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Wine Country Estate with Vineyard Views, Pool, Great for Groups!

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


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Perfect for Corporate Retreats, Family/Friends Gatherings, Other Large Groups

With spectacular mountain-top views overlooking vineyards, this wooded, hillside resort on over 150 breathtaking acres offers utter privacy, relaxation and solitude. Relax on the wrap-around deck or float in the pool overlooking beautiful Sonoma Valley.

Gorgeous outdoor pool (not heated) is lovely during the warmer months.

The estate is large, with plenty of space for everyone to curl up with a book or splinter off to enjoy talking over a glass of wine.

Some favorite spots to spend time:

- Curling up by the fireplace in the great room

- Lounging in a wicker chair on the deck wrapping the house on 3 sides

- Swinging in the hammock or sitting in the Adirondack chairs on the large lawn

- Lounging by the outdoor pool (unheated, open for swimming Memorial Day - Labor Day)

- Warming up around the outdoor fire pit

- Enjoying quiet time in the Owners Unit (optional & additional), which has its own private deck

Furnished in warm yet sophisticated 'Sonoma Style,' the property features a dramatic great room including living, dining and kitchen in one large, open space, with panoramic views of the entire valley below. All seven bedrooms are appointed with the finest linens, down pillows and luxurious comforters. Each bathroom has its own character, each with lots of charm.

This home is perfect for large groups; from celebrating family reunions to corporate retreats to housing everyone in a wedding party under one roof. There is no other place like it on Earth.

We are about 45 minutes from Sonoma airport, and about 1.5 hours from SFO and Oakland airport.

Sleeping arrangements include:

- Bedroom #1 is downstairs - 2 Queen beds.

- Bedroom #2 is downstairs - Queen bed.

- Bedroom #3 is upstairs - King bed.

- Bedroom #4 is upstairs - Queen bed.

- Bedroom #5 is upstairs - Queen bed.

- Bedroom #6 is upstairs - 2 Twin beds.

- The final 'bedroom' is a convertible den/bedroom downstairs, and it has a pull-out sofa bed and large TV.


- 1 full downstairs

- 2 full upstairs

- 1 full in Owners Unit (optional, see below)

Additional Options:

- Add the Owner's Unit ($200/night, sleeps 2): this spacious in-law suite on the bottom floor of the house has its own private entrance, Queen bed, sitting area, TV & DVD, kitchen and bathroom. The sofa pulls out into yet another bed. The suite enjoys a full wall of windows for appreciating the breathtaking view.

- Adjacent 1 bedroom cottage property with lovely outdoor hot tub located a few minutes by foot:

House Rules:: No smoking indoors, no pets, and no amplified music outdoors. We cannot permit large events on the property; if you would like to host an intimate gathering please inquire for details.

* We keep the calendar up to date, so be sure to check there before inquiring *

More Details
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016

About Rebecca

I'm the manager of this gorgeous estate. I've been taking care of it for 3 years now, and have been in the property business for over 8 years.

Rebecca purchased this villa in 2006

Guestbook comments from the owner

We can't thank-you enough for allowing us to use your house this weekend for the family to stay at during the wedding!! When we got there it was so beautiful we thought we could have had the wedding there!! We felt like the entire weekend was fairy tale. It was perfect and you ordered perfect weather too.
Apr 2012
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Wine Country Estate with Vineyard Views, Pool, Great for Groups!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 17 reviews
New Jersey

Trip of a Lifetime!

  • 5 of 5

What made the trip so special was that we had 18 people able to stay and congregate on the property. We were there to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. The property is indeed unique and even though the house is a little dated, as much upgrading as possible has been done. Everyone was satisfied with their accommodations. The kitchen was big enough but we probably could have used another refrigerator. Any minor issues we had during the week were handled immediately by Kevin on the phone. He was very helpful. The location to Sonoma and Glen Ellen was perfect. We did take trips to Napa and Healdsburg which were not too far away. Finally, the chef we had cook the birthday celebration dinner was local and knew the property. This helped her prepare so that we had a perfect evening. The weather was a little warmer than usual early in the week and we weren't made aware of an attic fan that might have helped those sleeping upstairs. All in all it met our expectations and I would certainly recommend it to a group that wants an ideal place to get away. Good value.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Fabulous family-friendly retreat surrounded by nature

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a most enjoyable and memorable week-long family reunion at the Moon Mountain house. We have only superlatives to describe the experience.

