Stylish Retreat with Gourmet Kitchen, Solarium, Hot Tub, Fireplace & Much More(62 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bd/2 Ba .. Everything You Could Want to Escape the Ordinary
You'll notice the peaceful, quiet neighborhood as soon as you turn down the lane! The tree lined cul-de-sac is just one of the many charms of this home. This home as the perfect retreat, a place to relax and unwind after a day of Sonoma fun. Please note: late-night outdoor activity is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Open the front door and take in the living room's breathtaking floor to ceiling imported limestone fireplace ... then step into the fully equipped gourmet kitchen to find every cook's culinary need anticipated and filled.
The beautiful adjoining solarium is bathed in bright sunlight and beckons you to read an interesting book or magazine – or just take a restful nap.
Three steps down to the rear flagstone patio there’s a 5 burner Charbroil gas grill and stylish teak furniture –dining set, conversation set and 'couples bench' -- all with comfy pillows. Colorful market umbrellas will keep the hot, mid-day sun at bay. But after the sun sets, the flagstone patio becomes an enchanted setting with twinkling Tivoli string lights. On chilly nights warm yourself under the two propane patio heaters or just thoroughly relax in the gazebo-covered, 4-person Fantasy Spas hot tub with a soothing waterfall feature.
Upstairs in the loft you can take in a wide variety of cable shows on the 50” Panasonic smart flat screen television. And if you prefer, dozens of classic and popular DVD movies are available for your viewing enjoyment.
In addition, high speed internet makes surfing the web on your laptop or tablet a breeze. If you just can't get away from work, a comfy chair and desk are provided. Key-less entry and Xfinity total home comfort system makes it easy to control central heating and air-conditioning as well as some lighting from the simple-to-use console.
When the star-filled wine country sky tells you you're finally ready for a truly relaxing night's sleep, both bedrooms are outfitted with brand new, top-of-the-line Sealy Posturepedic queen mattresses and 400 thread count sheets. Extra pillows and blankets are conveniently available in both bedrooms for your sleeping comfort.
Enjoy a large rain shower head in the master bedroom's shower. The second bathroom has both a bathtub and shower. In both bathrooms you'll find Paya organic bath gel, shampoo and conditioner as well as thick, fluffy towels and washcloths. Hair dryers, ironing board and iron, razors, sewing kit and other amenities are also available.
For early risers, grab a quick cup of coffee from the Keurig or fill the French Press and take it out to the front yard teak bistro set to enjoy the sun rise.
Before heading out for the day's adventures, create a delicious breakfast in the dream wine country kitchen.
Begin the day tasting at some of the country's best wineries. Fill the house picnic hamper for an easy, alfresco luncheon. Spend the evening at a world class restaurant OR gather ingredients at either of Sonoma's farmers markets or one of our local upscale grocery stores (Whole Foods or Sonoma Market) and make your own dinner at the Sonoma Gracious Getaway. Don't forget to garnish with fresh herbs grown just outside the solarium door.
As a precaution, we do ask that our guests purchase the minimum level of Property Damage Protection from CSA. A security deposit will be held in the event of any noise complaints.
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Member since: 2014
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- BOTH BEDROOMS FEATURE: Top of the line Queen Sealy Posturepedic mattresses and super-spring bed sets fitted with deluxe 400 thread count sheets & plush blankets. Double bedside night stands & reading lamps. Extra blankets & pillows for added comfort. Lots of drawers for extra clothes and two oversize closets (MB) for even more storage. Master bedroom's handsome glass 'divided lights' exterior door is just 3 steps to the gazebo covered deluxe 4 person 'Fantasy Spas' hot tub. Master bedroom en suite includes oversize rain shower head plus therapeutic hand-held water-wand massage. A lovely, original fine-art painting by noted Hawaiian artist, C. Welborn captures the beauty of two 300-year-old oaks which adjoin the 'Sonoma Gracious Getaway.' Infinitely adjustable room lighting is standard in both bedrooms and doors have privacy locks....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- PRIVATE BATHROOM IN MASTER BEDROOM Master bedroom en suite includes oversize rain shower head plus therapeutic hand-held water-wand. Low flush toilets meet CA drought standards. 'No slam' toilet seats are always appreciated. BATHROOM #2 This is the general use bathroom off the main hallway. Features a standard size bathtub and shower. Calibrated control permits user to select exact water temperature (up to 120 degrees). Infinitely adjustable light levels. Two separate light controls. Exhaust fan switch. PAYA Organic bath gel, shampoo and conditioner all provided in wall-mounted dispenser. Luxurious, thick bath sheets, towels, hand towels and wash cloths. ...moreless
- There is no access to the washer and dryer on site.
