|Minimum Stay||2 - 3 nights|
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* 3 NIGHTS FOR THE PRICE OF 2: OCTOBER THRU APRIL(NON-HOLIDAYS)
* ASK ABOUT MULTI-NIGHT DISCOUNTS
* NO PETS PLEASE
BECAUSE VRBO INSTANT QUOTE DOESN'T INCLUDE 3/2 & MULTI-NITE DISCOUNTS
BELOW ARE CORRECT RATES:
1. TWO NITES -$675(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night
2. ADDITIONAL NITES-$225(2 guests) + $25 per additional guest per night
3. WEEKLY-$1585(2 guests) + $100 per additional guest
ABOVE PRICES are COMPLETE: Includes Cleaning/Hot Tub/Taxes
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
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!
The Tidepool property is exactly as advertised. The place is clean, nice furnishings, lots of space, tv's and internet work great. The owner was instantly available when we called, and was always helpful. The view is absolutely incredible and we enjoyed watching the harbor seals, turkey vultures, seagulls, osprey, and assorted other songbirds. We heard an owl, but never saw him. But be aware that fog can roll in at the drop of a hat and then it's like your curtains are closed...but that's OK too. The bedrooms are comfortable, the newer walk-in shower is super nice. My adult kids really enjoyed the hot tub. There's a lot to do and see in the stretch between Tidepool (Albion), Mendocino and Fort Bragg. For me, the only drawback was being so high on a bluff above the ocean, I couldn't hear the sound of the waves from the loft bedroom. But I admit I don't have the best hearing in the world, either. Loved the little campground cafe that's practically across the street, but wish we'd known they were closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Kitchen - lots and lots of dishes and utensils. Bring plastic cups for kids, everything is glass and stoneware. Stocked with plenty of toilet paper, paper towels, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, etc. which was greatly appreciated. The refrigerator and pantry were completely bare except for some seasonings and tea bags. Prepare to bring or purchase everything else. Some of the appliances have seen better days, and were tricky to work with. I'm being very picky, but I put a lot of stake in reviews and want potential renters to know as much as possible. Tip - try the Candy Cap Mushroom ice cream at Frankie's Pizza in Mendocino...it tastes like butter-brickle. Their pizza is also authentically Italian and delicious. Also, we found a short, but incredible hike, ending at the bottom of a very cool waterfall. But shhhhh, it's secret. To find directions, google secret mendocino waterfall.
We had a wonderful time. We are family of 4 with two boys 4 and 6 years and we took our parents as they were visiting us. This place has definitely given us some memories to be cherished for entire life. It rained for the first 2 days but we didn’t feel that was a problem, in fact all that made it even more beautiful. Kids had a blast and we enjoyed the beautiful panoramic view from living room and sun room. It is a place you must go and an experience which many of us will miss in our life otherwise. Oh and did I mention Owner is super awesome, he is constantly in touch and available for any needs.
Wow!!!! Amazing views from this great property!!!! The hot tub is in the perfect location!!! We were lucky to see seals in the cove and deer all around us!!! The house is great and the view from the loft is the best from the bedrooms!!! Howard was very accommodating and very quick to respond. We will definitely be back again!!!! Thank you Howard!!!
The property is clean, expansive & gorgeous to say the least and also very well maintained. We had elaborate plans to hike around Fort Bragg & Mendocino, but ended up spending most of our time relaxing and idly staring out of the floor to ceiling windows in the sun room. Howard was very responsive throughout and a pleasure to do business with.
Had an amazing time at the Tidepool home. Description and pictures were spot on - the view IS as amazing as advertised. The house itself was in great condition, and Howard made sure that I had everything needed to check in, stay, and check out comfortably and efficiently. Would definitely stay again.
This is a great location, on a point, overlooking a little bay where dolphins played one morning we were there. Two fireplaces, everything you could want by way of amenities. I hesitate to write a review because I want to keep it all to myself to use again in the future, but, the owner, Howard, was very helpful the couple of times we contacted him and I'd like to return the favor.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|Housecleaning and Spa||$150|
|Refundable damage deposit||$300|
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