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Beautiful Estate on 3.5 Acres, Pool, Putting Green, Min. from Sonoma Plaza

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the one level 3000 sqf house. Sleeps 6-8

This gorgeous property offers great views, spacious living areas, and all kinds of private outdoor places to escape and getaway. All of the rooms in the home have floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that invite you out to the private pool, and pond area, and all of the rooms have hardwood oak floors. The living room features a grand piano, a large cable TV, a queen sofa bed, and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace that opens to the dining room as well. All the beds have down filled duvets and fine linens. The master bedroom has a floor-to ceiling fireplace (Please do not use the fire place in the bedroom due to smoke pollution in the bedroom).

The kitchen is designed with cherry wood cabinets, Italian granite counters, a Wolf six-burner professional cook top with infra-red hood heaters, stainless steel appliances, including silent Bosch dishwasher.

This house is a perfect getaway for families or friends traveling together. And would be an excellent choice for corporate retreats and small weddings (event fee applies).

This secluded luxurious Valley of the Moon Estate is located just 8 min from Sonoma Plaza.

Outdoor living: The property offers fantastic out-door living, with a private solar heated swimming pool, ponds, putting green, garden, lawns, large patios, BBQ, two out-door dining areas, one at the pool-side and one under the cool eave and many small cocktail tables scattered around the property.The gated property (Private gate with cable lock) has a driveway that ends with circular area central pond.

The remaining two acres of the property have a park-like setting, studded with native wine country and fruit trees. There is also a herb and vegetable (seasonal) garden.

Location, location, location: The property is located in the valley of the Moon where tens of world class wineries are located, among them are Chateau St. Jean, Benziger and Kenwood. The historic Plaza in downtown Sonoma is just 8 minutes drive. The Golden Gate bridge and San Francisco are 45 miles south (a 50-60 minute drive).

More Details

Alaa Mansour
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, swedish, danish, arabic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this beautiful home for one month last summer with our three boys. The home was well above our expectations and the property around the home was above and beyond our expectations. Our family was able to go out into the property and pick from the numerous fruit trees, fruit bushes, and vegetable garden. We also played golf on the property, explored through the wooded area, and enjoyed many outdoor meals on the grill. The pool is relaxing and has plenty of space, beds, umbrellas, and heating for night time purposes. The rooms are spacious, the kitchen is upgraded, and my husband was able to continue running our business via the high speed internet access. The property was quiet and private with a charming long driveway from the security gate to the house.

We were able to drive through town to Sonoma's square in just minutes. The community of Sonoma is most gracious. We felt comfortable at all times. There are a couple of fabulous grocery markets close by where we found ourselves most days buying the freshest organic foods which accompanied our fruit and vegetables from the property. Everything you could need is just a few minutes away.

We enjoyed our tour of the local Benzinger vineyard which is also minutes in a car from the property. There are many surrounding vineyards close by but we chose to take advice from the local wine store on the square where we tasted and bought many wines over the month. We ate out on many nights, found our favorite spots, and became the regulars before we departed.

We took advantage of San Francisco from the property. It was only a 45 minute drive and we loved showing our boys the trams, the pier, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the hilly roads. We also visited many local towns, and were very impressed when we trailed the Redwoods.

I would, and have recommended this property to anybody looking to enjoy what Sonoma and its surrounding towns have to offer. The property is well equipped to be able to have a fun time and yet also surrounds itself with the qualities of calmness that would accommodate people wanting to relax and switch off.

The owners of this property were extremely informative about the property and Sonoma. They gave us plenty of suggestions on where to visit and where to eat. I would love to visit this property again sometime.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Jun 2008
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Sonoma Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , step down shower
  • The master bathroom has italian tiles, a double sink vanity and a large walk-in shower. The second bathroom has large marble tiles, a granite sink vanity and a step down shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Sliding door opens to Pool, baby crib is in the pool house.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Has a TV, fireplace (please don't use), door opens to pool.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Has a TV, Sliding door opens to Pool
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Large cable TV, Grand piano,Sliding doors that opens to Pool
  • All bedrooms have floor-to ceiling doors that open to the swimming pool , pond and garden. All have hardwood oak floors. two rooms have cable TV's and one has a desk. All have high speed wireless internet. All rooms have central air conditioning and heating. Two have ceiling fans. Two have stereo ceiling speakers. All beds have Tempupedic matresses, down duvet covers and Egyptian cotton sheets.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
No smoking indoors.


