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Dramatic 2-Story Country Home

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


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

Barbara Thompson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2018

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 Wilton

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.


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

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • 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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
Denver, CO

Beautiful house & peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

Barbara is a wonderful host, the house is beautiful & spacious enough to easily accommodate our party of 5 adults & 1 youth, the kitchen is large, well stocked & we cooked some great meals, also enjoyed the screened porch for breakfast. If you are looking for a house in the quiet countryside but still assessable to Hwy 99 & Sacramento, this is the place!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Quiet Sanctuary Away From the Storm

  • 5 of 5

My family came from across the country and the world to be with my brother before he crossed over. All of the stresses associated with a prolonged illness were eased by the serenity of the ranch. It was a place of respite that we knew we could return to after the chaos of the day. It held all of us in tranquility. The pond, grounds and house itself allowed us all to decompress. To spend time together as a family allowed us to recognize how important we are to one another. This was the greatest gift coming from a heartbreaking situation. The ranch is truly a special place! Barbara quite literally was a godsend! Simply lovely! After my brother passed she connected us with a grief specialist to allow us an opportunity to remember my brother. Pauli met with us and we put together a small memorial for Gordon, which the ranch easily accommodated. Pauli was so helpful and we are all so grateful to Barbara for all the help she gave to us. She is a special lady who created a wonderful healing environment! Even the animals on the property were there for us. Dog cuddle therapy was perfect. This was THE perfect place for us. Thank you so very much Barbara for helping us through this difficult time and for sharing your marvellous home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach, CA

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: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 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

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: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Train
29 Miles
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.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £31 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

House cleaning £68.6
Property Damage Protection £42.6
Refundable Damage Deposit £144.42
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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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