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Oceanfront Luxury, 5 Bedroom, VIEWS, BEACH, SPA, Near Mendo Village

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

LOCATION! BAY DREAM is a dramatic oceanfront home with whitewater views of the Pacific Ocean, Caspar Cove, headlands and Caspar Beach located just a few minutes drive north of MENDOCINO VILLAGE.

YOUR MEMORABLE VACATION STARTS IN A MEMORABLE VACATION HOME! Bay Dream is the ultimate home for the total coastal experience. This contemporary home is light, and bright with lots of huge windows to appreciate the ever changing ocean. From BAY DREAM you can walk the trails along the headlands and down to the tide pools, or take a short stroll down to CASPAR BEACH (a 1/4 mile WALK or a 2 minute DRIVE to the SAND ), great for surfing and kayaking. You can rent kayaks and paddle boards at Caspar Beach. You can watch the WHALES migrating, and the SEA LIONS sun themselves from this exclusive peninsula, GATED on a private road where only a handful of homes have been allowed.


With its 5 BEDROOMS (rare for an OCEANFRONT vacation rental) and 2.5+ baths, 6 PERSON upper deck HOT TUB, LARGE, FULLY EQUIPPED KITCHEN area with abundant seating and all the amenities, Bay DREAM is the ultimate home for larger families or special friends to experience a Mendocino DREAM Vacation! THE KITCHEN HAS ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO PREPARE GOURMET MEALS FOR A LARGE GROUP!

One of the unique features of this home is its location CLOSE TO THE BLUFF. The ebb and flow of the tides pass right in front of BAY DREAM giving the house its own natural rhythm, a rhythm that seems to REPLENISH THE SOUL AND SPIRIT of those within. Many guests have commented on this phenomenon over the years along with their remarks of 'We did not want to leave'. Stay a few days at Bay Dream and see for yourself! This open concept, MULTI-LEVEL home with its HUGE windows, decks and large HOT TUB provide endlessly-changing views of breaking waves, A BLOW-HOLE, fishing boats, kayaks, windsurfers, surfers, sunsets, and abundant wildlife! The incredible wildlife entertainment include whales, sea lions, osprey, pelicans, and gulls swimming and soaring up close and personal!

From the LARGE OPEN KITCHEN area you can VIEW the OCEAN with fishing boats, the BAY with kayaks and abalone-divers, and the BEACH with its surfers and paddle boarders; quite an entertaining panorama. There are BOOGIE BOARDS at the house or rent kayaks, surfboards, etc. at Caspar Beach. A wetsuit is recommended.

For more entertainment on the MAIN FLOOR you have a 60' 3D SMART HDTV with 3D DVD's, WHOLE HOME DVR , home theater sound bar, all Direct TV Premium Channels, Direct TV Cinema, XBOX ONE, a 3 CD Sony Stereo with MP3 capability, and of course, free wireless Internet.

The SUNROOM/GAMEROOM has a 32' HDTV+ DVD and Wii U Gaming System, along with FOOSBALL TABLE, poker chips, lots of board games and puzzles, a FULL DAYBED and a SOFABED- a fun place for kids.

All 5 Bedrooms have their own HDTV, Direct TV programming and whole home DVR.

PLEASE NO MORE THAN 12 GUESTS or no more than the number of guests specified on your rental agreement





FIRST FLOOR entry level you will find:

1. BEDROOM 1 - KING BED with glass sliding doors to patio

.........HALF BATH


.......FULL BATH with tub/shower combo - with French door to patio

...............PATIO has OUTDOOR SHOWER and stairs to upper deck HOT TUB

MAIN FLOOR is 3 STEPS UP from the first floor entry and has:




...........and PANORAMIC VIEWS!

SECOND FLOOR you will find:

3. BEDROOM 3 -KING BED with sliding glass doors to upper deck

4. BEDROOM 4 - QUEEN BED + SINK/VANITY - with sliding glass doors to upper deck

5. BEDROOM 5 - QUEEN BED and SINGLE BED, XBOX 360, this is the smallest bedroom, but quite suitable for a couple, 2 single adults, or 3 children

......FULL BATH with a tub/shower combo - with French door to upper deck

.....................HOT TUB on upper deck with oceanfront view

3 bedrooms have sliding glass doors out to the deck or patio to provide guests their own space and freedom to come and go as they please:

RELAX in the outdoor hot tub, READ a book on the deck, WALK the neighborhood, go FISHING, SURFING, or PADDLE BOARDING, take an early morning walk to CASPAR BEACH or to the Pt. Cabrillo LIGHTHOUSE. There are many activities you can enjoy right outside your door from this AWE-INSPIRING LOCATION!

Keywords: Oceanfront,Mendocino Vacation Rental, 5 bedrooms, home, Bay Dream,Whitewater, Beach, Headlands, WiFi, Hot Tub, HDTV's, XBOX ONE, XBOX 360, Wii U Gaming System, Satellite TV, Gameroom, DVR, Lighthouse, rocky coastline

More Details

Debby Merliss
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2017

About Debby Merliss

PLEASE CALL ME at 530-541-2370(H) or 530-721-2163(C) if I can help you in any way. I hope you decide to experience an awe-inspiring vacation at Bay Dream!

