The Grape Escape is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath wine country home. It is perfect for active family vacations, leisurely getaways with friends, or casual corporate retreats. Even the family dog is welcome!
Town of Healdsburg
The picturesque town of Healdsburg, which is only three miles away, is a world-class destination for gourmet food and wine lovers, with dozens of fine dining options and a strong focus on fresh, local ingredients. Stroll through the historic downtown district with its fashionable boutiques, quaint antique shops, and wonderful cafes and art galleries.
Photo courtesy of Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce.
Dear Carol & Virgil,Pam E.
Our group of five women from the east coast rented the Grape Escape as our home base for a wine country excursion. Happy to say, we had a great time! The house is not only gorgeous on the outside, but also spacious, beautifully appointed, and very comfortable on the inside. When we walked in we were greeted with a bottle of home-grown Zintensive Care and a vase full of Calla lilies from the garden. Then we looked at the rest: The fully-appointed modern kitchen, the roomy bedrooms, and the three full baths. Everything we needed.In back there was a porch, patio, hot tub, and lots of seating to take in the view during the day, and the stars at night. The property is on acreage, and was perfect for taking daily walks down the long driveway and out to the country road. We were surrounded by rolling hills, gardens, and grape vines everywhere. In fact, the owners, Carol and Virgil, grow Zinfandel grapes on this vineyard land for one of the nearby Dry Creek wineries–and make a pretty fine private label, too!Our hosts live just down the road, and it was a pleasure to meet them (and their dog Kallie) and talk to them about the area. Carol gave us good advice on local wineries and restaurants in Healdsburg and the area(along with places to avoid), and Virgil wowed us with a fantastic private barrel tasting and tutorial in his “cellar.” The two of them really made the trip so memorable. Cheers to them! Hope to be back someday..