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Mid-Century Mountain Home with Breathtaking Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Mid-Century Mountain Home with Breathtaking Views

A nature lover's dream....

The large windows of this rustic home look out on the San Francisco Bay and the trails of Mount Tam are literally right out your door. It's hard to believe that San Francisco is a mere 14 miles away when you wake up to deer in the garden and the smell of pine.

There's a large patio surrounding the property from which to enjoy the ever-changing vistas of San Francisco and Mt. Tam . And despite the mountain setting, it's only a mile drive down to the quaint Mill Valley town square.

This cozy artist's retreat is located at the head of a hiking trail which will take you as far as Stinson Beach (if you've got the energy) or as close as the little stream about half mile down the fire trail.

A large fireplace, terrazzo floors, eclectic antiques and interesting old books... It is very much a retreat whether you want to stay put & relax, sail or mountain bike, experience small town life in Mill valley or explore the many sights in San Francisco.

Sleeping: 2 bedrooms (1 king + 1 queen)

Study

Fully Equipped kitchen

Washer / Dryer

Ample parking (rare in this neighborhood)

More Details

Owner
Susan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

Amenities

Mill Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom -
    Hall Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    2nd bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

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Mid-Century Mountain Home with Breathtaking Views
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
Sacramento
4

Peaceful getaway

  • 4 of 5

This is an older home full of charm and antique novelties in a serene peaceful environment. It was spacious and accommodating enough for two couples to enjoy comfortably although unfortunately it was unseasonably hot and the home lacks air conditioning. It's situated above the quaint but very expensive town of Mill Valley and just a few miles to Sausalito where we attended the annual Art Festival which is a must for those of you who appreciate art and live music. I would be very happy to stay here again, thank you again Susan for allowing us to stay at your home.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Beautiful house and incredible location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house. Way up windy summit road perched below mt tams peak with views of the bay.. The house is largely unchanged from its 1950s era build a la Frank Lloyd Wright. Special place

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location, stunning view.

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful house close to Stinson beach. The house has an amazing view. We will be coming back.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful spot. Incredibly quiet, very clean. Great views of Sausalito and SF from one patio, and of Mt Tam from another. While the kitchen indeed is circa "mid century", I loved the layout, and found it to be very well supplied in terms of prep and serving materials. We had a lovely time.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Beautiful Views

  • 5 of 5

We went on a couples vacation to San Francisco & rented this home. After being out and about in the city/bay area with all of the people and traffic it was so nice to come back to this amazing quiet place. It is a short drive to Mill Valley from San Francisco & then up a few winding roads to the house. If you like retro & antiques, this is the place for you! When we were there, however, we spent most of our time outside which was amazing. The landscaping around the house is beautiful. In front there are great views of the bay and in back is beautiful Mt. Tam. We enjoyed watching the little hummingbirds & listening to the owl hoot at night. The bed in the master bedroom was a bit firm for our taste but the queen bed was very comfortable. It is a short drive to Muir Woods which was our favorite adventure of our trip (get there by 8:00 am to beat the crowds). Mill Valley is a quaint/lovely town. Stefanos & Tamalpie both had wonderful pizza. Thank you to Susan for sharing her home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rocklin, Calif.
5

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay definitely gave us a "homey" feel. Everything was well maintained. So much to look at in the home - books, artifacts and antiques. I feel this is a home that is more for adults. While the road to the house could be a little tricky and requires you to drive carefully, the house is well worth arriving at. So much to do and explore in the area - Muir Woods and the Ocean, the Marin Headlands area, Sausalito, Angel Island and, of course, Mill Valley. Good restaurants we ate at: The Dipsea in MV and Sam's in Tiburon. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Sweetwater
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Sausalito
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
mill valley golf course
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
101 Fwy
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
downtown mill valley
Nearest Ski
190 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Stinson Beach
Car: recommended

Bike Trails, Muir Words, Stinson Beach, Great cafe's and restaurants right in downtown Mill Valley.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $60
Cleaning $195
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change based on holidays and events. Holiday rates are currently $325 per night. Please don't be angry if the published rate is unavailable at the time when you would like to stay.

Payment is due in full upon booking. Our policy is to open the dates and refund on a pro-rated basis the days of the canceled reservation that are re-booked.

Additional $25 per person per night in excess of 4. Maximum 6.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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