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Downtown Large Custom Indoor/Outdoor Home

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious Multi-Level Home One Block From Downtown!

This chic and sophisticated multi-level property is conveniently located on one of downtown Mill Valley's most charming and coveted streets. A sleek yet cozy home, this 2014 custom-built residence boasts an expansive, private outdoor space (back and side lawns, a hot tub, a BBQ, and several decks on a 6,500 square foot lot) perfect for entertaining, all in a quaint neighborhood just around the corner from the heart of downtown's shops, the Depot Bookstore, restaurants, cafes, theaters and the award-winning library.

This 2,500 square foot Craftsman-style home is modern but comfortable. The sun-drenched open-style floor plan features four bedrooms, four baths, a separate studio, indoor/outdoor accessibility from almost every room, high ceilings, wide-plank hardwood floors, a chef's kitchen, multiple dining areas (a dining table, counter seating, and island seating), and a three-sided Art Nouveau fireplace.

The spacious kitchen offers a rare Kinawa Satin granite countertop and zinc counter accent, plus an imported Italian gas range, wine refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, and stainless steel appliances. The adjoining deck has a bird's eye view of the yard below, rolling hillsides, and the quaint details of the picturesque hamlet of downtown Mill Valley, located 20 minutes north of San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

The four bedrooms are located downstairs. The master bedroom features a four-poster bed, en suite bathroom with a luxurious rain shower and deep soaking tub, walk-in closets, and a private deck. There is an additional full bath and three guest bedrooms, each opening out to a deck and lawn, offering a perfect flow for entertaining and family activities. The stacked washer/dryer is also located on the lower level. Sleeping Occupancy: 8 guests maximum.

There are two TVs: in the living room and master bedroom. A $20 AppleTV credit is reserved for the duration of each guest stay. No stereo system, no gate clicker.

The main outdoor space is highlighted by a giant Redwood tree, a hot tub hugged by bamboo, and a custom water feature ideal for relaxing and entertaining. The studio includes a bathroom and is a sweet spot to unwind with a good book and a glass of wine.

Despite being located in downtown Mill Valley, the home feels very private. In the front, there is a custom-made automated steel passenger gate that opens onto a private courtyard with room for two cars, spacious storage lockers perfect for bikes, outdoor equipment, or children's necessities.

Walk Score of 90 out of 100. This location is a Walker’s Paradise so daily errands do not require a car.

Nearby parks include Old Mill Park, Old Mill Park and Norris Memorial Park.

This spacious and inviting home welcomes locals, travelers, families, and dog owners (with an additional pet deposit) and is available for a minimum of three nights, with discounts applied to weekly and monthly rentals.

Please be advised that rates are higher during the Mill Valley Film Festival (October), Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve.

This property is managed, maintained, and marketed by ConciergeMarin.

Note: We also manage two more stunning homes in Mill Valley, one near downtown (sleeps 4) and one in Sycamore Park (sleeps 6). Please inquire with us about these other properties if you feel a smaller place would better suit your needs.

More Details

Owner
Adrienne Biggs, ConciergeMarin
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

About Adrienne Biggs, ConciergeMarin

Through my hospitality company, ConciergeMarin, it's my pleasure to manage, market, and maintain this property for the owners.

Adrienne Biggs, ConciergeMarin purchased this house in 2015

Why Adrienne Biggs, ConciergeMarin chose The Bay Area

This home appeals to city dwellers who seek open space and privacy but want to be close to the many charming offerings of downtown Mill Valley.

Note: We also manage another stunning home near downtown Mill Valley, a mid-century modern-inspired 2 BR / 2 BA home through the Redwood grove off East Blithedale, as well as a Loft Lodge in Sycamore Park neighborhood that sleeps up to 6. Please inquire with us about these other properties if you feel a smaller home would better suit your needs.

What makes this house unique

Your own private oasis walking distance to the great Redwoods, the charming shops and bistros, the award-winning library, live music venues, the European-style Depot Bookstore and Plaza, and plenty of festivals including the Mill Valley Film Festival (October), Mill Valley Arts Festival (September), the Dipsea Race (spring) and more!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 Master En Suite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Deep soaking tub, private toilet room, large tiled shower
    Bathroom 2 Shared Downstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double sinks, large tiled shower, shared with BR #2-4
    Bathroom 3 main floor - Toilet , Lovely sun-filled bathroom on main floor off living room.
    Bathroom 4 in Studio - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Located in the separate Studio Cottage in the back yard.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Home Office/Studio - Private bathroom, air mattress available
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private entrance from side yard, and shared full bath.
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private entrance from side yard, and shared full bath.
    Guest Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Private entrance from side yard, double futon, shared bath.
    Master Suite Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private en suite bath, deck; bio cotton coil Room&Board bed.
  • This home will accommodate a maximum of 8 adults (ie four couples or an adult with child)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
This is a family-oriented neighborhood. Please be mindful of noise level after 9pm. We want to keep our neighbors happy! If you wish to pay by credit card, a 2.5% transaction fee will be added.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Downtown Large Custom Indoor/Outdoor Home
average rating of 4.611111 based on 18 reviews
5

Immaculate and super spacious!

