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Cottage on Inverness Bay!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

This is a unique opportunity to experience an Inverness cottage of your own. It is located on six acres stretching along the beginning of Tomales Bay. Enjoy gardens, flowers, orchard, marshes and year-round creek. There is an abundant variety of birds and wildlife.

Tomales Bay is at your back door, providing endless vistas of beauty and interest. Enjoy the ever-changing flow of water and quality of light. As the tide rises, take in the reflection of sky and rolling hills from the opposite shore, or the full moon rising over Black Mountain. The views are expansive.

As the tide recedes, watch for the variety of birds foraging for food along the shore, or footprints of deer as they move through the area. You may enjoy the view from the living room, outdoor deck, or sitting at the edge of the bay.

The cottage is approximately 3 miles from the Point Reyes National Seashore visitor Center, and just 2 miles from the town of Inverness.

Keywords: Cottage

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Point Reyes Station Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • The cottage is adjacent to a sensitive wetland area. Pets must be pre-approved and are not allowed to run free.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cottage on Inverness Bay!
average rating of 4.9 based on 31 reviews
San Francisco, CA

Amazing beauty of nature

  • 5 of 5

The trip was so relaxing and peaceful. The serene beauty of Tomales Bay, the abundance of wildlife, had an amazing time.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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  • 5 of 5

Peaceful, comfortable, and perfectly stocked, this vacation rental is truly a gem. I hope to be visiting many more times in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beauty and Birdsong - The Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5


Thank you so very much for sharing your beautiful cottage. The beauty and the birdsong create the most peaceful, nurturing, perfect retreat. The sunrise and sunsets are magical. The cottage is warm, welcoming, and comfortable. The bed and bath are luxuriously comfortable. The kitchen is beautifully equipped, an invitation to enjoy meals at the cottage surrounded by natural beauty, and clear, fresh air. Thank you for the opportunity share this glorious experience. Your cottage is a healing, hopeful place on the planet. Thank you. Catherine

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was my husband's and my second stay at this altogether SWEET cottage!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful place, inside and out!! Cozy, yet spacious, a VERY HAPPY place to be!! Lovely, peaceful setting on the marsh! We'll be back again!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our two night stay. We loved the beautiful setting and connection to nature. The cottage is super comfortable and welcoming we could image a longer stay at some point. I would of liked to have more information on how to run the heater.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joanie, Thank you for your comments - I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay! The heater is operated by the wall-mounted thermostat nearby - I"m sorry that was not clear to you. I will add a little sign above the thermostat for future guests. Thanks again and I hope you can return soon!
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Beautiful, unique, charming retreat

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was very well maintained and had everything we needed for our weekend stay. The bed was so comfortable, and the spa tub was amazing. The location is superb - right on a natural wetland where you can observe wildlife and truly relax - yet also close to excellent hiking and restaurants as well as the wonderful Bovine Bakery in Pt. Reyes station. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I'm so glad you had a wonderful time at the cottage! I feel so fortunate to have this little spot and I love sharing it with others who appreciate the beauty of nature. I hope you will return again soon!
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Where to start: The hills, the sunset, the milky way. . .surreal. We'll be back someday to make sure we just didn't dream it up.
Nov 2010
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The Point Reyes/Inverness area has much to offer visitors. Besides beautiful hiking trails, The Point Reyes National Seashore, the Giacomini Wetlands Restoration Project and the Tomales Bay State Park, there are some wonderful shops and restaurants in the area. West Marin is full of people who appreciate growing and serving fresh vegetables and excellent organic food, so the restaurants and food shops offer a wide range of interesting, local cuisine, cheese, and wines. Additionally we are blessed with a wonderful bookstore and many unique gift shops and galleries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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