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Waterfront Ark on the Edge of the Bay in Heart of Sausalito

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Waterside unit of House Boat, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

'The Ark Julie Marlowe' - An ark is a house built on pilings over the water. Ours is located in downtown Sausalito in front of the yacht harbor.

The waterside unit has a sitting room, bedroom and full kitchen opening to a large deck over looking the yacht harbor. There is a queen bed and a full sleeper sofa in the living room. This unit has pocket doors that may separate the living room area from the bedroom.

*Waterfront Unit is $250 a night + cleaning + Service fee

You may also rent the Town Side Unit of the Ark Julie Marlowe for an additional charge (VRBO property ID 804000) and connect the units if you have a larger party. The town side unit can accommodate another 2-4 people.

The Ark Julie Marlowe consists of TWO SEPARATE one bedroom units which may be connected if both the Waterside and Town Side units are rented together.

*Town Side Unit is an additional $200 a night + cleaning

30 minutes to Muir Woods. 45 minutes to Wine Country, 15 minutes to San Francisco.

Keywords: Ark, waterfront

More Details

Owner
Julie Wu
Member since: 2000
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Julie Wu

An Ark is a house on piles over water with one end connected to land, I was very fortunate to be able to purchase this building in 1986-- The ark is now a historic building erected in 1917- I am the third owner. The original house was a barge jacked up on piles. I personally rebuilt the house in 1986 in the same theme of the original barges.

Julie Wu purchased this house boat in 1986

Why Julie Wu chose The Bay Area

Sausalito is a very unique town with yachts and water on one side and shops, restaurants on the other side and beautiful houses covering the hills. Very much like the Med. in Europe

What makes this house boat unique

Our Ark is in the center of the downtown area-park your car in our private space in front of the ark and walk across the street to shops,coffee houses, restaurants, markets, boat rentals, bike rentals and the ferry to San Francisco is 5 mins walk down yacht strand next to the ark.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house boat rental in Sausalito, California

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , full sleeper sofa in the living room.
  • The waterside unit has 1 bedroom and 1 Bath and a full sleeper sofa in the living room. You may also rent the Town Side unit of the Ark (VRBO Property Listing #804000) if you need an additional bedroom. There separate 2 units for rent with 1 Bedroom EACH. If you rent both units they can be connected. Each unit has a Queen size Beds (1) and a Sleeper Sofa (1).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(50 traveller reviews)

Waterfront Ark on the Edge of the Bay in Heart of Sausalito
average rating of 4.58 based on 50 reviews
Commerce/Michigan
5

Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the waterfront side and enjoyed the views. Parking in front and walkable to ferry, restaurants and market. Great place for a getaway everything you need is alright there. I miss it already.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Photos don't do it justice!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect little private nest. Easy drive or ferry to SF, close to Muir Woods and Stinson Beach. The ark is clean and comfortable with beautiful view of the Marina and Tiburon. We loved it and highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Union Grove
3

Very nice

  • 3 of 5

We had a great time visiting Sausalito. The Waterfront Ark was nice, the views spectacular. It's in a perfect location to walk for almost anything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautifully and centrally located. The views were spectacular! The property was clean and comfortable.

We would stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

About 3 blocks walk to the ferry that took us to the city(cost was $11 each way or only $6 if you are over 62). Went to a place downtown called The Bar Saturday night that had great entertainment(about 3 blocks walk). Went to Muir Woods Park(about 6 miles away) and did a 10 mile hike...this was really one of the best things we did! Walked the Golden Gate bridge(About 3 miles away). Did Alcatraz after taking the ferry into the city. We had a car and staying at this property in Saulsalito was perfect!!

The washer and dryer was handy. Parking right at our door. Grocery store about 3 blocks away. Having a fireplace was VERY nice!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome location

  • 5 of 5

Great location..Right on over the Water..

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
22 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Bar Bocce
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Sausalito Ferry Landing
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Bar Bocce
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house boat in Sausalito, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$334
A$1,991
A$7,023
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning A$66.89

This quote may not be accurate. Please see the below pricing information or email for accurate quote.

$450 is the nightly rate for BOTH the Waterside Unit and the Town Side Unit.

These units can be rented separately for the below:
Waterside Unit is $250 a night + a one time $50 cleaning fee
Town Side Unit is $200 a night + a one time $50 cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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