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Unique Artist Studio Loft in Mill Valley, California

Bedrooms 1
Separate WCs1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio Loft, 1 Bedroom + Loft + 1.5 Baths, sleeps 2 persons, one queen size bed

Ascend the stairs of Artist Studio-Loft or take the elevator to the third floor breezeway to arrive at your private work loft studio doorway. As you enter walk down the hallway on to hardwood floors to kitchen and open living room space with 30-foot ceilings. Natural light fills the living room, which features a fireplace mantel and 20 foot doors that open on to a balcony with an outside dinning table and chairs. The outside balcony is a great place to dine on those perfect evenings. Recessed lightings highlight the granite countertops in the kitchen that has GE refrigerator, gas range, hood and dishwasher provide the necessary tools for the most discriminating chef. From the third floor you can gain access the spacious master bedroom attached to a beautiful full bath feature a vessel sink on a Crema Europa slab countertop. Off the bedroom are a set of stacked washer/dryer and an office space with desk. Ideal space for any person or couple that enjoys the comforts of cooking but also likes the convenient of have a restaurants just down the street .

A rare opening for a Live/Work Loft has come up in Tamalpais Commons, Mill Valley's most popular and New, 'Build-it-Green' development in the heart of Mill Valley. Featuring a 2 story loft with private balcony, this 1bedroom/1.5 bath Live/Work Loft with private entrance. From the 'Work space', open the door into the 'Living area' where you will discover a gourmet kitchen and open living/dining room, which opens onto a private balcony. The two story open ceiling and custom wood-framed windows provide light and air to your loft space. The loft is not suitable for children, no pets!

Kitchen: Feel right at home in your gourmet kitchen, boasting granite countertops, copper backsplash, refrigerator, gas range and dishwasher.

Master Bedroom Suite: Ascend the cozy berber carpeting stairs to the master bedroom, which has an open loft overlooking the living area. The master bath features a vessel sink on a marble countertop and spacious stall shower featuring Kohler Purist rainhead shower head and faucets. A stacked washer/dryer off the master bath hallway provides easy access to laundry.

Outdoor Terrace: Open the large glass doors to access the private outdoor terrance overlooking the surrounding hillsides. The wall of glass ensures that you receive plenty of light and sunshine.

I have a office with a private entrance and a door off the kitchen will be locked on both sides for privacy.

I required at least a three-day minimum stay.

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Frederic

A retired man with an unique space to share.

Frederic purchased this condo in 2009

Why Frederic chose Mill Valley

Great location in a unique town just a few minutes away from San Francisco.

What makes this condo unique

The Smithsonian Magazine recently called Mill Valley one of “The 20 Best Small Towns in America." Two national financial magazines, MONEY and CNN/Money, named Mill Valley “One of the 10 Top Cities in America in Which to Live.”

What is special about Mill Valley? It is a blend of smart sophistication and charm; environmental consciousness and artistic accomplishment, rich roots and modern values. Its residents have an innate love for Mill Valley’s beautiful setting on the flanks of Mount Tam. Young and old, wealthy and middle class, workers and retirees, singles and families, you'll find all of these and more in our vibrant community.

Mill Valley’s close proximity to San Francisco and access to Golden Gate Transit buses, which loop all the major roads in the area, makes it a convenient location for commuters. There are also many small businesses and start-ups in Mill Valley, and plenty of folks who work at home-based businesses.

Its high quality of arts and entertainment keep it exciting for people of all ages. Its ready access to outdoor recreation, locally grown foods and wellness practitioners helps residents lead healthy, vibrant lives.

Homes in Mill Valley range from hillside mansions with endless views to tiny cottages tucked up under the redwoods. Sometimes the two are right next door to each other!

A sprinkling over 20,000 people have chosen to make greater Mill Valley their home. Residents enjoy its natural beauty, small town ambiance, culture and the all-around high quality of life. Many residents would say that they couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. The result is an extraordinary citizenry: thoughtful, vocal and involved.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Mill Valley in Marin County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Walk in shower on the second floor with a half bath near kitchen (no tub).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
You'll have a private entrance way (4 digit code) to the entire loft, kitchen, bathrooms, deck, living area to yourself. I will be (from time-to-time) in a separate room (locked door) to my private office. Please just call me if you need any assistance otherwise my unique loft space in Mill Valley is all yours to enjoy! I prefer not to book 2-3 night reservations farther than one month in advance. If you need 4+ nights, you're welcome to submit reservations up to 2 months in advance. Please give me at least 48 hours in advance to book a reservation and get organized for you, I prefer not to book for one-night in order to eliminate high turn-over and traffic. The loft is not suitable for children, steep stairs.


