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The Bluffs at Sea Ranch - Great Ocean Access - High Speed WiFi - Close to Town

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,630 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Great Ocean Front Meadow Location - Bluff Trail Access - 2 Bed 2 Bath - Sleeps 4

Now with fast and dependable Sea Ranch Connect fiber optic internet service!

This Property can be booked online and the calendar is always up to date! This property is limited to 4 guests, no pets will be considered.

Location, Style and Value - The north end is arguably the best Location on the ranch for visitors! It's closest to the town of Gualala with it's shops, markets and eating/drinking establishments. Originally built for an empty nest couple, The Bluffs at Sea Ranch is perhaps the perfect place for a loving couple to reignite their passion. The professionally designed interior is fresh, light-filled and private featuring our signature look with antiques and contemporary furnishings in a modern playful mix. You will appreciate the high quality bedding, pillows and comforters, an updated kitchen with commercial stainless steel appliances, Master Chef cookware, Wusthof knives and all the goodies. Separate laundry, viewing deck, covered patio, private fenced yard, and inviting Jacuzzi spa with views of the Pacific round out the ample amenities.

The two-level master suite encompasses the majority of the second floor. Lounge with your favorite book on the 9-foot window seat and enjoy seasonal whitewater ocean views and glorious sunsets. Then step down to the spacious bath area for a sumptuous soak with the sounds of the crashing waves to help sooth away your worries. The massive California king size bed invites restful slumber with a super high-end Aireloom 'Super Feather Bed' mattress. The second bedroom is located on the ground floor and has access to its own private garden and patio. It's cozy and comfortable and great for extra guests. In addition, on the second floor, is a lofted niche with a full size bed that looks out upon the Sea Ranch Golf Links and acres of natural land on one side and the ocean on the other. The perfect place to escape from someone who snores!

With panoramic ocean views from nearly every window, and acres of wilderness to the east the property is adjacent to Gualala Point Regional Park and the town of Gualala the convenience and walk-ability are unsurpassed. The bluff trail along the ocean side of the property serves as your gateway to the great blue Pacific.

Designed and sited to take advantage passive heating and cooling from Mother Nature, you'll enjoy soothing benefits of radiant floor heating with no drying forced air to stuff up your sinuses. The Bluffs at Sea Ranch is a self catering unit. Expendables are not included. Gas for the BBQ is up to our renters. We supply the BBQ and tanks you take a tank into town for a refill as needed. If you're a good person, you'll leave enough for the next visitor.

About the Ranch -

All Sea Ranch roads, most facilities, and most trails are private, for use only by owners, renters, and their guests, but visitors who rent our vacation home in the Sea Ranch are considered to be guests of the home owner and, as such, are permitted to use the private facilities and trails of The Sea Ranch. This property is not set up for abalone diving.

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More Details

Owner
John Matthes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About John Matthes

A transplant to Pasadena from San Diego, John relocated in 1989 to attend Art Center College of Design where he was awarded a Master's of Fine Art degree.

John is an expert in marketing historic and architectural properties and holds his fiduciary responsibility to his clients in the utmost regard. With real world experience as the founder and principal of Carciofi and Jinglehyme, he successfully united residential real estate development and interior design; bringing revitalization to local neighborhoods and blighted historic properties through thoughtful renovation and redevelopment. John is the 2014 Winner of the Historic Preservation award for the city of Pasadena. He also owns and manages short term vacation rentals in Pasadena, San Diego, Santa Rosa, Culver City and the Sea Ranch.

John's prior tenure in the marketing and communications wing of the global institutional investing giant The Capital Group Companies, allowed him to develop broad knowledge of printed and digital media. With this knowledge, he has developed sophisticated marketing tools and programs for selling homes in all economic climates.

A long term resident of the Arroyo, John currently resides in Linda Vista and has had stake in properties located in Prospect Park, San Rafael, South Orange Grove, South Lake, Eagle Rock, The Sea Ranch and San Diego's East Village, Culver City and Santa Rosa. He is an active member Pasadena Heritage and The Legacy Circle, a group of Art Center alumni dedicated to raising funds for student scholarships.

John Matthes purchased this house in 2010

Guestbook comments from the owner

On another note, we had a great time while staying at your home. All the years of coming to The Sea Ranch, this was our first stay close to the bluffs. Your location is perfect. Save us a spot for next spring. We'll be back. Thanks. Steve and Kym
Jun 2016
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Amenities

Sea Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1630 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Spacious with Garden Views
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , Seperate Vanity Area, Ocean Views and Skylights
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Ocean View, Fine Linens
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , Cozy Bedroom on Main Floor w/Private Ocean View Patio
    Loft - 1 double , Extra Bed - Great Place to Escape a Snoring Partner!
  • Super High End Mattresses, High Quality Linens
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This property is not set up for abalone diving. Sorry

Reviews

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San Rafael
5

Ocean views from every room!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Bluffs! The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed (except a microwave, but that was no big deal). We ate in all but one meal and it was terrific. Every room has a view of the ocean except for the back bathroom! We used the awesome hot tub twice a day and the closed in garden area was just beautiful. While we find renting a new home we have never been in is always exciting and fun, this is definitely a place we would dismiss that notion for and stay again. We were right on the bluff with a short walk to the beach. It was just a terrific stay! Thanks again to John for opening up his home to us!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good time! I am however perplexed that you missed the microwave - it's right there in the kitchen - It 's a vintage 1990 collectors item - and it looks the the original iMac in all of its plasticy perfection. You know, that thing with a clear blue acrylic front - Maybe you thought it was a time machine? Come back next year and bring your micro-pop!
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brooklyn
5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for three nights, and it was everything we hoped it would be. John's home is extremely comfortable, very clean, intelligently designed and thoughtfully decorated to create a truly inviting vibe. There is a great selection of books in every room, and the tranquil setting frees you up for undistracted reading against the backdrop of sweeping ocean views from just about every room, or, the lovely, private outdoor area with a hot tub! Great for hiking along the coast, we would have loved to stay longer and hope to return for an extended stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was beautiful. Excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

This property offered it all. Pacific Ocean in the rear of the property, and the golf course on the front. Hiking the path along the ocean was breathtaking. Everything was there for us. Enjoyed staying very much.

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

Great relaxing home.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent home. Great location.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great stay & accomodations.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting along Highway 1 and the Pacific shore! Travel to and from house. Along Hwy 1 is very slow but picturesque.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We don't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

A house to return to for sure! Beautiful bathrooms, comfy master bed, well appointed kitchen, love the coffee grinder and microwave, oh and the toaster...where did you find these things? And the tv stand? Something to do with printing? Did I mention the heated floors? Wow! The views? Perfect! Enjoyed walking on the bluff trail as well as the trails at Pt. Arena. Time always goes by too fast....back home now to triple digit heat. I hope you will let us come back to your very classy home John.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Shoreline
Nearest Golf
Sea Ranch Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway One
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Shoreline
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Gualala Point
Car: necessary

ABALONE FISHING IS NOT PERMITTED ON SEA RANCH PROPERTY WITHOUT THE ACCOMPANIMENT OF A SEA RANCH PROPERTY OWNER.

In Addition, This property is not set up for abalone diving - any evidence that this activity has taken place will result in n forfeiture of your deposit.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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