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Patio Cottage on Permaculture Farm

Entire Home/Apt - Novato, CA United States

Avg Rating:
5.0 out of 5
 

Last reviewed: January 4th 2013 by PhilipRead more reviews

Rate Details


$135.00000000 per night

$115.00000000 per night

$115.00000000 per night

$100: Refundable security deposit required

$25: Non-refundable cleaning fee required



House Policies, Rules and Considerations


All guests are asked to observe the following-
Office Hours: 12 to 8pm. Innkeeper can be reached during these times [using your cell phone or emailing].
Check-In: Normal time is 2pm to 8pm. Please arrange for late arrival in advance.
Check-out: Time is noon. Exceptions only upon request and can be subject to additional charges.
Non-Smoking: Smoking only permitted outdoors (and discouraged in general). DO NOT stomp out butts anywhere on the grounds.
Pets: We have one unit that is pet friendly for well-behaved animals when discussed with us ahead of time. You must clean up after your pet and keep them in designated areas. Do not leave your pet alone on the property without informing us first. If you have guests coming, please have them leave their pets at home.
If booking online, please indicate you are bringing your pet. Please call if you have any questions or special needs.
Visitors: We're sorry, but we do not allow outside visitors without prior approval.
Additional fees may apply. Any more than 4 guests at one time for any unit is considered an 'event.' Drop-offs & pick-ups acceptable. Any obtrusive noise after 11pm will be curtailed. Any argument ensuing may lead to eviction.
Please contact us prior to your stay if you are planning to have an event with more than 4 guests. You must sign a liability waiver to have any sort of event, and abide by the event policies (separate document).
Minimum Stays: There is a 2-night minimum on weekends from May through October and a 3-4 night minimum (as appropriate) for holidays and special events. Shorter stays may be permitted on a space available basis.
Early Departures: There are no refunds for early departures and/or unused nights.

Management reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.


General Information

Accommodation Type: Entire Home/Apt

Property Type(s): Ranch, Studio, Cottage

Bedrooms: 1

Bathooms: 1

Check-in Time: 2:00 PM

Check-out Time: 12:00 PM

Square Footage: 630

Max Occupancy: 2

Mininum Stay: 2 nights

Please note:

» No smoking
» No pets allowed

Rate Details (per night)




Extra charge for each guest after first 2: $20.00 per person, per night

Cancellation Policy: Maximum



$100: Refundable security deposit required

$25: Non-refundable cleaning fee required

About This Property

Unit B: Studio+Bath w/tub

Elegant 4-poster bed with sumptuous linens, hardwood floors, great full-sized kitchen with bottom freezer fridge, ceramic cooktop w/ 2 ovens + professional microwave. Dining area looks out over the patio (usually full of organic edibles). Bath has Hollywood-style lighted vanity, deep tub w/ shower and pedestal sink. TV/DVD, iPod dock, Wi-Fi, washer/dryer & covered parking makes this a comfy getaway on a quiet rural street in horse country totally relaxing. Your patio is filled with raised beds and there is a large open area for dining or sunning. For shared enjoyment, there is a horseshoe pit, beer garden, croquet lawn, green house, infrared sauna/cold plunge, hot tub, greenhouse and laying chickens. It is a working farm and we are happy to share our permaculture knowledge, practices and produce. We have friendly animals; chickens, cats, goats and horses, and there is a magical nursery next-door open Sat/Sun. Remarkably close to the Hwy 101 corridor and all kinds of fun things to do.

Destination and Lifestyle

  • Privacy
  • Ranch/Farm
  • Green Living
  • Country Living
  • Outdoor Activities


Unique Amenities and Features

  • Washer/Dryer
  • Gated Driveway
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • DVD Player
  • iPod Ready
  • Outdoor Space
  • Deck/Patio
  • Furnished
  • Gardens
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Acreage
  • Linens Provided
  • Private Parking
  • Wireless Internet


Crasher Reviews

PhilipCrashing pads since November 2012
5.0 out of 5
  January 4, 2013
We held a 5 day, 3-generation family reunion at this location between Christmas and New Year's day, utilizating 2 of the units. Nancy, the owner, was in contact with us before we arrived and had the units warmed and ready provided us with all the details necessary for our comfort including fresh eggs from the farm in the fridge. She was helpful throughout the visit giving us a tour of all the facilities and the unique features offered in addition to the accommodations. The units have comfortable beds, a distinct Asian theme and are actually small libraries containing hundreds of old and new books plus a hot tub (which got lots of use by the younger generation) and a sauna. The small farm is in Indian Valley, a very pretty area of mostly small horse ranches and oak trees in the south part of Novato. The town center is composed of several blocks of 2-story buildings consisiting of small businesses/stores and ample eating places with the usual big box national entities on the periphery and outskirts. We made ample use of the beautiful surrounding areas with spectacular drives to the Point Reyes National Park and lighthouse and through the Sonoma Valley wine country. A bonus is the closeness to San Francisco for easy day trips. The WiFi still needs some work as reception was spotty, most likely due to the valley location. No regular TV service but ample CD's for movies. Nancy is still working on this. For multiple family or friends' gatherings, this destination is a unique, comfortable and memorable experience.


JordanCrashing pads since October 2012
5.0 out of 5
  October 27, 2012
Our stay here was absolutely wonderful. The cottages are all beautifully and thoughtfully decorated. The kitchen was fully furnished (coffee maker and good coffee, toaster, etc) and there were even fresh eggs and fruit in the fridge for us when we arrived! The area itself is lovely, and we greatly enjoyed relaxing in the garden, both during the day when we could see the valley and at night, with all the beautiful lights Nancy has strung up. Nancy, the owner, was welcoming, funny and amazingly helpful. We were in the area looking for a rental house and she was able to give us invaluable information on the different neighborhoods and areas we were looking at. One of my favorite parts of our stay was our conversations with her. We will recommend Nancy's permaculture farm to all our friends and family and hope to stay there again!


RadhikaCrashing pads since May 2012
5.0 out of 5
  May 10, 2012
I am so glad I stayed here for one night, and something tells me I'll be back. I was expecting very rustic accommodations, because it's a farm. The cottages look rustic from the outside, but once inside, I was very pleasantly surprised. The place was immaculate, the kitchen fully equipped for meals (down to a spice rack), and the bed was very comfortable. But what truly made this place a great stay is the owner, Nancy. She let me hold a chicken! :) For me, her warm hospitality made this the preferable stay over a run-of-the-mill hotel. Plus, you are just 20 minutes or so away from Sonoma. Next time, I will bring a bathing suit for the sauna, a couple of DVDs, and some fresh veggies to make a meal.

 

 

 

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