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A Luxe Country Hideaway with Spa, Pool, Al Fresco Dining!

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Last updated: 11/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-90 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

San Anselmo house description

A beautiful, tastefully renovated 1950's ranch house with with views of our landscaped yard, adjacent Live Oak forests and the Loma Alta, from every room. This is a true indoor-outdoor living home with walls of glass to let the outside beauty in, as well as outdoor dining and living areas for our languid warm months. We are located in sunny Marin, away from San Francisco's summer fog. By 9am our skies are blue and you are guaranteed 80-90 degree days to spend lounging by our pool. Our property sits on a half acre, with a vegetable garden and fruit trees to help yourself from, depending on the seasons. The house has 3 bedrooms: the master has a king bed and bathroom adjacent to it. The other 2 bedrooms were extensively renovated in 2011. They share a bathroom and each bedroom has a twin bed, with trundle beneath it. Our kitchen is a cooks delight with marble countertops and high end appliances. The kitchen has an eating nook and reclaimed teak dining table. We have a family room with TV and piano and also a living room with a wood burning fireplace. Our outdoor dining area features a generous teak dining table. We have both gas and wood burning BBQ facilities.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                Our pool is securely fenced but guests are responsible for ensuring the safety of all children around the pool and hot tub....moreless

              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                twin bed with trundle...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                twin bed with trundle...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • This is our home, so you will find it fully equipped and also features original artworks (many by us - we are both artists) and some personal effects. We love to travel and would like others to enjoy our home when we gone. We ask renters to respect that this is our home and in return you will enjoy the benefits of a well tended, cared for home where great attention has been paid to the details of good living! We provide pool toys and outdoor sofas, benches and chairs as well as umbrellas. We have a small trampoline and a tree house for younger guests to enjoy! ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Cable, smart TV with wifi capabilities....moreless

                  • Toys
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Our Back yard looks on to Loma Alta, a local favorite for hiking and mountain biking....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Sailing
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        We have a dining table in the kitchen which seats 6-8. We have an outdoor dining area (with heat lamp) which can seats 8-10....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        We have a working indoor fireplace, perfect in winter months....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Our garage will not be available for parking, but can be used to store bicycles etc....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

                        The house comes with a WIFI system....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        We have a family/ TV room as well as a living room....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Parking for 2 cars in our driveway. Electric gates provide safety and security....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        Local calls are free....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        We have a french press as well as a single-cup drip filter coffee maker. We do not have an electric coffee maker....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        We love to cook and bake, the kitchen is well stocked with the tools of the trade!...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Marble counters, dining nook with farmhouse table. A cooks delight!...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Pantry Items:

                        We will leave basic condiments and spices. Depending on circumstances we can provide certain pantry items on request, on a case by case basis....moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Bicycles:

                        Kids and adult bicycles can be rented for an extra fee, on request....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                      • Private Pool

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Fall-Winter 2015
                          Sep 14 - Dec 28, 2015
                          90 night min stay

                          $7,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $400
                          $2,625 $10,500
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                          • Property Damage Protection $69
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                          Last updated: 11/29/2014
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                          Location

                          34 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Francisco International Airport
                          1.7 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Iron Springs Brewery
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Larkspur Landing Ferry
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          San Geronimo Community Course
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          US 101
                          1.7 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Iron Springs Brewery
                          23 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Stinson Beach

                          Car: Necessary

                          San Anselmo is perfectly situated for exploring both San Francisco as well as Napa and the surrounding winelands. Both are an easy day trip form our home. If you wish to leave the car behind, we have world class mountain biking and hiking accessible right from our front door. Marin itself offers a wealth of State and National Parklands, beaches and Redwood forests to be explored. Local farms provide organic produce for superb farmers markets and restaurants.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2009

                          About the owner: We are South Africans who moved to Marin in 2008, after 16 years spent in New York City. We still work like New Yorkers, but play like Californians and love our down time. We have 2 young boys.

                          Why the Owner Chose San Anselmo:
                          We moved to San Anselmo in search of all the things we love about life here - fresh air, endless possibilities for outdoor pursuits, warm summers without humidity and milder winters. We feel like we are on vacation in our own home and love sitting in the hot tub under starry skies, swimming in our pool on hot days and tending our garden which produces a bounty of fresh fruit and vegetables. We chose our property for it's all day sunshine in the summer months and the sunbeams that stream in our windows during the winter months.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Our property is ideally situated for exploring the beaches, farmlands and food of West Marin while still being close to San Francisco and also within reach of Napa and Sonoma. We are located in a part of San Anselmo that was developed later than most and therefore is characterized by larger properties and a feeling of being in the country, even though we are close to shops, banks and restaurants. Our house is situated on the floor of a small valley and we have tons of sun and are surrounded by open space. One can walk/ bike from the front door and be on a trail within minutes. Without too much effort one can feel a million miles from a city, but from the right hill top you can spot the San Francisco skyline - always a treat!


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                          Speaks: english
                           

                          Photos

                          • Eat in kitchen with views of the pool, garden, Casita and Live Oak Forest.

                            Eat in kitchen with views of the pool, garden, Casita and Live Oak Forest.

                          • Family room, looking towards hallway to living room and master bedroom.

                            Family room, looking towards hallway to living room and master bedroom.

                          • Main Bathroom, adjacent to Master bedroom.

                            Main Bathroom, adjacent to Master bedroom.

                          • Kids bedroom with twin bed and trundle.

                            Kids bedroom with twin bed and trundle.

                          • Outdoor dining 10-12 months of the year!

                            Outdoor dining 10-12 months of the year!

                          • The Family room with a view through to the kitchen dining nook.

                            The Family room with a view through to the kitchen dining nook.

                          • Living Room, with fireplace and view to the pool.

                            Living Room, with fireplace and view to the pool.

                          • Upstairs with a view of the shared bathroom and 2 twin bedrooms.

                            Upstairs with a view of the shared bathroom and 2 twin bedrooms.

                          • Outdoor living at its best!

                            Outdoor living at its best!

                          VRBO #451216

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                          $233 - $400 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 11/29/14
                          Minimum stay: 4-90 nights
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