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Modern Sophisticated Private Luxurious W/Views & Hot Tub

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French doors open on to terrace with panoramic views from


Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6max)


Since 2008, over 100 five-star guest reviews confirm Dry Creek Villa to be a truly exceptional, idyllic retreat. Dry Creek Villa consistently rates 5/5 stars from prior guests. Among the various comparable options in the Healdsburg environs, Dry Creek Villa is totally without comparison: Modern, private, sophisticated and luxurious. It is also a legal vacation property. If you find a property within the Healdsburg City limits, it is more than certain to be illegal, subject to sudden eviction. Don't take such a chance when the countryside and Dry Creek Villa are mere minutes away from town. You can also find us at drycreekvilla (d0tc0m).

Perched on a hilltop about a mile up a newly paved private road and behind automatic gates, this secluded & modern 2BR, 1BA guest house comfortably sleeps 4 - up to 6 people max - and is the perfect retreat in rural wine country. It's just 12 minutes to the downtown Healdsburg plaza and is very close to many award-winning wineries. Lake Sonoma is also 10 minutes up the valley. The iconic Dry Creek General Store is a short drive away.

The Villa's two stylish bedrooms are both furnished with contemporary queen-size platform beds, ultra-comfy premium mattress and quality linens for a restful night's sleep. There's also a clock radio dock for your iPod in each bedroom and room-darkening shades to enjoy a lazy morning in bed. Reading lamps help snuggle up with a book or magazine.

The spacious modern bathroom with vessel sink and over sized shower with room for two is not connected to either bedroom, making it convenient for all guests. Fluffy towels and robes make you feel right at home.

The full electric kitchen with granite counters comes complete with all the accessories to prepare light snacks or a complete gourmet feast, while a dishwasher helps make cleanup a breeze. Outdoors, there's a gas BBQ available seasonally to grill your favorite foods.

The vaulted, airy main room with its bamboo flooring has a rectangular dining table that seats up to six. There's also a pull-out sofabed that converts to an additional sleeping platform. Two comfy Fatboy beanbag chairs completely meld to your body after a full day of wine tasting. For entertainment, there's an AV receiver +iPod connection, and a flat screen TV with a DVD/VCR player and DirecTV satellite with 100's of channels including premium HBO/Showtime/ESPN for your viewing enjoyment. Board games, puzzles and reading materials round out the relaxation options. If business calls, there is a built-in desk for use with your laptop to connect to the available Wi-Fi broadband connection throughout the villa. Locals calls can also be made from the in-house phone.

After a long day's adventures, soak yourself in the secluded, six-person hot tub while viewing the the deep starry sky and then rinse off under the private outdoor hot-water shower. By prior arrangements made during your stay, you may also take a dip in the 48 ft. solar-heated lap swimming pool at the owner's house nearby (from approximately May thru September). Guest passes to the full-featured Parkpoint Health Club in Healdsburg are also available for $20/person/visit.

For special insider tips and advice, take advantage of the owner's local knowledge to introduce you to winemakers, shop-owners and restaurants and other off-the-path info. We can even arrange to pre-stock the villa with items from your shopping list to make your arrival care-free and ready to relax. Wine country living doesn't get better than this!

The pictures shown are how you will find the Villa for your visit. Please email with any questions, or if you are in the area, call us to stop by for a look. We have taken great care to think of everything you'll need to make your wine country visit truly exceptional. Thanks for checking us out. We respond to all inquiries promptly.

Dry Creek Villa is operated in conformance with Sonoma County Zoning Code section 26-88-120 and required TOT license (#609N). Quiet hours are from 10p-7a. Maximum of three vehicles overnight. Please note that the city of Healdsburg prohibits all vacation rentals. If you are considering a property advertised for rent within the city limits of Healdsburg, it is not legal to do so, and there have been cases of some renters being evicted by local authorities without recourse! Be diligent in your research of all Healdsburg rentals!

