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Your Vacation Starts Here! (Guerneville, CA)

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,221 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

A Hidden Paradise Is Waiting For You!

Be ready to be transported into a magical and unforgettable vacation space!

We would like to introduce you to Russian River Summer Retreat, our vacation dream home in Sonoma County, CA. Our family home is located near the Russian river, in Guerneville, and is your perfect gateway to a special and well-deserved holiday.

Call it modern, intelligent or stylish, but most of all it's just SEXY! Staying at Russian River Summer Retreat, you will be seduced by the custom built modern architecture and design, with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, and 3 decks on 3 different levels.

Among the property's unique features, you'll enjoy the salt-water pool with swim jets, hot tub with two sets of jets to relax and unwind, outdoor shower and stunningly landscaped garden. In addition, the house is surrounded by native trees that give you a feeling of peace and privacy.

Bring your binoculars or just grab a chair on our main deck for a night of cosmic sightseeing. From our corner to the forest, you will discover the night skies wonders like shooting stars, the Big Dipper, the Little Dipper, the mystery of the Milky Way, and also planets like Mars, Saturn, Neptune and more.

This is the perfect place to enjoy family moments together, for that special romantic vacation you deserve, or to just relax with a glass of wine and a fun game with good friends by the fireplace.

The house is located near world-class wineries, natural parks, Russian river beaches, and many outdoor activities like canoeing, kayaking, zip-lining, hiking, biking and golfing. Also, walking distance to excellent restaurants, shops and groceries make it the perfect place for your next vacation!

(TOT 2895N)

More Details

Luis Mitter
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2018

About Luis Mitter

I am an excited American, born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1967. I moved to this country in search of peace, respect and dignity. Here, I found more drama, but I also found the freedom and respect I never had.

My passion for California relies mostly on the diversity of cultures and the incredible harmony between this enormous diversity. That, combined my over 15 years experience working with Real Estate property management in San Francisco, made me a better person.

My background is in journalism. Although I don't practice it anymore, I kept the skills of a great communicator.

My favorite hobbies are landscaping and painting; so, you will notice that once you stay at Russian River Summer Retreat. I personally take care of our garden, which is gorgeous by the way, and 2 of my artwork are hanging on the walls of the 3rd bedroom.

After years living in California, I developed another passion. I love a good wine very much. On the weekends, if I am staying at Rivendell Summer Retreat, I love to open my favorite wine while watching the sunset. The experience is incredibly pleasant.

I am always exploring new wineries and Sonoma County is my favorite area for great wines.

The most important thing for me if the love for life I have. Life is a gift given to us that should not be wasted or abused.

Best regards!


Luis Mitter purchased this house in 2016

Why Luis Mitter chose Guerneville

This is the perfect place for you to relax and rewind with your loved ones.

If you are looking for a place with all the urban facilities, including a grocery store on your corner, this is not the place for you. Walking is the number one rule to enjoy the country life.

You can find all you need 15 minutes walking distance from the house.

Before booking, make your Google searches and learn what the area has to offer, then make your plan for during your stay and enjoy a wonderful experience. Feel free to contact the manager for suggestions.

Some of the amenities we offer during your stay:

- HD Cable TV

- Free movies with Amazon FireTV. Also available Netflix, HBO GO, STARZ, Show Time, PBS, Lifetime, NBC, ABC, History channel, etc.

- 1 Cal King bed

- 2 Queen beds

- High speed WiFi Internet

- Salt-water swimming pool

- Hot tub

- Central A/C and Heater

- Bathrooms with floor heat

- Etc.

What makes this house unique


• Quiet hours shall be from 10:00PM to 7:00AM

• Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited at any time.

• Loud gatherings and parties are prohibited at any time.

• Maximum occupancy: 6 guests (Extra overnight guests and daytime visitors are not allowed in the property at any time.)

• All occupants must be registered.

• Bath towels are for use after shower ONLY. For hot tub and swimming pool, please use beach towels provided.

• Should you need to remove makeup, please use the whips and black towels provided.

• To clean surfaces or to wipe spills, please use paper towel.

• Surveillance cameras are installed in strategic places outside of the house and away from your privacy as required by California laws.

• MANDATORY SHOWER before entering the hot tub.

• Barefoot policy in the house.

• Please do not throw whips or other than toilet paper in the toilet bowl.

• No sleeping on the sofa at any time.

• No burning candles. No fire pit. No fire in the property.

• Pets are not allowed.

• No smoking of any kind, including medical marijuana.

• No glassware outside of the house, including in the area around hot tub and swimming pool.

• Late check out will not be tolerated.

• Keep front gate closed at all times.

• All keys and remotes MUST be placed back in the same location you found them when not in use.

• The extra house key (pink key) must be returned to its original place right after your check-in and check-out.

• We have ZERO tolerance policy with non-registered overnight guest or daytime visitor in the property. House amenities are for exclusive use of the guests registered with the reservation.

• Please, clean the grill after using it. If grill needs to be cleaned after your departure, you may be responsible for this extra cleaning expense.

• Please return any furniture and cushions to its original place where you found them.

• MANDATORY shower before using hot tub to remove body oil and lotions.


