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Forestville, California, United States  (# 37282)
 Wine Country - Your Vacation Destination!
  VacationsFRBO Forestville Vacation Rentals Property ID 37282 Wine Country Guest House  

Major City: Santa Rosa
Distance: 5-10 mi

Type:   Cottage
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 1
Sleeps: 2
Baths: 1
Size: 600 Sq Ft

Internet: Yes
Pets OK: No
Pool: Yes
Spa: Yes

Calendar: No
Exchange: Yes
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: Yes

 
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Name: Ana and Peter Renkow

Phone: 707-953-8635

Languages: English

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2006-05-21

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     Description 


A 5 minute driving radius to world class wineries, a few minutes walk
to the Russian River, a 15 minute drive to one of the world’s most
magnificent Redwood forests, or a 30 minute drive to the Pacific
Ocean, what more could you ask for in a vacation destination! Our
Guest House offers the best of Sonoma County's Wine Country! Privacy
in a rural setting with perennial gardens and vistas of grapes
everywhere! A charming quiet oasis minutes from the finest wineries
and restaurants. Soak in our 7’ deluxe hot tub conveniently located
right outside on the private deck. During the warmer months, enjoy a
dip in our swimming pool to cool off after a day of wine tasting and
gourmet dining! E-mail us now for more information and additional
pictures. Our guest house best accommodates 2 adults.

We do not accommodate pets. No smokers please.

The Guest House is located on Johnson Lane off of Covey Road in
Forestville, California.

The following towns are our more immediate neighbors:

Graton (3 miles), Sebastopol (7 miles), Bodega Bay (22 miles),
Occidental (10 miles), Jenner (21 miles), Guerneville (8 miles), Santa
Rosa (13 miles), and Healdsburg (12 miles).

Our guest house is approximately 1 mile from Westside Road a.k.a. Wine
Road.



 

     Amenities 


Features

* 1 Queen bed

* Private bathroom with shower

* Linens and plush towels provided (please bring your own
spa/beach towels)

* 1 couch and an overstuffed chair in loft lounge

* Air conditioning and heating

* Private Patio with a Deluxe 7’ Hot Tub and a relaxing wall
fountain

* Use of solar heated swimming pool in warm weather

* 2 glass top tables with chairs (One inside the Guest House, the
other outside on the private deck)



Appliances

* Gas BBQ Grill (Located on the private Guest House patio for the
exclusive use of our guests)

* Coffee maker & filters

* Microwave Oven

* Full-size Refrigerator

* Toaster Oven

* Satellite Television with DVD player

* Hair dryer

* Iron and ironing board

* Alarm clock

* Ceiling fan



 

     Attractions 


Activities

* Hiking (Trail head is 1 ½ miles from guest house)

* Rock Climbing

* Bicycling

* Bowling (10 miles)

* Beach (22 miles to Bodega Bay or 21 miles to Jenner)

* Wine tasting

* Restaurants

* Golf

* Enzyme Baths, Massage and Aromatherapy Facials

* Shopping

* Amusement Parks

* Fishing

* Wildlife Viewing

* Horseback Riding

* Live Theater

* Cinemas

* Sightseeing

* Swimming (Either in our solar heated pool or in the Russian River)

* Kayaking, Boating, Sailing

* Surfing

* Windsurfing

* Shelling

* Antiquing.





LOCAL INFORMATION


WINE TOURING

Sonoma County's location has made it the most perfect place for making
fabulous wines. Visitors can expect a wealth of opportunities to
visit vineyards, stop by wineries and wine tasting rooms ... and to
enjoy the "fruits of our labor" here in one of the most picturesque
wine country regions in the world.

DINING

Explore the characteristic flavors of Sonoma County - from the finest
wines, artisan cheeses and meats to the freshest, seasonal fruits and
vegetables from many of our organic farms. All of this agricultural
diversity is reflected in the many fine restaurants throughout
Sonoma County. You can find the flavors of Sonoma County in a leisurely
gourmet meal at one of our many 4-star restaurants, or in casual
taquerias, cafes, take-out delicatessens and farm stands. Come enjoy
the bounty of Sonoma County.

SHOPPING

Sonoma County boasts a rich range of shops and stores where that
special gift may be found. The choices run from unique, individual
shops with art objects, collectibles, one-of-a-kind clothing and craft
emporium to enclosed malls and factory outlets. Each community in
Sonoma County has its own collection of distinctive shopping
possibilities.

