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Philo is located in the Anderson Valley of Mendocino County. The Anderson Valley is a prime grape growing region of California and is well known for Pinot Noir grapes and Roederer sparkling wine. Boonville, a nearby town has restaurants, a grocery store, tasting rooms and a goat cheese creamery and restaurant. Philo which is just 10 minutes from our house has a restaurant and very good grocery store. There are farm stands in the summer. Just 6 minutes from us is Hendy Woods State Park. The town of Elk, on the coast has numerous restaurants, lodgings & Elk Beach State Park.
Our home was built in the 30's as a 2 room schoolhouse. By 1950 it was sold as a private home. We added a second story in 1989. There are 3 bedrooms. The first floor can be accessed from the carport and has a laundry room, en suite bedroom, and kitchen, dining room and living room and second bathroom. The second floor has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with walk in shower.
The first floor has, one one level one large bedroom with it's own bath, laundry room, 2nd full bathroom, kitchen and living/dining room. The second floor is up a staircase and has 2 bedrooms and a bathroom with walkin shower.
We have chickens and goats. Our daughter and her partner live in a separate house on the property and are available to help with questions and any problems that might arise. There is a large swimming pool and hot tub. The pool area has a small kitchen and half bath. There is a picnic table, umbrellas and pool furniture.
Guests will need a car to drive from the airport and around the area. The closest international airports are San Francisco and Oakland. We can have a second car available at the house.