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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This one acre property sits atop Taylor Mountain, 15 minutes southeast of downtown Santa Rosa; a whole world away from the hustle and bustle. This very private home is clustered within a small community of houses that are surrounded by ranches and vineyards affording breathtaking views high above most of the winter fog and cold temperatures of the Santa Rosa Plain. Bennett Valley, Kenwood and Glen Ellen are 20 minutes away and the historic town of Sonoma, Russian River Valley, Healdsburg and the Bodega Coast are 40 minute drives. The excitement of downtown San Francisco is just an hour away.

This classic ranch style home has high celings and an open floorplan with a chef's kitchen. The living/dining/family room opens to the large covered terrace, perfect for year-round alfresco dining. A cozy sitting area/library with 100's of varied titles to browse is nestled around a wood burning fireplace. The Master bedroom has bathroom en-suite and affords a wake up view of the valley below. The second bedroom has an en-suite bath with tub. Both bedrooms have queen beds and cable TV.

The gardens have been designed by the landscape architect owner and have been featured in Sunset Magazine/Western Garden Book, Better Homes and Gardens and other publications. Many garden rooms with different themes such as the English Mixed Border, the Sunset Perennial Hill, the Vegetable Terraces, the Lookout Point, The Maple Dell, have many different places to sit matching any particular mood. There are two water features and a pond full of colorful fish. (Please see the separate link to the Picassa Web Album for copious garden photos). The swimming pool shares the BBQ terrace with a nearby outdoor shower can be used after sundown under a star filled or even rainy sky.

Wildlife watching abounds, especially with the morning birds queueing up to be first in the feeder. Bluejays wait to be treated to peanuts and clumsy quail, sometimes 20 at a time jump up on the terrace wall in search of breakfast. Hawks, Geese, Woodpeckers and hungry Herons fly overhead and owls serenade at night. Deer, fenced out of the gardens, browse below and and an occasional fox can be seen at sundown along with turkeys roosting in the oaks.

Wineries, Armstrong Woods, Annadale State Park, the Prince Memorial Bike Trail along Santa Rosa Creek, Sugarloaf State Park, the Valley of the Moon, Lake Sonoma, Historic Petaluma, the Charles Shultz Museum are local attractions that are closeby. Downtown Santa Rosa with Historic Railroad Square is home to numerous restaurants, bookshops, antique shops, museums and theaters.


Keywords: Chef's kitchen, open floor plan, high ceilings, bright sunny rooms, resort style private gardens, expansive southwest views.

Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, arabic
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 10/06/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1875 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    One older child/young adult acceptable...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Wifi TV allows facebook, Netflix, etc....moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Expansive view of Valley and Coastal Hills...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood located in garage...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered main terrace...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Solar Heated, salt water pool, max depth 6'...moreless

 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$395
$2,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $650
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

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Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 10/06/2016
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Speaks: english, arabic
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 10/06/2016

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Photos

  • The cozy, bright library with wood burning fireplace, BlueRay TV.

    The cozy, bright library with wood burning fireplace, BlueRay TV.

  • Living Room, looking back towards Kitchen.

    Living Room, looking back towards Kitchen.

  • Rear Bedroom Suite

    Rear Bedroom Suite

  • Front Bathroom with tiled tub

    Front Bathroom with tiled tub

  • Chef's Kitchen with east facing clerestory windows

    Chef's Kitchen with east facing clerestory windows

  • Looking from Library to Dining Room and Kitchen to the left.

    Looking from Library to Dining Room and Kitchen to the left.

  • The Living Room with Panoramic View (not shown)  windows to the right.

    The Living Room with Panoramic View (not shown) windows to the right.

  • Rear Bedroom  Bath with walk-in glass tiled shower

    Rear Bedroom Bath with walk-in glass tiled shower

  • The Front  Bedroom Suite.

    The Front Bedroom Suite.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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Santa Rosa, CA, USA #387592

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