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Heart of Sonoma Napa Wine Country Vacation Home w. Private Vineyard & Jacuzzi

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 BR 3 BA Newly Remodeled Home with back yard Vineyard, Mountain Views & Jacuzzi

This beautiful newly remodeled 2,300+ square foot two-level home just 4 miles from the Sonoma Square in the heart of the wine country with access to all Wine Country locations including Sonoma, Napa, Russian River, Alexander Valley, the Silverado Trail and its only a 45 minute drive to San Francisco!

The house has 4 bedrooms 3 with Queen sized beds and the Master with a King, 2.5 bathrooms, a den and a living room, a formal dining room which seats 10 comfortably, and a large very well equipped kitchen with separate eating area. We have a beautiful back yard complete with picnic area, fire pit, barbecue and lots of space to walk among the private vineyard!

The location on this property is truly fantastic in Historical Glen Ellen, home of writer Jack London! It is nestled in the majestic hills of Jack London Regional park where you can take tours of his mansion or explore the parks many hiking and biking trails just steps away from the property.

Vineyards, restaurants, shops, hiking, spas and the beautiful Sonoma Plaza are all within walking distance or just a short drive . The property is conveniently located minutes from over 40 wineries in the Sonoma Valley, yet close to town. Enjoy World Class restaurants from 5 Star Cuisine to unique local restaurants as well as a gourmet market walking distance to the house. The Sonoma Mission Inn's world famous spa is located a short 5 minutes from the house, and the Sonoma Golf Club is a stone's throw away.

Inside the home you will find a large, fully appointed kitchen with excellent appliances. There is seating for eight at the table as well as three at the kitchen counter. The kitchen opens to the cozy family room with a large rock fireplace. The formal living room and dining room are perfect for family and friends to gather and relax while sipping wine around the formal fireplace. Wood floors and new carpets complete the look.

Enjoy warm California evenings walking the estate vineyard, barbecuing with friends on the large outdoor patio or just relaxing in the 7 person Jacuzzi. There is also an outdoor fire pit which is available year around, quality outdoor furniture with both charcoal and gas grills make for a perfect entertaining space.

Inside, the master bath is well appointed with a shower and private toilet room. The four bedrooms are all upstairs and include a spacious King bed master suite with reading nook and 3 good sized guest rooms all with brand new queen beds and luxury bedding. Sleeps 8 comfortably. Maximum of 10 guests at any time.

If wine is your thing there are multiple tasting rooms like Benzinger (a favorite) just a 5 min walk. A 5-10 min drive will get you to highway 12 and some of the best wineries in Sonoma!

This is truly one of the best locations and a great place to stay to ensure the most enjoyable wine country experience!

More Details

Owner
Julie Valdes
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About Julie Valdes

Hi Guests! Thank you for your interest in our Sonoma home for your next trip to wine country!

After our first visit to wine country only 5 years ago, we knew this place was something truly magical. Since then we began our search for the perfect property that would become the setting for so many amazing family memories and we finally found it!

We are from Los Angeles and take every opportunity to escape the stress and head up north to take in the beautiful wine countryside.

We welcome your stay and look forward to sharing this special place with you and your family. We hope you fall in love as we did and make many special memories!

Julie Valdes purchased this house in 2013

Why Julie Valdes chose Sonoma County

It is truly the best of all worlds. As you cross the architectural steel bridge and enter Glen Ellen you will know exactly why this property is so special and unique. Nestled in the hills of the famous Jack London Regional Park and only mins away from the vines, this property was exactly what our family had been looking for. Close enough to walk to some of our favorite eateries and wineries.

What makes this house unique

The house location is in the heart of Sonoma with easy access to all the wine country has to offer but nothing beats cooking a gourmet meal in the kitchen while looking out at the beautiful backyard vines. Or even waking early and taking a morning walk to the Glen Ellen market for a cup of coffee and delicious freshly baked pastry. Or even just as the sun begins to set over the hills, taking a glass of your favorite wine find of the day and sitting up at the terrace in the vines overlooking Sonoma regional park. This place is truly remarkable!

Map

Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Jack London Lodge
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Olive and Vine
Car: recommended

The location of this property is truly fantastic in Historical Glen Ellen, home of writer Jack London! It is nestled in the majestic hills of Jack London Regional park where you can take tours of his mansion or explore the parks many hiking and biking trails just steps away from the property.

You will find 5 star dining and unique local restaurants as well as a gourmet market walking distance from the house.

