Come experience a restful retreat at Avalon, a friendly Tudor Bed & Breakfast nestled in an enchanting redwood grove ten miles from the Pacific Coast in beautiful Sonoma County. Our spacious suites have king beds, fireplaces, and unique private bathrooms done in natural stone, some with tubs and one with a steam room. Outside under the giant redwoods, we have a hot tub for all guests to enjoy at any time. From the freshly baked cookies to the wonderful breakfast as visually pleasing as it is delectable, Avalon is your perfect getaway in the California Wine Country.
The princess torn between her love for her husband, King Arthur, and her powerful desire for Sir Lancelot, Arthur's dear friend, Guenevere went into seclusion seeking relief from her conflicting feelings. She surrounded herself in luxury to preoccupy her mind and bring her peace. Choose this suite and you sleep in Guenevere's hideaway. With a king size bed, see-through fireplace, large sitting area, double-sink vanity, antique claw-foot tub, and two Romeo & Juilet balconies (one for each lover!), this suite is layered with romantic accents.
In the land of Faerie, anything is possible. You will sleep with sweet dreams of flight and fancy in the elegant king size bed piled high with luxury linens. The Enchanted Forest is complete with a fireplace in the sitting area, double granite sinks and tumbled marble throughout the spacious bathroom, and amazing views of the giant Redwoods just outside your door. Leave your windows open all night and the splashing of the creek will deepen your slumber.
With bottles of potions and magic, a king size bed, 3-sided fireplace visible from anywhere in the room, double cobalt blue blown glass sinks, and steam room shower and marvelous, tranquil forest view, this suite is sure to cast the spell you desire. Escape your world as fact becomes fiction in Merlin's mystical realm.
4.2 on December 02, 2013
This was our second stay and it was just as lovely as the first time. The rooms are exquisite in the attention to detail and execution. A hospitable wine and cheese hour with wines from the locale in the main house. Warm cookies were available at tea time and throughout the evening. The ability to have tea or coffee at all hours is a plus. Hilary provided a spectacular breakfast in the morning. Very beautifully served and delicious. We have stayed in many B and B's over the years in the bay area, abroad and across the US and this my over all favorite in all categories!
4.6 on November 18, 2013
We made a late reservation in May at Avalon. The hosts were very helpful and accommodating. They prepared excellent vegan breakfasts each morning and had wonderful snacks available when we came back from our day out and about. They had good suggestions for hikes and places to visit. Their choices in wines were quite good and we bought a bottle of one of their suggestions. It's well worth the stay there.
4.8 on November 18, 2013
I thoroughly enjoyed a weekend of rest and relaxation after an intense week of training in the city. Avalon's location is perfect to rest your ears... and your body. The Wizard's suite was beyond my expectations. Comfortable bed, lots of space and a STEAM shower! Combine that with the hot tub under the redwoods on a starry night with a glass of wine and relaxing is easy. The food was awesome... not your average pancakes and eggs, the recipes were special. The wine, cheese and warm cookies in the evening made for a comfortable group gathering. I don't often post reviews, but this place was worth every cent. Hilary knows the area well and can direct you to anything you need or desire.
4.2 on November 08, 2013
Amazing treasure in the woods. Great rooms and amenities. Welcoming owner and amazing cooks!
5 on November 04, 2013
Avalon has become my favorite getaway in the woods. I try to visit at least once a year, and always find the experience to be completely restorative. Ever grateful to the hosts for providing such a needed space away from cell phones and emails, as well as providing delicious food and cozy quarters. DR
Away from it all, Creekside, Exclusive, Peaceful, Redwood Forest, Retreat, Countryside, Small town, Wine country
Oakland, CA (OAK-Oakland Intl.) 65 miles
Exit airport on Hwy 880. Change to Hwy 580 in Oakland. Follow 580/80 across the Richmond/San Rafael Bridge. This will take you to Hwy 101 north. Take 101 to Santa Rosa, and switch to Hwy 12 toward Sebastopol.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Ocean, Horseback Riding, Bicycle Rentals, Hot Air Ballooning, Surfing, Running/Walking, Hiking, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Hot Air Ballooning, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Water sports
Bed and Breakfast
Board games, CD player, Ceiling fans, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos, Washer/dryer
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Turndown Service
Hilary & Gary McCalla
Sign Language (ASL), English
Cycling, hiking, exploring, rock climbing, travelling, wine tasting, meeting people, cooking (fabulous breakfasts, mostly), conserving our wonderful natural resources, eating, and exploiting the talents and abilities of AJ, our three-year-old (such as, "AJ, can you carry in that luggage for the nice guests, please?") ;)
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Accommodate all diet