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Enjoy Casual Elegance: Great Room, Hot Tub, Lovely Gardens

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 6 to 8)

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, (Sleeps 6 to 8)
Location: Point Reyes Station, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA (W Marin Coastal Area, 40/50m San Francisco & Sonoma/Napa Vally) View Map
Accommodations: House, 3 Bedrooms 2 1/2 Baths (Sleeps 6) Adults only
Keywords: California casually elegant vacation rental living designed for entertaining with great room, hot tub, privacy, beautiful gardens and decks
• This 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath house, on a sunny mesa, is wonderfully appointed with feather beds, down comforters, central heat & a wood burning stove in the great room. It is on 11/2acres, with natural but lush gardens, backing on open ranch land with views of barns, horses and of Inverness Ridge in the distance. Ideal for 1 romantic couple, as well as 2 or 3 couples, friends or family reunions, as it is both romantic and functional! Please note that the house has been the primary residence of the owner of a highly rated B&B and is thus, appointed in a way that provides for your complete comfort and enjoyment. In addition to the great room, there is a spacious large screen TV room with a bonus sleeping space in an open alcove just off it.

•One country mile from the 3 block long little village of Pt Reyes Station, ½ mile from the toe of Tomales Bay and 2 miles from the Park HQ Point Reyes National Seashore (70,000 acres of hiking trails, coastal beaches and natural wonders. Check out the (NPS) National Park website for Point Reyes), you are far away from the drum beat of city living with easy access to a selection of restaurants, groceries and small shops. Decorated with Asian antique accents furnishings add to your experience. The house contains the amenities one would expect “uptown” with the comfort and casualness of West Marin

•The ideal location, Hot Tub, the various decks and dreamy out door sitting areas, and fun indoor common space provides everything you need to completely relax and enjoy the moment. This is a perfect house to have elegant dinners, casual BBQs or to sit down and finish that book you started.

•Large gourmet food lovers’ kitchen with Viking stove, lots of work space and great outdoor gas BBQ

•So much to do, so little time! Take the time and escape to another world and enjoy the secret world of West Marin visited by Prince Charles, center of the local food movement, and beloved by writers and photographers the world over. Take a look at Point Reyes weekend on the web.We are surrounded by Point Reyes National Seashore, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, open space, historic ranches, Audubon Canyon Ranch, and Tomales Bay State Park. Truly relax connect and renew in what one guest called a GOD ZONE. Call today to reserve 3 days, a week, or longer. Come hike, bird, horseback ride, swim, whale watch, beach comb, elephant seal watch, read, write, go clamming, eat oysters, do some local food munching and get romantic or just plain “chill” in front of a nice fire. Then take day trips to San Francisco, Napa/Sonoma for wine tasting, and, Sea World. If you need contained sea life!

Country Kitchen great for entertaining!
· Microwave
· Viking Stove
· Dishwasher
· All cooking utensils and pots and pans
· Full complement of serving dishes
· Satellite with 2 TVS, 1 DVD, 1 small CD players
· Expansive back decks as well as front deck and an out door open Loggia provide many places to congregate or to be alone in the quiet beauty of the gardens
· Sleeps maximum 6 to 8: 2 Kings (one is convertible to 2 twins if needed), 1 Queen and a queen Moroccan style day bed in an open alcove
· The master suite has an en-suite bathroom with double sinks/ soaking tub and steam room. The two other bedrooms share a nicely appointed bathroom with a walk in shower. There is a 1/2 bath ( toilet and sink) off the upstairs alcove
· Dining area off country kitchen seats 8 with additional table available
. Washer drier available on longer stays

This property, is available for a 3 night minimum. Two nights based on availability, call for 2 night rates.

$425+ including weekend nights;
3 nights minimum;
(Call for Holiday week rates or special discounts)

All stays subject to 10% occupancy fee, Weekly rental with Friday arrival, $200.00+ non-refundable cleaning fee, plus $99 damage insurance policy. Signed Rental Contract and valid CC on file required. Rates assume Check payment, a 5% admin fee applies to CC payments. This property is suitable for adult guests. Sorry but no pets on this property. Rates do not apply to Holiday Weeks or 3 Holiday day weekends. No smoking. Call for discounted rates when rented with Berry Patch Cottages.Two night stays can be negotiated at full rate, please call for details. Discounts for longer stays.
Cancellation Policy: If Renter wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the rental deposit will be refunded as follows:
If cancellation is received 45 days or more prior to arrival, deposit is returned less a $150 per night reserved handling fee. If cancellation received less than 45 days before and we are unable to re-book the reservation, full payment is forfeited. If we are able to rebook, Renter will receive a refund less administrative fee of $200.00, plus the $150 per night handling fee. The Admin fee can be used on subsequent bookings for 3 nights within one calendar year, based on availability. Owner's Limitation of Liability for loss of use: If for any reason, circumstances (i.e. weather, unanticipated property damage from prior use, or other issues) make the property uninhabitable, or render the property not available during the contracted rental period and cause owner to cancel outside of 45 days of initial stay date, all funds paid will be refunded at the earliest possible date, plus a $200 fee. Should owner be required to cancel within 45 days of the initial stay date, owner will refund guest $200 over and above the paid rental payments, and a $150/night reserved fee. The Owner's liability for loss of use by the renter will be limited to a full refund of all monies paid for the contract period, plus the monies outlined in this paragraph.

Can be rented in tandem with 2 small cottages to sleep up to 12.

