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Secluded Luxury home with pool, large decks and stunning Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Estate, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Sitting atop a bluff, this 3 bedroom, 3 full bath home, divided into three separate pavilions affords everyone sleeping privacy, but brings everyone together in the gourmet kitchen and dining area adjacent to the Great Room, with grand fireplace, a Steinway baby grand, vaulted ceilings and loft. Surrounding the pool are terraced gardens, 21 rose bushes, four fruit trees and room for two vegetable gardens, above sits the hot tub. Magnificent views and complete privacy are found on the wrap-around decks from 8 sets of French doors. Radiant heating/cooling throughout the slate floors keeps temperatures perfect.

Secluded Luxury Custom Built 3,000 sq. ft. Paradise

Built in 1996-97, this custom built 3 bedroom/3 full bath home sits atop a bluff affording magnificent 360 views, from north to south Valley of the Moon, to the terraced landscaped gardens and eastern hills. No visible neighbors and lush gardens create true intimacy and privacy. Radiant heat/cooling lies below slate floors throughout, black Brazilian granite counters, extensive custom iron and wood work, ceiling fans. Each of three pavilions is separate and private. 8 sets of French doors open onto wrap-around decks. The architectural designs were specific to natural light and openness, based on Polynesian structures for outdoor living-big decks and generous overhangs. The Great Room-massive fireplace, loft and Steinway Baby Grand. Home is Wi-Fi, and wired for complete or room-specific stereo (inc. pool area), the Master Pavilion has a new 42' LCD TV with Direct TV. The gourmet state-of-the-art kitchen has two large double sinks, center butcher block. Guest Pav. has complete kitchen.

Just added! A new Viking Pro 6-burner stove top in the Main Kitchen! We hope you love to cook as much as we do!

Outside the home

One of the 2 owner-builders, a landscape contractor devoted a lot of energy and inspiration to the extensive gardens, the pool area and the entire property. On a hill in the middle of 3 acres, no visible neighbors and lush growth all around creates an extremely private paradise. The terraced gardens are on computer drip systems, including 21 rose bushes, 4 fruit trees (apple, pear, apricot and plum-all incredible for the picking) and two vegetable gardens (1, behind the hot tub). There is also an enclosed dog area. The lap pool (50' X 8' X 3'-4 1/2' in depth) has a unique feature-'the Wave'; a plastered series of three undulations designed for stretching the back, water covering the ears, but not the face-perfect for zoning out. Magical manzanita and madrone trees intermix with various oaks and wild plum. Each of the massive decks affords different views. The winter rains create a cascading waterfall and pond below the Master Pavilion terrace. Loose yourself in nature and luxury.

The Neighborhood

Glen Ellen is in the heart of the Valley of the Moon, called so for the magnificence of it's moon glow, the hills keeping out the surrounding communities' lights. There are 28 wineries in the near vicinity, some close and safe enough for bike trips. The Valley has numerous festivals devoted to wine, food and the good life. Glen Ellen is just off highway 12 connecting Sonoma with Santa Rosa, both great for shopping/dining/movies, etc. A rich history is provided by Jack London (author of 'Call of the Wild'), including museums, a state park and various saloons and eateries that bear his name. For the bike enthusiasts, there are numerous trails and roads. For the hard-core, a trip over Trinity Road into Napa! The Sonoma Coast is 45 mins. due west. The surrounding Glen Ellen area is a hiker's paradise (Sugarloaf Mtn. State Park, Jack London State Park, etc.) Napa, Healdsberg, the Anderson Valley, the S.F. Bay are close by. San Francisco is an easy hour's drive-combining the best of all!

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017


Glen Ellen Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • CA King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Secluded Luxury home with pool, large decks and stunning Views
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews

A hidden piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful find in the middle of wine country! The views were spectacular, beds were comfy and house was well stocked. You can tell that many good times have been had here.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house and property

  • 5 of 5

This property was as good as the online description made it out to be. Beautifully designed interior and exterior. Everywhere you turn, there's another gorgeous view of the hillsides of Glen Ellen. We had one adult couple, two adults and two kids, and there was plenty of living and sleeping space for everyone in our group. We could have easily accommodated a couple of more people.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eclectic and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay while doing a whirlwind girls wine tour trip...we didn't spend a lot of time at the house, but wish we had had more time to do so! We had amazing weather so were able to sleep with all the French doors open at night. Sat on the main patio at dusk and watched the sun set, the moon rise, and a bevy of bats chasing some of the nighttime bugs. It was a little too cool to get in the pool, but it was so calm and serene just to sit by it in the evening and sip a glass of wine. We used the well appointed kitchen for breakfast only, but could imagine cooking gourmet meals. The two sinks on either side of the kitchen is a great set up when there is more than one cook in the kitchen. The living and dining area were large with lots of overstuffed furniture; perfect for getting lost in a book or listening to someone play the Grand piano, if you were lucky enough to have someone with you who knew how to play. Each room had outside access and a private deck: the master bedroom shower even had a door in the shower that opened onto the deck. Kind of cool in itself. RoMeow, the resident cat was such a lovable fellow and very quickly made himself at home with one of us each night as we settled into bed. Oh, and the beds were extremely comfortable! Highly recommend the property, and the owner, who was a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Girl's Weekend Get-away with Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in Sonoma was made perfect with the amazing views that provided spectacular sunrises, sunsets, and star gazing. The surroundings were breathtaking and the location was secluded, but walkable to Glen Ellen providing the best of both worlds. Romeow was so sweet and greeted us upon arriving and continued to entertain us during our stay. We were able to catch a wine tour bus at the end of the road, spending the day tasting wine and then returning that evening to cook a fabulous meal in the fully equipped and well appointed kitchen. Many tasty bottles of wine were shared and lots of great memories were made. Thank you Larry for sharing your home with us! We would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful--a perfect spot.

  • 5 of 5

We spent nearly a week with some old high school friends. This awesome quiet hideaway could not have been more perfect. Views from everywhere. Some of our days biggest decisions involved picking the perfect deck for that evening's wine and goodies. The house itself was large, very comfortable and full of character and memorabilia from Larry's fascinating life, the kitchen well equipped and easy to use, Romeow was welcoming and always entertaining. We found ourselves eager to get back to "our" house half way through the day. Loved the pool after a hot day of wine tasting. The little town of Glen Ellen was a short walk away, down hill going, up coming back. Had two fabulous dinners there at the Glen Ellen Inn--went back a second time because the friends we were with wanted to have the same thing we had the first night.

We will happily return if we are lucky enough to score another visit to the neighborhood. Thank you, Larry, for sharing your perfect little piece of heaven.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home in a beautiful location close to the NAPA and Sonoma wineries

  • 5 of 5

This home is a beautiful get-away located in the foothills just outside of Glen Ellen. It has nearby restaurants, grocery store, and coffee shops and is close to the local wineries. The large outdoor deck has tremendous morning and evening views, the stars were gorgeous at night and the poolside/hot tub areas are great for relaxing. The house is well maintained and easily accommodated (3) couples and we will be glad to return. This home is located behind a coded gate and has a great sense of security and isolation while being minutes away from vacation needs.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Glen Ellen Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Off Season Rates
Nov 1 2017 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $75 per person per night
Pet Fee $100

Security/Damage Deposit will be accessed on the total of the rental agreement and will be 20% of that total. It is not shown in the HomeAway quote. Reservations are not considered finalized until this amount has been accessed by the owner and paid for by the traveler.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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