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2nd Best View Home in Mill Valley

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,626 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3BD/2BA with water views (sleeps 5)

Can you find a better view than this?

Enjoy the sunrise and moonlight views.

Open floor plan, renovated kitchen, hardwood floor, wood fireplace, 46" HD TV, and Wi-Fi. 10 min drive to GG Bridge, 20 min to downtown SF, and 45min to Napa. No smoking, no pets property.

This vacation rental is designed for relaxation. The amazing bay view greets you upon entering the front door. The view stretches across Richardson Bay to the Oakland hills and beyond. The property is a peaceful 3BD/2BA 2-level home located in a quiet residential neighborhood just 5 minutes from downtown Mill Valley and highway 101. The upstairs has open floor plan, enjoys all day sun with floor to ceiling mirrors and windows which adds to the outdoor feel. Beautiful oak hardwood floors throughout the ~1620 sq. ft. home. This home is just minutes away from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Beach, Muir Woods, Sausalito, Stinson Beach, and San Francisco. Napa and Sonoma Counties are just 45 minutes away. If access to both the outdoors and the City is important to you, this place is perfect!

A custom kitchen has granite countertops, wood cabinets, Wolf gas range, stainless steel refrigerator, wine cooler, dishwasher and microwave. The kitchen is fully equipped and the view from the kitchen window is magnificent. The kitchen flows to the dining area which has a table that can seat up to 6 people. The living room has a cozy seating area to enjoy the wood burning fireplace and watch shows on a 55' smart HDTV. The property is equipped with wireless internet.

The master bedroom, located downstairs, has California king bed with breathtaking bay view, a walk-in closet and dresser. The master bathroom offers two sinks, separate shower and jetted bathtub and water view. A full size washer and dryer are in the laundry area adjacent to the master bath. The upstairs ‘garden’ bedroom has a queen bed, 46" HDTV and large dresser. A twin bed is in the third bedroom with 29" TV/DVD, desk and computer chair.

Outdoor spaces include a long, 3-ft wide redwood deck spanning the kitchen, dining and living rooms perfect for enjoying the water and mountain views. A spacious redwood deck in front is good for relaxing with a book or watching the hummingbirds in the garden. Both are furnished with patio furniture.

The steep driveway can accommodate 2 cars and it is highly recommended to back up to park. There is a short flight of steps from the driveway to the front door.

The location is ideally suited for

• Romantic get-away

• Vacations

• Family or guest holiday visits

• Business travel

• Extended stays due to relocation or house-hunting

• Temporary housing due to home construction, alterations or additions

Ideal location to enjoy the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, the Mountain Play, the Marin Theatre Company, the Throckmorton Theatre, Sweetwater Music Hall, and quick access to numerous biking and hiking trails. Easy access to Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Tennessee Valley Trail head, Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Mt. Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Sea Shore, Napa, Sonoma. Mill Valley is only a 2-1/2 hour day trip to Monterrey & Carmel and 4 hours to Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park.

More Details

Owner
Ruby Casareno
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, japanese, filipino
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Ruby Casareno

We moved to Mill Valley in 1998. We love the area so much that we owned properties within a 2 mile radius of our current location. We started with a 1BD/1BA condo, located across the bay from this house. In 2001, we upgraded to a single family home with lots of trees in the backyard. In 2006, we purchased this property which is our favorite so far and would like to share our home as your base for exploring the Bay area.

Ruby Casareno purchased this house in 2006

Why Ruby Casareno chose Almonte

We love the panoramic view of the bay, which extends all the way to the East Bay on a clear day. The reflection of the moon on the water is such a spectacular sight. Plus, you get to witness the nice colors of sunrise.

What makes this house unique

Easy access to Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Tennessee Valley Trail head, Sausalito, Tiburon, Angel Island, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Mt. Tamalpais, Point Reyes National Sea Shore, Napa, Sonoma. Mill Valley is only a 2-1/2 hour day trip to Monterrey & Carmel and 4 hours to Lake Tahoe or Yosemite National Park.

Guestbook comments from the owner

While our friends enjoyed SF, we stayed here and enjoyed your digs. It's a beautiful place! Thanks for sharing.
May 2016
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Amenities

Almonte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1626 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No outdoor shoes inside the house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double sink; water view; located in the master suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , one sink; located on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with water view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Garden view and 46" HDTV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Garden view, TV/DVD and office space
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

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2nd Best View Home in Mill Valley
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 78 reviews
brooklyn New york
5

Outstanding. You can tell Ruby really cares about making her guests comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Between all the travel guides and the board games Ruby makes the stay easy and enjoyable. Jerry

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely stay

  • 5 of 5

My colleagues and I had a great time at Ruby's house. Very clean, great amenities and fantastic view/location. Ruby was very communicative and willing to help if needed. We will be staying here again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our short stay this past weekend. The house was beautiful and clean. Ruby left us a nice bottle of wine and always responded quickly when I had questions. We were there for a family wedding, so we didn't have a lot of time to explore, but the house is centrally located not far from San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Muir Woods, Wine country, etc.

The driveway is very steep, but with the backup camera on my car, I had no problems getting in and out.

We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful! Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

The house is so beautifully located and the view!!! I don't know how it is the 2nd best view, seemed like the 1st to me! Being from the midwest, I could have just sat and looked at the view forever.

Everything is in perfect working order, very clean, and well supplied.

I did not try and navigate the driveway, and just parked on the street. We had no problem finding parking on the street, but had to walk a little, not a big deal.

The place is just perfect and I hope we can return.

The Ross Family

Springfield, IL

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our three children traveled from near and far (Cleveland Cincinnati North Hollywood and Kauai) to be together to celebrate a family wedding in the Bay Area. Our accommodations could not have been more perfect. It is truly the BEST view in Mill Valley. Thank you Ruby for your hospitality. We would definitely return!

The Holmes Family

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Auburn, CA
5

A very welcoming house.

  • 5 of 5

We felt the hospitality the moment we walked in. Amazing views of the the bay and the Marin hills. Ruby is an amazing host, provided everything we needed to make our stay easy and memorable. We had no troubles going from the house to Mill Valley or San Francisco using rideshare, was great to leave the car on the driveway for our stay. Will always see if this house is available when we plan trips to the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mill Valley Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Buckeye
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Tennessee Valley Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 13.0%

Check in after 4 pm, check out by 11 am. Please make arrangements with owner regarding early check in/late check out. Personal checks and bank to bank payment accepted. Lodging tax of 10% is waived for stays of more than 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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