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Charming Sonoma County Vacation Rental

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Home Walking Distance to Town

The Sebastopol Guest House is perfect for a romantic getaway, spending a long weekend with friends or a family vacation. It's within walking distance to town and short drives to the legendary vineyards of Sonoma County and the stunning beaches of Bodega Bay.

This fully furnished two-story house features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a full kitchen and a comfortable living room stocked with a number of movies and books. You can entertain or relax in the private backyard with spacious deck, sitting area and BBQ.


Owner
Lori Solomon
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Lori Solomon

I was born and raised in Oakland, CA, and moved to Sebastopol in 2013. I had been visiting friends in the area for 20 years, and always enjoyed my time in the north bay. Sebastopol also has family ties for me, my Great Grandfather moved his family here from Colorado in the early 1900's and and worked for Luther Burbank on his farm. 100+ years later, here I am enjoying Sebastopol. Although the town has changed a lot, I'm sure the reasons for living here haven't changed much, it's a wonderful community.

Lori Solomon purchased this house in 2013

Amenities

Sebastopol House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 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 ...
  • Quiet Hours are from 9 PM - 9 AM. Please be mindful of noise, as sound carries.
  • No amplified sound is allowed outside at any time.
  • No more than three cars are allowed in the driveway at any time. Please refrain from parking in the space in front of the front cottage.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom downstairs is adjacent to the master bedroom and features a large shower. The bathroom upstairs is between the two bedrooms and has a tub/shower combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom is quite spacious with large closets with plenty of room to store clothes and luggage.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
PRIVATE WINE TOURS: We can arrange a personal wine tour for your group. Fees will vary depending on the size of your group and what type of tour you select. MASSAGE: We have a wonderful local massage therapist that will come to the house for a 60 or 90 minute massage, the rate will vary depending on the length of time you book. It is highly recommended that reservations be made in advance. We are happy to take care of that for you, or we can provide you with the contact information. BABYSITTING: Babysitting is available for an additional fee. If you are interested in our babysitting services, please let us know as soon as possible so we may hold the date and time. BICYCLE RENTALS: Bicycle rentals are available in town and delivery can be arranged. Simply let us know how many bikes you need and they will be delivered along with helmets and trail-maps. Cost varies depending length of rental.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(87 traveler reviews)

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Charming Sonoma County Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 87 reviews
Belmont, MA, USA
5

Wonderful house in the midst of wine country

  • 5 of 5

The only problem with writing this review is that there is no sixth star available. So here it is --> *. We are from the east coast and came to Sebastopol with our daughter, son, and daughter-in-law (both at UC Davis) for four nights. The house is immaculately clean and ENORMOUS! The kitchen has everything you might want for preparing meals, even a salad spinner. The house is set back from the road, so there is almost no noise. The backyard is serene, and we saw all kinds of birds come by to take advantage of the bird bath. Lori is so nice and helpful. She recommended two great wineries (Balletto and Furthermore, which used to be Graton) for Pinot Noir tastings. It was very hard to leave after our 4-night stay. If you go, make sure to walk down Florence Street (Avenue?) to see the artistic creations in the front yards. We couldn't have been happier with our Sonoma vacation. Thanks, Lori!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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4

Comfortable spacious house near town

  • 4 of 5

Lori met us on arrival and was extremely helpful and friendly. Her property was perfect for our group of 6. The living and kitchen areas are spacious, light and comfortable and it's easy to walk into town for restaurants and shopping.The house has some traffic noise during the morning rush hour but it doesn't last long. I would happily return for another stay.

thanks Lori

Lisa

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bakersfield
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and having Lori on site is a big plus. Lori is so cordial and helpful and has very good restaurant recommendations. We stayed during, probably, the hottest week of the year so the lack of AC was an issue during the day but open windows cooled the house of nicely at night. We wouldn't hesitate to stay again and recommend the house for travelers to Sebastopol.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bermuda Dunes
5

