Cozy Cottage

Cozy Cottage in Historic Point Richmond

This East Bay Cottage in Point Richmond is rented only by the month or longer. The daily rate is actually less than $160 per night for a clean, well thought out short-term rental. If you need a place for less than a month, please ask about it.

The Space

The Cottage is fully furnished and outfitted. It’s perfect for people coming to the area for a month or longer to work, travel, visit grandchildren, and it’s perfect for boaters. King size bed with comfy Tempur-pedic mattress. Full size sofa bed in living area. Full size appliances including washer and dryer in unit. Computer alcove with high speed internet. Patio and porch with seating. California native plant garden with large live oak tree separating the cottage from the sidewalk. Enjoy lemons from the lemon tree by the porch. Flat screen TV. Off-street parking.
We have traveled extensively and, therefore, know what travelers need. We’ve provided everything. We’ve even purchased some items abroad that we found useful but not available in the U.S. What we hadn’t thought of our first guests have, and now those items are provided, too.

Close to historic downtown Point Richmond–a two minute walk to groceries, shops, bank, pharmacy, cafes, pub, restaurants, live theater, newly restored swimming pool from the 1920’s, etc. Walking routes, hiking areas, the Bay Trail, water vistas, boating facilities are all in the vicinity. Close to freeways and bridges taking you to Marin County, the wine country, Sacramento, and of course to San Francisco. Public transportation to everywhere starting with a local bus to BART and now ferry service to SF! Golden Gate Transit stops here and takes you across the bridge to Marin County.

Point Richmond is a quaint and friendly community. It is surprising how many people in the Bay Area have never heard of it! It is aptly called “the hidden city.” Because it’s a true community, there are events going on regularly such as an outside music festival in the summer and acoustic music events in an indoor area.

We, the owners live next door and are happy to make your stay as pleasant as possible without intruding. Maps, menus, and suggestions are available in the cottage. Got questions? We’ve got answers. For your information, the cancellation policy is “Long Term.”

Guest access
We encourage guests to go through the cupboards to see what supplies are available. There are condiments, canned goods, cleaning supplies, extra linens, etc. Guests should also read through the binders we’ve provided for them with info on restaurants, sightseeing, etc. There is also a binder with instructions for using appliances, cleaning pots & pans, etc. We’ve collected maps, public transit info, and brochures to assist you in enjoying your stay.

Other things to note
California is going through a drought. Therefore, any water usage needs to be considered. This includes, but not limited to, length of showers, dripping water, washing small loads in the washing machine, and also electricity use. Washing cars at the property is strictly forbidden.


Standard Rate
(Min. Stay 30 Nights)


House Rules
Check-in after 3:00 pm
Checkout before 11:00 am

The strict house rules ensure that the property is as described and shown in the photos. The cottage is well appointed, well maintained and clean for your comfort and ease.

Additional rules
When you are interested in reserving the Cottage and a contact form is filled out, we will send you contract paperwork with all the house rule details to read and sign.

Minimum stay is one (1) month. TOT taxes apply for stays of less than a month.

This is a NON SMOKING both indoors and out of doors. Smoking is prohibited by City Ordinance 25 feet from any public space, window or door to a business, or from a residence.

Tenant shall not make or permit any loud or improper noise, or otherwise disturb residential neighbors, and shall not talk on the path, porch or patio after 9:00 p.m. any day or before 8:00 a.m. week days and 9:00 a.m. weekends.

Pets are not permitted.

A refundable security deposit of $500 is required at time of booking. It will be fully refunded if the following provisions are met:

  • no damage is done beyond normal wear and tear
  • all charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure
  • no linens or other contents are lost or damaged
  • no excessive cleaning is necessary
  • all dishes are clean and put away
  • furniture is in original placement
  • all keys are returned prior to departure

Rental rates include electricity use up to $100; beyond that additional rates will be required. The bill from the utilities arrives near the beginning of the month.

No daily housekeeping service. The tenants are responsible for keeping the cottage clean. Products and appliances are provided for that purpose. The waste baskets will be emptied daily after 9 a.m. by the proprietors or their agents unless arranged otherwise. A mid-month house cleaning is required.


1 Bedroom – 2 Sleep / 1 King Bed
Hair Dryer / Bath / Hot Water
Ethernet Connection / TV With Standard Cable/Satellite
Washing Machine / Dryer / Towels / Bed / Sheets / Soap And Toilet / Paper / Hangers / Bed / Linen / Extra Pillows And Blankets / Iron / Heating / Smoke Alarm / Carbon Monoxide Alarm / Fire Extinguisher / First Aid Kit
Internet Access / WiFi
Refrigerator / Microwave / Pots And Pans / Salt And Pepper / Dishes And Silverware / Dishwasher / Stove / Oven / Coffee Maker
Garden / Porch / Patio
Parking Available / Free Parking On Premises / Free On-Street Parking
Live Entertainment / Wine Tasting / Public Or Shared Beach Access / Private Entrance / Sightseeing
Near Restaurants / Near Shopping / Near Town / Near San Francisco Bay



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