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Convenient Downtown Napa Location: Walk to Oxbow, Restaurants, & Shops

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 1-3)

You can walk to everything for your daily errands; a car is not necessary. This is truly a Walker's Paradise 90 score out of 100 and Bicyles too at a score of 88 out of 100. Plenty of dog walking areas nearby.

Nicely decorated, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and spacious interior. Excellent condition and well maintained. This 1905 home has a view of the New Napa Riverfront Project. The house was designed in a vernacular style with Greek Revival influences. Walk to the following nearby locations: Oxbow, Opera House, Cafes & Restaurants, Wine tasting, & the Bicycle Store.

Newly remodeled kitchen with high end stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, Becker counters/island in the kitchen. Large one bedroom with huge closet. 1.5 bathroom includes double sink counter.

This place is fully furnished and the size is 1,200 sq*ft making it very spacious. The living room has an antique Persian rug, Chinese day bed, leather sofa, surround sound home theatre/stereo. The dining room is warm and cheerful.

The outdoor area is totally enclosed for your dog(s) or children making it a safe place. The yard is large, has a stainless steel propane BBQ, high end patio furniture, a 100 year old ivy plant and 30 foot tall cactus. You can entertain guests inside or outside with plenty of space. The backyard has a magical & enchanting quality to it.

All windows are double~paned and a new energy efficient stained glass entry door has been installed. The home has a keyless entry system making it nice and easy to enter the home.

Keywords: Duplex

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Barbara Walker
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2017

About Barbara Walker

I am a certified practioner in feng shui (Golden Gate School of Feng Shui) and found this house to be perfect for me (pictured on the left with my sister). The house sits in the northeast and faces southwest towards the river. Water is very auspcious and it contains the chi that allows health and wealth to be prosperous. This house has beneficial energy which is good for everyone. I have put in beautiful antiques as well as modern appliances. Walking to the restaurants for fine dining and drinking excellent wine are only blocks away. When I stay in Napa I can drive to ride my horse who is boarded in Petaluma. Napa has nice trails for riding bicycles too. I hope that you will grow to love Napa as I have.

Barbara Walker purchased this house in 2008

Why Barbara Walker chose Napa

Napa is an hour away from San Francisco and I wanted to find a place with warm weather, ambiance, good food, and outdoor activities. The town of Napa is growing and the parks are so clean. I enjoy all the fruit trees, paths, beautiful Victorian homes, and simply walking in the neighborhoods. All the amenities are so close. If you want a massage, a glass of wine, shop at a great jewelery store: Iris (one block away), walk @ Alston Park with the dogs surrounded by vineyards. Everything is so close. Oxbow has the best organic ice cream: chocolate lavendar.

What makes this house unique

I am revitalized after I stay in Napa, especially after I sleep on the 150 year old Chinese Day bed which has a memory foam mattress and excellent energy. I love the kitchen, because it is big and spacious for me with a view of the garden where I can see my dogs playing. Looking across the street excites me, because the New Napa Riverfront Project is five minutes away by foot. It is a mixed use property with condos, offices, retail shops and restaurants. New Restaurant in Town 2012: The Thomas, which has a third floor or patio dining and is epic with views of the river and the full moon when it is out makes the place divine. Best Location here.


Napa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Main Bedroom has a super comfortable foam mattress., Double Beds (1) Black sofa converts into a nice double bed. Turn the bottom of sofa over and it converts into a bed/mattress., Twin or Single Beds (1) Chinese Day Bed is so comfortable either at night or during the day: a favorite! The other bed is a new roll out bed with an optional foam mattress that can be added for comfort.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting


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Convenient Downtown Napa Location: Walk to Oxbow, Restaurants, & Shops
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews

Very comfortable for my 5 week work-relocation

  • 5 of 5

My two dogs and I were very comfortable at the property, mostly loving the fenced in and sunny yard. The property was well furnished and had ample linens and kitchen supplies. The location is very close to the Transit Center which made traveling throughout the County very easy and accessible. Being so close to downtown Napa and Oxbow was a great advantage to when dining or taking an easy walk to grab a drink or eat.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the best review ever!
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Outstanding Napa Location!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this charming home! It is adorable, comfortable, and has a great back yard with grill. The location can't be beat - it is walking distance to downtown Napa with all its restaurants and shops. It is convenient to the wine train (what a fun thing to do!) and the Oxbow Market.

