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Romantic Sonoma Cottage On 1 Acre In Wine Country"""

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 840 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This 1 BR, 1 1/2 Bath is a 15 min walk to the Sonoma Town Square

This quiet and serene Cape Cod cedar shake cottage consists of two main rooms. The large bedroom has a king bed, with a sitting area, 43' flat screen TV, with wi-fi through out, 1/2 bath with washer/dryer and walk-in closet. The French doors open to an outside sitting area with meadow views. Connected by a breeze-way, the large kitchen room has a dining and sitting area, with full kitchen, bath with shower, large closets and French doors that open to a vine covered patio and BBQ area.

Jim Bertlesman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Jim Bertlesman

Diana and Jim are both retired after long and successful careers in the technology arena. Diana grew up in Missouri and is a graduate of Drury University. Jim grew up in upstate New York and is a graduate of Syracuse University. They have lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years.

Jim Bertlesman purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Jim Bertlesman chose Sonoma

We joyfully lived in Casa de Luna for a year, while our new home was being built. This unique and coveted location is only a 15 minute walk, 5 minute bike ride and .5 mile drive to downtown Sonoma Square. It is quiet, peaceful and has everything you need to live for a month or a lifetime.

Behind the cottage, there are mountain and meadow views, surrounded by flower gardens, olive and fruit trees, starry skies and full moons. A serene country setting, for both friends and family, is the ideal getaway.

What makes this cottage unique

The Casa de Luna is a specially crafted cottage, situated on one acre and located in the heart of the city of Sonoma. The exclusive cottage offers designer style living in 840 square feet, with field and mountain views from a beautiful patio in the rear. Casa de Luna cottage consists of two major buildings, connected by a breezeway. The cottage is located in the rear of our property with complete privacy and security. Parking is next to the cottage. it is .5 miles to town and a 15 minute walk. The cottage is next to the bike trail, for easy access to restaurants, wineries and the Town Square.

It is also an easy driving distance to some of the most scenic areas of the country...San Francisco (45 minutes), the North coast of Mendocino (one hour), Lake Tahoe (3 hours) and Yosemite ( 3 hours).

Availability still to book your cottage now for the 2013 Sonoma Wine Country Weekend event from August 30-September 1!


Sonoma Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 840 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , and sink, plus washer/dryer
  • The bedroom side has access to a 1/2 bath with a washer/dryer. The kitchen side has a bath with a walk in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • The right side of the building houses a large bedroom with a king bed, 43' flat screen TV, large sitting area, and access to the rear patio via French doors. Off the bedroom are a walk in closet and a 1/2 bath with washer/dryer. The floor is tiled with area rugs. The ceiling is vaulted.
  • Books ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Romantic Sonoma Cottage On 1 Acre In Wine Country
average rating of 4.924528 based on 53 reviews
Moline, Illinois

Lovely property in a quiet location.

  • 5 of 5

Charming property, clean, well furnished, and affordable for work be country. The set up is a little quirky, with one half divided from the other by a covered patio, but once we got used to it, we found it to not be an issue st all. Owners, Jim and Diane were lovely people, friendly, attentive to all needs, and especially helpful when a medical emergency arose with a family member. Grandkids enjoyed visiting and feeding the goats on the neighboring property, and visiting the on site chicken coop, and enjoying the hammock out back. A special treat was seeing one of the hens laying an egg. We especially enjoyed quiet sunny afternoons on the back patio between trips to work be country hot spots. We stayed for a full month, mid Jan to Mid Feb and enjoyed winter rates which fit our budget nicely. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pat and Jerry were delightful guest. The perfect couple to have for a month. Jim and Diana
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Perfect Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our annual post Christmas hideaway and it is just perfect for a couple . The town square is just a walk away and yet you enjoy the peace and beauty of the countryside.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and comfortable cottage. Nicely decorated and well maintained. Great location for Sonoma and Napa wine tasting! We enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming guest cottage

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my husband for a long weekend. The cottage was absolutely charming and very private. Some reviews commented on the kitchen being separate from the bedroom but I thought it added to the charm and uniqueness of the property. Jim was very accommodating and offered great suggestions for restaurants. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle, wa

Great location, quite, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

Really nice place. Conveniently located near downtown Sonoma, yet very quiet.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property and convenient location

  • 5 of 5

This property was located close to many wineries and downtown Sonoma. The patio was perfect for sharing a bottle of wine at the end of the day. Jim and Diana were more than accommodating! We definitely will be returning for future visits.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ellen We'll look forward to seeing you again. Jim
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Eagle Vines
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Smart Train under construction
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
CA Route 12
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Lake Tahoe - Squaw Valley
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Stinson Beach
Car: recommended

Located in the heart of Sonoma wine country and walking distance to the historic Sonoma town square, major wineries are within a 5-10 minute drive, which include Gundlach Bundschu, B. R. Cohn, Bartholomew Park Winery, Buena Vista Historical Winery, R2, Ram's Gate, Sebastiani and Ravenswood, just to name a few.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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