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VIEWS! Luxury Penthouse on 1 Acre ~ GG Bridge 15 mins ~ Sonoma Vineyards 25 mins

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Spectacular Valley VIEWS from our Top Floor Penthouse Suite. Iron & Glass Entry doors with soaring vaulted ceiling & Skylight. Stunning Bedroom with Gel-Memory Foam Mattress & hotel quality bedding. A Sofa, Bench Seating, Bar Stools & Table, TV with TiVo DVR & LED Fireplace. Luxurious Carrara Marble Master Bathroom & Rain System LED Shower Panel & 2 Vanities. Living Room has Loveseat Sofa, Table & Chairs, 50' HD TV, TiVo DVR & Fireplace. 2nd Bathroom has Carrara Marble Shower & 2 Vanities.

Bedroom has a Fireplace, 55' HD TV, TiVo DVR & Netflix and views for miles! We feature Luxury Hotel Quality bedding that is hypo-allergenic and extra-fine weave microfiber for breathability and comfort. Lightweight down comforter. Quality cotton bath sheets, hand towels & washcloths. Plenty of Closet space, Iron & Ironing board, Luggage Rack in closet and fast WiFi.

NO Kitchen, Oven or Cooktop but we have a Microwave, Toaster, Keurig Coffee maker, Kettle and under counter Fridge. We provide bone china dinnerware, silverware & glasses. As there is no dishwasher we offer disposable Chinet paper plates, coffee cups, napkins, plastic cutlery & glasses, Coffee pods, creamers, sweeteners and an assortment of snacks. Filtered Water Jug. Micro USB & iPhone Lightning chargers provided. True HEPA PlasmaWave® 3-Stage Air Purifier.

Self check-in any time with a combination lock on the front door. Late night Instant Bookings welcome and encouraged. Check in ANY time after 3pm until 2AM next day.

* THE INTERIOR OF THIS PENTHOUSE SUITE IS 100% PRIVATE AND NOT SHARED WITH ANYONE ~ There are NO Interior Doors that connect to another of our Suites ~ You have TOTAL Privacy. You may however see us or another guest parking a car or on the deck *

Washer & Dryer with detergent and fabric softener in the garage. A full size Fridge / Freezer in the garage can be used to store food and ice. Gym: In the garage we have a $2,500 NordicTrack iFit® FreeStride Trainer with Stepper, Elliptical and Treadmill.

This is a single family home and the VRBO Suites are ALL COMPLETELY separate, have separate PRIVATE entrances and 100% PRIVATE interior space. No interior spaces are shared and ALL the interior photos shown are your private space. There is very good noise suppression in this top floor Suite but we ask you be considerate of Guests below.

The A/C is preset to cool to 74'. Once the outside temperature drops below 74' the A/C turns off. It's actually rare for homes in Marin to have A/C as it cools down nicely in the evening. We have a whole house fan as well as fans in the bedroom and living room.

This Suite is 34 stairs up from the driveway

We would like to make sure you understand our House Rules. 600+ guests have enjoyed our vacation home since 2016 with only a few problems. We have ZERO tolerance to extra visitors, smoking, parties or noise after 10pm. A few guests have been made to leave early and forfeit their VRBO booking fees.

We monitor with 24 exterior Ultra High Def 4K video cameras that record all exterior activity. The cameras are motion sensing and email us videos of any exterior action. We have NO INTEREST in the activities of our guests but want to dissuade unruly behavior. Our home is stylish and beautiful in a serene setting and we want all to enjoy. We ask you to review and agree to our House Rules.

More Details

Owner
Steve Atkinson
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Steve Atkinson

My Wife and I are from England and arrived in California in 1988. Since then we have lived in 49 homes! We like this one the best and hope you enjoy staying in one of our lovely suites. We have traveled Europe and Mexico extensively, over 150 weeks total traveling.

Steve Atkinson purchased this house in 2013

Why Steve Atkinson chose San Rafael

We are just 2 miles from the N San Pedro freeway exit. We are half a mile from China Camp State Park beaches, hiking trails, and mountain biking.

The Sonoma Wine region is 25 minutes and Napa is a further 20 minutes. The San Francisco Golden Gate bridge is 15 miles and 15 minutes south of us. A 30 minute ride on the high-speed ferry from Larkspur Landing (10 minutes away) and you can enjoy San Francisco without worrying about parking.

There are ocean beaches in Marin and San Francisco 20-30 minutes from us.

Markets ~ 7-Eleven is a mile away and Santa Venetia market is 2 miles. Safeways is one exit north at 3 miles. There is Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Nugget and Sprouts Farmers Market within 10 minutes.

Markets ~ 7-Eleven is a mile away and Santa Venetia market is 2 miles. Safeways is one exit north at 3 miles. There is Trader Joes, Whole Foods, Nugget and Sprouts Farmers Market within 10 minutes.

Restaurants ~ Le Chalet Basque is walking distance and at 2 miles you have Bogie's Cafe for breakfast and Subway. At 2.5 miles there is Ristorante La Toscana, an upscale Italian and Gaspare's Pizzeria is excellent too. Taqueria Hacienda serves casual Mexican. 3 miles away is Chipotle Mexican Grill, BJ's Brewhouse, Applebee's, Panda Express, Tomatina, Panera Bread and Roadside BBQ. These are at the Northgate Mall and there is casual fast food available also.

Every Thursday and Sunday morning there is a Farmers Market (3rd biggest in California). It's behind the County building with the blue roof. Turn right at the traffic light just before the freeway and then left to drive under the County building.

Amenities

San Rafael House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Parties, Events, Music, loud TV or partying after 10pm. Absolutely NO Guests allowed. Zoe and I share this home so please be considerate of noise.
  • One car parking on our property ~ Strictly Enforced! NO PARKING on street outside our gate as neighbors tow cars parked outside their home.
  • No Professional Photography, Video Shoots, Promotional Events or ANY commercial business. No Drones or any Aerial devices to be flown on our property
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

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VIEWS! Luxury Penthouse on 1 Acre ~ GG Bridge 15 mins ~ Sonoma Vineyards 25 mins
average rating of 4.975 based on 40 reviews
5

Wonderful Hosts and a Truly Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

Steve and Zoe's brilliant listing is located in an area that offers all possibilities. It is situated in immediate proximity to such wonders as the Muir Woods, San Francisco, Sonoma and Napa vineyards, Sausalito and Tiburon and the beautiful Highway One coastline with its quaint towns and lovely shops. High on a hill, this spacious luxury accommodation offers a spectacular view of the geography within Marin County. The Penthouse itself is designed with royalty in mind. In this case, a Prince. The walk in showers, the tastefully and artistically decorated bedroom and the viewing areas for the garden and the overlook provided us the sanctuary we were seeking for a peaceful and pampered retreat. We will be coming back.....soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful property in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Hosts were wonderful and very helpful, location was fantastic, and we absolutely loved the property!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

Such a unique place to stay for a few days. Host was very easy to communicate with and made sure we had everything we needed. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

the best BNB I’ve ever stayed in with my boyfriend! It’s so wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this place-very plush

  • 5 of 5

This place is done very well. If in the area will definitely return

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location centrally located to all the things we wanted to do

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property. It was located in a quiet area which was centrally located to all the things we wanted to do during our stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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