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Wine Country Studio, Pool & Hot Tub - Walk to Downtown Sebastopol

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Enjoy a private balcony overlooking Turtle Vines Pinot noir vineyard.

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

To those of you who are concerned about the recent earthquake, the effected area was in Napa which is east of Sebastopol. Thankfully we are fine and had absolutely no damage. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those in Napa who are having to deal with this hardship.

Sonoma county was recently ranked the number one premier wine destination in the U.S. (ahead of Napa Valley) and the number two wine destination in the world, second only to Tuscany! Sebastopol is in the heart of this beautiful county convenient to Healdsburg, Santa Rosa, Russian River, Windsor and more.

Visit Sebastopol in this adorable, solar powered studio apartment that overlooks an organic, boutique Pinot noir vineyard. Situated on a 3 acre estate, our prime location provides the privacy of the country but the convenience of being in town. Starting November 1st, you'll be able to enjoy our winter rates!

Please note, we have a 4 night minimum stay year round.

This vacation rental is perfect for:
* A Romantic getaway for honeymooners or to celebrate anniversaries
* Food lovers
* Wine tasting
* An active vacation of hiking, bicycling, zip-lining, swimming and more
* A writers' retreat
* Holistic care and healing
* Reading, relaxing, and getting pampered
* Shopping, antiquing and thrifting
* House hunting
* Gambling

You can walk to more than a dozen wonderful places to eat, including Peter Lowell’s, Forchetta Bastioni, Sushi Tozai, Eight, French Garden, Hana Sushi, Zazu, GTO's Seafood House, K & L Bistro and many more.

Located in the Russian River appellation, you can take a short drive to numerous award winning wineries including: Iron Horse, Lymar Estates, Merry Edwards, Graton Ridge, Russian River Vineyards, Marimar Torres, Dutton-Goldfield and many others. We can provide you with free tasting coupons from some of our favorite wineries.

If you are a beer lover, we are near Lagunitas Brewing Company where you can taste, tour, eat and listen to live music. Russian River Brewing company is also nearby where you can enjoy their wonderful beer, pub food and live music on the weekend. For a huge selection of local and international beers on tap and live music, you can just walk to Hopmonk Tavern in downtown Sebastopol or take a short drive to Barley and Hops in Occidental.

We are also a short walk away from the Barlow - a new 12 acre campus that is a gourmet gathering place for locally made food, wine, coffee and other artisan products. You'll be able to wine taste at La Follette Wines, Marimar Torres, MacPahail Family Wines and Wind Gap Wines. Beer makers at the Barlow include Woodfour Brewing company and Warped Brewing Company, from the owners of Barley and Hops Tavern in Occidental. The Barlow also offers Taylor Maid coffee, Guayaki Yerba Mate teas, lavender, frozen treats, books, breads and will be the year-round host of the Sebastopol farmer's market. Zazu, one of our guests' favorite restaurants, is now located there. All these wonderful things are just a mile from the studio!

If hiking or biking is your passion, we are a block from the West County trail and a short walk to Laguna de Santa Rosa and Ragle Ranch Regional Park. And now you can walk to Uber Bikes, a premier bike rental store!

We're a 20 minute drive from Annadel State park for beautiful hikes of various lengths and levels of difficulty. We're also 30 minutes from Armstrong Woods State park where you hike among some of California's oldest and tallest redwoods. We are also 20 minutes from the coast and 30 minutes from Bodega Head, one of the most scenic hikes around where you can see whales and California's breathtaking, rugged coastline. If you want to stay close to home, just walk up and down each row of the vineyard to get in a nice 2 mile hike.

For a thrill of a lifetime, take a 30 minute drive to Sonoma Canopy Tours and zip line in the Coastal Redwoods. Or take a hot air balloon ride over wine country!

Sebastopol is the center of all things holistic with countless alternative healers including the well known Amitabha medical clinic and healing center.

If you feel like getting pampered, you can visit several local spas, like the Osmosis Day Spa where you can enjoy a relaxing massage or their renowned cedar enzyme baths.

