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Pepperwood Place: Spacious Home with Wooded Privacy and Sweeping Valley Views

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sonoma house description

Our spacious well-appointed 2700 sq. ft. 4 bedroom home will make your vacation dreams come true. It is located on 1.5 acres in a private community at the top of the hills west of Sonoma, and sits 1300 feet above the valley floor. It is surrounded by mature Oak and Bay trees giving you beautiful wooded views from every window. There are sweeping views of the hills and the south end of the Sonoma valley, the Carneros wine region and the north end of the San Francisco bay waters. Our hills are bustling with deer, wild turkeys, squirrels and many, many species of birds. Our guests say that our house feels like a '5 star' hotel: that’s exactly what we’d hoped. As you enter the front doors you are greeted with the warmth and welcoming feel of this home. There are neighbors but with the beautiful mature vegetation you can’t see other houses. You will feel like you’re in a world of your own. We are 5 miles from Sonoma’s central square where there are world class restaurants & shops.


More About Us: Our kitchen has always been a favorite gathering spot. Lots of counter space, a great expanse of windows, a fireplace and our “pub” table all provide the perfect atmosphere. Our spacious dining room lends itself to romantic dinners or upbeat gatherings.

The living room and sunroom overlook our large deck and the expansive views of the valley and distant mountain ranges. The morning sunrise is spectacular. If you prefer to sleep late, just grab a robe and enjoy the valley views with your first cup of coffee.

The Sonoma valley is known as the Valley of the Moon. There is nothing more breathtaking than the big orange moon rising over the hills in the evening and flooding our deck with its glow. You’ll have a bird’s eye view.

Our Bedrooms are Inviting: Each bedroom has a personality of it’s own. Every bed has a down feather comforter to give you warmth without the weight and down feather pillows that will perfectly adjust to your preferences. All bedrooms have additional seating that will give you comfortable places to get-away from the group if you need a quiet time to talk or read.

The wine country is a destination in itself: add to that this really terrific house and you have the perfect combination.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Cal-king...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Queen...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 king

            Cal-king...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 king

            king bed can be converted to two twin beds upon request...moreless

          • All beds have luxurious bedding to complete your holiday experience.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            sunken shower with large window overlooking the back woods...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            2 entries: one from bedroom 2 or one from hall entryway...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

            located across the hall from bedrooms 3 and 4...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We are a Licensed Vacation Rental Home (Sonoma County #581N). Our 2700 sq. ft. house is located in the hills west of Sonoma and is in a neighborhood where all properties are one and one half acres or more. There's lots of room for gathering in the common living areas and the comfortable bedrooms have sitting areas that provide opportunities for private space. It's great getting up in the morning to the spectacular views and relaxing in the evening to the twinkling lights of the valley below....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Current magazines...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                DVD Player in the Living Room...moreless

              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                XM satellite radio and CDs...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirectTV Satellite ...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                42 in. HD Television in the Living room. TV in Kitchen. TV room with satellite TV and radio/CD player. ...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Movies, exercise videos...moreless

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Located in the west hills of Sonoma, the house and deck have fabulous views of not only the hills but the south end of the Sonoma valley and the north end of the San Francisco bay waters....moreless

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Large buffet cabinet full of serving dishes available for your use. Fireplace in the dining room....moreless

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air conditioning throughout the house. ...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace:

                    3 wood burning fireplaces: one in kitchen, one in living room, one in dining room - firewood is provided...moreless

                  • Firewood
                  • Garage:

                    2 car - large finished garage...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    600 thread count sheets and pillow case, a variety of pillow types , bath and kitchen towels. Robes. Plenty of extras....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large windows on east side over-looking the deck and valley below, and large windows on the south side over-looking the trees and vegetation in the front yard. Comfortable furniture, 42' high def. TV...moreless

                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    2 car garage and off street parking...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    plenty of parking area...moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi is available free of charge...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Firewood is provided...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    2 coffee makers: 12 Cup and 4 Cup...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Loads of pots and pans, gourmet cooking utensils, sharp knives, mixer, blender, Belgian Waffle maker, coffee grinder ...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Large supply of dishes, serving dishes, bowls, and glasses in a variety of sizes. Lots of extra flatware....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer:

                    Filtered water Ice Maker and filtered chilled water dispensers in door...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Convection Oven...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Full supply of seasonings and other basic cooking ingredients such as flour, sugar, baking soda/powder, olive oil, vinegar, mayo, mustard, ketchup, etc. ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Side by Side refrigerator/freezer...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Instant-on glass top 4 burner electric stove, Jenn-Aire griddle and grill...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Binoculars
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large uncovered deck just off the living room overlooking the valley. 2 large tables and seating for 8...moreless

                  • Large Cooler
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Large propane grill....moreless

                  • Small Cooler
                  • Wood Deck

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        8 person Hot Tub sits on a large flag stone patio with outdoor furniture. It is on a knoll just outside the house in the back yard. ...moreless

                       

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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low Season
                      Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $550
                      $3,465
                      High Season
                      Mar 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $650
                      $4,095
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $650

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $150 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $325
                      • Tax Rate 9%

                      Notes:

                      NOTE: Rates and payment schedule for YOUR INDIVIDUAL RESERVATION described in full when we respond to your inquiry.


