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Glen Ellen Nest , a Great Retreat Close to All Points of Interest

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Glen Ellen house description

Charming, quiet Cottage, with swimming-pool in the heart of Glen Ellen (walking distance to Gourmet grocery Market, Restaurants,Chocolate & Wine Tasting-Rooms, Spas, Biking,Hiking trails, Historical Museum.
Lounge by the 40 x 20 swimming- pool, in the shaded deck or by solarium, while observing the beautiful
birds ( humming-birds favorite spot) or perhaps, sipping a glass of wine. The “Nest' is a wonderful retreat.
Relax in the hammock in the shade of the Redwoods right by the outdoor dining area.
The pool area looks over the Mayacamas mountain
range. The large Family-room has media equipment (T.V, stereo and games) ,The French windows doors let you enjoy the beauty of Nature.
The other living-room has a single, Moroccan style daybed, a great spot where you can read, rest or sleep.
The Master bedroom has a Cal King bed with private bathroom. The' Jack London' bedroom has a Full size antique bamboo bed. Its walls are decorated with old Historical Glen Ellen prints from original paintings by
artist/ owner.The second bathroom is adjacent.
You can find the 3rd bathroom conveniently located in Family-room, right by the swimming-pool.
Kitchen and Dining-room have a bright, happy Mediterranean style ambiance. Enjoy your meals in
beautiful dishes.
Antiques and Artifacts from all over the World are displayed here and there. Paintings , trompe-l'oeil and painted door panels are also the work of the owner.
The property offers sunny and shady areas . This house keeps cool in Summer without the use of air-conditioning.
Redwoods, Palm trees, Oleanders, Olive trees and mature vegetation make the uniqueness and privacy of this property .
This vintage cottage home was built in the 1920's and retains the charm of old Glen Ellen .
Hill Road was once the entrance to the' Beauty Ranch' which was owned by the famous writer Jack London.
Glen Ellen Nest is a lovely haven in Spring, Summer, Fall and even Winter Season.
A great retreat for adults 40+. It sleeps comfortably 4 - 5 guests.
We do offer Catering, Massage, Concierge services on site.

Keywords: Charming , private, 20 s Cottage house, lap swimming-pool , large yard, great getaway or retreat,
5 minute walk from all attractions.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library


          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Rafting
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            central heating...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room:

            2 living rooms: -large living room -small living room with single daybed...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


          • Coffee Maker:

            automatic coffee maker French press...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio:

            Shaded deck , solarium, outdoor barbecue area...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa



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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

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

              Additional information about rental rates


              • cleaning fee $100 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
              • Tax Rate 9%


              9% tax

              $100 cleaning fee

              over 4 days ( special fee) = $350.00/ night

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 12/15/2014
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              4 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Sonoma Golf
              Glen Ellen
              Nearest Restaurant

              Beautiful Historic Jack London Park, Jack London Museum, State Regional Park, Winery Tours and Tasting-Rooms , Chocolate Truffle tasting , Art gallery , Movie festivals, Musical Festivals, Spas , Car racing, Golf, Outdoor Theater ( Jack London Park) in Summer, Music Concerts.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1987

              About the owner: My husband and I have met in the Valley of the Moon (Sonoma valley), California. Don is a native of San Francisco. He is an illustrator and fine Art artist. He studied Art in the san Francisco Art Institute and has a great perspective eye and realistic art like trompe-l'oeil and portraits . I was born in Bordeaux, France . I am a world traveler , a guide , a language teacher, a rep in Mediterranean artifacts &Decorative ceramic tiles . Dance and photography are my hobbies . We both fell in love with the magic beauty of the Sonoma region and its unique mix of continental and tropical vegetation. We also feel very grateful for the wonderful climate and the proximity of the Pacific Coast , the mountains and our beloved San Francisco , only 45mn away !!!...

              Why the Owner Chose Glen Ellen:
              It is a beautiful property enhanced by the character of the house and mature vegetation. The swimming-pool was another treat for a swimmer.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Beauty, tranquility, privacy, inspiring site for nature , bird lovers and artists of all trade , historical entrance of famous novelist Jack London's ranch . A wonderful spot for relaxing swimming while observing the birds , the sky and stars...

              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, spanish

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Cottage entrance

                Cottage entrance

              • Glen Ellen Nest Cottage Entrance, on Jack London original Ranch Entrance.

                Glen Ellen Nest Cottage Entrance, on Jack London original Ranch Entrance.

              VRBO #294732

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

              $350 - $425 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english, french, spanish
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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