CHARMING BEACH HOUSE, PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS, SPECTACULAR SUNSETS!

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Cindy Morey Owner

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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CHARMING BEACH HOUSE, PANORAMIC OCEAN VIEWS, SPECTACULAR SUNSETS!

Irish Beach House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeps 6

“Seas the Day” is a private home that we enjoy sharing with others that love the sea as much as we do. Our home is inspired by Coastal Living Magazine and has a classic nautical theme to its spacious interior. Our contemporary home is located on the charming Northern California coast between the historic town of Mendocino and the artist community of Gualala. You will stay in a magical 1700 square foot custom-built home and experience incredible white water views from every room of our lovely 2-bath, 2-bedroom, getaway retreat. The cathedral ceilings, bay windows and upper and lower decks, ensure commanding views of the Pacific Ocean, Point Arena Light House, meadows, wildlife and unforgettable sunsets. Play our baby grand piano or listen to the BOSE surround sound. If you pull out our comfy teak lounge chairs, you'll relax to the sounds of the waves and see migrating whales.

Local and Leisure Activities: : Horseback riding on the beach or up in the hills through redwood forest and open meadows,

Biking,

Hiking,

Walking on the beach,

Golfing,

Surfing/Wind surfing,

Scuba diving, snorkeling or Abalone diving,

Kayaking – either in a river or ocean and/or sea caving,

Salmon and other sport fishing from shore/piers or deep sea fishing,

Tide pooling,

Bird watching,

Local festivals or special events (when available),

Shopping,

Dining,

Wine tasting.

Attractions:: Attractions:

Botanical garden,

Cinemas,

Fitness center,

Library,

Churches,

Playgrounds,

Forests,

Beaches,

Gift shops,

Light house tours,

Wildlife sanctuary in Point Arena,

Skunk Train,

Wineries.

Nearby Services:: Clinic,

Hospital,

Post Office,

Groceries,

Massage Therapist,

Chiropractor,

Fire Department,

Gas stations,

Towing services,

Garages for car repairs,

Churches.

More Details
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Cindy Morey Owner

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english, some spanish
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I am an avid traveler who loves the sea. I am a diver, sailor, snorkeler, kayaker, hiker, horse back rider and love to meet new people and explore new places.

Cindy Morey Owner purchased this house in 2002

I fell in love with this property the moment I stepped onto the upper and lower decks! The commanding views, the open areas with lots of wildlife, the beach, the coast line and the towns that I can get to for a days outing. I just love sitting on my deck, listening to the birds and the waves. I enjoy sharing it with others who love the ocean and wilderness as much as I do.

All of the above. The location, the area, the views, the wildlife, and most of all the house. I love the open floor plan, the high ceilings, the kitchen and everything about it.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Property Reviews

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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
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Irish Beach North Coast California
Los Angeles
5

Light-Filled Comfort

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
This is a wonderful vacation home (better than described!)

New, with an open floorplan that includes lots of windows allowing light to fill the common areas, even in the foggy and cloudy weather. All the comforts of home including fluffy duvets, tub and showers, coffee grinder, coffee maker, and miles of counterspace.

Not right on the beach, but you would not want to be; it is up on a high point and has an unparalleled view of the Point Arena lighthouse out on the tip of the crescent of Irish Beach stretching out before you. Beach access is within walking distance, down an adjacent road.

The Mendocino Coast is spectacularly rocky with small towns dotting the winding road, both north and south. Perfect home base to just relax and unwind or to go day tripping inland to the Anderson Valley, and take in some redwoods as well. The area is particularly friendly to bicyclists, although bike lanes seem virtually non-existent. Kayaking available on the various rivers in the area. Recommend the Albion River Inn for dinner, ($$) about 2 miles south of the charming town of Mendocino.

