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Luxury, modern, renovated Sonoma Escape - Pool, Walk/Bike to Plaza

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4 adults and 2 children)

We have had a love affair with Sonoma for years and are happy to call it home, every now and again anyway. We picked Birch Rd. to build our family getaway and want to share it with you. We took a the wonderful shell of an old 1940's cottage and gave it a facelift to create the most relaxing, comfortable retreat you can imagine. Our modern Sonoma cottage is fully renovated with high-end finishes and decorated with style. Whether you want to bike ride around the gorgeous countryside (bikes provided and many wineries within biking distance), walk to Sonoma Plaza for shopping/dining or lounge by the pool all day and dine al fresca, this cottage is for you.

We have also thought of every detail, especially if you want to bring your kids along. We have a gorgeous pool (with automatic cover that holds the weight of a truck, so no safety issues), custom, modern wooden play set, bikes, toys and portable crib/other items for babies. Our cottage also includes built in bunk beds for 2 kids age 12 and under.

Our cottage is perfect for your Sonoma get together, with a large outdoor dining table and pool lounge chairs for your friends.

The cottage boasts a brand new custom kitchen, new stainless appliances and an indoor dining area. Each of the bedrooms includes a Queen size bed.

In addition, we have a brand new gas fire pit for enjoying your last glass of Cab in the evening, under the cafe lights.

The bathroom is stylishly renovated with a deep soaking tub and bluetooth speaker that seamlessly connects to your phone & music.

TOT Certificate No. 2362N

Quiet Hours (10pm-7am)

Max number of guests: 6 (4 adults and 2 children)

Max number of vehicles: 3

Keywords: Cottage, modern, remodel, Stylish, pool, kid-friendly

More Details

Jill Williams
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Jill Williams

We are a family of 4 from Marin County. Mom, Dad, Girl, Boy. We love wine country and the simplicity of small town living...on the weekends anyway!

Jill Williams purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Jill Williams chose Sonoma County

We love the country. We love wine, we love the restaurants and we love our neighbors. Everyone in Sonoma is so incredibly nice and we love riding our bikes everywhere and enjoying the unbelievably nice weather.

What makes this cottage unique

Riding our bikes to wineries and the Square. Walking to restaurants. Lounging by the pool. Spending our life outside.


Sonoma Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Luxury, modern, renovated Sonoma Escape - Pool, Walk/Bike to Plaza
average rating of 4.9454546 based on 55 reviews

Great stay!

  • 4 of 5

Pros: Conveniently located. Great bicycle paths in the area. House is cleaned well. Nice pool.

Cons: Hard to locate. GPS indicated to stop too early. Go straight and around the bend after you turn onto Birch Rd. Oven not working properly. Fire pit and barbeque need cleaning to be usable.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Frank - I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay overall. This is the first review I have ever received like this and it somewhat baffles me. We were at the cottage the days after your stay and the oven, grill and fire pit were all working perfectly and are perfectly clean. The oven is a commercial-type gas oven/stovetop that is brand new and has probably only been used a couple dozen times. The fire pit is BRAND new and was $2500 - we bought it in June brand new for the season. It is a metal patina finish that looks like rust, so I can only guess that you thought that was dirty? The grill is also only 2 years old, a high-end Weber grill. Anyone who has stayed and will stay in the future know immediately that the cleanliness of the cottage and everything in it is quite impeccable and something I take very seriously. Also, the cottage is on a road with a total of 7 houses and has the address on the front, so I am not sure how it could possibly be difficult to find. Also, Google Maps and Apple Maps and Waze all take you directly to the house perfectly. Perhaps an old style GPS is what you were using and it was incorrect. In any case, any future renters, please read the other 51 reviews on the cottage that describe the true state of the cottage! I take great pride in making sure the cottage is perfect.
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Fantastic family friendly house

  • 5 of 5

Jill's house was absolutely perfect for our holiday. Really family friendly and beautifully decorated (exactly as you see in the photos). Jill was always quick to respond to questions and provided great info on the area. Thank you for ensuring we had a great holiday in Sonoma. I would definitely recommend and would love to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing girls weekend at the cottage. It was clean, comfortable and well decorated as pictured. Loved having the pool. Easy access into downtown Sonoma. We didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable, Modern & Comfortable Home in the Heart of Sonoma

  • 5 of 5

My husband, parents and two daughters stayed at Jill's home a few weeks ago in early July for my birthday for two nights and we couldn't have been happier. It was a last minute trip for us and we had requested an early check-in and at first Jill didn't think it would be possible since she had guest staying the night prior and the house needed to be cleaned, but the previous guests checked out earlier than expected and Jill texted me letting me know she'd get the house cleaned ASAP and get us in several hours earlier! She also let us stay as late as we liked on check out day since she didn't have to turn it around for anyone else the following day. This kind of responsiveness and extended generosity is hard to find and was so appreciated.

And the house itself is adorable! It's a small little cottage on a dirt road right off the main road that takes you to downtown while it's close to all the wineries and town you feel really secluded on the property. Everything was renovated and meticulously detailed with a very modern and clean decor from high end stores. And the backyard was so relaxing...just what you'd want after a day of tasting in wine country...pool, BBQ, large outdoor dining table and a fire pit for when it cools down at night. They even have an adorable custom built play structure for little kids in the back.

We loved our stay as well as communicating with Jill and really appreciated all her flexibility with us during our stay. We will be back without a doubt!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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L O V E !!!

  • 5 of 5

There is only LOVE & HAPPINESS staying at this beautiful cozy home! We are coming back for another visit soon...

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this Sonoma cottage. The house had everything we needed and was very kid friendly. The pool is just the right size and the backyard was lovely and shaded in all the right areas! We would definitely rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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