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Wonderful Cozy, Oceanfront Cottage - on Stinson Beach

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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.

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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

              • 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

              • 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

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books:

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

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

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

              • Games:

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

              • Satellite / Cable:

                We have a Dish and Direct TV...moreless

              • Stereo

              Theme

              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View
              • 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

              • Mountain View:

                We have an incredible Mt. Tam where there are wonderful hiking trails. Mt Tamalpias is part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. ...moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront:

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

              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront:

                Watch the tide go in and out and the waves crashing and rolling.Surfers enjoy the Ocean and Kite Surfing is also very popular....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

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

              Dining

              • Dining:

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

              • Dining Area

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

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

              • Broadband Access:

                Wi Fi is available...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                wood burning stove...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

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

              • Internet:

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

              • Linens Provided:

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

              • Living Room:

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

              • Parking:

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

              • Telephone:

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

              • Towels Provided:

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

              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

              • Coffee Maker:

                Yes there's a drip coffee maker...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

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

              • Dishes & Utensils:

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

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

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

              • Microwave:

                counter top microwave...moreless

              • Oven:

                electric oven...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

              • Refrigerator:

                standard energy saving refrigerator with freezer...moreless

              • Stove:

                4 burner electric stove...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster:

                yes there's a toaster...moreless

              Outside

              • 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

              • Golf:

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

              • Kayak / Canoe:

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

              • Outdoor Grill:

                its a Weber BBQ that needs charcoal...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

              • Wood Deck

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Visa

              Forms Of Payment

                  • Accept Credit Card
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 17 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter
                  Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $190
                  $1,250 $4,000
                  summer
                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $215
                  $1,500 $5,500

                  Changeover Day: Friday

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $195
                  $1,350 $5,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $95 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  HIGH SEASON JUNE - SEPTEMBER $1500.00 A WEEK -1 WEEK MIN.

                  (3 NIGHTS MINIMUM if house available one month prior);

                  LOW SEASON ... nov-feb .. $1400./week (2 night minimum);

                  Plus Tax & Cleaning.

                  Nightly rate is $250.00 per night high season/$500 weekend.;

                  Low season rate is $200.00 per night.;

                  Sometimes in the low season we are able to offer 3rd night for half

                  Rent is requested 45 days in advance and can be paid by check or credit card using paypal. An invoice will be emailed to you if you prefer to use your credit card.


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                  Last updated: 12/18/2014
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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
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Sand Dollar
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  corte Madera- ride Ferry to Giant's Stadium
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Nicasio wonderful public course
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak in SF- visit Sacramento or Silicon Valley
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  101
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Parkside Cafe
                  100 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  n/a Lake Tahoe
                  Stinson Beach
                  Nearest Beach
                  we're on it Stinson Beach - Boliinas Beach is 5 m

                  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 relaxed for your vacation. 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.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Ocean Front - view the dolphins playing and the waves plashing while you lie in bed.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • view from deck in October

                    view from deck in October

                  • 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.

                  • kitchen area with microwave and 4 burner electric stove.

                    kitchen area with microwave and 4 burner electric stove.

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

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

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bolinas lagoon

                    Bolinas lagoon

                  • View of the Pacific from the deck.

                    View of the Pacific from the deck.

                  • 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

                  • 2nd bedroom with twin beds and skylight

                    2nd bedroom with twin beds and skylight

                  • View of living room from the kitchen-woodburning stove and sliding doors to deck

                    View of living room from the kitchen-woodburning stove and sliding doors to deck

                  • 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.

                  • sunset from the deck

                    sunset from the deck

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                  This listing was first published here in 2009.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

                  $190 - $215 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 12/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within 24 hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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