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Luxury 'San Francisco Bay Area' Pool / Spa 'Marin' Retreat!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sunny Pool House On Lush Landscaped Property

This unit is on the same property as our home. The pool and BBQ would be shared with the members of our house and our guests on occasion.

This property is located in the quaint town of Fairfax just 40 min. North of San Francisco and 30 min. to Point Reyes National Seashore State Park. This area is the founding city for mountain biking.

There are many wonderful restaurants and nightlife just a 5 minute walk.

A seasonal farmers market on Wednesday nights June-September.

Bike rental in town, a brewery, bakery, Sushi, roastery, organic home made ice cream, brand new luxury natural foods store (Good Earth), local art at Fairfix cafe, 2 small night clubs with dancing, 1 additional with food, and a sports bar, all featuring local musicians and occasional top name.

This town consists of 7500 people who are very proud of where they live and welcome all walks of life.

There are many young families and a nice park just down the way.

More Details

Kevin and Michelle
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Kevin and Michelle

We are a family that built the pool house as a vacation retreat without ever leaving home.

There are just three of us living here at the present time.

We are working most days and home most nights.

We are happy to help make your stay enjoyable! We are friendly and happy to help with great adventure idea's or dinning suggestions.

Kevin and Michelle purchased this bungalow in 2003

Why Kevin and Michelle chose Fairfax

This property is paradise, we've created a place for all to feel welcome and truly enjoy there travels away from home.

We offer a wide variety of activities and entertainment not normally available around here.

See the unique benefits we offer.

What makes this bungalow unique

You will feel completely relaxed here. if you want to lounge all day or go exploring, both choices will be equally enjoying.

The wine country is a 1 hr. drive, national parks are close, bird watching, paddle boarding, world class golf courses.

We offer guided tours of the area and special locations only known to life time locals, crystal mines, secret water holes (that appear as ancient ink wells), See the actual wagon wheel at the exclusive Tamarancho single track mountain bike area, also additional secret spots available upon request.

We can guide you through secret powder spots in Lake Tahoe ski areas.

We have a wakeboard, waterski, wakesurf, tubing boat for a day on one of the amazing lakes within a 1.5 hr drive.

If you have motorcycles we can guide you through amazing areas around here, public roads, roadrace tracks or dirt tracks are all available.

There are weekly drag races at the local racetrack just 30 minutes away.

Sailing on the SF bay is fairly easy with a small amount of networking (we can help with this).

Our family has an organic farm that is available to tour within 1.5 hrs near Vacaville Ca.

Duck hunting at local wildlife refuges is also available.

There are indian casinos 1.5 hrs away.

If you have special requests please dont hesitate to ask, we love what we do and we have knowledge in many other areas for your enjoyment.



Fairfax Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3 ...
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • -No partys ( no exceptions) -No extra guest sleeping over without permission
  • No glass bottles or glasses by the pool
  • Maximum of 4-6 friends to visit/hang-out with permission (not before 11 am or past 10 PM)
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.25 Outdoor shower!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (2) Aria Hotel Custom Mattress with 600 count linens, very comfortable., Double Bheds (2) Additional air matress available upon request (3) large extra wide restoration hardware leather sofa...cozy
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
The outdoor shower is amazing, roasting marshmellows at the firepit is a great time. Basketball hoop on pool side.


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average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

comfortable and all the necessities there!

  • 4 of 5

Thanks for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What would you recommend to make our place 5 stars? Thank you Michelle
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Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I stayed her with my kids for a week last month. We enjoyed every minute and hope to come back next year. Michelle and Kevin make this a perfect vacation spot. The location is an easy walk right to the heart of Fairfax. There are cute store, places to eat, bars and grocery stores all about 10 min away. The bungalow had every supply I can imagine. They thought of everything. Plus they left us food, snacks, drinks the list goes on and on. The heated pool is set in a gorgeous huge yard completely surrounded by flowers and mt views. Michelle and Kevin are very nice people who went out of their way to help us and make our stay top notch. To top it off, they had adorable puppies that my kids played with every minute we were there. Thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Above and beyond hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely incredible experience. My husband and I stayed in Michelle and Kevin's beautiful pool house on our wedding weekend (we got married on the next street over, at Deer Park Villa), and they went above and beyond to make our stay one of the most memorable aspects of our wedding weekend. The property is serene, secluded and absolutely stunning, and the home is the perfect size for two people looking to hide away and nest. Michelle gave us detailed instructions about how to control the amenities (pool, hot tub, firepit, etc) and very much made us feel at home. On top of all that, she stocked the pool house with champagne, treats, and matching his and hers wine glasses and coffee cups to fit with our wedding theme and told us they were ours to keep. And, on the morning of our wedding when we had three stylists, eight bridesmaids and two moms over to get ready, she set up fully-functioning styling stations with hairstylists chairs and supply surfaces for makeup and tools. The styling team said they'd never seen anything like it. They let us take wedding photos on their property, including with the adorable puppies they were fostering. Just a crazy level of hospitality from these folks - we will certainly be back to stay and relive the magic of our wedding weekend, and I wholeheartedly recommend the pool house to any other visitors seeking an unforgettable getaway in Marin County.

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

This place was perfect for our small gathering, and there were so many nice touches! Like a super comfy and loungeable couch, an easy to use kitchen, a wonderful hot tub, a terrific stone shower, and an extremely delicious bed!

Michelle was also an amazing hostess. She truly thought of everything, and made us feel that we were her personally cared for guests. Not strangers, but friends. There's not one thing I would recommend to improve the experience. It was sun-up to sun-down lovely!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful time in Fairfax Pool House

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the pool house. Every detail was as described. The pool is perfect temperature and the surrounding gardens were relaxing. We are seniors and found the warm Fairfax weather a wonderful change from cool windy San Francisco. There are lots of places to visit just a short drive.

We would stay there again and recommend it to friends and relatives - no hesitation at all. The owners were friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greensboro, North Carolina

fischer family

  • 5 of 5

This property is an oasis in funky Fairfax, Ca. The poolhouse is lovely and very well equipped. The back yard is gorgeous, with a wonderful pool, hot tub and fire pit, and is completey private from surrounding homes. Michelle and Spencer make you feel at home. We will definitely return.

Suggestions for improvement: a screen or partial wall to give the bedroom some privacy and separation from living area. Also, the pool was so cold only the young or very brave could swim.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Muir woods ( a very popular place for tourists) is just 25 minutes south, the Golden Gate ferry to San Francisco is a must, also take the ferry to a SF Giants major league baseball game, De-Young museum in Golden Gate park, Japanese tea garden and other must see attractions in Golden Gate park, The modern art museum at Yerba Buena gardens in SF both located next to each other.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

check-in is 2 pm
check-out is 11 am
please be sure to let owner know of your arrival and departure time prior to your arrival

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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