Hummingbird House - Forested 8 Acres - Hot Tub - Sunny Yard

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Hummingbird House is a beautiful find: a lovely well-equipped home on a sunny property with views, privacy, numerous amenities, and a central Russian River Valley location. Sit out on one of the lovely decks with morning coffee, soaking up the sun, enjoying the tranquility. Then, set off on a great day of exploring all Sonoma County has to offer! When the day is done, come back, make dinner with the local ingredients you’ve collected, and take an evening soak in the large hot tub.

Hummingbird House is a 3 story home nestled against a sloping hill and overlooking a grove of redwood trees. The top story, which is also the entry-level, has the open living room, kitchen and dining areas. The kitchen is well-equipped, the dining table comfortably seats 6 people, and the living room has floor to ceiling windows, a large couch, a flat screen TV (you can log in to your Netflix, Pandora or HuluPlus accounts) and a wood-burning stove. Sliding doors lead from the dining area out to the first of three decks, where the gas BBQ and outdoor dining table are located. Also on the top story are a small office, with a desk perfect for finishing a bit of work or browsing the internet, and a bathroom with a free-standing tub.

The second story, accessed by stairs from the living area, has a bedroom with a queen bed, a half bath/laundry room, and the master bedroom, with a king bed, its own bathroom and sliding doors to the middle story deck. The master bedroom bathroom has a shower/bathtub combo. Stairs from the middle story hall lead to the lowest story, which is entirely made up of a bedroom suite with a queen bed, small sitting area and a bathroom with a shower. A door leads from the suite to the lowest deck, where the large hot tub and lounge chairs are located. The hot tub deck can also be accessed by a spiral staircase from the second level deck or from stairs leading up from the yard.

The meadow-like yard is large and is full of open space and scattered fruit trees. The upper portion of the sloping hillside is tastefully landscaped. There is plenty of space for kids to play and dogs to run (please note the yard is not fenced, so unleashed dogs need to be under voice control). Surrounding the open meadow area is a forest of redwood trees. The Russian River is just down the road, and river access is less than a mile away. The start of Russian River Valley Wineries is less than 3 miles away.

Hummingbird House features a keyless entry system, meaning you will have the convenience of an express check-in directly at the home!

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: The maximum occupancy at Hummingbird House is 6.

QUIET HOURS: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited at any time.

PARKING: On-site parking is permitted for a maximum of 3 vehicles. RVs, trailers and campers are prohibited, per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance.

Sonoma County TOT #: 2111
Sonoma County Vacation Rental Permit #: ZPE11-0026

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 21 years old. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children age 3 or less do not need to be counted towards the maximum occupancy number of 6....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the house....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome with no additional charges. Must be disclosed on guest agreement. Other types of animals are not permitted. If you are traveling with more than two dogs, please inquire prior to making your reservation. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 5 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Record Player & Records, office workspace


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD and Blu Ray player...moreless

  • Music Library:


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Access to Netflix, Pandora, and Hulu accounts...moreless

  • Stereo


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the mountains and redwood trees add to the feel of privacy at Hummingbird House....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    There are indoor and outdoor dining areas with seating for 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding and towel sets for 6 is provided. Please bring additional spa towels, or beach towels if you'll be visiting the river. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    living room has floor to ceiling windows, a large couch, a flat screen TV (you can log in to your Netflix, Pandora or HuluPlus accounts) and a wood-burning stove....moreless

  • Parking:

    PARKING: On-site parking is permitted for a maximum of 3 vehicles. RVs, trailers and campers are prohibited, per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    You can fit 2 cars on the parking deck to the left of the home. Additional street parking for 2 cars is available along the right of the road (slightly up the hill from the parking deck). ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Towels sets for 6 people are provided. Please bring additional spa or beach towels as needed. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap is provided....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Firewood and kindling is not provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Traditional coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cooking utensils, pots, pans, and serving dishes are all provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dining dishes and utensils for 6 guests are provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped Kitchen. Please note that this home does not have a dishwasher dishwasher. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric Oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There is salt, pepper and a basic spice rack. There may be condiments and other pantry items available, but we do not monitor their consumption. Paper Towels are provided. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric Stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Multiple decks and balconies with outdoor seating and dining for 6....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple decks with outdoor seating and dining...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn, great for dogs and kids...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ. Propane provided...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor Hot Tub. The tub is serviced on Wednesdays and between guests as needed....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

