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REDWOOD MANOR-PRIVATE SECLUDED COUNTRY RETREAT, 3+ACRE, 3+MINS TO BEACH :-)

Wendelain

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Wendelain

Advertiser since: 2011
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Calendar last updated:
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REDWOOD MANOR-PRIVATE SECLUDED COUNTRY RETREAT, 3+ACRE, 3+MINS TO BEACH :-)

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Fort Bragg Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Private, Acreage, Historic, Certified Wildlife Preserve, Escape coast fog

Certified Wildlife Habitat site.

Private, secluded, country setting. Escape the crowds and fog. 360 degree woods, redwoods. Wildlife, small ponds, meadows and night stars.

Rustic/historic architecture. Renaissance/antique style. 8 mins to historic town of Fort Bragg, 25 mins drive to historic town of Mendocino. Hot tub (additional fee), fire pit. barbecue. Huge great room with open plan kitchen, perfect for family get together's. Disabled, handicapped, wheelchair, child & pet friendly :)

This property is the ultimate retreat from everything, situated at the end of a very safe and private country road on 3+ acres on the periphery of the fog belt. Perfectly and conveniently situated minutes from the beach and town.

Endowed with beautiful views of meadows, woods, majestic redwood trees and 2 small ponds over looked from the back west deck/kitchen window. Presenting total seclusion and a calm and tranquil ambiance, especially in the evening when one can relax in the hot tub, gaze at the stars and listen to the distant ocean waves, frogs and crickets.

8 foot by 8 foot Hot tub - Additional cost - seems unfair to include it in the nightly rate because not everyone wishes to use it. Happy to say, no poison oak :).

Circular driveway that has numerous parking places. Huge wraparound south and west facing deck and patio; superb for entertaining with landscaping that attracts numerous species of birds, butterflies, dragonflies, deer and wild geese that fly over in a flock twice a day.

The [Home] is [predominantly] built [with] old beams salvaged from the [historic] Georgia Pacific Mill presenting a rustic and relaxing environment. Huge vaulted ceilings on both floors with upper bedrooms having the 'Romeo & Juliet' shutters which overlook the 31ft living room.

Kitchen:

The kitchen is perfectly situated for entertaining off the living room and features a 5 burner 36' European stove, unique hand made concrete sink, granite counter tops and is equipped with all modern stainless steel appliances.

Bathrooms: 2 full

Master downstairs bathroom

Tastefully adorned with custom tiled walk in jetted shower, his/hers porcelain and carved sinks, a claw foot tub, wc all with matching polished nickel fixtures.

Upper story bathroom:

Victorian style with claw foot tub, single sink and wc

accessed by 2 upper bedrooms.

Great Room:

Dramatic 31' by 18' living room/dining room with additional open plan kitchen. South facing arched windows that overlook the very private deck, meadow and a plethora of a variety of trees and landscaping. Roaming deer, wild rabbits, squirrels, owls, wild turkey, humming birds, dragonflies etc.. inhabit the property.

Living Room has an Effel oil burning stove - no hassle heat, 2 couches, + pull-out couch, dining room table and chairs enough to accommodate a large family/friends. Features a 42' plasma HDTV, Dish Network satellite, Blue ray player, wireless internet and ipod landing.

Lower downstairs bedroom:

King size bed with memory foam topper, 42' HD tv with Dish Network satellite.

Back downstairs bedroom:

Queen size bed with 10' memory foam mattress.

2 upstairs bedrooms:

Front Master bedroom features King bed with memory foam mattress topper, two kiddy trundle beds that slide under master bed. Walk in wardrobe. Baby cradle & mattresses for trundle beds stored in wardrobe.

Back bedroom:

King size bed and futon both with 10' memory foam mattress, built in wardrobe, baby cradle stored in wardrobe.

Baby/toddler play pen stored in the utility room

All of the bedrooms feature very comfortable beds, feather/down comforters, bed spreads, antique style furnishings and tasteful furniture and fixtures.

A floor plan is available on request.

Please request a custom quote.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Wendelain (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2015

About Wendelain

I am originally from York, north of England, but have lived in California for nearly 20 years now. I have spent 12 years here on the beautiful Mendocino coast developing this exquisite property into my dream 'little English' escape and feel very fortunate to be able to share my dream with others.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you have any questions at all regarding the property :).

Why Wendelain chose Fort Bragg

Beach: 3+ minutes by car, approx 20 mins by foot, approx 10 mins jogging.

By car: 8 minutes to the historical town of Fort Bragg, 20-25 minutes to the historical town of Mendocino. The beach is seconds away from the end of Airport Road where it meets HWY 1, you can either choose to park at a public car park which gives you access to the Haul road and a trail which meanders north to the beaches, rock pools, fishing/diving spots and headlands or south which takes you over the historic Pudding Creek Trestle Bridge (recently renovated) and over the headlands to the famous Glass beach. Alternatively you can park at Pudding Creek beach (where the creek meets the sea) and have direct access to the beach - the creek is more like a river and a lot more safer than the ocean for little ones to paddle in.

