SEACROFT-OCEANSIDE HOME WITH SWEEPING SEASIDE VISTAS

Michele

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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SEACROFT-OCEANSIDE HOME WITH SWEEPING SEASIDE VISTAS

Gualala House Rental Photos and Description

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

Seacroft is the perfect setting for your coastal getaway with friends and family or for that special occasion. We are proud to say our guests rate our home and its amenities 5 out of 5 stars in their reviews.

Seacroft offers a 360-degree view of the majestic Mendocino coast from its vantage point on its own coastal 'croft' or hill. This large 3000 sq. ft., 3-level, contemporary home is located west of Highway 1 in a small, upscale neighborhood at the north end of town. The vibrant downtown is a mere 10-minute walk away. The first whale you'll spot from Seacroft is 'Bubbles', the handcrafted whale sculpture in our front garden, who signals your arrival at our home.

The 30-ft. ceiling, stone fireplace, and wet bar along with the crashing white water views make the living room a cozy hang-out. The large upper level master en suite has its own private deck and gas fireplace. The separate loft area has a day bed, telescope, and library of books, games, puzzles, and movies to enjoy when not gazing at the white water views. The spacious lower level en suite master has direct access to the sheltered back garden and main level hot tub deck, electric fireplace, mini-office, and poker table for gambling enthusiasts. The two master suites are separated by the main level with two more bedrooms, a bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, living and dining rooms, and kitchen with a breakfast nook surrounded by windows. Our renters say the kitchen is the best equipped they've ever seen in a vacation rental.

The living and dining rooms also have tremendous white water views. The main level deck is home to the hot tub, gas grill, and soaring 'Crow's Nest' deck with views spanning from Gualala Point Beach to the south, the vast Pacific to the west, Fish Rocks and Haven's Neck to the north and the redwood hills to the east. This deck is an ideal location for whale watching- Thar she blows! During the winter, the Crow's Nest offers a unique experience of 'being in the clouds' during oncoming storms. During the summer, it offers a private sheltered place for sun worshipers. There are four other decks besides. Did we mention the white water views? Yes, there are white water views from every deck!

We offer FREE WI FI accessible throughout the house.

Gualala ('Where the river meets the ocean') is a quaint historic timber and ranching town with approximately 600 full-time residents. Its draw as a popular vacation spot has resulted in a myriad of tourist-related businesses such as art galleries and shops and boutiques galore. Gualala may be small town, but it has big city amenities- two grocery stores, full service pharmacy, over a dozen restaurants in town and nearby, a bank, two gas stations, and churches of all denominations.

Besides whale watching, a typical day in the area might find you getting sand between your toes at one of the many surrounding beaches (the six Sea Ranch state park beaches are accessible by the public and we provide a day use pass for your use); walking along the bucolic trails and bluff edges at Gualala Point State Park down to the beach which separates the Pacific Ocean and Gualala River; driving through the towering redwoods; kayaking, fishing, or swimming in the pristine Gualala River; or golfing at the links in nearby Sea Ranch. Cycling along Highway 1 is unparalleled. If you're feeling lucky, head to the Garcia River Casino in nearby Point Arena.

Don't forget to include wine tasting during your visit because there are over 20 wineries within a 30- or 60-minute drive. Return to Seacroft with your bounty of fruit from the vine and settle on one of the decks or in the hot tub, smell the ocean, and soak up the sounds of crashing waves, calling ospreys, and barking seals as the sunset colors the sky with nature's palette. Don't forget to enjoy the white water views...

Keywords: Large home, white water views, oceanside, ocean view, Free WI FI, beach view, hot tub, jacuzzi, kids, children, dogs, whale watching, kayaking, fishing, cycling, wine country, Gualala, South Mendocino coast, North California coast

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Guestbook comments from the owner
Thank you for the wonderful stay at Seacroft. The views were outstanding and we didn’t have to go anywhere outside for the beach views. The house itself was spacious and well stocked with all the amenities we honestly didn’t expect to see. The town itself is a very charming place and we hope to come back in the future.
Aug 2012
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Michele

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Speaks english
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.9
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews
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Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
5

CAMINO REUNION

  • 5 of 5
Seven friends from around the United States gathered here for a reunion eight months after walking a portion of the Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain. We couldn't have asked for a more inviting and beautiful spot for relaxation on the coast. Our only regret is the short stay...we only had 3 days and nights to enjoy Seacroft and this wonderful part of California. The views, the bedrooms, the gathering spaces and the kitchen were perfect for our group. We enjoyed exploring the local beaches and scenic drives. Truly a great get-a-way!
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
business
Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
5

SPACIOUS, ACCOMODATING, AND WONDERFUL VIEWS

  • 5 of 5
I reserved the Seacroft home this past weekend as a central location for my family to stay for my sister-in-law's wedding. There was a bedroom for everyone, the entire house was equipped with everything we needed including the multiple decks and driveways, and the views were absolutely beautiful! Not that anything is far away in Gualala, but the location was great in relation to the town and it was very easy to find. I hope to talk my in-laws into the Highway 1 drive in the future to fill up this house again!
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
5

GORGEOUS, PERFECT, BIG YET COZY....

