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'Little Bird Cottage', Perfectly Located.

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, Studio + Other (See Description),(Sleeps 2)

Perfectly located, you will find our 'Little Bird Cottage just the ideal place to stay. You can easily access major highways and roads to see all of Sonoma county and more,yet we are tucked away down a quiet private road. How perfect! and we HAVE AIR CONDITIONING:)

We are excited to welcome you to our owner built and designed ground level studio located on our acre and half property here in Sebastopol. We are near, but you won't even know we are there:)

We call it 'Little Bird Cottage', because we have an abundant number of Finch and Chickadees everywhere .The brand new complete kitchen has everything you need to prepare your own meals/or special diets for longer stays if you like, but Sebastopol has a wonderful variety restaurants for you to choose from.

A beautiful hand-crafted 'Potterybarn' like bed, covered with high-end quality linens, pillows, and throws await you after a long day of traveling, sight seeing or visiting friends and family.

Out front of the studio you will find a full porch for enjoying that evening glass of vino you bought while wine tasting, or want to sun yourself a bit?, then relax in the Adirondeck chairs under the vintage Granvenstein apple tree.

From June through Sept. there is berry season;raspberries or boysenberries might show up on the porch to add to your morning breakfast ,yogurt or ice cream, and there is a lemon tree just outside your door.

It's a peaceful neighborhood, beautiful surroundings and close to everything you might want to see in the area. We can't wait to show you this cozy little spot.

Future plans: " SaraPinot Vineyards" is coming!! look for our new hobby vineyard that Ken and our sweet lab "Sara" are putting in this spring 2016.

Keywords: Wine Country, Coveniently located,

Near Coast, affordable, Cozy

More Details

Owner
Kathy or Ken
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Kathy or Ken

Ken is a retired:) industrial sheet metal foreman, and Kathy is a retired administrator from a large HMO, and sewing instructor/interior designer, homemaker and lover of all arts/crafts. We are a hardworking family that enjoy the outdoors, small gardening projects, making and building things ourselves. We feel fortunate to be able to share this beautiful county with you.

Why Kathy or Ken chose Sebastopol

We have lived in Sebastopol for 18 years.

Raised our children here and wanted some property for them to roam around on, and Ken wanted to live near the coast for Salmon fishing.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property is very convenient to neighboring towns, the coast, the Redwoods, and beautiful vineyards.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent most of January here, and so glad we did. Little Bird Cottage was pleasing and homey, and just immaculate when we got here. Nice touches, fresh linens delivered weekly in a basket on the porch, with a surprise of wine, or sparkling water. The birds, quail and deer were also a bonus feature for us. We hope to pass this way again. Beautiful state and area you have here Kathy and Ken!
Jan 2014
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Korbel Winery
"Champagne Picnic Time!"
Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve
"Giant Redwoods.Beautiful easy hike."
Korbel Champagne Cellars
Lagunitas Brewing Co.
"Great Brews!"
Zuzu
"Farm to table, casual, fresh and fun place!"
Infineon Raceway
"Varoooooooooooooooom!"
Screamin' Mimi
"Best Ice Cream in Sonoma County!"
Point Reyes National Seashore
"Gorgeous coastal drive, wonderful places along the way to buy fresh crab and see the coast. ..."
Hanna Winery
"Wonderful whites!"
Balletto Vineyards
"Pinot paradise!"
Dutton Estate Winery
"Very close to cottage, and great friends:))"
Dutton-Goldfield Winery
"Dutton Goldfield Chardonnay to die for!"
Peter Lowell's Restaurant
"Many of our guests love this place right downtown Sebastopol; 5 min. from cottage."

Wine Tasting, Organic Farms, Art Galleries, Holistic Services, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Claming, Coastal and County Festivals,

Amenities

Sebastopol Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full size glassed in shower stall/extra towels/paper products/shower gel/shampoo/hairdryer provided.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Other (See Description) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Can provide twin aero bed upon request/best for child.
  • Queen size Bed (1) Hand-Crafted Potterybarn like bed, with supreme quality mattress. (1) Twin or Single Bed 18' Raised Height/Designer Aero Bed with Ralph Lauren Linens, Baby Cribs (1) Portable crib/upon request
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Ground Level, Private, Easy access, large new hammock for star gazing! small appliances: Keurig Coffeemaker, Cuisinart Waffle maker, Blender, Mixer, full stove with oven, Hairdryer, His and Hers Robes, Extra pillows and blankets, Apple Orchard Views, Raspberries Vines, Lemon Trees, lots and lots of birds, small fountain/pond water feature.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 100 reviews
5

Charming ❤️Peaceful ❤️Quiet❤️CLEAN❤️Location ❤️Location ❤️Location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 41st wedding anniversary at Little Bird Cottage and found it to be delightful in every way! We were looking for a peaceful, charming cottage that was far enough away from noisy streets to be restful yet near enough to drive and explore quaint little towns, the beautiful north coast and of course the wine country! Little Bird Cottage was the perfect fit❤️

