Set well back from the road on 4.5 acres...birds, hawks, owls, turkeys, deer, dragonflies, trees, lawns, flowers, grape arbor, wisteria, and, seasonally, apples, pears, blackberries, and persimmons. The level walk-out from the living room to the patio and garden provides comfortable and private in and outdoor living during spring, summer and fall. The winters are cozy too with the wood burning fireplace and a sofa bed in the living room.
Our place is perfect for two couples and people with children. Each of the two bedrooms are on opposite ends of a hallway. The master bedroom has its own bath. There is a paknplay, a mat type bed and plenty of toys for the under 8 crowd. The backyard, though unfenced, is well defined and excellent for play. There are two acres of woods with paths above the level grassed yard.
Our formal dining area seats six easily (we often seat 10) with immediate access to back yard with lawn and Sycamore trees. . Kitchen is fully equipped and has stainless steel appliances including dual fuel range, dishwasher, refrigerator.
Master bedroom has a private bathroom with claw foot tub. Nice views of trees including Fuyu persimmon tree outside the window. When the leaves change it floods the room with a beautiful gold orange glow.
The second bedroom with a queen size bed is off the hall as is the main bathroom with stall shower.
The private back yard of the house has trellised patio,lawn area,and steps to the upper acres. It is great for viewing birds and other wildlife.
Beautiful garden with gravel paths and pretty flowers in the spring and summer. Don't forget to check out the stone waterway, feels like a different climate a nice cool place to relax on hot days. An extra pair of flat shoes are a good idea for walking on the gravel paths. This property was named Owl Hill because the owls will call back and forth to each other from the tree tops.
Approximately 15 minutes to Bodega Bay. Less than 10 minutes to the town of Freestone, Osmosis Spa, and Wild Flour Bakery and within minutes to some of the best West Sonoma County wineries.
We try to offer a great value for our rate both in and out of season. Check out our off season rates. We have had several monthly guests in the last few years. An easy house to "settle in". We are a Bay Area family,grandparents of three families each with two kids. All of us enjoy this vacation home when we can get away. Not luxury but very comfortable for a relaxed vacation.
The cottage shares a driveway with caretaker unit that is downhill and facing away from the vacation rental. Sonoma county TOT certificate #679N
'We want to thank you for renting us your lovely vacation cottage this past week. We found it to be very comfortable and inviting. We look forward to our next trip to California.'
Dan and Beth
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