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Fran Strain

Member since: 2012
Speaks english

The Hideaway: 4 Bdr Russian River front Cabin in Guerneville w/ dock

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of the Guerneville vacation cabin rental

This is an amazing family cabin tucked in among the redwoods. The location is ideal. Literally just steps away from the Russian River with a private dock, you can't get much closer to the river without falling in.

The house itself is a gem. Having been redone multiple times, it is a beautiful blend of classic traditional with the right amount of new touches. Stunning redwood batten board throughout the house sets the perfect backdrop for the house.

The house has been raised off the street and has a great deck off the front which is perfect for summertime barbeques and has enough room to accommodate a bunch of teak cocktail chairs and a table. Perfect for winding down in the evenings following a great day on the river.

As you enter the house, there is a great room with a phenomenal fireplace. The nearly 20-foot ceilings scream for you to sit by the fire and enjoy a glass (bottle?) of your favorite found chardonnay or pinot.

And, the back porch is a wonderful gathering place for dining and lounging with views of the surrounding vistas.

The house really is a great place to getaway to. The access to the river is amazing. The dock is a great way to enjoy the water. Whether you want to rent paddle boats or canoes from Johnson's Beach or just lounge on an inner-tube or raft, there is something special about just going for a swim in the river.

For the beach-goers, Johnson's beach is less than a mile and is a great walk.

For the sportsman, the fishing is great. Do that from the dock, wade upstream and use the adjacent beach, or take a short drive out to Jenner or Bodega to charter a trip. Some friends of ours often plan abalone dives and use the river as a homebase.

If you are into golf, the Northwoods golf course is only 3.8 miles from the house. Designed by Dr. Alister MacKenzie in 1928, the course is a classic MacKenzie design with 9 holes winding through giant redwood trees. (This is the same architect who designed Cypress Point, Augusta National, Meadow Club, Pasatiempo and many other great courses).

For the wine lover, the list of amazing Russian River wineries is tremendous. Korbel does a terriffic tour and has a really great deli and picnic area. Gary Farrell is one of the most well respected wine makers around, producing some super premium wines. Hop Kiln is a little more laid back ... and a lot of fun.

For the foodies, there is a wide variety. Everything from tasty comfort food and special breakfast places (See: The River Inn, Big Bottom Market) to pizza at Andorno's to brewery / pub food (Stumptown Brewery) to high end / romantic / special dinners at Applewoods, Boon, or Seaside Metal. And, delicious eats and mezcal at El Barrio.

For the kids, there are a ton of things to be done. One of our favorites continues to be Pee Wee Golf & Arcade which is just across the river from town (about a mile from the house).

All in all, there is something for everyone here. The Hideaway is a cozy home and a great place to anchor your stay.

Sonoma County Code Section 26-88-120 (Vacation Rentals) Requirements:

* County of Sonoma Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) Certificate No. 1067N.

* Quiet Hours to be observed by all guests 10pm-7am.

* Maximum number of guests allowed: 6 people.

* Maximum number of vehicles allowed: 3 vehicles.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Fran Strain (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks english

Location

The Russian River is a traditional getaway for the old-time San Francisco families. For weeks each summer, the 'City' families would find their way to the Russian River to escape the ever-present Summer fog. With beautiful weather and just a little more than an hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge, this little slice of paradise is a wonderful escape.

Winding among the great California Redwoods, the Russian River is a slow moving river that is a great source of entertainment for generations of families. While 'The Hideaway' has its own private dock, many families make their way to Johnson's beach in Guerneville where many rent paddle boats or canoes to do some exploring up the river.

In additional to all the normal beach and river type activities, the property is also nestled among some world class wineries. The Russian River AVA is an area with special designation. The area is particular well known for its amazing Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The cool fog that winds its way up the river valley provides an ideal growing climate that delivers some of the world's very best.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Guerneville, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
Memorial Day
May 24 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
June 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$497
 
 
July 4th Holiday
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
July 2017
Jul 7 2017 - Jul 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$497
 
 
Lazy Bear Weekend
Jul 27 2017 - Aug 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
August 2017
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$497
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Aug 30 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
September 2017
Sep 12 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$497
 
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
C$530
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$464
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$245 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$994
Tax Rate 9.0%

How: Acceptable forms of payment: personal check, cashiers check or paypal. What/When: 50% of rental + $750.00 Security Deposit Up Front, Balance due 30 days before occupancy.

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Guerneville, California

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis