San Rafael Waterfront Getaway

3 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Sleeps 1-8
Allows pets Internet Fireplace Waterfront (more...)

A beautiful sunny spot located in Marin County, just minutes from the amazing San Francisco Bay waters.

You are in the perfect spot between San Francisco and the famous Napa and Sonoma Wine Countries. Enjoy the sun at home, or take the day in the city, or wine tasting and more.

Plenty of light and windows, with beautiful sunsets.

2244 sq ft - 3 bed - 2 bath

** a security deposit ($1900 in most cases) will be collected separately and must be paid no later than 48hrs or no entry allowed

Lots of activities right outside your door.
* Birdwatching
* Kayaking (provided)
* Fishing
* Boating
* Paddle boarding (provided)
* Swimming

Plenty of amenities:
* Outdoor fire pit (propane)
* Indoor fireplace (natural gas)
* Two kayaks and one paddle board
* Laundry washer and dryer inside home
* Fully equipped kitchen
* BBQ Grill
* Baby crib (Pak and Play) available upon request
* Lots of indoor and outdoor seating
* Master Bedroom has private balcony

This is a great spot to launch to for off-site activities:
* Hiking
* WineTasting
* San Francisco
* Big Redwoods and beaches
* Marin Headlands / Pt Reyes
* Napa Valley Wine Country
* Sonoma Valley Wine Country
* And more....

There is parking in the driveway for two cars. Street parking is not allowed for Airbnb guests per city laws.

There is laundry available inside, bbq grill, cable TV, internet, fireplace, and central heating.

If you have any special requests, or questions just ask. :)

* Upstairs master bedroom: king bed, two chaise lounges (can be used as twin beds, great for children), one couch/futon (twin sized) - up to 5 people*
* Downstairs bedroom A: queen bed, twin rollaway in closet - up to 3 people*
* Downstairs bedroom B: queen bed - up to 2 people*
* Family room: sofa bed (full/regular sized) - up to 2 people*
* Living Room: sectional and chaise lounge can be used as additional sleeping areas.

Linens (sheets, blanket, pillows) and towels (one bath, one hand, one washcloth - per person) provided. (Plus a few extras just in case)

A security deposit is required for most reservations. See house manual & rules for details.

There is parking in driveway (2 cars - no street parking allowed by city ordinance), washer and dryer (in home), bbq grill, digital cabe, internet WiFi, and fire pit (propane).

Access to water and private dock, kayaks, and paddle board. Swimming off the dock is allowed.

No access to garage, or boat.

If you want tips, I would be happy to help you. I was born and raised in the area. I love sharing what I know and places I love.

The neighborhood is a combination of marina homes like ours, other local homes, and apartment buildings.

* Public park and open space great for relaxing, running, beautiful walks along the water, birdwatching, and often you will find food trucks and vendors around the area.

* Local Bus Stop at the end of the block (2min walk)

* Golden Gate Ferry w/ service to San Francisco (5min drive)

* Waterfront offers on-water activities, and walking / jogging trails

* UBER and Lyft operate fully in the area
* SMART Traing (Sonoma Marin Rapid Transit) north bound
* Local Bus Service within San Rafael
* Golden Gate Transit Bus Stop at end of street (north or south routes)
* Golden Gate Ferry w/ service to San Francisco (5 min drive)
* San Francisco offers bus, trolley, light rail, trains, and subway - and of course Cable Cars!

PLEASE NOTE: There are some 18+ transit agencies in the Bay Area. Each has its own ticketing and fare systems. If you plan to use ANY public transportation please let me know so I can provide you with re-fillable access cards so you can avoid multi-tickets and also will give you a discount on fares and ticketing for all transit agencies automatically ( Clipper Cards).

I use a self checkin process. A smart phone is recommended, you will not need internet access, just bluetooth capability turned on.

If you do not have a smartphone or prefer physical keys please let me know when you book and I can work something out with you.

Early checkin upon request, when possible. Early checkins $35 per hour prior to 4pm, first hour free. Always happy to take luggage early, no charge.

Agreement will be sent as soon as we receive your email address. Deposit and agreement required for bookings. All adult guests required to be registered.

I can arrange for additional items: (please ask in advance when possible so we have time to prepare)
* flowers
* candles
* breakfast delivered
* romantic dinner on patio
* laundry service
* winery and brewery tastings/tours
* grocery order & delivery
* wine evening (with or w/o cheese, pate, etc)

If you have any special requests, or questions please do let me know.

Property Type House
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Smart lock
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Limited accessibility
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets welcome
Setting & View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Fitness Room/Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Lock On Bedroom Door
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Shower Gel
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
  • Clothes Drying Rack
  • Portable Fans
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 2 Baths
  • Master Bedroom Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Downstairs Bathroom – Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 3 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-8
  • Blue Bedroom – 1 Queen bed
  • Yellow Bedroom – 1 Queen bed, 1 Crib, 1 Murphy Bed/Cot
  • Master Bedroom – 1 King bed, 1 Couch
  • – 1 Sleeper Sofa/Futon
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Games/Board Games
  • Smart TV
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
  • Room Darkening Shades
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Walkable to Park/Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Fire Pit
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Sun Loungers
  • Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
  • Luggage Dropoff Allowed
  • Cleaning Before Checkout
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Bay/Sound
  • Museums
  • Winery Tours
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Boating
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Bay/Sound Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Cleaning Products
  • Limited Parking
  • Shared Spaces
  • Cameras/Surveillance
  • Dangerous Animals
Check Out Tasks
  • Turn Things Off
  • Throw Away Trash
  • Lock Up
  • Gather Towels