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Charming Year- Round Healdsburg River Home Just Minutes From Healdsburg Plaza

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bed, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Our rustic Russian River cottage offers everything you need for an enjoyable stay in the heart of California wine country. Tasting rooms and wineries galore are located just minutes away in Healdsburg, Dry Creek, Alexander Valley, Calistoga, Forestville, and Guerneville (Armstrong Redwoods).

The living area is comfortable and cozy, complete with river stone fireplace (decorative only), cable TV, wifi, central heat, and AC. The bedroom is just off the living room and sleeps two. Main bathroom has a shower (note: there is no tub). Large adjoining light-filled charming knotty pine room with a vaulted beamed ceiling adds an additional private sleeping area with two twin beds and a couch/love seat with an adjacent 1/2 bath. The large front deck and back patio (with 3-4 person hot tub) offer up the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of wine tasting, shopping, or Russian River adventures. There is parking space for 3 cars on the property.

This house is located across the street from the beautiful Russian River. There is a public access path to the river just 500 feet from the house. There is a public access path to the river just a short walk from the house. Important to note: While you can access the river at this point, there is no beach at the end of this path. Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach Park is located 3 miles from the house.

Nearby, the Healdsburg Plaza resembles a miniature Carmel CA, with fine art galleries, specialty and antique shops, restaurants, wine bars, and tasting rooms. Other special surroundings include golf, world-class wineries, festivals, canoeing, kayaking & picnicking. Healdsburg is just over an hour away from from San Francisco (easy access from scenic 101 North), two hours from Sacramento, 45 minutes from Bodega Bay and Jenner by the Sea.

I live and work in San Francisco. I always have my phone on me and I'm just a call away if you have any questions or issues.

Requirements: Guest has to sign a rental agreement before arrival. All paperwork must be signed, emailed, and confirmed upon receipt after completion. No exceptions.

TOT Cert #1356N

Quiet Hours 10pm- 7am are to be observed by all guests (Sonoma County Code Section 26-88-120).

There is parking space for 2 cars on the property. The maximum number of vehicles allowed is 2. (Sonoma County Code Section 26-88-120).

More Details

Owner
Katie Scharer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Katie Scharer

I live and work in San Francisco. Our beautiful home in Healdsburg is our weekend getaway. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Katie Scharer purchased this cottage in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our cottage was left very clean upon departure. We had pleasant interactions through email and text -- there were absolutely no issues with this renter. I would be happy to rent to him and his party again.
Mar 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Healdsburg in Sonoma County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Charming Year- Round Healdsburg River Home Just Minutes From Healdsburg Plaza
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 20 reviews
4

Cozy cottage

  • 4 of 5

Katie was super responsive by email, the house is a short ride to town ($10 Uber) on a quiet road that is in rough shape since the recent rains. The bathrooms are small but overall it was a clean, cozy stay with a great hot tub!

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PEACEFUL

  • 5 of 5

The weather was not what we had hoped for(warmer in Minnesota) but we had a great time. We were 2 couples coming for wine country experiences and had a very relaxing time. The cottage was exactly as described and very comfortable. We able to used the outdoors very much as it rained and sneeted 3 of the 4 days. It is in the most peaceful neighborhood with giant redwoods all around and easy drive to downtown Healdsburg. Thank you for sharing your cottage Katie!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA
5

Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Booked this cottage for a girls weekend. It was great for 4 women who wanted to do a weekend of wine tasting and hot tubbing. It was about 3 miles from downtown Healdsburg which made it easy to get Ubers to and from. It's small so 4 was the perfect size, anything more would have felt cramped. It rained the whole weekend but that didn't stop us from enjoying the hot tub which was turned on and ready to go when we got there. I would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay here this past weekend. The house is on the smaller side but provided plenty of space for our small group - very cozy and charming. We made good use of the fully stocked kitchen tools for making breakfast, and of course enjoyed the hot tub! Katie was very accommodating for any questions/issues that we had and was very prompt to respond. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenfield, Ohio
4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay at this quaint cottage along the Russian River. The home has everything needed for a comfortable stay including Wi-fi and satellite TV. It truly is just a short drive from downtown Healdsburg. The front deck, private back deck and hot tub added to the enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! You are welcome back any time! Thanks again, Katie
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I really enjoyed our stay! The house was perfect for the four of us and the location was great.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review, Sarah! I'm happy you enjoyed yourselves. You are welcome back anytime! Thanks again, Katie
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Location

Nearest Airport
83 Miles
SFO
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Healdsburg, Wine Country California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£473
for 2 nights
From
£209
£1,286
£2,550
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £54.38

-Check-in is at (or after) 2pm - no exceptions
-Check-out is at 11 am - no exceptions

An informational page on house rules will be sent separately if the home is rented

Please treat my house like it is your own. The neighbors are wonderful people -- they are mature and quiet. This is not your place if you're planning a wild party.

-No Smoking on the property
-No Pets

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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