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San Francisco and Golden Gate Views from Tiburon Estate

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Dining Room with both City and Bridge views.


Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Tiburon villa description

No hotel or resort can offer the privacy, stunning views or luxurious amenities of our Golden Gate Villa. Located on the beautiful Tiburon Peninsula, in close proximity to everything San Francisco has to offer. No other villa rental can compare.

Who knew a San Francisco villa rental could be like this? Located on a quarter-acre estate; our luxury villa is a private, rejuvenating, 3,000 sq.ft. space. With its beautifully manicured gardens and quality designer furnishings, it's the perfect place to take a breath, relax and recover; choose a different activity every day or to entertain.

If you want to explore, there are endless things to see and do. Dynamic and historic San Francisco is only a 15 minute ferry ride away. You're within easy reach of many different attractions including world-class golf at Pebble Beach, tours of famous Alcatraz Island or Hearst Castle and tickets to Giants' baseball games.

The San Francisco Bay is perfect for boating or sailing, and there are many wonderful beaches to explore.

Our luxury villa is located at the water's edge, over-looking historic Tiburon, with its many restaurants, cafes, shopping and the popular 'Friday nights on Main Street'.

Villa Golden Gate features dramatic, open architecture and soaring 16-foot ceilings. We have a library of over 300 books for you to enjoy, and throughout the home are special treasures, such as an original Louis XVI mirror, Kandinsky lithographs and an exclusive 1922 Capiello poster.

The living room's giant picture window affords an unobstructed, 250 degree view, including San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge and Mt. Tamalpais. With its 5 foot tall limestone fireplace and lovely handmade Stark leopard carpet, there are also three luxurious white sofas, two of which fold out into comfortable queen and twin beds. Hidden in the fireside cabinetry is a large flat screen TV with satellite service and DVD player along with children and adult toys.

The dining room, with its hand-crafted Ruhlmann buffet and hand-painted Nancy Corzine table, is adorned with a 350-year old pair of Louis XV, bronze dore' candelabra. The silver is Christofle and the linens are luxurious Irish and Italian. French double doors open to a large, wrap-a-round balcony, and the large picture and mitered corner windows provide reach-out-and-touch views of The Golden Gate Bridge and The San Francisco skyline.

Everyone's favorite room, the kitchen, features imported French lighting, an Italian marble island, Gaggenau appliances and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. Another French door leads out to the balcony, with its new DCS BBQ and imported Italian wood burning pizza oven. Our concierge can provide you with a personal chef for all or part of your stay. We will stock the refrigerator as you require. The kitchen's view is of The City and Bridge as well.

The Hermitage office is the perfect place to take care of any business affairs. The 2nd Kandinsky hangs here, over a special antique marble fireplace mantle, filled with fossils. Telephone, fax, printer, WiFi, iPad, iPod, B & O speakers for all iProducts and a MacBook Pro laptop are available for your use. You will find all books here, specifically on California. There are also file cabinets organized with all the information you may need to run the villa, and every office supply. An ADS music system controls built-in speakers throughout the house from here, and your view is of The City skyline.

And, saving the best for last, the sumptuous master suite; from where you have a stunning view of Mt. Tamalpais, known as the Sleeping Lady by the local Miwok indians, as well as of the Golden Gate. This all-white room is adorned with beautiful Italian lighting, new shag carpeting, a king sized Duxiana bed, flat screen TV, and French doors opening to your private patio, where a new McGuire chaise lounge for two awaits. The owner's collection of 12 vintage photographs hang here, as well as the 3rd Kandinsky.

Every detail in the master suite is designed for two. All maple walk-in closets with a delightful Louis XV mirror, and hidden 'pocket' doors for your privacy. This is where you will find your El Safe, for the security of your personal belongings.

And next is the all Beaumaniere French marble, master bathroom; with a 2 person shower, vanity table, double vanity sinks and a Jacuzzi whirlpool bath tub, of course, for two. And a beautiful view, as with every room.

Because the villa was designed by the owner, great attention was made to every detail. Next to your maple closets is where the spacious laundry room is located, with another French door leading to a special private patio with table and chairs over-looking an antique fountain.

Finally, our large, private Junior Suite, with lovely shower, desk, easy chair, flat screen TV, Keurig coffee maker and private shade garden with seating and marble table.

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Concierge


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

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

                  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


                  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

                    can be converted to a king size...moreless

                  • Sofa sleeper in living room will accomadate 2.

