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BEACH FRONT HOUSE LOCATED WITH VIEW OF BATTERY POINT LIGHTHOUSE

Patt Wardlaw

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Patt Wardlaw

Advertiser since: 2008
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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BEACH FRONT HOUSE LOCATED WITH VIEW OF BATTERY POINT LIGHTHOUSE

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Crescent City House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Only the Battery Point Beach House vacation rental offers a spectacular view of the Lighthouse and such easy access to beach combing. You can walk all the way down and on out to the lighthouse (at low tide). This 3 bedroom house is the perfect vacation rental for couples and family vacation. It is the only house on the ocean side of a cul-de-sac and despite being within city limits, offers a definite feeling of privacy.

The Battery Point Lighthouse dominates the landscape and is the primary view from the living room and deck. Walking or beachcombing on 'Pebble Beach' is a few steps from your doorstep of the Battery Point Beach House. Only minutes away are the famous California Redwoods.

Your pacific panorama will unfold from the Deck, or from the privacy of the open, cedar paneled living room, kitchen and dining areas. Sunset Magazine rated Battery Point the number one lighthouse beach (The West's 40 Best Beaches, July 1997). Enjoy a short walk down the beach and on out to the lighthouse (at low tide) to take in sensational vistas and museum (in season).

Keywords: Beach front location with easy access to the beach.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Patt Wardlaw (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
November 6, 2014

About Patt Wardlaw

I first came to the area in the 1960s to fly fish for salmon in the Smith River and fell in love with the view from the deck and the closeness to the Ocean, Smith River and the Redwoods.

Patt Wardlaw purchased this house in 1976

Why Patt Wardlaw chose Crescent City

Best view in the County and right on the water!

What makes this house unique

The house is close to town but has a definite feeling of privacy. Everyone agrees how cozy and comfortable it is; decorated for enjoyment, not for show.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.3
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 11 reviews
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Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Sacramento
1

Dissapointing

  • 1 of 5
The location is fabulous, but the house is run down, outdated, and in poor maintenance. Relatives of ours stayed at this location 15 years ago and nothing has changed inside the house since then. The owner hasn't done any upgrades to this poor house. My suggestion is to look elsewhere for similar locations without the mold, mildew, or outdated appliances and thread bare furniture.
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: November, 2014

To state that no upgrades to the property have been done in 15 years is absurdly untrue. Construction and repairs have always been completed on an ongoing basis.
Fall of 2012 a new heating and fuel storage system was installed at a cost of more than $7,000.00. The new furnace is a four-speed Trane. An extensive weather proofing contract was let that year, including window and door caulking and painting of the entire exterior along with roof work.
The living room couch was new of leather in late 2011 and all three chairs were given a first class re-upholstering, better than original. I have photos.
Also in 2012 the entertainment center was upgraded to a Sony 42 inch LCD HD set, new DVD player and Sony stereo. Non indigenous high plants must be expensively cut back all along the beach front or our fabulous view becomes blocked. Maintenance on the beach is ongoing and costlyl.
Fall is the only time I can do upgrades because of full rentals in late spring and summer. In 2012 some other issues could be seen developing. The steel front door was showing signs of rust that we were having trouble getting repainting to hold as was the steel garage door. The deck was beginning to need some repairs in addition to the annual maintenance already being done. That was all planned for 2013.
In 2013, unfortunately, I had to have Quadruple Bypass surgery, which left me unable to travel to deal with these issues. I would normally do as part of the annual fall upgrades. Being only 85 I was able to handle everything I could do remotely. I could not physically get to the house.
During the past summer, 2014, the stove/oven was replaced with a new Amana Glass Top unit.
I have now been at the house since October, 2014, already having upgraded the remaining guest room from a double to a queen. A contract has been placed with Home Depot for the new aluminum garage door to be completed shortly and a new fiberglass front door is ordered. I have already begun to work out the details of a major upgrade to the deck, including replacement of the redwood flooring.
A Sony Blue Ray player has just now been added to the TV center and the cable service has already been upgraded to “Charter TV Silver” with many more HD channels, music channels and the HBO, Cinemax and other Pay Channels. You may have seen their “Spectrum” ads. The new Charter wireless is now much faster that the DSL wireless it replaced.

