Peninsula Living: A short excursion to West Marin County

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Wonderful, relaxing get away time for me this week.

After hiking Monday in the glorious sunshine on Mt. Tamalpais and Stinson Beach, my husband and I headed north to Point Reyes Station. Tuesday it rained all day, which allowed wonderful time to relax and enjoy our stay in the yurt, Windsong Cottage.   We chose not to hike in the rain (a departure from our normal habit!) but instead enjoyed the hot tub (fun in the rain!), getting caught up on sleep and having time for good conversation, a little yoga, and just "being."

We're ready to get out in the weather today for a hike before continuing our journey to Mendocino.

Pt. Reyes National Seashore and Windsong Cottage are just another couple of jewels I recommend when visiting the San Francisco area. This makes a great weekend getaway from San Mateo County and the Silicon Valley, too!

Inside Windsong Cottage

                        View from Windsong Cottage, Pt. Reyes Station, CA

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Rainmaker
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Barb Szabo, CRS
E-pro Realtor, Cleveland Ohio Homes
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Lottie, Sounds like a wonderful getaway and a great way to de-stress ;)

February 24, 2010 10:28 AM
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Lottie Kendall
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You're right--a great way to de-stress. You can see why I so enjoyed your post this morning!

February 24, 2010 10:44 AM
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Donna Bigda
Greater New Haven CT Real Estate
RE/MAX Alliance

Lottie - Oh what I could do with a little relaxation in a nice little cottage right about now.  Point Reyes Station sounds like just the perfect spot.

February 25, 2010 06:13 PM
Rainmaker
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Lottie Kendall
Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
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Donna, this has been a super getaway. Hope you can sneak away for a few days, too.

February 25, 2010 06:26 PM
Rainmaker
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Jeff&Grace Safrin
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Jeff's aunt lives in san francisco Lottie - the last time we visited was 2000. beautiful places to see with lots to do!

thanks for sharing local info while having fun :)

Sincerely,

Grace

February 27, 2010 01:18 PM
Rainmaker
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Lottie Kendall
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Hi Grace --- next time you're visiting San Francisco, take a day and drive north about 1-1/2 hours to Pt. Reyes National Seashore--it's lovely.

February 27, 2010 01:49 PM
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Kathy Clulow
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Lottie - I trust you had a great time and enjoyed your getaway .... now you can return to work rejuvenated and all fired up ready to wow them all

February 27, 2010 03:29 PM
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Regina P. Brown
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Lottie, it looks like so much fun!!  Are Mt. Tamalpais and Stinson Beach in Northern CA?  Sounds like a wonderful weekend.

February 27, 2010 09:56 PM
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Lottie Kendall
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Hi Kathy,

Thanks for the good wishes. Yes, a few days away made a huge difference. Worked almost all weekend, but refreshed..

February 28, 2010 10:19 PM
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Lottie Kendall
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Regina, yes, those areas are in Northern California. Mt. Tamalpais and Stinson Beach are in Marin County, about 30-45 minutes drive north from San Francisco. It was a marvelous get away--sometimes one just needs to chill, which the rain helped us do.

February 28, 2010 10:20 PM
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Kate Wheeler
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When my son lived in San Francisco a few yers ago, we took a Saturday trip to Marin County.  I remember being amazed that such wilderness was only minutes away from the heart of the city.  Glad to hear that you're taking time to enjoy the beautiful place you live!

March 04, 2010 07:10 PM
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Lottie Kendall
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Hi Kate - I'm glad you got a glimpse of some of the areas around San Francisco. When an area is built up as much as ours is, having so much open space and wilderness around is a huge plus. Of course, that's one reason our real estate prices are as high as they are!

March 05, 2010 07:20 AM
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