Situated on the end of a very private lane (off Airport Road), in an extremely safe and quiet neighborhood in the center of 3+ acres surrounded by trees and meadows - not a neighbor in sight. Loads of space for kids to run around and if you have dog(s) great to throw sticks a long long way. There is a croquet set, badminton net and rackets for outdoor fun. For fun family/romantic outdoor evenings there is a 8' by 8' hot tub (extra cost) situated off the south deck and a fire pit situated on the patio for warmth and to toast marshmallows.

There are two ponds for your enjoyment that I am pleased to say are not easily accessed by children.

Feeling adventuress?, you can even take a walk in the surrounding woods.

Every first Friday of the month Fort Bragg has what they call 'First Friday', whereupon the galleries/book shops open there doors late for locals and guests get to preview new books and art and very generously offer free finger food and sometimes wine.

If you are looking for privacy, peace and an escape from everything yet need to pop to the beach/town/store this is, perhaps the place for you :)

What makes this chateau / country house unique

I purchased this property ultimately for privacy, space, and it is a very safe and friendly neighborhood. It has abundance of nature, wildlife and more importantly an escape from the coastal fog (that's not a promise though as she sometimes visits). Not a neighbor in sight. It's especially pleasurable to sit by the pond or on the main south facing deck drinking morning coffee or afternoon wine spritzers:). I love the layout because it has an open kitchen to the huge south facing 31' x 18' great room - perfect for entertaining. Overall the house has so much character, warmth and space and the surrounding grounds that offer plenty of meadow area for outdoor activities along with a perimeter woodland that adds total privacy.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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

4.9
based on 57 traveler reviews

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Redwood Manor-Private Secluded Country Retreat, 3+Acre, 3+mins to beach :-)
average rating of 4.877193 based on 57 reviews
5

MAGICAL!

  • 5 of 5

PEACEFUL! Is only the first word to describe Wendy's house. My hubby and I wanted a place to celebrate our 25th anniversary where we could enjoy having our kids and our dogs. Oh, we found the place. Plenty of room for the 7 people and our dogs. There is a dining table to accommodate up 12 people with gorgeous dishes including wine and champagne glasses (bring your own martini glasses). A wonderful 5 burner stove with a huge oven and nicely stocked kitchen (utensils, coffee pot, microwave, toaster, etc.) . We spent many nights under the stars around the fire pit (bring your own wood) with plenty of chairs and two tables outside on the patio. To me the furniture, claw foot bathtubs and bed coverings give it a romantic harem like felling. Love that there was an oil heater and didn't have to deal with feeding a fireplace. Wendy is such an awesome and adorable person. She met us at the house with music on and a box of chocolates on the table. Told us to text her if we needed anything as she lives close and had no problem coming to our aid when we needed her. I can't say enough about this house but if you want a secluded, beautiful, peaceful, comfortable place to stay...this is it! Most relaxing vacation my honey and I have had in 6 years. Thank you Wendy for allowing us to enjoy your place. I am looking forward to the next chance we got to stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Red Bluff
5

40th Birthday

  • 5 of 5

AMAZING! Such a beautiful property to rent for a long weekend, and the owner Wendelain is even more amazing!

As stated in previous reviews – pictures just do not do it justice.

Arriving to the property at dusk, the fire already going, we called Wendelain and she met us right away to show us the ropes. Everything was clean and tidy, well stocked and we felt right at home.

She provided us with some restaurants ideas and great wines we might be interested in…and we loved them both!

There was plenty of room for all of us, the bedrooms are spacious, large dinning room table and the kitchen has everything you may need. From the outdoor fire pit with seating, to the large Jacuzzi and wonderful gardens with out door lighting….The ONLY thing you are left longing for…is MORE time here. We will definitely be coming back to visit the Redwood Manor! THANK YOU for sharing Wendelain

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Santa Rosa, Ca
5

Magical retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Redwood Manor is a lovely retreat. It is warm, cozy, beautifully furnished and Wendelaine is a delightful hostess. Were were starving when we arrived late in the evening. Wendelaine not only had a fire going, soft music playing and chocolates waiting for us, she was kind enough to let us know that Round Table delivers! What a treat and a relief! The bed was so comfortable we slept like angels. The shower was great. The kitchen was well stocked. The hot tub was awesome. The Manor is beautiful, clean and obviously well loved. We watched 5 deer grazing while we sat drinking our tea in the comfy living room. What more could we ask for? More stays at the Redwood Manor! I will definitely recommend this to friends and family. Thank you so much Wendelaine!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
SF Bay Area
5

