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5-STAR SPA-LIKE RETREAT ON VINEYARD IN TOWN, HOT TUB, BIKES, ALL INCLUSIVE RATE!

Owner

Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
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5-STAR SPA-LIKE RETREAT ON VINEYARD IN TOWN, HOT TUB, BIKES, ALL INCLUSIVE RATE!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Overview

St Helena House Rental Photos and Description

Outstanding Property, Location, Amenities, Client Service w. All inclusive Rate

WHEN COMPARING PROPERTIES & RATES please note: Our 'all inclusive' rate is the most competitive offering among similarly sized vacation rentals. Many others rentals charge cleaning fees of up to $200.00 plus a local sales tax of 12 percent. Some even add on damage protection insurance! The result: you wind up paying much more than their advertised nightly rate! With Serene Dream, a luxury spa-like retreat on a private vineyard in downtown St. Helena, you only paid our nightly rate quoted. As an added BONUS, you get many COMPLIMENTARY AMENITIES, COMFORTS and CONVENIENCES not provided by other rentals.

“What a find – just amazing.' . . . “We had a 5-star 'hotel' experience but with space to roam.” . . . “The hot tub and vineyard were spectacular, and the amenities were fantastic throughout. Everything you need they have, and more.” . . . “The house was spotlessly clean and equipped with every amenity, including a Nespresso maker, complimentary champagne and a fully stocked bar.” . . . 'Excellent value for the money as everything is included.' . . . 'Exceptional attention to detail. So much nicer than the photos.” . . . “I have stayed in a lot of vrbo rentals and this might just be the nicest one ever.” . . . 'This lovely home is a 5 Star experience with every amenity (and more) than any luxury hotel.' . . . 'A real delight! I can honestly say we plan on becoming 'frequent renters' and would highly recommend Serene Dream to others.' These are just a few of the ways guests have described our unique spa-like retreat on a beautiful vineyard in downtown St. Helena and their unforgettable holiday stay here.

Please see these and other excellent (five-star) guest reviews to learn more about the outstanding quality of the property/furnishings/decor/location/amenities and client service.

ABOUT THE PROPERTY AND ITS OFFERINGS: 'Serene Dream,' a Mid-Century ranch house, offers the best of town and country living: a convenient downtown St. Helena location that's a 10-minute walk, 2-minute drive or 3-minute bike ride (2 deluxe touring cycles provided) from St. Helena's finest restaurants, shops and services. Unlike most in-town rentals, Serene Dream is adjacent to a 3-acre vineyard, providing you with beautiful wine country views from both inside and outside the house.



Serene Dream's ALL INCLUSIVE RATE is the most competitive rate offered by any 3-bedroom/2-bath St. Helena property listed on the VRBO and HomeAway websites. As an added bonus, you get many complimentary amenities not offered by other rentals, even those with higher rates! Napa Valley sparkling wine, a variety of alcoholic spirits and mixers, mineral and sparkling water, a wide selection of Nespresso coffees and Twining teas, gourmet chocolates, deluxe touring bikes, spa robes/slippers/ toiletries – and more detailed below – are included for your comfort and convenience at no additional charge. The kitchen is even stocked with cooking herbs, spices and oils/vinegars, so all you have to shop for are groceries!



To add to your relaxation, a professional masseur is available to provide deep tissue massage and energetic healing work in the comfort of your holiday home among the vines. (Guests are responsible for the cost of this service.) 

 A dedicated property manager greets you upon arrival and is on call to answer any questions throughout your stay. Also, a LIBERAL CANCELLATION POLICY provides a full/partial refund and/or credit towards a future stay by you or another party of your choice.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Open the front door of this 1,700-square-foot, 3 bed/2 bath/2 car garage deluxe property with light, airy open-plan living/dining/and kitchen areas and second living/HDTV entertainment room and see a beautiful vineyard beyond the landscaped exterior deck and yard. This turnkey-perfect property, decorated with a tasteful combination of contemporary furnishings and 18th/19th century antiques, is designed to give guests an exceptional spa-like experience in the privacy of a home away from home.

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Many features and amenities not found in many other St. Helena rentals of similar size and price: a four-person Sundance hot tub with stunning vineyard views along with olive and pomegranate trees illuminated at night, a Jacuzzi multi-jet hydromassage unit in the master bath and a whirlpool bath in second bathroom, a Human Touch fully reclining robotic massage chair that works the entire body, two smart HDTVs with DVD players both in master bedroom and entertainment room (both internet enabled with 175 channels to choose from), two made-in-San Francisco Public bicycles (costing $750 each), a Chi Machine that energizes the lower back with a smooth, lulling motion, luxury king/queen beds and linens, your choice of natural feather down or synthetic pillows and blankets, plush robes/slippers, and Vitamix blender for making healthy smoothies. All this PLUS utilities, WIFI, U.S. and local telephone calling and taxes are included in the rental rate.

