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Beautiful and Private Ridgetop Retreat W/ Panoramic Views, Giant Pool, Sunsets

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Last updated: 02/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Rosa villa description

Bathed in natural light and with views that span nearly a hundred miles, Chill Hill is a secluded hilltop getaway that's perfect for a memorable, relaxing wine country holiday. The house features lush, natural views from every window (even the bathrooms) and is located within minutes of world-class wineries, the coast, and the quaint towns of Healdsburg, Sonoma, Glen Ellen, and Kenwood. It's a perfect location -- close to everything, but a million miles away.

The house is set-up for true outdoor living. Like a mini-resort, it features:
- 30' swimming pool fed by crystal clear, spring water.
- Outdoor dining pavilion with giant views of the Russian River Valley
- Yoga deck
- Zen garden
- Herb garden
- Several outdoor seating areas
- Weber BBQ
- Chiminea

The house has three bedrooms. On the first floor is a large master with en suite bath and natural stone, walk-in shower for two. There are two smaller bedrooms that share a brand new, slate and marble bath on the secluded second floor. Both upstairs bedrooms open to an adjoining sunroom with a DVD screen, spin bike, sitting area, and tons of books. The main floor features a living room and dining area with formal seating for six. There is also an 6' ebony grand piano and giant picture windows facing the Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valleys and the coastal hills. At the heart of the main floor is a large, open, chef's kitchen with Viking appliances, commercial gas range, La Pavoni espresso machine, and a beautiful 11-foot antique work table from 19th century France, with stool seating for casual meals. The kitchen spills to a warm seating area with wood-burning fireplace, flat screen TV, and a giant picture window with expansive valley views all the way to the coast and guaranteed gorgeous sunsets just about every evening.

Natural wood plank floors span the first floor with beautiful Persian carpets, recessed halogen lighting (all on dimmers), and Asian antiques. The house is instantly comfortable and perfectly decorated with restraint and elegance.

A short walk down the hill will take you to the area's best bakery, coffee shop, florist, a boutique grocery store, and a popular family restaurant -- all locally owned. The renowned Santa Rosa Certified Farmer's Market is a few miles away on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Downtown is just a few minute drive where you'll find Michelin-awarded restaurants, cafes, shopping, movies, live music, brew-pubs, attractions, and more. And of course, there are hundreds of world-class wineries to be explored in every direction. We've left an extensive list of our favorite local spots for guests.

Please note that parties, events, weddings, annulments, and related celebrations at the home are *strictly prohibited*. It's really quiet here and respect for neighbors is essential. At night, the stars and lights below will twinkle while sounds of civilization are replaced by those of nature.

You'll find Chill Hill to be a peaceful and restful escape.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    While children love it here, adult supervision is an absolute necessity. The swimming pool is large and deep and has easy access from the house -- without fencing. Please use caution!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside smoking only please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    large, walk-in shower for two...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    large walk-in shower...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Readers will find lots of choices -- many books provided in the sunroom....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Bring your media device and plug-in to sound systems in/out....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    High definition (HD) Comcast cable, all premium channels, and HBO included. On-demand movie rentals are available for an additional fee....moreless

  • Stereo:

    i-Pod/phone/tablet or computer connections provided inside and out. Bring your music. There's also a turntable and vinyl LPs in the master bedroom....moreless

  • Television:

    1-flat screen TV on the 1st floor and DVD player/flat screen in the 2nd floor sunroom (with a selection of DVDs)....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Random selection of discs provided in the sunroom....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Panoramic views of the entire Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and the coastal mountains. Killer sunsets guaranteed....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Indoor dining in kitchen and dining room. Poolside outdoor dining area overlooks Russian River Valley view....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace for winter evenings....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Spin bike and yoga mats are provided....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Houses in this area have no air conditioning. Nights are naturally cooled by ocean breezes and there lots of windows for cross ventilation. Heating is used in winter only....moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi-Speed cable Wi-Fi included, serves the entire house and outdoor areas....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of private parking for cars, RVs, Bikes, Vespas, is provided. Street parking is this area prohibited....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels and pool towels are included....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front loading washer and detergent provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    LaPavoni Espresso Machine (manual press) and automatic coffee machine provided -- bring your favorite coffee....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Stocked with utensils, dishes, glasses, pots, pans, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Stocked with all essential kitchen items....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Well-stocked with many pantry items, spices, olive oils, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stocked with basic condiments....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    By request, bicycles and Vespa scooters are available with notice and additional fee....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple outdoor seating areas dot the property -- most with perched views of the Russian River and Dry Creek Valleys....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Dining pavilion for outdoor dining -- seats 6 comfortably....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Expansive (1 acre) outdoor space. Unfortunately, events, parties, gatherings, and weddings are *strictly prohibited* in this area and at this property. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber kettle grill is provided....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Hot tub is not included with rental. By request, custom filling and service is available with notice and additional fee....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Non-heated pool is serviced weekly and is best from April - October. It's totally private....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Fees:

