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Modern and Elegant Houseboat in Sausalito-San Francisco Bay.

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Kayaking from rear dock of floating home.

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Last updated: 08/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Sausalito house boat description

Spectacular! One of the newest and finest houseboats (floating home, not a boat) with over 2000 square feet on two levels on the San Francisco Bay in beautiful Sausalito. 3 bedrooms 2 1/2 baths. Featured in this years 'Floating Homes Tour'

Our guests describe us best. Here are just some of our unsolicited vrbo.com guest review comments. Our 5 of 5 star ratings are our pride. (Read them all here on vrbo) .

• “Pick this one!”
• “WOW! What a wonderful experience! We stayed in this fabulous place for a 'girls weekend”
• ” This was one of the most unique and satisfying stays in my lifetime”
• “What a wonderful place for a getaway!!”
* 'I loved this place!'
• “Lovely environment - all the attributes of a lux hotel - very well setup”
• “The house was terrific. We all enjoyed the massage chair and WII (first time!)”
• “The kitchen was well equipped and very functional. Highly recommend the house boat”
• ”I would highly recommend staying here. It's a great location.”
• “This was the perfect get-away for my family-can’t wait to return!”
• “What a luxurious place to stay!”
• 'Everything was absolutely perfect; we had a wonderful time.'
• “It is a great location and made me want to move there forever.:

Premium wine or champagne on ice and fresh flowers (included in rate, upon request) premium toiletries, personal robes and more. Walking distance from many fine restaurants.

Note that our lower level bedrooms are not below the water line as many other houseboats are. All are on top of the water with light and windows onto the water.Truly your own private resort with every possible amenity we could think of to provide. including:

* Great Home entertainment system, all premium Comcast channels, premium audio, 52” Pioneer plasma TV, stereo , Wii Console & Games,

* 42' plasma TV in master bedroom and large TV in guest room.

* Amazing $5000 massage chair

* $12,000 Henredon Dining room table can seat 8-10 comfortably

* Master Suite with large plasma TV, whirlpool bath with view to deck on the water and private dock.

* 2 guest bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, computer with broadband/WiFi, printer and scanner

* 3 separate decks and your own dock with kayak and small fishing boat

Be sure to see more photos below and our website shown below. Why pay $500 or more per night for a single hotel room or 1 bedroom suite in Sausalito when you can have 2400 square feet on the water and 3 bedrooms for only $495 per night? Also, please note when comparing our rates that we do not charge the typical $100 cleaning fee, (unless it is for 2 nights or less).

HERE IS THE FLOATING HOMES TOUR BROCHURE DESCRIPTION:

'Nodomus'
'14 Kappas West
Sausalito, California

Approximate Square Footage 2400
Number of Stories: two stories
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5

'Nodomus' is Latin for House on the Water, but this contemporary home has the feel of a private resort.
In the living room you'll find an extensive home entertainment system, including a 52' plasma HDTV on the wall over the fireplace, stereo sound and a Wii console with games and 5 controllers - even a guitar for Guitar Hero and boxing gloves. The AV connection for an iPod or iPhone and the massage chair are guest favorites. Check the see-through fireplace, with water view. Deep orange and sage green walls bring a Mediterranean feel to the living and dining areas. An observatory class telescope offers superb stargazing.

The huge Henredon dining table can seat up to 10. The kitchen provides an ice water/ice maker, dishwasher, top of the line microwave that broils and bakes, a trash compactor, bread machine, professional juicer, electric ice cream maker, a Healthmaster that makes and cooks soups, smoothies and ice creams -- even an electric potato peeler.

A garden deck off the kitchen features a brand new barbeque system, tables and chairs, a fountain and a bar. The front deck is over the water with an outdoor fireplace and seating.A bike is kept their for your use on the adjacent bike paths.

Signed etchings by modern masters such as Miro and Dali are prominently displayed, as is a Chemiakin painting.

The master suite includes another entertainment system with DVD and a Duxiana California King size bed. The master bathroom features an oversize whirlpool tub and a shower and glass doors that open onto the lower deck with a water view. The master suite also has its own private covered deck on the water with upholstered bench seating and a boat dock with kayak.

There are two other bedrooms on this level: one with a queen size bed and one with a 2 level bed; full size on the bottom, twin on the top, for maximum flexibility. This bedroom also has a computer, with printer, scanner, broadband internet and WiFi. The two guest bedrooms are served by a bathroom with tub and shower.

