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Quiet, Cozy, Romantic Cottage just 3 minutes from the village of Mendocino!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Romantic 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2) Cottage With Hot Tub

The Larkin Cottage is nestled amongst redwood trees just 3 minutes from the village of Mendocino. It is on the same property as the live-in owner's main residence. The cottage includes all the amenities of home. The kitchen is furnished with ample dishes and pots and pans should you decide not to enjoy the many wonderful restaurants in the area. A gas BBQ is located on the deck. The living room is equipped with a flat screen TV, DISH high definition service, WiFi, blue tooth dock for music on your phone or tablet, DVD player, and a DVD library of movies filmed in the area. The bedroom features a queen size Sleep Number bed outfitted in luxurious linens including a down comforter and plenty of fluffy pillows. Waiting for you outside are porch rockers, a private hot tub, and lush gardens.

The Larkin Cottage property is abundant with beautiful flowers. Care has been taken to make sure that something is blooming every month of the year. The gazebo is a perfect spot for a small wedding. And, don't forget to use the swing near the playhouse!

More Details

Owner
Linda Moore, Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Linda Moore, Owner

I purchased The Larkin Cottage in 2006. I really was not looking to buy a property in Mendocino but I had recently retired and came to the area to visit a friend. I saw this lovely property and knew it would be a wonderful place to share with my family and friends. The Larkin Cottage was an extra bonus!

Linda Moore, Owner purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Linda Moore, Owner chose North Coast California

The Larkin Cottage property has so much character. The main house on the property was built in the late 1800's and originally was located closer to the highway. It has been well loved and cared for over the years. The Larkin Cottage was the original chicken coop, converted to housing in the 1940's for the original owner's son to live in after he married. In the 1970's the guest house was added and much later the gazebo and play house. All of the buildings have been remodeled in the last 5 years.

What makes this cottage unique

The Larkin Cottage is so private and yet so close to town. It really is a special place.

Amenities

Mendocino Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Plush towels included. Please bring your own beach towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The Larkin Cottage features a queen-size Sleep Number bed. Plush terry robes can be found in the walk-in closet. The bedroom overlooks the hot tub in the private, lush, garden.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • swimming
Notes:
Guests are welcomed with a gift basket featuring goodies from the local area. The Larkin cottage is truly an unforgettable stay!

Reviews

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Quiet, Cozy, Romantic Cottage just 3 minutes from the village of Mendocino!
average rating of 4.9638553 based on 83 reviews
5

Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Larkin Cottage was just what we wanted for our seven day ocean getaway. The cottage was private, comfortable, well-maintained, clean, fully equipped and cheerful. The grounds were beautifully landscaped. Linda, the owner, was both gracious and helpful. She even loaned us a heating pad and ice pack for my husband to use on his ailing back. Mendocino has been my "happy" place to visit for a long time and Linda and Larkin Cottage made our stay that much more enjoyable. I would recommend Larkin Cottage to any couple or single person looking for a private getaway close to everything the Mendocino area has to offer.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

20th Anniversary, could not have found a better place.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I celebrated our 20th anniversary at the Larkin Cottage and it was an amazing place. The cottage is the perfect size for two, it is neat and clean with great decor. Even though there are two other buildings on the lot you feel as though you all by yourself. With the landscaping and the way the cottage is situated on the property you feel complete privacy. We cannot get over the bed, we have never slept so well, the sleep number and the bedding was like sleeping on a cloud. I cannot say enough nice things about this property, it made our celebration very special.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property. Very quiet and private. Everything you need for as pleasant stay. Close to 5 State Parks! Just across the highway from the quaint town of Mendocino. Great spot for a romantic get-away.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

A little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

If you don't like this place, you must be pretty hard to please. Beauty, calmness, and tranquility are just a few descriptions. Overall experience is a 5+

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

wonderful cottage to stay in- 18 year anniversary and blessed to stay in such a great location to celebrate. Linda was responsive to concerns/needs, has a great sense of humor, and worked to make the stay a great experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Practically perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

To borrow a line from Mary Poppins, our stay at this charming gem of a cottage was "practically perfect in every way." In fact, I don't know what I would change, because there was nothing we needed that we didn't have--a sunny deck, a cozy couch, a comfy bed. Beautiful landscaping and a feeling of seclusion, despite being so close to town, made this a most magical weekend getaway and a cure for all that ailed us! Thank you, Linda!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Santa Rosa, Ca
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Patterson's Pub
Nearest Golf
4.2 Miles
Little River Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Beaujolais
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Big River State Beach
Car: necessary

Mendocino is a destination perfect for enjoying the Northern California Coast. The quaint village, reminiscent of a New England town, has many boutique shops, art galleries, and charming restaurants. Hiking at the Mendocino Headlands State Park is adjacent to the village. The Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse and the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens are two popular attractions less than 15 minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Mendocino Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,080
$3,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Please contact the owner for reduced rates for extended stays.

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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