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The Old Country - Vintage Home with Small Town Charm.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,180 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps up to 4 adults)

This is a comfortable, unpretentious, home in west Petaluma. The streets are wide and tree shaded, and you are a walk or bike ride away from the historic downtown, the Theatre District and many local parks.

Dine out or dine in, or picnic in the back yard garden. Amble to the Farmer's market (Saturdays) and take your finds home to create in the vintage kitchen or just hang around the house and relax with the modern amenities of WiFi/ flat screen TV. Or pretend you're not connected, and play some board games.

You can catch a live act at the Mystic or the Phoenix, or stay home and jam on the piano or guitar. The walls are hung with local art and the organic cotton linens are fresh and new.

Take the scenic back roads west to the coast/Point Reyes, or east to the Sonoma and Napa Valley wine country; jaunt up to SF, or explore local history and antique stores -whatever your plans you'll find Petaluma a unique town that works as well as a destination as a starting point.

'The Old Country' was the term my children used for this house after they left home. Like immigrants to a new land recalling their roots, they always felt a connection to the house they grew up in. We hope potential visitors feel as welcome.

Keywords: House, spacious, families welcome, solar power, garden, roses, downtown, west petaluma, wine country, pacific ocean, bay area.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017


Petaluma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1180 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed (1) With organic cotton bedding., Double Beds (2) Daybed with a trundle that pops up to make a bed as wide as two twins, or can be two separate beds; organic cotton twin or king (both twins together) bedding.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • tennis
Men's and women's bicycles, Yamaha piano, Epiphone acoustic guitar.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

The Old Country - Vintage Home with Small Town Charm.
average rating of 4.97561 based on 41 reviews
Auburn, CA

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy to meet Patricia, the owner, of this charming home. She has maintained the original design and features of this 1942 home. It was spacious, well appointed, and very clean. The beds were comfortable and quality linens were provided. As icing on the cake, there were fresh flowers and handmade individual pies from a local bakery awaiting us. Additionally, the house is conveniently located close to town and within 20 minutes of Pt Reyes National Seashore. We highly recommend this VRBO.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in a quiet old neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay in Petaluma. Easy walking distance to "downtown" restaurants and shops, very comfortable house with a pretty yard, and everything we could want for a week in northern California. The owners are very welcoming, even supplying us with fresh flowers on our arrival.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed my stay at Patricia and Jesse's home in Petaluma. It was just a few blocks away from downtown in a quiet neighborhood. I look forward to visiting again soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Our stay was absolutely everything we could have hoped for. The house was nice and clean and cozy. It was close to all the things and placed we needed to go and was used as a gathering place for our Families to meet, talk, enjoy each other and go on to other things.

We would recommend this property to anyone who was coming to Petaluma or the surrounding Napa Valley that wanted a place to relax and unwind after a busy day.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dated but nice

  • 4 of 5

This home is clean and lovely. The one twin bed is a little short and on wheels so it is good for a child, not so much for a teenager. Knowing the review on the twin was helpful to me because I brought an air mattress to avoid complaints. Patricia is very pleasant and easy to work with. We enjoyed our stay at her home. We were there for a horseshow so we weren't there during the day to enjoy the town of Petaluma. If we had more time it would have been nice to walk around the town.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for your stay. We are sorry the twin bed was short for you -for others reading this it is important to note that the bedroom in question has two twin beds. They are both regular commercially available twins (39"x75"). We just purchased a new mattress for one last week, and the other is about 6 months old.
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Beautiful charming home near dt petaluma

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! Patricia and Jesse are so nice. Cute home very close to downtown. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 101
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Dillon Beach

We are half a mile from historic downtown Petaluma. We are also just a few blocks away from the Petaluma Boys and Girls club and McNear Park, both of which offer many free recreation options from public tennis courts, to soccer, basket ball, softball, children's play ground, and after-school kids programs.


Rates & Availability

Petaluma House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $80
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellations made prior to 60 days before checkin shall result in refund of deposit. Cancellations made within 60 days of checkin will result in loss of deposit, unless the dates in question are rebooked by a second party, at which point the deposit will be refunded.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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