The SpaceSpend the Holidays in the Mountains. Special: Book on weekdays Mon-Tue, 2nd night free of charge. Same for Wed-Thursday get second night free. Two night minimum. We aim for a 5 star rating. Slightly higher cleaning fee for 3 nights or 3rd guest. Trade people get discounts for entire week for rebuilding after Valley/Clayton fires. Major holidays = 5 night minimum.
This is a great fit for social people. We never intrude, we enjoy friendly interactions. Cold springs and swimming pools about 5 minutes by car, one mile. They close in Sept. Hot Springs in Calistoga and Wilbur. Harbin Hot Springs pools are hoping to be reopening by end of this year or January 2017! Blue Lakes & Clear Lake open year round.
It is our Intention to earn a 5 star rating! If, for any reason, something is not to your liking please let us know in person :-) We will do our best to fix the issue immediately, while you are here :-).
Pet fee $25 per pet, per weekend. Cash Only. Please let us know about pets ahead of time -- due to the expensive Persian carpet. If for some reason you forget to pay cash in person we will charge the reservation and add another $25. Longer pet stays = higher fee
Persian Rug and Tapestry draperies. Kitchenette is fairly well stocked. New Queen bed, sleeps two adults. One daybed, sleeps one adult. Small sofa, fits a child.
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Sun. Strawberries, Alyssum, Clover, Columbine, Cosmos, Delphinium, Ferns, Foxglove, Lobelia, Lupine, Marigold, Nasturtium, Poppies, Pansies, Primrose, Roses, Sweet Peas, Violas in flower beds. In Dec through March ... most flowers are gone The potted plants on back and front decks have Cilantro, Basil, Lemon Balm, Mint, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, and many flower varieties, for your use.
You must be fully verified by Airbnb before you book this property :-) Please take care of all the fancy pillows, Please :-)
All major holidays have 6 day minimum stay required, Xmas & New Years. Smaller holidays have a 3 night minimum.
We have fabulous cold springs within minutes of the property. Hot Springs are in Calistoga (35 minutes and Wilbur ( 55 minutes). Swimming pools close by, Pools close in September. Fifty plus, ......... wineries within 15/30 minutes, of the property.
See our other listing. This will offer even more ideas on what to do in our area. Please, take care of all the fancy pillows :-)
OPTIONAL Rental Available: Additional Private Guest Suite attached to main home. Private entry. Large windows with views of Forest & Deer families = private. Roomy private bath with large indoor Jacuzzi.
*The huge front window in the apartment allows for plenty of nonstop viewing. Bird & deer families are easy to watch. On your FIRST night - it is best for you to arrive while it is light out, the place can be tricky to find in the dark. We often leave by 6:00 PM for evening events. If, you do arrive after 5:30 PM, we will plan to give you your orientation the next day. The property is gated at all times.
From S.F. it is about 90 miles. BUT, the traffic in Napa .... makes for a ........ S-L-O-W drive. 101 N. is faster in time. Plus, driving on the winding scenic mountain roads, slows you down. Allow 3 hours to get here on your first drive here.
IMPORTANT: The first two adults are included in the price, each additional adult runs $25. There are different factors which affect this :-)
IMPORTANT: If there are 3 adult guests or more the cleaning fee is starts at $60 --- due to normal wear and tear. For all stays that are a week in length, the cleaning fee is $70 - $ 100 ( this depends on the number of guests ). Please remember that we have light colored carpeting and we have to hire someone to clean the carpets when we have several guests. Guest days longer than three days or longer have a minimum cleaning fee of $60. Guest AccessPrivate entrance on front deck - your own chairs & table. Guest entrance is 15 feet away from main house entrance on the redwood deck. No wheel chair access - lots of front stairs. Front & back Redwood decks in excellent condition. Our intention is to earn a 5 star rating! Please let us know in person, if, anything is not to your liking. We will do our best to fix the issue immediately while you are here!
