THE CLIFF HOUSE - EXPANSIVE BAY VIEWS FROM AN OPEN & INVITING HOUSE

Marilyn Mazer

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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THE CLIFF HOUSE - EXPANSIVE BAY VIEWS FROM AN OPEN & INVITING HOUSE

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House, 3 bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 7-9)

The Cliff House is situated on a hill above Tomales Bay. It is an open split level home with exposed beams and a huge great-room. The beautiful master bedroom has a queen sized bed and attached full bath. It looks out through sliding glass doors over a large redwood deck with views of the bay. Downstairs there are two additional rooms and a full bath. Room #1 has two twin beds and garden views of the property and a view of the bay. Room #2 has a queen size bed and a twin bed and has a view of the bay. All rooms are appointed with comfortable bedding and have closets for storage. There is an additional optional den on the main floor that sleeps 2 (additional fee).

A fully equipped kitchen is located on the upper floor with a stove/oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer along with cookware and place settings for your gourmet meal. Adjacent to the kitchen is large dining table that can seat 10 and is parallel to the great-room's wall of windows! This is a perfect setting to enjoy a meal with a view, have a glass of wine, play a board game, and have many memorable conversations and moments. The great-room is a large common area on the upper level with a focus towards the wall of windows. There is a custom crescent shaped seating area that can accommodate 6 people around a round table and brick fireplace. Additionally there is a full sized couch and two large padded over-sized chairs perfect for reading a book or watching the birds swoop by in front of the windows. There is a television and DVD player in the great-room and another TV in the master bedroom. There are two large speakers in the main part of the house that connect to a stereo; perfect for background music. The large redwood deck is off the master bedroom and also accessible down from the great-room via a sliding glass door and set of stairs. There is a large outside landing with a table perfect to enjoy a morning cup of coffee. The main deck has an additional table, chairs, and lounge seats along with a charcoal BBQ. This private house sits on One acre in a wooded and park like setting. There is ample parking under a 3 car covered car port.

The Cliff House is walking distance to two beaches and is the perfect place to entertain, vacation, retreat, relax, rejuvenate, escape, or simply center yourself.

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Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Marilyn Mazer

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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5
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The Cliff House - Expansive Bay Views from an Open & Inviting House
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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Inverness The Bay Area
Ben Lomond, California
5

Perfect Family Vacation House!

  • 5 of 5
Our entire family and extended family fit into the Cliff House, everyone cozy in a comfortable bed at night, everyone able to cook a special dinner in the well outfitted kitchen, happy to play every game we knew in the roomy living room or around the
expansive dining table. The house has been designed to accommodate big, social
gatherings with quiet privacy. All the bedrooms are located well away from the
living and dining area, providing retreats for those not up to a late game of
Rummikub. The house is close to Shell Beach for daily swims
and a perfect jumping off point for all the Pt. Reyes Seashore trails and beaches.
The deck was great for barbecues and lounging about and the views from the
deck and every room in the house were spectacular.
We'll be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Inverness The Bay Area
Jacksonville, Florida
5

Sisters/Moms/Daughters/Cousins/Nieces/Aunts 10th annual summer reunion

  • 5 of 5
We have gathered as the female portion of our family for 10 years and now we have found the perfect place to be for this very special weekend tradition. It is Cliff House !! There was room for all of us to be together, sleep in our own beds, sit at the big table for meals and conversation. We even had room to dance and play during our Saturday night celebration. We played Round Robin ping pong which left us breathless and laughing. Some of us hiked, shopped, worked on an art project or just enjoyed the amazing , jaw dropping view from the great room.
The kitchen was very well equipped which was good because we cooked all our meals at Cliff House. The house was clean and so very inviting. We will return again and again.
  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Inverness The Bay Area
Kensington, California, USA
5

