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Wine Country Retreat. Kid Friendly. Spacious. Minutes to Plaza and Wineries.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,614 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 bedrooms + Tatami room (&bedding), 2 baths, close to Plaza and Wineries

Welcome to Sprawling Oak, a relaxing wine country retreat!

The house is ideal for 2 to 3 couples, or 2 couples with kids, or a family with parents/in-laws and kids, or 6 individuals. It is very kid-friendly and spacious. Up to 6 adults with small children can stay comfortably.

The house is in the perfect location:

Walking distance to the world famous Sonoma Mission Inn, groceries, fruit stands, and numerous eateries. Golf course right nearby. 5 minutes to historic Sonoma Plaza. 7 minutes to world-class award winning wineries. 5 minutes to famous restaurants; hiking and mountain biking; and weekly farmers market. 20 minutes to Napa. 45 minutes from San Francisco. Right off highway 12 but it’s a quiet neighborhood.

The house is 1614 square feet with a soaring ceiling, plenty of gathering spaces, unique, warm, and inviting. It has a very functional layout: the bedrooms on one side and the open space on the other side.

The house has:

A big family room/dining room with an open kitchen for gatherings and entertaining with family and friends.

Two spacious traditional bedrooms (king and queen size beds).

One big tatami room perfect for kids to play and for everyone to sleep in (high-tech memory foam pads and bedding provided). It's perfect for Yoga as well (Yoga mats provided).

A super comfortable pullout sofa bed in the family room.

Two full bathrooms.

A laundry room with front-loading washer/dryer. Laundry detergent is provided.

Perfect for couples and individuals. Two traditional bedrooms with king and queen size beds, plus the tatami room with comfortable pads and bedding, and a pullout sofa bed in the family room, can easily fit 2 or 3 couples, or up to 6 individuals. The big open space of the family room and the kitchen is on the other side of the house, same as the backyard with the outdoor table and sofa. That makes the house very functional for resting and gathering. The tatami room can also be a “work from home” station with a big desk and WiFi relay.

Kid friendly and family oriented! The house has everything you need for kids of all ages: high chairs, baby bath, toys, books, DVDs, electric piano, and baby utensils. Pack-n-play and stroller are also available upon request. All tall furniture is fixed to wall for safety. The backyard is very safe for kids to play in. The swing in the side yard that can be converted into a hammock, is every kid’s favorite. We have also provided a document with all info on the most kid friendly wineries, farmers’ markets, nearby Train Town, Safari West, and all the best family places.

Perfect for wedding guests! We've hosted many wedding guests before; they’ve all enjoyed our amenities (ironing board, etc.), capabilities (spaces to sleep for individuals and parking spaces), and flexibility. The house is also very close to most wedding venues.

The Full (and fully equipped) kitchen is a gourmet cook’s delight. It has new stainless steel gas stove and refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, oven, toaster, coffee maker, blender, cookware (including a turkey set), utensils, wine-related tools, dishes and glassware. A Weber BBQ Grill is in the backyard. Everything you need to feel at home. The beautiful dining table can be extended to sit more than 8 people.

Both bathrooms are full baths with all you need provided: hair dryer, toiletries (soap, shampoo, conditioner), high-end towels (three sizes), and toilet papers. Laundry room is next to kitchen, with best-rated washer and dryer, and laundry detergent.

The private backyard is safe for kids to play in, and is a lovely spot for a quiet outdoor meal or an afternoon of lounging. The backyard has a comfortable sofa set, a BBQ grill, and a dining table. The side yard has a swing that can be converted into a hammock – it’s a perfect spot to read in the golden sunset in the afternoon. There are lemon trees in the front yard and flowers visited by the occasional humming bird in the back yard.

Heat/Air Conditioning, free hi-speed Wi-Fi in every corner (with relay) and the backyard, gas fireplace, DVD player, ironing board, cable with a big screen TV, and a folder filled with vetted local info are all provided. All towels & linens provided.

Ample parking: with the front yard and the part of the side yard you can park 2 cars off street.

