1 BR Large Garden Cottage Near Boyle Park in Downtown Mv


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DOWNTOWN...FLAT...SUNNY... This quiet and charming freestanding 1 bedroom garden cottage is located in the flat and sunny area of beautiful downtown Mill Valley - just minutes from San Francisco! It is beautifully furnished and comes completely equipped with a nice chef's kitchen. With over 850 square feet, it is more than three times as large as a typical hotel room and offers plenty of ample space. You'll have a complete large chef's kitchen, a sunny dining room, a large living room, one bedroom and as an added bonus a light filled sunroom to relax. !!!IMPORTANT information for booking inquiries - please read!!!: The maximum occupancy is 2 adults. Also, please include information about the purpose of your trip in your inquiry (business trip, family visit, tourist, etc.) since we feel much more comfortable renting to someone we 'know' than to a complete stranger ;-). It also helps us to know what you might expect from your stay. UPDATE: VRBO has installed an automatic 'book it now' feature - since we now only have a few hours time to accept the 'book it now' request we'll automatically decline every 'book it now' request that doesn't have additional information about your group or stay. Also, though the cottage has 2 queen size sofa beds in addition to the queen size bed in the bedroom we only rent to more than 2 people under special circumstances (for example, you are renting the cottage for a longer time and have a family member visit for a weekend) and only with our explicit approval prior to renting the house. We only rent to adults, not to families with young children, sorry. An additional charge of $15/person/night occurs. Please make sure to mention this prior to renting the house! We also require a signed and initialed hard copy of the online rental agreement. The cottage: This is a completely freestanding small house, not an attached 'studio/apartment': 1 bedroom, one large living room with fireplace, an extra sun room and a separate dining room connected to the large chefs kitchen. Enjoy beautiful hardwood floors, a bathtub and a sweet backyard garden. About the cottage: The cottage is in a very quiet location at the end of the property behind the main house with a big private space for outdoor seating. Your own small basement with washer and dryer offers additional secure storage space for bikes or surfboards. The owner lives in the main house in the front of the property. Located in the middle of Mill Valleys most desirable neighborhoods Sycamore and Boyle Park it is very close to playgrounds, tennis courts and a golf course. Trailheads and bike paths along the Bay are nearby. Walk in 5 minutes to bustling Downtown Mill Valley Plaza and Depot, Whole Foods, shops and boutiques, coffee shops, Library, Mill Valley Art and Film Festival, Mill Valley Market, Community Center with pool and gym, clubs (2 am, Sweetwater), schools, and excellent restaurants (Molino, El Paseo, Balboa Cafe and many others...). Boyle Park is just across the street, Sycamore Park with a nice playground is around the corner. The bus stop to San Francisco or San Rafael is 1 block down the street and the Golden Gate Bridge only 10 minutes away by car. San Francisco, Sausalito, Tiburon, Corte Madera, Stinson Beach, Muir Woods, Marin General Hospital, College of Marin are all only minutes away by car and you could bike as well! Rate details: For stays less than 30 nights: 10% TOT tax plus 2% tourist tax are collected if applicable International travelers welcome! We speak English and German. Restrictions: Please inquire about the minimum stay requirements. Longer stays are welcome too, but we limit it to a maximum stay of 3 months. If staying for a longer time up to 3 months please understand that this is a fully furnished cottage and that you can't 'move in' with all of your belongings, house stock, furniture etc.. Wedding parties/rehearsal dinners/business meetings and parties can NOT be held at the cottage. Keywords: Freestanding Cottage, 1 bedroom apartment, house, Mill Valley

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Reviews (20)