FARM TRAILS

You are never far from a farm when you visit Sonoma County. Outside
our towns and cities you will find farms, market gardens, orchards,
vineyards, pastures, nurseries, and wildlife preserves. You might
find a 1000-acre cattle ranch with a view of the Pacific Ocean or a
small ostrich or llama farm. Take the Farm Trails Guide and Map we
have provided for you and you will find pick-your-own flowers,
pumpkins, berries and apples. You can even cut your own Christmas tree.

HIKING

Whether your preference is for distance, ruggedness, or incline, all
these hiking choices are available throughout Sonoma County. We have
many state and county parks. Just to name a few, you might choose to
hike amongst the oaks of Annadel and Spring Lake Park in eastern Santa
Rosa, or head west and hike in the quiet sanctuary of the giant
redwoods in Armstrong Woods.

CYCLING

Sonoma County has a multitude of bike paths and bike lanes, and they
get daily use by those who choose biking as their preferred
transportation. Our county roads provide fun rides and excellent
training and conditioning for competitive cyclists. Each geographical
area has its own beautiful rides, and there are bike rental shops to
provide all the essentials for a safe ride. Several bike-touring
companies provide everything, including escort, lunch and an itinerary
for your ride.

HORSE RIDING

If horses are more than a recreation for you, bring your own horse and
join a distance ride or take lessons in Armstrong Woods State Park and
rent a horse so you can experience the fun too. Horse-drawn wagons
and carriages might help get you in the rhythm of rural relaxation.
Some wineries use wagons and carriages for tours and picnics for their
guests.

SPA TREATMENTS

Pamper yourself or your loved one with a treatment from one of our
wonderful local spas. Choose from a full day experience to a simple
massage… something to suit anyone. Facials, foot treatments,
manicures/pedicures await you in Sonoma County. Let us suggest a local
spa or private in-room massage therapist.

GOLF

Sonoma County has a variety of golf courses to tempt you. From the
wind swept ocean beauty of Bodega Bay to the Redwoods course on the
Russian River to the world-class courses nestled into the
Mayacamus Mountains, we have something for all levels of play. Lessons
and driving ranges are close at hand. Ask us to help set up a tee
time on a course near by.

THE ARTS

Sonoma County is home to some wonderful museums and galleries. The
Charles M.Schultz Museum in Santa Rosa is a beautiful tribute to the
cartoonist and his medium. Luther Burbank Home and Gardens showcases
the ingenious wonder of plant life. We even have a wild animal park
that allows guests to experience the art of nature from the back of a
safari jeep. Many of our quaint towns have local history museums
highlighting the history and culture of our area. Art galleries
surround our town plazas and the October ARTrails Open Studio Tour is
a must for art lovers. Throughout the year each town hosts a variety
of cultural shows, fairs, and festivals. Take advantage of our rich
local culture.

THEATER

The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts hosts live concerts, stage
productions, and music, including the popular Santa Rosa Symphony at
the facility just north of Santa Rosa. There are local community
theaters in Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, and Healdsburg with
plenty of local talent. The Raven Theater in Healdsburg is host to
many interesting venues from live theater to Celtic music to talent
shows. Cloverdale, Healdsburg, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa have movie
theaters for the latest shows.

CONCERTS

Many wineries host concert venues throughout the year, some “under the
stars”. Also scheduled are numerous outdoor concerts associated with
Jazz, Blues and Guitar festivals. Ask your host innkeeper about these
local events. Healdsburg has Tuesday Night on the Plaza free concerts
throughout the summer months…from rock and roll, to swing, to jazz, to
military marching bands. Just drop by with your picnic dinner and
enjoy. Each town has weekend music associated with the local
breweries, pubs, or restaurants. Ask us for the latest schedules.

LUTHER BURBANK ESTATE

Visit the site where the famous horticulturist created new plants.
Visit the beautiful gardens year-round. April-Oct. Enjoy the museum,
gift shop and drop-in tours.

FISHING

There are miles of shoreline for rock fishing and surf fishing and
party boats are available at Bodega Bay as well as at Lake Sonoma. The
Russian River salmon start their annual migration in late September.
By late November the steelhead are running and continue through March.
Spring is the best time to catch catfish. Shad appear in mid-April.
As the days lengthen and the weather warms, bait your hook for bass.

RUSSIAN RIVER

Most travelers fall in love with the Russian River’s meandering course
as it flows past river towns and ancient redwoods to Jenner, where it
empties into the sea. Kayaking, canoeing, swimming, inner tubing,
fishing, rafting and sunbathing are favorite river pastimes. You can
usually spot harbor seals and shy, cow-eyed pinnipeds at the mouth of
the Russian River at Goat Rock State Beach near Jenner.

BOATING

There are many public places to launch boats. Monte Rio beach has a
public boat ramp, and there is public access at Johnson’s Beach in
Guerneville, Forestville River Access, Steelhead Beach in Forestville,
Healdsburg Veterans Memorial Beach and Cloverdale River Park.

