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The Poplars: Family-Friendly; Spa; Walk to River

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Last updated: 06/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Monte Rio house description

The Poplars is a newer one-story country home – there are only three steps for access and a level grassy fenced back yard, a perfect play space for your children or dog. This is a peaceful, quiet retreat on a residential dead-end street.

The Poplars has free domestic long distance and broadband wireless Internet access. The living room offers a woodstove and a flat-screen cable HDTV with DVD/VCR. There is central-heating system and 4 large skylights. Relax on the spacious sunny deck which offers a 4-person hot tub, an electric barbecue, and al fresco dining with tree and mountain views. Or sip coffee on the covered front porch and listen to the breeze wafting through the poplar trees.

The fully-equipped kitchen is big enough for holiday meal preparation. There is also a picnic basket for taking to the beaches.

Each bedroom is decorated with a different theme: the Birdhouse Room has a king-size bed and private bath. The Lighthouse Room has a queen-size bed, the Safari Room a double/full-size bed, and the two share a full bathroom. There also are two double/full-size futons in the living room.

Spring and fall provide opportunities to view the plentiful birds and experience the natural beauty of wildflowers or view autumn's foliage. Watch the morning sun filtered through nearby redwoods. The lazy days of summer are a favorite time for hanging out on the fenced back deck or lawn enjoying the filtered mountain views. Fall still has warm days and most of the tourists have gone, yet it’s one of the best times to enjoy the sunsets at the ocean only 6 miles away. Winter can be enchanting for a lover’s weekend or a great holiday.

There is a 2-car garage for your bicycles/watercraft and a 2-car driveway for off-street parking. You're only a short distance from the river, ocean, quaint towns, and many wineries! Enjoy!

Keywords: Comfortable, Quiet, Retreat, mountain & tree views, Light-filled single story, fenced yard, wine country, peaceful,

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1360 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            One adult dog up to 30 pounds; no cats....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Outdoors in back yard only....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Fenced back yard....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Towels Provided
          • Wood Stove
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Short walk to community river beach.


              • Television
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


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

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    Covered front porch with seating....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Family
                  • Budget
                  • Adventure

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Hills, Trees, shrubs, flowers....moreless


                      • Live Theater
                      • Groceries
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Swimming
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Rafting
                      • Surfing
                      • Cycling
                      • Tennis
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Hunting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Shelling
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Museums
                      • Zoo
                      • Cinemas
                      • Restaurants
                      • Churches
                      • Playground
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Shopping
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sailing


                      Write a review 4.3
                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      May 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Cleaning $140 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Credit $15 + tax
                      • Application $35 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 9%


                      2-night minimum year-round; 3- to 5-night minimum some holiday/event weekends.

                      Winter Special (January-March): 3 nights for the price of 2, available upon request ONLY.

                      Ask about mid-week (Monday thru Thursday nights only) rates.

                      Managed by Russian River Realty Co. (CA BRE# 01369625; SoCo TOT# 629N).

                      For stays starting 35 days (5 weeks) or less away from the Application Date, full payment must be made via credit card at the time the application is accepted.

                      For stays starting more than 35 days from the Application Date, the balance of your payment (after the Security Deposit) is due 30 days before the start of your stay.

                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 06/26/2014
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                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Charles Shultz/Sonoma Co.
                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy. 101
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Sonoma Coast State Beach
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf

                      Car: Necessary

                      Over 100 Wineries in the area, festivals and concerts.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: We are a retired couple living in the greater Sacramento area of California. This is our second home and we love the beauty and amenities in Sonoma County. We enjoy listening to the breeze whispering through the Poplar trees.

                      Why the Owner Chose Monte Rio:
                      We owned a ski cabin in the Sierras. We chose to trade it for property near the ocean which we love and nearer to our son. We love the coastal climate, being far enough inland to escape much of the summer fog, but close enough to escape the summer heat also. There are many small towns to explore with interesting shops and events. Sonoma County is beautiful, peaceful and relaxing, yet not isolated from the more urbane amenities.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We enjoy the absence of commercial businesses and freeway noise. We like the peaceful days spent without the hum of a city. Yet we are near enough to enjoy world class dining and wine tasting, or strolls through the villages and small towns. We can rent canoes, rafts, and kayaks within 3-4 miles. We have an easy 6 mile drive to the coast at Jenner. Historical Fort Ross is a few miles north on Highway 1. The home is surrounded by treed mountains, yet is sunny and bright.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Front of Living Room.

                        Front of Living Room.

                      • Dining Area and Kitchen.

                        Dining Area and Kitchen.

                      • Lighthouse Bedroom.

                        Lighthouse Bedroom.

                      • Dining on the Deck.

                        Dining on the Deck.

                      • Living Room.

                        Living Room.

                      • Guest Bathroom.

                        Guest Bathroom.

                      • Laundry Room.

                        Laundry Room.

                      • Front Yard.

                        Front Yard.

                      • Sonoma Coast near Bodega Bay.

                        Sonoma Coast near Bodega Bay.

                      • Redwoods.


                      • Northwood Golf Course in Monte Rio.

                        Northwood Golf Course in Monte Rio.

                      • View from Front Yard.

                        View from Front Yard.

                      • Master (Birdhouse) Bedroom.

                        Master (Birdhouse) Bedroom.

                      • Safari Bedroom.

                        Safari Bedroom.

                      • Kitchen.


                      • Living Room.

                        Living Room.

                      • Master Bathroom.

                        Master Bathroom.

                      • Back Yard.

                        Back Yard.

                      • Goat Rock State Beach near Jenner.

                        Goat Rock State Beach near Jenner.

                      • Armstrong Woods in Guerneville.

                        Armstrong Woods in Guerneville.

                      • Russian River at Jenner.

                        Russian River at Jenner.

                      VRBO #303581

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Saturday, June 28, 2014

                      $150 - $195 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 06/26/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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