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33 Acre Estate W/Lake,Beach,Tennis,Pool,100' Water Slide

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Last updated: 10/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Glen Ellen estate description


WEDDING PARTIES: We do not have the ability to host weddings on the premises. There are many nearby venues that can, and we are happy to be your home base.

This spectacular estate on 33 acres is an amazing place for celebrating family events. The 4500 square foot home, extensively remodeled in the summer of 2010, features 5 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths comfortably sleeping 12. The outdoor facilities include a travertine pool deck, outdoor kitchen equipped with high end pellet BBQ, Bocce Ball courtyard and Wine Cave, tennis court, garden areas, terraced olive groves, 2 acre lake with sand beach, 6 acre vineyard and 12 acres of woods. A thrilling 100' water slide leads from the pool level to the water-trampoline in the lake.

Concierge service for the property is provided by Concierge of the Valley. Services include planning of wine tours, arranging chefs and child care, travel planning and more. One hour of complimentary service is included.

From the property there is ready access to dozens of local wineries, local restaurants and shopping from Costco to the boutiques around the Sonoma Square.

Outdoor activities available on the property keep kids and adults busy. The 5000 square foot travertine pool deck includes a 24x60 salt water pool and a massive custom hot tub. A large gas fire-pit is a great place to spend the early evening hours. The outdoor kitchen and dining area provide cooking facilities and dining space for 16-40+ people. The lower courtyard contains a Bocce Ball court and provides access to the Wine Cave. The asphalt tennis court is complete with a club-quality ball machine, and also has 2 high-quality basketball backboards. The 2 acre lake offers a sand beach, with paddleboards, a kayak and a rowboat. A screened-in gazebo on a small peninsula is a great place to escape on warm nights.

The lower level of the house is designed for entertaining with an elegant, open floor plan. The kitchen, dining room, living room and game nook all provide stunning views, highlighted by an enormous picture window looking out over the pool deck, lake and vineyard. Original knotty pine flooring planks run throughout the house, accented by Brazilian Cherry in the higher traffic areas.

A gourmet kitchen features beautiful granite countertops, including a massive 6'x8' island seating four and a 10' buffet/bar counter seating three more. A commercial Wolf stove, with griddle, and a separate Miele oven provide restaurant-grade cooking capability. Beautiful cherry cabinetry conceals the other high-end built-in appliances.

A heavy wood table in the dining room can seat 6-14 comfortably for casual dining or an elegant repast. The adjoining Living Room enjoys sweeping pool, lake and vineyard views through a dramatic picture window. When the sun goes down, a 55' HDTV above the fireplace offers satellite TV, DVD and Internet services. The game nook seats 4-6 around an elegant purpose-built game table.

The Game Room offers ping-pong, foosball and air hockey, and can be converted to a 'movie room' by pulling down the 10' screen and turning on the projector. The connected Exercise Room opens onto the Pool Deck and offers free weights and a health-club style universal machine. A full bath serves the exercise room and pool deck. The Billiard Room hosts a drop-pocket 8' table and is decorated with prints depicting historical homes and the development of Sonoma County. A 46' HDTV and fireplace make this a great hangout.

The Downstairs Master Bedroom features a luxurious king bed, private balcony and fireplace. The Master Bath is elegantly finished in a soft travertine.

A laundry room, pantry and guest bath complete the downstairs.

Upstairs sleeping accommodations include four bedrooms and a loft. The Upstairs Master Bedroom offers a queen bed and an oversized box-bay window delivering fantastic morning light and peaceful vineyard views, along with a 46' HDTV and DVD player. The Master Bath offers a claw-foot tub, shower and dual sinks. The Upstairs Guest Bedroom also has a queen bed and has a full bath with shower and single sink. The 'Office' features a great 'Murphy Bed' with a REAL queen mattress. This room can double as a work area by folding the murphy bed up. A loft area sits at the top of the stairs and is a great little reading spot or escape, above the Living Room. The last room upstairs is the 'Kids Room', a gigantic room with a queen and 2 twin beds, half a dozen cushy bean-bags, a 46' HDTV, DVD Player and Wii. Guess who will end up there?


We cannot accept reservations for weddings or other large gatherings.

Use of this property is governed by the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance. The complete ordinance is available from the Sonoma County Permit and Resource Management District, a link is provided below the 'Rate Details'. This ordinance applies to all vacation rentals in the county. Key provisions include the following:

- A maximum of 12 overnight guests. Children under the age of 3 are not included in this limit.
- A maximum of 18 guests on the property at any time, except for Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas when the limit is 35.
- Special events (weddings and other large gatherings) which exceed these limits require a Use Permit which we do not have.
- No amplified music outdoors at any time, and quiet hours from 10PM to 9 AM.

Video Security System

This property has exterior and interior video security systems. The interior system can be disabled with an easily accessible push-button and is not intended to be used when guests are present. The exterior system is focused on the pool deck and parking areas. It cannot be disabled.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Estate
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking is allowed anywhere on the premises...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pet deposit required. Pets allowed OUTSIDE and in GAME ROOM only. Additional charge if extra cleaning required....moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Kids Room: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            Large room with 46' LED TV, Wii and games for kids...moreless

          • Murphy Bed Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 murphy bed

            This room has a queen size murphy bed....moreless

          • Upstairs Guest Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            Full bath. Crib available in closet. Assembly Required....moreless

          • Downstairs Master BR: 1 king

            Master Bath, Fireplace, Private Deck...moreless

          • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Open to Great Room below. Early risers only!...moreless

