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Napa Valley Craftsman Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Garden apartment: 1 Bedroom, large kitchen, luxurious Bath


Button-cute and recently restored, this Craftsman cottage is within walking distance of the Oxbow Public Market, the Napa River Walk, the Opera House, and more than a few great restaurants, cafes, and tasting rooms. Cool in the summer and cozy in the winter, the flat is comfortable and charming. The fully equipped kitchen will gladden the heart of anyone who likes to cook.

A small patio with cafe table and chairs is a sweet spot to sit over morning coffee or afternoon and evening meals. There's a pretty, green garden with dappled afternoon sun. The living room has a gas fireplace -- a great spot to curl up with a book. The sitting room has a garden view.

PLEASE NOTE: The bathroom is up a short flight of stairs. No handrail is required by the building code because there are only three broad steps. However, for anyone who has trouble using stairs, this apartment would be inconvenient and a very poor choice.

Keywords: Garden apartment

More Details

susan crosby
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017


Alta Heights Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is one genuinely comfortable queen sized bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Japanese-style bath with soaker tub and skylights.


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Napa Valley Craftsman Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Garden of Eden

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I have been here for two weeks of our eight month stay while he attends the ACAP program at CIA. From the moment we walked into the apartment it immediately became home. Susan greeted us with a warm welcome, big smile and fresh flowers. The garden, in the midst of California's great draught, is plush with figs, persimmons, herbs and soon to be pomegranates all in our backyard!

Susan has been a wonderful host who really knows the area and is well connected in the community. She has hosted me for a lovely dinner (she's a great cook and conversationalist), directed us to great hiking and invited me along to yoga classes, which I look forward to attending with her.

The property is ideally located a short 7 minute walk from Oxbow Market and downtown Napa. There is a lovely yoga studio just at the end of the road, a 3 minute walk from home and the Napa Farmers Market just down the way twice a week!

Then there is Lucca. One of the highlights of the property, aside from the garden. Lucca is sweet, friendly and adorable. A true delight to come home to.

We are thrilled with our accommodations and look forward to our months ahead exploring Napa from this sweet homestead!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent for long term stay!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here for 3 months. It was a perfect place to stay in Napa. It is in a very quiet neighborhood, but close enough to walk to downtown Napa and Oxbow market easily. The house is stocked perfectly with everything you need to live for a month. We could cook with the gadgets available, drink good wine, do our laundry, and store everything we needed for a few months. Susan is a great host. She is very knowledgable about the area and everywhere to eat and exercise. We shared several meals and she even took me to a local yoga class. I would stay here again in a minute. Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to reside if you are lucky enough to require accommodations in Napa for a month or more. I stayed three months while working harvest in the Carneros region of Napa Valley. I had a great time and really enjoyed the apartment. It is furnished comfortably, stocked thoughtfully, and sited in a pleasant neighborhood. It is private and quiet – a nice place to call home while enjoying Napa Valley.

All that downtown Napa has to offer is an easy ten minute walk away. The rest of Napa Valley is easily accessible by car, as is Sonoma. Susan is a wonderful host and a terrific resource for information about the area. I would rent this apartment again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer in Napa

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this lovely suite for two and a half months. The photos did not do this place justice; the Japanese -themed bathroom was truly luxurious. Our host, Susan, was not only knowledgeable and helpful, but she became a new and valued friend. The location, within walking distance of the Oxbow Public Market and downtown Napa, couldn't have been more convenient. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta, GA

Wonderful stay in charming and walkable Napa flat!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for two months and enjoyed the very cozy and cute flat. An easy walk to downtown Napa and Oxbow, this flat is perfectly situated to allow you to enjoy everything Napa has to offer. Alta Heights is also a really cute neighborhood--in the Spring while I was there it was in bloom with lots of roses and other fragrant flowers. The owner is very nice and helpful. The bed is super comfortable, and the Japanese style bathroom was really cool. I would certainly suggest this flat and plan to stay there again when work brings me back to the area. Plus, I already miss sweet Lucca--the owner's gentle-hearted pup!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Refundable damage deposit $1,000

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