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Mountainside ViLLA Privacy~ Views~Acssessibility

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sanctuaire is a secluded home surrounded by trees, hills, and lots of sky.

Nestled in the western Sonoma County highlands, just outside of the charming town of Cazadero. Sanctuaire is a serene mountainside villa of sweeping natural views, gardens and, forested hillsides, and native flora and fauna. With two master suites on different floors. In addition, to the Roman style swimming pool, conspicuously set as a center stage to witness the breathtaking 360 panorama of nature. Sanctuaire also features comfy outdoor decks, grilling areas and flagstone patios, plus a luxurious hot tub - all designed to optimize the stunning views that make Sanctuaire so memorable and so special. There is a wood-stove, cathedral ceilings, beautiful tile and flagstone work throughout with eclectic furnishings. Also, there is a wrap-around deck with outdoor dining and gas grill. There is a large flagstone patio with Hot tub, Seasonal Solar-Heated Salt Swimming Pool, Loungers and a Pond, Gardens, and Fabulous Mountain Views. Also there is Satellite WIFI. Sanctuaire offers many off site ammenities such as being close to the Pacific Coastal Highway (PCHwy 1); a treasure trove to make any cyclist happy. World-Class Wine Tasting in the Great Russian River Appellation and 5 star Dining!

Property Manager
Marie Zarilla
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Marie Zarilla

I am semi-retired and I live on the property. Truth is, it's a full time job maintaining, cleaning, and updating Sanctuaire. But, it is my labor of love.

Marie Zarilla purchased this house in 2000

Why Marie Zarilla chose Sonoma County

Sanctuaire is a secluded beautiful Victorian-style home that can accommodate up to 5 people. The home is surrounded by 30 acres of oaks, redwoods, hills, and creeks with views that take your breath away. The only neighbors are birds, squirrels, other non-threatening wildlife!

What makes this house unique

Sanctuaire is most unique because of its seclusion from the hectic world. Surrounded by 30 acres of tress, creeks, and hills, total privacy awaits you.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I do keep a st of 4 beach towels~I actually have cooking as a hobby art and enjoy keeping those spices stocked~I do not want my guest's to not have what they might need~and have to leave for it~Been here for 39 yrs~and each year get's even better~Take good care~~and thanks for the support to just keep on~Peace,Marie
Aug 2016
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Cazadero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • limited accessibility
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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San Francisco

Oh so peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Such a welcoming and beautiful mountain home, peaceful and secluded, with beautiful views from the many decks, terraces and patios. Comfort and peace, and a place I would definitely return to. Great owner!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi~I'm really glad you folks had a good stay~Your response keeps me going and ~an you know i love it~Take good care and come back again~Thanks so much~Marie
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Super clean

  • 5 of 5

Loved the pool

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Marty~Thank you so for leaving the house w/ such good energy~I really noticed it~ Have a good summer~Marie
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Lovely Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time! Coming home to SF was nice but we already feel the stress of the hustle and bustle less than a day back home! Sanctuaire is our place to unwind and become a family's beautiful there! We miss it and Marie is awesome!! Can't wait to go back again soon! My little 4yo cried when he saw we were back to our SF home he wanted to go right back! 😔

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolute Tranquility

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, relaxing, lovely time. The property is breath taking and the house is like something out of a fairytale. Marie has thought of every detail and has truly made a sanctuary for all of her guests. The pool is heaven and the 360 degree views are picturesque. We can't wait to return and plan on doing so as soon as possible.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Best weekend ever ... very comfortable, beautiful surroundings, great host. We loved the quiet time with nature. Definitely coming back!! Julie and Mindy

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you for this enchanting retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. We could have stayed one more night. This house has good energy and the land is wonderful. We soaked it up! We were able to take an afternoon trip to the redwoods and enjoying hiking.

This house was enchanting and there were times one had to be mindful about this wonderful environment. What a gift to be on retreat and/or a writer's getaway.

Thank you Marie for your welcoming! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Sonoma County Airport
Nearest Barpub
11.4 Miles
Blue Heron Restaurant Duncans Mills
Nearest Golf
14.2 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
11.4 Miles
Blue Heron Restaurant Duncans Mills
Nearest Beach
17.8 Miles
Goat Rock State Beach
Car: necessary

There is fabulous roads for serious cyclist's. Myers Grade Road Sea View Rd Hwy 1 Fort Ross RD and King Ridge, Hauser Bridge.

Goat Rock State Beach , also Dog Friendly~

Duncan Mills for a large variety of boutique shopping,wine and cheese tasting, resturants tavern bakery with Gold Coast Coffee. Candy and Kites Cape Fear Dinning@ Duncan Mills General Store and gourmet deli wine and fresh roasted local meet~salmon when in season. Twice AS Nice antiques and collectibles Art Galleries~

This area is suitable for solo enjoyment, group activities~Kayaking

and kayak Rental, Canoeing and cycle rental~


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $165
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

Manager'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.