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Uptown in Downtown Mill Valley! The only 3bd/2ba in the heart of the city!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms & 2 Full Baths (Sleeps 6) in the heart of downtown MV!

Location! Location!! Location!!! ABSOLUTELY THE #1 "WALKABILTY" LOCATION TO ENJOY THE BEST OUR "VILLAGE" HAS TO OFFER. This includes cafe's, grocery, shops, movie/live theater, hiking/biking trails, live music and the Town Square. Our home has soaring ceilings, natural light, hardwood floors + gas fireplace! The living room, dining and kitchen all flow together for fun entertaining. 4 super comfy beds, 2 full baths, 2 flat screen TV's.

15 min. drive to both San Francisco and Muir Woods!

The Space


People love our property because it's extremely comfortable, convenient and fun! We have always enjoyed all-day sunlight which is extremely rare in Mill Valley as many other properties are covered in darkness with hills, trees and the mountain. When it's time to venture out, literally steps out our door, there are romantic restaurants, independent bookstores, funky coffee houses, cafes, tons of shopping, a mom and pop grocery store, movie theater, live music, the "town square", hiking and biking trails and all the best Mill Valley has to offer!

Back inside, we have beautiful vintage hardwood floors, a well appointed kitchen, romantic remote-controlled gas fireplace, large bedrooms, Wifi, and two 50' flat-screen TV's (Living Room & Master Bedroom). The large capacity washer and dryer is conveniently tucked inside the hall closet and one dedicated off-street parking space is all yours. Relax or entertain in the backyard patio where outdoor furniture and strings of light await.

Our spacious three bedrooms (1 en suite) sleep 6 comfortably. At 1200 SF +/- our space is nearly five times the size of a typical hotel room. Enjoy two full-baths including a tub in the master. Our rental was originally a single-family residence that was expanded to include a women's fashion boutique, beauty salon and a one bedroom apartment to fit-in with the downtown vibrancy and aesthetic! The entire home is located on the second floor which is accessed by either an interior or exterior staircase consisting of 12 or 14 steps respectively. You are up and off the street, and every convenience within the apartment is on one level. We also have a one (1) bedroom apartment below with its own separate entrance that we also rent with HomeAway. The front of the building (storefront) is a luxe beauty salon. Waxing, eyebrow tinting, blow-outs and cuts are all available. Wedding party's love it :-)

Sleeping Configuration:

The Rental is configured to sleep Six (6) within three bedrooms. One bedroom features a King-Size bed, a second provides a Queen-Size bed and the third conveniently provides two-Twins.

Truly the ideal year-round destination location due in part to our temperate climate and proximity to San Francisco, Muir Woods, the Wine Country, Point Reyes National Seashore, Stinson and Muir Beaches, Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Monterey, Carmel by the Sea, and Lake Tahoe.

The 'Top 7 Reasons To Stay With Us':

(1) Vacations; (2) Family or guest holiday visits; (3) Business travel; (4) Extended stays due to re-location or house-hunting; (5) Temporary housing due to home construction, alterations or additions; (6) Close proximity for reception or party preparation at Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club; (7) Close proximity for attending all Mill Valley Festivals and Parades (Film Festival, Art Festival, Little League Baseball Parade, Tam High Homecoming Parade, Memorial Day Parade and more).

More Details

Gary Ferroni
Member since: 2014
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Gary Ferroni

I was born and raised in Mill Valley, so please check-in with me if I can offer recommendations for restaurants, events and the works. I personally enjoy my autonomy while I'm traveling and will approach your stay similarly, that is to say, I respect your privacy. Just know that I'm more than willing and able to be of assistance to you prior and during your stay.

Gary Ferroni purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Gary Ferroni chose Mill Valley

Guests love our location and the the fine interior appointments. Just 15 minutes to San Francisco and 50 to the Napa Valley Wine Country! Arguably the best rental to use as a "home-base" and conveniently participate in all of the best that the city of Mill Valley, the Bay Area and environs has to offer.

What makes this apartment unique

Our rental is especially rare since it's IN THE DOWNTOWN! Moreover, three bedroom rentals with two full baths located here are extremely hard to come by.

Our guests say that it's everyone's favorite place to meet when friends and family are either visiting or staying in the area. Convenient, comfortable and fun are our hallmarks!


Mill Valley Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The Master Bedroom is en suite.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Amenities: We provide small appliances (Microwave, toaster, coffee maker, etc.) a full set of dishes, stemware, cups/glasses, utensils, pots and pans, linens and basic condiments (cooking oils, vinegars, salt/pepper, sugars, baking soda/powder, popcorn, tea, cocoa, flour, ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise). We also include aluminum foil, paper towels/napkins, wax paper, dishwasher/sink/laundry/bath soap and shampoo/conditioner, body lotion, bleach, cleansers, toilet paper, fabric softeners, sponges and kitchen bags.


