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Downtown Mill Valley Large One Bedroom Rental

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Rental in Lower Level of 1919 Late Victorian Cottage

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mill Valley cottage description

Located in the lower level of a three-story 1919 Late Victorian cottage, with a separate gated entry court yard garden, this charming, spacious one-bedroom suite is 729 SF-almost three times as large as a typical hotel room-and can sleep 4 comfortably. It is less than a two minute walk to the Mill Valley Plaza and Depot, Sequoia Theatre/Mill Valley Film Festival and Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club, less than a three minute walk to City Hall, three coffee houses, twenty restaurants and popular Mill Valley Market (Grocery, Produce and Meat Departments, Delicatessen, Wine and Spirits and Ready-to-Eat Foods) and easy walking distance to 142 Throckmorton Theatre [Live entertainment including dramatic and musical theatre, comedy, jazz, classical concerts, cabaret, dance and youth performances], Sweetwater Music Hall, the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival and Mill Valley Library.

Situated in Mill Valley's best weather area, the rental suite location is ideally suited for: (1) Vacations; (2) Family or guest holiday visits; (3) Business travel; (4) Extended stays due to re-location or house-hunting; (5) Temporary housing due to home construction, alterations or additions and (6) Close proximity for reception or party preparation at Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club.

Mill Valley is a picturesque California town of 14,000 residents and creative hideaway situated on the eastern slope of Mount Tamalpais. Nestled among redwoods, hills and canyons, Mill Valley is only ten minutes north of the Golden Gate Bridge and City of San Francisco, yet less than one hour from Sonoma and Napa Wine Country.

What sets Historical Mill Valley apart is not just the spectacular physical beauty of its setting, but equally its human environment-uniquely combining tranquility and liveliness, privacy and community involvement, urban sophistication and village charm. Starting in 1905 with The Dipsea Race, the first cross-country race in the country, Mill Valley has a rich cultural tradition with the Mountain Play in 1913, the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival in 1957, the Marin Theatre Company, a professional regional theatre in 1966, the Mill Valley Film Festival in 1978 and the 142 Throckmorton Theatre recently revived, although in existence since 1915. Re-opened in February 2012, after a lengthly absence, is the Sweetwater Music Hall located in the remodeled Masonic Hall, located two blocks from the Rental.

Mill Valley is flanked by the picturesque City of Sausalito, 10 minutes south and the Town of Tiburon 10 minutes east with Angel Island State Park only a one mile ride (via Angel Island-Tiburon Ferry), all on San Francisco Bay. Although Mill Valley is close to San Francisco, it is adjacent to the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and only 10 minutes to the Muir Woods National Monument and Tennessee Valley Trail head, 20 minutes to Muir Beach, or Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, 30 minutes to Stinson Beach and less than an hour to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Although one recommends longer stays, Mill Valley is only a 2-1/2 hour day trip to Monterrey and Carmel and four hours to spectacular Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park; Yosemite Valley should be on your 'bucket list' and, especially during late spring, one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Keywords: Duplex, Late Victorian Cottage, Mill Valley, Downtown, Rental

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 729 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years or older, unless accompanied by Adult....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Several parks within walking (2-4 blocks) distance, Mill Valley Recreation Center with public pool for small guest fee....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smokers must completely leave the property to smoke....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Except as required by the disabled...moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • Living Area: 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen Size Sofa Bed & Optional Baby Crib ($25 fee for crib)...moreless

          • King size beds (1) California King, Queen size convertible sofa Bed (1) in Living Area, Baby Crib (1) with advanced notice, portable crib available for one-time $25.00 setup and cleaning charge; meets Federal and JPMA Certified baby crib Standards and includes mattress, waterproof pad, crib sheets (1 additional provided), blanket and bumpers., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa Queen size sleeper with 1-1/2' thick pillow top....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • A Wilford Wong 88 Pt's+ rated bottle of Napa or Sonoma County wine, fresh flowers and one pound of Peet's Coffee upon arrival (each week for longer rentals) , Dining table seating six (6) expands to seat eight (8), Iron provided, Iron Board available with advance notice, Certified (CPR, etc.) baby sitter may be available with advance notice....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Books and Magazines available...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Music available from Comcast with DVD and iPod Charger/TV connection, iMac CD, iTunes Radio with stereo speakers or your iPod/iPhone connection to iMac...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Complementary Comcast cable service...moreless

