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Stoddard House ~ Walk to Downtown Napa ~ Beautiful Gardens

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Napa House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

City of Napa Business License #27743

City of Napa Vacation Rental Permit #09-0048

The Stoddard house is as rich in history as it is in appearance. Built in 1898, the classic, white house retains it's original grandeur, with vaulted ceilings throughout, double parlor, and Red Fir floors. Enter through this spectacular home through beautiful gardens where you will always find something in bloom. Crest the stairs and take a moment to imagine a time long past. Among the homes cache of treasures is the fireplace (non-operable), rescued from a residence that was regrettably destroyed for office buildings downtown and adorned with ceramic, nude tiles from France. Bouquets of glass flowers are suspended from chandeliers, and the light that Napa Valley is famous for, streams through the grand windows.

Old world meets new in this fashionably appointed prize. After two years of renovations a local interior designer has assisted the Stoddard House in reclaiming her glory. An eclectic mix of over one hundred years of chic includes contemporary, Asian, Victorian and Art Deco influences. Settle in with a book in the library, soak up the sumptuousness in a bath, or unwind outside in the gazebo with a glass of Napa Valley bubbly. Meet in the parlor and take a seat in one of the leather club chairs or on the mohair sofa and revisit the pleasures of conversation.

Stroll down Napa's most prestigious street into the heart of the downtown area. Dine at one of a multitude of world class restaurants, visit boutique shops or sample Napa's finest at a wine bar. It's a short drive to scores of vineyards and wineries and all that the Napa Valley has to offer!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

If only there were more moments like this!

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Why The Owner chose Napa Valley

My Grandparent's lived next door to this house, and I admired it my whole life. When it came up for sale, I could not resist! It's the kind of home that begs to be shared.

What makes this house unique

A historical gem, this house will really give you the feel of old Napa Valley and vacation. Your proximity to town, just a short stroll, and to St. Helena Highway and all the wineries along it, is ideal. The gardens, planted by the previous owner who ran a floral shop out of the garage, are magnificent and oh, so, relaxing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is a perfect place to relax and share time with family. Everything that we could possibly wish for is here and the access to Napa and the lovely region is perfect. We enjoyed a day on the wine train, visits to some small wineries, and side trips to Oakland and San Francisco. What a wonderful week and always nice to return to this gorgeous home.
Dec 2009
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based on 18 traveler reviews

Stoddard House ~ Walk to Downtown Napa ~ Beautiful Gardens
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 20 reviews

Wonderful home within walkable downtown Napa

  • 5 of 5

Came in town for girls trip and this was a fantastic home spot in between our exploring. Two bedrooms and bath were great for 4 ladies. We didn't use the kitchen, parlor, back patio but only due to packed schedule. If we had more leisurely time they would have been used for sure. Lovely historic home, well maintained and a nice 15 min walk into downtown area which made for some enjoyable morning and evening walks. Thank you for the opportunity to stay at Stoddard House!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming house, walking distance to downtown

  • 4 of 5

Two thumbs up. Cute and spacious home. Perfect for a girls weekend. Sleeps 4 comfortably.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home and property!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Stoddard House for a long weekend girl's trip. The check in process was incredibly easy and the owner was quick to respond to questions. The house itself was amazing; spacious rooms, a full kitchen, and absolutely charming. The grounds were in full bloom with multiple sitting areas to relax with a glass of wine. The location is perfect, you can walk or take a short drive to everything. All around a great stay. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Friends Napa Trip

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What an impression when you first drive up! A beautifully maintained historic home with a lovely yard. You can feel the history when you walk in. It initially has that "older house" smell, but it's not even noticed once you're inside. We loved the layout with a center hallway and rooms on both sides. The beds and pillows were very comfy. There is a smaller, older bathroom, but nice shower head and a linen closet for 4 women to stash all our "bathroom stuff"! The kitchen seemed very functional. We didn't eat at the house except for breakfast, so all we needed was a coffee pot and a refrigerator. The breakfast nook was perfect for mornings - coffee, light breakfast, visiting and planning our days. We didn't spend much time outside, but did enjoy two lemons from a tree in the yard. At night we gathered in the lovely sitting room to discuss the days and ponder what to do the next day. Easily within walking distance to great food and Starbucks! Highly recommend and would return with friends or family anytime!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Stoddard House

  • 5 of 5

Charming get-away for our stay in Napa. Within walking distance to restaurants and wine tasting, exactly what we had hoped for. Though the pictures On line are nice, they are not as lovely as the home is in person. First street is busy during the day but we heard nothing at night and the bed made sleeping even easier. In addition, the landscaping is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Such a beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

The house is just beautiful and in a great location! Short walk to downtown with great restaurants, lots of space to relax, gorgeous yard. I'll definitely book again!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Many Downtown Napa
Nearest Ferry
16 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Many in Area
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 29
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many Downtown Napa
Nearest Ski
175 Miles
Lake Tahoe
Car: recommended

Vineyards and Wineries, Oxbow public market


Rates & Availability

Napa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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December - February
Dec 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel for any reason up to 60 days before arrival your initial payment will be refunded less a $100.00 administrative fee. Cancellations that are less than 60 days before arrival will be non-refundable unless rebooked by another renter for the same dates. There will be a $100.00 administrative fee if home is rebooked.

Three night minimum on some event dates or holidays.

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Napa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking

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