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Charming Craftsman style 3 bedroom 3 bath close to ocean and near to ft. bragg

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 3 bath craftsman home on 1.3 acres. 1 mile to nearest beach.

This is a 15 year old custom built home that has the homey architectural feel of the Craftsman style. There are brand-new wood tile floors throughout the main living area and brand new carpet in all bedrooms and upstairs. The two bedrooms upstairs have beautifully lofted ceilings for an open feel. There are plenty of windows so it is light and airy inside.

Our home is located about 1.5 mile southeast of the Hwy 1 and Hwy 20 intersection. This location makes it easy to drive to Ft. Bragg for shopping, beaches and activities if you head north and to Casper, Cabrillo lighthouse and the Village of Mendocino if you turn south.

The house has a spacious kitchen and nice open floor plan with a large private patio and BBQ. The patio has plenty of outdoor seating and a table for outdoor dining. The front porch has seating also and is a great place to catch the morning sun.

The bedrooms and bathrooms have quality bedding, comforters and towels. We can handle 2-4 more quests ( prefer them to be children) than the 3 beds accommodate - on air mattresses. You must supply the air mattress although there are extra linens for your use (Queen and Twin). Our garage is a private space and is unavailable for use. Home has washer/ dryer and dishwasher. TV/VCR available, Dish Network and a Radio and CD player. Internet is available on property. Pets are welcome downstairs with a deposit.

The property is 1.1 acres and fenced (although not to keep a pet in line) It is large and flat with seasonal lawn on 2 sides and a natural area in the back - great for kids to run around.

The fireplace has presto logs supplied and you can burn real wood if you provide it. The two upstairs bathrooms have large soak tubs.

More Details

Owner
Mara Welker
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Mara Welker

Growing up in the central valley town of Davis, a trip to the ocean was a special treat. My Mother loved the beach so we spent many a weekend at different locations. We played - she read. As a kid I never understood how whe could sit and read while we ran around. Lets just say I do now! Upon finishing college I moved to the inland town of Willits, where I raised my children and have now been living there for 37 years.

Mara Welker purchased this house in 2005

Why Mara Welker chose North Coast

My family purchased this property after our Mothers death as a place for us to gather and enjoy the Sea. With my Moms love of the ocean instilled in us it seemed appropriate to create a family space for us to share that gave us access to good seaside times. This house and property was our choice.

What makes this house unique

The minute we saw this home we knew this was the spot. We love the quiet location, large lot and asthetic look. The old fashioned theme of the home was a draw and we love all the modern ammentitis.

It is nice to be near the ocean (about 1 mile) yet still have lots of sun. We also find it handy to be so close to town (approx 1 mile) with all of its markets, stores, and restaurants.

Amenities

Fort Bragg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs. laminate countertop
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs. Pedistal sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Mster bth W/dble sinks, tile countr & lg soak tub. Upstairs
  • Master bath has double sinks and tiled counters. Tiled tub surround with large soak tub and shower. Other upstairs bath has single sink with laminate countertop. Tiled tub surround with large soak tub and shower. Downstairs bath has pedistal sink with tub/shower unit.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This room is downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This bedroom is upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upstairs.There is space in this room to use an air mattress
  • 3 bedrooms - all queen beds. Bedroom #1 is upstairs and is the master with private bath. Bedroom #2 is upstairs with bathroom next door. Bedroom #3 is downstairs with bathroom next door. There is space for an airmattress or 2 but those are not supplied.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
We have a binder that lists the rules and info on the house that you might need. Another binder has current restaurant and tourist information

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Charming Craftsman style 3 bedroom 3 bath close to ocean and near to ft. bragg
average rating of 4.730769 based on 26 reviews
5

Lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

Three lady friends and I planned a "girls' trip" to the coast and stayed two nights at this property in Ft. Bragg. We'd talked about getting two rooms in a hotel, but am so glad we found this home. It's charming, fully furnished, immaculately clean, has all we needed, and the owner Mara was a pleasure to work with and very accommodating to our needs. We would stay there again if we go back to that area! Oh, and we finally saw the neighbor's bassett hound, Lucy, on the morning we were leaving. We all love dogs, she was sweet.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome home

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful home that was well equipped, very clean and comfortable! This house was close to both Fort Bragg and Mendocino. I would recommend it to families and groups wanting nice lodging.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice house with all the amenities

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time in this house and were surprised that it was so well stocked (laundry soap, games, Kleenex, aluminum foil, coffee filters, etc). We were three women so it was especially nice to have three bathrooms. The tables in breakfast area and dining room were not right. We preferred the breakfast area because there was just three of us and the dining room table was big enough for 8 people, which was in our opinion way too big for the room....and for us. But the breakfast table was way too small (for instance to play games and have appetizers for three) and we agreed should have been a 40-48" round table (with more comfortable chairs.) centered in the room.

