BEAUTIFUL BLEU BAY BEACH COTTAGE WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS

Robert Ross

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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BEAUTIFUL BLEU BAY BEACH COTTAGE WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS

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Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Envelop yourself with natural beauty and ever-changing light and water.

Our beach cottage is perfect whether you desire a romantic getaway, a fun family vacation, or respite from your busy life.

Bleu Bay Beach Cottage has its own private sandy beach on Bleu Bay Cove, a private getaway gem on the shores of pristine Tomales Bay.

Through many windows in every room of our house, or from our deck and hot tub or our beach, witness incredible sunsets, water views, sea & shore life.

Fall asleep to the sound of gentle waves lapping on our beach. Luxuriate in the 6-person hot tub. Snuggle up next to a cozy fire in the brick surrounded fireplace. Stay in touch through powerful wireless internet, relax with music, watch tapes on TV or bring your favorite DVDs. Cherish a romantic evening, or read an adventure to your children. Create a life-long memory here.

Awake in the comfy queen bed in our private upstairs bedroom to a spectacular view of the bay. The cottage sleeps 4 more in double-sized fold-out couches in the living and sun-rooms. There is one bathroom with a shower/tub combo and spacious countertop with double sinks. Prepare meals in our fully-equipped kitchen stocked with numerous appliances, pots, pans, gas stove & dinnerware.

You’ll love the restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, grocery stores and bakeries in nearby historic Point Reyes Station, Olema, and Inverness.

Popular Nick’s Cove Restaurant is just a mile north. Visit famous Hog Island Oyster Company for local oysters, 2.2 miles south. Local favorite Tony’s Seafood is 3 miles south. 10 minutes north is the town of Tomales with a great deli restaurant and the best bakery in the universe. Dillon Beach and Bodega Bay are a short drive beyond that.

Enjoy enzyme baths and massage at Osmosis (25 minutes). Tour wineries nearby and in Napa or Sonoma Valleys (1 hour). Raft the Russian River (40 minutes). Explore many world-class beaches and coast attractions. Feast and tour locally, in San Francisco or Berkeley, only a little over one hour away and innumerable Bay Area delights.

Launch a kayak or canoe from our sandy beach on the on the cove. Rent kayaks just down the road in Marshall. Otters, seals and sea lions swim, frolic and tend to their daily business. Bleu Bay Cove is permanent home to Great Blue Heron, Snowy White Egret and flocks of other waterfowl and shorebird species. Use our high powered scope or binoculars to magnify your view.

Across the bay a short drive away is famous Point Reyes National Seashore with its award-winning visitor center, great hiking & biking trails where you might see roaming herds of albino deer and Thule elk, an ancient forest, and a real earthquake fault. Bald eagles nest here. Stroll on miles of white sandy beaches where you can observe marine mammals, dolphins, and breaching whales. Explore the tide pools teeming with sea life.

We’re just over an hour from the Golden Gate Bridge, but a world away. A unique vacation spot you’ll long remember. Reward yourself.

Manager’s note:

I’m pleased to help make your stay at owner Tom Flynn’s beach cottage as perfect as possible.

It’s a privilege to work with a man of Tom’s caliber who is well-known as a visionary environmental manager, advisor, consultant, environmental engineer, and preservationist in California’s professional environmental culture, as well as at the CA Coastal Commission and NOAA (National Oceanic and Aeronautic Administration).

Tom’s many years of work to eliminate potential for pollution in Tomales Bay has won accolades throughout Marin and Sonoma Counties. Tom has substantially assured the adjective “pristine,” as in “pristine Tomales Bay”. Tom’s leadership to preserve several hundred acres of environmentally sensitive and scenic areas near the edge of Tomales Bay and nearby King Mountain is impressive and inspirational. He is known for results, which provide community, economic, and environmental benefits. This caring and attention to detail is reflected in his beach cottage.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Robert Ross

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2009
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I do environmental management over a range of water quality, energy efficiency, land use and have developed environmental clean-up and fitness technology.

Robert Ross purchased this cottage in 1975

A little over an hour drive from the Golden Gate Bridge is this natural wonderland replete with high quality restaurants, sustainable agriculture, hiking, biking, water sports, secluded beaches and a National Park which is a gem in the system.

Listening to the sound of waves lapping around the beach cottage, enjoying tremendous shorebird and wildlife right outside, kayaking in a peaceful bay, relaxing in a great bed, couch or hot tub with spectacular views, enjoying great food from locally produced seafood, organic vegetables and fruit, and excellent nearby restaurants.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 20 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews
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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
5

Enchanted

  • 5 of 5
This is a really lovely house, very comfortable, and right there on the water in the Tomales Bay. Really peaceful, close to beautiful hikes, nature, and lots of great food places. We will most definitively be back.
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
4

Great Retreat

  • 4 of 5
A friend and I booked Bleu Bay Cottage for a personal retreat this past weekend. It was really delightful. The views were gorgeous and the furnishings comfy. It was very clean and well maintained. For the two of us it was perfect.

