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Wine Country Airplane House-Dog Friendly Secluded Paradise

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Full House, 1 Bedroom + 1 sofa bed + loft w/ 2 Q beds, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4 to 6)

Welcome to your dog-friendly, secluded get-away home situated on 15 plus acres in the hills of West Sonoma County, California. And YES, that is really a genuine piece of the old Golden Gate Bridge in front of the house!

Wine lovers paradise! We are a scenic 20 to 30 minute drive from many world class wineries that are considered the best wineries in Sonoma County located along the Russian River Valley. We often have coupons for free tasting at some of the local wineries as well.

Bicyclers welcome! Several major bike races are held here every year including the Tour de California in May and the Gran Fondo in October!

The Airplane House can comfortably sleep 6 adults (3 couples, 2 people per bed). There is a queen size bed in the master bedroom on the main floor, two queen size beds in the loft and the leather couch in the great room on the main floor folds out into a queen size bed.

As soon as we receive confirmation that you have booked, we will send explicit directions. During prohibition, the remote canyons and forests in our area were natural places for people to set up stills. The surrounding roads provided access to the stills and to the purveyors of illegal alcohol, so our lane was closed off to traffic to Bodega Bay and to this day has not been re-opened as a through road for the public. Just a bit of history for you.

The Wine Country Airplane House is approximately 65 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge and 30 minutes away from the Russian River Wine Valley. This is the perfect place for you to relax with family, friends and dogs, unwind, and leave your worries behind. We respectfully request that you do not bring pit bulls or other agressive or fighting dogs to our home! We do request that you let us know ahead of time if you will be bringing your dog.

This is a unique, three story 2200 sq. ft. home surrounded by cultivated gardens, wooded areas and a pond. Please note a real, authentic piece of the Golden Gate Bridge outside the front entrance! Spectacular views of the Bodega Valley as well as Bodega Bay, (just a short scenic 30 minute drive away) and the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean, Point Reyes, and on very clear days, you will catch a glimpse of the Farallon Islands.

On the main floor there is a large living area with ample seating for friends and family. The master bedroom and the bathroom are also located on the main floor. There is an electric fireplace. Sorry, Sonoma County would not let us add a wood burning stove!

The upper floor is actually a sleeping loft with two queen size beds and a couch area where you can lounge around enjoying a good book.

The bottom floor features a large dining area, and a full size, fully equipped kitchen to include good quality knives with a sharpening tool, and a 2ft x 2ft built in butcher block cutting board. There is also an area for working out including a treadmill and a weight bench and weights. The lower level also has padded bench seats for extra lounging space. There is a small laundry room with full size washer and dryer located off of the kitchen area.

There are a number of activities in and around the Airplane House for you to enjoy should you want to venture out. Located on our property, there is a small grove of redwoods with a rhodedendron garden. We also have a number of sculptures in the garden areas on the property, so take a walk and enjoy!

A short 1 ½ mile walk will take you to an amazing grove of old growth redwoods. You will find several easy hiking trails where you can view some of the largest redwood trees in Sonoma County.

The BEST times to visit our wineries are between November and March when you can avoid the crowds AND you may even be able to talk to some of the wine makers hanging around the tasting rooms!

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 August, 2017

Why Lynda chose Occidental

We have lived on this property for a number of years. We feel fortunate to live in such a wonderful area and we want to share the beauty, peace and serenity with others.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Occidental in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • House sleeps 6 people, 2 people per bed. Queen size Beds (3) 1 queen bed in master bedroom and 2 queen beds in the open sleeping loft that overlooks the great room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Leather Sofa in great room converts to queen size bed. It is possible for 2 additional people to sleep in the guest house under certain circumstances, but each person will be charged an additional fee per night.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • surfing
Fantastic panoramic views including view of Mt. Tamalpais in the distance. DOG friendly up to 100 lbs., no pit bulls or pit bull mix please. Unique art work on the property and inside the home,


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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Dcatur, GA

Fun Time at the Airplane House

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Sonoma staying at the Airplane House. The house was perfect for our stay. Lynda, our host, made things very comfortable for us. Coffee, Orange Juice and sparkling wine were waiting for us on our arrival. The house and grounds are unique! The views are spectacular. The living area is very comfortable. There is plenty to see and do close to the Airplane House. We enjoyed our visit and will return.

Thank you Lynda for a pleasant memory.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Tom. We really enjoyed having you stay at the Airplane House and you are welcome to come back any time. You were great guests and we appreciate how clean and neat you left the guest house. You were wonderful! Thanks again! Best, Lynda
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Oakland, CA, USA

Wonderful artistic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Airplane house was such a gem! My friends and I booked the house for a wedding we were attending in nearby Sebastopol, but ended up making a weekend of it and had such a great time! The house was filled with fascinating things like the airplane sticking out both ends, and the piece of the golden gate bridge out front. The house has a really open layout so everyone feels really connected. We spent the majority of our time nestled in the downstairs kitchen/hangout space. The wall to wall benches made for a cozy spot to congregate while we made dinner, played games, etc.

Our dog also loved the house. The grounds are huge and fun to roam around and look at all the fun sculptures and gardens.

The place is huge and could sleep so many people, but with only 1 bathroom, 6 was the most you would want. But it was great for everyone to have their own spot.

Lynda was a great host and SO accommodating. She was very flexible and willing to help whenever we needed anything. She also gave great recommendations on nearby wineries, restaurants and activities. We had a great day playing bocce ball and wine tasting in the area.

I highly recommend this house for anyone looking to unwind in a gorgeous setting, or to check out all the local wine tasting, or even get adventurous and explore the gorgeous area through hiking or biking.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Allie, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We enjoyed having you stay with us. You were great and you left the house very clean. You are welcome to come back any time. I have the items that were left all boxed up and ready to go and will get them sent tomorrow. Thanks again Best, Lynda
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Vogelbach, Germany


  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from staying in this wonderful house on a beautiful property. The house has everything one could wish for and Lynda's hospitality is welcome after a long trip. We will definitely visit the Airplane House and the beautiful surroundings again!

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Once again thank you for leaving the house so clean and you and your beautiful family are welcome here anytime! Best, Lynda
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Santa Rosa, Ca

It reminds me of a villa in Europe

  • 5 of 5

This is a joyful experience. The property is one of a kind...beauty around every corner to give a delightful experience.....It has my very highest recommendation.You will want to come back again and again. We have been here several times at different times of the year....always a great pleasure and memory bilder..

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
SFO or Oakland
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Larkspur Ferry
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Highway 116
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Union Hotel
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Doran Beach
Car: necessary

Abundant wine tasting along nearby Russian River Valley, 15 minutes to Occidental for great restaurants groceries and unique gift shops, 30 minutes to Sebastopol for antiques and boutiques, 40 minutes to Santa Rosa for mall shopping and movie theaters, 50 minutes to Healdsburg for art galleries, boutique shopping and wine tasting, 90 minutes from SFO and OAK airports,


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Occidental, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.17

Please note that there is NO maid or housekeeping service provided. The house is thoroughly cleaned and ready for each new guest visit. Guests who rent for several weeks or longer can choose to have a weekly cleaning service come in and clean the house at an additional cost to guest. Contact Lynda (property owner) if you wish to make this arrangement.
One month equals 29 days MAX

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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