And we're a short drive from the new Weill Hall, the centerpiece of the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University!

Also within walking distance of our vacation rental is live theatre, unique shopping boutiques, a farmers market, Whole Foods, a 9 screen movie theatre and Screamin’ Mimi’s – the best home-made ice cream around!

And for those who like a little gambling, the new Graton Resort and Casino is only 15 minutes away with 3,000 slots, 144 table games and more. They also offer 13 diverse restaurant options.

With your stay, you will enjoy:
* A King size Tempurpedic bed
* Thick spa robes for the hot tub
* A bottle of our estate grown Pinot Noir
* Bottled water for your hikes
* Hand crafted, locally made chocolate truffles
* Cheese and crackers or a vegan alternative
* Organic Paya soap, shampoo and cream rinse
* Granola bars for your hike or bike ride
* Microwave popcorn
* Soft drinks
* Freshly ground local coffee
* An assortment of teas
* Refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, electric hot water pot, inductive cooktop and toaster
* Spices and other cooking supplies
* Free 10 Mb/sec WIFI with Sonic's new Fusion technology
* Direct TV with HBO
* Coupons for free wine tasting
* Swim in our solar-heated, salt-water pool, when weather permits
* Soak in our NEW Sundance hot tub
* A complementary tour of our vineyard with a tutorial on grape growing and wine making upon request
* A detailed book of places to go with restaurant menus and more

Horizon Air offers non-stop flights from Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas and Los Angeles to Sonoma County Charles M. Schulz Airport (STS) which is a short 20 minute drive to the apartment. Oakland International is slightly over an hour away and San Francisco International airport is an hour and a half.

* A 9% Sonoma County occupancy tax will be added to the rental fee. Vacation rental permit no. ZPE11-0588)


Keywords: Vacation rental, Studio with balcony, Wine Country, Sebastopol, Russian River

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 2
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • King size tempurpedic (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Our intention is to spoil our guest with many complementary goodies like premium wines from our vineyard, locally made chocolates, local IPA beer, after dinner liquor, cheese and crackers, a selection of teas, fresh ground organic coffee, and more....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    600 TC cotton linens, down comforter in the winter, 4 pillows...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Plush Egyption towels, robes and extra towels for hot tub...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front load washer and dryer in main house with separate entrance to laundry room available upon request...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    10 MB/sec...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Fresh ground coffee, creamer, assortment of teas...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, wooden spoons, spatulas, colander, and more....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchenette has refrigerator, microwave and induction stove top with 2 burners - no oven....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, condiments, salad dressings, extra virgin olive oil, and more....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Available within 15 miles on Russian River...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Access to lawn, garden, and vineyard....moreless

  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is occasionally shared by owners but most of the time will seem like a private pool....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    450 gallon hot tub available year round...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall & Winter
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$160
$960
Spring & Summer
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$185
$1,165
Fall Winter 2015
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$160
$960

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rates for Thanksgiving (November 22nd to the 28th) are $175 per night. The weekly rate is $9.60

Rates for Christmas (December 23rd to the 28th) are $175 per night. The weekly rate is $960

The nightly rate for New Year's Eve (December 31st) is $175. The weekly rate is $960


Cancellation policy:

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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sonoma County Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hopmonk Tavern, Woodfour Brewing,
2.8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sebastopol Golf Course
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
116
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Peter Lowell's, Eight, Sushi Tozai,
16 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bodega Bay

Car: Recommended

Vineyards and Local Wine Tasting

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Joanne and Doug retired from high tech careers to live their dream in wine country. Joanne, who previously was CEO of Ampro computers, is now a PhD holistic nutritionist and spends her day inventing healthy recipes and posting them on her blog: FoodsForLongLife. She is the Author of the eBook, Health Begins in the Kitchen. Doug, who was previously an engineering executive at IBM and Hitachi, now uses his chemical engineering background to grow and make wine. He has since studied viticulture and winemaking and does most of the hand farming of our Pinot noir vineyard. Our 2012 Turtle Vines Pinot Noir and 2013 Sauvignon blanc is now released. We've enjoyed living in Sebastopol for almost 4 years and would love to share with you our favorite places to eat and things to do. In fact, we've put together a little book of our favorite restaurants and things to do that you can look through during your stay. We love to support local charities and donate at least 10 percent of all rental revenue to organizations such as the Redwood Empire Food Bank, 1:1 Fund, Project Open Hand, American Institute of Cancer Research, and others.

