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Beautiful 3,000 SF Castle in the Vineyards and hottub

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

This 3,000 sf private vacation getaway on one acre, across from hundreds of acres of vineyards, has the look of a castle with the feel of a luxurious estate. Enjoy a state of the art kitchen (granite counters, new gas stove, refrigerator, large island with bar seating), two king bedroom suites as well as two other guest bedrooms (one with a queen bed and one with a full bed), large game room with full size pool table, and bar, and great outdoor areas with a private hot tub. Located in the center of the wine country: a short walk to Martin Ray Winery tasting everything from Cabernet to Chardonnay, dozens of other wineries within a few miles, only 15 to 20 minutes to Healdsburg, less than 5 minutes to a kayak launch site on the Russian River and 20 minutes to Bodega Bay. Sonoma County Permit # 2PE12-0126, Sonoma County Transient Tax # 986N.

Keywords: kayak, castle, hot tub, spa, king bed, winery, vineyard, wine tasting, walking, biking, bike, walk, Sebastopol, Healdsburg, granite, private, pool table.

More Details

Owner
Michael Ray
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Michael Ray

My husband and I love to travel and stay in unique homes. When we were looking for a home to offer as a vacation rental we knew immediately this home would be perfect. There isn't another home like it, anywhere. It has a fantastic location in the center of the wine country, is very private and is surrounded by beautiful views and landscaping.

Michael Ray purchased this house in 2011

Why Michael Ray chose Sonoma County

We love Sebastopol. It's rural, but it's 15 minutes close to everything any big city has to offer and it's only an hour drive into San Francisco. People are friendly, open and accepting and the tasting rooms are relaxed and uncrowded.

What makes this house unique

This home is like no other home. When you drive through the front gate it gives you the feel of arriving at a castle. There is an open floor plan, great for a large or small family, with three bedrooms (king, king, queen, a den/bedroom with a full size bed and a large recreation room). You can barbecue out on the deck while dipping in and out of the hot tub ~ or talking to those inside watching TV on the flat screen.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great place! Can't wait to come back! Don't change a thing - it's just too beautiful here for words!
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Sebastopol House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • Master bedroom with king bed and attached full bath, large 2nd bedroom with king bed and attached 1/2 bath, 3rd bedroom with queen bed across from a full bath and with a private deck overlooking a very private rear yard and 4th bedroom with double bed and private deck overlooking a very private rear yard.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
6050 Vine Hill School Road is within walking distance to Martin Ray Winery as well as within bicycling distance to DeLoach, Sunce, and Hook and Ladder wineries; Our home is very private and looks out at vineyards to the south, pastures and mountains to the west and is surrounded by other large properties. It is very private and offers lots of opportunities for great walks by the vineyards (you might even catch a glimpse of the nesting bald eagles), beautiful drives on Dry Creek Road and West Side Road, easy access to Bodega Bay, excellent restaurants, music venues and art. Shopping is an experience in downtown Sebastopol, Healdsburg and Geyserville which are all within a 20 minute drive. Its a beautiful place, serene, quiet and very unique.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Beautiful 3,000 SF Castle in the Vineyards and hottub
average rating of 4.828125 based on 66 reviews
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the castle house was amazing. Our family of seven enjoyed every relaxing moment. The house itself is clean and spacious with every necessity provided. Super comfy beds. Michael was great very informative and accommodating. Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great experience!

  • 5 of 5

The property was very unique which made it quite interesting. The owners gave us the history and we loved it. It was our daughter's 21st birthday! She had a fabulous experience. Very beautiful and private area with plenty to see and much wine to taste. Thank you Michael and Kristen!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great place to stay - for work wifi could be better

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and comfortable - nice for a bigger family like ours.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice place-great get-away

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and family-friendly. We had a wonderful family vacation. Owners were super nice!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very peaceful location and fun house to stay in.

  • 5 of 5

Owners were very nice and provided great recommendations on where to go. The house was so comfortable and peaceful, loved the hot tub! Softest sheets and super comfortable beds. The rec room was just so much fun. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

We Had A Royal Good Time

  • 5 of 5

The castle house is a great place to stay. We celebrated our son's 30th birthday there with family and friends. Everyone loved how unique the house is. Michael, the owner, met us there and gave us a detailed tour. The location is beautiful. There are so many things to do nearby. We hope to go back soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Bocci ball is at many near by wineries! The Russian River is less than 3 miles away with kayaking rentals at Burkes, tubing and sunning! Bodega Bay (Pacific Ocean) is only 25 minutes away

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Rates & Availability

Sebastopol House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak
May 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$395
From
$395
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,370
$9,500
 
 
Off-Peak
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,090
$7,000
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$395
$2,370
$7,000
 
 
Off Peak
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,090
$7,000
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$395
$2,370
$7,000
 
 
Off Peak
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$375
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,090
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

A $175 cleaning deposit is added to the rental rate. Two payments can be applied, at the guest's request, if the reservation date is greater than 4 months in the future. During the peak period a five night minimum is required if the stay overlaps a weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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