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Eco Luxury in Wine Country at Santa Rosa Plateau, Plateau Edge

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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chateau / country house
Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Country Retreat Estate with amazing views; 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, Barn Pavilion

The 6,000 sq. ft. Plateau House, a Cedar Lindal Design, and the 'Barn Pavilion', with it's 2,000 sq ft of decks and 2,500 sq ft of patios is BEAUTIFULLY situated on 5 wooded acres and the adjacent 5 acres on farm and pool area, located on the edge of the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve (8300 acres) where nature and eco-architecture harmonize to provide serenity, natural beauty, luxury and outdoor activities in a unique ecological environment. Conveniently located between LA and San Diego in Southern California's Wine Country (60 wineries and counting).

Plateau Edge Property sits 50 ft from the trailhead (horses and mountain bikes) to the Sylvan Meadows-- leading to wooded areas with streams, vernal pools, Manzanita, and grasslands dotted with rare and ancient Engleman Oaks. When at the house you can relax on one of the many decks ,balconies, or patios, share a meal, enjoy the sunrise, the view of the mountains, plateau, and the valley, or a night of the stars! Every deck, balcony, and patio has great views! The architecture has a lot of glass, so even from the inside you are always surrounded by the views and the beautiful nature of the area.

There are 6 bedrooms, 3 are master suites, 2 masters with 600 sq. ft each; a family room, and "The barn Pavilion". There are 19 beds throughout ( 2 cal kings, 7 queens (4 are sleeper sofas), 5 fulls , 3 twins, and 2 fulls on outdoor/open air balconies-- all designed for maximum comfort and privacy. The downstairs area, great room, family room, kitchen, and dining room all open up to each other and onto a 1,600 sq. ft deck and a 600 sq. ft patio which connects to to other decks and patios; and the Barn Pavilion that has the ability to be a game room or large dining room, TV /seating area for group movies, making this the greatest place for gatherings!

Located just outside the La Cresta enclave, the property has 5 acres and is surrounded by local vineyards, organic farms and horse ranches. The property is 3 miles from downtown Murrieta, 15 miles from Temecula Old Town and Wine Country, 12 miles from Pechanga Casino, and 60 miles from LA and San Diego.

Keywords: Eco Retreat, Santa Rosa Plateau, Wine Country, Estate, views, lavender, Barn, organic farm

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About The Owner

"Plateau Edge" was inspired by our son, Alexander. He has cerebral pralsy, is quadriplegic, and has intractable seizures. We needed a way to pay for his 24/7 nursing to sustain him in our retirement and after we are gone. Having Plateau Edge with our organic farm and being chefs, gives Alex a future and provides a beautiful place for our guests. We have had wonderful guests which has given our family such joy!

My husband,Ron Komers retired from Riverside County as Assistant Ceo, HR Director. I am Laura Loring Komers, a green architectural designer. We have combined our knowledge of people, eco-life, farm to table foods, design and architecture to create 'Plateau Edge'.

The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve creates such an amazing natural environment; Plateau Edge is on the Edge of the SRPER. We invite you to come to Plateau Edge, watch Hawks fly, stars shine, and get the fun, rest, friendship, and family time that you are seeking!

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 2008

Why The Owner chose Inland Empire

This area is beautiful; the beach weather comes over the mountains, only 14 miles away as the crow flys; the weather provides seasons but is perfect for sports and recreation year round; and this area has the only natural plateau in Southern California (8300 acres) that is literally on the property's doorstep. This area is one of only 7 Areas in the world to have a Mediterean Climate. This climate can grow almost everything, avocados, wine grapes, vegetables,fruits, flowers. Our organic farm is on an adjacent acreage and we do grow everything!! This area is the best kept secret in California!!!!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The property's architecture has a lot of connectivity to the outdoors with over 2,000 square feet of decks and 2,500 square feet of patios with glass doors that open up to those areas. There is the "Barn pavilion" which is 32'x 52' and features dining for up to 50 with Barn wood tables and wicker chairs, a seating area with sleeper sofas and a sofa for movies, a partial kitchen, a sound and communications system, and a gigantic smoker right outside the door. Plateau Edge also has a playground with volleyball, badminton, and horseshoes, and a pergola with a view. On the adjacent 5 acres, plateau edge has a farm with trails for guests to walk and pick seasonal produce and a pool and Jacuzzi, a bathroom with towels and sunscreen, and drinks in a cooler just waiting for you !There is also an outdoor kitchen, and a fire pit. Plateau edge is Placed on 10 acres of a tree-filled property (manzanita, oak, and pine)with amazing views in a rural setting for gatherings, hiking, biking and the Plateau--and wine country. Waking up to the magnificent sunrises and taking walks is everyone's favorite but evening stars out on a deck is fabulous too! This property truly combines the convining with nature of camping and the luxury of a beautiful home. There are hawks, barn owls, and many birds unique to the plateau that you will hear and see during your stay. And with our organic farm on an adjacent acreage, there is every seasonal fruit and vegetable available for our guests use. There is also an abundant amount of english lavender and english roses at the farm. there is something for everyone whether you are seeking peace and quiet or a fun time with friends and family, this property has it all!

