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Breathtaking Views - Sonoma's Garden Snuggery

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Garden Snuggery is a sunny pied-a-terre with views across the Valley of the Moon in the heart of Sonoma's wine country. French doors open onto a terrace overlooking a rambling garden of rosemary, lavender and roses surrounded by redwoods, oaks and fruit trees. A meandering pathway leads through an arbor of grape vines to a vegetable garden below. The Garden Snuggery has a separate entrance and patio on the terrace level of the two unit wine country cottage. The Snuggery is uniquely appointed with one of a kind furnishings from afar including bed coverings from Provence, and antique tables and cabinetry from China, Mexico and England. The warm Mediterranean palate brings cheer and comfort to the garden suite which includes a private bath featuring an over-sized claw foot tub and a large walk-in closet with a mini fridge. You'll wake up in the morning to breathtaking views beyond the garden across the Valley of the Moon. In the afternoon, sip wine in Adirondack chairs as you watch the sun set behind Sonoma Mountain. Enjoy morning coffee at the table on your deck and watch the squirrels scamper in the Oaks above your garden retreat. Feel pampered in the double feather bed or in your bubble bath overlooking beautiful Sonoma Mountain where famous author, Jack London, lived and farmed his ranch in the early 1900's. Coffee and tea are provided for you to enjoy on the terrace, in the garden or within your romantic wine country snuggery.

Only 4 minutes by car or bicycle is the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn where restaurant and spa facilities await. The Sonoma Plaza with art, music, boutiques and restaurants is only 10 minutes drive. The Garden Snuggery is perfect for those who enjoy winery visits, hiking or biking as the cottage is in the Valley of the Moon, home to three state parks and countless wineries. Located between the Sonoma Plaza and the Sonoma Valley wineries, the Snuggery is an easy 10 minute taxi ride in either direction for those who do not wish to drink and drive.

Your Proprietress, formerly a Concierge at the nearby Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, is currently a Docent and Guide for Sonoma Hiking Adventures. She will happily arrange wining, dining & spa reservations and give you directions to the best places to hike and bike - or even guide you on the trails herself. She lives on site and will answer questions and ensure your wonderful wine country vacation.

Keywords: Views, cottage, affordable, terrace, garden, mountains, wineries, near to spa, pied-a-terre, romantic, retreat, wifi, private, hideaway

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • While the over size claw foot bath tub is mentioned, please note that there is no shower. The bathroom adjoins the Snuggery bedroom and is private - for Snuggery guests exclusively. The Garden Snuggery is the terrace level of a wine country cottage with a private entrance through the garden. Garden Snuggery guests are not in a detached separate cottage. They are on the terrace level of the wine country home and are welcome to enjoy the terraces, deck and gardens of the overall property in addition to their private guest room and bathroom quarters. With four opening french doors fronting the Snuggery, guests feel the beauty of the natural setting from the bed, bathroom and outdoor seating areas which are all part of the ambiance of the Garden Snuggery. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Wake up in the morning to the sun shining on the mountains across the Valley of the Moon or sip wine in the evening watching the sun set behind Sonoma Mountain. Enjoy the view from your bed, your pri...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI available complimentary...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The terrace is an extension of the Snuggery separated by French doors leading to the garden with spectacular views of Sonoma Mountain across the Valley of the Moon. A deck adjoins the terrace and offers a table, umbrella, chairs - the perfect place for sipping wine or enjoying coffee. Adirondack chairs are provided on the terrace with commanding views of the garden, the oaks and mountains....moreless

 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 1
Jun 17 - Jul 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$195
Summer 2
Jul 26 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • One time cleaning fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 2.5%

Notes:

No smoking, pets or children.

The cancellation policy at the Garden Snuggery is as follows:

Cancellation must be made at least one month prior to arrival for a full refund.

Late cancellations receive a refund only if cottage is re-booked.

Dates may be changed on a space available basis. Dates may be changed one time only.

