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ELEGANT, HISTORIC HEALDSBURG BUNGALOW, WALK 4 BLOCKS TO PLAZA

Laurie Windham

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Laurie Windham

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Speaks: english
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ELEGANT, HISTORIC HEALDSBURG BUNGALOW, WALK 4 BLOCKS TO PLAZA

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

Healdsburg Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms + Office w/sofabed, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This beautifully renovated, 100-year old classic California bungalow will brighten your days with museum-quality art, colorfully decorated rooms and luxurious personal amenities. Located on one of the best streets in the historic section of this upscale village, you'll find just the right balance of privacy and activity. Enjoy your morning coffee, or afternoon Zinfandel, on the wrap-around front porch overlooking the shady, picket-fenced front yard. Stroll to dinner while enjoying a brilliant sunset. Or, if you want a break from Healdsburg's famous restaurants, turn on the sound system, throw open the french doors, cookout on the outdoor gas grill in the privacy-fenced, grassy backyard and dine on the romantic back deck, under the candle-lit chandelier. But beware, after a few relaxing evenings in this exceptional home, you'll want to stay forever.

The lovely home comprises 1500 sq ft, every inch of it having been recently upgraded. The restful master bedroom has a turkish four-poster, queen-size bed with crisp, sumptuous linens, a private bathroom with shower and plenty of closet room. The sunny, second bedroom opens through french doors onto the backyard and redwood deck and features a full-size bed, also with high-quality linens and memory-foam top. The second bathroom features a full bathtub/shower combination.

For afternoon naps, or quiet evenings at home, the living room has an outrageously comfortable sofa--guaranteed to make you relax. The room also features a pair of art deco, leather easy chairs from the 1920s, a sculptured stone coffee table, and paintings from some of California's best up-and-coming artists. A collection of art and decor books are available to peruse. And for chilly evenings, you can warm up in front of a gas fire from the mahogany and marble fireplace.

The formal dining area directly adjoining the living room, features an italian walnut table with hand-painted inlay. The table can be expanded to seat six diners.

The great room at the center of the house comprises the media center and the kitchen. Inside a hand-carved, brazilian mahogany armoire, is the television, DVD player, router and Comcast control box. The Comcast service includes high-speed wifi, premium cable channels and pay-per-view movies. All of this can be enjoyed fully horizontal on the handsome, Southwestern-style leather sofa.

The kitchen is small but workable, with granite countertops, large country sink and bright morning light. It is equipped with everything you need to create your culinary favorites--including high quality cookware, tableware and even cookbooks. All the bases are more than covered: gas range and oven, microwave, refrigerator with icemaker and water dispenser, dishwasher, coffeemaker and even a Breville toaster. So, if you want to cook on your vacation, we won't stop you. The kitchen has a granite bar with two barstools for casual dining and snacking.

This home also has a Library/Office that opens through french doors to the back deck. It features a sofabed, populated book shelves, and desk. The room can serve as an additional bedroom for one person, an office or just a relaxing place to read.

And you don't have to leave your canine best friend behind when you vacation at this house. Well-behaved, small dogs (2 maximum) are welcome, with an extra deposit. The back yard is secure and dog safe. Plus, there are two great pet-supply stores in town who give free cookies to visiting dogs.

If this sounds perfect, it is. This is a lovely, turnkey property in the paradise known as Healdsburg, the place to spend well-deserved vacations.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
Laurie Windham (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Manager
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Speaks: english

About Laurie Windham

This house is the beloved home of the owner, who is currently away producing the world premiere of her first rock musical. A writer, marketing consultant, singer and horse lover, the owner has chosen to share her precious crib rather than close it up for the duration of her absence. While for some allowing strangers into your home is unimaginable, the owner derives so much joy from her colorful, art-filled home, that she hopes others will share in that happy experience. She also cannot abide by 'no-pets' rules and hopes to change those unfriendly policies one place at a time.

Laurie Windham purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Laurie Windham chose Healdsburg

From the moment I walked up to this house, I loved it. The front-porch and gigantic shade tree in the front yard hooked me before I ever when inside. While I've done extensive renovations, I've always liked the floor plan, as I prefer my living spaces to be free flowing, open and at the same time intimate. Having lots of light matters to me, so I enjoy the large windows and french doors.