Debby Merliss purchased this house in 1996

Why Debby Merliss chose North Coast California

We vacationed in Mendocino for several years before we came upon this incredibly rare oceanfront lot for sale. We realized that to build a vacation home in this spot would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. We designed the home to be a vacation rental with the dream to use it on occasion for our family and to share with special friends.

What makes this house unique

LOCATION, Very Unique Viewscape up close and personal, as BAY DREAM sits close to bluff. The house has a small fence but still need to keep close watch over children. With so much beautiful and fascinating drama of the sea and wildlife activity, you do not feel the need to go anywhere! You can stay at the house all day and feel like you have totally experienced the Mendocino Coast. Just a short walk or drive to Caspar Beach, a great beach to swim, surf, kayak, skimboard, and paddleboard!


Mendocino House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please no RV's on the premises. Please no guests at the house other than the number of guests on your rental agreement. Absolutely no fireworks.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , 1st floor with glass door to patio + outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , 1st floor, pedestal sink
  • 2.5+ Baths , extra sink vanity in 2nd floor Queen bedroom, outdoor shower on 1st floor patio.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Sunroom/Gameroom - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Full daybed and sofabed, 32"TV, foosball table, Wii U
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed, 1st floor, 42" 4K TV, oceanview
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King bed, 1st floor, 47" TV, DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , King bed, 2nd floor, 47" TV, oceanview,
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen and Twin beds, 2nd floor, 32"TV, DVD, XBOX 360
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Queen bed, 2nd floor, sink vanity, 32" TV, oceanview
  • Baby Crib (1) Graco Pack 'n Play Living room has a sofa with a pull out bed
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Gated on a private road with wildlife sanctuary, sea lion rookery, binoculars provided


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Oceanfront Luxury, 5 Bedroom, VIEWS, BEACH, SPA, Near Mendo Village
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews

Very clean, well stocked, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This property was the best we've rented. The house was so well stocked and organized. Debby was so gracious and accommodating. The beds were very comfortable. I cant think of anything that was left out. We will definitely stay at Bay Dream again. So beautiful!!!!

Thank you Debby for everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

This is THE perfect place to enjoy the magic and beauty of the Mendocino coast. Debby's house is phenomenal!! She thought of everything to make your stay comfortable and then some. The house is roomy yet private, early risers will not disturb those that like to sleep in, The kitchen is more than completely stocked with everything to take care of a crowd. There is plenty of seating, inside and out. Three of the 5 bedrooms face the ocean!! The hot tub was lovely. Every evening we enjoyed sitting around the fire pit, talking and listening to my son play his guitar. We even had a mini fooseball competition. Debby was very helpful and accommodating. Mendocino is the most favorite place I the world for my family. I now live on East coast but I have been taking my now grown children to the Mendocino bluffs since they were 4 years old. This trip was a family reunion for us. If you choose to stay at Debby's Bay Dream home, you will not be disappointed. Jan M

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Could not of asked for a better vacation property and location. Stunning views, surrounded by nature yet close to Ft. Bragg and Mendocino. We loved the home, it's set-up and Debby has thought of EVERYTHING! We hope to return to this amazing property to enjoy making more memories with our family. We loved the area as well, State Parks everywhere and amazing summer weather. Thank you Debby for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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O'Fallon MO (St. Louis, MO)

Absolutey Stunning!

  • 5 of 5

Superb. Debby has thought of everything down to the smallest detail.

Property is private w spectacular view and appointed perfectly.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at BayDream for 4 nights.  It was wonderful!  The views were spectacular and it was amazing watching the sun set at the ocean. We really enjoyed listening to the seals just down the beach from the house.  They were always discussing something.  The house itself was decorated very nicely and it made you feel right at home. The kitchen was so well stocked and had every pot, pan or dish that you could possibly need.  The entertainment center lacked nothing. It had a great selection of DVD's and was quite up to date including some 3-D movies.  The spa was a godsend and was so much fun to use on a starry night.  Debby was such a joy to work with.  She has done such a wonderful job of making sure everything is just perfect for her guests. I've rented many homes in the past and it just doesn't get any better than this.  We had such a relaxing time and would surely stay at this home again!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home with breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many homes in the Mendocino/Fort Bragg area. Bay Dream is among the BEST, with its panoramic view, comfortable furnishings, lovely decor, and well equipped kitchen and bathrooms. With 5 bedrooms and 2 - 1/2 baths, Bay Dream is a perfect home for family vacations. We look forward to staying there again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Whale-Watching from upper and lower decks and even smaller pilot whales venture into cove for viewing up close and personal, minutes to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and to ride Skunk Train into Redwood Forest, take an Art Class in Mendocino Village (great scenery to paint from the house!), CV Starr Community Center with new Spath Aquatic Center in Ft. Bragg has an indoor water park with 146 foot tall twister slide.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

WEEKENDS HAVE A 3 NIGHT MINIMUM. Until reservation confirmed, rates may vary and are subject to change.
REDUCED RATES for LAST MINUTE reservations! The $500 damage deposit is a authorization hold placed on your credit card during your stay. This hold automatically expires 10 days later provided no damage per rental agreement contract.

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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