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Spectacular Views, Privacy, Sunshine, 5 Minutes to Downtown Mill Valley

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2

Romantic private, sunny house, perfect for a couple wishing to relax and enjoy outdoor activities. Trails are accessible directly from the house.

Downtown Mill Valley, with a movie theater, shops and restaurants, is a 5 minute drive or a beautiful 15 minute walk. Sausalito and San Francisco are respectively 15 and 30 minutes away.

Sonoma and Napa Valley (wine country) are one hour north, and the beaches are a only a 20 minute drive. There is a gym and health spa at the bottom of the hill.

Keywords: Sunny, private, modern, beautifully furnished home with spectacular views of San Francisco, spacious living/dining area with open, fully equipped kitchen, deck with tub, private parking for 2 cars.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 August, 2018

About The Owner

I have been happily living in this house since I purchased it. It is my home, but given the fact that I travel a lot, I have decided to share it with sensitive travelers that would enjoy the same things I do - the peace and quiet, the sun, the outdoor activities and the proximity of a beautiful city such as San Francisco.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Mill Valley

The views and the privacy are spectacular!

What makes this house unique

The house is spacious, modern, light and beautifully furnished. I have a lot of books, music and unusual art, and a very sunny deck where I like to sit and read, take a tub or simply lounge and get a tan.

I love to walk to town at sunset for a little shopping, and I love to hike the trails right behind my house where I can enjoy sweeping views of the entire Bay area.

Mill Valley is a quaint little town with good restaurants, 2 Whole Foods markets, a farmer's market on Friday, great shops, theater's and a very convenient gym and health spa facility. It is only 25/30 minutes from downtown San Francisco, close to the beaches and not far from the Napa Valley. The weather is sunnier than in San Francisco, but it rarely gets too hot. My house is in a perfect neighborhood for a woman traveling a lot, and I never have to lock my door when I'm home and feel perfectly safe.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is a great place for a couple visiting the Bay Area. We took the ferry into San Francisco, drove to Napa, and hiked in Marin County. It was great exploring using Mill Valley as our hub. This home was comfortable, and had a spectacular view that you could see from most of the house. We cooked several meals as the kitchen is outfitted well. This house is on a hill, with some narrow roads and turns to get there, but you get used to that rather quickly, and you're rewarded with the view. The deck is very nice, with a retractable awning. With the remote control, it is very easy to operate. There are stairs to get to the front door, so this will not work for someone who has difficulty with steps. It didn't phase us one bit. This place is fun...artwork and colors are very pleasing. We would definitely stay here again.
Aug 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mill Valley in Marin County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We handle our own contract and all funds directly with the renter, except the VRBO service fee which they collect.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Rain shower and handheld shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King Bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(26 traveller reviews)

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Spectacular Views, Privacy, Sunshine, 5 Minutes to Downtown Mill Valley
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 29 reviews

Wow. Beautiful neighborhood and lovely home. The view is spectacular.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Everything was clean and well prepared and convenient. Photos don't do justice to how cozy the home is and how special the view is. Thanks so much!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Drew, Thank you for your nice review. I am very happy you enjoyed my little perch with a view. Judy and I try to do our best to make our guests comfortable and it’s nice when someone recognizes that. So thanks again and have a great rest of the summer. Eleonora
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Wonderful view, great amenities and location

  • 5 of 5

Worth the price to come back from touring the city and have our own private nook in the mountains overlooking the bay. Would absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place to relax.

  • 4 of 5

Should maybe add TV to bedroom.In middle of cloest.Just a idea.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David, Glad you enjoyed your stay at my house and thanks for the suggestion. I will look into it. Bedt Eleonora
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What I would change about our stay. I have thought about this for a bit........

  • 5 of 5

....... and I really can't think of anything. This place and area is hands down one of the most amazing places we have ever stayed at. My wife and I went there to celebrate our 30th Anniversary and we just wanted to relax and sightsee. A few thoughts:

* The home itself is very clean with a homey feel. The breeze flowing through the house and the views really set the mood. If you want to do some cooking, there are more pans and utensils than you will ever need.

* The area itself is whatever you want to make of it. Mill Valley is a small village of decent people. Very clean and a lot of neat things to just walk around and do. Grocery store, coffee shops, multiple restaurants are right there. Mill Valley coffee shop is a small diner with a great breakfast menu.

* A 10 min drive away is Sausalito which is a little bigger than Mill Valley. More restaurants and shops right on the bay. Seafood Peddler restaurant had great food and really good service. You can also park your car all day there and grab the ferry to San Francisco if you choose not to drive. In San Fran, you can take a quick Uber everywhere you want to go. Pier 41 is a tourist trap. Go to Chinatown and walk it. Get some Ben and Jerry's on Haight Street.

* If you want to go to Muir Woods (which you should) go online and buy your parking pass now so you won't be frustrated when you attempt to visit. It is worth it.

* Muir Beach, Rodeo Beach, and Stinson Beach are all short drives. At Stinson beach, eat breakfast at Breakers Café. Biggest breakfast burrito I've ever seen. Mt. Tam is also pretty cool. The entire area has miles and miles of hiking/biking trails available for the novice as well as the expert.

* Alcatraz. Worth the visit. Go online now and reserve your trip on the ferry from San Fran.

* Golden Gate Park is worth the short 20 min drive. Lots to see, hear, and do. The Segway Tour was fun. Eat a lobster roll from the food truck next to them. Make sure you sign up for the Golden Gate Toll Pass when you rent your car. I just went online and activated the plate number to pass through while we were there on my credit card.

* The owner and property manager are great people and will do anything to assist you with your visit.

* Oh, almost forgot. The last day, a Monday, we drove over to Napa Valley up the Silverado trail. There were hardly any tourists. Go north and cross over the ridgeline on Mt Veeder Road through the Enchanted Hills and pop out in Glenn Ellen and do Sonoma Valley.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Thomas, Thank you for your nice review. I am glad you enjoyed my house and Mill Valley as well as the surrounding area. I agree with you that it is special and the people are very nice. I travel a lot but am always happy to come back to my little pied a terre in Mill Valley and glad to share it with people who appreciate it. Sincerely Eleonora
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures on this house do not do it justice! The views are spectacular, the house well equipped and the bed was very comfortable! Location was also A+! We will be staying here again!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Mattie, Thank you for your nice review. I’m glad you enjoyed my house and want to come back. I also want to thank you for leaving it in such good shape. It is always a pleasure to rent to people who are respectful of my property. You are welcome to stay anytime. Eleonora
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Beautiful House. Great View.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. It’s a great location for exploring the entire Bay Area. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Frank Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and got to explore this beautiful area. Have a wonderful Xmas season. Eleonora
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Nearest Airport
274 Miles
San Francisco International (SFO)
Nearest Ferry
62 Miles
Sausalito ferry
Nearest Motorway
68 Miles
101 freeway
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Bungalow 44
Nearest Beach
73 Miles
Tennessee valley beach, Muir Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mill Valley, California

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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £92.7
Refundable Damage Deposit £618

$120 Cleaning fee
$290 per Night if less than One Week
4 Night Minimum

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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