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Elegance and Ecological Meet in This Brand New Beach Cottage

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 720 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

1-bedroom 1.5-bath cottage mixes contemporary amenities with fine craftsmanship

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This superb new cottage at Stinson Beach is a splendid retreat for small families with children or for two couples. The detailed design by architect Mark Hulbert (Preservation Architecture) features radiant heat, natural trims,travertine floors and vibrant interior finishes- it’s ready for you to walk in and enjoy. Less than 200 hundred feet from the beach, the house features beautiful views of the coastal mountains, partial views of the ocean and is surrounded by gardens, decks and balconies. A covered exterior stairs connect the upstairs living area with the downstairs bedroom, adding to the indoor/outdoor feel of the beach cottage. The house is brand new and about as green as they come- compact and efficient. With radiant heat, a solar array, and LED lighting, we can’t consume much less energy. Yet the house is outfitted with the kind of conveniences we all need: satellite television service, HD TV, WIFI, blue ray disc player, and many games- so there’ll be plenty for you and your family to do. Whether it’s sports, movies or internet, it’s there.

We have direct beach access (right next door) and some of the toys you need at the beach including surfboard, portable BBQ and beach chairs for a great day at the beach. If hiking is your thing, we’re a short ten minute walk from the Dipsea Trail and Steep Ravine- two of the most stunning trails on the west coast. If you’re like us and food is a major part of your weekend, you'll enjoy our kitchen. The house is set up with linens and towels. We ask you to be very careful with your use of water, as the extreme drought has forced mandatory water rationing by the Stinson Beach Water District.

Traveling with children? PLEASE NOTE STAIRS ARE EXTERIOR Master to Living room, Dining kitchen and comfy pullout queen bed.

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More Details

Owner
Bruce Helmberger or Shannon McCauley
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Bruce Helmberger or Shannon McCauley

My wife and I just completed this house for our use together with our friends. We've spared nothing in detailing the building and we love the feel of it. We love the area- the mountains and beach- the hiking and the stars- it's a great get-away!

Bruce Helmberger or Shannon McCauley purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Bruce Helmberger or Shannon McCauley chose San Francisco Bay Area

This particular property has a unique relationship with the hills and ocean. It's within walking distance of two of our favorite trails in West Marin- Steep Ravine and the Dipsea Trail-It's close to the restaurants of the village and it's right next to the beach.

What makes this cottage unique

We've really spent time on personalizing the cottage- from creating vibrant color palettes that remind us of a certain freedom that exists at the beach, to carefully considered choices on tile, wood and lighting. For us it represents a range of decisions that is well suited to us and reinforces the feeling of being happy to be at the beach.

Amenities

Stinson Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The bathrooms are custom tiled with limestone, glass and ceramic tiles and custom fixtures.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Quiet bedroom afford great privacy and soft light. The room is brightly painted with a deep reddish paint, tongue and groove stained and beamed ceiling, and a private balcony with built in bench. Traveling with children? PLEASE NOTE STAIRS ARE EXTERIOR Master to Living room, Dining kitchen and comfy pullout queen bed. CONTACT DIRECT TO AVOID WEBSITE FEES 415-970-1045 x11 M-Th 9-3 or text 925-577-0255
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Traveling with children? PLEASE NOTE STAIRS ARE EXTERIOR Master to Living room, Dining kitchen and comfy pullout queen bed. CONTACT DIRECT TO AVOID WEBSITE FEES gcppropertymanager@gmail.com

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Elegance and Ecological Meet in This Brand New Beach Cottage
average rating of 4.7 based on 40 reviews
california
5

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed our stay here. The views of Mt Tam from the place are stunning. The house is very nice and everything is set up well so that it is comfortable. The location is close to everything we wanted to do. We walked everywhere - to the beach, restaurants, hikes and to visit friends staying nearby. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very enjoyable stay

  • 5 of 5

Beach front property is very comfortable for our group! Kid friendly and fun time!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, California
5

So close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

As the title states, it's incredibly close to the beach. You can see little bits of the beach from the living room window. With the windows open, you can hear the waves crashing.

The house itself is cozy, and intimate. It's a newer house, but was designed with a rustic style. My group agreed that the interior walls had great colors. The patio is nice, and comes with a gas grill.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfull

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Stinson Beach.That house was amazing, beautiful , modern and elegant, with a very close distance to the beach. Even though we had same rain , it was beautiful and very relaxing. Will do it again!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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kildeer, IL
3

Clean and cozy

  • 3 of 5

The house was very clean and cozy. Unfortunately we were extremely disappointed in the sleeping conditions upstairs. The twin pull out has an old worn out mattress which is really Uncomfortable. The mattress needs to be replaced asap. The queen pull out was okay. The fitted sheet does not fit and the sheets are stained. The sheets for the twin pull out are also worn out. I think for the price and the expections of the owners regarding occupants they could make the sleeping arrangements more comfortable. I wasn't thrilled with the 4pm check in and the 11am check out. A 3pm check in and 12pm check out in my opinion would have been more reasonable.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely stay!

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice, new and well built place with all the amenities you need to be super comfortable. I am sure there is a reason for having the stairs outside the house itself, but that is the only uncomfortable thing about this place. Still, we would go back in a heartbeat, except for the fact that our dog will soon reach the 30 pound limit the owners have as a rule. Boohoo...the location is perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
36 Miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
San Dollar
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Sausalito Ferry
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Fairfax Golf Course
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Amtrak/ Caltrain San Francisco
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Parkside and Sand Dollar Restaurants
Nearest Ski
219 Miles
Bear Valley Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
200 feet
Car: necessary

The location is a charming beach community arranged along a three mile sand spit on the Pacific ocean at the foot of a beautiful range of coastal hills. The site is located about 15 minutes from Muir Woods and five minutes from the Audubon Ranch Bird Sanctuary. The Bolinas Lagoon is nearby with famous seal outhauls and a stunning array of birds.

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Rates & Availability

Stinson Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$915
Flat fee
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 5 2017 - Jun 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$216
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,680
 
 
Fourth of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$915
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$915
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$915
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,220
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Eve/Day
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$915
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$255
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,680
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

All rules and policies are in the Rental Agreement.
Please note Cancellation policy: Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 100% refund minus $75 cancellation fee. Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund. There will be no refunds if cancelled less than 30 days to start of stay.

There will be a $75 handling charge for all cancellations. There will be a $75 handling charge for any changes made to your reservation. Changes are subject to availability. There will be no changes to your reservation within 30 days of the date of your stay except for extensions for which there will be no handling change.
By booking you agree that you have read and agree to the Rental Agreement provided.

Rates are subject to change in advance of rate confirmation. In the quote, Marin County Occupancy Tax is 10%, VRBO's credit card transaction fee is 3% for a total of 13.0%. Please contact Shannon at for more information about specials that are not listed on the VRBO website.
Adults must be at least 27 years old.
Additional information including Driver's License or photo ID will be required.
By booking you agree that you have read and agree to the Rental Agreement provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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