Guestbook comments from the owner

From our Guest Book- "Thank you for opening your home to your family!Having everyone so close during our wedding weekend was such a blessing. All our family could do was marvel at this beautiful place! Thank you ! Thank you! Thank You! We will definitely be back! XOXO Caitlin and Cameron "
Apr 2012
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Eco Luxury in Wine Country at Santa Rosa Plateau, Plateau Edge
average rating of 4.878049 based on 47 reviews
Moreno Valley, CA

My Perfect Wedding

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I are so happy to see how this location has flowered. We were one of Laura's first weddings as she created this vision that everyone enjoys. Our wedding was amazing and perfect! Laura let me walk with her down the road to such a great venue. Anyone who passes this quaint lovely home up for a cookie cutter wedding is insane. Laura is so accommodating, loving, and generous and she thrives to see couples build their dream wedding. Just dream with her and she will lead you along the path! We have been married for five years now and people still talk about our wedding from the food to the location... thank you Laura!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alexandria, VA

An Incredible Experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had our wedding last weekend at Plateau Edge, and we could not have asked for or dreamt of a more perfect wedding. Laura and her family and staff are the most genuine and generous people we've ever met. As my husband and I were planning our wedding from across the country, Laura made everything easy, fun, and stress-free. We fell in love with Plateau Edge the moment we saw it, and we knew that we were well taken care of because Laura has a true passion for making people happy.

The venue itself is impeccable. We were able to fit 16+ people each night in the main house with room to spare, and Laura was kind enough to open her home to us for our rehearsal dinner barbecue. Views from both sites are breathtaking, and the house has everything you could ever need in it, so there's no need to spend time worrying about any extras you need to pack. My mom even put together our homemade wedding cake from the main house kitchen, and we were able to cook breakfast each morning for 16+ people with ease.

The ceremony site and reception hall look like something out of a fairytale. Laura uses beautiful wildflowers to decorate and the entire place smells like roses and lavender. Nearly everyone at our wedding commented on how it was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to. You can customize your wedding or event just the way you want to. For us, we had a family member create a music playlist --- or you can hire a DJ. You can bring your own catering or cook yourself --- or Laura will have her impeccable staff cook for you (and really, after you try any of Laura's food, you will never want to go anywhere else again!).

Everything Plateau Edge does is top-notch. You are able to maximize your time with your family and friends and enjoy being made to feel like you are in the hands of the best quality and service available. We only wish we could repeat the time we had there over again and again. We already cannot wait to go back for anniversary parties and family get-togethers.

I cannot thank Plateau Edge enough for making our wedding more beautiful than we could have possibly imagined.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All Inclusive Wedding With World Class Hospitality

  • 5 of 5

As stressful as weddings can be - this was not the case. There are so many nice things that I can say, because the wedding turned out perfect. So I am just going to say thank you. Thank you Plateau Edge for welcoming us into your home. Thank you for treating us like family. Our wedding was beautiful! Our flowers were beautiful! I can still taste the grilled prawns in my mouth! And my Grandma can't stop talking about the wedding cake! The lavender and succulent bouquets! Awesome! Thank you for not letting me worry. Thank you for just taking the time to talk to me because I KNOW how busy you are with everything. We love you all and hope to be back soon.

With love and light,

Mr. and Mrs. Hernan Rivera

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kansas City, MO

Life changing experience

  • 5 of 5

One year ago today, the company I worked for was gearing up for our first retreat... in a different city over 1,000 miles away from our headquarters. With the help of Laura, her family, and her wonderful staff we were able to hold a retreat that was not only beautiful but life changing. Laura and Ron are beautiful people inside and out, and it shows in the beautiful oasis that they have created. I am so honored to have met them.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A First

  • 5 of 5

As the adage goes… there’s a first time for everything. I’m doing a first….. I was never big on making comments on social media, I figure there are too many people doing that already and didn’t want to clutter the cloud with more. But writing this review I felt that I had to….just my way of saying thank you to our wonderful host family over the weekend.

