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Hot Tub , pool ,playground, fire pit. wine lovers escape

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

A Private Residence With Mountain Viesw And Close To Wineries And Fine Dining

Single story three bedrooms two bath 1800 square foot house on a half acre of property. All bedrooms have comfortable queen size beds and there are two twin daybeds in the gameroom. . Recently renovated with granite kitchen and remodeled bathrooms. Close to local wineries and safari west. .We keep a map of local wineries and tasting times on the property. Great hot tub to relax in at the end of the day. Pool is solar heated and warm from April to October. For kids we have a Ping Pong Table and Wii video games. Backyard features plum cherry and apple trees. Front yard is complete with an abundance of roses. Quiet neighborhood . San Francisco is an hour south and Bodega Bay on the Pacific ocean is 30 minutes to the west. Recently added pool and playground


Owner
Fritha
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2017

About Fritha

I am a retired Optometrist who has been in property management since 2009. I ventured in to rentals and property management when the housing market crashed. I live in Santa Rosa near my rentals so I can actively manage them.

Fritha purchased this house in 2007

Why Fritha chose Santa Rosa

Privacy . Hot tub. close to wineries

What makes this house unique

3 queen size beds with one hide a bed. sleeps 6 Hillside views. private backyard. newly renovated.

Amenities

Santa Rosa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • 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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • master bedroom has direct access to hot tub. There are two single beds in the family room. as a day bed and coach. Family room has two single beds
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
wine tours for up to 8 with a driver. Lous wine tours 707-373-3954

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

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Hot Tub , pool ,playground, fire pit. wine lovers escape
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 51 reviews
West St Paul MN
5

Family of 8 from Minnesota. In town for our son's wedding.

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful inside and out! Our 4 adult children loved it. It was our treat to them. They paid for their own adventures outside of the home. And their own rental cars and airfare. They said it was the cutest house they ever saw. We had plenty of room and enough bathrooms to share. The hot tub and ping pong activities were their favorite. I have trouble with steps and this one level was perfect. My extended family came to Santa Rosa for our son's wedding. They rented over on Gamay St. They visited, as did some of the wedding party. They were very surprised about this well decorated and comfortable home. Over and over they would say: you (Dyer family) picked a wonderful home to rent! We agreed. We were so close to all the wedding appointments and events. My husband and I do not own a cell phone. We navigated this trip with Google maps printed at home. We enjoyed being off the "grid". Our kids had their phones. So my sister's could reach us. Or fb messenger. Everything was in good working order. The owner was easy to reach via email. And answered all of our questions. Our son was in the hot tub and saw a lime tree. So then every Corona beer was served with a lime wedge. We knew groceries were going to cost more than in MN. And they sure did. Some cases double the price. We had fun packed days. Always keeping busy. Can't beat starting the few free mornings we had with coffee on the refreshing patio! We are A/C people, so that was nice to have for mid day. 100% satisfaction with Fritha's rental. All our families commented favorably too! Thank you so much!😎?

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay for my daughter's wedding preparations.

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice and in a quiet neighborhood. Our stay was for 5 nights. It has a lovely pool and shaded patio area, with a shaded play structure for small kids that was fun. The kitchen was a good size, and had an adjoining large dinning area, plus outside a large patio table for eating. We stayed several days prior to the event to finish last minute preparations . On the wedding day we had ample space for the bride ,her parents , and 3 bridesmaids to get ready on the morning of this special occasion . It was also very close to the wedding/ reception area, reducing the stress of travel time. We stayed an extra day after the event to relax, enjoy the pool and our wonderful memories !

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Philadelphia
5

Perfect Homebase for family wedding

  • 5 of 5

We were in Santa Rosa from the East Coast for a family wedding. The house was a perfect home for our family of six. House was clean and tidy with the right amount of amenities for our stay. The Wii was an extra bonus for our 14 year old. Weather was unusually hot (over 100 degrees), so we used the pool every day of our stay. House was nice and cool with the air conditioning -- something that we were incredibly grateful for!!! Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable with hidden surprises

  • 4 of 5

The house was well lived in and comfortable. We felt safe and enjoyed the pool so much. Beautiful flowers and ping pong.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property itself was very accommodating for our family.

