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2nd Best View Home in Mill Valley

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,626 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3BD/2BA with water views (sleeps 5)

Can you find a better view than this?

Enjoy the sunrise and moonlight views.

Open floor plan, renovated kitchen, hardwood floor, wood fireplace, 46" HD TV, and Wi-Fi. 10 min drive to GG Bridge, 20 min to downtown SF, and 45min to Napa. No smoking, no pets property.

This vacation rental is designed for relaxation. The amazing bay view greets you upon entering the front door. The view stretches across Richardson Bay to the Oakland hills and beyond. The property is a peaceful 3BD/2BA 2-level home located in a quiet residential neighborhood just 5 minutes from downtown Mill Valley and highway 101. The upstairs has open floor plan, enjoys all day sun with floor to ceiling mirrors and windows which adds to the outdoor feel. Beautiful oak hardwood floors throughout the ~1620 sq. ft. home. This home is just minutes away from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Beach, Muir Woods, Sausalito, Stinson Beach, and San Francisco. Napa and Sonoma Counties are just 45 minutes away. If access to both the outdoors and the City is important to you, this place is perfect!

A custom kitchen has granite countertops, wood cabinets, Wolf gas range, stainless steel refrigerator, wine cooler, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen is fully equipped and the view from the kitchen window is magnificent. The kitchen flows to the dining area which has a table that can seat up to 6 people. The living room has a cozy seating area to enjoy the wood burning fireplace and watch shows on a 55' smart HDTV. The property is equipped with wireless internet.

The master bedroom, located downstairs, has California king bed with breathtaking bay view, a walk-in closet and dresser. The master bathroom offers two sinks, separate shower and jetted bathtub and water view. A full size washer and dryer are in the laundry area adjacent to the master bath. The upstairs ‘garden’ bedroom has a queen bed, 46" HDTV and large dresser. A twin bed is in the third bedroom with 29" TV/DVD, desk and computer chair.

Outdoor spaces include a long, 3-ft wide redwood deck spanning the kitchen, dining and living rooms perfect for enjoying the water and mountain views. A spacious redwood deck in front is good for relaxing with a book or watching the hummingbirds in the garden. Both are furnished with patio furniture.

The steep driveway can accommodate 2 cars and it is highly recommended to back up to park. There is a short flight of steps from the driveway to the front door.

The location is ideally suited for

• Romantic get-away

• Vacations

• Family or guest holiday visits

• Business travel

• Extended stays due to relocation or house-hunting

• Temporary housing due to home construction, alterations or additions

Ideal location to enjoy the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, the Mountain Play, the Marin Theatre Company, the Throckmorton Theatre, Sweetwater Music Hall, and quick access to numerous biking and hiking trails. Easy access to Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Tennessee Valley Trail head, Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Mt. Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Sea Shore, Napa, Sonoma. Mill Valley is only a 2-1/2 hour day trip to Monterrey & Carmel and 4 hours to Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park.

More Details

Owner
Ruby Casareno
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, japanese, filipino
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2017

About Ruby Casareno

We moved to Mill Valley in 1998. We love the area so much that we owned properties within a 2 mile radius of our current location. We started with a 1BD/1BA condo, located across the bay from this house. In 2001, we upgraded to a single family home with lots of trees in the backyard. In 2006, we purchased this property which is our favorite so far and would like to share our home as your base for exploring the Bay area.

Ruby Casareno purchased this house in 2006

Why Ruby Casareno chose Mill Valley

We love the panoramic view of the bay, which extends all the way to the East Bay on a clear day. The reflection of the moon on the water is such a spectacular sight. Plus, you get to witness the nice colors of sunrise.

What makes this house unique

Easy access to Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Tennessee Valley Trail head, Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Mt. Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Sea Shore, Napa, Sonoma. Mill Valley is only a 2-1/2 hour day trip to Monterrey & Carmel and 4 hours to Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park.

Guestbook comments from the owner

While our friends enjoyed SF, we stayed here and enjoyed your digs. It's a beautiful place! Thanks for sharing.
May 2016
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Amenities

Almonte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1626 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double sink; water view; located in the master suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , one sink; located on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with water view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Garden view and 46" HDTV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Garden view, TV/DVD and office space
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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2nd Best View Home in Mill Valley
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 66 reviews
5

Great San Fran Family Trip

  • 5 of 5

My Family of five loved the property and the owner Ruby goes above and beyond in making her home feel like home. The house has everything you could need in it. After a trip to the the grocery store, we were set for a week of exploration all over the SF area. We really enjoyed the home, as we were concerned about living without Air Conditioning for the week, (This is common in the area), and are concerns were gone as the mild weather here makes things lovely without it. We are still amazed with how different the lifestyle here is compared to where we live, and we will always remember our trip here. We did so much, and the highlights were Alcatraz (Buy Tickets way ahead as it sells out), biking the golden gate Bridge, Jay Alexander Magic Show, Giants baseball, Urban Putt, Fisherman's Wharf, Hop on off bus tour............

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

Great home in Mill Valley with awesome views!

  • 5 of 5

Check-in and check-out were very easy. Plenty of awesome towels, bed linens and well stocked kitchen. Ruby was very easy to communicate with and would definitely recommend the house if you would like to be just north of San Fran and very close to Muir Woods. We enjoyed our picturesque drive to Stinson Beach and yummy lunch outside at the lighthouse.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning house and location

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful and modern house located with an amazing view of the bay. Owner left a welcome bottle of wine and lots of information which made our stay easy. Supermarket within a mile. Great value and the online photos do not do the house justice - it was wonderful to stay there and so relaxing to sit on the balcony and watch the world go by. Communication all the way from Ruby the owner. Go stay and spoil yourself!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view and well-appointed property!

  • 5 of 5

What a great home with a large combined living/dining area and full deck on the back of the home with a breath-taking view. The home is well-appointed with all amenities you would need for your stay. The home was very clean and we truly enjoyed the location off the beaten path in Mill Valley.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Cambridge
5

Best view in Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

Ruby provides a very comfortable house full of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. The views are very impressive. After touring around San Francisco during the day we were glad to get back to Ruby's house to relax and unwind. The beds were very comfortable, the bathrooms and kitchen well appointed.

Thank you Ruby for anticipating our needs during our stay.

Val Dave, Doug & Helen

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was terrific! Perfect location, beautiful view, I would love to stay there again sometime

  • 5 of 5

The house was in a beautiful neighborhood. It was very neat, clean and stylish. The beds were very comfortable and there was plenty of space for our family of 5. We spent most of our time on the back porch taking in the absolutely fabulous view. We traveled to San Francisco each day which was easy to get to. Whole Foods and Safeway were very nearby. We would definitely want to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mill Valley Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Buckeye
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Tennessee Valley Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Almonte House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
2017 Peak
Apr 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$325
From
$350
Fri,Sat
$2,250
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Holidays
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$310
From
$325
Fri,Sat
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in after 4 pm, check out by 11 am. Please make arrangements with owner regarding early check in/late check out. Personal checks and bank to bank payment accepted. Lodging tax of 10% is waived for stays of more than 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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