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Napa Vacation Bungalow Walk to downtown dining, shopping! $325 mid-week specials

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

The Napa Vacation Bungalow - Downtown Napa

City of Napa "Non-hosted" Vacation Rental license number VR09-0023.

The Napa Vacation Bungalow is a unique 4 bedroom. 2.5 bath retreat nestled a block from the Napa River in Old Town Napa. The property consists of a Main House and a private Garden Studio which are rented together as one property. (Note: There is NO additional charge for the Garden Studio - it's included!)

We are one of the 41 legally permitted "Non-hosted" vacation rental homes in Napa. Our City of Napa Vacation Rental Permit number is VR09-0023. (NOTE: In Napa, rent only from permitted vacation rentals to ensure your reservation will be honored and available when you arrive.)

What does "Non-hosted" mean to you? It means you are able to enjoy the ENTIRE property by yourself without on-site hosts impacting your privacy. (The City of Napa also permits so-called "hosted" homes, where an owner is required to live on premises - think AirBnB.)

Ok, we love the so-called ‘sharing economy’ but when its finally time to relax during your hard-earned vacation, we think you'll appreciate having a whole house to yourself without well-intentioned, meddling hosts. Share a good good bottle of wine, not your vacation.

Just blocks away you'll discover world class dining (Napa's best restaurants: Morimoto's, Angele, Cole's Chop House, The Pear Southern Bistro), shopping and nightlife in downtown Napa. The Napa Valley and all it has to offer are easily within your reach. San Francisco and the Bay Area are one hour to the south.

Owned and operated by two artists who live in San Francisco, the home features beautiful, hardwood and Italian tile floors, original photography for sale, as well as lovely, tasteful touches that will be sure to tickle your senses and refresh your soul.

The entire property has been refurbished 2016.

Each bedroom has access to it's own commode and sink. Two of the three bedrooms in the Main House also share a full bath. The Garden Studio has it's own bathroom. (Not suitable for very large persons.)

Additionally, the private Garden Studio offers two french doors leading to its own deck, a completely stocked kitchenette, including refrigerator and microwave as well as it's own separate, full bath.

During your stay you'll enjoy free WIFI, a 44' flat screen TV entertainment with surround sound, iPod friendly sound system, luxurious linens, a barbecue/dining deck, a dining room that seats eight, washer and dryer, a completely stocked gourmet kitchen including gas range, blender, cuisinart, professional quality cookware, mixing bowls, microwave, ice-maker, toaster, coffee maker, plates, glasses, and utensils and off-street, covered parking. All bedrooms and living room have ceiling fans. Both the Main House and the Garden Studio have heating and air-conditioning and provide on-demand filtered water.

The property features a secluded back yard with spa/Jacuzzi and lovely Asian touches such as a huge black bamboo grove, Japanese maples, a water feature, an enormous apple tree and romantic lighting.

NOTE: Weekends, we generally have a five night minimum. Weekdays, we can offer shorter stays. We have *some* flexibility depending on many factors, so if your proposed visit doesn't fit this criteria, please do contact us and we'll review your options.

The property is comprised of the following:

The Main House contains:

• a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen including, refrigerator, on-demand purified water, gas oven and stove, dishwasher, ice maker, microwave oven, toaster, mixer, coffee maker, coffee grinder, glasses, dishes, complete cookware set, cooking utensils & dining utensils,

• two bedrooms with queen-sized beds,

• one bedroom with twin bed,

• one large bathroom with double vanity and walk-in shower, with direct access from both bedrooms,

• one half bathroom (which can also be used as a private bathroom for the adjacent bedroom. (In this way, all bedrooms have their own commode and sink.)

• a living room with large leather sofa bed, leather recliner, additional seating, a 44” flat panel TV, board games, DVD video library,

• a dining room with table seating eight and sideboard,

• a front porch with seating,

• two rear decks off the yard, one smaller with seating directly off the living room and one larger for dining directly off the living room,

• a 5-burner propane BBQ,

• a music system which plays CDs, radio and connects to iPods, iPhones

• forced air heating and air-conditioning,

• hardwood and tile floors,

• vacuum,

• iron, ironing board and steamer,

• hair dryers,

• extra blankets and towels,

• bath and body soap,

• toilet paper and paper towels,

• bedrooms contain closets with luggage racks, hangars and clothes drawers, and

• original artwork by the owners which can be purchase and shipped to your home.

The Garden Studio contains:

• one large studio-sized bedroom with king-sized bed,

• two french doors leading out to its own semi-private deck adjacent to the spa,

• a kitchenette including, refrigerator, sink, on-demand purified water, microwave, all glasses, dishes and utensils,

• heating and air-conditioning,

• a seating area,

• a stereo system which plays CDs, radio and connects to iPods

• an antique armoire with luggage rack and hangars, and

• one full bathroom.

