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Eco-Modern Getaway - the Decarli House

19 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Petaluma House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The DeCarli House is situated in the quiet Westside Neighborhood adjacent to Petaluma's Historic District and a short 5 minute walk to its charming downtown.

The Leadership in Energy and Enviromental Design-Certifiable home was designed to provide a modern, eco-friendly guesthouse for visitors seeking a private setting within one of the communities that comprise the Napa and Sonoma wine regions. From the custom designed furniture and professional kitchen to the organic cotton mattresses and linens, the DeCarli House provides attention to detail in creating a unique atmosphere for the discerning guest.

The entrance to US HWY 101 is less than 2 miles away, which provides quick accessibility to the many World Class Wine Regions. Napa, Carneros, Dry Creek, Russian River and Alexander Valleys are all located within 15 to 35 miles from the Decarli House. Along the way, you'll find the charming towns of Healdsburg, Guerneville, Sebastopol, Sonoma and Glen Ellen, which offer everything from Fine Dining to some of the most picturesque Golf Courses in Northern California. The Westside Neighborhood has three parks in walking distance, including McNear Park which hosts the Outdoor Summer Movie Series and Walnut Park which hosts the local Farmer's Market. Cavanaugh Recreation Center is located within 6 blocks and offers Swimming, Basketball, Tennis, Horseshoes, a Baseball Diamond, a Soccer Field and a Children's Playground.

Keywords: House, Eco-Friendly, Modern, Rustic, form3, organic, Petaluma, Sonoma, Wine, Beer

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2016
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based on 19 traveler reviews

Eco-Modern Getaway - the Decarli House
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
lihue, hawaii

wedding celebration

  • 5 of 5

this is our second stay at the DeCarli House. since our last stay 2 1/2 years ago, we have found this home even more comfortable with some recent changes! (outside seating, larger patio area and grill) this is a great place for friends and family gatherings but is also a comfortable place to recoup and resume the many activities of the area. Chris is readily available but does not impose. The two couples staying with us, also enjoyed the many amenities - well equipped kitchen, large family style dining table and the relaxing outdoor seating. this was a special time for us as our son, neil and his fiance, kimi were married in the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Fantastic Place!

  • 5 of 5

Some girlfriends and I rented this place for a week in September because it caught our eye while looking for a place to stay in the Wine Country. We absolutely loved this house! As other reviews have mentioned, the design and overall feel of the DeCarli House is something special. The attention to detail is spot on: everything from the presentation and cleanliness to the furniture and music/movie collection. (They even had a nice acoustic guitar available along with a tung drum.) The beds were comfortable. The bathrooms were clean and well-presented. The kitchen had everything we could imagine. The hostess, Chris, was unbelievably friendly and turned us on to some great wineries, local restaurants and unique backroad travels. She also left us a great bottle of wine, fresh cut flowers, a loaf of amazing bread and some locally-roasted coffee. I honestly have to say this was the best vacation rental I've ever had the pleasure of staying at...we all agreed to make this a regular destination. Truly remarkable.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin, Ireland


  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband and our two girls (13 and 16) stayed here for two weeks last Aug. This house was perfect for us. It was spotless and so well maintained. The owners were very easy to deal with, the process was hassle free. Restaurants etc are less than a 10 min walk. I highly recommend this house and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Sacramento, CA

Treat yourself to style and relaxation!!!

  • 5 of 5

You will love staying at this home!!!

We loved everything about our stay. From the owner Chris, who was helpful and accessible (she made sure everything was ready for our arrival--even left us a bottle of wine--sweet!) to the design of the home, the attention to detail made our visit to Petaluma one we will always remember!

Our group of six had more than enough room to spread out in the two living areas. The kitchen is a cook's dream that provided all the necessary equipment and supplies to make gourmet meals easy.

Eco-friendly living--didn't think it could be this good! The home is as lovely as it looks in the photos. Clean rooms, comfy beds, and great entertainment media. Despite the weather being warm for March, the home was quite comfortable due to the many windows throughout the house, which provided cooling cross-ventilation.

We were going to use the bicycles the owners provided the last morning of our stay, but we spent the time relaxing, talking, listening to jazz cd's and sipping coffee in front of the living room fireplace--why leave?!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful & Modern Getaway Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the DeCarli House for 4 days in September. The pictures are spot on! The house is clean, bright, airy and immaculate! The area is quiet and close to everything you need.

Chris and Greg left wonderful instructions for everything. There were bicycles that were available to use around town. The beds were comfortable, the sheets were divine, the place was really clean, they had a great CD collection and DVD collection and TV and sound system. The gas fireplace was lovely to turn on, relax and have a glass of wine. We would put in everything from Stevie Wonder to the Foo Fighters and got ready for our nights out. The bathrooms are roomy and spacious.

There are multiple lounge areas so you never feel overcrowded. A large dining table for family feasts! Wonderful kitchen with all the amenities that you would need!

I would highly recommend the DeCarli House and would love to stay there again on my next trip up to Northern California.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seriously, People. This Place is AMAZING!

  • 5 of 5

This house is go beautiful and comfortable!

"What?," you exclaim?

Yes, a work of art that is actually very functional and comfortable, not to mention very well appointed. We're talkin' FULL kitchen; organic bedding and beds themselves; handmade custom furniture; a great DVD collection; and a responsive owner, if you should have any questions.

Sorry to have missed you, Chris. Next time, better planning on my part. I felt so lucky the house was even available, and it was great to see Greg!

People out there, just STAY HERE! That's all I can really say. You'll be glad you did!


  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wine Tasting, Craft Beer Tasting, Olive Oil Tastings, Whale Watching, Sea Plane Tours, Redwood Groves, Summer Movies in the Park, Farmer's Markets


Rates & Availability

Petaluma House Rental Rates

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Jun 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest
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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $75 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500

50% deposit and signed rental agreement required to confirm booking. Final payment due two weeks prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Petaluma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom Upstairs - 1 queen , Attached Bathroom
    Guest Bedroom Upstairs - 1 double
  • Organic Cotton Mattresses
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Private Chef, Private Massage Therapist, Private Wine Tours, Private Wine Tasting, Private Craft Beer Tasting, Personal Assistant and Daily Maid service available. Full set of men's Taylor Made R7 golf clubs, Prince Precision Graphite Tennis rackets, Classic Sportcraft Croquet Set and Schwinn Cruiser Bicycles.

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