All cancellations & changes are subject to a $35 service fee

3 night minimum weekend rates on holidays


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Location

The Garden Snuggery is located right in the middle of all the activities that draw people to the Sonoma Valley. The Sonoma Plaza with all its boutiques, galleries, eateries, art and music festivals is 10 minutes away to the South. The renown wineries of the Sonoma Valley are 10 minutes to the north of the Snuggery. Jack London State Park is but 10 minutes West and attracts, history buffs, hikers and naturalists. Quarryhill Botanical Garden is a 5 minute drive up Hwy 12 and is a spectacular garden with endangered and rare plants from Asia.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I love the Sonoma wine country - enjoying walks and hikes in the vineyards and surrounding mountains. Having led nature walks for toddlers and their families for over 20 years, it was a natural for me to become a docent with the Valley of the Moon Natural History Assn. I now lead hikes for adults in the three state parks, both as a docent and as guide for Sonoma Hiking Adventures. For the past 3 1/2 years, I've worked part-time at the Concierge Desk at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn. I enjoy assisting guests with their wine country explorations and reservations. My goal with the Garden Snuggery is to provide a relaxing and fun retreat for my guests who will return time and again due to their fond memories of the Garden Snuggery and the beautiful Valley of the Moon.

Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
I chose to buy my home in Sonoma because of the beauty of the mountains and vineyards that surround my relaxing garden retreat. I love to hike and mountain trails surround my cottage. Between the wildflowers in the parks and the ever changing colors in the vineyards, the Valley of the Moon is a painter's paradise and a naturalist's dream come true. The hillside location is a part of history where travelers from the city have always come to rejuvenate. Not only is the world famous Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn a nearby view down the mountain from my windows, but, also, wineries have planted their vineyards and built their tasting rooms in this valley - due to the perfect climate for growing grapes coupled with breathtaking natural surroundings, perfect for attracting wine enthusiasts.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The main thing that sold me on my property is the garden and its views across the Valley of the Moon.


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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Sonoma Mountain from the terrace

    Sonoma Mountain from the terrace

  • Snuggery through the french doors

    Snuggery through the french doors

  • Private entry through the garden gate

    Private entry through the garden gate

  • Pamper yourself with a bubble bath in an over-sized claw foot bath tub

    Pamper yourself with a bubble bath in an over-sized claw foot bath tub

  • Window boxes with seasonal blooms

    Window boxes with seasonal blooms

  • Relax on the terrace or adjoining deck

    Relax on the terrace or adjoining deck

  • Leaving the garden

    Leaving the garden

  • Enjoy coffee or tea on the deck, sometimes with the squirrels

    Enjoy coffee or tea on the deck, sometimes with the squirrels

  • Vineyards are five minutes away by car or 15 minutes away on foot

    Vineyards are five minutes away by car or 15 minutes away on foot

  • Sunny Snuggery with country antiques from Mexico, China, England and America

    Sunny Snuggery with country antiques from Mexico, China, England and America

  • Roses, Geraniums, Bougainvilleas

    Roses, Geraniums, Bougainvilleas

  • Guests Welcome!

    Guests Welcome!

  • Sonoma Mountain from the bed

    Sonoma Mountain from the bed

  • Enjoy the same great views from adjoining private bathroom

    Enjoy the same great views from adjoining private bathroom

  • Relax, enjoy the best of the wine country

    Relax, enjoy the best of the wine country

  • Charming wine country cottage on Buena Vista Avenue in the Valley of the Moon

    Charming wine country cottage on Buena Vista Avenue in the Valley of the Moon

  • Comfy double feather bed

    Comfy double feather bed

  • A gardener's delight. Tools available!

    A gardener's delight. Tools available!

  • Trompe l'oeil along flagstone path to cottage

    Trompe l'oeil along flagstone path to cottage

  • Smell the Flowers. Wifi on the terrace.

    Smell the Flowers. Wifi on the terrace.

  • A day for a daydream

    A day for a daydream

  • Citrus & Dahlias

    Citrus & Dahlias

  • Summertime brings Dahlias

    Summertime brings Dahlias

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