We loved this place so much that our original one-week booking turned into a month. Our host was the best, but first the accommodations…the newly built ninth-floor apartment was a very comfortable size with a sound barrier between apartments.
We cook most of our meals, so we appreciate a great kitchen. It was well-equipped with a self-igniting gas cooktop, great electric oven, full-size refrigerator/freezer and smaller appliances like a hot pot and toaster. Might have been nice to have a microwave, but we did not miss it. The granite countertop has a deep sink near the on-demand water heater. It had its own glass door onto the balcony to bring in the valley breezes.
The living area has a sectional sofa facing a large, high-end HD TV with a great selection of satellite channels (can set the default to English when available). Dining table seats four. The large patio door makes a wall of glass with great views of the valley: from vineyards on your left to Santa Cruz’s... more