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Ocean front property, minutes from San Francisco in the middle of National Park.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Small cottage right on the beach. Romantic getaway 2 fireplaces and hot tub.

Small cottage right on the beach. Very close to San Francisco - 20 min from the Golden Gate Bridge. Romantic getaway. Perfect for couples or as a quiet retreat for an individual. Wood burning fireplaces in the living room and bedroom. Large deck and private hot tub overlooking the ocean.

Please feel free to ask me any specific questions you may have and I'll make sure to get back you promptly.


Owner
Sigward Moser
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Sigward Moser

Entrepreneur in the area of technology, communication and environmentally and socially conscious investing. For last 10 years mostly involved in hospice, end of life care and community projects. As an adjunct lecturer, I also teach a class on entrepreneurship and start-ups in the area of management and communication in IT at MCI, an Austrian University with affiliations to Stanford, Yale and Cornell University.

I was born in Austria where I spend about half of the year for family reason and because its home. I love the ocean and was lucky to have found this place while still working in Manhattan.

Sigward Moser purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Sigward Moser chose Muir Beach

See pictures to find out why you may like to stay here :-)

What makes this cottage unique

12 miles or 20 minutes to San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge and 3 miles to the Muir Woods National Monument known for its towering old-growth redwood trees. Countless trails along the ocean or in the Headlands overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco.

Amenities

Muir Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , floor heating
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , with wood burning fireplace and ocean view from bed.
  • wood burning fireplace and ocean view from bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Strict no guest policy. Unfortunately, the property is more of a romantic getaway for two or a quiet retreat for one and not suited for more people or guests at day or night. Sorry.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

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Ocean front property, minutes from San Francisco in the middle of National Park.
average rating of 4.949367 based on 79 reviews
5

Relaxation by the sea

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property primarily for its unobstructed ocean views and they were simply beautiful! We loved being right there on the beach and were situated high up enough to enjoy our privacy while we relaxed together. The 10-15 minute drive from Mill Valley was winding and green, with lots to see there as well. Besides the ocean's beauty, there were gorgeous flowers and trees everywhere to be enjoyed. We stayed for 2 nights in early April (a belated 15th-anniversary celebration) and fell asleep to the calming rush of the surf each night, waking to the same enchanting sound each morning. We were able to cook our favorite foods just as we would at home, enjoying leisurely breakfasts and conversation while watching the beach come alive.

Our idea of a great vacation at this point in life is to have time away with nothing much to do but enjoy one another's uninterrupted company - this was our perfect retreat. We loved watching the many birds soaring, swooping, and diving, as well as several playful dogs with their owners each morning. Beach access is easy and there were several wetsuited surfers trying to catch some waves one day. The North American bird book and tide book were both useful and appreciated. My husband is a hobby photographer and captured many lovely images of the flowers, birds, waves, passing ships, tidal changes and more. There was so much available within a short driving or walking distance (including Muir Woods, one of our favorite places) yet we felt we were hidden away from all the cares of the world. Despite that sense of pleasant isolation, we had a good wifi connection which was great for sharing photos with our daughter who was staying with friends.

Our trip was short but we appreciated the recommendations from the owner for sightseeing, restaurants etc. and enjoyed a tasty dinner at one of the restaurants he mentioned. He communicated very well, being responsive to questions and very accommodating and kind, which enhanced the pleasure of our stay. The temperature was mild to chilly (depending on the time of day) and we enjoyed both the cool ocean breezes and the toasty living room fireplace - my husband is a champion fire-builder from way back. There's not much we would change, although we agreed with another reviewer that it would be fun to have a spotting scope to help look for sea life and watch the passing ships. We hope to return someday and make even more memories in this little hideaway by the sea.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing place on the beach with panoramic views

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Amazing quaint house on the ocean

  • 4 of 5

The place was lovely, breath taking views of the ocean. The owner was responsive with any questions.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This hidden gem exceeded our expectations! I don’t think it’s possible to find a better view! This is beachfront at its finest!

If your looking for a romantic get away to spend some q time with your spouse or a quiet get away alone! This is the spot! The view is breathtaking the sounds of the waves crashing are pleasant to the ears! The smell of the crisp- fresh- ocean air is amazing!

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davis
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a romantic getaway. It was perfect. The ocean view was spectacular. The house was clean and nicely furnished. We hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular vistas- unspeakable beauty everywhere you look

  • 5 of 5

This property has unobstructed views that are just exquisite! You are on the beach!! We stayed 5 nights in early January. The 10 minute drive from Mill Valley is breathtaking..very curvy (!) but just gorgeous, changing each time we drove it w different times of the day, varying light, fog, or mist. The vegetation in the area is so varied, from little plants to the huge trees- It surprised me that it rivaled the ocean sounds & vistas. Did I mention the wafts of Eucalyptus??! We loved the surf that you can hear anywhere in the house. Watching dogs & people play on the beach, little campfires dotting the beach at night. Spot on recommendations from the owner for sightseeing, hikes and restaurants. We did not use the hot tub even tho it looked inviting. Gorgeous surroundings within walking or short driving distance, so this location is just perfect. Owner communicates very well, timely, accurate info, but w a personal touch, caring about his property but wants to share it. I just love that. Mild temperature but fireplaces great for the slightest chill to the air- we used the one in the living room- firewood, newspaper & kindling all there. One thing that would be amazing at the house is a Spotting Scope to look for sealife and watch ships. I hope we can return some day.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Pelican Inn
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 1 (Hyw 101 is an other 7 miles)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pelican Inn
Nearest Beach
You are on it - beach front property :-)
Car: necessary

Muir Woods National Monument - about one mile away.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $79
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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