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The St. Helena House - Within Walking Distance To Downtown

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This delightful 120-year-old farmhouse, overlooking a vineyard, sits on two acres. Recently renovated, the house is 3,000 square feet and can comfortably sleep 6-8 people in three spacious bedrooms. Two bedrooms are furnished with queen beds and the third with a king and a view of the vineyards. The remodeled upstairs bathroom is charming with a claw foot tub and pedestal sink.

The downstairs has a large front room, a dining room and a separate parlor that is great for gathering around the fireplace with family and friends. There is a large wrap around porch that has two twin beds, which also have a view of the vineyards. The porch is also a wonderful place to dine on warm summer evenings.

The award winning kitchen (Northern CA Kitchen Design Competition) has a farm table and large sliding doors that open onto a wisteria covered deck and seating area - the perfect place for your morning cup of coffee or evening glass of wine. The adjacent dining room provides an elegant extension of the kitchen and includes another cozy fireplace. A second attractively updated bathroom along with a laundry/mud room is located just off the kitchen.

The Home Does Not Have AC

City of St. Helena Short-Term Rental Permit # 2012-71

More Details

Owner
owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About owner

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay area, but now live in Napa Valley and have for thirty-four years. As a child I spent many weekends visiting our family home in St. Helena.

owner purchased this farmhouse in 1935

Why owner chose Napa County

This house has been in our family for over eighty years. The house was built in the 1880's and my great-uncle purchased it in 1935 from a historical Napa Valley wine family. People have always loved gathering at the St. Helena house and we want that to continue for generations to come.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The wrap around porch has been the setting for many wonderful dinners over the years. Sitting on the porch eating and drinking wine, while at the same time looking over the vineyards along with the views of the eastern mountains - Priceless!

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a wonderful, relaxing weekend together in this cozy and beautiful home. Thank you for the stay.
Aug 2013
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Map

Cindy's Backstreet Kitchen
Gott's Roadside
Beringer Vineyards
Market
PRESS St. Helena
Robert Keenan Winery
The Model Bakery
V. Sattui Winery
Sunshine Foods
Terra Restaurant
Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch
French Blue -- CLOSED
The Culinary Institute of America at Greystone
Heitz Wine Cellars
Napa Valley Coffee Roasting Company
Car: not necessary

We are located in the heart of Napa Valley close to the many wineries. In addition to wineries, Napa Valley has several world renown restaurants some of which are in walking distance from our house.

If you like the outdoors within minutes you can cycle some of the best roads in Napa Valley. If you like shopping you can walk to the charming town of St. Helena and experience the the towns many shops.

Amenities

Saint Helena Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Two twin beds on the downstairs screened-in porch area
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9761906 based on 87 reviews
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

From start to finish our visit was great. Property & home are beautiful. We love to cook as a family and found the kitchen well equipped. Owners have local information and home well organized and are extremely responsive.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, Memorable, and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an incredible 4-night stay at the St. Helena House last week. Jim's home is next to the beautiful Beringer vineyard, and we enjoyed drinking a bottle of wine in the backyard as we watched the sun set each day. This is a great location for walking to downtown St. Helena, which takes 10-15 minutes. Every morning we also enjoyed walking around the surrounding area, which offered beautiful views of the valley and steeper hills that led to neighboring vineyards. The 6 of us were very comfortable in the house, and Jim was especially helpful with suggestions for what to do and where to eat in the area. Jim was very responsive and coordinating our stay at the St. Helena house was easy. We would stay here again in a heartbeat! Thanks again for everything, Jim!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location! Wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at the St. Helena House. The accommodations were excellent. The hosts made themselves easily accessible for any requests and they had the house well stocked. It was a great experience for our family of 8! I would definitely stay here again!

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

Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

The farmhouse had everything we could've needed. We spent most of our time at the house outside. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. Jim was helpful with all of our questions before and during the trip. Would definitely recommend!

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

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, beautiful property!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Highly Recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, Welcoming and attentive.

The house was well stocked and the location is perfect for all areas of the Napaand Donoma Valleys.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $500

City of St. Helena Short-Term Rental Permit # 2012-71
Tax Rate - 12% St. Helena TOT
Refundable Damage Deposit $500.00
Cleaning Fee $200.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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