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Surfscape Beach House, Bodega Bay, Crashing Surf, Private Stairs,Secluded Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Beach House With Private Stairs To Secluded Beach.

FYI: The devastating Sonoma County fire of 2017 did not in any way effect the area for many miles around our location and did not impact the Coastal Region. Our hearts go out to all those who have suffered a terrible loss.

Welcome to our beach house (completely remodeled in 2013) for the 'Ultimate Pacific Coast Surf Experience'. Perched atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific approximately 4 miles north of Bodega Bay. The photo's will depict views from the actual property and the beautiful coastal inspired interior.

PLEASE NOTE: AS PER SONOMA COUNTY LAW: This home is not permitted for a wedding destination or a venue for gatherings. We cannot accept pre or post wedding gatherings. Only guests that are on the reservation are allowed. 6 guests maximum at all times. Thank you! 100% PET ALLERGY FREE. Our guests can enjoy a pet allergy free home!

(Check-in: 4PM Check-out 11AM)

The beach house is built on the bluff over looking a spectacular show of nature at her best. You will have your own private stairs down to a sheltered, secluded beach. You can have beach fun and family time exploring tide pools or a romantic, quiet picnic...Just the two of you and the ocean.

The design and construction team have kept the integrity of the seaside property with it's planked walls and raked ceiling, enhancing the beach house ambiance. Comforting neutrals, warm whites and current pops of fun color punctuate the decor. Driftwood effect ceramic floors, quartz counters and nautical theme accessories carry the beach house motif throughout.

The Pacific, west facing beach house allows you to view the surf at all times and enjoy the most breath taking sunsets, crashing surf, sea mist and bold rugged rock formations.

The great room with it's 35 foot wide wall of pacific facing windows is comfortably furnished with a log-effect fireplace and a Smart flat screen TV. Internet and free US and Canada long distance supplied for your convenience.

Dining for four at the antique table with it's captain's chairs, or at the large quartz peninsula.

All electric kitchen appliances: fast glass top range, and small appliances. Generous quartz counter work space in neutral tones and plenty of cabinet space with ambiance lighting for enhanced cooking and entertaining experience. The kitchen is well appointed for enjoying home cooked faire. Why go out when you can have the best ocean view in town with the surf as your back ground music! Enjoy your cracked crab and chardonnay at sunset with your family or special other.

Gas BBQ on porch.

Two king bedrooms and two bathrooms: the countryside facing room has views of peaceful bucolic rolling hills and a red farmhouse with it's barn. To add to your comfort we have installed a wall mounted fireplace to keep the chill off and a T.V.. It has a large en suite with a tub and shower combo. The second king has a Pacific Ocean and farm view, a wall mounted fireplace and T.V.. A quaint shower bathroom with a quartz vanity services this king room. Both bedrooms offer great privacy and are ideal for two couples.

Attention to detail for your comfort continues throughout. Plenty of towels, linens, comforters (with duvet covers changed for each guest) and quilts. Excellent Memory Foam toppers on both beds. All the mattresses and pillows have protectors and high quality pads. Two folding futon pads for extra two guest (ideal for kids and teens)

If you need more room for extended family or friends we can offer the 'Little Sister Cottage' next door: Seamist Cottage. She is our cute & cozy one bedroom/bath with a sleeping loft/two twins(ideal for kids/teens) Seamist is a smaller version of Surfscape with all the great attention to detail and comfort.

We have designed and furnished the Surfscape Beach House to create a memorable and wonderful experience that will leave you rested, renewed and ready to return again and again!

We look forward to your visit.

More Details

Gay Jardine
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Gay Jardine

We are a design and construction team with a lot of energy! We love taking something and turning it around. Our vacation rentals and guests are important to us and we enjoy our work. We also have other properties that have been a success and enjoyed by many.

Gay Jardine purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Gay Jardine chose Sereno del Mar

This property is a find in a million! You just don't come by a gem like Surfscape every day. The impact of walking into the cottage and being amazed by the pounding surf right there in your living room was well beyond words! There is really nothing like it!

