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Mountain Top Vineyard House on Private 60 Acre Vineyard

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Rejuvenate in the 6-person hot, kept at 100 degrees year-round

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come “Live the dream” at Black Knight Vineyard House located on top of Taylor Mountain.

Majestic view, tranquil, private, vineyards to explore.


Private 60 acres, 32 of them is vineyards, 3 mountain tops to climb with unique 360 degree views of wine country and distant mountains.

Rejuvenate in the private six-person Spa that has 50 jets plus it has a lounging seat. It is kept at an inviting 100 degree year round and overlooks the valley.

The 1600 sq.ft. vineyard house offers: A Full Kitchen, Living Room, Den, 3 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms plus hot-tub and pool.

The full-kitchen is completely outfitted for cooking and entertaining. An extensive collection of wine and cookbooks to inspire any chef.

Master Suite has a full sitting and dining area A California king bed, a full bathroom with rain shower and Jacuzzi tub.

There are two bedrooms with queen European pillow beds. One has a private deck that leads to the pool and hot-tub.

The den can convert to a private bedroom for any extra guests with a full size futon.

There is a 42” High-definition Direct TV located in the family room. In the master suite a 32” Also, an extensive collection of DVD’s, books and games for all ages.

Numerous outdoor dinning areas. In the backyard is a stainless steel grill with searing plate for the master outdoor chef.

Watch the rescued horses graze in nearby pasture or greet the neighboring cows that occasionally take shade under trees in the backfields. Deer, California quails, ducks, a Hoot owl, wild turkey, chickens and 2 lovable Labs can easily be found.

Our chickens provided fresh eggs. In-season pick: blackberries, peaches, apples, apricots and plums. Lavender, Rosemary and Bay are located around the property and in the backyard of the vineyard house.

The Petaluma Wind gap provides a constant and cool breeze also occasional fog that is picturesque.

Solar power is powering the vineyard house.

Holiday Schedule: Call for more information
December 24-30
New Year December 30- Jan 2

This Bennett Valley location has all the romance of the country and a vineyard but is also only minutes to Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park and Glen Ellen. This central location is ideal for day excursions to all of Sonoma valley and Napa Valley wine tasting. A quick drive to 101 and you can also be on your way to San Francisco for the day and evening. It does not come more convenient or more centrally located.

Relax and enjoy the magnificent views of the valley below and the mountains in the distance. Come “Live the dream” at Black Knight Vineyards.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Fantastic 60 acre Vineyard with plenty of areas to roam and explore....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    A single pet is allowed for a small additional fee of $10/day....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Den

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  • King size beds (1) European Pillow Top in the new Suite available starting September 1., Queen size Beds (2) Enjoy the European Pillow Tops and designer pillows in the Willow Room and Bordeau Room., Double Beds (1) Convertable futon in the Den. Den can be closed off as a third bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) This 8 inch futon is a very comfortable double. The room can be set up as a additional bedroom upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Your are welcome and encouraged the explore the 60 acres of mountaintop vineyards. With three separate peaks, the view is constantly changing. Enjoy the views and privacy all around on the three decks or enjoy a walk in woods or hilltop senic overlooks....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Extensive collection of Wine books , Helpful Cookbooks and Novels of all types...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Plenty of music and movies for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Direct TV...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Breathtaking views of valley below....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    This property offers 360 degree views. It is a 60 acre vineyard on to of Taylor Mountain. Explore!...moreless

  • Town:

    Minutes away from downtown Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    On the mountain with the Petaluma Wind Gap breezes, the AC is rarely needed....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer/Dryer in the unit...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sets of sheets, plus plush blankets and pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious seating, Stereo , TV and large reading library...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone reception on the mountain top is excellent. Great 4G...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    This home in on a private hill top on a 60 acre vineyard....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Feel free to bring your toys - there is plenty of room for parking on the property....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Extra large bath sheets plus Spa towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/Dryer in the unit...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Two Pellet stoves are the wonderful heating for this home. It is very efficient with great ambiance....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Enviromentally friendly pellet stove. Easy to use and great heating and ambience....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    This kitchen is stocked with quality untensils, pots and pans, service items, picnic items, picnic basket and a large selection of spices. Serious chefs can request additional items which we can provide from the main house on another part of the property....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Icemaker...moreless

  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Updated kitchen now features granite counter top....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We keep the spice rack full, coffee, tea...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full refrigerator / Freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Take your pick of decks, pool-side or country-side. This is outdoor living like it should be....moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large front lawn and 60 acres to roam...moreless

  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Kitchen Aid propane grill with searing burner...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person spa with complete privacy. Situated on the mountain top, this spa has magnificent view of the entire valley. Indulge!...moreless

  • In Ground Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Not heated ...moreless

  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub:

    Outdoor 6 person spa overlooking the entire valley from on top the mountain. Jacuzzi tub in Suite bathroom....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer
May 15 - Oct 8, 2015
3 night min stay
$395 $435
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,490

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $356 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Harvest Special
Oct 9 - Nov 13, 2015
2 night min stay
$335 $365
Fri, Sat
$2,070

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $296 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Holiday Season
Nov 20 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$400 $400
Fri, Sat
$2,400

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $343 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275 $335
Fri, Sat
$1,670

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $239 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $15
  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Cancellation over 30 days before check-in get 100% refund

Cancellation under 30 days before check-in get 25% refund plus any amounts we are able to re-rent.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
San Rafael
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bodega Bay

