The SpaceThe main room has a sleeping area, dining/work area with table and chairs, and a wardrobe closet with hangers, mirror, shelves, and three doors. At one end of the house is a kitchenette with mini fridge, microwave, and multiple shelves for food or storage. There is a full bathroom. All in just over 200 square feet! Guest AccessThe whole unit is yours during your stay. Interaction with GuestsI use a service called Guesthop that is available if you need assistance. The NeighborhoodMill Valley was recently rated the fourth best town in the country by the Smithsonian Magazine. The house is just ten minutes from San Francisco, twenty minutes from Muir Woods Redwood Forest, a half hour to the ocean, and less than an hour from the wineries of the Napa Valley, Mill Valley is ideally located for anyone visiting the Bay Area. Nestled in an area of hills, beautiful redwood trees, and open space, the intentionally small community is home to many world renowned figures in the arts, sciences, business, and politics. Have a cup of coffee at the downtown plaza and you may find yourself sitting next to Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar, Dave Eggers, Isabel Allende, Barbara Boxer, or Sean Penn.
Everything you need is within walking distance. A ten minute walk takes you to Whole Foods, Starbucks, the Post Office, drug stores, and a number of banks, and restaurants. A twenty minute walk takes you to a delightful shopping center with many favorites as well as specialty stores of all kinds. Downtown Mill Valley, with its wonderful ambiance, library, and retail shopping area (no chain stores allowed), is about 1 1/4 miles away, a leisurely 30 minute walk. Just a block away from the house is Horse Hill, a 70 acre open space preserve where the public is welcome to walk or hike, with numerous paths up and around the hill that take you to wonderful vistas, and yes, there are horses. Getting AroundGolden Gate Transit bus service is just a three minute walk away, servicing Marin County, San Francisco, Sonoma County, and the East Bay. They can also take you to the ferries that sail to San Francisco, Angel Island, or Alcatraz.