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Spacious Sonoma Gated Retreat on 5+ Acres with Pool and Spa

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 362 m²
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Chateau / Country House, 5 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

This spacious Sonoma home is situated in prestigious Sobre Vista estates on 5+ acres with a gated driveway, solar heated pool and in-ground spa. The main house has a large kitchen with granite counters with an airy eat in table for the entire family/group to have breakfast while looking out on the garden and lawn. The adjacent dining room seats 16 with plenty of room surrounding for everyone to join in on elegant family meal while the living rooms offers expansive windows, a wood-burning fireplace, and a great place for relaxing.

In the main house, kids will enjoy their room (a twin over double bunk-bed plus a daybed with trundle) as well as the toys, games, bikes, and basketball hoop with plenty of space indoors to find a nook to play in. (We have 3 kids, so we get it!). The master bedroom is huge with a king size bed and an adjacent nook for additional sleepers, complete with its own jacuzzi bathtub and double headed shower. Two additional bedrooms look out onto the garden each with a queen size bed. The fully enclosed pool room functions as a 6th bedroom with two twin day beds and has its own attached bathroom. The

The guest house is just steps from the house and has a king size bed with a separate living room, its own kitchen and bathroom with a walk in shower. (extra sleeping mats in the closet)

In addition, separate from the house and away from the noise of the pool is a private office complete with a desk, wifi, printer/scanner and plenty of shade, for those of you who just can’t seem to get away completely.

Our charming stables give it that unique Sonoma flair to make sure that you know you are not in the city, but alas the property does not come fully equipped with horses.

We’ve worked hard to make this house both beautiful and comfortable and hope you enjoy it as much as we do. The large gathering spaces and the flexible sleeping arrangements, make it perfect for couples vacations, girls’ getaways, family gatherings, holidays, or to allow everyone to stay and gather for nearby winery weddings.

We’re surrounded by wineries for those wanting to go tasting or just step out the door and go on a short hike to the Sobre Vista lake with vistas over the valley and a plenty of ducks to make it worth your while. Borrow our bikes for a short ride into Glen Ellen (1 mile away) or to Sonoma Plaza (4 miles away) or to the Sonoma Country Club golf course (1 mile away) or drive over to Infineon Raceway (12 miles) if you are so inclined. Or just sit by the pool…

Keywords: Sonoma, Pool, House, Cottage, Sonoma Square, Sonoma Plaza, Wine Country, Infineon, Wine Tasting, Business Offsite, Business Meeting

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2017

About The Owner

We live in San Francisco and come to Sonoma as often as we can. Kathleen is a doctor and works in the Dignity Health system. Paul works in the SaaS/Software world.

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 2010

Why The Owner chose Sonoma

We purchased this property so we could host events for our extended family that live throughout California and the Bay Area. The house is conveniently located to many fun and interesting attractions that provide entertainment for all generations. We strive to keep the house stocked with activities for young and old.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

A few things that set this property apart:

1) We are close to Sonoma Square and very accessible to all locations throughout the County. You wont be driving for 25 minutes just to get to the main road!

2) We know how important it is to stay connected. Unlike many homes in Sonoma we are on cable internet by Comcast/Xfinity so our internet is screaming fast with access points extended throughout the property.

3) We have converted our pool to a saltwater system so significantly fewer chemicals. Also our spa is attached to the pool which means it gets cycled with the pool water everyday resulting in a much cleaner, healthier spa experience than detached spas.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:41 AM

Subject: Sonoma



Good morning Paul,

Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed our three days in Sonoma in your lovely home. Everything was perfect. Should anyone ask for a great place to stay in Sonoma I will definitely recommend

your home.
Nov 2014
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Map

We are located approximately five miles from Sonoma Square and three miles from Glen Ellen. The house is conveniently located to main roads so you will not be spending time driving back and forth up and down winding side roads!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Sonoma, California

