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Amazing Turn-of-Century Stable Remodeled Lodge 13 Min to Healdsburg

(18 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:8
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Lodge has 3 bedroom suites comprising 8 private rooms - 3 kings 4 queens 1 twin.

Turn-of-the-century premium historic horse-training stable, reported to be '..unrivaled by any in the world...' [Thoroughbred Magazine, 1978] now converted to a dramatic, beautiful lodge sleeping up to 12. Structure is 21,000 square feet of clear-grain Douglas Fir, consisting of 31 horse stalls, most of which are converted to beautiful living space. The house surrounds a 10,000 sq. ft. courtyard and is situated on 11 acres of oak and bay trees, with trails, creek cottage, grotto, secluded hot tub and lap pool crafted out of natural river rock. The inner courtyard's Tuscany-style center fountain is surrounded by manicured lawn, its periphery lined with flowers. Beautifully crafted woodwork,original stall doors with silver-plated hand wrought hardware open onto gorgeous living quarters with 25-ft open-beam cathedral ceilings. New hardwood flooring, plaster walls, wonderful artwork, high-end linens, deep-hued rugs and 6 ft grand piano give a feeling of rustic elegance. Rancho Wikiup is the perfect setting for weddings and celebrations. Guests rent the entire lodge. There is an additional fee for events.

Keywords: Healdsburg, Russian River, lodge, house, wedding, event, groups, large, barn
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 5000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Spacious Master bedroom with dressing room and private bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Private access to Bathroom 2....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Attached Cottage has kitchenette....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Attached 'Tack Room' Bedroom has private bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 king


  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

    Apartment living room conversion queen sofa bed with kitchen...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 1 twin/ single

    Apartment downstairs twin room with private entry....moreless

  • 3 bedroom suites comprise 6 rooms - King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) 2 twin, 1 double, 1 queen. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master private bathroom....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    Shared bathroom with private access to Bedroom 3....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Shared bathroom with downstairs access....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Private bathroom in Bedroom 5....moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower


  • Three bedrooms have private bathrooms. Three bedrooms share two bathrooms. All bathrooms have showers; two bathrooms have shower and tub....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Rancho Wikiip is a Bed and Breakfast. Guests rent all rooms in the lodge. Rancho Wikiup provides ample space and privacy for large gatherings. There is an additional fee for events. All events need to end at 10:00 pm....moreless


  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of local California hills....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room has five French doors accessing courtyard, for indoor/outdoor entertaining....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Off Street parking can accommodate up to 40 cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:



  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Public golf course across the street....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    10,000 square feet interior courtyard, grass and fountain in center; 15-ft wide around the sides is covered by open-beamed roof extension with outside dining....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Heated upon request. Additional fee applies....moreless



Write a review 5
from 18 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter-Spring week nights 2017
Jan 2 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer week nights 2017
Jun 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
November 2017
Nov 1 - Nov 20, 2017
3 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 21 - Nov 25, 2017
4 night min stay
Winter 2017
Nov 26 - Dec 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas/New Years 2017
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning fee house & apt. rental $350 + tax
  • Pet Fee $60
  • Tax Rate 9%


Week-day Special: 4th night free, Sun. to Thurs. or Mon. to Fri., yr-round. Check with owner for winter discounts. Holidays, excepted.

4 night min. holidays

Guests in addition to the 15 maximum are charged $50 per day per guest.

Rancho Wikiup hosts events with up to 100 guests. 60 guests $3500. 100 guests $5500.

120 days full refund, less than 30 days no refund.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/22/2017
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2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sonoma County Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Willie's Wine Bar
45 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Windsor Golf Club
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Coming Soon!!
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
John Ash Restaurant
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Doran, Goat Rock, Jenner, Bodega

Healdsburg and the Russian River are a 13 minute drive. Safari West is a five minute Drive. East on Mark West Springs Drive takes you to Calistoga (hot springs) and the upper Napa Valley. West on River Rd follows the Russian River through the redwoods to the Pacific Ocean.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/22/2017

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  • View of courtyard

    View of courtyard

  • Original entry into courtyard, with living quarters surrounding all 4 sides

    Original entry into courtyard, with living quarters surrounding all 4 sides

  • Fountain in the inner courtyard surrounded by lawn and flowers

    Fountain in the inner courtyard surrounded by lawn and flowers

  • Architectural detail with clivia in bloom

    Architectural detail with clivia in bloom

  • Stone stairs and walkways lead to pool area and hot tub

    Stone stairs and walkways lead to pool area and hot tub

  • Very seclued hot tub and deck area

    Very seclued hot tub and deck area

VRBO #153093

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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