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Serene Wine Country Treasure in Park Setting

Calistoga, CA, USA
  • House1800 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay30 nights

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6), Screened-In Porch, Pool and Jacuzzi

This property is located behind a grove of gracious old growth oak trees decorated with Spanish Moss delicately hanging from the limbs. The house offers complete privacy from the road. It is located on 3 acres of flat land which is landscaped with a very large lawn, flower beds and several blooming lavender fields. There is a newly installed salt pool with jacuzzi and an oversized copper fire pit for nightly fires. The decks and over-sized patio provide ample room for outdoor dining.

The house has been newly renovated and has a clean, contemporary design. There is newly installed air conditioning/heat, wireless internet access, and phone service. The entry opens to a Great Room with a vaulted ceiling and windows on all sides, bringing the outdoors inside. A window seat on two sides provides seating around a Farmhouse dining room table which can accommodate up to 12+ diners. The living room area is next to a wood burning stove and a newly installed entertainment center.

The kitchen is open and inviting. It is fully equipped with everything a chef might need to make wonderful meals. There is an huge fixed window which looks onto the pool and lawn area for the chef’s enjoyment. There is also a gas barbecue outside for grilling.

There are three bedrooms and three bathrooms, all of which are newly remodeled. Two of the bedrooms are ensuite. The larger of the two, the master suite, includes a wood-burning fireplace, ample closet space and an office. The third bedroom has bunk beds and can accommodate two children comfortably. The house also has a large screened-in porch that can be used for outdoor dining, relaxing and even sleeping during the balmy summer months.

The property is located just a few minutes away from the charming town of St. Helena where there are enticing retail shopping opportunities and some of the best restaurants in California, including Cook, Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen and Press. It is also only minutes away from some of California’s most important wine producing regions such as Oakville, Rutherford, Yountville and Calistoga. There are a multitude of wineries open for tastings as well as many wine tasting rooms in Yountville which represent several wineries in one location.

Keywords: one level, pool, garden, screened-in porch, large lawn, cooper bowl firepit, cook's kitchen, 2 ensuite bedrooms, air conditioned


Cherry Cotter

Member Since 2010
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Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Feb 27, 2017
About Cherry Cotter

We are a family of four residing in San Francisco. We love to go to St. Helena after a hectic week in the City; it provides the perfect respite from the San Francisco fog in the summer.

Cherry Cotter purchased this House in 1992

Why Cherry Cotter chose Calistoga

It reminded us of the French wine producing regions and it was a lot closer!

What makes this House unique

Complete rest! The property's privacy, large outdoor areas, pool and eating areas offer such a beautiful setting to relax. It is also very convenient to wine tasting, shopping, and outdoor activities if desired. Serene Home! The design of the home conforms to the outdoors perfectly. When inside, it still feels like you are outside because of the windows on all sides. Every room has beautiful views. When the sun sets, the fire pit outside is extremely cozy, and if you just want to burrow inside, the blinds throughout can be drawn for a very private night time feeling. Perfect Location! Not too close to the hustle and bustle of downtown St. Helena, but not too far either. I like it being 10 minutes from Calistoga also since that is a very different town from St. Helena; a little more down to earth.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Very large Master Suite with small office; fireplace
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, Ensuite bedroom; light with great views.
      • Bedroom 3
        1 bunk bed, Suitable for children.
      • There is a King Size Bed in the Master Suite and a Queen Size Bed in the additional ensuite bedroom. Bunk Beds (1) There is a bunk bed in the third bedroom.


      • 3 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 3
        toilet, shower
      • All bathrooms have been recently remodeled; two of the bathrooms are ensuite.


        • Guests provide their own meals


            • Linens Provided
            • Air Conditioning
              There is newly installed air conditioning throughout the house.
            • Clothes Dryer
            • Covered Parking
              Carport for two cars as well as additional parking on property available.
            • Fireplace
            • Free Long Distance
            • Hair Dryer
            • Heating
              There is a newly installed forced air furnace. There are also a wood stove in the Living Room and a fireplace in the Master Bedroom.
            • Iron & Board
            • Broadband Access
              High speed, wireless internet is available.
            • Living Room
            • Parking
            • Telephone
            • Towels Provided
              Towels and linens are provided.
            • Washing Machine
              There is a newly installed washer and dryer in the laundry room.
            • Wireless Internet
            • Wood Fireplace
              (2) There is a wood buring fireplace in the Master Bedroom and a wood buring stove in the Living Room. There is also an oversized copper fire pit outside for great fires at night among the stars.
            • Wood Stove


