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Pelican Point, Dramatic Ocean & Coast Views, Spa, Next to Town

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + game room with bed, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-10)

THE VIEWS DO NOT GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS! The pictures give you some idea of the magnitude of the view down the coast, but to a tee, guests say it doesn't match seeing it in person.

When you walk in the front door, my best description is that it's like looking out of a cruise ship that' docked on a private cove. With Russian Gulch State Park as our neighbor, you have a unobstructed view all the way down the coast to the Mendocino Headlands! Stormy days are majestic as you sit and watch the coastline explode as far as the eye can see. Sit outside on our large deck overlooking ocean and hear nothing but the waves while watching the migration of the gray whales, or relax in the hot tub with the same commanding views. We added a downstairs patio complete with a fire pit. Yet you are only 5 minutes from downtown Mendocino, full of great shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Russian Gulch State park is less than 1/2 mile from the house where you can hang out at their beach, Kayak the coves, or hike the trails to waterfalls. Take a stroll to the Pt. Cabrillo Lighthouse or a little further brings you to Caspar Beach where you can surf, kayak or simply lay back on the large sandy beach.

Back at our home, we have all the amenities you will need, from a full kitchen, cable TV, stereo, VCR, DVD, to a game room complete with a pool table, antique slot machines and exercise equipment.

Build a fire, turn on our funky fish lights (By artist Doug Rathbun), pour a libation and enjoy. Stroll downstairs to the game room and enjoy a game of pool, or walk outside to the hot tub that is situated with the same commanding views and look at the stars overhead. This place is truly special, no doubt about it. From its unassuming exterior to the warm amenities inside, we guarantee the place will take your breath away.

Welcome to Pelican Point.

You will love it, ...I guarantee it!

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Owner
Don Walker
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

About Don Walker

My wife and I were married in Mendocino in 1981. We have always enjoyed the area and when we sold my mother-in-laws house in Hawaii we (I) embarked on finding an ocean front house there as a investment-rental for her.

Don Walker purchased this house in 2011

Why Don Walker chose North Coast California

I've participated in the Mendocino Abalone Cook Off several times and have taken the grand prize a few times. Always loving the area, I was looking for oceanfront property as an investment/income for my mother-in-law. After several tries (every time I made it over, the property I was coming over to look at would be in escrow) I got a call from my realtor about another oceanfront property. I made it halfway to Mendocino when I got the call that it went into escrow. Being halfway there I decided to come over anyway and look at other properties. The first one was what I now call Pelican Point. I really did not want to look at it because it was WAY out of our budget.

It was a beautiful sunny day. I looked at the house as we drove up and to be honest, I thought it looked kinda barn like, but my first steps into the home took my breath away. The fire was going and all I could see was coastline and ocean. It was (is) truly breathtaking! I had to have it!

It was a long journey to get the house. Suffice it to say, everything fell in line and this unbelievable house is ours, and we love to share it with others! It’s November 25, 2013 as I write this, and I’m even more excited about the place than when we first got it. It’s a great place to hang with family and or friends. We invite you to come share the experience. You will not be disappointed

What makes this house unique

THE VIEWS ARE MAJESTIC. THE LOCATION IS INCREDIBLE. IT'S LIKE HAVING YOUR OWN ISLAND NEXT TO DOWNTOWN MENDOCINO.

NO BRAG, JUST FACT

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Mendocino in the Mendocino County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Game room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The outside deck is furnished with two dining tables and several wine barrel androndack chairs and we've added a stationary bike and elliptical trainer to game room to keep you in shape for the hikes around Russian Gulch State Park and Caspar Beach

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Pelican Point, Dramatic Ocean & Coast Views, Spa, Next to Town
average rating of 4.9404764 based on 84 reviews
5

Secluded, pristine, relaxing... these are a few of my favorite things.

  • 5 of 5

We searched for the right spot for a long time, evaluating cost vs luxury vs location and this was the place. Being from Texas, it was a delight to sleep with the windows open and listen to the waves crashing into the cliffs below. In the mornings we would drink coffee on the deck and watch the neighborhood turkeys roam around as well as the kayakers in the waters below. In the evening, it was wine from the hot tub and watching the hummingbirds and deer on the territory. We were never bothered by anyone and privacy was certainly respected. There were only four of us but this three story beauty of a home could have easily comforted several more people. The point is, if you have a small group of friends or a family of many, this place fits the bill. I mean that, spend the money treat yourself. I work hard and often and it was amazing to finally hit the "reset" button and just breath. My thanks go out to Mr Walker for allowing us the time to enjoy such an amazing place. We WILL be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at Pelican Point. The house was in the perfect location for us. The property had a very private feel and had an amazing view. The house was really nicely decorated and very clean. The kitchen well stocked with misc. items a vacationer might need to feel at home.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A healing four days!

  • 5 of 5

Six brothers and sisters left the stress of work and health issues behind, relaxing in the hot tub, soaking up the amazing view, sipping wine and falling asleep to the sound of waves. This was a powerful prescription for feeling better in so many ways! The house had everything we needed (and most of what we wanted) and we were sorry to have our four days end. A perfect getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great views in older cliff house

  • 4 of 5

very nice place, great centrally located and very well stocked. The view from the deck is stunning, great water pressure in showers and it is as advertised. The deck and house is showing its age a bit, but that is one of the downfalls of living on the coast... I highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

House was great, exactly as the pictures showed, spectacular views. Very comfortable, enough rooms and bathrooms for everyone, and lots of interesting art/sculptures/memorabilia all of the place. Would certainly go back again if the opportunity presents itself.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What an experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had the great pleasure of spending a week at Pelican Point in July 2017. From the very arrival to the last time we locked up the house we had a fantastic time. Don's house is so charming, inviting and well-stocked. Don has actually added a whole bucket of new umbrellas after a request from a previous visitor. We didn't have to use them but what a great gesture!

The furniture and art complement the gorgeous views and interior. On most days, we spent hours reading and watching nature at its best on the deck. The bird life is spectacular and a group of deer kept us company from a distance almost every day. The fog was mesmerizing, appearing several times each day, allowing us to either feel completely enveloped or view the Russian Gulch and the Mendocino Headlands. The raised dining table and the large windows make the views at every meal (or poker game) even more spectacular.

We enjoyed the pool table, hot tub, grill and fire pit throughout the week, and on cold days I'm sure the fireplace in the living room is as spectacular as the rest of the house. The downstairs bedroom has an electric fireplace that kept our little baby warm at night.

Overall, we're summing this up as a superb vacation place with quick feedback from the owner whenever you need support.

Thank you so much, Don!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! I appreciate it very much. It's frone the heart, I can tell that it's not one of those reviews that are asked by vrbo asking for a review. I appreciate you taking the time to do this! Pelican point is a special place and I love to share it with families like you! I know you will have great memories and that's what life is all about. Much Aloha, Don
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Location

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Little River
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Patterson's
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
little river
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Skunk Train
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
all mendocino
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Russian Gulch State Park
Car: recommended

hunting, ATM/bank, autumn foliage, bay/sound, botanical garden, eco tourism, forests, hospital, laundromat, beachcombing, bird watching, whale watching, surf fishing

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in the Mendocino, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
november special
2 Nov 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£936
for 2 nights
From
£390
 
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,415
for 5 nights
From
£452
 
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,415
for 5 nights
From
£452
 
 
new years
28 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,634
for 3 nights
From
£493
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£977
for 2 nights
From
£411
From
£452
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £155.42
Additional Guest Fee £18.5 per person per night
Pet Fee £37
Damage Deposit £222.03

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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