See more photos below and download complete brochure at website below.


Keywords: Houseboat, floating home, on the water, on San Francisco bay

Property Type

  • House Boat
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Plenty for kids to do, both on and around the water with the kayak and bikes as well as Wii games on the houseboat....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Pier has ramp, houseboat walkway is level. However, the houseboat is on 2 levels and has stairs....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Cats/birds/etc only. Dogs not allowed by Marina - sorry....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

              • Bedroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3

                ...moreless

              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) This is a $7000 Dux bed. The most comfortable bed you'll ever sleep on, Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) part of bunk bed-see below, Twin or Single Beds (1) Upstairs in living area for additional sleeping needs as well as huge comfortable sofa, sleeps , futon for one, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable sofas and futon (for 2 people)if you need to sleep more than 5 in bedrooms.Also 2 inflatables (king & 1 twin or 2 twin), Bunk Beds (1) Bedroom 3 has a double bed with a single bed bunk on top. Great for parents and children together or just children....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Gourmet Kitchen - All deluxe appliances, including ice water/icemaker, compactor, $1000 microwave,ice cream maker, bread machine,professional juicer Espresso machine. Condiments, coffee, etc provide...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                large automatic espresso/cappuccino machine-just push the button for espresso ...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Fully equipped,all cooking utensils and fine china, linens, silver and crystal...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                All dishes, glassware, silverware, all you need for an elegant dinner aboard...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Steel refrigerator, side freezer with cold water and ice dispensers....moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dishwasher
              • Oven
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                After 10PM Guests are required by marina to park on adjacent street.( Just as close as adjacent parking lot.)...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Indoor/outdoor with a view of the water through the fireplace to the water...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large, beautiful high wood ceilings, view of the water and hills...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Houseboat has its own laundry room with new washer and sink...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Houseboat has its own laundry room with new dryer ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Large parking lot adjacent, nearby parking also...moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                This is a see-through fireplace to the water!...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All sheets, pillows, comforters, towels, etc....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                complete sets of towels, all bathrooms...moreless

              • Heating:

                Forced air gas furnace throughout...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Dock on the water, kayak, paddle boat, adjacent bike path (about 10 miles long on and around the water) with free bikes on houseboat and additional bike rentals available at the Marina at 'Mike's Bikes'. The houseboats are in tidal waters, twice each 24 hours the tide goes out and comes in. When the water is out, the sea and shore birds are a delight to watch....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player:

                    Blue Ray with with wireless internet, includes Netflix, Hudu and dozens of other movie and entertainment channels...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    52' Plasma HDTV In Living Room & 42' Plasma HDTV in Master Bedroom. cabletv's in all bedrooms...moreless

                  • Television:

                    52' Plasma in living room, 42 in master, 36' in 2 guest bedrooms...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Wii plus board games, dice, poker chips and cards, etc....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    DVD movies, plus hundreds of movies on Cable service...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Giant stuffed Gorilla, singing cow, more...moreless

                  Communications

                  • Computer Available:

                    Complete set up ,including laptop, printer, additional network connections and broadband (Cable) Internet with free WiFi network...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    cable internet, wireless access throughout houseboat...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    High speed cable modem with network and WiFi...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free WiFi, Internal on our network ...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Jetted Tub:

                        Extra large whirlpool bath in Master Bedroom...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Spacious garden deck with flowers, table and seating for 8, large fountain-, 2nd upstairs deck over the water, 3rd deck in master bedroom with dock, boat, cushioned bench seating, paddleboat and kayak...moreless

                      • Lanai / Gazebo:

                        Covered deck right on the water with upholstered bench style seating and a boat dock (bedroom deck)...moreless

                      • Balcony:

                        Balcony/deck over the water and private dock with see through fireplace and seating...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        Bike path of several miles is right across the street....moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Paddleboat for 4, 2 kayaks, rowboat...moreless

                      • Tennis:

                        Nearby public courts...moreless

                      Theme

                      • Adventure
                      • Family
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Tourist Attractions
                      • Away From It All
                      • Historic

                      Location & View

                      • Water View:

                        This is a floating home/houseboat - right on the water in the Bay - Tidal Bay,watch the tide come in and out,egrets, heron, geese, seagulls come right up to the deck, has a private dock with a paddle boat for 4 and 2 kayaks. All rooms (including bathrooms) have windows with views of the water...moreless

                      • Waterfront:

                        This is a floating home/houseboat - right on the water in the Bay - Tidal Bay,watch the tide come in and out,egrets, heron, geese, seagulls come right up to the deck, Paddle boat for 4 and kayaks. All rooms (including bathrooms) have windows with views of the water...moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        Views of Mt. Tamalpais from the deck and the Sausalito hills from the deck and living room and master bedroom....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Fishing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Tennis
                      • Surfing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Sailing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Groceries
                      • Basketball Court
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Shopping
                      • Zoo
                      • Cinemas
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shelling
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Kayaking
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.4
                      from 31 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Year round
                      Feb 19 - Feb 2, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $495
                      $3,465 $9,500
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • cleaning fee if 2 nights $150
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      We require a signed rental agreement to confirm your booking. We will send you our rental agreement and brochure by email. Once we receive the agreement from you we send you your directions, houseboat guidebook and entry information.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 08/20/2014
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                      Location

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                      24 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      San Francisco International
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Sausalito Ferry
                      13 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Stinson Beach
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      The Seahorse

                      Car: Recommended

                      Beautiful Sausalito, the Bay and Hills, great dining and shopping, Ferry to San Francisco, drive north to Wine Country and Redwoods. This floating home has a small dock and kayak and paddle boat for 4 to view the harbor and houseboats.. 20 miles of bike paths/trails both to the Golden Gate Bridge and into beautiful Mill Valley and Tiburon/Belvedere, 1 included bike and bike rental adjacent. A small market and a great coffee shop are nearby.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: The owner lives in Marin County and is here to help you with any problem or need you might have.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sausalito:
                      Sausalito is one of the most beautiful and romantic locations anywhere in the world. A houseboat is the quintessential location in Sausalito. To be on the water, with the constantly changing tides and wildlife, yet be so close to restaurants, entertainment, shopping and conveniences is ideal. Just minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco to the south and the wine country and redwoods to the north - plus the beaches at Muir and Stinson Beaches.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
                      Having a private dock with kayak and paddle boat right on the Bay is great fun. From the houseboat you can go out into the Bay, see Sausalito from the water, Belvedere, Tiburon and San Francisco. The San Francisco Ferry across the Bay to San Francisco is just downtown 5 minutes away. Nearby freeway access to either San Francisco and Wine and Redwood country. The houseboat has a gourmet kitchen and we provide every system and appliances, etc Available - two large plasma TV's both DVR/HD on cable with all the premium channels Wii games, etc. etc. We are tidal so when the tide is out, the sea birds and shore birds put on a show fishing in the mud.Then the tide comes in and you are floating on the Bay. The tide changes twice a day.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Kayaking from rear dock of floating home.

                        Kayaking from rear dock of floating home.

                      • Entry area

                        Entry area

                      • Living Room showing indoor-outdoor fireplace and deck over the water.

                        Living Room showing indoor-outdoor fireplace and deck over the water.

                      • Master bedroom suite with it's own deck (and dock) on the water

                        Master bedroom suite with it's own deck (and dock) on the water

                      • Bedroom with 42" HDTV plasma with premium cable

                        Bedroom with 42" HDTV plasma with premium cable

                      • Lower level view with local market and cafe across the water

                        Lower level view with local market and cafe across the water

                      • A view from the upper deck to the north and Mount Tamalpais

                        A view from the upper deck to the north and Mount Tamalpais

                      • Guest bathroom

                        Guest bathroom

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Dining Room

                        Dining Room

                      • Garden Deck with fountain, giant barbeque and bar - one of 3 decks

                        Garden Deck with fountain, giant barbeque and bar - one of 3 decks

                      • Gourmet Kitchen with every imaginable appliance and cookware

                        Gourmet Kitchen with every imaginable appliance and cookware

                      • Guest bathroom - tub and shower and guest amenities

                        Guest bathroom - tub and shower and guest amenities

                      • View of the water with dozens of pelicans and seagulls

                        View of the water with dozens of pelicans and seagulls

                      • Bar Area - stocked honor bar for your convenience

                        Bar Area - stocked honor bar for your convenience

                      • stairs to lower level, dock and water

                        stairs to lower level, dock and water

                      • The dock off the master suite.Has paddleboat and kayaks

                        The dock off the master suite.Has paddleboat and kayaks

                      VRBO #184236

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, July 09, 2014

                      $495 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 7

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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