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Dramatic 2-Story Country Home

People12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This unique and relaxing property is 20 miles from downtown Sacramento.

Our gorgeous contemporary home has all the amenities - big kitchen, screened porch, interior waterfall, 3bdrm/3bath with room to sleep more. The home has soaring 26-foot wood ceilings in the entrance, offset by cozy interior spaces delightful for visiting and relaxing. This serene 6-acre ranch setting has horses in the pasture, ducks in the ponds and its own private airstrip. It is a beautiful, peaceful and comfortable setting.

We DO NOT offer the venue for weddings, although it can be rented for special events of up to 40 guests through www.skyridgeranchevents.com by special arrangement with Barbara.

There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms in the home. We have additional tall inflatable mattresses so, if people don't need their own private bedrooms, we can easily sleep up to 12.

We are close to many Lodi wineries, the foothills of the Sierra's and the increasingly sophisticated (and fun) city of Sacramento.

If you want to have additional guests on the property, we have a separate business for renting the venue for special events. Feel free to visit skyridgeranchevents.com to learn more. We've hosted many a bachelorette, and bridal party here as well as catered rehearsal dinners, so we can talk about those options if desired.

More Details

Owner
Barbara Thompson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About Barbara Thompson

I designed the home and my husband and his construction crew built it. After decades of leadership in business and non-profits, I now offer equine assisted growth and learning activities here at the ranch. I love spending time with my kids and grandkids and am teaching yoga and meditation once again.

Barbara Thompson purchased this chateau / country house in 2002

Why Barbara Thompson chose California

If hanging out with your friends or family is your priority, our home is an excellent choice. The property is isolated from the noise and activity of the outside world. The setting is comfortable and relaxed with choices of interior and exterior settings.

The most frequent comment I get is that the environment is serene and beautiful. We're surrounded by vineyards. Guests can explore the chill vibe of the Gold Country or the buzz of downtown Sacramento as each is 20 minutes away.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Wilton in Sacramento County

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Has room for an additional inflatable Queen bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Has room for an additional twin bed.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeping loft, not a private bedroom.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite has room for an inflatable Queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Tranquil escape|

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely place to relax. The house is spacious and comfortable. The owner was pleasant to work with. We are looking forward to coming back for another visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach, CA
5

Amazing property, wonderful owner!

  • 5 of 5

The home and property are amazing! So quiet and beautiful! Barbara is quick to respond with questions before booking and very easy to work with. It was perfect for my family! Barabara made sure to have everything ready and greeted us when we arrived. We were able to prepare meals in the wonderful kitchen, they even had a BBQ we could use. Plenty of bedrooms, beds and bathrooms for our group of 10. I highly recommend this property!

Thank you, Barbara for an amazing weekend!!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Rent this house... It is amazing

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from one night here. The pictures do not do the house or property justice. This house is beautiful and perfect for a large group. The house owner is wonderful too and very helpful.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words, Holly. Your group was a pleasure to work with. Barbara
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Stockton, CA
5

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

First, many many thanks to Barbara and her husband for graciously accommodating a very last minute 2 night stay and small wedding we were throwing for our very close family members! They both were very helpful throughout the entire booking process and stay. The house (which they designed and built btw), is gorgeous, clean, very comfy and peaceful to stay in according to the bride and groom. The grounds are serene, charming and very well kept. The layout, with the pond, beautiful large trees and open grassy areas were simply a PERFECT backdrop for the ceremony and reception. My little ones even had a ball exploring the area as well! I searched many properties and communicated with several other property owners and Barbara was the most pleasant, helpful and straight forward owner by far. Couldn't be happier with our choice, will certainly be back in the future. Thanks again Barbara!

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home on a Farm

  • 5 of 5

Barbara's home is beautiful. From the 26 foot ceilings to the indoor waterfall in the entry foyer this house is a gem. The grounds surrounding the home have breathtaking views of mountains and acres of ranches. Horses, cows, chickens surround you but the accommodations make you feel like your in 5 star resort. My family and I enjoyed our stay in Wilton. It is just a short drive from all the shopping centers in Elk Grove. Very close to downtown Sacramento and the airport SMF as well.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Omar and his family were fun and easy to host. He communicated with me before, during and after his stay to avoid any complications. They left the place neat and tidy and were extremely respectful of our house rules. I'd host him again in a heartbeat.
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5

A serene and beautiful retreat perfect for a family relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Barbara was a lovely hostess and greeted us when we arrived. When we needed anything, she took care of it, and we were generally left to enjoy the lovely home and property. We like to cook and the kitchen was well appointed for preparing meals, and we were able to host a small family dinner. We especially enjoyed the beautiful surroundings, and we will choose to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sacramento
Nearest Train
29 Miles
Sacramento
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
HIghway 99
Nearest Beach
112 Miles
San Francisco Bay Area
Car: necessary

I send a set of specific directions to all our guests before arrival. Please give these to all who are driving to the property as GPS (even the major ones) are not reliable in getting people here.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Wilton, USA

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
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£630
for 2 nights
From
£255
From
£299
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £33 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
House cleaning £73.44
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 12.0%

Base rate is for 5 people. Price is an additional $38 per person over 5 guests. We can accommodate up to 12 guests if we use our tall inflatable beds.

No PARTIES or other guests allowed on property unless private agreement and payments have been pre-arranged with owner. In addition to our overnight guest business, we offer venue rentals for parties of up to 50 guests through Sky Ridge Ranch Events. Please check with Barbara Thompson for costs.

Two night minimum on weekends and major holidays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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