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San Francisco Bay View Hilltop Home near the Wine Country

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 4 with privacy, 6 using daybed or sunroom couch

Relaxed, well kept up, charming turn-of-the-century home on a hilltop above the SF Bay at The Carquinez Straits. Master bedroom has fine Lux Queen bed and an Englander Double in the Middle bedroom. The pull-out daybed in parlor sleeps two plus a large soft Italian leather couch in the large sun room has been a favorite extra spot to sleep, where you wake to views of passing, sailboats, tugs & great ships on SF Bay, along with the rolling California hills. Clean, comfortable, quiet, convenient house with wooden decks, BBQ & multi-level deck & gardens, bordered by Regional Parkland. Fully equipped bright, airy kitchen with breakfast table. Shower over tub & new plumbing in tiled bathroom off middle bedroom and sunroom.. Sunny washer dryer laundry room with ironing board. Nice china and cookware and plenty of glassware. SF 38 miles by car on Hwy 80 to the heart of downtown SF or a fun 1 hr. Ferry ride to Fisherman's Wharf. It is 23.2 miles to downtown Napa & Wine Country tours. John Muir mansion & Jack London's cabin in Oakland at jack London Square both a 20 minute ride depending on commute traffic. Redwoods 1 hour. the drive is 2-3 hours on Pacific coast Hwy to Carmel, Monterey Bay & Hearst Castle.


Port Costa is SF East Bay’s secret get away: 50 homes, population of 190, boasts 2 unique Barbary Coast style restaurant/ bars and the old time Burlington Hotel on the Straits has been refurbished, including a charming weekend coffee house , right across from the quaint post office with a view of the water. .The fashionable Bull Valley Roadhouse is open Thursday– Sunday for dinner. Wonderful Honey House coffee shop open weekends at the corner of the Burlington Hotel across Canyon Lake drive from the Warehouse Cafe, famous for the giant polar bear in a glass cage by the pool table in the bar. Plentiful reasonable food served at the Warehouse Cage with a menu of hundreds of beers. Great blues, rock and country music most summer weekends.Our historic restored and repurposed Port Costa school hosts social, art, car & bicycle club events, and is preserved and maintained by the Port Costa Conservation Society.

Short bike ride or drive to fish at Eckley Pier (no license required), picnic & hike: secluded Coastline Park. Crockett Hills Regional Park's covers 2000 acres. Experience John Muir historic mansion & farm. This National park is 10 miles away, off Hwy 4: Alhambra Ave in Martinez.

What else is near by: Tennis courts and public pool in Crockett 3 miles from Port Costa along the Carquinez Scenic Drive: Three miles to Hwy 80 entrance then 29 miles on 80 to downtown San Francisco.

Or forget parking and traffic and get to SF via Ferry: Cross Zampa bridge to Vallejo Terminal and catch a one hour Ferry ride to Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf . Ride is a great tour the bay &.

Bay Area Rapid Transit parking 15 to 20 minutes from Port Costa dependingon whcih station you choose. Marine World, 20 minutes. Oakland International Airport, 34 miles, 40 miles to SFO and downtown Napa is 20 miles.

Situated along the bay trail coastline in between California Regional Parks, this property has acres of open space between its upper garden and the lower edge of the East Bay Regional Park trail. Hike directly up and take a walk above an unforgettable stretch of San Francisco bay coastline. The official park entrance is along the winding Carquinez Scenic Drive on your way into Port Costa. Landing area leads down to Eckley Pier for another gem of a coastline park at water’s edge for fishing (no license required) and picnics and hiking. Bird life abounds with red wing black birds, humming birds, finches, mockingbirds, kestrel, and a pair of golden eagles & offspring often fly above the house in Port Costa.

Crockett Hills Regional Park is the second park just 3 miles away along Carquinez Scenic drive and it offers mountain bike trails, horseback riding and organized treks to reach the summits where, on a clear day, you can see the entire SF Bay and across San Pablo bay to Mount Tamalpais, above Mill Valley.

