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Rustically Charming 2BR Inverness House w/Wifi, Multiple Decks & Beautiful Views of Tomales Bay - Minutes from Local Beaches, Water Sports & Outdoor Recreation!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,383 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Inverness, California

If you’re seeking a vacation filled with peaceful tranquility and boundless natural beauty, look no further than this serene Inverness vacation rental home. Ideally located minutes away from local beaches and boasting beautiful views of Tomales Bay with gorgeous oak trees in the foreground, this wondrous dwelling ensures a truly relaxing coastal getaway!

Featuring 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and enough sleeping arrangements for up to 6 guests throughout 1,383 square feet of tastefully appointed living space, this house is a terrific accommodation choice for families, friends, or couples out for a rejuvenating West Coast retreat. The home’s open, airy interior exudes a quintessential rustic charm, offering many delightful features such as lovely stained glass windows, comfortable furniture, and a 32-inch LCD flat screen TV with DVD player and sound system for your entertainment needs. Prepare your favorite meals in the fully equipped kitchen, which comes complete with all the essential cooking appliances. Gather with your companions around the adjacent dining table, where you can enjoy your culinary masterpiece while admiring the picturesque views outside the large surrounding windows. If you’re craving that smoky barbeque flavor, step outside to the deck and whip up some tasty steaks or brats on the charcoal grill. 

Everyone in your group will love spending time outside on either of the home’s outdoor areas - there’s only one step up to the front deck and another step up to the porch, offering ultimate easy accessibility. The views here are practically guaranteed to take your breath away - look forward to unwinding on the upper porch while gazing at the stunning view of Tomales Bay, enhanced by glimpses of pristine oak trees in the foreground. You are also a short walk down the hill from the town of Inverness. You’ll quickly understand why every guest who has stayed here wants to come back again and again!

When you’re ready to get out in the sand and surf, you won’t have to venture far! There’s a very local beach on Tomales Bay just 5 minutes from the property, in addition to another beach on the Bay approximately 15 minutes away, which has picnic tables and a shallow swimming area. Drakes Bay and Ocean beaches are only about 20 minutes away from the home. There is kayaking available, and if you plan to bring your own gear along with you, feel free to sail, kiteboard, or partake in any other water sport - just keep in mind that the water is pretty cold! Should you be in the mood for land-based activities, you’ll find a variety of scenic hiking trails nearby that will allow you to further relish in the region's phenomenal natural beauty. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time during your stay, this sensational Inverness vacation rental house will not disappoint -  you may never want to leave!

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, recently updated and comfortable furnishings, 4 slingback deck chairs, lovely stained glass windows, wireless internet access, 32-inch LCD flat screen TV with DVD player and sound system, charcoal grill, front deck, porch, and breathtaking views of Tomales Bay!

- Fantastic location! Mere minutes from local beaches on Tomales Bay, Drakes Bay, and several others

- Easy access to hiking trails, water sports, and outdoor recreation!

- Brand new Weber Gas Grill - 3200Q!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed

Additional Sleeping:

- A Sofa Sleeper in the Living Room can accommodate 2 extra guests

Policies:

- No smoking

- Pet friendly (maximum 1 dog allowed, no cats). Pets are not to be left at the property unattended

- Pets must be trained and well behaved

- Pet Fee: $50 Per Stay

- No events, parties or large gatherings. This is a quiet residential neighborhood, out of respect for the neighbors, please bring conversations inside after 10pm during the week and 11pm on weekends.

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

 

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

We loved the place! Perfect for our group. It is amazingly well equipped

for a rental. Wished we had known about the new grill but next time we'll

plan on it. We tried really hard to think of how the place could be

improved/what was missing. Only came up with a couple things - Kleenex

and window washing - pretty good for 5 critics! You have done a great

job. We loved the decks and the view & spent alot of time just sitting

around chatting. Weather was iffy but OK. Parking was a bit challenging

but we survived. No other issues. We certainly would rent it again if we

were coming to the area. Thanks so much for your cooperation. It was

really pleasant to be able to check in/out early. We stayed every minute

allowed!
Sep 2015
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Amenities

Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1383 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Water View
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 (Yellow Room) - 1 queen , Bedroom 2 (Yellow Room)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • restaurants
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Rustically Charming 2BR Inverness House w/Wifi, Multiple Decks & Beautiful Views of Tomales Bay - Minutes from Local Beaches, Water Sports & Outdoor Recreation!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 28 reviews
5

Wish i could live here!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place for taking in the beauty that is West Marin. The location was perfect and the view was breathtaking. I took many photos and all three of us spent hours watching the birds and the changing tidal scenery.

