The Wine Country Love Nest is a spectacular couple's retreat. LUXURIOUS, PRIVATE, INTIMATE & BEAUTIFUL.
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Our motto is: 'Always strive to serve up the most luxurious, relaxing and private experience possible to our guests. Provide them with a visit that they will never forget.' We give 110% of our attention to every detail of preparation for the Love Nest to always exceed your (and our) expectations. The pool, spa, sauna, redwood deck and patio are not shared with anyone. You will have it all to yourselves in complete privacy.
We have resurrected a 60-year-old hand made log cabin and turned it into a very unique and intriguing home. It is all together beautiful, luxurious and intimate.
The Love Nest sleeps 2 Adults in a PosturePedic California King bed with UPSCALE linens, and will accommodate 2 more Adult guests in super-comfy twin beds- also with upscale linens in the tree house- a small, cozy, heated room just 10 steps from the main cabin. Our goal was to retain the charm of the home while COMPLETELY rebuilding every aspect of it's infrastructure.
We installed all new windows, glass doors, appliances, electrical system, plumbing system and a radiant-heated Chinese slate floor-(Floors are heated during Winter). The radiant heating is fired up for your comfort during the Winter. Every room in the cabin has this slate floor, which is of many hues and a fascinating pattern. The gourmet kitchen features new upscale stainless appliances, all granite countertops, and gorgeous blue cabinets that were custom fitted by a local cabinetmaker for the home. You'll also have a nice Wolf stove with 4 burners and a big griddle for those mornings when you want to cook your own breakfast.
The Bathroom features a huge curved walk-in glass block shower for two with a big skylight above, and a copper shower head that emerges from the ceiling. The bath also features a wonderful polished concrete vanity that was hand-made by a local artisan who just happens to be our neighbor and friend who has lived in Occidental for the last 30 years.
You'll have a 7.1 Yamaha/Denon/Klipsch/Velodyne sound system in the living room that is a real treat. There are built-in high-end Klipsch speakers all around the room. You will also enjoy an HD 8' diameter screen and a ceiling-mounted Sony HD projector. The combination of the screen and the sound system creates an absolutely terrific movie or sports viewing experience!
In the bedroom you'll enjoy a wall-mounted HD 55' LED flat screen that is served by a permanently installed 5.1 Bose home theater system. There is one more HD flat screen in the living room near the fireplace that's perfect to cuddle up in the afternoon on the cozy love seat to watch the fire and some TV. There's also an upright Yamaha piano if you like to tickle the ivories.
High-speed wireless internet service and long-distance telephone service within the United States are provided for your unlimited use.
If you like to be cozy in the Winter- you will love the options you'll have to make that comfy feeling come to life. You can tip-toe around in your bare feet on the heated slate floors during the Winter. Fireplaces in the living room and bedroom top it all off. The living room fireplace will be loaded and ready for you to strike a match and have a romantic fire for your first night's stay! Firewood is always provided.
You'll have a generous selection of Keurig K Cups on a counter-top carousel and a Keurig coffee maker. When you arrive, you will find some essentials have been supplied- Half and Half in the fridge along with local eggs, milk, some orange juice and frozen pastries to pop in the oven if you like. Or- why not take a walk to nearby Occidental and have breakfast at Howard Station- a historic establishment with great breakfasts.
The outside of the Love Nest really fun, too!
THE SPA- called the 'Serena Bay'- It's BIG. It's a wonderful experience to gaze at the stars while soaking in this special spa. It's filled with spring water from our own spring, and thoroughly cleaned before each couples' stay.
The POOL...… It's GORGEOUS, and kept WARM with solar heat during the Summer. The pool is closed during cold weather- (inquire). The adjacent lanai has a refrigerator and a bar crafted from an ancient slab of reclaimed redwood that was harvested right off the property. The pool is surrounded by a redwood deck and fenced with stainless cable- It's a beauty! It's fun to hang out in the expansive open-air 'surf shack' themed lanai by the pool in any kind of weather. There is a stainless gas barbecue that's always ready for grilling the dinner of your choice. On the patio you'll also find a charming fire pit for those starry evenings- making good conversation and s'mores. It is always stocked with firewood for you- just light a match and enjoy!
The outdoor sauna- made of all clear cedar wood, and shaped like a wine barrel. It's located just a few steps outside of the Love Nest's door. Check out 'Almost Heaven Saunas' on the web. It's really a treat!