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Uptown in Downtown Mill Valley! The only 3bd/2ba in the heart of the city!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 52 reviews

Fantasitc property in outstanding location with a great owner

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely Fantastic!! This 3 bedroom home in the center of downtown Mill Valley is perfectly situated for a visit to Mill Valley or anywhere in the bay area. Easy walking distance to restaurants, shops and markets in the center of beautiful Mill Valley with Mt Tam literally outside your front door. This rental is supper comfortable, nicely furnished, and well equipped. A great base of operations for all your bay area exploring or a great place to just relax and enjoy Mill Valley. Gary, the owner, was fantastic to work with and made our stay all that much more welcoming and enjoyable. Definitely would return to this location based on its location, quality of the property, and great owner to work with. Rent with confidence and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location & Comfortable Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

In town for a wedding with our two sons and their spouses. This was a great location for all our needs and very comfortable. Easy access to the highway and walking distance to shops and restaurants just a block away. Gary was great to deal with and very considerate. The whole family was very happy with our stay. Thanks Gary.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything excelent❗

  • 5 of 5

We like it a lot❗

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Mill Valley to be close to San Francisco but ended up wishing for more time. Place is on top of store but it's a small store no noise from it. Would not be handicap accessible- I would be nervous about kids Cuz stairs are open

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the 5-Star Review Edward!! It was a pleasure having you. Please allow me to clarify a couple of things for future guests. * As I convey in the property description: We have a beautiful spa located in front of our apartment/house, not underneath it. The spa is never noisy and it's a nice buffer for our place as we are set back off the street. * We are a walk-up with twelve stairs, without an elevator. We are not handicap accessible. * The staircase is open of course, but we have a portable child's gate in house for those guest's with children. We have enjoyed families of all ages as guests throughout the years! Best, Gary
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Great Location to enjoy San Fran

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Mill Valley. The town itself is adorable and fun to enjoy after a day in the busier (and much dirtier) San Fran. The apartment itself is great! We had 6 adults and it never felt crowded. The kitchen was fully stocked to what we needed, including a gifted bottle of wine from the host. Driving into San Fran was super easy and coming home to a parking spot was the best gift! The stairs are a little steep going up into apt, but that is about the only downfall.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guest! Welcome back anytime! Quick note: There is a second short staircase that is convenient and not steep. Guest's can choose either one during their stay :-)
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Gary is a great host. The property is very clean and comfortable. Perfect location in Mill Valley! This was our second stay and we hope to be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Tamalpais
The "Crown Jewel" of Marin County and quite possibly the entire Bay Area. Considered by many...
Muir Woods National Monument
Majestic Redwoods that have to be seen in person to realize their magnificence. Only 3.5 mil...
Sunday Marin Farmers Market
Located at the Marin Civic Center in San Rafael, this is the one that has it all. Just 10 mi...
Golden Gate Bridge
Just 7.5 miles from our rental.
Fun place to walk and shop or ride a bike along the waterfront. San Francisco views are incr...
Point Reyes National Seashore
Beautiful ride capped off with a beautiful destination. Approx. 23 miles from our rental.
Angel Island - Tiburon Ferry
Fun for the entire family. Depart from the city of Tiburon and catch the Ferry for a beautif...
Napa and Sonoma Valley
The Wine Country - 52 miles from us! Well worth the drive.
Stinson Beach
Stretches all the way to the bohemian town of Bolinas. Beautiful ride over Mount Tamalpais t...
Nearest Airport
26.8 Miles
San Francisco Int'l. Or Oakland (36.3 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bungalow 44
Nearest Ferry
5.4 Miles
Sausalito, Tiburon & Larkspur
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Mill Valley Municipal Golf Course (9 Hole Course)
Nearest Train
23.6 Miles
Amtrak - Emeryville
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US Route 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Bungalow 44
Nearest Ski
182 Miles
Sugar Bowl
Nearest Beach
5.6 Miles
Muir Beach
Car: recommended

Mill Valley is a picturesque California town of 14,000 residents and creative hideaway situated on the eastern slope of Mount Tamalpais. Nestled among redwoods, hills and canyons, Mill Valley is only ten minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and City of San Francisco, yet less than one hour from the Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country. Smithsonian Magazine named Mill Valley one (No. 4) of the 20 best small towns--with a population under 25,000--in America.

What sets Historical Mill Valley apart is not just the spectacular physical beauty of its setting, but equally its human environment-uniquely combining tranquility and liveliness, privacy and community involvement, urban sophistication and village charm. Starting in 1905 with The Dipsea Race, the first cross-country race in the country, Mill Valley has a rich cultural tradition with the Mountain Play in 1913, the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival in 1957, the Marin Theatre Company, a professional regional theatre in 1966, the Mill Valley Film Festival in 1978 and the 142 Throckmorton Theatre since (website hidden)-opened in February 2012, after a lengthly absence, is the Sweetwater Music Hall located in the remodeled Masonic Hall, located two blocks from the Rental.

Mill Valley is flanked by the picturesque City of Sausalito, 10 minutes south and the Town of Tiburon 10 minutes east with Angel Island State Park only a one mile ride (via Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry), all on San Francisco Bay. Although Mill Valley is close to San Francisco, it is adjacent to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and only 10 minutes to the Muir Woods National Monument and Tennessee Valley Trail head, 20 minutes to Muir Beach, or Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, 30 minutes to Stinson Beach and less than an hour to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Although one recommends longer stays, Mill Valley is 2-1/2 hours to Monterrey and Carmel and four hours to spectacular Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park; Yosemite Valley should be on your 'bucket list' and, especially during late spring, one of the most beautiful places in the world.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Refundable damage deposit $250

Cancellation Policy:
Cancelations: 50% of the fee is returned if cancellation occurs more than one week prior to your reserved check-in date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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