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

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

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

NOTE: ***** DUE TO A RECENT PHISHING/SCAM EXPERIENCE WITH ONE OF OUR GUESTS, WE WILL ONLY REPLY TO INQUIRIES WITH A LEGITIMATE PHONE NUMBER ON YOUR INQUIRY. IF NOT, YOU WILL BE MARKED AS SPAM WTIHOUT A REPLY! You're welcome to call us! THANKS! *****

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!

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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

  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

Entertainment

  • Books:

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

  • DVD Player:

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

  • Games:

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

  • Music Library:

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

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable with HD channels...moreless

  • 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

Theme

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Plenty of fine restuarants, shopping, galleries and of course, tasting rooms, surround the historic Sonoma Plaza dating back to early California minutes from the property....moreless

  • Mountain View:

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

  • Rural:

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • 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

  • Clothes Dryer:

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

  • Fireplace:

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

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Living Room:

    Dimmers on most lamps...moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample off-street parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

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

  • Towels Provided:

    Luxurious Hotel Collection micro cotton towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

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

Kitchen

  • 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

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

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

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven and broiler...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

    Filtered water and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas range and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • 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

  • Golf:

    Nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

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

  • Lawn / Garden:

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

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber gas BBQ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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

Low Season
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
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 '16
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2016
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:

  • Cleaning Fee $120 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • 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
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hop Monk Tavern and Beer Garden
22 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vallejo/Larkspur Ferry to San Francisco
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Chardonnay Golf Club
36 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak-Martinez Station
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 12/Broadway
1.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Carneros Bistro at the Lodge Resort
166 Miles
Nearest Ski
South Lake Tahoe
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bodega Bay

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! And invite you to do the same if only for a few days.

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!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Sunset reflecting on the eastern sky

    Sunset reflecting on the eastern sky

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

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

  • Starry night over DunRoamin...Sleep tight!

    Starry night over DunRoamin...Sleep tight!

  • 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

  • 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

  • Plan your adventures from the information desk in kitchen

    Plan your adventures from the information desk in kitchen

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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!

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

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

  • 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!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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Lois

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