If wine is your thing there are multiple tasting rooms like Benzinger (a favorite)and Korbin Kameron, just a 5 min walk from the house.

Just a 5-10 min drive will get you to the famous vineyard lined rolling hills of highway 12 and some of the best wineries in Sonoma!

Amenities

Glen Ellen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely no loud noise or music outdoors after 9 pm weekdays and 11 pm weekends out of respect for our neighbors. This is a quiet neighborhood.
  • All garbage and recyclable items must be removed from the house and placed in the proper waste bins in front of the garage upon check out.
  • Water must not be allowed to go below the jets in the hot tub or the motor will burn out. There is a hose by the barbeque that can be used to fill it.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , master has 2 seperate sink areas
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This is a powder room downstairs, sink and toilet only
  • All bathrooms are fully remodeled. Master has a walk-in shower and guest has a tub. Downstairs is a powder room.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Guest Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Guest Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa pull out is twin size
  • Each Guest bedroom has brand new queen beds with luxury bedding and the Master has a new King and a pull out twin size sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Reviews

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Heart of Sonoma Napa Wine Country Vacation Home w. Private Vineyard & Jacuzzi
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
5

Charming, spacious, clean home with welcoming owner

  • 5 of 5

For those looking for a home in the epicenter of wine country any time of year, this would be it! Just far enough away from the crowds along the gorgeous Highway 12, this home was comfortable and well worth the effort to find. There is plenty of room for everyone to roam about with lots of gathering areas too. The outdoor space highlighted by fire pit and grill area was perfection. The driveway had plenty of room for several cars. The best part about the experience from a booking/practical perspective were the hosts. Julie was not only responsive and approachable but also helped up pick out a lovely restaurant for a special occasion. Thank you Julie and I sincerely hope to see you again very soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time for your special birthday celebration! It's easy to be a good host when your guests are great!! Thank you for staying with us and we hope you can return sometime in the future! Cheers!
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A Great Get-Away!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Tom and Julie's home for a mini cousin's reunion. The house was perfect for four couples. It was a great location to visit Napa and Sonoma. The town of Glen Ellen has a great market and very good restaurants within driving minutes of the house. The patio, fire pit and hot tub was an added plus. Lots of room in and out of the house to gather. We will all remember the memories we made on our trip. Will rent the house in the future. Thanks for the great get-away.

Beth, Bob and cousins

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wine valley weekend

  • 5 of 5

All 4 couples from the Midwest (KS and NE) enjoyed our four nights here in Glen Ellen. It wasa welcome retreat after our days tasting wine in Sonoma County. The home is well planned and very accommodating. The outdoor space was used in the evenings and we were able to have 7 meals at home over the four days. Thank you Julie and Tom; we are hoping to return on our next visit to Sonoma County.

Rick, Patsy, Gene, Jean, Les, Terry, Mickey and Mert

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you guys all had a good time!! We would love to have you back anytime! Cheers! Julie
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5

Great house with lots of room and perfect location for wine tastings!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends loved the house and had an amazing time. The house is perfectly located for groups of friends that want to do tastings around both Napa and Sonoma. The property is beautiful with a spacious outdoor area for grilling, enjoying the hot tub or a glass of wine by the fire! Thank you to the Valdes family for their great hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Peaceful Retreat.

  • 5 of 5

First of all, THANK YOU!!!

I had a wonderful time at this rental property. We initially had hard time locating a property due to another property owner canceling on us. Julie went out of her way and worked with the dates that we had requested. She was always available for questions and always responded to text and or emails. The property was very clean and well stocked. Very spacious, I only had a couple guests but the home would accommodate a bunch. The vineyard in the back yard was just cool. The patio area with the fire pit and hot tub was perfect for relaxing and was very quiet. I don’t know if I could ask for much more. The home was about 1 hour from San Francisco but there were plenty of stores within 10-15 minutes where you could purchase whatever you needed. You didn't have to drive far to find a tasting room. The first time was an accident, the other times...well they were on purpose. There were plenty of restaurants that were equally as close. This was my first rental using Home Away and this experience exceeded my expectations. I would definitely rent this property again in the future. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Steven

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home for our family vacation! Great space and had anything you could possibly need. Loved the outdoo space, we grilled, ate outside and used the hot tub every night. Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $180

Cleaning Fee: $180.00
Security Deposit: $500 check which will be held and returned after your stay.
This rate excludes all Holiday weeks from December 20-31.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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