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Sunny Garden Cottage, Quiet Country Lane, Forest & Views W/ Private Hot Tub

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Welcome to your sunny garden cottage nestled between forest and orchard views.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sebastopol cottage description

The garden cottage, set away from the main house, sits on a peaceful, sun drenched acre and a half of very secluded land, down a quiet country lane, with seasonal creeks just beyond your private deck. You will delight in waking to the sounds of birds chirping and will likely see our resident family of deer roaming the property. You will enjoy the backdrop of eucalyptus, redwood, oak and fir trees as you sit relaxing in your own private hot tub, while also enjoying the views of apple orchards and tree-lined vistas in the distance. The cottage comes equipped with all the amenities you will need for your comfort and enjoyment, including plush bathrobes, organic bathing products, luxurious bedding, a stocked kitchenette with fresh ground local organic coffee and teas, and your own welcome basket upon your arrival including freshly baked and other delectable treats to begin your vacation in style.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 18 years of age....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • Sunny studio cottage with 1 queen bed and 1 queen futon couch that can sleep an additional two people....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The cottage is a perfect spot for a romantic getaway, writing retreat, girl's weekend, secluded meditation escape, adventure travel, wine tasting tour or quiet location for staying while attending a family function nearby. We are a diversity friendly establishment where all are welcome....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Local activity and restaurant guides, travel guidebooks, maps, history, plus general reading materials. ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Blu Ray/DVD player...moreless

              • Games:

                Playing cards, and assorted board games are available...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                280 cable TV channels, including HBO, STARZ and Showtime....moreless

              • Stereo:

                Universal USB docking and charging station for iPod, iPhone, iPad and Android devices, includes stereo player. AM/FM clock radio also includes 2 USB charging ports for your devices....moreless

              • Television:

                Flat screen LED Smart TV with WiFi and connections via 3 HDMI and 2 USB ports on TV. Connect to your own devices via USB ports to view movies or your photos on the TV....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Selection of DVDs and Bluray discs available. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Nearby Sebastopol provides restaurants, nightlife, a multiplex movie theater, shopping, grocery, pharmacy, banks, a day spa, multiple art galleries, and more....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The cottage enjoys views of the west Sonoma County hills, a part of the California Coastal Range with its oak, fir and redwood forests. The area has hiking trails in local, county, and state parks....moreless

              • Resort:

                Sybarites can enjoy numerous day spas, including our favorites: Osmosis Day Spa in Freestone, and Bliss Organic Day Spa in downtown Sebastopol....moreless

              • Rural:

                The cottage is hidden down a quiet country lane and is nestled between redwood and eucalyptus trees and sunny gardens with views of orchards, fields, and distant hills....moreless

              • Village:

                West Sonoma County is dotted with charming small towns like Sebastopol, Graton, Forestville, Occidental, Freestone W/in 10 min. Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Petaluma, and Sonoma are less than 1 hr away...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Fireplace:

                Gas stove resembles wood stove for heating and wonderful ambiance ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Convenient on/off switch and thermostat for gas stove provides both cozy warmth and romantic atmosphere...moreless

              • Internet:

                Free High Speed Wireless Internet...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Bed and bath linens and blankets and quilts are provided....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Sitting area with futon couch, chairs, stove, reading lamps...moreless

              • Parking:

                Off street parking, right at the front of the cottage...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Dedicated telephone line for your use during your stay...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Kitchen towels, bath and spa towels and beach towels are included. Terry cloth robes are also available for use during your stay. ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Automatic drip coffee maker, half & half, sugar, stevia, etc....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full set of dishes for 4 people, drinking and wine glasses, coffee mugs, cooking and eating utensils. ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Efficiency kitchen with granite counter top, fully stocked with filtered water, full sets of dinnerware and glassware, cooking and eating utensils and environmentally friendly cleaning products....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Toaster oven with broiler...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Filtered drinking water, organic coffee, tea, half & half, sugar and spices, condiments, paper towels, toilet paper, environmentally friendly dish soaps, organic body soap, shampoo, and lotions...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Small size refrigerator with dedicated freezer compartment includes ice trays....moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric counter top skillet, single electric burner...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden:

                Mature flower gardens, fruit trees, and lawn for strolling and sitting among birds and butterflies....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Private outdoor whirlpool jetted hot tub on deck perched adjacent to seasonal creek...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Graduation Weekend
                  May 15 - May 17, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $575
                  flat fee
                  Memorial Day Holiday
                  May 22 - May 24, 2015
                  3 night min stay

                  $575
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $950 $3,500

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $50
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Single night: $175 with $50 cleaning fee.

