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Elegance and Ecological Meet in This Brand New Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 04/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This superb new cottage at Stinson Beach is a splendid retreat for small families with children or for two couples. The detailed design by architect Mark Hulbert (Preservation Architecture) features radiant heat, natural trims,travertine floors and vibrant interior finishes- it’s ready for you to walk in and enjoy. Less than 200 hundred feet from the beach, the house features beautiful views of the coastal mountains, partial views of the ocean and is surrounded by gardens, decks and balconies. A covered exterior stairs connect the upstairs living area with the downstairs bedroom, adding to the indoor/outdoor feel of the beach cottage. The house is brand new and about as green as they come- compact and efficient. With radiant heat, a solar array, and LED lighting, we can’t consume much less energy. Yet the house is outfitted with the kind of conveniences we all need: satellite television service, HD TV, WIFI, blue ray disc player, and many games- so there’ll be plenty for you and your family to do. Whether it’s sports, movies or internet, it’s there.
We have direct beach access (right next door) and some of the toys you need at the beach including surfboard, portable BBQ and beach chairs for a great day at the beach. If hiking is your thing, we’re a short ten minute walk from the Dipsea Trail and Steep Ravine- two of the most stunning trails on the west coast. If you’re like us and food is a major part of your weekend, you'll enjoy our kitchen. The house is set up with linens and towels. We ask you to be very careful with your use of water, as the extreme drought has forced mandatory water rationing by the Stinson Beach Water District.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 720 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    27 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Perfect place for children; close to the water; some beach toys and games...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smokers may smoke on the side terrace or in the back yard....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We are happy to accept ONE animal--dogs up to 30 lbs. or a house cats The fee is $75. We do love dogs and they love the beach. They must be well controlled in and around the area of the cottage. Pet waste must be picked up....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Living Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Quiet bedroom afford great privacy and soft light. The room is brightly painted with a deep reddish paint, tongue and groove stained and beamed ceiling, and a private balcony with built in bench....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • The bathrooms are custom tiled with limestone, glass and ceramic tiles and custom fixtures. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    We have a variety of kids games. Many of the household games that our children grew up with are at the house....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have satellite television with 100s of channels. Not sure about the content......moreless

  • Stereo:

    We have a music player on site- not so much a stereo as a good boom box with cassette and radio. But do bring music....moreless

  • Television:

    Large flat screen HDTV with blue ray player....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Located 200 feet from the beach, there is a partial ocean view...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Great views of the coastal hills of Mt. Tamalpais....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room features a Stickley dining table and hand blown glass shades....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Internet:

    wifi connection...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All linens and pillows are provided. We have extra blankets in the closet....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Four car parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There are a couple sets of towels including beach towels....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    The house has a coffee grinder, espresso pot, automatic coffee maker, French press, and teapot....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The house is outfitted with service for 8 including glasses, silverware, cups etc. The house has all cooking utensils, bowls etc for most types of meals....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is all new and features a gorgeous granite countertop, maple cabinets, track and recessed lights, and stainless steel cabinets. The kitchen has a terrific view of the mountains....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The house has a panini maker, toaster and blender....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The yard is fully landscaped....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a gas grill on the terrace....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Surfboard and boogie board on site....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 15 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day Weekend
May 22 - May 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
Early Summer
May 26 - Jul 2, 2015
2 night min stay
$275 $305
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,820
Fourth of July
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
3 night min stay

$915
flat fee
Mid Summer
Jul 5 - Sep 3, 2015
2 night min stay
$275 $305
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,820
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
3 night min stay

$915
flat fee
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$305
Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
4 night min stay
$305
New Years
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$305
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$255 $285
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,680

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change in advance of rate confirmation. We accept paper checks and credit cards. Credit card companies charge a 3% fee for transaction cost that is passed on to you. It is shown in the tax field--County Occupancy Tax is 10%, credit card fees are 3% for a total of 13.0%


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/17/2015
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Location

  • Breakers Cafe

    "Great local breakfast. Great place to start out for a day hike."

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  • Sand Dollar Restaurant

    "Jazz on Sunday afternoons- not to be missed! The food is good quality though not fantastic b..."

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  • Parkside Cafe

    "Terrific food. Great terrace, nice people, good coffee. We can find what want in a beach res..."

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  • Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Eatery

    "Home grown meats and local products are featured in this popular area deli, restaurant and b..."

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  • Osteria Stellina

    "Terrific menu- This Point Reyes Restaurant is about 30 minutes north of Stinson Beach. The r..."

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  • Point Reyes Bird Observatory

    "The Palomarin Field Station is one of America’s premier locations for long-term studies on b..."

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36 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
0.75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
San Dollar
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Sausalito Ferry
22 Miles
Nearest Golf
Fairfax Golf Course
23 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak/ Caltrain San Francisco
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 1
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Parkside and Sand Dollar Restaurants
219 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bear Valley Ski Resort
Stinson Beach
Nearest Beach
200 feet

The location is a charming beach community arranged along a three mile sand spit on the Pacific ocean at the foot of a beautiful range of coastal hills. The site is located about 15 minutes from Muir Woods and five minutes from the Audubon Ranch Bird Sanctuary. The Bolinas Lagoon is nearby with famous seal outhauls and a stunning array of birds.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: My wife and I just completed this house for our use together with our friends. We've spared nothing in detailing the building and we love the feel of it. We love the area- the mountains and beach- the hiking and the stars- it's a great get-away!

Why the Owner Chose Stinson Beach:
This particular property has a unique relationship with the hills and ocean. It's within walking distance of two of our favorite trails in West Marin- Steep Ravine and the Dipsea Trail-It's close to the restaurants of the village and it's right next to the beach.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We've really spent time on personalizing the cottage- from creating vibrant color palettes that remind us of a certain freedom that exists at the beach, to carefully considered choices on tile, wood and lighting. For us it represents a range of decisions that is well suited to us and reinforces the feeling of being happy to be at the beach.


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Our favorite weekend get-away

    Our favorite weekend get-away

  • Living room with vaulted fir ceilings

    Living room with vaulted fir ceilings

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Views of the mountains

    Views of the mountains

  • dining room- a contemporary craftsman style

    dining room- a contemporary craftsman style

  • When you arrive

    When you arrive

  • Other nearby beaches and the wild

    Other nearby beaches and the wild

  • Fall color on the beach

    Fall color on the beach

  • Premier beach shot

    Premier beach shot

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Views from house

    Views from house

  • Outdoor terrace

    Outdoor terrace

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Lower bath

    Lower bath

  • Outgoing tide line

    Outgoing tide line

  • The bloom in winter

    The bloom in winter

VRBO #456213

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/17/2015
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