Oct 20 - Nov 20, 2016
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $250

Nov 21 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay

Extra Nights: $285

Nov 27 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $250

Dec 23 - Dec 29, 2016
3 night min stay

Extra Nights: $285

Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

Extra Nights: $314

Jan 2 - Feb 16, 2017
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $250

Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $285

Feb 20 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $250

May 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay

Extra Nights: $285

May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay

Extra Nights: $314

May 29 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay

Extra Nights: $285

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

Additional information about rental rates:

Additional Fees -Cleaning/Linens Fee -11% Taxes on Rent and Cleaning (9% Transient Occupancy Tax and 2% Business Area Improvement Fee) -Damage Protection, see below -Optional Travel Insurance DAMAGE PROTECTION: Guests choose between a $49 Vacation Rental Damage Protection Fee and a $1000 Refundable Security Deposit. A $30 Processing Fee is added to reservations with the Security Deposit option. The Vacation Rental Damage Protection is strongly recommended and is the option most guests choose. It covers up to $3000 of accidental damage and can be used for many common 'damages,' such as an excessively dirty hot tub or pet-related damage. CHOOSING OPTIONAL FEES: If you book through VRBO/HomeAway, both Damage Protection options and the Optional Travel Insurance show in the rates. State your preference in the comments section of the reservation and we will adjust the rates before processing payment. If no preference is stated, we will contact you prior to processing payment.
When a reservation is received, we process payment and send an email confirmation within 24 hours or less. Confirmed reservations are final. NIGHT MINIMUMS: -Two night minimum October to Memorial Day Weekend (holidays have a higher night minimum) -Three night minimum Memorial Day Weekend through late June, and September -Four night minimum end of June through August, expect week minimum over the July 4th Holiday and the first week of August. -Major holidays including Thanksgiving, Winter Break and President's Day may have a longer night minimum. -All specials exclude holidays and must be mentioned at the time of reservation. Read our Reservation Info for more information on our policies, including night minimums and rates.
NOTE: We use an automated system that integrates the VRBO/HomeAway booking engine with our own reservation software. This is generally a good thing; calendars and rates are more accurate than they ever have been and are becoming more reliable every day. However, this is new technology, and has occasionally malfunctioned. If your reservation seems to go through for less than the stated night minimums, or if the rental rates or availability seem too good to be true, be aware that the system may be experiencing an integration issue and your reservation may not be accepted. If you have any concerns, please don't hesitate to give us a call. TOT #2111 Permit #ZPE11-0026
Damage deposit: $49.00

Fees and Taxes:

  • Cleaning $150

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa Airport
2.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Russian River Pub
9.7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Northwood Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 116
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several in downtown Forestville.
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mom's Beach

Car: Necessary

Wine tasting in West Sonoma County in the Russian River Valley is world famous! And at Hummingbird House you are minutes from fantastic tasting rooms!

You are also just a short drive from the Russian River, and there are great restaurants in downtown Forestville and Guerneville, just minutes away! Hummingbird House is a 30 to 40 minutes drive to the coast, and 15 minutes from beautiful Armstrong Woods.


Manager info

Russian River Vacation Homes

Year Purchased: 2010

About: We are Russian River Vacation Homes, a part of D&G Equity Management, Inc., a family owned and locally owned/operated property management company. In 1980, D&G founders and owners Michael and Patty saw a need in the area for habitable, affordable housing. At that time, many of the little cabins along the Russian River, originally built as summer cabins, were unsuitable for year-round occupancy. D&G assisted property owners with fixing up and renting their cabins. As the largest property management company in western Sonoma County, D&G Equity Management continues to be a staple in the Russian River community. Russian River Vacation Homes is an off-shoot of D&G. One fine day in 1985, Michael's client, Bob, asked "Hey Mike, can you rent my cabin out just for the week or weekend instead of by the month?" Michael said "Sure!" and Russian River Vacation Homes was born. As renting vacation rentals became more popular, Russian River Vacation Homes grew into a full-time business with its own office. Today, Russian River Vacation Homes professionally manages over 60 high-quality vacation rentals. We strive to make each and every stay the best one ever. If you have any questions or concerns about reserving or staying with us, please don't hesitate to contact us! We are here to help.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Hummingbird House is the best of both worlds! You'll feel like you're tucked away in the forest, but you're just minutes from river beaches, restaurants, and tasting rooms! Hummingbird House has great outdoor space, including a large yard and multiple decks. This is a great home to simply get away and relax, and it's also a great central location for your wine country adventure!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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