The SpaceLocated 20 minutes from Calistoga, Napa Valley and Lake County Vineyards, and 10 minutes from Harbin Hot Springs in the Mayacama Mountains, just 2 hrs away from San Francisco, the Bay Area, or Sacramento. Backyard Garden Oasis is a peaceful respite for those wanting a nature-filled retreat surrounded by some of California’s most beautiful country.
Backyard Garden Oasis offers three separate, light-filled, contemporary cabins, each with it’s own deck, shower and bathroom, fireplace and air conditioning, as well as a refrigerator and coffee maker; making it the perfect retreat for those wishing to avoid crowds.
Greta, your hostess, is also a Massage Therapist with an inviting massage studio on the property. She makes a truly delicious breakfast and is happy to accommodate all types of special diets from bacon and eggs to vegan or lactose intolerant dishes...see our wonderful reviews .
The cottages are simple but elegantly furnished with a king-sized bed with skylight above, a table and chairs for reading, writing, or snacking, and a refrigerator and coffee maker. For your comfort we have air conditioning and an overhead fan, and either a gas or electric fireplace. All the lights are on dimmer switches.
Each cottage also has a private spacious bathroom, a TV/DVD with satellite service. The channels include music, movies, and sports channels as well as local, Bay Area stations. programming. We also provide large, soft cotton bath sheets, bathrobes and hair products. An extra thick single futon is set up to accommodate a third person.
Internet access is available in all the cottages as well as the main house’s covered patio and dining room. The Aquarius Cottage is wheelchair accessible with a shower big enough for a party!
A sliding glass door leads to a private redwood deck with patio furniture - enjoy watching the wildlife come and go, or watch the changing light on our lawns and gardens, the quail, the Manzanita Grove, the pond, waterfall or a clear view of Mt St Helena.
On weekends and holidays a typical breakfasts starts with fresh orange juice and fresh fruit and proceeds to main dishes such as , Omelets or Eggs to your taste, with Bacon or Sausage, French Toast, Huevos Rancheros, Pancakes, Frittata, Pastries, Fresh Garden Salsa and fresh fruit and berries. We can accommodate most dietary needs including raw food or vegan breakfasts. Special requests are honored whenever possible. Each cottage has a refrigerator and coffee maker to make your own coffee or tea. Ask for a separate tea maker if you are a purist tea lover. We provide gourmet coffee and teas and fresh Half 'n' Half . These are also available at the main house with breakfast.
Guest AccessGuests have access to their own private cottage and are served breakfast in the dining room of the main house. Interaction with GuestsI always greet and check-in guests on arrival and serve breakfast in the morning. Living in a separate house on the property means that I am available at any time. Also, therapeutic massage is available on premises. The NeighborhoodMy neighborhood is rural, which includes some wildlife, birds, dogs and a few people! Once off the property hiking, biking and wine tasting are the main activiities of the day. Harbin Hot Springs is in my neighborhood and we often have guests stay here who are spending their days at Harbin, especially those who have dogs or children. Getting AroundYou will have to have your own car as public transportation simply doesn't exist out here. Other Things to NoteThe price listed includes all taxes.