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Great Views/Short walk to beach/Gull Dr/Hot tub/Ocean VIEWS!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bdrm/2 Bath/Hot Tub/Great VIEWS! Gull Drive/WALK to beach/Clubhouse

**We NEVER accept wire transfers. Always contact us thru booking dashboard to ensure your speaking with true owner at which time you’ll get our direct contact info.**

**Special...We've reduced our nightly rate as there is a home being built across street kitty-corner to us. Although the BHHA has strict guidelines for builders, This brings in more noise/activity in area. Questions, don't hesitate to ask. Construction began May 1.

‘Pacific View' is a 3-bed/2-bath 2000 sq.ft. private home on Gull Drive in the Bodega Harbour South subdivision of Bodega Bay. CLOSEST street to beach trail/beach.

* Backs up to 1st Fairway of the Bodega Harbour Golf course ; Gorgeous views of Bodega Head, Doran Beach and the Pacific Ocean.

* The house is well-laid out with vaulted ceilings in all rooms, beautiful wood molding, skylights and tall picture windows. There are 2 beach access trails off of Gull Drive so you are literally minutes from the water.

Layout of House: All bedrooms/kitchen/bathrooms/dining room are located on the main-level. The living room is on the upper level-up about 6 carpeted steps with a railing. 2-car garage.

There are 2 low-level cement steps and 2 wooden steps prior to front door. As you enter the front door on the main floor the Master Bedroom is to your right & sits facing the front of the home with ocean views from all its windows.

MASTER BDRM/BATH: Lrg room with a King size bed, HDTV/Cable/DVD/HBO/Blu Ray. There is also a separate full bath with double vanity/toilet closet in this room. Room is large with a trundle bed in it as well (2-twins...great for kids). The beds have reading lamps for all guests.

DINING TABLE/KITCHEN: The kitchen is fully-equipped and the dining table sits next to it and seats 6-8 guests. We keep the pantry stocked with various seasonings, teas, coffee, foil, saran wrap...etc. There are two decks off these rooms. A deck to the back facing the golf course with 2-lounge chairs and an enclosed deck to the side with the HOT TUB. The hot-tub deck is enclosed with a 4.5 foot fence with a barked in area behind it. Here sits a Weber propane barbecue as well.

BDRMS #2 & #3: Located back wing of home affording privacy from Mstr. Both these rooms are spacious with vaulted ceilings , Queen beds/TV/DVD. Both have reading lamps for all guests.

All King and Queen beds have memory foam Pure Comfort Mattress Topper's on them making for a comfortable night's sleep. The 2nd full bath is along this same hallway and houses the laundry closet (washer/dryer). These back rooms have a view of the golf course. The 3rd bedroom has a water view from its front facing windows.

LIVING ROOM: Only rm on 2nd floor with wonderful views out 4 very large picture windows. Beautiful sunsets and a great view of Doran Beach, Bodega Head and Pacific Ocean beyond. Lrg. Screen 55' HDTV/BLU-ray/DVD, stereo-cd player, bookcase with a lrg. assortment of books & magazines, and a lrg. assortment of DVD's. Leather couches and a fireplace in this spacious room make it a wonderfully relaxing area to spend with family/friends.

Families: For guests with kids we have located in closets: hi-chair, infant seat. Closet full of games & Super Nintendo Video games. Furniture has no sharp edges or glass and outlets are covered.

Beach items: Beach blankets, chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, ice chests, sand toys located in garage. We even keep a beach pass for families wanting to drive to the State Beach at Doran entrance with all their 'stuff' saving you the $6 parking fee.

What do we/guests love most about the home? The house has a very open uncluttered feel with all the sunlight from skylights/windows and vaulted ceilings. Love being able to walk out the front door and hit the beach in 2-3 min. The Master Bdrm in the front and the Guests Bdrms in the back wing of the home give a measure of privacy to couples/families with kids. We clean the home ourselves so know it's clean, functioning and is always well stocked with soap/paper products/supplies. Extra pillows/blankets in all rooms.

More Details

Debbie & Dave Tarca
Member since: 2006
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 day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About Debbie & Dave Tarca

I'm Debbie and my husband Dave is a Plumbing/Heating/Electrical contractor and runs his own business (handy when you run vacation rentals). Debbie runs Bodega Bay Rentals. Both college grads (Dave SSU Business/Debbie Pacific Union Nursing). We are active in kids lives (college/hs/jr hi). We've owned & managed commercial/residential property in Sonoma Cnty for 25+ yrs and have rented our homes in Bodega Bay since 2001. When not working we enjoy being outside working our ranch, hiking or playing at the beach. Wine & coffee are a must and if you see me around the harbour, its usually with one of my furry friends enjoying this beautiful area! We also own vrbo 330680.

Our goal...YOU have a seamless vacation in a home that runs top to bottom. We clean/prep so have hopefully headed off any unwanted issues. We live 20 min away so are available 24/7 to help at any time...even if just a texted question. Dave is a plumbing/electrical contractor. If an issue pops up...we respond asap. Our homes are self entry and guests given door code so entry at your leisure. Lots of extras. Questions don't hesitate to ask.

Debbie & Dave Tarca

Debbie & Dave Tarca purchased this house in 2001

Why Debbie & Dave Tarca chose Bodega Bay

Gull Drive is the closest road to the Beach with two beach trails. We wanted a home as close to water as possible. Great views and an easy walk to beach and clubhouse.

