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Cottage by The River~Sonoma County Wine Country ~ Russian River

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Studio Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2-4

My Cozy Cottage is located in the heart of the wine country. Wine tasting? Fine dining? Relaxing by the Russian River, going to the coast, hot name it! This is the place to come to. Parking right outside the front door. Just incase you brought your best friend with you, there is a fully fenced, shady backyard. Large deck in the front that soaks in the afternoon sunshine. Sleeps 2-4 with a comfy cool-gel memory foam queen bed and two memory foam convertible chairs. Fully equipped kitchen with a gas range. New heater/air conditioner. Located within a block of the local grocery store, the Russian River, Burkes Canoes and Steelhead Beach. Many fine dining option available nearby too. Surrounded by wineries. Approximately 1+ hour to San Francisco. No smoking please!

More Details

Leslie Tomich
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Leslie Tomich

I love dogs, I love vacationing! Day to day I am a full time Realtor in Sonoma County which is very fulfilling. I purchased the cottage in 2011 as a get away for my family. Then I used VRBO to book a condo when I went to Hawaii in 2013. I saved a lot of money being able to cook for my family and thought hey-why don't I let other people enjoy my cottage when my family isn't using it!

Leslie Tomich purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Leslie Tomich chose Russian River

It is easy to get to, has ample parking, dogs are welcomed! The house is very cozy. So many activities nearby if feeling energetic or a great place to relax!


Forestville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 child bed , Queen Memory Gel + 2 mem foam chairs that convert to beds
  • A comfortable queen size memory foam/gel bed and two memory foam club chairs that easily convert to sleeping beds. Sleeping for persons 3 and 4 is more suitable for children as they will be on the floor.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Located close to many ammenities including the Sonoma Coast, wine tasting, walking and biking trails, canoeing, lakes, safari's, and just over an hour to San Francisco.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Cottage by The River~Sonoma County Wine Country ~ Russian River
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Quaint Cottage - Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Great cozy place to stay in the heart of Sonoma. Definitely recommend. Owner is very helpful and responsive. Hope to visit again soon. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cozy Cottage in Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

Well done! Small but efficient. Nice large kitchen, super comfortable bed and chairs, great location within walking distance to the Russian River. Pet friendly and great communication with the owner. Would totally stay here again!!! Highly recommend for a couple.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a find! We wished we could have stayed longer. The location was perfect for our plans and very comfortable for two. We will add this to our list of "Places to Remember!"

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cottage right in the heart of wine country. Simple, clean and accessible.

  • 5 of 5

Overall this cottage was exactly what I was looking for.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy spot in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a very cozy spot that is most notable for its price and location. If you're interested in a trip down the Russian River, the cottage is located literally steps away from Burke's Canoe Trips. The cottage is also just a quick drive to both Healdsburg and Guerneville, to say nothing of Forestville itself (where we enjoyed a very yummy brunch). We had four in our group, which was a little tight, but Leslie (the fantastic owner) had warned us it would be. We managed just fine, and would certainly return.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Little Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience at the Cottage. We needed a place to stay for the Ironman Vineman. It was a perfect distance between the start and finish line. The Cottage had all the necessity we needed to feel at home. It is a short walk to the market if you needed anything else. Very close to Steelhead Beach too! And a short drive to Johnson's beach were you can rent kayaks, tubes and even umbrellas. It is also nestled in between many wineries. Thanks for making us feel at home. We will definitely be back if we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Forestville Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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