About this listing
A 2 bedrooms 2 baths villa situated right in the Temecula Valley Wine Country, in Southern Calilfornia.
A villa in the Temecula Wine Country. We offer a 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths home with one master king size bed and one smaller bedroom with a queen size bed. (We have a futon in the Master, and two couches in the living room for extra guests). The living room area is an open floor plan with a fireplace and a small dining table. The kitchen is large and fully equipped with a breakfast/dinette area (table & 4 chairs), refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave oven, toaster, blender, Keurig 2.0 K500 & Mr Coffee coffee machine, double sink with garbage disposal, dishes, pots and pans, glasses, cooking amenities/utensils. There is a washing machine & dryer on the premise plus an iron and an ironing board. We also provides sheets, towels and extra blankets. There is a Verizon FiOS network for internet, & Verizon FiOS HDTV. There is a DVD player in the living room.
The propane BBQ for your usage is located in the front patio.
The back yard has a small sitting area for enjoying the view of our small vineyard and the mountains. It can be accessed through the sliding glass doors off both bedrooms.
There is a small organic herb garden right next to this home.
We are situated right in the middle of the vineyards and wineries in the Temecula Valley Wine Country. There are splendid views of 200+ acres South Coast and Wilson Creeks vineyards and miles and miles of unobstructed views of blue skies, meadows, hills, mountains, and the valleys. You can hike, jog or go horseback riding on the many trails around here.
You can enjoy a privacy of the whole place with a large garden, plus plenty of rooms for RV parking and RV hook-ups.
If you want to cook for your family & friends, there are markets and small shopping center near by with Barron's Market, also in the center; a CVS, Fitness Gym's, Starbucks, Wells Fargo bank, Dentis, Nail Salon, Dog Salon, Organic Bakery & several restaurants. Most wineries also serve lunch and early dinner as well. Several shopping centers, Wal-Mart is on Temecula Parkway, (79 South) & Costco & Promenade Malls are about 8 to 10 minutes away on Margarita Road. Organic markets and restaurants also are closed by.
The villa is situated in a country that unlike being in a city or in a suburb. At night you can see thousands of twinkling stars. In the early morning on Saturday & Sunday You will be treated with Hot Air balloons floating over the roofs and all around the property. Late afternoon it's the sound of cool music or concerts from the Wineries near by. Wine tasting here can take 2 to 3 days with over 45+ wineries. Many wineries maintain a separate tasting rooms for after hours in the Old Town Temecula district.
We are centrally located in the Temecula Valley Wineries area but we also have activities for the whole family. The Horse back riding, Petting zoo, Horse Drawn Carriage, Hiking trails, short walks to the 1376-acre Johnson Ranch Ecological Reserve, wine tasting, Friday night music venues, restaurants, fishing & golf resorts are all close by. There are all kind of trails available right at our location for bicycling, hiking, walking & jogging. We also have great fishing at the Lake Skinner, Vail Lake and Diamond Valley Lake. There are large preserves in the areas that you can explore also. Fot day hiking / trekking, The Santa Margarita Preserve in Temecula/Fallbrook & The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Murrieta, are located about 20-25 minutes away.
There are horseback riding lessons nearby or you can join the guided riding in the vineyards. If you feel adventurous then book a ride and get up at the break of the dawn for Hot Air Balloons. Other places to visit: Old Town Temecula for antiques and restaurants, 10 minutes away you can be at the Pechanga Resort and Casino that offers varieties of fun and gaming. The resort offers nine great places to eat including three gourmet restaurants and the cafe that are open all night as restaurants in town mostly stop serving at 9:30 or 10:00pm.
If you like to stay a while longer then you can also make a plan to visit all the So Cal beaches, and or the Desert areas. Endless possibilities.
If you just want to get away to just enjoy the activities and stay in Temecula after a day of wine tasting or after the wedding. A truly relaxing and a heavenly place to unwind and rejuvenate your spirit and soul.
Temecula Valley is recognized as the Napa Valley of Southern California. We are within an hour's drive from Ontario, San Diego, Riverside and Orange County, 1.5 hours from the Palm Springs and about 2.0 hrs from Los Angeles.
