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The Kent House Inverness

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Kent House is a 1 bedroom classic older Inverness summer home. The bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and two single beds. The living room has a futon sofa that will sleep two. The living room has a lovely brick fireplace and we supply plenty of firewood. The house also has gas heating throughout. We now have wi-fi but no television.
We have a small cabin with a King bed, the smaller cabin has it's own bath with tub and shower. The cabin can be rented with the house for an additional $100.00 per night. The cabin will not be rented to others during your stay should you not want it.

The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric stove toaster oven and microwave oven. Plenty of cookware and dishes. The house has three bathrooms the main bath off the kitchen has a lovely old bathtub the second bathroom has a shower and nearly new washer and dryer the third bath in the small cabin has a new bathroom with shower and bathtub.
The small cabin is a few steps across the deck from the main house. The outside deck on the house is large with plenty of seating and gets lots of sun. The house sits above a pleasant creek in a quiet wooded area with very little traffic. The parking area is across the footbridge with room for three cars.

1st Valley house is a 5 minute walk from downtown Inverness with 2 restaurants and a grocery store and coffee shop. Tomales Bay and Ocean Beaches are a 10 to 20 minute drive depending on your destination. Inverness is 10 minutes away from The Point Reyes National Seashore. The entire area is exceptionally beautiful with lots to do and see.

Our family home is a real Inverness experience. The house is not fancy but it is comfortable and very pleasant. Call for more information.

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Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    $40 Pet Fee...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), single Beds (2) King bed 1...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Very near National Seashore and State Park Hiking, boating, swimming, birding, kayaking...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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2 night min stay
$200
$1,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $200 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $40
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Additional cabin add $100 per night.

Weekends require a 2 night minimum stay

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Vladimir's
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo Golf Course
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Oakland California
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hiway 1
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Saltwater
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Chicken Ranch Beach on Tomales Bay

Car: Necessary

Very near Point Reyes National Seashore, Tomales Bay State Park

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1965

About the owner: The property is owned by the Kent family and has been a family vacation home for more than 40 years. Five generations have spent summers in Inverness at the 1st Valley House. Many members of the family live in Berkeley, CA which is an easy one hour drive, making weekend trips convenient. We enjoy trips to the beach, hiking, picking blackberries, reading by the fireplace, and most of all being together. Many family members have or have had dogs over the years and they love romping on the beaches or sunning themselves on the large deck.

Why the Owner Chose Inverness:
Inverness has traditionally been a summer destination for University families in Berkeley. The Kent family has owned or rented summer homes in Inverness for over 100 years. We still have old diaries from family members coming to the area in the 1800's. Through hard work by many people, some in our family included, Inverness has never lost it's small town charm. The beaches remain pristine. We are literally surrounded by State Park and National Seashore. It's a beautiful and unique place.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The 1st Valley House has a tranquil and secluded feel. It is on a small creek and is surrounded by trees. At the same time, it is only a five minute walk to downtown Inverness where you have The Inverness Store, two restaurants and a coffee house. Live entertainment can often be enjoyed at these restaurants.Beaches on Tomales Bay are a five minute drive from the house and ocean beaches can be reached by car in fifteen minutes. Point Reyes Station is a 10 minute drive from the house with more shopping and great places to eat.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View of house in winter

    View of house in winter

  • Deck

    Deck

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Foot bridge across creek

    Foot bridge across creek

  • Living room

    Living room

  • The cabin

    The cabin

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