About this listing
Our cozy two bedroom Nook is situated on one of Sonoma County's well traveled wine roads. Numerous wineries are a short stroll from the from front door. The Nook has parking, a kitchen and bath (with shower) a fenced back yard and a shared laundry room.
To make sure this is the right environment for you, READ ALL THE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR LISTING. At check-in you'll find tasting passes for local wineries. Guests also receive a discount at one of our favourite restaurants. The Nook is one of three units and shares a common wall. We are listed with the "Smokefree Housing Registry". We are not able to accommodate anyone who smokes, vapes or uses E-Cigarettes (even outside). The Nook has two bedrooms and comfortably sleeps 4. The towels are thirsty, the Queen beds are deliciously outfitted with fluffy duvets, and sheets as soft as gossamer clouds. The Nook is equipped with a full kitchen and bath (stall shower) a strong Wi-Fi signal that can accommodate streaming, and a docking station for phones / tablets/ etc. There is a blow-dryer, umbrella, Ironing board, Iron, and a Laundry room with coin fed Washer/Dryer. There is also a collection of board games / cards / puzzles. One of the best features is the 'Nook Bible' with hedonistic insider tips and suggestions for eateries, drinkeries, activities, spa services, shopping etc. You can literally head down the road to Wineries/tasting rooms. Cyclists, hop on your bike and start peddling through the vineyards, you are already there! The Nook is on a well traveled street with tasting rooms and wineries, though this property is in the country, road noise can be heard depending on time of day /time of year /day of the week. Also, in these parts country properties near Vineyards also mean wells and Septic systems, and the Nook is no exception. The Nook is a rustic, private residence and is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues
The Nook itself with private back yard.
Laundry room is shared.
Interaction with guests
We meet each guest at check-in if it's their first time with us, then give you your space. We are well versed in Sonoma County, if you would like ideas or help before or after arrival.
We are 'hooked on the Nook', it's our escape, and frequent it often.
The Nook is in "West County", in West Santa Rosa. Central to Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Forestville, Windsor and Guerneville. Wine tasting rooms are a short stroll from the front door. Stables are across the road. Zagat rated Farm to Table restaurants are minutes away, and Farmers Markets are abundant.
The Ocean, The Charles Schultz Museum, The Melissa garden bee sanctuary, Luther Burbank Gardens, The Heirloom Tomato Festival, Armstrong woods, Jazz festivals, food and wine festivals, a Zip-Line, Hot air ballooning, Russian river frolicking, Kayaking, countless wineries, Day spas, Michelin and Zagat rated restaurants are all less than a 30 minute drive in any direction.
Cyclists, hop on your bike and start peddling, you are already there! This is the home of the Santa Rosa Marathon, Vine Man Triathlon and Levi's GranFondo. Bodega Bay is just a 40 minute bike ride away.
Running trails are nearby too.
Eat, drink, get some exercise, poke around the shoppes, breathe the country air, or simply lie about like a sloth, read a book and rest.
A car is necessary. There is parking for 1 car on the property and another across the street. The Nook is 10 minutes from Santa Rosa Airport, and 75 minutes from either Oakland or San Francisco Airport (without traffic).
Other things to note
The Nook is on a well traveled street with tasting rooms and wineries, though this property is in the country, road noise can be heard depending on time of day /time of year /day of the week. Also, in these parts country properties near Vineyards also mean wells and Septic systems, and the Nook is no exception. The Nook is a rustic, private residence and is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues
If you are a returning guest we'll leave a key. If it's your first time at the Nook we'll meet you and your pals for check-in. We'll need to arrange far in advance for a check in time after 3, in which all guests will be present and we are also available. PARK ONLY IN FRONT OF THE 'NOOK' SIGN. Quiet hours are from 10pm-7:30am. The heat must be off when no one is inside building. At check-out separate recyclables, compost and trash properly (bins are labeled with county guidelines) put used linens in the basket, wash and dry your dishes and Lock the windows and doors. As this is a private residence we cannot accommodate children, animals of any size, or anyone who smokes / vapes / uses E-Cigarettes.
Wendy is a city slicker who fell in love with the country. She's lived and worked in Manhattan, Japan, Chicago, San Francisco, and Mill Valley in Marin County, then she swam upstream to take root in Sonoma County. Lisa is a competitive endurance athlete who loves to unwind by cycling through the wine country…"nuthin' better", says she :) She is also crazy for BIG reds. We grow most of our produce, drink as much wine as schedules allow, and enjoy lingering over healthy, well prepared meals. Airbnb is a natural fit for us since Wendy loves to travel and Lisa loves to stay put in Sonoma County, and both of us love to entertain at home. We also love referring others to great people / experiences / places / services etc. and do that almost daily in our 'regular' lives. We are 'hooked on the nook' and look forward to sharing the love that went into it with you.