De's Cottage on the River, a Quiet Getaway from the Everyday World
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Relive the good times at De's on the Russian River in the Heart of Wine Country (see list of nearby wineries below). This lovely cabin sleeps up to 8, all linens provided.
You have 3 decks to enjoy the shade of the Redwood Trees, the Russian River or views of Vineyards. The cabin's rustic ambiance is heightened by knotty pine walls, which rise up to 21' in the Great Room.
Guests can enjoy board games, a dart board, and badminton or volleyball on the beach.
Two double beds, two bunk beds and two fold-down bed (sleeps up to 8)
A fireplace chases away morning chill in Fall & Winter.
Prestigious local wineries include: Hartford, Korbel, Arista, Merry Edwards, to name a few.
For music buffs, we are a little more than a mile from Guerneville which hosts an annual Jazz/Blues Festival every September. You may want to paddle the canoe down to Johnson's Beach and listen to the music. This year's Venue includes: George Benson, David Sanborn, Brian Culbertson, Tower of Power and more! If you prefer a less strenuous alternative, you can enjoy the music from the cabin's front deck.
We know our guests, like our family for several decades, will find the cabin restful and peaceful, an idyllic retreat perfect for weekend getaways or longer vacations--or simply, a restorative refuge from the hectic everyday world.
WiFi, DVD player
Pet Friendly with fee Limit 1
Beach chairs and umbrellas provided
2-night minimum, 3-night min. for Holiday weekends
Sonoma County Vacation Rental Permit Number: ZPE15-0512
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Member since: 2012
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Shower only
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Fall/Winter, Nov.1 thru March
Nov 1 - Mar 31
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee (5 or more) $120
- Pet Fee $30
- cleaning fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Tax Rate 9%
We will be collecting a county occupancy tax of 9% beginning July 1, 2015
Send a personal check of $200 to Michael O'Looney at 255 Piezzi Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95401, as a refundable security deposit in advance to reserve the dates you have requested. Pay the rental balance a week or so before your arrival or leave a personal check at the cabin before you leave.
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Swimming, canoeing, kayaking, hiking/exploring, fishing (includes winter steelhead)
Golf, tennis, miniature golf
Touring the backroads of West Sonoma County
****4 Star Dining
Year Purchased: 1932
About the owner: Our family is the third generation of the original owners, my grandparents Louis and Elizabeth DeGregorio. My grandfather was a carpenter and built the original cabin in 1932, the first home in the Drakes Estates neighborhood.
Why the Owner Chose Guerneville, CA, USA:
Years ago when a seven-mile stretch along the Russian River from Rio Nido to Monte Rio was known as 'the Irish Riviera,'my grandfather, an Italian carpenter from San Francisco, was the first to purchase a tract of river front just a mile or so from the resort town of Guerneville. That was back in 1932. Over the decades the cabin he built has undergone several dramatic changes. In the 1955 flood, the original 3-story cabin, with expansive decks & multiple guest rooms, disappeared in the torrential flood waters. We built another cabin in its place and anchored it around two towering redwood trees. Then, after the 1997 flood, we raised the cabin to preserve it from future floods and, in the process added a cathedral ceiling and two new decks. Today, our cabin sits on a knoll above the river, just 1/2 mile downstream from Korbel Winery. Decks extend out the front and back of the second-story structure where the great room and 2-bedrooms and bathroom are located. The cabin's rustic ambiance is heightened by knotty pine walls which, in the great room, rise up 21 feet. In summer, the cabin is well-insulated to keep guests cool and in the fall and early spring a woodstove fireplace makes the cabin warm & cozy. From the back deck, one can sit in the shade beneath a canopy of bay tress and redwoods and look down upon our private beach. The front deck provides a view of the vineyards and the hills beyond that rise up on both sides of the river. Please come and enjoy De's Cottage a river cabin in the Heart of Wine Country.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Private, quiet, secluded, restful
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The 'Big Room' seen from entrance.
The 'Big Room' seen from kitchen.
From living area facing kitchen, dining, and bedroom.
Upper back deck - off living room/'big room'.
The cabin as seen from the backyard below.
Path from beach to the cabin.
The beach below are cabin.
View upstream from our beach.
Panoramic view of our beach and River Rd. across the way.
Front entrance off street.
Entrance, dining area, and door to bedroom.
Back deck area.
Redwoods tower above the back deck.
Pathway leading to the beach.
View downstream from our beach.
View toward cabin from across the vineyard.
Panoramic view from beach looking downstream. Path to cabin on the left.
Local (Sonoma) photographer and friend of owner: 'Great cabin!'
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016
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