Vacation Home Overlooking Heart's Desire Beach at Tomales Bay(30 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5)
Helen's House is a cabin style home which has a large living room with a stone fireplace, dining area and king bedroom, all with picture windows which have scenic vistas of Tomales Bay. The property also has an outdoor campfire area as well as a picnic area with wood slab tables and gas barbecue which also overlooks Tomales Bay and the State Park lands.
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.
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Member since: 2004
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Full Bath has a Jacuzzi tub.
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
Beneteau Oceanis 41 available for Charter Sails on San Francisco Bay as a way to start or end your stay. Boston Whaler Montauk 17 available for fishing or sightseeing charter on Tomales Bay. ...moreless
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Processing $20
- Tax Rate 10%
Check-in time: 3:00 PM Check-out time: 11:00 AM
Holidays $225/night / 3 night min / Plus 10% tax
Rates are for two / Additional guests are $20/person/night (5 people max)
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 re-book, less processing fees.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1954
About the owner: Barbie & Jeff Fairchild
Why the Owner Chose Inverness, CA, USA:
This property was purchased by my grandparents and is now owned by our family. We grew up here enjoying the beaches, trails, nature and beauty, and hope to share it with our guests.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Helen's House is a beautiful rustic retreat that offers a getaway from the hectic daily grind and allows one to get back in sync with the peacefulness of nature. We are away from it all, and in the middle of it all being surrounded by the Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park.
- Primary: 415-669-1532
- Tertiary: +1 4156691532
Links to more information:
Helen's House Living Room
Helen's House Walkway
Family fun at Heart's Desire & Indian Beach
Indian Beach Reflections
Tomales Point Trail Vista
Windy, Wavy & Wild on the Great Beach
Helen's House Dining Area
Living Room & Dining Area
Helen's House Entrance Porch
Picnic with a view
Blue Waters Kayak rentals only minutes away!
Inverness Store Landmark
Tule Elk at Pierce Point
Pelicans at Abbott's Lagoon
This listing was first published here in 2004.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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