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Wine Country with Views! Secluded, Yet Incredibly Convenient to Everything

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 148 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom 2.5 bath, beautiful zen outdoor shower with private hot tub and decks

Harmony House is a charming 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom house situated at the end of a picturesque road on Taylor Mountain, overlooking Rohnert Park and Petaluma. Bordered by two private ranches there are no neighbors, just a quiet and relaxing rural setting. Enjoy the sunset from one of our two private decks. Take in the view on a walk on our road. Bathe and feel zen in our beautiful new outdoor shower. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the complete privacy and serenity. All this is why Harmony House is unique for a trip to wine country.

The house has a fully equipped kitchen, well-stocked pantry and a comfortable living room/dining room area with a large television, premium channels and wireless internet access.

The main deck off the dining room has a gas grill with patio seating.

Our hot tub deck is adjacent and fully private- just you and the view!

All bedrooms have comfortable beds with luxury bedding.

Towels are provided as well as soap, shampoo and other toiletries.

The house has three bedrooms and 2 ½ Baths and sleeps up to 8 people.

Upper Level:

Kitchen, Dining/Living area

Pull out Couch with Inflatable Queen Mattress

Rock & Roll Bedroom: Queen Bed and twin day bed

½ bath with toilet and sink

Full bath off deck with private outdoor shower with view

Lower Level:

Americana Suite: Queen Bed in main room and twin bed in attached Sunroom. Private Deck.

Paris Bedroom: Queen Bed

Full Bath with Shower

Washer & Dryer on site with laundry detergent provided.

Welcome Basket provided on arrival. First day breakfast in the fridge including coffee and tea.

The house includes a comprehensive guide to entire area with our personal recommendations.

The owners live 1/16 miles away and are available for suggestions and assistance with local activities and winery visits.

Sonoma County TOT certificate # 1515N

We are a preferred vendor for Sweet Lane Gardens- a unique event & wedding venue. Harmony House is an ideal location and set up for members of the wedding party, family or guests. http://www.sweetlanegardens.com/

More Details

Owner
Mark and Lucy Herman
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, very basic spanish and italian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Mark and Lucy Herman

We are wine lovers and avid gardeners. We enjoy traveling and have made friends all over the world. They all love to come and visit us!

Mark and Lucy Herman purchased this house in 1999

Why Mark and Lucy Herman chose Santa Rosa

We are in a spectacular spot on the third mountain ridge in from the Pacific Ocean.

Sonoma is on the fourth mountain ridge and Napa is on the fifth mountain ridge.

The property is at 1000 feet so we are often above the weather, enjoying bright sunshine while the valley below and the view all the way west is shrouded in fog. It is a incredible sight. Or occasionally we are in the cloud and there is soft mist all around- very lovely. It is very private but very close to everything too.

What makes this house unique

There is a plethora of things to do and see in our area:

Local Parks nearby include:

Taylor Mountain Preserve: 5 minutes ─hiking, biking, disk golf, birding, picnics

Russian River Resort area: 30 minutes─ swimming, canoes in summer months

Muir Woods: 1 hours + 10 minutes ─ beautiful redwood forest and hiking

Armstrong Redwoods: 39 minutes ─ spectacular redwood trees and hiking

Bodega Bay & Doran Park Beach: 48 minutes ─ beaches with a protected swimming area.

Jenner & Goat Rock: 60 minutes─ hiking and beaches

Annadel State Park 20 minutes ─ featuring hiking, mountain biking, fishing & swimming

Spring Lake Regional Park: 25 minutes ─ gentle hiking, lakeside walking and canoeing.

Howarth Park: 25 minutes: ─ catering to younger children with a train, a children’s play area & lake.

Family Fun for All Ages:

Movie theater complex in Rohnert Park: 10 minutes – 16 theaters.

Scandia Family Fun Center: 10 minutes – miniature golf, large arcade, go carts, batting cages, water blaster boats and bumper cars.

Bowling: 10 minutes.

Golf Courses: 10 minutes to nearest; 15+ more within 45 minutes.

Shopping: Many national chain stores within 10 minutes. Easy parking.

Ice Rink Arena: Snoopy’s Home Ice, 15 minutes.

Charles M. Schulz Museum: Home of world famous Peanuts cartoon, 15 minutes.

Safari West: 400 acre African wildlife preserve 27 minutes.

Pacific Coast Air Museum: 30+ vintage aircraft, get inside a real fighter plane. 21 minutes.

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts: Concert venue 19 minutes

The renowned Santa Rosa Certified Farmer's Market is 7 miles away on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

Downtown Santa Rosa – 11 minutes - offers Michelin-awarded restaurants, cafes, shopping, movies, mall, live music, brew-pubs, attractions, and more.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Santa Rosa, California

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 148 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Lower Level - toilet , shower enclosure
    Upper Level - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , outdoor shower , Zen outdoor shower with views and bathroom off Hot Tub deck
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Rock and Roll Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Americana Suite - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
    Paris Bedroom - 1 large double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.95 based on 40 reviews
5

Excellent property in a beautiful, highly convenient location

  • 5 of 5

I brought my 4 kids to Santa Rosa for a family weekend and found this property through VRBO. The house is neat and tidy with gorgeous views. Everyone who visited while we were there was blown away. I found the online descriptions of property features were 100% accurate. We didn’t have any issues but owners were close by and responded readily to texts - clearly attentive. I’m already wondering when we can come back.

