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Exceptional Home - Hot Tub - Privacy - $1,000,000 Views!!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
chateau / country house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to the Incomparable Lakeview Retreat!

NOTE THAT HOUSE HAS BEEN OFF THE RENTAL MARKET FOR 18 MONTHS AND IS NOW AVAILABLE AGAIN!

BE SURE TO CLICK ON THE VIDEO LINK ABOVE!

Come soak in the hot-tub while taking in the MILLION DOLLAR views! You WILL NOT believe the 180 degree UNOBSTRUCTED EXPANSIVE LAKE panoramas from inside and outside this home. (no power lines, no neighbors - just you, the lake and mother nature). You feel like you are floating above the lake!

The ever-changing lake views are simply breathtaking and at night you will see millions of stars dancing above as you soak in the hot tub.This is also one VERY private house and deck with no adjacent neighbors. Sitting between two walnut orchards and a land reserve below, this property offers a unique combination of natural beauty and seclusion, yet it's only a minute from Soda Bay and 10 minutes to Lakeport. From your private deck you can watch the boaters, sailors, jet-skiers, drifting clouds, wildlife and deer, soaring hawks and spectacular sunsets.

Ideal for romantic get-aways, weekends at the lake and small family retreats. You are close to everything, yet worlds away!

This cozy, architecturally designed home is decorated with fine furnishings and art and antiques from around the world.

The house is stocked with great books, CDs, videos and DVDs, games....and, of course, we've got Satellite TV and WiFi Internet, 2 large flat screen LCD TVs, DVD players and VCR. Plug your ipod into the stereo system with surround sound (CDs and videos included).

Be comfortable year-round with air conditioning, central heat, a wood fireplace/stove, a washer and dryer, microwave, and filtered drinking water. There's even a screened-in family room to enjoy sunrises, sunsets and outdoor life without bugs!

Furnished with 2 Queen Beds and Double Futon. Ideal for up to 4 adults and 2 kids. There is a full kitchen, dining area, BBQ and a landscaped garden. A swimming pool is just a couple of blocks away. Golf course and marina with a boat launch and beach, are also within immediate reach.

Did you know Lake County is home to uncrowded and intimate wineries, great dining, golfing, world-class fishing and watersports....you may just prefer the local 'undiscovered' award winning wineries (such as Laujor Estates, Gregory Graham, Langtry Estates-Guenoc, Steele, Vigilance, Wildhurst, Rosa d'Oro, Abbott, Brassfield Estates, Ployez and Monte Lago).

FREE BOTTLE OF LAKE COUNTY WINE AND COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS INCLUDED WITH YOUR STAY!

Make Lake View Retreat your special vacation place! You will agree with all our renters, 'There is no finer view in all of Lake County!'

ABOUT LAKE COUNTY AND CLEARLAKE

Clearlake is the largest natural freshwater lake in the State of California and second oldest lake in the world! Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming, sailing, wind surfing, parasailing, water-skiing, boating, and riding jet skis. There is a free boat launch right below our house and individuals can rent boats and personal watercraft from many local businesses. Clearlake is approximately 90 minutes northeast of San Francisco. For 15 consecutive years Lake County has had the cleanest air in all of California. Winters are mild here, generally 40s and 50s and Summer temperatures are usually in the 80s and 90s.

The lake itself is truly magnificent. It stretches nearly twenty miles in length and includes over 100 miles of shoreline. Considered a “warm water” lake, the bass fishing is unrivaled as witnessed by the 40+ fishing tournaments held here annually out of Thompson Harbor. The record large mouth bass caught out of this lake weighed a whopping 17.52 pounds!

PLEASE READ COMMENTS FROM OUR PREVIOUS GUESTS BELOW!

Keywords: Lakeview House

More Details

Property Manager
Bill
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Bill

We live in beautiful Lake County most of the time. I sold my Internet marketing company a few years ago and my wife wound down her successful art business. We have two daughters both married with children and delight in our 3 granddaughters. We are semi retired now but still keep very busy with our other vacation rental properties, family and service to our spiritual fellowship.