The house is beautifully furnished and maintained yet children friendly.The mountain views are a constant presence as our three-generational family swam in the sun-dappled pool, hiked up the mountain ridge, barbecued on the lawn or had everyone gathered round the large dining table for a meal cooked in the spacious, well-equipped kitchen (two dishwashers, two coffee machines, two ovens and a professional chef’s stove!)

Thoughtful touches made this house special ... the hammock under a canopy of trees, the ping-pong room, the wrap-around terrace and verandah where children could do an art project on the outdoor table under the shade of a large sun-screening umbrella while a mum or dad caught up with the inevitable office phone mail just a few feet away. Wifi was good out on that verandah and in the comfy TV room where we caught the start of the Rio Olympics. Even with a big extended family there was always enough quiet spaces to retreat to, to read or just to nap.

The responsiveness of Bridget and Kevin the on-site staff was exceptional. She was contactable for our every question and need, driving up to fix a sticky door one day and bringing us a replacement coffee grinder on another.

We loved that Sonoma’s vineyards, cafes, shops, supermarkets and yoga studios were just a ten minute drive away. Yet we were living amidst nature’s serenity where our city children got the chance to see animals such as hare, eagles, a coyote and a mother partridge leading her eight babies into the bushes right next to the house. Those who got up at 4am one morning to catch a reported meteor display were not disappointed. We highly recommend this Moon Mountain house!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing house and it was perfect for our family of 12. Beautiful views, gorgeous pool with great landscape. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen, it had everything we needed. The only thing we wished were different is faster internet, sharper knives and more dish towels in the kitchen. Overall, 5 stars!!! Would stay here again and did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely place to be

  • 4 of 5

The Moon Mountain Estate is breathtaking. The pool and grounds are lovely. Even though not heated, the pool cover made the pool very comfortable for swimming. We loved sitting out at night to watch the stars and the nightly visit by bats, and other wildlife.

The staff was very helpful with anything we needed. That said, a few things could have been improved. The house is really not fully air conditioned. The upper level is not, and was very warm for sleeping. There is a fan that is supposed to pull the cool air up, but it does not help. The dishwashers were not properly attached to the cabinets, and had to be held in place when loading and unloading. Wifi is sporadic. The televisions are very difficult to use. One oven was not working.

All of that said, my group had a wonderful week and the kids would love to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Excellent! All the amenities, comfort, a peaceful retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent retreat with all the comforts of home.

A peaceful retreat! Gorgeous surroundings and amazing views. It is the perfect get away that you won't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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san francisco

Outstanding Views!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house. The pictures on VRBO don't do it justice!! The house is very comfortable with many bedrooms (6 I think, plus a den with a pull out couch). But the best parts are the outside space and the views. Gorgeous!!!! The house is set high on Moon Mountain, all by itself. There are no neighbors nearby. It is a few miles off the main road, but we had no problem getting taxis to pick us up and pizza delivered! I can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Sonoma Highway 12
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Sonoma Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
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Dec 24 2016 - Dec 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

INQUIRE about additional spaces adjacent to the property for large groups
HOLIDAYS often require a higher rate and higher minimum nights - Please Inquire!

NO PETS, sorry!

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Sonoma Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - Downstairs
    Full 2 - Upstairs
    Full 3 - Upstairs
    Full 4 - In Owners Suite (must be added to booking)
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible Den - 1 queen , Private den with convertible sofa. Door closes room off.
    Owners Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Must add to booking separately - extra fees apply - inquire
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Other Amenities: The house is over 3,000 sq ft of luxurious appointments and casual elegance. The property sits on 150 acres with many trails and hills to explore. Other amenities include: porch, pool, fire pit, outdoor dining area, large outdoor picnic tables, game room with ping pong table, outdoor shower, additional in-law suite. Other Activities: Overlooking a world-class winery, the property is conveniently located minutes from over 40 wineries in the Sonoma Valley, yet close to town. Enjoy easy access to wine tasting, sight seeing, shopping in the beautiful Sonoma Square, restaurants from 5 star cuisine to local burger joints, The Sonoma Mission Inn's world famous spa (at the bottom of our hill), the Sonoma Golf & Country Club golf course, Jack London state park in beautiful Glen Ellen, and much more!

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