|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Escape from the Ordinary into a completely remodeled and renovated Old Town custom vacation retreat.
This eclectic, one-of-a-kind rental home is located in Old Town on a beautiful quiet street, just blocks from Napa's Town Center.
The home is great for FAMILIES (children have separate wing in home and all bedrooms have TV/DVD players, desks, and reading lamps), perfect for reunions and getaways, and supurb for ROMANCE (Master Bedroom adjoins elegant bathroom SPA, with two-person Sauna, copper Japanese soaking tub, large open shower, antique French vanity, deep plush towels, and a stash of candles). The second bath has tub/shower combo and stained glass.
The large, very private backyard boasts a covered patio with antique gas heater, new top-of-the-line Jacuzzi hot-tub outside Master Bedroom and Enclosed Patio, large entertiainment deck with refrigerator, BBQ, eating area, bar, & dartboard. There is an outside shower with hot and cold water, located on the deck next to the swimming pool. A large fire-pit is located in a secluded part of the backyard, and is furnished with large cement animal-benches, cushions, long adjustable BBQ skewers for hot dogs and marshmallows.
Municipal and Federal Regulations: CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund if canceled with 3-months of arrival date. Full refund minus $100 if canceled with shorter notice if property is re-rented. If the property does not re-rent, the security deposit only will be returned.
This vacation rental is licensed by the City of Napa, Business License #25656, Vacation Rental Permit #VR09-0025.
The rental is offered in compliance with Section 3604(c) of the Federal Fair Housing Act (visit HUD.gov), which prohibits a discriminatory preference for a rental based on Race or Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Familial Status, or Handicap/Disability.
After retiring from teaching at one of Napa's local high schools, my husband and I spent a year converting our 3-bedrrom family home into a unique, custom vacation retreat, then relocated to Tucson, Arizona in 2005.
Nancy Bender purchased this house in 1993
Napa’s popularity is well established, with its bucolic landscape, laid-back lifestyle, and the exceptional food and wine that make it ideal for a sybaritic weekend getaway or well-deserved holiday with friends and family. Napa draws more tourism than any other wine region in California. Because of the region's amazing variety of wine-related venues and activities, we often refer to the area as California's 'Adult Disneyland'. Our home was re-designed and converted from a standard 3-bedroom residence into a true vacation retreat, with custom amenities not available in other homes, ensuring that your vacation experience will be special, whether you are on the property or 'out and about'.
Custom Master Bathroom Spa has an arched ceiling, custom skylights, and is furnished with a hand-crafted custom sauna for two people, built from imported Oregon cedar and California redwood. A Japanese Soaking tub was crafted on the pool deck from a solid sheet of copper, and installed next to the shower. The large backyard is beautifully landscaped, and has an inviting pool and very functional deck, lounge furniture, elevated BBQ Deck, and new 6-person Jacuzzi with waterfall faucet and underwater colored lights. The hot-and-cold shower, also located on the pool deck, combines “fun and function”, and was described by a guest as being “liberating, exhilarating, and magical”. It provides a bathing experience that is relaxing in an outdoor setting, under the stars and a huge redwood tree. In addition to these outdoor amenities, there is a fire/ /conversation pit in a secluded part of the backyard.
Our group of 7 adults spent three memorable days at this very attractive house. Both the owner and the property manager were a pleasure to work with. Everything was very clean and in good working order. We did not use the pool or the hot tub, but we spent one evening sitting on the deck. We had enough chairs and everything we needed. We much appreciated the speed of the wireless since some of us had work to do. We made good use of the two living room areas which allowed us to do different things at the same time. We carefully had read all the rules and got our entire security deposit back. The house is within walking distance to downtown Napa, and there is a beautiful hiking area fairly close by. I would love to come back in the summer some time to make use of the pool.
We are 4 women who have done an annual wine trip for several years. Napa was wonderful – fantastic wineries, restaurants, and helpful friendly people. The Visitor’s Center is a wealth of information.
VRBO website pictures are accurate. I did not catch there is limited seating in all 3 areas for eating and conversation. The home was clean but we had a similar experience as the review posted stating there were broken items in the home. The master shower and grill had problems which the property manager mentioned at check in. The grill was not usable. Toaster was also broken and replaced the next day.
Biggest problem was the spa. There was no chlorine in the float so the water became cloudy. The spa quit working twice. We had read the review from a previous renter who questioned the electrical system at the property and decided best to call the owner and report the problem.