Additionally:

• A sparkling clean spa/Jacuzzi is located in the garden,

• 400 count linens, bath and body soap, toilet paper and paper towels are provided,

• a washer & dryer, soap and bleach are located in the garage,

• off-street parking for three vehicles is provided,

• dimmable lighting is installed throughout the property and deck areas,

• low-wattage, automatic lighting is located in the rear yard and deck steps for safety and ambience,

• and recycling containers are located in the main house and the side driveway.

Keywords: This Napa vacation bungalow is a rental home comprised of both a Main House and Garden Studio! Walk to wine tasting, four-star restaurants, nightlife and shopping in downtown Napa. Go one a wine tasting tour in Napa Valley Wine Country. Take a day trip to San Francisco. It's all here! Our Napa vacation rental house is located right in the middle of it all! Napa Vacation Bungalow.

More Details

Owner
Bill Davis
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, ASL
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Bill Davis

Both Bill and Paul are artists who live in the Bay Area. Bill is a full-time photographer and Paul works at the University of California San Francisco directing research projects. As an alternative to the buzz of the big city, they love the peace and quiet of Napa. Bill loves to cook and both love to sample good wine. In their spare time, they survey the back roads of Northern California on their motorcycles and love to go motorcycling and camping in their Airstream. They designed the Napa Vacation Bungalow to be as comfortable and relaxing as possible and figured that if it met their expectations, chances are, it would meet other's. So far, it's been a great success. Almost everyone that visits says the property is much more beautiful than the pictures on the internet led them to believe. Practically everyone seems to fall in love with the peaceful, attractive setting. Seriously -- read the reviews! Bill and Paul are excited to have you stay at this oasis while you visit this amazing area. They welcome everyone and they're supportive of marriage, for everyone, and families, of all kinds.

Bill Davis purchased this house in 2007

Why Bill Davis chose Napa

Bill and Paul visited friends in Napa and fell in love with Napa's geographic beauty, world-class restaurants, wineries and its proximity to San Francisco. They searched for many months to find the perfect home. The Napa Vacation Bungalow turned out to be an ideal location balancing privacy with access by foot to downtown Napa shops, spas and restaurants. With so much within walking distance and wine tours available to pick you up from our home, you can enjoy an auto-free vacation!

What makes this house unique

Guests who stay at the Napa Vacation Bungalow say the pictures on the web don't do it justice! They find the home peaceful, relaxing and quiet, with everything possible provided and that they'd come back in a heartbeat.

We've strived to create a special place that isn't fussy or uptight and doesn't feel like a rental but feels like your home might feel. We've created a place that we love to visit when we can and we reasoned that if we really liked it, others would too. And it worked! We are always thrilled when guests arrive at our house and we watch the reaction on their faces as they see the property for the first time. It's always fulfilling and reassuring to know that guests are totally delighted with their selection. That is the start of a memorable vacation! Please visit our website (see link below).

Guestbook comments from the owner

As a professional travel writer, I spend countless days each year flying around the world and inspecting vacation destinations like hotels and boats for reports in magazines. It never ceases to amaze me how many of these places are nothing like their advertisements. So many properties out there are all marketing and no substance.



I was thus both relieved and pleased to see that the Napa Vacation Bungalow was exactly as advertised--cute, safe, comfortable, and a short walk to town. The rental process was handled professionally, the house was fantastic, and my vacation was terrific.



I was in Napa for my 40th birthday with a group of female friends, and everyone absolutely loved the place. We had a great time touring the wineries up in the county by day, walking to gourmet restaurants in town at night, and then enjoying a nightcap in the bungalow's hot tub. Even the people who slept on the pull-out sofas were comfortable. It was an absolutely superb experience, exactly as I had hoped it would be.
May 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Napa in Napa County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main house: Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Main House: Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large double sink, large shower, towels, soap and body wash.
    Garden Studio: Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Garden Studio has its own full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Sofa bed: Main House - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Garden Studio: Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This is the Garden Studio which is it's own apartment!
    Main House: Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Small, 90 sq ft room. Very private, dresser, and closet.
    Main House: Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Four bedrooms: (1) King bed in the private Garden Studio with full bath and kitchenette (2) Queen beds in the Main House (1) Twin bed in the Main House All with 400-count sheets with luxurious memory foam! (1) Full-size pull out sofa in living room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
Notes:
Located in Old Town Napa, one block from the Napa River and just six short blocks to 18 Zagat rated restaurants & posh shops, The Napa Valley Wine Train, The Napa Opera House, Spas, Downtown Shopping, and Historic Museums. Easy access to Highway 29 and the Silverado Trail and the finest wineries in the world. 55 minutes to San Francisco, 55 minutes to Oakland International Airport, 75 minutes to San Francisco International Airport. At night, the rear garden is beautifully lit with garden lights creating just the prefect amount of light and magic. The Napa Vacation Bungalow is a GREEN property: We recycle yard waste, glass, plastic, metal, paper, we have an on-demand hot water heater, over 95% of our lighting is warm LED or warm fluorescent, the entire yard and gardens are on drip irrigation, we participate in Pacific Gas and Electric’s SmartAC program and we’re a short walk to downtown. We be GREEN!

