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Point Reyes Retreat Close to Nature and Town

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Last updated: 12/07/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Inverness house description

Beautiful skylight-lit home nestled into a wooded hillside. Quiet, secluded location but close to everything - about two miles from Point Reyes Station, Inverness, and the Point Reyes National Seashore visitors' center. Plus an easy 5 min walk for coffee or a sandwich at Perry's Deli, or birding at the Giacomini Wetlands.

Built in 1919, the home features old growth redwood through out. Open, fully-equipped kitchen. Large dining / living room area with chairs for lounging in front of the wood-burning stove, and couches for relaxing and play games. One bathroom with a wood-paneled shower and tub. Two bedrooms - one has a Queen sized McRoskey bed, the other has a comfy double bed. There is also a queen sized sleeper sofa in the living room. Skylights in every room.

Right out the back door there are three the levels of patios dotted with ferns, providing views of the surrounding Douglas Fir and Bay forest. The first level is a brick patio with a BBQ, the second level has a table and chairs for enjoying a scenic lunch, and the third level has Adirondack chairs to enjoy the views or a good book.

The home has a separate second unit on the bottom floor, occupied by a full time local resident. A washer and dryer is available for use in a common area, shared by both units.

Keywords: Point Reyes, Northern California, West Marin, Tomales Bay, hiking, kayaking, birding, beach, beaches, house

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Living room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Pull out queen couch in living room...moreless

          • Bedroom #1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom #2: 1 double

            ...moreless

          • #1 - Queen sized McRoskey bed, skylight, greenery and tree views from all windows. Large armoire. #2 - Double bed. Skylight. Greenery, trees, and front yard views. Queen sized pullout from couch in the living room. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Wood paneled shower, linen and towel storage...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Games

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Sailing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Shared with full time tenant downstairs...moreless

          • Heating:

            Heat pump unit with remote control in the living room - blows into bedrooms with open doors....moreless

          • Internet:

            Wireless...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            Max 3 cars...moreless

          • Telephone:

            Land line for local calls...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Shared with full time tenant downstairs...moreless

          • Wood Stove

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.9
          from 12 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Christmas
          Dec 24 - Dec 27
          4 night min stay
          $220
          New Years
          Dec 30 - Jan 1
          3 night min stay
          $220
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $140 $200
          Fri, Sat
          $980 $3,210
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
          • Cleaning $90
          • Tax Rate 10%

          Notes:

          Reservations cannot start on Sunday unless 4 days or more

          Holidays are $220/night with a 3-4 night minimum including Christmas, MLK Jr., Mem. Day, July 4th, Labor Day, etc.

          10% local tax added; $90 cleaning fee

          90% refund for cancellations >3 weeks, 50% refund up to 5 days in advance

          $250 refundable damage deposit

          Check-in at 4 PM, check out at 12 PM

          **10% off if all guests BIKE to Point Reyes!**


          Cancellation policy:

          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 12/07/2014
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          Location

          60 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          San Francisco or Oakland
          2 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Vlad's or the Old Western Saloon
          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Highway 1

          Car: Recommended

          - Fresh, local, and organic dining options opportunities abound

          - Kayaking, sailing, and swimming on Tomales Bay

          - Variety of hiking trails (coastal, mountain, grassland, forest, redwood, and beach trails), and incredible wildflowers, birding, and wildlife viewing.

          - Great road biking; favorites are up the coast on Rt 1, or a scenic tour of Nicasio and Lucas Valleys. Experienced riders can even cover the 50 miles from San Francisco in a day

          - Within 30 miles of the Muir Woods old growth coastal redwoods and Mt. Tamalpais, home to stunning ocean and bay area views and the birthplace of mountain biking.

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2012

          About the owner: We love hiking, biking, and kayaking in beautiful places. And we're big fans of kind, ecologically-minded people, and delicious, fresh, local food. This makes us a good match for each other and for Point Reyes. We met in graduate school at UC Berkeley studying energy efficiency and renewable energy, and got married in Point Reyes in 2011. We live in Oakland, which is known as 'over the hill' to our West Marin friends.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Bedroom with queen bed

            Bedroom with queen bed

          • Living room space with pull out queen couch

            Living room space with pull out queen couch

          • Dining area

            Dining area

          • Bathroom

            Bathroom

          • Back patio with Adirondack chairs and wood fired brick grill

            Back patio with Adirondack chairs and wood fired brick grill

          • Front garden

            Front garden

          • Towering redwood

            Towering redwood

          • Lower entry hallway

            Lower entry hallway

          • Shared laundry

            Shared laundry

          • Brick patio in back

            Brick patio in back

          • View of the picnic terrace just behind the house

            View of the picnic terrace just behind the house

          • Stairs up from the driveway (careful - slightly uneven)

            Stairs up from the driveway (careful - slightly uneven)

          • Double bed, plus single mattress pulls out from under this bed

            Double bed, plus single mattress pulls out from under this bed

          • Wood stove and lounging chairs

            Wood stove and lounging chairs

          • Full kitchen

            Full kitchen

          • Shower and fresh towels await

            Shower and fresh towels await

          • Back yard picnic - surrounded by ferns and trees

            Back yard picnic - surrounded by ferns and trees

          • Enjoy the view or a good book surrounded by trees and ferns

            Enjoy the view or a good book surrounded by trees and ferns

          • A quiet spot for reflection

            A quiet spot for reflection

          • Coming up the stairs from the lower entrance

            Coming up the stairs from the lower entrance

          • Clean towels!

            Clean towels!

          • View of the house from up the hill in the back yard - count the sky lights!

            View of the house from up the hill in the back yard - count the sky lights!

          • Our quiet dead end road - great for a walk!

            Our quiet dead end road - great for a walk!

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

          $140 - $220 per night (USD)
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          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 5

          View calendar: Updated 12/07/14
          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english
          • Response time: Within a few hours
          • Response rate: 90%
          • Calendar last updated: 12/07/2014
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