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Stunning View Over the Bay

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

900 square feet, one bedroom with deck & sauna

An attractive setting with a view of San Francisco Bay and beyond, this wonderfully newly refurnished and comfortable one bedroom apartment is located in Larkspur. It is just 10 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge by car, or 30 minutes to downtown San Francisco by ferry. In addition, Napa Valley is 45 minutes north while Stinson beach is only a 20 minutes west.

This sunny unit is quiet and private with its own entrance. It includes a large deck, accessible from both the bedroom and the living room where you can relax and enjoy the view. This lovely retreat is within a short distance to numerous conveniences: shopping centers, Movie Theater, gym, restaurants and great outdoor.

Inside, the property has nice furnishings, from 'carrera' marble counter tops, a full kitchen, to a new bathroom with heated flooring and a sauna. The apartment can sleep four people and is perfect for those wishing to relax and enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, biking or visiting San Francisco and Wine country.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About Lionel

Lionel LaFite is a good friend of Bill Clinton :) French native and US citizen by choice, live in San Francisco since 1980. Married and father of two, he loves hospitality. He own and managed restaurant for 30 years. Bicycling, go karting and skiing are his outdoor pastime. Wine and food of course complete the rest of his favorite things to do.

Lionel purchased this apartment in 2000

Why Lionel chose Larkspur

view, location, very comfortable apartment , very convenient next to Bon Air Shopping center, 10 minutes to the Golden Gate Bridge, 30 by ferry to San Francisco downtown

What makes this apartment unique

view, location, very quiet and upscale apartment


Larkspur Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , heated floor, sauna
  • new
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • large bedroom 20x18 view
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Stunning View Over the Bay
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews
Philadelphia Pa

A pleasure to stay here

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our visit. Lionel and Graziella were friendly and helpful and the place was clean and comfortable. Close to the SF ferry and lots of other great stuff. The deck is my favorite!! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. I’m glad you had a great time See you soon Cheers Lionel
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Peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The property is exactly as advertised, in a quiet neighborhood with stunning views. The apartment is well appointed with virtually everything you would expect from your own home, including pots and pans, plates and utensils, towels, toilet paper, and tissues. The owners, Lionel and Graciela (sp?), live in the apartment upstairs and are warm, welcoming, and gracious hosts. The apartment is 2-3 minutes from several food stores and restaurants, as well as the 101 Freeway, giving you quick access throughout Marin County and South to San Francisco, which is roughly 30-45 minutes away. The apartment also overlooks, among other things, the Larkspur ferry terminal, which provides passenger service to both the San Francisco main terminal and direct to AT&T Park on Giants game days. Really convenient location. The property is very quiet and peaceful despite being so close to so much and the porch is perfect for just sitting and enjoying the views. We can’t recommend this property strongly enough and are already contemplating our next trip to the Bay Area, with plans to return to this wonderful apartment!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time in San Francisco

  • 5 of 5

The place is wonderful. The view is stunning. Great host Lionel and Graziella. Its close to everything. The pictures of the house reflect exactly what it is, Thank You so much we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mario I’m glad you had a great time Cheers Lionel
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Amazing place with amazing view to go along with it!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for a week during a short recovery after a surgery with my mother. I'm so glad I picked this place. It was quiet and peaceful and made my recovery easy. Waking up to that view every morning reminded me just how beautiful life is! Lionel and his wife were great hosts. The sauna was an added bonus too. I will definitely stay here again and will definitely recommend this to anyone that asks.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m glad you enjoy the place and you had a good recovery This our goal Thank you
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Perfect flat in perfect Location for San Francisco Area

  • 5 of 5

Amazing flat with fantastic views. Apartment has everything you need. We stayed one week and had a fantastic time!! Extremly nice hosts! They even bought a brand new baby crib for our baby in advance.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you
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  • 5 of 5

Our overall experience of this VRBO with a view of Larkspur Landing was fabulous!!! Our host so gracious and friendly while allowing for privacy at the same time. The apartment was well appointed, clean, with lots of morning light and the location afforded easy access to all of Marin County and to the city. Very pleased!!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Im very glad that you had a wonderful time.! Come visit us anytime
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Marin Brewing Company
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Larkspur ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Peacok gap golf course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
San Rafael Smart train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gott's Roadside
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Squaw Velley
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Stinson beach
Car: recommended

Marin county is where Mountain bike was invented. Mt Tamalpais is minutes away. A spectacular view of San Francisco at the top of the mountain. Wild life is omnipresent, deers, hawks,


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Pet Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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