What’s to Do: Sit on the deck or in the sunroom and watch water traffic. Take walks on numerous close by park trails, gates in easy walking distance,

The romantic, more upscale eating experience is Bull Valley Roadhouse new owners from SF. Nice decor. Have a drink, sitting at the bar, a tourist attraction in itself, with Tiffany lamps, brought down from the Gold Rush country, by the original owners, Port Costa house owner’s uncle and grandmother- perfect for the early California Barbary Coast decor. Open for dinner Wed - Sunday. Warehouse Cafe as described earlier is much more blue collar and attracts weekend motorcycle clubs who love the beer menu and cheap surf and turf. Locals often frequent it for the live weekend music.

Weekends have great coffee and breakfast at Honeyhouse Cafe , corner of the old Burlington Hotel on Canyon Lake Drive acrsoss from the Warehouse at the waterfront.

Drive 3 miles to Crockett & discover: Nantucket, on Port Street local seafood and drinks favorite, on the water by the fishing boats and the pier. The Dead Fish, on San Pablo Avenue (at Pomona Street at freeway ramp from Hwy 80) is an upscale SF chain for glitzy cocktails & fish dinners with bay, Zampa Bridge & Naval Academy water views.


From Port Costa it is one hour and 34 minutes or 75 miles to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, located in a canyon two miles north of the Russian River, in Sonoma county just north of Guerneville. Lots of good wineries and places to eat in the area.

The Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens grows along the CA coast all the way up into southern Oregon in an area about 500 miles long by 30 miles wide.

Further north Montgomery State Reserve redwood trees is 104.3 miles from our house and 13 miles west of Ukiah, CA Ukiah, 2 hours 33 minutes from Port Costa house, according to google. One tree growing there is the tallest known tree in the World according to Trip Advisor. Pack a good picnic and beverages as you wont want to take time to hunt up a place to eat.

It is a much longer drive up to Avenue of the Giants, the most famous area of giant redwoods: 4 hours drive up and back to Humbolt Redwoods state park : 218 miles via east 80 and CA 37 toward Napa. At Lakeville Hwy you turn onto US 101 ramp and go north for 177 miles till CA 254 N and 2 miles further on to Humbolt Redwoods State Park.

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About Victoria

Port Costa has an annual July 4 parade. Sonny and I outfitted our old Mercedes with my late great aunt Mimi's monkey doll collection and won first place. Mimi Paul's Popouri was the 1st antique store in town in the early 1960s.

I've been executive director for LITA of Contra Costa since 2002. Terrace gardening is my passion. Fortunate, as my house is on top of a hill. My parents purchased the Port Costa house as their first home in 1963 after completing a lifetime of traveling to different countries with my Dad's outfit, Utah International Mining and Construction. In those days Port Costa was a thriving antique center, connected by Carquinez Scenic Drive to Martinez, the county seat. A storm washed out the road near Martinez in the 1970's keeping Port Costa at a very small population of 180 inhabitants, which is how most folks in town like it.

My brother and I wanted to continue our folks' favorite retirement occupation: having guests stay over to enjoy the home they both loved so much. My younger brother lives in Los Angeles but visits often. My partner of 36 years now, Sonny, and I live in an apartment below the main house which my Dad built for my grandmother and later served to accommodate any extra guests. There is a connecting interior spiral staircase which leads down our pantry and laundry room. A sturdy oak door at the foot of the stairs is for rental guests privacy.

Since 2002 I have been Executive Director for LITA 'Love is The Answer' of CC

which serves a growing number of convalescent and nursing hospitals around the county. We bring one on one volunteer visitors, pets, musicians, dancers, elementary and middle school groups of children to visit on a regular basis. The 80 volunteers and 30 skilled nursing facilities keep me busy. Gardening is my passion, which is a good thing since there are so many gardens on the property. Other hobby is sitting in the garden watching the sparkling water.

Victoria purchased this house in 1963

Why Victoria chose Port Costa

I inherited the 'Last Resort along with my brother from my parents. The decision to make the top level a vacation rental was natural one since every guests who ever visited our family was astonished by the views, loved the house and and couldn't get over how close it was to every point of interest in the Bay area. With a bit thought on times, it is an easy ride into San Francisco, up to Bolinas or the Wine Country tours.

Monterey and Carmel by the Sea are under 3 hours away ( all depending on when you drive. Yet Port Costa really feels like it is 'out in the country'. I have detailed elsewhere in property description the distance and directions to the Redwood Trees


From Port Costa it is one hour and 34 minutes or 75 miles to Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve, located in a canyon two miles north of the Russian River, in Sonoma county just north of Guerneville. Lots of good wineries and places to eat in the area.

The Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens grows along the CA coast all the way up into southern Oregon in an area about 500 miles long by 30 miles wide.

Further north Montgomery State Reserve redwood trees is 104.3 miles from our house and 13 miles west of Ukiah, CA Ukiah, 2 hours 33 minutes from Port Costa house, according to google. One tree growing there is the tallest known tree in the World according to Trip Advisor. Pack a good picnic and beverages as you wont want to take time to hunt up a place to eat.

It is a much longer drive up to Avenue of the Giants, the most famous area of giant redwoods: 4 hours drive up and back to Humbolt Redwoods state park : 218 miles via east 80 and CA 37 toward Napa. At Lakeville Hwy you turn onto US 101 ramp and go north for 177 miles till CA 254 N and 2 miles further on to Humbolt Redwoods State Park.

What makes this house unique

Moon rise watching across the beautiful water from under the gazebo our on the deck on the many calm quiet nights. Year round remarkable hill and water views and migrating and local varieties of beautiful birds, wild turkey flocks and deer, Our village is full of artists and musicians, some of whom can be seen heard ( in the most pleasant and off in the distance manner) at venues downtown on a weekend night.

I've been told I should take and post more pictures of the upper and lower gardens that are my greatest delight work. We will compost all your organic green kitchen waste, if you are a mind to participate in the enrichment of our very large garden.

My parents were instrumental in protecting the surrouding hills and waterfront from developers until it was bought by he East Bay Regional Park . My brother and I are still great supporters of the Port Costa Conservation Society.

Upper Prospect Avenue has had the same 6 houses standing since the 1890s.

Our neighbors treasure the quite and the safety and stability of the street and knowing one another and looking out for each other. They are friendly and accepting of the guests who find their way to our hill top retreat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was by far the best VRBO home we have ever stayed in! We have stayed many times using VRBO over the years, and I have to say, no home has compared to this one in character, heart and charm. Victoria is a gracious host, and we will be back! If you stay, make sure to plan time to just "be" in the gorgeous surroundings....our only regret was that we didn't stay longer. We are driving home now, and talking about how soon we can come back! Thank you Victoria!
Mar 2017
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Port Costa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • Single Victorian style bathroom has a full bathtub with overhead shower. A large vanity with modern, antique style chrome sink fixtures provides plenty of surface area, great lighting, mirrors, drawers & shelves. Black & white floor tiles match an old fashioned decor. Enjoy a new top of the line, water efficient, planet friendly Toto dual flush toilet. Sliding doors at the two exits maintain privacy for occupant of adjoining middle bedroom. Window opens onto the garden. there is a steam bent antique chair with seat cushion and an Ikea bathroom scale. Dresser contains plenty of bath, hand and face towels, a hair dryer, shower caps and one first aid drawer with band aids. Heat lamps plus panel and extra ceiling lighting make ablutions a pleasure and a breeze. Dark dresser has faux white marble slab atop and stores plenty bath and hand towels, and hairdryer .Oval mirror above dresser gives another place to put on make up. Night lights in placed strategically for safe arrivals.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Master bed in quiet corner of the house, off the front parlor. Superb Englander Queen delivers a wonderful night's sleep, tranquil view of lovely garden & rolling hills. Spacious closets. Smaller bedroom, the 'Map Room,' new pillow-top Englander double. Pocket sliding door into the single bathroom and another one to the parlor. A big window looks onto peaceful garden & hill view. Plenty closets. Fireplaces in both rooms. Bathroom' two entrances with sliding doors to provide privacy for the Map room, plus general entry from sun room. A day bed expands from the sofa in the front parlor which is a great place for late night TV viewing, beside two comfortable easy chairs w foot stools (Satellite TV, DVD player, writing desk, gas fireplace in the parlor Italian white leather couch in the large sunroom is a great place to stretch out for the night. Many prefer it to daybed in parlor for a single sleeper. Sleep across from the fireplace and watch the moonrise over the Straits.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Breakfast at a sunny table in spacious, well equipped kitchen or at the large sun room dining table that expands to seat 8 ( up to 12). Italian tile floors throughout kitchen & sunroom. Limited Meals and maid Service negotiable. Tennis courts and swimming pool 3 miles away at at Crockett Recreation Center. Grocery, liquor & drug stoes: 12 minutes/ Rodeo / Hwy 80. 10 mins. to shopping centers in Martinez/ Hwy 4. Easy 12 minute drive toward SF on Hwy 80 to Trader Joe's in Pinole. Visit antique stores here in town & in nearby Martinez where John Muir's home is open for tours. Antiques, ethic art & an eclectic home library are yours to enjoy plus best water view in town. BBQ on lower deck. plenty of nice china, glasses & flatware, laundry room has washer, dryer, iron & ironing board. Locals meet at Post office. Town folk colorful & friendly. Weekend watercolorists, birdwatchers & cycl