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Beautiful Estate on 3.5 Acres, Pool, Putting Green, Min. from Sonoma Plaza
average rating of 4.8 based on 24 reviews
San Francisco


  • 5 of 5

I had three days to find a rental home for the weekend. It was my boyfriend's birthday and we were going to host two other couples. This property was PERFECT! I have to say, the description of the property is modest and understated. This property is absolutely gorgeous. The owners were a pleasure to work with (I had no problem reaching them by phone or e-mail). Entertaining was easy, as the kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, cutlery, glasses, etc. The location of the property was convenient and easy to get around. Loved it!!!

p.s. I couldn't believe how much time we spent on the putting green. It was a blast.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2008
  • Stayed: April 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location,beautiful spacious and as described

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again! The location is ideal - close to everything yet you feel like you are getting away. We spent Christmas there and we enjoyed walking around the beautiful grounds but too cold to enjoy the pool (so we will have to come back in the summer!). We were able to entertain friends and family easily due to the layout of the home and all the conveniences. So much to see and do in the area - so close to numerous wineries. Great communication - the owners are very responsive and have everything very organized. We had no issues while there so had no need to contact them. they provided a list of names and numbers for any issues - didn't need it but was nice to have. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with your family during Christmas at our Sonoma vacation home. We wish you and your family the best in 2017. Al and Elizabeth
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Relaxing family time.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the best get together while enjoying your great property.

It was extremely comfortable and we appreciated the central air, all the toiletries, linens n the full kitchen. The game room space was an added surprise. Your backyard was very spacious n perfect for our six. It had all the comfort of home while being in beautiful wine country.

Thank you very much for sharing your vacation home with us.

Aloha, Felice and Ed

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Felice and Ed: Thank you so much for your feed back and kind words. We are always happy to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay at our vacation home and Sonoma wine country. Mahalo Elizabeth and Al
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San Francisco

Wonderful vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

This is the third year that my family and I have stayed here and we still enjoyed every minute. The house is lovely with all the comforts of one's own home. The pool is heated and 85-90 degrees. The location is superb--just a few minutes of driving to get to the main square of Sonoma with its charms yet sufficiently distant as to be in the midst of countryside. We plan to return again and again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We indeed value you and your family as our guests in our vacation home. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you again. Elizabeth and Al
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Green Bay

Wish we could have stayed longer!!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent home in Sonoma and so close to all the wineries and Sonoma Plaza! Loved that all bedrooms had their own patio door to pool. Only downfall is that we had such a short stay - would have loved to stay longer to enjoy the home more!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the five star rating and your comments. Go Packers. Al
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Great House - Good for groups, great location!

  • 4 of 5

We shared this home with several other couples over New Years and had an amazing time. The house is set up very well - great social spaces indoor and outdoor, as well as private bedrooms and enough space that we never felt on top of each other. The outdoor space is amazing, with the pool and putting greens. Our husbands were entertained for hours. The location is amazing, just minutes away from wineries and Glenn Ellen. We loved this place so much we ended up tagging an extra day on. Highly recommend for groups and will be going back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Sonoma Country Golf club
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many in Sonoma Plaza and Glen Ellen
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Stinson Beach
Car: necessary

The property is located just minutes from the Scenic Sonoma Highway (12) which is nestled

between world class vineyards, such as Kunde, Chateau St. Jean, Moon

Mountain, Kenwood, St. Frances, Landmark, Ledson , BR. Cohn, Valley

of the Moon etc.

Only eight minutes drive south to the historic Sonoma Plaza with its

many restaurants, bakeries, festivals, museums, and quaint shops.

Drive only five minutes north to the village of Glen Ellen with its

many cozy restaurants, vineyards such as Benzinger (biodynamic) and

Imagery, and last but not least the 'must see' homestead of Jack


The Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco are just 45 miles south

(a 50-60 minute drive).

Other Activities: Visiting wineries and wine tasting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly, guests beyond 6 $35 + Tax
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

One week minimum stay from June 15 to August 31.

$1000 deposit at time of booking, balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
If you stay 4 night, you get.the fifth night FREE.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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