  • 5 of 5

This home is so much more than we expected, the photos do not do it justice. We are not normally "modern style" people, but we were so pleased with the floor plan and design of this home, everything is top notch quality from the high end appliances to the detailed finishes. We loved that there was plenty of space for our family to gather and yet lots of little garden hideaways to have privacy from each other if we wanted. It was a very important event for our family, my daughter's wedding, and we chose this home because it was in easy walking distance to her venue at the OAC. She was so pleased with this house that she and her two maids of honor opted to get ready for the wedding here instead of at the facilities that were offered at the venue. The property manager, Adrienne, was so responsive and helpful...excellent experience, wonderful home.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego
5

Spectacular home, true to pictures and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed here for a family event in Marin County over a long weekend. We cannot say enough about the beauty and functionality of this home. My husband is an architect and we truly appreciated the quality and attention to detail in the design and construction. The layout is very practical with the bedrooms on the lower level, all with doors to the peaceful outdoor spaces, including a fabulous spa! That left the open great room and kitchen area for family get together time. Extremely well equipped kitchen (which my son-in-law chef really appreciated) and everything was easy to find.

Adrienne was extremely easy to communicate with and very responsive. Any questions I had (not many, because she was so informative at the outset) were immediately responded to.

The location is terrific, being able to walk to nearby restaurants, coffee shops and other shopping. It was nice to get to know Mill Valley better - it's a very charming town without being pretentious. Our only regret was that our stay was too short! Would highly recommend this lovely home for couples, families or a girlfriend getaways type of thing. It would also be great for an executive retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Home not a House

  • 5 of 5

If you looking for a fabulous home that has everything you need - book this property. Management company is very responsive to any request or issue we had during our stay.

Mill Valley is a village straight out of European fairy tale. From this homes location you can walk to dining, grocery store or a movie.

Best of all are l the great hiking trails inches from the front door.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Contemporary home in a perfect Mill Valley location.

  • 4 of 5

Walking distance to shops and restaurants, easy access to Mt Tam's hiking trails. Perfect mix of town and country.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent house in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. Very open and spacious, easily accommodated seven people, and in a great location accessible to the stores and restaurants of Mill Valley.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice location. Plenty of room for all of our group. Off-street parking a plus!

  • 4 of 5

THe house had almost everything we needed for our group of 8 people staying in the house. We used every bed & all the linens & towels and every kitchen item available. Just missing a ladle, garbage bags, swiffer pads & broom. We wanted to leave the place as clean as we found it. It was perfect for the few more guests that joined us for an "after-party" following my son's wedding at the Outdoor Art Club, which is in easy walking distance. Our group & our other guests ALL mentioned that the place needs some window coverings as all the bed rooms face a common area outside & some prefer some privacy. The window in the dining room area streams in sunshine late afternoon that bakes & causes anyone facing west to need sunglasses! THe light is nice at other times of day, but needs a shade for the afternoon hours. The place was as advertised. We enjoyed our stay & would recommend it to others who like modern architecture & fancy fixtures.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Linda! Thanks so much for your review, and feedback which is invaluable. I'm so glad your group enjoyed your time in the home. I will purchase a ladle (good point!) and the custom shades for the downstairs bedroom are on order. But I wanted to say that there actually were two brooms available (one outdoor and one indoor), extra trash bags (to use while the custom bags were in order, which I explained to you), and a box of swiffer pads were near the swiffer in the utility closet. Again, I'm so glad you enjoyed the home and you're welcome back any time! PS In the future, please consider honoring the check in time (you arrived 1.5 hours early) and you had communicated that you'd be arriving first and guests later, but it seemed your entire group arrived with you earlier than the check in time while I was still cleaning and wanted access (while you entered onto the property to take a look around, which caught me of guard).
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Location

Nearest Airport
27 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Several
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Golden Gate Ferry, Larkspur CA
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Several
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Stinson, Muir, Golden Gate National Rec Area
Car: recommended

This stunning home is located just a few minutes from the majestic Redwoods of Muir Woods while also being about 5 minutes from the 101 Freeway, about 30 minutes' drive to Stinson Beach, about 45 minutes from rural West Marin (a foodie haven), Sonoma County (wine tasting), and Berkeley (cultural events).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mill Valley, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Standard Rate <6 Guests
8 Feb 2017 - 4 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,521
for 3 nights
From
£606
£4,521
£11,092
 
 
MV Film Fest
5 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,781
for 3 nights
From
£693
£5,066
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,781
for 3 nights
From
£693
£5,066
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2017
21 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,781
for 3 nights
From
£693
£5,066
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,261
for 3 nights
From
£519
£3,975
£9,430
 

Additional pricing information

Weekly clean for 7+ days £115.95
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Cleaning Fee <6 adults £231.91
Cleaning Fee >6 adults £154.61
Pet Fee for two dogs £154.61
Pet Fee £77.3
Refundable Damage Deposit £309.21
Tax Rate 12.0%

$200 non-refundable cleaning fee for parties of up to 6 adults; $300 non-refundable cleaning fee for parties of 6 adults or more. 1 dog is $100 additional fee, 2 dogs is $200 additional fee.

Check in is 4pm, check out is 11am. If you need to change this, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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