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Wonderful Cozy, Oceanfront Cottage - on Stinson Beach

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Last updated: 05/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Stinson Beach cottage description

Our cozy cottage has an unobstructed view of the beach and ocean. There is a large deck with table and chairs for reading and sunbathing while watching the world go by. We recently renovated and updated with a new tile floor and new shower enclosure. Our furnishings are upscale and kid friendly. We find that even very small children are able to play right on the beach protected from the wind in our private roped-off beach lot area.

The house is very well equipped with a BBQ on the deck and all the things that you need to cook up a relaxing meal in the compact kitchen. Additionally, we have a Gourmet Grill and Panini Sandwich maker. Parents can sit on the deck and watch their children play on the beach.

Walking to town is one of the pleasures of our location. Stinson Beach can be sunny while the rest of the Coast is ''fogged in'' as we have a wonderful micro-climate.


The Pacific is really cold for swimming and the surfers - who you can watch from the house- almost always wear wetsuits. Boogie boarding is a favorite sport and many intrepid surfers have gotten their start Boogie Boarding at Stinson Beach. Boogie Boards and wetsuits are available for rent in town.

The town is charming with cute restaurants and a children's playground with slides and swings. When you're ready for a hike there are fabulous hiking trails within 5 minutes of the house. One of the most famous is the Dipsea Trail which is a wondrous walk beside a running creek, beneath giant redwoods culminating in a 10 foot ladder climb - really breathtaking. Great beach-combing and shell collecting possibilities abound on the beach.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Massage
              • Private Chef

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                sorry 21 and over ...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                one medium dog- please bring dog's own bed. Dogs are not allowed on the beds or furniture - an extra cleaning fee may applies if this rule is broken....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                great beach access - sheltered and private-walk down the steps and you're on the private beach. roped off from the general beach....moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                plenty of children's books and some adult favorites too...moreless

              • Games:

                there are many sand toys for you to use...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach toys available...moreless

              • Television:

                TV and DVD player...moreless

              • Video Library:

                yes we do have videos available for you to watch...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                We have a Dish and Direct TV...moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                yes there's a DVD player and some DVD's for you to watch....moreless

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Bay/Sound
              • Churches
              • Festivals
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Bird Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Boating
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Horseshoes
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Beachcombing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                We see Mt. Tam from the rear windows and the street/ there are wonderful hiking trails on Mt Tam....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Private sandy beach front lot with direct view of ocean Sheltered and protected from the wind this is a great play area for children and known as the 'hot spot' for sunbathers....moreless

              • Beach View
              • Oceanfront:

                Pacific Ocean is in front of you with almost daily sightings of seal and this year dolphins have been numerous....moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Waterfront

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Surfing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Golf
              • Paragliding
              • Basketball Court
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Equestrian Events
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Parasailing
              • Rock Climbing

              Arrival Day

                  • Friday

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        High top counter for snacking with 2 stools and dining table with 4 chairs for dining...moreless

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Parking:

                            some street parking also available but only for one extra car....moreless

                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Living Room:

                            There's a cozy living room which has fabulous Ocean views....moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            towels for the bathroom are provided - not beach towels...moreless

                          • Broadband Access:

                            Wi Fi is available...moreless

                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Natural air conditioning provided by the ocean!...moreless

                          • Heating:

                            there's a plug in electric heater in each room...moreless

                          • Fireplace:

                            wood burning stove...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet:

                            yes we have wifi...moreless

                          • Wood Stove:

                            we provide firewood for the wood fire - its also possible to collect kindling on the beach...moreless

                          • Internet:

                            Yes we do have internet access - wifi is here...moreless

                          • Telephone:

                            Yes there's also a landline available...moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

                            we provide all sheets and towels - sorry not beach towels....moreless

                          • Parking Off Street:

                            there is a parking pad by the house for one car - street parking is also available but does get busy at weekends....moreless

                          Kitchen

                          • Catering Available:

                            There is a wonderful local catering company who make meals 'to go' for those who would like to take a night off from cooking.Also a soup delivery small company that delivers home made soup!...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Compact kitchen with sink, stove, microwave and refrigerator. Very well stocked with dishes, pans, utensils etc. ...moreless

                          • Pantry Items:

                            Some basic foods like sugar & salt and balsamic vinegar are stocked in pantry. If you are arriving late at night please let owner know and a starter package can be provided!...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            dishes and pots and pans, glasses,mugs etc are provided for 6 people...moreless

                          • Stove
                          • Refrigerator:

                            standard energy saving refrigerator with freezer...moreless

                          • Oven:

                            electric oven...moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            counter top microwave...moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Useful serving dishes and cooking pans re provided...moreless

                          Outside

                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            its a Weber BBQ that needs charcoal...moreless

                          • Wood Deck
                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Rental Kayaks are available 5 mins. away....moreless

                          • Golf:

