A Unique Find in the Wine Country (by the Month or Longer)

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Casa Cabernet is a very privately located cottage, on five acres of land. It is a one bedroom cottage furnished in a country casual way with an exceptionally large living/dining room and well equipped kitchen all with a fireplace in view. All rooms open onto a patio and grape arbor with two picnic tables. Guests have the exclusive use of the owner's beautiful swimming pool. This architect designed cottage is in the heart of wine country and is surrounded by fifty plus acres of vineyards and lovely gardens designed by renowned landscape architect, Thomas Church. Everything is included-high speed wireless internet access, wood for the fireplace, a gardener, a once a week maid/ linen service, bottled water, and all utilities except telephone. It is within walking distance of more than 6 wineries as well as Dean & DeLuca, a famous gourmet market. Casa Cabernet is approximately 2 miles from the town of St. Helena. The views are spectacular with fields of grapes and gorgeous mountains as a backdrop. There are excellent restaurants nearby. It's the perfect place to relax.

2015-2017 RATES The one month rate is $5,500, all inclusive. That translates to a daily rate of $183.00 per day. For stays of 6 months or longer, the rate is $4,500. per month. That daily rate is $150.00. In addition, there is a damage deposit of $1,500. Should you wish to stay a partial month, the rate is the same. All other expenses related to the rental are paid by the owner--weekly cleaning with professionally laundered linens, bottled water, wood for the fireplace, and all utilities including high speed internet.

The Napa Valley is pastoral and picturesque with acres of grapes and many wineries. The Valley sits between the eastern and western slopes and mountains. Casa Cabernet is located in the premier Rutherford appellation. The cottage is approximately 2 miles from the town of St. Helena, 2 miles from Rutherford, 18 miles from the city of Napa, and approximately 66 miles from San Francisco. It is possible to fly into Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento or by private plane to the Napa Airport.

The seasons bring delightful changes to the Napa Valley. In the Spring, bright yellow mustard fills the vineyards. In the Summer, the valley is a carpet of green, and at Casa Cabernet, fresh cantaloupe, tomatoes, squash, peppers, etc. are ripening along with delicious peaches and pears, and eventually apples and citrus. In the Fall, the valley turns many fall colors and the harvest of grapes begin late summer into Fall. In the Winter, the valley is a more quiet place, an unhurried time to visit. The stark brown twiggy vines in the fields are most attractive.

Long-term guests are welcome. It is an ideal place to stay while building a new home in the Napa Valley or looking for property to buy in the Napa Valley.


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • The bedroom looks out onto the enclosed patio with garden and vineyard views. Weekly cleaning service is provided and included, with linen change each week....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • ** Full Kitchen: complete kitchen with quality appliances ** Cooking Utensils Provided: the kitchen is equipped to cook for two ** Refrigerator: one refrigerator drawer, one freezer drawer, one under the counter refrigerator ** Private Pool: swimming pool is 20x42 ** swim towels included ** Wood Fireplace: firewood provided ** Charcoal BBQ Grill: charcoal is provided * * Deck/Patio: patio with table and four chairs,two chaises, arbor with two tables and four benches ** Mountain View: the cottage is on the valley floor with views of the Eastern & western slopes and mountains ** All of the rooms have skylights and are furnished with ceiling fans,and high beamed ceilings. Spectacular views from all rooms. There is a new Sony flat screen tv....moreless


  • Books:

    library of books if you ask...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Satellite / Cable:

    We are on Comcast Cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is a CD player...moreless

  • Television:

    Basic service is included. If you wish to up-grade, you pay the difference....moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The cottage is located close to town, but far enough away to enjoy the peace of the countryside....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The views of the Eastern and Western mountains of the Napa Valley from the cottage are beautiful. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Casa Cabernet is approximately 3 miles from the town of St. Helena. The Casa is in a rural setting bordered by vineyards...moreless

  • Town:

    The town of St. Helena is a myriad of interesting shops, art galleries, and wine tasting bars, excellent restaurants, a fine library, movie theatre, two grocery stores, and much more....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    beautiful dining area overlooking the vineyards...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in the cottage...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    wood included in the winter...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    There is a carport....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    forced air heating system...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    swim towels included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    lliving room, dining room and kitchen are all one very large room...moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone:

