Living Room looks out to the front yard & Mt. Tamalpais & has a wood burning  Fireplace!The Dinning Room looks out to the back landscaped yard & Patio and to Mt. Tamalpais!  You hear the waterfall and see the pond, & the lit trees at night!

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3 bedrooms

3 beds
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About this listing

Beautiful Marin Furnished Hilltop Home 3-bedrooms, 2-baths, 2-patios, private 1/2 acre with 17-Oak Trees, Laundry, with washer & dryer, fenced yard, barbeque, Playhouse for kids, fully equipped kitchen, close to Bon Air Center & Golden Gate Ferry!

The space

This is a "private" almost 1/2 acre property up a private driveway to 17 California Live Oaks Trees with views of Mt. Tamalpais! There is a front Patio overlooking Mt. Tamalpais, and the Playhouse & Swing for the kids! The rear Patio looks at a lush landscaped garden & Waterfall & Pond! There are two Hammocks & a Barbeque!

Guest access

The entire property is fully fenced with a "Pet Door" in the kitchen, and a garage & Laundry Room, with a Washer & Dryer.

Interaction with guests

As much or as little as they want! More than glad to tell them all about the property, and I will leave a "House Book" with complete instructions & Manuals!

Other things to note

The walking trails along the Corte Madera Creek are a wonderful way to exercise, as well as a walk up to Phoenix Lake in Ross, only minutes away!


The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: 281
Security Deposit: 704
Weekly Discount: 15%
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 3PM

We only ask that there is no smoking in the house, and pets are welcome with a Pet Deposit! We have three Cocker Spaniels, but they will be gone & the house thoroughly cleaned! Entertainment is fine, just no parties please!


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

31 Reviews

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Ravi User Profile
July 2017
My family had a great stay and enjoyed the very comfortable house and wonderful location. Hard to beat the view out the front door each morning.

Howard User Profile
June 2017
This is a terrific home to stay in. Nice sized rooms; ample space to relax both indoors and outdoors. Furnishings are in good shape and comfortable. Beautiful view of mountain from front yard; backyard is beautiful and includes a waterfall/pond. Very relaxing stay. Kitchen well equipped for cooking and there are plenty of dishes & silverware. Location is in a quiet residential neighborhood; yet within 5 minutes you can drive to a shopping center with high end grocery store, coffee shop, other places to eat. Within 10 to 15 minutes you can be in downtown Larkspur where there are multiple restaurants and a large grocery store.

Monika User Profile
June 2017
We very much enjoyed our stay at this home. The garden was lovely and the home beautifully furnished. Michael is an excellent host.

Barry User Profile
June 2017
Mindful that I may prejudice other airbnb hosts from welcoming my wife and I into their homes, I feel obligated to be honest about our experience. We lived in Michael's home for two weeks and, as advertised, we found it to be conveniently located and in a handsome setting. And our host was readily available on the phone. However, there are some cons that prospective renters should consider. First of all, the home is very tired and neglected, e.g., dishwasher had drainage issues, outdoor fountain was on its last legs, much of the outdoor lighting needed repair, window flower boxes were falling apart, vines had overgrown the children's playhouse, and water only trickled out of the faucet in the Master Bath sink due to a build up of grit. If you are a clean freak you should shy away from this listing, e.g., dishes required re-washing, ants and other bugs were present, and kitchen cabinet knobs were sticky to the touch. The house is chock full of the owner's belongings leaving insufficient room for others on an extended stay. While not in Michael's control, there was incessant construction going on in the neighborhood and the sounds of banging and drilling were heard throughout the day, even on weekends. Finally, the photos are mostly accurate but not entirely. There is no outdoor table that seats six as shown and none of the hammocks or outdoor umbrellas were set up. They were lying in the garage filthy and full of webs. In short, despite Michael's engaging manner, this 60 year old home is in desperate need of some TLC.
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
I inspected the house the day after they left and found no trace of ants, the dishwasher was working and the pond & waterfall were working once filled up! Also, the master bathroom sink worked fine once I removed the strainers! The outdoor furniture covers & the hammocks had not been put out because of the rain--they are all now out!
June 2017

Laura User ProfileLaura is a superhost.
May 2017
Michaels place was perfect for our family of 6 (2 adults and 4 kids). Living space is spacious and the outdoors is fantastic and well taken care of. Kitchen has all you need. Michael was always available to answer questions.
Michael User Profile
Response from Michael:
Laura No problem with the driveway lights! I will have them repaired or replaced! Thanks for letting me know! Michael
May 2017

Melissa User Profile
April 2017
We really enjoyed the home! Beds were very comfortable and the house was very cozy. We would definitely stay again.

Bob User Profile
December 2016
Great stay at Michaels place! Gorgeous views of Mount Tam, excellent accommodations for a family of five. Very private. Easy access to the 101 off Sir Francis Drake Blvd making it easy to get around the Bay Area. Would love to stay here again next time we are in the Bay Area.

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Kentfield, California, United StatesJoined in May 2014
Michael User Profile

Michael is a real estate sales person with Berkshire Hathaway, in Palm Desert and shares his time in San Francisco ! I am semi retired and have another home in the San Francisco Bay Area , and in Palm Desert, California! I like traveling, meeting new people and learning about their cultures. I have two sons in the San Francisco Bay Area and two grandchildren . I have used AirBNB in my travels and love it!

"Two roads diverged in the woods and
I took the one less traveled by,
and that has made all the difference." Robert Frost

Languages: English, Español, Ελληνικά
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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