Eric Gelman

266 Vallejo Avenue

$1,600,000 266 Vallejo Ave, Inverness, CA 94937
This captivating 6 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home, recognized as The Blackthorne (formerly Blackthorne Inn), is situated on over 1 acre in beautiful Pt. Reyes. This rustic masterpiece seamlessly blends whimsical design w/ functionality, showcasing cedar & redwood throughout, stained glass, a stone fireplace, & expansive wrapping sun decks w/ hot tub offer areas to enjoy the sunshine, entertain & dine al fresco. Imagination meets craftsmanship with surprise balconies, handmade cedar spiral staircase, & a glass-enclosed octagonal tower known as the Eagles nest. Dramatic 20 ft ceilings in living room with 6 skylights. A lower guest suite w/ a private entrance offers a private bedroom & bath. Referred to as A Treetop Fantasy by Time Magazine, the property exudes magic, floating like an island above the trees. The 3400 sqft residence offers abundant parking, is only minutes away from the beaches & hiking trails of Pt. Reyes National Seashore, as well as the towns of Pt. Reyes Station & Inverness. The neighboring home (286 Vallejo) is a 1 bed 1 bath cottage & for sale, merging into a magical 2.5 acre compound setting. This is a unique opportunity w/ many potential uses. Makes a great residence, family compound, or occupy & offer as Airbnb (check w county for restrictions).
  • Sold
  • 6
  • 6
  • 1943
    Year Built
  • 3,427 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 3,427 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 0.95 Acres
  • MLS® ID: 323930256
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1943
  • Architecture Styles: Other


  • Total Bedrooms: 6
  • Total Bathrooms: 6
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Laundry Room: Dryer Included, Washer Included, Other, See Remarks
  • Flooring: Carpet, Tile, Wood, Other
  • Fireplace: Insert, Living Room, Stone, Wood Burning
  • Other Interior Features: Cathedral Ceiling, Formal Entry, Open Beam Ceiling, Skylight(s), Storage Area(s)

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 4
  • Water Source: Public
  • Utilities: Cable Available, Cable Connected, Electric, Internet Available, Propane Tank Leased, Propane Tank Owned
  • Roof: Composition, Shingle
  • Lot Features: Dead End
  • Parking: No Garage, Uncovered Parking Spaces 2
  • Heat Type: Central, Fireplace(s), Wall Furnace
  • Air Conditioning: None
  • Sewer: Septic Connected, Septic System
  • Other Exterior Features: Balcony, Dog Run, Uncovered Courtyard, Dead End


  • Sales Price: $1,600,000

266 Vallejo Avenue

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I’ve been working as a realtor in Marin County for about 18 years. I absolutely love what I do and am blessed to be able to help my clients achieve their real estate goals. Contact me today so I can help you sell your home for the best possible price or help find you the ideal place to live.