Peaceful Mill Valley Jewel

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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Nestled on the hill above the town, this secluded and private 1 bedroom apartment is the true essence of Mill Valley. Our guest apartment is situated in a lush quiet setting looking out over town through wooded treetops. While inside you will enjoy the greenery that surrounds you and the warm welcoming light that cascades in from the large windows & doors. Its central location to shopping, great restaurants, Mt Tam, beaches and the Wine Country, allow the convenience of all that the Northern Bay Area has to offer. Your retreat is thoughtfully appointed, allowing you to enjoy all the comforts of home. Enjoy an open floor plan of a large living room with dining area off a well equipped kitchen equipped with all you might need to create your gourmet meal. Full bath with shower. (With a separate plumbed outdoor claw foot tub on the deck). There is one big bedroom with a queen size bed and a separate day bed. With two decks off the living area there is plenty of out door space to enjoy entertaining, relaxing with a good book or watching the deer graze in the yard. Our convenient location, open and well appointed environment along with its affordable price makes for a great value here in beautiful Mill Valley.
Please be aware that Mill Valley consists of many tiny streets covering the hillsides-the streets are narrow and most are 2 way. It can be very intimidating when driving up and down the hills. Accidents rarely happen as people are very accustom to these streets but to a visitor they can be daunting. Use caution at all times. The parking in front is first come first serve so if there are no spaces, try parking further up the hill.

Keywords: House-Lower Unit- located on a small street above the quaint town of Mill Valley. Peaceful and private surrounded by nature yet so close to town you can smell the coffee. Easy access to SF, bus, ferry's Mt Tam and Muir Woods. Less than an hour to wine country. Mill Valley is a valley town and the roads are all very small and windy as they traverse the hills above town. An economy car can be less daunting for those unaccustomed to driving on narrow roads.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    There are 12 steps down to the unit....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), (1) Graco portable crib available. Double bed Sleeper sofa in Living area....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Washer & dryer available on request in upper unit. Plumbed outdoor bathtub on private large sunny deck off living room....moreless



  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    lovely verdant atmosphere, woods and deer and bird life abound...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    we get the coastal fog...moreless

  • Town
  • Village
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    available in upper unit upon request drying rack in apartment...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    In front of house and on up the street. Park snugly so other cars have room to park....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    There is usually parking in front of house and on up the street....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    available in upper unit upon request...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    guest wireless internet- requires no code...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    dishwasher, full sized frige, 4 burner gas stove...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    2 private decks off unit...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    old claw foot tub on deck is plumbed hot & cold for outdoor bathing...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 35 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $75

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 07/16/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
SFO & Oakland
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Sausalito & Larkspur
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Mill Valley Golf Course
30 Miles
Nearest Train
SF & Oakland
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101& Hwy 1
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
120 Miles
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Stinson Bolinas and Muir Beach

The Dipsea Race--the first cross-country race in the country, Mountain Play, Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Marin Theater Company--professional regional theater, Mill Valley Film Festival, 142 Throckmorton Theater featuring Comedy night every Tuesday, and many other GREAT artists & musicians thru the week. The infamous Sweetwater Bar has great food and music!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: Jeannie Rorvik is a licensed Realtor in Mill Valley, the town she grew up in. She is the perfect person for some inside tips on the area. An avid hiker and a lover of the arts provide her with some valuable insight that she is willing to share. Weather it's a good place to eat or help with the local real estate market her advice means to benefit her guests.

Why the Owner Chose Mill Valley, CA, USA:
I love Mill Valley and have an opportunity to share it with others. I love offering tips and local insight to this area. I am very knowledgeful of all the steps and trails all over the area. Bring your walking shoes if you really want to experience Mill Valley. I even have maps of the trails in the apartmenr-ready for your use.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is less than a five minute walk to the Mill Valley Plaza, Depot, and Public Transportation, Sequoia Theater/Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club, City Hall, three coffee houses, twenty restaurants and popular Mill Valley Market (Grocery, Produce & Meat Departments, Delicatessen, Wine & Spirits, Ready-to-Eat Foods) and 142 Throckmorton Theater, Sweetwater Bar, the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival and Mill Valley Library.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Living area

    Living area

  • full kitchen opens into living area

    full kitchen opens into living area

  • Kitchen


  • single bed in bedroom

    single bed in bedroom

  • outdoor dining

    outdoor dining

  • another view of deck & tub

    another view of deck & tub

  • Outdoor tub

    Outdoor tub

  • view of the date palm off deck

    view of the date palm off deck

  • Deck at entry to kitchen

    Deck at entry to kitchen

  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • queen bed

    queen bed

  • bedroom door

    bedroom door

  • last years baby

    last years baby

  • hall to bathroom

    hall to bathroom

  • our local deer

    our local deer

  • Beautiful Mt Tam

    Beautiful Mt Tam

  • front of house

    front of house

VRBO #236677

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, July 24, 2016

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