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Luxurious Designer Farmhouse in Sonoma, Glen Ellen Setting.

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Beautiful renovated farmhouse in Glen Ellen Glen Ellen walking distance to town

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Farmhouse elegance in downtown Glen Ellen, CA. This bright and airy, custom-built, 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom home with a hot tub is a perfect place for a family gathering or a tranquil get-away in the heart of wine country.

Dovetail Farm is a two-story, open-concept house enhanced with comfortably luxurious furnishings, high-end amenities, clerestory windows and magnificent light throughout.

The main floor houses the large gourmet kitchen, an expansive dining area, a gracious entry, large great room, study with twin trundle beds, and a full bath with tub.

The kitchen offers a Viking gas range, double ovens, granite countertops and a generous center island – a wonderful place to display hors d'oeuvres, prepare an elegant meal or sip wine while making a casual dinner.

A lofty, two-story red brick hearth & fireplace anchor the large great room and also warm the upper floor's open sitting area. This central living area, adjacent to the dining room, is an inviting lounge space for intimate cocktail parties, family game nights, watching the big game on the flat-screen t.v., or to simply enjoy a romantic glass of wine by the roaring fire. Winter or summer, it is an inviting, tranquil, cozy space with an expansive feel.

The quaint private study has lovely French doors that open on to a private patio and can accommodate two people on custom-made twin trundle beds. As in the rest of the house, all of the pillow-top mattresses are brand new and the linens are high-end, exquisite cotton and delightful to sleep on.

Upstairs, decorated with a custom, hand-forged iron railing, you’ll find an open loft with desk and sitting area as well as the master suite, two bedrooms and a full bath.

The Master Suite has a queen bed and a lovely balcony overlooking the back garden. The bathroom, decorated with tumbled marble, has a steam shower.

The second bedroom has a queen bed and shares a large hall bath with Jacuzzi tub and stand-alone tiled shower with the third bedroom in which there are twin beds that can be made into a king upon request.

The home is landscaped with a walled private garden tucked away from the street - a lovely quiet place to read a book in the dappled sun light. A wrap-around deck outside the kitchen faces the back garden, surrounded by pear and crape myrtle trees, lavender, wild flowers and grasses along with a welcoming lawn perfect for a picnic or children to run freel

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE
• Walking distance to charming downtown Glen Ellen restaurants and wine tasting
• 7.5 miles to Sonoma plaza, surrounded by a multitude of wineries.
•4 bedrooms –master bedroom with queen bed, en-suite bath with steam shower and walk-in closet; 2nd with queen bed and tree-top views;
3rd with 2 twins that can be made into king, downstairs study with twin trundle bed and private patio.
• 3 full bathrooms, marble & granite, new fixtures
• Large open, fully appointed kitchen
• Formal dining area with custom dining table
• Large brick hearth with fireplace
• Central heat & air conditioning
• Wood & tile floors
• Elegant, new furnishings
• High quality linens, down duvets, and pillow top mattresses.
• 2 flat screen TVs, cable, stereo, DVD
• Free Wireless internet and phone
• Deck for outdoor dining & lounging, BBQ
• Hot tub
• Full size high end washer and dryer
• Large oversized 2 car garage
• Private front shaded garden and back lawn with hot tub and mature trees, roses and other landscaping, lush lawn areas

Keywords: Two-story, luxurious, comfortable and elegant newly rebuilt farmhouse with lovely gardens within walking distance of downtown Glen Ellen, down the hill form Benzinger Winery and around the corner from BR Cohen. Centrally located to all wineries and minutes to Sonoma.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for children under five...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Master Bedroom with en suite bathroom with steam shower, second master bedroom with shower and jacuzzi, third bedroom with two twin beds that can be put together to form a king size beds, downstairs bedroom with two twin beds in trundle bed form with separate full bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen tv downstairs and small flat screen in Master bedroom....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Rural:

    In the lovely small hamlet of Glen Ellen, not far from Jack London State Park, an abundance of hiking trails and so many wineries....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Nine foot dining table that seats 12 comfortably inside and outdoor table that seats 8 to 10...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    High End LG Dryer...moreless

  • Dialup Access
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    High End LG Washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub:

    Jetted tub in second master bath...moreless

 

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High Season
Apr 15 - Sep 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$675
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$625

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  • Taxes Not included

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Location

52 Miles
Nearest Airport
San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Rosa
0.15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Glen Ellen Inn and Oyster and Martini Bar
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chardonay, Eagle Vine, Silverado, Oakmont
0.15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Glen Ellen Star, The Fig Cafe, Glen Ellen Inn

Car: Recommended

Dovetail Farm is the perfect location for Wine Country Touring, Cycling, and exploring the wonderful bounty that the Sonoma and Napa Valley have to offer. For lunch or dinner, try Ari Weiswasser's Glen Ellen Star. An alum of Picholine and Daniel in NYC and the French Laundry, the Glen Ellen Star is truly a taste of the surrounding countryside. Or try the Fig Cafe, always fabulous with a low key vibe. Both are only a 5 minute stroll away. Or drive to Olive and Vine or Aventine, a five minute car ride let's you enjoy Aventine's outside deck that overlooks the 164 acre Sonoma Valley Regional Park. Take a drive to the top of the hill to see Jack London State Park where Jack London lived and worked. It is a redwood paradise. Enjoy the Summer Evening Tuesday Farmer's Market in the Sonoma Plaza where locals and visitors bring friends, family, chairs, blankets, wine and more to enjoy the local vendors and musicians that provide entertainment.. There is also a wonderful country store called Glen Ellen Market that offers the best of California wines and cheeses and even highly acclaimed treats from the East Coast. It's our own Dean and DeLuca without the pretense.

