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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)

Robert and Jeanne

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english, spanish
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Robert and Jeanne

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2015
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Occidental Cabin Rental Photos and Description

HIGH-TECH LUXURY LOG CABIN! PRIVACY-SUN-REDWOODS-POOL-SPA-SAUNA-24 HOUR SECURITY

The Wine Country Love Nest is a spectacular couple's retreat. LUXURIOUS, PRIVATE, INTIMATE & BEAUTIFUL.

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OUR MOTTO: '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.

PLEASE NOTE: ADULTS ONLY. NO GUESTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS. We respectfully ask that you don't inquire if you can bring kids! :-) Non-crawling infants are OK.

ALSO PLEASE NOTE: MORE THAN 4 ADULTS AT THE CABIN OR ON THE PROPERTY MUST BE CLEARED WITH THE OWNERS IN WRITING VIA EMAIL PRIOR TO THE RENTAL PERIOD. (ASK US ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS). THE PROPERTY IS NOT INTENDED FOR PARTIES OR RECEPTIONS.

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 TEMPUR-PEDIC 'Cashmere' 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 craftsman. 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 built for two. There's 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.

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 have a wall-mounted HD 55' LED flat screen and a built-in Bose sound 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 a gorgeous new Yamaha piano if you like to tickle the ivories.

High-speed wireless internet service and complimentary long-distance telephone service within the United States are provided for your unlimited use.

If you like to be super-cozy, you will love the heated slate floors during the Winter. Fireplaces in both 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! And……..firewood is always provided!

You'll have a generous selection of Keurig K Cups 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). The adjacent lanai has 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. 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. It's really a treat!

Sun? Lots of it! The Love Nest is located in a redwood forest, yet you'll enjoy a VERY sunny spot. You can gaze across the valley and you'll see that the Love Nest is actually located higher than many of the 100' tree tops in the canyon. Occasionally you can spot a Bald Eagle soaring high 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!

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OUR MOTTO: '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!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Robert and Jeanne (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2015

About Robert and Jeanne

Jeanne and I have been happily married for 30 years. Robert was born in San Francisco and grew up in Santa Rosa- Jeanne was born and raised 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!

Robert and Jeanne purchased this cabin in 1956

Why Robert and Jeanne chose Occidental

Our property was purchased by my grandparents in 1956. Ronbert moved onto the property in the 70's to help them get along so they would not have to go into a care facility. Robert had fallen in love with this cabin when he was a little guy, and his dream was to care for the cabin after the grandparents passed. After his grandparents passed away, he purchased the property from the family's estate. It is a serene and beautiful sanctuary . And- The Wine Country Love Nest is a very special couple's retreat. We love it and we'll bet that you will love it too! Everything you need for a very enjoyable stay is included in the rental fee, save food and drinks. We provide all of your firewood for the two fireplaces, and even your first morning's continental breakfast.

All of the cabin's cabinets, closet, and drawers are yours for your stay! Don't forget to check them all before you have to depart!

What makes this cabin unique

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!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 74 traveler reviews

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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
average rating of 4.9864864 based on 74 reviews
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
Oakland
5

A wonderful romantic getaway

  • 5 of 5
My sweetheart and I stayed at the love nest to have a romantic getaway together to celebrate my birthday. It was totally tranquil, luxurious, and relaxing-which was just what we wanted. The spa with the view of the redwoods was one of my favorite parts. The sauna, big kitchen, and sunny yard were also highlights. We had plans to go hiking and wine tasting, but we ended up only leaving the nest once because we had such an amazing time staying in and enjoying all the amenities. Robert was very welcoming and even offered to dog sit for us. He was very mindful of giving us privacy, but also was available if we needed anything. I highly recommend staying here to "get away", relax, or as a home base for hiking and or wine tasting. It was worth every penny and we will certainly be coming back.
  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
Sebastopol
4

Escape to Occidental

  • 4 of 5
Beautiful surroundings, lovely home and wonderful owners made for four very relaxing days. Little cold for the pool, but we thoroughly enjoyed the home, the hot-tub and the sauna. Being close enough to town to go to breakfast and dinner once was pleasant, but the kitchen really has everything you need to create wonderful meals. The rain didn't dampen our spirits at all.
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to host you two! The pool is closed after November 1, but the sauna and spa are always open for your private and intimate enjoyment. We invite you to come enjoy the pool in the warm weather- (that's when our listing states that the pool is open)…… swimming in total privacy in the Love Nest pool in the sun, but still amongst the redwoods is a wonderful experience you'll never forget!
We hope that you enjoyed the heated slate floors…. that's our winter-time treat to our very special and pampered guests.
Best regards and Happy trails to you both!
Robert and Jeanne
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
5

Amazing! Awesome! Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5
It's the day after Thanksgiving and we are still here at one of the most relaxing places we have ever been to. For starters, Robert and Jeanne are amazing hosts. Like everyone has said, so much attention to detail. From the moment you arrive you will know you have reached a place of tranquility with high end amenities. A lot of love and care went into the design and ambience of the entire property, inside and out!

