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Bedrooms 2
Space 885 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4 adults and 1 child)

THIS COTTAGE IS A TRUE RETREAT. To book by the month in Dec, Jan or Feb please send inquiries to Our cottage is one of the best priced homes on the river with scenic views and a large spa. It is truly a different experience to be on the river. The large deck and dinning room have wonder views of the river and lots of natural light. Our house was built in 1930 and updated in 1999 while keeping all the charm of a vintage river cottage. There are high ceilings, wood floors, knotty pine in the living room, a stone fireplace with insert, granite counters, large double sink, enclosed sun porch and large deck with wonderful river views. The river flows behind the house just a few steps away. Take the path to the river in the summer time and enjoy our private gazebo set up for our guest to use with sun shade, table and chairs. A perfect place to hang out, relax and swim. A large 4 person hot tub is located under mature redwood trees, very private. The house is near the end of a quiet street with very little traffic. There is a one car garage plus 1 or 2 parking places in the driveway.

We have all the comforts of home, central forced air heating, high speed internet, cable TV (a flat screen in the living room and back bedroom), and unlimited Nationwide calls.

We set up a Gazebo/Sun Shade (summer only) across the river right on the river bank with table and chairs, we also provide tubes, ice chest, beach umbrella, beach chairs and a double kayak for our guest to use to take full advantage of all the river has to offer.

The easy beach access makes it a fun place for children to enjoy the river. Take a float down the river, enjoy the scenery you may even see a few turtles and herons.

Besides the river there are many other activities for guest to enjoy, the Healdsburg Town Square is 3 miles away which offers shopping, fine dinning, theaters, bakeries, live concerts and a farmers market. Dry Creek, Alexander Valley and Russian River wine regions are just a short drive from the property with world class wineries and tasting rooms.

The Villa Chanticleer, a wonderful facility for Weddings is less than a mile away on North Fitch Mt. Road.

The house will accommodate up to 4 adults or a couple with 2 children. Works out well with 2 couples as the bedrooms are separate from each other, one in the front and the other in the back of the house, allows for nice privacy. If you are planning a wedding, family gathering or just have a larger group and need more room, the owners can refer you to additional rental properties on the same street. More details available on request.

HOUSE AND SONOMA COUNTY RULES: The following information is required by the County: Only 2 cars allowed at the house and must be parked in the driveway or garage.

Maximum number of adult over night guest is 4, including children, children under 3 are not included. Maximum number of day guests allowed over the 4 night time guest is 3 for a total of 7 people. Please be respectful of our neighbors, many of them are permeant residences. Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 8 a.m. No amplified sound of any kind is allowed, including speaker attached to your phone.

We are a pet friendly house (2 dog maximum).

THANK YOU for following these rules so the area can be enjoyed by all, full time residence, vacation renters and second home families.

The house is available in the Winter months for longer stays at a rate of $2250 per month. Please send me a message if you are interested in a long term rental as they can not be booked on the site, there is no hotel tax for stay longer than 30 days.

TOT#677N. Permit #ZPE11-0161

Keywords: Russian River, Wine Country, Wine Tasting, Cabin, Sonoma, Cottage, Vineyard, Scenic, Riverfront, Waterfront, Rafting & Tubing, Kayaking, Swimming, Family, Get A Way, Retreat, Romantic, Couples.

More Details

Edrene Case
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Edrene Case

My sister's and I were born in Healdsburg and learned to swim in the Russian River. Even after we moved away we made many trips to this area with our friends and family to enjoy the river. We rented many vacations homes along the Russian River from Guerneville to Healdsburg and this is our favorite spot. Our kids have fond memories of spending warm summer days on the beach behind this house looking for frogs, swimming, canoeing and rafting down the river. They named the beach 'Froggy Beach'. We always dreamed of owning our own place and now have this really great cottage on the river to enjoy and rent out to others. Our favorite activities are wine tasting, swimming, tubing, kayaking and canoeing down the river.

Edrene Case purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Edrene Case chose Healdsburg

This property is located on a great spot on the Russian River. There is a nice beach just a few steps away. The street is quiet with no through traffic. There are many large redwood trees that line the river and keep it cool in the summer. We have a large private spa and in the Summer a Gazebo set up across the river for you to use. Visit world class wineries just a few miles away in Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys or visit the many different tasting room right in town. Enjoy all the other activities Healdsburg has to offer, fine dinning, cool shops, popular brewery, free summer concerts in the square and weekly Farmer's Market. So much to do, be sure to stay at least 3 nights.

