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Sonoma Wine Country Home, 'America's Most Romantic Towns' Travel & Leisure, 2014

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Sonoma chateau / country house description

As featured, Casacalenda at Carneros offers 2 bedrooms and 2 baths + den in the desirable east side of Sonoma, near Napa.

Ideal for 1 or 2 couples or a small family, Casacalenda is named after the picturesque hill town overlooking the Biferno River Valley in southern Italy, where the owner's great-grandmother was born. With more than 30 wineries nearby, Carneros is the closest wine region to San Francisco and the second oldest center of wine production in California, spanning both Sonoma and Napa counties.

The home features 2 bedrooms, each with queen beds and french doors to a deck or stone patio, a master bath with a Jacuzzi Whirlpool tub and shower, a 2nd bath with double sinks and a walk-in shower, a den/TV room, livingroom with gas fireplace, diningroom and newly upgraded gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, a Culligan purified water system, a Jennair gas range with grill, and a Bosch dishwasher.

Amenities include a six-person hot tub, a Weber Genesis Gas Barbecue,a farmhouse-style dining table, leather sofas, a game/card table with 4 chairs, an Ipod speaker tower, CD player with outdoor speakers, and a 40' flat screen TV, as well as garden furniture , a hammock for two, and an outdoor table with umbrella. The house is supplied with quality linens and bedding including down blankets and imported woven coverlets, a Krups coffee grinder and Capresso european coffee maker, a picnic basket, all glasses, dishes, utensils and cookware are included.

Set in tuscan gardens with Italian cypress, olive trees and low stone walls, the house looks across to a working organic farm and is situated among neighboring vineyards, yet it is only 2 miles from the Sonoma town plaza with its fine restaurants and entertainment and 4 miles from Napa. Perfect for bicycling in the vineyards and picnicking at the many picturesque wineries nearby.

County of Sonoma Vacation Rental Permit No. ZPE11-0199.
County of Sonoma Transient Occupancy Certificate No. 875N

Keywords: Carneros, Wine country, East Sonoma, Villa, vineyards

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Near to TrainTown park and rides. Fenced yard with playhouse....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Two steps into house and out to back patio. 2nd bedroom has level deck accessable through french doors and bath with walk-in shower. Narrow (30') inside doorways - not suitable for wheelchair. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Incldes Ipod/MP3 speaker tower, clock radios, hair dryers.

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    in livingroom...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    including down blankets and imported woven coverlets...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Guests to provide...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Capresso...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    with purified water dispenser and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    JennAir gas range with grill...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 adult, 1 child...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Stone patio with pergola and outdoor stereo speakers. Umbrella table and outdoor furnishings. Deck off 2nd bedroom....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    2 person Jacuzzi Whirlpool in master bath...moreless

 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$285
$1,715 $5,850
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning 2-4 night stay* $70
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

*House cleaning fee is $100 for 5+ night stay and $150 for 15+ nights

Deposit is fully refundable up to 2 weeks before arrival. Within 2 weeks of scheduled arrival all prepaid rental costs will be fully refunded, however, the deposit will be refunded only if we are able to re-book the reservation.

Deposit may be applied to a later booking.

Owner will forward reservation form. A security deposit of $250 for 2-4 night stays and $450 for 5+ night stays must be paid by check to confirm your reservation. The check will be held uncashed and returned marked 'void' providing the house is left in good condition. Full rental payment made by check or Mastercard is due 2 weeks before arrival to allow enough time to mail the map and instructions


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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Napa
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chardonnay and Sonoma Golf Clubs
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fremont Diner

Car: Recommended

Gateway to the Napa and Sonoma wine country. Over 30 wineries nearby.

Bicycles available on the property. Additional bicycle rentals nearby.

Perfect for picnicking at the wineries.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Donna Dell is a retired employment lawyer and former Labor Commissioner of California. Having a love of travel since her early career as an international airline employee, Donna always found herself attracted to northern California's rugged coastline and picturesque hillsides, reminicient of her family's medieval village in southern Italy.

Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
Having shared my Irish Beach vacation home on the Mendocino coast for more than twenty years with return guests, including many 2nd generations, Carneros seemed the perfect addition. The convenience of its location to San Francisco, Napa and Sonoma, along with the variety of activities available to all ages, prompted me to start looking in the Carneros region about 8 years ago. The moment I finally walked into this house I knew I'd found my Casacalenda!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Three days in the wine country followed by 3 days overlooking the ocean in beautiful Mendocino County make the perfect California vacation! Please visit VRBO property #275652 to view Donna's Irish Beach vacation rental.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Guest suite with private deck

    Guest suite with private deck

  • Casacalenda - View from the front

    Casacalenda - View from the front

  • Enjoy the outdoor hot tub

    Enjoy the outdoor hot tub

  • Livingroom with fireplace, leather sofas and game table.

    Livingroom with fireplace, leather sofas and game table.

  • Dining area with doors to terrace

    Dining area with doors to terrace

  • Master suite with italian inlay headboard and 'fleur-de-lys' taffeta valance

    Master suite with italian inlay headboard and 'fleur-de-lys' taffeta valance

  • The backyard and gardens

    The backyard and gardens

  • Spend a restful afternoon in the hammock

    Spend a restful afternoon in the hammock

VRBO #345291

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
  • Reviews
    17
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/04/2015
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(415) 971-1914(California, USA)

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