About the property
- Studio600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
Hi House is a unique elevated studio style glass home located ridgetop amidst Bishop Pines overlooking Tomales Bay State Park and the Point Reyes National Seashore. Situated on five acres and completely surrounded by State Park and National Seashore, this tree top home is the perfect getaway for two. Just relax in comfort neslted in the swaying trees, or venture and explore the historic lighthouse, ocean & bay beaches, or hiking trails and numerous other activities located just minutes away. Your access to this unique home is by a spiral staircase at the back of the house. Due to the unique nature and features of Hi House, children are not permitted.
Located on Pierce Point peninsula at the entrance to Tomales Bay State Park, The Trees By Tomales Bay consists of two private vacation homes situated on 5 acres. The property features spectacular views of Tomales Bay and Abbotts Lagoon, and is surrounded on all sides by State Park and National Seashore.
Enjoy the solitude and peacefullness of our unique setting amidst bishop pines, oaks and beautiful vistas, or venture to the beaches and trails of Tomales Bay State Park (5 minutes) or the many vistas, trails, historic sites and beaches of the Point Reyes National Seashore (5-15 minutes).
POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE comprises over 100 square miles, including 32,000 acres of coastal wilderness area. Estuaries, windswept beaches, coastal scrub grasslands, salt and freshwater marshes, and coniferous forests create a haven of 80 miles of unspoiled and undeveloped coastline. Abundant recreational opportunities include 147 miles of hiking trails, backcountry campgrounds, and numerous beaches, including over 10 continuous miles of unspoiled beach. Kayaking, biking, hiking, beachcombing, surf fishing, seasonal whale and elephant seal watching, bird watching and wildlife viewing are just a few of the activities awaiting your visit. Additionally, you can explore geology, Coast Miwok Indian culture or Lighthouse history by visiting the many historic sites within the park. Located just an hour’s drive from the San Francisco Bay Area, the Seashore is a great escape from a busy city life.
TOMALES BAY STATE PARK is comprised of a 2,000-acre day-use park which features four gently sloping, surf-free beaches, protected from winds by Inverness Ridge, the backbone of the Point Reyes Peninsula, as well as forests, fields, hills, meadows and marshes - each with its own plant life, including varieties of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. One of the finest remaining virgin groves of Bishop pine in California is in the park's Jepson Memorial Grove. Wildlife in the area includes foxes, raccoons, badgers, weasels, chipmunks, squirrels, rabbits, deer, bobcats, skunks, wood rats, field mice, moles and other animals. There are also land and sea birds, including the spotted owl, quail, goldfinches, puffins, great blue heron, pelicans, ruddy ducks, woodpeckers, meadowlarks - and more. The park has hiking trails connecting all its bay beaches, and is a popular place for picnicking, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, clamming and boating.
Keywords: Elevated Tree Top Glass House
Jeff and Barbie Fairchild
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- May 24, 2018
About Jeff and Barbie Fairchild
Jeff & Barbie Fairchild Retired restauranteurs, we now enjoy our grandchildren, sailing, boating, travelling and enjoying all the wonders of our current home here in the heart of Point Reyes National Seashore.
Jeff and Barbie Fairchild purchased this Studio in 1954
Why Jeff and Barbie Fairchild chose Inverness
This property was purchased as a vacation home by my grandparents. They added a second home, Hi House, in 1960. My siblings and I purchased the property from the family(s) in 1974. We rented occasionally to friends, and in 2004 my wife and I began to offer the homes as vacation rentals.
What makes this Studio unique
Peace, solitude, nature. Surrounded by Tomales Bay State Park and the Point Reyes National Seashore. Property is isolated, yet only minutes from the seashore, bay, hiking, biking, birding, whale watching and dining.
Sports & Adventure Activities
A destination unto itself
Fabulous environment and location! Very clean and comfortable. Hope to visit again
The views are amazing and the windows gave the house an open feeling. What a wonderful way to wake up to the sunrise and bask in the warmth of the sunset. Thank you for a great weekend.
The treehouse was more beautiful than we had expected! Views from everywhere - truly wonderful experience!
Beautiful views and solitude.
We’ll be back..
The house is situated in the trees and provides a very relaxing space to relax and unplug.
We loved the setting, watching the sunrise surrounded by nature. This place was very comfortable and beautiful, and all our needs were met. We slept so well! And great communication.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Check-in time: 3:00 PM Check-out time: 11:00 AM Maximum 2 Adult Guests, no children. Cancellations must be 14 days in advance of stay for full refund,less processing fees. For any cancellation within 14 days of stay we will refund any portion we are able to rebook, less processing fees.