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Peaceful Wine Country Guest House with pool, hot tub & bocce court

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,080 sq ft
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Modern, Rammed-Earth 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Guest House


We survived the fires! A heartfelt thank you to all our guests who reached out to check on us. Our little section of Sonoma Valley did not burn, thanks to the heroic efforts of the firefighting crews. Please come visit Sonoma Valley and Glen Ellen - we are still here, with great wines, places to hike/bike and fabulous restaurants!


A custom built, luxurious 2 bedroom, 1 bath guest house on a private ridge top retreat. Perfect for a couple getting away for a wine country weekend. In addition to approximately 1000 sq ft of interior living space, you also have views of the Sonoma Mountain countryside, vineyards & colorful sunsets from all the rooms.

Bedrooms sleep up to 4 people as follows:

main bedroom 1: 1 queen (with dual zone heated mattress pad)

smaller bedroom 2: 2 twins in trundle format (great for good friends or a couple.).

** Property not suitable for children.

Sunny and quiet, this unique eco-guest house boasts 18' thick rammed earth walls that open up via sliding glass walls to the pool, hot tub, and several stone terraces. Beautiful eco-modern finishes: recycled onyx & glass countertops; sustainably grown warm cherry & bamboo cabinets; clay walls in the kitchen, radiant floor heat (winter only). Modern luxuries like indoor & outdoor zoned music system, wifi, satellite TV and DVD player. The house is tastefully furnished with art, antiques and oriental carpets - it is not child-proofed nor appropriate for young children.

The full bath has dual sinks and large glass walled shower. Top of the line linens. The kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel appliances: gas oven, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator with in-door ice maker. Radiant floor heat (winter only).

Surrounded by gardens and mature oak trees along a ridge, it is a peaceful and private place to unwind. The outdoor gas grill and table is perfect for alfresco dining. Pool-side loungers with sun or shade to recuperate after wine tasting or a hike. Or nap in the hammock & enjoy the birds singing above in the magical setting. At night, stargaze from the pool and hot tub.

NOTE: The guest house shares the pool, hot tub & bocce court with the main house.

TulaVista is centrally located in Sonoma wine country: 5 minutes from the village of Glen Ellen, 20 minutes from Sonoma town and 20 minutes from Santa Rosa.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Diana

The owners built the main house & guest house in 2009 as a country retreat within in 1 hr of the GG bridge. They find it hard to leave!

Diana purchased this guest house in 2006

Why Diana chose Glen Ellen

This property is only 1 hr from San Francisco and very quiet. Lots to do in the area, let alone on the property with a pool, hot tub, bocce court and many outdoor areas to just to relax and enjoy the views.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our weekend stay at this STUNNING new rammed earth private guest house with over the top luxurious amenities, high end details and gorgeous landscaping. FIlled with sunlight, beautiful furnishings and gorgeous hilltop views of vineyards and hills, no hotel can match this. In the morning we would rise, make coffee and sit in the hot tub overlooking the valley. This truly unique guest house has a great location near the village of Glen Ellen, Jack London State Park, dozens of wineries including Benziger, Kenwood and the charming downtown Sonoma Square. After hiking, biking and wine tasting, a dip in the pool and relaxing poolside or hammock quickly became our routine. We enjoyed having a well stocked kitchen but also took full advantage of excellent nearby restaurants as well. The owner of the property is lovely and knows exactly how to make you feel at home without intruding. We will definitely be back.
May 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday guest house in Glen Ellen in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1080 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pool and hot tub are shared with the owners (who are usually too busy to use them!).
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Stunning green onyx countertop with two vanity sinks and bamboo cabinets. Glass walled shower (no tub). Extra linen storage.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Small bedroom - twin - 2 Single Bed , Trundle twin beds with 2 beds.
  • Main bedroom has a queen bed and glass walls in the corner that look out over a private terrace and the pool area. Second bedroom is very small with trundle beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Its not JUST about the wine ..... Lots of great hiking & biking near by at several State Parks: Sugar Loaf, Jack London, Annandale, Mt Hood, etc. The Russian River is 30 min away for canoeing, rafting and fishing. And of course, dozens of world-class wineries are right outside your door!


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(36 traveller reviews)

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Peaceful Wine Country Guest House with pool, hot tub & bocce court
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
Austin, TX

Just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Glen Ellen. The guest house is beautifully decorated and very clean. It was the perfect place to stay to celebrate our 'big' birthday year. We enjoyed the quiet and peaceful location. We spent most of our 3 days either relaxing at the guest house or taking the beautiful drive over to Yountville, Oakville, Rutherford, and St. Helena. Highly recommend this place if you want to unwind, recharge and surrounded yourself in beauty.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle. We are also extremely lucky and our little Valley was spared in the horrific Sonoma fires earlier in October 2017. So it is still just as peaceful here. And the wildflowers next spring or going to be amazing!
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Salisbury, MD

Great property

  • 5 of 5

We had a great Birthday / Graduation

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New York

Beautiful and peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Truly an oasis. This is a beautiful home, lovely grounds with all the amenities. Worth every second of a stay. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we imagined

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful guest house tucked away in the hills of Glen Ellen. It was a perfect quiet weekend with our friends from out of town. We were able to enjoy a sunset view and the peacefulness of wine country. Scenic drive to Napa Valley is about 30-40 min. Would recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, USA

Peaceful scenic hillside retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful scenic hillside spot. We loved the peacefulness of this location. The house sits besides the pool with opening glass doors which fully fold back to provide a lovely indoor outdoor flow. It was fabulous to sit on the pool loungers and soak up the California sun.

The property was very well appointed with excellent cooking equipment and some basic cooking ingredients. The space was warm and sunny. Diana & Ben were very helpful with any questions that we had.

We would recommend staying at this property.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

Definitely a 5 star experience. The house has everything you could need. The grill, pool, and hot tub are just icing on the cake. It was great to get away from it all for about a week. Diana and Ben were excellent hosts, and we hope to return someday!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Glen Ellen Star, Garden Court Cafe, Fig Cafe
Car: necessary

Nestled in the heart of Sonoma wine country, the guest house is close to dozens of award-winning boutique wineries, restaurants and shopping in Sonoma town. Lots of beautiful local hiking (including new trails in Jack London State Park) and world-class road cycling too. House is 1 hr north of the Golden Gate Bridge/San Francisco.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday guest house in Glen Ellen, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £75.37
Refundable Damage Deposit £565.27

If you want to book directly with the owners, email us. We accept checks and paypal.
No renters under the age of 25. License copy required with deposit. No smoking property. Sorry, no pets.


Base rate is for 2 people. Additional people are $50 a night extra, up to a total of 4 people.

Contact owner for questions/details.

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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