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Storybook Cottage Straight Out of Hansel and Gretel Fairytale

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mill Valley cottage description

Sleeps 6 - one queen, one double and two twin beds - all with high-end mattresses and linens. One baby pack nplay.

Location, location, location is everything and this adorable, charming, magical cottage has it all with a stunning garden and a creek running right under the cottage, all in a beautiful, quiet neighborhood, where the only sounds you hear are the birds singing, and the whispers of the breeze. The deer come by to munch on the flowers and the squirrels play hide and seek in the garden.

Although you are only half a mile way from the main road leading into Mill Valley - there is no traffic noise - true tranquility and solitude for those who wish and entertainment, restaurants and hiking for those who want to get out.

Walk - walk - walk -or bike everywhere to:
* The depot in the village
* 1/2 mile to Miller Ave (main road)
* Whole Foods, Restaurants and shops,
* Bus route going to San Francisco.
* The many beautiful children's parks.
* To all the schools - Park, Old Mill, Edna McQuire, Middle School & High school

By car or by bus or by ferry - you can get anywhere you want:
* 20 minutes by car or commuter bus to San Francisco
* By ferry to the beautiful ferry terminal in San Francisco
* From there take the ferry to Alcatraz
* 45 minutes to Napa Valley or Sonoma wine country

Ample parking in private driveway
One baby pack n play for sleeping.
One safety baby gate at the top of the stairs is installed and can be removed.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Magical for children. Baby pack n play with fitted sheets available. Baby gate at the top of the stairs available for safety....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking inside the house at all...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Tempurpedic mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Memory foam mattress. Baby pack n play available...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            New memory foam mattresses...moreless

          • All high end, new mattresses - Tempurpedic and Nova Memory Foam and fine linens. Baby pack n play with fitted sheets available. Baby gate at the top of the stairs available for safety. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • * No events * No parties * No receptions * No smoking * No pets * No additional sleepover guests...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Toys

              Communications

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Seasonal pool at theHomestead Valley community center - two blocks down the road. Year round pool at Mill Valley Community Center - 1 mile away...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large safe sunny deck area for eating, barbecuing, chilling and small kids to play in a beautiful serene and fragrant garden...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Mill Valley Golf Club...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

                    1/2 Mile from the road to the village. 2 Miles from village center....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Feels like rural, but not quite rural - nestled among the Redwoods...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Photography
                  • Laundromat
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Medical Services
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Synagogues
                  • Festivals
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.5
                  from 2 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Seasonal
                  Sep 28 - Oct 15, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $460
                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $460
                  $3,100
                  Christmas Season
                  Dec 19 - Jan 5, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $460
                  $3,100
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $380
                  $2,590

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning Fee $180
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Checkin after 3 pm - check with owner for flexibility

                  Checkout 11am - check with owner for flexibility

                  Please list the names of all adults occupying the house

                  No events

                  No receptions

                  No parties

                  No disturbing the neighbors with noise


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Last updated: 07/24/2014
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                  Location

                  • Angel Island State Park

                    "Beautiful hiking and phenomenal views. Dress in layers. take sunscreen & hat."

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                  • Sausalito CA

                    "Fabulous little town with magnificent views and food"

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                  • Golden Gate Park

                    "Magnificent hiking and views of San Francisco and the beautiful Golden Gate Bridge."

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                  • Tennessee Beach

                    "A beautiful and easy walk to the beach after having had breakfast at the Dipsea Cafe"

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                  • Dipsea Cafe

                    "Where the locals have breakfast - wonderful family breakfast - don't be put off by the crowd..."

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                  • Joe's Taco Lounge & Salsaria

                    "The best kept secret - only the locals know about it - try the combo plate - a little of eve..."

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                  • Toast Cafe

                    "Great breakfast and great location downtown"

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                  • Mill Valley Market

                    "Eclectic little market with lots go good stuff - also a good carry out ready to eat bar."

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                  • Grilly's Restaurant

                    "Good Mexican food - good and fast and friendly service - all the locals hang here too"

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                  • Depot Bookstore & Cafe

                    "Where the locals hang - good food and ambiance in the heart of Mill Valley"

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                  • Piazza D'Angelo Restaurant

                    "Wonderful Italian restaurant "

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                  • Muir Woods National Monument

                    "Recommended for everyone - don't miss this # 1 place to see when you visit this area. Go at ..."

