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French Country Cottage & Vineyard w/ Hot Tub - Sonoma

Kenwood, CA, USA
  • Cottage
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Mininum Stay3 nights

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Charming wine country cottage in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. This 2BD/1BA home is walking distance from 12+ tasting rooms and wineries (e.g. Kenwood, Kunde, Landmark, Chateau St. Jean, VJB, etc...). The front porch swing and Adirondack chairs look over the park across the street with mountain views in the background. There are 130 syrah vines in the small vineyard onsite as well as several fruit trees. The private backyard hosts a fountain, hot tub, hammock, Weber gas grill, and a secluded outdoor shower. It is fully furnished with California King & Queen beds, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, a 42' LCD TV for movies or internet streaming, hardwood floors, a vintage claw foot tub and a marble radiant heated bathroom floor. The property has 4 bee hives secluded in amongst the grapevines in the side yard. If you stay you will see them visit the water fountain in the private backyard. Although there has never been any issues, If you are allergic to honeybees, you may not be comfortable in the private back yard.

Keywords: cottage, wine country, Sonoma, valley, Napa, vineyard, hot tub, Jacuzzi, hammock, fountain, grapevines, Kenwood, outdoor shower, grill, single family, house

Sonoma County TOT#891N


Brandon Maio

Member Since 2011
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Calendar last updated:
Nov 12, 2017
About Brandon Maio

We are professionals who live in San Francisco. We couldn't resist the opportunity to buy a home in the heart of wine country. Our fourth barreling of the, on property, Syrah grapes is now resting in the barrel. We hope that you will be able to enjoy the local activities and relax in this get away.

Brandon Maio purchased this Cottage in 2010

Why Brandon Maio chose Kenwood

The on property vineyard is just a taste of the local beauty. With the mountain views from the front patio and local wineries a short walk down the road, this setting is truly a wine country get away.

What makes this Cottage unique

Tour the local wineries, go golfing, enjoy a hike or just relax in the Hot Tub. This home offers something for everyone.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
        • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1)


        • 1 Bathroom
          • Clawfoot bath and shower

          Location Type

            • Mountain View
              Front porch offers a view of the Sonoma/ Napa mountain.


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                      Central Air
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Central Air
                    • Internet
                      Wi-fi access for personal computers as well as internet access via the PlayStation 3 console
                    • Broadband Access
                      Play Station 3 game console also functions as DVD/ Blue Ray player, a streaming console for access to most services you may be subscribed to (Netflix, Hulu, etc...) and provides internet searching.
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                      Two car outdoor driveway
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Wireless Internet


                        • Kitchen
                          All new stainless steel appliances
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Microwave
                        • Pantry Items
                          There are some basic items like sugar, spices, etc...in the pantry.
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          stainless steel gas stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Onsite there is a full kitchen with both indoor and outdoor seating. Off premises there are a couple restaurants within 1/2 mile and several others within 10 miles.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • DVD Player
                                • Music Library
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  42' LCD TV for watching movies via the internet or from our small DVD library. There is no cable TV or channels over the air.
                                • Video Game Console
                                  Play Station 3 game console also functions as DVD/ Blue Ray player and provides internet searching ability
                                • Video Games
                                • Video Library
                                  Small DVD library


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Covered front porch with two Adirondak chairs and a two person porch swing. Stone table with side benches and shade umbrella. Picnic table.
                                    • Golf
                                      5 minutes north in Oakmont
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • not suitable for children
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Hot Tub


                                                • botanical garden
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • whale watching
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hot air ballooning
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • swimming


                                                                • small vineyard on property, hot tub, double hammock, fountain, covered patio, porch swing, Adirondack porch chairs, claw foot tub, outdoor shower, Weber gas grill, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, 42' LCD TV for movie streaming or DVD library, play station 3 console, computer with broadband internet access,

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  24 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  A nice, tidy little 2-bedroom home near Santa Rosa and Glen Ellen.

                                                                  Ken B.Ithaca, NY

                                                                  The property is in a lovely area surrounded by wineries, including some very good ones (VJB, Ty Caton). The house is comfortable, clean (except the oven), charming garden, well furnished. Could use a few more amenities, like an iron and an ironing board, a tea kettle, lamps on both sides of the beds rather than just one. The owner is super nice, and very helpful by email. The drive into Santa Rosa is about ten minutes... fantastic area for biking, too. Kenwood had some major damage from the fires, but it was localized and many blocks from this rental. You don’t see it, or smell smoke, or anything. More broadly, you can visit and enjoy Sonoma without feeling that the area is a war zone, the way the news made it sound. These fires were horrible but also patchy, and the vast majority of Sonoma Valley is totally untouched, even right in Kenwood which might have seemed likely to be about as impacted as could be found. So don’t hesitate and come visit a stunningly lovely area, with sensational wines, fantastic restaurants, and really nice people. The aftermath of the fires won’t somehow ruin the visit.

                                                                  Amazing property and great location!!

                                                                  Jennifer L.Severna park Maryland. .

                                                                  We were in for a wedding at Chateau St Jean which is right down the street and rented this gem for four days while we were here. It is exactly as shown in the pictures. Great location walking distance to several wineries, restaurants and a convenience store. The quiet, secluded backyard with the hot tub was a welcome respite after a day of wine tasting! The house was immaculately cleaned and the beds were very comfortable. Sonoma center was a short 15-20 minute drive and there are plenty of Ubers to get around. Brandon was a great host and the communication was perfect. I highly recommend this property -- you won't be disappointed!

                                                                  Thank you note

                                                                  Gohar M.

                                                                  I am very pleased with customer support by owner and property was exelent.

                                                                  Great location - Great back yard with hot tub

                                                                  Jim T.

                                                                  Close to hiking trails, wineries, dining and groceries. Several wineries within minutes driving - tasting rooms within walking distance. Enjoyed hiking in several state parks only minutes away by car. Everything you need is very conveniently located. Enjoyed quiet evenings in the private back yard.

                                                                  Property was just as described. Very comfortable and clean.

                                                                  Jenny B.Elm Grove WI

                                                                  We thought the location was perfect. It was very nice to walk to a couple of places to eat and taste wine. Owner was very thorough with directions while in the house ( hot tub, lights, etc). We would love to return.

                                                                  Great weekend cottage!

                                                                  Mckenzie M.Seattle, Washington

                                                                  This place was perfect for me and two friends for a long weekend. It's very cute inside and the porch swing and hot tub made for great additions to the home. We had a small snafu with something in the house, but Brandon was super quick to respond to fix the issue and the weekend continued without a hitch. My only small complaint is that with the claw tub, the shower curtain wraps all the way around and I felt a little cramped while showering. But, that's just a personal thing! Plus, there is an outdoor shower that can be utilized instead. Brandon is a great host and I would definitely stay here again.


                                                                  Kenwood, CA, USA

                                                                  Walking distance to over 12 Sonoma wineries and tasting rooms, gourmet olive oil/ vinegar tasting, field/ park across street, wine/ food pairing at local tasting room one block away. I have 4 bee hives on the property in the side yard that help us produce local honey. You will see honeybees sipping water from the fountain in the private back yard. Although the bees have never been an issue, if you are allergic to honey bees, this is probably not a comfortable property for you to stay at. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions. County codes do not permit parties at short term rentals. TOT#891N


                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

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                                                                  * Holiday Rates May Apply * Neighborhood Quiet Hours: 10pm -9am daily * Four person maximum overnight occupancy

                                                                  24 Reviews
                                                                  Wonderful 4.9/5
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