                            In nearby Nicasio - approx 30 mins away....moreless

                          • Water Sports Gear:

                            There's a local rental shop that carries wet suits of all sizes - you can walk there from the house....moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            The deck has stairs leading down to the beach its possible to sit on the deck and watch your children play on the sand....moreless

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.7
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                          195/nt - $1350-$1500/wk US DollarsHIGH SEASON May - SEPTEMBER $1500.00 A WEEK -1 WEEK MIN. 
                          (2 NIGHTS MINIMUM if house available one month prior);
                           
                          LOW SEASON  ... nov-feb .. $1350/week (2 night minimum); 
                          Plus Tax & Cleaning.
                           Nightly rate is $225.00 per night high season/$500 weekend.;
                           
                          Low season rate is $195.00 per night.; 
                          Sometimes in the low season we are able to offer 3rd night for half price. 
                          Rates are subject to change 
                          Calendar not always accurate please check availability with ownerDates Available: Year Round

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                          This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                          Last updated: 05/19/2014
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                          Location

                          • Muir Woods National Monument

                            "Wonderful & Serene - a cathedral in the woods. You can hike to Muir Woods from our house and..."

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                          • Mount Tamalpais

                            "Come Hike the Mountain - during summer there's even a Mountain Play - family fun at its best."

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                          • Stinson Beach

                            "We're on it - its 3 miles of fabulous sand and surf - glorious sunsets and sunrises"

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                          • Muir Beach Overlook

                            "Views Views Views from the Golden Gate to famous Bolinas reef - its all within site from thi..."

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                          • Point Reyes National Seashore

                            "Incredible hiking - for the adventurous a long hike to the Pacific for other 2-3 miles in be..."

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                          • Parkside Cafe

                            "Walk here from our cozy cottage - you won't come away hungry or disappointed - great food an..."

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                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Francisco
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          corte Madera
                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak in SF
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          101
                          Stinson Beach
                          Nearest Beach
                          we're on it
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          sand dollar
                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Nicasio
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Parkside

                          Car: Necessary

                          Bird Watching very popular at nearby Audubon Canyon Ranch and Bolinas Lagoon - about 1 mile north. Audubon is open to the public at specific times during the year. There are telescopes set up to watch the egrets nesting.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1998

                          About the owner: Our goal is to make you feel welcome and whether you elect to play in the sun, try boogie boarding, hike mountain trails or enjoy taking time alone this house has what you need. Decorations are European in style and the furniture is kid friendly and very comfortable with designer touches everywhere.This is comfortable ocean front living at its best with modern amenities where you can have a healthy day, a restful evening and a sound night's sleep.Because our calendar is sometimes not up to date we always respond promptly to your email requests and can also be reached via cell phone.

                          Why the Owner Chose Stinson Beach:
                          When we discovered Stinson Beach we couldn't believe that such a lovely little town could remain so unspoilt. Even tho its only 30 mins from Mill Valley it remains a refuge from the real world for all who come and stay. Owner is close by and available to answer questions or help to plan your outings. West Marin is such a special place and there's so much to do here , we feel very blessed to be able to share this amazing place.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Beach front - spectacular views

                            Beach front - spectacular views

                          • Front Bedroom

                            Front Bedroom

                          • Front deck

                            Front deck

                          • Ocean front deck with neighbor's house

                            Ocean front deck with neighbor's house

                          • From the sand - view of cottage and hills behind

                            From the sand - view of cottage and hills behind

                          • Dining Table with view of the Ocean and entrance to the deck

                            Dining Table with view of the Ocean and entrance to the deck

                          • front of house showing deck and GGNRA park on hills above.

                            front of house showing deck and GGNRA park on hills above.

                          • 2nd bedroom with twin beds and skylight

                            2nd bedroom with twin beds and skylight

                          • Front bedroom with queen sized bed and view of the ocean.

                            Front bedroom with queen sized bed and view of the ocean.

                          • View of living room from the kitchen showing wood burning stove.

                            View of living room from the kitchen showing wood burning stove.

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Back Bedroom has skylight and window

                            Back Bedroom has skylight and window

                          • Relaxing comfort at Bolinas Lagoon - a short walk

                            Relaxing comfort at Bolinas Lagoon - a short walk

                          • View from deck of Sandpipers on the beach -winter

                            View from deck of Sandpipers on the beach -winter

                          • Flower boxes on deck

                            Flower boxes on deck

                          • view of beach looking towards the town at low tide

                            view of beach looking towards the town at low tide

                          • view from deck in October

                            view from deck in October

                          • kitchen area with microwave and 4 burner electric stove.

                            kitchen area with microwave and 4 burner electric stove.

                          • living room with TV and wood burning stove.

                            living room with TV and wood burning stove.

                          • View of the living room showing dining table and views.

                            View of the living room showing dining table and views.

                          15

                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 05/19/14
                          Owner
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                          +1 4158163123

                          Speaks: english

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