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Tranquil Retreat on Russian River

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View from master suite of cottage, lawn & river

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Duncans Mills house description

************ Summer Dates Going Fast! **************

SPECIALS FOR JUNE AND AUGUST - ENJOY ABALONE COVE THIS SUMMER. (JULY DATES ARE GONE!)

Our home in Duncans Mills offers 4 bedrooms with queen beds (master suite, 2 small bedrooms, and separate cottage with queen + sofa bed) and 3 bathrooms (one in cottage) for the perfect family vacation. Guest limit: 8

Amenities provided include:
- Riverfront with water access on site
- Toys for you to enjoy, croquet, water toys, kids bikes)
- 6-person hot tub surrounded by redwood 'cathedral'
- Gas grill and fully stocked kitchen for guests who love to cook and eat
- Large deck and lawns with plenty of outdoor seating
- Master suite with views and separate sitting area
- Two smaller bedrooms with queen beds
- Private guest cottage with queen bed, sofa bed, bath and desk
- Additional port-a-crib for your convenience (please, no more than 8 adults and kids total!)
- Fireplace and wood provided
- Quite, safe street
- Hiking preserve a short walk from house
- On-Demand movies/unlimited long distance/high-speed wireless internet
- Three TVs including DVD, VCR, Movie Library and CD players
- Well-behaved dog welcome.

Serene paradise on river, surrounded by redwoods with spectacular views of coastal hills, yet less than 10 miles to the hubbub of Guerneville. Enjoy the small, friendly town of Duncans Mills, between Monte Rio and Jenner. Home and lawn are very sunny, yet also offer cool ocean breezes. The best location for river and ocean explorations in Guerneville, Occidental, Freestone, Bodega Bay, Fort Ross! Lots of good restaurants within 10 minutes.

Or... stay at home and cook. Fully stocked kitchen includes many stockpots, saute pans, roasting pans, baking supplies, 2 coffee makers, coffee grinder, waffle iron, small cuisinart, blender, and toaster.

Activities within 30 minutes include: biking, canoeing/kayaking, exploring art galleries and antique stores, hiking, history (the museum on the Russian River Railroad or Civil War days in summer), redwood grove at Armstrong Woods, rodeo (summers only), Spa (Osmosis is only 20 minutes away), swimming, whale watching, winetasting in the Dry Creek and Sonoma Valleys.






































Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Considered
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Plenty of spices, baking supplies, oils and condiments...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Babysitter
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Covered Parking
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • River front with direct river access, large lawn, 2 kayaks, 1 canoe, inflatable raft, croquet, portacrib....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Comcast On-Demand free movies and full cable channels....moreless

              • Video Library:

                We have both VHS and DVD's for your enjoyment...moreless

              • Books:

                The library in the master suite is top notch...moreless

              • Games:

                Lots of fun games for all ages...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Free Long Distance
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    1 Adult, under 5'4' and several children's bikes, varying sizes...moreless

                  • Garden Chairs:

                    8...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Adventure

                  Location & View

                  • Waterfront:

                    Home is directly on the Russian River with river access right on property. (Please note that the VRBO location marker is not in exact spot & we cannot change!)...moreless

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Rafting
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Churches
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Groceries
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Mountain Biking
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  End of summer: only 2 nite min
                  Aug 12 - Sep 5, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $420
                  $2,600
                  Early fall 2014: best weather!
                  Sep 8 - Oct 2, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,250
                  Fall special: 3 nights@$790
                  Oct 3 - Nov 24, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,250
                  Thanksgiving 2014
                  Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,250
                  Between holiday sanity saver
                  Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $350
                  Christmas/New Years
                  Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,250
                  Winter special: 3 nights@$650
                  Jan 5 - Feb 12, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $325
                  $1,500
                  Presidents Day
                  Feb 13 - Feb 17, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $395
                  $2,250
                  Spring special: 3 nights@$650
                  Feb 18 - May 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $325
                  $1,500
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $325
                  $1,500 $5,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $150 + tax
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Tax Rate 9%

                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sonoma County Airport
                  1.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 116
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Goat Rock State Beach
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  The Blue Heron Resteraunt and Tavern
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Northwood Golf Course
                  1.6 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Cape Fear

                  Car: Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: I must have been crazy when I thought I could afford a vacation home! Just fell in love with this area about 10 years ago and, well, one thing led to another. When the house is not rented, I spend lots of time enjoying the quiet and natural beauty of Abalone Cove and the surrounding area. This is my home away from home - I hope you enjoy it just as much. When I'm not escaping to Abalone Cove, I'm an entrepreneur who lives in Marin county with my two teens and cattle dog. Michelle is our neighbor, friend and property manager, who lives down the street and is a true gift to us and our renters. We try to make sure you have everything you need at the house. If I've missed anything, Michelle will take great care of you before and during your stay.

                  Why the Owner Chose Duncans Mills:
                  I love to kayak, hike, trail run, eat, drink great wine, hang out with friends, roast marshmallows, relax in the hot tub - all are plentiful here. Some of my favorites are the zins in Dry Creek (45 min drive), the homemade pastries at Gold Coast Bakery in Duncans Mills (15 min walk), and the fabulous trails in Willow Creek Preserve a quick walk down the street (thanks to the good work of LandPaths).

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  At Abalone Cove you'll feel a world away from the hubbub, yet fabulous dining and wine tasting is so close - Cape Fear restaurant is 5 minutes in Duncans Mills, Guerneville is 15 minutes, Korbel is 20 minutes, and Russian River and Dry Creek's world famous wineries are within a 45 minute drive. The house has both privacy and direct river access - a rare combination on the Russian River! It is cosy, comfortable and the natural setting is absolutely gorgeous.


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                  Photos

                  • View from master suite of cottage, lawn & river

                    View from master suite of cottage, lawn & river

                  • Master Suite

                    Master Suite

                  • Master Suite

                    Master Suite

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Dining with View

                    Dining with View

                  • Separate Cottage with Bathroom and Futon

                    Separate Cottage with Bathroom and Futon

                  • View of House looking up from the river

                    View of House looking up from the river

                  • Entrance to Willow Creek State Park just up the road from the house

                    Entrance to Willow Creek State Park just up the road from the house

                  • Top of the hill at Willow Creek State Park

                    Top of the hill at Willow Creek State Park

                  • Master Suite

                    Master Suite

                  • Master Suite

                    Master Suite

                  • One of the 2 corner bedrooms upstairs

                    One of the 2 corner bedrooms upstairs

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Bright, fully stocked kitchen to create memorable meals together

                    Bright, fully stocked kitchen to create memorable meals together

                  • View from Dining Room

                    View from Dining Room

                  • View from Deck off Cottage

                    View from Deck off Cottage

                  • Relaxing by the River on our private lawn area

                    Relaxing by the River on our private lawn area

                  • A short walk to the quaint town of Duncans Mills

                    A short walk to the quaint town of Duncans Mills

                  • Land  Paths offers permits to gain access to Willow Creek State Park, just ask!

                    Land Paths offers permits to gain access to Willow Creek State Park, just ask!

                  • Sonoma Coast State Beach, just 4 miles from the house

                    Sonoma Coast State Beach, just 4 miles from the house

                  VRBO #144319

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $325 - $420 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 08/29/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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