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Relax in This Beautiful, Secluded Round House in the Trees!

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Last updated: 11/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

San Rafael cottage description

This is a beautiful, 20-sided shingled cottage set on more than an acre of oak trees, with views of the San Francisco Bay through the trees. The property is gated with off-street parking. This unique guest house offers one bedroom with a queen bed, and a full size sofa bed in the living room. Windows in every room look out into the oaks, where you can see deer, squirrels, and occasional rabbits. The cottage was built with the finest materials, including slate roof with copper gutters, bamboo and slate floors, granite counter tops, tumbled marble shower, and maple cabinets. A deck with glass railing encircles the entire house. There is a full kitchen with refrigerator, gas cook top, True convection oven, and dishwasher. Wireless high speed Internet and cable are included. The Bay View Cottage is just 2 miles from charming downtown San Rafael, and about the same distance to mountain biking, hiking, and picnicking at China Camp State Park.

San Rafael is a scenic 15 minute drive across the Golden Gate Bridge in beautiful Marin County, located between the bay and the Pacific Ocean. For the active visitor, Marin offers hiking, mountain and road biking, swimming, surfing, kayaking, and both fresh and salt water fishing. There are a number of yoga studios within a few miles. For the more leisure minded, Marin offers many fine restaurants, wine bars and cafes, numerous theaters, plenty of shopping in unique boutiques as well as a choice of shopping malls. Adjacent to San Rafael is San Anselmo, a quaint town renowned for its numerous antique stores. San Rafael is the home of one of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpieces, the Marin Civic Center. It is also the 20th of the 21 California Missions. The incredible beauty and and temperate climate of San Rafael makes it a favorite location for visitors wanting easy access to both San Francisco as well as the wine regions of Napa and Sonoma. Your cottage awaits...

Keywords: Cottage, guest house, casita, yurt, bungalow, round house, cabin,

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pak n Play available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size sofa bed in living room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • The cottage is on an acre and a half of fenced and gated land, giving the guests complete privacy. All the windows of the cottage look out into oak trees....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

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

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Water View:

                        Peekaboo bay and yacht harbor view through the oak trees...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            Can make arrangements to use dryer in main house...moreless

                          • Free Long Distance
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Parking Off Street:

                            Parking is off street, and property is gated...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Washing Machine:

                            Can make arrangements to use washer in main house...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen:

                            Beautiful granite counter, stainless steel sink, 2 gas burner cooktop, convection oven/microwave....moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            Large convection oven/microwave...moreless

                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Balcony:

                            Balcony/deck goes around the entire cottage...moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Discover
                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Shared Hot Tub:

                                Hot tub on deck of main house available for cottage guests 24 hours...moreless

                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              High Season
                              May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $138 $150
                              Fri, Sat
                              $910 $3,300

                              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                              My Standard Rate
                              2 night min stay
                              $128 $140
                              Fri, Sat
                              $840 $2,700

                              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning $95
                              • Tax Rate 10%

                              Cancellation policy:

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


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 11/25/2014
                              Check availability
                              23 Available
                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
                              23 Selected dates
                               

                              Location

                              33.5 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Kamikaze Restaurant & Sushi Bar
                              5.8 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Larkspur Ferry
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Peacock Gap Country Club
                              2.5 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              SMART TRAIN coming soon
                              2.5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Highway 101
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Kamikaze Restaurant & Sushi Bar
                              150 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Lake Tahoe
                              2.6 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              McNears Beach Park

                              Car: Necessary

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2003

                              About the owner: I have lived in San Rafael most of my life, and have always enjoyed living here. It has great proximity to San Francisco, the ocean, as well as the wine country.

                              Why the Owner Chose San Rafael:
                              I wanted to build something unique for our visitors, and a 20-sided cottage with a cone-shaped roof set in the middle of some oak trees certainly fit the bill.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              Very secluded, peaceful, relaxed environment to rest and recharge. Deer, squirrels, and the occasional rabbit are just some of the wildlife you're likely to come across during your stay.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english, spanish

                               

                              Photos

                              • Peek-a-boo view

                                Peek-a-boo view

                              • Oak trees on property

                                Oak trees on property

                              • Hot tub on main deck, a short walk from the Round House

                                Hot tub on main deck, a short walk from the Round House

                              • Private and secluded

                                Private and secluded

                              • Off street, gated parking

                                Off street, gated parking

                              • Panoramic view from top of hill, including Mt Tam and Richmond Bridge

                                Panoramic view from top of hill, including Mt Tam and Richmond Bridge

                              • Sunset at the yacht harbor, a five minute walk

                                Sunset at the yacht harbor, a five minute walk

                              VRBO #221291

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                              This listing was first published here in 2008.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, November 25, 2014

                              $128 - $150 per night (USD)
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                              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 4

                              View calendar: Updated 11/25/14
                              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                              Member since: 2008
                              Speaks: english, spanish
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                              • Response rate: 100%
                              • Calendar last updated: 11/25/2014
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