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Secluded with Views: Wine Country Retreat...

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (ideal for 6 adults)

Hello, and welcome to Sonoma and the Sonoma Wine Valley…

For years we sought a place that would rejuvenate our souls by making us feel far away, while still being close to the activities that we enjoy: our love of wine, food and life in all its forms…

Today we are living that dream and we welcome you into our home: 'Vie du Reve' (living the dream).

Our 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms home is located in the secluded hills of Sonoma, but just 8 minutes from the historic Plaza. It's really ideally suited for 3 couples who enjoy vacationing together... From the minute you walk in the door, the view will draw your eyes to the nature that surrounds the property and the peace and quiet that engulfs you. You’ll immediately feel like you’re in your own private tree house and your workday woes will begin to fade away. You enter the house on the main floor that has the living room, kitchen, dining area, half-bath and “top deck,” which is ideal for morning coffee and evening appetizers. Walk down one floor to the middle level that has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Walk down another floor to the entertainment room on the lower level (great for extended visits when there is more time to enjoy a movie or watch a sporting event).

In addition to the “top deck,' there are decks off the master bedroom, the front and back of the house (four decks total). As the sun moves through the day, you can find sun or shade, whatever fits your wishes… In the summer of 2015 we replaced the lower deck, so please view pictures of the new addition. Remember that nights can get chilly when the sun goes down, so pack that favorite sweater.

While we are minutes from the historic Sonoma Plaza, you won’t feel it or hear it… YOU are now on vacation!!

In our view a good night’s rest is the centerpiece to a pleasurable vacation. Beds are all new and have premium linens. The bedrooms offer quiet sleeping environments…

Mornings are truly special at Vie du Reve. If you are the early bird of your group, start your day on the top deck, enjoying a favorite book or cup of coffee as you overlook the tranquil valley of trees that’s behind the house. Or take a walk in the neighborhood, past the local vineyard just up the hill. As your guests arise, they can join you as you plan the day’s events…

Once you decide to get going, you won’t have to travel far as wineries, restaurants, walking trails, golf courses and more are all close by. Remember that we are hear as your local resource, so please let us know if you'd like a recommendation. You could truly enjoy your entire stay without driving more than 10 minutes, but you’ll want to explore the world-class activities and surroundings that Sonoma has to offer.

The beauty of Vie du Reve is that you, and your guests, can plan the days to match your desires. Relax at home or be active, go out for lunch and dinners or cook at home, Vie du Reve has all the amenities you’ll need (see list of amenities below). If this is a return trip to Sonoma, you’ll probably already have your favorite places. However, if this is your first trip to Sonoma, our Guest book provides suggestions on places to go and where to shop. In advance of your visit, if you'd like a recommendation, just let us know...

Evenings provide a great opportunity to un-wind from the day’s events. Do some reading, take a nap or choose one of the decks and enjoy a glass of wine and some appetizers before dinner. The sun sets off the back decks and one of our favorite times of day is when the sun drops behind the hills across the valley. After the sun sets over the hillside, you’ll still have about 45 minutes of daylight before the sun truly sets. The air is pure; evening and nighttime skies are simply beautiful…

To help you make your decision, Vie du Reve is most ideally suited for 2 or 3 couples. We realize that one house cannot fit everyone’s needs; therefore, we are an adult-only, no pets and a non-smoking household. While we love children, our 3 levels (including a spiral staircase to the entertainment room) would mean constant supervision. Also (and unfortunately) if any of your guests use a wheelchair or have mobility limitations, we want to remind you that our home has 3 levels. Although you’ll have plenty of privacy, you’ll be in a neighborhood with full time residents (who are wonderful) and you are not in a typical tourist area. Please enjoy our home respectfully and responsibly…

We’re glad you are choosing Sonoma Valley and we hope you choose Vie du Reve.

We want your trip to be a great one, so please make sure we answer all of your questions.



- Keyless entry

- Off-street parking - 3 cars (sorry, no room for RV's)

Bedrooms and Beds:

- Master - King bed, w/private master bathroom

- Guest 1 - Queen Bed

- Guest 2 - Queen Bed

- Premium Linens

- Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living room


- Wireless Internet

- Cable TV/DirectTV

- DVD/Blueray

- Docking stations of iPod


- Gourmet kitchen, fully equipped

- Pots, pans, utensils & stemware

- Refrigerator w/ice maker & filtered water

- Dishwasher

- Microwave

- Coffee maker, toaster.

- TV in kitchen (can serve as monitor w/HDMI cable)

- Table fits 8 guests


- Gas BBQ grill

- 4 Decks

- Top Deck has seating for 6 (tables for appetizers)

- Bottom Deck has dining table and seating for 6 (check out pictures of our new lower deck added in the summer of 2015)


- No Children

- No Smoking

- No Pets

- Unfortunately our home is not handicap friendly

- A quiet neighborhood and good neighbor policy - Sonoma's ordinance for vacation rentals includes a noise curfew and does not permit large gatherings/parties. This is true for all vacation rentals in the county.


- Central Air Conditioning

- Washer & Dryer

- TVs on all 3 floors

- Hair dryers in each bathroom

- Body Wash, Shampoo & Conditioner provided

- Iron and ironing board

Nearby Activities

- Wine Tastings, Wine Events and Winery Tours

- Restaurants

- Massage and Spa treatments (Sonoma Mission Inn, Kenwood Spa)

- Weddings

- Golf

- Tennis

- Sonoma Raceway - NASCAR and more

- Shopping

- Sightseeing

- Hiking and Biking

- Fitness Center/Gym

- Health/Beauty Spa(s)

- Concerts and Live Theatre

- Museums, Galleries and Art Studios

- Horseback Riding

Keywords: Peaceful, secluded, private home

More Details

Jackie & Jeff
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Jackie & Jeff

We live in San Francisco, but love our escapes to the Wine Country. So, in 2009 we found the right place in Sonoma and bought. We love to share our home with friends and we hope you love it as we do...