What makes this house unique

Doran Beach is a wonderful location to enjoy with children; Armstrong Woods with its majestic redwood trees; Hwy 1 is a beautiful scenic Drive; the restaurants in the Bodega Bay area are fabulous!; Close drive to everything but far enough to feel like you are away from everything!

As a family that travels we so appreciate when owners have pre-stocked THEIR homes well. I like to think we've done the same. A fully stocked kitchen with foil/ziplocks...dishes/pots & pans that are in GOOD glasses...seasonings; family supplies that include games, baby gear, beach supplies.... A home that functions and is clean is what I look for in a home. A hot tub that sparkles and works is a MUST. These are things we look for in homes we rent and they are a must in our own.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This home had everything we needed as a group of 3 couples... hot tub/private bedrooms/Weber barbq (the same one I have at home!)/comfortable furnishings and a full kitchen. I love a home that has everything and we were time & again both surprised and pleased to the attention to the 'little details' that make a stay that much more enjoyable. Great linens & CLEAN! VERY HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Apr 2011
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Bodega Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rental Agreement/Occupancy List signed/returned & terms agreed to at booking. Questions, don't hesitate to ask.
  • Rate based 1-6 guests (adults & children). Addit'l Adult guests MAY BE added fee. Max 8 in home.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen #2 - 1 queen , Queen Bed/Cable TV/DVD/Nintendo system
    Master Suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Large Bdrm with King bed and trundle (2-twins); Cable HDTV
    Queen #3 - 1 queen , Queen Bed with Cable-TV/DVD
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Fireplace, Lrg screen TV w/cable/netflix/roku, Stereo w/CD Player, Washer/Dryer, Super Nintendo & Games, Board Games/Books, Puzzles, Art Supplies. Hi-chair. Outlet covers/gate to block stairs. Beach gear. Family friendly. Great for couples!


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average rating of 4.995327 based on 255 reviews

Wonderfull 4-day stay

  • 5 of 5

We, three generations, stayed in this house 4 days. The layout is about perfect, large master bedroom that can also accommodate two small children, and two smaller bedrooms completely separated from the master bedroom. Large kitchen allows three people to work on a meal and dining area is very comfortable for 6 adults. Living room upstairs has very nice view and can fit 6-8 people quite comfortable.

Location of the house was is very convenient. Short walk to the beach and local restaurant.

The house was clean on the arrival and Debbie, the owner, was very responsive to all our questions. Personal note welcoming us to the house was a very nice touch that created nice atmosphere from the moment we walked in. The nice atmosphere stayed with us until we had leave.

Truly great stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Les for the very kind review. We were happy to hear you had a great stay! Hope to see you again! DT
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beautiful Bodega get away

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. The kitchen had everything imaginable. The furnishings throughout were super comfortable. Every imaginable amenity from video games and movies, geocaching gps and info; family games and toys. Great ocean views. A nice place for walks. Right on the golf course. There were long beautiful beaches close by. The local restaurants are great. Be sure and visit Occidental for the Italian food at Negris or the Union Hotel and definitely go to Osmosis spa in Freestone. It is truly amazing. Gorgeous Japanese gardens there.

There is a local ranch where you can go horseback riding on the beach. The kids loved it.

The owners made the process of renting very simple.

All in all - one of the best vacations ever.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2009
  • Stayed: June 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed to enjoy the weekend-- cards and games, a comfortable space to watch movies and visit, a good-sized hot tub and plenty of space for people to relax! The owners left clear directions for everything. It was also a nice bonus to be able to bring the dog along! We will definitely go back for a longer time!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Labor Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Pacific View. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well kept and everything you need to enjoy your stay

  • 5 of 5

It was a great place to enjoy a quiet weekend with my wife and our fur buddy. The layout was very comfortable, as were the furnishings. We hope to visit again with a couple of friends in the future.

From cookware to spices the kitchen was well stocked. The bed was comfy and spa was just the right temp for an evening soak after the day of adventure.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and comfy. Felt like home.

  • 5 of 5

The house was located in a lovely area. Everything was provided to make it feel like a real home. Sunset views were amazing. I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
The Links at Bodega Harbour
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Bluewater Bistro
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Doran Beach

San Francisco is a 90 minute drive; Wineries are 30-60 min away. Bodega Bay is a great fishing village with wonderful little shops; Town of Bodega is a 10 min drive where Alfred Hitchcock filmed 'The Birds'. The town still houses the original school house and church that were featured in the movie. Occidental about 30 minutes away has Sonoma Canopy Tours (ziplining...NOT to be missed!) and follow up with a great home style meal at Union Hotel or Negris. Great shops in Occidental as well all within walking distance; In Freestone visit Osmosis Day Spa & Freestone Wild Flour Bread Bakery.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500

Rental Agreement/Occupancy List signed at time of booking.

OCCUPANCY: Rates based on 1-6 guests (adults & kids). Additional guests day &/or night may be an additional fee (ie: adults). 8 guests max at anytime (adults & children).

Camera front & garage entrance facing street. NOT looking but PLEASE No Unauthorized pets. Photo stills used post visit if pet damage found.

**Rates may change without notice.

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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