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Private Country Home with Pool on 300+ Acre Ranch in Napa/San Francisco Bay Area

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Peaceful country setting minutes from the Wine Country & San Francisco Bay Area

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

THIS beautiful 2 bedroom. 2.5 bath home is located on a private California ranch near the Wine Country. The ranch is over 300 acres, so privacy in this wonderful country setting is a treat unto itself. BUT there is so much more. The property is located just off Interstate 80 and California Highway 12. Both are major connectors to all the fun, beauty & excitement California has to offer. Hwy 12 is the route to the Wine Country & 20 minutes of driving will find you in Napa. A few more miles up the road are Yountville, St. Helena & Calistoga & all the great wineries, restaurants & shopping this area offers. Or maybe you're interested in seeing the Sonoma Wine Country. It too is an easy drive. Maybe you are looking for some city life. Traveling from The Guest House, San Francisco is 33 miles on I-80 or a delightful one hour ferry ride and California's state capitol, Sacramento, is 50 miles.

The living area is a large open space with living room area, dining & kitchen. The furnishings in the home are high quality & were chosen for this home. The large screen HD television in the living room has surround sound, satellite receiver with HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz, DVD player, DVD library, iPod dock, iPod (not 5 iPhone) & stereo. There is a large gas jetted wood burning fireplace; wood is supplied for winter stays. A piano adds loads of fun if anyone plays. Full wet bar complete with glassware, wine openers, ice maker & wine frig.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the utensils for cooking & dining. Granite counter tops throughout the kitchen. Gas cook-top, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, full upright freezer, & in the laundry room full size washer and dryer.

Each bedroom has a King bed and its own flat-screen television with individual satellite receiver that have HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz.

The private bath connected to each bedroom has a tub and stall shower. All the showers are tile as are the counters. In the master bath there is a vanity & large walk-in closet.

But that's not all. Outside is the private pool, propane barbecue, extra tanks are provided, umbrella-ed dining table with 6 chairs, a double chaise lounge, 4 single chaise lounges, 4 club chairs with ottomans, ping pong, badminton, croquet, stereo speakers. PERFECT for enjoying a sunny hot day or an evening in the cooling evening air.

Greeting you upon your arrival is a delicious box of See's Assorted Chocolates & a box of See's Gourmet Lollypops, a California favorite, and two bottles of Napa Valley wine, a Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines are personal favorites of mine.

Property has security gate entrance.


Keywords: House, Country, Wine Country, Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, Calistoga, Sonoma, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, California, Private Pool, Private

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age is 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children must be supervised at all times, especially while around the pool, and not allowed to wander into the pastures beyond the perimeter of the home. Pool does NOT have security fencing....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Guests may smoke on the patio, but must be diligent in putting out any cigarettes, cigars, pipes. During summer fire danger may be HIGH....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Other (See Description)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom, MASTER: 1 king

    Private bath, tub, stall shower, dbl sink, dressing table, ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Private bath, stall shower, tub...moreless

  • King size beds (2) 1 King bed in each bedroom. Bedrooms are large with attached private bath, satellite connected television, telephone and reading lamps....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 1 MASTER: toilet, tub, shower

    Double sinks, dressing table, makeup mirror, walk-in closet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • 2.5 bathrooms. Each full bath has a stall shower and full size bath tub. Provided for stay paper products (toilet paper/facial tissue), shampoo, cream rinse, hand soap, body wash, Q-tips, cotton balls, plush towels, air freshener....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The home is conveniently located near many popular activities & sites. It is secluded in the country on a 300+ acre private ranch with huge old growth trees, many deer, turkeys, squirrels. Also cattle and horses. So much to see and enjoy. But the spectacular view from the private back yard and pool patio is nature at it's best. Lush native trees envelope your surroundings and transport you to a place where relaxing is a way of life. Ice machine is a stand along ice maker, which is built into the bar. Picnic utensils with rolling cooler provided; plates, eating utensils, napkins, drinking cups, etc. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Coffee Table books about the wine country and variety of fiction novels. Local area informational books, pamphlets, maps about Napa & Sonoma wine country....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    HD DVD player....moreless

