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Sonoma Getaway, Close to Fine Dining and Wineries

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A sunny morning at Glen Ellen Hillside Lodge


Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Large, Open Plan Updated Log Home With Private Decks On Three Sides, Hot Tub

Welcome to this peaceful retreat on over 5 acres of woods and meadows. From the moment you approach this residence with its private gated entrance and idyllic wooded location, you will feel like your vacation has started! Perfect for a couples getaway or week of wine tasting, hiking and just relaxing.

The large open floor plan on the first floor includes updated kitchen, spacious dining area for 6, separate seating areas for the new wood stove/fireplace and cozy area for TV and movie viewing, and a first floor bathroom. WIFI, cable and DVD are all provided.

The second floor includes two huge bedrooms with private, updated baths, a loft with additional sleeping for two, and a 2nd floor front deck with master bath balcony. Bedrooms have massive California Kings with high quality linens and mattresses - be prepared for a wonderful night's sleep! The master bathroom includes spa shower, soaking tub and amazing views to the property.

Spending time outside is like having your own nature preserve. Hillside landscaping includes native madrone, bay and oak trees, accented by zen bamboo clusters. Peaceful wooded and ridge views from the decks surround three sides of the house, and through huge windows on the first floor and 2nd floor bedrooms. Enjoy a soak in the hot tub in private and listen to nature.

This home is a special property and we've enjoyed staying here since we've purchased it. We're offering it for the first time to discriminating travelers who seek a peaceful retreat, love visiting wine country and enjoying the great restaurants of Sonoma County. As a special benefit to our guests, we offer access to the VIP Programs of Benziger Family Winery and Imagery Winery, which includes complimentary tastings and tours along with member-only discounts for wine purchases. Please ask us for more information on this valuable benefit.

The Glen Ellen area offers many wineries and world-class restaurants, hiking trails at local state parks, and routes for the avid cyclist, all within short driving distance from this lovely home. And when you're ready to end your day with a great meal, you are five minutes walking distance to gourmet dining destinations like Glen Ellen Star and the Fig Cafe. Top off your evening with a desert martini at the Glen Ellen Inn to make it a perfect night!

6 people maximum, 2 cars maximum. Quiet hours in Sonoma County are 10 PM to 7 AM. Quiet hours are to be strictly maintained. Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited.

9% transient occupancy tax will be included for all reservations.

Certificate No. 1285N
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2690 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not allowed on the property. Thank you for your adherence to this policy....moreless

  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Decks surround three sides of house; some have steep drops to ground. This provides a lovely view around the wooded property but families with small children may be better suited for a location without the steep drops from the decks....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Very large 2nd bedroom; like a double master!...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Very large master bedroom with flatscreen TV and deck ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Loft area at top of 2nd floor, double bed with deck access...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Updated half bath on first floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Luxurious, updated spa bathroom in Master, with large shower...moreless

  • Property features two and half bathrooms, all updated recently.


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Interior wireless speakers, bring your smart phone and connect!...moreless

  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing


  • Dining:

    Formal dining area on first floor plus two separate eating areas on the decks....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Zoned air conditioning being added 6/1/16 to 2nd floor. Ceiling fans in all sleeping areas. House stays also cool in summer due to log walls....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    New treadmill on first floor....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant heating. The house also includes several area heaters if needed, for chilly nights. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free WIFI and DVD player can access Netflix....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Covered parking with spacious carport....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New LG washer and dryer....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, gas cook top, new refrigerator, new oven, new dishwasher and microwave. Coffee maker, blender and toaster oven available as well....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    House is surrounded on three sides with decks that provide plenty of outdoor seating for lounging, cocktails or dining....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    New hot tub for 4-6 on private side deck....moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Vallejo Ferry Terminal
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 12
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Glen Ellen Star
40 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bodega Bay

Car: Recommended


Owner info

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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  • A sunny morning at Glen Ellen Hillside Lodge

    A sunny morning at Glen Ellen Hillside Lodge

  • Sunny afternoon on 2nd floor balcony, facing Mayacamas Mountains

    Sunny afternoon on 2nd floor balcony, facing Mayacamas Mountains

VRBO #580504

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 30, 2017

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