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Spacious Yet Cozy Bodega Bay Experience!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

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.

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Property Manager
Beth
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 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!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Spacious Yet Cozy Bodega Bay Experience!
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 24 reviews
5

Third year in a row.... perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome stay, as always!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland
4

Great for a group

  • 4 of 5

We had plenty of room with the den and living room. Loved the deck and hot tub.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nevada City, Ca.
5

Cute, outdated, cozy and charming.

  • 5 of 5

Close to the beach, hot tub is great , kitchen is well equipped and close to good taffy. Had a great girls weekend, laughter, games and hiking.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great family trip!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week celebrating my birthday with our family and my sister's family. The house was comfortable with plenty of space to spread out. With a few babies in the group, having the ability to keep them far enough apart during naps was important to us and with the layout of the rooms, this was no problem. Though the furniture is not new, it was all comfortable.The grownups enjoyed a few games of horseshoes and bocce ball, but we never used the fire pit. We mostly spent our time on the deck with the hot tub, mainly since there is no longer grass in the back yard, which is not too kid friendly. The hot tub was great for everyone. We had all but 1 meal at the house, so we made sure to stock up on groceries at Costco on our way to the beach. We did run out to the local food store a few times for small items, which were more expensive than normal. Because of all the food we brought to the house, we did lack fridge space. There is no real food pantry, so we improvised with coolers, etc. The kitchen was fully stocked with equipment for all our meals and even a cake my sister made for my birthday. We brought our own kid bowls, cups and utensils, which was good since there weren't any at the house. The walk to the beach was quick and easy. The beach was usually empty, so it felt like it was our own private getaway. As expected, the northern CA coast in August is cold, but we still spent a good part of everyday at the beach regardless. We had to contact Beth partway through the week for extra trash pick up and she was on it immediately. Everyone loves seeing and hearing the cows across the street. We were sad to leave and will absolutely consider renting Papy's Cottage again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful!

  • 4 of 5

What a great spot! Beds comfy, House cozy! Will be using the cottage again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden Valley
4

Coastal Cottage with room to spare.

  • 4 of 5

The front of the cottage faces the highway with a circle drive for easy access and departure. The home is very seaside cute. It doesn't look large from the outside, however, has plenty of room inside. The kitchen is well equipped, though we only made breakfast while we stayed. It was chilly when we arrived so we turned on the fireplace which helped warm the home and give some ambience. We chose our room and unpacked waiting for our friends to arrive.

This cottage is well loved so if you are looking for top of the line furnishings, updated bathrooms and luxury this might not be the place for you. My suggestion is to bring your own pillow if you have a strong preference. We were comfortable and had a lovely visit to the coast. While there was a spa we didn't use it, nor did we play the games provided. We were too busy visiting local sites that we love and eating at some wonderful restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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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!

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Rates & Availability

Sereno del Mar Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
From
$335
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,820
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$335
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,775
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $165 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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.
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Amenities

Sereno del Mar Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
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 ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
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!

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