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June Festival Deals & Best Value on the River - Permanent Doc,k

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms , 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7), Deck Jacuzzi

This river front house is an architect-designed, beautifully remodelled, light, airy, private retreat with commanding views of the Russian River fading into hillsides of majestic redwoods. Amazing Deck with a high end jacuzzi with river views. The 3 bedroom and 2 full bath house is on the point, with a deck, yard, seasonal dock, and a terrific solariums for indoor relaxing. When not on the river you are one mile from Guerneville’s unique shops, eclectic restaurant scene, and nightlife with festivals, live music and theatre.

This well-appointed house offers three queen size beds and a fold out couch with high quality bedding. There are two bathrooms with soft fluffy towels for every guest as well as beach towels. The kitchen is complete for casual to gourmet dining with glassware for wine and cocktails. The house has wireless and VOIP phone with free long distance. There is a permanent all year Dock plus a seasonal floating dock that runs from June to September dependent on the Summer Dam. Kayaks, Canoes, Stand up Paddle Board and inter-tubes are available for your use on the river.

We warmly welcome respectful guests of all lifestyles and family set-ups! Your children are welcome though we hope you’ll help them be extra careful on the deck, dock, and around the river. Dogs are welcome too with careful supervision and clean-up. We hope you enjoy your stay and return often!

Please note we have an 8 person and 3 car maximum for this house. This is a great party house but we have fulltime neighbors/friends and late night parties will be reported. After 10 PM no amplified music will be allowed on the Deck.

Keywords: Riverfront, house, dock, deck, river views, boating, swimming, kid friendly, dog friendly, great deal, amenities, outdoors, solarium, yard, Wineries, Redwoods, Sonoma

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About The Owner

Greetings! We are Kevin and Sophia O’Donnell and we are currently residing abroad as US Diplomats. Kevin is a Bay Area native and this is our Russian River dream home. We love to visit for its peace, tranquillity, and convenience to wineries, California’s many natural wonders, and our extended family in San Francisco. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

If you are planning to travel to Panama, India, Colombia, Mexico, Africa and Australia we have lived there and can give you some background.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Guerneville

The river, the deck, the dock, the redwoods, the hiking, the natural beauty, the pinot noir, the beaches, the farmers markets, the restaurants, the rustic charm, the hot summer days, the cool evenings, the fireplace, the morning fog, the artisan shops, the sauvignon blancs, the amazing vistas, for our kids and for the kids inside of us.

What makes this house unique

You can enjoy the natural beauty of this special area in an elegantly appointed house with all the amenities to make this a unique experience.


Guerneville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3), Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Wine Country GPS with wineries, restaurants, stores, parks and other points of interest Fully equipped kitchen with tons of culinary toys to play with and glassware for wine and cocktail parties for 8 All year round River dock Luxury sheets and duvets covers Ipod jacks (living room & master bedroom) 2 Single Kayaks Jenn-Air Gas Stove with Convection Oven Coffee Grinder - