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Northwoods - Favorite Riverfront Getaway in Healdsburg - Hot Tub, Kayaks, Dock

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Enjoy the peace, solitude, and beauty while Kayaking at Northwoods Lodge.

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Last updated: 07/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Healdsburg house description

Northwoods appeals to its guests with its spectacular riverfront setting, spacious river view deck, charming decor, exceptionally comfortable beds, outstanding cleanliness, high quality amenities, the private dock and kayaks, a beautiful, tranquil and even 'perfect location', with easy access to all wine country attractions, plus outstanding customer service.

Northwoods is a charming and peaceful riverfront getaway that has everything you'll need for a great wine country stay for two to six guests. Located less than one mile from Healdsburg, Northwoods is the perfect choice for summer fun, or cozy winter getaways. There's a fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen, river views, an expansive deck, a 4-5 person Marquis spa, a private dock with kayaks, and a Weber gas BBQ grill. You'll love the contemplative stillness, sitting on the dock surrounded breathtaking scenery. The only likely interruptions will be the kerplunk of a fish, or croak of a bullfrog. You'll come away refreshed!

There are 3 bedrooms, with comfortable queen size beds and fine linens. A fourth sleeping area is the upstairs sitting room. It has a twin size daybed, plus a twin size trundle that rolls out from beneath. There is one full bath is upstairs, and one full bath on the lower level. Overnight occupancy is limited to 6, plus any children under 3 years of age.

The décor includes vintage, northwoods style birch and willow furnishings, plus leather seating in the living room.

NORTHWOODS is just one of our four beautiful, vacation homes in Healdsburg. Call us for information on them all, or visit our WineCountryLodges website to view our more than 80 photos per property.

For larger groups, our Firefly Lodge is just 4 doors away on the same riverfront lane and sleeps 8 guests. Also nearby is our Riverwood Lodge that sleeps 8 and our Old River Lodge that sleeps 6. Note: Due to the peaceful and residential nature of the neighborhood parties and special events are not allowed.

All four of our beautiful riverside settings are tranquil. The soothing sounds of the river de-stress and relax those needing a break from hectic urban life. Listen to the sounds of nature and unwind while enjoying the charming accommodations, comfortable beds, the cozy fire, and a slower pace, while being a short mile, or so, from the hub of this world class wine producing region. At Wine Country Lodges, we've been inviting guests to enjoy the unique pleasures of Sonoma County Wine Country for over seven years.

- “Three couples just stayed at the Northwoods Lodge and had a wonderful time. It was so nice to have our own private place to come 'home' to after a day out visiting the wineries. At the end of the trip we spent two days in Napa. We were so glad that we spent most of trip in Healdsburg. It has great shopping, restaurants, and is small and quaint. The wineries are on quiet back roads with beautiful scenery. We hope to come back!”
Anonymous, Aberdeen, SD

For more guest testimonials, please visit our website and click on the online guestbook.

Keywords: House/Private Home

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            The main level only has a few steps to navigate: a few steps up to the front porch. A few steps down to one bedroom and the deck level....moreless

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Upstairs Sitting Room: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            Twin size daybed...moreless

          • Bass Room: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Trout Room: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • River Room: 1 queen

            Adjacent to bath wtih shower; serves as Master Suite...moreless

          • There are 3 bedrooms, each with a very comfortable, ultra plush queen size bed and fine linens. A fourth sleeping area is in the upstairs sitting room. It has a twin size daybed A pack 'n play baby bed and baby gates are also provided. Queen size Beds (3) Three bedrooms have very comfortable Queen-size beds. A sitting room has a daybed with two single mattresses. The home has 2 full baths., Twin or Single Beds (2) A bonus/sitting room is adjacent to one of the 3 queen-size bedrooms, separated by a pocket door and provides flexibility in sleeping accommodations., Baby Cribs (1) There is a Pack n' Play style baby bed. A crib sheet, child sized blanket and baby gate are also provided. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Lower Level bath: toilet, shower

            Main Level, adjacent to River Room...moreless

          • Upper Level bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upstairs...moreless