If there had been four or more of us we might have been disappointed. It can probably sleep 3 adults comfortably but any more and I think we might have felt on top of each other and I'm not sure the sleeping arrangements would be that comfortable.

The kitchen was charming and clean with lots of counter space and a beautiful vintage stove with working stove top. It was adequately stocked with utensils for most folks, but some basics I take for granted at home such as a large flat bottomed skillet and mixing bowls weren't to be found. However, there was plenty of pots, pans, etc to make do. We kept our meals simple with lots of fresh local produce, meats and dairy.

I would definitely recommend this cottage for anyone looking to get away with a friend or two, and plan to return when I need some quiet time on the bay with only the sounds of birds and of water lapping below the deck.
  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We’re really glad James and his friend’s stay was delightful. We’ve worked hard to make the beach cottage a nice experience for guests and it’s always great to hear these appreciative reviews. We also really appreciate feedback, like letting us know that a couple of things, including the large fry pan are missing and need to be replaced. As James noted, the beach cottage is really special for a couple or a few friends. But many larger size (up to six) family or younger groups have been really happy to have all that the beach cottage offers at such an affordable rate for their group. Some of this family and group appreciation is also expressed in our reviews below.
business
Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
4

Peaceful and wonderful

  • 4 of 5
We really enjoyed this peaceful hideaway. We played games watched the birds, cooked dinner, walked to nearby nick's Cove and along the strauss creamery farm. There was a slight mixup with the cleaner when we got there, but they quickly took care of getting someone there to clean the cabin. Overall it was a great experience.
  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
Sacramento, California
5

The Perfect Bay-side Cottage

  • 5 of 5
Bleu Bay Cottage was just as described and perfect for us. The changing tides, light on the water, fog to sun and back again with passing birds and sea life were an unending show.
The cottage was clean, very well equipped and comfortable.
We will be back.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
Rapid City, SD
5

Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5
The photos and description of this cottage were exactly as we found the place! It was immaculate with everything you'd need for a relaxing, worry-free vacation. Tom sent us information about nearby hikes and restaurants, which we found helpful. We would definitely recommend this cottage to our friends! The cooler mornings and nights made the fireplace and hot tub amazing! And try the s'mores at Nick's Cove!
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p253377vb
415-264-5136
Marshall The Bay Area
5

Ready for Return Visit

  • 5 of 5
I am really enjoying being here, going on three weeks now.
I've had friends from Berkeley out to visit and, today, friends from nearby Occidental.
All vote for this wonderful home away from home. It's unamious --- and the friend who visited today have lived and taught in Sonoma County for over 30 years.
I don't even want to think about packing up and moving on this Sunday. But, I will.
I am certain I will come back. I think this time of year, again, but possibly late Feb./early March, when the New York winters begins to get to me. But I think September/October would be wondeful as well..
My friends recommended the short drive to the rhododendron gardens outside Sebastapol. I also want to drive down to Bolinas, esp. the Audubon Canyon bird sanctuary.
You have a gem of a home, here, Tom. I'll be back!
  • Submitted: May 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Motorway
19 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Barpub
17 Miles
Old Western Saloon in Pt Reyes Station
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
San Geronimo National Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nicks Cove
Car: necessary

There is great beach walking and hiking all over the surrounding area including the remarkable Pt. Reyes National Seashore, but a very local tip: hiking is just a few hundred feet away up a very quiet country road (virtually no cars) through the Straus Creamery pasture lands (the first organic dairy west of the Mississippi). You can walk all the way to the top of the local beautiful hills. At the top of this road you can enjoy expansive views of Tomales Bay and Point Reyes Peninsula.

Also about 4 miles South, the Marconi Conference Center (a California Parks Foundation Facility), is a nice place to hike around and take in historical information and beautiful views. Marconi, as you may know, did the first trans-Pacific radio transmissions from this location.

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Availability & Rates

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Marshall Cottage Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $65
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Cancellation Policy. 100% refund if reservation is cancelled within 30 days of your arrival date, minus $50 processing fee.
If cancellation is 30-15 days prior to arrival date then you receive a 50% refund, minus $50 processing fee.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Marshall Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Gas Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • marina
  • winery tours
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • shopping
  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • kayaking
  • deepsea fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sailing
  • wind-surfing
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