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Gorgeous designer home within WALKING distance to 9 wineries! This is the spot!

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3,000 Square Feet of Luxury in a Vineyard Setting. TOT #770N

(Sonoma County TOT Certificate # 770N)

One of the few vacation rental properties within walking distance to so many wineries! Hacienda Sonoma was custom built in 2008 -- professionally designed and beautifully decorated, every detail has been thoughtfully considered with wonderful weekends in mind. Entertaining is easy here, and the location is perfect -- walk to nine wineries (or drive to over 50 wineries within 10 miles), walk to a nice dinner or our local market, and no one has to be the 'D.D.' on vacation. If you're a 'foodie,' this house was designed for you! Every possible amenity is available for entertaining in style, including a wood-fired pizza oven.

Hacienda Sonoma offers a huge professionally-equipped gourmet kitchen, including beautiful serving pieces, 2 dishwashers, and everything you need to entertain stylishly. We also offer luxurious pillow-top mattresses, travertine bathrooms with lots of elbow space, two fireplaces, a bocce court, a pool table and bar, plasma TV, and whole-house sound system. Our gardens are filled with flowers (plus a lavender field behind the house), a zinfandel vineyard, and herb garden. Gorgeous outdoor living / dining / and cooking areas are lit by chandeliers.

A thousand activities close by! Sonoma Valley is full of fun things to do. Whether you're into golf or skydiving, hiking or wine pairings, there's something fun for you in our area.

Girls' weekends are great at Hacienda Sonoma! We can arrange for a private chef and/or massage therapists on site. There is also one of the World's top spas (as rated by Conde Nast magazine) just a couple of minutes down the road, with a gorgeous adults-only pool for your use. The best part about our location in Wine Country? No one has to be the "D.D." There's more than a full weekend of wine-tasting within a 5-block radius of our property. If you'd like to sample some of the more than 50 wineries within a 10-mile radius, let us recommend a great limo service to take you wine-tasting in style!

A foodie/wine-lover's paradise: Sonoma Valley has been rated as one of the top destinations in the world for food and wine, and Hacienda Sonoma was designed to be the perfect environment for enjoying them. Our kitchen is huge and extremely well equipped. When have you rented a vacation home that came with an Italian wood-fired pizza oven, a KitchenAid stand mixer, an emulsion blender, two dishwashers, two coffee pots, built-in grill, electric wine bottle opener, and matching place settings for 20? We love to cook and entertain, and we love to do it in style. Visit the local farmers' markets and be inspired, or, hire our chef to come and cook for a truly memorable occasion.

Fun is everywhere at Hacienda Sonoma! Our bocce court, pool table, whole-house sound system, plasma T.V., upstairs bar, Blu-Ray DVD player, DVR, DirecTV Satellite system, VCR, puzzles, board games, WiFi, and even the redwood play structure in the back yard, means that fun is had by everyone in the group.

Sonoma County TOT Certificate # 770N

More Details

Bridget Henry
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Bridget Henry

I'm a grapegrower, winemaker, mom of two kids, and executive recruiter. My husband, Rick, and I are wine lovers and enjoy 'getting away from it all' but not so much that we have to get in the car and drive a long way to do something fun. We can walk to many of the wineries in our area, some great restaurants, a neighborhood market, and some cute shops. We can walk down the street to live music, food pairings, or barrel tastings on most weekends, and are surrounded by the friendliest people. We love Sonoma Valley!

Bridget Henry purchased this house in 2007

Why Bridget Henry chose Kenwood

We looked for 5 years for the perfect spot to build a custom home. At first, we looked at mountaintop properties with expansive views, but we quickly realized the drive up a winding narrow road would defeat the purpose of buying in Wine Country. We wanted to be near everything fun, enjoy a short stroll to dinner or lunch, or even walk to a wine and food pairing. And yet, we didn't want the traffic and noise of being downtown, and we wanted the gorgeous views of rolling vineyards. Kenwood is our perfect spot! Our friends can visit and no one has to be the 'D.D.' There is a World-Class spa about two minutes down the street, great restaurants, fabulous wineries, golf, and a small-town feel to our area.

What makes this house unique

We are one of the few vacation rental properties so close to the many gorgeous vineyards in our area. You can walk just 2-4 blocks for wine tasting at 7 wineries. One of them offers a 7-course gourmet food pairing for just $25! It's food and wine heaven in our neighborhood. The house is custom-built with lots of fun amenities like a bocce court, pool table, zinfandel vineyard, giant gourmet kitchen, lavender field, two fireplaces, soaking tubs, and more. We gave a lot of thought to every detail (we had 5 years to think about it!), and the house was designed with entertaining in mind.


Kenwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Zinfandel Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , Separate make-up area, and enclosed toilet room.
    Garden Suite - toilet , tub , shower , Fireplace near tub. 2 sinks and separate makeup vanity.
  • All bathrooms are luxuriously tiled in travertine and outfitted with beautiful and modern fixtures. One even has a fireplace in it!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Garden Suite - 1 king
    Zinfandel Suite - 1 king
    Upstairs TV area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen pull-out sofa
    Campfire Room - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , One of the twins is a trundle.
  • We are limited to an overnight stay of 6 adults. Young children are not included in this number.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 18 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our range is a 5-burner professional range with huge oven. We have two dishwashers and every kitchen amenity you can think of, including a wood-fired pizza oven. We also have an Italian-style bocce court behind the house next to our lavender field. Upstairs, a regulation-sized pool table, and a huge hand-carved 10-foot-long bar is perfect for fun in the evening. We offer two fireplaces, and one of them is a double-sided fireplace -- one side faces the bed, and one side faces our large 2-person soaking tub in the bathroom.


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Gorgeous designer home within WALKING distance to 9 wineries! This is the spot!
average rating of 4.974359 based on 39 reviews

The home was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about the place! Two very minor things: we arrived late evening and the street was very dark with no way to find the house number since there were no lights on outside, and the house was very chilly since it was unusually chilly (32 degrees) the evening we arrived. Otherwise it was a perfect place, the kitchen was a cook’s dream kitchen, the space inviting and very comfortable! Bridget was super helpful and quick to assist! I would come back if in the area again!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

Beautiful home in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home with everything you need for a wonderful vacation! The grounds were lovely even for the time of year we visited (Feb.-Mar.). The owners have provided all you need and more! The gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight! Several wineries were within walking distance and Napa is a short 30 minute drive. We loved the location as well as the home. Highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Dream vacation home in wine country

  • 5 of 5

We chose this vacation rental for our 10 year anniversary and we're so glad that we did! Two other couples joined us for the happy occasion and we had plenty of room with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The kitchen was fantastic, the bathrooms were perfect and the house as a whole was very quiet both inside and out. We loved the whole house sound system and found it easy to navigate. We would definitely consider returning. Thanks for the hospitality Bridget!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edgewood, KY

Easily the nicest vacation home we've ever shared!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Hacienda Sonoma just as things in Wine Country were beginning to return to some sense of normalcy after the recent fires. Thankfully this little slice of heaven, and the wineries, restaurants, and lovely neighborhood surrounding it, were untouched. The home itself was immaculately clean and welcoming - every little detail thought out to make guests feel pampered, but right at home at the same time. We got to meet Bridget, the owner, in person as she stopped by to harvest the grapes from the wonderful garden during our stay, and it's clear that she and her family care very deeply about their guests having a great experience.

Overall, the vast majority of wineries, vineyards, and businesses in Sonoma and Napa were not directly impacted by the fires. They are ready and eager to welcome folks back to enjoy their beautiful valleys and genuinely friendly hospitality. During our stay, we visited VJB Vineyard & Cellars, had two dinners at Palooza, and stocked up on supplies at Kenwood Market, all within easy walking distance We also did a winery tour with Perata Luxury Tours, which was first-class all the way.

But honestly, the best memories of the whole trip were the moments spent with our family right there in Hacienda Sonoma, and we heartily recommend it to anyone considering a visit to Wine Country!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, thank you so much for your lovely review. Sonoma Valley is a special place, and we are so thankful that our little area was not damaged by the fires. I'm so glad you weren't deterred and marched on with your plans! I know the wineries, restaurants, and winemakers really appreciate people like you and your family coming to visit. It was so great to meet you all during our grape harvest! We hope you'll be back soon. Cheers! Bridget
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Fantastic Fall Sonoma Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Hacienda Sonoma was everything and more that we hoped it would be. An absolutely beautiful home. The grounds, with fruit, herbs, tomatoes and more contributed to our nightly meals - we decided to cook at the Hacienda every night. The convenience of Kenwood to wineries and tastings, the Bodega coast, and the Armstrong Redwoods, made this an amazing week! Bridget's amazing property is more than everything you could imagine for a Sonoma getaway. We were three adult couples from Florida (and can't wait to plan a return trip). Highly, highly recommend Hacienda Sonoma!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Totally like home.

  • 5 of 5

Great entertainment space with everything you could possibly need or want. Location near so many wineries.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Santa Rosa Airport
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Larkspur Landing
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Oakmont Golf Course
Nearest Train
11 Miles
Amtrak - Santa Rosa
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy. 12 (Sonoma Highway)
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Doce Lunas, Cafe Citti, Vineyards Restaurant
Nearest Ski
170 Miles
About three hours to Tahoe
Nearest Beach
32 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: not necessary

Hacienda Sonoma is within WALKING distance to many of Sonoma Valley's finest wineries, AND WE HAVE BEEN UNAFFECTED BY THE NORTH BAY FIRES. We are just a block and a half from Hwy. 12, (the main winery route through Sonoma Valley) in a sophisticated country setting, but close to everything Wine Country has to offer.

Other Activities: Wineries, garden tours, Bi-plane rides, hot air ballooning, kayaking

Golf: There is lots of golf in our area!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Damage Deposit $1,275

Weeknight stays only require a 2-night minimum, but a weekend stay MAY REQUIRE 3 OR MORE NIGHTS depending on the time of year or holiday weekends. (Sonoma County Transient Occupancy ID #770N)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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