First of all let me say how lovely this family is…Laura, Ron and Alex. Laura is the most genuine human being you could ever meet. So warm and accommodating an extra ordinary mom. And Ron so helpful and welcoming, who give tips to look out for when you’re out and about wondering their orchard. And Alex, it was a pleasure to meet him, I must agree with Laura he’s indeed a handsome young man.

I have booked a lot of rental property over the years for family and friends but never have I experience the kind of accommodation and comfort this place offers.

My big family enjoyed the warmth of the rustic house and the homey feel of the barn. The kids had a lot of space to move about and places to explore around the property. They enjoyed the pool from across the property while the adults relaxed on the Jacuzzi. You really feel you’re so far from the hassle and bustle of the city when it’s just about 20 min down the hill to downtown Murrieta. Watching the sunrise in the balcony and an early morning walk on the property with it’s avocado grove and lines of grapevines was priceless.

When Laura told me all we need are clothes and grocery, she wasn’t kidding. You can even cross out the grocery and be served /catered by her and her staff. She did a dinner for our parents 60th Wedding Anniversary it was a delight… you really taste how fresh and organic the food is.

If this doesn’t convince you maybe knowing she bakes heavenly goodies might. You are greeted with a tray of cookies that melt in your mouth, and cup cakes that she bakes for the kids when they swim are moist and luxurious. And the piece de resistance… breakfast croissant that will make your day.

​I would like to think that we have connected with a long lost friend and will be so looking forward to our next visit. Our big thanks to Laura, Ron, Alex and the staff for a vey enjoyable and relaxing weekend.

Till next time around “Au Revoir”…..the Ann Family

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Five stars is simply not enough to rate Plateau House! We have rented several VRBO homes in the past, upsizing as our family has grown. The Plateau House, operated by Laura and Ron Komers, was absolutely the best place we could have ever chosen for our family gathering. We were 9 adults and 8 children (all under the age of 12!). Not only are they the most friendly owners to work with, but also Laura and Ron pay so much attention to every detail. They truly make sure that they do whatever they can to make every event there special. It was so kid friendly, and our family loved the outdoor activities- the pool, ping pong, horseshoes and volleyball. And the food was spectacular. Laura had a tray of fresh baked cookies waiting for us, and also prepared the most amazing croissants for our Sunday breakfast. One evening, we arranged for Laura to cater a special family meal, which included the best lasagna we have ever eaten, a lovely salad from their organic gardens, nitrate free grilled sausage, and fabulous cupcakes. The décor and the food were magazine photo worthy. When we posted the photos to friends, they were all asking us where on earth we were having this wonderful celebration. All of our gang agrees that this is definitely a place we would love to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve with horseback riding and mountain biking, adjacent to Lake Elsinore with water skiing. Temecula Wine Country a short drive away.


Rates & Availability

Murrieta Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning & Stocking $400
Tax Rate 10.0%

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Weekday Rates: $900/night under 16 guests; $1000/night- 16-20 guests; $1,100/night 20-24 guests;$1,200 24-28 guests
Weekend Rates: $1,000/night under 16 guests; $1,100/night 16-20 guests; $1,200/night 20-24 guests;$1,300/night 24-28 guests
Events with 29-50 additional guests add $1000 to nightly, 3 night minimum
2 night minimum/ 3 night minimum on Holiday weeks (Rates can vary)and 3 night minimum for events
$500 cleaning fee
50% Deposit required at time of reservation
Damage Deposit Required, $500 under 24 guests; 30- 50 and events $1,000
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Plateau Edge Rental agreement will override site cancellation policies, and rules. Subject to change.
If booking 1 year in advance, minimum stay is 5 nights;booking 3 months in advance
min stay is 3 nights. If booking less than 3 months in advance min stay is 2 night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Murrieta Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , For Poster master
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , for Lover's Nest
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , In Carriage Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Next to Family room and kitchen
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , For Big Nest master has large bathroom w. separate toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Off hallway for Wildflower and coyote Bedrooms
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Poster Master
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 double , Wild Flower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Coyote
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Carriage Master
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 queen , 2 double , Big Nest Master
    Bedroom 7 - 3 sleep sofa /futon , There are 2 Queen sleeper sofas,& sofa in the Barn Pavilion
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Cozy Nest
  • King size beds (2) 2 Cal King Beds in Big Nest Suite and Carriage suite, Queen size Beds (5) 3 Queen size beds , one each, Wildflower, coyote, and Carriage Suite and 4 queen sized sleeper sofa, really nice, in Big Nest , Carriage Suite, and Barn,Double Beds (6) 2 are located on outside/open air sleeping balconies, Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1) playpen bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double sized sleeper futon sofa in family room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
adjacent to the Santa Rosa Plateau Sylvan Meadows trailhead;sleeping porches;Koi pond; mountain bikes provided

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