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Keith Brown

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Just Steps from the Ocean

67 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

North Coast California House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Charming beach cottage in the desirable south end of Sea Ranch. Two bedrooms, each with king beds and separate bathrooms, large living room with wood burning fireplace, gourmet kitchen, vaulted wood ceilings, warm and sunny decks and beautiful views of ocean, meadow and mountains. A stone’s throw from the Bluff Trail and the ocean and a short walk to Pebble and Black Point Beaches and the Sea Ranch Lodge. Located on a quite, dead-end street far from the highway. Recently enhanced with skylights, new hot tub and deck, wine cooler, appliances, carpet, furniture, granite countertops, custom decorator touches and lots more. High Speed Wireless access, computer and iPod ready surround sound system!! Bring your work and all your tunes and stay an extra week.

The Sea Ranch is internationally known and revered for its attempt to blend man-made structures with their natural setting. This most picturesque area of California, 100 miles north of San Francisco dotted with distinctive homes, spreads for about ten miles on either side of Highway One in the coastal Sonoma County. The building design is unique in its architecture, and the challenge to 'live lightly on the land' is on-going.

With three swimming pools, saunas, tennis courts, a 18-hole championship golf course, and 45 miles of hiking trails that meander along the coastal cliffs, through meadows and forests, there is no shortage of outdoor activity for your Sea Ranch vacation. And after a hard day of having fun, soak in the spa, have a glass of wine and enjoy the sunset over the ocean.

IMPORTANT NOTE: I KEEP MY CALENDAR VERY CURRENT. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AVAILABILITY, PLEASE CLICK ON CALENDAR ABOVE AND TO THE RIGHT. ALSO, THE BEST WAY TO MAKE AN INQUIRY OR RESERVATION IS TO EMAIL ME. THANK YOU, KEITH.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Dates will remain available until the Owner receives 50% (percent) of the total rental fee plus applicable taxes (hereafter referred to as the Deposit). The remaining balance is due 15 days prior to occupancy. Should you wish to cancel your reservation, notice of cancellation must be in writing or via email. Cancellation requests received 30 days or more prior to arrival date will incur a $20.00 booking fee and remaining Deposit will be refunded. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to occupancy and we are unable to re-rent the home for the same dates, no refund will be provided and all monies paid by guest will be forfeited to the Owner. Reservations made less than 15 days prior to occupancy will require the full amount paid by credit card.

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate No. 749N.

MAP NOTE: One of my photos shows the house location as well as nearby points of interests.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Keith Brown (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Keith Brown chose North Coast California

Sea Ranch is without equal. The ocean, mountains, wildlife - a little something for everyone in one of the most pleasant and tranquil climates on the planet.

What makes this house unique

A four mile hike to Two Fish Bakery is definitely on the agenda to start each morning. The hike begins after stepping out the front door and into the coastal meadow which surrounds house. Slowly the pounding of the surf receeds as you make your way from the ocean and into the trees and up the ridge. Tall redwoods tower over head while ferns blanket the ground. Once conquering the ridge, a well-deserved sticky buns awaits at Two Fish and pleasant downhill walk home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really appreciate all of the attention to details that you and your wife obviously went through to make stays here enjoyable and comfortable. I have rented vacation houses for many years and can honestly say that your house is one of the best that I have encountered. Not only are the accommodations, furnishings and amenities nice, clean and comfortable, but all the little "homey" furnishings scattered around make your place feel very welcoming. The binder with all of the information is just amazing. I have never seen anything as well organized and instructive as that in a vacation rental. I mean, you even had instructions on use to use the light switches! The kitchen is well stocked with everything one needs to cook. One little suggestion is that it would have been nice if you had a dish drying rack available. We don't always like to use the dishwasher, especially when something just needs rinsing, so we hand washed quite a few things everyday and placed them on a towel on the counter top.
Aug 2010
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Reviews

4.9
based on 67 traveler reviews

Just Steps from the Ocean
average rating of 4.9104476 based on 68 reviews
5

There were 5 of us ladies that stayed at your home in Sea Ranch and It was totally awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean, and exactly what it had been portrayed in the advertisement. The instruction book was great for places to tour, eat and shop. Totally enjoyable!

Thank you!

Anita Dillon

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay: great view, lots of time relaxing in the Adirondack chairs, comfortable rooms and well stocked kitchen. We'd definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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5

Great romantic weekend

  • 5 of 5

The home was just as promised. Thanks for all the details and epically the route you take to the bakery! We enjoyed the beach, walking, the hot tub and the greet little Thai restaurant in Anchor Bay. Thanks for providing a clean, well stocked, comfortable home!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Restful Respite

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Keith;s home! It was exactly as described: great beds, kitchen was well equipped and the home is very spacious. The media center was tricky - one night we could get only HGTV, we did manage to figure out how to watch a movie so we were very happy! The hot tub is more of a soaking tub because of it's age, the jets don't work well, but that was fine for us and we enjoyed out time in it. The meadow view is wonderful and we were tempted to just watch deer and the birds all day! We ventured out and took some great walks with our dog and we all enjoyed Sea Ranch. We would definitely stay in Keith's home again, we couldn't have had a better or more relaxing stay!

J & J

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Amazing escape from reality!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was amazing! This house is a short walk to the beach bluff trail with amazing views of the sunset. The house is well equipped with everything you need. It is very cozy and recommend the hot tub under the stars.

Owner is very responsive. We will definitely be back. I have stayed at several houses in the area and this is by far my favorite. Make sure to check out Two Fish Bakery, Upper Crust Pizza and the local town of Gualala. Thank you for opening your home. Memories were definitely made here we won't forget.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Clean, well apppointed, good location

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice experience with the owners. The house feels spacious and has good lighting. The kitchen has a nice assortment of cooking implements and is laid out well. Would be happy to book again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Sea Ranch Chapel
"Definitely a must see while at Sea Ranch. The workmanship and attention detail is amazing. A..."
Twofish Baking Company
"Try the sticky bun - it is to die for. They are only open Thursday thru Sunday and may be cl..."
Pebble Beach
"The closest beach to the house. An easy 10 minute walk or two minute drive with almost no wa..."
Moonraker Recreation Center
"Heated swimming pool and tennis courts"
Black Point Beach
"The longest beach at Sea Ranch. Accessible only by a lengthy staircase."
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Sea Ranch Airport
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Sea Ranch Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sea Ranch Lodge
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Pebble Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Pebble Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Ranch Lodge
Nearest Point of Interest
Black Point
Nearest Point of Interest
Black Point Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Two Fish Bakery
Nearest Point of Interest
Sea Ranch Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hot Spot
Nearest Point of Interest
Moonraker Rec Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Smugglers Cove Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Sea Ranch House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%

Returning guests get 10% of the stated rate.

Holiday rates with a 3-night minimum apply to the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Easter, Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Winter Discount: For the months of January and February, three nights for the price of two is offered for most weekends.

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Number: 749N

Weekly Summer Rate: $1,100/week
Weekly Winter Rate: $900/week (January 5 thru March 15)
Daily Winter Rate: Stay 3 nights for the price of 2 (January 5 thru March 15)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

North Coast California House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Both bedrooms have king beds. The master bed is probably the most comfortable bed you will ever sleep on., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The couch in the living room has a queen sleeper. Definitely not in the same league as the master bedroom's bed but OK for children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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