Private Wine Country Retreat - 3 BR/2 BA on 8 Acres with Pool - Tot #984n

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'FRANZ HILL HIDEAWAY' property description:
This secluded hillside gem is nestled atop 8 acres of rolling, sun-drenched hillside in Franz Valley. The property is surrounded by oaks and offers complete privacy with which to enjoy the deck and pool. The tranquil and serene setting offers an idyllic retreat after a day of wine tasting in the multitude of surrounding wine regions, rafting the Russian River, biking the backroads or wild animal encounters at Safari West.

The property is perfect for entertaining with a fully-equipped kitchen, 500 square foot custom-built deck, gas barbecue, swimming, grass bocce and ping pong.

Located 1 hour and 15 minutes north of San Francisco, the property sits just above the Safari West Wildlife Preserve and is 15 minutes (door-to-door) to the Sonoma County airport.

-3 bedrooms each equipped with a queen-sized bed
-2 bathrooms with showers, 1 with bathtub
-30' x 15' in-ground pool
-500 square foot deck with pergola
-gas barbecue grill
-wood fireplace
-satellite tv
-dvd/blueray/playstation 3
-stereo receiver
-highspeed wi-fi
-computer & printer
-tree swing
-ping pong table

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Safari West, Pepperwood Nature Preserve, The Geysers, The Petrified Forest, Russian River canoeing, Mount St. Helena, The Culinary Institute of America, Sonoma County Museum, The Charles M. Schulz Museum, Snoopy's Home on Ice, Concerts at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Jimtown Store, Wine Tasting, Cooking Classes, Excellent Restaurants, Spas & Mud Baths

LOCAL EVENTS: winter wineland (jan), crab feast (mar), savor sonoma valley (mar), wine road barrel tasting (mar), dry creek valley passport (april), safari west's easter egg hunt & brunch (april), cheers st. helena (may-oct), taste alexander valley (may), safari west's mother's day mimosa brunch & tour (may), beerfest (june), healdsburg jazz festival (june), open studios (june), hot air balloon classic (june), lavender festival (june), sonoma county fair (july), reggae on the river (july), grape to glass (aug), russian river blues fest (sept), harvest festival (oct), healdsburg festival on the square (nov), yountville festival of lights (nov), wine & food affair (nov), napa valley film festival (nov)

LOCAL SPAS: solage, indian springs, the healdsburg hotel, mount view spa

RESTAURANT FAVORITES: willi's wine bar, solage resort, calistoga inn, the california culinary institute (cia), stark's steakhouse, cyrus, spoon bar, and many more!

Keywords: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6) - Wine country vacation rental on the border of Napa and Sonoma. Located next door to Safari West, you're just minutes from Calistoga and Healdsburg, and 15 minutes (door to door) to the Sonoma County Airport. Explore the Napa, Sonoma, Dry Creek, Russian River and Alexander Valleys from this centrally located vacation property. Swimming pool, tree swing, ping pong, deck, privacy.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Hillside views, secluded hillside setting, complete privacy


  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Nov 1 - Mar 31
2 night min stay
$450 $650
Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,350 $12,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$550 $700
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$3,900 $14,700
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 9%


Holiday rates will be higher. Minimum 3 night stay June, July, August.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sonoma County
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101

Located midway between Santa Rosa and Calistoga with quick access to all of the North Bay's wine growing regions.


Owner info

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Southern exposure bathes the property in sunshine. During the winter, enjoy evenings next to the fireplace in the vaulted-ceiling living room.

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  • Pool


  • Backyard, deck & tree swing

    Backyard, deck & tree swing

  • Deck


  • Entry


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom w/Queen-sized Bed

    Bedroom w/Queen-sized Bed

  • Bedroom with Queen-sized Bed

    Bedroom with Queen-sized Bed

  • Chaise lounges poolside

    Chaise lounges poolside

  • Dining on the Deck

    Dining on the Deck

  • Valley views

    Valley views

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Fully-equipped kitchen is perfect for entertaining

    Fully-equipped kitchen is perfect for entertaining

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Bathroom 1 w/Heated Floors, Tub & Shower

    Bathroom 1 w/Heated Floors, Tub & Shower

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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Private Wine Country Retreat - 3 BR/2 BA on 8 Acres with Pool - TOT #984N

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