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Living room with surround sound and flat screen tv

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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

3,000 square foot spacious & private 4 plus bedroom/3 bath. The main floor has a gorgeous light filled entry hall, beautiful in-laid hardwood floors, a comfortable spacious living room (with tv, surround sound & on demand and netflix), a comfortable library, a formal dining room, gourmet chef's kitchen with granite, breakfast nook and breakfast bar and Professional Series Thermador range (with warming lamps). Three bedrooms and a spacious (fully enclosed and insulated) sleeping porch (with two additional single beds) upstairs. Downstairs has an in-law unit with bedroom and full bath.
Private, shady back patio with BBQ and seating for up to 12.
This is the perfect home base for a wonderful bay area vacation. 10 mile drive to the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco or travel by water on the ferry straight into downtown San Francisco. But after a day of sight seeing in foggy San Francisco, return to sunny, beautiful San Anselmo and your peaceful spacious home. In addition to its proximity to San Francisco, the house is a few blocks from downtown San Anselmo, walking distance from the town of Fairfax, and close to West Marin, beaches, wine country and more.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We have a lot of stairs so while children of all ages are welcome, it may not be the easiest house for toddlers. We have a lot of games, puzzles, legos, etc available for use. We are not toddler/child proof....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Sleeping Porch: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 double

    Inlaw unit's day bed can become king (or 2 singles)...moreless

  • The three main bedrooms (Queen, double and double) are all upstairs. There is also a large, fully enclosed, fully insulated sleeping porch with two single beds on either end and lovely views. Also plenty of floor space and a queen sized aerobed available if wanted. The fourth bedroom is downstairs in the in-law unit. The cozy (small!) bedroom has a double bed and a full bathroom. The in-law unit also has a small Living room complete with a sink, mini-fridge and microwave as well as a day bed that can function as two single beds or 'pop up' and made into a king sized bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library off of LR with beautiful view, comfortable leather chair and extensive reading materials!...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of puzzles and board games...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Upright piano in library with some music books. Pandora can e easily streamed through Roku/TV with surround sound...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Xfinity on demand upstairs TV only. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround sound...moreless

  • Television:

    Wall mounted flat screeen tv with cable, on demand, netflix and hulu, Surround sound in LIving Room. Second tv (with only netflix, amazon, hulu, no cable) downstairs in in-law unit...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Seats 6 to 10 but 10 is a squeeze (and need to bring chairs from kitchen). Do it every holiday however!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Gorgeous in-laid hardwood floor, area rug, large Pottery Barn couch and leather chair. Wall mounted flat screeen tv, recessed lighting...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two car off-street parking, plenty of street parking within the block....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Landline for local calls only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Caphalon 12 cup automatic...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of dishes, bowls, platters, serving and regular utensils, glassware, and barware....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Chef's kitchen with granite counters, Professional stove with warming racks, henckles knives & Caphalon pots and pans. Kitchen table seats 4, breakfast bar seats an additional 2....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave in kitchen and another downstairs in the in-law unit/fourth bedroom ...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    This is our home, not a vacation rental. There will be all the basics (and then some!) in the pantry....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Professional Series Thermador range, 4 burners, grill, gas, warming racks...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small balcony overlooking back yard from MBR...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Available for rental within walking distance of the house....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio with lots of shade, privacy and seating off the kitchen and dining room...moreless

  • Golf:

    San Geronimo Golf Course and McInnis Golf within 15 minutes, numerous other courses...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small lawn out front, lush garden in back....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber charcoal ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public courts at nearby parks, numeorus private tennis clubs (lessons open to the public) ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Two within two miles. Two with waterslides within 15 minutes....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$450
$2,950

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning $175
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 08/09/2016
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco or Oakland Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
La Loggia
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Larkspur Landing
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
L'Appart Resto
140 Miles
Nearest Ski
Dodge Ridge
16 Miles
Nearest Beach
Rodeo Beach, Sausalito

Car: Recommended

Centrally located in sunny Marin, San Anselmo is only 10 miles North of San Francisco with a fast ferry to San Francisco (or a short drive over Golden Gate Bridge), and very easy access to Muir Woods, Sausalito, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Point Reyes National Seashore, Stinson Beach, Muir Beach, Bolinas, and the world-famous Napa/Sonoma Wine Country.

