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Cottage on River, Deck with beautiful river view, Private, In the Redwoods

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Enjoy this fabulous very private, Russian River get-away with stunning views of the Russian River and Bohemian Grove Redwoods. This relaxing one bedroom cabin sleeps two to four and is right on the river. Eat breakfast on the deck while you watch the kayakers roll by on the river. Stroll one block to the beautiful and secluded beach at Paterson Point. Our house is at the entrance to historic Ville Grande. If you choose, there are four bikes available to ride through Ville Grande and Monte Rio.

You won’t want to leave your stunning get-away but don't miss all the area has to offer! Travel 10 minutes to Jenner where the Russian River empties into the Pacific Ocean to enjoy world-class, breath-taking vistas and visit the nesting grounds of California's harbor seals at Jenner. Check the tides for outstanding tide pooling, and/or watch the whales frolic off shore from Bodega Head. Identify some or all of those beautiful birds! Catch the sunset from the beach or from the restaurant that overlooks the mouth of the Russian River.

Golf at Northwood Course (5 mins away), an Alister MacKenzie design in one of the most uniquely striking settings in golf, and you can walk it for $27 in prime time on weekdays.

Stress evaporates as you absorb the stunning natural beauty that this area offers. Wine connoisseurs will discover new delights, which will soon become old favorites. Even tea-totalers will enjoy the artistry of the grounds and gardens of the many local wineries. Enjoy world class shopping in Healdsburg (40 minutes). There are abundant restaurants for every palate and budget. Ride your bikes to the Village Inn or take your pick of the many fine restaurants in the area.

Wander the antique shops, art galleries and unique boutiques in Duncan Mills (2 miles).

Welcome to Vacation Wonderland!

Keywords: Cottage, deck, northern California, wine country, redwoods, pacific coast, private yard, Russian River, Sonoma, Villa Grande, San Francisco Bay Area, Bohemian Grove, Duncans Mills, Occidental, Forestville, Sebastopol, Jenner

More Details

Property Manager
Catherine Giacalone
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Catherine Giacalone

We are educators. I also volunteer as a docent for the Sonoma County Park and Recreation Department. I speak to visitors, local school children and adults about migrating and local whales, tide pools and abundant wild life in the area. We would like visitors to enjoy our cottage as we have. The river has a remarkable calming effect.

What makes this cottage unique

The property is private and right on the river. Enjoy the spectacular wildlife and view from the deck overlooking the river..


Monte Rio Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Recently remodeled.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) You might need to set a clock ... the bed is ultra comfy, sofa bed in LR great for children.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Cottage on River, Deck with beautiful river view, Private, In the Redwoods
average rating of 4.818182 based on 33 reviews
El Cerrito

Cozy and comfy

  • 5 of 5

Great home base for our mother-daughter getaway. Kayaking, swimming in the river, horseback riding and great food all in easy reach. The wifi was a lifesaver since cell coverage is so hard to find in the area. We difinitely need to come back and enjoy the gorgeous deck when the weather is sunnier. My 9 year old says, "It was one of the best vacations I've ever had!"

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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44th Anniversary getaway

  • 5 of 5

Loved the Cottage on the River! It was perfect for our celebratory getaway! Loved that it was close to Bodega Bay, Jenner, Clalistoga. Ken and I had a peaceful, relaxing stay. Thank you Catherine for allowing us to enjoy you lovely cottage. Ken and Maria

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful View, Private & Comfy!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here, so much so that we wished to stay longer!!! The place is spacious and quite comfortable, especially the king size bed!!! The decks are huge, it was so quiet and peaceful to hang out on!!! We really enjoyed the wild life and the two beaches a short walk away! The Russian River is amazing. I highly recommend the 10 mile canoe/kayak trip down the river. We went to Burke's, they are very reasonable and pick you up when you are done!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property! We enjoyed our stay and would book again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great river front vacation home!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I celebrated my birthday weekend in this lovely home. The rain did not lesson our wonderful and relaxing stay. The home had everything we needed and was clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great couples getaway.

  • 4 of 5

Close to the ocean cliffs, redwoods and restaurants. Nice clean quiet house right on the Russian River. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Golf at Northwood Course, take in the panoramic views from high above the ancient Redwood forest on the Zip line in Occidental Zip - 15 minutes away. Fifteen minutes from where the Russian River empties into the pacific ocean. Stunning vistas. You are right in the heart of the Sonoma wine country. Visit Francis Ford Coppola's new winery or Preston organic winery. Catch a hot air balloon ride, or visit the Charles Schultz museum - reconnect with Peanuts!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Holiday weekends require a three night minimum stay.
Fourth of July weekend requires a one week stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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