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Sausalito Vintage Cottage with Beautiful Bay View

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

** please CHECK CALENDAR before inquiring, we rent the cottage as a monthly rental, please do not make a request for a reservation if your stay is for less than 30 nights. There is a monthly rate and if staying for additional days there is a nightly rate equal to the monthly rate divided by 30 **

Our gorgeous vintage cottage has wonderful views, furnishing, and art. The cottage was featured in with it's owners of Heath Ceramics in Elle Decor - UK. Heath Ceramics is a historic local pottery located one mile from the cottage.

There is one bedroom with a comfy down comforter, a large closet and a peak of the bay. The main living/dining room is furnished with mid-century classics, modern furniture, and antiques. There is a fireplace, and the couch can also be used to sleep two, this room has a huge view of Richardson bay and the harbors. The vintage kitchen has the original tile work, and new appliances including a full sized Bertazzoni gas range and built in microwave. The bathroom features a small original (re-finished) vintage bathtub with shower, the other fixtures are new or restored to carefully match the original character of the cottage. Other features are a 32' LCD TV, digital cable, a DVD/CD system, wireless internet and laundry room with washer dryer. Street parking is very accessible, usually right in front of the cottage.

There is a wonderful view from the main room out large windows and there is a small porch which overlooks Richardson bay where you can watch the sailboats and rowers come in and out of the harbor. There is also a landscaped outdoor patio with a table and seating for two at the entrance with a lovely view.

No smoking, negotiable to pets.

Activities and Location:

The cottage is located with in walking distance from Caldonia Street (restaurants, shops, library), Kayaking, Open water rowing and Sausalito's beach are a 10 minute walk and can been seen from the view. The Ferry is a 20 minute walk, and the bus is at the end of the street.

Heath Ceramics - A local historic pottery is located in Sausalito one mile from the cottage, the pottery is open for tours on weekends and has a factory store.

You are about a 10 minute drive from San Francisco (Sausalito is at the edge of the Golden Gate Bridge). Rodeo Beach (Pacific Ocean), Muir Woods and the Headlands (Wonderful hiking, biking, surfing etc. are all less than a 15 minute drive away).

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Catherine Bailey
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2017

About Catherine Bailey

catherine bailey - owner/creative director Heath ceramics (just up the road from our property). We are a busy family of 3 people one Newfoundland dog and one cat. We travel for our work frequently and are often away on weekends. Thus the cottage is often exceptionally quite.

Catherine Bailey purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Catherine Bailey chose The Bay Area

The view and location! You can walk to the water and to town, and drive to San Francisco or the ocean in 10 minutes. Our weather is also beautiful, less wind and fog than in downtown Sausalito.

What makes this cottage unique

Lots of character and history at this property combined with a quite residential location, with easy access to so much nature and culture.


Sausalito Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Sausalito Vintage Cottage with Beautiful Bay View
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

A quaint and charming cottage stylishly and comfortably furnished. Well located and equipped.

  • 5 of 5

Cathy and Robin are the most gracious and responsive hosts. All our needs were catered for. It was a very enjoyable stay. We would come back!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Location -location - location is the best way to describe our stay. Although we rented a car it sat for several days as we walked to restaurants, shops and the docks of Sausalito. I even ventured on several walks to the GG bridge. Public transportation provided our link into San Fransisco. As for our hosts, Cathy and her family were very gracious and still distant enough to allow for our privacy. The size and accommodations were ideal and the views were way beyond expectations. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, relaxing, refreshing cottage

  • 5 of 5

If you are searching and comparing sites and locations for a relaxing, comfortable stay in Sausalito - your search is over. This quaint, well kept cottage will met all your needs in a home away from home. Really, put away your spread sheet and tear up your notes because the chore is over - pack your bags - lightly as most all essentials are waiting for you. Plenty of restaurants, coffee shops out door activities and shops are well within walking distance. The views of Richardson Bay are calming and a treat any time of the day. There is plenty of on street parking is available in this wonderful residential neighborhood. The owners have provided a drawer full of maps, restaurant menus and items of historic and entertaining interest. I would recommend getting a BayAreaFastrak for your vehicle. There are no "cash" toll booths on the Golden Gate Bridge (GGB) and it'll save you some time and money with the quick trips to San Francisco. There are plenty of trails (Sausalito - Mill Valley, for example) for unlimited biking and running in addition to a scenic route from Sausalito through Fort Baker and across the GGB or the Marin Headlands. Once you have enjoyed the peace and relaxing atmosphere of the cottage, you'll be back. We can speak from experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy cottage in Sausalito

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the month of May in this adorable cottage. We loved drinking our coffee in the morning while looking out over the harbor. It was so convenient to all the local restaurants and shops. We could be in San Francisco in fifteen minutes which was great since we went in often to visit our children and grandchildren.We especially enjoyed the patio. We would have drinks while watching the sunset. The cottage was fully equipped for a very comfortable stay. Cathy and her husband were great hosts and took care of all our needs.We thoroughly enjoyed our month in Sausalito

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Sausalito Retreat

  • 5 of 5

I just spent a month in this adorable cottage overlooking the Sausalito harbor. It was perfect in every regard. I was the "urban retreat" I sorely needed. Great walks. Great views. Cozy. So quiet and peaceful. Slept soundly and deeply. Loved the attention to detail. Loved hearing the sea lions chatting in the morning. Parking was easy. Did not want not want to leave. Looking forward to coming back again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bay view

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful three weeks in this charming cottage enjoying the views of the bay and San Francisco....easy access to SF and easy walking to all the great restaurants and cafés in Sausalito....will return....Cathy and robin were very helpful...can't beat the sunsets.....

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sausalito Cottage Rental Rates

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30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20

deposits and rents are not refundable on cancellation unless I am able to rent the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Golden Gate Ferry
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Caledonia street
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Sausalito Beach - Richardson bay
Car: recommended


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