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'Chateau Relax-O' Oceanfront,Closest to sand,Sweeping Views,Free Night Offer..

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury Contemporary Home, 3500 sq.ft. 4 Bedrooms/Library, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Enter this home and expect to be amazed by the immense power and beauty of the ocean. This home is the closest you can get to the sandy beach (of all rental homes offered in Bodega Harbour development.) I suggest the first thing you do upon entering this home is recline in one of the down filled lounge chairs that are perched in the front bay window over looking the entire coastline, from Point Reyes to Bodega Head. Close your eyes, take a deep breath, then open your eyes and look out towards the horizon. You will feel as though you are floating on water as you sink deeper into the down filled cushion that is keeping you comfy, while the warmth of the sun shines down upon you. If you are wearing shorts you may just catch a tan (summer or winter). Or possibly you will see the spouts from a migrating whale. This is where the magic of Bodega begins. In fact, you will enjoy ocean views from every room in this comfortable contemporary home. (This home sits on the front side of exclusive Gull Drive loop, you won't be looking over rooftops to an ocean view from this house, all views are unobstructed, just you and the ocean here.) Staying here you will feel like you have spent your entire vacation on the ocean, regardless of whether you actually venture out the front door and put you toes in the sand. The setting is so relaxing that each day will feel as though you have spent three days here.

Consider a personal chef for dinner or create your own meals in the chef kitchen. Cooking or dining, you and your guests can enjoy your meal from the dining room (complete with wood burning fireplace and sitting area) while watching the sun set upon Bodega Head. Watch your family or friends walk on the beach after dinner. Or take them out tide pooling before dessert is served.

The back of the house faces the 9th hole and has a large deck complete with fire pit and lounge chairs. Golfers can play the first 9 holes, step into the house for lunch, refreshments and a visit, and continue on the back 9. The 18 hole Scottish links course has breathtaking views and cannot be missed!

Kids and adults both will enjoy the dining facility and pro shop just steps away from the house at the nearby club house. BEAUTIFUL hiking trails abound! If you are an equestrian, Chancelor Ranch is a short drive once there you and your guests can take a trail ride into the mountains or down to the beach. Kayaking opportunities are endless and guided tours are available nearby. Limo service from Airports and for wine country excursions available upon request. There is much to do if you are interested, or nothing to be done at all, if this is what you prefer. However you choose to relax, Chateau Relax-o lives up to it's name.....just relax.....

If it is a romantic weekend, special occasion, or you are just looking for a place to reconnect with self, family, friends and nature, look no further, this is your place! Private in house masseuse also available upon request. A babysitter may be able to be arranged based on availability.

Keywords: oceanfront, unobstructed white water and sweeping ocean views, on golf course, luxury,

contemporary, bodega harbor,beachfront,wine country, near San Francisco

More Details

Owner
Liz Green
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

Why Liz Green chose North Coast California

We love the ocean and met on the ocean 20 years ago. Later we purchased this house as a private vacation home for our growing family We've owned the home for 15 years and the house has never been offered for rent before. We use it less now and welcome you to enjoy it as much as we do.The house sits in an idea location, ocean front and a 5 minute walk to the clubhouse where there is fine dining and golf amenities. The golf course is spectacular, with phenomenal views and a challenging course. The back side of the house views the 9th hole so you can stop in the house for lunch before completing the back nine. The front of the house has a 180 degree view of the ocean. You can settle in and read a good book while looking up occasionally to catch a glimpse of a whales spout up off the waters surface or if you are more adventurous kayak out of Tomales Bay and maybe see one up close and personal. Lots of hiking, biking,long walks,diverse trails,bird watching etc... If you ever want to leave the beach it is only a 30 minute car ride to many winery properties and tasting rooms. When you are done with your day you can escape once again to the peace and serenity of this location. The beach is private at our end of Bodega Harbour, so the crowds are non existent. My favorite time of year (other than anytime of year) is in the winter where I relax in the living room bay window area and watch the waves pound the surf during a raging winter storm. Being in Bodega Bay, with all of its micro climates one can easily experience a warm summer like day and a stormy winter day all within a 24 hour time frame in the winter. There's always a good time of year to be here.

