Private Country Home with Pool on 300+ Acre Ranch in Napa/San Francisco Bay Area
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
THIS beautiful 2 bedroom. 2.5 bath home* is located on a private California ranch near the Wine Country. The ranch is over 300 acres, so privacy in this wonderful country setting is a treat unto itself. BUT there is so much more. The property is located just off Interstate 80 and California Highway 12. Both are major connectors to all the fun, beauty & excitement California has to offer. Hwy 12 is the route to the Wine Country & 20 minutes of driving will find you in Napa. A few more miles up the road are Yountville, St. Helena & Calistoga & all the great wineries, restaurants & shopping this area offers. Or maybe you're interested in seeing the Sonoma Wine Country. It too is an easy drive. Maybe you are looking for some city life. Traveling from The Guest House, San Francisco is 33 miles on I-80 or a delightful one hour ferry ride and California's state capitol, Sacramento, is 50 miles.
The living area is a large open space with living room area, dining & kitchen. The furnishings in the home are high quality & were chosen for this home. The large screen HD television in the living room has surround sound, satellite receiver with HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz, DVD player, DVD library, iPod dock, iPod (5 & above iPhone adapter), stereo & AUX Plug setup for playing your own music, videos, pictures of the day, slide shows, etc through house system. There is a large gas jetted fireplace. A piano adds loads of fun if anyone plays. Full wet bar complete with glassware, wine openers, ice maker & wine frig.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the utensils for cooking & dining. Granite counter tops throughout the kitchen. Gas cook-top, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, full upright freezer, & in the laundry room full size washer and dryer.
Each bedroom has a King bed and its own flat-screen television with individual satellite receiver that have HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz.
The private bath connected to each bedroom has a tub and stall shower. All the showers are tile as are the counters. In the master bath there is a vanity & large walk-in closet.
But that's not all. Outside is the private pool, propane barbecue, extra tanks are provided, umbrella-ed dining table with 6 chairs, a double chaise lounge, 4 single chaise lounges, 4 club chairs with ottomans, conversation area with love seat, club chairs, ottomans, coffee table, ping pong, badminton, croquet, stereo speakers. PERFECT for enjoying a sunny hot day or an evening in the cooling evening air.
Greeting you upon your arrival is a delicious box of See's Assorted Chocolates a California favorite, and two bottles of Napa Valley wine, a Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon. All the treats are personal favorites of mine.
Property has security gate entrance.
*Reservations are not accepted for venue type events, i.e. birthday parties, reunions, bridal showers, weddings, etc. The home is reserved ONLY for overnight stays of occupants on contract.
Keywords: House, Country, Wine Country, Napa, Yountville, St. Helena, Calistoga, Sonoma, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Area, California, Private Pool, Private
Member since: 2008
- 2100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Children must be supervised at all times, especially while around the pool, and not allowed to wander into the pastures beyond the perimeter of the home. Pool does NOT have security fencing. Minimum age 5....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- The home is conveniently located near many popular activities & sites. It is secluded in the country on a 300+ acre private ranch with huge old growth trees, many deer, turkeys, squirrels. Also cattle and horses. So much to see and enjoy. But the spectacular view from the private back yard and pool patio is nature at it's best. Lush native trees envelope your surroundings and transport you to a place where relaxing is a way of life. Reservations are not accepted for venue type events, i.e. birthday parties, reunions, bridal showers, weddings, etc. The home is reserved ONLY for overnight stays of occupants on contract. Ice machine is a stand along ice maker, which is built into the bar. Picnic utensils with rolling cooler provided; plates, eating utensils, napkins, drinking cups, folding chairs (2) etc. ...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer:
A Dell laptop computer, with local attractions listed in favorites, and an HP color all-in-one printer are provided. Complete Microsoft Office is loaded on computer for any work details that may need attention while on holiday...moreless
