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Sunny, Rustic Family Retreat.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

Rustic family vacation home invites relaxation in redwood paneled house with large wrap around decks and separate sleeping cabin. A retreat for 2 generations of our family is now available to you and yours. Sunny and sheltered, this property offers the ideal combination of traits desired for the ultimate Inverness vacation. In the main house enjoy a fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms and bath with shower. Relax in the main house living room with a fire in the woodstove. Need room to sleep more people or want to spread out your group? Separate sleeping cabin sleeps 4 more people and has a half bath. Decks extend the living from inside to out with large common areas and private get away spaces. A large, flat yard invites you to play.

Access to tennis court one block away included in rental. Other nearby area amenities include easy Tomales Bay swimming beach access (dogs allowed), kayak rental and boat launch. Hike from the house to many trails offering views of Tomales Bay and Pt. Reyes. The beaches of Pt. Reyes, the Pt. Reyes Lighthouse, Drakes Beach, Tomales Bay State Park and all of the Pt. Reyes National Seashore are just a short drive away. Truly a magical place you will want to return to over and over again.

Keywords: Lovingly cared for and personalized family compound; great for family gatherings; walk to swimming beach; access to tennis court; pet friendly; easily accomodates two families

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 21, 2017

About The Owner

I grew up spending weekends and summers in this house, retreating from the urban demands of San Francisco. I have had the chance to raise my own children in this timeless place. Inverness remains a magical place that I hope will always be a place where I can retreat and unwind.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 1963

Why The Owner chose The Bay Area

This is a second generation family vacation cabin. With all the fabulous memories and the continued attraction to the area, we want to keep this treasure in the family.

What makes this cabin unique

Staying at this house has always meant a slower pace of life. There is deliberately no TV or internet at the house. There are book, board games and sports equipment. It is truly a place to take a time out from the fast pace and constant accessibility of our lives today. TV and internet are available nearby but the need to be intentional about accessing them keeps me honest about truly being on vacation. Tennis courts and Tomales Bay are within 2 blocks of the house. Foot paths in the area provide easy access to all of Inverness. Nearby hiking trails and fire roads offer even more choices for encounters with nature and spectacular vistas.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fantastic time at the cabin. It's kind of perfect in every way. Loved the deck, your decorations, the hammock. We'd really like to visit again some time. Thanks for everything!
May 2014
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Inverness Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • main house bathroom - toilet , shower
    cabin bathroom - toilet , cold water sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Detached Unit - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Plenty of books and board games, enjoy disconnecting from TV and internet, TV and internet available nearby in Inverness proper


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Sunny, Rustic Family Retreat.
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 37 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Perfect for a quiet weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our group loved this adorable house, which has a rustic and vintage feel and is ideally situated near town and hiking trails. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Two lovely cabins on a beautiful property nestled in the heart of West Marin.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay. The main house is filled with the coolest family pictures all taken on Tomales Bay. You can feel the abundance of love and laughter that has been shared there.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect get-away.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, clean, quiet and very private. Easy access to nature and town-life.

Best of both worlds!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin-like retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely, rustic vacation spot. It is kept in very tidy order, with everything you need available and well-organized. It's also very clean, which I appreciated. It's down a steep driveway and so has a very private feeling. There is a big yard and deck, but we couldn't use those much due to rain. The one complaint I have is I thought the cleaning fee of $100 was high, considering they ask guests to remove the trash/recycling, run the dishwasher, and take off all the bedding/linens. Overall, it was still reasonably priced considering the area, especially if you are using the bunkhouse. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very lovely place to stay in Inverness

  • 5 of 5

This is a comfortable, cozy rustic home with a big wrap-around deck. All the amenities of a vacation home make it a very nice place for an afternoon/evening gathering, and it has room for eight people to stay over comfortably. Everyone enjoyed hanging out on the large wrap-around deck. There's a long flight of stairs from the road to the house, but cars can drive down a steep driveway to unload and deliver anyone who has trouble walking. In addition to the two bedrooms in the house, there are four beds in the sleeping cabin, two each in two areas but no door between the areas. I'd definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation home to get away from it all...

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here over Labor Day Weekend and had a wonderful time getting away from the hustle and bustle of it all. The house is in a great location - about a 20 minute walk into town and just steps from hiking trails that take you through the backwoods of Inverness. The deck is a perfect compliment to the home and gets a lot of day time sun to allow for breakfast, lunch and dinner outdoors. Our 1 year old was with us and the house was very baby friendly. All in all we had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tennis court access comes with rental.


Rates & Availability

Inverness Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
cleaning $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please note that damage deposit when bringing pets is $250 not the $150 in the automatic quote you receive.

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