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Secret Garden Cottage - Hidden Jewel of Coastal Marin

(22 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 bath, (Sleeps 1-2), Tomales Bay view

Pass through the Inverness Secret Garden Cottage gate into an enchanting world of sensuous delight. The mountain trails, wilderness, and ocean beaches of Point Reyes National Seashore are only minutes away. The Secret Garden Cottage is a unique bed and breakfast retreat, where cares fall away and dreaming is encouraged.

The one-bedroom, one-bath, bay view, craftsman-style cottage is nestled in its own private garden amidst six acres of forest. Curl up in front of the Vermont Castings fireplace for a romantic evening, or slip outside for a hot soak in the claw-foot tub set in the garden bath house. Seclusion and solitude are yours to enjoy.

Keywords: B&B Cottage/Vacation rental, bay view

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 675 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Queen-size Bed, Inside bathroom w/shower/tub; 7 Skylights, Full-size Oven, Cooking Utensils, Dishes, Silverware, and All Linens provided, Outside Bath House with Victorian Claw-foot Tub, Private Driveway, Parking and Entrance, Large Redwood Deck and Outdoor Furniture; self-serve continental breakfast included; No Smoking and No Pets please....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:


  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Inverness Ridge, Poit Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Gas Fireplace:

    Vermont Castings freestanding fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Sofa and 2 upholstered chairs...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    private driveway and parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    space for RV or trailer...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes/utensils included...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Various condiments, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Full-size 30' gas propane oven/cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    350 sq. foot redwood deck w/ furniture...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Victorian Claw foot tub (with hot and cold) in a covered outdoor Gazebo...moreless



Write a review 5
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Independence Day
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Columbus Day
Oct 6 - Oct 8, 2017
3 night min stay
Veterans' Day
Nov 10 - Nov 12, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250 $275
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10%


Holiday weekends and longer holiday periods require at least a 3 day minimum.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/19/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
SFO San Francisco
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Larkspur Ferry to SF
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Shell Beach & Hearts Desire Beach, TBSP

Car: Necessary

Hiking in Point Reyes National Seashore, Tomales Bay State Park, and Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Wildlife Viewing along Pacific Ocean and Drakes Bay Beaches (gray whale migration, elephant seal colony, tule elk herds, and an amazing diversity of birdlife), Photography and Art Classes, Dance Palace Community Center for Cultural Events and Music, Convenient Day Trip to Sonoma and Napa Valley Wine Country.


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Secret Garden Cottage

    Secret Garden Cottage

  • walkway to cottage deck

    walkway to cottage deck

  • view of deck and garden from dining room

    view of deck and garden from dining room

  • Bedroom and adjacent living room area

    Bedroom and adjacent living room area

  • bathroom: shower/tub

    bathroom: shower/tub

  • Secret Garden trellis/gate

    Secret Garden trellis/gate

  • Kayaking on Tomales Bay.

    Kayaking on Tomales Bay.

  • View of cottage, forest, and bay from private garden bath house

    View of cottage, forest, and bay from private garden bath house

  • cottage deck/forest views

    cottage deck/forest views

  • Cottage kitchen area next to deck door

    Cottage kitchen area next to deck door

  • Fireplace next to dining area

    Fireplace next to dining area

  • private side garden

    private side garden

  • Meditation garden

    Meditation garden

VRBO #80574

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

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