Wonderful Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 8 stay at the manor and couldn't have had a more comfortable stay. The beds were amazing and there was plenty of room for everyone. I really appreciate how responsive Wendelain was to our questions and requests. The property is extremely private and peaceful and sitting in the private hot tub and using the outdoor fire pit were two of our favorite things. Some of us are abalone divers so we had a big feast one night and the large dinning table was perfect for a large group. It really was a wonderful weekend and would gladly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Thank You for a Perfect Wedding Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Redwood Manor for to stay at along with friends and family while we were in town for our wedding. The pictures online do not do it justice! Not only is the inside elegant and cozy, the setting is quiet, private, relaxing, and tranquil. The house is well stocked with everything that we needed. The guests had an amazing time. The beds were soft and comfortable, we all slept very well. The location is close to the beach, the house is gorgeous, and we would definitely stay there again. When booking online, you never know how it will turn out. Redwood Manor exceeded expectations. The owner was prompt in replying to us, courteous and friendly and answered all of our questions without delay. We look forward to booking again to spend our future anniversaries there.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Sacramento
5

Comfort! Joy! A true escape!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful, beyond expectation!! The house and property are so comfortable, so inviting, and so akin to our aesthetics; we actually changed the dates of our vacation in order to stay at the Manor. The photos can hardly do justice to the beauty and space provided here. The bedrooms are very comfortable, and the yard outside if huge and gorgeous and well-maintained. The owner is so kind and considerate; so quick to respond and so helpful! Thanks for everything, we will never forget it!

(Definitely recommend the Mendo Bistro in Ft. Bragg.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
North Coast Brewery
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
mini golf
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
skunk train
Nearest Motorway
1.25 Miles
hwy 1
Nearest Restaurant
1.45 Miles
La Playa
Nearest Beach
1.35 Miles
3 + mins
Nearest Point of Interest
Ricochet Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Silver's at the Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
Bamboo Garden Spa
Nearest Point of Interest
Botanical Gardens
Nearest Point of Interest
Close Leash free beach for doggies
Nearest Point of Interest
Kayak Mendocino
Nearest Point of Interest
Doggie leash free beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pudding Creek Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Haul Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Ward Avenue access to the beach
Nearest Point of Interest
MacKerricker State beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Harvest Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Figueiredo's Video Movies
Nearest Point of Interest
Safeway
Nearest Point of Interest
Skunk Train
Nearest Point of Interest
CV Starr Aquatic Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Cotton Auditorium
Nearest Point of Interest
Redwood Health Club
Car: recommended

Glass beach and Pudding Creek beach nearby, surfing, whale watching, snorkeling, tide pooling. Festivals, cinema, spa & massage at http://www.bamboogardenspa.com, special events, wineries - wine tours available at: http://www.mendocinowinetours.com.

McKerricker State park 10 mins away. Local pubs and brewery, culinary school, massage and woodworking schools, fishing independently (please purchase your permit) or on a boat from the harbor, horse riding on the beach, kayak tours at http://www.kayakmendocino.com/ that offer 10% off their tours for people staying at Redwood Manor, abalone diving, local art and craft stores, vast range of restaurants from organic to gourmet offering locally caught fresh fish, First Friday art/craft walks, local music - cafe's and for dancing and live music - Caspar Inn, holistic organic resources, ie farmers market, Harvest Market, Down Home Foods, and of course a plethora of hiking trails to which all history/ hiking trail books of Mendocino coast are available from www.boredfeet.com. Have fun!

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Rates & Availability

From $245 Per night

Fort Bragg Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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Winter
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$245
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$295
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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Peak
Apr 1 2015 - May 19 2015
4 night minimum stay
$325
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$345
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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Peak
May 20 2015 - Sep 14 2015
4 night minimum stay
$325
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$365
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Low Peak Fall/Winter
Sep 15 2015 - Jan 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$295
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
price per guest over 6 $25 + Tax
hot tub, price per day $40 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
cleaning fee $165 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes Please request a customized quote.
Rates do not apply for special celebration/occasion, holiday and special event weekends/weeks.
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Amenities

Fort Bragg Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Walk in shower with jets plus claw foot tub. 2 sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , single sink
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 child size trundle beds, under King size bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon has memory foam
  • King size beds (3), all with memory foam toppers and feather or down comforters. 1 Queen size Beds (1) with memory foam topper & feather comforter, Two kid (small) trundle beds with down comforters and memory foam topper mattresses that slide from under master king bed upstairs. Futon with memory foam topper and down comforter in upstairs back bedroom. Pullout couch in living room. A floor plan is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fire pit. Outdoor games include crochet & badminton set. Lots of indoor board games. Beautiful walk around the grounds and neighborhood. Extremely safe for children and pets as there are no busy roads and the Manor is tucked away from even the 10 mph country road that it is situated on.

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