2BR/2BA Architectural Digest Published Gem! FURNISHED! PROGRESSIVE - Featured in Architectural Digest. Designed and FURNISHED by one of the foremost U.S. interior designers. Set in a Redwood glade a short walk from downtown Mill Valley. This 1890 shingle-style, antique-filled, architectural masterpiece awaits a true connoisseur of life’s pleasures.
Enter this incomparably FURNISHED flat through one of two lovely patios into the bookcase-lined dining room with large overhead skylight. The 8-person antique dining room table plays host to dinosaur fossils, European sculptures, and first edition books.
A gracious gallery with displays of mineral specimens leads to the sumptuous living room with more art and antiques, a wood burning fireplace, and a Mason & Hamlin grand piano that has been played by some of the Bay Area’s finest musicians. Lovely windows bathe the Persian rugs and a butterfly collection with dappled light underneath the original exposed ceiling beams. Relax in the window seat and enjoy a tree-top view of the surrounding forest.
The kitchen is a chef’s delight containing a mixture of modern appliances and a meticulously restored, 1926 Magic Chef 6-burner gas stove and oven. The center island is the perfect place for cooking or sharing drinks with friends, and there is a lovely patio outside the kitchen doors that overlooks a hidden garden cove. The countertops are white marble and there is an extra large Farmhouse sink for easy cleanup. A Subzero refrigerator and Miele dishwasher complete the luxury.
The large master bedroom is a cocoon of comfort and treats for the senses. Built-in bookcases conceal a sophisticate audio-visual system. The bathroom sparkles in white marble with a steam shower and soaking tub. Immediately off the master bedroom is a sun-filled officewith ample bookshelves and built-in cabinetry.
There is a 2nd small bedroom, which is currently set up as a reading room, with its own luxurious bathroom and shower. Immediately out the French doors is a beautiful patio for more indoor-outdoor living.
The rental price includes weekly maid service as well as a gardener.
Built by a Gold Rush bookseller from old growth trees, this amazing home will appeal to people who enjoy hiking, reading and music in the midst of unparalleled taste and luxury!
Other features of the residence:
- Stunningly beautiful gardens with mature foliage, old cherry trees, rhododendrons and fuchsia banks.
- 2 terraces with lovely teak furniture and designer pillows and table
- A fully equipped kitchen with exquisite cutlery and plate
- Custom shelving and cabinetry in all rooms
- Wood flooring in public rooms; radiant heat floors in both bathrooms
- Designer light fixtures and controls, dimmers throughout
- Custom designed window treatments throughout
- 42 inch TV
- Wired for audio zones with in ceiling speakers
- In-unit washer and dryer
- No smoking
- Rent: $5,950 per month
- Deposit 2x one month's rent
- Utilities backbilled monthly
- Gardener and housekeeper included in rent
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Address: Mill Valley, CA
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