                  Guests may pay by personal check directly to owner. Call: 707-634-4894

                  Cancellation policy: 100% 30 days + prior to arrival date. Refund of 50% of deposit with 15-29 days notice.

                  No refunds with less than 15 days prior notice unless vacancy is filled.

                  Check In Time is: 4-6pm (or later if needed) on arrival date

                  Check Out Time: 11am on departure date


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                  Location

                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Oakland & San Fran 50 mi, Sonoma County Airport
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Underwood Bar & Bistro, Graton, CA
                  44 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Golden Gate Ferry, Larkspur, CA
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Sebastopol Golf Course 4 mi, New Links Bodega Bay
                  52 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrack/BART station, Richmond, CA
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 101
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  French Garden and many others, Sebastopol, CA
                  250 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Lake Tahoe
                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Doron Beach, Bodega Bay, CA

                  Car: Necessary

                  The cottage is located down a private country lane in the hills just 10 minutes from downtown Sebastopol, making it convenient to all that Sonoma County has to offer. And trust us when we say, that's a lot!

                  Once you venture out and explore the surrounding area beyond the cottage you will delight in so many Sonoma County offerings, like the ones listed below:

                  There are more than 400 wineries in Sonoma County and virtually all of them are within a one hour drive of the cottage. There are 75 wineries and tasting rooms within 15 minutes of us alone, including some world class vineyards and some quaint, small tasting rooms as well.

                  The charming small towns of Sebastopol, Graton, Forestville, Occidential and Freestone are all less than 10 minutes away with restaurants and bakeries, coffee and tea houses, bookstores, specialty boutiques, spas, antique shops and art galleries.

                  There are 20 local farmers' markets in Sonoma County (several are open year round), ensuring that you can enjoy locally sourced organic produce and a wide variety of artisanal crafts every day of week, except Mondays.

                  Bodega Bay's fresh seafood, beaches and the dramatic scenery of the Sonoma Coastline are just over 20 minutes away via a scenic drive down highways 12 and 1. We've got redwoods growing right here on the property, but if you want to explore Armstrong Redwood State Preserve it's less than half an hour way across the Russian River in Guernville.

                  And for outdoor enthusiasts there are also: miles of beautiful hiking trails both along the magnificent coastline and in the hills and forests of Sonoma County, road and mountain bicycling, canoeing and kayaking, windsurfing, open ocean and/or fresh water fishing, and even hot air ballooning opportunities nearby.

                  Within Sonoma County you can also enjoy an array of cultural activities including, live Shakespeare plays, internationally recognized musical acts, symphonic performances, museums, shopping outlet stores and the Art Trails tour of local artists' studios and the Farm Trails tour of Sonoma County's artisnal producers, agriculture and family farms.

                  We will provide you with up to date calendars and lists of local events, schedules for Farmers' Markets, maps, restaurant menus and phone numbers for everything from local massage therapists and drivers for your wine tasting tours, to coupons and pricing at the day spa, wineries' tasting room hours, and even our own favorites and recommendations, all to enhance your enjoyment of our area.

                  Wine Country Garden Cottage is very well designed for everything from a super relaxed and low-key, private romantic get away to an action-packed adventure based vacation experience. And everything in between!

                  We're glad to tell you even more. Just give us a call!

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: We're Janet and Matthew Joyce and we'll be your hosts during your stay. Since you'll be our only guests, you can be sure to have as much privacy or attention as you desire while you're with us. It's completely up to you. We have been together for 30 years and it's been quite an incredible journey for us. We have been married for 22 of those years and we've raised two incredible daughters together. Before settling down, we spent years exploring the world, camping and backpacking, and meeting people from almost every continent. Parenting has been a remarkable and rewarding focal point of our lives for the past 20 years, and it has taken us from our beginnings in Santa Cruz, California where we both went to college, to Boulder, Colorado where we spent 12 wonderful years, and now back to our home in California where we feel truly blessed and settled. Matthew is a consultant in the energy industry, working with corporations both large and small to make a difference in this world through promoting and implementing energy efficiency products and policies. He is also something of a Renascence man between his love of exploration, travel and literature, and his life-long passion for learning all things scientific, geographical and mechanical. Janet is a Clinical Psychologist who has spent more than 20 years working with teenagers, families and couples. She is also an avid baker (which you will discover for yourself!), a passionate gardener, and a lover of science and literature. We welcome you to our property and into our lives, where we will strive to make your stay with us truly memorable.