What makes this cottage unique

Private beach stairs down to a semi secluded beach! Not only do you have an amazing up-close ocean view, but you have access to the beach below. The beach is close to being private with only one other neighbor's staircase leading down. The beach is cut-off from both ends at higher tides. Very few beach-combers and you'll feel as though it were your own!

The cottage has a wonderful coastal cliff location (the seagulls fly past your windows!) Fantastic views of the Pacific and beautiful crashing surf. Large deck and glass railing.

(PLEASE NOTE: AS PER SONOMA COUNTY: We are NOT permitted as a wedding destination location, or a site for gatherings. We cannot hold ceremonies, host pre or post wedding get- togethers or social gatherings.

6 ( SIX) guests maximum at ALL times, no daily gatherings of more visitors.

We are 100% PET ALLERGY FREE . Thank you.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sereno del Mar in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Owner's Cancellation Terms: If you cancel, you will receive 75% of ONLY the RE RENTED nightly fees and 100% of all: taxes, cleaning and deposit.
  • Max occupancy: As per Sonoma County regulations we are permitted for 2 guests per bedroom +2 additional guests (6 total) & 1 car per bedroom(2 cars)
  • Permit use:As per Sonoma County, we are not permitted for special events, wedding, etc. No additional day guests. Max occupancy is 6 at ALL times.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The bathrooms have new ocean, beach house inspired touches. Sopft neutral tile, pebble mosaic, quartz and some of it's original planking. New light fixtures, plumbing fixtures and cabinets. Plenty of bath towels and separate beach towels are supplied for outside.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms are about 200 sf with wall mounted electric flame fireplaces and TV . There are fantastic views from both bedrooms with top down / bottom up blinds to give you the view while maintaining privacy. Mattress and pillow protectors, comforters, and extra blankets.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Surfscape Beach House, Bodega Bay, Crashing Surf, Private Stairs,Secluded Beach
average rating of 4.9016395 based on 122 reviews

Best place to stay in Bodega

  • 5 of 5

We return to Surfscape every year. The views and access to the beach are the best. The home is clean and very comfortable. You will love this home.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa, Thanks so much for visiting us at Surfscape! We really enjoy hearing from our guests and do take an interest in their comments (It was nice chatting with you this morning). Always lovely to know that we were able to deliver on the promise as we work hard to make every trip to "Surf" a happy and memorable one! Thanks again for your business and we will look forward to the next time!
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El Dorado Hills, CA

Love ❤️ the location, views and access to the beach

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful home, very updated and has all the comforts of home. Great views of the ocean, we love being able to walk right down the stairs to the beach

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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This House is a Treasure

  • 5 of 5

This house is peaceful with calming ocean views on one side and rolling hills on the other. We loved everything about this house--it's a great place to get away and enjoy with the ones you love.

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mission Viejo CA

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying at the Surfscape and it was just as wonderful as the first. Amazing views not only of the ocean, but the rolling hills and farm area across the street are just as beautiful. House is clean, updated and well stocked. Doug & Gay are very easy to work with and make renting their home a breeze. There is another house on the property but don't let that deter you. You can't hear any noise or are even aware that it is there. One day we noticed water running on the deck and we didn't know if it was an issue or not so we texted Blanca their local contact. She got back to us immediately and had someone over to look at it within a half hour. Turned out to be not a big deal, but the response was amazing. We went into Napa for a day which is about 1 1/2 hour scenic drive. Another day we drove up to Stumptown Brewery in Guerneville, well worth it if you like breweries. Hung out in Bodega Bay and had chowder, our favorite is at Fishetarian Fish Market. One hint of advice I have is to stop at a grocery store before getting to the house. There are local markets, but they are rather pricey. I would totally recommend this rental. If there were more than 5 stars they would get them all. We can't wait to go back. Thank you Doug & Gay for another amazing time at your rental.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location wonderful, fabulous view, great place

  • 4 of 5

Second time staying there. Couldn’t ask for a better location, view and amenities. I love it there.

