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The Retreat Serene historic home on 2 acres

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Jennifer

The Retreat Serene historic home on 2 acres

Entire house
8 guests5 bedrooms5 beds4.5 baths
8 guests
5 bedrooms
5 beds
4.5 baths
Jennifer is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Beautiful historic home surrounded by gardens and nature. Originally built in 1903 as a summer retreat for Catholic nuns and lay women, you can still feel the serenity. Large 5 BD on 2 acres, in a beautifully-landscaped gated compound with old oaks and a redwood grove. Ideally located in central Marin, walking distance to charming small-town Kentfield, 30 min. from SF, 5 min. from Hwy 101 and 40 min from wine country. A very, very special home.

Amenities

Standard: Kitchen, Wifi, Laptop friendly workspace, Cable TV, TV, and 18 more
Other highlights: Free parking on premises, Indoor fireplace, EV charger, Dishwasher, BBQ grill, and 3 more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Availability

8 Reviews

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Tanner User Profile
Tanner
June 2017
Very pretty home with plenty of room. Ferry to downtown SF is only a couple miles away and Muir Woods is very close. Communication was very …
Adrienne User Profile
Adrienne
December 2016
The house is absolutely stunning and everything was as expected from the description. It is centrally located and easy to access everything…
Hai User Profile
Hai
July 2016
All listings are accurate.
Tinsley User Profile
Tinsley
July 2015
Jenny is an incredible host! She was easy to communicate with, and made sure everything was going ok even though she was on vacation herself…
Joel User Profile
Joel
August 2014
Jennifer was a considerate and caring host. She took the time to make sure everything went well and was delightfully proactive in communicat…
Jeremiha User Profile
Jeremiha
June 2014
Absolutely great experience dealing with Jennifer during the reservation process who was very accomodating with our special requests, and wi…
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Response from Jennifer:
Jeremiha, come back anytime! Really!
June 2014
Jonathan User Profile
Jonathan
June 2014
Absolutely one of the most positive airbnb experiences we have ever had. Jennifer made sure the logistics were handled, and it was done prof…
Jennifer User Profile
Response from Jennifer:
Back atcha Jonathan! Come back any time. Sandy and Jake really enjoyed you guys, as did I.
June 2014

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Kentfield, California, United StatesJoined in May 2014
Jennifer User Profile
212 Reviews
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Jennifer is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a native of Marin, and love everything about it! Hiking, beach barbecues on Muir Beach, Mountain Home Theater, burritos in the Mission, Fairfax Scoop, wine tasting in Napa... the list goes on and on. I love Marin even more as I took a long detour from it. Our three child…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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