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AROUND THE HOME

ALARM
To activate the alarm, close windows and doors (including the front door). Enter your assigned four-digit security code followed by the “away” button. Open the front door, exit the house, and lock the door behind you.

To deactivate the alarm, enter your assigned four-digit security code followed by the “off” button. 

ALEXA
Amazon Alexa is built into the Sonos speaker. Play songs, check news, flights, traffic with your voice. Try saying "Alexa, play chill music", "Alexa, stop music."

NOTE
- Alexa is listening; if you don't want Alexa to listen, simply turn off the microphone by tapping the microphone button on the top of the speaker
- You do not need the Sonos app or Alexa app to use the speaker
- DO NOT MOVE THE SPEAKER from the living room console table

BBQ GRILL AND PROPANE GAS TANK
You will need a lighter or match to light the grill. If needed, you can find an extra propane tank in the cabinet below the outdoor wine rack.

BICYCLE BUILT FOR TWO
The bike is not operable. For info on renting bikes, click: Ace It Bike Rental.

BLANKETS
Additional blankets are in the bedroom closets.

BOCCE BALL AND CORNHOLE
Enjoy the games. Please keep noise down and respect our neighbors. Put equipment away when not in use. To learn about game rules, click: Bocce Ball Basics and Cornhole Basics.

COFFEE MAKER
A drip coffee maker and coffee bean grinder are available. The removable filter basket does not require adding a paper filter. 

COTTAGE
The guest cottage is not included in your rental. It is alarmed and unoccupied.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER
There is a fire extinguisher in the main house kitchen and in the cabinet below the outdoor wine rack (near the BBQ grill).

FIREPLACE [INDOOR]
Please remember to open the fireplace damper before burning. 
Generally, there is a Duraflame fire-log on the end table shelf nearest the fireplace. Burning is only allowed in the indoor fireplace.  

FIREPLACE [OUTDOOR]
NO OUTDOOR FIRES ARE ALLOWED. Sonoma County prohibits fires and fire hazards. Do not use or tamper with the fireplace. Using the fireplace or burning any material outdoors will jeopardize your security deposit.

FIRST AID KIT
There is a first aid kit in master bedroom bathroom.

FOUNTAINS
The fountains are on timers and are generally on most of the day. You do not have the ability to turn the fountains on or off.

GAMES
Board games and cards are in the twin bedroom bedside table.

HAIR DRYER
Hair dryers are located in the main house guest bedroom closets as well as the master bathroom.

HARDWARE, HOUSEHOLD, AND CLEANING SUPPLIES
Tools, extension cords, batteries, flashlights, and light bulbs along with cleaning supplies are in the main house hall closet.

HEATING
To adjust the heat, rotate the outer dial on the Nest thermostat to change the temperature up to 72 degrees. Need help or a temperature adjustment? Contact me. 

HOT TUB 
To turn on the hot tub
- Locate the 4x4 post near the hot tub
- Carefully open the weatherproof box plastic cover
- Turn the timer dial to heat the hot tub for up to one-hour

Wait a few minutes and the hot tub jets and heater will automatically be activated. The hot tub will heat in 30-40 minutes. Need help or a temperature adjustment? Contact me. 

Note, the toggle switch below the weatherproof box enables you to turn the pool light on and off.

INTERNET
Network: sonomapoolhouse
Password: grapevine

IRON AND IRONING BOARD
There is an iron and tabletop ironing board in each bedroom closet.

IRRIGATION SYSTEM
The irrigation system may go on throughout the day. You do not have the ability to turn the system on or off.

LANDSCAPE LIGHTS
The lighting is on timers. It is generally on for 3-4 hours starting at dusk. You do not have the ability to turn the lights on or off.

LIFE PRESERVER
A pool safety ring life preserver is on the fence near the deep end of the pool.

LIGHTER AND MATCHES
Numerous lighters and matches can be found in the kitchen drawers and on the living room fireplace hearth.

MAINTENANCE 
Maintenance crews may arrive unannounced; please allow them access to service the property. The pool is generally cleaned on Tuesday and the grounds are serviced prior to your arrival. 

MUSIC AND OUTDOOR SOUND
OUTDOOR MUSIC IS NOT ALLOWED. Sonoma County strictly prohibits ANY outdoor music or amplified sound. The exterior speakers are not operable. Playing music outside will jeopardize your security deposit.

POOL
The pool light switch is located on the 4x4 post near the hot tub. The toggle switch (below the weatherproof box) enables you to turn the pool light on and off.

A pool skimmer net is on the fence near the deep end of the pool.

Do not touch, access, or use any of the equipment in the pool or behind the fenced area. The "Vac-Sweep" pool cleaner and pool chlorine floating dispenser are to be left in the pool at all times. Tampering with equipment or heating the pool will jeopardize your security deposit.

STRING LIGHTS
The light switch for the courtyard string lights is located near the kitchen sink. Please shut lights off when not in use. 

SONOS WITH ALEXA
Amazon Alexa is built into the Sonos speaker. Play songs, check news, flights, and traffic with your voice. Try saying "Alexa, play chill music", "Alexa, stop music." 

NOTE
- Alexa is listening; if you don't want Alexa to listen, simply turn off the microphone by tapping the microphone button on the top of the speaker
- You do not need the Sonos app or Alexa app to use the speaker
- DO NOT MOVE THE SPEAKER from the living room console table

TELEVISION
Smart TV is available (cable is not). The Smart TV has built-in Internet connectivity allowing you to access a range of online services including web browsing, social networking, and on- demand video and music. Sites including Netflix, YouTube, and Pandora Radio are accessible at no charge. Use the Apple TV remote control to navigate.

TOWELS
Additional bath and pool towels are in the master bedroom closet (top shelf). 

TRASH BAGS, GARBAGE BINS, AND DISPOSAL
Trash bags are in the cabinet (near the dishwasher) in the main house. Garbage bins are at the east end of the main house (outside behind the fenced area under bathroom windows). There are no garbage disposals.

VACUUM AND BROOM
The vacuum cleaner is in the main house hall closet. The vacuum hose and attachments are in the kitchen utility closet. A broom is in the kitchen utility closet.

WASHER AND DRYER
There is no laundry available onsite. For nearby coin laundry services see local necessities

WELL AND WATER
Water is a precious commodity in California. Please conserve.