Please note all previous reviews JPWardlaw, owner
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Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Scottsdale AZ
5

Best Views!

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week at this cute place on the ocean. It was perfect for my son, husband and self. The deck is so nice to spend time enjoying the beachfront below. There are unbelievable views of a spectacular coastline. We experienced beautiful weather and incredible sunsets. The house is nicely stocked with everything you need. The homeowner is a charming lady and very nice to work with. There was also a local person available if needed during your stay. Thumbs up!
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Boise, ID
5

You're going to LOVE this place!

You're going to LOVE this place!
  • 5 of 5
This was our fabulous family vacation to the Redwoods and the coast! Patt was so easy to work with and the location of his home is incredible. Where else can you walk from your vacation home to a lighthouse? The home is clean, comfortable, and filled with good memories. The views are spectacular and the close proximity to the beach allowed our children, and us, endless hours on the beach exploring the tide pools. Several visits were made to the magestic Redwoods which are just minutes away. Thank you Patt for sharing your home with the rest of us!
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Marcell, MN
5

Great place to vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Had the best vacation yet! The Battery Point Beach House was a great place to stay! With the ocean right there, and the redwoods right down the road! We woke up to beautiful sunrises and went to bed with even better sunsets. We spent every morning down on the rocks while the tide was out, enjoying what the ocean had left for us to see. The beach house itself was so cozy. Just an overall wonderful vacation!
  • Submitted: May 12, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Redding, CA
5

Will be back!

  • 5 of 5
Our family just returned from 5 nights (wanted to stay more!). Upon arrival we found a comfy, inviting home with everything we needed, including a fireplace which we used nightly (not for comfort, but for ambiance).

The location of this home is amazing. Located on the beach, high enough up from those pesky tsunamis, there is beach access right off the deck. Access to the town is practically around the corner, so getting around was a breeze. There is a variety of restaurants to choose from; Chart Room, The Grotto, Northwoods, just to name a few. A short drive away is the Nautical Inn, where we enjoyed oceanfront dining and a little jazz music.

After long walks on the beach, we would return and sit on the deck with our desired beverage and watch the waves crash, and the light from the lighthouse, which is also walking distance (just wait for the low tide!).

Thanks again for making this home available, we will be back.
  • Submitted: May 10, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I couldn't have said it better myself!

Patt
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Beach Front House located with view of Battery Point Lighthouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p215631vb
+1 -(800) 722 6587
Crescent City North Coast California
Placerville, Ca
5

Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5
I had the oportunity to stay for a couple days and Had a great experience. There is plenty of room in this beach house , which is right on the beach. You look out the windows and see Battery Point Lighthouse and the ocean!!! Everything a house would need for a stay.
  • Submitted: May 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Beach
House is right on the beach just steps from sand.
Car: recommended

Jedidiah Smith Redwood Park very close to this Northernmost City in California. Nearby Smith River is the only remaining undammed Wild and Scenic River in CA. Trails and Sightseeing abound with relatively milder climate than other cities along the North Coast.

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Rates & Availability

From $215 Per night

Crescent City House Rental Rates

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Winter/Spring
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$215
$1,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleanining Deposit $125
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Personal check for reservation deposit of 20%, balance 90 days in advance of occupancy (60 days in Winter/Spring).
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Amenities

Crescent City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The 'purple' bathroom!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Very close to bedrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom1 - 1 queen , This Master also has a sitting area with couch and tables.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , the larger of two guest rooms.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Window to Wendall Street.
  • Queen size Beds (3), all very close to bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
There only a small number of rentals right on the beach and most of the others are high up from the water. The sand is just steps from the house and one can walk down the beach and out to the Lighthouse (at low tide).

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