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Quiet Farm Country Oasis in Highland Springs, Lake County, Ca. """

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse


About the property

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, Library, Dining, Kitchen (Sleeps 6-8 max)

Makiivka Estate Farm Reserve, a hidden treasure of natural beauty.

Here, in a quiet country, you can choose to be at peace with nature, walk our farm, pick weeds or simply enjoy the views. We offer a garden oasis minutes from the best wineries in Northern California with picturesque views throughout the "New Lake County Wine Country". Our secluded Vineyard Suites provide spectacular views for photographers overlooking Mayacamus Mountains and Highland Springs Vineyards. A setting for the serious student, romantic setting for a surprise getaway engagement, elopement gathering, farm dinner, corporate retreat or meeting, hiking and exercise extreme adventure, water sports, golf and tennis! Our Wedding Officiant will assist with a classy and unique Farm Style Gathering. We aim to please first class and cater to small gatherings rather than loud parties. We respect the Williams Act where a love for preservation of land and biodynamic farming is promoted. We crush olives, harvest fruits and vegetables. Years ago animals grazed upon the lands we occupy. There is great positive healing energy upon these lands. We have come here to bless the land and replaced weeds with an expansive beautiful lawn. We provide a sanctuary environment with an abundance of wild life and an assortment of flowers. We are here to serve. When we are on site, we offer massage and facials utilizing top products from select physicians. An abundance of activities including swimming, tennis, yoga, pilates, hiking, golf, horse back riding, water sports, antique shopping, wine tasting and bicycle trails are all minutes away! Land your plane and walk to our location!

On 10 flat acres of farm land our property consists of a main house opening onto a pool. There is a lovely old barn which sits on the property line for visual enjoyment. The house consists of four bedrooms, a master bridal suite and one whirlpool tub. Three additional bedrooms share a shower. Each bed has high quality mattress with high thread count Egyptian cotton linens down duvets and fluffy pillows. Open living areas are inviting with a large wood farm table as a centerpiece for gatherings. High Speed Internet is available as is TV and Movies for your enjoyment.

The Kitchen is equipped for meals including a stove, serving dishes, wine glasses, utensils, microwave, coffee maker and Wusthof chef knives. We have a Chef and or a variety of close by Restaurants available book on advanced notice exceptional and classy to provide the catering you need for your private event. The home has central heating and air conditioning as well as washer and dryer. Outdoors and indoors blend together as views of the vineyards are present in every direction. A Webber barbeque is available for outdoor cooking. Enjoy our wrap around deck for vintage classic amazing views...a glass of wine in hand with friends or family as the sun goes down.

Our gardens offer a large lawn for throwing a volley ball, or a game of croquet, bad mitten, surrounded by palette of wine country grasses, blues, pinks, whites. We have planted select varietals of olive trees plus numerous varietals of table grapes. Our fruit trees include plums, apples, figs, pears, nectarines, pomegranates and cherries. A herb, lettuce and tomato garden are yours to enjoy.

Our new lap pool is a beautiful addition to the open landscape. Chaise lounges and umbrellas set the scene for a perfect day. We have installed a one of a kind top jetted hot tub. Next year we are installing a tennis court and putting greens. We aim to please....

Highland Springs Vineyard area of Lake County boasts the best of premium wine grape growing, located two and one half hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge/San Francisco renowned for its idyllic undisturbed natural beauty.

We are known for our unique Mediterranean climate, clean air and scenic backdrop. Our history combines old world charm and rich natural healing traits that are to be revered and studied to be revived over passion!

Conditions: No loud parties allowed to respect the restrictions of the Williamson Act Reserve. Two night minimum is preferred.

More Details

Janet Attard
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Janet Attard

I am a Designer, Writer, Innovator, Dreamer, Empowered Creator, Entrepreneur, Optimist, Artist, Compassionate Consultant/Life Coach who embraces a "Tunnel Vision Approach" attitude to accomplish all of life's passions and dreams. Though I worked on the floor of the NY Stock Exchange, I also worked as Nurse, Realtor, as well as worked at my parents flower shop outside of NYC and modeled for Bonnie Kid Agency during my formative years in growing up in New Jersey.

I am a student of learning, compassion and our right to be diverse, eloquent and all present in the moment my entire life. Though the road has not always been "perfect" as I would choreograph in the ballet studio and on stage, it is all perfect. Within this imperfection is where I find inspiration to give back to you.

I have inspired each of my children to reach for their inner creative genius with childlike abandon; all is possible if we believe with a burning desire in the amazing silver linings and moonbeams that come our way! Believe me, there are no mistakes here, every lesson we are faced with is a valuable one. I am humbled by a life journey that has taught me to cherish each moment, each opportunity, to empower others who ever they are. To reach your highest potential always. No matter where we begin, detailed within my book, we achieve greatness by loving ourselves first, standing straight, tall, reaching out to love others and then bringing joy to even the most challenging of life situations.

My goal, after my own struggles and toils, has been to help others create a magical life filled with action and accomplishment. What ever unique personality or gifts you bring to the table, your experiences and background make you five star quality for your own creative potential and momentum to achieve greatness.

In the creation of a masterpiece, Makiivka Estate Farm Reserve, I share with others the beauty of the land through the creation of an idea into reality. Strive for what you believe, embrace this

Janet Attard purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Why Janet Attard chose Lakeport

Comments From a Treasured Guest....