Why the Owner Chose Sebastopol:
It is within walking distance to 20+ restaurants, live theater, shopping, movies, several grocery stores, including Whole Foods. In addition, we are minutes away from World Famous Russian River Valley Wineries.

The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
The studio overlooks a working Pinot noir vineyard. You have the convenience of being close to town yet the feel of being in the country. Vacation rental guests enjoy a significant discount on our Pinot Noir and exclusive access to our limited volume Sauvignon blanc, while supplies last.


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Speaks: english

 

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  • Enjoy a private balcony overlooking Turtle Vines Pinot noir vineyard.

    Enjoy a private balcony overlooking Turtle Vines Pinot noir vineyard.

  • Guests LOVE this king size bed with its comfy tempurpedic mattress.

    Guests LOVE this king size bed with its comfy tempurpedic mattress.

  • Apartment is on top floor of building on the left, separate from main house.

    Apartment is on top floor of building on the left, separate from main house.

  • Our counter-level dining set.

    Our counter-level dining set.

  • Living area, Direct TV with premium channels and free 10MB wireless internet

    Living area, Direct TV with premium channels and free 10MB wireless internet

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Welcome goodies include cheese and crackers or vegan substitute.

    Welcome goodies include cheese and crackers or vegan substitute.

  • We provide local Taylor Maid Farms coffee, freshly ground in our burr grinder.

    We provide local Taylor Maid Farms coffee, freshly ground in our burr grinder.

  • Peeking through the arbor to view the rose garden and vineyard.

    Peeking through the arbor to view the rose garden and vineyard.

  • Come wine tasting at one of the many Russian River wineries nearby!

    Come wine tasting at one of the many Russian River wineries nearby!

  • Our guests love Peter Lowell's restaurant - a short walk from the studio!

    Our guests love Peter Lowell's restaurant - a short walk from the studio!

  • Don't forget to walk to Screaming' Mimi's for Sebastopol's best ice cream!

    Don't forget to walk to Screaming' Mimi's for Sebastopol's best ice cream!

  • Our covered hot tub and solar heated  salt-water pool with views of the vineyard

    Our covered hot tub and solar heated salt-water pool with views of the vineyard

  • Soak in our new Hot Springs hot tub

    Soak in our new Hot Springs hot tub

  • Schedule a tour with Doug to learn about wine grape growing and wine making.

    Schedule a tour with Doug to learn about wine grape growing and wine making.

  • Kitchenette with induction cooktop, microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker

    Kitchenette with induction cooktop, microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker

  • Studio apartment with sitting area and king size bed. Dining area not shown.

    Studio apartment with sitting area and king size bed. Dining area not shown.

  • Enjoy a complementary bottle of our Estate grown Pinot Noir or Sauvignon Blanc

    Enjoy a complementary bottle of our Estate grown Pinot Noir or Sauvignon Blanc

  • Dark chocolate and salted caramel hand-crafted chocolate truffles await you.

    Dark chocolate and salted caramel hand-crafted chocolate truffles await you.

  • Tea selection and granola bars.

    Tea selection and granola bars.

  • Bodega head is a beautiful place to hike - only a 25 minute drive.

    Bodega head is a beautiful place to hike - only a 25 minute drive.

  • We're only steps away from West County, Joe Rodota Trail for hiking and biking!

    We're only steps away from West County, Joe Rodota Trail for hiking and biking!

  • The Gypsy Cafe is also a guest favorite for breakfast, lunch or weekend dinner.

    The Gypsy Cafe is also a guest favorite for breakfast, lunch or weekend dinner.

  • Our September, 2013 Pinot Noir Harvest

    Our September, 2013 Pinot Noir Harvest

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