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Wine Country Getaway at Beautiful Bonne Chere! Walk to the River, Dog Friendly!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 936 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Redwood Views, Walk To Town And River

Bonne Chère is the ideal Russian River Wine Country rental. After a day of exploring Sonoma County, kick back and relax with a glass of wine at Bonne Chère. The comfortable living room is the perfect spot to converse with friends or enjoy a good book. The gourmet kitchen will please any cook, and the well-furnished spacious deck with a private hot tub has all you need to BBQ and dine outdoors.

Interior:

The interior of Bonne Chère is both delightful and modern.The kitchen is thoroughly stocked, and includes stainless steel appliances, gas stove, dishwasher, beautiful wood cabinets and tile, and a wine fridge. The living room has a large television, stereo (there is a CD collection available for guests), gas fireplace and ample seating. In both bedrooms, the beds are exceedingly comfortable and made with high-quality linens. The bathroom has modern tile work and a walk-in shower with a window so guests can admire the redwoods and lush hillside while showering (a window curtain can be closed if desired). Please not that the bathroom is accessible only through the master bedroom).

Outdoors:

The large deck and outdoor areas are an extension of the living space. There is outdoor dining, outdoor seating, a gas grill and a private hot tub area. The property continues to wrap around the house to a 'secret' sitting spot, perfect for enjoying a locally roasted cup of Joe or stargazing with a glass of wine. Tucked against a hillside in a Guerneville neighborhood, Bonne Chère feels like its own little private world.

Your stay includes a complimentary bottle of wine!

Know Before You Book:

Security Deposit vs. Damage Protection:

When you make your reservation, you will automatically be assigned a security deposit, plus a $30 non refundable processing fee.

The alternative to the large deposit and processing fee is the damage protection program, which is $49 and covers up to $3000 in accidental damages. The damage protection program is an insurance policy. The $49 is not refundable, but you’d be covered if you accidentally broke a wine glass…a lamp…or if someone knocked over something major, like the television. There is no processing fee associated with the damage protection program.

If you would prefer the damage protection program, please include a note with your reservation. If you do not include a note, we do contact all guests before charging the security deposit and processing fee in order to confirm your preference.

Office Hours and Booking Information:

Our office is open from 9 am to 5 pm every day, excluding major holidays.

After making a booking and confirming their security deposit vs. damage protection preference, guests will be sent arrival instructions and a contract with our terms in detail to sign and return. You will be contacted within 24 hours of making your reservation.

No same-day reservations past 2 pm. It should not happen, but in case the system is allowing you to book for same-day arrival and it is after 2 pm, please reach out to us. If it is after 5 pm, please do not complete your reservation; no one will be available to process your reservation and prepare for your arrival.

Maximum Occupancy and Quiet Hours:

The maximum occupancy at Bonne Chere is 4. Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited at any time.

Parking:

There is space in the driveway for 2 vehicles (Garage is used for storage and not available for parking ). RVs, trailers and campers are prohibited, per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance.

Bed Sizes:

Master Bedroom: King Bed, Second Bedroom: Queen Bed

Bathroom Access:

The house has one full bathroom with walk-in shower. The only entrance to the bathroom is through the master bedroom.

More Details

Property Manager
Russian River Vacation Homes
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Russian River Vacation Homes

We are Russian River Vacation Homes, a part of D&G Equity Management, Inc., a family owned and locally owned/operated property management company.

Our Story:

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.

Why Russian River Vacation Homes chose Guerneville

Guerneville is the largest town on the Russian River, and has a variety of excellent restaurants and shopping. There are many wineries within 15-20 minutes. Guerneville is also home to the amazing Armstrong Woods, and it's just a quick drive out to the coast! Guerneville is a fun and free spirited town that makes for a great getaway!

What makes this house unique

Why we love Bonne Chere!-

Bonne Chere has a really nice private hot tub area that is perfect for relaxing in the evenings. It has an amazing kitchen, and is in a great neighborhood close to downtown Guerneville and the Russian River.

Map

Korbel Champagne Cellars
Nearest Airport
88 Miles
SFO
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Agriculture Bar and Restaurant at Dawn Ranch
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Northwood Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy. 116
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Garden Grill
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Guernewood Park River Beach
Car: necessary

Bonne Chère is located in a Guerneville neighborhood that is a walkable distance from downtown Guerneville. Shops, restaurants, supermarket, river access and services are all within a mile of the property. The Sonoma Coast is 13 miles west. Armstrong Redwoods is a 5-minute drive. Wineries in the Russian River Valley and beyond are easily accessible by car, and within 15 to 20 minutes of Bonne Chere. You can also walk to a neighborhood Russina River beach.

Amenities

Guerneville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 936 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All guests should read the Know Before You Book section located at the end of the online listing description before making a reservation.
  • Quiet hrs. are from 10pm until 7am. Max occupancy guidelines must be adhered to. No RV's, trailers, or tents per the Sonoma County Vacation Ordinance.
  • Rental funds are non refundable unless your dates are resold.If resold, there is a $60 cancellation fee.Switch dates for a $40 fee, 2 weeks out, only.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • The bathroom is accessed via the master bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom = King Bed 2nd Bedroom = Queen Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Canoes and Kayaks can be rented locally from King's Sport and Tackle year round, and seasonally from Johnson's Beach and Monte Rio Beach. Water Trek Eco Tours rents boats in Jenner, along with providing guided excursions. Burke's Canoe provides pick up service after a day floating down the river during the summer months.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Wine Country Getaway at Beautiful Bonne Chere! Walk to the River, Dog Friendly!
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santa rosa,Ca,USA
5

What a nice rental!

  • 5 of 5

Everything we could possibly need. Close proximity to town. Areas to get walks in daily. We couldn't have been more pleased!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5

The property was nice. I enjoyed the hot tub!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very bonne!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Bonne Chere was very nice. It is in a great location very near Guerneville and tucked away in a quiet neighborhood. The property is well maintained and the house is very clean, cosy and inviting, nicely decorated with modern appliances and very comfortable beds. We were two but four could stay there easily. I'd like to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Berkeley, CA
5

Wonderful Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Had a fabulous weekend at this rental property. Had been to the Russian river before, but only as quick visits. Was a great decision to decide to stay for a few days and explore with the family. This house was the perfect base. Loved the wooded valley it is located in (went walking every morning) and the ease of access to the beach (both riverfront and ocean). We were able to prepare quite the gourmet meal in the full kitchen with all the amenities - which was then consumed on the spacious deck (where we spent much of the weekend). And relaxing the secluded hot tub was the perfect ending to the evening. We will definitely return when we are looking for a get-a-way.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

My wife and kids stayed at the Bonne Chere for 4 nights in early April. We found the house to be perfect for our needs. Full kitchen, hot tub and nearby stores may the visit very relaxing. If we are back in Guerneville, we will certainly be staying here.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this lovely home! The Kitchen was great and the beds super comfortable. Perfect for my husband and I and our 5 year old. We hiked the redwoods and went wine tasting while our daughter went to Farm camp at the Waldorf school. Something for all of us and nice family time hanging out at the house. We used the hot tub every day! Perfect getaway for our needs.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Notes

  • Additional Fees
    -Cleaning/Linens Fee
    -14% Taxes on Rent and Cleaning (12% 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 #ZPE12-0407
    Permit #2097
  • Damage deposit: $49.00
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