Morningside Estate - Sonoma County

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Morningside Estate - Sonoma County



Enter the enclosed courtyard of this luxurious compound which features a 3,500 square foot stucco main residence, spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest house and pool house with a sofa sleeper and a full bathroom. The main house has a large master suite with full bath, media room, large living room, dining room, chefs kitchen and 2 half bathrooms, several fireplaces and soaring ceilings. The home features inviting designer furnishings and decor, high end finishes and terracotta tiled floors throughout.

Made for indoor outdoor wine country living, you will savor the panoramic views over the Valley of the Moon to the hills to the east from numerous patios and outdoor gathering spaces including a large outdoor dining table under a wisteria covered pergola. Enjoy the lap pool, spa, master bedroom hot tub and bocce court. It is just minutes to the wine tasting rooms and restaurants of Glen Ellen and Sonoma.


Eat, Drink & Play

A stay at Morningside Estate guarantees a taste of the Wine Country you’ve always imagined. A short drive from your private residence will bring you to the best of what Sonoma Valley has to offer: family-run wineries, outdoor cafes, central plazas and beautiful walking trails.
  • Glen Ellen Village Market
    Convenient and well-stocked market for your wine tasting needs: yummy cheeses, sandwich deli and a great wine selection
  • Mayo Family Winery
    Lunch outside in Mayo’s picnic area and experience the mouthwatering flavors of their chef’s wine pairings
  • Kunde Family Winery
    Special mountaintop wine tasting 1,400 feet above the valley floor
  • Kenwood Community Farmers Market
    Check out the local goods in the Kenwood Plaza Park, every Sunday during the summer
  • VJB Cellars
    Italian varietals, courtyard, wine tasting and Italian marketplace with wood fired pizza, deli, gelato, and shopping
  • Benziger Family Winery
    This family winery is kid-friendly, dog-friendly, people-friendly… and you can even take a private tram tour to see how the grapes make it from the vine into your glass!
  • St. Francis Winery and Vineyard
    The highly acclaimed multi-course food and wine pairing at St. Francis Winery and Vineyard is a must-do while staying in Kenwood. Taste the wonderful reserve wines available exclusively on-site and enjoy bites from the top rated “restaurant” in America by Open Table
  • Kenwood Restaurant and Bar
    Dine alfresco in the summer or by the roaring fireplace during winter at this other Zagat rated hotspot
  • Sugarloaf State Park
    This Kenwood park consists of 25 miles of scenic hiking trails, great for visitors of all ages. On a clear day, hike to the top of Bald Mountain for views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Sierra Nevada Mountains
  • Robert Ferguson Observatory
    Housing one of the largest telescopes in Northern California, this observatory is located within the Sugarloaf State Park and hosts monthly sun and star gazing events
  • Sonoma Plaza
    Travel to the town of Sonoma with its beautiful plaza, encircled by boutiques, wineries and restaurants and historical landmarks
  • Santa Rosa
    A pleasant ride to the city of Santa Rosa takes you to a more urban setting, replete with upscale shops, restaurants and attractions like the Charles Schulz “Peanuts” museum and the Safari West Wildlife Preserve
  • Napa
    Take a drive to the iconic city of Napa for first-rate entertainment, culinary adventures of a lifetime and, of course, some of the most famous wine in the world


Why BeautifulPlaces?
BeautifulPlaces is the leading villa rental agency in California’s wine country. Experts on the ins and outs of Sonoma and Napa Valley, we strive to deliver the best possible vacation rental experience for you before, during and after your stay. Not only are we available by phone 24/7 should any issues arise at the property, we provide concierge services to share with you the top restaurants, wineries, and activities in the region. We are also happy to arrange pre-arrival shopping, private chefs and other in-villa services upon request. Committed to the highest standards, we personally inspect and approve the villas before your arrival to ensure a seamless, hassle-free holiday.

Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions about the property, our services or terms, conditions and rules. After we receive confirmation of your reservation, we will email you a copy of our rental agreement which you must sign and return to us within 24 hours.

Sonoma County Transient Occupancy Tax Certificate #3142N.

This property is located in the County of Sonoma and is subject by county law to restrictions and the rules set by the property owner with a goal of being considerate of neighbors. Overnight and day time occupancy is limited to 8 guests; events, parties and outdoor amplified music are not allowed; rental guests must observe quiet hours between 9:00pm and 9:00am. Please note that no pets are permitted. If you have any questions, please contact us.


Property Highlights

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  • Back-up generator which comes on automatically during a power outage to provide electricity
  • 4 Bedrooms (1 huge king master bedroom in main house, 2 queen bedrooms in guest house, pool house with queen sofa sleeper)
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Outdoor patios, olive trees, lush landscaping and fountains
  • Beautiful views
  • Outdoor BBQ
  • Pool house
  • Lap pool and spa
  • Opportunity to book golf at the exclusive Sonoma Golf Club at member rates with advance notice
  • 6.6 miles (17 mins) to the Sonoma Plaza,
    3.1 miles (10 mins) to downtown Glen Ellen,
    20 miles (40 minutes) to downtown Napa


Guest Comments

"We turned off the main highway, followed a winding private drive and were pleasantly surprised by how beautiful and peaceful it was at Morningside Estate. It felt like an Old World estate with all the modern touches. We enjoyed exploring the many different areas which offered cozy, comfortable chairs and tables. In the garden, there is a rustic dining table under a vine covered pergola, from which you can dine with amazing views of the mountains, valley and vineyards. Sitting outside in the morning with our coffee, we watched hot air balloons in the distance. The pool and hot tub are perfectly suited for the view. We entertained ourselves with Scrabble at night, and we played bocce ball during the day. We felt like we were far away from civilization, but it was only minutes to great restaurants and wineries. It was a perfect relaxing vacation and we loved every minute of it!"

- Chris W.