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Tree House - Four Bedroom Home at the Top of the Ridge!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 8)

This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home sits at the very top of the Inverness Ridge with sunset and sunrise views for miles in both directions. Hiking and mountain biking trails lead off directly from the property, which literally borders the National Park.

Secluded and comfortable, it's perfect for families and groups, and can comfortably sleep 8. 

The ground floor features 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. All rooms have windows looking out into the trees. Upstairs is a large open floor plan with kitchen, dining, living room and deck with high wood ceilings. Perfect for spending time together.

The property shares over 200 yards of property line with the National Park, with several trails running in various directions directly from the property. Mountain bikers will be in heaven, as will hikers and bird-watchers. The trails around the property are well marked and maintained, and are ideal for strollers or those who prefer strolling to hiking. Numerous smaller trails branch off for those who wish to explore further.

This property is professionally managed by Point Reyes Vacation Rentals. You will be provided with detailed arrival instructions and a lockbox code. 

The house is up on the ridge, and so it gets sun all day long. But when the weather hits, it can be impressive to watch. Fortunately this house was built with that in mind, so triple-paned windows and sturdy construction will allow you to enjoy watching the show outside, while staying comfortable and relaxed inside.

Bring your mountain bikes and hiking shoes, headlamps, daypacks, and some picnic supplies.

Be sure to stock up on groceries, because once you're up here, you won't want to leave. The kitchen is well stocked with all the condiments and spices you'll need, as well as every cooking and baking implements you can think of.

There's one small flatscreen television with basic cable and dvd player, as well as an HDMI cable for streaming from your computer. We have excellent wifi, and the property does get cell phone reception (many don't in this part of the world, but we're at the very top, so there's nothing to block the reception!)

More Details

Property Manager
Point Reyes Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About Point Reyes Vacation Rentals

This property is professionally managed by Point Reyes Vacation Rentals. We manage several properties in the Point Reyes/Inverness area. All of our properties are well maintained, with attention to detail. Deluxe amenities such as EO soaps, Coyuchi linens, green cleaning products, and professional cleaning will enhance your stay. When you reserve with us you will also receive our "Insider's Guide" with tips and recommendations you might not find elsewhere. We really want you to make the most of your time in this special corner of the world we are so fortunate to call home. So ask us questions, we love to share our local knowledge.

Prior to your arrival you will be provided with detailed arrival instructions and a lockbox code, so you're free to arrive whenever you like. Of course, we're happy to greet you in person if you prefer. Just let us know.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house is beautiful, the location feels like you're on top of the world. There is a Point Reyes National Seashore trail that follows the property line on one side and tremendous views. The house itself has plenty of room, an incredible open floor plan to enjoy, etc.

The only thing to be aware of is the TV/cable situation is essentially non existent. This is a house to disconnect at. Great wifi but the TV is a tiny 20 inch screen tucked away. So for those looking to enjoy nature, be present with their families, this is a great spot.

May 2015
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Inverness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 king
    - 1 queen
    - 1 queen
    - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Tree House - Four Bedroom Home at the Top of the Ridge!
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Great Place for a Family or Friends

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two babies and I really enjoyed our time at the Tree House. It is a great home that is very kid friendly with a great kitchen that is very well equipped for making just about anything. Loved the open connection of the living room and kitchen of the second floor surrounded by beautiful windows and views. Hiking trails are a stones throw from the house. Hawks perch in the surrounding trees. Would definitely rent this place again. A great value for all that it provides!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing and relaxing home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at this house! It was the perfect house for a large gathering of people who love to cook, hike and relax in great room!! Would definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house in remote, scenic location

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the nicest vacation rental I’ve ever stayed at. The house is perfect. The location is astounding. The property is beautiful. The views are wonderful.

This is obviously a much-loved home for a family. It’s well taken care of, and the house is filled with books and mementos. It’s a very comfortable place to hang out. They have nice belongings, and a couple rules to follow about stuff. If I had a really high-spirited little kid, I might pick another place.

The property was landscaped by a very thoughtful person. Really beautiful flora. I enjoyed watching the bees come attend the plants. Lots of other critters visit the property. This is a great place for nature lovers of all stripes.

The house is all of ten paces from a stunning national park, one of whose trails runs right along the driveway. This isn’t to suggest that you’ll see many people, the property is quite remote. We saw only two hikers, one of whom was a neighbor.

The trail by the house leads to a beautiful hilltop about one (hilly, switch-backed) hour away by foot. I set off on that trail in the fog, and by the time I got to the trailhead, the fog had burned off and I enjoyed a breathtaking view for miles in every direction. Wow!

Point Reyes National Seashore is a stunning park. Wonderful views, drives and hikes. We saw elephant seals and elk. Sat on a remote, miles-long beach and watched the surf pound.

The property manager did a great job. Great documentation, no-hassle access to property. The property manager claims no cell service, but ours worked great, and Waze navigated us to the property easily. It is a bit remote. Buy all of the stuff you need before you go. Kitchen is well-appointed. Surprisingly great internet speeds.

Bring gnat spray. They’re not everywhere, but where they are, they’re for sure there.

Beautiful place. Don’t miss it! It’s pretty special.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous and Serene

  • 5 of 5

This review is actually for the Eco Refuge in Inverness, as my reservation for the Tree House needed to be canceled due to unforeseen maintenance issues. The Eco Refuge is a really special property - homey and comfortable, with very unique architecture and beautiful grounds. It was the perfect place for my girlfriends and I to get away for the weekend. The surrounding area is picturesque, close to hiking and all other Pt. Reyes activities. The owner and architect, Sim, was very kind and a great host. It made the weekend so special! Thank you Sim!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property. Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

No expense was spared in the building of this house. Every room is beautifully appointed, and the views from every window carefully framed. What a magical place. Thank you for sharing!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfort on top of the world

  • 5 of 5

The road up is quite a journey, but once you are there, wow. We used the house for a family gathering of 6 adults and one infant. There was plenty of bedroom space, though only one large common room with a kitchen space--so if you weren't in your room you were around everyone else.

The siting is spectacular, with amazing inland views across Tomales Bay from the front yard, and ocean views a short walk away. We took two hikes on the national seashore's trail system, which has a trailhead (and small parking area) just steps from the house.

The kitchen was well equipped, and the house was in great shape, and generally comfortable and cozy. We appreciated that the property manager arranged a late check out our last day. Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The Tree House sits at the top of the Inverness Ridge, with views across Tomales Bay to the rolling hills and on a clear day you can see Mt. Helena.  Towards the Southwest you can get a peek of the Farallone Islands through the trees.  It's all trees and trails and vistas up here.  The nearest neighbor is about 200 yards away through the forest.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Nightly rate does not include 10% County TOT taxes and $180 Cleaning Fee.  There are no other fees or charges.  

    We do not charge a security deposit. By agreeing to the rental terms, you agree to be responsible for any damage.  Guests are encouraged to get travel insurance, such as through CBIZ, to cover accidents or travel interruptions.

    No events or parties are allowed.

    Maximum of two outside guests onsite without prior permission.

    No animals allowed due to owners' family members with severe allergies.

    Guests are responsible for any damage incurred during their stay.

    Check in time is 3pm.  Check out by Noon.

    Failure to comply with the house rules is grounds for early cancellation and/or additional charges.

    Required Fees

    * Cleaning Fee: $180.00 (Flat Rate Per Stay)
    * 10% County TOT Tax: %10.00 (Percentage of Rent & Taxable Fees)

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