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Modern Family Farm just minutes from Sonoma and 15 minutes from Napa

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 410 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment with a view

Transient Occupancy Number 1437N

The apartment is 400 square feet and is above our garage. It was completed in March of 2015, so it is very new! The views are incredible from every window. You can see all the way to the bay area on one side, vineyards to another and finally, a working farm, complete with cows, turkeys, sheep, horses chickens, dogs and cats on another side.

The apartment has a full kitchen, full bath, and a living room. There is a fold out couch in the living room as well as a queen sized bed in the bedroom. There is a partial wall separating the bedroom from the living area.

Quiet hours are 10PM-7AM, as we love our neighbors! The maximum amount of guests is 4 and the vehicle limit is 3.

It is situated on one of the more popular bike routes in the Sonoma/Napa area and is walking distance to a Ceja Winery, Homewood Winery, Hanson Vodka and Carneros Brewery. There are a handful of wineries just minutes away and the town of Sonoma is just three miles away. The city of Napa, another popular wine country destination is just 15 minutes away. The home is situated on a quiet road surrounded by vineyards, and other small family farms. It is a two and a half acre lot, with no homes close by. Our neighbors include horses, sheep, cows and goats. We also have horses ,sheep, chickens and turkeys and a steer. Yes, the roosters do crow in the morning, so we will provide ear plugs. Our home offers a unique country experience, while you enjoy all the wine country has to offer. We have organic flower gardens, vegetable gardens, and an organic orchard. Just jump on your bike and ride.

Dana from Corte Madera writes 'What a great house! We stayed here with our daughter who loved the horses and other farm animals. It is a quick drive to the square, Napa, and local wineries. We took a beautiful morning walk along the vineyards -- a very peaceful place. We look forward to staying here again!'

Please see Sonoma Valley Visitors Center for local events. Also, Homewood Winery, Carneros Brewery and Fremont Diner are within walking distance.

Happenings at the farm:

January- Lambs are born. The garden has broccoli, chard, and kale.

February- Fruit trees in bloom, lambs in the fields. The olive festival is in full swing.

March- Mustard in the vineyards and chicks begin to hatch.

April- Spring garden goes in. Lettuce and peas in the garden. Hens begin to lay large quantities.Heritage turkey poults arrive. Sonoma Film Festival takes place.

May- Turkeys leave the barn to their outdoor digs. Early crops begin to mature.

June- Squash, lettuce, beans, basil, and herbs are ready to harvest.

July- Early tomatoes, beans, beets, celery, carrots, potatoes are ready to harvest. Hens continue to lay. The Sonoma home town 4th of July parade is adorable and entertaining. The Catalan Festival at Gloria Ferrer is a fun event! We are on the course of the Napa/Sonoma half marathon.

August- Garden is pumping veggies and herbs- corn and eggplant are finally ready. Fruit is producing as well.

September- Heritage turkeys are lovely with their large tail feathers and silly antics. Garden continues to flourish. The Harvest Festival and parade happen at the end of the month.

October- Lovely fall colors grace the vineyards and orchards. The summer garden wanes and the winter garden goes in. The weather is usually fabulous and the valley is ablaze with color. Many harvest celebrations are offered.

November- Fall colors continue and the hens slow down. Persimmons, pomegranates, and apples are still waiting to be picked. Holiday in Carneros takes place.

December-Hens take a break, vine shed their leaves, and everything rests, waiting to begin the cycle again.

Please ask us about mid-week and off season rates.

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More Details

Owner
Eileen Pharo
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Eileen Pharo

My husband is a retired police officer, our daughter is 16 years old and very involved in 4-H and FFA and I am an elementary school teacher. We moved to Sonoma 17 years ago to be closer to family. We love the area and the people. There is never a dull moment and we are very close to San Francisco if you want something more. We enjoy our animals and gardens, and grow /produce a large portion of what we eat.

Eileen Pharo purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Eileen Pharo chose Sonoma County

We camp often, and also do home exchanges and enjoy seeing different parts of the world.

What makes this apartment unique

The peace and quiet. We are off the beaten path, so we get very little traffic. It is a great place to unwind and relax. We are located on the most popular bike route in the Sonoma/Napa area. Picking broccoli one minute and eating it ten minutes later is pretty cool. People say our eggs are the best they have ever had. We walk, ride our horses and bikes all around the neighborhood. It is very calming here. It is well located for trips to both Napa (fifteen minutes) and Sonoma (ten minutes).We are fortunate to be about a quarter of a mile, a short walk, away from Fremont Diner, Carneros Brewery and Homewood Winery.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Sonoma in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There is a convertible sofa in the apartment
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Modern Family Farm just minutes from Sonoma and 15 minutes from Napa
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
5

A working farm, charming apartment, comfy

  • 5 of 5

Charming and clean, comfy bed, gracious hosts. Enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and lovely place!

Easy check in and out

LOVE the animals! So many you can see from the window! A fantastic stay!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The farm is comfortable and charming.

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay here! It was close enough to everything for convenience but far enough away for a more authentic experience. We'd definitely recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing place to stay! The owners were very kind and very responsive to email. The personal touches with fresh farm eggs, coffee, and tea were much appreciated as well. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Daly City, CA.
5

Peace & Quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, peaceful, and quiet. Very nice.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crescent City, Ca
4

Cute rural experience but only minutes from quaint downtown Sonoma

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was pleasant and comfortable. The hosts were helpful but only if you needed them. The setting was a little working farm right next to a lovely vineyard. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Carneros Brewing/Winery
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Larkspur Ferry
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
121/12
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fremont Diner
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Dillion Beach
Car: recommended

While Sonoma is a lovely town with a variety of wonderful activities, we highly encourage all that visit this area to take advantage of the proximity to Point Reyes National Seashore. The scenery is spectacular and on a given day you can view falcons, eagles, elephant seals , fox, Tule Elk, deer, whales, seals, coyotes and even river otters!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Sonoma, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
£320
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£890
£2,291
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £0.76
extra person £18.93

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