Outstanding vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

Our family came to the area for a week during the summer and loved staying at the Sebastopol guest house! The owners were so friendly and accommodating and the house was perfect for us and our kids. We felt so at home there from the moment we checked in! The area is lovely and everything is in walking distance from the property. But the house itself is the real gem -- we were so comfortable there, it was hard to get motivated to go exploring! This is an A+ rental and we will most definitely be back in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect wedding accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had four adults and two children stay for four days during our son's wedding. I couldn't have asked for better accommodations. It was absolutely spotless and equipped with everything we needed to fix our meals. It's a short walk to town, which we really appreciated. We followed some of Lori's suggestions for places to eat, and weren't disappointed. Lori also let us entertain a few family members the day after the wedding for a light brunch. Our guests commented on how welcoming and clean the house was. We were able to enjoy a sunny morning in the back yard. She even offered to deliver a hair dryer that I left behind. She made our stay flawless!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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4

Excellent space. Very well equipped. Very convenient location.

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay, despite a problem that was created by the previous guests. Lori did everything she could to accommodate us and fix the issue. She's very kind and attentive and made a situation that was not her fault as good as could be. We would stay here again if we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
68 Miles
Sonoma County Airport at 12 miles, SF Int'l.
Nearest Barpub
0.69 Miles
Hopmonk Tavern
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Golden Gate Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.2 Miles
Sebastopol Golf Course
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Suisun-Fairfield Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy. 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Many good dining options within walking distance
Nearest Ski
187 Miles
Sierra at Tahoe
Nearest Beach
16 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: recommended

Sebastopol is a unique and dynamic town that’s equal parts quaint and whimsical. There are many things to see and do while visiting Sebastopol, here are a few of our favorites.

On any given day, you can walk to town and see some of the area’s best food producers, wine makers, brewers, distillers and artists at The Barlow. If you're visiting over the weekend, you can look for treasures at the Flea Market on Gravenstein Hwy. and the Farmers Market on Sunday is always full of tasty treats made by local artisans.

Ragle Regional Park offers great spots to picnic, bike ride, and bird-watch. There are are equestrian trails, playgrounds and a peace garden as well. At the Luther Burbank Experimental Farm you can learn about Burbank's career and the 800 varieties of fruits, flowers, vegetables, and grains he developed; plums and prunes, the Shasta Daisy, and novelties such as Plumcots, Thornless Blackberries, and Spineless Cactus.

The Joe Rodota Trail is another option for an outdoor activity. The paved trail is 8.47 miles and runs along Highway 12 between Sebastopol and Santa Rosa. The trail offers an opportunity for families with young children to experience an outdoor outing for walking, bicycle riding, horseback riding, and roller skating.

The Laguna de Santa Rosa Trail, is also makes for a great activity. Visitors can discover the biologically diverse landscape of Sonoma County’s largest freshwater wetland.This 1.8-mile multi-use trail is open to hikers and equestrians and includes an overlook with benches and Laguna and vineyard views. The trail runs on the east side of the Laguna channel between Highway 12 and Occidental Road, with parking areas along both roads.

The Ives Park & Pool is conveniently located 2 blocks from the house, where you can find a playground and community pool. The pool offers swim lessons, lap swim, family swim and aqua fitness classes. During the summer you can catch free concerts on the Peacetown Stage every Wednesday evening.

Hop in the car and you can be at one of Sonoma County’s top wineries or the beach within 30 minutes. A drive to Bodega Bay makes for a great day trip and don't forget to stop in the town of Bodega where Alfred Hitchcock filmed the classic movie, 'The Birds'.

Valley Ford, Occidental and Guerneville are also nearby and Tomales Bay is a must visit if you like oysters. If you prefer grapes to seafood, then you're in the right spot as there are a number of wineries within 15 minutes of the Sebastopol Guest House including Joseph Phelps, Graton Ridge, Russian River Vineyards, Lynmar Estates, Merry Edwards Winery, and Dutton Goldfield Winery.

Consider finishing the day by enjoying a massage at a nearby spa, dining at one of our many excellent restaurants or catching a movie at the Rialto Cinema.

Be sure to check out the Sonoma County Calendar of Events for special activities occurring during your stay.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $300

Cancellations made 30 days before date of arrival will receive a 100% refund. If cancelling within 30 days of your arrival date you will receive a 50% refund unless we can re-book your room. If we can re-book, you will receive a full refund.

Damage deposit may increase depending on length of stay and number of guests.

Cleaning fee may apply depending on length of stay and number of guests.

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.

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