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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to your private wine country vacation home in the beautiful Russian River Valley. Only 60 mi north of the GG Bridge & 12 minutes from historic, sophisticated Healdsburg, the Four Sisters Farmhouse is the place to relax with wine + friends.

A beautiful country farmhouse powered by solar electricity with a heated pool and private hot tub in the heart of the Russian River Wine Country. Spectacular views from the pool and wrap-around porch.

A Farm-to-Table foodies dream... Your front yard includes a 1/2 acre hillside vineyard with some of the regions finest Pinot grapes, a small fruit orchard and a vegetable garden. All fruit and produce in the orchard and garden are for your enjoyment if your stay is in the right season. Pick what you want and chef up a great meal.

Trees: Santa Rosa plum, Valencia orange, Meyer lemon, satsuma lime, nectarine, pear, persimmon, pomegranate, black fig, red plum. Veggies for 2016: 6 different tomato varieties, yellow squash, rainbow chard, romaine, parsley, thyme, basil, eggplant, orange bell pepper, tricolor beets, rainbow carrots, parsnips, 3 types of cucumber, 2 types of orange melon. Great for the long summer vacation or for the romantic weekend get away.

Living room with fireplace, dining room, eat-in kitchen with expanded sitting area and wood burning stove, family room, laundry room and full bath off the family room are located on the first floor. Two bedrooms with queen beds and walk-in closets, large bath with separate tub and shower, and Master Suite with king bed, fireplace, and satellite TV are located on the second floor.

All three upstairs bedrooms and the family room are carpeted. Secluded loft provides four twin beds - great for kids. Family room has a comfy blow up aerobed to sleep two additional guests, or the sofa sectional fits 2 perfect twin fitted sheets. The Farmhouse is ideal for a large family or group.

The family room has a large flat-screen satellite TV with DVD, CD stereo, desktop computer with satellite internet access and printer. There is wireless internet connectivity throughout most of the first floor for your laptop computer.

Fully-equipped kitchen with all needed appliances, cookware, and tableware will satisfy the most discerning chef and entertainer. A full size refrigerator in the kitchen coupled with a refrigerator/freezer with filtered water and ice maker in the laundry room will limit the need to make extra visits to the local grocery during your stay. A Weber charcoal grill makes for great cookouts on the back patio almost year round.

Enjoy an elegant dinner in the dining room at the dining table that accomodates 10-12 guests or enjoy a casual outdoor meal on the wrap-around porch and back patio with outdoor seating for 12 at two tables.

For additional guests, two bed and breakfast accommodations are within one mile - the Farmhouse Inn and its world renowned restaurant and The Raford Inn. Great location for family reunions or to accommodate large groups.

Located in the Russian River Valley and 20 minutes from the Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys for easy access to world class wine tasting and winery tours. Shopping and dining on the historic and sophisticated Healdsburg Plaza is a 15 minute drive. Other local areas of interest are within easy driving distance - Anderson Valley (45 minutes), Sonoma Coast and Bodega Bay area (50 minutes), the historic and scenic Village of Mendocino (90 minutes), Lake Sonoma Resort area (30 minutes) and Lake Berryessa (60 minutes).









The entire 5.5 acre property is at your disposal. 3 bedrooms, 1 loft bedroom, 3 full bathrooms.


We provide access codes and area activity information, as well as all information about the house (how to open pool cover, where to find the veggie gardens) in the week leading up to the stay.

You are in the middle of farm country, but just minutes from all the gorgeousness and sophistication of the wine world, as well as the down-to-earth comfort of the Russian River Valley. You can bike, hike, float the river, pick fruits and veggies, chef up a storm, take in an amazing meal at world class restaurants, and, of course, drink spectacular wines - all in one place.

You will need to have a car in order to explore all the amazing offerings in Sonoma County. You're a quick drive from the Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys. 25 minutes from Calistoga. 40 minutes from Bodega Bay. 12 minutes from Healdsburg and Guerneville.


Visit (email hidden)/foursistersfarmhouse for more gorgeous photos of Sonoma life.

