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Private 60 Acre Wine Country Estate with a Pool and Vineyards

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Escape for the weekend or plan a family vacation at our private vineyard located in Knights Valley between Napa and Sonoma, world-class wine regions with hundreds of wineries, outstanding restaurants, and farmer's markets. Amidst it's mountain surroundings, our vineyard is only 4-miles from Calistoga at the north end of the Napa Valley.

Our 60 acre property is a working vineyard with 20-acres of vines lined by our own olive grove and apple tree orchard. We harvest the grapes each fall to make our own gold medal Lawer Estates wines. Wake up to the sun sweeping over the vines and go to sleep under the stars. Enjoy the pool with its sweeping view of the vineyards. Though it's private, you can easily grab local roasted coffee and breakfast just minutes away in Calistoga.

The original 1940s two story farmhouse on the property is custom decorated and has 2 bedrooms each with a queen size bed and 2 bathrooms. The fully stocked kitchen is replete with everything you need to make a gourmet dinner with local ingredients picked up during the day. The living and dining rooms (seats 6) are perfect to accommodate you during your stay. The adjacent cottage, which is always rented with the main house, and not separately, has 1 bedroom with a queen size bed, 1 bathroom, a kitchen, wood stove, and outdoor patio seating among the vines and olive trees.

Come celebrate holidays or special occasions with your family and friends. Start with appetizers outside overlooking the vines at one of the outdoor dining tables, play a game of bocce ball at sunset and toast the day with a great feast around the dinner table. In the fall, we encourage our guests to pick apples from the apple trees throughout the property.

Fly direct to the Charles Schultz Sonoma/Santa Rosa airport from Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, or Las Vegas on Horizon Air. Walk off the plane, drive 25 minutes to our private vineyard property, and you'll be ready to start your vacation - unless you decide to go wine tasting along the way. Alternatively, you may opt to fly into San Francisco, Oakland or Sacramento Airport and drive approximately 2 hours to the property. A welcome gift of our gold medal winning wine awaits you upon arrival.

View more albums full of amazing vineyard photos at the Lawer Estates wines Facebook Fan Page.

Also, visit the Apple iTunes gift store for a free download of 'iVisit Sonoma County' released by the Sonoma County Tourism Bureau.

Note: Unfortunately, we cannot host weddings, parties, events, or other large gatherings at the property. The property is solely for use by up to 6 guests.

Rent by the night (two night minimum) or by the month. Feel free to e-mail with questions.

Keywords: Gated, private, 60 acre vineyard estate with original, custom decorated farm house and guest cottage, pool and bocce court, 2 kitchens, 2 washer dryers. Shaled vineyard roads for biking jogging or walking. Vineyards plus olive and apple orchards. WiFi.


Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

Property Type

  • Estate

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Pool, Bocce Ball Court, lots of vineyard roads to run or bike....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only. No cats or other pets. Additional cleaning deposit required....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Bocce Ball Court, walking on the vineyard roads, opportunity to purchase a barrel of award winning wine from the property owners and bottle it with your own private label....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Look out over the acres of vineyard in the 102 acre estate to the mountains which surround the private valley....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The bedrooms in the main house is air conditioned. The guest cottage is air conditioned with a portable unit....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    USA only....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    There is satellite internet service only....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    (2) 1 wood stove in main house and one in the guest cottage....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:


  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Both the Farmhouse and the Guest Cottage have their own patio, with vineyard views and seating....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    (2) There are two resting places at the vineyard. The first is in the shade, slightly elevated, from the pool, with a great view, the second is in the midst of the vineyard. A perfect resting place during your walk through the vineyard....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The private pool, conveniently located between the Farmhouse and Guest Cottage. The pool has a automated cover and is unheated, however, for an extra charge it can be heated. ...moreless



from 11 traveler reviews
Enjoying a dip in the pool. 06/10/2013

VRBO Bear stayed here:

Wow! We wanted to experience the wine country and this was the place! The owner was extremely responsive and very nice.

Less than 10 minutes from Calistoga we passed the gates to the property and knew this was going to be special. After driving a few acres past rolling hills into the live vineyard, we saw the adorable farmhouse and cottage with the pool between them. The day was rather warm and the first thing we did was to jump in the pool. From the pool, we could admire the views of the hills and felt lucky to have such a large area to ourselves. The pool was enjoyable, very clean and clear. Once we finally got out, we found nice plush beach towels. After moving inside we enjoyed the gift of wine which was actually from the owner’s own label. Each room in the house has plenty of windows to continue enjoying the views. Downstairs there was a cozy living room with nice rocking chairs. If we had stayed longer, we probably would have cooked more since the kitchen is fully stocked with everything. The bedrooms were upstairs with comfy beds and soft linens.

In the mornings, all the healthy bears would run on the trails that weave thru the vineyard. The trails go up hills with views of apple trees that are spread throughout the property. A favorite spot was the relaxing porch where we found nice big chairs and could gaze out to the hillside.

We had a special evening the night we used the grill and the outdoor dining area. There was accent lighting on the house that made it feel like a special holiday as we dined outdoors. One benefit of being out alone on 60 quiet acres is that you can hear crickets in the evening and birds in the morning.

The VRBO Bear
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$5,370 $16,500
Summer + Holidays Year Round
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$5,970 $18,000
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2018
2 night min stay
$4,770 $15,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Housekeeping $220 + tax
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 12%


HOLIDAY RATES ARE THE SAME AS HIGH SEASON RATES. There is a 3 night minimum for holidays. Holiday rates apply to: New Year's, President's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Optional Pool heating is available for a fee. Fee begins one day prior to arrival and is $125/day beginning day prior to arrival.


We accept Visa, MasterCard and checks.

50% due at booking. Remainder and security deposit due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/24/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/24/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Farmhouse Porch and Vineyard

    Farmhouse Porch and Vineyard

  • Farmhouse Dining & Living Room

    Farmhouse Dining & Living Room

  • Farmhouse Kitchen

    Farmhouse Kitchen

  • Farmhouse Bedroom overlooking the Vineyard.

    Farmhouse Bedroom overlooking the Vineyard.

  • View of cottage with lawn and pool in foreground.

    View of cottage with lawn and pool in foreground.

  • Cottage Kitchen

    Cottage Kitchen

  • Bocce Ball Court & Olive Trees

    Bocce Ball Court & Olive Trees

  • Fall colors illuminating the vineyard.

    Fall colors illuminating the vineyard.

  • View from cottage toward the pool

    View from cottage toward the pool

  • View of house from vineyard.

    View of house from vineyard.

  • Farmhouse Living Room

    Farmhouse Living Room

  • Farmhouse Bedroom

    Farmhouse Bedroom

  • The farmhouse & pool over look the bocce ball court and vineyard.

    The farmhouse & pool over look the bocce ball court and vineyard.

  • Cottage Living Room

    Cottage Living Room

  • Cottage Bedroom

    Cottage Bedroom

  • Vineyard Farmhouse

    Vineyard Farmhouse

  • Enjoy a walk in our 60 acre vineyard surrounded by the dramatic hillside views!

    Enjoy a walk in our 60 acre vineyard surrounded by the dramatic hillside views!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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