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Panoramic WhiteWater Oceanfront CliffTop:Headlands/Cove/Ocean Vistas

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

* ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT & OFF-SEASON DISCOUNTS

* HOLIDAY WEEKENDS: 3 NIGHT MINIMUM

* NO PETS PLEASE

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BECAUSE VRBO INSTANT QUOTE DOESN'T INCLUDE 3/2 & MULTI-NITE DISCOUNTS

BELOW ARE CORRECT RATES:

1. TWO NITES -$685(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night

2. ADDITIONAL NITES-$235(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night

3. WEEKLY-$1610(2 guests) + $110 per additional guest

Just ten minutes south of the historic village of Mendocino and only 3 minutes south of the movie-famed Heritage House Inn, TIDEPOOL is a unique cliff-top oceanfront retreat – a spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home perched 100 feet above scenic Whitesboro Cove. Its angular box design, beamed ceilings, and redwood interior and exterior are reminiscent of the Sea Ranch architectural style. A veritable sixty foot wraparound floor-to-ceiling wall of glass, spanning the living and sun rooms, immerses you in the panoramic sweep of the rugged Albion Headlands whitewater coastline, Whitesboro Cove, and the Pacific Ocean. Sit inside or outside on the wind-sheltered deck or in the hot tub at eye level with soaring osprey, pelicans, hawks, and gulls and enjoy the nonstop procession of ocean swells crashing into the rocks below. The pelicans and osprey hover all day long above the cove, crashdiving into the water for the local sushi. During their seasonal migrations, you'll experience the parade of spouts, fins and flukes of Pacific gray whales.

The Master bedroom loft (king bed & half bath) and its oversized North facing window offer a picture perfect view of the crashing waves without even having to lift your head from the pillow and a private cozy deck to enjoy the sun or your own private view of the stars. The 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms on the first floor (king bed & queen bed) are located down the hall from the galley kitchen. The downstairs Master bedroom suite features its own recently remodeled bathroom with an oversized tiled shower and bench combo with bar-holds for safety. A formal dining room comfortably seats six to eight and the Franklin fireplace compliments any meal. While dining, enjoy the pre-recorded keyboard selections on the Yamaha Electric Clavinova or the musicians amongst you can make your own music.

Stretch out in the paired Scandinavian leather recliners in the privacy of the all-cedar-and-glass Lindal sunroom and listen to your favorite music while meditating upon the ever-changing panoramic ocean, coastal, and bay vistas. No matter the weather outside, it’s always comfy inside because of the house’s central heating. With a cozy fire burning in the wood stove, enjoy the spectacular ocean sunsets and the grazing and winged wildlife while ensconced upon the living room’s comfy leather sofas. Both the living room and upstairs master bedroom feature a Bose audio and 55-inch HDTV entertainment center fed by a Direct TV Network HD/DVR receiver with complimentary HBO, Starz, Showtime, and Cinemax movie channels. iPod docking cable to stereo.

Like an oceanfront oasis, your privacy is assured – located at the end of a cul-de-sac; TIDEPOOL is part of a private, GATED road just two minutes south of the Ledford House Restaurant and Albion River Restaurant, two great dining experiences on the coast. Nearby, the quaint town of Albion offers everything you need for your much-needed retreat, and the Albion Flats Cafe, just 3 minutes North, cooks up the best budget-priced breakfasts on the North Coast while offering a surrealistic view from below the last remaining wooden trestle bridge on CA Highway One. Although there is NO BEACH ACCESS from our cliff top property, you can enjoy stopping off at Van Damme Beach in Little River or Big River Beach in Mendocino during your ten minute drive into Mendocino.

Hi-Speed broadband Internet connection and WiFi is available anywhere in the house so bring your tablets, laptops, and Roku devices to stream your favorite video entertainment.

Keywords: Oceanfront home; Clifftop home

More Details

Owner
Howard Pines
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

A couple of whales were right out front, just over the bench down the hill. Lots of spouts and their backs and flukes plainly visible. What a surprise to see them hanging out so close. This was our 3rd time here in this home and the first for whale viewing.



We have been renting homes from Point Arena to above Fort Bragg for 30 years, and none of them had views to beat this one. The large windows and spectacular scenery beyond are the best!
Dec 2012
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Amenities

Albion House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 portable twin-size futons
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Central Heat, TWO HDTVS(55' and 46') on DIRECT TV HD/DVR Satellite Receiver, Clavinova Electric Piano, Oceanfront Spa, Large Shower, Coffee Grinder, Coffee Maker, iPod Docking to Stereo, BLURAY DVD; Wireless Broadband

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Panoramic WhiteWater Oceanfront CliffTop:Headlands/Cove/Ocean Vistas
average rating of 4.8965516 based on 36 reviews
5

Beautiful views, comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

This was a great house with incredible views! The view from the hot tub cannot be beat and is the perfect antidote to the Mendocino chill. The house was clean and comfortable. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

dumbfounded by the beauty!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and i never have regular vacations, we have mini vacations of 2-3 days. We found this place, and we will never rent another house if this one is not available! The house is gorgeous, especially the sun room, the location is unbelievable, and the hot tub, heaven!!! the loft bedroom is luxurious, and has a little deck off of it.

just a short drive to Mendocino and Fort Bragg. The owner Howard is a doll and very responsive.

If you can swing it rent this place!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Gorgeous views!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Gorgeous views!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Look no further!

  • 5 of 5

Well kept cozy home right on a bluff with spectacular views! Great location, short drive to Mendocino & Fort Bragg with many hiking/exploring opportunities along the way. Sitting out in the hot tub at night, jets off listening to the waves crashing...aahhh..very relaxing. This home sits in a small private gated community with very few houses. So quiet and peaceful. Howard was very accommodating making sure everything was perfect for our stay. Can't wait to peel another weekend away from our busy schedule and come back to this amazing property!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tulelake, CA
5

Wish it was longer

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic home

Thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Magalia, CA
4

An incredible setting for a vacation home!

  • 4 of 5

Our family travelled from NYC, San Jose, and Magalia, CA to meet at The Tidepool house for a week of rest and relaxation. The house is situated on a bluff with an amazing view of the cove, the ocean, and awesome sunsets. We were all pleased to have the first 3 days fog filled as we had all come from steamy-hot locations, but when the sun broke out and stayed out for the rest of our time we were thrilled. Gorgeous weather propelled us to do lots of walking, exploring, and swimming.

The sun room and living room give you every opportunity to just gaze out to sea, or check out the abundant wildlife. We saw mule deer and their kids, sea lions, many different raptors, quail, and the highlight - a red fox and her two pups.

Close enough to go out to dinner or explore neighboring towns, and private enough to feel like you are the only ones around. We thoroughly enjoyed our time and recommend this place highly.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Ledford House Restaurant, Albion
Nearest Point of Interest
Albion River Inn Restaurant

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Rates & Availability

Albion House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$300
$1,850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,610
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Housecleaning and Spa $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

THREE NIGHTS FOR PRICE OF TWO DURING OFFSEASON: Oct. 15 - April 30


ONE ADDITIONAL FREE NIGHT DURING OFFSEASON: Oct. 15 - April 30

ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT & WEEK NIGHT DISCOUNTS

HOLIDAY RATES SLIGHTLY HIGHER

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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