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Historic Stinson Estate

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
chateau / country house
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Stay at Willow Camp Estate and be part of the History

PLEASE KNOW THAT WE DO NOT ADVERTISE ON CRAIGSLIST!

Our estate is located on one of Stinson's oldest and most well known properties. It is surrounded by an absolutely amazing garden, which has been featured on HGTV and in Garden Design magazine. It is located only a stones throw from downtown, as well as the beach - and yet, it is one of the most private, quiet properties in Stinson. This is also one of very few properties in Stinson that offers a pool.

The house was built in 1917 and the history of it can be felt throughout the whole property. Walk through the garden and imagine walking in the footsteps of Salvador Dali and Oppenheimer as well as many other artists and intellectuals of the day. This property has seen it all, circus shows, poetry recitals, theatre and musical performances.

The main house has five bedrooms and three full bathrooms, a dining room, a spectacular living room with a magnificent fireplace and a deck with ocean views and the largest wisteria you have probably seen.

The Master bedroom has a king bed, a fireplace, a full bathroom and a door to the pool while the two of the other bedrooms have full beds with full bathrooms and the third a queen bed, but no bathroom attached.

This property really is unlike others in its

old-fashioned charm, and it has all the amenities needed although time has set its mark. Staying here transports you back in time, and will be an experience that is hard to duplicated anywhere else.

This property truly has to be experienced, it is a one of a kind.

Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a wedding or party at our beautiful property. If you would like to have your wedding/party during the high season, we rent this property together with the Carriage house (VRBO#594727) a minimum of one week. We charge $17,500 for exclusive access to the upper and lower garden, the two houses and the pool.

During low season we also rent the properties together for weddings or large events, but weekend rentals are welcome. We charge $10,000 for exclusive access to the upper and lower gardens, the two houses and the pool. This includes early check-in on Friday and late check-out on Monday. The security deposit for weddings and large parties is $7500.

More Details

Owner
Lovisa Rubin
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017

About Lovisa Rubin

Willow Camp - Empowering family memories by providing inspirational spaces.

Lovisa Rubin purchased this chateau / country house in 2012

Why Lovisa Rubin chose San Francisco Bay Area

See a part of Stinson that is rarely experienced, privacy, space and true history.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Historic Estate, Pool, Gardens, Beach Access, Walk to Town, Frogs, Deer, Birding... Family Time!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Historic Stinson Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Perfect Christmas at the Beach

  • 5 of 5

This property is really amazing and it literally goes on and on all the way down to the beach. The gardens are meticulous and full of life even in winter. The interior spaces are plenty and there are so many nooks to have a quiet conversation or read a good book. We spent Christmas with aunts, uncles, cousins and our fur babies at this five-star property. We always had a roaring fire in the humongous fireplace - it couldn't have been better. The property was super clean and very well appointed - everything you could possibly need from kitchenware, glassware and numerous place settings at a gorgeous dining table is all ready to make a perfect dinner/holiday party. The owner Lovisa was extremely gracious and accommodating - a true class act for an equally classy place. Her house managers Karolina and Jesus were also very attentive, welcoming and helpful. This house is perfect for a private gathering complete with incredible walks on the beach, very short strolls into town, and a guaranteed great experience. You will not be disappointed with this property!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place for large family gatherings.

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my wife's 60th birthday at this beautiful property and had the best time. In total we were able to accommodate 12 adults and 3 grandkids without any issues (we turned the downstairs bar into a 6th bedroom with a blow up mattress). The kitchen is well equipped and we were able to cook meals for the entire group. Easy access through the yard to walk on beautiful Stinson Beach. We had a professional photographer come to take family portraits and the yard offered beautiful backdrops.

It was clean and was as described in the listing. One of the two water heaters tripped a breaker overnight but the response was very quick and we were able to get it working again by resetting the red button on the water heater downstairs.

The grocery store in Stinson has all the basics but we drove to the market in Point Reyes Station to purchase fresh fish and produce. We had lunch at the Parkside which is a 3 minute walk and loved it. Great food and service.

I highly recommend this place for large gatherings and we are looking forward to staying again in the future.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great, Large, Private House in Stinson with Beautiful Views and a Pool

  • 5 of 5

We used the property for the wedding party who were attending a wedding in Stinson. The accommodations were beautiful and the location was great. We also appreciated all of the help from Steve, Lovisa and Karolina, who helped every step of the way. Could not have asked for better people to rent from.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Beautiful property for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this beautiful location. It was our first time out to northern California with children. The property and adjoining Carriage House was able to comfortably accommodate all our families with children ranging from a few months old to age 15. The main house had so much character and the dining room and adjoining 'breakfast' room was able to seat all of us for meals. The kitchen was large and welcoming. There was an extra fridge in the lower level studio bedroom. The bedrooms were also very spacious - the ones in the main house all had their own bathrooms. The garden and grounds were Amazing! As you walk down the property towards the beach, there are flat grassy areas to play lawn games, there is a lovely pond with fish and water lilies, a trampoline, outdoor fire pit & grill, outdoor fully-fitted bathroom and shower. There are a number of steps as you head down towards the beach and it does get pretty dark at night if you need to run from the main house to the Carriage House or larger parking lot. Thankfully, there were flashlights provided. The house also had many books, board games, a swimming pool with swim toys, to keep the kids entertained. Everyone had a fantastic, memorable stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great home. Plenty of room for 10 guests to spread out and enjoy decor, gardens and views

  • 5 of 5

Wish we had stayed longer. We will next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Lovely property! House was comfortable and historic. Gardens were glorious.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this house and its gardens. Upon our arrival, we found a welcome basket - with wonderful bread, pesto, and other goodies. It got better from there. The kitchen was large and well equipped. So cooking in it was easy and fun. As three couples, we each got a lovely and spacious bedroom with its own bathroom, all on the main floor. The living room was massive. One of our group is a talented pianist- and he entertained us on the baby grand - also in the living room. The walk down to the beach through the gardens was awesome.

Willow Camp/ this "estate" is a real gem!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Beach
Stinson Beach
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Stinson Beach Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
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$1,500
Fri,Sat
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $350
Refundable damage deposit $2,500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a wedding or party at our beautiful property. If you would like to have your wedding/party during the high season, we rent this property together with the Carriage house (VRBO#594727) a minimum of one week. We charge $17,500 for exclusive access to the upper and lower garden, the two houses and the pool.

During low season we also rent the properties together for weddings or large events, but weekend rentals are welcome. We charge $10,000 for exclusive access to the upper and lower gardens, the two houses and the pool. This includes early check-in on Friday and late check-out on Monday. The security deposit for weddings and large parties is $7500.

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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Amenities

Stinson Beach Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , pool, balcony, fire place, private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , connecting to bedroom 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , bay window, garden view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , ocean view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

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