|About Our Mendocino Beach House Rental in Irish Beach
Paradise Found is located in the community of Irish Beach in southern Mendocino County. Irish Beach is approximately 2 ½ to 3 hours north of San Francisco, 25 miles north of the Sea Ranch and 25 miles south of the village of Mendocino.
Our beautiful beach home sits perched 150 feet above the Pacific Ocean on a private 1/2 acre with sweeping whitewater views of the ocean and the Point Arena Lighthouse. Enjoy beautiful sunsets on the expansive deck. Sip your morning coffee in our sunroom. Lounge in the private hot tub under the stars. Or if you perfer curl up in front of a roaring fire with a good book and watch TV on our large flat screen HDTV.
Our home features vaulted ceilings, many windows, skylights in every room, high-speed Internet access, a large fully equipped kitchen with everything you need to whip up delicious meals. If you prefer to dine out there are an assortment of restaurants and cafes nearby.
- Two bedrooms and two baths.
- Master suite with king-sized bed, ocean view and immediate hot tub access
- Guest bedroom with queen-sized bed.
- Large flat screen HDTV with Satellite connection
- DVD/CD Player and Bose home theatre system
- High Speed Wireless Internet Access
- Private Hot Tub
- Sun Room
- Fully Equipped Kitchen
- Gas Barbeque Grill
- Plush, premium mattresses and down comforters
|April 1- October 31
|Weekends (Friday-Sunday nights)
$210 per night
|Weekdays (Monday-Thursday nights
$195 per night
|Weekly (6 nights-7 days)
$1250 per week
|November 1- March 31
|Weekends (Friday-Sunday nights)
$200 per night
|Weekdays (Monday-Thursday night
$180 per night
$225 per night
- Refundable security deposit of $250 is required at the time when your reservation is made.
- Cleaning fee is $100.
- 11% Mendocino County tax.
- We accept MasterCard, Visa and money orders.
To make your reservations email us at email@example.com or call 650 930-0968. Call between the hours of 9 am and 10 pm PST.
Full reimbursement will be made (minus deposit) for cancellation within 30 days of reservation. A 50% refund (minus deposit) will be made if cancellation is within 2 weeks of reservation. We will send you detailed driving instructions with the rental package.
Smoking is not allowed.
You can view a quick slide show if you wish. You will be asked to download a small plug in to view the show. It is completely safe to do so and we hope that it brings you closer to the experience of being here.
Things to Do:
We offer the perfect getaway for couples and families! Enjoy the seclusion of the private beach; explore the tide pools full of marine life, surf fish, beach comb, or just unwind to the sounds of the shore. If it’s adventure and activities you crave, take an ocean or river kayaking trip, go horseback riding, or hike the scenic headlands.
Explore nearby attractions such as galleries, antique shops and more in quaint, friendly towns within easy driving distance, go wine tasting in the nearby Anderson Valley or dine out at our fine restaurants..
Towns and Villages
Elk: 7 miles north, several cafes, notably "Queenie's Roadhouse", a favorite of the locals, offers great breakfast and lunch in a friendly, rustic setting. Art gallery, numerous shops, a small grocery and stunning ocean views.
Point Arena: 9 miles south, a wonderful, "funky" small town with several eateries, a great coffee shop/natural foods grocery, old-time movie theater with a cool balcony just like the good old days.
Manchester: 5 miles south, boasts a great old time general store (S&B) where you can get gourmet groceries, sundries and hardware items under one roof. Check out the Manchester Flea Market every Saturday and Sunday
Mendocino: 25 miles north, unparalleled for the scenic beauty of the Headlands and surrounded by grassy meadows and the crystal blue Pacific on three sides; the historic Village of Mendocino has something for everyone. Wonderful cafes, shops, art galleries (and the world’s best brownies at the Midtown Bakery).
Fort Bragg: 32 miles north, a funky fishing village with a working harbor and a beach famous for its incredible abundance of beautiful sea glass. “Glass Beach” is a remnant of a pre-World War II dump and is well known by collectors of beach glass. Wonderful seafood can be had at several restaurants in the harbor. If you have a hankering for beer, visit the North Coast Brewing Company, internationally recognized as one of the 10 best breweries in the world! Fort Bragg also has major grocery and drug stores.
Gualala: 24 miles south, two excellent restaurants: St Orr's and Pangea, the renowned Gualala Art Center, numerous galleries and shops.
Other Activities and Attractions:
Light House Tour: Climb to the top of one of the tallest Pacific Coast Lighthouses as Keepers have done for over 100 years! Set in one of the most spectacular, yet peaceful surroundings on the northern California coast, the Point Arena tower is the only Pacific West coast lighthouse of significant height (115 feet) that you can climb to the top! Guided tours of the light station as well as self-guided tours of the grounds are available daily. Afterward, spend some time browsing through our Lighthouse Gift shop featuring unique souvenirs, interesting gifts, custom made Abalone Jewelry, beautiful collectibles, and lighthouse clothing.
Arena Cove: The historic Point Arena Wharf (also known as the Arena Cove) is a working harbor where commercial and private fishing boats may be seen unloading their catch. Fishing without a license is allowed from the municipal pier. This area also offers deep sea fishing outings, boating, shops and restaurants. The Cove also is noted to be one of the best surfing areas in California.
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens: located on Highway 1 just south of Fort Bragg; a beautiful 47 acre public garden with ocean views, native plants, giant rhododendrons and splendid perennials. This is definitely a must see.
River and Ocean Kayaking: Tours and rentals are available in Gualala at Adventure Rents, in Little River at Lost Coast Kayaking.
Deep Sea Fishing: A number of deep-sea charters are available from Noyo Harbor in Fort Bragg
The Sea Ranch Golf Links is considered one of the 10 of most picturesque courses by California Golf: The Ultimate Guide, along with Pebble Beach, Cypress Point, Spyglass Hill, and The Links at Spanish Bay, and one of the premiere golf courses in California.
Little River Inn Golf Course, a challenging and beautiful nine hole course that winds inland through the redwoods and out to the coast for a dramatic ninth hole perched on an ocean bluff.
Wine Tasting in the Anderson Valley is a throw back to wine tasting in the Napa Valley in the 60s and 70s, before it became a chic destination. The Anderson Valley is a hidden treasure of pastoral beauty, vineyards, orchards and sheep ranches. Stop and taste at some of these wonderful wineries: Brutacao Cellars, Maple Creek Winery, Roederer Estate, Yorkville Cellars and Scharfenberger Champagne Cellars.