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                      Location

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                      Car: Necessary

                      Sonoma is a very special place located at the far most southern end of Sonoma County. From our house you can easily get to the Golden Gate Bridge (45 minutes), Downtown/Fisherman's Wharf San Francisco (60 minutes), thirty or more great wineries (15-30 minutes), Napa Valley (25 minutes), Bodega Bay (60 minutes), 3 state parks for hiking (20-30 minutes), at least six wonderful golf courses (20-45 minutes). and fantastic restaurants await you in downtown Sonoma (10-15 minutes).

                      Other Activities: Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa, Miniature golf, Hot Air Ballooning

                       

                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Karen is the short one :-) I'm a retired educator. I began my career as a public school elementary teacher, but soon discovered Montessori education and spent the majority of my working life in Montessori as a teacher, school owner, school administrator, college level instructor, and executive director of an international Montessori organization. Now, I'm happily retired. I'm pleased to announce my daughter-in-law, Melissa, will begin managing Pepperwood Place.... She's the tall one :-) Melissa and my son live in Boulder, Colorado with my two wonderful granddaughters: Maddy age 6 and Skylar age 4. Melissa taught environmental education for many years in Yosemite (where she met my son!), and then worked to conserve land in Colorado after their move to Boulder in 2005. Now she volunteers her time at her kids' school and with a local non-profit that gets kids outdoors and into nature. She and her family travel back to California often, and still visit Pepperwood Place where they too have created many fond memories over the years.

                      Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
                      Karen lived in this wonderful home for over 20 years and everyday felt like a vacation. When she moved to Pacific Grove in 2006 she decided to turn her Sonoma home into a vacation rental. You will see from the reviews written by our guests that this is a special place.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The house is nestled among beautiful old oak trees. The views are wonderful. The wildlife is ever present. You can't help but relax when you're here.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • This captures the beautiful sunrises seen from the house and main deck

                        This captures the beautiful sunrises seen from the house and main deck

                      • Seating for 8 on our large deck off the living room

                        Seating for 8 on our large deck off the living room

                      • Our front entry is nestled in the trees

                        Our front entry is nestled in the trees

                      • Large TV sits behind the cabinet doors

                        Large TV sits behind the cabinet doors

                      • Spacious formal dining room with seating for 8 and a fireplace

                        Spacious formal dining room with seating for 8 and a fireplace

                      • Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with Cal-king bed and attached bathroom

                        Bedroom 1: Master bedroom with Cal-king bed and attached bathroom

                      • Master Bathroom: Toilet in separate room.  Walk-in closet in separate room.

                        Master Bathroom: Toilet in separate room. Walk-in closet in separate room.

                      • Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

                        Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed

                      • Bathroom off Bedroom 2 has a tub/shower

                        Bathroom off Bedroom 2 has a tub/shower

                      • Bedroom 3 - Closet area

                        Bedroom 3 - Closet area

                      • Bedroom 4:  Can be converted to twin beds

                        Bedroom 4: Can be converted to twin beds

                      • Hot Tub for 8 - sitting on a knoll just outside the back door

                        Hot Tub for 8 - sitting on a knoll just outside the back door

                      • During the day the valley sparkles below

                        During the day the valley sparkles below

                      • View of the house with morning sunrise reflected

                        View of the house with morning sunrise reflected

                      • The living room has great views and comfortable furniture and a fireplace

                        The living room has great views and comfortable furniture and a fireplace

                      • Fully equipped spacious kitchen with 'pub' table and seating for 8

                        Fully equipped spacious kitchen with 'pub' table and seating for 8

                      • Sunroom just off kitchen overlooks the valley views

                        Sunroom just off kitchen overlooks the valley views

                      • Master bedroom looking across from bed - heading toward the bathroom

                        Master bedroom looking across from bed - heading toward the bathroom

                      • Master bathroom has a sunken shower with window overlooking back

                        Master bathroom has a sunken shower with window overlooking back

                      • Bedroom 2:  Looking toward bathroom

                        Bedroom 2: Looking toward bathroom

                      • Bedroom 3 - Cal King Bed

                        Bedroom 3 - Cal King Bed

                      • Bedroom 4 - Regular King bed

                        Bedroom 4 - Regular King bed

                      • Bathroom (shared with bedroom 3 & 4) has a tub/shower

                        Bathroom (shared with bedroom 3 & 4) has a tub/shower

                      • Looking down at the house from the Hot Tub

                        Looking down at the house from the Hot Tub

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

                      $550 - $650 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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