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.
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.
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
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.
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.