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Spectacular Views in Sonoma Wine Country

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom-sleeps 2, 1 full bath, kitchen

This rental is located on 8 acres in the scenic hills above Santa Rosa. Our rental is designed for couples who want a little luxury in a country setting. Although we are in the country, you are only minutes away from shops and fine restaurants. Serene and beautiful mountain views can be seen from the balcony and all the windows. Wake up to a view of mountains and the song of the numerous birds that live in our fields. The road begins and ends in two regional parks that are wonderful for hiking or mountain biking.

We are in the Sonoma Valley Wine Region, also known as the Valley of the Moon. You will understand why if you are here to see the lovely moon rise from the balcony. The valley begins at the base our road (HWY 12) and ends 16.5 miles later at the town of Sonoma.

Here is a detailed layout: The rental has a separate entrance. The door connecting the rental to the main house has been sealed off and sound-proofing installed. Your private entrance is through the drive-through carport. You have your own kitchen, which is located downstairs as you enter into a small hall. The kitchen was installed 3 years ago with new appliances. It has a stove, sink, dishwasher and refrigerator. It is stocked with silverware, pots and pans, and dishware.

Stairs lead to the upper level and largest area. There is a small dining room just at the top. A door to the right leads to a master suite. You enter into a hallway with built-in bookcases. The bedroom area to the immediate right is about 20’ x 25’ with high wooden ceilings. The sitting area is by the bay windows in front of the bed. There are 2 chairs and a table here for you to enjoy the view of the mountains and valley. This room also has a gas fireplace and flat screen TV.

A balcony runs the length of the unit and has 2 sliding doors. There is a small table with 2 chairs here so you can enjoy your morning coffee. The balcony faces east and can be seen in the photos (double rainbow in winter). There is a bar sink, mini fridge, and microwave in the hall next to the balcony.

A large walk-in closet is between the bed area and the bathroom. The bathroom is extremely large and also has high wooden ceilings. We have a 2 person Jacuzzi, walk in shower, and double sinks. My husband is a remodeling contractor so the detail work is high end in the California craftsman style. All the cabinetry and built-ins have been made in his wood shop.

More Details

Owner
Kathy and Dave
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2017

About Kathy and Dave

I have lived in Santa Rosa for the last twenty five years. We left San Francisco to build our home and studio near Hood State Park. We have raised our two children here and become part of this unique community. During this time I have come to appreciate the extraordinary beauty of this area from painting landscapes in the vineyards and park lands.

Guestbook comments from the owner

On a scale of 1-5, I would give this place a 6. It is immaculately clean, beautifully decorated, and very cozy. It is sunny, private and peaceful; away from the hustle and bustle, yet within a couple of miles from a convenience store (good thing because I ran out of deodorant!). You will enjoy waking up to the morning sunlight and the birds singing outside. You can sit with your coffee by the bay window in super comfortable chairs admiring the spectacular view, or watch the marvelous sunset with a glass of vino. Hotels in the area don’t stand a chance in comparison. There are simply no hotel rooms that will provide the amenities this place has at such a reasonable price. For wine lovers, it is the perfect place to stay; equidistant to vineyards in the southern part of Sonoma as well as northern Sonoma. Pinot Noir fans, this is your spot. Kathy is super sweet and a wonderful hostess. (Sammy will greet you upon arrival; the nicest yellow lab you’ll ever meet.). I highly recommend this place and look forward to returning one day.
Jun 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Rosa in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • This is an over sized bathroom. It has a large jacuzzi tub and glass block walk-in shower. The counters and tub surround are marble.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • This is a very large area (18' x 25') with high wood ceilings and hardwood floors. There is a sitting area in front of the king bed by the fireplace that overlooks the valley. There is bar sink and mini fridge area around the corner next to the balcony. The center area has a large walk in closet. The bath area is at the other end and is also very spacious.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
There is an office space separate from the main room.

Reviews

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Spectacular Views in Sonoma Wine Country
average rating of 4.9883723 based on 96 reviews
5

Beautiful Hideaway !

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were on our honeymoon driving up the coast and we can't rave enough about our stay here. It was beautiful, and just a quick uber drive to many of the must see wineries. We highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, CO
5

The perfect quiet, romantic, countryside setting yet close to the vineyards and Santa Rosa

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our visit to Santa Rosa and Sonoma/Russian River wine country and loved it! And a large part of the enjoyment of our trip was this property. Hosts Kathy and Dave have represented it just as we saw it- a tastefully appointed clean, luxurious suite perched high above Santa Rosa with gorgeous views. We especially loved watching the sun set while sitting in front of the fire (enjoying a glass of wine). It may be a bit of a drive for some but we liked the quiet and beauty and found the short drive to be a non-issue. I also loved that I could get a work-out in running/walking east up the steep country road that terminated in Hood Mountain State Park. Kathy and Dave were very helpful in recommending places to visit and vendors for bikes, etc. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular view with high end accomodations.

  • 5 of 5

Kathy and Dave's VRBO was all that it was presented to be. The unit is a private section at the end of the main home. Kathy was very hospitable and informative. We enjoyed viewing sunrises over morning coffee. They are meticulous in providing a high end comfortable environment with comfortable furnishings, art work on the walls, and lots of windows to enjoy the nature of the surrounding hills and canyons. When back in the area we would love to return. The drive up the to the house is not for the faint of heart but for the adventurous very much worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davenport, Iowa
5

1st rate and impeccably clean throughout.. comforts never available at ANY hotel!

  • 5 of 5

Kathy makes you feel like visiting family. Thoughtful touchs everywhere. Santa Rosa is convenient for shopping and dining.

...and OH, the wineries. Truly a "Spectacular " experience!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Mexico, U.S.A.
5

Serenity.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the peace and quiet, with a gorgeous state park nearby. Thank you Kathy. You are wonderful. We already miss Sammy!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

We went on a kid-free weekend getaway and were amazed by how wonderful the property was. The location is fantastic, just a short drive from hood mountain regional park, a short drive to Santa Rosa and Annadel State Park, and Sonoma Valley with all its glorious wineries just a short 15-30 minutes away on highway 12. The property itself was quiet, private, with wonderful views, and had everything we needed.

We had a fantastic time, and cannot recommend this place enough!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport (STS)
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Russian River Brewing Company, 725 4th Street
Nearest Ferry
76 Miles
Golden Gate Ferry (San Francicso)
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Santa Rosa Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
63 Miles
Am Track
Nearest Motorway
2.3 Miles
Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Earth's Bounty Kitchen & Wine Bar
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Nearest Beach
57 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Santa Rosa, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
3 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£338
for 3 nights
From
£94
£638
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£244
for 2 nights
From
£94
£638
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £56.29

A one time cleaning fee of $75 is added to all reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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