Chateau St George Top Floor; Stunning Views; Music/Wine/Dine; 90mn to Yosemite(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Chateau top floor includes 3 bedrooms, one home theater room and stunning views
The location is in Sonora, the heart of the California gold country, with easy daily commutes to Yosemite National Park, Dodge Ridge for Skiing, Pinecrest Lake for boating and fishing, and numerous other parks like Kennedy Meadows, Big Trees, in addition to much of the Sierra Foothills wine country.
Come and experience what Chateau like is like away from the city. You will see what $2 million can buy you (and you can bid on it if you ware interested); In the bay area, you can buy nothing but a tiny house on a busy street for that money. In today's world you can work remote, so why not live like I do, in such a paradise.
Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- The house has over 5000 square feet. A bit more than 2000 square feet are on the top floor, which is the rental area. Guests have courteous access to the main floor like the kitchen, dining room for formal dining, laundry room, porches... and other parts like the family room, living room, breakfast nook......moreless
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Pool Table:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Golf Course Front:
- Golf Course View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
The home theatre room upstairs can seat 8 people or more, and can sleep 4. That will be the main living area for guests on the top floor. But there are two living areas on the main floor as well....moreless
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
Deck / Patio:
There are over 1000 square feet of patio and walk ways on the back side of the house that overlook the Sonora Basic, including a large vineyard, the Mountain Springs Gold Course and way way west......moreless
- Outdoor Grill:
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
The property is gated so it is totally secure. Internet is provided. Wine can be purchased for Cash only. The guests are welcome to walk the property and the vineyard on the property. The daily rate can be negotiated down if the group is small (2-4 people) occupying only two of the top floor bedrooms. Pets are not allowed inside the house.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Most guests generally like to drive up to Yosemite National Park, or go skiing at Dodge Ridge, Hiking around Pinecrest Lake, or do wine tasting locally, including at the home, or towards Murphy's and Sutter Creek, in the Gold Country. But Chateau St. George is a destination of its own, as the chateau has its own vineyard from which the owner makes his own wine; the views are totally amazing as well, and are around 270 degrees.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: I have custom built Chateau St. George as it is my dream home, and it is designed after French Provence style, so you will feel as if you are visiting the best of Provence or Tuscany. I am fluent in French also, and enjoy listening to a variety of cultured music, ranging from French to Opera, and some nice sultry music and fun rock in between. I enjoy hosting, as I am well traveled. I am a wine maker also, and can discuss wine making techniques with preparing dinner and wine pairing it with a variety of wines at market cost including Chateau St George Petite Syrah.
Why the Owner Chose Sonora, CA, USA:
I have designed Chateau St. George and built it completing it in 2004. It has a vineyard also, where I make wine. It is a destination in its own right. The views are stunning; the property is fenced, so it is totally secure. It is totally a quiet area other than listening to the country sounds like birds chirping, or the music playing. It is close to everything; the grocery stores are only 5mn away; yet it is totally secluded. Skiing is only 40mn away at Dodge. Yosemite is an hr and half away.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Amazing views and amenities and easy access to popular destinations in the Sierras; the Chateau is custom built, and it is really high end. It is very comfortable, and has views from every room. My friends when they visit, simply call it: 'paradise'. To experience it you have to visit it. It is the ideal venue for a family retreat, as the Chateau design is charming and Provence like... very charming in all its details. In addition, dining and wine matching are key options that the host is willing to prepare on some occasions.
Links to more information:
Chateau St George as viewed from the vineyard
a close up view of the house at Sunset time
Main Guest Blue Room for two
2nd Guest Room with King bed
This is the 3rd bdrm/suite with a CA King bed, and a private bathroom, & stereo
Kitchen on main floor
Turret with Stunning Sunsets year round weather permitting; great dinner spot!
Main secured gate entrance to property
A must see view from Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park
Chateau's back yard! an easy drive to Yosemite! Ask the host where this is!
I am an avid powder skier; this is at Dodge Ridge 40mn up the hill!
The chateau on occasions on nice powder days; powder settling on vineyard wires
A most glorious and welcoming Chateau Entrance and superb railing to top floor
Door to Balcony in Blue room
Main Guest Bathroom adjacent to Blue Room on top floor
Home Theater room on top floor sleeps 2 on L shape couch & 1 more on rollout bed
Dining room on main floor
Nothing beats this view from the lookout point with a glass of wine
Can you beat this view from the lookout point... architecture; sunset; vineyard
panorama looking south east on left side to south west on right side
Yosemite water fall and its reflection off the valley serene river
The 2013 Petite Syrah vintage has just been bottled at the end of Mar 2015
Your host -picture taken at Monet Gardens- France
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 08, 2017
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