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Stunning Tuscan Cottage in the Heart of Sonoma's Wine Country

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Guest Cottage - bedroom is on the second floor

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Set among the legendary hills of Glen Ellen that adventurer Jack London made famous in his novels, our Guest Cottage shares the same pristine views that drew London to settle here. Just minutes outside of the charming village, this sumptuous 11-acre estate enjoys complete privacy and is designed to fully embrace the wine country lifestyle.

Take the two-lane road from the village of Glen Ellen then up the private drive to Villa Bacchus and find yourself in a sunny, secluded retreat designed with every element you need to relax, play and celebrate with friends and family. Architect and nationally known artist, Dennis Ziemienski, created a stunning contemporary expression of wine country living that is in harmony with the land and its history.

The driveway circles around a tall fountain, and the main house, the guest house and the garage all border on the drive. The buildings design was inspired by Andrea Palladio, a Renaissance master, and one of the most influential architects in the Western world. His concepts have been translated into a sophisticated estate that surrounds you with luxurious details that satisfy all your desires for relaxation and recreation in an elegant, yet comfortable manner.

The spacious guest house (1450 sq ft) shares the architectural design of the main home and special design details abound. The ground floor has a full kitchen with birdseye maple cabinets, a Wolf range and oven, stainless appliances, a dishwasher and concrete counters with an adjoining dining area.

A faux painted arch opens to the large living room and its soft burnt umber walls, travertine floors and Venetian Murano lights that hang from a vaulted ceiling. Spend some quiet time in front of the fireplace as you enjoy the comfortable seating arrangement. Double doors lead out to a café table and chairs that face the central fountain.

The bathroom is on the main floor and features a tiled, glass-front shower, and a freestanding vanity with an ultra-modern sink on a “floating” concrete counter.

Tile floors in the entryway and the stairs are coated with a copper patina for a subtle metallic sheen. A bedroom suite occupies the entire second story with its views of the hillsides and glass doors that open to a “Juliet” balcony, which overlooks the central fountain. A king bed, desk and seating area make this a tranquil place to unwind.

The estate's owners (and their dog) reside in the main house and are available to assist you in planning your visit, but are far enough away to provide you with complete privacy.

Keywords: Cottage, Wine Country, Full Kitchen, Large Living Area, Glen Ellen, King Bed, Sonoma, Privacy, Secluded, Fireplace

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Stereo:

    Stereo system with speakers in each room - must have a iDevice with wifi connectivity to use the system...moreless

  • Television

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Spacious living room with a large couch and easy chair...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless internet is provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large wood-burning fireplace has a gas starter...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All of the cooking utensils you might need!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes, plates and glassware...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Miele dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    Large, cafe-doored GE Profile refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Four burner Wolf Range...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small Julliet-style balcony off the master bedroom overlooking the fountain...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill with charcoal provided...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 - Oct 31
2 night min stay
$299 $349
Fri, Sat
$2,043 $7,830
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$249 $299
Fri, Sat
$1,723 $6,770
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee (One-Time) $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Three night minimum rental and higher nightly rates apply for holidays.

50% deposit required at time reservation is made. Balance is due upon arrival in cash or cashiers check


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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We have been living in the Sonoma Valley since 1998. We came to the area thinking we had found a place for vacations and weekends and like many others found that the setting and the lifestyle were so suited for us, that we settled here permanently. We have a beautiful and friendly Rhodesian Ridgeback dog who loves nothing better than to lounge outside and drink in the sunny weather! We have traveled extensively around the world and have yet to find a location that matches what we have found in Glen Ellen!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Beyond the obvious wine tasting - which is certainly a remarkable benefit of the area - Sonoma is perfectly situated for a wide variety of sports, culture and culinary delights. Tennis courts are readily available; both road and mountain biking are some of the best in the country; and, there are several world-class golf course just minutes from cottage. And Sonoma is at the heart of the culinary revolution in America. There are several weekly farmer's markets within a short drive and countless world class restaurants.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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Photos

  • Guest Cottage - bedroom is on the second floor

    Guest Cottage - bedroom is on the second floor

  • Spacious living room with large wood-burning fireplace

    Spacious living room with large wood-burning fireplace

  • Fully equipped kitchen, Wolf Range and Oven, Dishwasher and large farmer's sink

    Fully equipped kitchen, Wolf Range and Oven, Dishwasher and large farmer's sink

  • Spacious shower

    Spacious shower

  • Living room - the couch is really comfortable for reading, napping or TV

    Living room - the couch is really comfortable for reading, napping or TV

  • Fully stocked kitchen with Wolf Range

    Fully stocked kitchen with Wolf Range

  • Villa Bacchus front view - Guest Cottage is on the left

    Villa Bacchus front view - Guest Cottage is on the left

  • Master Bedroom with Julliet-style balacony

    Master Bedroom with Julliet-style balacony

  • Bathroom with rain shower

    Bathroom with rain shower

  • Faux marble interior doorway from living room to kitchen

    Faux marble interior doorway from living room to kitchen

  • Stairs to the master bedroom

    Stairs to the master bedroom

  • Guest cottage

    Guest cottage

VRBO #345857

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Date last modified - Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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