By contacting us through this website, you give us express permission to contact you regarding this or future rental offers. All bookings require a signed rental agreement by the renting party where the terms contained therein supersede and replace any and all conditions stipulated by this website and your use thereof to contact or book with us. Any "Service Fee" shown in a quote provided by this site is automatically added and collected by Homeaway/VRBO and is not paid to owners. Such fee is also non-refundable according to the terms of using their site.

Keywords: Luxurious, contemporary, private, wine country, retreat, Healdsburg, hottub, private, quiet, modern.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 840 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    While the house has been designed primarily as an adult destination, children (up to 2 total) are welcome....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    For comfort of all guests, smoking is not permitted indoors. Smoking outdoors is allowed while being respectful of the wildland environment....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs may be considered with additional cleaning fee of $75- Max 2. House rules: Dogs not allowed on/in beds or furniture and not to be left alone for extended periods. Please inquire. No cats. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Queen size Beds (2) Premium mattresses. Sleep Sofa (1) Pull-out QN sofabed. Queen blow-up mattress also available....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Various board games and puzzles are available....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV including local channels and premium/HBO, etc......moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Panoramic views over vineyards on property and out into Dry Creek Valley....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    over/under combo unit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Local Healdsburg area calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    over/under combo unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wi-Fi access throughout villa....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything needed....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Electric conduction cooktop....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Seating and umbrellas for shade. Outdoor hot water shower....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoors, completely private location, for up to six people, outdoor hot water shower adjacent to tub....moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Seasonal use of the private 48ft lap pool at main house may be available by prior arrangement made during your stay....moreless



Write a review 5
from 108 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 6 - Jan 1, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning/Turn $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


1. Standard rates are $329/night, $2,100/week for 4 adults (two nights minimum).

2. $50 per person/per night for each adult guest over 4, up to 6 total.

3. $300.00 Security deposit refunded within 10 days of departure in the form of a check or refund to credit card.

4. Cleaning fee = $100.00 per stay. Dog cleaning supplement = $75.00.

5. Sonoma County occupancy tax is 12% and applies to both rental and cleaning fees.

6. Half of total is required to confirm reservation. Balance due 30 days prior to arrival date

7. If paying by credit card, a 3% convenience fee applies.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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13 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa (STS)
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are incredibly fortunate to live where we do in the glorious Dry Creek Valley and want all of our guests to experience the authentic wine country lifestyle, no matter how short or long the visit. Ask us for tips and advice for the true locals/insider perspective. We are happy to lend our knowledge to make your stay at Dry Creek Villa truly memorable.

Why the Owner Chose Healdsburg, CA, USA:
Imagine a secluded sanctuary where you can escape the rat race, and thoroughly enjoy the simple pleasures of wine country in a private, modern, elegant setting. We take pride in introducing you to all that our area offers.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Amazing views, complete privacy and so quiet at night you will never sleep better. Plus, it's only minutes to some of the best wineries in the world and only 7 miles to town.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • French doors open on to terrace with panoramic views from

    French doors open on to terrace with panoramic views from

  • Main living and dining area.

    Main living and dining area.

  • Main living and dining area.

    Main living and dining area.

  • Terrace.


  • Views over vineyards.

    Views over vineyards.

  • Bedroom 2.

    Bedroom 2.

  • Work area.

    Work area.

  • Seating area in the shade and outdoor shower.

    Seating area in the shade and outdoor shower.

  • Private hot tub in the vineyard.

    Private hot tub in the vineyard.

  • Main living and dining area.

    Main living and dining area.

  • Main living and dining area.

    Main living and dining area.

  • Terrace.


  • Dry Creek Villa sits on the top of a hill.

    Dry Creek Villa sits on the top of a hill.

  • Bedroom 1.

    Bedroom 1.

  • Bath.


  • BBQ.


  • Seating area in the shade.

    Seating area in the shade.

  • Aerial view.  Dry Creek Villa is on the left.

    Aerial view. Dry Creek Villa is on the left.

VRBO #157406

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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