          • One full bath is upstairs, with a tub shower combination, and one full bath, with a shower, is on the main level....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Private dock, 2 kayaks, life preservers, 2 fishing poles, fishing tackle, fishing guide books, patio furniture, 4 zero gravity lounger chairs, foosball game, cards, puzzles and games, a library of travel and nature books, a collection of classics and comedy on 'DVD such as 'I Love Lucy' shows and old time cartoons, indoor ping pong table. Washer/dryer -- Gas Fireplace -- Private Hot Tub -- The river is perfect for swimming, snorkeling & other water fun -- Full Kitchen -- Catering Available -- Private dock, 2 kayaks -- Weber gas BBQ -- Deck/Patio -- Steps lead from the deck directly to the dock at the river's edge, where guests can step in for a swim, or launch one of the two kayaks provided . During the summer months the water is a very comfortable temperature, slow moving, & clear. Summer months are marked by canoe traffic, swimmers, rafting, & guests out for an enjoyable paddle in the kayaks we provide. Swimming & snorkeling are great pastimes here. Communal swimming pool avail. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Ping Pong Table
              • Books For Kids
              • Foosball
              • Toys
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2)...moreless

              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Books For Adults
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Books
              • Radio

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities
              • Adventure
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Zoo
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Bay/Sound
              • Coin Laundry
              • Marina

              Leisure Activities

              • Gambling Casinos
              • Photography
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Horseshoes
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Whale Watching
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating

              local services and businesses

              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center

              Location Type

              • River:

                Private dock (in season). Step right in for a swim, or launch one of our kayaks. In summer months, the water is a very comfortable temperature, slow moving, and clear. In winter, the river becomes ...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Russian River frontage...moreless

              • Beach:

                Russian River frontage...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Private dock (in season). Step right in for a swim, or launch one of our kayaks. In summer months, the water is a very comfortable temperature, slow moving, and clear. In winter, the river becomes rapid and ruggedly scenic. Year round guests are drawn to the view of the river, its wildlife, its ebb and flow, and change with the seasons. It’s truly a dynamic force, and enjoyable year round. Summer months are marked by canoe traffic, swimmers, rafting, and guests out for an enjoyable paddle in the two kayaks we provide. Swimming and snorkeling are great pastimes here. In winter, you can catch steelhead or watch other fisherman in their quest....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Kayaking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Surfing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Ice Skating
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountaineering
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Water Tubing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Rafting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Eat at the kitchen table or outside on the deck with river views....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Living Room
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Parking
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Heating
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Private washer...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Private dryer...moreless

                      • Fireplace
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Telephone
                      • Linens Provided

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Kitchen

                          • Stove
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Kitchen:

                            High quality appliances (stove, refrigerator, microwave). A portable, automatic dishwasher is also included, as well as small appliances such as a coffee maker, a coffee grinder, a blender,...moreless

                          • Catering Available
                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Grill
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Microwave

                          Outside

                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Boat With Paddles
                          • Boat
                          • Large Cooler
                          • Beach Chairs
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Binoculars
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Amex
                          • Discover
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Jacuzzi
                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                          • Spa Whirlpool
                          • Whirlpool
                          • Communal Pool:

                            The river is perfect for swimming, snorkeling and other water fun. Day Passes are also available for $15/day to Healdsburg's Park Point Health and Swim Club with heated lap and children's pools...moreless

                          • Hot Tub:

                            The Marquis hot tub can hold 4-5 guests. It is well maintained, and is situated on the deck overlooking the river. ...moreless

                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          H SEASON 2
                          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $480 $550
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,880

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                          H SEASON 3
                          Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $440 $490
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,640

                          Rates are based on 5 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                          FALL
                          Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $340 $380
                          Fri, Sat
                          $2,040

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                          WINTER
                          Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $290 $330
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,740

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $290 $330
                          Fri, Sat
                          $1,740

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • House Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
                          • Property Damage Protection $49
                          • Tax Rate 11%

                          Notes:

