About the property
- Studio400 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay4 - 30 nights
Studio, Queen + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
If you’re looking for an extremely clean, comfortable, nicely furnished place for several nights or more that’s convenient to everything you want to see and do in Wine Country…
If you want to be in the Santa Rosa area without having to see the city right outside your window…
If you want to relax in a tasteful, peaceful environment within easy reach of Sonoma County's best hiking and biking trails...
You’ll find all the comforts of home—and then some—at the Santa Rosa Creekside Studio. Detached from our home, the studio is located near major highways on the southeast side of Santa Rosa next to a creek that runs through the Bennett Valley area. The green canopy of trees and lush foliage outside your window will make you quickly forget you’re staying in the heart of Wine Country’s largest city!
Please note that the studio is a detached unit located adjacent to our home in a suburban neighborhood. Although you’ll have plenty of privacy while sitting in the hot tub or relaxing in the garden courtyard next to the unit, you will hear the sounds of civilization in the surrounding area. If you want a remote rural setting, this is not your best choice. But if you want a comfortable, elegant hideaway nearby everything you want to see and do, the Santa Rosa Creekside Studio can’t be beat!
The Santa Rosa Creekside Studio is literally minutes from dozens of Sonoma County’s finest wineries, the Russian River, redwood forest hiking trails, Sonoma State University and much more. Some of the nearby attractions (an hour or less) include San Francisco, Marin County, the Golden Gate Bridge, Bodega Bay and California’s breathtaking northern coastal areas, Sonoma, Napa, natural hot spring and mineral baths… the list goes on.
Perhaps the best description of our unit comes from satisfied guests... be sure to read the reviews.
FIRE DISPLACEMENT- Please note that, from Nov. 1 2017 - April 30, 2018 we require a minimum 90-day rental to help create space for those displaced by the Northern California fires. Lodging tax does not apply.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 12, 2018
About Tim Smith
Barbara and Tim are your property owners, and Tim will handle the communication regarding your rental inquiries and booking. Barbara is a psychotherapist, and Tim is a marketing consultant and website designer. We have worked together to create this vacation rental unit and put love into the project. We want you to enjoy your stay, and so we've tried to imagine what we would want if we were staying there. If it's within reason and we can help, we'll do what we can. Our goal is to have you come back and refer your friends!
Tim Smith purchased this Studio in 2010
Why Tim Smith chose Bennett Valley
This studio is on our residential property, so it wasn't a separate purchase (as the question kind of implies...) Our goal was to create a vacation rental that would give us enough extra income to do more vacationing ourselves! The space was completely refurbished in July, 2010.
What makes this Studio unique
Probably the best aspect of the Santa Rosa Creekside Studio is where it's located. You get a private, woodsy view on the banks of a creek that runs through Santa Rosa's Bennett Valley area. But you are just minutes from dozens of wineries, and an hour or less to the Pacific Coast, San Francisco, the Russian River, Napa and Sonoma, Redwood forests, you name it. We're only a couple minutes from two major highways, and you can get around Santa Rosa from here on foot, by bike and by car. Downtown Santa Rosa is just a 7-minute drive.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great studio for a great price
My husband and I stayed at the studio for a birthday trip for me. The studio was very nice and comfortable. Tim was very friendly. He was there if we needed anything but gave us our privacy. We spent a day in Napa, a day following Tim's itinerary on the website and a day in Sonoma. This location was great for all of these.
Another vacation rental that didn't disappoint.
My husband and I were in the area for a friends destination wedding in the Sonoma valley. We have done vacation rentals in our home state but never out of state. This was definitely a good pick! We loved every part about this cute, relaxing, quiet and charming studio. It felt like a little home away from home. The homeowners made us feel very welcomed and left us a nice (and delicious) bottle of wine for us to enjoy. Since we stayed during the 100 + degree heat wave in September it was hard to enjoy the patio but we did for some brief periods in the mornings and evenings which was very nice. No complaints and would recommend this place to anyone staying in Santa Rosa or close to wine country. Not far from hundreds of wineries and there is a nice portfolio of things to do around the area if wine isn't your thing (or if it is too stinkin' hot to drink wine). Would definitely stay here again if my husband and I find ourselves back in the area. Thank you Tom and Barbara!
Wonderfully appointed cottage and kind, helpful hosts
We loved our week at Tim and Barbara's cottage. It's on the grounds of their home, but situated to make it private. We stay in a LOT of places, but the thoughtfulness of the use of space and thoroughly equipped fashion in which they've appointed their cottage is second to none. The hot tub was ready to go, and located behind the cottage for even more privacy. Hosts are great communicators, and leave plenty of info about the cottage and the area. We recommend a stay at their creekside cottage.
Scott and Caroline
Comfy studio close to everything
We recently stayed at Creekside studio for 5 nights. The accomodations were very nice...perfect for a couple on a getaway. Bed was extremely comfortable, had a walk in closet if you want to unpack your things, and a full kitchen and grill to cook meals to save money for wine tastings :) The hot tub was also nice to use at night, very peaceful. Santa Rosa was pretty centrally located to see most of Sonoma/Napa Valley and the studio was only a few minute drive to either downtown Santa Rosa or the main highway to go elsewhere. Tim and Barbara were great hosts as well. We only saw them a few times, but they never hesitated to assist us with anything we needed or make sure we were enjoying our stay and taken care of. I would definitely stay here if I was in the area again and will recommend it to anyone I know going this way!
Lovely convenient retreat in heart of Santa Rosa
Very nicely appointed guest house in the heart of Santa Rosa. There is noise from the traffic on the other side of the creek so if you are the type that needs absolute quiet, this is probably not the right spot. The owners are very nice and accommodating. Very close to restaurants and supermarket. We enjoyed our stay.
Property was everything it was advertised to be. Nice location, great accommodations, and wonderful hosts. We will definitely recommend to others visiting the area.
Close proximity to Sonoma State University, live theater, Summer Repertory Theater, performing arts center, outdoor music, farmers markets, etc. The area is a biker's paradise, with numerous trails and parks within easy reach without driving there.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
A 4-night minimum stay applies during Main Season or whenever a weekend or holiday night is included. Additional guest fee of $20 per person per night will be added to the third and fourth guest. Ask for extended stay rates of 2-4 weeks or longer. Off season rates are only by the month: $2,150 for Nov. through April (please note that off-street parking does not apply for extended stays). Note: lodging tax will not apply to stays of 30 days or longer and will be deducted in your customized estimate.