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5 Star Amenities, 2 Acres, 10 Min to the Plaza

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Dunroamin's Craftsman gate welcomes you to our inviting bungalow - relax & enjoy

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Last updated: 09/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Kick off your shoes and enjoy a restful stay in our lovingly renovated Craftsman bungalow. You are welcome to turn back the clock to that bygone era of simple elegance and unfettered relaxation. This quiet two acre getaway offers comfort and ease; whether it be with a fresh brewed cup of coffee on the east facing front porch where you can gaze across the pastoral field where sheep graze, or with an evening beverage on the west facing deck where expansive views take in vineyards, heritage oaks and distant hills, the tranquility of our country life calls.

Conveniently located in the heart of the Carneros appellation of Sonoma, you will be less than eight minutes from the historic Sonoma Plaza, 20 minutes from Petaluma to the west, Napa to the east, state parks to the north or Marin county to the south.

No matter what your desire, we have it all: wonderful art galleries, cafes, restaurants, artisanal bakeries, wineries, farmers markets, the Sonoma Raceway, hiking, biking, golf, horseback riding, antiquing...as well as charm, comfort and tranquility all awaiting you at Sonoma DunRoamin!

At the end of your day of touring or relaxation, wrap up in a warm blanket and step outside to behold the twinkling night sky and enjoy the soothing sounds of silence. Finally, slip into 500 thread-count sheets and down comforter atop a TempurPedic mattress for the rejuvenating sleep you’ll need for your next day of Sonoma roamin’.

We invite you to delight in our special bungalow during your wine country sojourn!

Property Type

  • House
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be at least 25 to rent and provide copy of photo ID....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                This is a NON-SMOKING residence....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Not Suitable For Children

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                TempurPedic mattress; 500 thread count linens; Deck access...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

                TempurPedic mattress, 500 thread count linens, deck access...moreless

              • Den: 1 twin/ single

                Lounging by day; sleeping at night for 5th guest @ $50/night...moreless

              • Our house sleeps 5 maximum. NO exceptions. Please don't request an exception! Additional $50 per night for 5th guest...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom off den/master bedroom: toilet, tub

                Oversized pedestal tub with Euro style handheld shower...moreless

              • Back hall bathroom adj to BR#2: toilet, shower

                Oversized shower w/corner seat & view of mountains!...moreless

              • Shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, disposable razors, hair dryers and wash cloths provided so you can leave yours at home! ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker:

                Keurig one cup coffee maker with coffee pods; Cuisinart drip coffee maker; coffee grinder; espresso maker with Lavazza espresso coffee; tea kettle with assorted teas...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for 6; anodized cookware; 15 piece chef's knives; hand mixer; Cuisinart mini-chopper; blender; bakeware; pizza cutter and ice cream scoop!...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic spices, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, paper towels, paper napkins; mayo, mustard, relish, ketchup...moreless

              • Dining:

                Dine under a 100 year old Arts & Crafts light fixture on an antique quarter-sawn oak table and chairs...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Professionally equipped kitchen with all the amenities of home....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Filtered water and ice maker...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Dishwasher soap provided...moreless

              • Oven:

                Gas oven and broiler...moreless

              • Stove:

                Gas range and oven...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Air Conditioning:

                Ceiling fans in both bedrooms and living room keep the house comfortable for sleeping as well as cool during the day when the blinds are closed. A/C is available as needed. Our goal is to be GREEN!...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                500 thread count sheets; down comforters; table cloths and napkins for both indoor & outdoor dining...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                LG front load with fabric softener sheets provided; drying rack; ironing board and iron...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                LG front load washer; HE detergent, bleach and stain remover provided...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Electric insert for ambiance in the summer, heat in the winter...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Luxurious Hotel Collection micro cotton towels...moreless

              • Parking:

                Ample off-street parking...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Dimmers on most lamps...moreless

              • Heating
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                iHome AM/FM stereo radio with dual iphone/ipod docking station/chargers in Master bedroom; iPod player in dining room; iPhone/iPod clock radio/charger in BR#2...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Vintage Craftsman upright piano to make your own music! Some sheet music is in the piano bench....moreless

              • Games:

                Assorted board games including Scrabble, Monopoly, cribbage board, decks of cards......moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Wireless DVD/BluRay/CD player that can access Netflix and other video apps...moreless

              • Books:

                Assorted genres; Books and magazines about Sonoma/Wine Country...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Varied selection of DVDs, regular and BluRay...moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Good wireless cell reception; free domestic calls from landline...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Landscaped lawn and gardens, wildflowers, Zen rock garden on 2 acres with shady spots to relax under the oak trees....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Accessible from both bedrooms and kitchen. Weber BBQ on deck with easy access to kitchen....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Southwest views from upper and lower decks as well as decomposed granite dining patio...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Nearby. Check with Sonoma Visitors Bureau for suggestions...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Rural:

                Bucolic setting in the countryside with sweeping views of open fields and vineyards only minutes from downtown Sonoma...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Romantic sunrises and sunsets over surrounding mountain ranges ...moreless

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Library
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Cycling
              • Museums
              • Beachcombing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Ruins
              • Hiking
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              High Season '14
              May 22 - Oct 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $450 $500
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $3,000

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

              Low Season
              Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $400 $450
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $2,700

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

              High Season '15
              Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $450 $500
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $3,000

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $69
              • Cleaning Fee $120
              • Tax Rate 9%

              Notes:

              Rates are based on 4 guests per stay. Add $50 for 5th guest per night.

