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Romantic Forest Hideaway for 2 in Timber Cove

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)


The Artist's Retreat is a private, peaceful, ideal romantic hideaway. Nestled deep in the Timber Cove redwoods. In the daytime, relax on the deck as the hawks circle overhead. At night, sit in the hot tub and count the stars overhead. Stay connected to the outside world with free US long distance, big screen satellite TV and complimentary wireless internet.

Yes, we gladly welcome your well behaved pet, however we must charge an extra $40 for the additional cleaning needed to prepare the unit for the next guest.

Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen with microwave, stove/oven and dishwasher. A BBQ is on the back deck, and picnic table by the fire pit. There is a traditional stereo system with ipod/mp3 player connection or bring your own CD's and enjoy your music in every room with the built-in speakers. We have added an Internet streaming radio with unlimited Pandora listening and over 17,000 Internet stations.

With the king size bed and heavenly bedding; you'll never want to leave! A small futon downstairs. This is a place ideal for two people!

Keywords: Private, Peaceful, Romantic, Blue Water View, Hot Tub, Free Wireless Internet access available

All photos and descriptions of the Artistsretreatnet are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without expressed written permission. ©2018, Russell Smith.

As per Sonoma County Code Section 26-88-120 (Vacation Rentals) now requires vacation rental owners and managers to include the following information from the approved vacation rental permit in all online advertising and listing: Sonoma TOT # 1079N
. aka:artistsretreatdotnet. The quiet hours (10pm-7am) to be observed by all guests.
The maximum number of guests allowed: 2 (call concerning infants). 
The maximum number of vehicles allowed: 1 per bedroom

More Details

Property Manager
Russell (owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018


Timber Cove House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Romantic Forest Hideaway for 2 in Timber Cove
average rating of 4.9484534 based on 97 reviews

Lovely getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a romantic weekend here! Beautiful little gem hidden in a quiet cul-de-sac. Hot tub is great and the only complaints I have are so minor they don't deserve mention...will likely come back some day and revisit.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little slice of heaven in the forest!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED our stay in Tiber Cove at the Artists Retreat. It was so nice to have some peace and quite, and no cell or wifi. It was just what I needed to rejuvenate from 3 months of working overtime. We headed down to the Timber Cove Lodge to check in with our business once, just bought a coffee and used the wifi. The views from the shore there are breathtaking, we spent some time walking around on the rocks. As well, we took a hike to the pygmy forest in Salt Point Park, and walked along the shore there in awe of the amazing natural beauty. The retreat is just inland enough to avoid the marine layer, so we had lots of sunshine on the porch while we played cards. There is a nice little trail head right next to the park that takes you through a quick forest walk, beware, its steep at times. Thank you Russell for offering us a few days of peace and quiet. We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This retreat was exactly what we needed -- a private getaway in a beautiful part of Northern California. The owner was amenable to our needs and easily reachable. The kitchen is well-appointed for those who like to cook, and the view from the kitchen is extraordinary. There is a great little trail on the property that joins one "neighborhood" to another that was built by one of the locals -- it's a bit steep so expect a little sliding here and there. We loved everything about this place!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bliss among the Redwoods

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't quite do justice to Russell's forest hideaway -- it's even more gorgeous and peaceful inside (and outside). "Hideaway" is correct: though it's quite accessible from Highway 1, it's nestled deep into the trees enough so you mostly hear nothing but wind and birdsong. It was perfect for my spouse and dog and I -- in fact we ended up spending a lot of time just sitting on the deck or lounging inside listening to quiet music (the multi-room speakers + Pandora were perfect). And to wake up in the morning with a view of the trees just outside the bedroom picture windows was just wonderful. I could not recommend this place enough, and would love to visit again.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time and would love to come back here. This is a great little retreat spot. Beautiful and quiet and the hot tub was fantastic. Nice kitchen, comfortable bed.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming & Tranquil...

  • 5 of 5

Everything we hoped for...

A quiet & serene setting in the woods, yet just a short distance from town & the ocean.

Left feeling relaxed and at peace. A perfect spot to get away from things & recharge.

Hope to be able to return again in the near future.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Santa Rosa
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Alexanders @Timber Cove Inn
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Highway 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Alexanders @Timber Cove Inn
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Fort Ross Cove
Car: necessary

Other Activities: Kayaking


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $40 + Tax

There is a three day minimum stay on US holiday weekends.

Cancellation policy:
Two day rentals:
If canceled more than 14 days before start of rental, all money returned,
less than 14 days notice, Renter forfeits all paid fees unless unit can be re-booked.

Three + day rentals:
If canceled more than 21 days before start of rental, all money returned. Less than 21 days notice: Renter forfeits all paid fees unless unit can be re-booked.

Travel insurance:
If you have any concerns or reservations about the possibility of a last minute cancellation for your stay, please consider the purchase of travel insurance. If you pay through the VRBO/Homeaway website, one of the options in the booking process is to purchase travel insurance. (Full Disclosure, VRBO/Homeaway charge an extra “Service Fee” for booking thru them. That fee does NOT include travel insurance.)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.