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9 minutes to Healdsburg Plaza: 1.6 Acres of Privacy with Brand New Pool and Spa

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, sleeps 8. Solar pool/spa open mid-April to mid-November.

Is it possible to at once be away from it all and at the center of it all? It is if you spend your wine country vacation at our home less than 3 miles from Healdsburg Plaza.

Our home is just 3 miles (5-10 minutes) from Healdsburg Plaza and its variety of restaurants, tasting rooms, shops and galleries. It is also practically at the very center of the extraordinary Northern Sonoma wine country, just minutes from the Russian River, Dry Creek, and Alexander Valleys. In fact, there are over 150 tasting rooms within a 10 mile radius - making this an outstanding home base for your Sonoma Wine Country vacation. The house is also only about 40 minutes from outstanding wineries at the northern end of the Napa Valley for those seeking even more variety.

The property offers a variety of features and activities to enhance your wine country vacation when your not out wine tasting or enjoying the other pleasures of Northern Sonoma County.

Our home is around a bend at the end of a country road that dead ends at our automated gate. Outdoors, you can relax by our brand-new for 2017 heated pool or luxuriate in our stainless steel spa built into our ipe deck. You can warm up at night by the wood burning fire pit surrounded by fragrant lavender. Or enjoy your morning coffee under our covered gazebo next to our vegetable garden and near our fruit and olive tree orchard. The property is richly landscaped, with lush front, rear, and side gardens and a manicured front lawn. We also have a young hobby Cabernet vineyard at the very front of the property, which hopefully will begin producing fine Sonoma County wine this year! There is a basketball hoop above the garage where you can practice your jump shot, or brush up on your ping pong skills on our indoor/outdoor table.

Indoors, the home is equipped with central air conditioning, central heating, and wifi Internet access. Our fully-equipped kitchen is stocked with practically everything you could possibly need to prepare a gourmet meal. The kitchen has a stainless steel GE refrigerator and dishwasher, Jenn Air range, granite tile counter tops, as well as the full array of kitchen essentials. For wine lovers there is lead-free crystal glassware and a dishwasher safe decanter. We also have a full array of unbreakable dishes and wine glasses suitable for outdoor use. The pantry is stocked with spices and other cooking staples to make preparing your meals at the house an easy and pleasant experience.

In an open floor plan, the kitchen opens to the dining room which seats 8 and to the den. The den has a comfortable modern sectional, a 43” ultra high definition LED television with DirecTV, and a Sonos sound bar for streaming your favorite music.

Or you can sit back and watch a movie on our home-theater equipped living room, with its 7.1 surround sound, 55 inch flat screen HDTV, Blu-Ray/DVD player, and Sonos component. The living room also has a wood burning fireplace to provide additional warmth on cool Sonoma County nights.

The master suite has a king sized bed and a private bath with a double vanity, whirlpool tub and separate shower, and a Sonos speaker. The other 2 bedrooms each have queen sized beds, and all the bedrooms are equipped with custom Elfa closet storage. In the hallway, you’ll find the second bath, which has a shower/tub combination and dual vanity. An additional ½ bath is accessible through the laundry room next to kitchen. The laundry room is equipped with a front-loading LG washer and dryer.

By the pool is a set of outdoor speakers powered by a Sonos amplifier.

Enjoy the best of both worlds - the privacy and tranquility of the country just minutes from Healdsburg Plaza!!!

More Details

Ed Cooper
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Ed Cooper

We are a family of 4 (plus Portuguese Water Dog) that purchased this property in 2010. We live in Marin County and spend many weekends in Healdsburg - particularly in summer. We find the property to be an incredibly relaxing retreat and a great place to spend time with our family and friends.

Ed Cooper purchased this house in 2010


Healdsburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , double vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master bath, double vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There is also a queen sofabed in the living room
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • In Ground Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Well behaved dogs considered with additional security deposit. Pets are NEVER to be left alone in the house or on the property. Children are welcome, but given that the swimming pool is not securely fenced the home is suitable only for children 6 and older who can swim well. Parent/guardian pool/spa waiver required for all guests under 18 years of age. Absolutely no smoking anywhere on the property, by anyone, at any time. We are unable to allow guests to host parties or events at our property.


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9 minutes to Healdsburg Plaza: 1.6 Acres of Privacy with Brand New Pool and Spa
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews

Heaven away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This house has virtually all you could ask for and then some! It's equipped with everything you could think of, and then some. Ed is beyond accommodating and helpful. The grounds, pool, hot tub, vegetable garden...I could go on all day! Oh and the Sonos sound everywhere!