  • Review Submitted: 19/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, great property. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 05/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous view and home

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed 4 days with family in this peaceful easy getaway home. We were originally concerned about the use of the outdoor shower for my elderly father but it turned out to be quite easy for him to access and a conversation piece for their friends back home. Having the bedroom, living space, kitchen,bathroom and outdoor shower on one level was ideal for both of my elderly parents with limited mobility. We had a great time and would love to return someday! Many thanks to our hosts!

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location and views. The house itself is really charming and the owners are super friendly and hospitable.

  • Review Submitted: 23/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and hospitality

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our 7-person bachelorette party! Literally everything we needed was available to us and we loved lounging in the hot tub and taking in the views. It’s a steep, windy road to the top of a mountain but so worth it. We would love to come back here and stay again. Thank you thank you thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect really...

  • 5 of 5

You cannot go wrong with Harmony House. There is a tranquility that exists at the top of Warrington Road which is pure magic...and the sunsets rival any that we have ever witnessed. It met all of our expectations, and even gave us a few surprises.

  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

The house is secluded yet incredibly convenient - from the bottom of our road it is 5 minutes to Highway 101 access or to supermarket and Starbucks, 10 minutes to Sonoma State University and the Green Music Center, 10 minutes to Graton Casino, 10 minutes to downtown Santa Rosa, 20 minutes to downtown Petaluma, 25 minutes to Healdsburg/Dry Creek/Alexander Valley. 25 minutes to Valley of the Moon/Sonoma. 40 minutes to Napa Valley. 20 minutes to World famous Sears Point Raceway. 13 minutes to Sonoma County Fairgrounds. There are hundreds of world-class wineries within a 30-45 minute drive.

San Francisco is an hour's drive south down Highway 101, with many interesting stops along the way, including Petaluma, Tiburon, Sausalito, Stinson Beach and Mill Valley. Kayaks and canoes can be rented at the Monte Rio beach on the Russian River during the summer months. See majestic redwoods at Armstrong Redwoods and Muir Woods. Or take the scenic drive to Bodega Bay and the beach. Enjoy its good seafood restaurants, and see where Alfred Hitchcock's 'The Birds' was filmed.

With easy access to Highways 1, 12, 116 and 101, it is an ideal spot from which to see what the region has to offer; each area you visit is a spectacularly beautiful drive, but not an unbearable distance.

Local Parks include:

Taylor Mountain: 5 minutes─ Extensive trails great views

Russian River Resort area: 30 minutes─ swimming, canoes in summer months

Muir Woods: 1 hours + 10 minutes ─ beautiful redwood forest and hiking

Armstrong Redwoods: 39 minutes ─ spectacular redwood trees and hiking

Bodega Bay & Doran Park Beach: 48 minutes ─ beaches with a protected swimming area.

Jenner & Goat Rock: 60 minutes─ hiking and beaches

Annadel State Park 20 minutes ─ featuring hiking, mountain biking, fishing & swimming

Spring Lake Regional Park: 25 minutes ─ gentle hiking, lakeside walking and canoeing.

Howarth Park: 25 minutes: ─ catering to younger children with a train, a children’s play area & lake.

Family Fun for All Ages:

Movie theater complex in Rohnert Park: 10 minutes – 16 theaters.

Scandia Family Fun Center: 10 minutes – miniature golf, large arcade, go carts, batting cages, water blaster boats and bumper cars.

Bowling: 10 minutes.

Golf Courses: 10 minutes to nearest; 15+ more within 45 minutes.

Shopping: Many national chain stores within 10 minutes. Easy parking.

Ice Rink Arena: Snoopy’s Home Ice, 15 minutes.

Charles M. Schulz Museum: Home of world famous Peanuts cartoon, 15 minutes.

Safari West: 400 acre African wildlife preserve 27 minutes.

Pacific Coast Air Museum: 30+ vintage aircraft, get inside a real fighter plane. 21 minutes.

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts: Concert venue 19 minutes

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Santa Rosa, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
30 Mar 2018 - 10 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$430
From
AU$468
Fri,Sat
AU$2,693
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$38 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre Summer
11 May 2018 - 23 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$507
From
AU$558
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$3,206
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day
24 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$641
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$96 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
30 May 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$507
From
AU$558
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$3,206
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Fourth of July Week
29 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$641
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$96 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Summer
9 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$507
From
AU$558
Thu,Fri,Sun
AU$3,527
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
31 Aug 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
AU$641
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$96 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
4 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$507
From
AU$558
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$3,527
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$64 per night, per additional guest
 
Harvest Special
5 Oct 2018 - 11 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$455
From
AU$507
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$2,693
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$45 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Weekend
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$513
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$83 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holidays
21 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$513
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$83 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$340
From
AU$391
Fri,Sat
AU$2,180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$101.32
Cleaning fee AU$237.26 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Weekend Bookings: if a Friday Night stay is required must also book Saturday Night.
Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July Weekend and Labor Day Weekend 4 night minimum, rate is $500 per night, add $60 per guest over 4 people.

For Monthly Rental Inquires Contact Owner.
Cleaning Fee of $175 is required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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