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Beautiful 2-bedroom Private Cottage, Close To Woods And City!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2-bedroom, 1 Bath With All Upscale Amenities Set In Lush Gardens.

In a residential neighborhood, on private grounds that are professionally landscaped and maintained. Adjacent to owners' home with private entry and no adjoining walls. Spacious (approximately 1200 sq. ft.) with 2 bedrooms, one bathroom, all appliances including dishwasher, disposal, microwave, range, refrigerator with ice maker, full size washer and dryer. Hardwood floors, carpeting and vaulted ceilings throughout with ceiling fans in master bedroom and 2nd bedroom. Three skylights. Wood burning fireplace. Front deck with wooded valley views, private patio in back amid landscaped terraces, redwood and fruit trees. Off-street parking. Bike from the driveway to the trails on Mt. Tamalpais, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Sausalito. Easy freeway access to San Francisco...just 7 minutes to the Golden Gate Bridge!

THIS PROPERTY IS FOR GUESTS OLDER THAN 10. Please, no inquiries for families with children younger than 10. 

 Minutes from San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, Downtown Mill Valley and all that Marin County in Northern California has to offer! 



More Details

Owner
Julie Austin
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Julie Austin

We are the owners of a property that has a long, successful history here in Mill Valley. We intend to keep the good times rolling by offering the best service and amenities in the Bay Area! We live in the house on the property that allows us to be available for all traveler needs, but we highly value your privacy!

Julie Austin purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Julie Austin chose Mill Valley

We chose this property for the same reasons you will. The property is GORGEOUS (with a capital G)! The vacation rental has a feeling of tranquility, of serenity, but has the appeal of also being close to anything you can imagine! Want to go to historic Muir Woods? You'll be 15 minutes from the entrance. Want night life and great shopping? Either drive your car or take the bus (1 block away) to Union Square in downtown San Francisco, 20 minutes away.

What makes this cottage unique

The lovely unit has an expansive front porch, where you'll enter the home and be in the glow of the living room skylight. If it's chilly, start a fire in the wood-burning fireplace. Kick off your shoes and go onto the private back flagstone patio, where you'll be surrounded by rose bushes and bird houses.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed for 3 nights at the cottage, and we had a great experience. The place was so cute, and decorated really well. It was super clean and quiet, and the bed was great! There are instructions for all the tvs and appliances (we are really bad with tvs, so it helped), and both tvs had full movie channels. It was cool to have that at the end of sightseeing.

Julie was so nice, and so helpful, but was only there when we needed her - she didn't hover :)
May 2014
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Amenities

Mill Valley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full washer/dryer is in the bathroom.
  • The bath also has a skylight!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Both rooms have ample closet space, with the master having its own TV/DVD player. The second bedroom has a sliding glass door onto the back private patio.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Weekly cleaning is included in all stays 7 nights or more.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Beautiful 2-bedroom Private Cottage, Close To Woods And City!
average rating of 4.90566 based on 54 reviews
Seattle, Washington
5

Peaceful Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay here. Always traveling for business. The cottage is clean and quiet in a great location. Close to everything Marin. Hope to stay again in the future!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Charles, IL
4

Weekend away...

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was very nice. The accomodations were just what we needed. Very clean, roomy, comfortable and great location for what we needed. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and easy access to everything

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location for our 5-day vacation. With only 2-bedrooms, we brought an air bed so our teens could sleep separately from each other. The sofa would have been fine though. It was roomy enough for us to stretch out and relax after our busy days. Kitchen was well appointed and had a few basics we didn't need to buy, like sugar, tea, cooking spray, etc. which was appreciated. Lovely views, although unfortunately we visited during the North bay fire tragedy, so visibility was impaired. Lovely landscaping. Nice Sky lights. Overall, we were very pleased and would recommend it to friends. Our security deposit was promptly refunded, too! Julie was very responsive with our questions.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home amongst the trees of Mill Valley. Attached to the owner's home but they are lovely welcoming people who give you your privacy but are there should you need them.

The house is clean and well equipped, with many extra touches that you don't often get in a rental property. There was plenty of space to chill out, and the balcony in the morning gets the sun so is a lovely place to relax.

The location is a short drive from the Golden Gate Bridge for easy access to San Francisco, but also perfect for the beaches and woods in Mill Valley, as well as lovely Sausalito.

We'd love to return!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

This Mill Valley property was everything we hoped it would be! It was clean and quiet and close to everything we wanted to see in the bay area. We would definitely recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mill Valley vacation

  • 4 of 5

Great location, home owners friendly and respectful of our privacy. We enjoyed our stay.

House was accurately described, well appointed and we had everything we needed.

Suggest the oven is cleaned, when we roasted some vegetables there was lots of smoke.

I would recommend this location

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
2am Club
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Larkspur Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
101
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Stinson Beach
Car: recommended

Our property is in the most ideal location. We are situated in a quiet, residential neighborhood, walking distance from a gorgeous park. We are also 7 minutes from the Golden Gate Bridge and 10 from San Francisco proper! We have every possible recreational activity, so a guest can be alone in Muir Woods, or in the middle of Union Square!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

Travelers will sign a lease prior to arrival, and will receive policies and procedures to further clarify rules of the cottage. The cottage allows a maximum of 4 guests - this is not flexible. Please contact us with any questions!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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