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Charming Victorian - walking distance to town.

Saint Helena, CA, USA
  • House1300 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights

Enjoy this charming, light and airy, 2 story remodeled Victorian situated in the adorable town of St. Helena, home to the best shopping, restaurants and wineries in Napa Valley. This house is one block from Main Street so walking distance to everything!! 2 bedroom/2 bath, fireplace, modern kitchen, den with queen sofa bed, large master bath, French doors open off master bedroom and den to patio, gas barbeque, small fenced backyard for outdoor dining and fun – shaded table for six. No neighbors directly adjacent to either side of the house- Bikes available for guests, piano and foosball table for more fun.

Superb location!- 3 minutes walking distance from acres of vineyards as well as 5 minutes walking to town, Walking distance from Health Spa Napa Valley – fabulous spa - great pool, gym with cardio equipment, yoga and spinning classes and full compliment of spa treatments. Walking to these excellent restaurants: Tra Vigne (3 minutes), Farmstead (3 minutes), Terra, French Blue, Goose and Gander and Gott’s Roadside (as in Taylors Drive-In)

Dead end street - very little traffic, quiet and very safe for little ones. The home is on the east side of St. Helena which is walking distance to town but still has the country feel.

SAINT HELENA SHORT TERM RENTAL PERMIT # 2012-28 (THERE ARE ONLY 22 LEGAL SHORT TERM RENTALS IN IN SAINT HELENA - LOOK FOR THE PERMIT NUMBER TO ENSURE YOUR VACATION RENTAL IS LEGAL AND THAT YOUR VACATION PLANS WILL NOT BE INTERRUPTED)

Owner

Pamela Dunn

Member Since 2012
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within one day
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 07, 2018
Why Pamela Dunn chose Saint Helena

Limited availability because of all the repeat guests. The house has tall ceilings which give the house of open, spacious and sunny atmosphere. Bedrooms on 2 levels affords nice privacy for couples sharing the house. House is located at the end of a dead end street so quiet (and safe for little ones). Location seems to be the most coveted aspect of this charming house - leave the car at home and walk to everything. Downtown Saint Helena - 2 blocks, acres of vineyards - 2 blocks. I bought this property because it was stumbling distance from Tra Vigne - my favorite restaurant ;)

What makes this House unique

Light and airy, spacious and comfortable, fabulous, fantastic location!!!!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Master suite with full bath with french doors open to patio
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, 2nd bedroom has queen bed and adjacent full bath
      • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
        • Beautiful Claw Foot Tub in 2nd Bathroom. Hair Dryers provided in each bathroom, all towels and linens provided

        Meals

          • Guests provide their own meals

            General

              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning
              • Fireplace
                One gas/wood burning and one electric
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet

                Kitchen

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

                    Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • comfy seating for 4 people

                        Entertainment

                          • DVD Player
                          • Games
                            Foosball Table, Piano, Tennis Racquets, Corn Toss, Bocce Ball Set, and Misc Board Games
                          • Satellite / Cable
                          • Stereo
                          • Television
                          • Toys
                            A toy chest of toys for kids and some fun ride along toys in the garage.

                            Outside

                              • Balcony
                                Great front porch
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Outdoor Grill

                                Attractions

                                  • cinemas
                                  • health/beauty spa
                                  • restaurants
                                  • winery tours

                                    Leisure Activities

                                      • antiquing
                                      • horseback riding
                                      • outlet shopping
                                      • scenic drives
                                      • shopping
                                      • walking

                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                          • Babysitter

                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                              • golf
                                              • hiking
                                              • hot air ballooning
                                              • mountain biking
                                              • tennis

                                                House Rules

                                                Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                Cancellation Policy

                                                100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                7 Reviews

                                                Excellent4.7/5

                                                Latest reviews

                                                Napa Valley in the Winter

                                                Tina H.

                                                Location of the house is great. The kitchen is well stocked. Close to everything in St Helena. The house itself needs some updating. The sisal carpet going down the stairs is ripped and torn. The sisal carpet/flooring in the lower level is ripped and in some areas completely gone. The owner has placed a mat over the bare floor area going into the master bedroom. We got an email on our arrival day saying the front porch on the top level was leaking into the lower level den. Owner ask us to put out some buckets to catch the dripping water. She stated that the repair would take 6 to 7 days and didn't want to disturb us during our stay. Unfortunately we were there during a rainy week and the bucket stayed out all week catching the water. You could tell it has been leaking for quite some time from the water stains on the back of the area rug. The electricity needs to be updated too. The lower level breaker tripped a few times while we were there. Mainly tripped when we used the hairdryer. Washer and dryer worked great. The garage is for storage not for vehicle parking which was fine. As I stated the house just needs a little updating. Only tv is on the lower level. The bed in the master bedroom was comfortable. The living room furniture in the upper level is worn out. We were gone most of the time so it wasn't a huge problem but it would have been nice to have somewhere comfortable to sit while having a glass of wine before dinner or coffee in the morning. We were a little disappointed in the house but we were only there a week. It didn't stop us for having an awesome winter vacation in Napa Valley. No crowds and lots of great wine. It's a wonderful time to visit.

                                                Perfect Spot surrounded by the gorgeous wine growing valley

                                                Lori C.