              • Stereo:

                TV and Computer ...moreless

              • Television:

                One 32' HDTV, with DVD and iPod connection, in cabinet over Living Room fireplace and 23' flat panel LCD in Bedroom....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Complementary twelve (6 children) DVD's in Rental (rotated from inventory and season)...moreless

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Walk to 20+ Restaurants and Coffee Shops...moreless

              • Village:

                Walk to Theatres, shopping and many interesting live theatre, civic and music venues....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining Table seats up to eight (8)...moreless

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Compact Washer-Dryer in unit, complementary use, including soap, bleach, etc....moreless

              • Computer Available:

                Apple iMac (Wireless Internet) with printer, desk, chair, paper, complementary home office supplies and office equipment....moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Gas Fireplace...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Gas Fireplace also a supplemental heater....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Gas Forced air, setback thermostat...moreless

              • Internet:

                Computer included, desk and chair in Living Area...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Minimum two sets of linens for each bed and minimum 10 sets of towels. Laundry service available for additional fee....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large combining Living and Dining Room, including buffet, two sofas, desk with computer, HDTV over gas fireplace....moreless

              • Parking:

                Free street parking, but off-street parking available for $10 night...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Available for $10 night; free 4 hour street parking available in front of rental but since location is close to downtown, need to move vehicle at 1:00pm each day Monday-Saturday. No street parking restrictions approximately 200 feet east of dwelling....moreless

              • Telephone:

                NO TELEPHONE PROVIDED: As most Guests have mobile telephones and to keep our rates low by not monitoring Long Distance charges, we do not provide telephone service....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Multiple sets depending on occupancy...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Compact Washer-Dryer in unit, complementary use; laundry soap/bleach provided....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Complementary High-Speed Wireless for iMac computer provided, guest laptops and mobile telephones....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Catering available from several restaurants; additional take-out available within walking distance....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Including coffee grinder & 1 lb. Peet's coffee upon arrival...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully stocked with basic condiments and spices, kitchen includes all cooking utensils and place settings for 8; complementary popcorn and Peet's coffee during stay....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Everything included, 2 sets...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Stainless steel Bosch...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Stainless steel appliances (gas range, hood, dishwasher, refrigerator, disposer), black granite counters, painted wood cabinets with full height pantry, coffee maker/bean grinder, popcorn maker, toaster, mixer, microwave, juicer and basic condiments (salt, pepper, spices, cooking oil, popcorn, tea, coffee, etc.)...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Portable...moreless

              • Oven:

                Gas Range and broiler...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic condiments included...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Stainless steel refrigerator and freezer....moreless

              • Stove:

                Four burner gas cooktop and gas range...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Private entry court garden with water fountain and sitting area for two....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Dining Room overlooks front lawn...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Courts available in Public Park, 4 blocks...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Carteblanche
              • Dinersclub
              • Discover
              • Eurocard
              • Jcb
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $185
              $1,155

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Notes:

              $250.00 Refundable Security/Damage Deposit.

              RATES include cleaning after departure.

              50% Advance 10 days before Arrival; 50% Balance on Arrival.