    Bring your own cell phone...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    parking for one extra car in addition to a carport for one car...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Bring you own cell phone...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    an ample supple of 'Hotel Collection' towels are in the furnishings....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in the cottage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    firewood provided in the winter...moreless


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    ample utensils and All-Clad pots and pans for two...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for four...moreless

  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven:

    Dacor Oven and Dacor Gas Cooktop...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    one undercounter refrigerator and two U-line Drawers (1 freezer/1 refrigerator)...moreless

  • Stove:

    Dacor oven and gas cooktop...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    There are two bicycles on the property to use. Ask the owner if you wish to use them. The are equipped with baskets for shopping at Dean and DeLuca. No helmets provided....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    patio with teak table and four teak chairs in addition to two teak chaises...moreless

  • Golf:

    Golf is available at Meadowwood Country Club in St. Helena and Chardonnay Golf Course south of Napa, Ca....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    There is an grape arbor with two picnic tables and four benches...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a small Weber bar-be-que...moreless

  • Patio
  • Tennis:

    There are public courts in the Crane Park. Meadowwood Country Club also has tennis courts....moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    a large 20 X42 foot in ground pool...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Taxes Not included


$5,500 a month whether you stay for 3 days, 14 days, or the full month, the rate is still $5,500.

For stays of 6 months to one year or longer the rate is $4,500.

Rentals are by the month.

To confirm a reservation, the traveler must sign a rental contract and place a deposit amount..

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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Car: Necessary

Casa Cabernet is in close proximity to many of the areas finest restaurants and wineries, as well as downtown St. Helena. It is an easy drive to Sonoma County, Marin, and San Francisco.

Other Activities: shopping, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, hot air ballooning,wineries,visiting the Culinary Institute of America, walking to wineries nearby and buying gourmet foods at Dean and DeLuca. The French Laundry, Press, and many other fine other dining experiences are within an easy drive. Sonoma, Napa, Healdsburg, and Napa, and Bodega Bay and other beach areas are other places to visit that are nearby.


Owner info

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This property, Casa Cabernet, is a small cottage for one or two people. When available a larger 3 bedroom, 2 bath home can be rented. Casa Cabernet Grande is truly stunning. It is only available when the smaller Casa is not rented.

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  • Gardens of Casa Cabernet

    Gardens of Casa Cabernet

  • Casa Cabernet
Amongst The Vines

    Casa Cabernet Amongst The Vines

  • Casa Cabernet with surrounding landscape

    Casa Cabernet with surrounding landscape

  • Cottage Patio with Wonderful Views

    Cottage Patio with Wonderful Views

  • Living Room Opens To The Patio

    Living Room Opens To The Patio

  • All rooms open to terrace

    All rooms open to terrace

  • Wine Bar

    Wine Bar

  • The Bathroom at Casa Cabernet

    The Bathroom at Casa Cabernet

  • Under The Grape Arbor

    Under The Grape Arbor

  • View west to the main garden

    View west to the main garden

  • Swimming Poll with Mountain Backdrop

    Swimming Poll with Mountain Backdrop

  • The cottage is surrounded by acres of vineyards

    The cottage is surrounded by acres of vineyards

  • Pop A Cork on Cabernet Lane

    Pop A Cork on Cabernet Lane

  • Casa Cabernet, a 900 sq. ft. cottage with garage

    Casa Cabernet, a 900 sq. ft. cottage with garage

  • Entrance to Casa Cabernet

    Entrance to Casa Cabernet

  • Living/Dining Room

    Living/Dining Room

  • Computer desk and kitchen

    Computer desk and kitchen

  • The Kitchen looking out to the gardens

    The Kitchen looking out to the gardens

  • Casa Cabernet Bedroom

    Casa Cabernet Bedroom

  • Towels For The Guests

    Towels For The Guests

  • View to the Cottage Garden

    View to the Cottage Garden

  • Relax in the gardens

    Relax in the gardens

  • Glorious Mustard in the Vineyards

    Glorious Mustard in the Vineyards

  • The town of ST Helena, 2.5 miles from the cottage

    The town of ST Helena, 2.5 miles from the cottage

VRBO #184731

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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