Amenties Provided at the Marin Vista House Retreat Home

Marin Vista House, a retreat vacation home, is available year round.

7+bedrooms,  fully furnished , complete amenities for  20

Front Patio with Waterfall
Sleeps 18 - 20 comfortably!

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Marin Vista House provides:     Swimming pool / Center
Free perks  Internet/Audio/Video Available
Kitchen offers Cleaning Options
Appliances & Dinnerware Laundry Room
Seating in Kitchen and Main Area Bathrooms Supply
Patio/BBQ/Deck Set-up
(for baby, supplies, cleaning, catering, etc...)
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*Please Note:

  • Marin Vista House is a normal home and amenities are not "commercial" size, but plentiful.  
  • Please, to assure a nice stay, No early check-in's / late check-out's without prior permission. It is important to be aware that due to big groups checking in/out constantly, repaires may be needed between bookings.  Also, showings of the home to prospective guests are often done during these times as well.  Prior scheduling for early check-in/late check-outs need to be scheduled- and can only be offered one week before check-in.
  • Please respect check-in/out times for the maid team - they have busy schedules and the house is big- Thank you in advance! :)

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Summary of Luxuries:

See link: "Extra's Offered" for a summary of "extra amenities" available for your stay at the Vista House such as:  baby supplies, extra cleaning, towels, Catering, even a needed Facilitator.

The Marin Vista House provides

  • 6+ bedrooms - home can accomodate up to 20. 
    • 5/6 bedrooms have Queen beds,
    • 6th bdrm (very large) has 2 Full size beds (sleeps 2 each)
    • 7th bdrm has 1 Full size bed (sleeps 2)
    • 8th "room" is Loft and has Queen bed (sleeps 2), Daybed with Trundle on library side of Loft. (sleeps 2)
    •  *optional 2 Single Fold-a-way bed provided (fresh & dressed) upon request, fee applies.
  • Loft (7th room) with 2 areas - one side with sitting and library area- the other, Queen bed.  Views throughout! Enjoy TV, books, games, and Views!
  • 3 Full Baths
  • Gated & Private Home -Large front patio w/lawn area. Large view decks.  Seating everywhere.
    • Front Patio - Gated, Sunny, Private.  Has 2 Weber BBQ's, charcoal.
    • Lawn Seating: (New benches for groups on Lawns - pictures coming soon!)
      • Front patio Lawn Fully private, fenced. Features plenty of bench circular seating for groups.
      • Middle Lawn with 2 benches and View.
  •  Large Decks with Views! (3 total) Loads of seating!
    • Main Area -  large View Deck - easy seating for large groups.
    • Lower Deck - huge, Views - Seats 10 - branches off 3 lower bedrooms & Laundry area.
    • Master Bedroom Balcony Deck - with stairs to front patio- seats 2. Views!!
  • Open "American Style" Kitchen with great Views!
    • Kitchen has dinnerware/cookware for up to 20.
  • Formal Dining Area
  • Fresh towels - hand and bath for up to 20 people.
  • Fresh white sheets & plush pillows on all beds!
  • Natural log Fireplace  (beautiful granite of green/blue)
  • Heating System:  Individual thermostate control for all lower 3 bedrooms of home!!!  Of course, Heat system is throughout. 
  • Air Conditioning: Though most Marin County homes don't have A/C due to the cool nights and mild climate, the Marin Retreat Vacation Home is proud to present Air Conditioning along with the central heat system to make every stay comfortable.   
    • Note: A/C on upper and main floor only, lowest level has no A/C but is not needed due to remains cool because of layout/location.  :)
  • Available for Baby: (Upon request, small fee applies)
    • High chair
    • Baby Monitor
    • 2 Graco portable cribs
  • Parking for up to 7-9 cars!!!  Yes, this home has the parking available! :)

**Extra Perks available- see "Available Extra's" link or click "Here"  (ie: discounts on Limo, catering, crib rental, etc...)

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Free Perks that comes with every stay at Marin Vista:

  • High speed Internet 
    • FREE- DSL, Comcast Business Class - Broadband.  
    • Netgear R6700 or R6800 router
    • Internet service provided by Comcast Xfinity and it is a cable Internet connection.
    • Speeds up to 100 Mbps, download speed and up to 5 Mbps upload speed"
  • 42" Flat screen TV in Great Room.
    • Wifi and Ethernet ports on back.
  • TV in upper Loft.
  • Cable TV
  • Community Pool, 4 minutes away, seamless, in a beautiful valley. Enjoy diving board, great toddler area. Fun!
  • Large Pull-down Projector screen (no projector) available (upon request - see  Audio/Video Available).


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Detailed "Marin Vista House" Amenities Description:

Open "American Style" Kitchen has:
  • Gas range and oven
  • 48" Monogram Refrigerator, built-in, Stainless.
  • Large Microwave
  • Wine Fridge (24bottles),
  • Granite counter tops,
  • Large Center Island (seats 2 officially) and kitchen table that seats 6 comfortably!
  • BBQ's Outside2 Charcoal BBQ's, Weber brand.
  • "Appliances and Dinnerware" - next, or click "Here".

