Vineyard Estate Home W/ Pool & Spa, Close to Healdsburg Plaza
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Healdsburg house description
Very well located in Healdsburg, the ‘crown jewel’ of Sonoma County’s Wine Country, and under 2 miles from the historic Plaza, this 2000 sq. ft. vintage main house and 640 sq. ft. pool house, originally built in 1898 has many beautiful upgrades including central heat/AC, and combines the beautiful craftsmanship and detail of the past with all the modern conveniences of the present. This Craftsman inspired Bungalow has soaring 12’ ceilings, newer dual-paned windows, many of which are beautifully treated with pleated shades made of raffia woven fabric is painted in beautiful relaxing hues, with original dark redwood floors, a spectacular professional, modern kitchen and with wineries nearby. The house is beautifully furnished and decorated including original artwork with abundant special features and touches.
The two bedrooms and convertible study of the main house combine with the separate 1br/1ba pool house, providing a total of 3/4 bedrooms and 3 baths, accommodating up to 8 guests. The outdoor amenities of this property are also spectacular, including a large in ground pool with cover and spa, a large back patio with lovely outdoor furniture, and a large flagstone patio around the pool with 8 lounge chairs for soaking up the sun. Magnolia Drive is a closed approximately 3-mile loop, through the vineyards, which is wonderful for jogging, bike riding, or just a nice stroll.
Enter the stunning main house, up a short flight of stairs, and under the covered front porch. The large foyer welcomes you with the library/convertible third bedroom to your right, with a queen sleeper sofa with Air Comfort mattress, glass-paned double doors with privacy curtain, and is accessorized with beautiful custom light fixtures and much attention to detail.
Straight ahead off the foyer is the bedrooms’ and bathroom hallway and your way is lit by ceiling mounted stainless steel halogen track lighting. The first guest bedroom is on your right, with a queen sized wood framed bed, dresser, large opening double windows treated with sheers and drapes, and double closets with built-ins. At the end of this hall is the Master bedroom with a comfy king bed, a beautiful Minka Aire ceiling fan/light combo, large windows with sheers and drapes, and a 32” Sharp Aquos HD TV with DirecTV.
Just across the hallway from the king bedroom is the first of two shared baths. With a lovely slate-stoned tile floor, a large soaking tub with rainforest showerhead above, and a glass subwall to contain the rain, this bathroom is tiled wall to wall with Italian Carrera marble and a modern themed, large, porcelain, white sink and wall mirror complete this lovely bathroom. Next door to the full shared bath is the indoor laundry with a stacking Whirlpool frontloading HE washer/dryer Duet.
Now let’s move on to this vintage home’s living areas. To the left of the entry foyer is the open beamed, cathedral ceilinged living room with a beautiful stone-mantled, decorative fireplace (please no fires due to smoke and fire hazard). The living room features a beautiful media center including a 55” Samsung LCD HD TV with DirecTV, with an Xbox 360 with DVD player, and sound provided by a Yamaha sound bar. The living room is dressed with a lovely sisal and linen area rug, full sized sofa, coffee table, end tables, and beautiful lamps, with two new upholstered chairs with ottomans.
This space is made more bright and open with a set of double full glass French doors with decorative full glass panels on each side, leading to the back porch for entertainment and your grilling pleasure. The entry foyer also provides access to the professional gourmet kitchen with a large sinked concrete-topped island, zinc topped counters, a large circular ceiling mounted candelabra over island, as well as abundant underlit cabinetry and recessed halogen lighting in the 12’ ceiling. The island is also home to two dishwashers, a stainless steel Miele, and a one drawer Fisher Paykel, for your cleaning needs.
A trough bar sinked, 4-stooled second island serves as a breakfront between the kitchen and formal dining area; this island also includes a wine fridge. A convenient built-in, zinc topped side serving cabinet with glass faced doors provides more countertop space and a staging area for meal service. The ‘heart’ of the kitchen is a professional stainless steel Viking 6-burner range with grill and double ovens, and a high wall mounted faucet for filling your pasta pots. The venting hood above also has lighting and heat lamps, as well.
