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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Distinctive Waterfront Property With Spectacular Views Of Tomales Bay.

Sea Star Cottage is a luxury romantic getaway for two, set on the shores of Tomales Bay. The deck and interior living spaces have magnificent views of the bay, tidal waters, and the hills of West Marin.

Featured in San Francisco Magazine, the cottage exudes a rustic modern elegance with unique art and antiques. The sumptuous king-size bed, guest robes, organic soaps and other amenities will ease your senses. A cast-iron gas fireplace provides warmth and romantic ambiance. The spacious deck, with steamer chairs and hammock, provide everything needed to relax and enjoy the ebb and flow of the tides on Tomales Bay. Settle in and let the wildlife and changing light on the water entertain you.

The cottage is in the heart of the Point Reyes National Seashore, on the way to the lighthouse and just minutes from the extraordinary beaches of Western Tomales Bay. The nearby towns of Inverness, Point Reyes Station and Olema offer gourmet restaurants and markets with local organic produce, artisanal food, oysters and wine.

Take a hike during the day, rent a kayak for an adventure on the bay, or visit some of the quaint coastal towns. Return to your own private cottage to enjoy breathtaking sunsets. If you love to cook, the cottage has a fully equipped kitchen. Or, enjoy a lovely evening out at one of the many acclaimed restaurants in the area.

The guest book at Sea Star Cottage is filled with tales of birthdays, anniversaries, honeymoons, proposals and romantic surprise getaways. Come and add your story.
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Manager

Member since: 2016

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age limit for renters is 21...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    The cottage is on piers and sits over Tomales Bay. At high tide, the cottage is surrounded by water. For safety reasons, the cottage is not suitable for children....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We love pets, but many guests are allergic to animals. For this reason, we do not allow pets on the premises....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Luxurious king-size bed with spectacular view of Tomales Bay. Cast-iron gas fireplace creates romantic ambiance and warmth....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Sea Star cottage is a romantic getaway for two. The views are spectacular and the interiors are stylish. This is a unique 1920s cottage. If you enjoy nature and relaxation, the generous deck with steamer chairs and hammock will provide you with a comfortable place to view wildlife and the changing light over Tomales Bay. There is also plenty to do in the local area! Boating, kayaking, hiking, cycling, farm tours, wine-tasting, bird-watching, wildflowers, beaches, fine art and acclaimed restaurants. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • 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
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The cottage looks east towards the hills of Marin county and Black Mountain....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    The cottage sits on the shores of Tomales Bay which links to Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean. From the cottage it is an easy scenic drive to many beautiful beaches and the lighthouse. ...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Expansive views of Tomales Bay from inside the cottage and from the cottage deck. ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The cottage sits on the shores of Tomales Bay which links to Bodega Bay and the Pacific Ocean. From the cottage it is an easy scenic drive to many beautiful beaches and the lighthouse. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    The cottage is located in Inverness, CA. Inverness is a charming small town on the shores of Tomales Bay. Point Reyes National Park is a five-minute drive away. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Inverness and Inverness Park have small local markets and restaurants. Point Reyes Station, ten minutes away, has all basic shopping conveniences on a charming main street. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Expansive views of Tomales Bay from inside the cottage and from the cottage deck. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    The cottage sits on the shores of Tomales Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room is a cozy, charming space with windows facing Tomales Bay. The views are amazing....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Fireplace:

    The cottage has a cast-iron, gas fireplace. It provides plenty of warmth as well as romantic ambiance....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The cottage has a cast-iron, gas fireplace. It provides plenty of warmth as well as romantic ambiance....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The rustic modern elegance is cozy and stylish and in keeping with the original 1920s charm of the cottage. Handsome leather sofa and armchair with ottoman provide comfort and style. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    There is a parking space directly in front of the cottage entrance....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    The kitchen is fully stocked with all the essential cookware to prepare a nice meal....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully stocked with all the essential cookware to prepare a nice meal. We also stock basic supplies such as spices (incl. salt and pepper), oil, vinegar, coffee, tea. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We stock basic supplies such as spices (incl. salt and pepper), oil, vinegar, coffee, tea, sponge, dish soap, dishtowels and a roll of paper towels....moreless

