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See Specials! Elegant Contemporary,20 Ac Retreat, Close to Everything!

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Very private, elegant and full of character only begin to describe this hand-crafted and beautifully designed open-style home, located on a 20 acre private retreat. This tri-level home has unparalled features utilizing redwood reclaimed from the dismantling of the 1896 Acadia Hotel. With the convenience of just a short drive from town, you enter a world of hills, graceful oak woodlands and the sounds of year-round Santa Rosa Creek. The spacious vaulted-ceiling living area and kitchen opens up to a 1000 square foot south-facing deck that provides additional dining or seating, and a hot tub, to enjoy spectacular full-range views of tree-lined hills, wildlife and sunsets. Whether relaxing on the deck, in the hot tub or in the Jacuzzi of the master bath suite with your favorite wine from the private walk-in wine cellar, enjoying a meal prepared in the gourmet kitchen, or listening to the classical and 60s-90s record collection, the ambiance and tranquility are without comparison.

The “Acadia House”, with its private 20 acres and wonderful remote feel, is conveniently located in Sonoma County within a 20-30 min drive on scenic roads to the spas of Calistoga, the wineries, highly acclaimed restaurants and shops of Sonoma, Glen Ellen and Healdsburg, only 3-5 miles on Highway 12 from the wineries in Kenwood, yet only 15 minutes from all the additional amenities (restaurants, movie theaters, shopping) of Santa Rosa, 45-60 minutes from the beautiful beaches of the Pacific coastline and an hour from Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco.

Acadia House has three bedrooms, and three and a half baths with an additional futon-bed in the rec room to comfortably sleep 6-8. The master bedroom suite features a large Jacuzzi bath, surrounded by upper-level private and secluded decks that makes it feel like part of the outdoors. There are many hiking and biking opportunities with Mt Hood, Sugarloaf and Annadel State and Regional Parks within 5-10 miles.

This is not a house for wild parties, and although we prefer no pets, we may consider well-behaved mature dogs on a case by case basis. For groups of 2, reduction in daily rate may be agreed dependent on availability. Housekeeping/cleaning fee to be paid by guests at actual cost ($220). For longer stays, weekly cleaning services are available.

The owners, Debby, a scientist and more recently aerialist and Mel, an independent documentary film maker, bought this home for their future retirement, and prior to then are happy to share the joy and tranquility of this retreat with others as a Vacation Rental.


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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Our house is fine for older children but as there are several openings (stair ways) that do do have child-safe railings, it is not suited for young children, unless they are under your close supervision at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Prefer no pets but will consider a well behaved dog with additional fee...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Den on main floor, half bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    On entry level floor, private bath adjoins bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Guest bedroom with full wall of closet space, dedicated bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom with private bath, jacuzzi, deck, upper floor...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Down comforter; Queen size beds (2) Queen beds in 2nd and 3rd bedrooms with down comforters, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) New futon 2nd bedroom and in den/rec room opens to full size bed; down comforter...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    dedicated bath for bedroom #2, down the hall...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    private bath off bedroom #3...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    half bath, off den...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Jacuzzi, private deck, on upper floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We are located within 12-20 min of many wineries on highway 12, are 3-5 miles from Hood Mountain Park (at the end of Los Alamos Road) and Annadel State Park (just across Highway 12 from Los Alamos Road), both with hiking, biking and equestrian trails. Sugarloaf Ridge State Park is reached by Adobe Cyn Rd from Highway 12 in Kenwood. In addition to 25 miles of trails, it has a public observatory. Please note that if more than 3 beds/linen are used, an additional $40 cleaning fee is included to account for the time needed for doing the laundry....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Board games in Den under TV...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    large classical and 60s-90s record collection, as well as music CDs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Flat screen TV in rec room with DISH satellite; flat screen TV in living room for DVD's...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD library...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    leaf for dining table expands to seat 8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Satellite internet; standard usage pro-rated; additional usage at cost (details to be confirmed on booking)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New LG front loading 7.3 cu ft dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in living room...moreless

  • Garage:

    garage may be used for storing your bikes, but please park your cars in the driveway...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linen closet outside Master Bedroom ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Lots of windows and skylights, opens to large, private south-facing deck, with BBQ and dining table...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    AT&T spotty; Verizon may work better...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    parking for 6 cars in drive way...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    in front of shed...moreless

  • Telephone:

    suggest using Skype for phone service, with your own laptop...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Linen closet outside Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New LG front loading 3.5 cu ft washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Excede Satellite service...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully-stocked with gourmet knife set, non-stick cooking pans, glass mixing bowls, baking equipment, full range of cooking utensils, blender, hand held mixer, large hand crafted salad bowl, etc...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Dual chamber dishwasher lets you conveniently wash smaller loads as well as larger, double loads...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Well stocked kitchen: elegant dinnerware and table settings, full spice cupboard at your disposal...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Private balcony/deck outside master bedroom and master bath on upper floor with walk-out doors...moreless

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Over 1000 sq ft of deck, very private, south facing with views of oak covered hills, sunset. Built-in seats plus patio table and chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby gold courses...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Large jetted tub in master bath, with walk-out private deck facing east and south, providing the ambiance of being in the outdoors while in the privacy of your suite...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High
Mar 1 - Nov 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$575
$3,450
Low
Nov 15 - Mar 1, 2016
2 night min stay
$525
$2,950

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Cleaning $240 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Holidays at high season rate.