Would recommend this house highly and hope to return another time in the near future.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We really enjoyed our stay here. Conveniently located and well stocked for a great weekend

  • 5 of 5

The house had everything to make for a great stay. Kitchen was especially well appointed. We cooked dinner on two evenings, so we really got to use the kitchen. A nice home to enjoy the area!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 1 week and can't wait to come back. We traveled with 2 other couples and all had an amazing time. Although the pool and hot tub weren't working, we enjoyed the fire pit and the other beautiful outdoor areas. They are doing a complete renovation of the pool and hot tub next month, so we'll have to come back to try it out! They have a produce and herb garden that I would loved to have packed and taken with me. We ate tomatoes every day for breakfast and dinner!!! The kitchen is well stocked with the basics, spices, sugar, paper goods, and other prep items which is nice, cutting costs for those that like to prepare meals. We cooked most nights and every breakfast since the house was so well set up and the produce in the garden and at the stores are plentiful. All the beds were comfortable which is the biggest thing for me. We all slept well every night and there were 2 living areas in case the boys wanted to watch sports and we didn't! There were plenty of towels, blankets, pillows, bath supplies so no need to pack a lot of extra items.

We were there primarily for wine tasting. We like staying in the Sonoma valley over the Napa valley due to better options and more outdoor spaces. The drive to Napa for wine tasting isn't too bad, about an hour, but we're from Texas so we're use to it! There's several different ways to get there and all the drives are nice and scenic.

We had some special needs due to medical requirements and Ed was more than helpful with getting our supplies ahead of time. He was always available when we had problems (hot tub not working), and tried to fix it during our stay. We had no other issues during our stay, but knew Ed would have taken care of it if anything were to come up. All in all, I would highly recommend this location, the evenings out at the fire pit listening to the 'quiet' was amazing.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was as describe, plus

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our experience start to end with the property was wonderful. I have to say the pictures don't even do it justice! The property is gorgeous, the garden was beautiful, and the natural light that flows into the windows was amazing. We found the house very easy, with the step by step directions from the owner. Everything was clean and ready for our arrival. Multiple outdoor seating areas allowed us to quickly relax. The house was fully stocked with everything you'd ever need to be comfortable (something I don't see too often with rentals). All the personalized touches made us truly feel as if a friend lent their keys for the weekend. Great location to feel tucked away from the noise, but easily accessible to the wonderful town of Healdsburg. There is no doubt I'll rent this house again and again and again. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love this place!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 6 adults (3 couples) stayed here for 4 nights in July and had the best time! The house was in the perfect location for downtown Healdsburg and lots of wineries. We loved the pool and hot tub, and the open communal space between the kitchen, dining room and family room. We had a chef come one night and prepare dinner for 8 and did't feel strapped for space at all. The grounds are beautiful - we even had a photographer come photograph our family on the last night at the house. Ed is extremely helpful and responsive, and left us a bottle of wine for our arrival. I would absolutely recommend this house for families or a girls weekend!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

We are located in Healdsburg, just 3 miles south of Healdsburg Plaza. The home is about 65 miles north of San Francisco and 7.5 miles north of Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS).

Healdsburg is surrounded by several of Northern California's finest regional wine appellations, including Alexander Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, and Russian River Valley. Our home is within 5 miles of over 40 tasting rooms and within 10 miles of over 150 tasting rooms, making it the ideal place to experience the best of Sonoma County's wine country. Explore beyond the town square and you’ll find incredible hiking, biking, fishing, and canoeing within minutes. Venture less than an hour away to the Sonoma Coast and enjoy whale watching, tidepooling, and surfing.

In addition, our home is only about 45 minutes from prominent Napa Valley appellations, including St. Helena, Spring Mountain, and Diamond Mountain.


Rates & Availability

Healdsburg House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 25 2018 - Sep 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Deposit $495

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax certificate # 808N

Per Sonoma County regulations, quiet hours (10 PM - 7 AM) to be observed by all guests and maximum 3 cars per group.

Well-behaved dogs considered with additional deposit ($1000 refundable security deposit instead of standard $495) OR purchase of $99 Property Damage Protection policy via Homeaway. Dogs may not be left alone in the house or on the property at any time.

Renters with children will be required to provide a waiver signed by the child(ren)'s parent(s) for the pool/spa as a condition of their rental.

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled more than 30 days prior to arrival, owner will retain 10% of Rental Fee Deposit (which is 50% of rent, tax, and cleaning fee). If cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival, owner will retain 100% of Rent, Tax, and Cleaning Fee.

Cancellation must be received by owners in writing via electronic mail. We strongly encourage you to buy travel insurance at the time of booking to compensate you in the event you must cancel and forfeit funds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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