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2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath

This lovely studio cottage in Mill Valley, Marin County, just North of San Francisco, sits beside a stream, just 20 feet from a small waterfall. It is only a five minute walk, alongside the creek through a redwood grove, from downtown Mill Valley!


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM


319 Reviews

Stephani User Profile
November 2018
Overall, we enjoyed our stay. The place is in a fantastic location. You really couldn't ask for a better area surrounding the space. The cabin is very charming, but could greatly benifit from an upgrade or two. We were a little bummed that the mini fridge didn't cool very well an…
Zara User Profile
November 2018
This cottage is very cosy and homey. Comfortable bed, good kitchenette and lovely outdoor space. It is compact but with everything we need. The location is superb, nestled among the majestic Redwoods and still a super-easy quick walk into town, just a few minutes. There is always…
Adrienne User Profile
October 2018
The place is very quaint and situated in a quiet area close to the town. It isn't updated by any means, but comfortable. I thought it would be better from the photos.
Jacqui User Profile
October 2018
I agree with previous posts; the location couldn't be beat! And the cottage is in a beautiful setting. The hosts were very helpful and we had a nice visit.
Rick User Profile
October 2018
Marilla's place is a very cute cottage a few blocks from the main street of Mill Valley. Best of all, there's a backyard outdoor area where you can sit and contemplate or read while a soothing creek passes right near it. Whenever I had a question it was always answered promptly…
Amber User Profile
October 2018
Even though our stay was quick, we really enjoyed ourselves. Mill Valley was a beautiful and quiet getaway for us. We had a really nice dinner at Playa and walked around the town. The location of the Airbnb was extremely convenient, it was only a few minute walk into town. Then w…
Chander User Profile
October 2018
I slept well (which is about 80% of my criteria for a place). It is not a "luxury" place - and is priced accordingly. But make sure to spend some time in the backyard and circle around to take in all the greenery. That part is luxury.

Hosted by Marilla

Mill Valley, California, United StatesJoined in May 2013
Marilla User Profile
400 Reviews
I am an artist, musician, and marriage, family and child counselor. My website is under my name, marilla, at the US domain. I hope it gives a good sense of who I am. I hope you enjoy looking at it, and look forward to having you visit me at the Cottage by the Creek.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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