low tide go clamming. You can also launch your own boat or kayak there. We never get bored here, whether just quietly enjoying the beautiful views or going out clamming and crabbing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35
Cleaning & linens $150
Refundable damage deposit $500

6 person maximum
All 3-day holiday weekends have 3-day minimum.
$200 deposit due at time of booking, remaining amount due 30 days before arrival.
Cancellation more then 30 days before rental: $50 fee.
Cancellation less then 30 days before rental: refunded only if rented by another party.
We are happy to adjust rental dates at no cost, based on availability

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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