In this area of the kitchen, there is also a wall mounted 31” Sharp Aquos HD TV for a little help from the Cooking Channel, while you prepare your feast! A sound system with flush mounted ceiling speakers provides music and entertainment for the kitchen and dining areas. This special part of the home is a wall of windows on one side, looking out on the back deck, and at the end of the dining room is a set of full glass French doors with glass panels on each side, creating a whole wall of windows to bring the beauty of the outside indoors.
The kitchen appliances are wonderfully completed by a 48” wide stainless steel side by side Subzero fridge/freezer combo, a KitchenAid toaster, and a Cuisinart automatic coffeemaker, A Calphalon set of cookware is provided including a very nice set of knives for your prepping needs.
For your dining pleasure, a beautiful dark oak dining table for 10+ is centered in the dining room. At the end of the dining room is a convenient full bath with a large freestanding glass door shower with a modern porcelain sink, commode, and roman pleated, shaded covered window. This bathroom is also convenient for guests using the pool and backyard entertainment areas.
Now, let’s take a look at the lovely Royal Pool House Suite. Enter the pool house under the wisteria covered arbor, to the ceramic slate-tiled floor. To the right is a large sleeping area with open beamed, soaring cathedral ceilings and ceiling fan. A beautiful upholstered framed king bed graces this lovely private space with a seating area and antique entertainment center with a 36” JVC LC HD TV with DirecTV. A double full glass sliding door with additional decorative window panels on each side, provides access to the covered side porch, with rocking chairs and a side table for morning tea or sipping some wine while taking in the incredible vineyard views beyond.
The pool suite’s bathroom has a neo-angle, walk-in, glass doored shower, a single sinked, laminate topped vanity, and a private water closet. This lovely suite also has a kitchenette including a convenient stackable washer and dryer, plenty of counter space, a double stainless steel sink, coffee pot, and microwave. There is also an outdoor shower to the left side of the pool house for rinsing before and after using the pool.
Lastly, let me wax poetic about the outdoor amenities. The large ipe wood deck off of the kitchen/dining area is furnished with a large seating area, including a loveseat and several armed as well as armless chairs. A Vermont Castings grill is provided for your grilling pleasure and preparing your ‘roast beast’.
Also provided is an outdoor teak dining table for 8. The central feature of the backyard, of course, is the 20’x40’ inground pool with electric motored cover, and an inground 7’ circular spa. There are three beautiful paper bark willow trees at the north end of the pool. Beside the pool is a large flagstone perimeter with 8 wood, cushioned lounge chairs, 4 side tables, and an umbrella or two for some shade when needed.
Additionally, the large yard has decomposed granite pathways, white picket fencing, and a large lawn area ideal for lawn bocce ball or croquet, and a horseshoe pit is also provided and additionally a firepit with 6 Adirondack chairs. The backyard area is also home to a beautiful, mature, curly willow, lots of mature plantings and flowering shrubs, a hundred year old ginkgo biloba and mature liquid amber trees with a couple camellias and 14 olive trees, as well.
This Wine Country ‘paradise’ is also surrounded by working vineyards for an authentic grape experience. Ideally located for enjoying Healdsburg, the Magnolia & Vine Estate is a perfect ‘home base’, whether you just relax and soak in all of the beauty and amenities provided, or venture out in almost any direction for enjoying the many adventures nearby. There is an abundance of more than 100 award winning wineries within a short drive, including the Alexander, Dry Creek, and Russian River Valleys.
Just to the south, you can follow the Russian River, along River Rd, through the redwoods, to the rugged Sonoma County Coast, and a few miles north is originally Russian, newly renovated, historic Fort Ross, which is a wonderful daytrip. You will likely need at least a week to explore, experience, and enjoy it all, and then return again and again for relaxation, rejuvenation, and more adventures.