Bill purchased this chateau / country house in 1996

Why Bill chose Clear Lake

This was our primary residence in Lake County 20 years ago. We looked consistently for the perfect property in Lake County for over a year before buying. When this property came up for sale, we bought it immediately. We felt this was the most amazing property on the entire lake - and I can tell you we looked at 100s of properties. We love the privacy and immensity of the unobstructed water view.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Because the house is booked so heavily, we rarely spend time here. But we always come in the 1st week of May and prepare the house for the summer season. And we absolutely love our time here every year. The beauty and tranquility of this unique location floods your senses. Every hour of every day and evening the play of light on the water and sky effects you. Viewing the boats and watching the swooping birds above and the deer in our adjoining walnut orchard contribute to our enjoyment and appreciation of this unique setting.

Guestbook comments from the manager

What a rare find! This lovely, simple, attractive place, elevated by the majesty of the awesome views - and the few jewels - the objects of art - that are placed here and there. We also noted elements of elevation at spiritual level - so, we give thanks to being here. We had come "this close" to staying at a roadside motel, enduring family wrangling and rap music. Instead, we stayed in this micro-world of nirvana. What a relief and joy! Thanks so much.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Exceptional Home - Hot Tub - Privacy - $1,000,000 Views!!!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 19 reviews
Boulder, Colorado
5

A Special Gem

  • 5 of 5

We were visiting from Colorado and although we love it this really gem of a property is truly special. The minute we arrived a peace and relaxation came over us. Everything was so clean and set up perfectly. The chilled bottle of local wine was a lovely touch. The house is situated so that we were easily able to tour the wine country, do a hot air balloon ride and go to the coast and visit a light house. What we thoroughly enjoyed was the sublime view of Clear Lake all day, every day. We really felt refreshed and want to come back. It just feels like home!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Amazing House!

  • 5 of 5

We came on Friday and “WOW“! We totally love the expansive views and your home is “style” - we just loved it! It is very comfortable. We went boating - we loved the spa and the incredible views from it. I was able to cook my favorite foods and we had a nice fire at night. We had such a great time. Loved the privacy! We will definitely being doing this again. Also we took some great pictures. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marin County, California
5

Wonderful Romantic Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our weekend here. You basically spend your time entranced with the ever-changing view of the lake and the sky. It's truly magical to watch the sunset from the hot tub on your first night and then wake up the the view from your bed the next day. The hot tub was our favorite part of staying here - we've never had one with a view as amazing as this When we could finally pull ourselves out of there, we loved curling up on the comfy couch in front of the fire to read or watch TV. And it is a very private house and super quiet so you really feel you have escaped from everything.

Also, we'd like to say a huge thank you to the property manager. When we had an issue, he was fantastic at sorting it out. He truly cares about ensuring all of his guests have a wonderful stay here.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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7 0
United States
5

A Surprising Discovery

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely respite from the fog and winds of SF Bay. While we love our boat home in Sausalito, this has been a trip of discovery for us. This beautiful home overlooking a beautiful lake – how nice!

We met in Japan and have spent months in Hawaii, Bali, Thailand, and Asia. We absolutely love the Asian / Polynesian artifacts and art in the house. And, of course, the glorious hot tub with wonderful lake and sunset views.

We hope to return soon to this lovely hillside home.

Thank you,

Susan and Kevin, Sausalito, CA

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States
5

Clear lake Never Looked Better

  • 5 of 5

What a view!

And what a house. The house has furnishings plus. We loved the care taken to make everything comfortable. And enjoyable. Entertainment and Art. With the view this can't be beat.

The temp ranged from 104 to 65 so we spent a lot of time inside staying cool and then staying warm. And had a great time doing so.

The neighborhood is quiet and the "main" drag is very country. The nearby towns are quaint and relaxed.

And, did I say (?) WHAT A VIEW!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA
5

Simply Amazing Place!

  • 5 of 5

WOW! Talk about breathtaking views. This super clean home was perfect for our family. It is so beautiful and peaceful here. We were really comfortable, the house has everything you want and the setting is incredible and very private. As good as the photos were on the website, they don't prepare you for the actual experience. We loved just hanging out on the deck, the screened porch and of course, the amazing hot tub. We watched the sunset at night frm the hot tub and gazed at the bright stars at night. We felt totally rejuvenated from our stay. This has to be the very best place on the lake. We want to return every year and are telling all our friends too. Thank you very much.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Close to Lake County's Awesome Wineries and Tasting Rooms. 5 miles to Konocti harbor resort. Not far from Harbin Hot Springs (clothing optional resort) and several Casinos. About an hour to Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino Counties.

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Rates & Availability

Soda Bay Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 9.0%

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Amenities

Soda Bay Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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