Guerneville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1221 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • - Glassware is PROHIBITED outside of the house, including decks and driveway. - Extra guest or non-registered visitor is PROHIBITED at anytime.
  • - MANDATORY SHOWER before entering the hot tub to remove body oil, etc. A $250 fee may be charged if tub needs to be cleaned after Guest check out.
  • - Use of the swimming pool is ONLY for REGISTERED GUEST(S). - Outdoor amplified sound and loud gathering are PROHIBITED.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , 2 shower heads (one with jets)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , This bathroom in located in the hall by the Guest's bedroom
    3rd Bathroom - toilet , shower , This is a private bathroom is part of the lower bedroom.
    Outdoor shower - shower , The shower is located on the side of the house.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master bedroom - 1 king , Tempurpedic mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bed/bath located on the pool lever with separated entrance.
  • Please note that the 3rd bed/bath is on the pool level and it is not internally connected to the house.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis
- Access codes, passwords and instructions will be provided via email a week prior Guest arrival date. - Non-refundable Cleaning Fee may apply. "CLEANING FEE" or "WEAR/TEAR AND LAUNDRY FEE" refers to service and expenses spent with inspection, laundry and maintenance of acceptable Wear and Tear. In case the house needs deep cleaning after your departure, including taking out trash and putting away dishes, an extra service charge may be deducted from the security deposit. Please read the "TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT" and "House Rules" to a void misunderstandings. • No shoes (shoes off/barefoot inside the house). • Maximum 6 guests. No extra guests or visitors in the property at any time. • No sleeping on the sofa. • No burning candles or fire pit. • No pets at anytime. Not suitable for service animals. • No smoking of ANY KIND. • No parties, no laud gathering, no amplified music outside the house. • No glassware outside of the house, including all decks.


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Your Vacation Starts Here! (Guerneville, CA)
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

Wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for 3 couples to stay. The pictures speak for themselves, but the property is clean, modern, and has all the amenities one would need.

The property manager Luis is responsive and left us a bottle of wine to enjoy.

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful home! Everything you need for a memorable and high style vacay!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the most beautiful homes I've stayed in at the Russian River. There were six adults, the house was comfortable and well laid out. Although compact, we never felt cramped and while we were out and about most days, we always wanted to get back to this lovely spot and soak up the sun, lounge by the pool and cook in the well appointed kitchen. The acordian doors open up the deck and hot tub area which is almost like a second living room with comfortable seating and shade. We used the grill which was nice and the beds and linens were top of the line. Stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this home! Nestled among the trees, it’s a little Oasis. We did some road biking .. so much to see in the immediate area and adjacent towns.. we loved coming back to the hot tub. Relaxing on the patio with a coffee every morning was just perfect. Luis has thought of everything.. from habenero salt to every kitchen accessory your could need. A nice bag of coffee and a bottle of wine for us upon arrival was a nice touch. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Francisco Bay Area for the past 42 years

Beautiful Home . Nightmare Owner

  • 2 of 5

The home was beautiful ..... but the owner is a nightmare . We could not feel at home here . We got into the house and there was a bible thick of rules and regulations that would take hours to read . And he has surveillance cameras to watch every move you make and will text you to let you be aware of that ... I won't be staying here again there are too many nice homes in the area that aren't such controlling owners .... It's suppose to be fun not tip toeing with every move in fear we won't get our deposit back or a call / text stating we've done something wrong

  • Submitted: May 6, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately, the house was found in bad conditions after your departure. You and your group damaged three sets of towels and three sets of bed sheets and could not be used for next reservations. All receipts and pictures were sent to your email. As you were aware of, all bed sheets and towels were replaced by new ones a week prior your arrival and your group was the first to use the new linens. Your review surprises me. In your text message from after your check out you said "We had a lovely time and loved your beautiful home." We have provided you with great customer service, comfort, 24/7 assistance and care. At anytime during your stay you sounded unhappy until you were charged for the damages you caused. I believe that your review is unfair and written with some anger. I would advise you to read the house rules in the future and use white towel for the purpose it is created, to dry your body after showering. In regards the house rules, it is called House Guide as you know and it is a guide with step-by-step instructions of each high-end equipment to help guests fully enjoy all amenities. I would advise you to read the house rules next time. As far as the camera, it is installed in accordance with California regulation outside of the house for security purposes. Guest's privacy is never disturbed. We love hosting and providing comfort and an enjoyable place to all guests and you and your group were not treated differently. You were welcomed into our house and provided with the same respect, attention and care we provide to all our guests.
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Nice House Overall

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and well-appointed home. Nice and quiet location, south and above the Russian River and a half mile southeast of downtown Guerneville. Nice hot tub and salt water swimming pool (the pool is only available for renters' use during the Summer months). Quality throughout the interior of the home, i.e. custom, high-end kitchen and bathrooms. There presently is no door for the master bath (I understand that there are plans to address this soon). The owners have many pages of "rules" for the use of the home and mentioned the potential of charging large fees (retentions from security deposit) for non-compliance, i.e. for not cleaning the outdoor BBQ they provide. Overall, the home is quite nice and the location is serene and we would rent it again (particulalry in the Summer when the pool is open for use).

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, TX

Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Just the right size for 5 of us. Well-equipped kitchen, beautiful grounds. Bed linens were high-quality. You can tell the homeowner takes pride in this home. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Sonoma County Airport - STS
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
El Barrio; Rainbow Cattle Co; Russian River Pub
Nearest Golf
4.4 Miles
Northwood Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several excellent restaurants in Guerneville town.
Nearest Beach
0.9 Miles
Russian River Johnson's Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Property Damage Insurance $99

Guest must agrees/accepts the Russian River Summer Retreat Terms And Conditions Vacation Rentals Agreement and the House Rules. The agreement and house rules are agreed/accepted when guest completes the booking by making a payment.
The Arriving Instructions with property access code and key instructions will be provided a week prior to check-in date.
Note: Swimming pool is available only during high season only. No exceptions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.