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Helen's Winecountry Hideaway

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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Sonoma cottage description


Our cottage is a very lovely newly remodeled bungalow. in a quiet serene neighborhood only one mile from the Sonoma Plaza and near the Sonoma Creek.

The cottage is spacious and comfortable with 1600 sq ft and very charming. With an open kitchen, dining and living room which has 12' ceilings. There is a large wood burring fireplace with a gas starter, wonderful and for those cool autumn or winter evenings. We supply firewood for the fireplace and firepit.

The spacious dining room features antique oak table and chairs for six. All PRO WOLF stainless appliances and all clad stainless cookware, Wustoff Cutlery, beautiful bright red dishes, serveware and crystal stemware await your use in the kitchen. Everything a gourmet chef will need to prepare those perfect meals ! There is an undercounter TV also. We suppliy all staples and spices for your use. We supply Peets Italian roast coffee and special teas for you. No need for bottled water as we have a Culligan state of the art reverse osmosis water filtration system in the kitchen.

You will find two master suites each with queen size plush pillowtop mattresses and all down bedding including pillows and high count luxury linens. Each bedroom has a full bath with walk in slate showers and soaking tubs with rainshower heads and handhelds. We supply an assortment of high quality bath products including shampoo, conditioners, shower gels, bubble bath, and big fluffy white bathsheets, bathtowels and washclothes and there is a linen closet with abundance of more if needed.

The bedrooms are very private from each other and each one has a special feature one with sliders that go out to the patio and a lovely fountain and the other with a sitting room with nice down sofa and desk for computer etc. also a printer scanner fax copy machine and of course WIFI. Each bedroom has flat screen HD LED TV's and all cable channels are available. If there is another couple or a child who wants to stay the sofa in the living room is not your normal sofa it is a sofa bed that is very comfy with all down bedding and a feather topper. It is a very high end Restoration Hardware sofa .
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Interior Walls are all soft sage colors with bright art and the flooring is Italian tile and oak . There are nice oriental rugs covering the floors in bright reds and sages. We have a library and DVD's for your use. There is a large flat screen HD TV in living room with surround sound system plus additional speakers on the patio. There are IPOD docking systems also.

Our patio and garden area are a standout and have been called by some a little slice of heaven'. There are walkways meanderng thru the large well manicured flower filled yard. Also a grove of redwoods and bamboo trees and Japanese Maples a large fig tree, a Meyer lemon tree and in summer a plum tree ..There is always an herb garden in summer months for your use. The patio itself has the same Italian tile that the house has. and it has a nice big firepit surrounded by large Adirondack chairs, A patio set with four comfy chairs and an umbrella for outdoor dining as well as a 48' Vermont Castings gas grill. There is also a flagstone patio with another sitting area in the sunshine it is wonderful on those days you want to just enjoy the sun the flowers and the quiet.. except for the birds and the squirrels. The yard is filled with 400 yr old Valley Oak trees and offers a Wonderful 'ZEN' like setting. These words are how most of my guests have described the yard and most say they don't want to leave even for dinner as they want to spend time in the garden and patio. I have flowers in the yard year-round as gardening is my hobby so it is always easy for me to make it beautiful as I love it. The patio and garden area is surrounded by little white mini lights in the evening for a magical feel .

This cottage is for people used to only the best. I have hosted two PGA Golf PRO's while they played the Charles Scwhab Cup Champions tournament. They both wrote nice reviews and loved to my attention to detail. Ask me who they are?

Evening times you can hear the sound of crickets from the nearby Sonoma Creek and either that or the waterfall will lull you to sleep...I am a designer/developer in Lake Tahoe and put my experience to work in making this a perfect wine country getaway and my husband and I use this as our own vacation home so it is in immaculate condition for each guest.

READ the reviews and you will see how very special this cottage is.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            All one story cottage with tile flooring would be a very easy home for a wheelchair access .....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            High quality new plush pillowtop ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

            Pottery Barn deluxe comfy with feather topper sofa bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Plush new pillowtop queen bed with clean mattress pads ...moreless

          • Queen size Feather beds. Each mattress is plush pillowtop top of the line mattress. Soft quilted mattress pads changed for each guest. Sleep Sofa (1) Queen size very comfy hide a bed in living room with fireplace. With a feather bed topper and all down comforter and down pillows also. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            Walk in slate shower remodeled with rainshower and handhelds...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            New white porcelain remodeled bath handhelds and rainshower...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Wood-burning Fireplace, wireless internet, Cable LCD HD 46' TV with all the channels. TV's in Both master suites. IPOD docking station with speakers. Surround Sound with speakers on patio also . Wolf 36-inch Gas Range/Oven, culligan water purifier. Deluxe Cooking Utensils provided, Beautiful Backyard and Terrace with Adirondacks, Patio Set with Umbrella,...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Bose docking station for IPOD or IPHONES Surround Sound to the patio and the living room TV. CD library and DVD movie library for your use....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (4) All rooms have hd flat screen tv with all cable and pay per view channels available....moreless

              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Garage:

                    single car with parking in driveway for two cars and parking area on our property at the front of the house....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace:

                    Gas starter for fireplace and firepit...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Extra linens and towels provided all high end quality....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    The driveway can fit two cars and the street parking has enough room for two or more cars if necessary....moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine:

                    HE...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Wood is stored outside for wood burning fireplace and firepit....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Massage available Also facials available ......moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Just about everything you will need: high quality knives, wine openers, etc....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Kitchen-Aid stainless-steel...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equiped for the gourmet cook. Cuisinart food processor, blender, coffee maker, toaster, Wolf 6-burner gas stove/oven. All the utensils you'll need and all high quality. State of the art Culligan reverse osmosis water filter system for delicious drinking water. No need to buy bottled water here....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Located under the counter, in cabinet....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Stainless steel side-by-side with auto ice-maker, ice and filtered/chilled water in the door....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

                  Reviews

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                  from 84 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  All seasons
                  Oct 19 - Oct 19, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $400
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $350 $350
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $100
                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Notes:

                  We do have a sec fee of $300 ..The clean out fee does come out of the sec fee. The clean out fee is $125. If it is two couples or more than four guests we do charge accordingly. If two couples stay the rate is $450. per night. If more than four there is a charge of $25 per person per night. The rate for one couple or two people is $400 per night.