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

                  • Bathroom 3: toilet

                    Powder Room/WC...moreless

                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                    Lovely private bath....moreless

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                    Jacuzzi whirlpool tub for two. Two person, all marble shower...moreless


                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Dish sattelite on 3 new flat screen TVs...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    (3) Flat screen in both bedrooms and living room....moreless

                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Arboretum
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Reefs
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme 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
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    You can see from the villa's most rooms....moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    Golden Gate Bridge from all rooms....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Mt Tamalpais, named the Sleeping Lady by local Indians, from most rooms. Stunning sunsets....moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    SF Bay and Golden Gate Bridge views...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    San Francisco Bay and Golden Gate Bridge...moreless

                  • Resort:

                    Tourist town by day. Tiny celebriAty filled village by night....moreless

                  • Village:

                    Celebrity filled tiny village, so small we share a post office with neighboring town....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    From every room....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:


                  • Computer Available:

                    Apple Mac Book Pro. Apple iPad and docking station...moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Private garage...moreless

                  • Fireplace
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment
                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Only via 800 number....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Private garage with additional off-street parking, BEHIND IRON GATES....moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    In floor radiant heat...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Macintosh Computer
                  • Parking:

                    Private garage...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    One private garage plus additional off-street parking, securely behind iron gated driveway....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Three cordless and one 'land-line'....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:


                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Password given on arrival....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:


                  • Wood Stove


                  • Catering Available:

                    Concierge can provide any private chef, at nominal cost - for chef. Concierge - no charge....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything one could imagine...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Brand new, top-of-the-line, Miele....moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    All Gaggenau, with Sub Zero and every accoutrement. Full view of San Francisco and Golden Gate. Italian marble island. Imported French lighting. Imported pizza oven....moreless

                  • Microwave:


                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony:

                    Wrap-around balcony with tables and seating for 12....moreless

                  • Bicycles
                  • Boat
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3) One wrap-around patio, with 2 private garden/view decks....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Private formal rose garden with entry gazebo, chaise, large table and chairs, Lily pond and birdbath....moreless

                  • Golf
                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Ski & Snowboard
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Sports Gear
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Carteblanche
                  • Dinersclub
                  • Discover
                  • Eurocard
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


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                          My Standard Rate
                          31 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Cleaning Fee $200
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Tax Rate 10%


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                          Last updated: 10/23/2014
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                            "Another one of a kind spot, not to be missed."

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                          50 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          SF Ferry
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          San Rafael
                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Caprice
                          100 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Lake Tahoe
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Beach

                          Car: Recommended

                          Classic car shows. First class raceways. Motorcycle shows. SF and Mill Valley Film Festivals. Every type of musical event including the opera, symphony, jazz, blues, outdoor concerts in the Park. Wine tasting in the famous Napa Valley. 15 minute ferry to San Francisco's many museums, shopping and restaurants. Golden Gate Park, walking or cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge. Sailing at the Corinthian YC, sailing lessons at San Francisco YC.


                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About: I Worked in the Hotel industry AND on Rodeo Drive, where I learned the art of catering to a person's or guests' every need. This, coupled with my extensive, First Class travel experiences taught me all the luxurious appointments First Class traveler's expect.

                          Why Tiburon:
                          I was 'smitten' by Belvedere, on my first visit here in 1984, and haven't regretted one minute of this love affair. I had the great fortune and ability to design and build Villa Golden Gate, which was then named by 2 Roman guests, telling me: 'They don't even build villas this beautiful in Rome any longer!'

                          The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                          Villa Golden Gate is located directly above downtown Tiburon and only 15 minutes to San Francisco, by ferry. The villa's Concierge has lived here 30 years and can make almost anything happen, making your stay enjoyable, in every way.

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                          Speaks: english, french, german

                          Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                          • Dining Room with both City and Bridge views.

                            Dining Room with both City and Bridge views.

                          • Kitchen, with Complementary Breakfast

                            Kitchen, with Complementary Breakfast

                          • San Francisco,
Natural Air Conditioning

                            San Francisco, Natural Air Conditioning

                          • Living Room, with ALL views, City, Bridge and Mt. Tamalpais.

                            Living Room, with ALL views, City, Bridge and Mt. Tamalpais.

                          • Master Bedroom Private Deck with 2 person chaise lounge.

                            Master Bedroom Private Deck with 2 person chaise lounge.

                          • Private Patio with Fountain, outside of laundry room.

                            Private Patio with Fountain, outside of laundry room.

                          • Captivating Koi Pond

                            Captivating Koi Pond

                          • San Francisco Skyline, as Viewed from Kitchen.

                            San Francisco Skyline, as Viewed from Kitchen.

                          • The Bridge at Night

                            The Bridge at Night

                          • King-sized Duxiana bed with Mt. Tamalpais sunset views

                            King-sized Duxiana bed with Mt. Tamalpais sunset views

                          • Laundry Room next to  M. Bath

                            Laundry Room next to M. Bath

                          • Beautiful Sunsets

                            Beautiful Sunsets

                          • Incredible Sunsets

                            Incredible Sunsets

                          • Golden Gate Bridge

                            Golden Gate Bridge

                          • Concierge


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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                          $14,250 per month (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 31 nights
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                          Member since: 2012
                          Speaks: english, french, german
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                          San Francisco and Golden Gate Views from Tiburon Estate

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                          2 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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