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Romantic Wine Country Cottage in Kenwood (Walk to 15 Wineries)

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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome
The Ladder House is an elegant wine country get away located in the lovely village of Kenwood. In the midst of Sonoma Valley wine country, you are at the center of it all. A short drive from San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area, there are more than fifteen vineyards / tasting rooms within walking distance (~ 1 mile) of our little cottage and another twenty plus wineries within biking distance (~3-5 miles). If you are coming for the wine, you have picked the right location. Start by enjoying a complimentary bottle of Mayo Family Wine the day you arrive. You're likely to want to visit the local tasting rooms and buy some more once you have tried it. They are our local favorite. See the activities page on our website for more on the local wineries and other activities. You can find the link to our site just above the Owners Profile below.

Planned Winery Tours
We provide our customers with details of local wineries by area with suggestions based on your favorite varietals along with who to ask for at each winery. Makes for a great pre-planned tour should you not want to have to do the work yourself. Ask us about it when booking the Ladder House.

An Adventure
Have more than just wine on your mind? Sonoma Valley is alive with activities and places to go. Visit nearby Morton’s Warm Springs for a swim and picnic by the creek, spend the day out on the coast and have dinner with a view of the ocean, take a bike ride and enjoy the picturesque local scenery or go for a hike in nearby Jack London park or Sugarloaf Ridge park. Sugarloaf is also home to the Robert Ferguson Observatory where you can spend an evening star gazing. Hike Mount Baldwin, enjoy the majestic views of Northern California and spy Golden Gate Bridge on a clear day. Sonoma Square is just a 15 minute drive and you can usually find a major event going on each weekend. We have put together a book of activities which you can enjoy while staying at our peaceful cottage with each activity rated by amount of time required. From a two hour jaunt to day long adventures, we hope you will find several activities to enjoy.

Dining
There are several great restaurants in Kenwood, all providing a great meal and ambiance. Slightly farther away in Glen Ellen (5 min drive) are additional establishments offering a great variety of offerings, all top shelf. Or, venture a little farther south to Sonoma or north to Santa Rosa for yet more options. For more dining details, see our website activities page.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Room has French Doors leading to Hot Tub....moreless

  • Master Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Additional storage for clothes, etc....moreless

  • King size beds (2) New Serta Pillow Top Mattresses

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 2 Master Bedrooms with King beds in each. Mini Mac based entertainment system includes ability to watch full screen movies from internet on 42' Flat panel TV...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Wide selection of paperbacks and some hard cover books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Chess and other board games....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Mac Mini based System with over 3,500 iTunes Song Library: Rock, Pop, Classical, Flamenco, Celtic, Peruvian, All types....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    DVD Player and Mac Mini for watching Netflix, Hulu and other internet video sites on the 42' Flat Panel...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Wide selection of DVD Movies as well as ability to watch Netflix and other online movie sites....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Sonoma Wine Valley views of mountains and vineyards....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    Entertainment system connected to highest speed Cable: 20 Mbps download speed. Gigabit Ethernet. Fast WiFi...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Full Mac Mini with wireless keyboard and mouse...moreless

  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Brick Fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Highest Speed Internet, wireless and Mini Mac....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High thread count fine linens...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Lush towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New Stainless Steel Dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything needed to Cook Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner meals....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New Stainless Steel Microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    With filtered / chilled water and ice dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    New Stainless Steel Stove / Oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Beutiful large back deck, Additional seating under back tree. Huge property lot, lots of private viewing of nature....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Nicely landscaped front and back yards, landscaped similar to some of the surrounding wineries...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person jetted hot tub on back deck...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Harvest Season
Aug 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$315 $375
Fri, Sat
$2,100 $7,800
Winter Season
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$265 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,700 $5,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$295 $355
Fri, Sat
$1,900 $6,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $120 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

- 50% of rental fee due at time of reservation in order to hold dates

- 50% of rental fee and $500 security deposit is due two weeks (14 days) prior to arrival date

- The security deposit to be refunded within one week of departure assuming no damage or lost/stolen items.


