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Historic Bungalow 3 Blocks to Sonoma Plaza, Highend Finishes. Bikes Included

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Master Bedrooms 2 1/2 Bath, just 3 blocks to Sonoma Plaza

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This amazing fully remodeled 1890 Bungalow features a commercial kitchen with custom cabinets and quartz countertops, 2 master suites each with it's own master bathroom along with an additional 1/2 bath. The house has upgraded central heat and air conditioning along with a washer and dryer. There was no expense spared when this high end vacation rental was completed. The 12 foot ceilings combined with the 15 inches of crown molding finish this historic home nicely. This charming Bungalow is within walking distance to the Sonoma Plaza (3 blocks), the house also comes with 4 bikes for your enjoyment to pedal to the nearby wineries or other site seeing around Sonoma. The front covered porch is an excellent spot to relax in the rocking chairs. The well landscaped rear patio has a gas BBQ, patio dining along with a very private Hot Tub. PLEASE NOTE: Due to Sonoma City Ordinance, the Hot Tub and rear patio is not available for use after 10 pm.


Owner
Michael Marino
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Michael Marino

Living in the Wine Country my whole life I always knew I would somehow be a part of this amazing Valley. I started California Wine Tours in 1987, a full service transportation company that specializes in private and group Wine Tours of the area. I have 150 vehicles from Sedans, Limousines, Vans and Buses not to mention everything in between. My drivers are local to the area and can double as tour guides finding that perfect Winery to match up with your personal taste.

Michael Marino purchased this bungalow in 2011

Why Michael Marino chose Sonoma County

A true piece of Sonoma History. This 1890 Sonoma Bungalow once owned by the local Black Smith was the perfect house to remodel. Don't let the Bungalow look fool you, the house is fully remodeled with the most amazing amenities. Commercial kitchen and 2 Master Suites included.

What makes this bungalow unique

Having options can be great! An amazing front porch and terrific private rear patio gives you lots of benefits including a short stroll to the local tavern less than a block away. **PLEASE NOTE: Due to Sonoma City Ordinance, the Hot Tub and Rear Patio area is off limits after 10 pm.**

Amenities

Sonoma Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Back Patio use after 10PM
  • No Visiting Guest
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large Soaking Tub with endless Hot Water
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Very Large Bathroom Area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • All amazing new construction with custom stone and tile. No expenses spared.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 of 2 Master Suites
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 of 2 Master Suites
  • 2 Master Suites both with bathrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
Notes:
Access to discounted transportation service provided by California Wine Tours 'a full service transportation company'

Reviews

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5

Great location and like staying at a 4 star hotel

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property, location and little touches that made our stay special. Exactly as advertised, wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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5

Great location and superb accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We spent five wonderful nights at the Broadway Bungalow. Despite facing the busy Broadway St., it was very quiet indoor. The tranquil and shady backyard was a nice oasis away from both the air conditioned indoor and the scorching heat outdoor. The interior rooms are all spacious and tastefully decorated, and the air-conditioning provided comfortable temperature, although I should have asked for more detailed explanations of the settings and adjustments on the thermostat. The state-of-the-art washer and dryer were excellent but perhaps a little too large for economical use for short-time guests like us with small washing needs. The top load washer was so deep that I had difficulty in taking out the small items after washing. I particularly loved the spacious and well equipped kitchen with a great gas stove and useful utensils. This was the first VRBO rental I stayed in that provided sharp knives! There were many staples, perhaps left by previous guests and the owner, and I added some when I left. The only quibble I have is the sizes and weights of the china and glass wares: they were too large and heavy for easy handling. This might explain why some plates and bowls showed some chips.

We loved the small but sophisticated town of Sonoma with great restaurants and a particularly excellent Sonoma Market. We would like to return to this charming town and this great vacation home.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oklahoma City
5

One word. AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautifully decorated and clean with a great location. It was the perfect setup for 2 couples traveling together. We walked to the plaza daily for coffee, drinks, dinner. A few of our faves were Hopmonk and Sonoma Grill (Lobster Rissotto was amazing). Valerie was a great host, a call or text away, but set everything up so well we didn't need anything. We also used their tour service, California Wine Tours. Our driver, Joe, was truly incredible. He was prompt, professional, and most of all FUN! We had a little time in our itinerary and he did a great job filling it with a stop at Chandon. I highly recommend the house and Californian Wine tours to anyone looking. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Louisville, KY
5

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL home walking distance to Sonoma Square!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home is truly a top-notch remodeled, decorated, and equipped home. From bedrooms to bathrooms to kitchen to high-end amenities, we were truly impressed with this lovely home just 2 blocks walking distance from the Square. We stayed in 4 homes during our Northern California vacation and, by far, this was the most comfortable accommodations we stayed in. The home is located on Broadway St, which is a main road into town. I was a little worried about traffic noise but was pleasantly surprised to see first hand how quiet it was and especially enjoyed relaxing on the front porch each evening. The bicycles are also very nice and I took the opportunity to ride the hills North of the Square each morning. Thanks Mike & Valerie for a terrific stay; you have a beautiful home!!

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

Perfect Escape

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property where the accommodations and amenities were even better than advertised.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX
5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in the bungalow! The house is perfect for 4 adults and is located so close to the Sonoma Plaza. The beds are very comfortable and the kitchen is perfect! Very relaxing sitting on the front porch with a glass of wine. Highly recommend staying at this cute bungalow!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Oakland, SFO or Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
Hop Monk Tavern
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Bay Link from San Francisco
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sonoma Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Napa Wine Train
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
Saddles Steak House
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Lake Sonoma
Nearest Beach
40 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: not necessary

Guest receive discounts on private or group Chauffer driven car service provided by' California Wine Tours', A full service transportation company offering sedans, limousines, Suburbans, vans and buses.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $750

Cancellation notice must be received at least 60 days prior to your scheduled arrival in order to receive a refund less our $100 processing fee. Cancellations received less than 60 days prior to your scheduled arrival will be 100% non-refundable – no credits will be given for future bookings. If your payments are broken into multiple payments and one of these payments is not received within 72 hours of the due date the reservation will be cancelled and the moneys paid will be forfeited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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