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Beautiful Home And Guest Cottage Near Sonoma Square

Bedrooms 5
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Tranquil 1-acre property with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms only 2 miles from Square

Welcome to The Fir & The Fig!

We are set on a private road 2 miles east of the Sonoma plaza and walking distance or a short bike ride to some of California's oldest and best wineries. Our location is in the heart of the wine country and only 40 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. We're on Sonoma's coveted east side so Napa is easily accessible in 15 minutes drive. You can start your day with a drive to Napa or just enjoy the laid back historic wineries all around you in Sonoma. We are uniquely positioned with wineries all around on old country roads so minimal traffic. This offers a unique opportunity to tour the area by foot or on bikes. There is a great article on our direct website along with a map with more details. Our favorite mode of transportation is cruising the bikes to a couple wineries en rout to the famous Sonoma plaza which offers an abundance of tasting rooms, 5 star restaurants and great markets. The plaza also hosts many great festivals throughout the summer and fall so you never know what you might roll up on.

Now that you know what's around us let's talk about the great property you would be enjoying when you're not out and about. We just finished major renovation in 2013 so everything including the beds are brand new. We have a large hot tub just off the back deck that overlooks our brand new in-ground swimming pool. The pool features an auto-cover and solar heat which keeps it very comfortable for at least 6-7 months of the year. We can monitor the heat remotely, and if needed, we can use our gas heater to get it to your desired temperature in the off-season. There will be an additional charge if gas heat is desired. We have just completed our new bocce court and installed new landscaping for 2016.

Property Features:

3 BR / 2 BA Main House (1 king & 2 queen beds)

2 BR / 1 BA Guest Cottage (1 cal king & 1 queen bed)

Game-Room with various games listed below

Gated 1 acre property with fence for privacy

Luxury Swimming Pool

Large Hot Tub Just Off Back Deck

Sonos sound system throughout the main house and game-room

50” LED TV with full cable package, DVR for the game, and HBO

65” LED TV with full cable package, DVR for the game, and HBO

Wifi internet

Horseshoe pits


Shuffleboard (new Grand Hudson Table)


Cornhole (aka bean bag toss)


Frisbee and football

Wiffle ball - the backyard is perfect for it

Multiple outdoor seating areas and decks

Easy bike ride to wineries and Sonoma plaza (aka square) - possibly the best area in all of wine country for biking or that morning jog / walk

Nearby parks with tennis, bocce courts, basketball, playgrounds, hiking trails, etc...we'll be happy to share all of our local knowledge to help make your stay better

Sonoma TrainTown is a must see for the kids and only a few miles away

40 miles from San Francisco and easy access to Napa

TOT Certificate #1168N

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Chris

We live in the Bay Area and fell in love with Sonoma's east side over the many years of renting homes. After a long search we finally found the place of our dreams here on Sonoma's east side. Looking forward to retiring here one day.

Chris purchased this estate in 2012

Why Chris chose Sonoma

We love accessibility of this property from the Bay Area but yet how far away you actually feel. It's the perfect escape to enjoy peace & tranquility without the long travel time. We especially love the ability ride bikes or walk and enjoy nearby attractions without getting in our car.

What makes this estate unique

Location, location, location! We love the secluded feel of our property while being such close proximity to so may great wineries and the Sonoma Square. This is a property for those that enjoy peace & tranquility. It is not a suitable location for groups that want to party into the night.


Gundlach-Bundschu Winery
"One of California's oldest wineries and ranked best tasting room in Sonoma for 2012. This w..."
Buena Vista Winery
"The oldest winery in California is a must see and oh so delicious wine options. "
Bartholomew Park Winery
"Set on a beautiful property with amazing views over the valley. This is by far one of our f..."
Ravenswood Winery
"Often thought of for it's large commercial wines. This quaint little winery feel exactly op..."
Sebastiani Vineyards & Winery
"Conveniently located on the way to the Square and just at the start of the Sonoma bike / wal..."
Sonoma's Best
"Wonderful small market with excellent sandwiches, coffee, wine selection and a great patio o..."
Sonoma Plaza
"The largest and oldest town plaza in California and surrounded by (18+) tasting rooms and ma..."
Sonoma Market
"Love this place. Get everything you need for that perfect meal and a great value on local w..."
Scribe Winery
"Our favorite new winery. It's tiny and appointment only but definitely worth the $15 tastin..."
Murphy's Irish Pub
"Our favorite pub offers great bar food and live entertainment. Located just off the square ..."
Vella Cheese Co
"Delicious! They let you try samples so perfect stop during your winery tour or before a pic..."
Sunflower Caffe Espresso & Wine
"Great lunch or breakfast spot with back patio just off the square."
Hopmonk Tavern - Sonoma
"Amazing selection of micro-brews and good food. Huge outdoor seating area and live entertai..."
Sonoma Traintown Railroad
"A must do for kids and adults will love it also. "
Nearest Airport
58 Miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Murphy's Irish Pub
Nearest Ferry
23 Miles
Vallejo Ferry
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Eagle Vines Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Napa Valley Wine Train
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many Great Restaurants
Nearest Beach
37 Miles
Dillon Beach
Car: recommended


