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Ocean Front Property ~ Mendocino, Ca

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Stunning Updated Home On the Ocean ~ Sleeps 8 Comfortably ~ North Coast Charmer

Overlooking Caspar Anchorage and the Mighty Pacific Ocean, just minutes north of the charming and historic town of Mendocino, sits a 4 Bedroom, 3.5 bath, 3400 SF home, we affectionately call Sea Ghost. And what a perfect location as well, for the Russian Gulch State Park and Point Cabrillo Lighthouse State Park are within easy walking distance and yet there is more, so much more!

Our home is just a few feet from the edge above a protected cove where recreation and peace, the surf and the wind make there subtle movements into your soul. Whether watching migrating whales, frolicking porpoise, seals floating on the water below, or pelicans in formation gliding inches above the water, Sea Ghost is a place to make memories for years to come. And the Osprey can seriously fish too!

Our home is spacious, comfortable and complete with loads of windows throughout, providing breath-taking views and ample natural light to entertain and relax by. We have a family room with a pool table, and large flat-screen TV, complete with Wi-Fi internet, Cable, DVD & streaming movies and TV shows. Additionally there is a separate living and dining room, 2 gas fireplaces for atmosphere and ambiance, an outdoor spa and an awesome “cook’s” kitchen, waiting for your lattes in the morning or wine pours in the late afternoon … yes, perhaps even a sumptuous gourmet meal, all with a view to come back to year after year!

Our home is Pet free, smoke free and thoroughly cleaned between guest stays. We offer discounts for longer stays, with early check-in and late check-out OK dependent upon guest scheduling.

Rate listed is for double occupancy (2 persons) w/ added charge for additional guests up to 8 guests maximum.

More Details

Ian Hamilton
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Ian Hamilton

We are life-long residents of the SF Bay Area and love the North Coast and wine country of Mendocino County!

Ian Hamilton purchased this house in 1999

Why Ian Hamilton chose Mendocino

Quiet, peaceful, retreat-like, long walks, good food, wine, sights, sounds, smells ... Memories ... What's not to like about Sea Ghost?

What makes this house unique

Private setting, Oceanfront home, steps from historic Mendocino where there is great walking, food, shopping at some very unique boutiques. Walking distance to two state parks and loads of other state parks and beaches for hikes, pictures and memories!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Mendocino, California

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM / Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , dual sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , sauna too!
  • dual vanity with separate tub and shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , sliding glass door out onto a sunny east/south facing deck
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , oceanside views; sliding glass doors lead to s/w facing deck
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , oceanside views; sliding glass door leads to e/s facing deck
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 48 reviews
San Diego CA

Sea Ghost with my siblings!!

  • 5 of 5

We all wish that we were still there! There were 8 of us! My sister, brother, step sister, and all of our spouses! The house was perfect! It is so roomy that we all could either be together or go to a room to do our own thing. The sauna and spa were used by my brother and his wife. Many of us enjoyed the pool table. Three of us played a game of Yahtzee. Some of the group (my husband and brother in law) just couldn't tear themselves away from watching and discussing some TV news. The back yard and it's perfect views was a great place to sit and relax. The views from two of the upstairs bedrooms was incredible, especially the master bedroom. No, I wasn't in that room. My husband and I kindly slept in the downstairs bedroom which had many windows looking out to the beautiful front yard. The kitchen has everything that you could want. We ate in two nights of the four. There is a huge kitchen table and a huge dining room table. The living room was so comfortable for sitting and visiting, reading, or just looking out at the beautiful inlet. We would go back tomorrow if we could!!! We have only one suggestion and it is quite minor ~ the electric barbecue is not great! We would replace that with a propane one! Our steaks did not turn out good at all, and my husband is great at barbecuing. If you are headed to Mendocino, Sea Ghost is the place to stay!!! It is one of those places where you feel like you are at your own home!! We can't say enough good things about it!! The eight of us were in total agreement that it was wonderful!!! The owner, Ian, is very easy to work with. I made one request before we went and it was done. He gets back to you within a day of when you contact him. Sea Ghost is your place to stay when you are in Mendocino!! Just a little tip ~ While you are in Mendocino go to Sea Glass Beach. One of our favorite memories was sitting in the sand and sifting through it for beautiful sea glass! Thank you Sea Ghost for helping to make our memories of this trip memorable!!

  • Submitted: 29-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oroville, CA

Great for families!

  • 5 of 5

This home has just about everything. The setting and views are spectacular. A short walk to the bluffs and beach, beautifully landscaped yard, and just about every amenity you could think of. As stated by the owner, the cell service was next to none but there is WiFi available as well as a land line. We will be back!

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property and location for family get-away

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults and one 2 year-old very much enjoyed a 3 night stay at Sea Ghost in early December 2017. We wanted a seaside location near Mendocino, to enjoy ocean views and walks, and to do most of our cooking at the house with convenient access to supplies in town. We got all that and more. Due to the proximity, our older son and his wife had a date night at one of the outstanding local restaurants. The sunset headlands walk in town was extraordinary. We did the Christmas Skunk Train in Fort Bragg, which was a blast. The house has all necessary supplies, the bedrooms were quite comfortable and the baths were very functional. The large living room offered plenty of space to play with the toddler. The owner communicates quickly and the terms are quite fair. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: 18-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best of Mendo

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very clean and a well equipped kitchen!

  • Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Rosa

Sea Ghost visitors from Santa Rosa California

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well maintained home; would recommend it highly. Setting on an inlet thatis beautiful and house is sunny, light and roomy with four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a sauna and hot tub which we did not use. Kitchen is well equipped with dishes and utensils and family room has a large TV and full -size pool table for amusement. Owner is very responsive to needs or questions. We had minor question about operating the TV and within an hour a caretaker was art our door to instruct us. We were there with three other couples and enjoyed each morning at 8AM watching either 3 or four deer pasing by the rerar of the home just outside the fence.

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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There are numerous beaches, and State Parks south, east and north of our home.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Mendocino, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 4th
Jul 2 2018 - Jul 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 30 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 2 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$332.1
Damage Insurance C$131.51

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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