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Charming, private, quiet Cottage house, with lap swimming-pool in the heart of Glen Ellen (walking distance to Gourmet grocery Market, several great restaurants (7), Chocolate truffle & Wine tasting-rooms, Spas, Biking, Hiking trails, Historical Museum, Botanical Gardens and Regional Parks. Lovely to lounge by the 40 x 20 swimming- pool, in the shaded deck or on the marine solarium, while observing the amazing variety of birds ( Doves, humming-birds favorite spot) and perhaps, sipping a glass of wine. The “Nest' is a wonderful retreat. Relax time in the hammock in the shade of the Redwood trees by the outdoor barbecue corner. The swimming-pool 's view looks over the Mayacamas mountain chain. The large Family-room has media equipment hidden in an armoire. The French doors let you enjoy the beauty of Nature and you can find there a sofa bed Queen size. The other living-room has a single, Moroccan- style daybed, a great spot where to read, chat or sleep. The tropical Master-bedroom is spacious, with a Cal-King bed and a private bathroom. The' Jack London' bedroom has a Full size antique bamboo bed. Its walls are covered with Art work from the owner, a fan of the famous writer, featuring Historical Glen Ellen scenes. Its bathroom is right next to it. There is also a 3rd bathroom conveniently located at the entrance of the Family-room or living-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, 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. Glen Ellen Nest is a green, solar powered home. Only gentle and environmentally-proper products are used for its maintenance. 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- 30s and retains the charm of old Glen Ellen . Hill Road was once the entrance to the' Beauty Ranch' which was owned by Jack London. Glen Ellen Nest is a lovely haven in Spring, Summer, Fall and even Winter Season. A great retreat for respectful adults 40+. It sleeps comfortably 5 - 6 guests. Keywords:Solar powered, beautiful, charming , inspiring, unique, private, romantic, spiritual, beautiful lap swimming-pool , large yard, great getaway, retreat, Humming-bird paradise, Bird sanctuary , Proximity to every point of interests.
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
cleaning fee (Summer)$100 + tax
cleaning fee ( Winter)$50 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$400
9% tax is now also charged on housekeeping fee.
For a 3 nights stay: 3rd night is discounted to $400.00/n instead of $425.00/n.
For 4 nights stay: 3rd and 4th night are discounted to $400.00/n.
Travelers pay at booking time. Full amount or 50% down
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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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.
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 is 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.A little Heaven for Nature lovers.