- Covered Parking:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Open space w/large fireplace, wet bar w/wine frig & ice maker, large leather couch, coffee table, HD television, DVD player, Ipod, Direct TV satellite service with HBO, Showtime, Encore, Starz, etc...moreless
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
Dishes & Utensils:
Place setting for 6, minimum. Dishes, flatware, glasses, wine & beverage, Henckle knives, complete set of pots & pans, frying pans, cooking forks & spoons, kitchen towels, sponge, dish detergent, etc....moreless
- Ice Maker
Olive oil, Balsamic vinegar, cooking oil, salt, pepper, spices, flour, sugar, coffee, tea, bottled water, paper towels, toilet paper, tissue, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, ketchup, mayo, mustard, etc....moreless
Deck / Patio:
PRIVATE PATIO w/ outdoor furniture. Umbrella table w/ 6 chairs. 4 Club Chairs w/ ottomans & side tables. Dbl chaise lounge & 4 single chaise lounges. Stereo speakers. Ping Pong table. Propane BBQ ...moreless
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2016
1 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2016
1 night min stay
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
1 night min stay
EARLY SPRING 2017*
Mar 1 - May 1, 2017
1 night min stay
LATE SPRING/SUMMER 2015
May 2 - Jun 29, 2017
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- CLEANING FEE $250
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 13%
Travelers w/ extended stays contact owner directly by email/telephone. Holiday mini 2n. Addi guest $65.00 pp, per night for over 4 adults.
October thru April optional $65.00 per day pool heating charge, 3 day mini. Heating charges begin 2 days prior to scheduled arrival.
Bookings NOT using BOOK IT NOW, not charged Damage Protection fee or VRBO Service fee. A booking contract and credit card must be on file for any charges &/or damage. CANCELLATION POLICY: see PDF Guest House contract.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The Guest House is in an ideal location with easy access to all the great things Northern California and the Wine Country have to offer. A short drive will take you from the bucolic wine country to the California coast to the enchanting City by the Bay, San Francisco.
Year Purchased: 1960
About the owner: My sister and I own the ranch. We have had so many wonderful experiences over the years we thought others might enjoy this unusual but convenient destination. Numerous attractions and destinations are noted on the map.
Why the Owner Chose Fairfield, CA, USA:
This vacation rental was not purchased as a vacation rental, it's a ranch. My family bought the ranch in 1960. Cattle graze on the acres, horses are raised and a sophisticated country life is enjoyed. Our location is one of the best in our area. Twenty minutes to an hours drive to destinations travelers hope to see when visiting the Northern California Napa Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. My professional background is hotel management. So with my experience, knowledge and attention to detail every aspect of your stay is scrutinized, from the amenities throughout the house (cotton balls, Q-tips, bottled water, cooking spices, condiments) to the beautiful arrival gift made complete with a select bottle of Napa Valley Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, See's chocolates and other goodies.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
11 miles to Napa, 25 miles to St Helena, 33 miles to San Francisco, 50 miles to Pacific Ocean, 60 miles to Sacramento...easy connections to Highways 80, 680, 12. Lake Tahoe about a 2 hour drive.
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- Fax: +1 7078640724 ONLY for returning contracts, not inquiries.
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Peaceful country setting minutes from the Wine Country & San Francisco Bay Area
Entrance of the Guest House.
HD TV, DirectTV, DVD player, movie library, iPod w/ music, HDMI cable & hook-up.
Wet bar is complete with ice maker, wine frig, sink, glassware, wine opener
View into living room.
Master Bedroom with pool patio just outside sliding door.
Master bath sink and vanity.
Second bedroom. King bed, Direct TV, telephone, private bath.
Second bedroom's private bath.
Don't you deserve a little country break?
Club chairs with ottomans to enjoy your surroundings in comfort.
The Guest House as you arrive.
Living room with wood burning fireplace.
Living room with full wet bar complete with ice maker.
Bar stools at pass through into kitchen. Great for conversations with the cooks.
View from kitchen in to living room area.
Master bedroom king size bed, HD TV with Direct TV,
Master bath second sink.
Second bedroom suite.
Stall shower and tub in second bedroom's private bath.
Outdoor dining at table with 6 rocking armed chairs.
Not a neighbor in sight.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, October 28, 2016
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