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Bedrooms 4
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property


"SUNSET VIEW ESCAPE" - OCEANFRONT - is located in the beautiful California coast. It is situated in a perfect location on a quiet cul de sac with no traffic or noise and is nestled up against private, open space in the back. The house is designed so you are protected with mountains in the back, and directly faces the majestic pacific ocean giving an ocean view from every room in the house !!

Watch breathtaking sunsets every night as you escape from the busy noise of life. Retreat to the deck or the upstairs and watch grey whales from the spacious, 800 sq. ft. deck as they migrate Northbound in the springtime from March - June and Southbound in the fall from October - November!

Watch and listen to the crashing waves against the sea shore as you unplug and relax.

Open the front door and you are steps away to Portuguese beach, and from feeling the sand beneath your feet and the clean, crisp ocean mist upon your face.

This space is vibrant and full of life from the deer strolling through the property every morning and evening to seeing the hummingbirds dance around the purple cone bushes. Watch the hawk that sits perched atop a tree just outside the kitchen window (above the sink) or the foxes, bunnies and wild turkeys wandering about in the front yard. Look to the sky and don't miss out on bird watching from pelicans to osprey, seagulls and many others.... Happy wildlife watching :)

This quiet, heavenly place is a 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath, 3,300 sq. ft. custom built craftsman style home at the ocean's edge designed to bring the outdoors in with windows, windows, windows, everywhere including huge wood clad, picture glass sliders giving fantastic ocean views from every room in the house.

It sleeps 8 comfortably and the master bedroom features a Cal King size bed, Jacuzzi tub and a gorgeous rock fireplace with sitting area. It also comes with it's own protected, private deck with incredible ocean views. There are 3 bedrooms downstairs and 1 has a Cal King size bed and the other 2 have a Queen size bed. The 3 bedrooms downstairs also have an awesome ocean view, and their own private, protected, beautiful flagstone patio with sitting area surrounded by vibrant flowers.

Sit, relax and take in the ocean air :)

Upstairs is a living room with a beautiful rock fireplace you can snuggle up to and read a good book.

For the chefs out there, there is a fully equipped gourmet kitchen upstairs that has all stainless appliances, granite countertops, Henckel knives, a spice collection, a range of pots, pans and utensils, white tableware including serving dishes, coffee, tea and sugar. The open concept layout of the kitchen, dining, bar, and living room together with barstools in the island allow for entertaining in the kitchen. You will always be part of all the activities and also enjoy the panoramic ocean view while you cook.

There's a CD player, AM/FM radio, books, board games, kid's games & toys, puzzles and cards for fun :)

There's WIFI throughout the house and cable - over 100+ channels. Every bedroom downstairs has a SMART HDTV. The master bedroom upstairs and the TV room both have a SAMSUNG TV.

You may choose to use the television/WIFI........... or not............... disconnecting entirely from the world :)

For those on Verizon, you'll have no problem with cell service, the tower is a block behind us. For those with AT & T, you'll be forced to take a true vacation since there is no cell service unless you drive down the coast a few miles :)

All linens including beach towels, towels & wash cloths, hairdryers, iron, laundry detergent, soaps, shampoo and conditioner are provided.

Beach anyone?

Open the front door and walk to Portuguese beach. Portuguese beach is only a short 2 blocks away :) Put your feet in the sand, beachcomb or try your hand at flying a kite :)

Local attraction recommendations anyone ?

Here it goes.............

Tide pooling at Shell beach, whale watching from the deck or get up close and personal at Bodega Head / Sonoma Coast State Beach, see and learn about marine life at UC DAVIS Marine Laboratory, Hiking at Bodega Head and many other trails, Shopping, Wine Tasting at Gourmet Au Bay or Sonoma Coast Vineyards in Bodega Bay, Golfing at the Links Bodega Harbour, Horse back riding on the beach at Chanslor Ranch, Kayak tours by "The Surf Shack" on the ocean, bay, or Russian River and see marine life like seals, rays, etc., Rent surf boards and kayaks at "The Surf Shack" and explore on your own, Fish off the beach or jump on a fishing charter such as Anita's Fishing Charters, Ziplining at Sonoma Canopy Tours in nearby Occidental, and attend mass at St. Theresa of Avila in the town of Bodega which was used in the scene from Alfred Hitchock's "The Birds". Wow.......I think I got it all :)

Bodega Bay has it all for the leisurely to adventure seekers ! :)

More Details

Sandy Gee
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Sandy Gee

Standing on a wobbly ladder, unstable on the uneven terrain, dreaming of how to design the house for the most fantastic ocean views.........This is how my husband, Rob, and I started our adventure here in Bodega Bay. Rob designed and built this incredible property in 2005 and designed it so every room in the house would have a view including our guests. Rob has a passion for designing and building homes, so we hope you enjoy the attention to detail in this craftsman style home.

