About this listing
It's all about location,locaction or so they say. We particularly enjoy the climate (Mediterranean), views of Mount Tamalpais and the hills, the spacious outdoor garden and decks and the fact that San Francisco is so close via ferry, car and bus.
Enjoy spectacular views, close to hiking (the Ridge with Bay views) , SF Bay cruises, the fishing village of Sausalito, ferries to SF, wine country, the birthplace of mountain biking , kayaking/canoeing,(bike,canoe,kayak rental nearby),sail boat rentals, Giant Redwood trees (Muir Woods), beautiful cliffs, sandy beaches, whale watching at Point Reyes, or simply hike the Golden Gate Natural Parkland Preserves and Mount Tamalpais with abundant bird life. Your retreat has views of Mount Tamalpais and the surrounding hills, highlands and woods. Relax in your fully furnished 3 bedroom , airy, light 2 story mountain view home in beautiful Marin County, Only 20 minutes to San Francisco, or Sonoma and Napa wine country , 45 minutes from historic Point Reyes. Bodega Bay or Angel Island (the Ellis Island of the West Coast), , China Beach, and in SF of course the original Chinatown. Soak in the hot tub with views of Mount Tamalpais; relax on the two large private decks or in the landscaped garden, 2.5 baths, fireplace, wireless internet/cable, television/DVD player, iPod docking station, espresso maker, laundry facilities, fully equipped modern kitchen with unlimited tea and coffee.BBQ grill, and 2 car garage .Walking distance to historic downtown San Rafael, home to the Mill Valley Film Festival, and a wide variety of excellent restaurants (French, Chinese, Sushi Bars, Mexican, Spanish Tapas Bar, Italian,Thai,Indian, several fresh Delis and plain old American) . San Rafael also has several live music clubs, boutique retro clothes stores, coffee/tea bars, local art galleries, historical museums and one of the original Franciscan Monk Missions, Mission San Rafael. From May-October there is also a Farmers Market every Thursday evening on 4th street which offers local produce, along with arts and crafts and local live music. For health after sampling the many eateries these the town has several yoga studios and gyms for which classes and day passes are available for purchase. My favourites are Red Dragon Yoga on 4th street and Bikram Yoga on 2nd street. Both offers a variety of different yoga classes .May I suggest the 90 minutes Bikram sweat-fest! Transportation: several car rental companies in town plus easy access to bus service and ferries across the SF Bay to the famous Market Ferry Terminal. This is a beautiful place to live and visit. The climate is Mediterranean and the air clean and fragrant. Short, weekend or long term stay are available . ENJOY!
Full house, hot tub, garden and 2 car garage
Interaction with Guests
Rarely unless requested or an issue to be resolved.
Very quiet, leafy and green, views of hills, open space and Mount Tampalpais. Easy access to hiking trails.
Excellent local bus service and of course taxis. 2 car garage for guest use.
No smoking please and simply be courteous and treat the house and its contents you would your own. Upon leaving please place any unwashed dishes in the dishwasher and the linens and towels in laundry room please.Check in is after 11:00Am and check out before 2:00PM. Thank you and I hope you enjoy your stay. you can always reach me at (EMAIL HIDDEN) or at ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).Glyn
Comfy Sofa in Living Room. Perfect for Reading or Simply Looking out the Large Windows