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MidCentury Home In The Redwoods, 10 mins into dwntwn MV, 15 mins to SF

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Mid-century 3 Br/2 Ba for Up to 8, Brand New Furnishings, Fantastic Deck/patio

Mill Valley house description

* Mid-Century 3BR/2BA Home nettled in a Redwood Forest with extensive outdoor living space (both deck and patio)

* Short 10 min walk into downtown Mill Valley (coffee, shopping, restaurants, entertainment)

* Hike/bike from house into Blithedale Canyon and up Mount Tamalpais, and lots more trails.

* 15 minutes drive across the Golden Gate into San Francisco

* Surrounded by majestic redwoods, forest views throughout

* Extensive renovations and entirely new furnishings

* Numerous windows and skylights brings lots of natural light into the home

* Wrap-around gas fireplace in LR and DR

* Fully-equipped and well stocked gourmet kitchen

* Master bedroom with en-suite bath

* Media room with home theater system & Day Bed/Trundle Bed convertible into two additional twin beds

* Free high-speed WiFi

* Parking in driveway for two cars plus street parking

* Housekeeper Optional

* No pets, no smoking on property (indoors or outdoors), no events or receptions

* Sleeps 6-8 (up to 6 adults + 2 children)

This vintage mid-century house has the classic living space of that period – a central wrap around fireplace and chimney that defines the open-beam living room, dining room, and the kitchen, all with an open floor plan, extensive skylights and picture windows that emphasizes the large size of the living spaces. Three bedrooms, all with queen size beds, are in their own wing. There are two bathrooms, one of which is in the master suite. There is a media room with HD TV, Blu Ray DVD, and cable TV. A daybed with trundle bed in the media room can be used as two twin beds for the kids. Also in the media room is a desk for writing or catching-up on your email. Hardwood floors and forced air heating throughout the house. Fast, large washer/dryer are available in the garage.

The private outdoor space is unsurpassed. The beautiful enclosed large deck sits among the redwoods, and the large private back patio is an ideal space for a barbecue-all surrounded by mature redwood trees. All rooms exit out into either the patio or the deck through glass doors.

This property is very tranquil and quiet. The house is nestled in a redwood forest, surrounded by mature redwood trees, a creek, and a truly peaceful, romantic setting. Every room in the house has a window facing the redwoods that circle the home, bringing in natural light. All three bedrooms have sliding glass doors: two face the large front deck and the master suite faces the large patio and garden.

Our residential neighborhood is tranquil and quiet and family-oriented. A ten minute stroll, along the Corte Madera creek and through massive 100+ year-old redwoods of Miller Grove brings you to the center of the quaint village of Mill Valley. Walk 5 minutes the other direction and you are into Blithedale Park and beyond up Mount Tamalpais to its many hiking trails.

Business in downtown Mill Valley include numerous high-end and casual restaurants, a grocery store/deli, a fantastic local bakery and a wide variety of boutiques. There are also many entertainment options: the historic Sweetwater Music Hall, the 142 Throckmorton Comedy Club, and a vintage movie theater. Marin Theatre Company is just a 5 minutes drive away.

Mill Valley has two Whole Foods markets, a Friday Farmer's Market, and organic sections in the historical market and two Safeway Stores.

For hiking, mountain biking, surfing and more, Mount Tamalpais State Park, Muir Woods National Monument, Stinson Beach, and the Marin Headlands are all just minutes away. Sausalito and Tiburon are both tourist destinations and also minutes away. The Napa and Sonoma Wine countries are only an hours drive north. And of course, the world-class city of San Francisco and all it has to offer is only 15 minutes away across the Golden Gate Bridge.

Here is a link to a New York Times article on the city of Mill Valley:

Ideal for:

Family vacations

Family visits

Business travel


Nature lovers

Bikers and hikers

More Details

Brent Lok
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
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Brent Lok

I grew up in Mill Valley in the 60s and recently came back purchasing my dream home nestled in the redwoods.

Brent Lok purchased this house in 2014

Why Brent Lok chose Mill Valley

It's been lots of fun furnishing this dream home in authentic mid-century furnishings, bringing back childhood memories. Now I'd like to share this dream home with you, my guests. I'd also like to share all the home and the beautiful surrounding area has to offer guests: hiking, dining, entertainment, sightseeing, and SF nightlife.

