Enchanting House in the Woods of the Coastal Wine Country
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
From the moment that you step into The Merlot House of Halle’s Grove, you will be awestruck by its beauty, located on 5 acres in the middle of an expansive, sunny, blooming garden, and adjoining redwood grove in the heart of coastal wine country. The house is a perfect getaway for singles, one family or multiple families, who desire a country quiet setting. This is a bright, sunny oasis among the tall trees, and the Merlot House can be rented separately, or with the Zin House, a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath house located on the same property. See listing #318548, or #347999 for more information.
Between Sebastopol and Occidental, it is located 15 minutes from the spectacular Doran Beach on the Sonoma Coast, 3 miles from, Osmosis, the number one ranked Spa worldwide, just 25 minutes from the Russian River Jazz festivals, or 15 minutes from Graton and it Zugat-rated restaurants and galleries and walking distance to at least a dozen Art Trails ranked artisans.
The house comfortably sleeps 8 people with 2 bedrooms, a loft, and 2 baths on two levels. There are 2 master suites, with king sized beds. A queen bed is on the loft, and two twin beds are located in the great room on the ground floor.
The ground floor includes a light and airy great room, with cathedral ceilings and skylights, a cozy wood burning stove, and kitchen. The great room has 8 foot glass doors that overlook a sunny flagstone patio, redwoods, and serene meadow, that borders 250 acres of redwoods.
There are multiple places here to lounge and read; on the patio, and the upper deck that overlooks the garden and fish pond.
A majestic 30 foot diameter circle of second growth redwood trees, also known as a fairy ring, is another special place on the property. The fairy ring, with potable water, 110v power, indirect lighting around the trees and a fire pit, provides a spot to roast hot dogs, make s’mores, and play your musical instruments.
If you choose to explore the local region, there are numerous destinations that are only minutes away, including:
The town of Occidental, with its boutique stores, and fine dining;
Osmosis for a day spa;
Bodega Bay for golf, fishing, bird and whale watching, beaches, and seafood;
Sonoma and Napa wine tasting;
Cycling on country roads;
Yoga Studio is located 2 minutes away
Master Reiki massage classes.
Studios of local artists within walking distance, who are featured in Art Trails and Art at the Source.
Keywords: Unique House, Coastal Wine Country, 5 acres, Redwoods, Sunny Garden
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
- 2.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Wood Stove
- Parking Off Street
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Broadband Access
- Wireless Internet
- Outdoor Grill
- Deck / Patio
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Miniature Golf
- Horseback Riding
- Hot Air Ballooning
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High Season April to December $325/night; /2000week Low Season January to March $300/night; $1750/week
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
Call the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: The owners previously operated a vacation rental in Dillon Beach, California for 7 years, and sold the business with the property.
Why the Owner Chose Sebastopol:
We loved the area, and knew that our guests would also enjoy the beauty of the property.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is peaceful and quiet, yet conveniently located to the beach, restaurants, wineries, shopping, spa, cycling and kayaking. There is an an endless list of activities for all ages. Our guests have spanned the ages from 4 months to 80 plus years old.
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King sized bed overlooking great room through French doors
Round queen bed on loft
Balcony overlooks great room
Twin beds in great room
The fairy ring; a special place on the property
Fountain in the garden
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