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Beautiful Home And Guest Cottage Near Sonoma Square

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub

Overview

About the property

Secluded 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 spring of 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 including HBO in living room

65” LED TV with full cable package including HBO in game-room

Wifi internet

Horseshoe pits

Bocce

Shuffleboard (new Grand Hudson Table)

Foosball

Cornhole (aka bean bag toss)

Dartboard

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

Owner
Chris
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 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 County

We love accessibility of this property from the Bay Area but yet how far away you actually feel. It's the perfect escape 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.

Amenities

Sonoma Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12 ...
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellation Policy is as defined in the rental agreement. 5% Administration Fee is Non-Refundable.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • 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

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Home And Guest Cottage Near Sonoma Square
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
4

Great house, good location!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at this house for our trip to Sonoma. It was a quick Uber from the Sonoma square and we were able to visit easily visit vineyards in both Sonoma and Napa. The house was cute and definitely has been updated nicely to accommodate guests. The rooms in the main house are preferable to the ones in the guest house. We had some trouble regulating the temperature of the shower in the guest house, but the people staying out there just showered in the house. The house is set up nicely for games and hanging out outdoors. However, I would warn anyone that they seem to have trouble with their neighbors and they were very strict that we were not allowed to play any music outside the entire time. Originally, we thought this was just during the "quiet hours" after 10pm, but we were wrong. On Friday evening we had some soft music on around 6pm while we were having cheese and crackers outside, and within a few minutes the neighbors called the owners to complain. The owners give you 30 minutes to respond (thankfully I checked my phone around minute 20) and if you don't respond the neighbors will call the cops and the owners will take your *entire* security deposit. So, renter beware. If you don't care about being able to have music outside, it's a great house. If you're looking to enjoy any type of outdoor music I would pick another location. After the stay I went back to see if anyone else has had this problem, and I noticed there hasn't been a review in almost 6 months so perhaps it's a newer issue, but it's certainly something I wish we had known before we went.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We had an amazing time!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! One of our best vacations yet! Four couples stayed in the house comfortably. It was beautiful, clean and relaxing! We would definitelty come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for a family visit

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house at the very start of the pool season. We took advantage of the option of asking the owner to heat the pool before we got there. That turned out to be fantastic, as the kids could play for hours in the pool although the outdoor temperature was only in the 60s. The adults could keep an eye on the kids from the hot tub or patio. Both the game room and the outdoor play areas were a big hit for our group too. The location is in a nice and quiet neighborhood and it only took us a few minutes to drive to downtown Sonoma. The only slight drawback was that the bathroom in the guest house was very tight, but the bedrooms were great and the main house was very well stocked with everything we needed. We would definitely want to stay at this house again!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect way to celebrate 40

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful! The house was clean and had everything we needed to make our stay perfect. Close to Sonoma Square.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place for family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Once the kids are grown it is so hard to arrange a time for us to all get together. The Sonoma destination wedding of our niece motivated us to find the perfect place where we could hang out and enjoy being together. That perfect place was the Fir and the Fig. The guest house game room was the perfect hangout for the 30 somethings to give them their own space while the main house kitchen had everything we needed for family meals. We enjoyed the huge dining room table where everyone could be at one table (no more "kids" table). The pool and hot tub were a hit with everyone and the hammock was the preferred nap location. Just wished we could have stayed there longer. The owner responded quickly to our questions and was very helpful when we needed to track down a package that was sent to the house.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing four nights in Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

The Fir and the Fig was a perfect setting for a family vacation. We had ten people which included four children from age eleven to 20 mos. There was lots of room to spread out, wonderful pastoral scenery, many activities to participate in and of course, the game room was a huge hit! The new pool and landscaping were delightful!

The kitchen was well stocked, the dining table which could seat everyone was wonderful and the living room quite comfortable. Though the bedrooms were smallish, the beds were comfortable and the master was large enough to add a full sized crib rented from Napa Valley Baby Rentals. The property is conveniently located to the Sonoma square, grocery stores and wineries.

Our thanks to Chris who was responsive to all our needs.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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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

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Rates & Availability

Sonoma Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
May 22 2017 - May 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,100
From
$1,495
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
May 29 2017 - Aug 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
From
$1,495
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
Harvest
Aug 30 2017 - Oct 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,295
From
$1,545
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 18 2017 - Nov 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas / New Years
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $60 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,100
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Booking Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,250
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.
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