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Ocean Front, 'The Beach House'- Sweeping Coastal Views

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

A beautiful, private 2.5 acre estate on the highly scenic northern California coastline. The perfect get-away for special occasions, only three hours from San Francisco. This property features breathtaking, unobstructed and panoramic 180 degree whitewater ocean views, overlooking the Pacific Ocean in luxury. You can hear the waves crashing and are at eye level with seagulls, ospreys, hawks, and pelicans. You can see sea lions heading to Fish Rock island as well as dolphins and whales. During the spring migration, whales will pass by and you can see them from our home. This area is also known as the BANANA BELT, a temperate and more fog-free climate than other coastal areas. This is a romantic estate, ideal for a honeymoon, anniversary, or that needed vacation. West of Hwy.1 and highly scenic.

Relax in the artistic beauty of this two bedroom, three bath home with gourmet kitchen, whitewater views from almost every room and enjoy our entertainment room with ocean views.

Enjoy breakfast on the large deck with all around ocean views. A short walk from the house gets you to a small pocket beach or you can walk down hwy 1 to beautiful Cooks Beach. Walking distance to St. Orres fabulous restaurant and only two miles from the town of Gualala.

Local activities include coastal sightseeing, shopping, ocean and river kayaking, horseback riding, local wineries, art galleries, hiking, and many other activities. Enjoy whitewater views from your private decks and almost every room. Come and enjoy this truly remarkable, luxurious place on the Mendocino coast!

Gualala was named one of the best 50 places to live in the United States. It is a perfect vacation destination to explore the beautiful Northern California coastline. Mendocino County is perfect for those looking to relax and enjoy nature in the temperate climate of the Banana Belt region. More sunny days than most of the Mendocino and Sonoma coastlines.

Exemplary quality and visual interest enhance the beauty of the enduring land and sea beyond.

Keywords: Hwy 1, coast, beach, pacific ocean, views, California coast, mendocino, gualala, beach house,

More Details

Property Manager
Barbara Pettigrew
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, none
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

About Barbara Pettigrew

Rental Agent

What makes this house unique

Extremely private estate on 2.5 acres of Pacific Ocean blufftop frontage!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The absolutely the most fantastic vacation ever. It was perfect from beginning to end! So very hard to leave. We were blessed to live in the Bay Area for many years, and staying here has been a dream. Great weather to top it off. We WILL be back. Barbara, you were a gem to work with. Thank you.
Jul 2014
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Gualala House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Ocean Front, 'The Beach House'- Sweeping Coastal Views
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 33 reviews
Phoenix, Arizona

Amazing views

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay w amazing views and a wonderful deck. The hot tub allows clear view of the seas and the stars. Beds are comfortable, living room and kitchen are great with Windows throughout so the ocean is always in view. Five minutes from Gualala and five minutes from Anchor Bay. No real nightlife in either town but friendly people and good restaurants. The Russian restaurant and the Thai restaurant were real great surprises. Highly recommend this house to just relax and enjoy the views and the weather

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, Texas

I loved this house and the views

  • 5 of 5

This house is located in a beautiful area. Although it is located on a highway, I tall wooden fence hides the property. The backyard deck extends along the entire back of the house and wraps around the side. The hot tub is a very nice touch to this house. The weather in August was nice and cool (sweatshirts) and the small town nearby had a nice coffee shop and a very high end restaurant. I loved the entire stay. Beautiful house!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

this place was amazing. Went with another couple and had a wonderful time. People in town were really friendly. Didn't want to leave. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Home with Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here with another couple and had a wonderful time. From the time we walked in the door, we didn't want to leave. The views were AMAZING and having such a beautiful home to enjoy them in was wonderful. The entire home was very well maintained and well appointed. When you walk in the first thing you see is the entire wall of windows facing the ocean! Even from the bedrooms you have a great view of the ocean. The hot tub was another great feature of the home. While we were there, we saw some whales off in the distance. The town of Gualala is cute and we also made our way north to Mendocino. The local beaches provided some enjoyable time wading in the water as it was too cold to swim.

Barbara was great to work with and provided us with all the information we needed. We had a GREAT vacation and hope to get back soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and even more amazing views

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the beach house for 3 nights and wish it could have been longer. As nice as the pictures are, they’re nothing compared to walking in the front door and onto the patio to see the stunning views. We enjoyed the town of Gualala and the Mendocino coast but couldn’t wait to get back to the house to enjoy everything it had to offer! We look forward to returning some day soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magalia, CA


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Beach House for a week and none of us wanted to leave...ever. The house had all of the creature comforts one could wish for, none better than the hot tub. A fabulous place to watch the sunset or sunrise. I read with confusion other comments about Barb, the house manager, and simply shake my head. Barb was kind, helpful, very clear in the information she sent (with detailed instructions about everything, including a map), and was a delight.

A footnote to those of you who may have mobility issues as I do. The house is on a cliff and has no direct beach access. We traveled from Fort Ross to Mendocino and found the most accommodating beach to be at Gualala Regional Park as it has a gently sloped paved trail to the beach.


  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Visit the historic Point Arena Lighthouse, fish off the Pier in nearby Point Arena. Kayak the Gualala River in the summer months. Wineries located North and South of the home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.