Please read the property description completely and attentively prior to booking so you know what to expect.
Please note that this rental is part of our main house and is NOT a detached structure.
Although we can accommodate 5 adults (in 4 beds), it may be crowded for a stay longer than a few nights. The space works well for 3 and 4 for an extended stay.
If you are arriving after 9 pm, we can arrange for self-check in. Please note that there is an additional charge per person after 2 so please book accordingly.
After exploring beautiful San Francisco or enjoying your wine tasting excursion in Napa and Sonoma, relax in this sunny and cozy room with an attached sleeping loft, private entry and private bathroom. We can accommodate 5. Completely PRIVATE entry through a fruit tree lined corridor. Weather permitting (not during the rainy season) you can enjoy a beautifully landscaped back yard with palms, fountains and fire pit or work on your tan on the raised sun deck. Or just kick back and enjoy a HD movie in the room.
Please note that this rental is part of our home and not a detached structure.
The home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Petaluma (Sonoma Wine Country) just 32 miles north of San Francisco and 22 miles east of the beautiful Sonoma County coast. The Russian River resort area and many famous and spectacular wineries are nearby. Sonoma Speedway is just 15 minutes away and features events every weekend as well as major NASCAR events.
A private entry to a cheerful and well-lit bedroom with a large sleeping loft will leave you relaxed and ready to explore Northern California. We are located in Sonoma County wine country just next door to Napa County also famous for its wines.
The home is located within walking distance of restaurants and cafes and is very close to downtown (10-minute drive). The bedroom and loft will accommodate 5 adults. This is a sunny and bright bedroom on the garden side of the house on the ground floor. The room has bamboo hardwood floors, an area rug, shoe storage cabinet, a daybed / sofa which has a slide out trundle. This room will accommodate 2 for sleeping and the daybed can be converted into a king size bed. There is also a comfortable lounge chair. The room also features a HD TV with a high quality sound system and HD movie streaming services and live TV, ceiling fan, refrigerator / freezer, microwave and a Keurig coffee brewer with a nice selection of coffees and teas. High speed internet is also provided. There are several folding wall table that can be used as a desks. And for those rare occasions when we have a heat wave pass through and the nights are hot, we have provided air conditioning in the space.
One of the great features of this space is that it includes a large attached sleeping loft with stairs. The loft features a skylight and a window. The loft has a twin bed as well as a double bed and can accommodate 3. There is also a HD TV located in the loft. From the bedroom, a small hallway leads to a private (exclusive) bathroom with plenty of storage and a bathtub / shower combination. There is also a mirrored closet where you can stow all your gear. The access to the bedroom is completely private through a side gate and through a beautifully landscaped and well-lit tree lined corridor. Please see the posted pictures. Weather permitting, you will have the use of the garden area with a barbecue and outdoor dining area. We can also arrange limited use of our main kitchen and dining room if requested in advance.
Please note that although we can accommodate 5 adults in 4 beds, it can be a bit crowded. The space is very comfortable for up to 4 adults.
The garden is beautifully landscaped with palms, maple and pear trees, includes comfortable lounge chairs, a fire pit and fountains. Need to work on your tan? A raised sun deck with a lounge will supply plenty of sunshine. If the evening gets a bit chilly and you still want to enjoy the outdoors, don't worry, there is an outdoor heater located near the outdoor dining area as well.
Enjoy the landscape lit palms and end your day with a sip of a local wine.
Please note that the outdoor is available weather permitting and not during the rainy season.
You will have complete and PRIVATE access to the bedroom, sleeping loft, closet and bathroom.
Please keep in mind that the loft has a low ceiling and is meant for sleeping or lounging only. You will not be able to completely stand up.
Weather permitting (not during the rainy season, you can enjoy the tropical garden with a fire pit, fountains, sun deck and barbecue. If you choose to lounge outdoors in the evenings, we ask that you bring your conversation indoors at 9 pm in respect of our neighbor.
The kitchen and dining area are open for breakfast in the mornings between 7 and 10. You will have the use of our dining room for breakfast but if would like to use the kitchen and dining room any other time of the day, this would need to be arranged in advance.
Interaction with guests:
We are a middle age couple, friendly, well-educated and outgoing. We love to meet all of our new guests and make them feel very much at home. We can answer questions about the area and suggest great places to visit. Alex is a native San Franciscan and knows the City well and can point you in all the right directions. Natasha is usually home during the day to answer any questions and Alex can always be reached on his cell. He is also usually home by 5 and all day on the weekends.
A light continental breakfast is provided.
Other things to note:
You will be required to sign a release of liability waiver prior to checking in.
Check-out is at 10 am. Please make arrangement in advance if this check-out time may be a problem.
We are very health conscious in this household. Outdoor shoes are not allowed inside the house. Please leave your shoes at the door and bring some house slippers if you are uncomfortable. There is a shoe storage cabinet at the entry to the unit as well as behind the entry door inside the unit. We also provide disposable house slippers for the guests who don't have their own indoor slippers / house shoes and dislike to walk barefoot.
Our property is safe and secure. We have a security system installed on our property which includes a camera on the spa area and on the side yard entry. Please note that spa use by the guests is not allowed. Because of the open space design, there are security cameras in the kitchen and dining area. These are there for your own protection as well as ours. Please note that there are NO cameras in any private spaces that you will occupy. Please let us know if this makes you uncomfortable in any way.
Also please note that we are always making improvements to our property so you may notice some landscape work in progress in certain areas. This will in no way interfere with your comfort or stay with us.
If you stay with us for an extended period of time we can arrange in house laundry service for you for a fee. There is also a coin laundromat and a full service dry cleaners within a 5 minute walk from the house. The laundromat and cleaners are conveniently located near four restaurants and two grocery