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INTRO: Pacific View is a single-story home that provides a relaxing and cozy atmosphere for up to 6 guests (NO CHILDREN UNDER 6 YEARS OLD PLEASE). The home has meditative views over meadow areas that lead down to the ocean bluff. The home's location on a low ridge provides expansive ocean views from within the living room, outside on the deck, or while soaking in the hot tub. The Sea Ranch trail network makes it possible to explore this diverse and beautiful landscape right from the front door. Shopping the the town of Gualala is only 2.5 miles away. For your convenience, bed linens, toiletries (oatmeal soap, shampoo, and conditioner) and towels (both bath towels and hot tub towels) are provided to guests at the beginning of their stay.
BEDROOMS: The home has three bedrooms: the master and guest suites feature cal-king-sized beds, ensuite bathrooms, and are located on opposite ends of the home. A third bedroom located next to the master suite features two comfortable twin beds with a full bathroom located nearby, off of the hallway. Guests are given access to bedrooms per the following schedule: Parties of two guests will stay in the master suite and enjoy direct access to the deck and hot tub. Parties of three people have access to the master suite plus the adjoining twin room. Parties of four people can choose to use either the master suite and twin room or the master suite and guest suite. Parties of five or six people are given access to all bedrooms. To reserve the home with access to all bedrooms simply make your reservation for either 5 or 6 people (even if fewer people actually stay in the home). Non-reserved bedrooms will be locked off and cannot be accessed.
INTERNET AND TV: In addition to high-speed fiber optic internet, in home entertainment equipment includes a Chromecast, a Roku Streaming Stick Plus connected to a 50 inch display and a stereo system. Guests can access their accounts on Netflix, Amazon TV, VUDU, and other services to stream content over the high-speed internet connection. TV sound can be played back through the stereo system and guests can connect their own audio devices (via a headphone jack) using the provided cable. A Chromecast is available for streaming content from your own device (PC laptop, iPhone, iPad, etc.) directly to the TV. Guests enjoy Free WiFi internet access on 2.4G and 5G bands (802.11b/g/n/ac connectivity). There is an assortment of DVD movies at the home and a wide selection of additional titles is available at a rental store in Gualala next to Surf Market.
KITCHEN AND DINING: The ample kitchen has been recently renovated (NOV 2017), with new terrazzo countertops, a custom corner farmhouse sink, commercial style faucet, and a new cooktop and range hood. An array of pots and pans and cooking items are provided. Kitchen appliances include an electric glass cooktop with integrated controls, microwave, electric oven, large refrigerator, wine fridge, dishwasher, drip coffee maker, toaster, blender, hot-air popcorn maker, and hand mixer. An assortment of spices and other kitchen basics are provided for guests and grocery shopping is only a 5 minute drive away. A charcoal grill (briquettes not provided) is available for outdoor grilling in the driveway area. A picnic table is located on the patio to the driveway side of the home. This area is wind protected and receives morning sun.
THINGS TO DO: There are many options for getting out and about to enjoy the natural beauty of the Mendonoma coast. The Sea Ranch "Hot Spot" offers a quiet picnic spot among redwoods and ferns where you can take an interpretive walking tour along the San Andreas Fault line or walk along the Gualala River bed. Visit the beach to look for shells and driftwood. For a swim and a sauna, visit the lovely 25m pool at the Del Mar Rec Center (1/2 mile away). A scenic public 18-hole golf course is adjacent to property. The nearby town of Gualala (5 min away) includes art galleries and the Surf Market, an upscale grocer with a great selection of meat, fish, produce and a sommelier on staff. A scenic 20 min. drive up the cost brings you to the town of Point Arena where you can find several good dining options. For a low key meal, try the burgers or fish and chips at the Pier Chowder House and Tap Room. For locavore dining, try to land a table at Uneda Eat. While in Point Arena you can take a tour of the lighthouse, a California Historical Landmark. Three miles south of Sea Ranch in Stewarts Point, the TwoFish Baking Company sells excellent breads, sandwiches, microbrews, coffee drinks, and desserts. If the weather is stormy you can curl up in the window seat or reading chair with one of the books in the library, watch a movie, or try one of the puzzles and games provided in the home.
IMPORTANT NOTES: There is no land line telephone at the home. Please bring your mobile phone (AT&T, Verizon) and use the WiFi network. There is no public TV or cable TV – all entertainment is accessed via the internet (using a smart TV interface) and guests must use their own accounts to access paid content. We only provide the interface for doing so. A detached 2-car garage is made available to guests for parking. A washer and dryer are available in the home if needed. Heating options include a forced air central furnace and a fireplace insert with blower. Firewood and kindling are provided.
Operated under Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate # 1899.