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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: 08/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 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 half-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
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Wheelchair Accessible
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  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 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

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

                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                    Lovely private bath....moreless

                  • Bathroom 3: toilet

                    Powder Room/WC...moreless


                  • Television:

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

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

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

                  • Stereo
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library
                  • Games
                  • Books
                  • Toys


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


                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Arboretum
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Ruins
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Reefs

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Village:

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

                  • Ocean View:

                    SF Bay and Golden Gate Bridge views...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Most rooms. Stunning sunsets....moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    Golden Gate Bridge from all rooms...moreless

                  • Downtown:

                    You can see from the villa...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Computer Available:

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

                          • Wood Fireplace:


                          • Free Long Distance:

                            Only via 800 number....moreless

                          • Macintosh Computer
                          • Garage:

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

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Telephone:

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

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Wireless Internet:

                            Password given on arrival....moreless

                          • Parking Off Street:

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

                          • Internet
                          • Washing Machine:


                          • Clothes Dryer:


                          • Parking:

                            Private garage...moreless

                          • Covered Parking:

                            Private garage...moreless

                          • Fireplace
                          • Wood Stove
                          • Heating:

                            In floor radiant heat...moreless

                          • Towels Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Iron & Board


                          • Catering Available:

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

                          • 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

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Everything one could imagine...moreless

                          • Dishwasher:

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

                          • Ice Maker
                          • Microwave:


                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster


                          • Gazebo:

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

                          • Deck / Patio:

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

                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Patio
                          • Balcony:

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

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

                          Payment Type

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

                          Pool / Spa



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                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Apr 9 - Apr 8, 2015
                              4 night min stay
                              $3,000 $12,000
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                              • Cleaning Fee $200
                              • Taxes Included


                              Rates are subject to change until first payment is made, no cancellations, no smoking no pets allowed.

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                              Last updated: 08/31/2014
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                              50 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              3 Miles
                              Nearest Ferry
                              SF Ferry
                              30 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              3 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              100 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Lake Tahoe
                              10 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              San Rafael
                              2 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              The Caprice

                              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.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1999

                              About the owner: 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 the Owner Chose 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: french, german, english

                              Guestbook comments from the owner

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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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                              Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                              $450 per night (USD)

                              2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

                              View calendar: Updated 08/31/14
                              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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