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Oceanfront 'Desire' Albion Mendocino Home

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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 wines while watching the whales and seals play in the ocean. Please enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine from Terra Vigna.

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.

Cancellations Policy: If cancellation is made 30 days or more in advance of checkin date, guest will be refunded 100%. If cancellation is made between 30-14 days in advance, guest will be refunded 50%. If cancellation notice is given within less than 14 days, there will be no refund.

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

This, one of a kind house is an ideal getaway for a honeymoon, anniversary, or that much needed and deserved time off. You will understand why guests call this home 'Desire' and why they all tell us they will be back next year!

More Details

Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 3 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(68 traveller reviews)

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Oceanfront 'Desire' Albion Mendocino Home
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 69 reviews
Cloverdale, CA


  • 4 of 5

Gorgeous sweeping sea vistas. Cozy, roomy and easily accessed from the highway. Comfortable bed & wonderful hot tub with continuing views of the ocean. Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chico, CA

Very good. Wonderful views of ocean! Convenient kitchen.

  • 4 of 5

Climbing circular staircase to bedroom a little tough for our “older/rebuilt” knees. Will still go back again👍

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to relax and enjoy the scenery.

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect vacation spot for us. It was quiet and private. Enjoying the hot tub and sleeping to the sounds of the ocean was relaxing. Everything was clean and stocked with what we needed including the best champagne! Communication was great. Would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Desire. Enjoyed beautiful sunsets, watched the whales, tasted great wine and beer and enjoyed the comfort of this home. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, comfortable home with beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, beautiful, comfortable and very private. In the mornings we sat on the deck and drank coffee overlooking the amazing view. In the evening, we watched the sunset from the amazing hot tub. Will absolutely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, Ca

We are repeat guests and always love our time at Desire. Shhhh. Don't tell anyone!

  • 5 of 5

Always a relaxing time. Stayed a week. Barely left the cabin. Ahhh!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
148 Miles
San Francisco


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £108.31
Damage Deposit £180.52

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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