I won't provide a repetitive review, because they are ALL spot on. I will say that coming for Thanksgiving (and upsetting family) was worth it!!! We made a complete Thanksgiving dinner in the gourmet kitchen and then relaxed by the outdoor fire pit watching the stars and sipping wine. To top it off, we had our two best four legged friends with us!!! They love it here as much as we do.

Luckily we live close to this little piece of Heaven, and will be back soon!!!!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank You, Mitzi and Terry for your review. We absolutely loved meeting you both, and your two lovely pets. We really enjoy having nice people stay at the cabin……… You are welcome any time……..please come back soon!
Happy Holidays…….
Robert and Jeanne :-)(-:
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
5

Great relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5
We came for a business trip and it was so nice to be in such peace when we were not working. The cabin was beautiful, clean, easy to cook in. And the Pool was wonderful even in October! Robert was a wonderful host and even set all the electronics back up for us when someone hit a power pole in the neighborhood and the power went out briefly! We travel a lot on business and try to stay places where we can cook for ourselves and have a little bit of home. This was so nice. There were usually 2-4 hummingbirds buzzing the feeders, and the little tiny birds hitting the feeders were such a joy to watch. We can't wait to come back on VACATION!
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
5

A hidden treasure in the redwoods

  • 5 of 5
This is one of the best places we've ever stayed in. The photos on the website barely do it justice. The cabin is absolutely beautiful and the high end amenities make it very cozy and confortable. The surrounding area is idillic, with redwoods everywhere. The property owners were very welcoming and always available to answer any questions. I would not hesitate to recommend this lovely oasis to anyone.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ROMANTIC, LUXURIOUS WINE COUNTRY RETREAT! PRIVACY SUN POOL SPA SAUNA REDWOODS:-)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p443627vb
-707-874-3719
Occidental Sonoma County
Sausalito, CA
5

We booked for next year before we even left.

  • 5 of 5
I almost don't want to write this review because if too many people find out how good it is we won't be able to get a reservation! We loved our stay, the pool, the hot tub, the privacy, the fire pit. It was a perfect week to decompress. As I said in the headline we booked another week next year before we even checked out. Of all the places we're rented this one is by far and away the best. The only downside (and it may be an upside for you) if if your cellphone is not Verizon it won't work.

Great hosts, great cabin, perfect location - if I could give more than 5 stars I would.
  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sonoma County Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Barley and Hops
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Larkspur/san Francisco
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Northwood Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Union Hotel
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Schoolhouse Beach
Car: recommended

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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Availability & Rates

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Occidental Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LOW SEASON
Jan 2 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$249
From
$299
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $99 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$399
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $99 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes NOTE: 4 guest maximum- $99/guest/night/additional guest. MINIMUM age 18 years or older. No persons under 18 years old are allowed on property- NO EXCEPTIONS. Additional persons (over 4) on property requires prior approval in writing. No Refunds.
NOTE: Evidence of pets on furniture/bed/smoking/extra guests- (over pre-approval)on the property triggers forfeiture of ENTIRE $250 deposit. 420/LGBT OK!

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund

Amenities

Occidental Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Huge walk-in glass block shower that accommodates two
  • The bathroom is also a place of beauty. It is as nice as the rest of the cabin. Upscale! The glass block shower was made for two. It's BIG! You can see the redwood tree-tops through a window as you shower. A copper 'gentle rain' shower head emerges from the ceiling into the glass block shower. The vanity is a hand-made poured concrete masterpiece made by a local artisan. It sits on a wrought iron stand that was also crafted locally. A skylight brings lots of light into the bathroom. There are copper fixtures throughout the bathroom. The toilet is a higher one- easier to get on and off of for those with bad knees, and chair-friendly!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , PosturePedic California King with upscale linens
    Tree House - 2 twin/ single , A cozy little upstairs room to sleep in for two in twin beds
  • Two more adults may sleep in -a small, cozy and heated 'tree house'. Two twin beds with brand-new memory foam mattresses and upscale linens are provided. Both the master bedroom and the tree house feature designer lighting and down comforters. The tree house is 10 steps from the cabin, and is a perfect place to bed down for the night. It is small, cozy and WARM!
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
PET SITTING IS AVAILABLE. Spa and pool serviced daily or upon request. 420/LGBT Friendly

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