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Dog Friendly, Spotless, Modern Luxury, Shared Pool, Hot Tub and minutes to Beach

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,178 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3BR, 2.5 bath, 4-person hot tub, 3 decks with ocean views, minutes to beach

It's the season of long weekends. Ask about special discounts in February and May for holiday weekends at the Heron House. It's perfect cocooning weather with a decked out kitchen, cozy hot tub, ocean views and nap-inducing bedding. When the sun comes out, the beach at Gualala Park is just a15 minute walk from the front door and you're at the bluff trail in five. This gorgeously appointed home is dog friendly, spotless, a secure courtyard, modern furnishings, organic bedding, a chef's kitchen with all the modern appliances, and high speed fiber optic wifi. Three decks with ocean views and a gas-fired BBQ grill. ,the house is only a three mile drive to Gualala shops and grocery stores. Bring your binoculars for great birding along the trails and Gualala River.

The home is designed with a reverse floor plan on two levels. Walk in the ground floor from the attached garage with your luggage for handy delivery to the two full suite bedrooms. Each ground level bedroom is furnished with a king size bed, high quality bedding, TV, end tables and reading lamps, and smartly designed closet space. The master bedroom's sitting area is filled with afternoon light. Comfy seating allows for reading or reflection. Access either the south ground level deck or the inner secure courtyard and redwood hot tub from this bedroom. Bathrooms have showers with pull down teak benches, and are stocked with plenty of towels. Laundry area with full size washer / dryer is located in the garage.

Walk up a half flight to the landing for a view of the courtyard, bird feeder and the northern boundary of the Sea Ranch, bordering Gualala Point Regional Park. Continue up the stairs to the great room where the spotless and modern kitchen awaits. The large counter, bar stools, wine chiller and well stocked cabinets make for fun group cooking. Appliances include a slow cooker, food processor, toaster, microwave, blender, hand blender, Nespresso machine, 8-cup coffee maker, tea kettle and coffee press. Pots and pans, baking equipment and pantry staples are on hand.

The living room features comfy leather seating and ocean views. Watch out the living room or kitchen windows for the great blue heron who regularly visits the good hunting grounds in the commons and the golf course. There is a dining table for six with a remote controlled gas fireplace. Games, cards, books, magazines and DVDs are available. There is a Sonos player in the living room--download the free app to play your own music or free channels.

Off the dining area is an elevated deck with a double chaise, chair and ocean views. The south facing deck has ocean views and seating for four at the bar height teak table and a barbecue grill with a fixed propane line, so no canisters to worry about refilling. The third bedroom, also on the upper level, doubles as the media room with a large screen HD TV and cable channels to choose from, or stream from your favorite apps. A brand new sofa sectional opens to a pull out bed, best for children or short adults. A half bath is located next to this room.

Heron House is a refreshing refuge to get away from it all. Housekeeping service is available during extended stays, a handyman service is available 24/7 for emergencies and there is regular professional upkeep of the hot tub.

About The Sea Ranch: The Sea Ranch is a unique community association of private homes, sited with careful attention to the natural landscape along a 10-mile stretch of the Sonoma County coast in Northern California. It is internationally known for its distinctive architecture, the sensitivity of its land planning, and community-based stewardship of the natural environment. TSR features over forty miles of hiking trails, some newly opened, including 6 public access points to the beach, the historic Sea Ranch chapel, stables, a dog park, community garden and The Sea Ranch Lodge (restaurant and shopping). Although the 18-hole golf course is not part of the Sea Ranch, it is open to all and easily reached from the Heron House. Your guest pass will allow you access to three recreation centers with outdoor heated pools, locker rooms, and saunas, half-basketball court, and tennis courts (amenities vary with each center). The Heron House is two miles north of Del Mar Center.

More Details

Deldi Reyes
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Deldi Reyes

I live in Oakland, work in the City and enjoy all California has to offer with my wonderful greyhounds, rescues from the racing industry.

Deldi Reyes purchased this house in 2016

Why Deldi Reyes chose Sea Ranch

The Sea Ranch is a special place--rugged, bracing and full of life. Why not?

