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Art Deco Villa: Pool, Hot Tub, Private Rooftop Deck, 2 Masters

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

This Art Deco beauty with pool and hot tub has 3 bedrooms, with 3 baths, perfect for 3 couples, or two couples w/children! TWO complete master suites! The lower master has a queen bed, a separate walled off sleeping area with beds for children or an extra guest or two, and a huge wall of windows looking out over the glittering blue pool. The upper master has it's very own HUGE 100% private rooftop sundeck, perfect for sunbathing in walled seclusion. Both masters have private, en-suite bathrooms w/walk-in showers. Smaller third bedroom, perfect for children or couple, has own large bathroom across the hall, with seafoam green Art Deco deep soaking tub/shower combo, and lots of counter space. Tiled Art Deco kitchen with large center island lets you spread out while cooking. Brand new refrigerator w/own icemaker for those cocktails out by the pool. Two large living rooms! Two dining areas, one formal, one breakfast area. House has high chair and porta-crib for our littlest guests. We welcome families!

Lounge around by the gem-like swimming pool with your favorite summer drink in the sunny, green back yard, or spend the evening socializing with friends or family in the brand new hot tub with massage jets. Complete and total privacy in the large backyard, with raised barbecue and dining pavilion, for those sweet summer barbecues by the pool.

This private, 2 story villa on a quiet, tranquil lane that backs to large green fields is the perfect oasis to come home to and relax after a full day of wine tasting or exploring. It feels secluded, yet is close to everything: 5 minutes from downtown restaurants and theatres, even closer to major and gourmet grocery stores. In the morning, walk one short block to the 'Cafe De Croissant' and it's piping hot buttery creations, or a little further to Starbucks. Or cook up a huge breakfast in this well-stocked modern kitchen.

There are major wine roads in all directions from the house: 10 min. to the south is the verdant Sonoma Valley, with it's lush vineyards and stately old oaks. Stop in at Ledson Winery incredible Gothic castle for a picnic from their deli on their beautiful grounds, take in the serene French chateau at St. Francis Winery, or go underground into the wine caves of Kunde.

Ten min. to the north on Hwy 1 is the quaint town of Healdsburg, with it's charming Victorian square, tasting rooms, shops, Zagat rated restaurants, and the hopping off point for the Dry Creek Valley wine road, with dozens of award winning boutique wineries, and the fabulous gardens out at the villa at Ferrari-Carrano Winery, always worth a visit. Or head NW to Calistoga, the starting point for Napa's famed Silverado Wine Trail. Relax in this Victorian town's mud baths and sparkling hot springs!

Or head out to the redwoods, only 20 minutes away, and do 'the Loop': stop in at the last of the free tasting rooms, Korbel Champagne Cellars, and savor gourmet sandwiches under the Redwoods in their outdoor cafe, with a glass of bubbly or your favorite microbrew. Then stop for a leisurely, level stroll at Armstrong Redwoods State Park, easy for non-hikers, and gaze at 350 ft. tall giants along fern-filled streams. After that, it's only about 15 min. to our wild Sonoma Coast, with it's famed coves an bluffs and many beautiful beaches. After a day at the beach, go south, and stop in for wine tasting on the sundeck of Gourmet au Bay, or watch the sun set eating huge fried oysters or other seafood in the picture window of Lucas Wharf Restaurant in Bodega Bay. Turn back in to the little town of Bodega, where Hitchcock's 'The Birds' was filmed, and if the shops are still open, go antiquing. Then it's home through Sebastopol (and maybe a stop at Screamin' Mimi's Ice Cream), back to Santa Rosa and that waiting hot tub!

Keywords: vacation rental, private; rooftop deck, pool and hot tub, vacation villa, two master suites

More Details

Owner
Aurora Gieseking
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Why Aurora Gieseking chose Sonoma County

I fell in love with Sonoma County in 2007, drawn by the beauty and tranquility of its Sonoma Valley; it was the perfect place to get away from the noise and bustle of San Francisco. I come here to relax and rewind.

What makes this house unique

I love that my property is so close to everything (restaurants, downtown, the gorgeous wine valley appellations in every direction), yet feels so private and secluded. I can truly relax here, behind the high white walls and in my sunny, private backyard. It's quiet, and it's serene.

If you would like to see other attractions in this area, please click this link:

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Aurora,

Thanks so much for the wonderful house! We enjoyed our stay and all the

beautiful flowers only added to our "happiness"!

The wineries were super and all our "new" friends were the perfect hosts!

