'the Lonestar' is a Charming Houseboat Located in Sausalito Ca(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House Boat
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
House Boat, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
'The Lonestar' is a truly magical houseboat. Featured in books and magazines, it was recently used as the model for the houseboat in the CBS series 'Parenthood'.
The houseboat was built in the 1960's. The hull is a World War 2 Landing Craft, and some of the original features can still be seen.
The french doors and windows were salvaged from an old Victorian house in San Francisco.
The layout of the interior is featured in the book 'Houseboats', by Kathy Shaffer, AIA. The small space, 11 x 36, is brilliantly designed for the best ergonomic use and comfort.
The loveliest feature of the Lonestar is the quality of light and the reflection of the water, which shimmers in the boat all day much like a prism. There is never a sense of being indoors, rather a feel of being rocked on the water in an open boat.
'The Lonestar' is a special experience which you will remember with joy.
Keywords: A charming houseboat built in the 1960's from a World War 2 Landing Craft, 'The Lonestar' brings to mind the European canal boats. French windows lend a light and airy feel; morning brings the ducks to join you for breakfast on the front porch.
This vintage wooden hulled boat will delight you with it's sweet ambiance.
Member since: 2011
- House Boat
- 400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
If you have party plans or wish to entertain more than 2 people, a different rental would suit you better. The houseboats are very close together: out of respect for the neighbors, PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED. The boat is most appropriate for quiet relaxation....moreless
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 16 - Jan 16, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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The property's calendar has not been updated in over 6 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: I am a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, an illustrator, collector of oddities, horse lover and proud grandmother.
Why the Owner Chose Sausalito, California, United States of America:
Location, Location, Location!
The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
The houseboat is a short distance from both San Francisco and wilderness areas. Walk to the local beach, great restaurants, and kayaking. The ferry will take you to San Francisco where you can enjoy everything the city has to offer. A car ride of 1 - 2 hours will land you in the Middle of the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. ...and you'll come home to the cozy Lonestar which will gently rock you to sleep!
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Sheltered, Private Front Porch
kitchen and front porch
Handcrafted Redwood door separates the living room from the bed and bath
Sunrise from the bed loft
The view from the end of the pier
Charming Eclectic Details
desk and library
The Bed Loft
The end of a stormy day on Richardson Bay
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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