WALK TO BEACH THEN SIT BY THE COZY FIRE

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Ashley Tobin

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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WALK TO BEACH THEN SIT BY THE COZY FIRE

Inverness House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

We’re often told that our garden is one of the sunniest spots in Inverness. With an expansive lawn and fruit trees, it makes a great place to gather for al fresco dining after a day at the beach or hiking, or for morning coffee, afternoon tea/cocktails/oysters. The living quarters are ideal for a romantic getaway for 2, but also fun for a family of 4-6 people. The suite has a main room with an open kitchen, dining, living room plan. The kitchen is efficient with modern day amenities, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, etc. The old English Pub dining table accommodates 6 people. The living room has a big fireplace and loads of cozy spots to get comfortable, curl up with a book. The main bedroom has a double bed and built-in work desk. The second bedroom has 2 sets of bunks to sleep 4 people. There is a DVD machine in this room as well. The house is full of good books and board games and WIFI (occasionally this blanks due to it being the country side, but can be accessed at the local café).

Our house is walking distance to Shell Beach, to most exclusive and unmapped beach in the area. Nearby, there are also hundreds of miles of trails to explore in the Tomales State Park. Also, within a few minutes drive, there are several good places to eat out.

The house, built in the 1950s by a New York architect has separate upstairs and downstairs living spaces. The upstairs houses permanent tenants. Due to excellent design, the spaces feel very private from each other, with separate entrances and gardens. Should you decide to stay at Canterbury Orchard, we can give you great insider tips on our favorite local adventures.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Ashley Tobin

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Thank you for visiting our listing. My husband and I bought our home after years of enjoying horseback riding, hiking, picnicing and sailing in the area. We have created many fond holiday memories raising our children here and hope to share it with others.

Walk to Beach. Sunny lawn. Tranquil Orchard setting. Easy to get to San Francisco. Close to small town shops and restaurants in Point Reyes Station. The gateway to the miles of trails and beaches in the National Seashore.

Quiet and peaceful, yet centrally located for good eats and adventures on foot or by horse, car or boat.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property Reviews

Walk to Beach Then Sit By the Cozy Fire
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
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Inverness The Bay Area
North Shore of Boston
5

Charming and Cozy

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
My daughter and I spent the weekend at this wonderful spot north of San Francisco. Being from the Northeast, it gave us a perfect feel for how beautiful and adventuresome this area is, and how those who live in northern California enjoy and take such pride in it. The house is nestled within an adorable neighborhood harkening back to the 1960s, and inside it offers a clean, spacious and cozy place to retire after a day outside. Then you add to that a beautiful garden outside in which to relax and entertain and you have created a perfect place to stay. Enjoy.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Inverness The Bay Area
Marin County
4

Great spot!

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Great location! This cozy place is a ten minute walk to Shell Beach and a short drive to numerous trailheads and the quaint town of Point Reyes Station. The kitchen is small but functional, and the fireplace is wonderful. It is ideal for a couple or a family with small children.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Inverness The Bay Area
California
5

Warm and Cozy summertime getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My wife and I stayed here and enjoyed a sunny summer afternoon in the garden. It was quiet and afforded the opportunity to unwind from work. Just an hour from San Francisco and yet a world away. You could walk to the beach, get dinner at a local restaurant or go for a hike. Yet, we just enjoyed the time spent at the house and a wonderful meal made in the kitchen. The fireplace added to the cozy feel and really warmed up the evening. We will go back again!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Inverness The Bay Area
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5

Magic getaway spot

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
What a wonderful time we had here. Explored the seashore all day then came home to make a great dinner and play board games. Also, the house is handy quick drive to the big Pacific side beaches and endless pasture hikes too. Beds are super comfy, house has everything you need for memorable family weekend.
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Inverness The Bay Area
Oakland, CA
5

COZY AND Convenient

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
This is the perfect spot for a family or whoever is looking for a relaxing vacation in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. Minutes from the beach, the lighthouse, town, hiking, boating, fishing, and fresh oysters. You can sit in the large yard and enjoy the fruit trees or sit by the cozy fire and relax. The space is small but it is very well laid out and has everything you need to enjoy a great vacation on Tamales bay. We love it here and will return often!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Larkspur Ferry
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Richmond Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Shell Beach/Chicken Ranch Beach
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Vladamir's
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Salt Water
Car: recommended

There are hundreds of miles of trails in the area to explore. From the house, you can walk to Shell Beach and the Tomales State Park Trail System by following Camino Del Mar to the end and going down the trail. It’s less than a mile total. It’s a great place to swim, especially for childrn in the bay and in warm water with no ocean swells. At low tide you can walk back along the shore to Chicken Ranch Beach, and back to the house along the road. A longer loop would be to climb up the road just SE of the house, Via Del Vista, to its end. Then continue straight up a dirt driveway that will become a trail. When you come to a “T” in the trail, turn right (Johnstone Trail) and it goes down to Shell Beach. That’s about 2 hours in total.

A good source of information for going further afield is the Bear Valley Visitor Center at Pt. Reyes National Seashore. This will give you information to the Point Reyes Lighthouse closeby and the ocean beaches.

Five Brooks Stables provides guided horse rides in the Point Reyes National Seashore to the beach. Blue Water Kayaking provides rental boats on Tomales Bay.

There are several good places to eat out. In Inverness, Salt Water is good with wine on tap. Vladimir’s is good for a beer. In Point Reyes Station, the Pine Cone Café is yummy for breakfast and lunch…good shakes! Pizza Reyes is reasonable and very good, gourmet pizzas. Stellina’s is more upscale and very good. The Olema Inn in Olema is also a nice spot for an upscale dinner. If you want to buy your own oysters and bring them home, we recommend Tomales Bay Oyster Co. which is on Highway 1 North about 15 minutes out of Point Reyes Station on the left.

Enjoy in all four seasons!

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Availability & Rates

Inverness House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
$200
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Partial Cleaning Fee $100.00 + Tax
Pet Fee $50.00 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes It is our policy that we accept the first deposit received for any given reservation.

Should you decide to stay at Canterbury Orchard, we are eager to provide any information and support you might need to make your vacation the best ever!

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , This bed is between a Double and Queen size bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed , There are 2 sets of bunkbeds for a total of 4 twin beds.
  • Double Beds (1) All beds through the home have goose-down duvets. Bunk Beds (4) There are 2 sets of bunk beds for a total of 4 twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Teak bench and sitting area on the sunny lawn. Another large picnic table in the shaded Orchard.
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