Reviews

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5

Perfect home for our group of 7.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderfully located home in downtown Napa. The house had all the basics we needed, was decorated so beautifully and the outdoor area was a perfect retreat. Bill & Paul were very accommodating and responsive- a pleasure to work with. We would absolutely come back again!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're happy to hear you enjoyed the house and your stay in Napa! Please consider our place again next time you're in the area! -Paul & Bill
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5

Excellent experience, beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

I visited the San Francisco/Napa area with 5 friends to celebrate 3 of our 40th birthdays. This house we rented enhanced our overall vacation experience due to its charm, location, backyard area and space for us all. The beds were very comfortable, it was a quiet neighborhood, the kitchen was fully stocked and it was super close to downtown Napa. The hot tub in the backyard provided an excellent way to end each day after wine tastings in the region. I would absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Better than home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property. Clean and well maintained. The second living space was perfect for our group.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfection all around

  • 5 of 5

I can't come close to describing just how wonderful this property is. Everything was so clean and the home was decorated and furnished so tastefully! I was easy to be comfortable and feel right at home. We had such a wonderful time staying there and will cherish the memories forever!

Laura Perry

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, very charming, and a great location. Paul and Bill were super friendly and helpful. Bill has beautiful photographs of his work around the house(great eye). We met Paul for a few minutes and he was very kind. I would definitely recommend this house and also chose to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent get-away in Napa

  • 5 of 5

Paul and Bill did a great job with their bungalow. Great location close to excellent restaurants and wineries. Perfect for 3 or 4 couples or a few friends. Thank you, Ricardo

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Both San Francisco and Oakland airports
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Silo's Jazz Club and Wine Bar
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Baylink Ferry to San Francisco
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Kennedy Park
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Wine Train!
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 29
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
It's Napa! 75+ topnotch restaurants blocks away!!!
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Sierra Madres- over 10 ski resorts
Nearest Beach
52 Miles
Scenic Bodega Bay, CA (Hitchcock's 'The Birds')
Nearest Point of Interest
The Napa Mill
Nearest Point of Interest
The Oxbow Public Market
Nearest Point of Interest
The Wine Train
Nearest Point of Interest
The Napa Valley Opera House
Nearest Point of Interest
The Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company
Nearest Point of Interest
Whole Foods & Trader Joe's
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa Massage & Body Care
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa Valley Balloon Tours
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa Valley Bicycle Tours
Nearest Point of Interest
The Vallejo Ferry to San Francisco
Nearest Point of Interest
Alexis Baking Company & Cafe (ABC Bakery)
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa River-walk Promenade
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa River Adventure Tour
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa Valley Yacht Club
Nearest Point of Interest
The Silverado Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
NapaVacationBungalow.com
Nearest Point of Interest
Tyler Florence Rotisserie and Wine
Nearest Point of Interest
Morimoto / Napa
Nearest Point of Interest
Mini Mango Thai
Car: recommended

Just blocks from Napa's great restaurants: Morimoto's, Fish Story and The Thomas. Soaking in the Jacuzzi Under the Stars, Bicycle rentals, Hiking and Fishing Along the River, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Dining at World Class Restaurants, Visits to the Spa, Shopping in Napa, Wine Tour in Napa Valley, Catering Available.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Napa, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Mid-week Sp.
24 Apr 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£680
for 2 nights
From
£260
From
£396
Fri,Sat
 
 
June Wk end
15 Jun 2018 - 20 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,460
for 5 nights
From
£260
 
 
Jun/Jul Sp.
21 Jun 2018 - 9 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£680
for 2 nights
From
£260
 
 
July Weekend
10 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,596
for 5 nights
From
£260
From
£396
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Remaining days
16 Jul 2018 - 6 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£680
for 2 nights
From
£260
From
£396
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
2018 Napa Film Festival
7 Nov 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,560
for 5 nights
From
£480
 
 
November
12 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£940
for 3 nights
From
£260
 
 
Thanksgiving Holidays
18 Nov 2018 - 26 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
£2,140
for 5 nights
From
£396
 
 
December
27 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£940
for 3 nights
From
£260
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£952
for 2 nights
From
£396
£2,932
£10,560
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £53.57 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £142.86 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £535.73
Tax Rate 12.0%

Regarding cancellations:
$500 is due at booking and is non-refundable. The balance is due 90 days prior to arrival. The rent and tax portion of the balance become non-refundable at that time. Purchasing travel insurance, an option VRBO/HomeAway offers when booking, is another way to protect your trip.

$295 - $495 per night. See specials below:

Major holidays: $495 for each night.
Last-minute winter rates: $295 per night. Inquire for details.

(REGARDING MINIMUMS: For weekends (any day that includes a Friday or Saturday we generally have a five-day minimum. If there are less than five days available for a weekend then it requires all available days up to five days. Weekdays, we offer shorter stays. NOTE: We have *some* flexibility depending on many factors, so if your proposed visit doesn't fit this criteria, please do contact us and we'll review options.)

Cleaning Fee: $200
Napa City Tax: 12% (Includes rent and cleaning fee)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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