Rob grew up in Carmichael and I grew up locally in Healdsburg. I moved away for college, met Rob & later introduced him to Sonoma County's finest - THE OCEAN & WINE COUNTRY. After that, we just couldn't stay away from this beautiful place. Rob & Sandy :)

Sandy Gee purchased this house in 2005

Why Sandy Gee chose Sereno del Mar

There is an empty chair on the deck with your name on it :) The sun is upon your face as you gaze out into the breathtaking endless ocean admiring the crashing waves :)

Beverage in hand, mountains at your back, wildlife wandering about and all this in the midst of good company; family and friends. Does it get much better than that?


We hope you will love "SUNSET VIEW ESCAPE" as much as we do and hope this peaceful place awakens the senses and soothes the soul :)

What makes this house unique

Watch breathtaking sunsets every night as you escape from the busy noise of life while

snuggling up in front of the living room or master bedroom fireplace.

Admire the colors in the sunset as you toast with a glass of wine at the end of the day, in the Jacuzzi, recalling the day's wonderful adventures.

Come unplug and relax :)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Sereno del Mar in Bodega Bay

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Beautiful travertine stone tile on countertops and in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful travertine stone tile on countertops and shower.
    Master Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Jacuzzi , stone tile on counter tops & shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Fireplace w/sitting area,HDTV,Attached bath w/jacuzzi, views
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , SMART HDTV, Sitting area, views
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , SMART HDTV, Desk, Sitting area, Views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , SMART HDTV, Desk, Sitting Area, Views
  • Great ocean views from all bedrooms. Master Suite has private deck & sitting area. All bedrooms downstairs & upstairs have private, protected patio with sitting area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Alfred Hitchcock "The Birds" was filmed in Bodega Bay & Bodega.


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Sacramento, CA

Great views, well appointed home, friendly hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed another wonderful stay in Bodega Bay. This home is the best!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home is so lovely, has everything you would need for a wonderful trip with friends or family. Boatloads of space, gorgeous views, and comfy beds! Would happily go again and again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved every little detail

  • 5 of 5

We (7 adults and one 16-month baby) had the opportunity to stay here for two nights. I will spare you the details of the property since it is very well displayed in the description as well as other reviews.

I titled this review as "loved every little detail" because I really appreciated the small things. For example, practically every light/fan switch is labeled with a description of what it controls. There are also toys/props for babies/kids, which was a pleasant surprise and they made our weekend with the baby a lot smoother sail than it would've been otherwise. The bathrooms even have a disposal bag for feminine products. At the top of the staircase, there is a glass door that you can lock to keep the baby from falling down the stairs (another unexpected bonus for us!).

Our family enjoyed the sunset both nights. The views are indeed spectacular, and I would love to return again with family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing beach home

  • 5 of 5

This was truly an amazing weekend. The beach house was so beautiful and comfortable. Accommodated 8 people comfortably which including two children. Amazing kitchen, fully stocked. You don't have to bring a thing. The owners have thought it all out down to the beach towels and beach toys for the children. Quick walk to the beach with a beautiful view of the ocean and the evening sunset. Truly a treasure.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great area and wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

Bodega Bay is a quaint little town with more to do than we originally thought. We had to divert two days of our 4 day trip in California (because of the fires) to staying in Bodega Bay for all four days. Sandy was extremely generous and accommodating to extending our stay last minute. The ocean views from the property are amazing. There is a short walk to the clean beach that offers great waves and rock scenery. We did wine tours, sailboating, eateries, and spending time with great friends in a beautiful home. The drive to Armstrong Redwood Forest is a short trip and we enjoyed stopping in Guerneville. The four bedrooms were perfect for the four couples. The kitchen is perfectly equipped. I can find no fault with this property. Loved this town! Thank you, Sandy!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern California

Girls' getaway

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house with 7 of my friends for a girls' getaway weekend and it was the perfect place! The location is peaceful, the view is fabulous and the house is gorgeous. If you're looking for a relaxing location, this is it. There isn't much around except the little town of Bodega, although there are several restaurants and a wine tasting room in Bodega Bay. Working with Sandy was easy. The house is large and spacious. There is plenty of space for everyone and you never feel crowded. The kitchen is large and well equipped. You are walking distance to the beach (a little less than a mile) which is convenient.

Loved this place and would recommend it to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
83 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Tides Wharf Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Ferry
56 Miles
Larkspur Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
The Links at Bodega Harbour
Nearest Train
69 Miles
AMTRAK at Berkeley, CA
Nearest Motorway
0.71 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Terrapin Creek Cafe & Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.71 Miles
Portuguese Beach
Car: recommended

The beautiful coastal town of Bodega Bay offers both vibrant and "put-your-feet-in the sand" activities alike.