** Our property is in the middle of the WINE COUNTRY. We have little critters such as rabbits, geckos, lizards, frogs, birds, owls, bees, chickens, koyotes, ants, spiders, gophers, There are neighbors' cats that keep the rats and mice away. We have our own shelter fostered and adopted dogs. In the summer we sometimes have visiting family of ducks.
We try to maintain our organic way of farming for our country living. we are constantly improving our service and facilities.
Our place is not perfect; but we thoroughly spend at least 3-4 hrs and clean the WHOLE place before each new guest's arrival. We offer a great deal for a whole charming little cottage!! We do not complain or charge you if you break our dishes or small things. Please just let us know so we can replace them. A bottle of local wine & or our own Chardonnay Franc and all drinks and snacks are complimentary with no extra charge.
The whole compound and the individual home that you are staying plus the garden, parking spaces, the back yard vineyard & front yard of the building.
Interaction with Guests
We pretty much leave you alone as we respect your privacy. If you need anything and or needing any information, you can text or call us or knock on our front door ANYTIME. One of us is available at all time as we live in the main house and we both work from home.
Peaceful, quiet, views, fresh air, our neighbor residents are on min. 2 and 1/2 acres to 5 acres; and several are on 20 to 40+ acres. Several of our neighbors have horses. Our neighbor's Petting Zoo welcomes all children. We are close to all the wineries, walking trails & horse riding trails, vineyards, wineries, wedding venues & restaurants. Vail Lake Resort is 10 minutes away. The Hot Air Balloons festival at Lake Skinner are 7-8 minutes away (Event in May.) Downtown & Old Town Temecula for antiques, restaurants, Farmer's Market on Sat Morning, & Promenade Mall for shoppings are 10-15 minutes away. The Outlets at Lake Elsinore are 35 minutes away. Oceanside is about an hour away.
There are shuttle buses between the wineries and several hotels. There are several taxi services available by phone. We also have UBER services available now.
Most roads in the wine country are paved and marked for bike trails all around the wine country. There is a private Horse Drawn Carriage tour that will pick you up at the front of the home and take you to wineries of your choices.
Other Things to Note
If you are staying long term, we can provide cleaning ladies at their cost ($25-30 per hour). We have a crew for the gardening and the vineyard occasionally. Please let us know if you do not want the gardener to go in your back yard.
No pets please! This is only a cottage rental, we are not providing any meals but we provide complimentary fruits, coffee / tea, snacks and refreshments.
Please keep the gates closed at all time.
We subscribe to Verizon FiOS with basic cable TV channels (HBO, SHOWTIME etc); if you want to access "pay per view" channel, please let us know.
We prefer you smoke outside or at the patio, we provide plenty of benches and chairs. Please feel free to call or text us or come over & knock on the front door at the main house, if you have questions or if you need anything.
About the Host, Jeri
We are truly blessed to have the opportunity to live in the midst of the Temecula Wine Country behind Monte De Oro and Wilson Creek wineries. The views of the 200+ acres vineyards, the mountains, and the valleys in front of our home are spectacular. We are a couple of world travelers, free spirit, friendly with positive outlook in life. We both used to live and worked in the SF Bay area and moved to Temecula 14 years ago. Jeri earned an MS in Systems Management and worked in IT for High Tech companies for 35+ years. Ted worked in Engineering, Design and Construction Mngt. We love people and love to go places. We have 2 vacation homes at our compound. The Cottage is a two stories building with one bedroom w/ a queen size bed and a bath downstairs. The upstairs bedroom has two twin beds. The living space upstairs is comprised of a fully equipped kitchen, a dining table, a bar and a fully furnished living room with a big screen TV (with Verizon FIOS). Our second place is a 2 bedrooms 2 baths one story villa. There is a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast area. A large living / dining room with a brick wood burning fireplace. The One Story Villa has a private fenced in backyard with a sliding glass door opens to it from the master bedroom. Come visit us in the Temecula Valley Wine Country, enjoy the area, taste the wines and stay at one of our places. It is a joy to share a taste of our country living life and to share the abundance of nature with our guests.