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Luxury Home in the Heart Of Wine Country With A Sonoma Mountain View

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath with Game Room and Sonoma Mountain View with Wineries nearby

Olive Glen is a vacation rental in beautiful Glen Ellen, California, minutes from the world-famous wineries of Sonoma Valley and Napa. This beautiful, private home was recently completed by a premium local builder. It is sited on nearly an acre of land with views of treetops, Sonoma Mountain, and Sonoma Creek. The home is shaded by mature olive and redwood trees. Its features include a fully equipped chef's kitchen, comfortable for multiple cooks, solar power, an electric car charging station, a home entertainment center, an indoor dining area for 6, outdoor teak dining table as well, gas fireplace, hardwood floors, wine cooler, upscale linens, modern decor, and much more. The master bedroom's en suite bath has a giant soaking tub. All living space is on a single level, which opens out to a 1500-square-foot deck with areas to lounge, a teak dining table, a gas BBQ, and southern exposure for all-day sunshine (most of the time). The deck is a perfect place to enjoy a glass of rosé and read a good book (there's a PS4 inside if that's not your thing). There is plenty of off street parking for up to three cars. A favorite feature is the outdoor lighted and covered game room, complete with a pool table, ping pong, and darts.  

Olive Glen is about half a mile from fine dining options in the village of Glen Ellen, including the acclaimed Aventine, Glen Ellen Star, Jack London Saloon, The Fig Cafe and Wine Bar, and the Glen Ellen Inn.  There are dozens of vineyards, wineries, and wine-tasting rooms nearby, several within walking distance.  The area is also perfect for hiking, biking, photography, and relaxing.  We hope you enjoy Olive Glen and Glen Ellen as much as we do.

Please note that although we do love pets, we do not allow pets of any kind at Olive Glen.

The absolute maximum number of guests allowed on the property at any time is 6.

-Paul and Melissa

County of Sonoma Vacation Rental Permit Number ZPE14-0150

County of Sonoma Transient Occupancy Certificate Number 1275N

Maximum number of guests allowed is 6

Maximum number of vehicles allowed on the property is 3

Quiet hours are from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM

Amplified sound (for example, radios, live music) is prohibited outside at all hours

More Details

Melissa Dowling
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Melissa Dowling

Paul is a photographer and artist. Melissa is a retired Human Resources professional.

Melissa Dowling purchased this house in 2014

Why Melissa Dowling chose Glen Ellen

A beautiful property in the heart of wine country. Benziger, Mayo Family Winery, Laurel Glen, Kivelstadt, Lassiter, Loxton, Talisman, Eric Ross, and too many other wineries to name are very close by with Jack London State Park just a little farther at about 2 miles away.

What makes this house unique

Solar powered, High speed Wifi, premium cable TV, pool table, ping pong, darts, bluetooth enabled home entertainment system, Bosch electric car charger, close proximity to gourmet food options, wineries, scenic views, privacy.


Glen Ellen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Sonoma County enforces quiet hours from 9:00 PM to 9:00 AM.
  • You may park a maximum of 3 cars on the property.
  • No amplified sound, for example, radios, sonos, bose units, allowed outside at any hours.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bathroom with clawfoot tub, shower, and double sink
  • Marble baths with amenities and fluffy towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , sliding glass door opens onto expansive deck.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with 42" TV, en suite bath and soaking tub
  • All bedrooms feature luxury linens and bathrobes. Master bedroom has a 42" Smart TV with premium cable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
This is a newly constructed home built as a vacation rental with every possible amenity you could expect in the middle of California wine country. There are too many vineyards to name within a 10 mile radius. Our goal as owners is to make your stay an unforgettable experience.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 69 reviews

Perfect last minute get-away

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I spent a wonderful weekend at this lovely home. Melissa went above and beyond to ensure that we had a great time... not only did she provide us with restaurant recommendations, wine tasting event information and hiking trail maps, she even called the wineries we were attending to ensure they took good care of us. We had a blast and would DEFINITELY recommend this property to anyone looking for a get away in beautiful Glen Ellen!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This Beautiful Home made me feel comfortable and welcome

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time to rent a home for a mini-vacation weekend.