For those seeking escape from the daily noise of life you can simply open the front door and stroll to Portuguese beach :)

You can put your feet in the sand and take in the sound of the waves, beachcomb or have fun flying a kite :)

Want to explore other beaches? There are many to choose from including Doran Beach, Salmon Creek, Shell Beach, Goat Rock State Beach, Bodega Head / Sonoma Coast State Beach and many, many more.

Shell Beach is a favorite among marine life seekers since it is the best for tide pooling. Many schools use this location as an outdoor classroom to study tidal pool marine life.

Whale watching? You don't have to leave the house. From the deck, you can see the whales migrate Northbound March - June and Southbound October - November. Want a closer look? Grey Whales come closest to the shore at Bodega Head / Sonoma Coast State Beach / 7 miles away.

More marine life? The UC DAVIS Bodega Bay Marine Laboratory is a must. See colorful local fishes, invertebrates, kelp forest, anemones, local, unique marine creatures, and a tidepool mesocosm display. Open most Fridays from 2-4pm for groups of 10 people or less otherwise call for tour schedule.

Hiking? Enjoy the fantastic ocean views on the hiking trail that begins in the shell beach parking lot or walk across Highway 1 and hike up the "Dr. David Joseph Memorial Pomo Canyon Trail", a former Native American trading route. It climbs 700 ft. through redwood forests and grassy hillsides. It also has fantastic views of the coast from several locations. For another challenging hike, try the Bodega Head / Sonoma Coast State Beach hiking trail and there are many, many other hiking trails.

If you are a golfer then The Links at Bodega Harbour is for you and only 7 miles to happiness :)

If you enjoy horseback riding on the beach then you are in luck! You are only 3 miles away from Chanslor Ranch.

Perhaps you are an adventure seeker. No worries. We got you covered. You can rent kayaks, paddle boards, and surf boards to cruise the ocean, bay or Russian River at Bodega Bay Surf Shack / 6 miles away. Kayak Lessons and tours are offered from leisurely to challenging. You will encounter, seals, rays, and marine life all with an explanation of history and marine life.

More Adventure? Fishing anyone? You can fish right off the beach or jump on one of the local charters like Miss Anita Fishing Charters / 4.7 miles and catch salmon, rock cod, ling cod, halibut, dungeness crab, albacore, and giant Humbolt squid. Yummy.

Ziplining anyone? Sonoma Canopy Tours / 17 miles away in Occidental, CA is a short drive away. Enjoy soaring from tree to tree complete with panoramic forest views, deep ravines and an adrenaline rush not to be forgotten!

An Alfred Hitchcock fan? Visit the church in one of Alfred Hitchcock's scene "The Birds" in the town of Bodega / 10 miles away. Don't forget to stop into the Bodega Country Store across the street featuring the largest Hitchcock memorabilia from "The Birds".

Wine Tasting Anyone?

You are 5 miles away from enjoying great wine :)

Visit Gourmet Au Bay Waterside Wine bar & Tasting Room and Sonoma Coast Vineyards.

If you are feeling like taking a day trip, you can visit many other great Sonoma County Wineries at wineroad.com .

Shopping? Salt Water Taffy Anyone?

Enjoy salt water taffy at Patrick's of Bodega Bay, the pink and white striped candy store. There are also many shopping choices in town like Candy & Kites, Second Wind, Harbor View Gifts (The Tides Restaurant Gift Shop), East Shore Outfitters, Gourmet Au Bay, Bodega Bay Surf Shack, and Northern Light Surf Shop (in town of Bodega).

Massage? Day Spa Anyone?

Visit Bodega Bay Massage / 4. 5 miles away or Bodega Bay Lodge / 6.5 miles away for a relaxing massage.

If you are up for a SPA DAY then Osmosis Day Spa is a must.

You are only 15 miles away from enjoying the only day spa in the U.S. that offers a Cedar Enzyme Bath, a rejuvenating heat treatment from Japan. Also, the beautiful Japanese inspired bonsai and bamboo gardens are breathtaking.


The bread is baked in a wood fired brick oven and are the best sourdough bread, scones and biscotti's I've ever tasted!! They sellout daily of the whipping cream scones (apricot, white chocolate, ginger,double chocolate, espresso, hazelnut). Also yummy is the cheese fougasse bread, goat flat bread, Bohemian(apricot, orange, pecan), and the Egyptian(pear, fig and candied ginger). Everything is soooo good! People drive from all over the bay area to this wonderful place :)

If you'd like more information on what Bodega Bay has to offer please go to "www.visitbodegabayca.com".


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £144.42
Damage Deposit £541.57

SPECIALS.............................(email me with any questions through VRBO)
THANKSGIVING....................SPECIAL:.......STAY 5 NIGHTS - 2 NIGHT'S FREE !!! @ $795 / NIGHT

***THANKSGIVING.....................................................4 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY
***CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR'S:...................................4 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY..........................................1 - 8 GUESTS


Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice
There is a $100 cancellation processing fee

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.