The house was rustic but has all the modern conveniences you can think of. We didn't even need to bring our phone / Ipad chargers.

We were very fortunate to have sunshine for our three day weekend but had it been stormy we would have enjoyed it anyway.

Definitely want to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oakland, CA
5

Beautiful cabin in the trees, gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our romantic getaway at this great spot. This family's vacation cabin has so many warm, beautiful hand-crafted touches which visually enriched our stay and let us feel how much this home has been loved over the years, such as the unique design of the great-room ceiling and the stained glass gable looking out on the bay, both created by family members of the owner. The stillness and peace of the neighborhood/area really fed our need to get away from the city. The home is ample, furnishings are very comfortable, and the kitchen was extensively stocked for cooking and dining in. We especially enjoyed having a fire in the fireplace and never tired of looking out at Tomales Bay through the canopy of the stunning, wrap-around live oak tree that sits just below the cabin on this hillside property. With Point Reyes National Shoreline practically at your doorstep, it's just 20-30 minutes drive to all the major trailheads (150 miles of trails on 71,000 acres!!!). It's a little cold in the winter, but the heaters work well and there are electric duvets with dual controls on each of the queen sized beds. We're thinking of bringing my in-laws for a stay in the future. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very relaxing, quiet, with beautiful views

  • 4 of 5

This home was so relaxing. It had everything we needed except a hot tub. We did a lot of hiking, especially out at Point Reyes and traveled to quaint little towns all around the bay. We even got to see where "The BIrds" was filmed in Bodega Bay. The separation of the two bedrooms was great for privacy, and the view from the living room and deck was not to be missed!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute, funky & charming!

  • 4 of 5

The house was very cute and the views of Tomales Bay were INCREDIBLE! Kitchen was well stocked with utensils, and there were even some spices in the pantry, which came in handy. There were 4 people in our group, and the space was more than adequate for all of us. We did share the beds, but they were plenty big and very comfortable. It was really nice having the 1/2 bath in the downstairs bedroom (1 bathroom for 4 girls can be quite a challenge!). The neighborhood is cute and very quiet, which is nice.

On one of the days we drove to the Tomales Point trailhead and did the hike out to the point and back (11 miles round-trip). We saw all kinds of wildlife including big groups of elk, deer, lots of different birds, and even a small garter snake. The next day we drove to the opposite end of the peninsula and visited the old lighthouse. It's not much of a hike, but be ready to do some stair climbing-----308 to be exact! Not so bad going down, but a little bit harder coming back up. If you're in shape, it's no big deal. If you're not, it's going to take a little longer to climb back up.

This house is in a great location for hiking and watersports. There isn't really much around in the way of shopping or restaurants unless you drive into Point Reyes Station (about 15 minutes up the road). However, there is a little market closer, in Inverness Park. You wouldn't want to do any big shopping there, but it's sufficient for items you might run out of like milk, beer, wine, chips, etc. They even have a great little deli where they make fresh sandwiches.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York City
5

Peaceful, beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My only regret is the we couldn't stay longer. This house feels like a real home (comfy, a little quirky) and with a stunning view of the bay. Perfect for two couples - My wife and I stayed here with our daughter and her boyfriend. They took the downstairs bedroom; we took the upstairs - We used the well-equipped kitchen and outdoor grill to cook in every night, and at lunchtime we bought sandwiches down the road. We could only stay three days but it was one of the best vacations I've had in a long time.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful retreat with the comfort of home

  • 5 of 5

A light filled gathering place for visiting with family, reading, or watching the Giants on TV. This home was outstanding (and we've rented many in Inverness). Great privacy for two couples or other small family group combinations, with separate floor accommodations. The home is immaculate, and charming with plenty of comfortable seating. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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