Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse
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Artist Thomas Kinkade once painted this romantic retreat on the Mendocino Coast. Dennen's Victorian Farmhouse is an historic Mendocino bed and breakfast inn offering full gourmet breakfasts and beautifully furnished accommodations.
Enjoy strolling along the grounds amongst the mature cypress and redwood trees as you explore this bed and breakfast in northern California. At this Mendocino California bed and breakfast, there are cool summers, mild winters, clean fresh air, and a serene environment. Unwind from your work-a-day world on two beautiful acres dotted with orchards and gardens, and edged with a year-round creek.
The Pacific Ocean never ceases to amaze those enjoying their stay at this Mendocino B&B. Ever-changing, it offers something for everyone - photo opportunities for the photographer, whale watching expeditions and bird watching trips for the nature enthusiast, peaceful coves and crashing surf for beachcombers, and magnificent ocean views for everyone.
A five minute walk takes you to nearby, secluded Buckhorn Cove with its beautiful tide pools and rock formations. This lovely inn in Little River, CA is also conveniently located to a number of the area's many State Parks.
John Dennen built the Victorian Farmhouse in 1877 for himself, his wife Dora, and their family. It is operated year round as a romantic Mendocino lodging by new owners, Jo Bradley and Fred Cox. They offer affordable luxury from elegant linens and big fluffy towels to a full gourmet breakfast served to your room each morning.
Breakfast can consist of quiches, stratas, eggs benedicts, strudels, and frittatas, accompanied by fresh fruits and juices, homemade muffins and breads, and their signature coffee. Jo and Fred also pride themselves on catering to their guests' special dietary needs.
The Victorian Farmhouse InnSample Breakfast Selection
Served in Bed
From 8:30 - 10:00 (based on guest specification)
Sample Breakfast Selection
Freshly Brewed Signature Coffee
Juices: Apple, Orange and Grapefruit
Today's Fresh Fruit
Homemade breads and muffins
Fritattas (free range chicken eggs, sundried tomatoes,
locally grown mushroom, chicken-gouda sausage)
Almond & Yogurt Granola
Dietary restrictions, vegetarian & vegan requests and medically restricted diets happily accommodated
Whether you're in the area to visit nearby Mendocino, go whale watching, sample some of the area's fine wines, or just to enjoy the views of the Pacific Ocean and relax on the beautiful grounds, you'll find that the area surrounding this Mendocino, CA bed and breakfast has all the ingredients for a perfect vacation or romantic getaway.
This beautiful bed and breakfast in Mendocino is comprised of four buildings on two beautiful acres. The Main House offers two room suites and rooms and a lovely parlor where you can enjoy Home is Where the Heart is II, a painting of the farmhouse by well-known painter Thomas Kinkade. These rooms are formally decorated with your comfort in mind.
The second building includes the original Carriage House, as well as other cottage style rooms. They all have wood burning fireplaces and feather beds.
Tucked behind the other buildings of this Little River, CA bed and breakfast, the third building, affectionately known as the Barn, offers quiet seclusion in the Mendocino Suite.
Quail Cottage sits at the far back of this magnificent Mendocino Inn, with blue water ocean views and lots of privacy.
The historic village of Mendocino, first settled in the mid-1800's, is just minutes away and offers an eclectic mix of art galleries, shops, restaurants, museums, and performing arts. Stroll the wooden walkways and soak up its olde New England charm. You'll find there's always something going on in Mendocino.
The Pacific Ocean
The Pacific Ocean never ceases to amaze us. Ever-changing, it offers something for everyone with photo opportunities for the photographer, whale watching expeditions and bird watching trips for the nature enthusiast, peaceful coves and crashing surf for beachcombers, and magnificent ocean views for everyone. A five-minute walk takes you to nearby Buckhorn Cove with its beautiful tide pools and rock formations. We're also conveniently located to a number of the area's many State Parks.
Other Area Recreational Opportunities...
- Take a scenic trip through the redwoods on the California Western Railroad's Skunk Train.
- A trip from Fort Bragg to Willits on the restored rail cars makes a day trip you'll never forget.
- Visit the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, the only public garden in the continental US
fronting directly on the ocean. Located between Mendocino and Fort Bragg.
- Go deep sea fishing for salmon and albacore or snorkel for abalone.
- Play golf, go sea kayaking, canoe on the Big River, mountain bike the trails, scuba dive, or join one of the many bird and whale watching trips.
Not feeling that active? Enjoy a day visiting antique shops and an evening of fine dining!
How To Find Us
From the South
From Highway 101 at Cloverdale, take Highway 128 West.
Follow Highway 128 west until it reaches the mouth of the Navarro River at the Pacific Ocean.
It will take an hour to an hour and a half to get to the end of Highway 128 W. at the ocean.
Highway 128 W. ends at the Navarro River Bridge where it disappears into Highway 1.
Follow Highway 1 about 7 miles north to 7001 North Highway 1 — the Victorian Farmhouse.
From the North
From Highway 101 at Leggett take Highway 1. There is only one turn off to take.
Follow Highway 1 west and then south to Fort Bragg.
It will take about 45 minutes to an hour to reach Fort Bragg.
Continue south about 11 more miles (about 15 minutes) passing Mendocino to just below Little River and the Victorian Farmhouse.
Another option from Highway 101
From Willits take Highway 20 west to Fort Bragg.
It will take about one hour to get to the end of Highway 20 at Highway 1.
Turn left and take Highway 1 south about 15 minutes (11 miles) passing Mendocino to just below Little River and the Victorian Farmhouse/
Flying into the Mendocino area
The Mendocino County Airport is in Little River (048, SFO Sectional).
It has a mile long VFR runway. Please call the airport for current information at (707) 937-5129.
Rental cars and public transportation are available there.