Fitch Mountain Cottage with Private Beach Access and River Views(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bdrm, 1 bath, outdoor spa, detached game room with extra bath
This Craftsman 1940's style cottage is airy and light, which is enhanced by newly installed skylights throughout the living areas. The cottage features a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel Frigidaire Professional 4 burner gas range, stainless steel dishwasher, stainless steel Frigidaire refrigerator, and microwave. A kitchen door opens up to the wraparound deck and easy access to the outdoor gas grill. All bedrooms are cozy and feature newly purchased queen size beds. A new LA-Z Boy sofa/sleeper with an upgraded air comfort mattress provides another sleeping option in the living room.
Original art by internationally acclaimed artists gives this vacation home a European sensibility. Dining on the birch table with Italian inspired William of Sonoma tableware furthers this eclectic atmosphere. The dining table, with retractable leaf, seats up to 10 guests. A kitchen door opens onto the deck, with easy access to an outdoor gas grill and the wraparound deck. You will enjoy great outdoor living while enjoying an espresso, fine wine, or a barbecue masterpiece while dining on Teak outdoor furniture that seats up to 9 guests.
The living room has open wood beamed ceilings with a ceiling fan, abundant windows with new window treatments and skylights. The queen size LA-Z Boy sleeper/sofa is tastefully positioned and is easily converted to sleeping position. Guests enjoy a large selection of books, over 1000 DVD's, many board games, foosball, a 60' HD TV with cable and a Blu-Ray player, radio, and WiFi service.
The spa is completely private, accommodating up to 6 guests, and offers an enhanced experience with nature as one views the stars at night while listening to the gentle song of the river. The Sunroom opens up to the spa and deck through sliding glass doors and has a wall of windows with a spectacular view of the river. This same room has a couch which easily converts to a single bed. Built in cabinets provide plenty of extra linens and towels for the spa and bathroom. Between the two bedrooms is a Jack and Jill bathroom with soaking tub and freestanding shower.
A detached 'Game room' sits next to the main house. This 'bonus' room opens onto a Zen style wooden deck overlooking a meditation garden and stairway to the beach. The 'Game room' has a newly remodeled bathroom with shower, sink and commode. This room also has 2 sofa/sleeper beds and a Murphy bed. For sports fans, there is a classic wooden foosball table by Harvard.
Seasonal guests can use 4 large river tubes with paddles. This season begins when the river dam is in place (approx. July 4th through Labor Day). A private railed concrete stairway leading from the East garden to the River's edge is easy access to water sports, swimming, fishing and sunbathing on the beach. An outdoor shower is conveniently located near the river stairway for a quick and easy rinse-off when returning from the beach.
The cottage is surrounded by trees include huge redwood and bay trees. A fence surrounds the property. There is ample off-road parking on the property. The cottage is secluded with only one nearby neighbor.
Day passes to the Parkpoint Health and Swim Club are available for reasonable rates and just minutes away. Sonoma Lake, Wineries and Sonoma adventures are all at your doorstep while staying at the Healdsburg Riverside Retreat. Additionally, the owner, who is a Sonoma County Certified Tourist Ambassador, is available to help you create an exciting itinerary during your stay.
Come and enjoy a Zen like getaway in the mystical setting of Shangri-La on the Russian river!!!!
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Member since: 2013
- 1260 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Both bedrooms have a skylight. The master bedroom has a large window with a view overlooking the river. The master bedroom also has a large sliding glass door that leads onto the deck. Also, both bedrooms have HD TVs with Blu-Ray DVD players and access to over 1500 DVDs. For infants, there is a Graco portable crib and a high chair....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- In the master bathroom there are senior friendly hand rails.
- Game Room
Chess, Backgammon, Scrabble, Sentence Scrabble, Playing Cards, Sour Apples to Apples, Wine Tasting Kit, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Rubric's Cube, Magic Magnetic Beads, San Francisco Trivia, Balderdash...moreless
- Music Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
There is a wide view of the Russian river from the deck, which sits about 30 feet above the river in the summer time. In the winter, when the river swells, the distance is reduced to 15-20 feet....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $225 + tax
- Tax Rate 9%
Rates are subject to change unless reservations are confirmed. Operating under the County of Sonoma Vacation Rental number ZPE11-0642 and TOT Certificate number 1110N.
Half payment is required to confirm reservations. The other half is due 3 weeks before the reservation. There is a cancellation fee of $50/night if cancellation occurs prior to 6 weeks of the reservation. There is a cancellation fee which is half payment if cancellation occurs between 6 and 3 weeks before the reservation. There is no cancellation 3 weeks prior to the reservation.
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: I am a curator and professional art dealer. The Zen like nature and serenity of the Healdsburg River Retreat inspires me and I want to share this experience with others.
Why the Owner Chose Healdsburg, CA, USA:
This property has been handed down through the family and has been a family retreat for many years.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I love the closeness to nature and watching the changing seasons. This creates a peace of mind and an awe for the forces of nature.
- Primary: 510-301-2068
- Secondary: +1 9259807295 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. PST
- Fax: +1 9253496474
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Sunny deck over looking the Russian River with a Kayak in the water.
Master bed room with skylight, large window view of the river.
Secluded hot tub accessible from the sun room.
Private stairway to the river and beach.
Front of the cottage.
Flower garden on the side of the cottage.
Canoeing fun on the Russian river just below the cottage (canoe not included).
Mallards viewed from the deck.
Sleeping Mallard viewed from the bottom of the stairway to the b each.
Sandhill fishing in the river viewed from the deck.
Sun room over looking the Russian River
Detached game room with bath, deck, and view of a flower and meditation garden.
Foyer with view of outdoor hot tub.
View of part of the beach and river at the bottom of the stairway.
Deck of detached game room.
Rear view of the cottage from the stairway to the beach.
Distant view of a Sandhill crane from the deck.
Ducks and Sandhill crane viewed from the deck.
Another view of the river near the bottom of the stairway.
Distant view of a Sandhill crane on the opposite bank of the river.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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