'FRANZ HILL HIDEAWAY' property description:
This secluded hillside gem is nestled atop 8 acres of rolling, sun-drenched hillside in Franz Valley. The property is surrounded by oaks and offers complete privacy with which to enjoy the deck and pool. The tranquil and serene setting offers an idyllic retreat after a day of wine tasting in the multitude of surrounding wine regions, rafting the Russian River, biking the backroads or wild animal encounters at Safari West.
The property is perfect for entertaining with a fully-equipped kitchen, 500 square foot custom-built deck, gas barbecue, swimming, grass bocce and ping pong.
Located 1 hour and 15 minutes north of San Francisco, the property sits just above the Safari West Wildlife Preserve and is 15 minutes (door-to-door) to the Sonoma County airport.
-3 bedrooms each equipped with a queen-sized bed
-2 bathrooms with showers, 1 with bathtub
-30' x 15' in-ground pool
-500 square foot deck with pergola
-gas barbecue grill
-computer & printer
-ping pong table
LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Safari West, Pepperwood Nature Preserve, The Geysers, The Petrified Forest, Russian River canoeing, Mount St. Helena, The Culinary Institute of America, Sonoma County Museum, The Charles M. Schulz Museum, Snoopy's Home on Ice, Concerts at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Jimtown Store, Wine Tasting, Cooking Classes, Excellent Restaurants, Spas & Mud Baths
LOCAL EVENTS: winter wineland (jan), crab feast (mar), savor sonoma valley (mar), wine road barrel tasting (mar), dry creek valley passport (april), safari west's easter egg hunt & brunch (april), cheers st. helena (may-oct), taste alexander valley (may), safari west's mother's day mimosa brunch & tour (may), beerfest (june), healdsburg jazz festival (june), open studios (june), hot air balloon classic (june), lavender festival (june), sonoma county fair (july), reggae on the river (july), grape to glass (aug), russian river blues fest (sept), harvest festival (oct), healdsburg festival on the square (nov), yountville festival of lights (nov), wine & food affair (nov), napa valley film festival (nov)
LOCAL SPAS: solage, indian springs, the healdsburg hotel, mount view spa
RESTAURANT FAVORITES: willi's wine bar, solage resort, calistoga inn, the california culinary institute (cia), stark's steakhouse, cyrus, spoon bar, and many more!
Keywords: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6) - Wine country vacation rental on the border of Napa and Sonoma. Located next door to Safari West, you're just minutes from Calistoga and Healdsburg, and 15 minutes (door to door) to the Sonoma County Airport. Explore the Napa, Sonoma, Dry Creek, Russian River and Alexander Valleys from this centrally located vacation property. Swimming pool, tree swing, ping pong, deck, privacy.
Southern exposure bathes the property in sunshine. During the winter, enjoy evenings next to the fireplace in the vaulted-ceiling living room.