It is evident that the owners take great pride in their lovely home. We appreciate and respect the opportunity to enjoy it. I especially enjoyed the baby grand piano!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Diane,

I am so pleased that you loved our home as much as we do. We hope you will come and stay again in the future. The lovely Pacific coast and our beach house "Seas the Day' await you.

The owner
Helpful votes: 10/10
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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p167691
+1 650-387-4291(cell)
Irish Beach North Coast California
5

Relaxing home away from home

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My wife and I felt right at home the moment we walked in the door. The decor and layout of the house was so open and welcoming. We enjoyed the daily visits of the local deer and one morning had three of them grazing just off of the patio. We highly recommend this house to anyone that is looking to kick back and relax.
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. It's always so nice to know that our guests enjoy the house as much as we do and for all the same reasons! Relaxing and just being with the nature that surrounds the house and the area while also seeing and hearing the ocean is like being on a long retreat!

I hope you will come back for another visit in the future. This is the main reason I bought this house, to be able to share it with others who appreciate the beauty of the layout and the views.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p167691
+1 650-387-4291(cell)
Irish Beach North Coast California
5

Fantastic House

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
The house is beautiful, cozy and clean. The view is spectacular as is the surrounding area. Excellent price. Owners were so helpful. Such a great get away!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p167691
+1 650-387-4291(cell)
Irish Beach North Coast California
Fairfax CA
3

Nice house but outdoor photos are misleading.

  • 3 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
The house is great - very well stocked and comfortable, it even has a piano! For that, the house gets four stars. However, the outdoor photos are misleading, which was disappointing, and that's the reason for the three star rating.

It appears that the house is a beachfront property but this is not the case. There are roads running along two sides of the house between the house and the ocean. And although there are a lot of window that offer great views, there are no unobstructed views of the ocean - every view includes houses or rooftops and the photo of the view from the rooftop deck is zoomed in. We realize that owners want/need to make their houses look desirable but would have appreciated full disclosure and more accurate photos (the indoor photos were accurate). When I contacted the owner to see about getting a refund for our remaining days and moving to a beach front property. She was kind and offered to refund one night of our stay but not the remaining nights. In the end, we decided to stay instead of losing money on our weekend.

If you're not concerned about having an oceanfront property, this house does have good views and everything you'll need to be comfortable during your stay.
Owner's Response: It is always good to hear from our guest. The website states that the house has a Panoramic view of the ocean with spectacular sunsets, which is definitely the case. It is located on the ocean side of Highway 1 and does have other homes in view. However, after renting for several years to people all over the world, this is the first time anyone has complained about the houses, given that the view is so expansive, from all directions.

This custom built home sits on a knoll that is 300 feet above sea level. There are homes directly on the bluff facing due west out to the ocean. Our view looks directly over these to the open sea. The Irish Beach community has done a great job at keeping the building heights and view corridors open to every house that is located there. We have watched many whales go by without the houses impacting our view.

The scenic outlook to the south also sees a few homes, but again, they do not impact our fantastic view of the beach, waves, light house, and the cliffs. There are only about 15 homes that are located in that section of Irish Beach, with only a few of those in my view corridor. The local streets that are near the house are not intrusive at all. Given the amount and speed of the local traffic, you can barely hear the cars go by and in most cases you cannot even see them due to our landscaping and being high up on an elevation .

My refund policy is very clear in the rental agreement that every quest signs before their stay. Since these guests had already spent one night, and I had talked to them on the phone several times, I thought it was fair to refund one night, but not 2 or 3 nights. I will be happy to add some new pictures of the view with and without the homes, and even point out where the roads are since it was never my intent to deceive anyone.

The owner
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Charming Beach House, Panoramic Ocean Views, Spectacular Sunsets!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p167691
+1 650-387-4291(cell)
Irish Beach North Coast California
Beijing, China (from UK originally)
5

Relaxing retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
We (two adults and a two-and-a-half-year-old) greatly enjoyed our week at this property. It's as stunning as it looks in the photos and the location is ideal for peace and quiet, while still having the wherewithal to get all the supplies you might need within a few miles by going to Manchester, Point Arena or Elk. Mendocino and Gualala within fairly easy reach, too, although we found that we spent most of our time at the house and on the beautiful beach below it.

