About this listing
Private, sunny room in a very quiet, established east side neighborhood. You'll find a queen size bed with luxury linens, and a private bathroom in a neat house only 3 short blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza.
Private, sunny room in a very quiet, established east side neighborhood. You'll find a queen size bed with luxury linens, and a private bathroom next to the guest room in a neat house only 3 short blocks from the historic Sonoma Plaza. We request a two night minimum on holiday and summer weekends.
Enjoy wine country and the charming town of Sonoma. Renowned restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms, shops and an art museum are all within walking distance. The Plaza currently has over 20 tasting rooms so you can partake and walk home without worrying about the drive.
For those who wish to explore further, there are shops that rent bicycles close by and hiking and walking trails; the hosts would be happy to suggest routes We have a couple of bicycles available for use.
Wireless internet, outside court yard with herb garden, a beautiful backyard and a petanque court (like bocce ball) for your use. You may have kitchen and laundry room privileges. Easy street parking in front of the house. We have a large but sometimes shy lap cat. Fresh coffee and juice available.
There is a lot going on in all seasons in Sonoma, The Tuesday evening Farmers Market is not to be missed; we also have a Friday morning Farmers Market where you can spot many of the town chefs planning their meals. The grape harvest in the fall brings people from around the world to enjoy the colors and aromas of the wine country and the olive harvest and festival in the winter keeps the action going year round.
There is an art museum and two small history museums to see as well as the historic mission, the Vallejo house and some interesting wine-related museums. The Olive Festival has the Blessing of the Olives in the mission in January, with wonderful music and speakers and there is an International Film Festival in early April.
We hope you enjoy our house, the town and neighborhood as much as we do.
Guests are welcome to use any of the outdoor areas. We have a very nice courtyard were they may want to have coffee in the morning or maybe a glass of wine in the evening.
If you are here on Tuesday Evenings during the Summer and Fall we would really recommend that you visit our Farmers Market which is held in the Central Plaza. It's quite the social event. Everyone brings the kids,a bottle of wine, buys something to eat and makes an evening of it. A truly unique experience!
No smoking. No pets. Plenty of on the street parking though not in our driveway.
Please advise us of your arrival time so we can arrange our schedule to greet you and get you oriented. If you need to arrive earlier or leave later than the standard time, ask about flexibility with check in and check out preferences; we will be flexible if it doesn't inconvenience other guests.
From May 2 - Sep 30, 2016 the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Pat and I love to bicycle, garden and read. And share our town of Sonoma with guests. Lots to do here in addition to wine tasting. We love Sonoma, there is a real sense of community here and a more relaxed pace of life. We've lived in Sonoma since 1999 and can direct you to some of the best places to eat, drink and play. We can also suggest bicycle and hiking routes that we enjoy.