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 362 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • The master bedroom, pool room and the guest house have bathrooms ensuite. The three hallway bedrooms share two bathrooms directly across the hall.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Sleeping Porch - 2 single bed , 2 single day beds with attached bath
  • Main House: 1 King bed in Master 2 Queen beds 1 Single bunk over double bed with twin bed over trundle 2 single day beds in sleeping porch. no window coverings but has an attached bathroom. Guest House: 1 King bed 1 pack n play
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Large outdoor gas firepit, Play structure, Batting Cage (no pitching machine), Basketball hoop Concierge services available. Contact owner for more information. TOT 890N County Ordinances Applicable to all vacation rentals: Quiet hours 10PM to 8AM 4 Vehicles

Reviews

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Amazing Property!!

  • 5 of 5

The online description for this property does not accurately describe how gorgeous and massive this property is. This property consists of one huge main house, a guest house (complete with 1BR, a kitchen, living space and full bath) and even a separate office house with two cots. We fully enjoyed the firepit and the pool/spa. This space is great for entertaining with a nice kitchen and massive dining room table. I would highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 12/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredible Property!!!

  • 5 of 5

I brought 9 friends here for my 50th Birthday. My first thought on entering the house is that the pictures do not do it justice. The house is very well appointed and has everything a traveler needs. It has multiple sleep spaces and even when all of us were in the common rooms together we never felt cramped because the house is so spacious. The outdoor areas are equally beautiful with a huge pool and hot tub, a fire pit and grilling area. Additionally, the maintenance guy for the property was available for any questions we had. In fact, we called asking him about lighting the grill and he showed up and did it for us. I cannot say enough about what a fantastic property this is and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a spectacular retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 17/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wished we could have stayed longer

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful setting for a great work meeting with some relaxation time. We loved the pool, the spa and fire pit along with the large dining room table which was great for our meetings. Perfect for our group!

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
4

Beautiful Setting

  • 4 of 5

The property surrounding the house is beautiful and we really enjoyed the outside living spaces. The house is well equipped and super clean. The negative for us was that only the master and apartment are air conditioned and it was over 100 degrees two of the days of our visit. It did cool off nice at night every night but the last one. The owner provided lots of information and was easy to reach. I would stay here again. I would like to give it 4.5 but that's not an option.

  • Review Submitted: 17/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this beautiful home for 4 nights - a group of 13, with adults and kids. The house was clean, spacious, and plenty of room for our group. The grounds were beautiful and the pool + hot tub were awesome! The kitchen was spacious and well stocked with essentials and plenty of cookware. The groundskeeper, Jason, was very friendly and helpful. Paul was the very responsive and easy to work with. I highly recommend and will hopefully book it again!

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Houston, TX
5

Great house for large group!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in Paul's home with 11 other women while we toured wine country. It was so comfortable and spacious - such a great place for a large group. Jason, the caretaker, checked in on us on our first day to answer any questions we had and was so helpful. We had a great stay and would suggest this property!

  • Review Submitted: 10/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Sonoma, California

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Nightly Rate
4 Dec 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,298
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9 Dec 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
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11 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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16 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
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18 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
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5 Jan 2018 - 6 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,430
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19 Jan 2018 - 20 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$1,430
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Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 22 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$1,430
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AU$1,639
Fri,Sat
AU$9,181
 
 
Summer and Fall 2018
23 May 2018 - 28 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,430
From
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Fri,Sat
AU$9,837
 
 
Thanksgiving 2018
19 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
AU$1,561
AU$9,837
 
 
Christmas 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$1,561
AU$9,837
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$1,298
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AU$9,116
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,311.6
Cleaning AU$459.06 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Note - minimum nights do not apply to midweek stays.

****Please do not inquire about WEDDINGS or Special Events. The county of Sonoma limits all vacation rental properties to a maximum of 18 daytime guests and 12 overnight. So while we are happy to accommodate you or your guests wedding ceremonies and receptions are not permitted.****

TOT Certificate #890N

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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