  • 3 of 5

The floors definitely needed to be washed, I did ask Fritha about a broom ( as they were not well swept) as well the tile floors were filthy. The mop in the garage was dirty. I tried bleaching it to no avail, so we could not use it.

We did vacuum the carpets as they were also dirty, there was a dirty sock on the carpet. The coffe cups had to be washed before we could use them, however, the coffee maker did not work. We did clean the dishwasher as there was mould in it.

I was traveling with my family which included a 2 yr old and a 4 month old, so cleanliness was of the utmost importance. We do not watch TV so the fact that the remote was broken was ot a big issue.

I did leave Fritha some suggestions in her comment book

Having said all of the above I do feel that with some improvement in the above I would be inclined to rent this rental again but only after visiting it first. The

pool was enjoyed by all and my grand daughter loved the play area.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Good but not Great

  • 4 of 5

Here are the positives that I have to say about our stay at this rental:

1. Location was convenient. Easy to get around town (with a car). Close to stores, freeways and wine tasting.

2. Rooms were good sized. Beds were comfortable and furniture was in good repair.

3. Kitchen was well equipped. Only thing I felt we were missing was a baking sheet that we wanted to bake chicken on.

4. Parking was easy. Was also nice to have access to a garage since we brought bikes with us.

5. Hot tub was enjoyable. Clean and in good working order.

The house overall worked well for our group of 5 adults. We were comfortable and had enough communal and personal space.

We did have a few things that were drawbacks to the property that I think could be easily remedied.

1. The house wasn't very clean, specifically the kitchen. The bedrooms, bathrooms, bath linens and bed sheets seemed clean but the kitchen and comforters were not clean. The kitchen was our main issue. Right away when we first walked in we noticed small piles of dirt/dust and food or other particles on the floor. Appeared as thought maybe someone started to sweep and then left. The countertops were not clean at all. They had food on them and when we cleaned them they were sticky and our cleaning cloths were brown with dirt. The dining table was the same. I would say that our group does have high expectations for cleanliness but we aren't overly concerned with it just disappointing when you pay a cleaning fee and then you have to clean the kitchen yourself. The cleaning crew binder was sitting out when we arrived and it just looks as thought the cleaning crew hadn't properly gone through the checklist. At one point we also saw a mouse or rat run in the kitchen. This could have been part of the issue. The owner was responsive when I did point out the pest problem and she was attentive to that issue.

2. The pool wasn't in working condition. This wasn't an issue for us during our stay since we didn't want to go in but we did sit around the pool and the pool cleaning/filter system never came on. We only know it wasn't in working condition because we have an identical system and it needs to run/filter every day even if the pool isn't in use to keep the water clean.

3. I always think that small touches go a long way. My only recommendation would be to have conditioner in the showers. It's a pain to have to go buy that and I know it isn't too expensive to provide.

Overall we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Safari West
"A taste of Africa. "
Willi's Wine Bar
"Wine lovers paradise"
Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate
"food and wine pairings"
Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
Korbel Champagne Cellars
"Great champagne tour"
John Ash & Co Restaurant
"fine dining"
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Santa Rosa Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
willis wine bar
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
larkspur
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
wikiup
Nearest Train
3 Miles
coming soon. Santa Rosa railroad square
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
larkfield center
Nearest Ski
190 Miles
Tahoe
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
30 minutes
Car: necessary

Mark West area is home to many wineries. The closest is Kendall Jackson. Korbel offers a great Champagne tour. Minutes from Safari West a great adventure for kids and adults featuring giraffes, lions and a taste of Africa. 20 minutes to Annadel Park . The Casino is 15 minutes away in Rohnert park. Great restaurants abound. Bodega Bay is 35 minutes away with beautiful ocean views . Molsberry Market is just down the street offering local wines and organic groceries. Calistoga hot springs are just 16 miles away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $400
cleaning $175
Tax Rate 12.0%

eating only allowed in kitchen and dining room

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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