Thanks again for sharing with us,
Mar 2014
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Amenities

Santa Rosa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (2)there are a twin in a separate walled off area of the lower master bedroom, and there is also one porta-crib that can go anywhere, Baby Cribs (1) one porta-crib
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Covered arbor, outdoor dining area, totally private large rooftop deck off upper master bedroom suite, two master bedroom suites, each bedroom has own flatscreen TV and bath, lower master bedroom has separate sleeping area for extra guest or children, w/twin bed, two living rooms, very private back and front yards, very large pool patio area. Views and privacy.

Reviews

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Art Deco Villa: Pool, Hot Tub, Private Rooftop Deck, 2 Masters
average rating of 4.804598 based on 90 reviews
5

Santa Rosa Art Deco Villa we return again!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have spent 4 years renting from Aurora. We spend a solid 4-5 weeks every winter as well as occasional short visits. We are wine lovers and the location allows us easy access to Sonoma and Napa wine country as well as short trips for nature outings, nice restaurants and last but not least, the comforts of home. The "Art Deco Villa" has everything we need to entertain, allowing us to have friends come and stay from other parts of the country. Also, we appreciate the customer service that Aurora offers..it has become like a second home to us. Thank you Aurora

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We immediately felt at home, thanks to the warm hospitality of Aurora and her gifts of wine, fruit and fresh, free-range eggs from a neighbor's hens! The house is comfortable for two, a family, or several couples and is centrally-located for taking trips to Napa, Sonoma, and the beautiful ocean views of Bodega Bay. With many excellent restaurants available in the area, we still couldn't resist having a couple meals in the backyard. Close to everything Santa Rosa has to offer, yet private and quiet with surprising sightings of deer and wild turkeys! We would definitely stay here again on a return visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old and run down

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The pictures online must have been taken 10 years ago because they sure don't match the look of the house now. It looks old and rundown . We were disappointed. The place was clean and the beds were comfortable although the pillows were flat and useless. We could only get one burner on the stove to work and the pots and pans look like they came from a yard sale. We ran out of propane and had to call twice to get the tanks filled. The patio off the second floor master bedroom didn't have any furniture on it. the picture online showed Furniture . so it was essentially useless. I wouldn't say that the shape of the house ruined our vacation but it certainly took something away from it I do not recommend this house

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Art Deco Villa: comfortable, spacious, as advertized

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this house for a week in Aug, 2017. Overall, we liked the house very much.

On the plus side:

swimming pool is great, kept very clean & free from leaves, debris; solar heated pool water worked well; backyard propane BBQ: very nice, we used it almost every day; air conditioning (heat pump) worked well; two car garage plus parking for 2 more cars in driveway worked for us; Wi-Fi suited everyone (no complaints from the 20-somethings); room layout is well suited to large group (8 adults, in our case); backyard hot tub was well attended by the younger folks in the family; quiet neighborhood; located near Safeway market and shopping.

On the down side:

the house is showing its age in a few spots; kitchen is a bit small but adequate.

Overall, this house was pretty much what we expected and we consider it a good value. We will consider returning here next summer.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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san francisco
5

Aurora does an incredihble job making the house feel like a home. We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

Well located. Ultra clean and spacious. An ideal retreat for families.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Tulsa, OK
5

Great rental. Great Location. Great Owner.

  • 5 of 5

Aurora did an outstanding job welcoming our group to Sonoma County including going above and beyond with a cake and wine for our celebration. The entire property was excellent and allowed us to feel as though we were at home. The patio space, pool, and hot tub were also great add-ons to the experience; allowing us to enjoy the excellent weather. The owner had the right amenities to make us feel as though we were at home, thinking of everything, the entire time - including a cooler for our travels around wine country. Space was excellent for three couples to each have a bathroom and full bedroom. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Chateau St. Jean
Kunde Family Estate
Ledson Winery & Vineyard
Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
Spring Lake
Deerfield Ranch Winery
Glen Ellen Star
Kenwood Market
Oakmont Golf Club
Annadel State Park
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Redwood Empire Ice Arena
Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Snoopy's Home Ice
Fountaingrove Golf & Athletic Club
Howarth Park
Cafe Citti
Calistoga Balloons
Calistoga Spa Hot Springs
Sonoma County Museum
Children's Museum-Sonoma County
Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
Safari West
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Car: necessary

Wine tasting, hot springs, mud baths, canoeing, Redwoods, beaches, coastal trails, Safari west, Howarth Park, Spring Lake Park, Annadel Park

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59

100% Refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

Half due at booking; half due 60 days prior to arrival.;
No cancellations within 60 days of arrival. 10% cancellation fee all cancellations;
150 cleaning fee. Extra 25 pet fee. Sec. deposit. Check-in 3 p.m./Check-out 11 a.m.;
VI,MC.
Dates Available: Year Round.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.