Back redwood deck and small flower beds. Sidewalk on both sides of the house. Hot Tub is on back deck, take the sidewalk around the house to reach it. Normally, We do not go out on back deck when you are here. CiCi, ( one year ) will go out to play. If, you would rather Not have CiCi be on back deck when you use Hot Tub ( work this out with us in advance ), we can put her in front yard or possibly take her with us when we leave.
The only other time we go out there is to water flowers, herbs and Strawberries during hot weather.
*Tons of bird viewing on all decks ( Humming birds, Cardinals, Blue Jays, Sparrows, Hawks, etc ). Hot tub is on back deck & huge towels ready. Enclosed back deck & hot tub. Outdoor table, umbrella, chairs for dining. Chaise lounge chairs for reading & napping. The back hot tub is to be used by guests in this apartment, Only. We never use it when we have guests.
There is parking in the driveway, and, in the vacant lot across the street. This is a very safe area. Gated property to keep out Deer. ( please note: driveway is steep - when you are facing the main gate ..... stay on left side = less steep). If, for any reason the steep driveway feels uncomfortable - you can park on the street or across the street in the vacant lot. Just ask :-) People tend to forget about steep driveway - then become upset. :-)
). Wi-Fi. Wide Flat screen DIRECT T.V. w/100's Music/ TV channels. You can invite friends to visit the property, if, we are home. Please note: due to drought the grass is no longer watered.
When driving from S.F. here, we suggest taking highway 101 North to Santa Rosa. Then, take Mark Springs Rd, East, to Calistoga. At Calistoga, take highway 29 North. You will need GPS to manage best through the winding roads :-). Otherwise, it can be confusing.
Please note: On your FIRST day/night, it is Best for you to be here before Dark to pick up the keys :-). The property can be tricky to find in the dark. Gated property. Please print our directions from Mapquest, keep them in the car. GPS systems may not work in the tiny valley next to Golf Course - we are next door. Interaction with GuestsWe very social, yet, we will not intrude. We leave it up to our guests to decide whether or not they wish to socialize, come and hang out in the main house. Many Guests like to come into the main house, drink tea/coffee/wine, laugh, joke, get silly, share stories & play board games, watch movies. On cool evenings you can come into the main house and sit near the wood burning fireplace on the sofas.
Waterfalls and creek minutes away. Sometimes the road to the waterfalls is closed though. Cold spring pools, 5 min away. Instructions in book.
We LOVE having all types of guests and lots of guests. All guests are free to come and go at any time of the day or night. The NeighborhoodSuper quiet, peaceful, woodsy, awesome forest and mountain views. We like watching the deer families as they graze next to our home. Hummingbirds & Dragonflies come to visit when you are hanging out on the deck. Swimming is moments away at large Spring fed pools, pools close in mid Sept. Please, let us know in person how we can make your stay even better!
We also have a Guest Suite attached to main house with Private entry. Large windows, view of forest/deer families + private. Nicely appointed w/personality. Roomy bath w/ huge Jacuzzi - Indoor Hot Tub. Getting AroundCar Other Things to NoteIMPORTANT :-)
We now charge a non-refundable $25 CASH per doggy, fee. Plus, we take take out the Persian rugs.
On your way up here, there are many restaurants in St. Helena & Calistoga. About 10 minutes away is Buddha Thai restaurant and St. Helena Brewery for lunch/dinner in Middletown. There are others, too. The Gorgeous Golf Course is a five minute walk from home. Nice restaurant there, too.
*Awesome coffee shops, with indoor/outdoor seating, breakfast/lunch two minute drive.
*Very nice grocery store next next to coffee shop, w organic food selections.
*Pizza place next to coffee shop.
*Spring fed swimming pools are located within one mile from the house.
*Waterfalls with swimming hole are 10 minutes away, sometimes the road to waterfalls is closed. Local teenagers can get a bit rowdy at the waterfalls, when this happens, the road will close for a week.
*Drive-In movie theater is open all summer!