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Straus Home Ranch


Excellent 5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Our family home is in a spectacularly beautiful spot in West Marin, on the shores of Tomales Bay on State Highway 1 -- about one hour from San Francisco, but feels like an entirely different world.

The 150+ year old house sits on 160 acres of certified organic pasture land, Many people have said that our region, as well as our property, is one of the most beautiful places they've ever visited.

Thing to do / explore in our area include:

* Sampling exquisite artisan cheeses, local oysters, and the vast organic / artisan / local food scene.

* Kayaking on Tomales Bay

* Hiking in the Point Reyes National Seashore

* Bicycling

* Birding

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Across street 0.1 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

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Review 1-7 of 7

23 Sep 2014


"There's No Place Like (Straus) Home"

The Straus Home Ranch is located in a beautiful pastoral setting with lovely views of Tomales Bay. My husband and I vacationed there along with 3 other couples. The home is cozy and the beds are very … More

Thank you!!

4 Sep 2014


"Memories to Last a Lifetime"

My husband and I traveled with 3 other couples to the Straus Home Ranch for Labor Day weekend. From the moment we arrived we knew we were in for something very special. The house has been beautifull… More

Valri, it was so great to have you, Bob, and the whole group. We're thrilled the piano was used so well and by such talent too. Hope to see you soon again.

16 Aug 2014


"Top Notch Opportunity On Tomales Bay"

The house is beautiful, the scenery around it spectacular, and the surrounding area is second-to-none nationwide. If you're looking for a place to kick back and relax in West Marin, this is the s… More

Glad you had a relaxing vacation, and hope to see you again soon! / Michael Straus

24 Jul 2014


"Beautiful house on the coast, comfortable"

We had our wedding here and the small group (30) had a great time. Really comfortable house with everything you need, nice kitchen and four upstairs bedrooms. The hosts were easy to deal with and acco… More

It was really lovely and an honor to host your wedding ... thank you!!

21 Jul 2014


"Can't wait to visit again!"

Beautiful, well-kept rooms and picturesque grounds. The hosts thought of all the little extras that made our stay comfortable and memorable. We especially enjoyed the tranquil views of the bay and the… More

Thanks for staying with us - we love Tomales Bay, too! :) // Michael Straus and the Straus family

3 Jul 2014


"The Best House You'll Find in Tomales Bay!"

Wow...what a house and experience! It was an absolutely perfect stay for our group of 9 friends celebrating my fiancé's birthday. I would highly recommend the location if you want a getaway from… More

Thank you for your kind words - it was a pleasure to host you and your group!! /// Michael Straus

1 Jul 2014


"Most beautiful historic house to stay"

We are honored to be the first guests to stay at Straus Home Ranch. This is the house the Straus Family lived before, and you can feel the warm hospitality the family always had. Renovated as a mode… More

Indeed, you were our first guests, and it was a bit of a rush to get everything ready for your arrival ... sooo glad you enjoyed your stay and, truly, thank you for your encouragement and support!!// Michael Straus

Review 1-7 of 7

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2 Nights min stay, Changeover day Flexible


Sleeps 8

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Calendar last updated:29 Oct 2014

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