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Foreman's Ranch, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Swiss-styled ranch house with spectacular views, nestled in hillside estate vineyards on a private, fenced and gated 8 acre property in the Healdsburg countryside.

Located directly on the Russian River Valley wine tasting route, also popular for cycling. 10 miles (15 minutes) north to the upscale Healdsburg square and Dry Creek Valley wine tasting loop, with Anderson Valley further north. It's 24 miles (34 minutes) east to Calistoga in the Napa Valley, with Safari West and the Petrified Forest on the way. Going west, it's 10 miles to the Armstrong Redwoods hiking trails, another 25 to Bodega Bay for world class seafood. There's also kayak access to the Russian River at the Wohler Bridge less than a mile from the house, and balloon rides are available nearby (seasonally).

3 bedrooms and 2 baths accommodate 6 guests. There are separate family and dining rooms, a kitchen with nook, a fireplace room, and a laundry room downstairs. The deck offers a relaxing experience with magnificent views of the valley, or take a stroll through our vineyards and giant California Bay trees. There's plenty of parking, and it's 6 minutes to Forestville for quick groceries, a post office, pharmacy, and bank ATM.

More Details

Billy Derbes
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 May, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Forestville in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet Hours: 10pm to 8am
  • No outside amplified music or other sound at any time
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Snorkeling/Diving


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Foreman's Ranch, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
Bakersfield, California

Oh That View!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the Foreman’s Ranch this past weekend. We were in Sonoma County to celebrate a family graduation from Sonoma State University. There were 8 of us and the Ranch slept us all quite comfortably. Our two youngest family members were on the pull out and said it was fine. The house is very old and somewhat quirky. Bedrooms and bathrooms were great. The house was clean. The kitchen is straight out of the seventies (orange formica and avocado green sink :)) but everything worked and it was fully stocked-we cooked a meal there Saturday night. The towels were a bit threadbare but serviceable.

Now for the best part-the view from the deck was absolutely amazing. It was so wonderful to be right in the middle of a vineyard. We had cocktail hour outside both nights and ate outside Saturday night as well. Because the view is so fabulous, my one suggestion would be better patio furniture. There is a wood bench and a picnic table which is fine but since it’s so beautiful it would be nice to have more inviting furniture. A market umbrella would help with shade too.

The Foreman’s Ranch would be a good central location for a wine tasting trip to Sonoma County. Billy was very easy to work with and we would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, perfect for a weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Santa Rosa for a wedding. This house provides everything we needed and more. Would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Studio City

Wonderful Time!

  • 5 of 5

Great place for relaxing and watching the countryside. In the winter, the vines hadn't been pruned yet, so we could imagine how full the vineyard was by last fall harvest. Still super to walk through the vineyard. Also, oranges and tangerines we abundant! It is very homey for a family to be together. Everyone was happy with their rooms and the comfy down comforters keep us cozy at night. Being a Boy Scout would help to light the fireplace that heats part of the house. The space heaters were fine except for using in TV room.

Left my great, black corkscrew there, so look for it!

We will come back again and Billy was so very helpful and nice.

Leslie Gates Buffum

  • Review Submitted: 06-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We will look for that corkscrew! Billy Derbes
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Sonoma County Regional Airport (STS)


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £131.76
Damage Deposit £376.45

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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