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Overview of Sanctuary By the Sea-dramatic Oceanfront With Hot Tub

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3 bedrooms, Internet
On the beach
On the beach
On the beach
In-Room Dining

Sanctuary By the Sea-dramatic Oceanfront With Hot Tub

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 3.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAlbion River Bridge3 min drive
    Popular LocationVan Damme State Park4 min drive
    Popular LocationVan Damme Pygmy Forest Nature Preserve12 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6
2300 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    1 double bed
    1 twin/single bed
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Sanctuary By the Sea-dramatic Oceanfront With Hot Tub

Family fun at the shore
We named our home Sanctuary By the Sea because it is truly a haven to relax and rejuvenate. Step away from your everyday stresses and live life as it is meant to be.

Gaze at the ocean with views for miles and miles of the dramatic Northern California coastline. Watch the wildlife—pelicans, Canadian geese, even a family of 3 bald eagles as they soar. Gray whales migrate past the cove and you have a front-row seat.

Enjoy our beautiful oceanfront home with panoramic whitewater views from virtually every room in the house. The home sits on over an acre in the exclusive gated community of Pacific Reefs in Albion. You will say “WOW” when you walk into the beautiful home and look out the window at the crashing waves. The home is open, bright and quiet—only the sound of the waves can be heard.

Master bedroom suite has spectacular whitewater views. There is a king bed with 600 thread count linen. Master bathroom has granite countertop and luxurious thick towels. 2nd bedroom has ocean views and a queen bed with luxurious linens. Large 3rd bedroom has full and twin beds. Linen for the beds and 1 set of towels per guest are provided at no additional charge.

Watch the waves crash while sitting in the warm and inviting living room with wood-burning stove. Vaulted ceilings create a spacious room. Large picture windows practically bring the outdoors in. Beautifully appointed with leather furniture. 37” TV with satellite service, DVD player, CD player and Bose & Definitive speakers.

Large dining table with comfortable seating for 8. Enjoy your meals while watching the ocean views from huge windows on 3 walls.

Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, electric glass cooktop, microwave oven, toaster oven, icemaker and blender. Coffee grinder, coffee maker and electric tea kettle also provided.

2 spacious decks--one has a gas grill and dining area and the other has a private hot tub offering dramatic ocean views.

Why cook when there are 2 gourmet restaurants within a 5-minute drive. The Ledford House is just over the bridge (a 2-minute drive) and offers a nightly bistro dinner featuring 3 courses. Albion River Inn is just a few minutes beyond Ledford House and offers Happy Hour with wines and complimentary appetizers. We are just 7 miles south of Mendocino which has even more dining options.

Come see for yourself what you’ve been missing all your life. You’ll be back again and again.

This is a completely non-smoking property, inside and out. No pets allowed.

Since we are on septic and well, we can accommodate a maximum of 7 guests. All visitors, even those who visit during the day, are considered guests.

This home is an ideal ocean-front vacation destination. The focus is on relaxation and stepping away from your everyday work stresses. Because of its location, internet/wifi are available but limited. Consequently, this house may not be suitable for those looking to work remotely.

2 nights minimum stay. Holidays & special events require 3 night minimum.
Rooms open to patios. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager


Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • On the beach


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car required


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near laundromat


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby


  • Sleeps 6
  • Unit size: 2300 sq ft (214 sq m)



Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking
An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited

We should mention

A car is required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Sanctuary Sea-dramatic Oceanfront Hot Tub House Albion
ctuary Seadramatic Oceanfront
Sanctuary By the Sea-dramatic Oceanfront With Hot Tub Albion

About this area


This vacation home is located on the beach and in an area with great shopping. Albion River Bridge and Kelley House Museum are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Navarro River Redwoods State Park and Van Damme Pygmy Forest Nature Preserve. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Albion River Bridge - 3 min drive
  • Van Damme State Park - 4 min drive
  • Van Damme Pygmy Forest Nature Preserve - 12 min drive
  • Ford House Visitor Center and Museum - 13 min drive
  • Kelley House Museum - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Santa Rosa, CA (STS-Sonoma County) - 118 min drive


  • 5200 restaurant & lounge — 5 min drive
  • Circa '62 at the Inn at Schoolhouse Creek — 7 min drive
  • Wild Fish — 8 min drive
  • Shared Table - Mendocino — 9 min drive
  • Restaurant at Stevenswood Lodge — 9 min drive

Frequently asked questions

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Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Great home in a great location
This is a comfortable home with great views, in a great location!

5/5 Excellent

Beautiful Home, Fantastic View - So Relaxing!
The house was fantastic and the view was even better than advertised. We looked out over the Pacific Ocean from the living room of this comfortable house and every day the view changed with the weather. Everything in the house functioned well and the hot tub - also with an ocean view - was great. My wife and I are both very busy so four days of staying right on a bluff with this type of scenery was needed and very enjoyed. Thanks Flint for being such an accommodating host; we hope to stay there again in the future! David N.

5/5 Excellent

Wow, exceeded all expectations!
Amazing home- fantastic views.

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property was a delight. Lots of firewood to heat the place. Amazing views. Just don't get drunk and go for a walk at night. A shear drop of about 50 ft straight to the rocks.
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Outstanding Views
Our stay in this Albion property was great. The views from the big windows inside this house will blow your mind. The privacy is great and the house is spacious and comfortable. Yes, it needs to be updated, but that did not take away from our experience here. We would definitely stay here again.