Keywords: small estate, California casual cottage, vacation house, vacation home, 50 miles between Sonoma and San Francisco, great gardens,
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    12 years ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Four poster bed, Temperpedic, bath en suite, sitting area...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    King with feather bed topper,can be made into twins, TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Four Poster with featherbed topper...moreless

  • Open Alcove: 1 queen

    Moroccan Day Bed ( low to floor), can sleep 2...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), One king can be converted to 2 twins. One queen bed is a day bed off the family room in an open alcove that has a 1/2 bath. All bedroom beds have high end feather bed toppers and linens. All mattresses are new and of high quality....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    The toilet is in a separate WC; double sinks and steam room....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Lovely fixtures, easy access shower and natural stone....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Off the Family area and the Open Alcove up stairs ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • steam bath in master, viking range, washer drier available on 3+ night stays, baby grand piano, feather beds on all beds, large screen TV in entertainment room...moreless


  • Books:

    In library there is a chess table ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen 60' TV in Library/TV Room...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This is in a rural setting with the Inverness Ridge in the distance, and Black/ Elephant Mountain and adjacent hills to the East....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Dining room is situated in the Great Room next to the piano. Can have a casual meal in the kitchen also. Dining table custom made with antique chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    'Natural' air conditioning provided by the environment; there is a ceiling fan for those rare days that it may be needed....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    1 car can optionally be parked in the garage...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air central heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Provided through local Horizon Cable Co...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Part of great room with beamed ceilings...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Land line provided; Cell service not avialable...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    On 3+ day stays...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    ample pots and pans and cooking utensils; ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 6+, William Sonoma dishes and good serving ware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large kitchen with views with plenty of counter area for food prep; 2 sinks; Viking 4 burner range...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Part of free standing Viking...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    salt, pepper, misc herbs, starter coffee beans, teas and flour and sugar...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 burner gas Viking ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Max 4 adults. No children. Jets preset 4 hours each am & pm. Every effort is made to assure tub is operational. If a mechanical makes tub unusable, full rental rates still apply....moreless

  • Sauna:

    Steam Room (wet) as part of bath in Master...moreless



from 34 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • non-refundable cleaning $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%


Call for rates for extended stays; early or late checkouts; Holiday rates; specials; midweek only and less than 3 night stays. Written signed agreement is requested. Cancellation fees apply if booking confirmed. Full forfeiture 45 days or less from stay. Details in property description.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Wesstern Saloon
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Blue and Gold and San Francisco Bay Ferries
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

visits to wine country and San Francisco an hour by car, Point Reyes National Seashore 4 minutes from the property, coded gate, several outdoor seating areas with bucolic views


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1979

About the owner: Our family ( 4 generations of Californians) have Northern California in our blood and the natural beauty of Point Reyes draws us together in this little edge of heaven, helping define us as outdoors lovers. We have spent much of our free time in adventure travel throughout the world. In the year 2000 we decided to celebrate by walking across Europe. We started at the North Sea and 4 months and 1,100 miles later found ourselves in Geneve. Traveling on remote pathways we stayed at countless vacation homes and bed and breakfasts. It was with that experience in mind that we designed One Mesa for short and extended stays. Our hope is that our guests will feel that our lovely home provides them the comfort and beauty that makes this the spot you will always come back.

Why the Owner Chose Point Reyes Station, CA, USA:
We discovered the wonder of Point Reyes over 30 years ago when we would come to the Pt Reyes National Sea Shore to be in nature and get away from the city on weekends. We fell in love with this amazing corner of the world, with its little village, surrounded by a wild and natural beauty that is hard to believe is so close to a metropolitan center. This is a perfect place to walk,hike,bike, do photography,horseback ride, kayak,paint,read, write or just plain BE. A great vacation spot for nature lovers and those wanting easy access to places like San Francisco, Napa,and Sonoma, while being in a quiet world away from the 'maddening crowd'.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This lovely Mesa Road house, behind an electric gate, is on the sunny Pt Reyes mesa, is so centrally located that you can walk to town, drive 5 miles up to Marshall for a quick Kayak, an oyster or two on the Bay or pop over (National Park HQ 2 miles away) to the National Sea Shore Park for an all day hike...or just sit on the decks, in the gardens and enjoy the sky, the birds and the hot tub right without leaving the property! The deer do come right into the back field and the occasional bobcat has been seen prowling about. We spot Hawk and other feathered friends just sitting still.

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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  • The Great Room

    The Great Room

  • Entrance Hall

    Entrance Hall

  • The King bed with feather bed topper in the master

    The King bed with feather bed topper in the master

  • Fancy frames in the master

    Fancy frames in the master

  • Master Bath Sink area is made from an old LA city schools lab desk form the 30s

    Master Bath Sink area is made from an old LA city schools lab desk form the 30s

  • Front country lawn with old willow

    Front country lawn with old willow

  • Sunsetting over the Inverness Ridge. From the back deck

    Sunsetting over the Inverness Ridge. From the back deck

  • One of the 'neighborhood' deer families. They would like in to eat the flowers!!

    One of the 'neighborhood' deer families. They would like in to eat the flowers!!

  • Upper garden

    Upper garden

  • Dining Area in Great Room

    Dining Area in Great Room

  • The foot of the bed in the princess room...

    The foot of the bed in the princess room...

  • Antique mirror silver leafed in 2nd bath

    Antique mirror silver leafed in 2nd bath

  • The front lawn and spring flowers shining curb side

    The front lawn and spring flowers shining curb side

  • A Point Reyes rainbow crowning Quails' Run

    A Point Reyes rainbow crowning Quails' Run

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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