Things to do in Valley of the Moon: wine tasting, going for weddings, sight seeing, hiking, shopping in the beautiful Sonoma Plaza, enjoying farmers' markets, taking private cooking lessons, hot air ballooning, biking, golfing, horseback riding, antiquing, eating everywhere from world class restaurants to local taquerias, enjoying spas, or relaxing in the sunny weather. Nearby there are the Infineon Raceway, Six Flags Marin World, Safari West Wildlife Preserve, Skate Park, Tennis Courts, Historic Sites: Bear Flag Monument, Charles Schultz Museum, the last of California’s 21 Missions, Sonoma Barracks and Historic Parks. There are also lots of great resources for kids including parks, playgrounds, museums, Safari, kid friendly wineries, and even a miniature railroad, to name a few. Sonoma is a very relaxed, down to earth place, it's full of a small town charm. You will always feel welcome in Sonoma.

The house is a no smoking, no pet property, no worry about allergies.

We look forward to your arrival and we are confident you will have a wonderful, comfortable, and relaxing stay!

Keywords: Wine Country, couples, kid friendly, family friendly, weddings, wine tasting, central location, famous wineries, Sonoma Plaza, business trip, biking, hiking, trail rides, get-away, close to Napa. 2 Bedrooms, additional rooms, 2 Bathrooms, professional gourmet kitchen, parking, TV, Internet, Tatami room.

Important notes:

Vacation rental permit No. ZPE14-0271

Transient Occupancy Certification Number: 1297N

Maximum overnight occupancy: 6 persons, excluding children under three (3) years of age.

Maximum Number of Guests and Daytime Visitors: 12 persons, excluding children under three (3) years of age. Daytime visitors shall not be on the property during quiet hours (10pm to 7am). Maximum guest limits may be exceeded on the following national holidays: Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Two off-street parking spaces available and the maximum number of cars is two.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. During the quiet hours, no outdoor activities will be allowed. Outdoor amplified sound is not allowed.

More Details

Owner
Lan Marvit
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Lan Marvit

We are a family with small children who fell in love with the spirit of wine country. We found this house (with the protection one huge and magical tree gives the house) perfectly captures the relaxation, openness and energy that make Sonoma so unique. We are excited to share this with guests who will appreciate a truly special place.

Lan Marvit purchased this house in 2013

Why Lan Marvit chose Sonoma County

Unbeatable location: We are near all the attractions and amenities Sonoma has to offer - world class wineries, luxury spas, golf courses, shopping, historic downtown, hiking trails in natural settings and through vineyards, world-class restaurants and local eateries, farmers markets and local fruit stand, museums and art galleries.

Spacious (1614 sqft): the master bedroom, the tatami room, and the space of the family room and adjacent open kitchen are all big, make it perfect for families and friends. The cathedral ceiling makes the space spacious in three dimensions.

Beautiful: the front, side, and backyard have all sort of flowers and plants; the unique and tranquil tatami room provides a romantic atmosphere; the whole glass wall lets the morning sunlight in, makes the dinning room and the kitchen enchanted.

What makes this house unique

Close to everything, and yet quiet and relaxed.

Minutes away from our favorite wineries - Imagery, Little Family Winery, Chateau St Jean, BR Cohn, Ty Caton Vineyards, Muscardini Cellars, and Cline Cellar.

Tatami room is beautiful and is full of smell of the tatami grass.

Local fruit stand down the road - they sell everything, all local stuff.

Local guide is provided.

Ample parking.

Kid friendly: The house has many kid's stuff and it's very safe for kids - all tall furniture is fixed to wall.

The house is fully stocked (especially the kitchen): we've put everything in place for guests to be completely at home.

Good for wedding guests: Close to wedding venues. The house has amenities and space for preparations for the weddings. Many off street parking spaces available.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Lan,

Thanks for the stay. All was perfect.

AA
Jan 2015
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Amenities

Sonoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1614 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Smoking is NOT allowed. Pets are NOT allowed under any conditions. Parties are not allowed. Quiet time is from 10pm to 9am.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap, toilet papers, towels (big, median, and small), and hair dryer are all provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The 3rd room - the Tatami room has a huge tatami platform - memory foam pads and beddings are provided. There is also a sofa bed in the family room. Pack-n-play available upon request. All the mattresses are free from toxins and are hypoallergenic & dust-mite resistant.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
All the mattresses are free from toxins and are hypoallergenic & dust-mite resistant. The Tatami room has a tatami platform - memory foam pads and beddings are provided. There is also a sofa bed in the family room. Pack-n-play (and stroller) available upon request. Wireless key entry - no key will be needed to gain access to the property. Strong WiFi in every corner including the backyard. Lemon trees in the front yard. Local tips provided. Electric piano in the Tatami room.