What makes this house unique

This home is located on the oceanfront side of exclusive Gull Drive loop and has 180 degree unobstructed white water views from Point Reyes to Bodega Head. You won't be looking over rooftops to your ocean view from this house. Just staying in the house is a relaxing vacation in itself. But, if you are the adventurous type there is soooo much to do.Hiking,exploring,fishing,kayaking,whale watching,biking,sand dune surfing,etc. Anyone can enjoy staying here age 0 to100!

Serve yourself and guests coffee in the morning and some can sit in the living room (or almost any room) and view the ocean while watching the rest of your party walk out oceanfront and enjoy their beverage with their toes in the sand or white water of the crashing waves! In the evening enjoy the gourmet kitchen and sweeping ocean views from the dining room table while the fire roars (one of 5 fore places in the house) and you and your guest enjoy a glass of wine. Sit peacefully in the library /office and write that great novel that has been calling you. All the while enjoying the sweeping ocean views from your desk.

In the evening enjoy relaxing by one of the many fire places in this house; possibly, after enjoying a relaxing dip in the enormous roman tile tub in the master bedroom. If it is a romantic weekend you are looking for....look no further.....this is your place!

There are private decks off every room in the house and a recreation room on the garage level complete with TV, ping pong table and a miniature kids pool table. And many boogie boards,balls and kites to play with.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Greetings Liz and Bruce,

Thank you so much for a truly wonderful stay at Chateau Relaxo! We all loved it and it was very hard to leave. We spent most of our time boogie boarding at Doran Beach which was perfect for our group. One couple went wine tasting, but mostly we all fully enjoyed just being in such a terrific spot. Everyone loved your well appointed kitchen since we are a group of cooks, and we ended up making big dinners every night- a highlight was fresh halibut from the local fish market that couldn't have been more delicious!

I hope you found the house in good shape. We try hard to be a responsible group and take care of the homes we rent. It is our 8th year spending the 4th of July together and Chateau Relaxo, Bodega Bay is everyone's favorite house by far. I truly loved the master bedroom, the muted foggy morning light made sleeping in an extra luxury.

All the best,

Barbara M.
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Bodega Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No walking or playing on golf course unless a registered player.($250 fine assessed to cc if ticketed.)
  • No events,weddings,receptions etc... Corp. retreats welcome. 24 hour live security patrols the property and area 24/7.
  • Reservation not secured until rental agreement is filled out, signed and returned. We require a credit card on file +800 refundable security deposit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , bidet , Master bedroom has 2 bathrooms,roman tub,shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet , 2nd private bathroom in main master suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , double sink,double shower,tub,private toilet area as well
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , private shower and toilet area in this bathroom as well.
  • All bathrooms are large and roomy. Shower and bath areas are private and separate from the toilet areas so everyone has privacy. Each room has private bathrooms with one bathroom shared but it has separate areas so is also very private.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , sweeping views,private sitting areas,private deck, fireplace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , sweeping views,private entry, master Bathroom,fireplace
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , +two fold out floor beds,porta crib option,ocean views,deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , private deck,entry,firepit,golf course views
  • Both Master suites have fireplaces. (The library has a murphy bed and converts to a master suite with private entry and bathroom.) The library converts to the 4th room. All rooms are spacious, private and have access to outdoor private decks. The bunk bed room has toys and books for kids as well as an additional fold out beds. see above description. There is a game room on the ground level.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Boggie Boards, kites, basket ball, tennis rackets, game room, etc.......aka suggested hikes and day excursions.

Reviews

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'Chateau Relax-O' Oceanfront,Closest to sand,Sweeping Views,Free Night Offer..
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
5

Simply Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a quiet ladies weekend and the amenities did not disappoint. The home is gorgeous, the access to the beach is incredible, the kitchen was perfect for a leisurely dinner while we enjoyed in breathtaking sunset. Thank you, Liz, for your amazing care and attention to detail. We enjoyed every last minute and hated leaving! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Home and View - Great Girls weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 women in our 40s meet up at Chateau Relax-O for a girls weekend. The house has amazing views and the rooms are all nice. The best part is the front living room overlooking the ocean. There is a lot of seating so we could all hang out together. A few steps above that is the TV room, also with big comfy sofas.