  1. Rock R.
    Very comfortable house for two people. Enjoyed having our guests here for dinner. 15 February 2017 - 14:02:00
  2. Arthur C.
    The cottage was everything we had hoped for; spacious and close to the town center so walking to dinner was great. We would stay here again. 14 April 2017 - 14:54:00
  3. Everett Y.
    We very much enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was very clean, very important to us! and the decor was simple and in good taste. We highly recommend this cottage. 08 May 2017 - 14:38:00
  4. John M.
    My wife and I have stayed in this wonderful cottage multiple times. It is perfect in every respect:...beginning with a great Mill Valley location...close to everything. The spacious cottage is filled with the amenities one desires while traveling, including terrific wifi. The hosts, Hilde and Markus, are a delight to work with...very welcoming and available to answer any question. We can't wait to return! John M. Tucson, AZ 17 July 2017 - 21:46:00
  5. Ernest B.
    Loved this place! Stayed 5 nights and wished we had more time. Owners were not intrusive, but I am sure they would have been happy to help if we needed anything; though they thought of everything. The cottage was clean, comfortable and the kitchen was well appointed. The location was easy to find and close to downtown Mill Valley. It was quick to get to Sausalito or the 101 freeway to San Francisco. We took the ferry at Sausalito two times to visit San Fran, parking in lot 4 was all day and affordable. It was a wonderful place to stay. Hope to stay again in the future. Thanks Hilde for the great stay. 22 October 2017 - 23:31:00
  6. Mary & Art
    We were very pleased with our recent stay at this property. The cottage was well maintained and very clean and spacious. The location was excellent---5 minute walk to our family, 10 minute walk to the center of Mill Valley's shops and restaurants, and a short drive or bike ride to so many other activities and attractions. It was wonderful to have a little "home away from home" so that we were able to visit family, but still have our own space nearby so that all had their privacy. Our only disappointment was that we could not stay longer! The owners were very helpful and pleasant. They communicated with us prior to our stay, and helped us get situated when we arrived. We definitely recommend this rental and we look forward to our own future visits. 28 April 2011 - 18:37:57
  7. We stayed at the Boyle Park cottage because our usual Mill Valley rental was unavailable. But I have to say that we have a new favorite space. It is a lovely space, that is significantly larger than you might think. My wife and I were more than comfortable. Don't let its location on a busy street fool you. It's back off the street, so it's super quiet at night. Between the clean, welcoming quality and high levels of fit and finish, particularly in the kitchen, this one's a keeper. 25 March 2012 - 22:43:27
  8. Nicholas
    Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome! The cottage was even nicer than we imagined, so beautifully decorated and comfortable. It is fully furnished and comes completely equipped. The cottage is more than three times as large as a typical hotel room!!! The owners are so friendly and the location is just perfect! 28 July 2013 - 15:15:54
  9. Dan
    My husband and our 2 children stayed here for 10 days this August and we had a wonderful time.The cottage is clean, spacious and ideally located in Mill Valley. The owner was fabulous to deal with and we would return for sure. The kitchen was fabulous, especially with children in tow, and allowed us to make some of our own meals. We were SO impressed with how comfortable,pretty and private it was. 19 August 2013 - 15:55:13
  10. Happy Aussies
    The cottage was wonderful.......very attractive and spacious and ideally located to shops and the park.It is very clean and comfortable too. The host was very friendly and helpful and considerate. We would definitely book this again when visiting Mill Valley .... It is close to San Francisco, beaches and muir Woods. 05 October 2013 - 23:39:45
  11. Jennifer C.
    I was so pleased to find this lovely, well appointed home. It was just what we were looking for and more. Our family of four (2 adults, 2 kids) had plenty of space and enjoyed the walkable proximity to the shops. 04 January 2014 - 00:46:08
  12. Shannon B.
    Located in a back yard within a few blocks of Mill Valley, with sweet neighborhood sounds like birds and children. Squirrels run along the fence. Kitchen and dining area are sunny, very comfy bed, living room is airy and inviting. Patio for eating al fresco is private and charming. All the amenities of home, and views of green from every room. Privacy honored and the landlord is accommodating and efficient. Lots of walks and hiking nearby. 29 May 2014 - 19:33:44
  13. RTJ
    Everything about this place and our stay was perfect. My wife and I enjoyed having space to relax in after our days of sightseeing. The house was spotless with every convenience (including a cd collection). Loved being surrounded by trees and having a private deck and outdoor dining set-up. There was just too much of a chill in the air to take advantage of it for our breakfast. A very short walk to the center of town with its outstanding market and restaurants. Less than an hour to Sonoma and a quick ride to the magnificent Muir Woods. Our host greeted us as we arrived with a friendly smile and handshake. We didn't really need anything, but we knew we could always call her if we did. A great plus was the washer and dryer; made our trip easier by bringing a small suitcase. Would defintely recommend this bungalow for your next trip to the Bay area. 03 June 2014 - 17:01:57
  14. Aaron F.
    I loved my stay at this great cottage! It has a perfect location that allows you to walk to everything in downtown Mill Valley, complete privacy and quiet, and it is furnished with everything you need- from wifi to TV to a kitchen fully stocked with all the glasses, plates, and pots and pans you'll need (I travel often and rent a lot of places and almost always cook in them, very few have decent kitchen supplies, but this one does!) The unit has been very well maintained and designed and is a cozy cottage perfect for a few days or a few weeks. 28 October 2014 - 03:53:33
  15. Matt d
    I rented this cottage for my parents and there stay could not have been better. Close to downtown mill valley, this little bungalow offers plenty of space, nice privacy and a welcoming vibe after a long day of cruising the town or hiking all of the awesome trails. Can't wait for more family to visit so we can have them stay here! 13 November 2014 - 22:59:11
  16. jarred m.
    Cute, clean, perfectly located. Owners a delight to work with. 31 December 2014 - 15:34:36
  17. Donna
    We really enjoyed our stay in this cottage. It is spacious, well equipped, clean, and convenient. We loved walking in Boyle Park and also walking to downtown Mill Valley. Very private and quiet. The owners were available when needed but never intrusive. Very helpful. We will return! 03 April 2015 - 16:39:54
  18. Greg
    This cottage is absolutely stunning, tastefully decorated and private! The location is great - close to public transport, shops and downtown Mill Valley. We didn't want for anything - the kitchen is particularly well equipped. As we were working whilst there, the one thing that would've been better was faster internet. Would definitely recommend a stay there. A perfect little home away from home. 23 June 2015 - 01:52:47
  19. Maureen L.
    What a charming house. I stayed for 5 days and didn't want to leave. It is decorated tastefully , very clean and private. Couldn't ask for anything better 02 October 2015 - 16:08:16
  20. Joan B.
    Lovely cottage. Looks exactly as it does in photos and great location. Really enjoyed our stay 24 November 2017 - 16:00:00

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