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Unsurpassed Views Indoors And Out On This 3-Acre Vineyard Estate

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Spacious Home With Ever-Present Panoramic Views

Welcome to our home in the heart and scintillating soul of Sonoma County. Our sunny 3-acre estate is perched on a rolling hill between Sebastopol and Occidental and is punctuated by majestic sweeping views of vineyards, orchards, redwoods and mountains. Enjoy the ever-changing beauty of our terraced perennial gardens, chardonnay vineyard and young olive grove. We invite you to share in the seasonal organic bounty of our fruit trees, assorted berries, vegetables, and herbs or meditate in our fragrant rose garden. Our recently purchased home has been lovingly renovated and updated to take full advantage of the lush Sonoma lifestyle. Abundant large windows and glass doors bring the outdoors in and highlight the varied vistas from every room, from sunrise to sunset to starry nights.

Furnished with style and comfort, we invite you to sink into overstuffed couches and chairs, put your legs up on ottomans and reclaimed wood coffee tables, and dine on the antique farm table or the vintage teakwood set under the stars. With multiple, comfortable eating and seating options available indoors and out, your most difficult decision will be where to sip your cappuccino or pinot noir.

If you enjoy cooking, you will appreciate our large, updated kitchen with a new 5-burner Italian gas range, double ovens and high-end small appliances and cookware. The built-in gas grill is conveniently located on the back deck for added cooking options. Or explore the health benefits of juicing with our Breville juicer - there is no better place on earth for organic vegetables and fruit from our gardens or local farmers.

We hope that you sleep long and well in the three thoughtfully designed and furnished bedrooms. The large master features a queen bed, ensuite bath with double sinks, enormous window with rose garden views and sliding glass doors onto the terraced back garden patio. The two other bedrooms boast antique double beds, oversized windows and beautiful rose garden or back terraced garden views. All of the bedrooms have spacious closets, and are furnished with a writing desk and a dresser. They also feature quiet ceiling fans, blackout shades and new pillow-top mattresses, down comforters, and quality linens for your added comfort.

The large living room with its cathedral ceiling is warmed by reclaimed wood beams, plush sage couches, antique side tables, opulent rugs, and multiple personal lighting options designed for reading and relaxing. It features a 47-inch flat screen television with Direct TV and a Blu-Ray DVD system. Our cozy corner library contains diverse offerings for your browsing or reading pleasure as well as a local section where you find guidebooks and practical information to help you optimize your stay in the slice of heaven that is Sonoma County.

Nestled high in the back terraced garden, the hot tub provides a secluded, steamy oasis with exceptional views, including the distant Mayacamas Mountains. It is our favorite place to greet the day in the early morning as the mist rolls through the Green Valley and to enjoy sunsets that seem to last forever. Due to the presence of unobtrusive landscape lighting, it is also an ideal spot to count the stars.

Our home and gardens are smoke-free and chemical-free. The house has an open floor plan and wide doorways. There are only 2 low steps to enter the house from any door and the master bedroom has a large walk-in shower. We have tried to eliminate all barriers to your enjoyment of this magical space.

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Moinester
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 10, 2017

About Susan Moinester

My husband, David, and I are 'southernized' former New Yorkers. Born, raised and married in Brooklyn, our adult lives have been enriched by spending them in Memphis, TN where we have come to know and appreciate great music, Slow Food and wonderful friends. We fell in love with Sebastopol and the surrounding area on a romantic vacation in the summer of 2012. We were captivated by the physical beauty and the lifestyle. We never expected to find a house so quickly, as we cannot move for several years. But as soon as we saw this property, we knew that we could not let it go. So until we are able to live in 'Our Home in the Vineyard' full-time, we welcome you and your family to share it with our family.

Susan Moinester purchased this estate in 2012

Why Susan Moinester chose Sonoma County

This property has a magical quality that touched us from the moment we stepped out of the realtor's car; it has held us in its grip ever since. The property stirs your soul while simultaneously imparting a sense of tranquility. You feel exhilarated yet at peace. It is an intangible quality, yet undeniable and while a very personal experience, we have found it to be universal among all those who have visited. Perhaps it is the gentle slope of the hill on which the home rests, the beautiful, terraced gardens that are perennially in bloom, the accessibility of all 3 lush acres or the unusual diversity of the breathtaking views that surround the home. Perhaps it is the fact that the house and the outdoor living areas take full advantage of the spectacular surroundings by bringing the outside into every room. The house is spacious with large rooms and an open floor plan that is unique in this area. It is impossible to capture these qualities from the photos; we invite you to come and experience it for yourself.