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San Francisco Bay View Hilltop Home near the Wine Country
average rating of 4.9761906 based on 85 reviews

We absolutely loved it! Warm, cozy, beautiful views- close to everything while being tucked away.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a three day mid-week stay in this wonderful cottage as part of a longer vacation that started in Sacramento and ended in Denver. Beautifully maintained. Perfect to get back and forth to San Francisco (the ferry ride was easy and convenient) and/or to spend time in the great outdoors. Special treat and spoiler alert - pick up a CD off the rack and relax in a home that generates a truly eclectic vibe. The owner is an artist and was a singer/musician who shared billings with the likes of James Taylor and her CD is available for listening. Read a book, sit on the deck, cook out doors and enjoy the tranquility. We spent time just relaxing and soaking in the ambience. The owner thought of everything including two sets binoculars! Recent tip: The Redwood Forests in California now require parking reservations. Plan ahead, you cannot just show up at one of the parks and expect to park and walk. We went to Muir Woods, beautiful drive, but we had no parking reservation. The next available reservation was 5 hours from the time we arrived. We went to the Muir beach and then to Sausalito where we had lunch on the Bay instead. It was the only disappointment of this leg of our trip. We would definitely rent here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Terrific! Beautiful views and gracious hosts.

  • 5 of 5

The property is located in a quiet enclave of homes set amongst green pastures that reminded us of England. From the living room were beautiful views of the surrounding landscape and the water where ships passed regularly. The house was extremely comfortable and everything was spotless. The kitchen was well equipped. The hosts provided complete privacy and yet were available if needed and extremely accommodating. We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure welcoming your very darling young family. Come again any time Victoria
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great out of the way place to stay if you want to go into San Francisco or to the wine country.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful week!

  • 5 of 5

We spend 8 days at this marvelous retreat. It is the now the benchmark for all HomeAway stays! Victoria was a gracious hostess, making sure we were comfortable. She lives on the property for easy contact, but made sure we had our privacy. We only saw her once. The home is very spacious and inviting. Lots of antiques, family pictures and mirrors. The sunroom is the masterpiece of the home. The view is fabulous and the couch is comfortable, which means you have to work very hard to get up, get in your car and leave. It is close to Berkeley, Martinez and Mt Diablo via interstate, so we were able to drive and explore the surrounding areas. Thank you so much for opening up your home to us!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Friends as you know we would welcome you back anytime. Thanks for choosing our BayView hilltop home between SF and Wine Country Victoria
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Charming, relaxing and very welcoming retreat with emphasis on "treat."

  • 5 of 5

We have been visiting the Bay Area regularly for a dozen year now since our son and his family moved there to work for Pixar. As his family has grown, our visits have required us to stay in other places from time to time. This time we decided to find a convenient place where we could all be together for an extended weekend. We couldn't be happier with our choice.

Other family who were part of the weekend events had never actually been to Port Costa and they were charmed with its uniqueness and isolated location tucked in a small hill side. This property was so charming and comfortable. Victoria and her brother were so accommodating as well. We learned that Victoria was at one time a very popular singer (several decades ago) and so we enjoyed playing some of her CD's while we were there.

The beds were very comfortable, the kitchen well furnished and there was enough space for the 7 kids to play both inside and out. There is a lovely deck and garden off the large family room. We are recommending this home to others that we know are traveling to the bay. If you want to be in San Francisco proper, this is not the convenient location. But our tastes lean to privacy, comfort and relaxation rather than the hustle and bustle of big towns. Over the years we have spent plenty of time in "the city." Hotel rooms do not afford the freedom as does a lovely home like this one does.

