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Gorgeous Seaside Cottage on Tomales Bay

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2-bedroom/2-bath beautifully decorated cottage with wonderful views

Tomales Bay is one of those magical places rarely found in todays busy world. A tiny inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Utterly pristine. Unparalleled beauty. A sense of magic is palpable when here, watching the misty morning over the water, or the deer grazing in the early evening. And place such a this requires an equally special location to base yourself from to allow you explore and experience all that is on offer. Welcome to Brynant Cottage.

Located in the tiny seaside town of Marshall, Brynant Cottage is perched on a slight elevation affording you sweeping views of shimmering waters of Tomales Bay. Lovingly decorated with bright and colourful art that embodies the spirit of both San Francisco and the Bay area, tastefully appointed with gorgeous hand made wood furniture, and stocked with everything you need to have a comfortable stay, the cottage is ideal for couples, families and friends looking to slow down and enjoy one of the most beautiful locations in all of California.

At 1500sq feet the cottage is bright and spacious, while still feeling cozy. Beautiful hardwood floors are laid throughout the home . Snuggle up in the main living room, the heart of the home, on the wrap- around couch and enjoy the wood stove while watching a movie on the state of the art entertainment system complete with satellite tv. The open concept design of Brynant Cottage means the main seating area flows seamlessly into the modern kitchen keeping conversation going while lunch or dinner is prepared. The kitchen is complete with new stainless steel appliances and ample lighting. The drawers and shelves are stocked with all the tools of the trade you need to prepare a meal using California’s incredible range of fresh and local ingredients.. The large wooded family table comfortable seats eight people.

Brynant Cottage provides you with ample outdoor space to enjoy in all seasons. Enjoy your morning coffee, or an evening glass of local wine on one of two decks leading off the bedrooms and main room. Sweeping views of the water await you, and there is a comfortable lounge area to settle into. There is no better place to watch the sun sink behind the Marin headlands (easily accessible for hiking!) than Brynant Cottage. Enjoy the gardens surrounding the home in the summer months from this perch. On a winter evening step outside under the star filled sky and enjoy a soak in your own private hot tub, an added bonus of Brynant Cottage

At the end of the day when you are ready for sleep after much exploring and perhaps indulgence, the bedrooms and comfortable beds of Bryant Cottage will await you.

The Master bedroom is a tranquil space decorated to reflect the seaside setting. Snuggle into your plush queen size bed, complete with quilts and crisp white linens. The master bathroom has granite counters, and soaker tub. No details has been over overlooked. A private deck space is located off this main bedroom for you to enjoy.

The second bedroom is complete with two brightly decorated beds facing onto a second media room- a kids delight as well as most adults! Large glass sliding doors allow the space to fill with natural light. Two sofas facing the tv can easily be converted into sleeping space if you have a larger group. The second bathroom located inside this bedroom is tiled in travertine stone with a shower for freshening up.

And added bonus of Brynant Cottage - for those not wanting to cook or looking to explore the famed food culture of California we are literally steps away from the famed Hog Island Oyster Company (reservations a must) or The Marshall Store (something for everyone at this Oyster Shack Smoke House!) Famed restaurants literally dot the surrounding area and artisans abound such as the renowned Cheese producers Cowgirl creamy. Tomales Bay is literally a gastronomic destination and Brynant Cottage puts you on the door step of everything on offer

The nearby Point Reyes National Seashore Park is not to be missed- only a twenty minute drive from Bryant Cottage. Point Reyes has multiple incredible day hikes with expansive ocean views, wildlife galore (think elk, foxes, whales, owls) and the opportunity to enjoy it without large crowds of people

We look forward to sharing this magic location and Brynant Cottage with you- please don't hesitate to send us any questions you have., we are happy to answer and assist you in any way that we can so that your vacation is just that- a restful and enjoyable time!

More Details

Property Manager
Sandy Gray
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2017


Marshall House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Seaside Cottage on Tomales Bay
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 3 nights in the Brynant Cottage and LOVED it! The house is very special. It's comfortable, sophisticated, down-to-earth and high end all at once. The location is very private yet close enough to amenities. We enjoyed BBQing fresh oysters that we picked up at the Hog Island Oyster Company just down the road, sipping wine on the deck and taking a soak in the hot tub. The rooms and beds were very comfortable and the kitchen had everything you might need. Our dealings with the manager Sandy were great! She was able to answer any and all questions we had and the renting went smoothly.

We would love to return!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest was most thoughtful and responded immediately in our conversations. I give a gold star to this guest on all aspects. Sandy/mgr
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Davis, Ca

Quite Contemporary

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with Brynant Cottage. It was much larger than anticipated. It was outfitted with a modern kitchen that was well equipped with quality cooking items. The bathrooms were also quite contemporary. It has a recent remodel feel. This house could easily accommodate two families as there is a separate section that could be closed off from the shared living and kitchen areas. This rental is rated five stars. However, since I did have some difficulty dealing with the property manager, I gave it four stars.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Palo Alto

Lovely and Luxurious

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a long weekend at Brynant Cottage. We were absolutely delighted by the fresh modernity, the beautiful view and the peace of the place. Our family of four thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it and plan to return soon. I highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alameda, CA

Can't say enough...

  • 5 of 5

The views this house offers are amazing, and the location is perfect. One of the best things is how private it feels. The house comes with everything you need; from a very well stocked kitchen with gas range, to WiFi, to satellite TV, to comfortable, modern furnishings, and a propane BBQ. And did I forget the hot tub to soak in? All while soaking in the views of beautiful Tomales Bay! This was our second stay, and certainly won't be our last.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, CA

Best Location and Cottage on Tomales Bay!

  • 5 of 5

We are Pt. Reyes area regulars and VRBO regulars. We honeymooned in the area 13 years ago and go back every year. Brynant Cottage was phenomenal and truly exceeded our expectations. It is perched above PCH 1 in the woods. The views from the living area windows, deck, and yard are enough by themselves, but in addition to the incredible views, you have a gormet kitchen, handcrafted wooden OOAK furniture pieces, tasteful art throughout the home, spotless baths, comfortable beds, a decadent outdoor spa, comfortable deck seating and a BBQ, phone, internet, cable, a full well-located laundry room, several TV viewing areas, and even regular visits from woodland does and fawns. The property manager was WONDERFUL to deal with and very helpful with questions. We would definitely recommend this property if you are considering a stay in the Pt.Reyes/Marshall/Tomales Bay area....and if you aren't considering a stay there...go for a medical checkup, 'cause something is wrong!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento CA

Beautiful cottage with a view

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The house is nicely decorated with all the comforts. The deers sauntered through the yard everyday. At the end of the day we loved to soak in the spa looking out to the bay. This is a great location. The hiking, kayaking, BBQ oysters, Guerneville, Healdsburg are not far away. What a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Marshall House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100
Tax Rate 10.0%

A full refund of deposit will be given upon receiving a written cancellation request by 5:00pm, 30 days prior to the check-in date.
There is no refund of rental payment for cancellation with less than 30 days notification, but deposit can be refundable. A gift certificate will be issued for future dates if cancellation occurs.

If reservation is made 30 days or less prior to your stay, we ask for payment in full plus a refundable deposit of $400 (approximately 1 night rental).
If reservation is made more than 30 days prior to your stay, we ask for a refundable deposit of $400, with the rental payment due 30 days in advance of the stay.

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