Sonoma Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellation Policy is as defined in the rental agreement. 5% Administration Fee is Non-Refundable.
  • Sonoma County Noise Ordinance strictly enforced; no amplified sound is permitted outside day or night & quiet hours limit outside activity after 10pm.
  • Parties or gatherings beyond the approved number of guests in your party will result in forfeiture of your entire deposit and immediate eviction.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , Features double sink & large walk-in shower with view
    Guest Bath in Main House - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Cottage Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , en suite bathroom with double sink vanity and walk-in shower
    Guest Bedroom 1 - Main House - 1 queen
    Cottage Front Bedroom - 1 queen , Has separate entrance
    Guest Bedroom 2 - Main House - 1 queen
    Cottage Rear Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Has separate entrance and a fold-out bed for single
  • We also have two couches that pullout into beds and a queen aerobed can be made available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Wonderful property and great owner

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at the property, everything was in working order . Property was very clean and the beds were comfortable. The outdoors is the cherry on top, lot's of sitting areas and seeing the deer morning and evening was wonderful. Would stay again and would recommend.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about how perfect this place is. It was really nice to have the two separate living spaces . . . people could be sleeping in the house and the party can happen in the game room. Kitchen is amazing, every mattress is comfy, main house is beautifully redone. Apparently the guest house getting redone soon, but I thought it was really nice in it's current state. There are great vineyards within close walking distance and we even easily did the 2 mile walk into town. Hot tub was a great place to unwind after a long day.

I am a major rule follower so was nervous about noise issues outdoors, but honestly we had no trouble at all. We played plenty of yard games during acceptable hours and got VERY rowdy playing games indoors after 10pm and never had any complaints. As long as you follow the rules it's no problem.

Chris is immediately responsive. We had a minor and easily fixable issue at 7:30am on sunday and he answered my text in less than 5 minutes. What more can you ask for?! He gave info on the house and later also helped with travel planning for the airport. It's clear that he wants you to enjoy your time.

I loved everything about this home!!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Escape in Wine Country

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 5-night stay at The Fir & The Fig. The outdoor space was amazing and felt very secluded. We loved all the fun games available like bocce, cornhole, horseshoes, darts, and our favorite shuffle-board! The pool and hot-tub were fantastic. The layout of the house and decor is very well done, especially for a vacation rental.

The owner was very attentive and made great recommendations. He makes it very clear about the noise ordinance which is no surprise in such a peaceful residential area. One of the recommendations was to rent bikes which were delivered to the property. We really enjoyed riding to many fantastic wineries that were all within a couple of miles of the property. It was an incredible way to take in the scenery of this historic part of Sonoma. We hope to be back again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely oasis in wine country

  • 5 of 5

We used this home as the basecamp for a small team offsite. The main house and game room were great resources throughout our stay. Wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Thoroughly Enjoyed Our Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The house was inviting, comfortable and beautifully decorated. We were a group of girls, a few who are elementary school teachers who read the house manual very carefully and we had no problems at all. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great outdoor spaces!

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful pool and patio area with LOTS Of shade and sun. House was comfortable, but the dirty windows and dusty entries were off-putting, and the deck outside the master bedroom was covered with dust, dirt and leaves. Kids LOVED the game room and turned it into "kids camp".

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,250
Booking Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

4 night minimum during high season.
Longer minimums apply over major holidays and special event weekends.
Please send an inquiry for most recent rates and minimums before submitting a request.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.