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Dramatic Ocean Front Home with a Truly Unique Historic Setting

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 4

The Frolic, a delightful vacation rental -on the oceanfront of the Mendocino Coast – and just 3 miles from Mendocino Village – is contemporary and charming, with convenient access to the beach at the foot of the bluffs, and with numerous modern amenities. With views of the ocean from almost every room & surrounded by the beauty of the coastal location, this spacious home provides a relaxing respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Frolic Cove - just steps away from your front door – takes its name from the tragedy of the 1850 wreck of the clipper ship, “Frolic”. Laden with Chinese household goods and bound for San Francisco, the Frolic was a total loss from the storm; it remains one of California’s most important Gold-Rush-Era shipwrecks. The search for the lost ship resulted in the discovery of the riches of the redwood forests along the Mendocino Coast.

You and your guests will be enamored with the idyllic (and convenient) location of this contemporary country cottage! Spend an afternoon hiking in the Point Cabrillo Light Station State Historic Park whose extensive property borders this home… or soak up the sun on one of several beaches located nearby. Just minutes away is downtown Mendocino, where you'll find a variety of shops, galleries, gardens, and restaurants that dot the streets of this picturesque community.

With modern upgraded appliances, unique decorative accents, and the breathtaking views of the ocean, this seaside home is a charming twist on a classic cottage! Perched overlooking the cove and the ocean… and with views both east and west… early risers can watch the sunrise from the comfort of the wooden Adirondack chairs on the porch while sipping on a hot cup of coffee or tea. After a day exploring Mendocino and the surrounding area, spend an evening with a glorious sunset or wishing on shooting stars while you relax your sore muscles with a soak in the private hot tub!

With two bedrooms and three bathrooms, this well-designed home is the ideal getaway for up to four people. The layout of the house lets you enjoy an open and spacious living space with the bedroom suites at either end affording the best of privacy. The newly remodeled galley kitchen is fully equipped, ready for anything from a mid-morning snack to a holiday meal. An outdoor charcoal grill makes a summer BBQ both simple and fun! There are plenty of seating options for mealtimes, both inside and outside.

The living area is cozy and invites… curl up on the couch with your favorite novel or catch up with friends while admiring the ocean views. Both the living room and master bedroom boast a wood-burning fireplace! The master bedroom has a king-sized bed and the second bedroom is furnished with a queen bed. The stylish master bathroom includes a large tub and a separate shower.

This home away from home offers a variety of amenities - sure to entice any guest - from the private hot tub to a flat screen TV. Recently remodeled, upgrades include zone heating for every room, energy efficient appliances, and many decorative details. If you need to bring work with you, the wireless internet allows you to stay up to date and connected to coworkers back at the office - or to upload pictures to Facebook to share with your friends and family back home. Sorry no children or pets allowed.

The Frolic, a treasure you can discover again and again. To see all photos and details visit our website.

More Details

Property Manager
Mendocino Preferred Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King bed, 1 Queen bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

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Dramatic Ocean Front Home with a Truly Unique Historic Setting
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 19 reviews
Willits, CA
5

the frolic

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Truly amazing, very private with breathtaking views.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Foster City, CA
5

Absolutely stunning

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The photos just don't do this location justice! It is more breathtaking then you can imagine. We quickly changed our plans from going wine tasting to just hanging at the house. We sat in the hot tub at night under the milky way, listening to crashing ocean waves as the sweeping ray of the light house circled overhead. It was the highlight of our stay. The house has everything you need to cook and be comfortable. We also had a few extra visitors - a fox, a few deer and some birds. This is a perfect place for two couples to stay and I highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Grass Valley, CA
5

Absolute Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This was one of those vacations where you did not need to leave the place to be on vacation. We hiked the trails in the bordering park. We relaxed in the hot tub. We sat and read on the deck. Just a perfect spot for relaxing. The sound of the waves and the beautiful sunsets just kept you at the house. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Lovely Cozy Mendocino Coast Escape!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I visited the Frolic with my husband and another couple over the 4th of July weekend. We were so charmed by this adorable and cozy place that we ended up staying in and cooking all of our meals there instead of going out to eat as we originally intended. The common space with a working fireplace was great for games or hanging out, and we liked that the TV was in a separate TV room. The bedrooms and bathrooms were nice, with one bathroom very recently redone in great style. Also, the hot tub right on the cliff's edge was out of this world! Working with the rental agency was a breeze. We can't wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Frolic Stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The pictures didn't do this vacation rental justice. It was absolutely breathtaking. Views of the ocean from almost every room. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tucson, AZ
5

Relax to the Max

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We have stayed at the Frolic many times... we love the location and the privacy and quiet, except of course for the wonderful sounds of the waves, and birds and sea lions! The Frolic could use a few upgrades including more comfortable dining chairs, pillows for the deck chairs and a new set of dishes. That said, it is the ideal getaway in Mendocino.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Mendocino Preferred Vacation Rentals
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Notes


  • PLEASE NOTE the rates shown above do not include all fees and taxes. You can also see full rate details by clinking on the Detailed Price link on this page. The rates are based on the number of bedrooms needed. Please call us at 800-942-6300 for any questions or to make a reservation and to avoid any additional online charges.

    SPECIAL RATES??? YES!... NOVEMBER THROUGH APRIL
    Stay 2 or more nights, get an additional night FREE. Not available during holiday periods. For online bookings please note once you have completed the booking we will adjust the rental amount to include the free night and contact to confirm your reservation.

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