                                                We travel to Napa Valley every year and stay in the area of St Helena/Calistoga and during our trips we've discovered some fabulous favorite spots,and this house is in walking distance to many of those faves! Lovely, charming interior, nice outdoor garden spot for sitting as well as a lovely front porch to sip and enjoy coffee/wine. Great location and comfortable "home base" while visiting the area. Owner is extremely responsive, house was clean and well stocked with dishes, cookware, linens, etc. Perfect spot, highly recommended..

                                                The ideal wine couontry vacation spot!!!

                                                JakeDenver

                                                We go to Napa Valley every year but usually stay at a hotel in Napa. We love Saint Helena and decided to try out renting a house. What a wonderful experience this was. The owner was incredible prompt and helpful in answering any of my questions. The house was wonderful, spacious and sunny with wine country charm and the location couldn't be better. Right behind our favorite restaurant Tra Vigne and walking distance to everything in town. Can't wait to return!!! (FYI - Farmstead, also walking distance has a great outdoor happy hour.

                                                Tough start turned great stay

                                                Paul W.

                                                We showed up to find the house not clean. Evidently the maid service left town and forgot to clean before doing so. What could have made for a miserable stay, turned out to be just fine. The owner was extremely apologetic and got a cleaning crew there asap. We simply headed out for some tasting and came back to a clean home.

                                                Our stay was very nice. The home is very functional and open. The convenience is awesome. We were able to walk to coffee spots, shopping and dinner. The later being key so nobody had to be a DD, and we were able to enjoy the wine we bought each day.

                                                Make a note that the upstairs bathroom has a tub and a handle shower so you either sit on your butt to shower or stand and deftly maneuver to shower. Not tough but good to know.

                                                The back patio was nice and the grill was in good shape.

                                                We would stay here again

                                                location, location

                                                WaltPalm Desert

                                                A nice old Victorian which has clearly been upgraded. Nice quiet street - not a through street which keeps it pretty quiet. We were greeted by a nice bouquet of flowers and bottle of Napa Valley wine on our arrival. There are stairs to go up and down both inside and out, so if you have any disabilities be aware. The location is great. We never used our car to go out to eat in St. Helena. Walked everywhere. And there are lots of very fine restaurants in town.

                                                The upstairs is a nice sitting area with fireplace, and the kitchen off to the side. Also, one bedroom with a queen is upstairs along with a bathroom. The kitchen is well stocked and the ice machine works! (some places it doesn't) Also, the wireless system works flawlessly and the user ID and password are displayed for you to use.

                                                The bottom floor is a very nice master suite. One room has a nice sofa, coffee table and TV. As you go further, there is a bathroom with tub and shower and the bedroom. One thing that needs attention is the rope rug. About 2-3 inches of the subflooring is exposed between the rug and tiles. Should be covered up. The bedroom holds a queen bed that is very comfortable. French doors exit to a patio and picnic table.

                                                I should mention that we survived the big earthquake with no issues so the house has to be built pretty well! This is a comfortable house, centrally located to enjoy the wine country and good food. We stayed for almost 3 weeks and enjoyed it immensely.

                                                Charming, charming charming

                                                Paige H.San Diego

                                                We took my Dad for Father's day - we couldn't have been more happy with our choice. The house was equipped with all we needed for bbqing and having wonderful family dinners together outside. Left the car in the driveway and walked everywhere such a weclome treat from our normal work commute. We did spa at the Napa Valley Health Spa - great treatments and great pool - wish we could have stayed longer. Mom wants to come back for Mother's Day! Thank you.

                                                Location

                                                Saint Helena, CA, USA

                                                Fabulous shopping, restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms within walking distance. Walk through acres of vineyards 2 blocks away. Sit up on the sunny front porch with morning coffee and watch the world go by. Hot air ballooning, great old style local movie theater. Tennis courts 5 minutes away. Rent bicycles from the local bike shop (5 minute walk) and ride thru along the vineyards path or great mountain biking 15 minutes away. Spa! Spa! Spa! Health Spa Napa Valley great fitness center, spa treatments and a fabulous pool to lounge by - 3 minutes walk. Don't forget to visit the Napa Valley Olive Oil Company - 1 block away for the best olive oil ever and lots of other Italian goodies. 5 minute walk to all Saint Helena restaurants, and downtown Saint Helena shopping and tasting rooms. 25 wineries within 10 minutes - how do you beat that! We recommend sitting a on the deck bar at Auberge de Soleil for a truly stunning view of the valley. Indulge in a cooking class at the Culinary Institute of American - held 2 times daily. Upcoming Events Saint Helena Street Festival - 'Cheers' held the first Friday night of June , July, August and September. Saint Helena - concerts in the park - 3rd Thursday of summer months, Napa Valley Wine Auction - try to get tickets to the Friday event if you can - it is the 'candy store' of food and wine with every winery pouring and every restaurant in the valley has a food both and barrel tasting of the best wines in the valley - first weekend in June. Mondavi Concert series - under the stars at Robert Mondavi winery: June 29 - Martina McBride July 6 - Life House July 12 - Huey Lewis and the News July 13 - Bruce Hornsby July 20 - ZZWard and Delta Rae

                                                Rates & Availability

                                                Additional information about rental rates

                                                Cleaning Fee
                                                $100

                                                $250 deposit - Balance due 30 days prior to arrival. Off season rates exclude holidays which are at peak season rates - 2 and 3 night minimum will be considered on an individual basis

                                                $357avg/night
                                                7 Reviews
                                                Excellent 4.7/5
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