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Charming Country House - Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 4 bathroom, Swimming Pool, 7 Acres

Down a quiet country lane, surrounded by vineyard and orchard views, sits our re-modeled 1920's farmhouse. Welcome to paradise in the wine country!

Most of the property's seven acres are devoted to apple orchard and meadow. The main house consists of four spacious bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room, formal dining room and den. The kitchen is well equipped and makes it fun to feed a group indoors or outdoors. The kitchen was completely remodeled in the Spring of 2015. The house has everything you need to make your wine country vacation enjoyable. Beds and baths are appointed with fine linens. Off the kitchen, a large patio and deck provide a perfect spot for barbequeing and dining al fresco at the large teak table. Read and fall asleep in the large hammock. The location, the so-called Banana Belt, has more sun than anywhere in West Sonoma County! Days start out cool, warm up through the afternoon and then cool off again in the evening, making this a perfect climate for living inside or out.

There is a remodeled, one bedroom guesthouse with a full bath, living room, and wet bar.

A 40', solar-heated swimming pool near the main house provides a great place to cool off in the heat of the afternoon. There are two organic vegetable gardens where you can pick over 50 different varieties of herbs, vegetables and fruits for your meals (depending upon the season). Over 70 mature rose bushes around the house provide bursts of color. There is a sport court with a basketball hoop, volleyball net and lights for late evening play.

There are many fun things to do nearby. You'll be close to the greatest pinot noir and chardonnay tasting rooms of the Sonoma Coast and Russian River Valley. Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Graton, Occidental and Forestville are minutes away by car. You will find wonderful restaurants, art galleries, and fun shops as you explore these charming towns. There are several excellent grocery stores within a few miles and the Sunday farmers' market in Sebastopol is fantastic.

The possibilities for active outdoor living are limitless! You can walk, run or bike the Joe Rodata trail or the scenic and little-traveled backroads nearby. There are four public golf courses, including a Dr. Alister MacKenzie design, a short distance away. The Pacific coastline is a beautiful drive over the hill from Graton through Occidental. Hiking beneath beautiful redwood groves or canoeing on the Russian River is 15 minutes away.

If you are looking for a special treat, you can revive yourself with a day trip to the famous mud baths in Calistoga. If you desire something closer, there are several day spas in the immediate area.

The property is very private and quiet. At night, city dwellers will be dazzled by a sky full of stars. You are away from it all and still close to everything. San Francisco is 60 miles to the south.

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Sebastopol Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Wood paneled sauna
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 large walk in closets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large walk in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Large walk in closet
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double , Large walk in closet
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , 1 child bed , 3 room guest house. Large closet. Wet bar.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


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Charming Country House - Sleeps 10
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at a number of properties over the years and this one took care of the little things that make a vacation home perfect: nice mattresses, beautiful decor, a well-maintained home, fully stocked kitchen, and an unbeatable setting.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous, well kept property in a perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Katie's house for a birthday weekend. We filled the house and the guest house, the youngest is 10 and the oldest 75 and everyone loved it. For us it was perfect. The house is very clean and has everything we needed, the kitchen, dining room, and living room are large and comfortable for hanging around together, the rooms were very nice, and the grounds were beautiful to walk around. We even spent a morning playing basketball. It's a great place for friends or family to be based for a wine tasting week, or a special occasion.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for ten days for a small family reunion. The house itself is beautifully appointed, and contains anything and everything you could ever want. As an avid cook, the kitchen, in particular was a total dream. The surrounding property is also absolutely stunning. We picked from the vegetable garden and fruit trees daily, played on the sports' court and swam in the beautiful pool. It really had something for everyone in our group, from the age of 6 to 75! Finally, the property owners could not be lovelier or easier to communicate with. They answered any questions we had within hours, and had fabulous suggestions for things to do in the area. Truly one of the best holidays we have ever had as a family.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I, all grandmas, recently escaped to this little bit of heaven for our annual "retreat."

The large, old house is charming and evokes a sense of history. The spacious living and dining rooms allow for both comfort and formality. The kitchen is a chef's dream, and the organic fruits and vegetables that grow abundantly on the property are an added bonus.

Mornings were spent walking past lush orchards and vineyards, while afternoons were spent lounging by the pool and enjoying the beautiful and very private grounds. Napping in the hammock that hangs in the shade of a tree guarantees complete relaxation, while the sports court guarantees fun. Finally, evenings were spent barbecuing, dining, and engaging in lively conversation as we sat together under a sky full of twinkling stars and The Man In The Moon!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely stunning property and charming home

  • 5 of 5

A group of 10 of us rented Katie's place for a long weekend to celebrate my husband's 30th birthday. The property was absolutely perfect for us. We had plenty of room for everyone and we took advantage of the many amenities like: ping pong in the barn, basketball on the sports court, board games, the beautiful views, and the gorgeous and well-equipped kitchen. It is very apparent that the owners truly treasure this place. The location is very private and quiet while still being close to Graton and Sebastopol where we went wine tasting one day. Katie was great to work with and super responsive to any messages or requests. She checked in to make sure we all arrived safe and that everything was in order and even had someone come over to light a pilot light that was out in the guest house. It's one of the most beautiful vacation rentals I have ever stayed at and I can't wait to be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Wine Country House

  • 5 of 5

Can't recommend this highly enough for a group. The house and grounds are beautiful and very comfortable. Lots of places for people to hang out together or get some private time. Our daughter was celebrating her 40th birthday nearby and I was responsible for a chunk of the brunch the next morning. The kitchen is very well equipped. And the owner was exceptionally responsive and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Why Katie chose Sebastopol

We purchased this lovely country house to have a way to get away from the city and the fog in San Francisco. The weather in Sebastopol is almost always delightful. We enjoy the house year-round. Green Valley Haven is unbelievably peaceful.


Sonoma Canopy Tours
Safari West
Northwood Golf Club
SingleThread Farm - Restaurant - Inn
Tomales Bay Oyster Company
Burke's Russian River Canoe
Napa Valley Balloons, Inc.
The Barlow Event Center
Mom's Apple Pie
Cal Skate of Rohnert Park
Flying Frog Academy
Bodega Bay
Westside Yoga Studio
Thrive Yoga
Boundless Move
Simply Pilates
Sonoma County Airport
Osmosis Day Spa Sanctuary
Hopmonk Tavern
Nearest Airport
70 Miles
San Francisco International
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Sebastopol Golf
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: recommended

Great biking, walking opportunities. Great wineries and tasting rooms nearby.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

Our Sonoma County Transit Occupancy Tax certificate number is 1147N.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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