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Charming Stinson Beach House - Steps from the Ocean

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Stinson Beach House Rental Photos and Description

Steps from the beach, this peaceful Stinson Beach house is the perfect getaway.

This charming and unique house is only 500 feet from the beach yet offers peace and privacy.

A 30s Craftsman with original fir floors and a wood burning stove fireplace, the main house has been lovingly maintained and updated with modern nautical decor. The house has one bedroom and one bathroom with queen size bed, an airy living room with pull-out sofa (the second bed), dining area and full kitchen.

A separate cottage is a garage space with washer, dryer and beach items (towels, wetsuits, chairs, picnic basket, etc).

Amenities include flat screen televisions loaded with Apple TV , a landline with free calls in the US, coffee, tea and small breakfast items, and board games for nights at home.

Beds provided are as follows:

1 queen size bed in bedroom

1 full/queen size pullout sofa in living room

We do have a Pack N Play crib as well as an air mattress on hand and can accommodate up to 5 people if 1 or more are children. Off-street parking for two cars is available within the property (although we often like to park directly across the street and leave the garden open).

Less than an hour's drive from San Francisco and on the edge of Mt Tamalpais State Park, the Stinson Beach House is a perfect year round spot for romantic weekends, families and weekend escapes. Conveniently located from Sausalito and Marin, Stinson Beach is a great starting off point for exploring spots like Muir Woods, Mt Tamalpais, Bolinas, Point Reyes, Tomales Bay, Muir Beach and much more.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Tanya Naouri
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, arabic
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016

About Tanya Naouri

A native of southern California, the Bay Area is now home for myself, my husband and our two small children. I love living here and am happy for others to experience the abundant natural beauty of Stinson Beach and West Marin.

Tanya Naouri purchased this house in 2014

Why Tanya Naouri chose The Bay Area

With its sandy shores and the backdrop of Mt Tamalpais, we love the unique beauty and local flavor of Stinson Beach. It's the perfect getaway for international travelers and local Bay Area dwellers alike.

What makes this house unique

With its enclosed bricked English style garden, the Stinson Beach House feels like your own private oasis, while still remaining close to the beach and town. We've infused the original Craftsman charm of the house with modern nautical decor.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Charming Stinson Beach House - Steps from the Ocean
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
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I liked the location but the house had many issues.

  • 2 of 5

Upon arrival we parked in the sandy parking space that was advised. No problem, but I figured that at least the parking spot would be on the same side of the road as the house. No...it was across the main street which wasn't heavy with traffic but more than a quiet street would have. We arrived after dark and the front was pretty dark and hard to see. On first view the house was pretty clean and cute. The bedroom was nice. When we tried to turn on lights, many of the switches throughout the house did not work. As soon as I went to throw away the garbage I was carrying I noticed that the garbage in the house was completely full and even worse...the top item was a used and dirty diaper. So...in the first 5 minutes there I had to take out the garbage. Next I headed to the bathroom to wash my hands and a black hair in the sink. Not nice to find that either...which makes one wonder what else has not been cleaned in the house. The bathroom was in need of care and updating especially because no water would even go down the sink. It sat for a minimum of 30 minutes each time we used the sink for any reason. When we moved the coffee table to set up the bed for my daughter to sleep on, we noticed that the rug underneath had many stains and was in need of some cleaning. After going out to dinner, we came back for a nice quiet night...we turned on the TV and nothing. It did not work. My husband worked on it for at least 30 minutes and nothing. Overall, the house was in very mediocre shape. We found cobwebs in various places and it just wasn't kept up like my other VRBO experiences. I have stayed throughout the world with VRBO and other similar companies and this is the first time I have had these kind of issues. Also, extremely upsetting because the house was extremely small and not very clean was the extremely high charge for cleaning. If the people before me were charged so much, why wasn't the house impeccable?

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet cozy home! Was very comfortable amount of space for me, my husband, and two little boys.

  • 5 of 5

We were just a short walk to the beach, in an area where the beach isn't that crowded even on a sunny day. I think because it is a ways down the beach on the residential side. We saw dolphins our first day and seals every day. Apparently there are humpback whales passing by, too!

The house is very clean and comfortable. The walk to downtown Stinson is quick via the beach. The owner is very nice and accommodating. Will definitely be back for another little getaway!!! Love this place!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot in the beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Stinson and this was the ideal place to stay. It had everything we could want and an extremely comfortable bed!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cool and beautiful beach house!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time at Tanya's beach house. With a fantastic location just steps from the beach, the house itself is stylish, light-filled, spacious for a one-bedroom, and completely comfortable. When we had a question upon check-in, Tanya was super-responsive and helpful. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Welcome home!

  • 5 of 5

This sweet little house has everything you need for a wonderful beach vacation. The owners are quick to respond if you have questions. It is clean and has updated, clever decor. The full sized kitchen is well equipped and there are large tables for indoor and outdoor dining. The bed is comfy with nice linens and the out building is stocked with beach chairs, boards and wetsuits. While not beachfront, the walk is easy and the ocean audible at night as you drift off to sleep. Incredible coastline views, Muir Woods and Mt. Tam surround with the tiny town offering good meals. Suggest bringing food to add to your enjoyment and relaxing time at Stinson Beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect long weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed at this spot for 3 nights, and we loved it. It was well-appointed, with a great, private outdoor area and easy access to Stinson and its beach. The bed was amazingly comfortable and the pull-out was surprisingly soft! Our host was also very easy to get in touch with and helpful for the trip. We hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Ferry
15.5 Miles
Sausalito Ferry Terminal
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
The Lunch Box, Parkside, Sand Dollar and More
Nearest Beach
Stinson Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Stinson Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

During the high season of June through August we require a 3 night minimum stay. Two night availability during this time may be available based on pre-existing bookings (check with us in May).

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.
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Amenities

Stinson Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is in the main house and includes a tub/shower, sink and toilet. Shampoo, bodywash, a hair dryer and other basic toiletries are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • The Master Bedroom is in the main house and includes a queen size bed. There is a full/queen size pullout sofa bed in the living room of the main house, and a Pack N Play crib and air mattress is available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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