Or just sit outside with your own bottle of wine and enjoy the garden and your friends. It doesn't often get better than that.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2011

About: I'm a highly awarded Creative Director at a NY advertising agency. I've restored several houses and my specialty is set design. I've traveled extensively and have always had a particular love for innovative architecture and beautiful design in unique settings. I have had homes in the Hamptons, Connecticut and upstate NY. This house is my first venture in California. It has a lot of my personal acquisitions from years of travel and the art that I've collected while living in New York. This house was designed by a landscape architect. You can feel it in the garden spaces and in his attention to detail in the house. The bannisters were hand forged by a blacksmith for the house and give a rustic, yet elegant feel to the house. It is the perfect combination a sophisticated open space plan found in many NY City lofts combined with a lovely rural setting. It's a wonderful place to spend time with my family and we all find it hard to leave Glen Ellen every time we visit.

Why Sonoma:
There are many beautiful places in the world, but I am always drawn back to the light and smells of the wine country. I have worked in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, South America and Europe and I always find myself comparing those countries and their cities to the parts of California that I love. I bought a house in this area because I grew up nearby. Glen Ellen still has a rural charm. The oak trees are old and the landscape is rough in parts and groomed in others. I love walking into town and people recognizing you and knowing your coffee order. It's peaceful, quiet, but close to everything. I eventually plan on moving back, but in the meantime I'd love that other people enjoy the space that I've created. When I'm not here I spend time with my family ,and our dog Bearto, in New York City, Maine and upstate New York.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property sits in it's own little ecosystem. It is cooler than the valley because it backs up to the mountains. Waking up to the light and the smells that fill the master bedroom on a sunny morning and the sounds of the birds in the garden is magical. When it's chilly, the fireplace goes on, and with a freshly brewed pot of coffee we settle in with the New York Times. During the spring and summer, the teak tables and chairs outside provide a perfect place to start the day. For us, the kitchen is a dream kitchen. It's gorgeous and has everything we need to cook, bake and entertain. At night sitting on the front porch with a glass of wine many friends say 'it doesn't get much better than this'. The gardens are lovely and my nieces and nephews play catch on the front lawn, or everyone can find their own space since the house is a wonderful 2600 ft. open concept plan. Some of the family make trips to the beaches less than an hour away while others love exploring the exceptional wineries only minutes away. And when no one feels like driving there are two tasting rooms right up the street. There are movies nearby, the Sonoma Mission Inn and the Kenwood Inn and Spa are both only a few miles away. And two of my favorite restaurants in the area, 'The Fig Cafe' and 'Glen Ellen Star' are right up the street.


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  • Beautiful renovated farmhouse in Glen Ellen
Glen Ellen walking distance to town

    Beautiful renovated farmhouse in Glen Ellen Glen Ellen walking distance to town

  • Light filled master suite with private deck, sitting area and steam shower

    Light filled master suite with private deck, sitting area and steam shower

  • Fabulous steam shower to relax in after a day of wine tasting.

    Fabulous steam shower to relax in after a day of wine tasting.

  • Third bedroom twins combine to form King size bed when needed

    Third bedroom twins combine to form King size bed when needed

  • Large sectional sofa to enjoy your favorite programs and dvds

    Large sectional sofa to enjoy your favorite programs and dvds

  • Sunny, upstairs open space includes an office set-up and a quiet place to read.

    Sunny, upstairs open space includes an office set-up and a quiet place to read.

  • Fabulous 9 foot custom dining table that seats 12 comfortably.

    Fabulous 9 foot custom dining table that seats 12 comfortably.

  • Hot tub in back garden to soak in after a day of exploring the wine country

    Hot tub in back garden to soak in after a day of exploring the wine country

  • Beautiful back garden with six person jacuzzi

    Beautiful back garden with six person jacuzzi

  • Read a book or take a nap on the couch

    Read a book or take a nap on the couch

  • The vineyards around the corner.

    The vineyards around the corner.

  • Enjoy lunch in the garden

    Enjoy lunch in the garden

  • Sitting area in master bedroom with a view into garden

    Sitting area in master bedroom with a view into garden

  • Second master faces spa garden with tumbled Italian marble tile shower & jac

    Second master faces spa garden with tumbled Italian marble tile shower & jac

  • Second master bath in tumbled marble features jacuzzi tub and separate shower.

    Second master bath in tumbled marble features jacuzzi tub and separate shower.

  • Enjoy the cozy seating centered around the fireplace in the great room

    Enjoy the cozy seating centered around the fireplace in the great room

  • Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a Viking range, griddle, and marble island.

    Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a Viking range, griddle, and marble island.

  • Open space plan wonderful for groups and families

    Open space plan wonderful for groups and families

  • Enjoy our hot tub area.

    Enjoy our hot tub area.

  • Enjoy the view from the porch

    Enjoy the view from the porch

  • Walk in the Sonoma Regional park, around the corner.

    Walk in the Sonoma Regional park, around the corner.

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