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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!

Stunning home in the "heart" of downtown Mill Valley. Absolutely the #1 "walkability" location to enjoy the best our town has to offer. 15 min. to both San Francisco and Muir Woods! Soaring ceilings, natural light, hardwood floors - just beautiful!

The Space

Enjoy restaurants, bookstores, coffee houses, cafes, retail therapy, grocery, theaters, live music, the "town square", hiking and biking trails and all the best Mill Valley has to offer is located just outside your front door! Soaring ceilings with expansive windows, you will love the dramatic light throughout the day. Vintage hardwood floors, 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. We also provide our guests with two bicycles for their enjoyment. 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 steps or 14 steps respectively. Rest- assured that you enjoy your own separate and private setting along with peace and quiet. But don't just take my word for it, please read our reviews!

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, The Wine Country, Lake Tahoe, Silicon Valley, Monterey, Carmel, Muir Woods National Monument, beaches, etc.

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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Gary Ferroni

I'm available to my guests as needed but I give generous space/privacy. My own home is less than one-mile away, located in the Sycamore/Freeman Park neighborhood. I'm happy to give recommendations and even a little historical perspective to those who ask. I am third generation Mill Valley, raising my children (The fourth generation) in this idyllic town that we are grateful to call home. I look forward to having you here as our guest.

Gary Ferroni purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Gary Ferroni chose The Bay Area

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
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 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 4.925 based on 40 reviews

Great location in Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed here for a family wedding in Mill valley. This location was great. We were able to walk to great restaurants and the wedding venue. The property was comfortable with all the amenities.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Great place just far enough from the hustle and bustle of SF!

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning of the stay until we left, everything was even better than we had hoped for. Smooth check-in, very clean, and enough room for the 6 in our party to be comfortable. So glad we went this route, versus a hotel in SF. Home was exactly as described. We had one minor question, and Gary was very prompt in responding. Will definitely recommend to any friends traveling to the Bay Area.

Our family just spent two weeks traveling the California coast, and we enjoyed our stay in Mill Valley more than any other stop. Oh, if you like Italian, I recommend Vasco restaurant, which is a block or so away.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Park your car and leave it!

  • 5 of 5

Our goal was to take some great hikes, eat well, and relax. It was easy to accomplish that in this downtown apartment. All of our hikes were literally right out the door, as were coffee and great restaurants. The unit was equipped with everything we could needed, and more! I would definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great space in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great space in a great location!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideal for our weekend with our adult children. We were attending an event at the Outdoor Art Center, and the proximity of this apartment makes it the perfect spot to call home. We enjoyed walking to restaurants in downtown Mill Valley, so the location is really terrific. However, the property itself is also wonderful - warm and welcoming and includes a lovely outdoor space where we enjoyed a glass of wine one warm evening. The owner promptly answered our few questions, but the property was so well appointed that there was nothing wanting! We met up with friends who live locally and they were charmed by this property and so glad to know it is there when they have guests in town in the future! I would highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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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
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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 (Six bars within 2 blocks)
Nearest Ferry
5.4 Miles
Sausalito, Tiburon & Larkspur (Approx. 5-6 miles)
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 and HWY 1 (2.5 miles)
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Bungalow 44
Nearest Ski
182 Miles
Sugar Bowl + 6 Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts (202 miles)
Nearest Beach
5.6 Miles
Muir Beach Or Stinson Beach (12.1 miles)
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
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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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