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Escape by Train to a Bygone Era in Wine Country

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Forestville bungalow description

Our cozy 1941 RIO RAILROAD iron caboose sits on a section of track in the middle of a landscaped acre of fruit trees and gardens with shared access to swimming pool and private decks for quiet relaxing after a day of wine touring or bicycling in beautiful Sonoma County. Queen bed sleeps two comfortably. Equipped with AC/heat,TV, kitchen facilities and roomy bathroom with large shower. Wi-Fi available on property as well. Local restaurants in Forestville, Guerneville, Santa Rosa, and Graton, with Healdsburg a short drive away, offering wonderful gourmet variety from $ to $$$$ as well as a local French style bakery, here in town along with numerous coffee destinations, put you in middle of a food and wine paradise

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Bungalow
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Our resident cat, Mo, will be happy to entertain you...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            due to proximity to pool, children not advised...moreless

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Studio with one queen bed

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

            Outdoor shower to rinse after swimming...moreless


          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            INCLUDED--coffee grinder--blender--welcome coffee beans and creamer and jar of 'Mo's Estate Jam'...moreless

          • Dining:


          • Microwave:

            NEW MICROWAVE 1000 WATT...moreless

          • Toaster:

            NEW BAGEL/TOAST TOASTER...moreless


          • Parking:

            ONE RESERVED SPACE ON PROPERTY...moreless

          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities



              • Stereo:

                large assortment of channels via satellite TV...moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player


                  Pool & Spa

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        TWO DECKS --ONE PRIVATE IN REAR AND ONE ON SHARED POOL...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill


                      • Away From It All
                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions

                      Location & View

                          • Rural:

                            The property is on a quiet road, near vineyards and orchards. ...moreless


                          • Winery Tours
                          • Cycling
                          • Swimming
                          • Kayaking
                          • Tennis
                          • Golf
                          • Water Tubing
                          • Hiking
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Laundromat
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Antiquing
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Walking
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Whale Watching
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Restaurants
                          • Fishing
                          • Hot Air Ballooning


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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • cleaning $30
                          • Tax Rate 14%


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                          Last updated: 08/18/2014
                          Check availability
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                          21 Unavailable
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                          23 Selected dates


                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Sonoma County Airport
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 116
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Steelhead Beach Russian River
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Windsor Golf Course
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Canetti Restaurant and Back Yard Restaurant

                          Our cozy caboose sits in the middle of Western Sonoma County wine country. Less than a mile from the Russian River and a five minute drive to Korbel, Mary Edwards, Rodney Strong, DeLoach wineries and close to Dry Creek , Alexander Valley, Kenwood and Sonoma areas. Popular bicycling destination as well and close to Bodega Bay and Sonoma Coast all in a relaxed country setting.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1976

                          About the owner: Retired Beer Sales manager wants to share beautiful property

                          Why the Owner Chose Forestville:
                          Spent Summers as a child in area and eventually decided to locate here for life

                          The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
                          The quiet and beauty of Forestville is unmatched. After traveling nationwide for over twenty years I am convinced this is a bit of Paradise

                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                          Guestbook comments from the owner

                          1 of 1


                          • kitchenette


                          • private back porch

                            private back porch

                          • view from front door, looking through to back door that leads to back porch

                            view from front door, looking through to back door that leads to back porch

                          • new paint job

                            new paint job

                          • view from the other side of the shared pool

                            view from the other side of the shared pool

                          • table for two

                            table for two

                          • larger shower stall

                            larger shower stall

                          • queen size bed

                            queen size bed

                          • back view, standing amongst fruit trees

                            back view, standing amongst fruit trees

                          VRBO #483219

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, June 28, 2014

                          $99 per night (USD)

                          0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 08/18/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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