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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We work and live in San Jose currently, though would love to retire some day in the Kenwood area. Rob is an an electronics industry executive and Kathy is in management for an accounting firm. We hope you enjoy your stay at our vacation get away property in Kenwood. We put a lot of work and care into it.

Why the Owner Chose Kenwood:
Love the area, the wineries, the people and just had to get a place in the area. Walking distance to 15 + wineries including Mayo, VJB, Kenwood, Kunde and many others. Can't beat it for the wine or the people.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Great location for visiting some of the best wineries Sonoma or Napa has to offer. Sometimes we just walk to the nearby tasting rooms and then we don't have to worry about driving after. Sometimes we ride our bikes to the wineries and sometimes we ride to one of the local state parks, Sugarloaf Ridge and Jack London Park. Nearby Morton's Springs is a great location for swimming or picnics, etc. Great dining in Kenwood and Glen Ellen and you can always visit Sonoma Square (about 15 min drive from the cottage). A nice drive to the coast for dinner or just to get out on the beach is a great adventure as well. And, of course, if you run out of wineries or things in Sonoma, you can go over the hill to Napa side to give them a try. Only a 40 min drive. By the way, while staying at the Cypress Ladder House, you will be able to get discounts for some of the local wineries, etc. See our discount coupons for Mayo Reserve Room while staying at the cottage.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Front of Ladder House

    Front of Ladder House

  • Back Deck with Hot Tub

    Back Deck with Hot Tub

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom #2 w/ Cal King Bed & Serta Pillow Top

    Master Bedroom #2 w/ Cal King Bed & Serta Pillow Top

  • Spacious Living Room

    Spacious Living Room

  • Front Yard, Landscaping similar to local wineries

    Front Yard, Landscaping similar to local wineries

  • Back Yard View

    Back Yard View

  • Nearby Kenwood Village with Market, Wineries & Restaurant, 3 blocks away.

    Nearby Kenwood Village with Market, Wineries & Restaurant, 3 blocks away.

  • Nearby Chateau St. Jean Winery

    Nearby Chateau St. Jean Winery

  • The wine cave at nearby Deerfield Ranch Winery

    The wine cave at nearby Deerfield Ranch Winery

  • Early morning fog burning off over the nearby mountains and vineyards

    Early morning fog burning off over the nearby mountains and vineyards

  • The Home of Lack London at Jack London State Park in nearby Glen Ellen

    The Home of Lack London at Jack London State Park in nearby Glen Ellen

  • Front of Ladder House

    Front of Ladder House

  • Kitchen with New Stainless Appliances Throughout

    Kitchen with New Stainless Appliances Throughout

  • Master Bedroom #1 w/ French Doors to back deck, Eastern King w/ Serta Pillow Top

    Master Bedroom #1 w/ French Doors to back deck, Eastern King w/ Serta Pillow Top

  • One of Two Full Bathrooms

    One of Two Full Bathrooms

  • Living Room Opposite Angle

    Living Room Opposite Angle

  • Hot Tub Outside Master Bedroom #1, Back Deck w/ Patio Set & Umbrella

    Hot Tub Outside Master Bedroom #1, Back Deck w/ Patio Set & Umbrella

  • Back Yard View 2

    Back Yard View 2

  • Café Citti, great pastas, etc., 3 blocks from the Ladder House.

    Café Citti, great pastas, etc., 3 blocks from the Ladder House.

  • Nearby Landmark Winery (Gardens)

    Nearby Landmark Winery (Gardens)

  • Early Morning fog in the vineyards

    Early Morning fog in the vineyards

  • Jack London State Park

    Jack London State Park

  • Outdoor theater in Jack London State Park, home of Broadway under the Stars!

    Outdoor theater in Jack London State Park, home of Broadway under the Stars!

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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