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Sleep Amidst Beautiful Oaks Overlooking the Napa Valley

13 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Napa Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Enjoy a recently renovated upstairs one bedroom apartment that feels like a secluded treehouse, yet is only minutes away from Napa’s fine dining, wineries, shopping and the Silverado Trail. Watch unforgettable sunsets while you enjoy a glass of wine on the shady patio overlooking the valley and downtown Napa. This quiet guesthouse is situated on a two acre property where you can often spot deer, wild turkeys, hawks and other wild life.

The light filled apartment is decorated with modern furnishings and unique contemporary works of art. The updated kitchen is fully equipped and linens are provided. There is cable TV, broadband WiFi, use of washer and dryer and ample outdoor parking.

Keywords: modern, guest house, secluded, private, quiet, newly remodeled, full kitchen

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Stephen Whisler (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german

About Stephen Whisler

Stephen and Sabine are artists and designers who recently moved to Napa in 2008, after having lived in Manhattan for 27 years. They are both widely traveled and fluent in German. The main house, which they recently renovated, was featured in California Home & Design magazine. They enjoy entertaining and discovering the unique pleasures of the Napa Valley.

Stephen Whisler purchased this apartment in 2008

Reviews

4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

Sleep Amidst Beautiful Oaks Overlooking the Napa Valley
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

Stunning Location - Hidden Gem!

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a wonderful stay here. Stephen and Sabine were wonderful hosts - helpful, friendly and willing to provide great suggestions for things to do, wineries and restaurants.

The location is beautiful, the patio views alone should be enough to make you want to stay here. We enjoyed several evenings watching the local deer walking around the property, whilst the sun set. The grounds are beautifully maintained, and there are a lot of great, unique details around the space.

The location is a 25 minute walk to downtown Napa. This is a wonderful, peaceful walk which we did every morning with our dog to get coffee. Everyone is exceptionally friendly and the scenery is stunning. Its exceptionally easy to get around from this location- we used our own car and ubers during the weekend.

The inside of the property is furnished beautifully with mid century furniture, great art and some great unique details. Its fully equipped with everything you need for a stay and the kitchen is fully stocked if you plan to cook like we did. Its a well maintained, exceptionally clean and very comfortable space.

We had such a wonderful time at this location. Our friends who were staying nearby at a hotel came by, and are already planning a trip back so they can rent this location. Dont be put off with the location not being directly downtown, this is a hidden gem!

I cant rate this place highly enough, we cant wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stay Here!

  • 5 of 5

You will not be disappointed! Such a beautiful place, view, and friendly owners. The actual property overlooks all of Napa. It is at the highest point to look down on the town. Very beautiful. The place above his art studio they actually lived in for a year. He remodeled places in New York and definitely did a fabulous Job with this one. I will definitely make more trips to Napa just to stay here.

Loved it! Way better than any hotel ever could be.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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São Tomé de Covelas
5

Perfect pied-à-terre with a view

  • 5 of 5

Sabine and Stephen's place is perfect for anyone wanting to explore Napa Valley but enjoy peace and quiet at the end of a hard day's touring. The one-bedroom apartment above the couple's artist studio is well-appointed and most tastefully decorated. We loved the restrained, comfortable furniture and the original artwork, but mostly the beautiful natural light that floods the apartment by day, the quietness of the neighborhood and the superb view over Napa with regular appearances by deer, wild turkeys and squirrels. The apartment is just minutes away by car from the Oxbow Market and downtown Napa - very handy, and close to the Silverado Trail, the valley's second, quieter, more scenic traffic artery running north-south. Lots of wineries are along the Trail, including Joseph Phelps and Stag's Leap. Sabine and Stephen are both extremely friendly and approachable. I couldn't recommend the place more!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and private retreat. Felt like home, but better!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this sweet apartment overlooking the woods. Sabine and Stephen were wonderful hosts. Very responsive when we had any questions or needed anything. We both enjoyed making their acquaintance.

The photos really don't do the property justice. The remodel that they did on this guest apartment is perfect for the space and takes advantage of the natural lighting. We woke every morning to deer in the backyard. And the sunset view is gorgeous.

Both Stephen and Sabine are artist so you'll find nice little personal touches throughout the rental. We look forward to our next vacation here!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hillside Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a more perfect weekend getaway. The property overlooks the town of Napa. While just a quick ~10 minute drive up from the valley, during the day it feels like a secluded wooded retreat with deer paths winding through the hillside yard. At night, the view transforms with lights from the town below. The modest apartment-over-garage/art studio was equipped with every amenity, all with the minimal, stylish touch of the owners. Hosts Stephen and Sabine made us feel right at home and are just fascinating people with great stories to share.

We plan to find all sorts of excuses to return to here!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome place. Awesome location

  • 5 of 5

We could only squeeze in a 1 night stay on our tour of California and we were bummed about it. The location is awesome - at the top of a pretty long and steep hill that allows for great views of the valley/city but is not too great for jogging up :). The owners had great communication prior to our arrival and were there to greet us but are not all up in your mix. They had people over one night and the property is big enough (dual driveways, separate building etc) that neither party knew the others were there until we talked on our way out the next day. We bought a candle in town and chilled on the patio overlooking the sunset with a bottle we had bought at Silverado Winery (also great views). The sun seemed to beam light for an unusually long time after passing below the horizon - no idea why but no complaining! Had a blast. Worth every penny!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

wine tasting, wine train

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Rates & Availability

Napa Apartment Rental Rates

Notes

  • $2,600/mo pls contact for other rates
  • US Dollars
  • $2,600 per month.
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Amenities

Napa Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a tub with shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • rafting

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