  • 5 of 5
We booked this house only 2 weeks in advance. The owners helped us complete the process. They gave us very helpful, detailed instructions, and a basket full of treats.
The house is absolutely gorgeous. The views are stunning. Our group consisted of 7 people ages 6 to 64 and everyone had enough room to relax and enough things to do. We enjoyed nearby beaches, played games, sat by the fireplace, dined together, read, watched sunset from the Crow's nest... The one and only problem we all had is that we had to leave. This is why we would like to return some time soon.
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
5

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!

  • 5 of 5
We have had the most wonderful stay in this gorgeous vacation home with sweeping views of the ocean. The house is beautifully appointed throughout and is fully stocked with everything anyone could need. Our family including my daughter and her 3 kids, plus girlfriend and dog (Mattie) have had the most fabulous stay and wish it would be longer. We are already thinking about next summer for another week. Wished we had booked it for more than one week. It is going to be very difficult to leave for Las Vegas after this. We have loved every minute that we have been here!
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
Santa Rosa, California
5

WONDERFUL GETAWAY HOME

  • 5 of 5
Everything about this property is exceptional! We (three couples) spent a long weekend here, celebrating birthdays, and were so very happy that we chose Seacroft. We would all recommend this property to people of all ages; it is a lovely home and far better equipped than any other place we have rented over the years.
Book it and enjoy!
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Seacroft-Oceanside Home with Sweeping Seaside Vistas
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p324305vb
(415) 265-7429
Gualala North Coast California
Fairfax County, Virginia
5

FAMILY CHRISTMAS

  • 5 of 5
The house is bigger than we expected. Three couples, plus our two grandchildren, fit easily with space and privacy for all. The view from the living room is fantastic: several small capes, rocks awash in the surf, and two seastacks. While there, we saw deer across the street, wild turkeys down the road, whales spouting, and a hummingbird in the garden. All this in December.

I would like to say the kitchen is as well equipped as ours at home, but that would require stocking up our kitchen at home. Whatever we needed for cooking, they provided two. Greg & Michelle obviously pride themselves on this.

The home is close (5 minutes) to shopping in Gualala, and central to all the wonderful and varied beaches of Mendicino and Sonoma Counties. Greg & Michelle even provide a pass for the Sonoma beaches. (Mendicino beaches are free.)

We had a wonderful Christmas, thanks at least in part to this fantastic home.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Ocean Ridge Airport in Gualala
Nearest Train
58 Miles
Skunk Train in Fort Bragg
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Gualala Point Beach/River and Cook's Beach
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Cove Azul, Bones Roadhouse and Shoreline Rest
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sea Ranch Golf Links
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Thai Kitchen, Mariachi's, St Orres and Shoreline
Car: necessary

Abalone diving (equipment rentals available locally), fishing on the pristine Gualala and Garcia Rivers, Pt Arena lighthouse tours, Gambling at the Garcia River Casino in nearby Pt Arena, fishing/whale watching charters out of Bodega Bay, Pt Arena and Ft Bragg, kayak rentals/tours, winery tours and tastings, art and food festivals (see ICO website for listing of events), Saturday farmers market, live music and stage plays at the Gualala Arts Center

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3 night minimum stay
$365
$2,130
 

Additional information about rental rates

One (1) extra guest $65.00 + Tax
Pet Deposit $100.00
Pet Fee $25.00
$500 booking/security fee due upon booking; 1/2 base rental charge due 60 days prior to check-in; balance due 30 days prior to check-in or payment in full due upon booking if check-in within 30 days of check-in; we accept personal check, cash, or by MasterCard and Visa only (processing fees apply). Holidays have 4-5 night minimums. Refund/cancellation policy set forth in rental contract.
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Year round - three (3) night minimum; receive 1 night FREE with 7-night stay- excluding holidays; rate includes bed linens; bath, hot tub, and kitchen towels; bath/dish/laundry soap, Wi Fi, firewood, Sonoma park/Sea Ranch Beaches day use pass, and more. Five (5) night minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas; and four (4) night minimum for July 4th and New Year's. We do not book 30-day rentals.
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Amenities

Gualala House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Budget
General:
  • Telephone ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Overhead heating/exhaust unit; built-in baby bathing sink
    Upper Maste Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Skylight and heater makes it warm and bright
    Lower Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Large bathroom with closet & overhead heating/exhaust unit.
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upper Master En Suite - 1 king , Covered outdoor deck and sweeping ocean views
    Lower Master En Suite - 1 king , Direct access to garden & upstairs to hot tub or main level
    Front Main Level Bedroom - 1 double , Beautiful ocean views
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , Extra bed with expansive views, but no privacy
    Back Main Level Bedroom - 1 double , Cozy and comfortable
  • King size beds (2) One in upper level master en suite and one in lower level master en suite, Double Beds (2) One in each of the two bedrooms on the main level, Twin or Single Beds (1) One twin day bed located in the loft area on the upper level
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Music Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • basketball court
  • fly fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
Free WI FI; free day use pass for the Sonoma County Regional Parks (including all Sea Ranch beaches); Telescope, binoculars, iHome stereo speaker systems in each bedroom; indoor Jacuzzi tub on main level, Poker table in lower suite, Mini Office in lower suite, Hair Dryers in each bathroom, Portable heaters and fans, Remote controls for gas and electric fireplaces; Folding card table w/4 chairs, TV trays, Picnic basket; Coolers and thermoses.
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