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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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 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 4.9615383 based on 52 reviews
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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
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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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Lovely and Serene

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful and relaxing stay. The backyard is perfect and the home itself is cozy and well decorated. The host, Jill, was very gracious, allowing us to check in early to accommodate our toddler's napping schedule.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for little kids!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful Sonoma home. The place really looks like the pictures -- clean and modern. The bunk room was a great place for our little kids to sleep and play, and we very much appreciated having access to kids plates/silverware/cups, toys, coloring books, etc. We also spent a lot of time watching kids TV on the Roku. The kids pool toys were also a big hit, and we were thrilled to find two puddle jumpers in the shed -- the temperature of the pool was nice and warm! Overall, this place far exceeded our expectations. Highly recommend -- especially for families with little kids.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This cottage is so thoughtfully renovated and to me, perfect.

  • 5 of 5

My brother, his wife and my cousin all came to this Sonoma cottage for a weekend spent going to vineyards, enjoying hikes and spending time poolside. Everything we could have wanted out of the house happened. The interior design is not only clean and aesthetically pleasing, it's so wildly functioning. I literally went around the entire house and turned every light on and off just to see how perfect the lighting concepts for each room were. Jill had left a wonderfully detailed binder for us that we all enjoyed sitting down and learning all the amazing elements to this house.

We made it a priority to use the pool, and I'm so glad that we had. The colors of the bright blue pool with the ideally green grass and freshly gray back porch area is a visual I'll remember about this trip for a long time.

We don't have children but the cottage is extremely kid friendly. I was very impressed by how many pool toys, toys in the bedroom and items were available for kiddos.

My only tip would be to bring your own shampoo, conditioner and soap because unlike other rentable houses, they were not available.

I'm so glad that Jill opened up this home to VRBO! If you book it, you'll consider yourself extremely lucky.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What an absolutely amazing review, Elana. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it and I appreciate your feedback. I have since taken your feedback and have EO products in the bathroom for guests to use while they stay! I am so thrilled you enjoyed your stay and hope you will be back someday!
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Rates & Availability

Sonoma Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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