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Authentic Victorian Retreat in the Heart of Old Town - City Permit #Vr09-0045

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

Property description

Welcome to Napa and to the best wine country in the world!

This architectural gem in the heart of Napa's Old Town is conveniently situated among other Victorian homes, has easy highway access, and is within walking distance to everything from restaurants and shops to a grocery store and downtown wine tasting establishments. This is the perfect location for your wine country getaway. Walk to Celadon, Cole's Chop House, Norman Rose, Morimoto, Oenotri, Bounty Hunter, Angele, the Uptown Theater, the Napa Valley Opera House, and too many other special attractions to list here. Notable architect Luther Turton designed this group of homes. The Fox Cottage is a licensed and City permitted vacation rental house #VR09-0045.

With gleaming oak floors, fine cotton linens, pillow top beds, fluffy duvets and oriental carpets this home provides a romantic retreat. The bathroom has been recently restored with 'subway' tile wainscot, porcelain tile floors, and new fittings and details.

This lovingly restored 1892 Queen Anne Victorian home is well suited for one or two couples. Tree shaded streets, elegant Bed and Breakfast Inns and friendly neighbors surround this special house. There is even an ancient redwood-sided carriage house at the rear of the property (separated from the yard by a lattice fence).

As recent guests commented, 'The Fox Cottage was the perfect place to come home to after our daily 'adventures' in Napa! Walking and exploring neighborhoods in the morning was fun, as well as walking to Pearl's for dinner. We enjoyed golf at Eagle Vines and Silverado and wine tasting at Domaine Chandon, Miner Family Vineyard and Sterling. This is a terrific location for all activities! Many thanks!- Peggy and Jim B.'

Enjoy your getaway to wine country!

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) heavenly pillow top queen beds

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 2 Pillow-Top Queen-Sized Beds, Duvets, nice wine glasses and a corkscrew...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    some popular board games and jigsaw puzzles...moreless

Theme

  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Egyptian cotton sheets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    sectional sofa...moreless

  • Parking:

    One driveway parking space...moreless

  • Parking Off Street

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    picnic table seats 4-6, outdoor wood Coleman 'fire pit'...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill and charcoal grills available...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$235 $315
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,525
My winter rate
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,300
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275 $325
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,685

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • non-refundable cleaning $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

$275/night for 2 night minimum stay, $325/nt. weekend rate. Reservations not confirmed until payment of rental deposit is received and acknowledged. Final payment due 30 days in advance of your stay. $50 cancellation fee over 90 days prior to arrival. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to arrival but over 31 days = one night's rent. No refunds in final 30 days.


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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
SFO
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Oenotri
16 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vallejo
1.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Wine Train
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 29
0.4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Norman Rose
45 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dillon Beach

Wine Tasting, Thursday Night Chef's Market, the Oxbow Market, Live Music, Tuesday and Saturday local farmer's markets (in season), kayaking or canoeing on the Napa River, exploring the huge National Register Napa Abajo/Fuller Park Historic District, If you provide only an email address for contact information, please verify that it is correct

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: Napa is a lovely town located in the heart of the Napa Valley. I've been active in the community for over 20 years, having served on boards, commissions and as an elected official. I am now Vice Mayor of the city and an Architect who specializes in historic architecture.

Why the Owner Chose Napa:
In 1996 I acquired the Fox Cottage and operated it many years as a regular month to month rental house. In 2005 I refurbished the house again and converted it to a vacation rental. In 2013 and 2014 we did more work on the house! Napa has a unique combination of local activities, perfect climate, the best agricultural soils, beautiful landscape, and proximity to the SF Bay area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Fox Cottage is within easy walking distance of the thriving downtown area. Downtown Napa has over 30 Zagat rated restaurants, almost as many wine tasting rooms and wine bars, shopping, river walk and interesting seasonal activities and festivals. The cottage is a fine example of a Queen Anne 'raised cottage' designed by notable local architect Luther Turton in 1892. The neighborhood is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front of Fox Cottage, Napa, CA

    Front of Fox Cottage, Napa, CA

  • Fox Cottage during the Candlelight Tour 12/8/12

    Fox Cottage during the Candlelight Tour 12/8/12

  • Dining room with 'Monticello' cabinet to kitchen, Fox Cottage

    Dining room with 'Monticello' cabinet to kitchen, Fox Cottage

  • Dining room looking toward bedrooms

    Dining room looking toward bedrooms

  • Quiet master bedroom, Fox Cottage

    Quiet master bedroom, Fox Cottage

  • rear (master) bedroom

    rear (master) bedroom

  • bathroom detail

    bathroom detail

  • Fox Cottage historic bathroom with subway tile

    Fox Cottage historic bathroom with subway tile

  • bathroom tub/shower with new fittings and 'subway' tile

    bathroom tub/shower with new fittings and 'subway' tile

  • Kitchen looking toward lattice rear porch

    Kitchen looking toward lattice rear porch

  • Fox Cottage rose garden, 2013

    Fox Cottage rose garden, 2013

  • Classic front porch, Fox Cottage

    Classic front porch, Fox Cottage

  • Fox Cottage interior looking toward living room

    Fox Cottage interior looking toward living room

  • Fox Cottage living room during the Candlelight Tour 12/8/12

    Fox Cottage living room during the Candlelight Tour 12/8/12

  • dining room during historic home tour, 2012

    dining room during historic home tour, 2012

  • Living room looking toward dining

    Living room looking toward dining

  • View toward living area, Fox Cottage

    View toward living area, Fox Cottage

  • Front bedroom, Fox Cottage

    Front bedroom, Fox Cottage

  • sparkling bathroom

    sparkling bathroom

  • bathroom with 'subway' tile wainscot, porcelain tile floor

    bathroom with 'subway' tile wainscot, porcelain tile floor

  • Fox Cottage bathroom

    Fox Cottage bathroom

  • kitchen detail

    kitchen detail

  • rear yard

    rear yard

  • Historic streetscape, Napa, CA

    Historic streetscape, Napa, CA

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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/28/2015
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