  • Standard cleaning $125
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

The standard cleaning cost is $125. For additional cleaning days during your visit, or should heavy cleaning be required, an additional fee is necessary. In lieu of a security deposit, we require an authorized credit card hold in the unlikely event of any property damage during your stay.

We accept payment via Paypal or check. 50% is due to reserve the property with the balance due at 60 days prior to the stay.


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Last updated: 02/03/2015
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101

Car: Necessary

Tucked into the verdant Sonoma County foothills, Chill Hill is just a few minutes to the downtown: shops, restaurants, cafes, brew-pubs, local gourmet treats & attractions. It's only 15-20 minutes to Healdsburg, Sonoma Square, Kenwood, Glen Ellen, Petaluma, and about 25 minutes to the legendary beaches and coves of the Pacific Coast.

Located about 45 minutes north of San Francisco, you'll find over 200 wineries within a short drive. Napa Valley is to the east and world-class cycling roads (and trails) connect the entire area.

While the home and grounds are private, quiet, and perched on a secluded ridge-top with amazing vistas, you can descend the hill in minutes to be in the heart of the action if you choose.

 

Owner info

About the owner: We love to travel, cook, entertain, and play. Food, wine and music are some of our passions and we've found all of them here in gorgeous Northern California. This has been an inspiring place for us to be creative, to write, play music, and welcome friends.

Why the Owner Chose Santa Rosa:
Chill Hill provides the perfect escape to relax, entertain, cook, or just float in the pool after a day visiting the area's world class vineyards. The house instantly feels like a vacation resort and it's been tastefully decorated with Asian and European antiques. We recently installed a chef's kitchen using high-end appliances, commercial gas stove, and an 11' work table from 19th century France. The secluded grounds are filled with fruit trees and you're welcome to help yourself to whatever happens to be in season. Beautiful sunsets are guaranteed and our local deer often wander up to the front windows to get a look inside. Even though the house is just minutes from town, you'll feel like you're way out in the country...and on top of the world.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
We took the advice of an old-timer who shared some home-buying wisdom a few years ago. He said if you're going to live in the SF Bay Area, you should seek out three things: 1) a great view 2) lots of sunshine 3) a pool


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Photos

  • 1st Floor

    1st Floor

  • Chef's kitchen & professional appliances

    Chef's kitchen & professional appliances

  • Vineyard views (zoomed, from hillside perch)

    Vineyard views (zoomed, from hillside perch)

  • Poolside seating by Smith & Hawken

    Poolside seating by Smith & Hawken

  • bdrm. #2

    bdrm. #2

  • Entry lookout

    Entry lookout

  • Fresh water pool

    Fresh water pool

  • Bath #2

    Bath #2

  • Zen garden

    Zen garden

  • Outdoor dining pavilion overlooking Russian River Valley

    Outdoor dining pavilion overlooking Russian River Valley

  • Russian River Valley views

    Russian River Valley views

  • Western sky from the living room

    Western sky from the living room

  • 1st floor living room, 6' grand piano

    1st floor living room, 6' grand piano

  • Russian River Valley view from the kitchen

    Russian River Valley view from the kitchen

  • Drive & entry

    Drive & entry

  • Bdrm. #1

    Bdrm. #1

  • Kitchen/Living area at night

    Kitchen/Living area at night

  • Side front view

    Side front view

  • Bath #1 Walk-in shower

    Bath #1 Walk-in shower

  • Bath #2 by Restoration Hardware

    Bath #2 by Restoration Hardware

  • Back hillside: olives, oranges, figs, apples, seasonal garden, oaks, roses...

    Back hillside: olives, oranges, figs, apples, seasonal garden, oaks, roses...

  • Dining furniture from Restoration Hardware

    Dining furniture from Restoration Hardware

  • Chill Hill Skies

    Chill Hill Skies

  • Another sunset over the Pacific Ocean from Chill Hill

    Another sunset over the Pacific Ocean from Chill Hill

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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