The owner and caretaker are warm, wonderful people. They made us feel welcome, and we even enjoyed a fabulous barbeque with them and their friends, along with great wine!

It is also under a mile to Exertec gym.

We would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow what an awe inspiring review! I feel so blessed to have had you as my guests in this wonderful house. Inviting the two of you for the outdoor evening bbq in October and everybody enjoying the good food & wine is the "Highlight of having this gorgeous house in Napa". You are correct in saying that the shops and restaurants are so accessible by foot. I walked around downtown Napa over Thanksgiving and there are so many new restaurants popping up. I do not think that I would have enough days to try them all out. I am glad that you rode the Napa Wine Train. For me the four hour ride felt like forty minutes. The food and the views of the vineyards reminds me of being in Europe. Thank you and until we meet again in the Napa Valley. It will be fun!
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Grutti, Italy

A wonderful place in downtown Napa

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with our 6 month old Golden Retriever puppy stayed for 3 months in this centrally located home in Napa. The listing and photos were accurate and we found it to be very clean, comfortable, and a perfect base to explore Napa and the surrounding areas. The house is unique with much charm. The kitchen is well appointed with many windows which make it light and airy. The window air conditioning units worked well during hot summer days and were surprisingly quiet when used at night. The backyard is perfect for a pet and to enjoy outdoor cooking and dining. The neighborhood at first sight may seem somewhat old with some commercial enterprises but we found it very safe and with many friendly neighbors. The county fair grounds are within a block or two and there are often weekend events which are interesting and enjoyable. The Napa Valley Wine Train does come by twice a day but we looked forward to each passing. Oxbow Market is one of the best places to find a wide variety of places to each and it is just a few blocks away from this house. You can walk from this home across the Napa river bridge and be in a waterfront development as well as downtown Napa where you will find excellent restaurants and shops. The owner of this property was very friendly and helpful and made sure that our stay was pleasureable. If we ever return to Napa for an extended stay, we hope that Barbara will allow us to stay at her home again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: July 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Sweet house with cozy garden in Napa

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, private with great yard for the puppies or kids. Wonderful modern kitchen, great for entertaining guests and having dinner parties. A stroll across the street gets you to Downtown Napa for shopping and wine tasting with the wine train just steps from your door.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Rafael, CA

Great neighborhood for strolling and shopping.

  • 5 of 5

Location location location . . . I enjoyed this property because it's right by the river and behind it are nice neighborhoods, both nice for strolling and walking the dogs. Across the river are nice restaurants and stores for shopping. All in the heart of the wine country, what could be better?

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

So Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

I would like to share how clean and well-maintaned this property is. It's amazing that it's so close to everything in downtown Napa, including right by the wine train, but sitting out in the backyard is so quiet and peaceful. What a charming property with its vintage feel, but modernly upgraded. I would definitely stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Francisco and Oakland Not more than 60 miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
The Thomas
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Silverado Country Club
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Wine Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 29
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Too many to name
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Bodega Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
New Napa Riverfront Bldg
Nearest Point of Interest
Oxbow Market Place
Nearest Point of Interest
Zuzu Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Mahoney's Wine Tasting
Nearest Point of Interest
Wine Train Station
Nearest Point of Interest
Napa Roastery
Car: not necessary

Alston Park is a few minutes away by car and a great dog walking park with both off and on leash areas.

The County Fairground which is a a block away allows for on leash dog walking.

THE THOMAS restaurant which opened 8/08/12 is FABULOUS with river views and fine dining!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200
Refundable damage deposit $600
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59

Credit Card use add 3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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