About this listing
Our home is twenty minutes north of San Francisco, in Marin County. It is a 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home, 3000 sq ft, one level, walking distance to a community center with lap swimming and tennis courts. Beautiful hikes from the house. Pool & hot tub.
No smoking, and not more than six people please.
Our home is located in cul de sac with a private driveway. As you enter the main front door, you pass through an open-air garden atrium to enter the home. The living and dining room are at the central, heart of the house. Floor-to-ceiling windows give beautiful views of the expansive backyard. To the left is the kitchen, pantry and laundry with all the necessary amenities (microwave; double ovens, dishwasher, gas stove, washing machine, dryer). On the left side of the house is the children and 'guest' area, with 3 bedrooms, (queen bed, twin beds, and pull-out full size bed), 1.5 bathrooms, and a play/TV room full of toys and books. This room has direct access to the backyard and pool area. There is a Ping-Pong table in the front yard.
To the right of the living area is the master bedroom and attached master bathroom. This also has direct access to the backyard and has a beautiful view of the pool. There is a new hot tub right outside. This 'wing' includes a separate room with a desk and gym/fitness equipment.
The home is 3000 sq feet and all on one level. It was designed by the architect, Joseph Eichler, who was renowned for creating contemporary, open plan family homes that would blend in with the outdoors. The huge windows and sky lights throughout the home make it very bright and airy, and views of the hills, and backyard can be seen throughout.
The backyard has a beautiful large pool, hot tub, dining and lounge area with fire table. The backyard backs onto a staircase that takes you to a beautiful creek where you spot fish, otters and deer. Our garden has fruit trees including oranges, peaches and lemons and we have a wonderful herb garden. There is a trampoline, swing set, tree swing, and tree house. We also have a children's jeep which is battery operated and can go approx. 5 miles an hour. The home and backyard are completely private. It is truly a children's paradise!
We are 20 minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. We are also 20 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, and 20 minutes from the famous vineyards of Sonoma and Napa Valley. Lake Tahoe is a 3 hour drive away and Yosemite is a 4 hour drive.
Our home is located in Lucas Valley which is situated in Marin County. Lucas Valley is a beautiful, serene neighborhood surrounded by oak-studded hillsides with interesting architecture, a strong sense of community, and plenty of recreational activities. We are just 20 minutes north of the Golden Gate bridge that separates San Francisco from Marin County. From Mount Tamalpais to Muir Woods, from Stinson Beach to Sausalito and Tiburon, Marin County offers an unparalleled combination of natural beauty and convenient access to the bustling city of San Francisco, the breathtaking Pacific Ocean, and the rolling vineyards of Napa and Sonoma. Marin County is surrounded by water on three sides.
Although we have a private pool in our backyard, we also have (free) access to a community center just a block away which houses a 25 meter pool, and tennis courts. We are walking distance to hiking and biking trails and horse stables. Life in Lucas Valley offers breathtaking views, distinctive Joseph Eichler architecture designed to blend in with the muted colors of live Californian oaks, natural grasses, and the rolling hills that frame our community.
Marin County is home to many attractive tourist destinations including Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Point Reyes, Sausalito and Tiburon. Marin residents also enjoy a wide array of outstanding recreational opportunities. In addition to the beautiful beaches and parks, there are a number of bike paths. The wonderful climate allows year-round outdoor activity.
Perhaps the most famous piece of Lucas Valley real estate is Skywalker Ranch, headquarters for Lucasfilm and Skywalker Sound. We are also a short drive to an adorable 'small-town America' village called Nicasio (and the famous Nicasio Cheese Factory), as well as Point Reyes.
Our home is in a small cul de sac with a private driveway. There are 5 other homes in the cul de sac. We are 2 blocks from the local school and so it is a very family-friendly neighborhood, that is easy to walk or cycle around.
Grocery shopping is about 2 miles away, along with a wonderful shopping center that houses Macy's, Gap, a movie theater, restaurants etc.
The entire home, backyard, pool, hot tub, and next door community center pool and tennis courts.
Interaction with Guests
We will not be there if you rent out the entire house.
There's a bus right outside that takes you to downtown San Francisco during commute weekday hours only.
Please no shoes in the house