The property has great access off of Highway 1, and runs east of the ocean. As you drive up the private gravel road, you will be blown away with the beauty of the forestland. At first you will experience stands of Red Alder and Tan Oaks along the creek, about 200 ft elevation, and as the driveway climbs the hill, you will wind through Coastal Redwoods, Douglas Fir, Grand Fir and Bishop Pine. Arriving at the house, 800 ft elevation, you will be greeted with amazing views of the Pt. Arena lighthouse, white water views of the waves crashing on the beach and the vast Pacific Ocean.
The home was built in 1986 and is approximately 3100 sq. ft. (per architectural plans) with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. A very well-built home with living room, dining room, open kitchen, custom built-in bookcase, craftsman wood floors, garage, office, courtyard and deck. The home has been used in the past for vacation rentals.
A great attribute of the property is the numerous trails that wind through the 112 acres. Beautiful stands of coastal redwood and pines towering into the sky. See if you can find a newt or salamander in the creeks. The fishing is excellent in the area. Salmon, steelhead, perch, smelt, cabazon can all be caught. Several commercial sport-fishing boats run out of Fort Bragg daily, which is also Northern California s best abalone diving area.
The towns of Gualala, 25 miles south, and the historic town of Mendocino, 25 miles north, both offer boutique shopping, art galleries, as well as highly rated restaurants. The Gualala River and Big River at Mendocino also offer recreational opportunities such as swimming and kayaking. One can also enjoy hiking the public lands along the bluffs in Mendocino.
Stornetta Public Lands, (also known as Point Arena Lighthouse headlands), is just 7 miles from the house. This is over 1600 acres of public lands to enjoy, a fun place to visit, look at, and great hiking. Well known to photographers and geologists alike, a must see.
Age: 21-30 Years Old
Architecture Style: Ranch
Lot Size: 112 Acres
Parking Type: Garage - Attached
Roof Type: Unknown
Rooms: Bedroom, Full Bath