We require a 3 night minimum for weekend stays from June - October. Note: we are a registered vacation rental property in the county of Sonoma, and our pricing includes a 9% Sonoma County Transit Occupancy Tax.

The entire 5.5 acre property is at your disposal. 3 bedrooms, 1 loft bedroom, 3 full bathrooms.


We provide access codes and area activity information, as well as all information about the house (how to open pool cover, where to find the veggie gardens) in the week leading up to the stay.

You are in the middle of farm country, but just minutes from all the gorgeousness and sophistication of the wine world, as well as the down-to-earth comfort of the Russian River Valley. You can bike, hike, float the river, pick fruits and veggies, chef up a storm, take in an amazing meal at world class restaurants, and, of course, drink spectacular wines - all in one place.

You will need to have a car in order to explore all the amazing offerings in Sonoma County. You're a quick drive from the Russian River, Dry Creek and Alexander Valleys. 25 minutes from Calistoga. 40 minutes from Bodega Bay. 12 minutes from Healdsburg and Guerneville.


Visit (email hidden)/foursistersfarmhouse for more gorgeous photos of Sonoma life.

We require a 3 night minimum for weekend stays from June - October. Please note that the 3 night stay is charged the full weekend rate if the stay is over a weekend (if you stay only Friday or only Saturday as part of your 3 nights, you are still charged the higher weekend rate for 2 of your nights.) Note: we are a registered vacation rental property in the county of Sonoma, and our pricing includes a 9% Sonoma County Transit Occupancy Tax.

Sonoma County TOT certificate # 552N.

Per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance:
Total allowed overnight guests: not to exceed 12 people, not counting children under the age of 3.
Total allowed daytime guests: not to exceed 18 people.
Maximum # of vehicles allowed in parking spaces on the property: 9 (all parking is off-road and on the property itself).
Quiet hours are from 10 pm - 7 am.
No amplified sound allowed outdoors at any time.

Keywords: House, Farmhouse, Vineyard, Wine Country

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    28 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High chair and pack n play provided...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    The Master bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom....moreless

  • Yellow Room: 1 queen

    The two queen sized bedrooms share a large guest bathroom....moreless

  • Blue Room: 1 queen

    The quietest room, facing the woods behind the house. SLEEP...moreless

  • Loft: 4 twin/ single

    2 twin beds & 2 built-in twins. Full bath downstairs....moreless

  • Media Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Large sectional and twin or queen air mattress....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Air mattress - 1 queen, 1 twin. No more than 12 allowed to sleep on property, per rental ordinance....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs Guest Bath: toilet, tub, shower

    A huge bathroom with lots of natural light....moreless

  • Media Room Bath: toilet, shower

    For the Loft and Media room. New tile, lovely bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • House is powered by solar. Two Fireplaces (Living Room and Master Bedroom), Satellite TV with DVD (TV and DVDs in Family Room and Master Bedroom), Desktop Computer with Satellite Internet Access and Printer, Wireless Internet Connectivity in most areas, Fully-equipped Kitchen, Gas Range, Oven, Coffee Maker, Blender, Disposal, Refrigerator in Kitchen, Refrigerator/Freezer with Ice Maker in Laundry Room, New Cookware, New Tableware and Utensils provided, Private Hot Tub and Pool, Chaise Lounge Chairs, Pool towels provided, Free Weights (5 to 65 pounds), Weber Charcoal Grill, Electric Security Gate, Alarm System, NO PETS...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with full movie packages and DVR...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There is DirecTV in the house - one TV is in the media room and another is in the master bedroom....moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Satellite internet provided by HughesNet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    See washer details....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    There's a Dell desktop in the house for guest use....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    There is gas heating in the downstairs and electric heaters in each room and bathroom upstairs....moreless

  • Internet:

    The internet is via satellite (no DSL or cable comes to the house) and can be very slow. It's generally fine for basic text email, but is not suitable for larger downloads....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens are provided, with the exception of bedding for the pack n play....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    3 cars can park right next to the house, with a further 4 just above the vineyard....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    A larger vehicle can be parked in front of the garage down by the gate....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is currently no landline at the house, and cell coverage is spotty. The best cell service is found out by the orchard at the far edge of the pool or on the front porch....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All bath and beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    There is a new HE Samsung washer and new Samsung dryer (very large drum) in the laundry room. ...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    There is a wireless Linksys router connected to the satellite internet....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2)...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Great sunset views over Russian River grape fields - porch wraps around 3 sides of house and has white roses planted along side....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a Weber charcoal grill in the back. Please bring charcoal....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool:

    Pool has automatic pool cover that is easy to open and close from the house. The pool heat is turned on from April-October....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 23 - Oct 24, 2016
3 night min stay
$600 $933
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$4,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$500 $900
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$4,500 $25,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $250
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

During high season, a 4th night added to a weekend stay is charged at the weeknight rate instead of the weekend rate.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Rosa
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Farmhouse Inn
21 Miles
Nearest Beach
Jenner

Car: Necessary

World class Wine Tasting and Winery Tours, Golf at Santa Rosa Golf Club (Approximately 5 Miles), Fitness Center at 24 Hour Fitness in Windsor (Approximately 8 Miles, Daily and Weekly Rates Available), Shopping in Healdsburg and Santa Rosa, Incredible Restaurants, Swimming (Private Pool and Hot Tub), Water-skiing (Boat and Ski Rental at Lake Sonoma (25 Miles) or Lake Berryessa (50 Miles), Canoeing, Santa Rosa Performing Arts Center, Casino

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: Heather, Donnie, Cleo, and Iris - we love getting to enjoy the house on our monthly visits. We live in San Francisco, but leave our hearts in Sonoma once a month.

Why Forestville, CA, USA:
It's the perfect blend of rustic and sophisticated. We love fine wines and great foods, but we equally love to be in a more rustic, relaxed setting. The location of Four Sisters is perfect for this - if we want fancy wineries or Michelin-starred meals, we have them at our doorstep. If we want inner tubes and rafting on the river with dodgy beer in a can, we get that, too.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
As city-dwellers, we can't get enough of the orchard and veggie gardens up there. Each spring, we plant at least 6 different kinds of tomatoes, and lots of squash, cucumbers, peppers and herbs. I now jam and can all of the tree fruits up there as well - pears, apples, nectarines, figs, plums (and soon, pomegranates and persimmons).


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Photos

  • Four Sisters Farmhouse

    Four Sisters Farmhouse

  • Spacious Kitchen, State-of-the-Art Appliances

    Spacious Kitchen, State-of-the-Art Appliances

  • Private Pool Area

    Private Pool Area

  • Dining Room, Seating for Eight

    Dining Room, Seating for Eight

  • Master Bedroom with Fireplace

    Master Bedroom with Fireplace

  • Third Bedroom

    Third Bedroom

  • Peach tree in the fruit orchard

    Peach tree in the fruit orchard

  • Al fresco dining on back porch.

    Al fresco dining on back porch.

  • Autumn.

    Autumn.

  • Bounty.

    Bounty.

  • Winter.

    Winter.

  • Summer sun tea.

    Summer sun tea.

  • Sitting Area with Fireplace

    Sitting Area with Fireplace

  • Living Room with Fireplace

    Living Room with Fireplace

  • Outdoor Patio with Jacuzzi

    Outdoor Patio with Jacuzzi

  • Media Room, Flat Screen TV and Computer with printer

    Media Room, Flat Screen TV and Computer with printer

  • Second Bedroom Overlooking Vineyards

    Second Bedroom Overlooking Vineyards

  • Loft Bedroom, Four Twin Beds

    Loft Bedroom, Four Twin Beds

  • Beautiful hillside views across from pool.

    Beautiful hillside views across from pool.

  • Western view across pinot noir vineyard.

    Western view across pinot noir vineyard.

  • Big air in the pool.

    Big air in the pool.

  • Grapes from the vineyard.

    Grapes from the vineyard.

  • Winter.

    Winter.

  • Squash harvesting in May.

    Squash harvesting in May.

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Forestville, CA, USA #95535

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