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Stunning Panoramic San Francisco Bay Views from This Tiburon Belvedere Villa

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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

Who knew that such a beautiful and tranquil setting could be found so close to San Francisco?? Located just 4 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge, this is a two bedroom, two bath villa in Tiburon Belvedere, with stunning bay and San Francisco city views from every room.

The living room features breathtaking panoramic views of San Francisco Bay, Angel Island, and Berkeley to San Francisco. The house is complete with surrounding grounds, including garden and fruit trees.

Living room includes Telescope, game cabinet, piano, and a fireplace with gas starter. Redwood deck overlooking view, with barbecue.

Dining room seats eight, has gorgeous views and vaulted ceiling.

Gourmet kitchen with granite counters, professional quality gas range, and double wide refrigerator with ice maker, oven, microwave, and warming tray. Kitchen opens to living room and dining room via two sets of French doors. Kitchen has vaulted ceiling with skylight.

(IMPORTANT: this is an ENTIRE DETACHED HOUSE, NOT AN APARTMENT OR CONDO, unlike SOME OTHER rentals in this area that try to deceive you. For example, there is a property advertised as a luxury home, that, if you read the reviews, you'll find out that the owner also lives in the house and occasionally needs to use the bathroom. Yuck. We aren't playing any such games here. I strongly recommend you read ALL of the reviews for any property before renting to get the full picture.)

What We Like About This Location:

When we're at home, we love to watch the hundreds of sailboats that race along Racoon Strait, right in front of the house, and the giant tankers and container ships that sail through the Golden Gate.

We love walking from the house along the shoreline, to downtown Tiburon. The ferry terminal is right there, there’s no better way to visit San Francisco than by ferry.

Tiburon's Main Street, which is right there, is picturesque and quaint, with lots of excellent restaurants.

You can also take a ferry boat to Angel Island State Park (the large island that you see in the bay right in front of the house).

By car, you can be in San Francisco or the Wine Country in minutes.

(Please note: Please read the Terms and Conditions regarding the cleaning deposit, property damage insurance and credit card authorization.)

This house is available for 30 day rentals.

More Details
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016

About Owner

We love to travel, and occasionally make our home available to rent when we are away.

Owner purchased this house in 1989

Why Owner chose The Bay Area

Awesome views, excellent climate, and fantastic small town with small town feel, great shops, and excellent restaurants, and easy access by ferry to San Francisco, plus close proximity to Napa and Sonoma Valley wine country. The best of all worlds! No wonder Tiburon is some of the most desirable real estate in the U.S.

What makes this house unique

Most vacation rental properties don't provide much in the kitchen, not even salt and pepper, cooking oil, sugar, spices, coffee, tea, rice, pasta, etc. We provide all of these things and more, condiments, sauces, as well as a fully equipped kitchen that has every tool and appliance that a gourmet chef would desire. The cookware isn't cheap stuff, but top of the line cutlery and All-Clad cookware. Even if all you cook is the occasional breakfast, you will be pleasantly surprised how well equipped and stocked the kitchen is.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow - what a gorgeous home and how we enjoyed our stay - thanks. We will return.
Jul 2009
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based on 35 traveler reviews

Stunning Panoramic San Francisco Bay Views from This Tiburon Belvedere Villa
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 36 reviews

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Rented house for niece, her husband and two adult nephews and then didn't stop raving over the house. Much better then staying at local hotels. Deck has fantastic view of SF Bay. House better accommodates four adults, two couples or a family of six with small children.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carmel Valley, Ca

The actual views from the home exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

The location of this home was perfect. It was in a quiet location but very close to town and all amenities.

The view from the living room and deck were actually better than advertised.

Another outdoor lounge chair would be a great addition to the deck. My wife and I had to flip a coin to see who got the one comfortable outdoor chair!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view of Angel Island, nice house, and a hilly but reasonable walk to town

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and were inspired by the incredible view to take the ferry to Angel Island, which was well worth it. We walked into town for brunch and dinner but chose to Uber back rather than hike the hills.