What makes this cottage unique

The views of the river and countryside from the back deck are fantastic. You can enjoy the large hot tub located in a secluded area under a grove of mature Redwood trees. The house has the charm of a vintage 1920's cabin but with all the comforts of home. Fine dinning and great wine tasting are located just a short drive away. Canoe and Kayak trips are available in town or go for a float off the beach behind the house. During the summer months we have inner tubes, a double kayak, noodles, ice chest, lounges, chairs and a beach umbrella you can take to the beach.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Healdsburg, California

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 885 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower Only, no tub, hair dryer provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen Beds (2), each bedroom has a queen bed. The back bedroom has a new bed purchased in 1/2015. One sofa-sleeper in living room. The back bedroom also has a flat screen TV with cable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Wonderful river and countryside views from the deck, large private hot tub under the redwood trees, just a few steps away to the river and a nice beach. During the summer months there are inner tubes, a double kayak, life jackets, paddles, noodles, lounges, plastic chairs, ice chest and a beach umbrella that you can take to the river. Enjoy all the river has to offer, swimming, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and wildlife viewing.


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Wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

Property was very clean and welcoming !

Easy walk to river with a kayak to use. Hot tub was perfect after a long day on river. Loved the deck at night with the cool evening breeze.

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our Russian Riverfront Cottage. Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Much appreciated. Hope you can stay with us again soon.
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a warm cozy place with a wood burning fireplace and hot tub and we got it. It's an older place but comfy with all amenities that you need. The owner is easy to work with and very helpful.

  • Submitted: 6-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute little home

  • 5 of 5

Quant little house right on the river. Super close to many wineries. Can't wait to go back. Perfect for 2 couples.

  • Submitted: 1-May-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Close to Healdsburg plaza and all the lovely amenities this beautiful place of the world has to offer. Oh - and the wine and wineries are incredible!

  • Submitted: 24-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks much for taking the time to write such a nice review. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay in the beautiful Sonoma County Wine Country. We appreciate your booking, Kenn & Edrene
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Russsian River Retreat

  • 4 of 5

This was my second time renting the cottage. It is very cute, clean and love the hot tub. It also has all the kitchen utensils, etc. one needs, towels and a washer and dryer. The cottage overlooks the Russian River and has huge redwood trees in the yard. I would suggest arriving in the daylight hours as the road is winding and not much light to guide your way. It's very close to Healdsburg if you wish to eat out or buy some groceries.

  • Submitted: 13-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed an amazing 5 days here in early May. I fell in love with this small cottage along the river and cannot wait to return. Coffee in the mornings on the deck listening and watching the many birds go by and fish jumping in the river was so peaceful! After a day out and about or laying by the river we wld make a home cooked meal in the cozy kitchen and eat out on the deck under the redwoods. Then a dip in the hottub to sooth our souls and muscles. the house has everything you need to enjoy your stay and Edrene was very easy to work with during the rental process! We couldn't have been happier with our home away from home!! Looking forward to returning again soon! Thank you!

  • Submitted: 22-May-2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
San Francisco Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Healdsburg Town Square
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Wine Train in Napa Valley
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Healdsburg Town Square & Dry Creek Road
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Pacific Ocean
Car: necessary

Our area of Sonoma County is famous for it's wineries, tasting rooms and restaurants. Enjoy the many restaurants, tasting rooms and vintage shops in town. Dry Creek and Alexander Valley are just a short drive from the house. In the summer the Russian River located behind the house provides lots of water activities including, rafting, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and fishing. Check out the free concerts in the town square during the summer. Take a drive to the Pacific Coast or walk through the giant redwoods in Armstrong State Park. So many things to do.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Healdsburg, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Mid Season
Apr 17 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer
May 25 2018 - Jun 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
Jun 29 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
Fall Mid Season
Sep 5 2018 - Oct 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
Late Fall/Winter
Nov 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$44.66 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$319.02
House Cleaning Fee C$108.47 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Extra guest fee of $10 per night. $50 cancelation Fee will be deducted from refund.
Available as a monthly rental for December, January & February only, must be book directly with owner, book it now does not work for monthly rental as the system will tax you, no tax required for 31 day stays or longer, please contact owner directly. Thanks

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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