  • Games:

    Cards, Yahtzee, ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    An Ipod is provided with a vast music selection. Many satellite music channels available. Ipod docking station (not Iphone 5) available for your own Ipod. Outdoor speakers around patio/pool area. ...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) Each HD television has its own Direct TV satellite receiver. Premium channels include HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround Sound system with outside speakers for enjoying while at the pool....moreless

  • Television:

    HD Flat screen television. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Pool toys: floats, noodles. Ping pong table. Badminton rackets & birdies, Croquet set. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD's are provided for your viewing enjoyment. Pay per view is also available at an ADDITIONAL CHARGE....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Beautiful high gloss plank wood dining table with 8 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air Conditioning...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size dryer. Private use for guests only. Located in Guest House's laundry room....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    A Dell laptop computer, with local attractions listed in favorites, and an HP color all-in-one printer are provided. Complete Microsoft Office is loaded on computer for any work details that may need attention while on holiday....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Attached Covered Carport for 2 full size cars....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace with gas jets. Wood provided at no additional charge. Available for use in winter months only....moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car covered carport, which is attached to the house....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating system....moreless

  • Internet:

    Internet access through Broadband connection. Dell computer provided with all-in-one HP color printer....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, pillow cases, pillows, blankets, duvets provided. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open space w/large fireplace, wet bar w/wine frig & ice maker, large leather couch, coffee table, HD television, DVD player, Ipod, Direct TV satellite service with HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz, etc...moreless

  • Parking:

    Attached 2 car covered carport, plus additional parking in front of house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    All parking is off street as the home is located on a large piece of private property....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is room for RV/Boat/Trailer. Any hook ups to home utilities incurs an additional per day charge....moreless

  • Telephone:

    (3) One in each bedroom and a cordless phone in the kitchen....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plush bath, hand and face towels. Beach towels for swimming. Kitchen towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washing machine. Detergent provided. Private use for guests only. Located in Guest House's laundry room....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Private wireless access....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    The fireplace is equipped with gas jets for starting the fire. Wood is provided at no additional charge. Available for use in winter months only....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Cuisinart Grind & Brew coffee maker with reusable Gold-Tone-Filter and fresh coffee beans....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place setting for 6, minimum. Dishes, flatware, glasses, wine & beverage, Henckle knives, complete set of pots & pans, frying pans, cooking forks & spoons, kitchen towels, sponge, dish detergent, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in dishwasher....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Complete with gas range, double ovens, microwave, garbage disposal, etc....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in microwave....moreless

  • Oven:

    Double ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, cooking oil, salt, pepper, spices, flour, sugar, coffee, tea, bottled water, paper towels, toilet paper, tissue, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, ketchup, mayo, mustard, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refrigerator freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas range...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    PRIVATE PATIO w/ outdoor furniture. Umbrella table w/ 6 chairs. 4 Club Chairs w/ ottomans & side tables. Dbl chaise lounge & 4 single chaise lounges. Stereo speakers. Ping Pong table. Propane BBQ ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn, great for croquet or badminton. Fenced yard. Seasonal flowers....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane barbeque with additional tanks available at no additional cost. BBQ cooking utensils provided. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Private pool w/ outdoor furniture, barbecue, ping pong, badminton, outside stereo speakers. Pool does NOT have children security fencing. Pool is heated at an additional charge from October through April, charge quoted at time of booking or upon request....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
LATE SPRING/SUMMER 2015
May 1 - Jun 30, 2015
1 night min stay
$365
PRIME-SUMMER/FALL 2015
Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$385
LATE FALL/WINTER-2015
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$310
WINTER 2016
Jan 1 - Mar 1, 2016
1 night min stay
$310

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • CLEANING FEE $250
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 13%

Notes:

Travelers w/ extended stays contact owner directly by email/telephone. Holiday mini 2n. Addi guest $65.00 pp, per night for over 4 adults.

