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Recent Stinson Beach reviews

  • Perfect home for our family

    "Our family had a wonderful week in this magical home at Stinson Beach. The space is clearly loved and easy to love. My 2 year old grandson was especially fond of the greyhound on the kitchen wall. Each time we sat down to eat, he looked up and smiled, "Dog running." We agreed that it was the nicest home we have rented and felt more like guests than renters. We hope to spend many more holidays here. I especially appreciated how clearly and quickly the owners responded to all of my questions. And the fenced in yard was perfect for our toddler and my dogs."
    Guest: Barbara S. Date of Stay: November 2015 Review Submitted: January 13, 2016
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  • Thanksgiving stay

    "We stayed at this beach house for a week at Thanksgiving. We are a family of 4, with 2 daughters aged 8 and 10, a small dog, and my parents came and joined us for a couple of nights. The house was perfect. We had very cold weather during our stay and King tides, so I was grateful for the fabulous fires, which heated the house within minutes. I also appreciated the location, being not right on the beach. It was close enough for our kids to walk down and hang out playing in the sand on their own, but away from the king tide that hit. We could also walk into Stinson for dinner, to the well stocked shop or for a coffee and to potter around. The house looks small from the outside, but inside it was perfect for our family and the outdoor area would be great in warmer weather. Our girls loved being in the shared room, with day beds and their own TV. My husband had to work during our stay and he called Karen about internet access and she responded immediately and an engineer was at the house the same day. That is better service than we get at home! This is our third year spending Thanksgiving at the beach and this has been my favourite property by far. It was clean, well furnished, cozy and quaint, but with the feeling it is well maintained and cared for. On asking my daughter what she liked about the house she said ' It felt like home'. A much praised comment indeed."
    Guest: Queenie Date of Stay: November 2015 Review Submitted: December 21, 2015
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  • Perfect country beach house

    "My wife and I love Stinson. It's our favorite beach in Northern California, and we wanted to stay there for a few days. To be honest, we booked this house because it was the only place that was available for the time we wanted. It looked nice from the pictures and the price was fairly reasonable as well. Once we got to the house, we realized quickly this was the perfect place for us. The pictures are great, but there is so much detail that Cathy has put into the house that you can't see from the photos. It feels like a country home on the beach. You feel warm and welcome the minute you walk in. The bedroom is nice and spacious. We brought our two-year old, and he slept in the second room and was perfectly comfortable there. We absolutely loved the patio. The jacuzzi tub was great, and our son loved running around in the side yard. It was close enough to everything, well within walking distance. Our only regret is that we weren't able to stay longer. Next time we will book a longer stay for sure. And Cathy is great as well. Very laid back when it comes to what needs to be cleaned and what doesn't. Overall the process and stay was perfect from start to finish. Thanks Cathy, and we'll be staying again soon!!"
    Guest: Kobi S. Date of Stay: June 2016 Review Submitted: June 19, 2016
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  • Great Winter Getaway!

    "Great Winter Getaway! This is not one of the tony luxury homes at Stinson Beach. It's more than that, mainly because of its location and history. Beyond 100 years old, this cottage started life as the office for tent camping at Willow Camp, which is what Stinson Beach was called a century or so ago, before it became Stinson Beach and before there was a road in. So the old dowager can be forgiven if her floors are a bit uneven and her layout just slightly odd compared with the mansions nearby. There's a photo of her in her youth, in 1912, on the wall near the kitchen. She is still a perfect place for a couple or two couples or a couple with a kid or two and a kid's friend or two to spend a weekend, or a week or whatever … the kitchen and dining area are well appointed, there's a great king-sized platform bed in one corner of the living room, and two double beds in the back bedroom. Assorted love seats and chairs add comfort. Best of all, it's just steps from the beach itself and just a bit over a quarter-mile from the main intersection in town and the grocery store, several restaurants, a jewelry shop, an antique store, an art gallery, a fine little book shop, and other diversions. In the back yard there's a separate viewing deck that gives a great beach view and is the perfect place to sit for wine hour and watch the sunset. The front porch also offers a view of a chunk of beach and of Calle del Sierra from entrance to end. There's a hot tub and assorted beach toys for folks to enjoy. In short, the cottage is comfy and cozy and not so richly appointed that you'll fret overly about the kids causing minor damage. We found it the perfect winter getaway. In winter, there aren't that many folks out and about, except maybe on weekends. You can take long beach walks and/or just sit and enjoy the constantly changing weather. Turn up the heaters if it's cold, leave the door open if it's not. If you are brave and skilled enough, surf, boogie-board or bodysurf the big winter waves but look out for debris when the tide is way up. Bored? Visit picturesque nearby Bolinas or Pt. Reyes Seashore or drive up to Pt. Reyes Station. Or do what we did one evening: play Charades and Scrabble! Definitely our kind of place, we can hardly wait to go back!"
    Guest: Robert L. Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: January 12, 2016
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