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The Yellow Barn, Wine Country Get A Way w/Pool & Hot Tub

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Pool, Hot Tub, Bocce Ball, Outdoor Fireplace

This charming wine country home is located on Sonoma Creek just a mile from downtown Glen Ellen. After crossing the private bridge, you will find everything you need to relax and enjoy a gathering of family or friends. The large bluestone patio has a beautiful heated pool with integrated spa, a stone fireplace and Bocce ball court. Play horse shoes or just relax in the hammock. There is an outdoor dining table, BBQ and plenty of flexible seating areas. Kids will love exploring the 5 acre property especially the creek side “beach” and swimming hole, or the tree house and a tree swing. There is an old feed shed at the top of the hill with spectacular views of area. The hillside is covered with incredible oaks and the house is surrounded with olive trees which are harvested and pressed for oil in the late fall.

Inside this one story home, settle down in the cozy family room with a flat screen TV and game table. The adjoining great room has a fireplace, a family style dining table and a wonderful, well stocked kitchen that a cook like Ina Garten would love! The large kitchen island is a favorite spot for wine tasting while prepping meals together or feeding the kids. There are 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths. The Master has a queen Tempur-Pedic bed, ensuite bath with tub and large shower and a private deck. The 2nd bedroom has 2 twin beds that you have the option to have us combine into a king bed and an ensuite bathroom. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed and a full bath directly across the hall.

Most people never want to leave the property but if you feel like venturing out there are many wonderful restaurants nearby (Fig Café, Glen Ellen STAR, Yeti Indian and Nepalese Restaurant, Olive and Vine and newly opened Aventine). If you head down highway 12 and are a fan of Mexican food, the tiny town of Agua Caliente hosts El Molino Central. By far the best chicken enchiladas in the United States! The town of Sonoma which is just 15 minutes also has incredible restaurants such as The Girl and the Fig, Café Le Haye and Eldorado Kitchen. If you decide to stay home and cook, the world class Glen Ellen Market and Deli has everything from the basics to the most fancy gourmet foods.

This home is located in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. There are many fine wineries within a 10 minute drive in both Glen Ellen and Kenwood. The Benziger Family Winery has an excellent tour featuring their Biodynamic organic farming methods. There are many hiking trails located nearby. Enjoy state and regional parks especially The Jack London State Park with remains of his dream house, the “Wolf House” which was destroyed by a fire back in 1913. The Napa valley is only a 20 minute drive over the scenic Oakville Grade.

We are very confident your expectations will be met and then some!

Please note that The Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance prohibits us from accommodating more than 12 daytime guests and does not allow events, weddings or large gatherings. Sonoma County TOT 1349N

More Details

Property Manager
Neil Gibbs
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2017

Amenities

Glen Ellen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The master and the twin/king bedrooms offer a private en suite bathroom. The second queen bedroom has a full bath directly across the hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , This bedroom has the option of 2 twin beds or 1 king bed
  • Master Bedroom offers a Queen Tempur-Pedic bed, en suite bath with tub and large shower along with a private deck. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed, bath with tub/shower across hall Bedroom 3 has the option of 2 twin beds or 1 king bed, plus an en suite bathroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

The Yellow Barn, Wine Country Get A Way w/Pool & Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Stunning property. Our kids, 4 and 6, loved the pool and treehouse! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming family home in Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a really wonderful weekend in Sonoma at Neil and Ellys property. This is a beautify family home clearly designed for active children (tree house, pool, bocce etc) and wonderful evenings by the fire (in door or outdoors!). Really a wonderful time - couldn't recommend it more.

John

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Property!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Yellow Barn for Thanksgiving with our families and had the best time. The house is very comfortable, with everything you would need during your stay. Their grounds are amazing- our dogs loved their stay as well. Would book this property again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect wine country oasis

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the Yellow Barn with my family to celebrate my mother's birthday and we couldn't have asked for a more perfect getaway. This place is beautiful! The house is comfortable, spacious, and clean with all the amenities you need. The pool is perfect for a warm wine country afternoon. Elly and Neil are so accommodating and responsive and gave us many wonderful recommendations for nearby eateries and wineries. On top of it all, they let us bring our puppy (who is an "apartment dog") and she LOVED being able to prance around and sunbathe in the huge back yard. None of us wanted to leave on our checkout date - we could have easily spent another day or more relaxing outside, grilling, playing bocce ball and swimming. I wholeheartedly recommend this house - you will love it. Thank you Elly and Neil!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I rented this property to attend a nearby wedding. The house, property and amenities (pool, bocce, etc.) were all wonderful and there was plenty of space for everyone. The communication with the owners was quick and efficient - very accommodating. We ended up cooking meals at the house (kitchen is well-stocked, which helps), but we were certainly close enough to town to have been able to try some of the restaurants. We did make it to Jack London Park for a quick hike, which turned out to be quite informative and interesting (lots of old farming structures and equipment to look at and read about). Thanks for the great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend getaway for 3 couples

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful stay we had at the Yellow Barn! Elly was so helpful as we planned the trip, promptly responding to our questions. The house has everything you could possibly need - from sheets and towels (bath and pool) to bocci and horseshoe sets to laundry detergent to any and all the condiments and cooking basics/tools you could possibly need! The outdoor space is amazing - pool with included jacuzzi (that just about held all 6 of us), very private and quiet, a treehouse to watch the sunrise from, and plenty of seating. We hope to return someday!

Note: The bedroom with the queen bed and bathroom across the hall has a window to another room in the house (which has many windows to the outside) but no direct windows to the outside.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
63.74 Miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Jack London Saloon
Nearest Beach
34.73 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: necessary

The home is located in the heart of Sonoma Valley. There are may fine wineries within a 10 minute drive in both Glen Ellen and Kenwood. The Benziger Family Winery has an excellent tour featuring their Biodynamic organic farming methods. There are many hiking trails located nearby. Enjoy state and regional parks especially The Jack London State Park with remains of his dream house, the 'Wolf House' which was destroyed by a fire back in 1913. The Napa Valley is only a 20 minute drive over the scenic Oakville Grade.

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Rates & Availability

Glen Ellen Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$998
$5,950
 
 
Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$798
$4,750
 
 
Christmas/New years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$850
$5,075
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$998
$5,950
$17,940
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Departure Clean $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change prior to confirmed reservation. Sorry we cannot accommodate parties or major events.
Holiday Weekends have a 3 night minimum except for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years which have 4 night minimum. The Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance requires that we post the following information: TOT# 1349N, Maximum of 6 guests overnight and 12 during the day, quiet hours are 10pm-7am, maximum of 3 guest vehicles.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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