                          Weekday Nightly Rates = Sun - Thurs

                          Weekend Nightly Rates = Fri & Sat

                          HOLIDAY RATES = $790.00 NIGHT *Call For Details*

                          1) Memorial Day 2) 4th of July 3) Labor Day 4) Thanksgiving 5) Christmas Eve/Day 6) New Years Eve/Day

                          EVENT RATES = $690.00 NIGHT *Call For Details*

                          1) Winter WINEland 2) Barrel 1 Weekend 3) Barrel 2 Weekend 4) Passport Weekend 5) Wine & Food Affair


                          Cancellation policy:

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


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                          Location

                          83 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          San Francisco International Airport
                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          30 min. drive from Ocean Beaches
                          2.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Highway 101, Dry Creek Road Exit
                          5 Metres
                          Nearest Beach
                          Beach and dock located on property
                          2.4 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Downtown Healdsburg
                          2.25 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Healdsburg Golf Club
                          2.4 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Downtown Healdsburg

                          Car: Necessary

                          Family fun and outdoor adventures abound! A Canoe Trip down the Russian River, Wine Tasting, Bicycling our country roads, touring Wineries, picnicking in the Vineyards, strolling through the ancient trees at Armstrong Redwoods State Park, taking Scenic Drives, Beach Combing and Whale Watching at our Ocean Beaches, visiting Art Galleries, following 'Farm Trails' maps leading to fresh produce at the source, trying natural Hot Springs Spas and Mud Baths in nearby Calistoga, Soaring overhead on a Hot Air Balloon Excursion, shopping in the Charming Shops and Antique Malls surrounding the Historic Plaza in Healdsburg. Check the calendar for free Public Concerts, weekly local Farmer's Markets, and many Special Events.

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About: Wine Country Lodges’ history in Sonoma County started with its founder, Lisa Neisingh. Lisa was raised in Sonoma County, where she enjoyed vacations with her family at their riverfront cabin on Healdsburg’s Fitch Mountain and where she learned to swim with her cousins in the Russian River. Wanting to continue to share similar getaway experiences for additional families and friends, she bought Northwoods in 2007, as Wine Country Lodges’ fourth riverfront vacation home. With Northwoods she wanted to convey a relaxing, back-to-nature environment, she chose upscale, rustic, and charming antique 'Northwoods' style furnishings to make guests feel welcomed and relaxed. The home and its accommodations provide the perfect atmosphere for those wanting to create special vacation memories while bonding with family and friends in a relaxingly, peaceful and unspoiled riverfront setting. Wine Country Lodges continues in the tradition of welcoming guests and is now owned and managed by Lisa’s children Jared B Pickrell and Jill Jensen. Our family enjoys filling these wonderful riverfront homes with comfortable furnishings, relaxing amenities, and providing an array of adventurous and leisurely activities for our guests to enjoy. We Look Forward to Welcoming You to Healdsburg’s Riverfront Wine Country.

                          Why Healdsburg:
                          Lisa acquired Northwoods as a fourth riverfront home addition to Wine Country Lodges. Northwoods has an ideal riverfront location and is just four doors away from our first vacation home, Firefly, providing excellent close accommodations for many groups desiring adjacent accommodations. FOR PHOTOS & TO BOOK ONLINE VISIT: www.winecountrylodges.com

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          It's breathtakingly peaceful setting on the river is one of our guests' favorite things about Northwoods Lodge. A year ago a guest proposed marriage to his sweetheart in that most inspiring setting! In the summer, with our dock right at the water level, there's so much to do, or just sit in the deck chairs and watch. The water is warm, and clean, and the swimming is fabulous! The canoe traffic glides peacefully by. We make kayaks available to you, too. The home itself is as charming as can be. It's neat, tidy, appealing and supplied with everything you'll need to feel at home. It's furnished for comfort, from leather in the living room, to our very comfortable pillow top beds. The decor and antiques are laid back, rustic,and refined all at the same time. The large, beautiful, river view deck, shaded by redwoods and bay trees, is a cool place to relax in the summer. We keep the hot tub sparkling clean and bubbly for your enjoyment, and we provide zero gravity, recliner chairs on the deck for your relaxation. There are plenty of tables and chairs, to, to help you enjoy outdoor living. We furnish a 'fishing' room, well stocked with poles, tackle, fishing guide books, and the regulations and information you'll need to know. You'll find Northwoods Lodge to be a wonderful home to return to after a day away touring wineries. It's so close to Sonoma and Napa Wineries, and only one mile from Healdsburg. The location is 'perfect'!! We look forward to welcoming you soon!