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- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
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- Towels Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
Dishes & Utensils:
COOKWARE: Most pots and pans hang on special rack above sink. Also find cutting boards, baking sheets, muffin pan and roasting pan in cabinet above refrigerator. White china service for 12....moreless
- Pantry Items:
Cuisinart 4 slice toaster and Cuisinart blender for breakfast smoothies in appliance garage. Also included, petite Kitchen Aid Food Processor and full size Kitchen Aid mixer with attachments. ...moreless
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 25 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
Fourth of July
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Aug 31 - Sep 8, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 12%
PLEASE NOTE- OUTDOOR ACTIVITY AFTER 10PM IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. The $250 refundable security deposit is to enforce this if we receive any noise complaints. Guests must also purchase the minimum amount of Property Damage Protection. We will not accept a reservation without it. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Sonoma taxes and cleaning fees are included in rental charge.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The Sonoma Gracious Getaway is conveniently located just minutes from the Sonoma Plaza with its turn of the century architecture, open space, and tree lined walkways. The Plaza is surrounded by countless charming shops, restaurants and tasting rooms. At 8 acres, the Sonoma Plaza is the largest of its kind in California. The Sonoma Gracious Getaway is close to world class cuisine, breathtaking natural beauty, numerous picturesque vineyards and wineries - large and small. Wine lovers can choose from dozens of tasting rooms. The area also offers lots of picture taking opportunities.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Vicki Vaughn owns Perfect Taste Catering & Events - one of Silicon Valley's most highly regarded hospitality companies. She spends any free time she has in Sonoma with her husband.
Why the Owner Chose Sonoma, CA, USA:
The wine country inspires my creativity. World class dining and wines along with unparalleled natural beauty in a unique area of Northern California is what we love about our place. My husband and I have been coming to Sonoma County for years and finally decided to acquire a permanent getaway.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The moment we walked in the front door we knew this was meant to be our place ... from the professional stove and ovens to the high end finishes throughout...it was exactly what we were looking for. Everyone told us we'd never find the 'perfect' house but we did...and now we want to share our little slice of heaven with you.
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- Secondary: +1 6503804250
The view from the solarium into the kitchen and living room.
Comfy leather chairs and warm throws.
Wine country style...comfortable and elegant.
DeLonghi professional 5 burner range with two ovens and hood.
Keurig coffee first thing in the morning.
His & Hers closets and lots of drawer space for extended stays.
Premium Paya Organics...shampoo, conditioner and body wash.
2nd bedroom off main hallway with ample drawers and closet space.
High end finishes in second bathroom.
The solarium is a delightful place to read, converse or just nap.
Flagstone patio with market umbrellas, ample seating and heaters.
Enjoy a glass of wine in the hot tub. Plastic glasses are provided.
High sky-lighted ceiling kitchen adjoins the comfortable living room.
Unique furnishings throughout.
The stairway to the media loft and 'home away from home' office.
Lots of pots and pans. Fisher & Paykel refrigerator. Ariston dishwasher.
Master bedroom opens onto the flagstone patio. Mere steps to the hot tub.
Rain shower head plus adjustable pressure wand. Limestone throughout bath.
The second bedroom done is striking black and white damask.
2nd bathroom off hallway.
Enjoy movies or cable tv in the comfy loft.
Grill on the patio with the deluxe 4 burner Charbroil grill and side burner.
In the evening, twinkling Tivoli lights illuminate the flagstone patio.
An evening view of the Sonoma Gracious Getaway entry.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017
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