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Michelle Koenigshofer

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Wine Country Luxury at the Twisted Willow Cottage

35 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Sonoma County Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Down a private country lane and nestled in the heart of Sonoma County Wine country is the romance of The Twisted Willow Cottage. From the moment you arrive you know you are someplace special. You feel the Wine Country working its magic on you as the pressures of daily life seem to melt away and you feel relaxed. Birds, wildlife, trees and flowers will surround you.

Romantic and fun and yet just minutes away from charming towns such as Forestville, Graton, and Sebastopol. Enjoy seclusion and appreciate the location as a gateway to many adventures in the region, world renowned restaurants, great local entertainment vineyards, day spas and of coarse, the dramatic Sonoma Coast.

The Twisted Willow Cottage is a custom crafted, newly built guest house designed in the cozy style of a classic cottage. Come, relax and have fun!

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Keywords: Cottage

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Michelle Koenigshofer (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Michelle and Oso,

We enjoyed our stay very much! From the moment we walked in the door, we felt the love and care that went into the designing the cottage . What a delightful sight to see fresh flowers with a welcome note, a bottle of wine, cheese and crackers, and a bright, cheerful kitchen filled with everything to make us feel right at home! Your attention to detail was exceptional... thanks you so much! I love how fresh and new the cottage feels.. Delightful! And your wine choice... excellent. Thanks again
Aug 2015
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Reviews

5
based on 35 traveler reviews

Wine Country Luxury at the Twisted Willow Cottage
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 69 reviews
Akron, Ohio, USA
5

Perfect base for exploring Sonoma wine country

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is charming and comfortable. The kitchen is well equipped. Our hostess Michelle provided a welcoming bottle of wine and cheese. She gave helpful advice on local restaurants and shops.

We arrived in the midst of a heat wave and were concerned that the cottage was not air conditioned. It turned out not be a problem at all. Nights are cool. Michelle suggested we open the windows in the evening to let the cool air in, then close them in the morning to keep out the heat. This worked perfectly! Won't be an issue for most, but good for summer visitors to know.

The cottage is well located for easy drives to wineries in Sebastapol, Healdsburg, Dry Creek, Russian River Valley, etc. On our last evening, we grilled steaks on the BBQ and sat out on the deck, enjoying the night air and a glass of wine. A great finish to a memorable stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR, USA
5

Wine country retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a weekend at Twisted Willow Cottage, which turned out to be the perfect place for us to stay to enjoy a couple relaxing days in wine country. The cottage is about an hour from Napa and 20 minutes from Healdsburg, making it easy to navigate the surrounding area. The cottage itself is beautiful and charming - we enjoyed having a glass of wine on the patio in the private yard and drinking coffee by the fireplace in the morning. The kitchen is well-stocked, and we appreciated the wine, cheese, crackers as well as being able to make some small requests (half and half, splenda, etc) that saved us a trip to the store! Wish we'd had more time to spend here - we do hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Megan, Thanks so much for your great review and I hope you can come visit us here in Wine Country again. Michelle and Oso
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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
5

Amazing cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous cottage - ideal for a couple looking for a quiet retreat with a short drive to excellent restaurants and Vinyards. Great also for cycling and walking trails. Bed is amazingly comfortable!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burlingame, Ca
5

Spot on

  • 5 of 5

What a great getaway from the city. We felt like we had found Napa 15 years ago. We loved the local feeling we got when we went in town. Our walks down the path were beautiful. Thank you for opening this cottage up to us during our pre-marital counseling!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Twisted Willow Cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is light filled with high ceilings and abundant windows and yet warm and cozy at the same time. We had a lovely two day stay, the setting is very private and the wine and cheese were perfect. A very well equipped kitchen with the upstairs bedroom...like being in a tree house. We would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynn, Thanks so much for your lovely description of the Twisted Willow. My husband built and designed the house and I decorated it to our tastes as we also like open and bright with many windows for outside views. Please do visit us again. Warm Regards, Michelle and Oso
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Green, Ohio
5

Visit to Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfectly located, clean, well equipped and comfortable. Michelle was very accommodating and friendly. We would certainly stay again and will recommend it to our friends.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Sebastopol Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Apr 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$220
From
$240
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$215
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $200

There is a 75.00 cleaning fee for 1-4 nights and 125.00 for up to a week. Add 25.00 for each person after two.
Rates are subject to change.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Sonoma County Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
General:
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The plush sofa pulls out to a queen bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • surfing
  • tennis

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