Wine Country Cottage Overlooking Vineyards
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Sonoma studio description
Nestled in the middle of the internationally acclaimed Wine Country sits a rustic little villa recently remodeled with all the modern conveniences of a new home. We fondly call this getaway “The Nest” because of how it sits perched high above world famous vineyards. You’ll feel like lovebirds escaping to your own cozy romantic retreat watching the sunset over the award winning vineyards of the world famous Wine Country all while sipping the finest nectar in the world that this valley has to produce!
This exclusive one-acre property is located in the middle of the Wine Country. It’s rough rocky hillside was finessed by it’s former owner, a Sicilian artisan, who tamed the terrain carving out unique vista points with a series of rock walls and staircases reminiscent of his home county and the hillside villas of Tuscany. This little rustic villa was recently rebuilt to include modern amenities. It’s expansion was designed by a Marin architect to enhance one very important feature - the views! The home integrates clean modern design with a rustic touch, such as a rock wall kitchen, travertine floors and a cellar door to a loft bedroom as a nod to the terroir’s history. The property was excavated to help build part of the Winery across the road which is one of the oldest wineries in the valley, surviving prohibition. It’s an easy stroll to sample some of the valley’s history and tantalize your taste buds with a plethora of wines.
This cozy retreat is your home in the Wine Country. Rest, relax and enjoy the vineyard views as you curl up on the leather couch to take a Nap after a day of tasting in the hot sun. You’ll enjoy whipping up culinary creations while enjoying the vineyard views from the kitchen. There are new stainless steel appliances, granite slab countertops, and the cabinets are stocked so you can cook for you and your loved one and your guests. The bedroom is designed for Romance. Wake up warm and cozy as you watch the fog whisper through the vines or from your pillow stargaze through the skylight. The views make you feel like the lovebird you are enjoying all the sights and sounds of this beautiful valley. Escape to your little villa and enjoy all the best Wine Country has to offer!
About the home:
The crown jewel is the beautiful living room with high ceilings that boasts 6 picture windows overlooking the valley and vineyards below. Tastefully appointed area rugs cover newly laid travertine tiles throughout the house. The kitchen boasts a brand new stainless steel refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, microwave and coffee maker. Beautiful granite countertops adorn the kitchen counters and the bathroom sink. The kitchen cabinets hold enough wine glasses, plates & silverware for 2 people for a month, or for entertaining many guests. The bedroom boasts an antique French headboard complete with down-alternative comforter (to reduce allergies) and privacy netting to add some romance to your stay. The bathroom is truly one-of-a-kind! The clean lines, views of nature and floor to ceiling tile shower make it a comfortable, cozy space.
What to do while you’re here:
The world renowned Wine Country is blessed with award winning wineries & vineyards, historic sites, restaurants, open air markets, museums, galleries, boutiques, and wonderful opportunities for hiking & biking. The Nest is centrally located to embrace it all
Start your day with a brisk morning stroll, along the vineyards of the winery located right across the street! Return to the house along the Napa creek and watch as the drowsy morning fog begins to burn off and the warm sun peeks through to greet you on your own private deck. The Nest is located adjacent to a world famous cycling road which hosts numerous cycling events and attracts cycling enthusiasts from around the world! The Wine Country Marathon winds it’s way through most of the valley and passes by the Nest during the race.
Spend the rest of the morning shopping at the Sonoma Square, visit the celebrated Sonoma Museum of Art, take a culinary seminar at the Culinarty Institute of America - Greystone or at COPIA in Napa, dare to experience a hot air balloon ride or shop at the fresh organic vegetable stands, sip wine from the balcony of the Castello di Amorosa, take a gondola ride up to Sterling Winery, pop into the world renown Champagne house of Gloria Ferrer, explore the outstanding wine caves of Kunde Vineyards.
If you like wine and the Wine Country lifestyle, we’re located in the middle of it all! and… nothing is spared to enhance your comfort at our house.
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 1-4
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Catering Available
- Cooking Utensils
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- The kitchen has been completely remodeled, brand new refrigerator, stove/oven, coffee maker, microwave & all cooking utensils (pots, pans, silverware, wine glasses etc, ). There is a dinning room bistro set with 2 chairs, satelite T.V., air conditioner and extra linens. The bathroom and shower are surrounded by nature through every window....moreless
- Satellite / Cable
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Sight Seeing
- Overlooking a world-class winery, the property is conveniently located minutes from 100's of wineries in the Sonoma & Napa Valley. There are so many wonderful things to do in the wine country it's difficult to begin, wine tasting, sight seeing, shopping in the beautiful Sonoma Square. There are restaurants from 5 star cuisine to local burger joints. You are located adjacent to little towns like world famous Rutherford and sleepy Glen Ellen. Experience the world famous Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa or go golfing while you wait at the Silverado Country Club....moreless
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Summer/Fall:(April 2011 - Oct 2011) Rates: Weekday: $320 Weekend: $385 Winter/Spring: (Nov 2011 - March 2012) Rates: Weekday: $249 Weekend: $295 Discounts for weekly & monthly stays available** Inquire with management
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A beautiful day in the Wine Country
Romance, comfort and stunning views, with a winery across the street!
Living room overlooking vineyards
Remodeled kitchen with beautiful views of vineyards
Beautiful views of nature out every window in the bathroom
There's even a cute loft for taking a nap after a long day of wine tasting
Perched atop one acrea in the heart of the Valley
View from the driveway up to the house
Perched atop a hillside overlooking a winery
The living room with views of vineyards
Kitchen with views out of vineyards
One-of-a-kind bathroom with views of nature out every window
Master bedroom with views of vineyards
View down the hallway to loft & bathroom
Beautiful Rock work leading to even better views
Sip wine and watch the sun set over the vineyards
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