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Cozy 1 BR Cottage 2 Blocks Sonoma Plaza !!

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enter a calm, secluded environment and get away from the busy world in this charming, old-fashioned cottage with many Irish touches -- but also with wireless internet connection. Flat-screen cable TV, hundreds of channels, DVD player! Enjoy the easy two-block stroll to Sonoma Plaza, where you can choose from Sonoma's best restaurants and browse shops. This is a good base for taking walks.

Traditionally furnished living room has cozy, natural gas fireplace and sofa bed for additional guest (for modest additional rent, children under 12 free). Lovely kitchen has everything you need for light housekeeping. Small room off living room can be an office or nursery. Screened-in front porch is perfect for reading, cocktails, etc.; it looks out over lovely garden. Deer are often sighted in the backyard picnic area.

Available by the week, two weeks, three weeks or month; also selected weekends. Ideal for those who are vacationing, house hunting, relocating, visiting family or friends, extended business trips. Completely separate from main house of owner.

Keywords: Cottage, Kate Murphy's, Irish


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Wi-Fi Internet Access, backyard picnic area with charcoal BBQ, many wineries nearby. ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Historic


  • 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
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Tennis


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Gas Fired w/ceramic logs...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 4.8
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$950 $2,300
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$850 $2,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 12%


We mostly book long term stays, so we only book weekends if the cottage is not rented shortly before the desired dates. We are trying to avoid losing a month-long booking because we have locked up a weekend in the middle. If you are seeking 2 or 3 nights and don't have lodging about two weeks before your desired dates, check with us again and if we are open we will be happy to accommodate you.

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Murphy's Irish Pub

We are located in the heart of the California Wine Country, there are dozens of wineries within minutes of the cottage. However Sonoma has many other charms, many places of importance in early California history, such as the northernmost of California's famous Spanish missions, St. Francis Solano Mission on the Plaza, only three blocks from the cottage. Our restaurants are many, varied and close by, indeed many visitors don't get into their cars for days at a time.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: Rose and Larry Murphy, both retired teachers, are long-time Sonoma residents and founded the local Murphy's Irish pub on the Plaza. They have traveled extensively in Ireland have provided many Irish touches in the cottage. Now retired, Rose is a writer on Irish themes and Larry has embarked on a watercolor career. In 1988 and 1992 Larry was Sonoma's Mayor.

Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
The cottage is on our property, private but near our house. We have owned the cottage since purchasing the property in 1975.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Unique benefits: the cottage is accessible by foot to Sonoma's downtown shops and restaurants and wine tasting rooms. It also has an old-fashioned charm that our guests appreciate.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:



  • Kate Murphy's

    Kate Murphy's

  • Sun Porch

    Sun Porch

  • Living Room Another View

    Living Room Another View

  • Music/office area

    Music/office area

  • Table looking out to garden

    Table looking out to garden

  • Gas Fireplace

    Gas Fireplace

  • Meadow setting with friendly deer

    Meadow setting with friendly deer

  • Resident deer

    Resident deer

  • Front Garden

    Front Garden

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

    Bedroom with Queen Size Bed

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Kitchen decor

    Kitchen decor

  • Pocket Patio with guard Egret

    Pocket Patio with guard Egret

  • Picnic Area

    Picnic Area

VRBO #68952

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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