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Timber Cove House, Timber Cove Ocean View Home Near Fort Ross. Private Beach

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Bedrooms 3
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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Relax to the soothing sound of the ocean waves with exhilarating cool breezes and dramatic views of the ocean, sunsets and unlimited stars

A beautiful three bedroom, two full bathroom, 1 & 1/2 kitchen home, two fireplaces/decks with a hot tub on a large deck with incredible views of Timber Cove and the ocean for only $ 300.00/night for rent or lease. Located on the ocean side of Highway 1. One half of the house contains a single queen bed with a fireplace, full bathroom, couch, cable T.V./DVD,eating area with a table and chairs for four, refridgerator, microwave, sink, small oven, deck and beautiful views of the ocean. The right side of the house includes two separate bedrooms with queen beds, a full bathroom, full kitchen with electric oven, microwave, refridgerator, all cooking utensils, cable T.V./DVD, fireplace, couch, eating area with table and four chairs, large deck with hot tub and table with four chairs, Charcoal B.B.Q,, beautiful views of the ocean, sunsets and incredible starry nights. There is access to a private beach within 1,000 feet. Only two miles north of Fort Ross. Many available dates.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Tony Balsa
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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October 25, 2016
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About Tony Balsa

I recently retired after 35 years in the fire service as a Captain. I have traveled all over the world with my wife. I love going to the ocean, it seems to call me there.

Tony Balsa purchased this house in 2010

Why Tony Balsa chose North Coast California

I have been diving in this area for 35 years and I always wanted to have a home here to stay extended periods. It is so dramatic and natural without too many people. There is wonderful fishing and diving within a short walk to the end of the driveway. It is so restful to go to sleep listening to the ocean waves in the distance and feeling cool ocean air surrounding you, waking up invigorated and ready to meet the day excited to explore the areas nearby.

What makes this house unique

The home spacious, clean, very comfortable and next to the ocean. There are many nearby sites to see like historic Fort Ross, two hundred years old next year, numerous parks, beaches, wineries and excellent restaurants. Very relaxing!


based on 45 traveler reviews

Timber Cove House, Timber Cove Ocean View Home Near Fort Ross. Private Beach
average rating of 4.8444443 based on 45 reviews
Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA

Timber cove weekend

  • 5 of 5

Three couples spent three delightful nights at this beautiful home on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific. The home is perfectly set up for a relaxing stay. The hot tub and deck were sensational. The kitchens and living areas (there are two of each!) are well equipped. The entire home is very clean and has a wonderful ambiance. The owner was responsive to questions before we arrived and actually called after we arrived to make sure that everything was fine. Everything was fine!

The fishing and ab diving were spectacular- as was the weather.

We will return!

Ken M

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. I am glad to hear that you were successful in catching abalone and fishing. Please come back again. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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McCoun Family stay September 30-October 1, 2016

  • 5 of 5

This home was conveniently situated for its nearness to an event we had to attend at a beach/campground just north of Fort Ross. It turned out to be ideal for us 5 adults and a 1 year old. Roomy, very clean, well equipped and decorated, and had good sound insulation. Owner Tony Balsa had sent us good detailed driving and access instructions, and called later to the house phone (no cell service in this area) to make sure we had arrived and if we had any questions. We were very pleased with his attention to good service.

As this is a rather remote area, nearby amenities are limited to a rather expensive restaurant/inn a mile away and a small mini-market/deli within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review and leaving my Timber Cove House neat and clean. Please come and stay again in the future. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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  • 5 of 5

Tony's house was great for our weekend get away! It had everything we needed, and the jacuzzi was an added bonus after a long day of diving. We will be back next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. Please come back and stay another time. Congratulations on your marriage. I am happy for you. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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Great home on the pacific coast

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Timber Cove House in Fort Ross. Generously sized 3BR 2BA home with the deck having a view of the ocean. Inside of the house is super clean, and tastefully decorated. Tony is a great host. He communicated to me before the trip, right after we arrived and again after checking out. He found that our son left his hoodie behind, so he took my address so he could mail it back.

Last but not the least, the place is pet friendly, so our 4-month old GR puppy says Thank You too!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Prabal and family, Thank you for coming and staying at my Timber CoveHouse and taking such nice care of everything. I am glad that you enjoyed yourself. Please come and stay again. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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Great place to stay with your family!

  • 5 of 5

Owner is very thoughtful and has stocked the house to meet all your needs. Great house to enjoy family. Highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for the very nice review. I am glad that you enjoyed yourselves. Please come back and stay again. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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El Cerrito

Great Sonoma coast spot

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 3 nights at this spot. Just a really nice location on the beach side of 1. The house is big -- kind of like 2 houses, separated by a coat room. Good layout if you have kids.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. Please come and stay on another visit. Sincerely, Tony Balsa
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Small plane Airport at Annapolis Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Timber Cove Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Timber Cove Inn
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Just South of Fort Ross Store

This is a beautiful sparsely populated area with dramatic natural landscapes and crisp clean air to breath. The area is world reknown for the Abalone caught there and mushroom hunting in the fall. Fort Ross is a must-see as it was the only Russian settlement within the future United Staes/California boundary established in 1812. There are many festivals there throughout the year.


Rates & Availability

Timber Cove House Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate No. 1579. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pet(s) only upon approval prior to reservation confirmation with a fee included.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Timber Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
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  • Hair Dryer
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  • Parking Off Street
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  • Wood Fireplace
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  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
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  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One full bathroom on each side of the house
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Spectacular Ocean Views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Mountain Views and hallway bathroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Spectcular Ocean Views and includes 64 inch television
  • 1 King size bed and a very comfortable Queen size pull-out bed, in one half of the house. Two separate bedrooms with queen beds on the other side of the house.
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  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
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  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This property has two fireplaces, one in each of two living rooms, two decks, one with a hot tub and sauna along with whitewater ocean views, access to a private beach, great fishing and diving areas, boat launch and a store within 1/4 mile. Historic Fort Ross is located two miles South. Timber Cove Inn is 1/4 mile North where there is a beautiful bar area, outdoor fire pit, fine dininhg and music on some weekend nights. Three miles North is Ocean Cove Restaurant with very good food and nice dining view. Salt Point State Park is located five miles Norh where there is hiking in the redwood tree mountains for mushroom hunters or you can go down to the ocean. The town of Gualala is about 45minutes North or 35 miles. There are many boutique/art stores there and many nice restaurants available. At night you can hear the waves crashing against the cliffs from the decks and bedrooms. It is a very dramatic, natural, romantic area to stay.

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