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Garden Cottage Between Sf/Wine Country, Heart of San Rafael

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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

In the heart of San Rafael, Gerstle Park. Private, sunny, quiet, freestanding, remodeled cottage - 1/BR,1/BA, Living Room w/ 4K Hi Def TV with premium channels and new Temperpedic Sleeper Sofa, Sunny with 2 skylights, big windows and sliding glass door opening to garden/patio w/3 outside dining areas, webber gas grill, and hot tub.

Cottage features a fully equipped kitchen with black granite/stainless, Saltillo tile, 2 skylights, 2 ceiling fans, 2 large flatscreen cable TVs, (living room TV is 4K Ultra High Definition Samsung Smart TV with Premium Channels and DVR) desk, dining table and chairs, high speed wireless internet, Berber carpet, bathroom with tub/shower.

Private entrance, Cute! On corner with tree view and fenced private garden yard.

Marin County offers beaches, golf, hiking, and biking. Local scenery includes breathtaking vistas of Mount Tam, and the ancient redwood forests of Muir Woods, sightseeing in Sausalito, Mill Valley and Tiburon, Wine country and much more. 12 minutes to Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco.

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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking outside either, period....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Sleeper Sofa with Temperpedic mattress in Living Room

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Heat lamp...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 4K Ultra High Definition Samsung Smart TV. Washer and Dryer shared with owner. Telephone: Ask, if you have no cell phone or computer, we can provide one. Quiet, Sunny, Skylights, Windows, Ceiling Fans. Smoking Not Allowed: No smoking outside either, period....moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Speaker for your iPod...moreless

  • Television:

    2 wall mounted flatscreens, Living room has 4K Ultra High Definition Samsung Smart TV ...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme 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
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Very near Downtown San Rafael but in quiet neighborhood...moreless

  • Town:

    Very near Downtown San Rafael but in quiet neighborhood...moreless

  • Village:

    Very near Downtown San Rafael but in quiet neighborhood...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    available with prior arrangement...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Ask, if you don't have laptop we can provide one...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    high speed wireless internet everywhere, inside and out...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free unlimited street parking...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Ask, if you have no cell phone...moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    available with prior arrangement...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    nearby...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$160
$980 $3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

(If stay is 4 weeks or longer lower rate applies)

A 50% deposit to secure reservation billed to your credit card. Balance due upon arrival.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Pet fee. (Pets only upon approval.) Holiday surcharge.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/27/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

In Marin County, in Historic Gerstle Park close to Downtown San Rafael (County seat of Marin), and freeway. Blocks to hiking and biking trails, Farmer's Market, every type and price of restaurant, movie/film center, bakeries, bookshops, clothing, sports, grocery, parks, community center, bocce courts, tennis courts, Baseball games, transportation center, etc.

Year-round mild climate, (sunny with no fog) in central location of San Rafael, with easy access to San Francisco to the south (20 minutes across the Golden Gate Bridge), the wine country of Napa, Sonoma, and Alexander Valleys (40 minutes north), Muir Woods (20 minutes), Berkeley (30 minutes), Stinson Beach (40 minutes), Point Reyes (20 minutes) Resort/Casino (40 minutes) Ski areas (2.5 + hours) Biketrails, walk to Transportation Center.

Easy access in and out of San Francisco by ferry, bus, bike or car.

San Rafael has the oldest mission (founded 1817). It also features a civic center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (his last civic design) and a refurbished art deco theater, the Rafael Film Center, which shows art & independent films and hosts the Mill Valley Film Festival every fall. All in a charming, revitalized downtown minutes from this bungalow.

Other Activities: 7 Golf courses, numerous Hiking trails, Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Tennis, Basketball, Horseshoes, Mini Golf, Hot Air Balloons

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Picnic Valley (San Rafael, CA, USA):
Walking distance to Downtown. San Rafael is so central, has great restaurants and shops and has events all year long. Visit the cityofsanrafael website for a list of events. Or go to Downtownsanrafael for map a of town. The Mission and the Rafael Film Center (home of the Mill Valley Film Festival) are both here also!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Location, Location, Location - minutes to 101 and everything!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/27/2016

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Photos

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living Room with comfy Temperpedic Sleeper Sofa

    Living Room with comfy Temperpedic Sleeper Sofa

  • Granite Counters

    Granite Counters

  • Garden/patio with hot tub, 
 BBQ, 3 dining areas

    Garden/patio with hot tub, BBQ, 3 dining areas

  • Veggie garden, pick fresh oranges from tree

    Veggie garden, pick fresh oranges from tree

  • Dine Al Fresco

    Dine Al Fresco

  • Mt. Tamalpais

    Mt. Tamalpais

  • Hiking trails

    Hiking trails

  • AT&T Park home of World Champion SF Giants (Ring Ceremony)

    AT&T Park home of World Champion SF Giants (Ring Ceremony)

  • Hike photo

    Hike photo

  • Napa

    Napa

  • Vineyard Hot Air Balloons

    Vineyard Hot Air Balloons

  • Outdoor dining room

    Outdoor dining room

  • View of Sunset from garden patio

    View of Sunset from garden patio

  • Private Entrance

    Private Entrance

  • Patio outside Cottage door with hot tub and bbq

    Patio outside Cottage door with hot tub and bbq

  • View over hill to Mt. Tam

    View over hill to Mt. Tam

  • San Rafael Mission/Downtown

    San Rafael Mission/Downtown

  • Golden Gate Bridge

    Golden Gate Bridge

  • Hike photo

    Hike photo

  • Wine Country

    Wine Country

VRBO #311009

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Saturday, August 27, 2016

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Picnic Valley (San Rafael, CA, USA) #344053ha

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