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Suisun Valley Inn At Monroe Ranch. Located In The Heart Of Rustic Wine Country

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

8 Bedrooms, 6 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16

The inn is the principal residence at 27-acre Monroe Ranch, a working vineyard and surrounded on all sides by farmland in Suisun Valley. Featuring eight themed bedrooms and sleeping up to 16 persons, the Inn is a popular destination for wedding parties, family reunions and small conferences. The property includes a chef's kitchen, dining/great room, flat screen TV's with DISH service in six bedrooms and free WI-FI. The Inn was built in 2004 to resemble George Washington's Mount Vernon.

Gary Bacon
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2018

About Gary Bacon

Gary built one of the most successful corporate housing companies on the East Coast which was sold to Equity Residential in 2001. He retired a year later and began the first of many expeditions to six continents. Ying was a national tour director in China where the two met in 2002. Gary and Ying were married in 2008 and settled in Fairfield, California where they operate summer camps for Chinese youth through the American Chinese Cultural Exchange Service.

Gary Bacon purchased this estate in 2016

Why Gary Bacon chose Fairfield

The inn was built in 2004 as the principal residence at Monroe Ranch which had been in the owner's family since 1860. A lifelong devotee of George Washington, the residence resembles Mt. Vernon, Washington's estate in Virginia. The home had been used for weekend retreats by the family whose principal residence was south of San Francisco. With eight bedrooms and seven baths, the home was easily convertible into an inn.

What makes this estate unique

The property has a unique history including the fact that it was once the site of 'Big Camp' a 1000-strong Chinese settlement along the banks of Suisun Creek where railroad-weary workers lived and farmed the land for area ranchers. The property is surrounded by vineyards and farmland. Fifty-eight magnolia trees and a single remaining 100-year old pear tree line the quarter-mile entryway to the inn. Over forty variety of birds enjoy fruit from our trees during the day and at night scores of constellations are easily identified.


Fairfield Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • George Washington Suite bathroom - toilet , shower , This bathroom is ADA compliant
    Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Suite bathroom - toilet , shower
    Petite Sirah Suite bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Chief Solano Suite bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest bathroom off Great Room - toilet
    Chardonnay Suite bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Can be shared by the guests in the Green Valley room
    Twin Sisters & Suisun Creek bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack & Jill bathroom
  • There are six full bathrooms and one half bathrooms. Towels and toiletries are provided.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Suite - 1 king
    George Washington Suite - 1 king
    Petite Sirah Suite - 1 queen
    Chief Solano Suite - 1 king
    Chardonnay Suite - 1 king
    Green Valley Room - 2 twin/ single
    Suisun Creek Suite - 1 queen
    Twin Sisters Suite - 1 queen
  • There are four bedrooms on each floor. The four downstairs bedrooms each has its own private bathroom. Guests staying in the Green Valley Room would use the bathroom attached to the Chardonnay Suite. The Suisun Creek Suite and the Twin Sisters Suite share a Jack & Jill bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
Information contained in this listing pertains to Suisun Valley Inn only. If you are planning an event, you might consider renting the entire ranch which includes not only the Inn, but the surrounding acreage, tables & chairs and parking for up to 80 cars.


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Suisun Valley Inn At Monroe Ranch. Located In The Heart Of Rustic Wine Country
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Perfect for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

Fourteen of us rented the Inn for a week long stay. It accommodated all of our needs beautifully. Each of the downstairs bedrooms has its own bathroom, there's an ensuite bathroom in the bedroom upstairs that has a king size bed and a Jack and Jill bathroom between the queen size bedrooms that affords plenty of privacy. All but two of the eight bedrooms has a tv...something that was important to our sports/news junkie guests.We were there to tour wineries in Napa and enjoy the region so we didn't really take advantage of all the amenities the Inn has to offer outside....but the outside is perfect for families or family reunions. Kitchen is spacious and has two garbage disposals and two dishwashers, nice for a large group like ours. We took advantage of the chef recommendations Gary Bacon offers on his website and made arrangements for a special dinner at the Inn one night to celebrate birthdays. We enthusiastically recommend Chef Marco!! If you plan on doing this while at the Inn, Chef Marco is fabulous! Very easy to work with to set up the menu, the food was so good and it was nice to have everything cleaned up afterwards. Gary Bacon was a great host, even recommended some local places. All in all it was such a great stay....we'd do it again. Barbara Southern California

  • Submitted: May 27, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Barbara. I am glad that our property met all of your expectations. Please come back and visit us again soon. Gary Bacon Innkeeper
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The property is beautiful and very private.

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our group of 10. Each bedroom with its own bathroom and the living room and dining room a great space to hang out as a group. The flowers on the property were stunning... as was the view and the grapevines! We hired chef David for a dinner in and he was fantastic. Gary was so helpful with my planning for a surprise 40th for my husband...accepting packages and even picked up wine from the vineyard that uses their grapes for their Chardonnay. I ordered 12 cases and Gary made special labels for the Chardonnay Bottles. Above and beyond! We ended up hiring a driver, Renee Solis, whom we highly recommend. Napa is about 30 minutes away, about a $45 uber to Mondavi for 4 people for those wanting to use Uber. Honestly we couldn’t have asked for a better experience. Thank you Gary!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved the house !! Very clean and well maintained property.. can’t wait to stay at it again.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Spot!

  • 5 of 5

We rented all 7 bedrooms for our family reunion. The place was plenty big. Kids loved the trampoline, badminton court, horseshoes, hot tub and big grass area for soccer and football games. Fire pit was a bonus! Wineries were nice and close. Id recommend this house and will look to stay there again. Gary was great to work with and accommodated our needs.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Our party of 13 loved the house, its size and roominess. The layout worked well for our large extended family and all were comfortable. The grounds were great with Bad mitten, Trampoline, hot tub, including fantastic views in a beautiful setting. We hired one of the private chefs and he was familiar with the house and made a very special meal for us all. Proximity to everything you need is only a 10 min drive. We couldn't have been happier than with our choice of the Suisun Valley Inn.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Kids loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful Christmas holiday in Suisun Valley Inn. Thank Gary for a giant Christmas tree and beautiful ornaments in grand room, our Kids could not wait to get their presents from Santa, feel just like home! They love big trampoline in the back yard, and spent hours jumping! The badminton/volleyball court is neat, boys and girls play badminton even after dark. There are plenty space around the Inn to let kids play, and big kitchen and dinning table for adults to hangout. It's an awesome place for family reunion with kids.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Napa County Airport (APC)
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Rancho Solano Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Fairfield Suisun AMTRAK Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Junction I-80, I-680 and Route 12
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Valley Cafe
Car: necessary

The Suisun Valley Inn is located in the heart of Rustic Wine Country and a short drive to Napa, California.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $270
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Information contained in this listing is for Suisun Valley Inn only. If you are planning a wedding or similar event, you may consider renting the entire ranch which includes not only the Inn, but surrounding acreage and parking for 80 cars. Rates for Monroe Ranch are available upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.