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Honey Bee Guest House: Luxury, Sunny, Gardens,Walk to Downtown, Laundry, Wi-Fi.

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Guest House surrounded by patios and gardens

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fairfax house description

Beautiful inside and out! This 3-year new, sunny, garden guest house feels like a luxury vacation property -- nothing old or funky about it. It is situated on a large, sunny lot landscaped with gardens and patios to feel like a resort. The Honey Bee was designed with privacy in mind -- from both the main house and the neighbors, and has its own private patio with furniture and a bbq; like your own vacation island. Built in 2010 to code, including a fire suppression sprinkler system. The furnishings were purchased new, and the art is locally sourced. You'll love the high ceilings, fireplace, granite counters, and natural light, -- a generous 650 sq. ft. with lots of closet space. It even has it's own laundry area, as well as off-street parking. You won't want to leave.

The feedback we get is that it feels like a high-end vacation setting, both the gardens and the guest house itself. So, even if you are here on business, you can feel like you are on vacation.

Voted Best Marin Town in 2011 -- the quaint village of Fairfax is lively, with one main intersection, lots of great places to eat (health food, Indian, Thai, Mexican, Italian, and more), a 6-screen movie theater, several live-music clubs/bars, multiple coffee houses and bike shops, grocery stores, a weekly farmer’s market, several yoga studios, and a large new, upscale health food store. The town is surrounded by nature and miles of hiking and biking trails on and around Mt. 'Tam' (the birth place of mountain biking over 30 years ago).

Centrally located in sunny Marin County's best weather area, Fairfax is a destination in it's own right. And it offers easy access to the entire Bay Area -- San Francisco (by car, bus, or ferry), 'the Bay,' Mount Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, West Marin and Point Reyes National Seashore, the Pacific Coast beaches at Stinson Beach, Muir Beach, or Bolinas, and the world-famous Napa/Sonoma Wine Country. And don't forget the other charming towns in Marin, including Sausalito, Mill Valley, San Anselmo, Larkspur and San Rafael.

Keywords: Cottage, granny unit, in-law unit, guest house, casita, bungalow

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Simmons (pocketed coils with 2.5 ' NXG memory foam top layer). Not too firm and not too soft., Sleeper Sofa (1)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • -High Ceilings -Private patio in sunny, garden setting. Honey bees, butterflies, birds and lots of flowers. -Claw foot tub -Original working hand operated pump in the fig garden. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) flat panel in living room and bedroom....moreless

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Village:

    Close in neighborhood of quaint marin county village. Walking distance to downtown....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Your own laundry area....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full size with granite counter tops, new appliances, and fully equipped with lots of small appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Bosch dual fuel range (gas burners with electric convection oven)....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$155
$3,200
High
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$170
$3,400
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

No cleaning fee for monthly stays.

For stays less than 1 wk., I book on a short notice basis; rates are slightly higher. Contact me ~2 wks. in advance.

Reduced rate for month of Feb. = $3000.

3 person maximum.

The main house is $2500/wk., $7200/mo. (see last photo)

CANCELLATION POLICY: 90 days/full refund. If less than 90 days, I will refund any days I am able to re-book.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Calendar

Last updated: 04/15/2015
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco and Oakland
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
123 Bolinas, Fairfax
7.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Larkspur
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo, San Rafael, Mill Valley
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Richmond
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Deer Park Villa
180 Miles
Nearest Ski
Tahoe/Donner Summit: Sugar Bowl,Boreal,Royal Gorge
23 Miles
Nearest Beach
Stinson

Car: Recommended

The Bay Area has it all!!! Fairfax is a destination in its own right (with great weather), and also an excellent home base for visiting and vacationing in the Bay Area. Enjoy SF culture, natural beauty galore, the Bay and Ocean, explore Marin, and tour the Wine Country -- or stay 'home' and nap on the garden patio.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My husband and I love living in Fairfax. We raised 2 girls who loved growing up here. We feel so lucky to live in a place that really has it all. Our favorite toast to each other is 'Living the Good Life.'

Why the Owner Chose Fairfax:
The sunny mild weather (Fairfax was originally a community of summer homes for people from San Francisco) and walking distance to downtown Fairfax. The large, private, flat lot. The quiet neighborhood with large trees. The friendly community vibe.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fairfax is unique. Fairfax's motto on t-shirts and bumper stickers is 'Only in Fairfax.'


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Guest House surrounded by patios and gardens

    Guest House surrounded by patios and gardens

  • Kitchen and Dining Counter

    Kitchen and Dining Counter

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Desk niche and Hallway to Bedroom

    Desk niche and Hallway to Bedroom

  • Fig Tree Garden Patio

    Fig Tree Garden Patio

  • The Main House (call if interested in renting this instead of the guest house)

    The Main House (call if interested in renting this instead of the guest house)

  • Bedroom (has large closet area, TV and arm chair, not shown)

    Bedroom (has large closet area, TV and arm chair, not shown)

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bath with Clawfoot Tub/Shower

    Bath with Clawfoot Tub/Shower

  • Welcome to the Honey Bee Guest House

    Welcome to the Honey Bee Guest House

  • Bosch range with dual fuel

    Bosch range with dual fuel

VRBO #357357

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Date last modified - Sunday, April 19, 2015

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Minimum stay: 5 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 24 hours
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/15/2015
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