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Napa Wine Country Retreat - Villa

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Aug 22, 2016
Napa Wine Country Retreat - Villa

Unique & charming guest house, 2 bedrooms

- hot tub, full kitchen, internet, satellite TV

- fantastic views, 23 acres of meadows & rolling hills

- beautiful north Napa Valley location (11/2 hrs north of San Francisco)

- access to Russian river, dry creek & Alexander valleys

Welcome home!

Uncork your newest find, a special bottle of wine that you tasted with the winemaker at a local winery; relax on your expansive private patio and watch the setting sun cast golden light on Mt. St.Helena. Enjoy 23 acres of meadows and rolling hills. Celebrate wine country right here, dining Al-fresco with your gas BBQ grill.

This is paradise, the golden high ground between two wine valleys. Drive down the hill in 7 minutes to the charming town of Calistoga that has everything you need, including shops, restaurants and several world-famous and family owned wineries.

Two separate bedrooms with fans. King bed and queen bed sleep 4.

Tiled bathroom with roman shower. Hair dryer, Shampoo and Conditioner are provided.

Washer, Dryer, Clothes ironing setup.

Fully equipped kitchen with ceramic tiled counter tops. Tiled floor. Dinnerware for 6.

Coffee maker, pots and pans. Gas burner stove, oven, microwave, toaster. Full-size refrigerator.

Condiments, spices, coffee, tea and sugar are there for you.

Guests should expect lots of wildlife such as deer, fox, quail, woodpeckers, bluebirds. Most people appreciate that; but we also have occasional sightings of frogs, bats, skunks and various insects.

Lots of parking space, and just lots of space everywhere.

Quick list:

- your own private hot tub

- free internet

- satellite TV & radio

- fully equipped kitchen, gas grill outside

- private patio with views of rolling hills and mountains

Front orchard has figs, olives, walnuts, apples, apricots, peaches and more.

This is country living, nothing too fancy. Summer temperatures average 55 low and 85 high, but temperatures from 50-100 are always possible. There are ceiling fans in both bedrooms, but management of windows and shades is advised.

We appreciate simple and direct communication. Your vacation is unique and every guest/family has his/her unique requirements - let us know and we will try to help.

Some rules: No smoking. No cats. Dogs only with prior approval. A pet fee of $25 applies.

Follow all posted hot tub rules. Great for kids, but only with attentive supervision.

Napa Valley is a world renown travel destination. We love the northern part of the wine country. Calistoga offers the tranquil setting that one is looking for in a vacation or break away. In many ways Sonoma and Alexander valley offer the relaxed traveler a lot of opportunities, especially for the ones that look for family-owned/boutique wineries or for people that long for 'just a weekend away' with family and friends from the city.

Activities Napa/Calistoga:

- winetasting ( all around us )

- Ballooning in Calistoga : Calistoga balloons & bonaventura balloon company

- Bike rentals in Calistoga

- Bike tours in Napa/Sonoma

- Golfing in Calistoga

- Hiking at Bothe state park (trailhead just south of town, off Hwy29)

- Hiking up Mt. St. Helena (trailhead at nearby Robert Louis Stevenson state park)

- Horse riding – for example, Horsen around in Bodega Bay

- Lake Sonoma & Russian river

- Picnicking at vineyards, parks and along the Russian river

- Petrified forest (2 miles away)

- Zip line (zip & sip) tour

- Mineral baths

Around Sonoma County:

- day trips to San Francisco and the ocean

- River Rock Casino

- discover giant redwood trees at Armstrong Redwood Park

- enjoy the town of Guerneville with its bohemian shops

- historical tours, such as Charles Schultz Museum in Santa Rosa

- live music & concerts (Calistoga stages on weekends, and Luther Burbank Center for the arts)

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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33 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Villa

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place. Loved it! Very close to the wineries. Had a great time. Would highly recommend the villa.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa while working Heritage Fire in St. Helena. The property is situated on a peaceful hill with stunning views and sunsets. The house was very clean and cozy. Lots of room, inside and out, to spread out and relax. The house has a great kitchen with a large sink and tons of counter space -- made cooking dinner and breakfast a snap. The large and comfortable couches were only outdone by the amazing beds (fluffy spa robes were also a nice touch). After working hard all day, nothing was more welcome than to wrap up our trip with the hot tub feature on the back deck. Pretty great experience, would definitely return. Thanks, Meike!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming retreat on the hill

  • 5 of 5

My parents, fiance and I were in town for a summer wedding in Calistoga. The Villa was the perfect set-up for two couples. The house was tidy, the views were spectacular and it was a quick drive into town for the different events. While there isn't A/C, the fans helped a ton during the day and early evening. My one recommendation would be to add a fan in the kitchen. I look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable Home in Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the villa for a wedding in Calistoga. The house was perfect for two couples. The kitchen is very large and the view from the sink is wonderful. We only made breakfast but the kitchen is well stoked and you would have no trouble cooking more. The living room is very comfy with a large couch and cozy love seat. After dancing the night away at the wedding, we found the hot tub to be a very nice way to unwind. The back deck has stunning views and it's calming to fall asleep to bull frogs. The location is perfect and you are a short drive from everything the area has to offer. We enjoyed the warm breeze flowing through the house and the ease of our stay. If we find ourselves coming back to the area we would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, cute house, updated and beautiful just a really bad smell and wifi did not work

  • 3 of 5

This was a great spot to stay. Just a few minutes from town and great views. Nice Jacuzzi in back. House was updated. I would def love to stay here again if they fixed 2 issues. 1. the wifi did not work. Tough to stay at a place with low service coverage and no internet. 2. The house had a very bad smell to it. Especially in the kitchen and living room. I think there was dead animal under the house or something. Pew!!! If they fixed those 2 problems its a 5 star all the way.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Matt, I am sorry to hear that your experience at our house wasn't all around pleasant. We take great pride in providing a place for our guests, which is up to standard and where they can feel at home. This includes fixing any potential problems in the fastest way possible. It is therefore very unfortunate that you did not contact us during your stay to let us know about the issues to give us a chance to react. Communication is key to success and being confronted with the facts in a review should not be the way to go. Best regards, Meike
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The Villa is CHARMING and is just a short drive to everything fabulous that Napa has to offer!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Villa with another couple February 5th - 8th to celebrate my birthday. Everything one could possibly want was provided. The kitchen is huge and offers a large dining table. As you look out of the kitchen window you have full view of the forest and even though it was a short drive into town it made you feel like you were truly in your own little world. The bed in the master bedroom was brand new and so comfortable as was the bed in the other guest room. Listening to the frogs as we sat in the hot tub each night was so enjoyable as was watching the deer graze in the meadow as we had breakfast on the balcony. The garden was beautiful and I would love to go back in the spring when it is in full bloom. Peter was attentive to all of our needs and we have told many So Cal friends about the villa - we would DEFINATELY go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Harvest and Crush
Sep 2 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Floor Area

  • 1000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower, Roman Bathroom


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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