          • Upstairs Master Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

            Master Bath.Huge Window Seat and Graco Play n Pack available...moreless

          • King size beds (1) 1 King bed in downstairs master bedroom, Queen size Beds (3) A total of 3 Queen beds are located in the upstairs master, upstairs guest, and 'kids' rooms, Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds are located in the 'kids' bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) A Graco crib is located in the closet under the stairs., Murphy Beds (1) The 'office' has a beautiful Murphy bed with a real Queen mattress. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Tennis Court, Basketball Court, 2 acre lake, 24x60 salt-water pool, 100' water slide, water trampoline, trampoline, volleyball court, 5.5 acre vineyard, wine cave, outdoor kitchen, firepits, game room, billiard room...moreless


              • Air Hockey
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Game Room:

                Ping Pong, Air Hockey, Foosball...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Sonos Music System with Pandora Internet Radio. Multi-Zone system with speakers in kitchen, dining room and pool deck plus 2 'portables' that can plug in anywhere....moreless

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) Dish Network with Sports Package. 46' HDTV's in upstairs and downstairs master bedrooms and billiard room. 55' HDTV in living room....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Video Game Console:

                Nintendo Wii...moreless

              • Video Games:

                Wii Sports, Guitar Hero...moreless

              • Video Library:

                A small collection of DVD's is available in the cabinet under the living room TV....moreless


              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseshoes
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lakefront:

                The property features a private 2 acre lake. A small sand beach provides access to the water trampoline and dive dock. Paddle boards, a row boat and kayak are available. No fishing - yet....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The house is on the shoulder of Sonoma Mountain. From the property there are both mountain and valley views....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis


                  • Dining Area


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access:

                    A 2 Mbps wireless Internet service is provided by Vista Broadband. Netflix movies can be streamed with minimal interruption, and Voice over IP phone services, such as Skype, work well....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Free weight dumbells, Universal machine...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Domestic long distance calls are free. ...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    (3) Fireplaces in Living Room, Billiard Room and Downstairs Master Bedroom...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Cell phone service from Verizon and AT&T is available, but coverage varies around the house and grounds. T-Mobile, Sprint and Nextel service is poor....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking available for 6 cars at the house, 6 additional cars in auxiliary lot...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    1 or 2 RV's can be parked near lake, no hookups...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    A cordless phone system is available with 2 handsets connected to an Ooma Voice over IP telephone system....moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi is available (802.3 a/b/g/n) on an open network in the house....moreless


                  • Catering Available:

                    See the 'Local Info' link for details on restaurants, catering, domestic and child care services. We recommend Grapevine Placement Agency for domestic help and Concierge of the Valley for planning, shopping and local knowledge....moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Nespresso machine and Coffee Maker...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Service for 20 with 'everyday' stuff and an additional 16 with the 'fine dining'....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Very quiet top of the line Miele dishwasher....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Wolf Stove with griddle and 4 burners + large oven, separate Miele oven, built-in refrigerator and dishwasher, all new granite counters, GIGANTIC island with seating for 4-6, main and prep sinks, instant hot water...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    (2) One microwave hidden in kitchen, another in the 'kids' room - perfect for making popcorn....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    The Wolf stove features a full 36' Oven. The Miele oven has a variety of baking options with timers and convection....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (3) 36' Built-in refrigerator in kitchen. 36' extra refrigerator in game room. Beverage refrigerator in outdoor kitchen....moreless


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    5000 square feet of main pool deck connecting hot tub, pool, outdoor kitchen and exercise room. Lower courtyard features Bocce Ball court and wine cave....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    The screened gazebo is on a small Peninsula at the far end of the lake. A great place to sleep in the spring and summer....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    A gigantic Louisiana Grills Whole Hog Smoker is available. This is a wood pellet smoker for the true BBQ lover....moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Giant custom hot tub, seats 8-10 comfortably...moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    24x60 Rectangular pool with salt system. 4-9' Deep. Automatic cover. ...moreless



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                  from 8 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Oct 30 - Nov 23, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Nov 24 - Dec 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Dec 2 - Dec 19, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  Winter Holidays
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  Jan 5 - Mar 27, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Spring 2015
                  Mar 28 - May 21, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  Summer 2015
                  May 22 - Nov 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Pet Fee $250 + tax
                  • Cleaning $300 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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                  Last updated: 10/17/2014
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                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Francisco or Oakland

                  Car: Necessary

                  Paddle boards, kayak, water slide, water trampoline, dive dock. Serious bikers can enjoy challenging rides through the Sonoma hills.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: The property is co-owned by 2 families. It was purchased to give our kids a great escape from city life. We often bring the extended families together for holidays or just for fun.

                  Why the Owner Chose Glen Ellen:
                  Glen Ellen is in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country. Local attractions include the Jack London State Park (worth a visit) and Benziger Winery, a family-owned, biodynamic vineyard and winery with the best tour in the valley. Surrounded by large, 40+ acre parcels, the setting is quiet and private.

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                  • Pool Deck and Lake

                    Pool Deck and Lake

                  • Kitchen


                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Gazebo


                  • Kids on Slide

                    Kids on Slide

                  • Lake and Pool Panorama

                    Lake and Pool Panorama

                  • Tennis Court

                    Tennis Court

                  • Water Toys

                    Water Toys

                  • Front View of House

                    Front View of House

                  • View From Dining Room

                    View From Dining Room

                  • Exercise Room and Pool Deck

                    Exercise Room and Pool Deck

                  • Hot Tub

                    Hot Tub

                  • Paddle Boarding

                    Paddle Boarding

                  • Lower Garden

                    Lower Garden

                  • Trampoline


                  • Wine Cave

                    Wine Cave

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Friday, October 17, 2014

                  $1,600 - $2,450 per night (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 10/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
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                  Glen Ellen #335521

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