A Sensational Slice of Coastal California With 3 Houses Lists For $6M

The crown jewel of this five-acre estate is a midcentury glass studio elevated on stilts.
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Here's your chance to own a slice of the beautiful California coast. Located in West Marin, this rare estate includes three houses, a workshop, and nearly five acres of secluded, lush landscape. It's the only privately owned property surrounded by the Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park.

A look at the charming glass-encased studio. Dubbed the Hi House, the 604-square-foot space is perched on stilts, framing some of the most unique views in all of Marin County.

A look at the charming glass-encased studio. Dubbed the Hi House, the 604-square-foot space is perched on stilts, framing some of the most unique views in all of Marin County.

The crown jewel of the estate is an elevated midcentury studio that sits high on stilts, framing breathtaking views of Point Reyes Peninsula, Abbott’s Lagoon, and Tomales Bay. Designed by architect Francis E. Leighton, the 604-square-foot space known as the Hi House is encompassed with glass and surrounded by thick bishop pines. Scroll ahead to tour this one-of-a-kind property, currently listed for $6,000,000.

Surrounded by the Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park, the five-acre estate is a secluded, tranquil sanctuary. The property is located just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean, and it's close to tons of hiking trails.

Surrounded by the Point Reyes National Seashore and Tomales Bay State Park, the five-acre estate is a secluded, tranquil sanctuary. The property is located just minutes away from the Pacific Ocean, and it's close to tons of hiking trails.

Sited on a ridgetop amidst countless bishop pines, the studio looks out to the Point Reyes Peninsula, with Abbott's Lagoon on one side, and Tomales Bay on the other. 

Sited on a ridgetop amidst countless bishop pines, the studio looks out to the Point Reyes Peninsula, with Abbott's Lagoon on one side, and Tomales Bay on the other. 

With floor-to-ceiling windows and doors, the bright and airy studio welcomes plenty of warm, natural light throughout the day.

With floor-to-ceiling windows and doors, the bright and airy studio welcomes plenty of warm, natural light throughout the day.

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Perched atop stilts, the elevated Hi House gives off enchanting tree house vibes.

Perched atop stilts, the elevated Hi House gives off enchanting tree house vibes.

Along with the glass-encased studio, the property has two other (more traditional) homes. 

Along with the glass-encased studio, the property has two other (more traditional) homes. 

The middle house, which sits on the east side of the estate, measures approximately 1,200 square feet and has two bedrooms and one and a half baths. The other home is a bit larger, measuring at an estimated 1,400 square feet. It includes three bedrooms and two baths.

The middle house, which sits on the east side of the estate, measures approximately 1,200 square feet and has two bedrooms and one and a half baths. The other home is a bit larger, measuring at an estimated 1,400 square feet. It includes three bedrooms and two baths.

A peek inside one of the more traditional homes on the estate. The wood-paneled home exudes a rustic charm that instantly welcomes you inside, inviting you to unwind and relax.

A peek inside one of the more traditional homes on the estate. The wood-paneled home exudes a rustic charm that instantly welcomes you inside, inviting you to unwind and relax.

An aerial view of the secluded property.

An aerial view of the secluded property.

Framing spectacular views of Point Reyes National Seashore, Abbott's Lagoon, and Tomales Bay, this peaceful, five-acre estate is an ideal spot to reconnect with nature.

Framing spectacular views of Point Reyes National Seashore, Abbott's Lagoon, and Tomales Bay, this peaceful, five-acre estate is an ideal spot to reconnect with nature.

1208 Pierce Point Rd in Inverness, California is currently listed for $6,000,000 by Summer Olson Stubblefield of Compass.

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