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Beautiful Bleu Bay Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Views @ Pt Reyes Nat'l Park

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Come visit pristine Bleu Bay Cove on Tomales Bay


Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Envelop yourself with natural beauty and ever-changing light and water.
Our beach cottage is perfect whether you desire a romantic getaway, a fun family vacation, or respite from your busy life.
Bleu Bay Beach Cottage has its own private sandy beach on Bleu Bay Cove, a private getaway gem on the shores of pristine Tomales Bay.
Through many windows in every room of our house, or from our deck and hot tub or our beach, witness incredible sunsets, water views, sea & shore life.
Fall asleep to the sound of gentle waves lapping on our beach. Luxuriate in the 6-person hot tub. Snuggle up next to a cozy fire in the brick surrounded fireplace. Stay in touch through powerful wireless internet, relax with music, watch tapes on TV or bring your favorite DVDs. Cherish a romantic evening, or read an adventure to your children. Create a life-long memory here.
Awake in the comfy queen bed in our private upstairs bedroom to a spectacular view of the bay. The cottage sleeps 4 more in double-sized fold-out couches in the living and sun-rooms. There is one bathroom with a shower/tub combo and spacious countertop with double sinks. Prepare meals in our fully-equipped kitchen stocked with numerous appliances, pots, pans, gas stove & dinnerware.
You’ll love the restaurants, bars, shops, galleries, grocery stores and bakeries in nearby historic Point Reyes Station, Olema, and Inverness.
Popular Nick’s Cove Restaurant is just a mile north. Visit famous Hog Island Oyster Company for local oysters, 2.2 miles south. Local favorite Tony’s Seafood is 3 miles south. 10 minutes north is the town of Tomales with a great deli restaurant and the best bakery in the universe. Dillon Beach and Bodega Bay are a short drive beyond that.
Enjoy enzyme baths and massage at Osmosis (25 minutes). Tour wineries nearby and in Napa or Sonoma Valleys (1 hour). Raft the Russian River (40 minutes). Explore many world-class beaches and coast attractions. Feast and tour locally, in San Francisco or Berkeley, only a little over one hour away and innumerable Bay Area delights.
Launch a kayak or canoe from our sandy beach on the on the cove. Rent kayaks just down the road in Marshall. Otters, seals and sea lions swim, frolic and tend to their daily business. Bleu Bay Cove is permanent home to Great Blue Heron, Snowy White Egret and flocks of other waterfowl and shorebird species. Use our high powered scope or binoculars to magnify your view.
Across the bay a short drive away is famous Point Reyes National Seashore with its award-winning visitor center, great hiking & biking trails where you might see roaming herds of albino deer and Thule elk, an ancient forest, and a real earthquake fault. Bald eagles nest here. Stroll on miles of white sandy beaches where you can observe marine mammals, dolphins, and breaching whales. Explore the tide pools teeming with sea life.
We’re just over an hour from the Golden Gate Bridge, but a world away. A unique vacation spot you’ll long remember. Reward yourself.

Little more than an hour from San Francisco and the East Bay, 15 minutes from charming Point Reyes Station, and just a mile south of Nick's Cove and two miles north of Hog Island Oysters, Bleu Bay Beach Cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway or peaceful retreat.
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Your child(ren) will be delighted to discover our toy box...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Queen size Bed (1), Queen Sleeper Sofa (1) Full-Size Sleeper Sofa(1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    VHS library of cassettes (no DVDs)...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View:

    Point Reyes National Seashore across the Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Space for 3 cars...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you'll need...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with all the utensils, pot/pans/utensils you'll need to prepare a great meal. Nearby you can purchase locally grown organic produce, dairy products, seafood and meats....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Top-of-the-line convection oven that also serves as a microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, assorted spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Stove top has two gas burners. Oven is a convection oven/microwave that has the full functionality of a normal oven (it's possible to bake cakes or roast a turkey in it)....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with incredible views of Tomales Bay, Bleu Bay Cove and the Pt Reyes Peninsula (National Park)...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Launch your kayak or canoe from our sandy beach or rent one nearby...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ provided. Please bring your own briquettes...The Palace Market and the Hardware store in Pt Reyes both sell briquettes....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


Write a review 4.7
from 46 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$260 $280
Fri, Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $90
  • Tax Rate 10%


Cancellation Policy. 100% refund if reservation is cancelled within 30 days of your arrival date, minus $50 processing fee.

If cancellation is 30-15 days prior to arrival date then you receive a 50% refund, minus $50 processing fee. If cancellation is 7 days or less from arrival date, there is no refund.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Old Western Saloon in Pt Reyes Station
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo National Golf Course
19 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101 Freeway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Nicks Cove

Car: Necessary

There is great beach walking and hiking all over the surrounding area including the remarkable Pt. Reyes National Seashore, but a very local tip: hiking is just a few hundred feet away up a very quiet country road (virtually no cars) through the Straus Creamery pasture lands (the first organic dairy west of the Mississippi). You can walk all the way to the top of the local beautiful hills. At the top of this road you can enjoy expansive views of Tomales Bay and Point Reyes Peninsula.

Also about 4 miles South, the Marconi Conference Center (a California Parks Foundation Facility), is a nice place to hike around and take in historical information and beautiful views. Marconi, as you may know, did the first trans-Pacific radio transmissions from this location.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: I do environmental management over a range of water quality, energy efficiency, land use and have developed environmental clean-up and fitness technology.

Why the Owner Chose Marshall, CA, USA:
A little over an hour drive from the Golden Gate Bridge is this natural wonderland replete with high quality restaurants, sustainable agriculture, hiking, biking, water sports, secluded beaches and a National Park which is a gem in the system.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Listening to the sound of waves lapping around the beach cottage, enjoying tremendous shorebird and wildlife right outside, kayaking in a peaceful bay, relaxing in a great bed, couch or hot tub with spectacular views, enjoying great food from locally produced seafood, organic vegetables and fruit, and excellent nearby restaurants.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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  • Come visit pristine Bleu Bay Cove on Tomales Bay

    Come visit pristine Bleu Bay Cove on Tomales Bay

  • Relax, contemplate, meditate, enjoy!

    Relax, contemplate, meditate, enjoy!

  • The sun room offers comfort, views and an entertainment center

    The sun room offers comfort, views and an entertainment center

  • Go to sleep with the sound of water lapping the shore...Wake up to a great view

    Go to sleep with the sound of water lapping the shore...Wake up to a great view

  • Hot tub now connected to our new solar system

    Hot tub now connected to our new solar system

  • Our new sofas pull out to become unbelievably comfortable beds

    Our new sofas pull out to become unbelievably comfortable beds

  • The upstairs bedroom with multiple views

    The upstairs bedroom with multiple views

  • Complete kitchen with everything you need to prepare meals.  BBQ outside.

    Complete kitchen with everything you need to prepare meals. BBQ outside.

VRBO #253377

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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