About this listing
Romantic hide-away for one or two. Unique charming cross between Ewok village, high tech Shire and Olympian Eyre: suitable for the eco tourist, road weary business traveler, honeymooners, bird watchers, tree huggers, athletically /aesthetically inclined artist nerd, exotic dignitaries, celebrity monks, training retreater wanting to experience nature by visit/living an experiment in social future building. Ultimate quiet and privacy with separate entrance and house privileges, kitchen, laundry, hot tub, hiking/bike trails, ample outdoor parking. WIFI, work on-site office facilities and many unusual options. The room is light filled all day with sumptuous down comforters and natural fiber linens to snuggle in for a long winter's nap. The 100+-year-old Heidi house craftsman style local redwood construction is warmed by old-fashioned fireplace of the same vintage, letting your imagination time travel to the age of dirt main streets when the Gravity train passed not far from our access trails. History buffs, globetrotters, poets, mycologists, physicists, jam with the achieved musicians and entertainers who frequent this house. The environs of the quaint southern Marin community offers many of the traditional seasonal artsy/athletic events: Mill Valley Film Festival, the famous Dipsea Race, ascending and descending the adjacent ridge, the esteemed annual Old Mill Park Fall Arts Fair, the birth place of mountain biking utilizing the abundance of hiking/biking trails - linking the Bay fronting the Portofino like Sausalito, to the majestic white sanded coast of the Pacific. Enthusiastic wind surfers and hang gliders dot the horizon. Jack Kerouac authored Dharma Bums and The Scripture of the Golden Eternity, near the trailhead outside our Canyon entrance. Access by trail to the property or ascend meandering stairs suggests minimum baggage maximum health. Smoking cigarettes is an unwelcome hazard on the mountain; the parking lot below allows. To fully enjoy the opportunity of being in this piece of paradise, 16 minutes from the Golden Gate Toll Plaza, be prepared to energetically relax. Enjoy organic gardens, honey from our happy bees, chlorine and fluoride free water, and take deep breaths of pollution free air. The makings are all here for your pleasure and appreciation. Seeing is believing. You will prefer a vehicle to get to the main road, if you don’t want to walk a mile and a half to Miller Ave., main street in Mill Valley, for public transportation. Inevitably you will want to stay longer than you have booked. Happy trails.
House Rules for Air BNB
• Enjoy the facilities. Enjoy each other. Overnight guests are welcome with registration and/or permission from host.
• If using the kitchen, report and list on the refrigerator, broken or missing household items, mark special foods in group cabinet and refrigerator space.
• Behaviors, noises or arrangements that will bring Police or other authorities to the premises are prohibited.
• Use of only low suds, marked by “HE” (HIGH EFFICIENCY), laundry detergent in clothes washer. Appliances and tools handled mindfully.
*Fires in barbecues and fireplace only. No chemical logs in fireplaces.
•Individuals’ boundaries respected, rules codified-for visitation, usage and cleanup of common spaces among the inhabitants of the Complex.
Smoking cigarettes is allowed in the Canyon parking Lot only.
Hot tub privileges. Refer to instruction manual.
Notice and refer to instruction manual for inhabiting the location.
Bring and wear clothes, particularly shoes, appropriate for the naturally rustic terrain. If you wish to be welcomed by a local, please arrive before 10 pm and after noon on your first day. If you arrive after dark, carry a flashlight. Call ahead to arrange for a guide.
Be kind to the natives of all sizes and descriptions and do not feed the wildlife.
Ask for items or instructions not covered in the manual instruction book.