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Chic Floating Home In Scenic Sausalito

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 31 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Have you ever wanted to experience life on a houseboat? A gorgeous newly re-modeled floating home (houseboat) with an uninterrupted view of Mt. Tamalpais. This is a 2 bedroom, 2 full bath plus a den and a full kitchen,with all stainless steel appliances. The living room has floor to ceiling windows overlooking the water, perfect for bird watching. Both bedrooms have a queen size bed and access to a deck for morning coffee or a cocktail at sunset. There are 2 TV's, WiFi, and a cozy gas fireplace. Each bathroom has a large walk in shower and fluffy towels. This is a 2 story home with stairs.

We also provide 2 bikes to enjoy the water front bike path.

We rent for a minimum of 30 days at a monthly rate of $5000. The average nightly rate is applied after 30 days.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

Why Janet chose The Bay Area

This is the perfect escape from city life but convenient to Napa Wine Country, Beaches, Redwoods and only 15 minutes drive to San Francisco!


Mill Valley House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full size bathrooms with walk in shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 Queen size bedrooms
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing


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(32 traveler reviews)

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Chic Floating Home In Scenic Sausalito
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews
Iola, Texas


  • 5 of 5

Very unique and cute it!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home on the water. Super clean and cozy.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything you could want ...and more

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the houseboat late June 2017, with my husband and our two children (ages 10 & 11). Janet is easily the most experienced, organized and thoughtful host we've ever dealt with. The houseboat itself is amazing! It's impeccably clean, beautifully decorated, while still being comfortable enough to just want to hang out and relax. There was easily enough room for the 4 of us (my son slept in the lower den room on the small couch, which would not fit an adult).

On top of that, she has furnished it with everything you might ever need. Plenty of thick comfy towels (including a darker 'make-up removal' washcloth in each bathroom, so her lovely white towels stay that way). The full kitchen is fully stocked with all the necessary appliances, pots, pans, utensils, spices, coffee, tea, paper towels, detergents, etc. Bathrooms are equally equipped with towels, hair dryers, mini hospitality shampoos, conditioners, soaps, lotions, etc. She left us wine, and dropped off bikes for us to use during our stay! There are fans for when you're warm, a fireplace and several throw blankets for when you're chilly, interesting books and literature about Marin and the sounding area, wildlife, things to do, etc.

The location is perfect - super close to the Marin headlands and Muir Woods, while still just minutes 15 from the city. We slept with the windows open, and the 101 traffic noise didn't disturb us at all, except for the odd motorcycle tearing through. The houseboat neighbors were very welcoming and friendly and were happy to talk about houseboat life. Walking up and down the docks was an adventure in and off itself. There's also a fantastic restaurant/diner a short walk down the road called the Bayside Cafe. Well worth a visit for breakfast or lunch.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to anyone wanting a serene, beautiful and thoroughly unique vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus IN

Wonderful, relaxed experience

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at this floating home! As others have said it certainly lives up to (and surpasses) the photos. This place is incredibly organized so that it feels very spacious and it is well equipped for just about anything you might think of. The kitchen has the equipment you need to cook in as well as many of the staples to help you get going. There are cozy blankets on the balcony for cool nights and fans inside if the day warms up the rooms. There are interesting books to flip through including several on the houseboat community itself.

The 'neighborhood' of houseboats/floating homes is fun to check out. Janet is responsive and thoughtful - providing a bottle of wine and filling the place with all the little things that help make the stay special.

Overall, a great experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Chic Floating Home in Sausalito. We have been coming to this area for years and the place lived up to all the photos and reviews. It was as beautiful and serene as the photos portrayed it. Janet's attention to small details makes the house boat feel like a home.....from fresh flowers to a nice bottle of wine. The location is strategic to everything - from San Francisco to Napa. We would definitely stay here again.

There is a Target very close by which came in handy---as did the Starbucks.

We also enjoyed our daily visits from families of ducks and geese.

I would highly recommend this property ----you won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chic Floating Home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Janet's property was absolutely perfect from beginning to end. The owner communicated in a timely manner prior to our stay. The property exceeded the description of 'chic' and the setting provided the perfect combination of relaxation along with easy access to the village of Sausalito and the multiple attractions of the San Fransisco area.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
CA 101
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Stinson beach
Car: recommended

We are close to Muir Woods, Napa wine country, Stinson beach and only 15 minutes to San Francisco.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Cancellation Policy
100% refund with 30 days notice
50% refund with 15 day notice
No refund with less than 15 days notice
Please note that a $50 administration fee will be incurred for any cancellations.
Christmas rate is from Dec15th- Dec 31st $3000.00 per week, one week minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.