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with how livable this home is. It's modern, filled with light, comfortable and dog friendly. The beach at Gualala Point Park is just a short walk away, hiking for miles starts out the front door and the town of Gualala is just minutes away.


Sea Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2178 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Two full bathrooms, one for each of the lower level bedrooms, are smartly designed with modern touches. Pull-down teak seats in the shower, robes and towels provided. A half bath upstairs is located next to the media/guest room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Patio Door to Hot Tub, Sitting Room, Walk In Closet
    Guest Room - 1 king , En suite bathroom, memory foam mattress, patio door to deck
    Media Room/Guest Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sectional sofa pull out - in between full and queen, 72 inTV
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • festivals
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming


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Dog Friendly, Spotless, Modern Luxury, Shared Pool, Hot Tub and minutes to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Gorgeous, relaxing, quiet

  • 5 of 5

Heron House is the perfect getaway! The home is at the northernmost edge of the Sea Ranch property, and has really nice views of the ocean that complement the modern interior design. We appreciated the giant island in the open kitchen/living area, as well as the fully equipped kitchen. We cooked there almost every meal, and didn't find anything missing. The home is adjacent to numerous walking trails that lead south along the Sea Ranch coast, and north into Gualala Point Regional Park. We brought our 2 greyhounds, and they appreciated the fenced-in back yard, as well as all the easy walks we took every day. The only mistake we made was not staying longer than 3 days! Looking forward to returning soon...

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad your family, including of course, your greyhounds, enjoyed the Heron House. You are most welcome to return.
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  • 5 of 5

This is probably the nicest house I have ever stayed in. Everything about it is perfect - it is beautiful, well-appointed, spotless and new. You will love the gourmet kitchen, spacious living area, cozy fireplace, hot tub, and relaxing sound from the top-notch sound system. It is as peaceful as can be. And the view! Large windows provide an ocean view and each bedroom has a deck. There is a second-story deck with a view that is perfect for drinks and a sunset. Or course the walking path along the ocean is spectacular, and the location of Deldi's house on the north end of the Sea Ranch property provides easy access to some of the best trails. As you can tell we were thrilled. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful spot, beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

very lovely, good location, very well equipped kitchen which is really nice for a vacation home.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portola Valley, CA

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

This house is a very attractive home with wonderful views close to the Bluff Trail. If you are going to be at Sea Ranch with a dog, the pretty fenced garden is HEAVEN! I loved being able to open the master bedroom sliding door and let my dogs into the garden first thing in the morning and just before bedtime. We enjoyed the gas fireplace in the living room/dining room/kitchen area -- it kept us toasty warm, even on the one rainy day we had during our stay. We enjoyed all three decks at various times of the day (and the deck furniture is comfortable and attractive). The bedrooms are very attractive in a peaceful, "Zen" way that we found very restful; beds are comfortable, bedding and towels are nice. Robes are even provided -- that's a first for me, for Sea Ranch, getting a fluffy robe to use! The kitchen had everything we needed, including an electric coffee maker that made good coffee (and I'm picky about that) and a Cuisinart. Dishes are attractive. Refrigerator is clean and spacious (and there's also a wine refrigerator). It's great to have access to the garage and to be able to load and unload your car from the garage into the lower level (bedroom level) of the house. This house would be great for two friends or two couples, as both bedrooms are nice, and each bedroom has a nice bathroom "en suite." There's another half bath upstairs. Showers were great.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redwood City

Relaxing and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the Heron House. It was clean and comfortable and very relaxing. We will be back! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe

Delightful Sea Ranch House

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time here - the house is marvelous with a very well equipped kitchen, comfy beds in large bedrooms, delightful Hot Tub and access to the Sea Ranch trails that are breathtaking as you walk along bluffs looking at the ocean as the waves crash on the rocks.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: George I'm so glad you enjoyed the house--coming all the way from Santa Fe. You're welcome back anytime.
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Hot Tub Fee $20 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.5%

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.
Understanding the tax rate: Sonoma County charges a per night tax of 12%. The Sea Ranch Association requests that all owners on the rental program (whether managed privately or via a rental company) remit a 3.5% tax. This is why the tax rate appears as 15.5%. The processing fee is imposed and collected by VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.