Sun? Lots of it! The Love Nest is located in a redwood forest, yet have a very sunny spot. You can look across the valley and and see that we are actually up higher than many of the trees in the canyon. Occasionally you can spot a Bald Eagle soaring above, or the Red Tail Hawk mating pair that lives nearby.
If you are an outdoor adventurer you are going to love this place. You will be close to exciting open-air activities. Sonoma Canopy Tours will have you zip-lining over the Redwoods and taking in the very best view of the valley. Be sure to investigate the spectacular sky bridges and the 30 foot spiral staircase along the way. It is a riveting, astounding, and awe-inspiring journey that is sure to leave you with lifelong memories.
Get Ready To Explore And Restore............
If laid back style is more your thing or if you have had enough of an adrenaline rush for one day then it is a good idea to head into town. There you will find fantastic restaurants like the one at the Union Hotel which has unbeatable food and hospitality. If you like brew pubs, stop in at BARLEY AND HOPS for a great selection of beers on tap, live music and EXCELLENT food.There is also plenty of local artwork to check out and several quaint gift shops to explore before wandering back to the Love Nest for a much deserved respite.
We are on the grid, but our 10 KV Solar System provides for most of our electrical needs- We sell excess electricity back to the utility company during the Summer time.
We live nearby on the 6 acre property and are extremely respectful of your privacy. If you need anything, we are a phone call or text away. You won't hear from us unless you ask!
Our motto is: 'Always strive to serve up the most luxurious, relaxing and private experience possible to our guests. Provide them with a visit that they will always fondly remember.' We give 110% of our attention to every detail of preparation for the Love Nest to always exceed your (and our) expectations.
The minimum age of guests is 18 years old.
Come and stay at the Wine Country Love Nest! It will be a lovely experience that you will never forget!
Jeanne and I have been happily married for 30 years. I was born in San Francisco and grew up in Santa Rosa, Jeanne was born in Santa Rosa. Our family has owned the property since the 1950's We have lived in Sonoma County all of our lives. Our interests and hobbies are bicycling, traveling, hiking, kayaking, swimming, appreciating music and the arts, and enjoying the wonderful community in which we live. We always try to make the most of every experience, and are a very happy couple. We hope you can come, stay, and enjoy a visit at our very special Wine Country Love Nest!
Our property was purchased by my grandparents in 1956. I moved onto the property in the 70's to help them get along so they would not have to go into a care facility. I had fallen in love with this cabin when I was a little guy, and my dream was always to own the place and to take care of it. After my grandparents passed away, I purchased the property from the family's estate. It's serene and beautiful. And- The Wine Country Love Nest is a very special couple's retreat.
This special place is not an investment property. We love it and we'll bet that you will love it too!
None of our personal stuff- except for artwork- is in the Love Nest.
Most all of the cabinets, closet, and drawers are yours for your stay! Don't forget to check them all before you have to depart!
A special benefit of the Wine Country Love Nest is it's LOCATION. It is located near Bodega Bay and Northern California's stunning coastline on the Pacific Ocean- (20 minutes away) and a very short drive to some of California's finest wineries. There are wineries only 20 minutes away! There are vineyards within walking distance in our neighborhood!
You can bicycle to the charming little hamlet of Occidental in 5 minutes.
The close proximity to Occidental and it's wonderful restaurants, pubs and shops make for a very relaxing vacation. You don't have to go far to eat, shop, go wine tasting, go antiquing, ride, kayak or hike. The Wine Country Love Nest is centrally located to all that Northern California has to offer. You will love it!
Located just a very short drive to all that Sonoma County has to offer. The quaint hamlet of Occidental is rich in things to do and see. Great restaurants, fun boutique shopping, Farmer's Market, Organic market, and the world-famous Union Hotel. And- it is a road-biker's paradise! there is a world class ropes course just down the road (3 miles).
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|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $49 per night, per additional guest|
|Property Damage Protection||$69.00|
|Refundable damage deposit||$200.00|
|Rates are for one couple only. 4 guest maximum- ($49/guest/night/additional guest). ALL guests must be 18 years or older. Infants not crawling yet are OK. (The property is NOT child proof).
Dogs are welcome. Dogs in crate(s) if you are in spa, pool, sauna or out and about. Evidence of pets on furniture triggers forfeiture of deposit.
Heated dog house just outside in fenced yard.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.