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Breathtaking Views of San Francisco, Golden Gate, Bay & R/S Bridges

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 180 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
180 nights

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms.

Mediterranean style home, beautifully & fully furnished, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath. Breathtaking views of the San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, Golden Gate, Bay & San Rafael/Richmond Bridges, Angel & Treasure Island, Tiburon/Belvedere Peninsula, Marin & Sausalito. Easy access to The Napa/Sonoma Wine Country, the East Bay & Berkeley.

Short walk to the bus stop that connects to BART (train) that takes one anywhere in the S.F. Bay Area, even Silicon Valley. Great for vacation, visiting professors/short term work.The town of Point Richmond is quaint, charming, arty with restaurants, life theater, small cinema, bank, swimming in the plunge,walking/ hiking trails, sailing, and only half-hour from San Francisco.

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Owner
Toula Siacotos
Member since: 2014
Speaks: greek, Greek
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 24, 2016

About Toula Siacotos

I had the home build in 2003, moved in in 2004.

I'm originally from Greece. I'm a retired psychotherapist, and have recently published a book: New White Sandals, A Memoir

Toula Siacotos purchased this house in 2004

Why Toula Siacotos chose San Francisco Bay Area

I love living here. The community offers a simple, relaxed environment, while being close to everything, San Francisco, The Wine Country,etc. The home is quite lovely, with 180 degrees of unobstructed views of the San Francisco Bay, S. F. Marin, etc.

What makes this house unique

The views are breathtaking; the environment open, spaces, extremely comfortable.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Breathtaking Views of San Francisco, Golden Gate, Bay & R/S Bridges
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
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2 bedroom not 3

  • 2 of 5

Toula has a beautiful home that has fantastic views of the SF bay area. Her home is listed as a 3 bedroom, but it is not. Upon arrival, we found that one of the "bedrooms" is an office with a sofa bed and a blow-up mattress. the air mattress was on the floor. This was disappointing for our guest and for us as we felt misled. It appeared that the owner lived there and had quickly done a surface cleaning of the house. In fact, in the master bathroom, there was a tissue with shavings from her eyeliner pencil sitting on the bathroom counter. When we rented the home, Toula required me to purchase an additional insurance policy as well as giving her a security deposit and a cleaning fee. The night before we left, I called Toula, left a message, emailed and texted her for any special instructions on how she would like us to leave her house. NO response. We stripped the sheets and put them in the laundry room, started the dishwasher and wiped down counters and straightened things up. After 7 days of no response, as to when we would receive our deposit back, we finally heard from the insurance company. Toula had filed a claim regarding the sofa bed. Apparently, our guest had put the bed back in wrong? I still don't understand this, but Toula said she had to call someone to help her get it out. She filed a $75 claim and later that week we received our full deposit. The insurance paid the claim. She was difficult and not willing to speak with us. Stay at your own risk.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark's review isn't based on fact: The house is my personal residence and is a 3/brm 2 1/2 bath as listed. The house is thoroughly cleaned. The 2nd guest bedroom has a full size sofa bed. The sofa bed has a mattress & on top of the mattress I use an air mattress for extra comfort for guests. The air mattress is on top of the mattress & not on the floor as Mark has indicated. However, Mark or his guest took it upon themselves to place the air mattress on the floor & folded the bed incorrectly back into the sofa causing it to jam. I tried to unjam the bed for sometime, however, unsuccessfully, where I needed to call someone to help me. Mark never called or emailed or text me before he left, if he had, I certainly would have responded. On the contrary, I have to disagree with Mark, I'm very easy to deal with & highly responsive. I find these statements a little unusual. The only contact we had to my recollection was his email to me re. the $75 insurance claim re. the jammed bed, which I responded w/ a full explanation. Mark wasn't treated any differently than other guests. As the listing indicates, I charge a cleaning deposit, security deposit & Insurance. Guests usually get their full deposit returned, as Mark did. Mark's questionable review is highly disingenuous.
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with terrific views of the bay. Had all the amenities we needed to make it very nice vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great...!!! Nice location, relaxed and convenient for San Fran + Napa

  • 4 of 5

Hi Toula we just wanted to say that we had a great break and really enjoyed the property, so a Big Thank You from us all :-)

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you & family enjoyed your stay, you are all welcome back any time! Sorry we didn't get a chance to meet...
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Goodyear, AZ
4

Great location and wonderful views!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time on our vacation and staying in this lovely home was a bonus! The home has a great set up and is very comfortable. The views from the deck were spectacular and we couldn't have been more pleased with the location. The property is close to BART & the Larkspur ferry to get into the city. The drive to the Golden Gate was only about 30 minutes and getting to the wine country was very easy. The little downtown area had great places to eat and do a little shopping. We would definitely rent this property again.

GC

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Great family home on a quite hill. Beautiful and the home was fully stocked with all that we needed. Relaxing time for me and my family.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rancho Mirage, CA
5

Bette

  • 5 of 5

This getaway was perfect for our needs for a group to attend my granddaughter's graduation from Berkeley. The views were wonderful and the house beautiful. I would hesitate having toddlers and any children under 7 or 8 - only because the house has many beautiful things that I would not want destroyed if I were either the owner or the renter. I would certainly return in the future. The town and restaurants are great. Thanks for letting us enjoy your home!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
1/2 hr.Oakland airport, 1/hr to SFO.,45/mis Wine C
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
15/mis. to Larkspur, 20/mis. to Sausalito & Tiburo
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
1/2 hr. S.F.
Nearest Train
7 Miles
12 mis. To Richmond BART
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
couple mis. to I-80 & 580
Nearest Ski
250 Miles
3-4 hrs. Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
small beach in town, 1/2 hr. to beaches in S.F.
Car: recommended

The home & area is quiet & relaxing. The town offers several good restaurants, live theater, a small cinema, concerts, art galleries, swimming in the 'plunge', walking, hiking, sailing. It's close to the Napa/Sonoma Wine Country, U.C. Berkeley, Sausalito, Tiburon. The water view & S.F. is unparalleled.

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Rates & Availability

Point Richmond House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
180 night minimum stay
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $800

From around April to Sept. 2017, the property will be available as a long-term rental 5-6 months in duration @ a discount rate of $200/night.
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Point Richmond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2170 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Master bathroom is extra large with jaccuzi tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom has view of the Bay.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Panoramic views, reminds one of a private resort, quiet & relaxed, yet a lot to do locally and in the Bay Area

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