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Private Cove& Beach, Great House For Entertaining

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom,3 Bath, 5 Acres, Private Beach,ocean Bluff, Adjacent To The Gardens

A home designed for entertaining, 2 master bedrooms, 2 guest bedrooms, 3 baths, a double air mattress . 10 guests allowed inside.

20' sunken living room and a Dining room/solarium. The private cove is ready for a bonfire on the beach. There is a fire pit and hot tub, room for camping, rock fishing and abalone cove. Adjacent to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Perfect place for bird and whale

watching from the bluffs. Watch the sunsets from the log bench at the point. There is fire pit area and a hot tub deck located away from the house. Lots of privacy. Horse shoes, croquet, volleyball and indoor games.

More Details

Holly Kuchar
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Holly Kuchar

We live in house when it is not rented. Sometimes we live is a art studio attached to the back of the garage. Sometimes, we off visiting grandchildren on the East Coast or out exploring the world. My husband is a portrait artist, musician and a classic car enthusiast. Holly has been part of the community for 44 years and just tries to keep up Malcolm.

Holly Kuchar purchased this house in 1977

Why Holly Kuchar chose Fort Bragg

This property is magical. This property is the first place I slept when I came to Fort Bragg 45 years ago, but I did not own it for 5 years. There has been a child born here, a sweat lodge at the beach, family reunions, my company 's parties and numerous weddings. It is constantly recharged with love and joy. I view myself as a guardian with a sincere desire to share the property with others and one hand it down to my grandchildren.

What makes this house unique

The property is near town and off Highway 1. It borders the Mendocino Botanical Gardens on the North with a private lane. There are 4 ponds, an ocean meadow, bluffs and a private cove with a year round stream. There is go Abalone diving. Walk to the point for sunsets, play in the meadow, enjoy all the property has to offer.


Fort Bragg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , jetted tub , First Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Hall Bath with Japanese Soaking Tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Second Master Bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This bedroom has a dressing room and ensuite bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Located off the hall across from bathroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , This bedroom has a view of the meadow, ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located off the hall across from bathroom.
  • There is also a porta crib/play pen and a high chair.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Will consider parties inside the house for optional fee.


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Private Cove& Beach, Great House For Entertaining
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Amazing Oasis, Great Event or getaway Venue

  • 5 of 5

This is an oasis not to be missed, the property goes out to the ocean on an amazing bluff... you have your own northern Cali beach... with beautiful keep grounds.. Caroline the manger lives in the grounds and is so amazing!! We went here for a bachelorette weekend and it could not have been any better!! We all will be returning!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlotte and Holly was so very glad to host you ladies. Thank you for leaving the house and property was clean. You are all welcome back anytime.
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My family had a great time at Hollys Meadows in Fort Bragg at my dads 83rd birthday!

  • 5 of 5

Hollys meadow was a perfect place for our dads 83rd birthday/ spring break for the kids. Beautiful landscape, all the amenities you need. The property is located next door to the Botanical Gardens where we bought some rhoderdendrum flowers. My mom and dads favorite city to visit when my mom was alive. My dad loved the ocean views from his room. I hope we can visit again every year. Thanks Holly and Charlotte!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rudy, It was our please to help make your Dads birthday wish come true.
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Holly's Beach House

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! The property suited the various needs of our large extended family perfectly. We were fortunate to enjoy some beautiful January weather, so we took walks down to the beach and played games on the lawn. The hot tub and fire pit were just right in the evenings. Everything was as described on VRBO, though one has to visit to truly appreciate the beautiful spot. Both the owner, Holly and caretaker Charlotte were very helpful and friendly. I would absolutely recommend this property to friends. In fact our family has already talked about making a return trip.

Thanks for a wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly Recommend!!

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible property with a private beach! We rented this for my sisters wedding two years ago and again for a weekend getaway with friends. Large kitchen, 4 bedrooms and room to camp outdoors also! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had our reception at Holly's Ocean Meadow. To say that it was a fantastic property for any event would not do it justice. This was a dream come true for my husband and I. We had a small reception with 5 young children. The kids could not have been more overjoyed by the many ponds and private beach to play around. The bluff has the most beautiful view of the ocean you could imagine. Sitting on the wood bench by the bluff and just watching, listening to the ocean, that was one of the highlights of our weekend. The home itself is gorgeous. As other reviewers have said, the pictures really don't show just how magnificent this home is. The rooms are bright and welcoming with large window to look out to the ocean bluff and surrounding woods. We are very private people and this property gave us the privacy we wanted for our special day. Holly's Ocean Meadow made my wedding day something straight out of a dream. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anniversary stay

  • 5 of 5

I sent two reviews right after we got home. Sorry they didn't get there. We had a wonderful time and received excellant service from owner and manager. Highly recommend this to everyone. The house and view were even more than expected.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
180 Miles
San Francisco International, OaKland,Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Noyo Fishing ville and dowtown Fort Bragg
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Little River Inn
Nearest Train
4 Miles
The Skunk
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1 and Hwy 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Noyo Fishing Village and Fort Bragg
Nearest Beach
On property
Car: necessary

The use of property is additional fee for groups up to 99. We are limited to 14 weddings a year.

Year around Art Classes at the Mendocino Art Center. There are many yearly events and festivals Writers Conference, Wine Song (Sept) Mendocino Music Festival ( July), Crab and Wine Day (Jan)s ,Art in The Gardens in Aug, Mendocino Film Festival in May,

world's largest Salmon BBQ and parade in Mendocino (4th of July)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
campers optional $25
Hot tub optional $75
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning fee $130
Tax Rate 11.0%

Hot tub optional $75. RV and Campers allowed $15.00 per person thru 2017

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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