              Holidays require a 3 day minimum stay: Memorial Day, Independence Day (Weekend), Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Location

              56 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Sonoma-3 min;Napa-30 min;SFO, Oakland, Sacramento
              22 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Vallejo/Larkspur Ferry to San Francisco
              36 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak-Martinez Station
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 12/Broadway
              40 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Bodega Bay
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Hop Monk Tavern and Beer Garden
              166 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              South Lake Tahoe
              15 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Chardonnay Golf Club
              1.3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Carneros Bistro at the Lodge Resort

              Car: Necessary

              2 local airports are minutes from the property offering landing privileges as well as bi-plane charters to get a birds-eye view of the wine country; occasionally, hot air balloons are seen floating above the field across from our bungalow. We were fortunate to have one land on our field early one morning in August 2011! Breathtaking!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1998

              About the owner: A Bay Area lad and an Iowa lass both fell in love with Sonoma many years ago. We would be honored to be your hosts while you're touring the wine country north of San Francisco.

              Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
              It is our pleasure to share this dream-come-true with you! What was once a simple country house has been lovingly designed and rebuilt by Ted, fulfilling his lifelong dream to live a Craftsman lifestyle. Ted also built a second dwelling behind the bungalow which is our residence. Here is your opportunity to return to that simpler life, the Craftsman life, if even for a few days...to slow down and savor each precious moment life offers you. 'DunRoamin'... a fitting name for a dream-come-true! We are done roaming!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              In addition to the unique charm and beauty of the bungalow, the property boasts brilliant sunrises over the Mayacamas mountains along with romantic sunsets over the Sonoma coastal range making this property a very special place to start and end each day in the beautiful Sonoma countryside. If you're seeking a peaceful and quiet place to call home for awhile, look no further. You are Dunroamin!


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              Photos

              • Dunroamin's Craftsman gate welcomes you to our inviting bungalow - relax & enjoy

                Dunroamin's Craftsman gate welcomes you to our inviting bungalow - relax & enjoy

              • Relax on the front porch...you won't want to leave!

                Relax on the front porch...you won't want to leave!

              • Amber glows from the mica lamps; 1930's Pasadena tiles surround the fireplace...

                Amber glows from the mica lamps; 1930's Pasadena tiles surround the fireplace...

              • Dine under the antique Craftsman chandelier on the quarter-sawn oak table

                Dine under the antique Craftsman chandelier on the quarter-sawn oak table

              • Master BR with Mission-style queen bed, antique lamps & Craftsman desk & clock

                Master BR with Mission-style queen bed, antique lamps & Craftsman desk & clock

              • 2nd Bedroom with western mountain view

                2nd Bedroom with western mountain view

              • Well-equipped kitchen with Keurig machine and plenty of coffee & tea

                Well-equipped kitchen with Keurig machine and plenty of coffee & tea

              • Wild flowers bloom behind the house, inviting you to add them to your table!

                Wild flowers bloom behind the house, inviting you to add them to your table!

              • Dining patio. Owner's residence is past the  hedge behind the rental house.

                Dining patio. Owner's residence is past the hedge behind the rental house.

              • Gates replicated from the Arts & Crafts genius of Greene & Greene, circa 1906

                Gates replicated from the Arts & Crafts genius of Greene & Greene, circa 1906

              • Surreal autumn skies! If you can't relax here, you can't relax anywhere!

                Surreal autumn skies! If you can't relax here, you can't relax anywhere!

              • Starry night over DunRoamin...Sleep tight!

                Starry night over DunRoamin...Sleep tight!

              • How lucky we are that this fabulous view is just across from our property!

                How lucky we are that this fabulous view is just across from our property!

              • Honey-colored wainscoting wraps the living and dining rooms with cozy ambiance

                Honey-colored wainscoting wraps the living and dining rooms with cozy ambiance

              • Bring your favorite music to play on our vintage Craftsman piano!

                Bring your favorite music to play on our vintage Craftsman piano!

              • Time stands still! Looking from living room thru the den & adjoining master BR

                Time stands still! Looking from living room thru the den & adjoining master BR

              • Soak away your worries in our pedestal tub w/Euro handheld shower. Bath off den.

                Soak away your worries in our pedestal tub w/Euro handheld shower. Bath off den.

              • Walk-in shower with Carrara marble seat in 2nd bath with view of vineyard

                Walk-in shower with Carrara marble seat in 2nd bath with view of vineyard

              • Plan your adventures from the information desk in kitchen

                Plan your adventures from the information desk in kitchen

              • Relax in the Zen garden during the day or under the stars at night.

                Relax in the Zen garden during the day or under the stars at night.

              • Your hosts dining al fresco with friends

                Your hosts dining al fresco with friends

              • Eastern view from living room overlooks sixty acres across the road. Tranquility

                Eastern view from living room overlooks sixty acres across the road. Tranquility

              • Sunset reflecting on the eastern sky

                Sunset reflecting on the eastern sky

              • Welcome to Sonoma Valley Wine Country! We're here to help you plan your visit!

                Welcome to Sonoma Valley Wine Country! We're here to help you plan your visit!

              VRBO #487241

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Friday, August 08, 2014

              $400 - $500 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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