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Beachfront Home and Studio Cottage

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House & Cottage: 2 BDRMS + 2 Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Sleep to the sound of waves; step onto the sand from your private decks. Spectacular sunsets and oceanfront living. The perfect rustic bungalow with the best location in Stinson Beach - close to town, but not too close. Ours is not a fancy new home, but rather one that has been carefully designed, decorated and outfitted to provide a true Stinson Beach experience. Don't think Cape Cod - our property is inspired by the beauty and culture of Northern California. Outfitted with natural materials with attention to design classics, our home is a celebration of the surroundings. As a family home, this property oozes personality and love and hopefully will inspire our guests as it has for us.

Surf, boogie board, collect sand dollars, take a nap just outside your back door...Walk to unlimited, excellent hiking on Mt. Tamalpais, five minutes walk along the beach to restaurants and shopping. Kayaking and wildlife watching in the beautiful Bolinas Lagoon or visit the Audubon Canyon Ranch and see egrets nesting. Very popular area for biking, too. Or just take the time to soak it all in! This is a place to slow down and relax.

Please visit our website listed below for photos and information about this wonderful studio beach cottage and house property.

Keywords: House and Cottage

More Details

Owner
Shanette Westphal
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
40%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Shanette Westphal

We are a Bay Area family of 5 who loves the ocean and the outdoors.

Shanette Westphal purchased this house in 2007

Guestbook comments from the owner

Shanette:







WOW. We were very impressed with the design solutions and blend of indoor/outdoor livability of your beach cottage. To experience a DWELL inspired home was added treat. We have experienced first hand the challenges of infill development and wish to congratulate you on your achievement. Your efforts were not lost on us. Congratulations.
Jun 2009
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Amenities

Stinson Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Sleeping Nook - 1 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin(1), Full Sofabed (1), Twin Sofabed(1), Baby Cribs (1) Porta Crib Available, Folding Futons (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Beachfront Home and Studio Cottage
average rating of 4.857143 based on 22 reviews
5

amazing weekend in stinson beach

  • 5 of 5

we travelled from Detroit Michigan to meet our daughter who lives in san Francisco.

The property was far more that I could even imagine.The pictures do not do it any justice.

It was so spacious and the views were spectacular.The beds and the bedding were so comfortable and luxurious.The kitchen was well equipped.I had everything I needed,The wood burning stove made everything so cozy for the cool evenings We will definitely return with the entire family in the near future.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lisa! We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to your return sometime in the future!
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5

Family get together

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this darling beach bungalow with our two older daughters and their boyfriends and had a wonderful time. My husband and I stayed in the cottage while the others were in the house and it was the perfect place to gather with them and extended family. The beach access is right in front with a very short walk to the town of Stinson Beach where Parkside Cafe served amazing breakfasts and even carry out pizza and dinner. We felt so comfortable being able to enjoy the wood burning fireplace, the outside deck with picnic table and lounge chairs and watching a beautiful sunset each night. We rode bikes from Stinson to Pt. Reyes which was a great way to spend the day. Our daughters live in the city and it made for the perfect weekend get away with them and we would love to do it again all over again! Thank you for a perfect weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Beach Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have rented many Stinson Beach homes over the past 20 years and this one was a great getaway for us. The location is perfect, just steps to the sand and a short stroll to the downtown area. Great people watching from comfy lounge chairs on a fantastic ocean view deck. The smaller cottage is a great extra "plus" for anyone who needs their own space away from the main house.

There were a few problems which were addressed in a very generous and equitable manner by the owner. If I could have given Shanette a six star rating in how she handled our concerns I would have gladly done so.

A Perfect Beach Getaway in Every Way.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

Never left the property except for walks along beach and to town. Perfect " ocean / beach " experience. Peaceful, quiet location. Well stocked, cozy home - we enjoyed the artsy vibe! Property embodies what a trip to the ocean should be - calming and simple. Children enjoyed splashing , boogie boarding and simply digging in sand. All, clean and safe. Was a great getaway before the madness of school starting! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

Never left the property except for walks along beach and to town. Perfect " ocean / beach " experience. Peaceful, quiet location. Well stocked, cozy home - we enjoyed the artsy vibe! Property embodies what a trip to the ocean should be - calming and simple. Children enjoyed splashing , boogie boarding and simply digging in sand. All, clean and safe. Was a great getaway before the madness of school starting! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Please keep us in mind for future visits!
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5

Perfect beach vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this cozy beach house was perfect. You don't really ever need to leave the beach...or the adorable town nearby...but if you do, this place is also a great base for all sorts of adventures in Marin County and up the Pacific Coast highway...classic California!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come visit again!
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Rates & Availability

Stinson Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season (House & Cottage)
May 26 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Summer Special
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Off Season (House & Cottage)
Sep 5 2017 - May 24 2018
1 night minimum stay
$550
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

PLEASE INQUIRE ABOUT RENTING UNITS SEPARATELY, I.E. HOUSE ONLY OR COTTAGE ONLY. Holidays are subject to a rate increase. Units rent combined (house and cottage) on a WEEKLY BASIS ONLY during the peak season (Memorial Day to Labor Day).

Signed rental agreement and refundable deposit required to secure reservation. Balance is due prior to stay. Cash, Check and PayPal accepted.

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.
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