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Waterfront Ark on the Edge of the Bay in Heart of Sausalito

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterside unit of House Boat, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

'The Ark Julie Marlowe' - An ark is a house built on pilings over the water. Ours is located in downtown Sausalito in front of the yacht harbor.

The waterside unit has a sitting room, bedroom and full kitchen opening to a large deck over looking the yacht harbor. There is a queen bed and a full sleeper sofa in the living room. This unit has pocket doors that may separate the living room area from the bedroom.

*Waterfront Unit is $250 a night + cleaning + Service fee

You may also rent the Town Side Unit of the Ark Julie Marlowe for an additional charge (VRBO property ID 804000) and connect the units if you have a larger party. The town side unit can accommodate another 2-4 people.

The Ark Julie Marlowe consists of TWO SEPARATE one bedroom units which may be connected if both the Waterside and Town Side units are rented together.

*Town Side Unit is an additional $200 a night + cleaning

30 minutes to Muir Woods. 45 minutes to Wine Country, 15 minutes to San Francisco.

Keywords: Ark, waterfront

More Details

Owner
Julie Wu
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Julie Wu

An Ark is a house on piles over water with one end connected to land, I was very fortunate to be able to purchase this building in 1986-- The ark is now a historic building erected in 1917- I am the third owner. The original house was a barge jacked up on piles. I personally rebuilt the house in 1986 in the same theme of the original barges.

Julie Wu purchased this house boat in 1986

Why Julie Wu chose Sausalito

Sausalito is a very unique town with yachts and water on one side and shops, restaurants on the other side and beautiful houses covering the hills. Very much like the Med. in Europe

What makes this house boat unique

Our Ark is in the center of the downtown area-park your car in our private space in front of the ark and walk across the street to shops,coffee houses, restaurants, markets, boat rentals, bike rentals and the ferry to San Francisco is 5 mins walk down yacht strand next to the ark.

Amenities

Sausalito House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , full sleeper sofa in the living room.
  • The waterside unit has 1 bedroom and 1 Bath and a full sleeper sofa in the living room. You may also rent the Town Side unit of the Ark (VRBO Property Listing #804000) if you need an additional bedroom. There separate 2 units for rent with 1 Bedroom EACH. If you rent both units they can be connected. Each unit has a Queen size Beds (1) and a Sleeper Sofa (1).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(65 traveler reviews)

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Waterfront Ark on the Edge of the Bay in Heart of Sausalito
average rating of 4.6 based on 65 reviews
5

Great location and close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

I loved the Ark, great quaint location in a quiet community with great cafes, restaurants and bars. I was in San Francisco for a conference and this was very convenient- a quick 10 minute walk to the ferry and then a 25 minute relaxing ferry ride with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and easy to work with. We enjoyed our stay and would use this property again.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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4

Great view

  • 4 of 5

Great view, booked property for a Sunday and Monday, much quieter on Monday, due to the restaurant next door.

Everything was in walking distance, surrounded by great food choices.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location. Grocery, coffee and restaurants all walking distance. Bar close by has a public beach also. All good inside and out!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place to stay. Even better in real life.

Close to everything and has all you need for a great stay. Even has a local seal that hangs out nearby.

Loved it.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed are stay, the house and location was perfect.

Thank you Julie

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bar Bocce
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Sausalito Ferry Landing
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bar Bocce
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50

This quote may not be accurate. Please see the below pricing information or email for accurate quote.

$450 is the nightly rate for BOTH the Waterside Unit and the Town Side Unit.

These units can be rented separately for the below:
Waterside Unit is $250 a night + a one time $50 cleaning fee
Town Side Unit is $200 a night + a one time $50 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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