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Artists' Retreat Overlooking Pacific

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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You will love staying at this serene beach house with spectacular views of the ocean, amazing sunsets, a fully-equipped kitchen -- including a stainless steel convection range, refrigerator & microwave -- and access to a gated private beach with level parking! We are experienced hosts. I'll happily provide multiple reviews from recent guests with their contact information so you can be sure what you're getting. Located on the beautiful Northern California coast between the historic town of Mendocino (30 miles/48 km North) and the artist community of Gualala (20 miles/32 km South), this extraordinary 2-bath, 3-bedroom retreat -- all on one level – allows you to experience incredible Pacific Ocean views from virtually every room. See Point Arena Light House, open meadows filled with wild...You will love staying at this serene beach house with spectacular views of the ocean, amazing sunsets, a fully-equipped kitchen -- including a stainless steel convection range, refrigerator & microwave -- and access to a gated private beach with level parking! We are experienced hosts. I'll happily provide multiple reviews from recent guests with their contact information so you can be sure what you're getting. Located on the beautiful Northern California coast between the historic town of Mendocino (30 miles/48 km North) and the artist community of Gualala (20 miles/32 km South), this extraordinary 2-bath, 3-bedroom retreat -- all on one level – allows you to experience incredible Pacific Ocean views from virtually every room. See Point Arena Light House, open meadows filled with wildlife, and magical sunsets. Designed by a well-known artist, the home features multiple pieces of his original artwork below cathedral ceilings. Bring food and drink to create a special recipe in the well-equipped kitchen which features new appliances, including a refrigerator, microwave, and range with a convection oven. Enjoy a meal in the adjoining dining area with an ocean view. The master and second bedrooms are in separate wings of the house, ensuring privacy whenever you want it. The master opens to a deck with ocean views, has a Cal king bed, a reading area, and ample closet space. The expansive master bath offers a huge two-person all tile shower. A second bedroom has ocean views, a king bed, many shelves of books, and a large closet. The second bathroom is next door and features a deep infinity tub/shower with fantastic ocean views. A third bedroom/office has a queen futon, a desk & printer, and a full wall of closet space. We welcome children, but the home is not childproofed and some original artwork features tasteful female nudes. The large, comfortable living room overlooks the ocean, has mid-century modern furniture, a wood-burning fireplace, board games, and CD/DVD player. There is no standard television service but we do offer Netflix and Amazon Prime TV. You're welcome to bring your own DVDs or select from our library. Take an easy drive up the coast to Mendocino and Fort Bragg or south to the Point Arena light house. Enjoy the sounds of breaking waves, see migrating whales, walk or drive to the private 8-mile beach or Pomo Lake, visit Anderson Valley wineries, sample fare at remarkable restaurants & bakeries. Or do nothing...just relax. Forget something? No worries! A well-stocked grocery store is located in Manchester, 4 miles/6.5 km south. Want a little excitement? Visit the casino/restaurant, tour the lighthouse, or take in a movie in the town of Point Arena, 8 miles/13 km south. Come visit, we'd love to hear from you! A few notes: Guests have access to all areas of the house, deck, and garage with the exception of two locked storage areas. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Books
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Deck
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Thank you for sharing your home with us. A True Artist Retreat with breath taking views, morning coffee peace and evening comfort throughout the home. The write-up on this house is a fantastic story. This house is filled with beauty - from the Art, through...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Jakics
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a beautifully and comfortably furnished house with great view of the Pacific, off hwy 1. We found everything we needed in the kitchen, which is rare in rental houses. Karla was extremely helpful and her response times for e-mails were almost immediate. We...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank thomassz1
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

This was a wonderful place to stay and great beach access. The view was excellent and Karla made us feel so comfortable and welcome. We would love to go back some day!!

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank smooney2015
Reviewed 15 August 2015

We stayed at the retreat for 5 days. The house could not be better. Great accommodations wonderful view. Karla is a great hostess. Everything was prepared for us including delicious banana bread. Easy to find even in the dark. Great directions. Would totally go back....More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Sjhedcon
Jim R
CA
Reviewed 14 April 2014

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Date of stay: April 2014
About the Owner
Karla S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
I touch base with guests by email, text or phone several days prior to arrival to answer questions, provide additional information on the house, and see if they have any special requests. I like to be at the home to greet guests if at all possible, but I head home after getting everyone settled.
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About the neighbourhood
We are in a fairly remote, rural location. Very quiet, very peaceful. The closest restaurants are in Elk (7 miles North) or Pt. Arena (8 miles South). If walking to get coffee, eating out for every meal, or lots of nightlife is what you're after, this is not the spot for you. But if you love the ocean and calm, it's perfect!
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