What makes this estate unique

To quote one of our guests, 'Home in the Vineyard is a warm hug': we could not agree more! It fills our senses and captivates our souls. At Home in the Vineyard, we are fully immersed in beauty and verdant abundance and delight in the casual elegance and comfort of the Sonoma lifestyle.

Amenities

Sebastopol Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Double sinks
  • The bathrooms are large, bright and airy with natural light, large mirrors and graceful light fixtures. The vintage tiled counters are spacious and the shabby chic white cabinets contain many convenient drawers. Both bathrooms feature magnifying mirrors (handheld) and hairdryers with diffusers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and the two double bedrooms have deep, full closets. All have quiet ceiling fans, multiple lighting options, a comfortable reading chair, full dresser and a writing desk.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(52 traveler reviews)

Unsurpassed Views Indoors And Out On This 3-Acre Vineyard Estate
average rating of 4.9423075 based on 52 reviews
Tempe, AZ
5

Beautiful house and property

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed staying here immensely. The kids loved the gardens, grounds and neighbor's dogs that came to visit and play. The location is perfect for exploring the surrounding towns, forests, farms and coast. The house is spacious and well appointed for a vacation getaway.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing Vacation, beautiful inside and out!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful rental property. The grounds were spectacular as well as the interior of the house. Fern and Susan were exceptionally fast to respond to emails, etc when we had questions. It is quiet and secluded yet this property is close to just about everything you'd want to experience in the area. The great weather was a bonus as we spent every evening on the back deck star gazing.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
5

Spectacular views, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

When we turned on the street and saw the property, it took our breath away. The views are stunning and the house is beautiful. Very classy, we enjoyed cooking , drinking wine from the local vineyard, and going in the hot tub. Beds were super comfortable, perfect getaway for some fun and relaxing time

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Mateo
5

Just beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. The view wast just amazing. The house was perfect for our group of 6. Loved being all in one place. Fully stocked kitchen. Would totally recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Speechless .. too perfect

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful and location is just perfect. The homeowner had many recommendations that basically planned our trip. The home had everything we needed and more plus it felt like a dream staying there for the two nights (wish it was more). Oh, also communication with the homeowner was amazing and always very responsive.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical in Sebastopol

  • 5 of 5

My wife, our two very young children, and my parents stayed at this home over a weekend in November and I can't tell you how blown away I was by the house and the surrounding lands. The pictures really don't do it any justice. The house has a very functional layout with a formal dining room and a kitchen that has everything you need to cook a gourmet meal. It's also very close to downtown Graton if you wanted to grab a bite to eat. And there are an abundance of wineries within a 5-10 mile radius.

Susan, the owner, and Fern couldn't be more gracious. The house was in perfect condition when we arrived. And we really didn't need to bother them with anything as the house had everything we needed. Check in and check out was seemless.

I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
11.8 Miles
Charles Schulz Sonoma County Airport, Santa Rosa
Nearest Barpub
1.9 Miles
Underwood Bistro
Nearest Golf
3.8 Miles
Sebastopol Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
1.9 Miles
Willow Wood Market Cafe and Underwood Bistro
Nearest Beach
16.1 Miles
Bodega Bay
Car: necessary

Our home is ideally situated to enjoy all that Sonoma County has to offer, indoors and out, all year-round. We are located in the scenic Green Valley in the heart of the Russian River Valley. Our property is just minutes away from dozens of wineries, tasting rooms, microbreweries, bars, world class restaurants and eateries. For less traditional culinary and cultural experiences, don't miss the paella at the Occidental Friday evening Farmers Market (get there early!) and the hippy hash and duck tacos at the Sebastopol Farmers Market on Sunday. Oh... lest we forget, Screamin' Mimi's in Sebastopol - 'Sonoma County's Best Ice Cream' for their olive oil ice cream - or anything else! For groceries, fresh fruits and veggies and a wonderful selection of local wine, we are just 7 minutes from one of the finest markets in Sonoma - Andy's.

We also want to be sure to mention that we are only 6 miles (about a 13-minute drive) from the fabulous, singular Wild Flour Bread Bakery in Freestone. Our perfect day starts with steaming bread, scones and Taylor Maid coffee from Wild Flour, continues to through the quaint town of Bodega for a stop at the artisans' cooperative, antique store and surf shop and then up the spectacular coast from Bodega Bay to Jenner. The coastline is lined with scenic overlooks, hiking trails and diverse accessible beaches. You can continue up the coast but we prefer to turn inland at Jenner for a change to the Russian River scenery and dinner in Monte Rio or Guerneville. The variety of topography, scenery and activities that await you with 20 minutes of our property is truly astounding!

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Rates & Availability

Sebastopol Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Mar 31 2017 - Oct 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$425
From
$450
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
From
$400
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,725
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Service $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

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