What makes this bungalow unique

I enjoy sitting on the front porch, reading the paper and speaking to the people walking by. Healdsburg is a walker's town--it seems everyone walks, to the park, to movies, to restaurants. And, there are so many kinds of dogs getting walked. To my Scotties' delight, from our front porch, we see quite a variety on their way to Giorgi Park, a popular destination for dogs and their owners. And, of course, barking is mandatory.

July 4th is a big day on my block, as it's the site of a huge block party extravaganza. Live bands, all kinds of BBQ, games, beer, wine, adults, kids--it's truly amazing--and it's all in front of my house. Since my front yard is picket-fenced, my 50 best friends and I drag out the lawn chairs and enjoy the party from our own private lawn. Way cool.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 30 nights
Pay with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Elegant, Historic Healdsburg Bungalow, Walk 4 Blocks to Plaza
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Elegant, Historic Healdsburg Bungalow, Walk 4 Blocks to Plaza
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p402493vb
-415 7263665
Healdsburg Sonoma County
5

Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely wonderful bungalow. We enjoyed our stay and found all facilities to be top notch.
Also, walked into town each day and found it to be charming.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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Elegant, Historic Healdsburg Bungalow, Walk 4 Blocks to Plaza
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p402493vb
-415 7263665
Healdsburg Sonoma County
5

Great find

  • 5 of 5
What a great find. Clean and well equipped this home exceeded our expectations. The best thing is it's a 10 minute walk to the restaurants and shops on the square. Wonderful back yard with a nice deck.
  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Elegant, Historic Healdsburg Bungalow, Walk 4 Blocks to Plaza
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p402493vb
-415 7263665
Healdsburg Sonoma County
Dunsmuir
5

The Heart House

  • 5 of 5
Home is where the heart is and we left ours in this beautiful cottage. The description says it all. It's roomy yet wonderfully cozy. The location is perfect for morning walks and access to the many restaurants and shops in Healdsburg. There are so many attractions in this area of Sonoma County and of, course, the many wineries. A month was not enough and we hope to be back soon and would not stay anywhere else.
  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Elegant, Historic Healdsburg Bungalow, Walk 4 Blocks to Plaza
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p402493vb
-415 7263665
Healdsburg Sonoma County
California
5

Healdsburg Bungalow

  • 5 of 5
I stayed here for a few months in 2012, and wow what a score! The location is amazing (there is literally an Organic market within a 3 minute walk) and the house is chock-full of warmth, personality and functionality. I have a feeling that I might be fighting the crowds next year when I try to book, especially after writing this, ha! Thanks Laurie for allowing me to share your stunning home and making everything so easy to deal with. Hope to stay over again one day soon!
  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It's a pleasure to have someone as respectful as you as a guest. I hope to see you back sometime soon. Laurie (owner)

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Plaza
Nearest Point of Interest
Giorgi Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Farmer's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Russian River
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Dog Park
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Public Gold Course

Winery tasting rooms , world-class restaurants, upscale shopping, outdoor entertainment such as concerts in the park and festivals all in 5 min walking distance, new tennis courts 1 block away, 30 minutes to ocean and redwoods, minutes to renowned wineries in the surrounding countryside, fantastic health club nearby, scenic golf course walking distance, kayaking on Russian River nearly

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Rates & Availability

From $3,000 Per month

Healdsburg Bungalow Rental Rates

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Low Season
Nov 1 2014 - May 1 2015
30 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
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30 night minimum stay
$4,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Notes One-time $195.00 cleaning fee, due at check-in. Refundable pet deposit of $500.
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Amenities

Healdsburg Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Office - 1 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has Queen size Beds (1) ; Second bedroom has Double Beds (1) Memory foam top, and Office with Sleep Sofa (1) 'klic-klac' fold-flat couch which is slightly larger than twin
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Stunning art collection, fenced front and back yard, huge shade trees, wrap-around porch, hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchen, wine storage, high quality towels and bed linens

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