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Set in an Upscale Leafy Neighborhood With Stunning Views of Spring Lake Park.

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A Charming One Bedroomed Accommodation With Mountain Views Close to Wineries!

This property has a delightful bedroom with a queen sleigh bed with a quality mattress and a choice of pillows. You will find plenty of closet space with lots of coat hangers.

The bathroom is spacious with a large walk in shower, hair dryer and plenty of storage and towels.

In the lounge you will find a love seat, a queen sofa bed, flat screen cable television, DVD player, a selection of movies and guide books for your enjoyment. You will also find a small closet with an iron and ironing board as well as some hanging space for additional clothing.

The kitchen has sliding doors that open onto the large deck which is for your sole use. The deck is furnished with high quality patio furniture, has beautiful open views and a gas barbecue grill for Al Fresco dining.

Inside the kitchen there is a table that can seat four people, a large refrigerator with freezer and ice maker, a two burner cooktop, a toaster oven, a pop up toaster, a microwave oven, a Keurig coffee maker, electric kettle, a small Crockpot, and an electric wine opener. The kitchen offers plenty of storage, and everything you will need for a comfortable vacation, salad bowl, serving bowls, glasses, silverware, dinnerware, some basic pantry items..... Please note that this kitchen does not have a cook top as such, only a Waring two burner stainless steel electric portable cooktop and a small selection on pots and pans.

This property has heating and air conditioning.

Wine Country Retreat is only five minutes away from Sonoma Valley where you will find many wonderful wineries and restaurants. If you are a keen mountain biker, you can cycle right from your vacation home into Annadel State Park, we are also very close to Sugar Loaf Ridge and Hood Mountain.

Within a half hours drive, you can get to Napa and all that is on offer there.

The climate here in Wine Country is one of the area's many distinguishing features. We have stunning sunny and dry weather for most of the year, making Sonoma County so very popular with vacationers. People come to Wine Country to experience our local food and wine culture, as well as our stunning scenery, trails, beaches, lakes, and mountain biking.

Choosing Wine Country Retreat as your vacation home will allow you to experience Wine Country the way the locals do. Jacqui, the owner of this property often visits the local wineries and collects free/2for1 tasting vouchers for her guests to enjoy.

More Details

Jacqui Smail
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Jacqui Smail

Jacqui was born and raised in East Lothian Scotland. She had a very successful career in the travel and tourism industry in Edinburgh for twenty five years! In 2009, Jacqui, her husband Andrew and their two sons were given the opportunity to move to Sonoma County and the rest was history!

The whole family fell in love with this stunningly beautiful part of California and wanted to share it's beauty with their nearest and dearest. When choosing their new home, they decided to buy a property that would allow for just that. Nestled in the beautiful Skyhawk area is their home with Wine Country Retreat, right on the property.

Jacqui Smail purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Jacqui Smail chose Skyhawk Commmunity

The moment I saw this property, I knew it was the one for us. It was love at first sight. I never tire of the location, the mountain views, or the bright airy feel. The choice of food and wine options are endless. We love how close it is to Annadel Park and Spring Lake where we enjoy walking.

What makes this cottage unique

The location of Wine Country Retreat is superb. The open views are quite stunning and the host is so friendly and welcoming. The property is spotlessly clean and bright. Our linens are of superior quality and the space is bright, comfortable, clean and private.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wine Country Retreat has only been open since May 2014 and already I have stayed twice! I have family in this area and come to visit often, but like my own space and what an adorable space this is. If you are looking for a charming little guest house, that is very clean, in a great location and with a delightful host. Then this is the one for you.
Sep 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Skyhawk Commmunity in Kenwood

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 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 ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Extra large shower, hair dryer and lots of storage.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Beautiful queen sleigh bed with superior quality linens and plenty of closet space in this adorable bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
Owner is on hand to help, so you get VRBO prices with concierge service.