OVERVIEW: Open plan living room/dining room/kitchen/entertainment/HDTV room, all of which open onto deck with lounging/dining area and barbecue grill, garden with vineyard views. Master bedroom and in-suite bath that open onto deck/garden with vineyard views. Second bedroom and bath. Third bedroom/office. Washer/dryer/storage in 2-car garage.

KITCHEN: A newly renovated galley kitchen that flows into the dining and living area features natural birch cabinets, mirrored backsplashes with undercounter LED lighting that illuminates beautiful white quartz countertops, a mix of stainless steel and black appliances and small appliances. There is also an extended countertop/breakfast bar with ample space for food preparation and for guests to gather around the cook to enjoy a glass of wine. A custom-built buffet area with a matching quartz countertop that's perfect for entertaining flanks the dining area and divides it from the entertainment area. There, coffee lovers can choose to use either a Nespresso machine with 16 different selections of coffee capsules, a Nespresso milk frother (for making a perfect cappuccino), a BUNN drip coffee maker with Cuisinart coffee bean grinder, a Philips Senso machine or Bodum french press.

MASTER BEDROOM & BATH: The master bedroom with garden/vineyard/sunrise views also opens onto deck with the Sundance hot tub. Enjoy a heavenly sleep experience on a king-size Joseph Abboud Environment Simmons Beautyrest Exceptionale Super Plush, which is touted as the world’s leading sleep system for suppressing motion. (It's truly amazing!) For viewing pleasure there is also a 42” wall-mounted, flat screen, internet-enabled HDTV with 175 channels of programming. Luxury bedding includes both natural feather down and synthetic hypoallergenic duvets and pillows, along with fine Egyptian cotton linens.

MASTER BATH SUITE: The light-filled marble master bathroom suite, with views onto the vineyard, features a 6’ long modern vanity with twin basins and ample storage. There is Jacuzzi hydromassage shower unit with 10 pulsating jets, as well as a rainfall shower head and handheld shower wand. There also is a large closet with ample space for belongings.

SECOND BEDROOM AND BATH: The second bedroom has a Simmons Gel queen-size mattress that comfortably molds to the body. The second marble bath features a deep whirlpool tub, adjustable shower bar with a HansGrohe pulsating massage shower head. There is also 5' glass vanity along with ample built-in storage units.

THIRD BEDROOM: The third bedroom has a large day bed that sleeps one. For those who must work while away, there's a built -n office with desk, combined printer/scanner/copier/fax machine and office supplies.

ENTERTAINMENT/TV ROOM: The room off the kitchen/dining area has large picture windows and doors to showcase the vineyard view. It has an arrangement of furniture around a 19th century French armoire that has been turned into an entertainment unit with internet-enabled HDTV. Also, there is a Human Touch full body massage chair that massages from head to toe. The room has 12-foot-high wooden ceiling/beams and a stone wall.

OTHER FEATURES: Natural bamboo flooring throughout the house. A new Whirlpool washer/dryer in the garage along with a laundry sorting/folding area, ironing board, iron, etc.

EXTERIOR SPACE: Thoughtfully landscaped outdoor space features an expansive deck with outdoor dining area that opens onto the yard with carefully placed olive and pomegranate tress that are illuminated at night. There is a new Weber gas grill, table with seating for 6, 2 lounges and matching table and other assorted seating.

Serene Dream is owned and operated by the Rosdol family, who have been sharing their luxury homes in London, Paris, the South of France and Napa Valley with holidaymakers for more than 10 years.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks: english, french

About Owner

My husband Paul and I have been offering luxury holiday accommodations since 1999, with properties in Paris, the South of France, London and Napa Valley, California. Residential design/ decor and 5-star accommodations is our driving focus, and we strive to provide dwelling places that are more expressive, more beautiful, more comfortable than most comparable sized and priced vacation rentals. We live part-time in all these properties. So each functions as a personal 'home' -- not just an impersonal rental property. So there are many things, both big and small, that are not usually found in properties that are used exclusively as rentals. For example, there is a expensive Vitamix blender for smoothies, as we are both very health conscious. Also we've invested in top-of-the-line mattresses that mold to and cradle the body for a superb night's sleep. The hallmark of each residence is its personal style, which reflects its unique character and location. For example, our Serene Dream, a Mid-Century ranch with stunning views of a vineyard adjacent to the property, is thoughtful designed with the idea of bringing the look and feel of the wine country inside, with a calm white, cream, silver-grey/green palette sparked by carefully placed bursts of wood and colour of varying textures. Our philosophy is that we would never rent a property that we would not stay ourselves. So, putting ourselves into my guests’ shoes, we endeavour to 'think of everything' -- as our many 'five-star' guest reviews from our other properties confirm -- to make your stay the most positive and memorable experience possible. As Serene Dream is new to the rental market, we don't have any guests reviews as of yet . . . but do check out our reviews from our other properties. Email for links to these properties.

