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Mill Valley Retreat -- cozy

14 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Almonte House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Eclectic and Aesthetic cozy hillside home with knotty pine living room and large stone fireplace, nested among trees with a fabulous view of San Francisco Bay from large deck 10 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Muir Woods, Stinson Beach and Mt. Tamalpias in your neighborhood with the Wine Country just north in less than an hour's drive.

Sleeping: 2 queen size beds, 1 double, 2 foldout futons. Fully equipped kitchen. Washer and dryer in basement with 2nd deck to flat yard.

Parking for 2 cars: 1 in carport and 1 in front on street next to carport.

No supplies lacking for your comfortable stay in this special environment. Photos available.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

Mill Valley Retreat -- cozy
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
5

Warm, Cozy, and Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful is the best way to describe Mary's home. Beautiful garden, deer everyday, and the sunrises and sunsets were incredible. We were looking for a place were we and our adult children could comfortably spend our holidays cooking, playing games, and connecting. We found it all here. Honestly we barely left. But if you choose to venture out the location is ideal. Close to everything San Francisco, Mt. Tam, Napa etc. But trust me you will never want to leave. Thanks Mary for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review. It warms my heart when someone enjoys my nest as I do. You GOT IT. Aren't I the lucky one. And I am grateful each day. Thank you for letting me know about the broken glass. Part of the game of living. No problem. It is just a "thing". Best wishes for 2016. Mary
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5

Great Place to Stay !!!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for somewhere to spend your days in the San Francisco area I highly recommend Mary's place. The view is great, the neighborhood is quite and there are several things to see close by. The house is well equipped with linens and cooking utensils, plus there is a great Safeway store close by for your grocery shopping. Mary is a great host and should we return to the area we'll try to book it again.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquil and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

A group of 6 of us stayed in Mary's home for 2 weeks and would like to thank her for her hospitality. The accommodation was very comfortable and the views were beautiful. It was very peaceful and the deer in the garden was a bonus! Everything about the house was as it was described and we would hope to return again in the future! Mary was very welcoming and made us feel right at home and we would not hesitate in recommending her home to a friend.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Personality Plus: Owner & House

  • 5 of 5

After spending 3 nights in the city in a Cole Valley Ap't, the five of us arrived at "Mary's Place" enthusiastic about the remainder of our 5 night stay. This was a family trip w/son, daughter,SIL hubby and myself.

This amazing woman manages to endear herself to you from moment#1......her home is fantastically comfortable and convenient.....in fact you just want to stay there and to heck w/venturing out. BUT we DID venture out and enjoyed every moment.

From Muir Woods to Point Reyes Lighthouse to Sonoma and Napa to visits w/friends in Mill Valley and Corte Madera AND falling in love w/Tiburon. Our last night at Mary's we celebrated 3 birthdays at CAPRICE in Tiburon.....try it, you'll love it.

Had our friends pop in to see the place and they were WOW'D also.

My family congratulated me for making such a KOOL rental decision. Her ceramis, her acquired artwork, her interesting books and periodicals ALL added to the ambiance.

Thank you much. Hugs & health.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Poole, Dorset, UK
5

Lovely relaxing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend here after a road trip from Los Angeles. It was a lovely, calm place to stay - near enough to Los Angeles and the Marin headlands to explore but peaceful enough to sleep well. The house was beautiful, clean and well equipped. The beds were very comfortable. We really liked the balcony overlooking the Bay with hummingbirds, jays and deer.

Mary was a very welcoming and discreet hostess. We left feeling refreshed. I would not hesitate to recommend this house and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Leawood, Kansas
5

Such better value than a hotel!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 including 4 adult children were in Mill Valley for a wedding. This fabulous, tranquil and interesting home was perfect as our home base. We had easy access to everything we needed, including great trips to San Francisco, Tiburon, Berkeley and more. The house was really comfortable and clean. Mary was gracious and we felt as if we had been given a gift by being able to stay there. We hated to leave!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I appreciated you leaving my home clean and stripping the beds and even putting the wash at the machine. Yeah. Mary
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Rates & Availability

Almonte House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,300
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

If you stay for only two nights, nightly rate is $400.

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Amenities

Almonte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Town
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis

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