We had a slight issue with a broken key on arrival, but Cindy was very helpful in sorting out a locksmith and getting us into the house as quickly as possible - and this at 5pm on a Friday evening! There's lots of information about the local area in the house, with a couple of folders full of website print-outs about the area.

The kitchen is beautiful and very well-stocked, the house is decorated in a lovely manner and the beds are comfortable. Overall, a wonderful place to stay.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Nearest Airport
165 Miles
San Francisco, CA
Nearest Ferry
150 Miles
Sausalito, CA
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Santa Rosa, (Amtrak Connect Bus)
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1 and Route 128
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Irish Beach in Manchester CA
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Point Arena
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Mendocino
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Car: recommended

Manchester is 4 miles South with a full size grocery store and a post office.

Point Arena is 8 miles South and it has a bakery, cinema, restaurants, fishing pier and wildlife sanctuary.

Mendocino is 45 minutes North with quaint shops, restaurants, summer music festivals hiking, Abalone diving and kayaking.

Fort Bragg is another 15 minutes North of Mendocino - take a ride on the Skunk Train hike in the sand dunes or in the botanical garden and wine tasting. Hunt for treasures on glass beach. Beer tasting and homemade ice cream.

Other Activities: Kayaking, canoeing, horse back riding, hiking, golfing, bird watching, whale watching

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Availability & Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50.00
Varies based on dates of reservation. Contact owner for more details.
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes If you have pets, please contact the owner for confirmation. There is a non-refundable $50 deposit for each pet. Limit of 2 small dogs, or other pets.
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Amenities

Irish Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Heating ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Backpack
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Master bath –Has a shower Guest bath – Tub/shower, small window that looks out to the ocean Both bathrooms are connected to the bedrooms and are beautifully decorated in the nautical theme. Each bathroom is stocked with fresh towels, wash cloths and hair dryers.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom has 1 queen size bed with antique night stands and decorative reading lamps on each side, double closet, three bay windows that look right out to the ocean. When you open the windows at night you hear the waves and smell the fresh salt air. Sunsets from both of the bedrooms are incredible. Guest Bedroom – Also has 1 queen size bed, double closet, night stands and decorative reading lamps, dresser, and library of adult and teen books and games and 3 bay windows that look out to the ocean. This room is also decorated with coastal treasures and you will hear the sounds of the waves and may be woken by the sound of sea lions. Other sleeping areas: There are very comfy single and double blow up mattresses for 2 more people that can sleep in the living room or out on the decks, if anyone wishes to sleep under the stars.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Small Cooler
  • Crow's Nest
  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Events Allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • forests
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • festivals
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • Babysitter
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • roller blading
  • paragliding
  • tennis
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • hot air ballooning
  • surfing
  • equestrian events
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • rafting
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf privileges optional
Notes:
General: Telephone, Washer and dryer, Pellet Stove, All Linens provided, Alarm clocks, Local Maps, Hiking Trail book, Bicycle riding trail book, Bird book, Binoculars, Restaurant dining guide, Kayak rental information, Horse back riding information, Star gazing guide, Tide pool information, Kitchen: Refrigerator/Freezer with ice maker, Blender, Coffee maker, Microwave, 4 slice toaster and small counter top oven/toaster, Cook top Stove/oven, Coffee grinder, Popcorn Maker, Dish washer, Dishes, Silverware, Cooking utensils, Gourmet appliances including, Cuisinart and Bread Maker, Dining: Dining area seats 6 comfortably Breakfast Nook: Seating for 4 Living Room: Bose surround sound DVD/CD Stereo, Video library for adults, kids and family, TV (for VHS or DVD movies), Telescope, Comfy seating for 7, Baby Grand piano, Large coffee table.

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