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AROUND THE HOME

AIR CONDITIONING AND COOLING
Ceiling and floor fans are available (air conditioning is not). The main house attic fan goes on automatically during hot days. To keep the house cool throughout the day, close all doors, windows, blinds, and shades. In the evening when temperatures drop, open windows and turn ceiling fans on.

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. 

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.

BLANKETS
Additional blankets are in the bedroom closets and cottage bathroom.

BOCCE BALL AND CORNHOLE
Enjoy the games. Please keep noise down and respect our neighbors. To learn about game rules, click: Bocce Ball Basics and Cornhole Basics.

COFFEE MAKER
A drip coffee maker and coffee bean grinder are available. 

COTTAGE DOOR KEYPAD
To unlock the front door
Using the touchscreen keypad, first press the Home logo and then enter your assigned four digit code.

To lock the front door
Using the touchscreen keypad, press the Lock logo.

FIRE EXTINGUISHER
There are fire extinguishers in the main house kitchen and under the sinks in the cottage kitchen and cottage bathroom. There is also a fire extinguisher in the cabinet below the outdoor wine rack (near the BBQ grill).

FIREPLACE
NO 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 the master and cottage bathrooms.

FRONT DOOR KEYPAD
To unlock the front door
Using the touchscreen keypad, first press the Home logo and then enter your assigned four digit code.

To lock the front door
Using the touchscreen keypad, press the Lock logo.

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 and cottage bathrooms.

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

HEATING
The main house has central heat and the cottage has a space heater. To adjust the heat in the main house, 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 [SPA]
To turn on the hot tub
- Locate the 4x4 post near the hot tub
- Carefully open the weatherproof box plastic cover
- Press the button to heat the hot tub for one-hour
- A solid or blinking light indicates the spa is on and working
- Wait a few minutes and the jets and heater will automatically be activated
- To shut off the hot tub, press the button. After 1-hour the hot tub will automatically stop. If more time is desired, press button again for another hour

Depending on the time of year, the hot tub will heat in 30-40 minutes. Need help? 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 main house bedroom as well as the cottage bathroom.

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 in the living room drawers.

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.

SHAMPOO, CONDITIONER & BODY WASH
Products are available in each of the three bathrooms.

SPA [HOT TUB]
To turn on the spa
- Locate the 4x4 post near the spa
- Carefully open the weatherproof box plastic cover
- Press the button to heat the spa for one-hour
- A solid or blinking light indicates the hot tub is on and working
- Wait a few minutes and the jets and heater will automatically be activated
- To shut off the hot tub, press the button. After 1-hour the hot tub will automatically stop. If more time is desired, press button again for another hour

Depending on the time of year, the hot tub will heat in 30-40 minutes. Need help? Contact me.

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

SPEAKER: 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 living room speaker
- DO NOT MOVE THE SPEAKER(S)

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

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. You can also connect and pair your iOS device to the TV.

TOWELS
Additional bath and pool towels are in the master bedroom closet (black cube shelving baskets). 

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 a washer and dryer in the cottage. Peak-season guests renting the cottage are permitted to use SPARINGLY. Use only HE (high efficiency) detergent. The home is on a septic system and doing excessive laundry on-site is not allowed. For nearby coin laundry services see local necessities

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