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Charming Wine Country Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Charming, comfortable 550 square foot space, fully furnished with a separate bedroom and a full bath, a complete kitchen and living room. There is a lovely attached deck for your morning coffee. Turn a corner and you're in one of wine country's most amazing gardens.

Bedroom features a queen size bed with dressers and an armoire for plenty of clothes storage. The kitchen is equipped with plates, glasses, knives, pots and pans, a coffee maker and microwave.

Centrally located with plenty of space, this cottage has all the amenities of home, and if you are visiting during harvest you might have the opportunity to make wine with one of Sonoma's most famous winemakers.

TOT Certificate #885N

Keywords: Cottage, Bungalow

More Details

lance cutler
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About lance cutler

My wife and I have lived in Sonoma for more than 30 years. For most of that time I was a working winemaker and my wife ran a tasting room. We love cooking, eating, and the wine country lifestyle in general. Our home is renowned throughout the industry as a mecca for hospitality.

lance cutler purchased this cottage in 2001

Why lance cutler chose Sonoma County

We fell in love with Sonoma during a visit in 1976. By 1977 we had moved here and the next year I began a career in the wine business. After renting a small cottage for 23 years, my wife and I decided to build our own home. We built the main house and the rental unit in 2001. My wife has planted and maintains a stunning garden on the property. In short, this is a great spot in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country that we have built with our own hands.

What makes this cottage unique

First off the property sits in a real, rustic neighborhood. It's not screened off by metal fences and high walls. Just blocks from the Sonoma Mission Inn, several restaurants and five burrito wagons, you'll be centrally located to start your exploration of Wine Country.


Sonoma Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Amazing shared garden, private deck area


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(34 traveler reviews)

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Charming Wine Country Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews
Jacksonville Beach, FL

Ideal place to explore Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is five star in every respect. Location, amenities, cleanliness are excellent. Lance is a great host, helpful in every way, as well as a wine connoisseur. If you like using HomeAway you can do no better then this!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect cottage for rest and wine country access

  • 5 of 5

The Cutler's have built a beautiful cottage that has everything you need and which is ideally located for Sonoma and Napa voyages... The cottage is clean and nicely decorated with just enough space in each room to feel comfortable and rested. Highly recommended! Michael & Gerry

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptionally Charming!

  • 5 of 5

We've been visiting Sonoma for nearly 15 yrs and will never stay anywhere else but this comfortable, well equipped cottage with gardens far exceeding those at some of the wineries or the botanical gardens we visited. We even cooked here for relatives and so enjoyed the hospitality of Lance & Sandy. It was like a little home away from home! D & S from Illinois.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage. Just right for this trip. Location was ideal

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Place to stay and explore Wine country!!

  • 5 of 5

Lance & Sandy, thank you!! What a great place to use as our base to explore wine country. The cottage was super clean, very comfortable and nicely decorated. The kitchen area is very well equipped. Everything was there that we could have wanted. We loved the deck area in the beautiful garden setting. Very private and quiet. Thanks for the recommendations for wineries, restaurants and interesting things to see and do. All of your tips were right on! We could walk to some nice places to eat and cool shopping nearby. Downtown Sonoma was just a few minutes away in the car. We can't wait to get back. Say hi to Jake Lorenzo for us. Just finished his latest "Further Surveillance". He's a pretty funny writer.

Larry and Anna

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Speedway, Indiana

Charming Wine Country Cottage is the perfect name for this place.

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I came in town for the Sonoma Indy Car race and to do a little wine tasting. And we are so glad we booked this place. I wish our weekend wasn't so busy, because I would have liked to have spent more time relaxing at this rental. Lance welcomed us and showed us around. He gave us his personal phone number in case we had any issues, which we didn't. And then he and his wife, Sandy, invited us to their porch for a glass of wine. Perfect end to our Sonoma trip. We will be back! Thanks for the great time! Ande & Sherri

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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