Our cozy cottage on the Beach. You can walk across the sand to the Ocean. There is an unobstructed ocean view. from the house. Sheltered deck with a table and chairs where you can read and relax while watching the world go by. Or join the many surfers learning how to surf and kids boogie boarding in the Ocean.
Our furnishings are upscale and kid friendly. Small children can play right on the beach. They are protected from the wind in our private roped-off beach lot area.
The house is very well equipped with a Weber BBQ on the deck and all the tools that you need to cook up a relaxing meal in the compact kitchen. Parents can sit on the deck and watch their children play on the beach.
Walking to town is one of the pleasures of our location. Its approximately a 10 minute walk along the beach to the town. Stinson Beach can be sunny while the rest of the Coast is ''fogged in'' as there is a a wonderful micro-climate here
The Pacific can be quite cold for swimming and the surfers - who you can watch from the house- almost always wear wetsuits. Boogie boarding is a favorite sport and many intrepid surfers have gotten their start Boogie Boarding at Stinson Beach. Boogie Boards and wetsuits are available for rent in town and just down our street there is a rental shop .
The town is charming with cute restaurants and a children's playground with slides and swings. When you're ready for a hike there are wonderful hiking trails within 5 minutes of the house. One of the most famous is the Dipsea Trail which is a wondrous walk beside a running creek, beneath giant redwoods culminating in a 10 foot ladder climb - really breathtaking. Great beach-combing and shell collecting possibilities abound on the beach.We are also within easy driving distance of the Wine Country and many of our guests like to take a day for Wine Tasting during their stay.
From Stinson Beach its a one hour drive to San Francisco.or you can ride the Ferry from Sausalito or Larkspur to get to the City. Ferries run all day long and its a beautiful way to travel across the Bay.