October thru April optional $65.00 per day pool heating charge, 2 day mini. 1st charge day before arrival.

Bookings NOT using BOOK IT NOW, not charged Damage Protection fee, credit card must be on file for any charges &/or damage. CANCELLATION POLICY: see PDF Guest House contract.


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Location

2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sticky Rice Chinese Bistro & Bar
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vallejo Ferry Terminal
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chardonnay Golf Course
18.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Martinez, CA. Amtrak
American Canyon
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 80 & California Highway 12
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sticky Rice Chinese Bistro & Bar
154 Miles
Nearest Ski
North Star, Truckee, CA
55 Miles
Nearest Beach
Stinson Beach

Car: Necessary

The Guest House is in an ideal location with easy access to all the great things Northern California and the Wine Country have to offer. A short drive will take you from the bucolic wine country to the California coast to the enchanting City by the Bay, San Francisco.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1960

About the owner: My sister and I own the ranch. We have had so many wonderful experiences over the years we thought others might enjoy this unusual but convenient destination. Numerous attractions and destinations are noted on the map.

Why the Owner Chose American Canyon:
This vacation rental was not purchased as a vacation rental, it's a ranch. My family bought the ranch in 1960. Cattle graze on the acres, horses are raised and a sophisticated country life is enjoyed. Our location is one of the best in our area. Twenty minutes to an hours drive to destinations travelers hope to see when visiting the Northern California Napa Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. My professional background is hotel management. So with my experience, knowledge and attention to detail every aspect of your stay is scrutinized, from the amenities throughout the house (cotton balls, Q-tips, bottle water, cooking spices, condiments) to the beautiful arrival gift made complete with a select bottle of Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
11 miles to Napa, 25 miles to St Helena, 33 miles to San Francisco, 50 miles to Pacific Ocean, 60 miles to Sacramento...easy connections to Highways 80, 680, 12. Lake Tahoe about a 2 hour drive.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Peaceful country setting minutes from the Wine Country & San Francisco Bay Area

    Peaceful country setting minutes from the Wine Country & San Francisco Bay Area

  • Entrance of the Guest House.

    Entrance of the Guest House.

  • Living Room with fireplace, wet bar, HDTV

    Living Room with fireplace, wet bar, HDTV

  • Dining area and living room

    Dining area and living room

  • Eating bar looks into kitchen.

    Eating bar looks into kitchen.

  • Fully stocked kitchen.

    Fully stocked kitchen.

  • Master bedroom steps away from the private pool and yard.

    Master bedroom steps away from the private pool and yard.

  • Master bathroom has large walk-in stall shower and separate tub.

    Master bathroom has large walk-in stall shower and separate tub.

  • Private bath off second bedroom.

    Private bath off second bedroom.

  • Ping Pong anyone?

    Ping Pong anyone?

  • Elegant, casual living in a natural setting.

    Elegant, casual living in a natural setting.

  • Surrounded by country.

    Surrounded by country.

  • The Guest House as you arrive.

    The Guest House as you arrive.

  • Entry

    Entry

  • The bar with ice maker and wine frig.

    The bar with ice maker and wine frig.

  • Great Room - Living Room & Dining Area

    Great Room - Living Room & Dining Area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • View of Living Room from kitchen

    View of Living Room from kitchen

  • Mater bathroom. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet.

    Mater bathroom. Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet.

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Bath off second bedroom has tiled stall shower and tub.

    Bath off second bedroom has tiled stall shower and tub.

  • Private pool & patio

    Private pool & patio

  • Not a neighbor in sight.

    Not a neighbor in sight.

  • Don't you deserve a little country break?

    Don't you deserve a little country break?

VRBO #187635

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/23/2015
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