|Minimum Stay||2 - 3 nights|
Welcome to our home in the heart and scintillating soul of Sonoma. Our sunny 3-acre estate is perched on a rolling hill between Sebastopol and Occidental and is punctuated by majestic sweeping views of vineyards, orchards, redwoods and mountains. Share the beauty of our sculptured gardens, chardonnay vineyard and young olive grove and the emerging bounty of our newly planted organic berry bushes and vines, assorted fruit trees, vegetable and herb garden. Our recently purchased home has been lovingly renovated and updated to take full advantage of the Sonoma lifestyle. Abundant large windows and glass doors enable you to bring the outdoors in and experience the varied vistas from every room in our home, from sunrise to sunset.
Furnished with style and comfort , we invite you to sink into overstuffed couches and chairs, put your legs up on ottomans and reclaimed wood coffee tables, and dine on the antique farm table or the vintage teakwood set under the stars. With multiple, comfortable eating and seating options available indoors and out, your most difficult decision will be where to sip your cappuccino or pinot noir.
If you enjoy cooking, you will appreciate our large, updated kitchen with a new 5-burner Italian gas range, double ovens and high-end small appliances and cookware. The built-in gas grill is conveniently located on the back deck for added cooking options. Or explore the health benefits of juicing with our Breville juicer - there is no better place on earth for local, organic vegetables and fruit.
We hope that you sleep long and well in the three thoughtfully designed and furnished bedrooms. The large master features a queen bed, ensuite bath with double sinks, enormous window with rose garden views and sliding glass doors onto the terraced back garden patio. The two other bedrooms boast antique double beds, oversized windows and beautiful rose garden or back terraced garden views. All of the bedrooms have quiet ceiling fans, new pillow-top mattresses, down comforters, and quality linens.
The large living room with its cathedral ceiling is warmed by reclaimed wood beams, plush sage couches, antique side tables, opulent rugs, and multiple personal lighting options designed for reading and relaxing. It features a 47-inch flat screen television with Direct TV and a Blu-Ray DVD system. Our cozy corner library contains diverse offerings for your browsing or reading pleasure as well as a local section where you find guide books and practical information to help you optimize your stay in the slice of heaven that is Sonoma County.
Our home and gardens are smoke-free and almost entirely chemical-free. The house has an open floor plan and wide doorways. There are only 2 low steps to enter the house from any door and the master bedroom has a large walk-in shower. We have tried to eliminate all barriers to your enjoyment of this magical space.
My husband, David, and I are 'southernized' former New Yorkers. Born, raised and married in Brooklyn, our adult lives have been enriched by spending them in Memphis, TN where we have come to know and appreciate great music, Slow Food and wonderful friends. We fell in love with Sebastopol and the surrounding area on a romantic vacation last summer. We were captivated by the physical beauty and the lifestyle. We never expected to find a house so quickly, as we cannot move for several years. But as soon as we saw this property, we knew that we could not let it go. So until we are able to live in 'Our Home in the Vineyard' full-time, we welcome you and your family to share it with our family.
Susan Moinester purchased this estate in 2012
This property has a magical quality that touched us from the moment we stepped out of the realtor's car; it has held us in its grip ever since. The property stirs your soul while simultaneously imparting a sense of tranquility. You feel exhilarated yet at peace. It is an intangible quality, yet undeniable and while a very personal experience, we have found it to be universal among all those who have visited. Perhaps it is the gentle slope of the hill on which the home rests, the beautiful, terraced gardens that are perennially in bloom, the accessibility of all 3 lush acres or the unusual diversity of the breathtaking views that surround the home. Perhaps it is the fact that the house and the outdoor living areas take full advantage of the spectacular surroundings by bringing the outside into every room. The house is spacious with large rooms and an open floor plan that is unique in this area. It is impossible to capture these qualities from the photos; we invite you to come and experience it for yourself.
Our home is ideally situated to enjoy all that Sonoma County has to offer, indoors and out, all year-round. We are just minutes away from dozens of wineries, tasting rooms, microbreweries, bars, world class restaurants and eateries. We love walking to Marimar Winery (.8 miles) for their Tapas and Wine Pairings and Lynmar Estate (3.4 miles) for their Picnic Pairings. For less traditional culinary experiences, don't miss the paellas at the rollicking Friday evening Farmers Market in Occidental (get there early!) and the duck tacos at the Sebastopol Farmers Market on Sunday. Oh... lest we forget, Screamin' Mimi's in Sebastopol - 'Sonoma County's Best Ice Cream' for their olive oil ice cream - or anything else! For groceries, fresh fruits and veggies and a fabulous selection of wine, we are just 7 minutes from one of the finest markets in Sonoma - Andy's. We love to walk the extraordinary West County Trail and the almost endless trails along the majestic Pacific Coastline and among the towering redwoods.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$49|
|Notes||Rates are subject to change until confirmed.|
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.