The only thing I would caution is if you plan to sleep on one of the "sleeping mats." I hate sharing a bed so I slept on one the first night but is was really uncomfortable (hard and thin so like sleeping on the floor). As a result, I did share a bed the following night because I wanted to remain in the master bedroom (nicest room). The bed was very comfortable.

We hired a private chef to cook for us on Sat. night and that went well. The kitchen had everything we needed but I suggest getting dinner size plates that aren't plastic - it kind of cheapened the private chef experience. Also, note that the BBQ is somewhat small for 8 people (I think 2 burners) so we had to cook our Fri dinner in batches.

Overall, we had a great stay and wonderful, relaxing time catching up with one another. That was our main goal and this is a wonderful house for staying in. We visited Sebastapol to check out the local area and soon realized we would have been better off if we hadn't left the house for the day.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tracy, So happy you had an awesome time at Chateau RelaxO and Bodega Bay. Thanks for the suggestions. A larger,double rack BBQ has now been put in place and I'm sorry you missed locating the ceramic plates. I will make sure the cleaning crew puts them on a more visible shelf. The melamine plates are for alfresco dining or if guests want to picnic on the beach.
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Pamela Jackson

  • 5 of 5

Just left this home screaming and kicking! Our stay there was WONDERFUL.! Took a group of ladies for a church Woman's Retreat. It was so relaxing and the view is AWSOME. Everything we needed was provided in this house it was well maintained and supper CLEAN. We spent a lot of time just looking out the large windows. The owner Liz was super nice. Our plan is to Retreat there AGAIN NEXT YEAR.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Holy Cow!

  • 5 of 5

Not only is the place incredible, the care taken by Liz to make the experience memorable was amazing! Everything you could possibly need was easily accessible. The views, the kitchen, the dreamy beds, the comfort and warmth- I was speechless. Completely enjoyed a beautiful sunrise and breathtaking sunset from the glory of the front room! Go! Now!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our BEST family vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Put away your worries this house is perfect and beautiful for whatever activities you plan to do. It is spacious and beautiful and well worth the money invested. We had a family reunion with members between 22 and 73 years old and everyone could pick what they wanted to do. Thanks, Liz, for all your help! We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Chateau Relax-O lives up to its name!!

  • 5 of 5

As your heart rate slows and your soul begins to fill, the rest of the world melts away. Chateau Relax-O is a blissful and peaceful place to be. The house is comfortable, clean, well maintained and decorated in a lovely beachy style. My bed was like sleeping on a cloud! The view of the bay is spectacular and taking a sun drenched sunset walk on the beach was unforgettable. There are many amenities nearby catering to diverse tastes. I would recommend the Enzyme bath at Osmosis, chocolate crepes at the cheese shop, delicious bread at the bakery in Bodega Bay. I highly recommend Chateau Relax-O. It feels like a warm hug! I loved it so much, I can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
Blue Water Bistro (walking distance)
Nearest Golf
Bodega Golf Links
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Water Bistro
Nearest Beach
Doran
Car: recommended

wine tasting, artisan cheese tasting, whale watching, sand dune surfing, art and crab and art festivals, local farm shopping, deep sea salmon fishing, private chef and limo. service available upon request. Fire work show on week of July 4th !

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $800
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservation secured when rental agreement filled out, signed and returned.This home has a maximum occupancy rate of 10 persons at any one time. Special events and catered or non-catered parties of more than 10 persons are not allowed. Attempting an event or party of this type during your stay and you will be asked by (HOA) security to vacate this property immediately. This home is meant to be used as a vacation rental, not an event center, party or reception site. Free night offer with week booking. Late check out on Sundays usually available upon request. parking available. Golf course reservations required and non-golfers walking on the golf course or letting children play on the golf course or golf paths are subject to fine of $250.00 which will be paid by the offending occupant.(HOA rule...sorry.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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