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Sunny Sonoma Retreat, Luxury Pool in Private Yard - Minutes from Plaza, Wineries

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom, Sleeps 4

Relaxation awaits at Casa Soleado, our sunny, Sonoma retreat. Enjoy this newly renovated house with private backyard and luxury, solar-heated swimming pool. Located just off Highway 12 on a quiet street with mature oak trees, we are minutes away from historic Sonoma Plaza, spa treatments at Fairmont Mission Inn, restaurants and wineries.

This is an ideal space for 2 couples or a single family with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. There is 1 queen and 1 king bed, both super comfortable with plush mattress toppers and down comforters. Gorgeous, reclaimed wood dining table comfortably seats 8; dining room opens into the backyard through double French doors. Spend your evenings enjoying the indoor fireplace or the outdoor firebowl.

You’ll enjoy many upgrades including on-demand water heater with endless hot water, Bose sound dock, high-speed wireless internet, Amazon Prime movies, full size washer and dryer. Kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, gas stove and comes stocked with basic pantry items.

Native, drought tolerant plants dot the landscape of the sunny backyard while a majestic oak, redwoods and a walnut tree offer shade. The 31.5 ft, solar-heated swimming pool has an automatic cover for safety, custom tiling and bench seating. Sun umbrellas, adirondack chairs, firebowl, redwood benches and a gas grill complete the backyard experience.


More Details

Brigette Prater
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Brigette Prater

Looking for an escape from busy lives and summer fog, we found the perfect location just an hour's drive from San Francisco. We've lovingly renovated our retreat, Casa Soleado (sunny home), into a happy, magical space perfect for gathering with family and friends. We've fallen in love with the mellow vibe, welcoming community, beautiful countryside and all that Sonoma has to offer. We're certain you'll love it as much as we do!

Brigette Prater purchased this house in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had such a wonderful time! Your home is so comfortable and welcoming, and it felt so good to escape the city for a weekend... We followed your recommendations for restaurants and were always impressed. Loved El Molino! Thank you for making such a nice retreat available! We hope to stay again!
Nov 2014
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Sonoma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Endless hot water with the on-demand water heater!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Beds feature plush mattress toppers and down comforters. Ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
This home does not have AC which is not uncommon for the area. New attic fan + ceiling fans in both bedrooms cool the home.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Sunny Sonoma Retreat, Luxury Pool in Private Yard - Minutes from Plaza, Wineries
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 49 reviews

Loved This House!

  • 5 of 5

Just came back from spending a long weekend in Sonoma and we loved our stay at Casa Soleada. The house was clean, charming and has an awesome backyard. I was there for a mom's weekend away (4 adults) and we fit comfortably in the house. It is not a massive place, but it is was very nice, complete with new furniture, linens and decor. The kitchen had everything we needed and the french press and milk frother were a fun bonus. The house location is perfect - about a 5 minute drive (if that) to the Sonoma Square. The owner, Bridget, was also so sweet in sharing with us her favorite restaurants and winery recommendations, as well as leaving us a bottle of wine to welcome us in the home. I would definitely go back and stay here. I also think if you wanted to bring a family this is a great house for that. They had a pack n play in one closet and kids movies and games available. There is a washer and dryer and the backyard with the pool, fire pit and pergola with charming outdoor lighting was a place I could see my family enjoying so much!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Sonoma retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our girls weekend. The house is cute and functional, the owners have paid attention to every detail. The pool was lovely and the backyard was perfect for lounging and enjoying the cool weather ! 100% reccomemd this property to others !

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully maintained, new property perfect for family of 4 or 2 couples.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay, 2 couples this past weekend! Bridgett was awesome to work with and go with her resturant recommendations! We are picky but she was spot on. Hope to return many times.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Very nice clean home with all the amenities!

  • 4 of 5

The home was wonderful. The backyard pool area was peaceful and beautifully landscaped. Even prettier than the posted pictures!!!

Wonderful host and in a great location to walk or bike ride into town. It is an open open floor plan with great interior decorating. Just charming.

We will be back for sure!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great Sonoma Wine Country Visit

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do the house justice and everything was easy (booking, check-in, check-out, finding the house, etc). We had two couples and there was the perfect amount of space. The kitchen is well equipped and it is close to restaurants and grocery stores. We would absolutely stay here again (and hope to do so!).

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to stay in Sonoma - for families and adults alike

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place that is definitely bigger than we expected. Only a few short minutes' drive to the beautiful Town Square and centrally located to many good restaurants and vineyards. The house itself is very nicely presented and clean. A variety of basic essentials were provided (eg. condiments, oil etc.) which we really appreciated. The efficient heating system was also much appreciated.

Brigette is a great and welcoming host with great communication. We would definitely return to Casa Soleano and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Car: recommended

60 miles to SFO, San Francisco International Airport

60 miles to OAK, Oakland International Airport

75 miles to SMF, Sacramento International Airport

27 miles to Sonoma County Airport (Santa Rosa)


Rates & Availability

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Rental Basis:
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Summer Rates
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Please note the following:
- Pool closes seasonally October through April.
- Home does not have central AC.
- Quiet hours are 10 pm - 7 am.
- Maximum number of vehicles permitted at property is 2.
- Home is not permitted for special events. Events or parties of any size are specifically prohibited.

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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