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Wine Country living at its best! Comfortable elegance awaits. We enjoy our wine country life and would like to share it with you! Our newly remodeled two-bedroom two-bath cottage sits in front of our CCOF certified organic syrah vines with it's own private bocce ball court! Enjoy the setting of our vineyard right out the french doors or from the upstairs deck. A short stroll or ride on our complimentary cruisers will take you to the heart of the historic charming town of Los Olivos, with over 30 tasting rooms and our restaurant, the well-loved Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe. Both of our Wine Country Retreats are on our private property where peace and tranquility await. Great care goes into making guests' stay comfortable and relaxing. Luxurious bedding with down comforters and pillows, bath robes, and locally crafted bath products are just a few of the amenities you will find at the Winery and Vineyard Retreats at Bernat Vineyard.
* We are offering a discount for single couples (2 persons only) who choose to only use one bedroom.
You don't have to purchase a ticket to Italy to experience wine country living at it's best! Also on our property is our popular one-bedroom, one-bath, Vineyard Retreat (VRBO #346902 or visit all our retreats at www.BernatRetreats.com).
Los Olivos and Surrounding Area: The 20+ tasting rooms, galleries, and restaurants, of our quaint little town, are a 10 minute walk (20 minute stroll) or a short bike ride away. We also offer complimentary cruisers. Our kitchen is fully equipped for cooking, there is a little market down the street (5 minute stroll). But with the world class dining available in our area you might not want to boil water. The Santa Ynez Valley comprises the danish town of Solvang, the western themed town of Santa Ynez, Ballard, Buellton, and Los Olivos. Aside from tasting the many vintages of the Santa Barbara County wines the valley offers; biking, horseback riding (in fact, if you have a horse and want to bring them, we have room for two), hiking, fishing, live theatre, movie theatre, shopping, festivals, surfing and much more. Santa Barbara is a 40 minute drive and the beach is only 30 minutes. If you only stay two nights, you'll wish you have stayed more!
Guests must be 25 years or older to rent our retreats....moreless
Non Smoking Only
Not Suitable For Children:
We find our retreats are most conducive to couples looking for a restful getaway and a unique wine country experience at a small family winery. Children 12 years of age or older are welcome....moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
Our dogs on the premises love people but not all other dogs....moreless
Our Bernat Winery Retreat is perfect for one to two couples looking for the perfect place to experience the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley and all it has to offer. Guests enjoy the country setting at our family vineyard and winery situated in the heart of Los Olivos.
Material about local activities and history....moreless
If you consider bocce ball exercise then you can have at it with your own private bocce ball court. Or bike into town on one of our complimentary cruisers. Or take a walk through the vineyard :)...moreless
Iron & Board
With all there is to see and do you may not want to leave. Cuddling up and reading a book might just be the thing to do when you sink into our comfortable furniture....moreless
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$250
Mandatory 1x cleaning charge of $125 (for both 2 and 4 persons).
Rate for 2 couples and 3 persons ($400 Sun.-Thurs. and $450 Fri. and Sat.)
2 persons- one bedroom ($300 Sun.-Thurs. and $350 Fri. and Sat.)
Weekend Rate applies to all major holidays and three-day weekends.
The Winery Retreat is on a working winery and farm property. The workings of winery and farm equipment is part of the charm to those who are looking for an authentic wine country experience.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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We are within a 10-15 minute stroll to downtown Los Olivos where there is an abundance of wine tasting rooms and restaurants that offer some of the best wines of the Santa Barbara County. The Danish town of Solvang is a 7 minute drive away. Santa Ynez with it's old time frontage buildings that house boutique shops and fine dining is also 7 minutes away. Twenty minutes away is Lake Cachuma that offers kayaking and fishing. Santa Barbara is 40 minutes away where there is a plethora of shopping and beach related activities.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: Leaving the hustle and bustle of city life behind us, we have been savoring our wine country living since 1995. We enjoy welcoming others to enjoy our peaceful surroundings and charming town. We also own the well respected Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe. Food, wine, family, and friends are our passion and joy.
Why the Owner Chose Los Olivos: Los Olivos has the Mediterranean climate that makes California real estate so valuable. Sunny days and cool nights grace us almost year-round. The joy of owning a vineyard far surpasses all the hard work involved- you see and feel the seasons through the vines.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: This property has its own private bocce ball court for hours of fun and entertainment. Perfect for two couples or a small family. The views from the upstairs balcony will make you feel like you are among the Tuscan farms and vineyards of Italy.