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Iva's Vineyard Cottage & Garden House Sonoma's Wine Country & Vineyard property

Bedrooms 4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Sonoma Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage & House each 2 BR, 1 full bath, full kitchen, sleeps 8 in bedrooms 10max

Sonoma, Wine Country, California, Come stay in the vineyards of Sonoma. We are located (less than 5 minutes to Sonoma Town Square, less than 10 minutes to Infineon Raceway host to NASCAR, NHRA and Russell Racing School, 15 minutes to Napa, 50 minutes to San Francisco and 40 minutes to the beach. Within 10 mins to the Sonoma Golf course and country club tennis or horseback riding.

Several wineries for great wine tasting all within a couple of minutes from the Vieyard Cottage and Garden house

Accommodations: Two houses each 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom sleeps 8 in bedrooms, 10 to 12 max

This is a cozy historic 1940's Vineyard Cottage & Garden House nestled on 11 acres of Vineyards. The cottage is central to Sonoma, Napa & San Francisco just off the Carneros Hwy. Private setting perfect for the vacationing couple, family retreat, special occasion, or wedding or special event by arrangement.

The Cottage has 2 bedrooms with queen beds, The house has 2 bedrooms with queen beds, and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room, both have a fully equipped kitchen with full size stove, microwave, refrigerator. Lovely park-like and vineyard setting to have a family gathering, wedding, weekend getaway or a weeks vacation.

Newly remodeled, but in keeping with it's original charm. A must stay!

Iva's Vineyard Cottage and Garden house

Perfectly situated in the vineyard gateway of the town of Sonoma, Iva's Cottage and Garden House offer a charming bungalow cottage perfect for two, three or four traveling together. The House can accommodate an additional 4 to 8 adults.

The location is half-way between town, and many of Sonoma's finest wineries, Viansa, Jacuzzi, Cline, Schug and Gloria Ferrer, and Rams Gate just to name a few. The cottage is set back from the main road and is part of a larger, historic family farm and Vineyard.

While the cottage is vintage, it is completely redone, renovation completed in 2009. New kitchen and appliances with granite counters and a very large travertine tiled shower are all part of the new design. The house was redone this year with tile floor in kitchen and wood flooring throughout. A fireplace in the dining room and wood stove in the master bedroom.

As a part of this cottage and house package, a private tasting of premium wine at two of the local wineries are included in the rate. Take advantage of being the 'neighbor' and enjoy Sonoma at it's best.

'It's hard to find vintage charm mixed with modern conveniences and Iva's does it well. Plenty of character with none of the funk - I love this cottage. Window views are green, and there are two different outdoor sitting areas not mentioned in the main description. The gardens are beautiful and lush great for an outdoor gathering. Ask about the availability for wedding and reception dinners.

Iva's is sweet, up to date, and has every amenity one would need for the weekend, a week long getaway or that special event. Come stay with us!

Sonoma county TOT 701N Iva's Cottage Quiet hours 10pm to 7am 4cars 10 people

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Shannon Kiser
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

My son and I left our home at 6am on the 14th. At 6:30pm we arrived at your cottage. Travel weary we opened the door to all the lights on, TV with music, fresh flowers, bottle of wine, How wonderful! The week went so quickly-every night coming "home" to the cottage. The beds were wonderful, the kitchen was great. Today is our last day and I feel sad-I want to stay! We hope we can come again. Thank you so much.
May 2011
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Iva's Vineyard Cottage & Garden House Sonoma's Wine Country & Vineyard property
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 22 reviews
Mendocino, CA

A wonderful stay at Iva's Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Iva's Cottage was a splendid delight. My family and I spent five wonderful days touring the Sonoma and Napa Valley's. The cottage was a great central location for all our activities ie, wine tasting at several locations, strolling the Sonoma Plaza shopping, Train Town with the kids and even a trip to San Francisco sightseeing. Inside and out, the cottage was clean, fresh and beautifully maintained. It was everything they described on their website. Our family highly recommends Iva's Cottage and we've already booked our next stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Cozy and Cute Spot in Sonoma!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Cottage and Garden House! I organized a bachelorette party with a total of 8 ladies, and it was the perfect spot for us to hang out in the evenings and sleep comfortably. It was super convenient to have cable with the music channels for background music while playing games and eating. Broadway Market wasn't far at all to grab groceries, and we found everything we needed for the couple of nights we were there to cook little meals and snacks. Everyone loved this place and great memories were made!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Great host.