Thanks for a great, relaxing stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This place was exactly what I expected which is not always the case! View is one of th best I have ever had the pleasure to awake to and sip coffee to. Comfortable bed and well appointed kitchen, a trip we will never forget!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Chicago, Illinois

Spectacular Home with a Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful stay at this property in Tiburon. The home is well maintained, clean and well stocked. The owner pays close attention to detail. The views from the home are stunning as it is located uphill in Tiburon. Great access (about 4 miles) to the 101 so you can get to San Francisco pretty easily from this location. Our only regret is that we didn't spend enough in the home as we spent a lot of time sightseeing in San Francisco.

Next time I bring my family of five out to the Bay Area, I will certainly be staying here again. On top of the many great qualities of the property, this was also a great value relative to staying in a cramped hotel room in the city.

This was certainly a five-star experience. Thanks, Bruce, for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Great views and close to San Francisco, Sonoma and Napa. Very comfortable home with all the kitchen gadgets.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Francisco (SFO), Oakland (OAK)
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Sam's Anchor Cafe, Servino's
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Caprice Restaurant
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Tiburon waterfront
Car: not necessary

Minutes from San Francisco by ferry or by car, and in the sun-belt: This part of Tiburon has sunny afternoons while San Francisco and Sausalito are covered in fog. Also a short drive to California's Wine Country: Napa and Sonoma valleys. Close to Muir Woods National Monument, and the beautiful beaches: Rodeo Beach, Muir Beach, Stinson Beach. Majestic Mount Tamalpais, with its breathtaking views of the entire San Francisco Bay Area, is a short drive away. The idyllic Town of Tiburon is a tourist destination in itself: quaint shops and chic restaurants along the historic waterfront and Ark Row. The ferry from Tiburon to San Francisco, Fisherman's Wharf, and Angel Island are all a short walk away.

Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Boating, Sailboat Racing, Wine Tasting, Theatre

Golf: Very many world class golf courses in this area!


Rates & Availability

Tiburon House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Nonrefundable Cleaning Deposit $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.07%

All major credit cards accepted.
1. The $200 cleaning charge is a deposit. This should be sufficient to pay for the normal housekeeping. If however you leave the house in a condition so that more than the usual hours are required, your credit card may be billed for the additional hours.
2. We don't collect a security deposit. Instead, we ask you to purchase Homeaway's $59 insurance and pre-authorize us to charge your credit card for any charges that might be excluded by the insurance policy.
3. You will be asked to provide a copy of your photo ID via email or fax.

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Tiburon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , finished with white marble
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , finished in travertine and exotic hardwoods, curved ceiling
  • Master Bathroom finished in white marble. Second bathroom finished in travertine and teak.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , views of bay & SF
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , views of bay & SF
  • Master Bedroom is on main level and opens onto redwood deck. Enjoy spectacular views of San Francisco and the bay right from the 'King size' bed! Includes 42 inch (107 cm) Plasma TV with DVD player and Cable. Room has high exposed beam ceiling. Walls are painted cafe-au-lait color with white trim. Second Bedroom is on lower level. Includes Queen size bed (sleeps 2). An additional Twin bed can sleep a 5th person. All four walls are painted in mural scene of surrounding San Francisco bay hills and mountains. An additional portable bed can provide sleeping space for a 6th person on request.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Wine Tasting in Tiburon. Also you can drive 45 minutes and you are in Napa/Sonoma valley for wine tours and tasting. Great restaurants within walking distance in Tiburon - Guaymas, Sam's Anchor Cafe, Servino's, Waypoint Pizza, the Caprice, Rooney's, Sushi, New Morning Cafe, and more ..., Live music most evenings at Servino's, Two yacht clubs within walking distance, The Corinthian YC and The San Francisco YC.

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