                  Why the Owner Chose Sebastopol:
                  We've traveled widely. It's been an adventure exploring the world's diverse mix of climates, peoples, lifestyles, and cuisines. Over time we've zeroed in on where and what makes us feel at our very best: Mild weather that's great for year round gardening and outdoor activities; abundant fresh organic locally grown food and wines; open minded people of diverse backgrounds and interests; and a rural lifestyle close to big city amenities and the beach. When we put it all together no place on earth makes us feel as relaxed, as at peace, and yet as revitalized as we feel when we're spending time on the property. It's a magical spot and we're not alone in our thinking. Visitors ranging from family and friends to cottage guests and even delivery people recognize there is something special about the place. Come join us and we think you'll feel it too.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Two words seem to be repeated over and over when people explain how they feel when they visit here: Relaxed and Recharged. Maybe it's the secluded setting, nestled between the shady forest and the open sunny orchard, the tweets and chirping of the birds, or glimpsing the strolling comfort of the variety of wildlife who share this land with us. Perhaps it's the private hot tub next to the seasonal creek; a romantic moment beside the glowing warmth of the gas fireplace; or a second helping Janet's outrageous baked goods. Everyone has their own special moments. We fully expect you'll discover your own.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Welcome to your sunny garden cottage nestled between forest and orchard views.

                    Welcome to your sunny garden cottage nestled between forest and orchard views.

                  • Relax after a day of activities and settle in for a cozy peaceful night's sleep.

                    Relax after a day of activities and settle in for a cozy peaceful night's sleep.

                  • Your fully stocked kitchenette filled with all the comforts of home.

                    Your fully stocked kitchenette filled with all the comforts of home.

                  • Take in garden views and watch hummingbirds from your sun-drenched dining area.

                    Take in garden views and watch hummingbirds from your sun-drenched dining area.

                  • Take in the orchard vistas, while viewing deer, foxes, hummingbirds and hawks.

                    Take in the orchard vistas, while viewing deer, foxes, hummingbirds and hawks.

                  • Recharge and unwind here on your private deck.

                    Recharge and unwind here on your private deck.

                  • Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens on the property.

                    Take a stroll through the beautiful gardens on the property.

                  • Downtown Sebastopol in full bloom.

                    Downtown Sebastopol in full bloom.

                  • Wild blackberry picking. A favorite activity of locals and visitors alike!

                    Wild blackberry picking. A favorite activity of locals and visitors alike!

                  • West Sonoma County has spectacular views on our many scenic drives.

                    West Sonoma County has spectacular views on our many scenic drives.

                  • Sebastopol apple orchards in full bloom

                    Sebastopol apple orchards in full bloom

                  • Ripe Fall grapes ready for harvest. Choose from dozens of local wineries nearby.

                    Ripe Fall grapes ready for harvest. Choose from dozens of local wineries nearby.

                  • Mature flowers and fragrant herbs welcome you on your doorstep.

                    Mature flowers and fragrant herbs welcome you on your doorstep.

                  • Put your feet up with a good book or listen to birdsong outside your windows

                    Put your feet up with a good book or listen to birdsong outside your windows

                  • Unwind with the warmth and ambiance of your one-touch gas fireplace.

                    Unwind with the warmth and ambiance of your one-touch gas fireplace.

                  • Locally sourced luxurious organic bathing products to pamper you even more.

                    Locally sourced luxurious organic bathing products to pamper you even more.

                  • Your private jetted hot tub for relaxing adjacent to the seasonal creek.

                    Your private jetted hot tub for relaxing adjacent to the seasonal creek.

                  • Share a quiet moment with your morning coffee or soak your cares away in the tub

                    Share a quiet moment with your morning coffee or soak your cares away in the tub

                  • From your home base, step out your door to begin your Sonoma County adventure!

                    From your home base, step out your door to begin your Sonoma County adventure!

                  • Enjoy a stroll down historic Florence Ave and take in our local artistic flair.

                    Enjoy a stroll down historic Florence Ave and take in our local artistic flair.

                  • Sebastopol town square. Gathering place for farmers' markets and quiet picnics.

                    Sebastopol town square. Gathering place for farmers' markets and quiet picnics.

                  • Visit nearby beaches and walk for miles, dipping your toes in the sand.

                    Visit nearby beaches and walk for miles, dipping your toes in the sand.

                  • Take a hike along the stunning Sonoma coastline.

                    Take a hike along the stunning Sonoma coastline.

                  • Hot air ballooning over the stunning vineyards of West Sonoma County.

                    Hot air ballooning over the stunning vineyards of West Sonoma County.

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                  Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                  $150 per night (USD)
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                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
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