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Romantic Modern Wine Country Carriage House

Bedrooms 1
Space 640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

"The carriage house exceeded our expectations..." Amy - Rhode Island.

Centrally located in the quiet, laid-back town of Forestville, in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, The Carriage House offers style, luxury, comfort and amenities in the heart of wine county’s most desirable area.

Situated on a 2-acre olive farm down a quiet country road, the architecturally designed 640 sq-ft contemporary guesthouse is built of old growth redwood, cedar and douglas fir and features a living room with soaring ceilings, stone fireplace, wet bar w/ mini refrigerator/freezer, micro/convection/toaster oven & coffee maker, master bedroom and luxurious bathroom — all designed for privacy and relaxation. A large 200 sq-ft covered deck runs the length of the guesthouse with views of the swimming pool, meadow, olive grove and treetops of the forests beyond.

Every type of modern luxury has been thought of including, heating and air conditioning, 42-inch flat panel television with integrated surround sound system, iPod plug-in, WiFi.

The shared pool is available to guests from the hours of 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM.

Location is everything and the guesthouse offers world-class wineries, top restaurants, biking, kayaking, golfing, shopping and spa within a few minutes drive. 30 minutes to the coast, 20 minutes to Healdsburg, Sonoma County airport, Sebastopol & Guerneville. Please note this rental has stairs.

TOT Certificate #948N

Quiet hours from 10 PM - 7 AM observed

Maximum of 2 guests

Keywords: Wine Country Carriage House, Sonoma County

More Details

Mark Berry
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Mark Berry

Partners Mark Berry & Rob Akins moved from San Diego to Forestville and bought an old apple farm to fulfill their dream of growing olives and making olive oil. Inspired by the beauty of Sonoma County, Mark & Rob have planted out their two acres of heaven with ornamental and vegetable gardens, hidden walk ways, fruit orchards, olive groves and open meadows to delight the eye and stimulate the senses.

Mark Berry purchased this cottage in 2002


Forestville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
200 square foot covered redwood deck overlooking gardens, olive grove and woodlands, accessible from the bedroom and living room. Enjoy alfresco dining, or take a nap in the teak daybed. Located on a working olive farm, Carriage House guests can enjoy an olive oil tasting, by prior arrangement.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Romantic Modern Wine Country Carriage House
average rating of 4.96875 based on 32 reviews

Forestville Comfort and Joy

  • 5 of 5

Mark and Rob have created an aesthetically pleasing space that attends to every creature comfort. Nice guys, nice space, definitely will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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A Great Find In The Heart Of Sonoma Wine Country

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the Carriage House. Beautiful grounds; impeccable, but comfortable taste within and without the unit. Mark was great. He was really good at staying in communication with us before and during the stay. The weather was a little challenging but the grounds were still amazing with the view from the carriage house, and very comfy, cozy all during the weekend. The electricity went out at the carriage house while we were out to dinner in Forestville and Mark texted us to give us a heads up and then lit the path to the front door with candles and made sure we had extra candles and flash lights. It was very romantic for about two hours until the lights came back on! Great job Mark, and we will be back in the summer or fall to enjoy the beautiful pool after a long hot day of wine tasting in the Sonoma Valley.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Impeccable place. Fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Carriage House. The place is in impeccable condition , the owners are thoughtful & courteous, and the location is perfect for exploring the Russian River Valley!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carriage House Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Carriage House was spectacular. From the carefully curated list of restaurants and wineries to visit, to the personalized information card, our hosts thought of and executed on every detail. Thank you so much; we can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing stay at the Carriage house. The place itself was amazing down to every last detail. And the property was gorgeous. Mark was a wonderful host, and provided great recommendations for wineries and restaurants.

We loved our stay. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Peaceful Wine Country Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My fiance and I shared a perfect weekend recently at The Carriage House. It was so peaceful with the olive grove in the day and the stars at night. The daybed on the deck was the perfect place to enjoy the yogurt and granola in the morning. The daybed under the pergola in the middle of the grove was great for relaxing in the afternoon. We took a self guided tour of the gardens and grove that was delightful. The olive oil tasting and wine with our hosts was the cherry on top. I hope we get a chance to come back again. This would be a great place to celebrate an anniversary or simply take some time way from the chaos of everyday life to connect with nature and each other.

Oh! I almost forgot to mention the pool! It was a particularly hot weekend when we were there, and the pool was great. I didn't want to get off my floaty bed to go home.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Sonoma County Airport
Car: recommended

Wine tasting at the many world class wineries located minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Forestville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 High Season
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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