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                  • Tennessee Valley Trailhead

                  26 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Francisco Airport and Oakland Airport
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Sausalito Ferry and Larkspur Ferry
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  101
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Muir Beach
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  1/2 mile
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  2 miles
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  1/2 mile

                  Car: Recommended

                  * Drive to Muir Woods National Monument

                  * Cross the Golden Gate Bridge for a 20 minute drive into San Francisco

                  * Take the ferry from Sausalito, Tiburon or Larkspur into San Francisco and enjoy the Ferry Building with all its farmers markets and artisan shops

                  * Then take the ferry to Alcatraz

                  * Take the ferry to Angel Island in the San Francisco Bay

                  * 45 Minutes to Napa Valley or Sonoma Wine country

                  * 20 Minutes to Muir Beach

                  * 30 Minutes - cross the Richmond Bridge and stroll around Berkley or visit the spectacular UC Berkley campus

                  * 10 minutes - visit the quaint villages of Sausalito or Tiburon, or go antiquing in San Raphael, San Anselmo or Sebastopol

                  * Discover a whole different world in West Marin - one of organic farming in Inverness and Point Reyes Station

                  * Visit Cowgirl creamery in Point Reyes where they make their artisan cheese * Hike the Tennessee Valley Trailhead to the beach

                  DIRECTIONS

                  Coming from SFO Airport, driving north

                  26 miles, 45 Minutes 0n I-280N

                  * I-380 W

                  * I-280 N

                  * 1 N (watch for the Golden Gate Bridge sign

                  * 101 N

                  * Cross Golden Gate Bridge

                  * Exit Mill Valley Exit

                  * Pass beautiful Tam High School

                  * Pass SAFEWAY

                  * LEFT on Evergreen at Whole Foods

                  * LEFT on Melrose at T end of Evergreen

                  * Dead end at 347 Melrose Ave at the large trees

                  From Oakland International Airport, CA

                  35 miles, 45 min driving

                  * I-880 North



                  * I-580 West toward San Francisco



                  * Cross Richmond Bridge

                  * Bear right onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd



                  * 101 South toward San Francisco



                  * Exit Mill Valley Exit

                  * Right onto Shelly Dr/turns into E Blithedale Ave



                  * Left on Camino Alto

                  * Right on Miller at SAFEWAY

                  * Left on Evergreen at WHOLEFOODS

                  * Left on Melrose at T- Junction

                  * Dead end at 347 Melrose Ave at large trees

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: We are a European couple who have lived on three continents but have made California our home, because - our grand children live here, and because it is a uniquely spiritual, unspoiled magical place to live and visit.

                  Why the Owner Chose Mill Valley:
                  Why do we love this place so much? Because Mill Valley is a magical place and just a stone's throw away from a world class city which is hard to beat - San Francisco - and we so love driving over the Golden Gate Bridge, and because the hiking, biking and nature trails are all so phenomenal, and because you can hop in the car and take an enchanting drive north to the stunningly beautiful wine country and because you can go over the mountain to the other side and go to Muir Beach, or Stinson Beach or walk in the Muir National Monument Park to see the gigantic, imposing, majestic Redwoods - or because you can just sit and chill in our garden, listen to the rustle of the wind, the chirping of the birds and think that life cannot possibly get better than this. We can go on and on but these are a few reasons why we love our 'Magic Housie' (as our grand children call it) so much. Oh, and one more thing - did we mention the climate is great too?

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  A Fairytale garden, quiet and romantic but all within walking distance of everywhere. For the very young - there a graco pack n play with sheets provided, as well as a baby gate at the top of the stairs -and the sunny deck is fully enclosed - safe for toddlers to play with toys and sand.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, german, hungarian, afrikaans, swiss german

                   

                  Photos

                  • Magical Cottage

                    Magical Cottage

                  • Fairytale cottage from the outside

                    Fairytale cottage from the outside

                  • Living room with gas fireplace

                    Living room with gas fireplace

                  • Living room

                    Living room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master bedroom with queen bed

                    Master bedroom with queen bed

                  • Upstairs bathroom with tub/shower

                    Upstairs bathroom with tub/shower

                  • Sunny little bedroom # 2 with full size bed

                    Sunny little bedroom # 2 with full size bed

                  • Bedroom #3 opens to a beautiful deck and garden

                    Bedroom #3 opens to a beautiful deck and garden

                  • Bathroom with shower

                    Bathroom with shower

                  • Sunny, safe spacious deck for kids to romp and play

                    Sunny, safe spacious deck for kids to romp and play

                  • Large safe enclosed sunny deck for tots to romp and adults to chill

                    Large safe enclosed sunny deck for tots to romp and adults to chill

                  • Storybook cottage from outside

                    Storybook cottage from outside

                  • Entrance

                    Entrance

                  • Living room with gas fireplace

                    Living room with gas fireplace

                  • Dining

                    Dining

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Master bedroom with queen bed

                    Master bedroom with queen bed

                  • Cosy bedroom #2 with full size bed

                    Cosy bedroom #2 with full size bed

                  • 3rd bedroom opens onto a large deck and garden

                    3rd bedroom opens onto a large deck and garden

                  • Bathroom with shower

                    Bathroom with shower

                  • Dahlia Muchies for the deer

                    Dahlia Muchies for the deer

                  • Sunny deck for chilling out

                    Sunny deck for chilling out

                  • Sunny deck with butterflies, dragon flies, and the birds chirping their songs

                    Sunny deck with butterflies, dragon flies, and the birds chirping their songs

                  VRBO #560809

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                  This listing was first published here in 2014.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, July 09, 2014

                  $380 - $460 per night (USD)
                  2

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-5 nights
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