I really didn't know what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised by

how the home matched the photos and description exactly.

The home was not only clean, it felt like it was spared no expense

to keep it feeling new!!!

The owner, Melissa was always available and accommodating.

I can't sing the praises of this "home away from home" enough.

I would not hesitate to rent this home again, or refer it to any

of my friends!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, beautifully appointed home in Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

Olive Glen was perfect for our first visit to Sonoma. The house is spacious and beautifully appointed with luxurious bathrooms and an amazing kitchen. Hosts Melissa and Paul made our group of five feel right at home and made terrific recommendations for restaurants and tastings. There are great views from the deck. Although there is still clean up from the recent fires, the wineries, shops and restaurants are open and welcoming. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High Style, Luxury Finishes, Easy Living

  • 5 of 5

First cabin amenities inform every inch of this remarkable home. Bring the whole family and spread out! The cosy common rooms invite casual dining -- the chef's kitchen is exquisitely designed so everyone can help -- the media center delivers everything you can think of. The glass sliders give way to a stunning lounging space, an ideal place for sipping something wonderful -- something from that day's wine trek -- as you watch the sun sink behind the mountains. On ground level... you spill out to a huge play space if pool and ping pong appeal. Glen Ellen is a charming small town nestled into Sonoma wine country -- nothing fussy, entirely welcoming. (Oh, and if some light fails or you lose the 8-ball, Paul and Melissa are down the block and will fix anything that needs attention.) This is a difficult house to leave. I'd go back in a minute.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house with the view of the hills

  • 5 of 5

The hosts made a great effort in making sure everything was taken care of before we arrived. It was spotless and clean and felt we were at home. We were family of 2 adults and 2 teenage boys. The boys loved the games and activities especially PS4. It was great place to kick back and relax. Would love to add a couple of places to the already long list that Melissa and Doug listed. Safari West and the Zip lining. Would love to come back here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our weekend at this home. It is beautifully decorated and provided every amenity needed. The location is great too. We couldn't decide which outdoor area we liked best. The relaxing upstairs deck with its beautiful views or the downstairs game patio with everything you need for a fun evening at home. The owners are very friendly and responsive. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
23.6 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Jack London Lodge
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Sonoma Golf Club
Nearest Train
23.9 Miles
Napa Valley Wine Train
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Glen Ellen Star
Nearest Beach
43.1 Miles
Sonoma Coast State Park
Car: necessary

Private, scenic and tranquil location in the middle of Glen Ellen in the Sonoma Valley. Convenient to local wineries and easy access to the hundreds of wineries in the Sonoma County.A scenic 25 minute drive to the Napa Valley.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Please note your payment will serve as agreement to the following:
-Check in time is 3:00 PM and check out time is 11:00 AM
-The absolute maximum number of people allowed on the property at any time is 6 = no exceptions
-The maximum number of cars allowed on the property at any time is 3
-Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property
-Open flames such as portable fire pits or bonfires are prohibited
-Pets are not allowed anywhere on the property
-Sonoma County prohibits amplified music outside and enforces quiet hours from 10:00 PM to 9:00 AM
-You may park up to a total of three cars on the property by the fence in the front of the house, orin the carport by the electric car charging station.
-Do not block the driveway as we share it with our neighbors
-Please drive slowly in the driveway

You will forfeit your refundable damage deposit if you exceed the maximum number of guests or cars, violate quiet hours, play amplified music outside, or if the owners or cleaning crew find evidence that there were pets or smoking on the property during your stay.

First payment is fully refundable for cancellations up to 30 days prior to the arrival date. Half of the full payment is refundable up to 30 days prior to the arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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