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with this home because it was a home nestled in the redwoods. From every window in the house and from the amazing deck and patio you see redwoods. While its only a 10 minute walk along the Corte Madera creek into downtown Mill Valley with all its shopping and restaurants, you also have all the hiking trails of Mount Tamalpais right at your doorsteps. Its a short 15 minute ride across the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco and all it has to offer. It's also only 60 minutes to the Sonoma and Napa wine country.


Mill Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Skylight
  • There are two baths fully equipped with towels, toiletry and hair dryer. One of the bathrooms is in the master suite with shower over tub. The remodeled second bath boasts marble floors, a walk in shower, and skylight.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Glass Door opens to Deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Glass Door opens to the deck
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master suite w/ private bath, skylight & glass door to patio
    Media Room - 2 twin/ single , Day Bed and Trundle Bed can each be converted into twin beds
  • The home includes three good-sized bedrooms and two baths. Each bedroom has brand new queen-sized bed and each has sliding glass doors to the home’s outdoor living space. All furnishings are new. The master bedroom has a large skylight in addition to two windows and a glass door to the patio.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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MidCentury Home In The Redwoods, 10 mins into dwntwn MV, 15 mins to SF
average rating of 4.875 based on 56 reviews

Great Stay in Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

A group of friends and I came to Mill Valley for a wedding and stayed at Brent's beautiful home.

The place was spotless when we arrived ready for us to enjoy our stay. Brent was always quick to respond during the booking process and provided a warm welcome prior to arriving.

I would highly recommend for anyone coming to Mill Valley.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations are top notch. The large porches were great. Of course having perfect weather didn't hurt. The walk into town (about 15 minutes) is surreal among the towering redwoods and picturesque properties. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location for visiting S.F., Muir Woods, Napa/Sonoma Valleys, Mt. Tamalpais, Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the home in the Redwoods are good - but being their and sitting on the front deck in the Redwoods is even better! The home is clean, well maintained, and provides all the essential needs. The location is superb. If you are healthy and prefer walking over driving, the location is ideal. My wife and I and another couple stayed in the home for 9 nights - we're all around 60 years of age. We walked to Mill Valled daily, walked trails that were easily accessible from the home, and we even walked the bike/walking trail to Sausolito. Their is a $2 shuttle bus from Mill Valley to Sausolito and a $6 Ferry to San Francisco that helped eliminate the need for driving. SF trolleys, cable cars, and buses are easy to access and are inexpensive. Muir Woods, Mt. Tamalpais, and Stinson Beach were very short drives. Napa and Sonoma Valleys are a bit further, but were still easily accessible by car. Brent Lok offered very good suggestions for activities in the area and is easy to access by text and/or email with any questions or concerns. We all had a great time and hope to make a return visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Not what I expected

  • 3 of 5

Very cluttered neighborhood, noise travels easily which is fine except when the windows are open and your trying to sleep, huge spiders everywhere, house was wore out. Bed was comfortable and kitchen was well equipped. Actually had decent pots and pans. I paid an extra $100 to check in early, apparently the maid needed to be there that morning which is confusing because earlier in the week, I was told the house was available the day before if we needed to add an extra day. Needless to say the maid left the trash can in the driveway and it tipped over. Trash everywhere, we had to clean it up as nobody else was available to.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and location!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Mill Valley for our son's wedding. The house and location were perfect for the event and Brent was very helpful through the process. The decks on the home are wonderful and inside we had all the amenities needed and then some! Easy and pretty walk to town too.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Great property with beautiful outdoor area. Brent was great to work with and always answered any questions we had in a very timely manner. We were able to enjoy the quiet of Mill Valley and experience the hustle and bustle of San Francisco!! You won't be disappointed with this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Larkspur Landing Ferry Terminal
Nearest Golf
1.3 Miles
Mill Valley Golf Course
Nearest Train
8 Miles
San Rafael
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
U.S. 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
El Paseo Restaurant, Mill Valley
Nearest Ski
188 Miles
Broreal Ridge Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Muir Beach
Car: recommended

Only 15 minutes drive south across the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco and all it's internationally acclaimed attractions.

At the foot of Mount Tamalpais with extensive hiking and mountain biking trails, Muir Woods, Stinson Beach, and Muir Beach.

Close to Sausalito, Tiburon, Marin Headlands, and Point Reyes National Seashore. Only an hour north to the Sonoma and Napa wine countries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
House Cleaner Fee $125
Tax Rate 12.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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