Dogs subject to prior approval; no cats; plus $1000 pet deposit


Cancellation policy:

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Location

3.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 12

Car: Necessary

Acadia House is located in the heart of Sonoma County, close to numerous wineries, restaurants, shopping, golf and other amenities, yet secluded on 20 private acres of hills and majestic oak trees, only 5-7 miles from 3 state and regional parks for hiking and biking. The weather is generally sunny and beautiful from April through October, yet as our property is also only 45 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, the cooler marine air nearby keeps the summer days from getting too hot. Night time temperatures are cool and refreshing. We are 15-30 minutes from numerous attractions, including the spa's of Calistoga, the famed Sonoma Square, and of course the wineries, restaurants and shopping of Sonoma, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, Calistoga, and Santa Rosa.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: We (Mel and Debby) live in the foothills of Salt Lake City, enjoying outdoor life in the surrounding mountains. We have visited Sonoma County yearly in January, and loved it so much that we decided this is where we want to retire in a a year or 2. Deb had previously lived in the Bay Area and had always looked forward to coming back, and Mel has also been a frequent visitor of and loves San Francisco. Debby is a scientist and entrepreneur in the biotechnology field, and her hobbies include performing the art of aerial dance and running triathlons. Mel is an independent documentary film maker and connoisseur of the fine arts, and an avid bicyclist. Both Mel and Deb enjoy traveling and experience both the wilderness and the cultures of city life.

Why Kenwood:
We fell in love with this property from the first time we saw it in spring of 2011. The house is incomparable- beautifully hand crafted by the prior owners from redwood, with a spacious and open design we love including vaulted ceilings throughout, with many windows and huge decks to bring the feel of the outdoors inside. The house is located on 20 acres of private, beautiful surrounding land, with graceful moss-lined oaks, a year round stream, and wonderful views. We had originally planned on purchasing property and designing and building our dream house, until we saw this property which was everything and then some of what we were looking for. We are so excited to own this house now!

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
The house has a wonderful history- the prior owners hand crafted this home, utilizing redwood they salvaged from the 1896 Acadia Hotel (in Tracy, CA) that was dismantled shortly before they started building in the mid 70s (the house has been updated since then). This home has great privacy which we love, yet is only minutes from amenities of the city of Santa Rosa or the wineries and restaurants of Sonoma Valley and Northern Napa Valley, which both were important criteria for us. It is centrally located, providing easy access to the lovely towns of Calistoga, Sonoma, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, and Healdsburg, as well as all the conveniences of shopping in Santa Rosa. In addition, it is only 45-60 minutes from the Pacific Coast and an hour from the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco. It has access to 2 lovely state and regional parks (Hood Mountain Regional Park, Annadel State Park) off Los Alamos Road within 3-5 miles for additional biking and hiking opportunities, and from Kenwood, Sugarloaf Ridge State Park which also has an observatory.


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Photos

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Front door

    Front door

  • Master Bedroom, king bed

    Master Bedroom, king bed

  • Bedroom #2 upper level, queen bed

    Bedroom #2 upper level, queen bed

  • Bedroom #3, queen bed, off front entry way

    Bedroom #3, queen bed, off front entry way

  • view from kitchen

    view from kitchen

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Rec room with futon double sleeper

    Rec room with futon double sleeper

  • Wine Cellar! (access off rec room)

    Wine Cellar! (access off rec room)

  • View from front of drive

    View from front of drive

  • Santa Rosa Creek, only a few minutes down the road on our property

    Santa Rosa Creek, only a few minutes down the road on our property

  • Front entry

    Front entry

  • Front entry way, view from upper hall

    Front entry way, view from upper hall

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Bathroom upper level for 2nd bedroom

    Bathroom upper level for 2nd bedroom

  • Bathroom in bedroom #3

    Bathroom in bedroom #3

  • view from upstair balcony

    view from upstair balcony

  • Rec Room, looking towards deck

    Rec Room, looking towards deck

  • Master bath suite, jetted tub, private deck

    Master bath suite, jetted tub, private deck

  • Hot tub on deck

    Hot tub on deck

  • View from creek

    View from creek

  • Semi-private road to house (0.3 miles from house)

    Semi-private road to house (0.3 miles from house)

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/25/2015
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