There was one issue. Couldn’t get the heater to work, woke up and was very cold. I called the contact person and was told there were portable heaters in the closet and a repairman would come at noon. Since this was my vacation, I made a quick trip for a walk on the beach so I’d be there at noon. Then received a call and was told repairman would come between 12-4pm . At 4:15 still no repairman so I called again and was told he’d be there in 15 mins. He did come and had trouble getting it working, but finally did after about 30 mins. Soon after found there was a squealing/ whistling sound coming from the heater that got louder and very annoying as it worked. So had the heat and fire, but annoying noise. I would have liked to spend those 5 ++ hrs completely different than waiting for a repairman. I do want to go back, I only hope the fireplace problems get resolved permanently.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately things happen, just as they do in our full-time homes. We acted as quickly as possible to re set the digital thermostat for the Dimplex fireplace. The power must have gone out(even for a quick second) or a surge happened, just enough to have the thermostat need re-setting. We had the housekeeper check for noise and have since had several guests in and we have asked how the fireplace is functioning and no one has heard the noise(?) We also did mention to the guests that they did not need to be home for our local handy man to re-set the thermostat. This was their choice. Our home is wonderfully cared for by a local family whom we trust implicitly. We do have additional heaters and each bedroom has a fireplace. Apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for visiting.
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Beautiful Home, Quite Stay

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time at a very quiet location. Came from the east coast and learned a great deal about the area. Surfscape Beach House was the departure point for all our fun times. The location was ideal, the ease of getting there was wonderful, and the weather was great. Able to visit many different spots along the coast as well as inland to several winery's.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mike, Glad you enjoyed our home and the amazing area of the Sonoma Coast with it's rugged beauty. We feel fortunate to have the beach house and it's location being well situated for wine country as well as peaceful retreating. Many thanks for visiting us!
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Bodega Bay
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bodega Bay
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Sonoma / Napa Wine Train
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Bodega Bay
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

SURFSCAPE, a recently remodeled beach house is situated on the bluff near Gleasons Beach on the Pacific Ocean, a short 5 mile drive north of Bodega Bay and 7 miles south of Jenner between Salmon Creek and the Russian River in Sonoma County.

(Check-in 4PM- Check-out 11AM)

This Pacific get-away Beach House is unique and one of only a few actually situated on the ocean with it's own private stairs to the beach.

Upon entering Surfscape Beach House you will be astounded at the visual before you...The Pacific Ocean in all her glory. You are so close you can feel her power and will be awestruck. Gulls fly past your 35 feet of wall-to wall, ceiling height windows. Pelicans land on Elephant rock, which punctuates your spectacular view. Enjoy watching migrating whales 'blow' in the distance. You will experience being alone and away from it all with the pounding surf surely as if it was your own!

This area is revered for it's dramatic coastline, famed wineries and lush farmland. For outdoor enthusiasts, hiking trails along Bodega Head, kayaking, local guided tours on Bodega Bay or waiting for the perfect wave at Salmon Creek, Gleasons (walking distance), Portuguese and Wright Beach, all within very close proximity are great ways to get out and enjoy this amazing location. For equestrians: Chancellor Ranch, a short drive away where you can take trails up into the hills or down to the ocean.

The coastal community offers seafood and family style restaurants, beach shops, galleries, saltwater taffy and kite shops, a marina, golfing and a spa.

The Pacific Coast, Sonoma County with it's many attributes is a wonderful location. Just 70 miles from San Francisco and 7 miles south of Jenner and close to the charming little towns: Bodega, Sonoma, Guernville and Duncan Mills.

Surfscape Beach House is an amazing location where you can restore and redefine relaxation.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sereno del Mar, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
4th of July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day
31 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2018
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Christmas and New Year 2018
14 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
15 Apr 2019 - 26 Apr 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Memmorial Day 2019
24 May 2019 - 27 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Damage Insurance £37.64
Cleaning Fee £112.93 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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