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Grandma's House: Riverfront, Gorgeous View, Swimming/Canoeing, Dog Friendly!

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Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Monte Rio chateau / country house description

Located on historic riverfront property formerly known as Angelo’s Sandy Beach Resort, now known as Grandma’s House. Four bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom (en suite). Grounds include 1.25 acres of lawn, garden, redwoods, and two separate beach areas. A large two-level deck wraps around the back side of the house overlooking the river. Other amenities include a pool table, piano, stone fireplace, and huge hot tub for your enjoyment. Usage of a canoe, two kayaks, and numerous water toys are included for a fun filled summer day on the river. In all seasons, it is a great location for a day of wine tasting at the nearby vineyards.

Sleeping Arrangements:
Two bedrooms each have a king bed and a pull out futon that sleeps one. These two rooms have a view of the river and access to the main deck. The other two rooms both have kitchenettes, one with a queen size bed and one with a king size bed. These two rooms have their own private decks adjacent to the garden. All bedrooms have their own television sets and private entrances to their rooms. In addition, the game room contains a futon bed which sleeps two.

The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with most every kitchen gadget imaginable to prepare delicious homemade meals like Grandma used to make! The charming decor is reminiscent of your Grandma's house, with handmade quilts, Bluewillow china, etc. The living area reminds you of Grandpa's hunting lodge.

The house is in a quiet neighborhood but is walking distance to a few shops and restaurants in Monte Rio. The town of Guerneville is 5 miles away. There is an award-winning 9-hole golf course nearby, redwood park for hiking, and many fine Sonoma county wineries in close proximity. The river meets the ocean about 10 miles away in the town of Jenner.

Take a kayak right from the backyard and then relax in the hot tub later than evening. Or, sip a glass of wine on the deck and watch the river go by. Come and be spoiled at Grandma's House!

Keywords: Riverfront, lodge, retreat,

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Property Type

      • Chateau / Country House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered:

                Up to two well-behaved dogs; no cats please...moreless

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Outside only...moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                A ramp leads to the front door, and one bedroom/bathroom is set up to accommodate a wheelchair...moreless

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Canoe, kayaks, piano

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    DVD player in living room only...moreless

                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room:

                    Many board games and puzzles available...moreless

                  • Pool Table
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (5) Basic cable in all bedrooms; basic plus HBO in living room...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    TV in living room as well as each bedroom...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Many VCR tapes and a few DVDs...moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront:

                    Views and access to Russian River...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    The table in kitchen can accommodate 8 people; 3-4 more can sit at the adjacent island. Another table in the game room can accommodate 6-8....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    (Individual units in each bedroom)...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Wood is provided....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Fully stocked...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Fully stocked...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully stocked with tableware, gadgets, and appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    (3) 1 full-size, and 2 smaller ones in bedrooms...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Electric...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Assorted spices and condiments available to use...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (3) 1 full-size, and 2 smaller ones in bedrooms...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Gas...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (3)...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    One canoe One single person kayak One double person kayak...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Several inflatable toys and assorted life jackets/vests availalbe...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Early Summer
                      May 1 - Jun 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $650
                      Peak Summer
                      Jun 15 - Aug 17, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $650
                      Late Summer/Fall
                      Aug 18 - Oct 12, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $650
                      $3,900
                      Low Season
                      Oct 20 - Apr 30, 2016
                      3 night min stay
                      $495
                      $2,970
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $495
                      $2,970

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning fee $250
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 9%

                      Notes:

                      Cancellation fee of $50 if cancelled 30 days or more prior to check-in date. If less than 30 days from check-in, refunds are only given if property is re-rented, and cancellation fee still applies.

                      There is a 3-night minimum stay required for most holiday weekends; 4-night minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


                      Cancellation policy:

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


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                      Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                      Location

                      20 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Charles Shultz, Santa Rosa
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Highland Dell
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Northwood
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 116
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Village Inn
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Monte Rio Beach

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: Hello, we are Stephen and Gina O'Hara. Gina is a native Northern Californian while Steve is a long way from home, orginally hailing from Dublin, Ireland. We maintain the property ourselves and suggestions for improvement are encouraged. We bought the place from two very sweet ladies, Heather and Mickey, who were the real 'Grandmas'. The house was so charming and comfortable, we left it much the same, and kept the name and the decor. It truly feels like you are at your Grandma's House, and it's a place to have fun and be spoiled! We welcome you to Grandma's!

                      Why the Owner Chose Monte Rio:
                      We love the Russian River area for it's beautiful redwoods, sun and fun on the river, proximity to the coast and wine country, and the feeling of being far away from the city.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                      Launch a kayak from the backyard! The property has 1.25 acres of gardens, redwoods, and two beach areas. There is an award-winning 9-hole golf course nearby, redwood park for hiking, and many fine Sonoma county wineries in close proximity.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Wood burning fireplace

                        Wood burning fireplace

                      • 8 person hot tub in enclosed gazebo

                        8 person hot tub in enclosed gazebo

                      • Garden getaway

                        Garden getaway

                      • Deck overlooking river

                        Deck overlooking river

                      • Dining room table can seat 8

                        Dining room table can seat 8

                      • Hideaway Bathroom

                        Hideaway Bathroom

                      • Morningside Bedroom

                        Morningside Bedroom

                      • Backyard

                        Backyard

                      • Lazy days of summer

                        Lazy days of summer

                      • Wood burning stove and pathway to hot tub gazebo

                        Wood burning stove and pathway to hot tub gazebo

                      • Exterior side view of house and upper garden area

                        Exterior side view of house and upper garden area

                      • Christmas time at Grandma's House

                        Christmas time at Grandma's House

                      • Pool, one of many games available

                        Pool, one of many games available

                      • Canoe right from your own beach

                        Canoe right from your own beach

                      • Semi-Private Beach

                        Semi-Private Beach

                      • Spacious kitchen

                        Spacious kitchen

                      • Hideaway Bedroom

                        Hideaway Bedroom

                      • Riverside Bedroom

                        Riverside Bedroom

                      • Game parlour

                        Game parlour

                      • Floating Dock (seasonal)

                        Floating Dock (seasonal)

                      • Front of Grandma's House

                        Front of Grandma's House

                      • Exterior view of house and redwoods

                        Exterior view of house and redwoods

                      • Springtime at Grandma's House.  Cherry blossoms in bloom

                        Springtime at Grandma's House. Cherry blossoms in bloom

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $495 - $650 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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