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Location, Location, Location: Kiss of Country, Glen Ellen Village

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Kiss of Country

Our home welcomes those travelers in search of something simple. This home has been our family’s refuge since 1968. Nestled in the small town of Glen Ellen, our home is near the ranch where well-renowned author Jack London chose to settle. Jack London State Park offers many activities, such as hiking or horseback riding among giant redwoods, picnicking in a

meadow or by the lake (we recommend picking up picnic supplies at the upscale Glen Ellen Village Market, which is a couple blocks from our home) or exploring the ruins and museums that were once Jack London’s houses. There are also opportunities for hiking or biking at the Sonoma Valley Regional Park, which is a short walk from our home.

If you’re not the outdoorsy type, there are a multitude of world-class wineries and spas a short drive away. Glen Ellen is the perfect staging place for enjoying all that the Sonoma and Napa valleys have to offer. Within a 45-minute drive, you could get a massage in Calistoga, go wine tasting in the Dry Creek Valley appellation near Healdsburg, or have dinner at a celebrity chef’s restaurant in Yountville. Within a 15-minute drive, you could explore downtown Sonoma’s historic plaza, spend the day at Morton’s Warm Springs Resort and go wine tasting in Kenwood on your way back to the house, or tour the biodynamic Benziger Winery. The heart of Glen Ellen is merely a block away, and there you will find fine dining at restaurants such as The Glen Ellen Inn, Glen Ellen Star and The Fig Café. Or simply stay in and relax by the pool and hot tub, fire up the gas grill and enjoy a back yard BBQ. These are just a few ideas out of the myriad of possibilities afforded by our central location in the wine country.

Our 1700-square-foot, ranch-style home offers two bedrooms and one bathroom, large picture windows, a gas fire place insert, and a game room with a pool table. A 2000-square-foot outdoor entertainment area with a pool, hot tub, redwood decks, flagstone patio, lawn area, and view of the surrounding mountains. We hope you will enjoy creating lasting memories with friends and family as we have for over 40 years!

- Lori

County of Sonoma Vacation Rental Permit Number ZPE12-0228

County of Sonoma Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate Number 1016N

Maximun number of guests allowed is 4

Maximum number of vehicals allowed is 2

No pets allowed anywhere on the property

No smoking allowed in the house

Quiet hours are from 9 PM to 7 AM

More Details

Owner
Lori Loftus
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Location, Location, Location: Kiss of Country, Glen Ellen Village
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 52 reviews
4

very quite and nicely equiped

  • 4 of 5

I use it again...clean , quite and close to where I needed to be

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and functional house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely wine weekend staying at Lori's house. It worked well for two couples and a 17 month old in our room in a pack and play. The 1 bathroom worked but a second would have been helpful. We did not read in any reviews about the door at the end of the hall that is locked which caught us off guard so I wanted to share for future guests. Everything worked well and was clean. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous home! Exceeded my expectations. Has everything you need. Felt like home! Could go on and on. I highly recommend for anybody looking for a rental close to Santa rosa

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Fantastic home in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Lori's home was the perfect spot for a weekend in Sonoma. The house was large and comfortable, the kitchen was well stocked for cooking a meal, and the hot tub and pool were the perfect end of day relaxation spots after a long day of wine tasting. It's walkable to the small Glen Ellen town and a close drive to Sonoma. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Great location and very nice house!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house with my cousins for a weekend in October and had a wonderful time. We like to be in that part of Sonoma due to the proximity to the wineries we like so the location was perfect. I just wish it had been warm enough to use that beautiful pool! We did get in the hot tub though and that was really nice after a long day of wine tasting. The house was just a quick walk to several very good restaurants making it really ideal. We had a small problem with the shower in one bathroom but the owner was quick to come over and fix it. Overall, we had a really great time and enjoyed our stay at the Kiss of Country. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Awesom home in the lovely village of Glen Ellen.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay in this charming home in Glen Ellen. We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary with our grown daughters. The house was comfortable. The pool and hot tub were a bonus. Perfect location to many nearby wineries an the town of Sonoma. Walking distance to many good restaurants. We will go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Glen Ellen Community Farmers Market (Sunday) May - Oct,

Jack London State Park, Swimming at Morton's Warm Springs, Day Spas, Train Town

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Rates & Availability

Glen Ellen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Winter Rates
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$285
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

*** PLEASE NOTE *** Your payment will serve as an agreement to the following:

Maximum number of guests allowed on the property at anytime is 4.

Pets are not allowed anywhere on the property.

Smoking is not allowed inside the house.

Maximum number of vehicals allowed on the property is 2.

Sonoma County prohibits amplified music outside and enforces quiet hours from 9 PM to 7 AM.

Sonoma County TOT Tax Certificate Number 1016N

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Glen Ellen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Largest of the 2 with sliding doors out to the backyard
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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