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Ocean front property, minutes from San Francisco in the middle of National Park.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Small cottage right on the beach. Romantic getaway 2 fireplaces and hot tub.

Small cottage right on the beach. Very close to San Francisco - 20 min from the Golden Gate Bridge. Romantic getaway. Perfect for couples or as a quiet retreat for an individual. Wood burning fireplaces in the living room and bedroom. Large deck and private hot tub overlooking the ocean.

Please feel free to ask me any specific questions you may have and I'll make sure to get back you promptly.


Owner
Sigward Moser
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, german
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Sigward Moser

Entrepreneur in the area of technology, communication and environmentally and socially conscious investing. For last 10 years mostly involved in hospice, end of life care and community projects. As an adjunct lecturer, I also teach a class on entrepreneurship and start-ups in the area of management and communication in IT at MCI, an Austrian University with affiliations to Stanford, Yale and Cornell University.

I was born in Austria where I spend about half of the year for family reason and because its home. I love the ocean and was lucky to have found this place while still working in Manhattan.

Sigward Moser purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Sigward Moser chose Muir Beach

See pictures to find out why you may like to stay here :-)

What makes this cottage unique

12 miles or 20 minutes to San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge and 3 miles to the Muir Woods National Monument known for its towering old-growth redwood trees. Countless trails along the ocean or in the Headlands overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Muir Beach, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , floor heating
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 large double bed , with wood burning fireplace and ocean view from bed.
  • wood burning fireplace and ocean view from bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Strict no guest policy. Unfortunately, the property is more of a romantic getaway for two or a quiet retreat for one and not suited for more people or guests at day or night. Sorry.

Reviews

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Ocean front property, minutes from San Francisco in the middle of National Park.
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 82 reviews
5

Peaceful, beautiful

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful perch on the Earth this is, looking out over Muir Beach. Truly a magical spot. Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: 04/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rustic cottage with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

Private cottage in a very quiet, serene area with gorgeous views of the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place is AMAZING!!! The beach cottage is rustic/cozy and very easy to feel at home in. This is our second time staying here. We stayed here in June three years ago and I have dreamt of going back ever since! So thankful that we were able to go this April! You are right on the beach, but with the deck you have privacy away from the beach goers. The glass railing also blocks any wind that the beach goers down below may experience. Hearing the waves day and night is so therapeutic! There is a hot tub down below which has a dreamy overlook of the beach and ocean as well and it's sort of tucked in the hillside. It is dreamy! The cool evenings were enjoyed in the hot tub. We also were able to have a cozy fire lit the first night we stayed as it was raining. There are great views from the entire cottage, even when you are curled up with a book inside you can gaze out on the ocean. There are hiking trails nearby to hike which also have great views. We left the cottage only to venture out for dinner. ;) We ate in Mill Valley, Stinson Beach, Sausalito, and Corte Madera. So whether you are lounging on the great deck or cozy couch, or strolling the beach, or hiking around you will have an amazing time at this cottage and hope to come back over and over again. I couldn't recommend it enough. In fact I recommend it all the time to my friends! :) And Sigward is an amazing host! He is super attentive to any questions you may have and we felt very taken care of!

  • Review Submitted: 18/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxation by the sea

  • 5 of 5

We chose this property primarily for its unobstructed ocean views and they were simply beautiful! We loved being right there on the beach and were situated high up enough to enjoy our privacy while we relaxed together. The 10-15 minute drive from Mill Valley was winding and green, with lots to see there as well. Besides the ocean's beauty, there were gorgeous flowers and trees everywhere to be enjoyed. We stayed for 2 nights in early April (a belated 15th-anniversary celebration) and fell asleep to the calming rush of the surf each night, waking to the same enchanting sound each morning. We were able to cook our favorite foods just as we would at home, enjoying leisurely breakfasts and conversation while watching the beach come alive.

Our idea of a great vacation at this point in life is to have time away with nothing much to do but enjoy one another's uninterrupted company - this was our perfect retreat. We loved watching the many birds soaring, swooping, and diving, as well as several playful dogs with their owners each morning. Beach access is easy and there were several wetsuited surfers trying to catch some waves one day. The North American bird book and tide book were both useful and appreciated. My husband is a hobby photographer and captured many lovely images of the flowers, birds, waves, passing ships, tidal changes and more. There was so much available within a short driving or walking distance (including Muir Woods, one of our favorite places) yet we felt we were hidden away from all the cares of the world. Despite that sense of pleasant isolation, we had a good wifi connection which was great for sharing photos with our daughter who was staying with friends.

Our trip was short but we appreciated the recommendations from the owner for sightseeing, restaurants etc. and enjoyed a tasty dinner at one of the restaurants he mentioned. He communicated very well, being responsive to questions and very accommodating and kind, which enhanced the pleasure of our stay. The temperature was mild to chilly (depending on the time of day) and we enjoyed both the cool ocean breezes and the toasty living room fireplace - my husband is a champion fire-builder from way back. There's not much we would change, although we agreed with another reviewer that it would be fun to have a spotting scope to help look for sea life and watch the passing ships. We hope to return someday and make even more memories in this little hideaway by the sea.

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing place on the beach with panoramic views

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Amazing quaint house on the ocean

  • 4 of 5

The place was lovely, breath taking views of the ocean. The owner was responsive with any questions.

  • Review Submitted: 11/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Pelican Inn
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 1 (Hyw 101 is an other 7 miles)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Pelican Inn
Nearest Beach
You are on it - beach front property :-)
Car: necessary

Muir Woods National Monument - about one mile away.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$132.17
Damage Insurance AU$104.41
Damage Deposit AU$132.17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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