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Historic Stinson Estate with pool

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms5
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

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 six bedrooms and four 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.

Four of the bedrooms are on the entry level of the house. The Master bedroom has a king bed, a fireplace and a full bathroom. The remaining three bedrooms all have queen beds, and two of the bedrooms have attached bathrooms.

Downstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a king bed and one with two bunk beds - one full, and one twin. (I.e two full beds and two twins). There is one bathroom with a shower for downstairs.

This property really is unlike others in its

old-fashioned charm, and it has all the amenities needed. 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 few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

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 Stinson Beach

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!

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
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No more than 14 people can stay over night without specific permission.
  • No parties or weddings are allowed without specific permission - including guests involved in weddings at other locations.
  • Quiet time after 9 pm.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , fire place, private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , bay window, garden view, connected bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 2 bunk bed , One twin bunk (2 beds) and one full bunk bed (2 beds)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , ocean view, private bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
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

Reviews

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(26 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Perfect for our family gathering.

  • 5 of 5

This unique and creatively furnished home was perfect for our family, which includes our three children, their spouses, two grandsons and two dogs. We did spend time at the beach, which is easily accessed from this beautiful property which includes a stunning garden, although the majority of our time was spent on the property. The pool and deck setting, with an ocean view, would be hard to top. We did rent kayaks one afternoon and had a great experience viewing seals and birds in the Bolinas Lagoon. We prepared several large meals in the well-equipped kitchen, although we did eat at the Parkside restaurant a few times. The restaurant serves creative and delicious food and is walkable from the house. There is also a small coffee/espresso station in the same complex that opens early. Lovisa and Steve were very generous hosts and were available if there were any issues or questions. Everything was in perfect working order and there are too many extras in the house to list. I loved the luxurious bedding and the house was spotless when we arrived. Thanks for sharing your home for a memorable weekend and look forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical property

  • 5 of 5

This is a magical property. Our group had a wonderful stay that created lasting memories. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Something for everyone

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay, but we would love to come back. The location is great, near the beach and with three hiking trails that start within a few blocks of the lodge (feels more like a lodge than a house). It is quiet and there are lots of spots on the property where one could get away for awhile. There are also two big rooms where the family can play games and chat (room with fireplace) and dine together. Plus lots of patio space above and below the house. The lodge has a lot of charm and we felt very comfortable there. This worked out great for a family reunion with 11 adults and one child

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kentfield, CA
5

Charming and spectacular at the same time

  • 5 of 5

Pictures will tell how pretty this home and its gardens are. The owners furnish the house as if they were living there. All-Clad cookware, soaps, bundles of kindling and logs for fireplace and fire pit. Plenty of towels for the home and beach. Extremely responsive owners. Great experience.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our family reunion.

  • 5 of 5

What a great house and grounds. So much character, so much history.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Rafael
5

Magical!

  • 5 of 5

We had a magical gathering of 17 friends from across the country at Willow Camp and Carriage House. I cannot think of any better place we could have stayed. The houses and grounds are so beautiful. The huge fireplace backlit our late night conversations. The wonderful kitchen supported a house full of foodies, cooking gourmet meals and sitting down at the dining table that accommodated us all. The house is so unique, steeped in history you can't help but be amazed. One wishes they could have dropped into the house in the 1920's when there was a party.

Steve and Lovisa are great hosts. We had a few questions and they were addressed right away. Now all we can talk about is what date we can return to this amazing house!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Refundable Damage Deposit $2,500

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

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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