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Elegant Wine Country Estate with Pool in Gated Community

Bedrooms 4
Space 4,440 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6 Full Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Clara's Country Estate

Perched in the hills above Glen Ellen, this four bedroom, six bathroom country estate lends itself to a luxurious wine country retreat for you and your friends and family.

Clara’s Country Estate has been custom-built in the architectural style of General Vallejo’s home in a fantastic private setting. Native oaks, madrone and manzanita surround the property. Lush lawn, mature citrus trees, expansive broad verandas, and a beautiful in-ground pool and spa surrounded by a large patio maximize your enjoyment of the beautiful Sonoma Valley climate and vistas.

With 4 generously sized bedrooms, and 6 full bathrooms, this fantastic two-story home can more than comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests.

Antique and period furnishings and decor add to the charm and ambiance of the home with every necessary modern amenity available.

Downstairs, you will find a large foyer, flanked by a family room and the expansive gourmet kitchen on one side and formal living and dining room on the other. Bow windows, a wood stove and fireplace and two full bathrooms, both with showers, are downstairs as well.

Up the dramatic staircase you will find the bedrooms:

• The master with king sized bed, sitting area and a door out to the balcony, bow windows, walk-in closet, attached office space, and bath with double sinks and shower with seating area.

• The suite with gas fireplace, king size four poster bed, bath with tub/shower and an attached screened porch.

• The serene green bedroom with queen sized bed and lovely bath with tub/shower and extensive carrara and jade marble.

• The fourth bedroom with king sized bed, attached bath with tub shower and granite countertop, walk-in closet and door to the balcony.

Special features at Clara’s Country Estate include:

• 4 expansive bedroom suites, each with its own private bathroom

• Screened porch and office

• 6 exquisite bathrooms, with features such as marble counter tops, unique tiling, European showers, double sink in master

• Open, gourmet, fully-appointed kitchen, looking out to the pool area, black and white tile work

• Bow windows and unique Sonoma historical architecture

• Wide verandas on both levels

• In-ground pool and spa with large patio

• Beautiful country setting with lawn, native landscaping, citrus trees

• Ample room for both privacy and enjoying each other’s company

• Fireplace in living room, wood stove in family room and gas fireplace in upstairs suite

• TV, DVD/VCR, stereo (iPod dock) in family room

• Free wireless internet access

• Washer and dryer

Rates are based on occupancy of 8 guests. Maximum total occupancy is 10 guests, excluding children under 3 years old. Maximum number of total persons, including registered guests and their visitors, allowed in this property for day use is 16, excluding children under 3 years.

The maximum number of vehicles allowed is 4.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 PM to 9:00 AM.

Caretaker resides on property in a separate structure across the driveway from the house.

(Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Certificate No. 938N)

Keywords: Pool & Spa; Gated Community; 4 Acres

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 31, 2017


Glen Ellen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4440 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
This home sits on 4 acres of private land with a beautiful built-in swimming pool and spa in the backyard.


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average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Excellent property with stunning outside area and pool!

  • 5 of 5

A group of 7 friends had a fabulous stay! The outside area with the pool is simply stunning and we spent a lot of time there! The house is incredibly well equipped with everything that we needed and Ann & Norm were on hand to help with and of our queries. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Very Nice, Quiet Stay

  • 4 of 5

The house is very roomy and reasonably equipped. It was extremely clean and easy to use. We loved the pool and small, attached jacuzzi. The owners were super nice and helpful! They do live on the property, in nearby (but not quite adjoining) structure, but that didn't bother us at all. Norm and Ann met me when I arrived and showed me around. My only advice: I would recommend bringing your own kitchen knives and any speciality equipment if you plan to cook.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for our gal's weekend

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideal for our group of 8 women. Everyone had a wonderful time. The home is spacious, comfortable, clean and well-appointed. The pool and spa were wonderful. The owners were very accommodating and friendly. We loved our time here.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anaheim, Ca

Great home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for 4 couples. It was very clean, comfortable and had a beautiful, private backyard. The owners were available to help if needed, but were unnoticed in their home adjacent to this property. We will definitely stay here again when visiting wine country!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, California

Beautiful home..

  • 5 of 5

This house was absolutely gorgeous. The pictures dont do it justice. The pool and backyard were simply stunning. The hosts were kind and very informative. 5 stars all the way.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house with a wonderful pool backyard in the tranquil forest!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the house don't do it justice! This is a beautiful property--extremely clean, well-stocked, and tranqui! We had the most incredible weekend celebrating a family birthday. This house slept 9 people comfortably. There are four en-suites, plus a huge downstairs with lots of family gathering places. Ann and Norm--what a gem of a property you have and thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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The property is located in the Glen Ellen region of Sonoma Valley wine country. Wineries, tasting rooms, and vineyards abound here. This valley is also called The Valley of the Moon, which you will understand if you are lucky enough to visit when the moon is full. This valley is also very historic, with its mission, Bear Flag Monument (site of the first raising of the California Bear Flag in Sonoma Plaza), and famous author Jack London's Beauty Ranch in Glen Ellen. Jack London State Park is just a few miles from the property and well worth a visit for the interesting museum, ruins of the Wolf House, Pig Palace, hiking trails, etc.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Base rate is for 8 guests, excluding children under three; additional guests (up to 10 total) is $50 per night per person.
Refundable damage deposit of $1,000 is required.
A 3-night minimum is required on holiday weekends.
Pool is not normally heated. Fee to heat pool is $200-300, depending on season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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