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The Kent House Inverness

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

The Kent House is a 2 bedroom classic older Inverness summer home. The FIRST bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and two single beds. The SECOND bedroom has a king bed with bathroom.The living room has a futon sofa that will sleep two. The living room has a lovely brick fireplace and we supply plenty of firewood. The house also has gas heating throughout. We now have wi-fi but no television.

We have a small cabin with a King bed, the smaller cabin has it's own bath with tub and shower. The cabin can be rented with the house for an additional $100.00 per night. The cabin will not be rented to others during your stay should you not want it. Please note that all major Holidays require a 4 night minimum stay. No exceptions.

The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric stove toaster oven and microwave oven. Plenty of cookware and dishes. The house has three bathrooms the main bath off the kitchen has a lovely old bathtub the second bathroom has a shower and nearly new washer and dryer the third bath in the small cabin has a new bathroom with shower and bathtub.

The small cabin is a few steps across the deck from the main house. The outside deck on the house is large with plenty of seating and gets lots of sun. The house sits above a pleasant creek in a quiet wooded area with very little traffic. The parking area is across the footbridge with room for three cars.

1st Valley house is a 5 minute walk from downtown Inverness with 2 restaurants and a grocery store and coffee shop. Tomales Bay and Ocean Beaches are a 10 to 20 minute drive depending on your destination. Inverness is 10 minutes away from The Point Reyes National Seashore. The entire area is exceptionally beautiful with lots to do and see.

Our family home is a real Inverness experience. The house is not fancy but it is comfortable and very pleasant. Call for more information.

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Amenities

Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • no pets left in house or on property unattended absolutely no more guests than stated in reservation fire in fireplace screened and out when not there
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • two tubs one shower three bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), single Beds (2) King bed 1
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Very near National Seashore and State Park Hiking, boating, swimming, birding, kayaking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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The Kent House Inverness
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 31 reviews
5

Wonderfully Rustic and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Being here is like stepping back in time yet with all the modern conveniences. This wonderful home is a series of cabins that offer privacy and comfort in a beautiful, wooded setting. The sound of the creek and a fire in the fireplace are instantly relaxing. The short walk to the market, restaurants and waterfront is lovely. The bay, the coast, the beaches and the hiking trails are world class! What an amazing break from city life. I can’t wait to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lon How you go on!!! Love ❤️ and a great next visit
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5

Great cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the creek, the hills, the deck, and the cozy indoor spaces. The house was well equipped, and the hosts were friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and location, great for a quiet weekend away. Will definitely be returning, thank you Deb!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Respite in the Glen

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our son, his girlfriend, and our dog. Privacy for all. Warm gathering area. Walkable neighborhood. Quiet and peaceful!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our Stay at the Kent House

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our three-day stay at the Kent house. The house is next to a small creek that you can hear gurgling indoors-lovely! It was pretty cold during our stay since it was the end of November, and we used the fireplace every day. This made the main cabin nice and toasty. The beds in the "sleeping cabins" were very comfortable; they have thick down comforters (my daughter calls them marshmallow blankets). Staying at the Kent house was a great experience. We will likely return in the summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Inverness get away!

  • 5 of 5

Great property with wonderful touches. Thank you for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Deborah Quinn
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Deborah Quinn

The property is owned by the Kent family and has been a family vacation home for more than 40 years. Five generations have spent summers in Inverness at the 1st Valley House. Many members of the family live in Berkeley, CA which is an easy one hour drive, making weekend trips convenient. We enjoy trips to the beach, hiking, picking blackberries, reading by the fireplace, and most of all being together. Many family members have or have had dogs over the years and they love romping on the beaches or sunning themselves on the large deck.

Deborah Quinn purchased this house in 1965

Why Deborah Quinn chose Inverness

Inverness has traditionally been a summer destination for University families in Berkeley. The Kent family has owned or rented summer homes in Inverness for over 100 years. We still have old diaries from family members coming to the area in the 1800's. Through hard work by many people, some in our family included, Inverness has never lost it's small town charm. The beaches remain pristine. We are literally surrounded by State Park and National Seashore. It's a beautiful and unique place.

What makes this house unique

The 1st Valley House has a tranquil and secluded feel. It is on a small creek and is surrounded by trees. At the same time, it is only a five minute walk to downtown Inverness where you have The Inverness Store, two restaurants and a coffee house. Live entertainment can often be enjoyed at these restaurants.Beaches on Tomales Bay are a five minute drive from the house and ocean beaches can be reached by car in fifteen minutes. Point Reyes Station is a 10 minute drive from the house with more shopping and great places to eat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A very special way to begin the new year. We loved everything about the house. such a pleasant surprise.! Their was plenty of relaxation coupled with adventures around the area. We will be returning ... Perhaps when we are celebrating our honeymoon. Hard to leave this morning.. Thank you for sucha beautiful and special retreat.
Jan 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Vladimir's
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
San Geronimo Golf Course
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Oakland California
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hiway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Saltwater
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Chicken Ranch Beach on Tomales Bay
Car: necessary

Very near Point Reyes National Seashore, Tomales Bay State Park

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Property Damage Protection $59

Additional cabin add $100 per night.
Weekends require a 2 night minimum stay Holidays require a 4 night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.