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NEW LISTING: Walk To Town, 1030 Sq Ft Guest House, 1 BR/1.5 BA, Mt. Tam Views

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Stand Alone 1030 Sq Ft Guest House, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath, Sep living area, Views

This newly modern furnished guest house has spectacular views of Mt. Tam and is about half a mile to downtown Mill Valley. The bedroom with queen bed and half bath is on the entry level and then upstairs is an open floor plan with a full sized kitchen, dining area, full bath and living area.

New comfy sheets and towels, full washer/dryer, full size viking fridge, wine fridge, fully stocked kitchen with coffee/toaster/blender/silverware/cooking pots/etc, large screen TV, cable, curated art on the walls.

This guest house has a queen bed for two people. There is a convertible DWR sofa bed for two additional guests (must be under the age of 12 yrs old). $20 per additional guest.

More Details

Grace Hawthorne
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 January, 2017

About Grace Hawthorne

We have lived in Mill Valley for over 15 years because of the charming downtown, wonderful access to trails, beautiful redwoods and proximity to San Francisco.

Grace Hawthorne purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Grace Hawthorne chose The Bay Area

Helens Ln. is the closest walk to downtown with the priceless view of Mt. Tam. This guest house will be like your home away from home because of the spaciousness and the full size kitchen. Newly furnished with modern furnishings and amenities.

What makes this cottage unique

A five minute walk or a two minute drive downtown will put you in a sea of culinary delights-- award winning restaurants, gourmet grocery store, excellent coffee and what we call nature's cathedral-- running streams, giant redwoods, chirping birds.

Guestbook comments from the owner


It was a lovely stay. Thank you for sharing your guest house with us.
Sep 2015
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

NEW LISTING: Walk To Town, 1030 Sq Ft Guest House, 1 BR/1.5 BA, Mt. Tam Views
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 15 reviews

The description of the guest house was very accurate; close to town,clean and very well equipped .

  • 4 of 5

Since we were visiting family, I wish we could have have spent time relaxing in the living room over-looking Mt. Tam. Grace had a very informative notebook outlining all the operating details of the house and sight-seeing and restaurant options in the Mill Valley area. We visit twice a year and are looking forward to another stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home in a beautiful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Grace's cottage is clean, bright and thoughtfully decorated with new furnishings and appliances. A plus to have your own parking spot right outside and in a beautiful neighborhood! We had a wonderful time and are looking forward to another visit in the near future! Thanks Grace!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a fabulous little cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place loved the town. My daughter and I were in Mill Valley to plan her wedding and this property was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing property!!

  • 5 of 5

Grace was such a wonderful host and the guesthouse is true to its pictures.....warm and inviting and Mill Valley is such a beautiful location - not to far from restaurants and far enough away from the busy parts of town where you feel the quiet. Thanks Grace....we will certainly be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Felt like a resident in the winding streets and hills of beautiful Mill Valley!

  • 5 of 5

We lovde our two story Mill Valley free standing unit. You walk into a nice bedroom with comfy bed, plenty of storage, half bath and

convenient washer and dryer. (also great hair dryer!) Upstairs is a cozy modern seating area, dining area and great full service kitchen

with wine cooler.The views from the upstairs windows are spectacular of Mt. Tamalpias. It is located on a beautiful quiet street with convenient parking. We loved the walk from town up the hills using "The Steps of Mill Valley." Also fun to explore the surrounding streets. Close to Mt Tam and other fabulous outdoor attractions. Clean , comfortable, just what we wanted! Thanks Grace!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Bright Contemporary Guest Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful stay at this guest cottage in Mill Valley, and would love to stay here again on future trips to Marin! The location is perfect, nestled in the hills of Mill Valley and positioned with a perfect view of Mt Tam. The neighborhood has a peaceful quintessential Mill Valley feel, and we enjoyed long walks through beautiful redwood trees and gardens. We had an easy and quick drive up and down the hill to get downtown or to many restaurants and shops. The owners have done a marvelous job updating and maintaining the cottage. The kitchen has everything you need, including beautiful fancy appliances and wine storage. The bed and linens were super comfortable. Having living space was a huge plus for us, and we were able to have family and friends stop over to visit us and spend time enjoying our son. Renting the cottage was definitely the right decision over staying in a hotel. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
SFO and OAK airports
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Lots of choices in downtown Mill Valley
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
Larkspur Landing and Sausalito
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mill Valley Golf Club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Ski
160 Miles
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Stinson Beach, Muir Beach, Sausalito
Car: recommended

Conveniently located about half a mile from downtown Mill Valley, this freestanding guest house is on a residential street that is quiet. A five minute walk or two minute drive puts you in the center of town where there are trails, parks, great restaurants, shopping, cafes and gorgeous redwoods and running streams.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning £81
Refundable Damage Deposit £162
Tax Rate 12.0%

Maximum 2 adults (plus two additional children under 12 yrs old with additional fee). When sending a reservation or booking inquiry please include some information about yourself and the purpose of your trip (visiting family, getaway, business travel, etc.). Maximum stay is two weeks. Full refund on reservations cancelled before 30 days of arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mill Valley in California

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1030 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , entry level
  • Queen bed with adjacent half bath entry level
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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