It was not so isolated that exploring the Bay Area were difficult. Within about 5 minutes we were on I-80 heading toward the city and we spent one day going to the beach - a treat for us Utahn's who have no ocean. It was nice to return to the safety of our home away from home following the busy day.

Thank you Victoria and Michael,

Kent & Marca Merrell

Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear folks, It is always a pleasure to be the venue for a family reunion. Many of our return guests feel the same way you do, as expressed in your exceptional 5 star review. As more tulips open I will send you a photo of the sweet gift you left. Thank you so much for that as well as for helping us to spread the word. Victoria & Michael
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Cozy clean home and incredible views.

  • 5 of 5

Owner was very helpful and thoughtful. If I came back to Port Costa, I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: please do ome again one day It was good to meet you and I was happy I could help with small details Victoria
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Oakland International
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Two in Port costa
Nearest Ferry
7.5 Miles
Vallejo Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Franklin Canyon Golf course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Howy 80
Car: necessary

Port Costa is 31 miles from San Francisco across the Bay bridge (on Hwy 80 east past Berkeley.) Port Costa village is on the SF bay at San Pablo bay between Berkeley & Napa Valley and called Carquinez Straits. Public swimming pool, park & tennis courts are just 3 miles from the Port Costa house in the neighboring town of Crockett. There is a great play ground on Canyon lake Drive, the main street of Port Costa at the historic Port Costa School, now used as a Community Center. between Crockett and Port Costa is the East Bay Regional Park Landing area leading to park trails and down to the water and Eckley Pier where fishing ( without a licence) is allowed. There is also a nice level park and picnic tables there.

Port Costa 23 miles from Napa, gateway to fabulous Northern California Wine Country. Take the Ferry from Vallejo, to San Francisco, a great way to see the bay and avoid traffic and parking in SF.

ATT Park at SF Embarcadero for ball games & events easy by Vallejo Ferry. Terminal is just across the Zampa bridge.

Port Cost Guests often drive down to Carmel and Monterey by the Sea from here and some take the 3.5 hour drive up to Lake Tahoe and state line casinos. Mendocino is a day trip.

Closer to home: Sierra Club founder John Muir's home is a lovely national monument/ museum 15 minutes away. Jack London's cabin is 20 minutes away in Oakland's Jack London square.

Four Regional Parks surround town. You'll pass East Bay Regional park staging area approaching Port Costa. Park trails near house

Other Activities: Bird watching & Regional Park hiking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

1. CHECK-IN TIME IS AFTER 4 PM, PST CHECK-OUT before 11 AM, PST Owner my make exceptions, depending on reservations prior or after stay.
2. NON SMOKING property.OK to smoke outdoors, street side o the front porch or out in the driveway.
3. Pets are not permitted in the house or yard without a written agreement and an additional rental fee of $200 per single pet plus $50 each additional up to 3
4. We reserve the right not to rent to vacationing students or singles under 21 years of age unless accompanied by an adult or parent.
5. DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT- A damage/reservation deposit of $500 is waived when $1500 CSA Travel Protection insurance is purchased for $59. Deposit of 50% of total rent must be received to book the reservation. Deposit is applied & fully refundable when cancellation notice is 30 days before check in.
6. Recycling is mandatory in this county: discard only plastic, glass, aluminum and paper in the Blue bin provided and garbage in the brown bin. Green bin is for garden trimmings only. If you like, you may put your vegetarian green kitchen waste in the compost jar in a bag or request a closed jar for your sink. Otherwise all wet waste goes in the garbage can in the kitchen. Before check out place soiled dishes in and start the dishwasher cycle. Leave used towels on the floor.
7. No linens may be lost or damaged.
8. Any charges accrued during the stay must be paid in full prior to departure.
9. Leave door key for the owner in the place provided and leave all doors unlocked.

10. PAYMENT - An advance payment equal to 50% of the rental rate plus the CSA damage protection purchase is required upon reservation. Current area tax for rental property is 11% which is added to the rental amount. If you cancel 30 days prior to arrival the entire deposit is refundable. The advance payment will be applied toward the house rent. “Book it Now” is enabled

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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