SEA RIDGE - WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE SEA

JoAnn

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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SEA RIDGE - WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE SEA

Mendocino House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Enjoy the breathtaking ocean views from this magical home set on a bluff high above the Pacific Ocean. Whether you enjoy the sounds of the sea or the tranquility of the native birds among the pines, this 5 acre property has it all. This home is 15 minutes south from the lovely town of Mendocino, and 20 minutes west of the Anderson Valley vineyards.

Also, Sea Ridge has free wireless internet access via satellite dish for those that want to stay connected while 'away from it all'!

There are 3 bedrooms in the 'Main' house which sleeps 8. The 3rd (and largest) bedroom is perfect for the kids as it features 2 twin beds, a Queen bed, couch, and a TV with a DVD/VHS player and an array of movie selections.

The 'Guest Suite' can be rented in addition to the main house, and is perfect for the grandparents or couple that want some extra privacy or quiet. It has a Queen bed and full bath, along with a small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. The Suite has wonderful ocean views.

The Kiva-style fireplace in the living room which is open to the kitchen and dining room, offers a nice gathering area for family and friends. Sea Ridge is the perfect place to relax and unwind while offering a 4-6 person Hot tub with spectacular ocean views. There is outdoor furniture for seating on the deck and outdoor areas.

Keywords: House, single story home, private, secluded home

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

JoAnn

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
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We have been vacation owners for the past 7 years and enjoy having the rental business. Mendocino is a tranquil, stress-relieving place where we can completely escape and relax. The wineries are another favorite of ours as well as the hiking and biking trails.

JoAnn purchased this house in 2006

We both love the ocean and beauty of northern California. We usually make an annual trip with friends to the wine country. On one of those trips we decided to look at the local real estate as a long term investment. After looking at just a few oceanview properties we knew we'd found the perfect home in Sea Ridge. Sea Ridge is nestled on 5 acres in the pines, with no other homes in sight, and quiet enough to enjoy the wildlife and ocean. Mendocino is just 15 minutes north, and the rapidly growing Anderson Valley wine region is 20 minutes inland. Just a short walk up our road are sheep, emus, deer, wild turkeys, and an occasional bobcat. Having a home in northern California affords the best that the beautiful state of California has to offer.

Sea Ridge has beautiful ocean views from most every room in the home. Much of the 5 acres is usable, and the paved private driveway is unique. The home is all single-level and feels very spacious, with numerous windows and skylights. There is a kiva fireplace in the main living area, and woodstove heaters in each bedroom for extra coziness. The kitchen has a variety of cooking utensils as well as generous bathroom baskets of those items you may have forgotten. All the linens and bedding are high quality, 100% cotton, down blankets, comforters, a variety of pillows, and large soft towels. There are toys, DVDs, VHS movies, crafts and games for the kids. The home was previously owned by two local artists who have since moved out of state, and they have left their colorful spirit throughout the home. Guests have often commented how warm and welcoming the house is, 'as if our friends just left us the keys'. The home is very quiet due to its secluded location.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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5
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Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
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Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
5

RELAXING AND COMFORTABLE

  • 5 of 5
We had an amazing stay at the Sea Ridge house. Such a comfortable, clean and lovely home.

The view from the house is INCREDIBLE. Even on a foggy day the view of the ocean is breathtaking, however we lucked out and got a fair amount of sunshine!

The house has a wonderful deck that closes off if you are bringing your dog. I also felt very safe letting my "city" dog run around in the yard. They even provided use of a nice large dog bed.

Inside the home there are plenty of bathrooms that are nicely remodeled. Two with new looking jetted tubs. Although I didn't bother since we had use of the hot tub. Everything was extremely clean and tidy which is always appreciated. Plenty of towels and they stocked their showers with shampoo, conditioner and soap.

In fact, JoAnn and Russ did an amazing job stocking the house with anything you might need. Tooth brushes, tooth paste, combs, nail clippers, socks and even down to nail polish remover! They thought of everything!

My one comment about the bedrooms is that one in particular (the one I stayed in) has 2 sky lights which made it difficult for me to sleep in past sunrise. If I go back I will definitely bring an eye mask.