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Set in an Upscale Leafy Neighborhood With Stunning Views of Spring Lake Park.
average rating of 4.9651165 based on 94 reviews

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  • 5 of 5

Stop reading right now. If your date is available, seriously stop reading and go book this place right now. DO IT NOW!

Ok good, you've just booked a well equipped, super clean, VERY spacious, guest house with a very generous host.

Need cooking utensils and a stocked small kitchen with full size frig? - got it.

Need a comfy mattress and pillows and even a couple couches with one that is a pull out? -got it

Need a separate bedroom and bath from the kitchen/dining Living room area that feels more like a house than a NY hotel room? -got it.

Would like a fully stocked bath with plush towels, a walk in shower and all sorts of shampoo/conditioner/soaps and hairdryer, curler, ect? -got it.

Want privacy from a host that doesn't intrude but offers anything that you may be missing? -got it.

Need a private deck areas, or a huge sliding glass door through which to watch the sunset? -got it

Expect a quite neighborhood with walking trails, lot's of wildlife areas? -got it. Want to be a 5 minute ride from town? -got it.

I wish all VRBO/AirBnB/ect.. could be like this. Usually you get something run down, that looks like it's been rented a 1000 times, or doesn't have basic items like trash bags, paper towels, soap, just basic items. A pleasure to write this review.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guilford, CT

Sweet, impeccably clean, spacious, hidden gem in wine country with everything you need and more!

  • 5 of 5

What a find! This adorable one bedroom guesthouse is spotlessly clean and has everything you could possibly need. Modern, updated furnishings and tastefully decorated with beautiful bath, great towels and very comfortable bed. Lovely deck with gas grill and deck furniture all set in a safe, comfortable residential neighborhood in Santa Rosa. Perfectly located for exploring wine country, the coast, Armstrong Woods, the Russian River and more.

Jacqui thinks of everything and is the ultimate hostess! We were welcomed with a bottle of wine as well as juice and milk in the fridge. We would come back in a heart beat! Thank you for making our California vacation even more special with such wonderful accommodations.

Barb and Norm

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for this wonderful review! Wow! It was an absolute pleasure to host such a lovely couple. I am delighted that you enjoyed my little guesthouse so much.
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Outstanding location, very comfortable and exceeded our expectations! Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Our experience at this VRBO was excellent. I normally stay at the hotels in the area; however, they were booked and so I tried a VRBO for the first time.

I highly recommend checking this property out for a quiet Sonoma County weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kurt for this wonderful review! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and I look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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This is the place you want to stay

  • 5 of 5

Kudos to our hostess Jacqui. This was our first stay and will not be the last. This property is all you need for a quiet restful place to stay in northern Calif.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for leaving me this wonderful review! It was a pleasure and an honor to host you.
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A wonderful retreat in Wine Country

  • 5 of 5

Wine Country Retreat is simply wonderful. The apartment is modern and clean. We loved the decor and the large bathroom. The beds and couches were comfy and the kitchen was stocked with everything you could need. The location is great - it's tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac but also close to Sonoma wineries. We really enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this lovely review! It was my pleasure to host your lovely family and I hope to do so again before too long.
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We felt lucky to find such a lovely apartment in a great neighborhood with such nice hosts. Upscale furnishings. So comfortable and extremely clean, with the added plus of great views. We hope to return soon and would remind all that - in spite of the recent devastating fires - there is still so much to see and do in the wine country and they need visitors to help support the rebuilding process.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this wonderful review. We are delighted that you were so happy with our property and we very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. As you’ve just experienced, the wine country is as beautiful as ever and ready for visitors.
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Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Skyhawk Commmunity, Sonoma County

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £112.31
Cleaning,laundry(linens) £74.87

On the day of arrival, you may check into the property any time from 4pm. Please vacate the property by 11am on your day of departure.
Please note that a fee of $10 per person per night for 3rd and 4th persons will apply when your party is larger than two persons.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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