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The Compass House


Bodega Bay, Sonoma County, Wine Country, California, USA (Approx 2/hr. Scenic drive from SFO and Oakland Airports)


House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

“The Compass House”, located in the South Harbour at Short Tail Gulch, is uniquely designed and named for all its points face North, South, East and West taking advantage of the HUGE 200* views of the vast Pacific Ocean, Tomalas Bay, Point Reyes, and Bodega Head. To the East of this home are hundreds of acres of pastureland grandfathered in that flow down to the sea. A picturesque old farm house and barn sits on the hillside with weathered cypress trees.

As you enter this spacious elegant home you’ll just smile! It’s bright and light, windows all around, tall ceilings with recessed lighting that can be altered to set the mood. The fully stocked, circular gourmet kitchen has a gas stove, granite countertops and a wet bar. Enjoy gathering around the formal dining table ready for a party of eight. Share great meals together, laugh, play cards and board games. Adjacent is the family room that has a gas fireplace, TV, over sized chairs, comfy couch a nice place you’ll just want to hang out and visit.

The Compass House has 4 roomy bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. All beautifully decorated, the master bedroom suite has a California King Size bed that sits kitty corner in the middle of the room with breathtaking views. A romantic double sided gas fireplace can be lit with just a flick of a switch! Wait until you see the bathroom in this master suite, you won’t want to come out! Relax in the Roman jetted Jacuzzi tub, look out through the glass windows at the views and have the luxury of watching a flat screen TV. There is also a well lit vanity and a beautiful big open walk-in shower. To top of that, can it get any better? A charming sitting area with 2 large chaise lounges for indulging in a good book, or a nice afternoon nap.

Downstairs are the other 3 bedrooms and a good size full bath. Two rooms have queen size beds and the fourth has 2 twins. All pretty and very inviting with colorful bedding that makes you feel like you’re in a beach home! Also downstairs is the game room a favorite place for the kids to play video games, watch movies, or listen to music.

Outside we go; the private beach is an easy 5 minute walk where there are many surprises that await you along the way. From the deck with views galore, you can BBQ, observe amazing sunsets, an abundance of wildlife that range from the curious local black tail deer, a variety of birds, coveys of quail, bunnies, bobcats and so much more is waiting for you. Don’t forget to bring your compass!

Rate Details

In US Dollars

  • Minimum Age: Must be 25 years
  • Tax/cleaning not included in rate details

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Visa, AmEx, Mastercard



  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Garage
  • Off Street Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Gas Stove


  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 2 Twin Beds
  • Pac n' Play available upon request


  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • DVD
  • CD Player
  • Stereo System


  • Full Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils Provided
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave

Outdoor Features

  • Weber Charcoal BBQ
  • Deck/Patio


  • Ocean


  • Telephone
  • Broadband Internet
  • WiFi (Wireless Internet)


  • Pets Considered
  • Kid Friendly
  • Smoking Not Allowed

Dates available