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Main Area and Kitchen Seating available:

Kitchen Seating: (adjacent to Great Room and dining)
  • 2 counter stools at center island
  • 6 chairs at kitchen table
  • 1 luxury chair at office nook.
Main / Gathering Area Seating:
  • 10 at dining table (possibly 12 if small children involved).
  • 2 - 4 at corner round table.  Two (2) adjacent chairs available.
  • 2 (or 4) at leaf table before kitchen + 2 adjacent chairs.
  • In hall closet - extra 2 fold-able chairs.
  • Coffee table area with surrounding 3 large sofa's that seat 3 persons each.
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Appliances & Dinnerware:  Amenities for 7-20!

  • Oneida Silverware set - Dinner Fork, Knives/Spoons, Salad Forks, Teaspoons, Serving pieces. (For 20!)
  • Oneida Dinnerware set - Serving bowls, Dinner Bowls, Plates, Salad Plates.
  • Hot Water instant kettle.
  • Steamer Kettles (2).
  • large Toaster/Pizza oven
  • Coffee Makers (2), Coffee Grinder and 1 “French Press”.
  • Orange Juicer
  • 4 slice toaster
  • Electric can opener.
  • coffee cups w/saucers and Mugs.
  • Pots, pans (please bring or purchase own bakeware)
  • Built-in: Monogram Regrigerator (48"), Gas Range/Oven, Microwave, & Dishwasher.


* Please Note:

  • Though groups of 20 are welcome, this is a normal home and amenities are not "commercial" size, but plentiful.
  • Due to big groups checking in and out constantly, the Marin Retreat Vacation Home recommends bringing your own "must have"/special needs, such as bakeware. 
  • The home cannot "track" individual pots and pans from group to group but assures basics are met.
  • Should you check-in and notice a "must have" missing (ex: large pot), please contact us and we will get it to you in a timely manner.

Kitchen is spacious and a joy to entertain in!


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Deck and Patio Seating set-up:

  • Main deck has patio seating for 14.  Beautiful Views!!!
  • Front Patio set seats 6 (adjacent to Main deck and kitchen area). 
  • Front lawn has benches on one side- seating14 (pictures coming soon!).
  • Large Lower deck has patio seating for 10.
  • Balcony/deck off Master Suite has patio seating for 2.
  • BBQ's2 Weber Charcoal BBQ's at Front Entrance/Patio area with easy access to kitchen.

* For Main Area photos click "HERE", or link on left.

For Baby:  See "extra's offered" or click "Here" for info.

Bathrooms Supply:

  • Basic hand soap
  • Blow dryer in each of the 3 bathrooms - on wall (3 total).
  • Toilet paper
  • Fresh hand and bath towels.
    • If 20 people - 1 bath & 1 hand each.- click on "Available Extra's" link, or "Here" for more options.

Laundry Room has:

  • Large Washer/Dryer.
  • Iron and Ironing board.
  • No Detergent supplied (with groups of 20 - this is to difficult to monitor / guarantee (but often left by previous guests).

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Audio/Video Available:

  • Internet Access:  Yes.  Cable internet. Wifii throughout house.  Fast!
  • DVD/VCR players (movie selection available at home)
  • Large Projector Screen, pull down (projector not supplied)
  • TV's:
    • Great RoomMain Floor living area.
      • Dynex™ 40" Class - LCD - 1080p - 60Hz - HDTV:
        • Sound leveler: Prevents fluctuations in sound that tend to happen when TV shows go to commercials or movie soundtracks play.
        • Two 8W speakers: Deliver a lush soundscape.
        • Inputs: Include 1 composite (side), 1 component (side), 1 PC/VGA (side), 2 HDMI (side) and one 3.5mm PC audio (side).
        • Outputs: Include 1 digital video (side).
        • 2 HDMI inputs: HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.
        • 2 DVI inputs: Provide direct digital-to-digital video hookups with compatible devices.
        • PC video input: Lets you connect your computer to experience high-resolution images.
        • Useful additional features: Include channel labeling and a sleep timer.​​
    • 6th bedroom (2 full beds):  
      • Mini TV 
    • Loft
      • 42" Tv set.  DVD hooked up.

Community Swimming pool / Center: (6 minutes from house- in a serene, quiet, hot valley) 

Community Pool Website: Click "HERE" for pool website.

  • Please Bring signed lease agreement for "resident discount".
  • With MarinVacation Lease: $5 Adult, $4 child. (otherwise $10!) 
  • See Rate page "Here" for most up-to-date info!
    • (Yes- there is a charge- but it is a community pool.  The fee keeps it from getting crowded, and non-residents attending- keeps it really nice and quiet.  Have to say- it is worth it!- Heated, in a beautiful valley, life guards (priceless if have kids with you),  great weather - and on weekends they have a full obstacle course/ jumping thing going for adults and kids alike.  There is agreat toddler area- water spouts, the works.  Really fun.  (Across street- great restaurants, organic grass fed burger place, mexican food, etc!))
  • Pool amenities:
    • Diving Board
    • large adult lap pool- seemless; Very nice!
    • Children's Obstacle set-up during public swim- they love it!
    • Great Toddler/baby area- water feature with spongy surface
    • Life Guards on duty.
    • Child life vests are available at front desk- just ask to use!
    • Warm water temperature!
    • PLUS:
      • Picnic tables, Play structure, Lawn, Basketball courts outside swim area.
      • Grocery, Organic Ice Cream, Grass Fed burgers - all available across the street!

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Cleaning upon check-out:

  • All cleaning done on the home is Green friendly!
  • Home Recycles to maintain green friendly standards!
  • **Extra maid service available upon request.

Contact Us!
Marin Vista House
Phone: #(415) 233-6960
Direct via link:  "Contact Us"

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