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                  Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                  Location

                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  San Francisco, Oakland or Sacramento
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  El Dorado Kitchen
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Eagle Vines or Chardonnay or Silverado or Oakmont
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 12 thru winecountry or Hwy 101 ot Hwy 80
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Girl and The Fig, Eldorado, LaHaye, Red Grape,Maya
                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bodega Bay and Point Reyes Station

                  Car: Recommended

                  World Class Restaurants, Winetasting, Wonderful boutique shopping downtown Sonoma Square and Napa Outlet Stores, golf and world class spa,Wineries within five min of the cottage.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: We are both in the real estate business David full time realtor Helen a developer/designer in Tahoe. We have been in this business most all of our lives and own and manage other properties ..We know what we expect when we travel and we try to do the same with the first class amenities we provide and the immaculate condition we have the cottage in for each guest..

                  Why the Owner Chose Sonoma:
                  We loved vacationing in the wine country and were tired of not having our own patio and comfy beds and didn't like being in sterile hotel rooms we wanted our own little cottage to have longer visits and be able to barbecue with a private and serene setting. We loved the restaurants and wineries and the Farmers Market the whole area is just heaven. We live in Lake Tahoe so needed an escape from the cold snowy winters and need a place that we will be able to golf year round. Now we love the spring, summer and fall in the winecountry the vineyards are so pretty year-round.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  We enjoy the quiet neigbhorhood the accessablilty of being so close to the Sonoma Market and the Whole Foods stores each within a half mile from the cottage. We also like being near the quiet Sonoma Creek area where we listen to the sounds of crickets in the evenings and we are near the walking trail that meanders thru the back of the town plaza and goes thru a few vineyards and the park..It is a wonderful walk.. We are dog lovers and love taking our dog with us on our walks.. We love our little cottage and you will find that it shows and it has a wamr and happy feeling the min you walk thru the door!! We have some guests who have returned to visit our cottage now as many as five times.. Come and stay and see for yourself!!


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                  Photos

                  • Beautiful formal dining room very open to kitchen and living room area.

                    Beautiful formal dining room very open to kitchen and living room area.

                  • All Pro Wolf gas range and oven 36' with all stainless Kitchen Aid pro appliance

                    All Pro Wolf gas range and oven 36' with all stainless Kitchen Aid pro appliance

                  • Sitting room and workspace in front master very large cozy bedroom very light and bright.

                    Sitting room and workspace in front master very large cozy bedroom very light and bright.

                  • Master done up with different quilts for different seasons!!

                    Master done up with different quilts for different seasons!!

                  • Master-Bath, walk-in shower with rain-head and hand-held showers, large separate soaking tub. Very luxurious.

                    Master-Bath, walk-in shower with rain-head and hand-held showers, large separate soaking tub. Very luxurious.

                  • Front bath, with tub and rain-shower

                    Front bath, with tub and rain-shower

                  • Two different sitting areas pathways of brick leading thru gardens and out to potting shed.

                    Two different sitting areas pathways of brick leading thru gardens and out to potting shed.

                  • Zen setting is what some have called the yards all you hear is crickets & frogs

                    Zen setting is what some have called the yards all you hear is crickets & frogs

                  • Another walkway leading to the redwood patio table and chairs for extra company

                    Another walkway leading to the redwood patio table and chairs for extra company

                  • Friendly nieghborhood critter.

                    Friendly nieghborhood critter.

                  • Colorful art.

                    Colorful art.

                  • Quiet and serene evening arrival / mini lights front and back.

                    Quiet and serene evening arrival / mini lights front and back.

                  • Beautiful kitchen with all you need for gourmet meals..Wolf all Pro range

                    Beautiful kitchen with all you need for gourmet meals..Wolf all Pro range

                  • Large all slate master with walk in shower and soaking tub..luxury soft towels.

                    Large all slate master with walk in shower and soaking tub..luxury soft towels.

                  • master bedroom with sitting room and office area.  Also private full bath.

                    master bedroom with sitting room and office area. Also private full bath.

                  • Yard is gorgeous filled with flowers year-round and live oak trees

                    Yard is gorgeous filled with flowers year-round and live oak trees

                  • White roses trail over the fence and five feet above the fence on trellis Serene

                    White roses trail over the fence and five feet above the fence on trellis Serene

                  • Another patio with flagstone walkway very sunny and near the birdbath

                    Another patio with flagstone walkway very sunny and near the birdbath

                  • Another angle from yard looking towards patio with trellis and walkway to yard

                    Another angle from yard looking towards patio with trellis and walkway to yard

                  • the beautiful gardens in full summer glory

                    the beautiful gardens in full summer glory

                  • entry from beautiful flower filled front yard. Dining room

                    entry from beautiful flower filled front yard. Dining room

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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