                • Coffee Maker
                  There is a coffee maker and French press as well as a Nespresso for espresso drinks.
                • Cooking Utensils
                  The house is fully equipped with pots and pans, utensils for cooking and eating, dinnerware, and all sorts of fun kitchen items such as a nespresso coffee maker, milk steamer, traditional coffeemaker, blender, large glass drink dispenser, toaster.
                • Dishwasher
                • Ice Maker
                • Kitchen
                  The kitchen is open and inviting. It is a fun place to cook and has great appliances, lots of space to cook and room for friends to hang out or help.
                • Microwave
                • Oven
                • Refrigerator
                  New LG Stainless Steel refrigerator with ice maker/
                • Stove
                  There is a large 6-burner gas stove with convention and regular ovens.
                • Toaster


                    • Dining Area


                        • Books
                        • CD Player
                        • DVD Player
                        • Games
                          There is a good variety of board games that all ages can enjoy.
                        • Satellite / Cable
                        • Stereo
                        • Television
                          (2) There is an newly installed entertainment center in the Living Room which includes a flat screen TV, blueray DVD player, stereo speakers and Direct TV. There is a smaller TV in the 3rd bedroom which also has Direct TV
                        • VCR


                            • Deck / Patio
                              There are decks and patios surrounding the property.
                            • Lawn / Garden
                            • Outdoor Grill
                              A gas grill is available to use outside


                                • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                • limited accessibility

                                  Pool / Spa

                                    • Hot Tub
                                      There is a Jacuzzi as a part of the pool.
                                    • Private Pool
                                      A beautiful salt pool is on the property.


                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • health/beauty spa
                                        • library
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants
                                        • winery tours

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • antiquing
                                            • outlet shopping
                                            • scenic drives
                                            • shopping
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • fitness center
                                                • groceries
                                                • hospital
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • cycling
                                                    • golf
                                                    • hiking
                                                    • hot air ballooning
                                                    • mountain biking
                                                    • swimming


                                                        • Owner can provide recommendations for dining or wine tasting if desired.

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          5 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Great property

                                                          ashley h.

                                                          We stayed for a week and loved this place. In great location to St Helena yet it was very peaceful and quiet setting. Loved the outdoor fire pit, deck and grill where we spent most evenings. The owner was very easy to deal with and made our stay very enjoyable. We look forward to our next stay.

                                                          What a gem!

                                                          Sarah T.SEattle

                                                          My husband and I stayed here for an entire week and LOVED the place. It has everything you need and want... great kitchen set-up, breakfast nook, lots of windows, 2 indoor fireplaces, on and on. It was beautiful inside and well kept up. The location was right in the heart of some of the best wineries. Owners were very kind. All around, we loved it. We hope to stay here again another year!

                                                          Wonderful home away from home

                                                          Sarah B.Los Angeles, CA

                                                          My family stayed here for a week around New Years. Although it was way too cold to use the pool, the hot tub was lovely. The outdoor fire pit was a big hit with my kids, as was the large backyard. The location is a great point from which to explore the beautiful St Helena (much more idyllic than the town of Napa) and nearby vineyards. The house is spacious and well maintained. Huge, comfortable Master bedroom. (Heated master bathroom floor was a special treat during the winter cold!) Owners were very nice! We'd stay here again in a minute!

                                                          Serene home on Silverado Trail

                                                          asmithToronto, Canada

                                                          We just got back from a week at this property and the location is great as it was extremely central to all of the wineries and restaurants we were visiting, along with being close to some amazing hiking trails! The home was a quick 5 minute drive to St Helena, which is a fabulous town, and short drives to Yountville, Calistoga, and Napa. The property is located off of Silverado trail so did get highway noise. The property was nice - the pool and hot tub were great! The home itself was very airy with lots of natural light and high ceilings. The master bedroom was great, but the 2nd bedroom with queen bed was slightly disappointing in size; as two couples travelling together it would've been nice to have the second bedroom more of a 'master' as well. The home was missing some items that could've really upgraded/made it a fabulous property such as: clothes hangers in the closets, bathroom amenities (hotel style shampoo/body wash), alarm clocks in bedrooms, and tvs in the bedrooms. Overall, however the home was very serene and I would recommend it for a couple looking for a romantic getaway!

                                                          Great location

                                                          Our experience was VG-Excellent. The home was clean, spacious and well-equipped. The location is strategically centered between St. Helena and Calistoga.


                                                          Calistoga, CA, USA

                                                          This home is in a premier wine producing region offering numerous wine tasting rooms as well as winery tours by appointment. Our home is centrally located to allow exploration of the famous Napa Valley region as well as the Sonoma Valley and Caneros District vitners. Napa Valley is also a gastronomical mecca with countless celebrity chefs residing here and opening signature restaurants. The exquisite paring of premium wine and cutting edge cuisine is only matched by the heavenly setting of the wine country.

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                                                          5 Reviews
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