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Unique Artist Studio Loft in Mill Valley, California
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews

Perfect location near all the region has to offer.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely property perfectly located for my purposes. Nicely appointed furnishings with interesting, sometimes funny and sometimes inspiring artwork, wall decor and photography (specifically a wonderful black and white photo of a streetcar with "legs"). Most of the kitchen appliances were great. The only problem for me was that this condo seems to have been designed for a very tall person. I am just shy of 5'4" and was not able to use the microwave without a stepladder (I did not use it at all although a stepladder was conveniently located in a kitchen cupboard). I was not able to reach anything above the first shelf in the cupboards without a ladder, but what I needed were within reach on the first shelf. The shower head was also made for a tall person as well--to move the head to the side so I could turn the shower on without getting soaked with cold water required an extra inch or a short pole to move it aside. I never found the manuals for the electronics in the unit (only for the fridge and oven) nor the printer that was supposed to be available in a closet somewhere (fortunately I didn't need it). That being said, the unit was comfortable and pleasant. I would definitely stay there again when I'm in the area as it is located quite close to everything the region has to offer, including San Francisco, Muir Woods, Point Reyes and the wine country.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The micro-wave is located above the stove and if you are 5'4' that would be an issue. I do have a small portable step ladder under the kitchen sink for that purpose. I have no printer and the only electric's in the loft is the TV remote and the ceiling fan which is On & Off. Some of these issue(s) could of been resolved during Carolyn stay... but she never called me?
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Cozy place in a nice quiet town

  • 5 of 5

Had everything you need for a couple of days get away. Grocery store and Starbucks a block away. More than enough cooking utensils to make any meals you could want. Don't have plans of going back to California any time soon, but if I did, I would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space. Very peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Frederic was a great host. He met us at the loft space when we had an emergency and needed to check in early. He was in contact via text if we needed anything at all. There is a Safeway and Starbucks within about 200 steps and the loft has everything needed to cook in the kitchen, etc.

We loved our stay and would definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salem, OR USA

A perfect getaway in Mill Valley

  • 5 of 5

Look no further. This is a perfect getaway apartment in Mill Valley. Fred met me at the property and walked me through everything. Very comfortable, everything you need is close by. Plenty of restaurants and two grocery stores within walking distance.

I would certainly stay here again.


  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlingford, New South Wales, Australia

The Loft is very clean and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

Frederics' Loft is very comfortable, and close to shops, restaurants and transport.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great creative space

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my time at this Artist Studio Loft in Mill Valley. It is well appointed and is a great creative place. It is walking distance to coffee shops, food, and shopping. And you can do all this in a place surrounded by nature.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tamal Pie
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mill Valley Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
San Francisco/Oakland
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
180 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Muir Beach
Car: necessary

Rated one of the most desirable places to live in America this small charming town is only a few miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. Settled in among the giant redwoods, the picturesque and almost quaint town of Mill Valley sits just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. Nestled along Throckmorton and Miller Avenues, you will find shop after shop of some of the finest and often times most unique goods and services. From trendy fashions to old time milliners, the pleasure of shopping in this environment is only equaled by the local eateries. Home of the legendary Sweetwater where so often John Lee Hooker and Jerry Garcia have performed, there is a lot to explore in Mill Valley.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Mill Valley, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.79
Cleaning Fee £60.73

• No smoking in space or on condominium complex
• No aimless wandering around condominium complex
• No speaking to condominium office staff for directions and recommendations, they are not a concierge desk. Please ask me about anything in the area, we know our stuff!
• No parties of any type
• Quiet hours begin at 11pm, please refrain from loud noises after 11pm so as not to disturb neighbors
• No Pets
• 1-2 Extra guests need to be reported before check-in
• Place trash in trash can under the kitchen sink. If trash is full please dispose outside in the garbage area
• Turn off all AC/Heat & Electricity when you exit the apartment
• Please only eat food on tables in the dining room or kitchen island, no food in the bedrooms
• Please respect the no shoes policy, I've got white carpet :)
• Last rule, Have fun! San Francisco Bay Area has so much to offer and we hope you get to experience to its fullest while staying at my wonderful space :)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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