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Spacious Yet Cozy Bodega Bay Experience!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean & Pasture Views From Our Family & Pet Friendly Cottage; 3 bed, 2.5 bath

For your next visit to Bodega Bay, we offer you our comfortable, family and pet friendly, ocean view cottage. “Papy’s Cottage by the Sea” was once a fisherman’s cabin. For the past 20 years we have steadily expanded and made improvements. Now, at this special place, you can enjoy the dramatic beauty of the Sonoma Coast in the warmth and charm that reflects its fisherman heritage.

From our deck and spa you will relax and feel surrounded by nature. You’ll enjoy vast views of the ocean and coastline clear to Bodega Head. To the East are lovely pastures, complete with cows grazing and rancher’s roundups. If you prefer to be indoors, you’ll have these same expansive views from our Great Room. Out in the backyard, we have a new bocce ball court and horseshoe pit for friendly competition!

Our spacious 1600 sq ft. floor plan (3 good sized bedrooms, plus a bunk room, and 2 ½ bathrooms) is perfectly designed for up to three couples, two small families, or one larger family. It is also ideal for “Girls (or guys) Get-aways.” Maximum capacity is 6 adults and a couple kids. Our Great Room with kitchen, dining/living areas with an effortless gas fireplace is connect by French doors to our family room, with a 40' smart TV and Blu-Ray. So, when the “youngsters” and the “young at heart” in your group are ready for some space of their own, you simply close the French doors! All are furnished with comfortable, cozy furniture, decorated with a fisherman’s cottage theme.

Papy’s Cottage by the Sea is Located 6 miles north of Bodega Bay and 5 miles south of Jenner, in the historic Cliff Ave. neighborhood. To feel the sand on your feet at Wright’s Beach or Duncan’s Cove will be a 5-minute walk down state maintained pathways.

Use Papy’s as a second home to access the variety of activities the area offers. Minutes away are some of Sonoma County’s best hiking trails and cycling roads. The fine Russian River Valley wineries are only about half an hour away. The young and old can enjoy beach combing, tide pooling and whale watching. Or simply relax, stay put, and take in all that nature brings you from our comfortable family cottage.

More Details

Property Manager
Beth
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

Why Beth chose Sonoma County

Living in the mountains, we were drawn to the ocean for a second home. We loved the charm of the Cliff Ave/Wright's Beach neighborhood. There is nothing like it in the Bodega Bay area. We bought the little cottage when it was not more than a shack and have steadily added and improved so it is now a comfortable place for family and friends. We are happy to share it you!

What makes this cottage unique

Unique to Papy's is our great big lot! It provides a feeling of openness with miles of ocean views to the South and rolling hills to the East. Yet, in the backyard you have fenced privacy, with bocce ball and horseshoes!

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Bodega Bay is an ideal location for a vacation get-away with a broad array of activities: Horseback riding at Chandler Ranch, wine tasting in the Russian River Valley region, surfing at Salmon Creek, hiking among ancient redwoods at Armstrong Grove, swimming in the Russian River, zip-lining at Sonoma Canopy Tours in Occidental, abalone diving, tide-pooling,.... the list goes on and on. And we can offer suggestions!

Amenities

Sereno del Mar Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Off Doubles bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Across the hall from the Family Suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Doubles - 2 double , Two Full beds with attached half-bath
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Very spacious with attached full bathroom
    Family Suite - 1 queen , Full bathroom across the hall, attached bunk room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
We are dog friendly and have a 20' cable dog run that will keep your dog safe outdoors!

Reviews

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average rating of 4.487805 based on 41 reviews
Sacramento,California
5

Very comfortable and familiar

  • 5 of 5

Reminded me and the rest of the family of grand parents house.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

An absolutely beautiful and relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Love that each bedroom has a bathroom attached. We used the hot tub everyday! Everything we needed for cooking (pans, utensils, plastic wrap, knives etc. was there). We had plenty of room so the 5 of us could be doing different things and not be in each other's way and plenty of room to do crafts and yoga. We hit the perfect weather - 1 day lightening and thunder, 1 day of mist, 1 day slightly overcast, 1 day beautiful and sunny and 1 day windy. There was a fox that came through the driveway a few times - that was awesome! A firepit in the back and a Webber Grill on the porch. The gas fireplace in the house was wonderful. Everything was so wonderful - thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and house

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house - lots of room and very dog friendly. There are two beaches right there for walking down to, and we could hear the ocean from the deck.

Only suggestion - it was a really hot weekend - having a fan available for air movement would be nice - I know this weather is not the norm for Bodega Bay. :)

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elk Grove (Sacramento)
5

Comfortable place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Papy's was certainly a nice place to stay while visiting Bodega Bay. The place was clean and well stocked on most anything you would need for a stay. It is a place that I would certainly use again and would not hesitate to recommend to friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pappy's Cottage: Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6+ people stayed in Pappy's Cottage for 6 days and we were very comfortable. We rent a house every August in the area. We've stayed in Dillon Beach, Serrano Del Mar and Bodega. We have never been as comfortable as we were at Pappy's Cottage. It's proximity to the beach is ideal. We spent days just walking between the house and the beach, no driving. The owners were communicative and flexible but gave us our space. We spent afternoons playing bocce and horseshoe, while cooking on the outdoor grill. A soak in the hot tub, with a view of the ocean: relaxing and wonderful. The house is rustic, homey, its age shows in places. This did not interfere with our enjoyment of the house. We look forward to staying in Pappy's Cottage for years to come.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay for an ocena getaway

  • 5 of 5

The perfect stay for an ocean getaway. Open kitchen dining and living room made time together with my grown children enjoyable. Large selection of pots and pans for cooking, wonderful sleeping accommodations, close to multiple beaches and sights. The scenery was spectacular, beach a short walk from the house, all the comforts of home. Will definitely book this home again!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Winter Special! Pay for two or more nights and get one free - Good in January, February and March
3-night min for holiday weekends, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.