About This Listing
Enjoy a relaxing stay in our rustic and cozy Bunk House tucked away in the rolling hills of Nicasio Valley. Located down a private gravel lane on a 500-acre working cow ranch. 45 min north of San Francisco & 10 miles from scenic Point Reyes.
• Local pastries & French Roast coffee
• Master bedroom with king size bed
• 2 bathrooms with showers + towels
• Upstairs loft with Cal king + twin bed
• Full kitchen including gas cooking stove, refrigerator, microwave & coffee maker. Kitchen is equipped with some of the basics (utensils/pots & pans), but feel free to bring supplies for cooking.
• Fireplace (supplies included)
• Full-size washer/dryer (detergent included)
• Private deck with BBQ (charcoal included)
We are pleased to offer resources for additional services to our guests! A personal chef for a homemade meal prepared in the Bunk House after a hike, kayak trip or day at the beach may be just what you had in mind. Massage therapy is also available. Inquire when booking.
Guests are welcome to hike around the ranch during their stay. Share photos from your visit on Instagram @cowtrackranch
Interaction with Guests
While we are on the ranch, we are available to our guests for assistance, directions or supplies during your stay (until 7PM). As a guest, you have all the privacy a B&B has to offer.
We are located in one of the smallest towns in Marin County surrounded by thousands of acres of open space which makes this farm stay unique and memorable. Feel as though you are thousands of miles away from home but just a 45 minute drive from San Francisco. 10 scenic miles from Point Reyes which offers great food, hiking trails and beach access. Rancho Nicasio is just up the road where you can enjoy weekend BBQs and live music.
Other Things to Note
If you have special lodging requirements/food allergies, we are happy to try our best to accommodate your request. Please let us know upon booking.
We can only accommodate a total of 5 guests due to the size/nature of the house.
• Please provide your check-in time (3pm or later - arrive at your convenience!).
• Because of ranch animals, wildlife & as a courtesy to guests with allergies, the Bunk House is not suitable for pets.
• No camping.
• The Bunk House sleeps 5. Please understand there are other lodging locations for additional guests in the nearby area.
We really enjoyed our stay at the Cow Track Ranch. The Bunkhouse was cozy, and the fireplace worked great.
The surroundings are beautiful and there were plenty of birds (so many hummingbirds!). Bruce gave us directions for a walk in the hills.
One of our friends was a bit concerned about the spiders around the farm. It didn't bother most of us, but it might be worth knowing for someone who's really afraid of them.
I produced a photoshoot at the ranch. Bruce and Liz were very sweet and accommodating. They gave us plenty of space to work and even offered to call in the cows for us in case we wanted some longhorns in the photos. Gorgeous location! World definitely recommend to a friend. :)
Beautiful home and property. We loved it and so did our kids! Perfect spot to relax and fly a kite!
It was so great to come back and bring my youngest daughter. The bunk house was even better than I remembered. The additional bathroom is a plus. We found it very relaxing to get off the beaten track. The landscape is so beautiful - and it was so quiet! We only managed to eat on of the delicious sticky buns, so I brought the other one back to London and we shared it upon arrival. Hope to bring the whole family back on the next trip.
We took our two boys - ages 13 and 10 - to Liz and Bruce's bunkhouse and had a wonderful time! The home is rustic and charming, so cozy and inviting! And Liz had already made us a delicious coffee cake for the next day's breakfast - yum! We slept SO soundly in super-comfortable beads - better than at home (no kidding). The views outside are stunningly beautiful - this land just brings you a special kind of peace. You have to visit to understand.
And then there are the cattle -- the kids just LOVED watching them, no one even picked up a device for three days because there were animals to entertain and hikes to take across the massive hills. We even saw a baby calf being born. Watching it take its first steps was something my kids won't forget. Where can you get a chance to do things like this today without taking a $12,000 dude ranch vacation? Right here - and at a price you can afford. We also had the opportunity to have a interesting conversation with Bruce - he's such an intelligent, interesting person who has lived such a rich life here! My younger son really enjoyed hearing about how he worked with real cowboys when he was young, how things have changed over the years, and how he and Liz got started ranching. We did head off the ranch for some wine tasting and horseback riding -- not too long a drive for some other adventures, too. We'd love to come back!! And highly recommend it to anyone looking for an off-the-beaten track hideaway where time has slowed down -- you will, too.
About the Host, Liz & Bruce
Cow Track Ranch is a family owned & operated working cattle ranch which we have owned since 1986. We raise Angus Beef and Texas Longhorn cattle on our 500 acres in addition to sustainably grown seasonal produce. Our property is also a preferred venue for weddings and special events.
Bruce has been a large animal veterinarian for over 50 years and Liz has several businesses of her own including a line of artisan soaps, cooking seasoning products, children's fashion, home decor & more. Our sustainable produce is used for our soaps which are provided for our guests to enjoy. During your stay, feel free to purchase a few of these gift items from Liz's studio.
Feel free to explore the views that the ranch has to offer. We suggest a picnic by the pond or a hike to the top of the ranch. Visit our Guide Book for local cuisine & tours.
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