SONOMA COAST

Perhaps Sonoma County’s most defining and well-known geographic
feature is its 58 miles of beautiful, rugged Pacific coastline. The
Sonoma Coast offers some of the best surfing north of Santa Cruz for
the advanced or beginning surfer. Surfing the Sonoma Coast for the
advanced surfer is best July through March and for the beginner year
round surf can be found. Doran Regional Park offers a two-mile stretch
of sandy beach and a great view of Point Reyes. With plenty of space
to spread beach blankets, towels and umbrellas, this is one of the
best family beaches for picnicking, sand castles, or flying kites.


SONOMA COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS:



JANUARY

Winter Wineland - Russian River

Whale Watching along the Sonoma Coast

Old Time Fiddle Contest & Festival - Cloverdale

Sonoma Valley Olive Festival (Jan-Feb)

FEBRUARY

Citrus Fair - Cloverdale Healdsburg

Romancing the Vine - Santa Rosa

MARCH

Barrel Tasting - Russian River Wine Assoc.

Home and Garden Show - Santa Rosa

Barrel Tasting - Sonoma Valley Wine Country Cycling Classic - Santa Rosa

APRIL

Sonoma Valley Film Festival - Apr 11-15, 2007

Whale Watching along the Sonoma Coast

Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival

Apple Blossom Festival - Sebastopol

Passport to Dry Creek Valley

Historic Homes Walking Tour - Healdsburg

AMA Super Bike Showdown - Infineon Raceway

MAY

Luther Burbank Rose Parade - Santa Rosa

California Outdoor Sports Championships - Infineon Raceway

Blackbart Festival - Cloverdale

Healdsburg Country Fair and Twilight Parade

Memorial Day Weekend Antique Faire - Healdsburg

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

Memorial Day Weekend - Sonoma Jazz

JUNE

Sonoma Marin Fair - Petaluma NASCAR

Wine Country Classic Vintage Car Race - Infineon Raceway

NASCAR Savemart 350 - Infineon Raceway

Vineman Triathlon - Santa Rosa

Healdsburg Jazz Festival

10th annual Art at the Source Open Studio.

Taste of the Valley, Alexander Valley Wine Growers

Healdsburg Lavender Festival

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Tuesdays, Healdsburg

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Local Farmers Market

Ox Roast in Sonoma Plaza

JULY

NHRA Summer Nationals - Infineon Raceway

World Famous Mud Pillow Fighting Championship in Kenwood (July 4th)

Salute to the Arts, Sonoma Plaza

Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic

Annual Showcase of Wine and Food

Sonoma County Fair

Grand Prix of Sonoma - Infineon Raceway

Antique Fair and Harvest Century Bicycle Tour - Healdsburg

Old Fashioned Fourth of July Fireworks - Healdsburg

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Tuesdays, Healdsburg

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

Fram Autolite Nationals - Infineon Raceway

AUGUST

Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa Fairgrounds (Jul-Aug)

Guitar Festival - Healdsburg

Dixie Jazz Festival - Rohnert Park

Grape to Glass - Russian River Valley

Wine Country Film Festival - Sonoma

Dancin’ in the Street - Healdsburg

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Tuesdays, Healdsburg

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

SEPTEMBER

Russian River Jazz Festival

Labor Day Weekend Antique Fair - Healdsburg

Sonoma Valley Harvest Wine Auction

Street Celebrations - Cloverdale

Beer on the Plaza - Healdsburg

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Tuesdays, Healdsburg (ends Labor Day)

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

Harvest Wine Auction

Sonoma Valley Vintage Festival

OCTOBER

Harvest Fair - Santa Rosa

ARTrails Open Studio Tour

Octoberfest Celebrations - throughout County

Pumpkin Festival - Healdsburg

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

NOVEMBER

Wine and Food Affair - Russian River

Santa's Riverboat Arrival - Petaluma

Victorian Holiday Celebration - Petaluma

Fresh Produce and Crafts at Healdsburg Farmers Market, each Saturday
8-12 and Tuesday 3-5

DECEMBER

Heritage Homes Parlor Tour - Petaluma

Victorian House Tour - Healdsburg

Holiday open houses, teas and festivities throughout the County

First Night Celebration - Santa Rosa



 

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Our rates are $150 per night for 2 people, every night of the year. In addition to the nightly rental amount, we charge a $50 cleaning fee and a 9% Sonoma County Bed Tax. The bed tax is calculated on the rent alone. Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Payment options: Rates are in U.S. dollars. We accept Visa and MasterCard. Reservations must be paid in full at time of reservation.



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