Close to everything and serene. Enjoy the benefits of new CA laws! Relax and indulge your senses. Private deck, overlooking our tiny vineyard and the Marin Headlands. Green hills and bay view. Queen memory foam mattress, Fridge, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Steam (and massage) shower with Blue Tooth. Wifi. Unit is attached to the main house, and completely private with its own entrance and water view deck.
Covid Note: Marin County has re-opened short term rentals effective June 29 with specific cleaning and maintenance guidelines which will be followed. (The cleaning fee has been increased to $150.00) We will have no less than 24 hours' separation between guests. We no longer will supply staples (e.g. tea, spices, condiments) so if you can, bring your own. Or, of course, shop while you're here. Just 12 minutes across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, this unique floating guest cottage offers the very best of the Sausalito houseboat experience. Located at the end of one of Marin’s most coveted houseboat docks, the Yellow Ferry Harbor, this freestanding floating home blends the nostalgia of the houseboat experience of the 1960’s and 70’s with today’s amenities. The last boat on the northward leg of the dock, the floating guest cottage has sweeping views of the bay, the surrounding rolling hills, and in the distance, the majestic slopes of Mt. Tamalpais. An inviting public jetty extends into the bay between the cottage and the scores of sailboats berthed in the nearby Richardson Bay Marina. The gentle music of their riggings in the breeze will mesmerize you. Enter through the main front room, whose dining table for six, comfortable sofa, and captain's chair can easily accommodate small gatherings of friends and family. The potbelly gas stove adds warmth and coziness on a rainy day. Cooking is a pleasure with a full-sized gas range, oven, and other modern appliances. At the rear of the main floor, the smaller of two bedrooms sleeps two in a queen sized bed with comfortable Tempurpedic mattress. The large north-facing window frames the Marina and Mt. Tam beyond. The entire second floor is a master bedroom, a luxurious double bed nestled under the graceful curve of its arched ceiling. On a sunny day – and this area is known locally as ‘The Banana Belt’ – enjoy outdoor dining on the spacious upper deck with its panoramic views. Or sit and read in the Adirondack chairs on the front float, surrounded by flowers. For recreation, paddle out in the kayaks or pedal away on the great Marin bike trail or to the Sausalito Ferry for the half-hour cruise to San Francisco. (No children under 13 in the kayak.) Bike rentals are a mile away. Otis Redding fans will appreciate that he wrote Dock of the Bay while a guest on one of Sausalito's storied docks, some say this one. You are assured a serene and magical time, watching the tides roll away (thank you, Otis) and enjoying the herons and egrets, frequent visitors to your front yard. This is the ideal rental for a couple or a single guest looking to get away from the everyday, but still seeking the convenience and fun that Sausalito offers. Families will experience the San Francisco Bay from a unique vantage point. Ideal for families with middle-schoolers or teenagers. Parents should realize that from a safety perspective living on a houseboat is no different than being on a boat. For that reason, no children under 10 are allowed as renters or as guests of the renters. Two couples may also share the guest cottage. We expect guests to leave the floating guest cottage clean and in good order. If not, a reasonable deduction will be taken from your security deposit. We do not expect guests to wash or change the bed linens or towels. The rental includes a parking space in the Yellow Ferry Harbor lot, and your houseboat is located just a five minute drive from downtown Sausalito, ten minutes from Mill Valley, twelve minutes across the Golden Gate Bridge to San Francisco and approximately an hour to the wine country. This is a truly special residence in an unforgettable natural setting.
Please note: this studio is only available for stays of 30+ days. All other inquiries must be declined per Sausalito law. This charming and peaceful studio in Sausalito has it all: privacy, amenities and a convenient location. Easy street parking and walking distance to shopping, restaurants and waterfront. Enjoy a comfortable queen-sized bed, flat screen television, kitchen and private bathroom.
“Tanya i jej rodzina byli bardzo przychylnie nastawieni do moich potrzeb podczas mojego pobytu! Zdecydowanie poleciłbym ją wszystkim jako gospodarza! Jest wspaniała!”