Comfortable Dog-Friendly Home on the Beautiful Mendocino Coast!
A friend and I stayed at Sunroom House mid-week and were lucky enough to get beautiful weather! This is rare on the coast in summer, and we fully appreciated it. On top of that, there are some wonderful reasons to choose Sun House: they not only accept dogs, they welcome them, and they don't charge extra for these pets! I have stayed in dozens of VRBO places, and most either won't allow pets or charge extra for them. It should be noted that dogs are not allowed in the bedrooms, which have wall to wall carpeting. We were told that if the dogs slept in the bedroom, all the bedding would have to be washed, even though the dogs would only be on their own mattress on the floor, not on the bed itself. I was worried that the dogs would whine or scratch at the door if kept out, but they were fine. If it were my place, I'd take up the carpets, which are badly stained anyway, and put in wood or laminate flooring, with some fluffy (and washable) area rugs.
Another important plus in this house: the kitchen is fully equipped. Ken and Elsie make every effort to help you live as if you were in your own beach house! Sunroom "House", however, is a bit of a misnomer. Sunroom House sits halfway down a steep hill between Highway 1 and the Pacific, in a cosy neighborhood of large houses on large lots, all with spectacular views of the ocean. When you rent Sunroom House you are not really renting an entire house. You get the upstairs apartment of a duplex of sorts, the downstairs unit being rented out long term. This means a certain lack of privacy and an awareness that the people downstairs can hear your every clomp and yak. Currently the downstairs is rented by a really nice couple, however, who are generally not there on weekends.
Aside from that, Sunroom House is large and comfortable, with two bedrooms and two baths, connected by a laundry room with a wonderful shower/steam room in it. All the rooms have ocean views, and are spacious and comfortable. And Gualala is well situated on the Sonoma/Mendocino coast, within easy reach of beaches, restaurants, and art galleries in little towns from Jenner to Ft. Bragg. A wonderful place!
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