A Bit of English Charm Nestled in the Redwoods of Sonoma.(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
CazSonoma Estate's Mill Pond Cottage offers an updated style and experience unique to Western Sonoma County and sleeps up to 15 people in 5 bedrooms with private baths. Mill Pond Cottage includes a library with fireplace, Swiss pub, Tuscan kitchen, swimming pool, 160 private acres of hiking and mountain biking, formal dining room with optional private chef and large back deck overlooking the trout pond.
The Estate is a perfect destination for friends and families seeking peace and quiet in a long forgotten world. Special events with additional guests are possible with surcharges.
Located less than a 2 hours drive from San Francisco, 30 minutes from the Pacific Ocean, and a few minutes off the Russian River, the property is surrounded by incredible wineries.
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Member since: 2015
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- Quiet, contemplative, pastural-no phones, tv's, internet. A large library, quiet walks, board games. ADDITIONAL GUESTS AND/OR EVENTS. If guests have plans to invite friends to the estate for small gatherings, there will be additional fees and the owners must meet and discuss the event with the principles. ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 15 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
Bring your road or mountain bikes. Greg Le Mond says the ride through Cazadero to the Pacific Ocean is the most beautiful in America. Levi Leipheimer stages his 'Grand-Fondo' ride here every year....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- Cleaning Fee $200
- Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
- Tax Rate 10%
Weddings are popular at the Estate, but there are additional guest and usage fees. Contact the owner for rates. Damage protection for longer stays and holiday periods is higher, ask owner.
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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Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: Rich and Renee Mitchell's estate was built in the 1920's as a hunting lodge although re-imagined many times over the years. Once as a Gasthaus and German restaurant where, in the mill pond, you could catch your own trout for dinner. The Mitchell's created an English Inn among the Redwoods with Italian gardens and offered an eclectic European cuisine. Over those fifteen years they've produced lectures, festivals, and theater to give life and art to nature's enchanted setting.
Why the Owner Chose Cazadero, CA, USA:
If you are seeking the tranquility of a large hidden cottage filled with a Shakespearean library and it's well worn books, a tall brick fireplace and grand piano, an expansive dinning room with Craftsman windows, a big Tuscan kitchen and cosy Swiss pub, then the Estate's Mill Pond Cottage might be right for you.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Mill Pond Cottage's expansive deck rests under old growth Redwoods, framed by Kidd and Clear Creek, looks out at the stone pond house and White Ribbon falls. Ducks and trout, fox and deer, owls and dove abound in the 160 acres which surround Mill Pond Cottage. Blackberry bushes border the streams and provide a tasty dessert for al-fresco lunches prepared by you or our resident chef in the Italian kitchen. Above the deck and pond are 5 guest rooms dedicated to Jane Austen, Beatrix Potter, and Agatha Christie, whose books you'll find there. The deck's symphony of sound is all nature--water falling, doves cooing, a sea breeze. No telephones, internet, or televisions will disturb you. It is a rare place for perfect moments of music, stories, and quiet reading that may appeal to your family and dear friends.
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Millpond cottage from sculpture garden
Trout pond, stone mill house, and white ribbon falls.
Trout circle decoy island.
Millpond Cottage sitting room
Room: Beatrix Potter with queen bed, private bath, and balcony.
Waterfall:looking at trout pond, pool, garden, w/ private bath
Sophia, the goddess of wisdom, nourishes the gardens.
The 'three graces' of Mill Pond Cottage estate.
The old stone mill house and waterwheel
'Make a wish' in the fairy ring outside your front door.
Lap pool on Kidd Creek in the scuplture garden
Creekside: two double beds and private bath
Country Estate in the heart of Sonoma Wine Country.
Beatrix Potter, queen bed, private bath, balcony.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, January 16, 2017
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