Absolutely wonderful place for a family time together

  • 5 of 5
We live about an hour from Cliff House. We (a family of 5) decided that we would like to go someplace which had nature, convenience, comfort, and would enable us to go hiking, biking, kayaking, and making meals and playing indoor games TOGETHER, and at the same time be big enough so that if anyone needed private space, that would be available as well. Cliff House far exceeded our expectations, and we felt privileged to be "invited" into the special home of our hosts (who we have never met). Everything imaginable was available in the home. Everything was perfect. Whoever designed the layout of the home had the same "spiritual architect" that we would have engaged had we designed our own home in this beautiful environment. Our family ranges in age from 31 to 68 and each of us repeated over and over again how wonderful the time together at Cliff House was for us individually and collectively. Thank you for making your lovely home available to us. Please feel free to use us as a reference for others who may be considering a stay at the Cliff House. Although our family now scatters with the winds for next 10 months, we hope that our next reunion will be at Cliff House. Thank you.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Jan,
Thank you for your kind words. The Cliff House is a very special place for our family and holds many wonderful memories with family and friends. We are always pleased when we hear others appreciate the house and surrounding area the way we do. Hope to hear from you in the future.
Best,
Marilyn, Mark and Family
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Inverness The Bay Area
Massachusetts
5

Everything it says it is, it is.

  • 5 of 5
We were in Point Reyes for the best week of weather in the country – Mid-January and temps in the mid-70s, skies of clearest blue. We saw whales, we took long hikes, we walked barefoot on sandy beaches. We ate meals as good as any we've eaten in France or Italy in the summertime.

The house was a perfect launch pad and place to hang out. The sun rises in the mornings over the mountain, and lights the whole upstairs. In the evenings, after a day outside, the fire in the large fireplace lends warmth, both physical and atmospheric. The house itself is redolent of 1970s architecture and fixtures, but everything works well, is clean and attractive. We had 6 people at a time, which was about the right number. We would return happily.
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Inverness The Bay Area
5

Homey, beautiful, magical place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful stay here. The owner was responsive and professional. The place was very clean while also feeling well loved and welcoming. We loved making big meals in the well stocked kitchen, hanging out by the fireplace, and having coffee in the deck overlooking Tomales Bay and Black Mountain. Hope to come back here someday!
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Inverness The Bay Area
near Boston, MA
5

Great spot for family gathering

  • 5 of 5
Our family of multiple generations stayed at The Cliff House for Christmas and found it very comfortable, beautifully sited with a lovely view of Tomales Bay, close proximity to Point Reyes for hikes and elephant seal and whale watching. The house itself had all we needed to make our Christmas dinner. Because it is separated onto three levels, it allowed for privacy when desired or for toddler nap-time, but with the fireplace and wrap around bench and table, a prefect spot for Scrabble or cards. Highly recommend!
  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
56 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Ferry
28 Miles
Larkspur
Nearest Motorway
27 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Shell Beach
Nearest Barpub
1.3 Miles
Vladimir's Czech Restaurant
Nearest Golf
17 Miles
San Geronimo Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Salt Water
Car: necessary

Our house is located 1.3 miles from Inverness and the property is minutes away from Point Reyes National Seashore. Within the park there are many beautiful hiking trails, great wildlife sitings including whale watching, fabulous beaches, and a bay for swimming, kayaking, and sailing. The visitors center is informative and there is a Miwok Indian village just outside the center. Our children loved to play among the dwellings there when they were youngsters. The wild flowers in the spring are wonderful!!! If you don't want to drive you can simply walk to a couple of local beachs on Tomales Bay: Chicken Ranch and Shell Beach. Both are great for a picnic, a stroll, a swim or kayaking. After the exercise you will be hungry and there are two local cheese makers in the area; The Cowgirl Creamery in Pt. Reyes Station and Nicasio Cheese Factory (organic). There is a great farmers market on Saturday mornings in Point Reyes Station in summer and the Bovine Bakery there has the best bear claws ever!!! For pizza there is no better place than Cafe Reyes in Pt. Reyes and for brunch the classic Pine Cone diner harkens back to a time past full of cheeseburgers and thick milkshakes.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Inverness House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
$300
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Weekends\Holidays $350 per night (2 night minimum)
Weekdays $300 per night (2 night minimum)
Optional Den with 2 twin beds @ $75/nt (additional fee)
10% Lodging Tax
$150 Cleaning Fee
$250 Refundable Security Deposit
Additional 2.5% service fee for credit cards; no service fee for e-checks

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Telephone
  • Mobile Phone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Fireplace
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Comfortable queen bed in the master bedroom with attached bath and expansive views of Tomales bay. Optional den with (2) twin beds. The second queen bed is downstairs in a room that shares a twin bed. This room also has excellent bay views and shares a full bath. Two warm twin beds in a downstairs room with garden views of the property from one window and views of beautiful Tomales bay from the other. Both of these rooms share a full bath with a bay view too!
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Air Hockey
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
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