Car: Necessary

Over 300 wineries are at your reach from this central location. Every direction affords a different, yet exciting adventure in wine country from this convenient location.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We purchased this property seven years ago after searching for more than two years. The entire family felt it was time to perhaps create something for the family. The kids(3) and I also required that it be something that my husband (a business turnaround specialist)loved for a change. He has been a wine fanatic for his entire life. We had a family meeting and agreed that we were all in for the adventure in Wine. For my part, leaving the design painting business was an easier choice since the market was slowing rapidly. The first year was more work than anyone expected. With 60 acres of land, 25 acres of grapes, two houses, two huge barns and a couple small barns, we had more to do than we could get to. One of our top priorities was to rehab the grandmother’s house on one of the secluded peaks. It was redesigned right from the begining as a vacation rental. We wanted this place to be a representation of our life. It is filled with furniture and art collected all over the US and the World. It is so peaceful here that it just called out for a spa. We especially like the spa perched on the top of the hill overlooking the valley to the west. Comfort was also high on our list – We think you will agree that it has turned out great and is unique. DeAnne Black

Why the Owner Chose Santa Rosa:
From the start we were interested in some type of vacation rental or B&B as part of the business. About half of the properties we considered had potential for a vacation rental. Our bigger decision was were to start with the wine business. It is a complex business and very capital intensive. We choice to start with grapes since great wine must start with great fruit. Sonoma is one of the top wine regions in the world. It is also one of the most beautiful locations in the US. We are privileged to have one of the best views around and we can share this with you. The bonus of this location is that while we have a peaceful, rural vineyard, we are very centrally located with easy access to Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park and ALL the wine areas. It really is the best of all worlds.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
As our guest you are welcome, and encouraged, to explore the vineyards. Walk, run, picnic or bike, it is a new vista on each of the three peaks on the property. Many guest are looking forward to sampling the wine region and the wines of Sonoma a second to none. Our central location is excellent for multiple day trips in different directions, all easy to get to. Napa is 30 mins awasy and San Francisco is 45 mins away and a direct route over the Golden Gate Bridge.


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Photos

  • Rejuvenate in the 6-person hot, kept at 100 degrees year-round

    Rejuvenate in the 6-person hot, kept at 100 degrees year-round

  • Dinning out with local wine, produce, cheese meats and no reservations needed.

    Dinning out with local wine, produce, cheese meats and no reservations needed.

  • Above The Clouds, the Petaluma Gap brings fog and cool breezes to the  BKV house

    Above The Clouds, the Petaluma Gap brings fog and cool breezes to the BKV house

  • Den for extra guest that can be converted to a private bedroom. Full Futon

    Den for extra guest that can be converted to a private bedroom. Full Futon

  • Formal dinning with access to pool and vineyard. Part of master suite.

    Formal dinning with access to pool and vineyard. Part of master suite.

  • Relax under the rain shower or in the large Jacuzzi tub in the master suite

    Relax under the rain shower or in the large Jacuzzi tub in the master suite

  • Dip, plunge or float in the backyard pool on a hot day.

    Dip, plunge or float in the backyard pool on a hot day.

  • Quite and tranquil Willow room with view of valley. Queen bed

    Quite and tranquil Willow room with view of valley. Queen bed

  • Watch the rescued horses graze at the nearby pasture. Friendly, love apples.

    Watch the rescued horses graze at the nearby pasture. Friendly, love apples.

  • Farm fresh eggs from Alice, Snow, Daisy, Cora and Henrietta our hens.

    Farm fresh eggs from Alice, Snow, Daisy, Cora and Henrietta our hens.

  • Mitch winemaker/owner can answer questions about 'living the dream' and wine

    Mitch winemaker/owner can answer questions about 'living the dream' and wine

  • A breath taking view of the Petaluma Gap. A favorite sitting area.

    A breath taking view of the Petaluma Gap. A favorite sitting area.

  • Yoga, walk, run, bike or just grab a cup of coffee and watch the Sunrise

    Yoga, walk, run, bike or just grab a cup of coffee and watch the Sunrise

  • Black Knight Vineyard Home (BKV)

    Black Knight Vineyard Home (BKV)

  • Living room, 42' High Definition Direct TV, DVD's, books and games for all ages

    Living room, 42' High Definition Direct TV, DVD's, books and games for all ages

  • Fully outtfited,extensive collection of wine & food cookbooks to inspire a chef

    Fully outtfited,extensive collection of wine & food cookbooks to inspire a chef

  • Cofmy Master Suite, Cal King bed with private entrance to vineyard

    Cofmy Master Suite, Cal King bed with private entrance to vineyard

  • Backyard dinning with gas BBQ.

    Backyard dinning with gas BBQ.

  • Vintage Paris room with private deck that leads to pool and hot tub. Queen bed

    Vintage Paris room with private deck that leads to pool and hot tub. Queen bed

  • Summer at Black Knight Vineyards. Walk the ridge for 360 panoramic view.

    Summer at Black Knight Vineyards. Walk the ridge for 360 panoramic view.

  • During Harvest which starts in August, take a walk tasting our grapes as you go.

    During Harvest which starts in August, take a walk tasting our grapes as you go.

  • Riker & Eowyn Come relax and enjoy nature that surround the BKV house

    Riker & Eowyn Come relax and enjoy nature that surround the BKV house

  • Walk the vineyards, all 32 acres including a ridge and mountain top

    Walk the vineyards, all 32 acres including a ridge and mountain top

  • Welcome home to wine country lifestyle at BKV

    Welcome home to wine country lifestyle at BKV

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