And where do I begin with Ken and Kathy? They should get an award for the most hospitable hosts ever!!! Everything from their warm welcome to surprise goodies and tips on area restaurants and sights to see made us feel right at home. They definitely blessed us with their attention to detail and thoughtfulness❤️

Hope to return again someday...... Gary and Pam~ Modesto CA

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: OMG! You are so kind and wrote such a wonderful review; we can't thank you enough. We get a lot of satisfaction hearing from our guests; you are very important to us and we strive to make your stay a memorable one. Hoping all is well, and you find your way back soon for some more relaxation and exploring; there is so much to see in Sonoma County:)
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Little Bird cottage is a place of peace and restoration. Kathy and Ken have managed to create what I can only describe as a home away from home. A beautiful, clean and exquisitely decorated cottage awaits every guest. Sebastopol is conveniently located relative to all of wine country yet is a quant town itself to spend time exploring. We have stayed at the cottage twice and plan on coming back again. We have also stayed at many vrbo locations over the years and I must say that Kathy and Ken simply are the best. Kind, caring and accommodating describe their big hearts. If you are considering the Little Bird, I encourage you to book your stay. Your trip will be enhanced for sure. Many thanks to the gracious hosts.

Mike and Sarah

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We can't thank you enough for your wonderful review; but we want you to know that certain guests make it easy and enjoyable to go that extra mile, and that was the two of you. Coming back again? Yeah! We will look forward to seeing you both again, and thank you for leaving the cottage so clean when you left-please fly back to the nest:))
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5

Just as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Like all the other 5 star reviews in this place I would rate it the same.

Very private , easy to find, close to everything and a lot of care packed into the little cottage.

Would recommend to any couple wishing to visit this area.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we appreciate your review and look forward to having you back again, as well as your recommendations to friends and family.
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5

Absolutely Charming!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about the perfect experience we had at Little Bird Cottage. It is a darling cottage with every amenity carefully and thoughtfully provided. The space is comfortable, spotlessly clean, and the hosts, Ken and Kathy, are helpful and friendly. They even provided a bottle of wine and lovely treats on our arrival. We could not ask for anything more in a home away from home; Little Bird Cottage went above and beyond. We also greatly enjoyed the location, close to wine country, sightseeing, and the wonderful community of Sebastapol. We had great food and fun on our trip. We highly recommend the cottage to anyone visiting nearby!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You! When our guest take the time to write a review, we just feel like we get a surprise paycheck. We strive to make our guests comfortable, but mostly we are so glad you felt important to us; You are! Please come back "to the nest" as we like to say, and we wish you many happy travels in your future.
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5

The sweetest little cottage with the sweetest owners

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Little Bird Cottage over Labor Day weekend. Kathie and Ken are the absolute sweetest. We got married in the area (our venue was ~10 minutes away) and Kathie and Ken made our weekend the best. We were welcomed with a hug, well wishes and a touch of advice. The cottage is perfectly maintained and great for a couple - and felt extremely private despite being next to the house! The cottage was extremely cozy, the linens and towels are soft and plush, the bed is so comfy. In the unseasonably hot weather, having air conditioning was a blessing. The location is great - ~2.5 miles outside of Sebastopol and takes maybe 8 minutes to get into town. And best of all, Kathie and Ken helped us celebrate - they even bought us a little present & left mini champagnes in the fridge for us.

A perfect stay, in the coziest home, with incredibly thoughtful hosts.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so thankful for your review and appreciate the time you took to write it, even right after your wedding! We love hearing about the convenient location of the cottage to your venue and other locations you needed to get to. So glad it made your wedding day, just a little easier. We hope you both all the best in your new lives together; and remember; "try and fly back to your Little Bird Cottage nest:" and relive those memories when you can.
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Palmyra, VA
5

Great Place and a Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at the Little Bird Cottage. It was everything we needed right in the middle of Sonoma Wine Country. The kitchen was extremely well stocked, the bed was amazingly comfortable, and at night we enjoyed the cool breezes through the windows (even though AC was available, we didn't need it). The hosts were wonderful and added extra personal touches that made our stay even more enjoyable. We are looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your stay here at Little Bird Cottage. We strive to make our guests comfortable and help them have a relaxing and fun time. We are so glad you found the cottage convenient, and super glad your coming back:))!
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 12.0%

Send inquiry to owner for weekly or monthly rate.

45 days notice prior to arrival is required for full refund. Less than 45 days. NOTE: 60 day cancellation notice prior to arrival for reservations that are for a full month (30 days) for full refund/less
than 60 days, no refund.

12% Sonoma County Tax Certificate #970N

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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