Our guests are also welcomed at Healdsburg’s premier Parkpoint Swim & Health Club with a heated lap pool, aqua aerobics pool, children’s pool, as well as all the workout equipment and exercise classes you can enjoy, and day passes are available for purchase.
- 2600 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- DVD Player
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Private Pool
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Fitness Center
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
ReviewsWrite a review
Relaxing retreat close to everything
Relaxing retreat close to everything
Four of us (two couples) stayed at Magnolia for few days during the perfect time of year -- when it's still warm but the leaves are just barely starting to change color. The landscape at the house and in the surrounding area is gorgeous. That's probably true year round but especially during this time of the year. Plus it was warm enough during the day to use the pool and lounge around outside, but cool enough at night and in the mornings to sit in the hot tub. The house itself was great for the four of us, with plenty of room (would've been fine for six too). If you like to cook, the kitchen is a dream and honestly the cookware in some cases was better than what I had at home. A refreshing change for a vacation rental! We ended up cooking most of our meals at the house. The wi-fi worked great too, which was critical because although we were out of town, some of us still had to work. The place is located very close to downtown Healdsburg and many wineries so it was easy to get supplies and go wine tasting. But really it was just so nice to just hang out at the house and go for walks in the surrounding area. We will definitely be back!
- Guest JH (San Francisco, CA)
- Date of stay 10/02/13
- Review Submitted 10/27/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, romantic getaway, pet owners, girls getaway, families with teenagers, age 55+.
MagnoliaGuest comment entered by manager
This property management company was fantastic to work with. They are very attentive. They made the check in process a delightful experience. They were detail oriented and made sure we had everything we needed. I would highly recommend Birdsong Property Management to anyone looking for a professional operation. As the last of my four sons graduated from college, we were looking for a setting where we could celebrate as a family with enough room for a party with friends. The cottage at Magnolia & Vine was the perfect choice! We all got to enjoy each other's company in a tranquil and bucolic setting. As an interior designer, I especially appreciated this chic bungalow style. The well-maintained home, exceptionally well-equipped kitchen, and the especially helpful management staff made this the perfect weekend getaway for our celebration. The setting is very close to downtown Healdsburg making it convenient to enjoy fabulous meals at many of the fine restaurants near the town square. For meals at home, the kitchen had everything one needs. The outdoor BBQ was conveniently located near the kitchen making outdoor meals delightful as the weather was superb. The pool and jacuzzi were appreciated by all our guests as was bocci ball. There is a lovely guest/pool house with its own kitchen offering privacy for additional guests. The property sits in the midst of vineyards...beautiful! We like to venture out and visit new places, but Magnolia & Vine is a sure thing. I can say for sure we'll be back! Thank you for helping our family make memories. Recommended for: Foodies, Wine Tasters, River Rafters, Adventure seekers, Romantic getaway, Families with young children, Families with teens, Girl's getaway, and anyone who appreciates a quiet place to relax with all the comforts of home.
- Guest Charm
- Date of stay 05/10/13
- Review Submitted 05/24/13
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Magnolia w/ inground pool & spa, pool suite, & lovely grounds
Enter the main house, up the stairs & under the generous covered porch
Viking 6-burner range w/ grill
First shared bath
Guest bedroom w/ comfy queen bed
Master bedroom w/ comfy king bed
Eight wooden lounge chairs w/ pads, side tables, & umbrellas
Pool house bath
Beautiful & newly renovated 2-3br/2ba main house w/ 1br/1ba pool house suite
Foyer w/ dark redwood floors, 12’ ceilings, & custom architectural details
Professional gourmet kitchen
Beautiful formal dining room w/ seating for 10+
Hallway to bedrooms, bathroom, & indoor laundry, off the entry foyer
Shared full bath
Back deck’s entertainment area w/ Vermont Castings grill for your ‘roast beast’
Royal Pool House Suite
Pool house kitchenette
View from pool house porch
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