Romantic Lodge in Point Reyes/Inverness: 'Mankas-Esque Retreat'
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- Minimum stay:2-5 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Fox Lodge is perfect for those wanting a Manka's experience in their own private lodge. Situated on the Inverness Ridge overlooking the Olema Valley. A home away from home, nestled beside 71,000 acres of protected paradise. Relish Point Reyes antique charm, with the most modern amenities. Many repeat guests so check availability. Special events made memorable.
Perfect for families with children who love family game night, the outdoors and explorations. Ideal for the romantic couple that wants the luxury of an exclusive inn, but the size and privacy of a large home. Perfect for people who want to steal away, put their feet up and relax. Welcome to Fox Lodge.
The LIVING ROOM rises up over two stories with vaulted cathedral ceilings of massive hand-picked fir beams and antique brass fittings. A floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace includes a cavernous hearth for roaring wood fires and rustic mantel filled with antiques. Two deep leather chairs look out over the wall of windows to Olema Valley, one of the most abundant bird-watching locales on the coast.
Stroll past the front FOYER with twig love-seat for two and antique bridge lamps into the expansive FAMILY ROOM. Another floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace caps the room, alongside a 55' HDTV complete with VCR/DVD/Cable/XBox with over 80 movies to select. The large sectional couch surrounds a Ralph Lauren table and antique board games. A door leads to the two-car GARAGE filled with sporting equipment, bicycles, ping pong table, games and toys.
THE KITCHEN is open, true California style, with a wrap-around sunny breakfast nook loaded with pillows and cushions to seat ten for coffee and snacks. An antler chandelier lights the open area beside an antique dry sink cupboard filled with basic cooking supplies and condiments. The kitchen has a long concrete countertop and the latest in appliances: a six-burner gas Wolf Range and oven with hood, a Jenn Air refrigerator with icemaker and filtered water, Bosch dishwasher, antique farmhouse sink, Water Works fixtures. Coffee maker and grinder, cappuccino maker, holiday and feasting pots and pans included. Rustic and fine dining utensils, plates and serving bowls make any cooking event a breeze. A small POWDER ROOM is tucked off the kitchen.
The DINING ROOM is a step away with a Spanish Baroque table that seats eight. An antique library cabinet filled with festive china and antiques sits in the corner and antique waterfowl prints adorn the tongue-in-groove wood panels in deep hunter green. A massive antler chandelier on a dimming switch enables you to create any mood at dinner.
Follow the carpeted stairs past the wildlife and nature prints to the MASTER BEDROOM, the showcase room of Fox Lodge. Wall-to-wall sea grass carpet, thick Woolen plaid Roman shades stretch across three massive windows that look out across the Olema Valley and east to Sonoma. Ralph Lauren and Williams Sonoma Home furnishings create cozy elegance for resting, reading and remembering. The huge WALK-IN CLOSET includes a portable massage table, two terry robes, a library of local books and dressing cabinets.
The MASTER BATHROOM is floored in blue slate, with a massive open stone shower. A 19th century French claw foot bathtub is tucked between two windows that look over pines and firs. Antique cabinets and sink with Water Works fixtures and a lighthouse print by a local Point Reyes artist.
Continue up to the top floor, past the large Hawk print. A BEDROOM with a Ralph Lauren Queen Bed awaits, with a collection of antique birdcalls. Another BATHROOM with double trench sink, tub and shower, also floored in blue slate, lies around the corner. A LAUNDRY ROOM with washer, dryer, ironing board and cleaning supplies is at the end of the long hallway.
Down the opposite end of the hall are two more bedrooms. A THIRD BEDROOM includes a twin-over-full bunk bed, desk, rocking chair and antique games. A FOURTH BEDROOM includes a twin-over-full bunk bed, TV, a closet chocked full of stuffed animals, books, toys and games. These rooms are perfect for guests with children, or nostalgic adults.
A large wooden deck extends outside the kitchen door, complete with Green Egg Bar-B-Que grill and open-air fire pit. A picnic table with benches in included for outdoor dining, or take your wine and cheese in the side-by-side swings under the pines.
Raptors. Red-tailed Hawks. Quail. Rabbit. Whales. Beaches. Waves. Trails. Birds. Bishop Pines. Lighthouses. Tule Elk. Hike. Ride. Play. Sail. Kayak. Shuck Oysters. Taste Wine. Swim. Nap. Read. Relax and Enjoy!
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Member since: 2007
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
- King size beds (1) Eastern King (extra large) Ralph Lauren comforter and throws. Bedside views of the Olema Valley, circling hawks., Queen size Beds (1) In the Fox Den Room. Williams Sonoma Home luxurious bed with Ralph Lauren comforter and throws., Child Beds (3) Massive sectional couch in Family Room often utilized as a 'sleepover' bed for 2 - 3 children., Bunk Beds (3) Full over twin bunk beds in the Owl Tree Room and the Bat Cave Room. Upper bunks best for children. Lower bunks (full bed) fine for an adult (or two, snuggling)...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Walk-in closets. Terry cloth robes provided for your enjoyment. Antique 18th century French bath tubs. Massive stone shower in master bath. Antiques throughout. 55 ' HDTV Flat-screen TV. Bose stereo. Crystal stemware. Holiday entertaining decor available (inquire during holiday stays). Antique board games. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Music Library
- Ping Pong Table
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- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Nude Beach
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
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- Iron & Board
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- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $100
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning $250
- Tax Rate 10%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Bird watching from the property
Cozy nights in front of a massive stone fireplace
Whale watching and seals
Tule elk, fox, deer on/near property
'Green', eco-friendly environs
World famous farmer's market less than a mile away
Walk to Point Reyes Station
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Live in San Francisco, working in real estate as well as partnered in Hog and Rocks restaurant and The NiteCap Bar.
Why the Owner Chose Point Reyes Station, CA, USA:
Incredible setting, natural surroundings, hiking and whale watching less than an hour from San Francisco.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Wine by the cozy stone fireplace, waking up to birds across miles of meadows and marsh, family dinners after long hikes.
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Living room with wood burning fireplace
Living room looking into kitchen
Dining room looking into den
Large den with wood burning fireplace and deck to large yard
Powder room on main floor
Second bedroom with queen
Third bedroom with full down, twin up
Sunny deck with bbq and picnic table
Facade with two car garage with interior access
Chef's kitchen with Wolf range
Dining room looking into kitchen
Master bedroom dramatic views and king bed
Master bath with large walk in shower stall and antique claw foot soaking tub
Guest bathroom with shower over antique claw foot soaking tub
Fourth bedroom with full down, twin up
Large sunny deck
Side yard with swings
Welcome to Fox Lodge!
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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