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Cozy Private cottage in Downtown Petaluma
Cozy Private cottage in Downtown Petaluma
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
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Cozy detached, space with private entrance in stand alone cottage for the solo traveler. The total space is 10' X 12' with a 6' X 10' sleeping quarter with twin bed, euro bathroom with shower and a laundry area. Peaceful fountain in background. Walking distance to farm to table restaurants, Petaluma River & historic downtown. Short walk to the SMART train depot.

Rental available for up to a 7 day stay.

The space

This detached space was built with an au pair or man cave in mind. We believe that life should be spent outdoors in nature and the indoor space should be a space where time is spent to rest and rejuvenate therefore it should be simple. It is built cozy for someone traveling light and solo with a minimalist mind. Sea grass twin bed frame with modern quilt. Separate entrance through the side gate of the property for added privacy. Modern, yet quaint bathroom with a corner shower. A laundry room is within the space. Space heater and fan available in addition to a mini coffee maker for guests who need one. Wifi access is available.

Guest access

The property is located on the West side of Petaluma, only blocks to downtown and the bustling theater district. Access to the space is through a side gate entrance into the back yard. City street parking is available.

Check in between 6-8pm and check out by 10am. Typically owners are available and like to meet the guest upon arrival and show them in. Please text/ email to confirm eta. Instructions to get in: walk down the gravel driveway, enter the gate on the left (hide a latch on the top right corner). Be sure to close the gate behind to keep the dogs inside the yard. Turn left and go up the stairs toward the main house. Cottage is on the deck. Washer/ dryer space is shared. Twin minimalist room has a key and the shower is your private space. We tend to do laundry 8am-8pm~ nature of a family with 3 kids. Leave the key in the door with the door open and check out and send a goodbye if we don't see you. Enjoy! Need something, just ask and we will try to provide.

Interaction with guests

We are a busy family of five with six year old son, twin toddler girls and two dogs. The dogs will present themselves to you with the belief you are here to visit with them. The residents house is described as a yogi's home and zen like. Shared yard in the back with a fish pond, hammock and sitting area. We let interaction to be at a minimum allowing you to have your space however, we do love connecting with our guests who enjoy sharing their adventures too!

Other things to note

Our favorite places in town to eat are farm to table restaurants including:
~ Wishbone on Petaluma Blvd. North and Magnolia
~ Wild Goat on 2nd Street and B Street

Our favorite place to get coffee is:
~ Acre located on Kentucky Street

Points of interest:
~ Helen Putnum Park for a hilly looped hike. Access by car and enjoy panoramic views of Petaluma from the top.
~ Schollenberger Park for a flat trail run or walk and plenty of bird watching along the Petaluma River

Amenities
Wireless Internet
Dryer
Washer
Iron
Prices
Cleaning Fee ₹1337
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price ₹4280 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 6PM - 8PM
Check out by 10AM

Please check in by 8pm since both of us start work early. Check out by 10am.
Please remove your shoes before entering.
Please close gate being mindful of dogs staying locked in the property as you leave.
No smoking on the property.
Quiet hours 10pm-7am please.
Driveway is not ours, therefore please do not pull in and out of the driveway. Park on the street and walk down the driveway to enter.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Lock on bedroom door
Availability
1 night minimum stay

161 Reviews

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Elizabeth User Profile
November 2017
Quiet, lovely, nice walkable neighborhood. The photos are accurate and it was a restful stay.

Martin User Profile
November 2017
I only stayed here for 1 night and didn't get the opportunity to meet Kim and Marcus. But they accommodate for my late arrival which was much appreciated. The buglowe is cute, clean and private - just perfect for 1 person. The coffee facilities and bottled water were nice touches. Thank you!

Kwanza User Profile
October 2017
The space was very clean, the backyard was lovely with a foundation and water falls which was very pleasant to hear as I rested with the window opened. The host offered coffee and water in the room which was very nice. The room is very small, as is the shower, there was no place to really sit other than the bed. The bed is very squeaky but still comfortable. The host allowed me my space which was very much appreciated because I was on a work visit and didn’t have much time to socialize. Would is stay here again? Absolutely.

Allison User Profile
October 2017
Perfect little retreat room in a sweet and friendly home, located in a quiet neighborhood close to good food. Clean sheets, private bath, excellent morning coffee and the babble of water outside the widow from a fountain in a charming courtyard. Delightful! And the hosts are extremely nice.

Stephanie User Profile
October 2017
This was such a lovely place to stay! You can tell that Kim and Marcus take great pride in their home and in this little unit, too. It was very comfortable and cozy, and they provided me with a space heater since it has gotten colder at night. Very great experience! Oh, and if you love the sound of trickling/babbling water just outside the window, this place is for you! :) Thank you so much, Kim and Marcus!

Jordan User Profile
October 2017
The best thing about the unit is that it's self-contained so I was able to let myself in without disturbing the family despite a late check-in. The bedroom is very small, but very well organized and accommodated with amenities. You can leave the door open to the laundry room to enlarge the space, but this area is shared and connects to the bathroom. The hosts thoughtfully left a heater on for me so that the room was warm when I arrived. The generously oversized bathroom cabinet makes it a bit difficult to bend over the small sink, so watch your head. Shower is very nice but hot water may be limited in the early morning. Mattress was moderately firm and comfortable. Pillows were thin but soft. There is a water fountain outside which is very pleasant to listen to while going to sleep. The only minor downside was the lack of a solid shade, so that light could not be entirely blocked out for sleeping, and privacy may be a bit of an issue during the day when the children are outside. The residence is located very close to a nice coffee house.

Daniel User Profile
October 2017
Nice secluded small unit at back of family home with wood patio with table.

Petaluma, California, United StatesJoined in December 2013
Kim & Marcus User Profile

Family of five including Papa, Mama and three year old toddler and infant twins. Our family extends to two dogs, a shepherd mix and German Shorthaired Pointer along with a cat. Marcus works locally in marketing and Kim manages and teaches Pilates & Yoga. We spend our days off mountain & road cycling and love being outdoors.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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