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Historic 1917 Redwood Cabin with Hot Tub, Garden, and Sunny Deck.

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Recently reshingled exterior of Wee Housie.

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Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Inverness cottage description

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom classic 1917 redwood cabin restored and furnished in keeping with its unique character. Master bedroom has canopied queen bed, 2nd bedroom has either 2 twin beds or one can be converted to a trundle king. The cabin sleeps 4. Open fireplace with original hob and all original windows with antique glass. Quiet corner lot with a filtered view of Inverness Ridge and Second Valley. Protected from the summer northwesterly winds. Open fireplace and wood supplied, and forced-air heat thoughout the house installed in 2013.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Well trained dogs will be considered. Please be willing to discuss your dogs habits. We have two large dogs ourselves....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            28 and over....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Master bedroom: 1 queen

            Extremely comfortable....moreless

          • Built in sleeping porch: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            The two singles can be converted into a king....moreless

          • The master bedroom is extremely comfortable with a canopy queen bed. The sleeping porch bedroom can be converted from two built-in singles to a pull out king. Very comfortable either way, but the king uses almost all the space and involves moving the desk out. Prior notice needed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Claw footed tub/shower. Unlimited on-demand hot water.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Maximum of 4 at the table in the living room, or informally around the kitchen table for 2....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            no dishwasher: dish washing is by the 1917 method....wash and drip dry!...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Fully equipped for cooking for 4- 6....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Small drip coffee maker....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Comfortable living room with entirely original redwood panelling and wood fireplace. Light on three sides. Additionally the sleeping porch off the living room provides a desk and day beds....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Room for 1 car in front of house on the private lane. Also one spot in front of the garage at the bottom of the garden. Small garage is used for storage and is not available to tenants....moreless

          • Heating:

            Brand new forced air installed November 2012 with on-demand hot water....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Rebuilt original fireplace, wood provided. Very efficient....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            yes...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          Communications

          • Mobile Phone:

            AT&T cell booster access can be arranged...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Wireless access throughout the cabin....moreless

          Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                In the garden next to the outdoor shower....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                If you are interested in chartering a 19ft gaff rigged sailboat designed in 1911 in the UK, this could be arranged for experienced boaters....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Deck on south side of the cabin, and patio on the north west side in the garden....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Wildflower garden on south, west and north sides of the house....moreless

              • Garden Chairs:

                10...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Tree filtered view of Inverness Ridge, and a 5 minute walk from Tomales Bay, and the center of the village of Inverness....moreless

              • Rural:

                Inverness is a small village bordered by Tomales Bay and Point Reyes National Park....moreless

              • Village:

                On the edge of the village of Inverness on a secluded lane with cottage garden....moreless

              Activities

              • Churches
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Eco Tourism
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Whale Watching
              • Shelling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Surf Fishing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 8 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $295 $295
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,800

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $50 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Notes:

              The base rate is for 2 people. Each additional person is $25 per night per person with a max of 4 people total.

              3 night minimum at holiday weekends.

              Payment terms are in the full contract.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/03/2014
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              Location

              55 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              San Francisco
              4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              CA Route 1
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Chicken Ranch Beach
              4.4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Western Saloon (visited by Prince Charles!)
              0.6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Saltwater Restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              Gently restored historic 1917 redwood cabin with a garden, sunny deck and paved terrace in the small village of Inverness on the edge of the Point Reyes National Seashore. 5 minute walk to the village center, and Tomales Bay State Park. Numerous spectacular beaches both on Tomales Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Great hiking, biking, kayaking, surfing, sailing, birding etc. 10 minute drive to the town of Point Reyes Station, the epicenter of exceptional California organic food, wine, cheese and restaurants; Cow Girl Creamery, Hog Island Oysters, Marin Sun Farms, Osteria Stellina etc. Live music at the Dance Palace. Within an hour and a half drive of San Francisco and the Wine Country.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: We have lived in Marin County for 30 years and had been looking for a weekend property in Inverness for 7 years when we found this classic cabin known locally as 'Wee Housie'. I am an architectural photographer, and my wife an arts educator, so we very carefully maintained the original character of the cabin when we restored it. We have been sailing and hiking in and around Inverness and have come to love it. Inverness is on the shore of Tomales Bay, one of the most protected and pristine bays on the entire west coast of California. It reminds me, a transplanted Brit, of the best of the coastal landscape I grew up with, and my wife and children, Bay Area natives are deeply attached to it as well.

              Why the Owner Chose Inverness:
              This was a rare opportunity to purchase a uniquely charming original cabin in Inverness with a sunny garden. When we discovered it, we were struck by the fact that in 7 years of searching we had not seen any other small house in Inverness that was as original as this one, and with such a lovely garden on the mesa above Tomales Bay, just a short walk to the waters edge and village center. It is a very peaceful, romantic and rustic retreat to unplug from modern life.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              This cabin is uniquely 'old Inverness', an authentic but comfortable and charming California cabin, built inside and out of old growth redwood. Imagine settling into the sofa in front of an open fire in the evening in a room that is exactly as it was in 1917. Settle into a slower and simpler life, surrounded by nature.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Recently reshingled exterior of Wee Housie.

                Recently reshingled exterior of Wee Housie.

              • Front deck

                Front deck

              • Living room with open fireplace.

                Living room with open fireplace.

              • Living room to second bedroom/closed in sleeping porch.

                Living room to second bedroom/closed in sleeping porch.

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Bathroom with claw foot tub and shower

                Bathroom with claw foot tub and shower

              • Kitchen sink and stove.

                Kitchen sink and stove.

              • Dog friendly mudroom with dutch door.

                Dog friendly mudroom with dutch door.

              • View of entrance from gate.

                View of entrance from gate.

              • Late afternoon view west to Second Valley and Inverness Ridge.

                Late afternoon view west to Second Valley and Inverness Ridge.

              • Lower garden to terrace.

                Lower garden to terrace.

              • Fireplace.

                Fireplace.

              • Standing in front door to bedroom door and porch.

                Standing in front door to bedroom door and porch.

              • Rocker on porch with California poppies.

                Rocker on porch with California poppies.

              • Dining corner with folding table which seats 4.

                Dining corner with folding table which seats 4.

              • Second bedroom/ closed in sleeping porch to living room.

                Second bedroom/ closed in sleeping porch to living room.

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Kitchen table and cabinets. Brand new fridge.

                Kitchen table and cabinets. Brand new fridge.

              • Dog friendly mudroom and laundry off kitchen.

                Dog friendly mudroom and laundry off kitchen.

              • South and west facing sunny deck.

                South and west facing sunny deck.

              • Hot tub, shower and barbecue on the far end of terrace, accessible from kitchen.

                Hot tub, shower and barbecue on the far end of terrace, accessible from kitchen.

              • Terrace

                Terrace

              • Tule Elk on Elk preserve, Point Reyes.

                Tule Elk on Elk preserve, Point Reyes.

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

              $295 per night (USD)
              8

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/03/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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