Roaring campfire.Front view with covered overhang. Great for rainy days.
A Family Estate Among the California Redwoods
A Family Estate Among the California Redwoods

Entire home/apt

8 Guests

3 Bedrooms

5 Beds

Entire home/apt

8 Guests

3 Bedrooms

5 Beds

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About this listing

Villa Ratto is a private two acre park like family estate that has been passed down to the next generation. The estate is nestled among the stunning California Redwoods on the bank of historic Austin Creek. It is the perfect setting for a memorable vacation with family and friends or a romantic couple's getaway. Plus, it's the ideal spot to relax, unwind, and balance yourself with nature.

Sonoma County TOT#: 1093N

The space
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 5
Check In: 3PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $200
Security Deposit: $500


The space

This contemporary designed home showcases simplicity, style, and comfort with a rustic feel. The main room with its vaulted wood beam ceilings features a large living room area, an open gourmet kitchen, and spacious dining area that seats up to ten guests.

The living room area with its stone fireplace includes a comfortable and spacious leather sofa.

The fully stocked gourmet kitchen includes: 2 sinks, double ovens, ample prep areas, gas cook top, wine refrigerator, and quartz stone counter tops with bar stool seating.

The master suite has a king size bed with a private bathroom. The master bath showcases a large walk-in shower and double vanity sinks. The two guest bedrooms are spacious with queen size beds and large closets.

The extra beds are two (2) twin size roll-away beds with 4" memory foam mattress. Includes linens, pillows, and comforters. Can be setup in living room.

Guest access

The grounds offer a large grassy area for outdoor games such as volleyball or badminton and a campfire ring in back for a relaxing evening by a warm fire.

Interaction with guests

The entire home and the two acre fenced in property are for the guest's privacy and enjoyment.

The neighborhood

Pacific Coast is only a 15 minute drive.
Historic Duncans Mills just 5 minutes away.
Wine Tasting
Zip Lining
Kayak & Canoe Rentals
Cycle Races and Events
Fine Dining
Food & Wine Events

Getting around

Scenic drives throughout Sonoma County's historic redwood forests, breathtaking coastline, and beautiful vineyards and wineries.

Also, it's a cyclist paradise with great country roads and small towns to discover.

Other things to note

12% Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) including cleaning fee.

House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in time is 3PM - 12AM (midnight)

This vacation home is permitted and complies with the Vacation Rental Performances Standards set by the County of Sonoma, Permit Resource Management Dept.

(Sonoma County TOT#: 1093N)

Quiet Hours: 10pm - 7am
Max. No. of Guest: 8
Max. No. of Vehicles: 4

Guest are required to accept a rental agreement upon booking and follow the county ordinances for vacation rentals. The rental agreement will be sent via email to the guest after booking is completed.

Pets are welcome but renter must inform the home owner ahead of time prior to booking. Renter must abide by the pet rules described in the rental agreement. Pets are limited to dogs only.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay

7 Reviews

Check In
Annie User Profile
January 2017
Tony was a fantastic and communicative host. He even accommodated us when we had a mix-up due to different members of our family coming and leaving at different times. The property itself is very well appointed for a family getaway - the pictures don't do the house justice. The rooms are exceptionally cozy, clean and private. We could not be more thrilled with our time at Villa Tony! Thank you!

Ellen User Profile
July 2016
The host canceled this reservation 159 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Tony User Profile
Response from Tony:
Sorry about that, I never cancel but I had promised a family member the Christmas holiday and didn't get chance to update my calendar.
July 2016

Angela User Profile
February 2016
Villa Ratto was the perfect get-away in the woods! While making the reservation, host was professional and nice, and when we got to the place, everything was clean and organized. There were also great amenities, like wood for the outdoor fire pit. Hot tub was a bonus, very relaxing!! It was a great time!

Scott User Profile
January 2016
Excellent host - answered questions promptly and thoroughly, good communication - and a really wonderful house. Kitchen - fully stocked, spacious, very functional - was a particular highlight.

Steven User Profile
June 2015
Tony provided great communication, superb description of the home and area, as well as recommendations for local restaurants, shopping, and activities. Very helpful for travelers not from the area. The home was exceptionally clean and the kitchen has everything a chef would need to prepare great meals. The area is quiet and relaxing with hot tub and fireplace in the backyard. Highly recommend to anyone wanting to get away from the city!

Robert User Profile
February 2015
The villa in Cazadero was amazing. The interior combined a modern feel with rustic charm. Extremely spacious with a fully stocked kitchen. Tony even supplied snacks - perfect for nearby hikes in the Redwoods. The outdoor space was equally amazing, with a clean hot tub, a fire pit with a stock pile of chopped wood and tinder, as well as a spacious yard for the dog to roam. I will definitely be going back my next trip to Russian River.

Maggie User Profile
February 2015
This place is beautiful! The pictures don't do it justice! Very well stocked and easy to find and use everything. The fire pit and hot tub are a great time and Tony is really nice and easy to deal with!

Alameda, California, United States · Joined in February 2014
Tony User Profile

I am very relaxed and laid back person with an attention to the finer things in life. The outdoor life is my passion. Fishing, kayaking, beach combing, you name it!

My most favorite thing to do is getting together with family and friends and enjoying great food, wine, and laughter.

I love the Sonoma County lifestyle. The wineries, outdoors activities, and the dining experience are world class.

Happy to share my family estate with you.

Response rate: 100%
(past 90 days)
Response time: within an hour

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.