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Straus Home Ranch - 166 acre ranch on Tomales Bay

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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Marshall, Marin County, California
Beautifully renovated 1864 farmhouse, surrounded by towering eucalyptus and cypress trees, on 166 certified organic acres, on the shores of Tomales Bay. Our house is a 30-second walk to the beach, perfect for launching your kayak and watching spectacular sunsets.

West Marin is a slice of paradise – kayaking on the Bay, hiking in the Point Reyes National Seashore, home to artisan cheeses, fresh local oysters and a serene country escape (but still only an hour’s drive to SF or Wine Country).

The House: Setup with everything you’ll need – new beds and luxurious feeling bedding, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen, 1910 Steinway Grand Piano, Wi-Fi, flat screen TV and DVDs, indoor and outdoor games, BBQ, patio, upper and lower porches for chillin’, lots of room to hang out (inside and outside), towels, beach towels, hair dryers, and many ameniti...
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About the Owner, Michael S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jun 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
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Michael M
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29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Not only are their products delicious, they are the mother of organic farming revolution in Marin County. Great chance to learn about the rich history of a struggling dairy that made it big with organic methods and happy cows. Great sites on the drive & lots to see in the area in addition to Farm that started it all including...

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Management response:

Thank you, Michael. Thank you, especially, for your interest in the farming aspect of West Marin. Glad you got to see so much of it.

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Tahoesash...
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

Such a quaint and incredible home. We'd love to visit again with our 3 youngest children... they would have loved the trip too! From sipping wine on the sun deck to enjoying views of fog over the bay while sipping coffee... every moment was enjoyable. Upon our arrival we had dinner at Nick's Cove. The first full day, we hiked...

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Thank you, Sasha. Wonderful to be able to share the place with your family. Seems you really knew how to take advantage of the area! Best to you.

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Amy L
Dallas, Texas
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We loved our stay at Straus Home Ranch! From the moment we drove up the driveway and saw the farm house we felt at home. Being able to meet Michael, one of the owners, and have our children introduced to their dairy cows made it even more special. The view from their front yard - perfectly outfitted with Adirondack chairs...

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Thank you, Amy! It was truly a pleasure to welcome and host you and your family!! warmest regards from all of our family (and from the cows, too!) // Michael, Vivien and Miriam

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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£671
US$850
£4,460
US$5,650
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: £237 / stay - Fee
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Access
Car not needed
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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