Jackie & Jeff purchased this house in 2009

Why Jackie & Jeff chose Sonoma County

While we've been living in San Francisco for years, at heart we are wine lovers from small towns and Sonoma was the right town to build additional roots. We love this community and we hope you get to know it while you are visiting. We bought this home because of the secluded setting as it lets us get away from the busy city and still be close to all that we enjoy; world class wineries, great restaurants and plenty of activities to keep us in shape…

What makes this house unique

Our first love of this home is just to sit and relax and enjoy nature and the valley views. Our second love is entertaining friends for the weekend. It’s a great house to entertain. If we don’t choose to go to one of our favorite restaurants, we enjoy preparing dinners at home. We start with wine and appetizers on the deck and can seat up to 8 at the dinner table. In the morning, it’s a quick walk in the neighborhood or a bike ride to the plaza for coffee and pastries…


Sonoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom/private bathroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
  • King size bed in the Master (1), Queen size Beds in both Guest bedrooms (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Close to everything, great recommendations

  • 5 of 5

Jackie and Jeff's home in Sonoma was absolutely wonderful. Our group of 6 traveled from Kentucky and Florida to run the Napa to Sonoma half marathon. We found their home to be very well appointed, and even had a lovely welcome basket waiting for us when we arrived. Jeff was gracious to provide a great list of winery and restaurant recommendations for the area prior to our arrival. We definitley took advantage of the list when making some last minute plans. The beds were very comfortable, and the views on the decks were amazing. We really enjoyed our stay and would gladly return next time we visit Sonoma! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great accommodations/location

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect: so clean; organized; comfortable; spacious; great location; thanks for the yummy welcome treats; and the owners' advice about area restaurants, etc was SPOT ON. Wish we could've had more time to enjoy the many peaceful and scenic outdoor decks -- we spent most of our days in the area wineries.

I'm rather picky when it comes to cleanliness, and this house exceeded expectations. The photos online give an accurate view of the comfortable accommodations.

The owners were so responsive and helpful from the beginning of the booking to the end. They really care about ensuring a comfortable and good experience.

I was reluctant to book a private home vs booking hotel rooms for our family vacation, but I hit a home-run with this booking! This lovely home provided the needed space for each of us to have our own spot to rest and relax as well as great gathering spots.

I HIGHLY recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach, CA

It is very nicely done, the pictures don't do it justice. It's exactly as presented in the pictures.

  • 5 of 5

Our group loved the home and were extremely comfortable. It was a reunion of old friends so we enjoyed the intimacy and comfort of the home. After a long day of wine tasting, or in our case a music festival, if was nice to come back relax and barbecue a couple of nights. On the other nights the owners supplied a great list of things to do in the area, including great restaurants. Overall we couldn't be happier.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Homey with a view!

  • 4 of 5

6 of us spent a week at Jeff/Jackie's house in early October. Overall the home is inviting and the decks allow some awesome views. The beds, linens, towels, etc were all top notch and very comfy. They even had an extra toothbrush which was great because my husband forgot his. The hot water took a little to figure out, but Jeff was very responsive once we texted him. We cooked a big breakfast each day before wine tasting and found all the supplies that we needed available in the kitchen. My only suggestions to make it perfect would be to add some sort of fire pit / heater, so the patios can be used on cool evenings. Replace the spiral with a conventional stairs (after wine this became a little too treacherous) and add a few more kitchen towels. Overall it worked great for the 3 couples and I'd recommended this for your next trip! Norene G.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

Can't think of a better place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

As if vacationing in Sonoma isn't amazing enough, this property was the IDEAL place to wake up, unwind and relax in! There were six of us total (three couples), and we were greeted with a beautiful gift basket that we enjoyed throughout our 3-night stay. This was a continuation of the hospitality the owners had already shown us through our communication prior to arrival and all of the tips they offered us regarding the area. The owners have paid attention to every last detail in the house -- it felt like staying in a luxury hotel, but with the comforts of a home. The views and plentiful outdoor space made for relaxing mornings and evenings before and after dinner. There is plenty of space and we never felt like we were on top of each other in the house. The house is a quick drive (less than 10 minutes) to town. I would highly recommend this property for your stay in Sonoma! I just got back yesterday and want to return already!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a 3 bedroom place in the Sonoma area consider this place. Very well appointed and just like the pictures. Multiple decks with great views (there is a spiral staircase to get to the lowest deck level and family room). Comfortable living areas. All bedrooms very comfortable. Good beds, nice bedding and pretty. The owners were quick on the emails and very detailed and helpful with info on the house and the area. Very clean, smelled so good, nice fluffy towels. We loved the Harvest Moon for dinner on the Sonoma Plaza. I would highly recommend this home in Sonoma and hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sonoma House Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $195 + Tax
cc fee for Deposits $24
Tax Rate 16.0%

- Please contact us as monthly and longer stays are negotiated..
- The Rental Agreement and Payment Policies are drafted from standard VRBO/Homeaway documents.
- We prefer checks and accept credit cards (with slight service fee)
- We (the owners) are here as your local resource to help your stay in Sonoma be more enjoyable...
- So make sure to contact us with any questions...

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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