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Riverfront-Redwood Sanctuary with Spectacular Views

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

With expansive views of the Russian River, graceful hills and the Coast Range Mountains, Casa Lucia enjoys a beautiful, sunny setting with easy river access for kayaking, canoeing and swimming. The meadow between the house and the river has plenty of room to set up the net for volleyball and badminton, toss the Frisbee or play baseball. The wrap-around deck is the perfect place to watch the mist floating on the river in the early morning and for outdoor dining later in the day. A nighttime soak in the hot tub provides a front row seat for stargazing and the massage jets stimulate conversation and relaxation. For exercise we provide several kayaks and a family canoe as well as 4 adult bicycles, The cheerful kitchen is fully equipped and there are two old-fashioned gas fireplaces to keep you cozy on a chilly night. Stay connected with broadband internet and unlimited long distance phone calls.

Most people never want to leave this river house,: In the morning, breathe the fresh country air on a walk to the local bakery and enjoy pastries made in the wood-fired oven along with a perfect cup of coffee (they roast it right there in the shop). Duncans Mills is ideally situated on the river, only 10 minutes from the resort town of Guerneville and in the other direction, ten minutes from the ocean beaches. It was named for the sawmills that once cut timber to build and re-build San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. It was the northern terminus of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad and the old Victorian station is still looking good as it approaches its 130th birthday. The turn of the century buildings have been lovingly cared for and provide a glimpse of small-town life 100 years ago. The town is well-known for its art galleries and restaurants.

If the urge to explore arises: you can hit the road and cruise along the river, past vineyards and through redwood forests. A few miles to the west are the ocean beaches and the rugged Sonoma Coast, to the east are the charming tasting rooms on the undiscovered Sonoma Wine Trail. You can pause in picturesque towns, and stroll through parks of giant redwoods that rival the worlds tallest trees. Dozens of food emporiums serve creative dishes with local produce and seafood. Unique shops feature handmade goods as well as coastal and redwood curios. Casa Lucia sleeps up to 6 adults, or up to 8 with children, between the two bedrooms and several open-up sofas in the sun room and the living room. There is a full bath with shower, a half bath, and an outdoor shower as well. The house is light and airy, with a generous dining area, living room and a spacious sunroom with river views from three walls of glass. Old fashion gas fireplaces will keep you cozy on a chilly night. The cheerful kitchen is fully equipped and includes stone countertops.

Casa Lucia has everything for a great getaway: . Internet access and digital telephone with unlimited long distance calling available.
· Riverfront with water access
· 1 double kayak, 2 single kayaks, 1 canoe (separate release of liability to use boats and bicycles)
. 4 adult bicycles
· Large deck facing the river with plenty of seating
· Hot Tub with massage jets
· Dining Room
· Master Bedroom has separate access to the deck
. Massage Table
· Barbecue Grill
· Hiking preserve near the house
· Cable TV, DVD/VHS player
· Broadband internet with WIFI and Ethernet connection
· Digital telephone with unlimited long distance
· Quiet street
· Sorry, no dogs, no smoking

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Casa Lucia has a king bed in the master bedroom and a queen bed in the 2nd bedroom bedroom. There are also open-up sofas in the sun room and the living room. There is a full bath with shower (no tub), a half bath, and an outdoor shower as well. The house is light and airy, with a generous dining area, living room and a spacious sunroom with river views from three walls of glass. Old fashion gas fireplaces will keep you cozy on a chilly night. The cheerful kitchen is fully equipped and includes stone countertops. If you want to stay connected, there is high-speed internet access and digital telephone with unlimited long distance calling available. We try to keep our home shoe-free, so bring slippers to keep your feet cozy....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

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

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Summer High Season
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,925

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$275
$1,925

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

$275/night; 1925/week

$400 Security and Damage Deposit, collected 3 weeks before arrival. We accept Visa and MasterCard.


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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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Location

  • Sonoma Coast State Beaches

    "Our favorite, and the closest beach, is Goat Rock. Just a half mile South of the Highway 1 ..."

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  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve

  • Gold Coast Coffee & Bakery

    "Great Coffee, roasted right there in their vintage roaster."

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  • Willow Creek Trailhead

    "Great hike through dense forests, opens up at ridge top with wide views to the ocean. "

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  • Cafe Aquatica

  • River's End Restaurant & Inn

    "Great for a splurge. Incredible views at sunset. Best food in the county. "

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa Municipal
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Heron Restaurant and Bar
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Northwood Golf Course
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 101
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cape Fear; Blue Heron
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Goat Rock Ocean Beach

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, wine-tasting, Hiking, Beach Combing

 

Owner info

About the owner: We live in the East Bay, but our family has enjoyed 'Russian River Life' for many, many years. We have taken our children to just about every beach, park and camping spot along the river. In 1989 we moved to Monte Rio where the kids went to elementary school. Alas, jobs and the city called us back, but our hearts were still with the River and we went back to visit frequently.

Why the Owner Chose Duncans Mills:
We bought our house on the river as a family project with 2 generations putting our savings together so we could have a place for the whole family to get together without the distractions of city life. We hope it can be that for your family as well.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian
  • Response time Within 2 days
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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