Owner purchased this house in 2013

Why Owner chose St Helena

the best of town and country living: a downtown St. Helena location within 10 minute walking distance or 3 minute bike ride from fine restaurants, shops and services PLUS a 3-acre vineyard in the backyard!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy having a vineyard in your backyard while sipping world-renown Napa Valley wine from the hot tub on the landscaped deck outside your bedroom door. Open plan, light-filled living.

Vineyard views throughout the house.

Deluxe accommodations with many amenities and comforts not found in most rentals.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay 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

Reviews

5
based on 33 traveler reviews

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5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews
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5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
Atlanta, GA
5

Napa dream

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful week in St. Helena at Paula and Paul's home. There were 3 adults - 2 of us together - and we fit perfectly in this adorable home. Well-furnished, very clean, and has just about everything you need from kitchen utensils/cookware/glasses to towels set aside for the hot tub. I would live there year-round if I could. House sits in a quiet neighborhood and backs up to a small vineyard block - you do get enough privacy from the neighbors b/c the backyard is fenced in. Perfect location for your needs and we will be renting again in the future for trips to Napa.
  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
Palos Verdes, CA, USA
5

Spa-like Napa vacation

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful extended weekend in this great property. The house was just right for two couples and absolutely spotless. The owner thought of everything we could possibly need in our stay and the whole experience, including being greeted upon arrival, was very enjoyable. We loved sitting out on the patio and looking at the vineyards; very peaceful with a glass of wine. Location was perfect; walking distance to Main Street, restaurants and markets (if you wanted to cook yourself although with the abundance of great restaurants, that might be a mute point). Would highly recommend Serene Dream to Napa Valley visitors.
  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
5

Heart of the valley, walk to town, exceptional home

  • 5 of 5
What a great place for 2 couples to stay for our visit to wine country! Everything is as described and more. Spacious, comfortable, well-appointed and spotless. My wife commented 'I would live here in a heartbeat'. Hot tub is so nice at the end of a day of touring wineries. Quiet street, easy walk to town, convenient to grocery store, beautiful views. Thorough introduction to entire house upon arrival. Will stay here again next year!
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
5

Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5
Just as described, everything was spa like and in new or well-cared for condition. The house was perfect for two couples, and was great entertaining an additional couple who joined us for dinner. I think the owners and managers have thought of just about everything! If you like the wine country, this is the rental for you: walking distance to Main Street St. Helena, bordering a vineyard with mountain views to die for! I will recommend Serene Dream to everyone I know that that visits Napa Valley!
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
Chapel Hill, NC
5

Wonderful retreat in wine country

  • 5 of 5
We spent four nights in this lovely St. Helena house during our trip with friends to Napa. The house itself is beautiful, and it appears to be recently renovated with high end finishes. Everything was incredibly clean and tidy. The location was very convenient, just a short walk to the downtown area with shops and restaurants. We really appreciated all of the thoughful little extras that were provided--from the coffee and espresso, to the bottle of sparkling wine that awaited us upon our arrival. We highly recommend this place, and we would love to stay here again!
  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
5-Star Spa-Like Retreat on Vineyard in Town, Hot Tub, Bikes, All Inclusive Rate!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p497158vb
St Helena Napa Valley
5

Best Vacation House in the Valley

  • 5 of 5
Serene Dream was a great place to stay. We especially enjoyed the included amenities such as the hot tub, nespresso coffee maker, grill, and fully loaded kitchen. The house was extremely clean and nicely decorated. It made for a wonderful retreat to return to after a day of wine tasting. We highly recommend staying there if you travel to Napa on your next vacation.
  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

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Enjoy living in the heart of Napa Valley in its most upscale and desirable town

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $595 Per night

St Helena House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Fall
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 25 2014
3 night minimum stay
$595
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2014 - Dec 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
XMas & New Year
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$675
 
 
Winter
Jan 7 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$595
 
 
Spring 2015
Apr 1 2015 - Jun 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$595
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Notes Stays for less than 3 nights will be considered if dates are available. There is a $150.00 additional charge per night for stays of 2 nights.

All rates are subject to change before booking.
All rates are based on 4 guests; add $25.00 per night for a 5th guest, the maximum number of guests allowed.
U.S. checks, credit card via paypal, paypal, bank transfer. rates subject to change until confirmed.
Rates are ALL INCLUSIVE -- no additional fees for cleaning, linens, utilities, taxes. Also MANY money-saving amenities provided.
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Amenities

Amenities

St Helena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Deep whirlpool tub with overhead massage shower unit
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Twin basin vanity, 'Jacuzzi' hydromassage shower unit.
  • Marble throughout bathrooms. Deluxe fixtures by HansGrohe and DecoLav
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Vineyard view w. luxury mattress, linens, robes, slippers
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

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