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

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

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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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

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

              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirectTV Satellite ...moreless

              • Television:

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

              • DVD Player:

                DVD Player in the Living Room...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                XM satellite radio and CDs...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Movies, exercise videos...moreless

              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  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 and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Dining:

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

                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        WiFi is available free of charge...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        2 car garage and off street parking...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

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

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Firewood is provided...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        plenty of parking area...moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Garage:

                        2 car - large finished garage...moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central air conditioning throughout the house. ...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided:

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

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • 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

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

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

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Side by Side refrigerator/freezer...moreless

                      • Freezer:

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

                      • Stove:

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

                      • Oven:

                        Convection Oven...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

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

                      • Coffee Maker:

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

                      • Kitchen:

                        Fully equipped...moreless

                      • Grill
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Microwave
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Binoculars
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Large propane grill....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

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

                      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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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          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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                          Last updated: 09/16/2014
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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

                          Year Purchased: 1988

                          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.


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                          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 - Monday, September 08, 2014

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

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