The town of San Anselmo has a charming, creek-side downtown district a few blocks from the house with cafes, restaurants, bakeries, book stores and wine bars. Readers of Sunset Magazine voted San Anselmo “Best in the West” for antiquing because of its' charming small town ambiance, views of the seminary and Mount Tam and over 30 antique stores within walking distance of each other. The town of Fairfax, with live music venues, a movie theater, restaurants, bars and shopping is only 1.6 miles from the house.

For the outdoor enthusiasts, there are abundant hiking trails and open space areas. There is a trail head within a short walk of the house, and a longer walk or short drive (1.5 miles) will take you to Natalie Coffin Greene Park and Phoenix Lake with shorter hikes and mountain biking as well as access to all the Mount Tam trails. Bike rentals are available in town.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We enjoy taking the ferry to San Francisco, walking to town, hiking the nearby trails, camping, eating and cooking.

Why the Owner Chose San Anselmo, CA, USA:
An inviting, spacious, wonderful family home, it is also perfect for entertaining. We love cooking gourmet meals in the fabulous kitchen and sharing cocktails or a glass of wine with friends on the back terrace or in the library or living room.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love this location. We can go into San Francisco, visit the beach, wine country, Muir Woods, or the rural beauty of Point Reyes. In five minutes, we can walk downtown to enjoy a meal or a coffee or a hike on the trails.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Living room with surround sound and flat screen tv

    Living room with surround sound and flat screen tv

  • Breakfast nook with table for four and Breakfast bar

    Breakfast nook with table for four and Breakfast bar

  • Leather chair & lots of windows & books make the library a perfect reading nook

    Leather chair & lots of windows & books make the library a perfect reading nook

  • Additional MBR photo showing small balcony overlooking backyard

    Additional MBR photo showing small balcony overlooking backyard

  • Double upstairs bedroom (door to left leads to sleeping porch with two singles)

    Double upstairs bedroom (door to left leads to sleeping porch with two singles)

  • Rear patio with charcoal BBQ & seating for up to 12 off the kitchen & DR

    Rear patio with charcoal BBQ & seating for up to 12 off the kitchen & DR

  • Rear terrace w/fire pit is fabulous spot for relaxing or roasting marshmellows

    Rear terrace w/fire pit is fabulous spot for relaxing or roasting marshmellows

  • The library is the perfect spot to read a book, do a puzzle or play a board game

    The library is the perfect spot to read a book, do a puzzle or play a board game

  • Main stairs leading up to three of the four bedrooms (and sleeping porch).

    Main stairs leading up to three of the four bedrooms (and sleeping porch).

  • Downstairs in-law unit with double bedroom and full bath through door

    Downstairs in-law unit with double bedroom and full bath through door

  • Living room looking into library on left and dining room on right

    Living room looking into library on left and dining room on right

  • Formal Dining Room seats up to 8, adjacent breakfast nook another 6

    Formal Dining Room seats up to 8, adjacent breakfast nook another 6

  • MBR with comfortable Queen bed (newer mattress, new memory foam topper)

    MBR with comfortable Queen bed (newer mattress, new memory foam topper)

  • Sleeping porch: 2 twin beds (either side), lots of floor space & gorgeous view

    Sleeping porch: 2 twin beds (either side), lots of floor space & gorgeous view

  • Upstairs double bedroom with a new (October 2015)  comfortable mattress.

    Upstairs double bedroom with a new (October 2015) comfortable mattress.

  • The perfect home base for a wonderful vacation!

    The perfect home base for a wonderful vacation!

  • Upper terrace fire pit for marshmallow roasting

    Upper terrace fire pit for marshmallow roasting

  • Main floor full bathroom (with shower).

    Main floor full bathroom (with shower).

  • Small downstairs double BR, part  in-law unit.  New mattress October 2015

    Small downstairs double BR, part in-law unit. New mattress October 2015

  • Daybed in downstairs in-law.  Second pull out single or pop up to king bed.

    Daybed in downstairs in-law. Second pull out single or pop up to king bed.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 15, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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