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Luxurious, Large Coastal Home with Fantastic Views!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Very spacious home with up to 7 sleeping areas and up to 12 different beds

One of the most beautiful homes on the hills of Dillon Beach with 3,600 square feet of luxurious living space. The house is so beautiful that it was chosen to be the main characters residence in the feature film 'The Ghost And The Whale' that was shot on location is Dillon Beach and Bodega Bay in February 2013. Please see information about the film and the movie trailer featuring our home at:

There are expansive views of the ocean, beach, mountains, and rolling hills. All of the rooms are unusually large. The living room offers a wood burning fireplace, 58' HD TV with DVD home theater and the room can be closed off with pocket doors and heavy drapes to be used as a sixth bedroom. The dining room seats 12 and has great views of the ocean and beach. The kitchen has large island with additional seating gas cook-top and all modern conveniences including gourmet non stick cookware.

The very large master suite offers a breakfast nook, chaise lounge, large private deck, large bath tub, TV, and DVD player. The master closet is so large that it doubles as a fifth bedroom with daybed and trundle. Three rooms have king-size beds, one room has two daybeds with pop-up trundles making into 2 king beds or 4 twin beds, the master closet also has one of these day beds. The sofa sections combine into larger than a king sized bed making a total of up to seven king-size sleeping surfaces or 10 separate comfortable mattresses. No one has to sleep on a sofa sleeper or futon. Luxurious linens, goose down pillows, and comforters are also provided.

The game room offers billiards, air hockey, foosball, darts, bar, and TV.

Deer and other wildlife are abundant in the area and can often be viewed from many rooms. There are miles and miles of hiking trails to interesting rock formations and hidden beaches with incredible views every step of the way.

Additional amenities include high speed internet access, home theater system with DVD/CD/VCR players, four TVs and three DVD players, stainless steel gas barbecue, spa/hot tub with outdoor shower, a variety of board games, as well as over 150 movies on DVD and VHS. A tank-less water heater so you will never run out of hot water

We have been busy making wonderful improvements. This is a list of what was replaced, updated or added in 2012: New Slate tile floors in main living areas; new leather sectional sofa that seats 6+; 58' high definition flat screen TV with new home theater components; remodeled hall bathroom; 2 each new high capacity washers and dryers; new high end non-stick pots and pans; new stainless steel gas BBQ.

There are cleaning services provided upon departure for a fee of $125. There are extra charges for trash and food removal or washing dishes.

Dillon Beach is about 1 1/2 hours north of the San Francisco Airport and about 45 minutes from the Santa Rosa Airport.

More Details

Randy Knight
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Randy Knight

Speaks: English

Response time: Within 12 hours

Response Rate: 80%

Calendar last updated: 12/22/2016

Why Randy Knight chose North Coast California

We fell in love with Dillon Beach and searched for quite a while to find the right property. We knew in an instant this house was perfect for us the first time we saw it. It's huge and all of the rooms are very large, open and bright. The quality of construction and finishes are also far better than the vast majority of homes on the coast and the views are fantastic. Come enjoy our home. We're sure you will love it too!

What makes this house unique

The thing that sets this home apart from most is the spaciousness. It is perfect for any type of large group or family. We have several renters that come back on a regular basis for ladies groups; scrap booking; book clubs; seminar retreats and annual vacations. The huge living room and kitchen are perfect for entertaining and it is great to be able to seat 12 for dinner in the dining room.


Dillon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Day bed and trundle in the closet
    Cape Cod - 1 king
    Morocco - 1 king
    Game Room - 1 murphy bed
    Master Closet - 1 twin/ single , Day bed and trundle
  • There are 4 traditional bedrooms and a game room with a wall bed as a 5th bedroom and the master closet has a daybed that acts as a 6th bedroom. 3 bedrooms have king size beds the 4th bed room has 2 trundle beds and can sleep 4 in twins or can be made into 2 king beds. There is a very nice wall bed in the game room that acts a the 5th bedroom and the master closet is so large that we have a twin day bed that has a pull out trundle underneath that allows two twins or it can pop up to make a king bed which allows the closet to be used as a 6th bedroom that can be entered without going into the master bedroom. The living room can be closed off with pocket doors and heavy curtains to be used as a 7th bedroom and the sofa can be made into a huge bed. There is also an inflatable queen size AeroBed for a total of 12 different sleeping surfaces for numerous sleeping options.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • surfing
VCRs, DVD/CD Players


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Luxurious, Large Coastal Home with Fantastic Views!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
Walnut Creek, CA, USA

Fun getaway

  • 5 of 5

A great house for a getaway weekend...lots of space, hot tub, comfy mattresses, gorgeous sunsets, big master bedroom and bathroom...

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. I know what you mean by mentioning the large master suite and bath. I wish we had it so good at our primary home. We hope to see you back with us very soon. Randy
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Pleasanton , Ca

The place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Sea Philly is wonderful, clean , comfortable, and my plan is to return over and over. The owners have made sure to make it a home away from home. The views are spectacular and the house has extreme extras for entertaining.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. It's nice to know that all of our efforts to make this a wonderful vacation home are appreciated. We look forward to your next stay with us. Randy
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Berkeley, California

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this house with families of my friends, and it was just great! Very spacious and well equipped. Nice view, especially when you drive down to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. We are always looking for ways to make sue that our guest have a great experience and it's nice to know that it is appreciated. We look forward to your next stay with us. Randy
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Santa Rosa, CA

Sea Filly -Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Went for a quick getaway, Sheryl and Randy are so accommodating. Loved this place, the rooms are very nice, beds are so comfy and great bedding. Very clean with all the amenities and then some. The ocean views are beautiful, even in bad weather. Highly recommend, you will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We just love this home and glad you did too. Hope to see you soon. Sheryl and Randy
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Sonoma, CA

Incredible. We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

Our big family rents a vacation home every year, this time for New Years at the Sea Filly house in Dillon Beach. This was our favorite by far. The house is enormous, tons of space and fun was had by all, ages 2-60+. The guys got a ton of use out of the game room/movie theater and played pool every day. We all piled in on the lounge chairs for movies and appreciated the size of the huge dining table for the many board games we played all weekend. The kitchen was huge and had enough space for everybody to stand around and talk while cooking. The beds are extra comfortable and the place is just beautifully decorated. The only negative part of the experience was that we didn't spend enough time there! Next time we will stay longer. Working with this property management company was such a great experience. They answered all questions leading up to our stay and provided everything we needed and more. Thank you Randy, we would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review Ashleigh! We really try to make it a wonderful place for people to enjoy. We look forward to your next visit. Randy
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San Rafael CA


  • 5 of 5

This house is beautifully maintained and well-equipped, just perfect our group's winter getaway. Randy Knight is a delightful and accommodating host and the beds are heaven. We'll be renting again in April and look forward to enjoying spring at Dillon Beach in this wonderful house!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and kind words Osha and I'm sorry for the slow response. This one slipped by me. I know that you also enjoyed it in April and we look forward to your next visit. Randy
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability


  • $500/nt - $1,300/wknd - $3,200/wk
  • US Dollars
  • Rental Rates .. $1,300/weekend .. $3,200/week .. $500 per extra night.
  • $500 Deposit Due at Booking. Holiday Rates are subject to change.
  • Minimum stay is required during some periods.
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