We did enjoy the occasional animal visits and loved that you told us about them. The house was very clean, which is essential. We would recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I've stayed in many home rentals and found this home to be the best by far!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, comfortable cottage...with all effort given by owner to make sure your stay is perfect.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR
5

Pretty and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in the Charming Craftsman. Well appointed, clean, quiet, and comfortable. Mara was organized and responsive and great to work with! The house is central to all things Ft. Bragg -- shopping, beach, hikes, etc. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, California, USA
5

Mendocino Coast Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We joined our friends at this beautiful, clean, nicely furnished home for a Mendocino coast getaway. It was perfect. Although we could not get the DVD player to work, that was not a problem at all---we had the moon and stars, a lovely bottle of wine and fine conversations instead. Good sleep on a comfy bed, luxurious bathrooms and well-appointed kitchen.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the heads up on the DVD player! I'll check into it. Glad you all had a fun time Mara
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Little River Airport located
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Little River Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Skunk train. Tourits excursion
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 1 is a 1/4 mile from the house
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Hare Creek
Car: necessary

There are so many great things to do on our coast.

The Skunk Train is an excursion train (both diesel and Steam) that winds through the redwoods along the Noyo River to the destination of Northspur which is part way to Willits. There are open and closed cars so your ride will be comfortable no matter what the weather. Many specialized excursions are done seasonally. Check their scedule.

The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is a true gem. Its 47 acres go from Hwy 1 to the oceans edge. It is located about 1.5 miles south of Hwy 20 in Ft. Bragg. There is a seasonal restaurant plus plants for sale. At Christmas time the Festival of Lights is located there with the front part of the garden lit in beautiful and fanciful lights. Don't miss rhododendron and Dalia Seasons!!

Village of Mendocino- Quaint historic village with numerous shops, restaurants, and galleries. There is a wonderful walk from town north along the Mendocino Headlands State Park.

Van Damme State Park - Hiking and a cove for diving, snorkeling and kyacking.

Russian Gulch State Park - Ocean access and hike to an all season waterfall

Jughandle State Park - Ocean access and geological staircase hike.

Casper State Beach - Protected cove great for beginning surfers, kyackers. Great beach for kids.

Big River State Park - Good river for canoeing and Kyacking. Beautiful long beach accessible from the village of Mendocino.

MacKerricher State Park - Boardwalk trail to whale and sea lion watching and tide pools. The Haul road trail runs through it.

Glass beach is a unique beach that one time was a garbage dump. Although this sounds horrible it is really quiet pretty and interesting. In the cliffs are bits of twisted metal and the beach is coated with polished sea glass. Please look but don't take home. It is located on the north end of town.

Pt. Cabrillo lighthouse is a lighthouse built in 1908 that is still used today. From the parking lot to the lighthouse is a .5 mile walk but it is paved and gentle. Well worth the walk. There is a great museum and gift shop with other displays as well.

The Ft Bragg Haul Road is a leftover from bygone days when logging trucks used to haul logs up and down the coast on their own road. Today it is a asphalt/gravel road that is for bikes and hikers. It is mostly flat so is great for a family bike excursion but still enjoyable for more serious riders. The views of the ocean are spectacular. The road goes from several miles north of McKerricher State Park all the way to Noyo Harbor on the south edge of Ft. Bragg.

Bikes can be rented at Catch a Canoe just south of the Village of Mendocino and Ft, Bragg Cyclery.

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Rates & Availability

Fort Bragg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,800
$7,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Midweek rates during the winter (November thru March) are $200
Midweek is monday, tuesday, wednesday
3 Night Minimum on holiday weekends
100% refund on cancellations made 30 days prior to stay

$125 Pet Fee includes $25 non-refundable fee and $100 refundable deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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