Day Use and Meeting Space
On the first floor, the Living Room retains its original charm and detailed workmanship. It boasts comfortable period furnishings and textiles. With commanding views of Mt Tamalpias, this grand room, features floor to ceiling glass French doors leading to the garden terraces and offers three large picture windows overlooking the lawn and gardens. The living room comfortably seats up to 50 guests on sofas and stuffed chairs, or up to 125 guests for seated receptions and events.
The living room also includes a solarium and a fireplace (used by arrangement with the Site Director only), reading nooks, a piano, a large screen TV/DVD and an IPod compatible stereo. It is an excellent choice for larger meetings.
The Dining Room, also on the first floor, can also be used for meals, as a meeting area or as dance floor. It too is rich in original charm and detailed workmanship. The hardwood floors, carved crown molding and carefully preserved woodwork are reminiscent of the building’s historic past. Banks of French windows flood the room with natural light. There are also two sets of French doors leading to a flag stone patio and wisteria garden.
Living Room Dimensions – 21′ x 30′
Solarium Dimensions – 23′ x 23′
Dining Room Dimensions – 28’ x 22’
Front Porch Dimensions- 16’x38’
The covered Front Porch (600 square feet) can also be set up as a meeting area. The porch offers beautiful views and comfortable outdoor seating. To the left side of the front porch is an original flagstone patio with a lush garden, café-style tables, chairs and an umbrella.
The Nelson Room is a beautiful, sunny room located on the second floor. It can comfortably hold groups of up to 18 guests. There are French doors that open onto a small balcony with another great view.
The Skylight Room is space often used for meetings or as a yoga/meditation area. It is on the third floor. The ceiling of the Skylight room is a 300 square foot skylight.
Around the Grounds:
The house is located in the middle of 43 private acres of majestic redwoods, peaceful streams, waterfalls and breathtaking vistas. The majority of the property is adjacent to protected open space or parkland.
The Meditation Garden (also known as the Peace Garden) is an informal outdoor meeting area that is shaded by a canopy of redwoods. It has a small wooden table and round wood seats that can intimately accommodate up to 12 people. Redwood benches are also located along the trails, at the pond and near the waterfall for small group meetings.
Free wireless internet is available throughout the mansion and on the grounds.