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A Beautiful Wine Country Farmhouse

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Farmhouse Overlooking Vineyards, 2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath

A true wine country farm experience!

Rustic, Spacious, Private, Scenic.

Huge living room with fireplace.

30 min to coast.

While other local listings offer tiny cottages, we offer a large house on several acres for the same price. And we've recently made all new kinds of new upgrades listed below.

Amazing vistas of the valley. Majestic Old Growth Redwood forest on the property.

We are nestled right between the oldest vineyard in the valley (Husch) and the newest (Angel Camp).

And we are walking distance to the world famous Roederer Estate as well as Navarro Vineyards, Lazy Creek, Phillips Hill, and Champs des Reves.


We are a comfy modest farmhouse with some quaint features like a wood burning stove and vintage plate ware. But we also have modern amenities like wireless internet, flat screen TVs, space heaters, gas stove, washer/dryer, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. And we've added new games like Nintendo 64, darts, and tons of board games.

It's a farm not a hotel, so the property is kept pretty wild in its natural state. The grounds are lush and green in winter and spring, and dry and yellow summer and fall. Temperatures swing dramatically year round: chilly nights and warm days are common.

Wireless internet signal strong in the house.

Cell service good for Verizon, T-Mobile, US Cellular, and Sprint. AT&T spotty.

Master Bedroom - 2 Queen size beds, cable TV + DVD player, large closet.

Guest Bedroom - 1 Full Size bed, large closet.

Living Room - 1 Queen size pull out bed, huge room with corner couch, cable TV, DVD player, Game table, video games, and fireplace.

Pets allowed on a per case basis (no shedding). Dogs must be on a leash or kept close to owner and supervised.

Plenty to do in the valley: wine tasting, romantic dining, brewery tours, cellar tours, hiking, biking, horseback riding, swimming, fishing (ocean, lakes, and streams), kayaking, birdwatching, mushroom foraging, hunting, 4-wheeling, coastal drives, state parks, or just relaxing.

More Details

Christopher Halmo
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2017

About Christopher Halmo

I live in LA but am from the Bay Area. I started as a mural painter then studied film. I now work as a Director and continue to enjoy painting.

Christopher Halmo purchased this farmhouse in 1970

Why Christopher Halmo chose North Coast

My grandfather purchased the farm in 70s and our friends and family spent holidays and summers on the property. After my grandfather passed, I took it over with my brother and cousin. When we are not here fixing it up, we enjoy sharing it with great guests.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The greatest asset of the farm is the stunning views out the backyard. We are on a hill surrounded by vineyards so the vista is gorgeous. We have several fruit yielding trees around the property: apples, pears, plums, persimmons, walnuts. Each of the trees on the farm was named after a family member.


Philo Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Back - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 2 queen , TV, DVD, Closet
    Second - 1 double , Closet, Vanity
  • There is an additional Queen-size pullout bed in Living Room couch. There are 2 air mattresses in hallway cabinet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
SAFETY INFO Fire extinguisher in the kitchen First Aid Kit in the bathroom


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A Beautiful Wine Country Farmhouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay. Close to wineries and Chris (the host) was really helpful. Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Fort Bragg
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Navarro Beach
Car: recommended

Anderson Valley is a premiere wine tasting and historic scenic region. There are old growth Redwoods, breathtaking views, abundant fresh foods, and incredible wines. It's the perfect place to relax, be romantic, be creative, or escape from the world.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $20
Tax Rate 11.0%

Leave it as you found it. Leaving behind a mess will result in cleaning charges.
Pets are allowed on a case by case basis. They must be well-behaved, supervised, or on leash. No shedding and no sleeping on beds or couches.
If you wish to bring guns onto the property notify us before arrival.
Wine is available in the fridge for $20/bottle.
Additional phone charges will be added to bill.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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