  • 4 of 5

Super convenient location and shannon was more than responsive and helpful when we needed her- even going above and beyond. I stayed here for a long weekend (6 of us - so 3 to a house) and it was more than enough space and had all you needed.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Family Trip

  • 4 of 5

Really sweet place, and close to downtown Sonona.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We rented both the house and cottage and they were roomy for 9, the beds are amazing, the kitchens spacious. The grounds were perfect. To bad it was too chilly for us to be out in their patio area with seating for 20 or more. They even have their own little redwood forest (3) but it's still amazing. Owners were responsive with help on places to go and see. Highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Iva's Cottages

  • 3 of 5

Cottages were very affordable. I was disappoint with the up keep. It was pretty dirty. Spiderwebs on bathroom walls. A pumice stone would clean up the ring around the toliets. Would of been nice if patio furniture was hosed off so we could use it. I understand we have a drought but someone could at least pull the weeds in the flower beds. These cabins could be so nice if someone cared enough to keep them up.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am disheartened to hear that you think we do not "care" about our houses; this property has been in the family for three generations and we take great pride in it. I was never contacted by any guest regarding any perceived deficiency; if I had been I would have been happy to correct it immediately. The houses are cleaned professionally after every stay; we would have happily brought them back to correct any issues of spider webs. As noted we are in a drought and have done our part to limit our water uses and some of our plants unfortunately have suffered. We do have several acres of vineyard on the property sometimes this can cause dust to accumulate on outdoor furniture. I appreciate you bringing these potential issues to our attention, I cannot correct issues from an unidentified guest, if I am notified in an anonymous review after the fact, rather than a phone call, text or email at the time. Our houses and guest are very important to us and we do everything we can to make their stay the very best possible.
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Annadel State Park
Cline Cellars
Jacuzzi Family Vineyards
Sonoma Traintown Railroad
Larson Family Winery
The Fremont Diner
Depot Hotel Restaurant
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
San Francisco
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Carneros Hwy/ Hwy 121
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Car: recommended

The Vineyard Cottage & Garden House are located on 11 acres with New vineyard, beautiful gardens and a redwood ring. We are in the heart of the Sonoma wine Country in the Valley of the Moon named by Jack London, only minutes from Jack London State Park. Sonoma Town Square is less than 5 minutes from the cottage. The Cottage and House are within 5 minutes to several wineries, Schug, Cline, Jacuzzi, Gloria Ferrer, and Larsen Family winery. Larsen Family Winery is less than a minute from the cottage and offers a picnic area wine tasting and a bocce ball court. Jacuzzi Family Vineyards and Cline Cellars are 5 minutes from the cottage and offer medal winning wines to taste complimentary to our guests. Infineon raceway at Sears Point is host to NASCAR and NHRA as well as Russell Racing School, and is less than 10 minutes from the cottage. Sonoma Golf Course is 8 minutes from the cottage and host to the PGA tour. For the children Traintown is a scale railroad train ride through 10 acres of towns and bridges, as well as carousel rides. Sonoma has something to offer for everyone. Quiet hours are 10pm to & 7am to ensure a restful nights sleep. TOT 701N Cert 4 Cars max


Rates & Availability

Sonoma Cottage Rental Rates

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Winter Excluding christmas wk
Nov 28 2016 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Sonoma Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Iva's Cottage
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Iva's Garden House
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Iva's Cottage
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Iva's Garden House
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Iva's Cottage
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Iva's Garden House
  • Each house has two full bedrooms that will sleep four adults easily. Can also accommodate children in crib or air mattress. The House can accommodate additional guests on convertible sofa.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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