Aquene - An Oceanfront Retreat

House - Entire home/apt · McChristian Avenue, Bodega Bay, CA 94923, United States

Private romantic peaceful coastal retreat.

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of nature including the roar of the surf from this secluded 900 square foot contemporary style oceanfront house on one acre.

Your host, Pringl
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Private romantic peaceful coastal retreat.

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of nature including the roar of the surf from this secluded 900 square foot contemporary style oceanfront house on one acre.

The Space

The house features unobstructed panoramic views of the pacific ocean and pastoral hills. The property borders expansive state park to the West and has direct walking access through sand dunes to the beach.

There are three beds one queen in the master and two doubles one in the second bedroom and one in the loft.

There is no full oven in the kitchen there is a grill.

Wireless internet is available with your personal cellular hotspot (Verizon coverage is the most reliable) and intermittently with a neighboring network.

Aquene is a smoke and liter free environment.

Interaction with Guests

Interaction is as little or as much as desired

The Neighborhood

Stay in or enjoy the many nearby attractions of the coastal and inland communities. The breathtaking beauty and quiet of this area with the modern simplicity of the interior space will leave you rejuvenated and the experience unforgettable.

Fine dining, wine tasting, fresh baked goods, green seafood, local produce, hiking, kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, biking, and much more are all readily accessible from this vacation spot.

Whale migration peaks between January and May a favorite vantage point is the overlook at Bodega Head.

Farmer's market at the Bodega Bay Community Center every Sunday 10-2 between 5/26-10/25/14

Getting around

Having a vehicle is ideal.

Other Things to Note

Included in your rental rate and cleaning fee is a 9% Transfer Occupancy Tax (TOT).

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $50 / night after 4 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $1350 /week
Monthly Price: $4000 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Cleaning Fee: $125
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict
Overall Guest Satisfaction
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  • Great house. Very peaceful. Really enjoyed my stay. Really close to the beach. I'll likely book this place again in the future. Cool art work.

    July 2014
  • I saw this house quite a long time a go and always wanted to visit. finally i had the time and chance to live the dream. everything was just perfect. all my friends loved the place. It reminded us more of a house up in sweden, then anything american like. the simplicity and beauty of the interior is impeccable. we also really enjoyed the paintings on the wall.
    we almost did nothing. the house and the surroundings were activity and relaxing enough. thanks pringl for having us. I hope we can come another time.

    June 2014
  • Everything went as expected - the picture of Aquene beautifully shows the superb location with the state park ocean side( not shown)- waves crashing can be heard as a soothing background - just a short walk to the beach - mountains and horse ranch on the East side - as well as a pasture just 100 ft from the front porch with deer and hawks and other critters. Great privacy - we spent hours just sitting on the porches and enjoying the scene, undisturbed but from nature.

    June 2014
  • The house was gorgeous and we had a very pleasant stay. If we visit the area again we would definitely return to this house. It was very clean and in an ideal location: the front of the house had an epic view of the hills, a handful of chilled out deer, and the ranch across the street (which was 1/2 mile away) where the horses were galloping happily. The back of the house had a view of the dunes and the ocean in the distance when it wasn't too foggy. The birds were adorable, we sat and listened/watched them for hours on the porch. The kitchen was packed with utensils/pots if you chose to cook at the house (no traditional oven though which was fine for us, there's a toaster oven though) which is recommended because staying at the house is just awesome. There was even a small stereo which you could hook your iOS devices to. As the host suggests, bring a sleeping mask if you're sensitive to light since there aren't any curtains (it didn't bother us but it might for some people). When we weren't walking around the beaches or staying at the house, we drove up to Duncan Mills for coffee at Gold Coast coffee (Cubano latte and the pastries are really yummy) and the ride along the coast and then up Russian River was really pretty. Thanks Pringl for a great stay, appreciate it.

    June 2014
  • Had a fantastic time in Bodega bay for my b/f's birthday. We intended to get out and explore but barely wanted to leave the house for 3 days. Had two friends over the 1st night and blew their minds w/ the view and how beautiful the home was. If you have dietary issues do your grocery shopping before you get to bodega bay, their two little markets are pretty small. Occidental has a great natural foods store and the Coleman valley rd b/w the two is epic.

    June 2014
  • We had a great time at Aquene. The house is exactly as pictured and described in the listing. The views are incredible in all directions, and there is a nice deck that gets sun all day. The house is stocked with all the essentials you'd need (there's no oven, but there's a very nice toaster oven, a stovetop, and a grill), and there are plenty of stores within a 10 minute drive. It can be quite windy and cool on the coast, but the valleys just inland are very warm. The beach is beautiful, and is a quick walk away over the dunes. Pringl was quick to answer questions and respond via email. I definitely hope to return again!

    May 2014
  • We had such a wonderful experience at Aquene! It was indeed a retreat from the second we opened the door. The simple elegant setting featuring amazing views from every angle, immediately allowed us to breathe in this chance to rest and recharge. We only wish we had more time to spend!

    May 2014
  • We had a peaceful relaxing weekend at aquene. The place is cozy but the views are worth it. I hope to return next year!

    May 2014
  • We could not have had a better weekend getaway! My husband and I could not speak more highly of a rental than Aquene (despite trouble pronouncing it :)). The house was fantastic... so secluded, with BEAUTIFUL views in very direction. Everything you need and don't need included (we welcomed the "unplugged" intent of this house).

    All of Pringl's suggested food/activities were equally perfect. We would highly recommend the Terrapin Creek Cafe, and the scenic drive to Occidental! We will definitely be back for another getaway in this rental... hoping to make it an annual event!

    April 2014
  • We had an amazing time at the relaxing and beautiful Aquene! It was delightful to fall asleep to the quiet sounds of the waves crashing after long days filled with lounging in the sun, walks to the beach and wine tasting in Dry Creek valley. The house is very comfortable, equipped with everything you could possibly need, and remote yet at the same time a perfect distance from the conveniences of downtown Bodega Bay. We had a wonderful and relaxing time, thanks, Pringl for your hospitality!

    April 2014
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Roosevelt High School, Seattle, University of Illinois @ Chicago, BS, University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine, MD
Friendly fellow beach lover and world traveler. Come enjoy the Northern California coast while staying at Aquene the experience will leave you invigorated!
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