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Oceanfront 'Desire' Albion Mendocino Home

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom + 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Accommodations: House, 1 Bedroom + 1 Bath (Sleeps 2) .

This very private and romantic oceanfront Mendocino home is a spacious split-level set as close to the ocean as possible so as to take full advantage of the dramatic setting. The soothing sounds of the ocean waves rolling in and crashing against the rocks below will make you feel like you are on your own private island.

This gem of a house has romantic, private, and truly million dollar expansive views of the ocean from every room. The view through the French doors is truly breathtaking. A wrought iron spiral staircase ascends to the upstairs oversized King bed. The fireplace also has an amazing view of the ocean. The night time sky reveals a starry sky unpolluted by city lights.

The hot tub on the deck outside is a great spot for sipping local wines while watching the whales and seals play in the ocean. This, one of a kind house is an ideal getaway for a honeymoon, anniversary, or that much needed and deserved time off.

This home is close driving distance to the village of Mendocino, Fort Bragg, Point Arena as well as the renowned Anderson Valley wine country.

Please note the owner will send out address and access information about a week prior to checkin date of confirmed guests.

Because of the proximity of the ocean bluffs, children and pets are not permitted.

You will understand why guests call this home 'Desire' and why they all tell us they will be back next year!

More Details

Owner
pdygal@gmail.com
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank You for allowing us to stay in your vacation home! It was gorgeous! Great views, private, proximity to Mendocino, whale watching, etc…. I can guarantee you that we will be back when we need to get away to the coast again…….hopefully sooner, than later………..



Thanks again!
Mar 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
148 Miles
San Francisco

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the Albion in the Mendocino County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(58 traveller reviews)

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Oceanfront 'Desire' Albion Mendocino Home
average rating of 4.827586 based on 59 reviews
5

Delightful

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was delightful and the highlight of my trip. The view from the back deck and living room is exquisite. Sunsets were spectacular. After a day of exploring the coast returning here for a relaxing hot tub was just perfect. The cottage is clean with great furnishings and careful attention to amenities. The bottle of champagne was a bonus. Highly recommend a stay at Desire in Albion.

Dave

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Unwind

  • 4 of 5

Great place to unwind. Killer view, comfy bed, well supplied for all we needed. Would rate 5 stars if just a bit further from hwy ( could hear traffic on bridge) and screens on doors would be nice to enjoy lovely air after dark. After seeing a rather large raccoon looking for goodies the first night- we did not leave doors open after dark. Great place to unwind !

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Napa, California
5

Relaxing and Romantic Weekend at Desire

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful spot for a relaxing and romantic weekend away. Everything was perfect! The view was spectacular, the hot tub and BBQ made for a relaxing and enjoyable weekend. Very thankful for the opportunity to spend a weekend at Desire. Will be back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, Texas
5

Clean, cozy & amazing views

  • 5 of 5

What an idyllic spot, on the top of a bluff overlooking the rugged coastline of the Pacific ocean. The comfortable deck chairs and the ocean waves rolling in were great for coffee in the morning or a drink in the evening. The hot tub was very clean and you could see the ocean while you soak. Everything inside is clean and neat. Albion is 7 miles south of Mendocino, a quaint little town with restaurants, coffee shops, a grocery store, and many little shops. The hike along the coastline, right across from Main St. is a "definitely don't miss". Many other hikes, beaches, and towns are in easy driving distance. Bring a light jacket as it gets cool during much of the day. It is also worth mentioning that we didn't have cell phone service at the house (did in Mendocino) and the internet is painfully slow.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely a surreal location on the coast.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to find a bottle of champagne waiting for us right inside the front door. The first night we barbecued a steak on the grill and enjoyed the view. The rest was a blur. Such an amazing getaway. Rent this house if its available! We're definitely going to try to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely!

  • 4 of 5

Great view! Cozy, clean cabin!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in the Albion, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£418
for 2 nights
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£152
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £190.03
Cleaning Fee £114.02
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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