Reviews

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Wine Country Retreat. Kid Friendly. Spacious. Minutes to Plaza and Wineries.
average rating of 4.775862 based on 70 reviews
5

Very nice home

  • 5 of 5

The stay was vey nice. The home was clean and well appointed. The property manger was attentive and helpful. We did not use all the amenities, but they are plentiful enough to may any sort of family happy here. We would return and stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great Sonoma home

  • 5 of 5

Very nice home with up-dated kitchen and bathrooms. Lan communicated incredibly well prior to and during our stay. We had a lovely time and wish it could have been longer. No small children but clearly set up for their enjoyment.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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4

Nice place close to town

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable spacious and close

To downtown Sonoma. Nice kitchen and great grill and seating for outdoor dining.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Wonderful home in Sonoma!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with another couple stayed a few days and toured the Sonoma and Napa wineries. The home was perfect and Lan was always available to help answer any questions! We felt very welcomed! Their home was clean and had all the amenities we needed! Would love to go back again in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Good location, good clean house, great Owner who takes care of you

  • 5 of 5

I planned a reunion for four men and this property was close to downtown Sonoma AND had four beds. We arrived in a rainstorm so the house was very cold, and it took four men a long time to figure out the heat, but after that it was a great stay. Plenty of plates, glasses. Two bathrooms. Any question I had, Lan answered quickly and fully. The Owner definitely wanted us to have a good stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend at this home. It's very kid friendly which was a plus for us with toddlers! They are well stocked with children books, games, and movies. There's a large kitchen that's great for cooking big family-style meals and well equipped with dishes and miscellaneous cooking items like salt, pepper, oil, etc. The weather was pretty cold so we didn't spend too much time in the backyard, but there's a nice setup with seating which would have been lovely in warmer weather. The benefit of being there during cold weather though is they have a great gas fireplace which made for a really a warm, cozy environment. All in all, a great stay and we look forward to returning again!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Sonoma Plaza
Sonoma Market
"Wonderful supermarket, has everything. We often get dinner and breakfast there (salad bar, s..."
Fruit Basket 2
"Local fruit and vegetable stand, got everything, just down the road. "
the girl & the fig
Sonoma Traintown Railroad
"Great for kids!"
Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery
"1.9 mi"
Ravenswood Winery
"2.0 mi"
Gundlach-Bundschu Winery
"3.7 mi"
Berthoud Vineyards & Winery
"0.1 mi, 1 block. Walk, not bike, not drive, to a winery."
Hanzell Vineyards
"0.7 mi, walkable."
Roche Carneros Estate Winery
B.R. Cohn Winery and Olive Oil Company
"3 mi. Winery and Olive Oil."
Whole Foods Market
"1.6 mi"
Maxwell Village Shopping Center
"0.8 mi."
Safeway
"1.4 mi."
Quarryhill Botanical Garden
"4.7 mi. A nice garden, not too structured but plenty of ground to cover."
Nearest Airport
59 Miles
San Francisco International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.2 Miles
the girl & the fig
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Angel Island Tiburon Ferry
Nearest Golf
1.6 Miles
Sonoma Golf Club
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Sonoma TrainTown Railroad
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 12
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Sante
Nearest Beach
27 Miles
Dillon Beach
Car: necessary

In the heart of the Wine Country. Two dozen world-class wineries are within a 10-mile radius. Numerous wineries are on the way when driving up Highway 12 toward Santa Rosa and Kenwood,

Walk to Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, local produce store, fitness center, dining, and movie theaters.

5 minute drive to Sonoma Plaza. Shop, dine at world famous restaurants, take a 'Wine Walk' that explores 17 different wine tasting experiences.

Close to 'Sonoma Bike Path' and a unique 'Bike to Wineries' experience is possible.

Safeway, Lucky, Whole Foods, Sonoma Market, many local restaurants, and several shopping malls are all within minutes, so are attractions ('Train town' and playgrounds) for the kids.

15 miles to Napa Valley. 41 miles to San Francisco. 27 miles to Dillon Beach (ocean).

Vern's taxi service is popular with the locals.

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $135 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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