The owner told us that she would have the company who installed the spa check it because it was still under warranty. She charged us the $79 trip fee because she said “if it hadn't stopped working while your group was using it, the service call would not have been necessary” (her words in an email). The invoice states ”Description of Work: Found mismatched amperage setting for spa and breaker. Changed from 50 amp to 30 amp to match breaker.”
The invoice also recommends that “the GFCI box should be moved 5' away from the water line before usage of the spa.” The invoice reads like electrical problems to me. There is no mention of any damage to the spa due to use.
The owner claims “The displacement of the water (caused by the spa being improperly filled with too much water over the recommended "fill line" for Jacuzzis) overflowed into the pump cavity of the spa and shorted out the lower pump, causing it to stop working when you were using it. When the cavity dried out and the pump was able to be reset, the chemical rings on the pump remained as evidence of the overflow”. The owner states the repairmen told her property manager this.
I am a 22 year spa owner, have had several people at my home in the spa and have NEVER had problems as described by the owner. Why water would be able to penetrate a cavity with a pump and electricity does not make sense to me.
I do not think it was our responsibility to pay the $79 trip fee to fix an amperage mismatch. I challenged the owner and she said the deduction was more than fair.
This was a perfect home for the group of friends that got together from all over the country. The amenities including the pool and outdoor deck for dining were perfect. The various art pieces in the home added to the delight of the vacation. The owner and caretaker were wonderful to work with.
I am looking forward to the rebuttal of this review. I can't get the condition of the reunion rental home, especially now post earthquake, out of my mind over 3 months later. I should have written months ago.
We rented this property for 5 sisters (all over 50) reunion. Some of the sisters are also cleanliness freaks.
Upon arrival there were several items broken from the toaster to the coffee table with no top, but the biggest surprise was that we were warned when we got there that 1 of the 2 bathroom showers was not operable (making 5 women to share one shower). Keep in mind it is supposed to sleep 7. This is a partial list of issues.
Being from the construction industry, It would be interesting to see if upgrades at this property were permitted by the city of Napa. The workmanship was responsible for the inoperable shower and for the excessive electrical wiring in the home.
The upstairs room housed the tankless gas water heater and needs to be checked for exhaust issues and carbon monoxide leakage since the occupants awoke with headaches and symptoms of CO poisoning and feeling of suffocation. One of the occupants was the designated driver, so although in Napa, wine was not the issue.
The house shows well in pictures. We enjoyed the pool area but just 2 lounge chairs for a home that sleeps 7 is not enough. We ate out for every meal except breakfast even though we wanted to cook on the backyard grill we didn't because there was a separate cleaning fee for that.
When there were not enough towels the manager did respond quickly and brought pool and bath towels.
To top off our experience with all of the rules in the binder - we ran around the home throwing out all garbage, recyclable items and stripped the beds putting linens in the laundry room, etc. then we were charged for using the microwave to reheat leftovers. I still shake my head thinking it is hard to believe that reheating left overs trumps all of the broken items in the home. This one fee was the straw that prompted me to write the review.
I am not the sister that arranged the reunion, and like many people, I rarely speak up regarding negative issues, I just needed to provide my opinion.
I loved my experience at this house. I was here for my sisters bachelorette party weekend. This house was so perfect!! Perfect size for our group. GREAT backyard. Close to Downtown Napa. We all loved it. Nancy was a pleasure to work with also. All around a great experience.
My family of 3 stayed in this home with our good friends (another family of 3) and everyone, including the two 2 yr olds, loved it! We wish the pool had been heated, but it wasn't and the weather was too cool for us to enjoy the pool. The hot tub was great and we took advantage of that. This hour has character and the outdoor space in the back yard was great for kids & adults alike. Thanks for allowing us to celebrate the birthdays of two hard-working moms in the beauty that is Napa!
City of Napa Business License #25656 and City of Napa Vacation Rental Permit #VR09-0025
This rental is offered in compliance with Section 3604(c) of the Federal Fair Housing Act (visit HUD.gov), which prohibits a discriminatory preference for a rental based on Race or Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Familial Status, or Handicap/Disability.
Other Activities: Napa Valley Winery Tours and outings
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 22 2015 - Jun 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest|
Jun 19 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500.00|
Weekends are rented in 3-night blocks, Friday to Monday morning, whether two nights or three nights are used.
Required Cleaning Fee $150 - $160, depending on size of group
RATES ARE NOT CONFIRMED UNTIL PROPERTY IS BOOKED.
First-half rent + refundable $500 Security Deposit required to reserve and confirm dates. Second-half rent + Napa tax + cleaning fee required two weeks prior to arrival.
Second-half rent + Napa tax + cleaning fee due 2-weeks prior to arrival.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.