              3-6 nights (MIN 3), $185 night +10% tax

              7-13 nights, $165 night +10% tax

              14-20 nights, $155 night +10% tax

              21-27 nights, $145 night +10% tax

              28+ nights, $135 night (NO tax)

              MAX FOUR (4) Occupants. THREE (3%) discount for cash, check, money order


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Last updated: 10/22/2014
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              Location

              26.8 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Francisco Internl or Oakland (36.3 miles)
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Six bars within 2 blocks
              5.4 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Larkspur Ferry or Sausalito Ferry (6.3 Miles)
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Mill Valley Golf Course
              23.6 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak at Emeryville
              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 101 and Highway 1 (2.5 miles)
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Twenty restaurants within 2 blocks
              202 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Six major Lake Tahoe Ski Resorts
              5.6 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Muir Beach or Stinson Beach (12.1 miles)

              Car: Not Necessary

              Spectacular physical beauty of its setting, Liveliness and privacy and community involvement, Urban sophistication and village charm, The Dipsea Race--the first cross-country race in the country, Mountain Play, Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Marin Theatre Company--professional regional theatre, Mill Valley Film Festival and the 142 Throckmorton Theatre.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1998

              About the owner: Daniel and Michelle Archer are the owners and live on the upper two levels of the duplex. Daniel is an architect and Michelle is a childcare teacher. They have three older children, their youngest daughter attends college in Southern California.

              Why the Owner Chose Mill Valley:
              The rental is located close to downtown Mill Valley and in the best weather area, close to parks, San Francisco and Mount Tamalpais.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              In addition to being within walking distance to over 20 restaurants, live theatre, cinema, market, coffee houses, shopping and other downtown amenities, it is a very large One-Bedroom (729 SF), almost three times as large as a typical hotel room, and large enough to entertain up to eight people.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Rental in Lower Level of 1919 Late Victorian Cottage

                Rental in Lower Level of 1919 Late Victorian Cottage

              • Entry Trellis from Street

                Entry Trellis from Street

              • Private Entry Courtyard

                Private Entry Courtyard

              • Kitchen with Stainless Steel Refrigerator, DW, Gas Range and Hood + Pantry

                Kitchen with Stainless Steel Refrigerator, DW, Gas Range and Hood + Pantry

              • Dining table, looking south

                Dining table, looking south

              • Dining Area looking Southeast

                Dining Area looking Southeast

              • Living Area from entry toward fireplace/TV with Sofa and Queen Sofa Bed at wall

                Living Area from entry toward fireplace/TV with Sofa and Queen Sofa Bed at wall

              • Gas fireplace and supplemental heater

                Gas fireplace and supplemental heater

              • Desk, Computer & Printer at Living Area (Bedroom, Kitchen + entry in background)

                Desk, Computer & Printer at Living Area (Bedroom, Kitchen + entry in background)

              • Bedroom looking east toward dresser (dressing area/bathroom entry in background)

                Bedroom looking east toward dresser (dressing area/bathroom entry in background)

              • Bedroom windows

                Bedroom windows

              • Bathroom with glass enclosed shower and bath

                Bathroom with glass enclosed shower and bath

              • Floor Plan and Furniture Layout

                Floor Plan and Furniture Layout

              • Private Entry Courtyard and Patio

                Private Entry Courtyard and Patio

              • Stainless Steel Refrigerator and gas range

                Stainless Steel Refrigerator and gas range

              • Stainless Steel dishwasher, sink and pantry

                Stainless Steel dishwasher, sink and pantry

              • Living area from desk looking east

                Living area from desk looking east

              • Living area from entry

                Living area from entry

              • Fireplace, desk with bedroom beyond

                Fireplace, desk with bedroom beyond

              • Living Area looking East toward Dining Area and Entry Courtyard

                Living Area looking East toward Dining Area and Entry Courtyard

              • Bedroom with California King Bed, 2 night tables and Dresser looking North

                Bedroom with California King Bed, 2 night tables and Dresser looking North

              • From bedroom looking toward living and dining area

                From bedroom looking toward living and dining area

              • Bathroom vanity from dressing area, washer dryer beyond at left

                Bathroom vanity from dressing area, washer dryer beyond at left

              • Dressing area with double mirror door closet with washer-dryer & storage beyond

                Dressing area with double mirror door closet with washer-dryer & storage beyond

              VRBO #180929

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

              $185 per night (USD)
              49

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2008
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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