Unique Apartment!! Beautiful new 1200 square foot apartment for rent in vintage home on lovely street within walking distance to downtown San Rafael, theater, shops, restaurants, and transit center. Officially a one bedroom, two bath unit, BUT there is an additional 350 square feet of living space that can be used for a fantastic work or home office space or whatever the tenant chooses. The owner spent over a year making it just what she would love to live in. Eat-in kitchen with vintage Wedgewood stove and new cabinets, granite counters, a bayed wall of windows with treetop views facing east (morning sun) and a large pantry closet. Bedroom with big original windows and small en suite bath w/shower on main floor. Living room with lots of natural light from big windows (looking out to branches of a big valley oak) and built-in cabinet with shelves above. Staircase in living room leads up to spacious 3rd floor extra living space with vaulted ceiling clad with natural pine, recessed lights, and big chandelier, all on dimmer switches. West dormered wall has double-paned sliders running a full 14 1/2 feet above a 15 foot counter top w/ cabinets below (counter and cabinets are removable if tenant wishes). Views of Mt. Tam and the S.R. Mission cupola (as well as the oak tree) to gaze at while you work. Opposite wall has 2 solar operated skylites in the vault that open and close with a hand held remote. Stacked washer/dryer in closet and built-in ironing board and cupboard/shelves. Also off this room are 2 nice-sized under-eaves storage areas for tenant's use. Lovely tiled bath with heated floors, and vintage built-in cupboards with light strip lighting (choose your color). Pedestal sink, extra storage cabinet, wall-mounted toilet, subway tile surround bath/shower with grab bar. Apartment has new bamboo flooring throughout; bathrooms are tiled. Tenant(s) also have use of front porch with bench and original paneled lobby and stairway. New entrance door is next in the works. Also, there is a green space with trees, chairs, picnic table and fountain behind the building and off street parking for 2 cars. Building is a 4 plex and this unit is available now.
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