Outside

  • Boat:

    Sailing and kayaking are popular activities on Tomales Bay....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The generous deck sits over the tidal waters of Tomales Bay. There is a hammock and two steamer chairs for maximum comfort and relaxation. Perfect for birdwatching....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Sailing and kayaking are popular activities on Tomales Bay....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$425

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10%

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Location

58 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco Airport
0.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Saltwater
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Geronimo National Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 1
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Salt Water
0.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Chicken Ranch Beach

Car: Necessary

National Park, Hiking, Cycling, Boating, Kayaking, Wild Flowers, Fine Art, Acclaimed Restaurants, Year-Round Birding, Beaches, Farm Tours, Golf, Migration of Pacific Gray Whales and Elephant Seals.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2016

About: We have been Bay Area residents for over 25 years. We love traveling, hiking, bird watching, sailing, architecture, fine art, and great food. Inverness and Point Reyes are among our favorite places in the world. Being in the design profession, we appreciate the original character and simple elegance of the cottage and hope you will too. We enjoy sharing our special place with guests and go out of our way to provide a memorable and relaxing experience that will make you want to come back again and again.

Why Inverness, CA, USA:
We purchased Sea Star cottage for a number of reasons: Firstly, it is impossibly romantic! The cottage sits on piers over the water on Tomales Bay. The views are breathtaking and it is the most tranquil place you can imagine. We love the simple, rustic elegance of the cottage architecture. It has been completely renovated yet maintains its original charm of the 1920s. The interior is inviting, cozy and stylish. The cottage is located in Inverness, a small town on the shores of Tomales Bay and among the best- preserved marine and wildlife habitats in the United States. It is beautiful at any time of the year. We love birdwatching, and for us there is no better place for watching birds than from the cottage deck, which sits on piers over the tidal waters. It’s simply magical. “Spot,” our own seagull, greets you on arrival and thinks of himself as your personal concierge, especially at feeding time. The cottage is a five-minute drive from acclaimed Point Reyes National Seashore and Park. We love being outdoors and this is a perfect place for hiking, cycling, kayaking, visiting beaches and witnessing wildlife migrations (whales, sea lions and a variety of bird species). We love fine food and the area is known for organic farming, artisanal foods, cheese, fresh oysters and acclaimed restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The cottage sits on piers over the tidal waters of Tomales Bay. Its unique location provides some of the best views of any property in Inverness. The cottage is charming, authentic, comfortable and stylish. It was built in the early 1900s, and although it has been completely renovated, the original design integrity has been maintained. It is surrounded by wildlife and nature, making it an outstanding destination for unplugging from the stress of modern life.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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Photos

  • Sea Star Cottage on Tomales Bay

    Sea Star Cottage on Tomales Bay

  • View of Tomales Bay from the back deck

    View of Tomales Bay from the back deck

  • Relax!

    Relax!

  • View from sleeping area.

    View from sleeping area.

  • comfy couch in living room

    comfy couch in living room

  • Sumptuous king-size bed

    Sumptuous king-size bed

  • Custom float light

    Custom float light

  • Spot the seagull perched on the cottage deck

    Spot the seagull perched on the cottage deck

  • Deck overlooking the tidal waters of Tomales Bay

    Deck overlooking the tidal waters of Tomales Bay

  • Bathroom amenities

    Bathroom amenities

  • Entrance from Sir Frances Drake Blvd.

    Entrance from Sir Frances Drake Blvd.

  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Spacious living room

    Spacious living room

  • creative and convenient kitchen

    creative and convenient kitchen

  • Refined elegance and romance.

    Refined elegance and romance.

  • Sumptuous king-size bed

    Sumptuous king-size bed

  • Dining Room with a view!

    Dining Room with a view!

  • Condiments, spices, tea & coffee provided

    Condiments, spices, tea & coffee provided

  • Cool stuff in the cottage

    Cool stuff in the cottage

  • Custom cabinets

    Custom cabinets

  • Sea Star

    Sea Star

VRBO #869631

This listing was first published here in 2016.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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