I have stayed at many vacation rentals and I really appreciate when an owner doesn't rush you out on the last day. I've had cleaning crews show up ON THE DOT to make sure you leave on time. I understand why it has to be done sometimes, but I always appreciate when an owner is relaxed about check out. It also gave us time to tidy up the house before turning it back over. :)

Thank you for our stay! It was such a nice trip and I will always look back fondly on our weekend at Sea Ridge.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
Larkspur, CA
5

AMAZING VIEW AND A PERFECTLY APPOINTED HOUSE

  • 5 of 5
Spent Memorial Day weekend with my family of 5 (three kids ages, 13, 11 and 9) and my 70 year old parents. The house was perfect! It had all you could need not to mention super comfortable beds. Kids all stayed in one giant kids room. The view is spectacular and it's very close to Elk and Mendocino towns. The hot tub was delightful and the large wrap around deck was perfect for grandparents and grandchildren to just chilax! We hope to return soon!
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
San Rafael, CA
5

EPIC MENDOCINO GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
I have had the pleasure of staying at Sea Ridge multiple times. It's a wonderful getaway for family with plenty of room to explore and soak in the amazing views. The hot tub has the most amazing view of all. It's also the gateway to the enchanting Mendocino Coast, the Navarro River, the Redwoods and Anderson Valley wineries!
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
Oakland, Ca
5

GREAT VISIT!

  • 5 of 5
We were looking for a great Mendocino getaway for my wife and me and three adult children. Sea Ridge turned out to be a wonderful choice! It's well positioned within close driving distance to Mendocino, Fort Bragg and numerous rugged coastal beaches. The house itself was a wonderful experience. We spent hours in the great room and kitchen with those fabulous views of the ocean. Great hot tubbing, feeding of the woodpecker and jays on the deck, cooking smores in the huge living room fireplace. Highly recommended!
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
grass valley
5

FAMILY GETAWAY

  • 5 of 5
I don't get to spend much time with my adult children anymore, so I booked us a weekend getaway at the coast. My kids (24 and 26) were just as thrilled as Bob and I were with the fabulous fireplace, fully stocked kitchen, and the beautiful views and access to the deck from all the bedrooms. My 18 month old granddaughter had plenty of toys to play with here, too. We watched the whales from the hot tub every evening, and the sunsets, and the stars! The weather was perfect. We thought we could be too far from town - this was far from the truth. Mendocino is just a short drive up the stunning California Pacific Ocean coast! We were impressed and with this beach escape, and would highly recommend it for anyone wishing for a memorable getaway. Thank you JoAnn and Russ for this beautiful beach house.
  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Sea Ridge - Where the Forest Meets the Sea
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p117400vb
(858) 755-2699 (California, USA)
Mendocino North Coast California
New York City
5

PERFECTION IN A VRBO VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Four old friends reunited for a long weekend, and we were fortunate to choose Sea Ridge and the most gracious hosts Russ and JoAnn. Their home, perched on a cliff providing panoramic Pacific views is fancy, luxurious, yet at the same time warm and inviting. There are so many details that illustrate the thoughtfulness of the hosts: a huge stock of firewood, including kindling for keeping the beautiful kiva fireplace and the wood stove heaters in each bedroom stoked; a basket of toiletries in each bedroom in case we had forgotten toothpaste, shampoo or such; tons of extra towels; a full array of spices, oils and utensils in the gourmet kitchen, including long barbecue tools for the large Weber propane grill (and an extra full tank of propane); binoculars and a birdwatching book; a nice little stereo to play ipod tunes.

I was content to sit in the hot tub each morning, enjoying the ocean view, and each evening gazing at the endless stars above. A wide beach where the Navarro river meets the ocean is only a few minutes below the home.

Russ made the entry process simple, with driving directions and other procedures clearly described, and a simple 1/2 page contract free of legalese.

This rental and long weekend could not have been more perfect. Good company, good food, and a wonderful home generously shared with us. I am already eagerly anticipating a return trip.
  • Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly
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Kayak tours, driftwood beaches, Redwood forest, Skunk Train tours, local Wine tastings in the Anderson Valley, art galleries, local harbors.

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Mendocino House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$425
 

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We accept personal checks or Paypal, with final payment due 7 days prior to check-in.
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Please note our rates start at $425/night. Please email or call us for a quote.
Please no abalone divers.
No campers or motorhomes allowed on property
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Amenities

Mendocino House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Spa
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Cal King in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1) Futon in separate 'gallery' room, Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Graco 'Pack n' Play' crib with detachable bassinett, as well as a full-sized cribs., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 'Ulta-Mate' rollaway bed for child up to 100 lbs.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Toys
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Games
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
Notes:
This 5 acre property sits on a ridgetop high above the Pacific Ocean. There is plenty of off-street parking on a paved driveway. The home is single story, with many windows to enjoy the beautfiul setting. Each bedroom and the living room/kitchen area has ocean views, and you step out onto the back deck from each of these rooms. The deck has Andirondack furniture to sit and enjoy the local birds, pines, and ocean views. Each bedroom in the Main House has a wood stove heater and there is central heating as well. The large Kiva-style fireplace in the living room provides heat and ambience throughout the home. Pets are welcome upon approval. The home has a pet door to the outside, as well as a fenced area with two outdoor dog houses. The Guest Suite is an optional/additional rental, and can only be rented along with the Main house. This Suite has a separate entrance and offers extra privacy or quiet from the main home. Entry and driveway are paved.
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