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Welcome to our family cabin for 4...a Rustic 50 year old summer-mountain cabin lovingly restored and remodeled for all season use. In the mountains between Napa & Sonoma Valley's: 7 miles from house to downtown Calistoga; 10 miles to downtown Santa Rosa, for parties of 4 maximum ONLY.

The space

Very Secluded, private, forested location!! Our 1960's vintage rustic mountain cabin is tucked deep into the forest, surrounded by 100' tall firs. Located in the mountains midway between Napa & Sonoma valley's. 1.5 hours from San Francisco, in the heart of the wine country, a short drive via windy country roads to neighboring towns of Calistoga, St. Helena, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, & Sonoma, and numerous parks for hiking.
The Cabin:
Maximum guest party size is 4 ONLY. The home sleeps 4, and there is only ONE bathroom. 2 bedrooms w/ queen beds located within the house, there is a 3rd bedroom in the Garden Cottage, a few steps through the garden in a detached outbuilding. The living room has a woodstove/fireplace and large flat screen TV/Satelite/DVR, and looks out onto the garden, garden cottage and forest beyond. The kitchen is large, fully equipped, and great for dining in and has comfortable bar seating. Just outside the kitchen and living room is a large deck with gas BBQ and outside seating.
The Area:
Down the hill to the West, Sonoma Valley/Hwy 12
Down the hill to the East, Napa Valley/Hwy 29/128
Each abundant with wineries large and small. Explore side roads and discover places not on the map.
State parks in both valleys...Hood, Sugarloaf, Annadel, Bothe, R.L.Stevenson, Jack London, hikers heaven.

This rugged forested location makes Cell Phone service unreliable, and there is NO internet. There is, however, a Land-Line provided for your incoming and outgoing calls…or to make a restaurant reservation. This is an ideal location for couples or small groups wanting seclusion and comfort, surrounded by nature…all within a short drive to anywhere in the wine country.

Pros: location, natural setting in the forest, comfortable rustic cabin in the woods. 7 miles from house to downtown Calistoga; 10 miles from house to downtown Santa Rosa
Cons: ONE bathroom, NO wifi-Internet, NO cell service (most carriers)-MAXIMUM number of guests is 4 ONLY.
Secluded location!!...approx 7 miles to downtown Calistoga, in the country, set in the middle of a dense forest, via twisty country road. NO internet, NO cell service. 3 bedrooms/3 beds, and ONE bathroom.
Maximum number of guests at any time is 4 persons. NO guests may be entertained at the house (from wedding parties for example) NO parties of any kind. NOT appropriate for very young children NOR elderly persons whom have ambulatory difficulties. This house is ‘split-level'
and has stairs to the front door as well as inside the home. House is NOT baby-proofed and contains breakable art collections.

Guest access

entire home

Interaction with guests

home owner will greet and check in guests, or self check in/out itinerary depending

Other things to note

NO Wifi-internet, NO cell phone service, MAXIMUM guest party size is 4 ONLY.


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad

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Prices
Security Deposit: 500
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

This is a NO SMOKING home. House is ONLY for use or occupancy by guests on reservation. No addition guests or visitors may stay at or occupy property. House is to be left in the condition in which it is presented. Linens on beds to be stripped and folded @ check-out,
kitchen to be left clean. NO CLEANING FEE...however a $500.00Security/Damage/Cleaning deposit is collected by Airbnb, and refunded after check-out is no damages have been assessed. A complete chech out check list is provided for guests to follow. House is to be left in the condition it is found. Maximum number of guests: 4 persons


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Laura User Profile
August 2017
Matt was so easy to work with and very communicative about our stay. The house is a bit remote, but generally close enough to Calistoga and other nearby towns. As a group of 4 (2 couples) we fit nicely in the home and everything we required was provided. MANY kitchen amenities which were greatly appreciated.

Jon User Profile
July 2017
Matt's place is a charming and secluded hideaway. Just a short drive to Calistoga but in a lovely secluded spot. Matt is a great host. He left food and wine and lots of tips and then was able to help out organising a neighbour helping with a quick taxi run. Top host!

Jen User Profile
July 2017
Matt was an absolutely lovely and accommodating host. We had a last minute addition to our group and he was very gracious about it. His home is adorable and set up to be very user friendly and welcoming, with an incredibly well-outfitted kitchen and wonderful outdoor spaces. We mostly used it to sleep, but it was convenient to everything we tried to do in the valley and spacious enough to comfortably house 5 of us for the weekend. We had a fantastic time - thanks again!

Charlie User Profile
July 2017
Matt's place is remarkable. It's very comfortable and has everything you need for a memorable stay. Being right in the middle between Santa Rosa and Calistoga is extremely convenient for winery visits, restaurants, and other shopping. Matt makes it extremely easy to get in and out, and is very clear and informative to answer any questions making suggestions.

Catherine User Profile
June 2017
What an incredible home - so much personality and fun things to admire from the statues in bird cages, to bowling balls, to the gardens and fountain. We were greeted with thoughtful notes all over the house too. The beds are comfy and the kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to make great meals. Lovely home and renting from Matt was a pleasure.

Stuart User Profile
June 2017
The place is secluded and close to Calistoga. Matt provided excellent and detailed instructions for getting to the house and was very responsive. The garden is full of interesting things and dense with plants. The garden cottage was a treat, and the favored place to sleep. The kitchen was large and very well equipped. After cooking, we ate on the deck, which was like sitting in the treetops. We especially enjoyed the wood stove, nothing like a fire to take the chill off. Everything was neat and clean. We had a great stay.

Will User Profile
June 2017
Matt couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating, and the house itself is unforgettable! Great experience, end-to-end. If you're visiting the area, staying at Matt's is a must!

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Santa Rosa, California, United StatesJoined in January 2011
Matt User ProfileMatt is a superhost.

We are professionals who love to travel, surf, and Art of all kinds. We love this house for its secluded forested location. This house is perfect for staying 'in' and just hanging out, enjoying the garden and fountain, and seeing the sites so close by. Bothe state park is a short drive for fantastic hikes, and amazing wineries in every direction.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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