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The Farm on West Dry Creek Road

Bedrooms 1
Space 280 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

In the heart of the wine country, a golden room with private bath and a hot tub just outside on the deck overlooking the vineyards of Dry Creek Valley in Sonoma County, California. Separated from the main house, high up on a second floor over a quiet Feldenkrais studio, behind the garage, it has it's own entrance and much aerie, your own private heaven. The eyes meet with dramatic views of the valley floor with Geyser Peak in the distance.

A rural area, internet is limited. We provide a relaxing getaway meant for restoration of your body and spirit. If internet is a top priority, we are not a good fit.

What a wonderful place to stay for local events! Find yourselves one mile from the Vineman bike route, three miles from Lake Sonoma, nine miles from Healdsburg, where you can rent a kayak for kayaking down the Russian River or rent a bike to go biking in the Dry Creek Valley, and also located within walking or biking distance of numerous wineries for an exquisite wine tasting experience.

Winter brings a more quiet time and our farm can become a secluded restorative hideaway for rest and relaxation. Reading, long walks in the fresh air, contemplation and clarification...all are possible..

You may hear occasional sounds of tractors, roosters, dogs & cats. You'll be on a small farm.


More Details

Charlotte Chavez
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, spanish, some Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Charlotte Chavez

We are a 70 year-old married couple who work at their own businesses. Stan manages small vineyards and Charlotte is a Feldenkrais Practitioner.

We have lived here for over 25 years and this is our most favorite spot in all the world!

Charlotte Chavez purchased this studio in 1986

Why Charlotte Chavez chose Healdsburg

Stan built this vacation rental over Charlotte's studio and connected to a garage so that we could have room for family and friends when they visit.

What makes this studio unique

Walks in the vineyards, kayaking out at the lake, bike riding, wine tasting, wonderful local restaurants and a great Farmer's Market! Plus lots of things to do in the nearby towns of Healdsburg, Geyserville, and Cloverdale!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

David and I had a great time and really enjoyed getting to know you and Stan. Sitting on the deck eating breakfast as the sun came up, looking out at the incredible view of the vineyards and mountains, and then being in the hot tub at night under the enormous blanket of stars are memories I'll always cherish. It was perfect!

We look forward to going back again.

Thank you for sharing your home (and pooches!) with us!
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Healdsburg, California

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 280 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children not allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full size bathtub with shower, toilet and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Very comfortable Queen size Bed (1) with private bath and a sitting area, table with chairs and small area for making coffee, microwave and small frig
  • Books ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Farm on West Dry Creek Road
average rating of 4.915254 based on 60 reviews

Cozy studio in bucolic setting with caring owners

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our five night stay. Charlotte and Stan are a kind and caring couple. Their two friendly dogs, Farley and Rosie, add to the downhome country feel. The location offers easy access to all the Dry Creek wineries, Healdsburg and the Russian River. The very scenic drive from the studio to Calistoga in northern Napa took less than 40 minutes.

The unit itself is comfortable with lovely vineyard views. It has a comfy queen bed and a full bathroom with plenty of hot water for the bath/shower. There is also a mini frig and microwave. Our hosts provided us with an excellent fresh fruit and fresh baked goods breakfast on our first and last mornings, plus OJ and plenty of coffee beans that you can grind daily for fresh coffee.

There is no closet, but there is ample room to place your clothes in the bureau.

Charlotte warned us that the unit's internet connection is not the best...she was correct. If you need to use the internet, go to one of the local tasting rooms.

  • Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love the way these guests were able to relax and enjoy our beautiful area! We hope to be able to see them again! Charlotte
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed here for the second time just recently. It remains a lovely, intimate getaway, and Charlotte and Stan remain wonderful hosts. There's nothing quite like waking up to hot croissants and having breakfast overlooking the neighboring vineyards and farms. I have a feeling we'll be coming back!

  • Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really love it when our guests enjoy themselves so much that they return over and over again!
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Relaxing and scenic spot!

  • 5 of 5

The studio is very comfortable. Charlotte and Stan thought of everything. The muffins and fruit in the morning were the icing on the cake.

We enjoyed the warmth of the hot tub while experiencing the full harvest moon--it was lovely!

  • Submitted: 9-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear how satisfied our guests can be! That is our goal. Charlotte
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Lovely getaway

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The studio is quite clean and highly functional. Full bathroom with plenty of room. Charlotte and Stan were gracious and helpful. We even had good cell phone reception which can be a little spotty in dry creek valley. (Verizon).

Only caveat to note is that there is no TV - so bring your ipad for after dark reading / movies.

The location can't be beat if you enjoy dry creek wineries. Convenient to Geyeserville eats (Diavolo) and Healdsburg via the highway.

Thanks again!

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for comin and hope you consider coming again! We do appreciate our location is central to many wineries and to anyone who wants to visit many wineries!! Charlotte
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Charlestown, MA

Great place! Great hospitality!

  • 5 of 5

Located in a perfect spot accessible to so many wineries including a short drive to Healdsburg and an even shorter drive to Geyserville. The furry four legged greeting was a nice way to start and end the day! Thanks for sharing some wine. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 5-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate that our guests had the stamina and reserve to find ways to enjoy themselves, despite unbidden conditions of extreme heat during their stay. We enjoyed their stay. Charlotte
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Half Moon Bay, CA

Peaceful retreat in an ideal setting

  • 5 of 5

The Chavez's have built a sweet hideaway right off the main road through Dry Creek Valley. The studio is perfect for a couple seeking a get away. There is plenty of privacy and comfort! We will be back!!

  • Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So very happy to have been instrumental in providing a safe and peaceful haven. Take care, Charlott
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Sonoma County Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Tayman Park in Healdsburg
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Catelli's Family Restaurant
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Jenner, CA
Car: recommended

We now have Wi-fi!

Charlotte is a Feldenkrais Practitioner and it is possible to arrange one or more private sessions with her during your stay.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Healdsburg, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$38.48
Damage Deposit C$128.26

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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