About This Listing
Rustic 50 year old summer-cabin, lovingly restored and remodeled for all-season use. Set in the mountains in between Napa & Sonoma Valley's.
1960's vintage rustic mountain cabin, 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 home sleeps up to 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.
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.
READ THE FINE PRINT…then read the reviews
Pros: location, natural setting in the forest, comfortable rustic cabin in the woods
Cons: ONE bathroom, NO wifi-Internet, NO cell service (most carriers)
Secluded location!!...approx 5 miles to downtown Calistoga, in the country, set in the middle of a dense forest, via twisty country road. NO internet, NO cell service.
Maximum number of guests at any time is 6 persons. 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. 48 hours advance notice required for reservations.
Interaction with Guests
Homeowner will meet and check in guests, or self check in/out schedule-itinerary depending.
Mountainous, Forested, mid-way between Napa & Sonoma Valley's
No public transit,
Other Things to Note
NO internet, NO cell service @ house
A complete 'Self-Check-Out' checklist and directions are provided for Guests. Maximum number of guests is 6, including children. Not appropriate for very young children. Security-Damage-Cleaning Deposit of $250.00 is collected via Airbnb, and refunded within 48 hours of check-out if no charges have been assessed. House is to be left in clean condition, as it is delivered to guests. Check out checklist includes directions for stripping linens on beds used, and where to place towels. Kitchen is to be left clean. Homeowner needs minimum of 48 hours notice for request to check-in
Matt impressed me with his responsiveness and attention to detail towards making our stay easy and comfortable. The house is beautiful, clean, and well cared for. The backyard is an oasis of beautiful plants and songbirds. We spent lovely lazy afternoons reading on the back porch. The fireplace was perfect at night. The location is ideal for getting to Calistoga and wine country. We were very happy with our stay.
Matt was one of the most hospitable hosts I've ever rented from! He provided very detailed directions to the house, made sure we arrived safely by checking in via the landline, set out wine and appetizers as a welcome. We really appreciated the little notes around the house instructing us on how to use the house to it's full potential such as light the fire in the stove or how to set up the outdoor patio. We cooked many meals in this house and really appreciated the abundant kitchen that made us feel at home. I could go ON and ON about how much we loved this property but I'll just say that we plan on renting it again! Easy drive from the city, secluded and magical house, and very cozy!
Matt was very accommodating in making sure I arrived to the house late at night and made sure I had everything we needed as well as letting me know where things were around the house. He welcomed us with a bottle of wine and a fire ready to light! The house is very cozy and there are little helper notes around the place too! Great house for spending some family time in wine country.
This house is everything listed and more...beautiful marvels can be found throughout the house and surrounding property, everything is well stocked and labeled, clean, organized, and all details accounted for. Matt was gracious about check in and check out times, was always friendly and responsive and went the extra mile with wine, cheese and crackers at check-in. The check out details he left were very helpful and he was available by phone to go over any questions I had once we got in. Great clear directions for getting to the cabin too. If I have a reason to come back to this area I would love to stay here again.
Matt gave us very detailed directions to the home and they were spot on. The home itself was very clean and had everything we needed. Our family had a great time.
Matt was very thorough and helpful in guiding us to the location (a bit tricky) and in making sure we knew every detail about the place for our stay. The location is really nice - central to towns on either side, and very close to Calistoga's downtown strip.
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About the Host, Matt
We are professionals who love to travel, surf, and Art of all kinds. We fell in love with this house for its secluded forested location, and our ability to weave into it a love of gardening and art. As well as a love of food, wine, and cooking. 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.