“My family, friends, and I had an AMAZING stay at Makiiva Estate celebrating my birthday. Janet was a wonderful host, who made our stay so enjoyable. She was extremely communicative and offered tons of advice on activities, places to eat, etc. She even left us a bottle of wine, muffins, and even a personalized card with a very sweet note. The house was beautiful. We had plenty of room for everyone, and the many beds and bedrooms made it easy for everyone to have their own space. Our group was made up of adults and one child aged 6. The house was extremely family friendly, but had plenty of amenities that would work for just adults. The pool was simply gorgeous, the property was spectacular. The house has a hot tub that is one of the best I've seen. I honestly do not have enough space to list out all the great things about Janet's property. We would love to rent the property again in the future. Thank you Jan!! ”

“Janet, Thank you so much for allowing us to use your home. We had an amazing time and we would love to rent from you again in the future. You were absolutely amazing, an A++ host, and we very much enjoyed our stay. ”

What makes this farmhouse unique

Though this area is considered secluded away from the bustle of the Bay Area I see this as an asset. Here, time stands still, there is a quiet that surrounds you, creativity and time are yours. Lake County boasts the cleanest air, some of the best farm land and vineyards in Northern California. I found a place filled with natural energy and lightness to get away from it all to write, study, explore and to be an artist! I wanted to share with others "beauty" here. I wanted others to explore, find as I have all the treasures hidden within this amazing land. Peace, quiet, vineyard setting, wineries, hiking, water sports, tennis, golf, bicycling, swimming. Visitors can swim, get in a ski boat, sail, bicycle, play tennis, hike, fish, wine taste, write a book, relax, gather or pick weeds & plant flowers! We encourage small celebrations, European open dinner gatherings, elopements, corporate retreats. Wine tasting and touring is always best when someone else is doing the driving, but it’s even better when they’re driving a luxury limousine, an airplane or a boat. The Lake County region of wine country is a legendary getaway for scenic excursions—with high-altitude mountain ranges, incomparable natural scenery and the oldest lake in North America—offering remarkable outdoor beauty highlighted by some unconventional yet exhilarating signature wine tours. And it is also the fastest-growing wine region in California with more than 30 wineries, nearly 9,000 acres of vineyards and many magnificent opportunities for wine tasting. What’s more, the region also offers some memorable wine tours that allow you to take in the scenery like you’ve never seen it before—from the air, the water or the back of your personal luxury limousine. Here are just a few of our favorite options for touring Lake County’s wine country. Unique tours_Crazy Creek Air Adventure_Connie IndreboSoar high above the Mayacamas Mountains, Clear Lake and the Wine country


Lakeport Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One bathroom with whirlpool tub is private bridal suite, second full bath is shared by all the other rooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Library Office Style Room
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (7), two sets of double beds are pushed together! Spa services to house guests are available with prior notice!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Makiivka Estate is surrounded by vineyards, mountains, quiet and private setting to get away, relax and explore the beauty of Lake County, California. (boating, golf, tennis, hiking, nature walks, swimming). Available massage and facial services.


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Quiet Farm Country Oasis in Highland Springs, Lake County, Ca.
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Beautiful, quiet and relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at this beautiful home. The pool is absolutely stunning and so warm. Jan was an incredible host and answered all questions in a timely manner. Plus she left us a bottle of wine, always a great welcome to any home!! We can't wait to return to this peaceful, relaxing property!! Thanks again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am touched by the warmth I feel when special guests visit Lake County and enjoy my farm oasis retreat! Shannon and her friends took full advantage of their time, swimming in the pool and enjoying our beautiful Lake. I am honored they chose my place! A fabulous Bachelorette party !!!! Thank you kindly. Come back real soon!!! Jan
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  • 5 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving in Lake County with friends. The house was very comfortable, very clean and so quiet. The kitchen came fully equipped which was very handy for the Thanksgiving dinner. The surrounding views are stunning: vineyards, orchards and mountains.

We also went for hikes in the vineyards and on Mount Konocti.

Jan was a wonderful host: She had a handwritten note to welcome us, and she left croissants and wine from Lake County. Such a nice touch!

I highly recommend this house if you want to take a break and recharge.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Oasis Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Spent Labor Day weekend with a group of friends on the property, and we could not have asked for a better experience. The home was beautiful, remote and surrounded by tremendous views. Jan was extremely helpful and responsive.

For a relaxing weekend retreat, we could not have asked for a better experience. Not only would I highly recommend staying here, but given the opportunity, we will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and relaxing getaway home among the Lake Country vineyards

  • 5 of 5

Janet's description of the house as a quiet oasis is spot on. The house was just a short drive away from all the Lake County vineyards and when we weren't inside the house we were outside enjoying the scenery from the porch, both day and night. Janet was very helpful and insightful on the things we could do and see locally, although we didn't get the chance to do everything we wanted because of our limited time, we look forward to visiting Lake County in the near future!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Highlands Springs Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Giovanni's Sky Room
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Bucking ham Golf Course, Kelseyville, Ca
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Giovanni's Sky Room
Car: necessary

Great area for hiking trails, horse back riding, superb wine tasting, boating, boarding and sailing. We have an amazing local yoga spot. Shops abound.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $100

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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