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                          • Enjoy the peace, solitude, and beauty while Kayaking at Northwoods Lodge.

                            Enjoy the peace, solitude, and beauty while Kayaking at Northwoods Lodge.

                          • Northwoods Lodge, a Charming River Front Cottage & a Great Getaway.

                            Northwoods Lodge, a Charming River Front Cottage & a Great Getaway.

                          • The Bedrooms have wonderful back-supporting, pillowtop mattresses.

                            The Bedrooms have wonderful back-supporting, pillowtop mattresses.

                          • The Large deck, Spa, a Weber Grill & Dining Tables with a River View.

                            The Large deck, Spa, a Weber Grill & Dining Tables with a River View.

                          • Sleep so comfortably and enjoy views of the river

                            Sleep so comfortably and enjoy views of the river

                          • A daybed in the upstairs sitting room holds two twin mattresses.

                            A daybed in the upstairs sitting room holds two twin mattresses.

                          • The Kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you'll need.

                            The Kitchen is fully-equipped with everything you'll need.

                          • Enjoy opportunities for Birdwatching and Photo Shooting.

                            Enjoy opportunities for Birdwatching and Photo Shooting.

                          • At Northwoods Lodge the Russian River's water is clear and temperate.

                            At Northwoods Lodge the Russian River's water is clear and temperate.

                          • A Peaceful Getaway Location just One Mile from Healdsburg City Limits

                            A Peaceful Getaway Location just One Mile from Healdsburg City Limits

                          • The Large Deck, shaded by trees, overlooks the upper Russian River

                            The Large Deck, shaded by trees, overlooks the upper Russian River

                          • Charming willow furniture, antiques, and northwoods decor.

                            Charming willow furniture, antiques, and northwoods decor.

                          • The cozy hearth and leather furnishings are a pleasure at the end of the day

                            The cozy hearth and leather furnishings are a pleasure at the end of the day

                          • The Russian River is unbelievably peaceful and very lakelike at Northwoods Lodge

                            The Russian River is unbelievably peaceful and very lakelike at Northwoods Lodge

                          • There's so much fun to be had on the River.  Kayak, canoe, fish, swim!

                            There's so much fun to be had on the River. Kayak, canoe, fish, swim!

                          • Listen for Fish Jumping in the Peace & Quiet at the Private Dock.

                            Listen for Fish Jumping in the Peace & Quiet at the Private Dock.

                          • You can expect fine linens and great beds.

                            You can expect fine linens and great beds.

                          • The Bathrooms are Sparkling Clean, and have organic shower soap.

                            The Bathrooms are Sparkling Clean, and have organic shower soap.

                          • Relax and lean back in anti-gravity reclining chairs on the spacious deck.

                            Relax and lean back in anti-gravity reclining chairs on the spacious deck.

                          • The Back Porch is equipped with Fishing and Boating Equipment.

                            The Back Porch is equipped with Fishing and Boating Equipment.

                          • Have fun watching Wildlife, especially Deer and Heron, along the River.

                            Have fun watching Wildlife, especially Deer and Heron, along the River.

                          • Leather furniture, willow chair, cozy gas fireplace, plus TV, DVD, etc.

                            Leather furniture, willow chair, cozy gas fireplace, plus TV, DVD, etc.

                          • The beautiful Hot Tub view is relaxing while you enjoy the sights.

                            The beautiful Hot Tub view is relaxing while you enjoy the sights.

                          • Have fun watching Canoes gliding down the Russian River in Summer.

                            Have fun watching Canoes gliding down the Russian River in Summer.

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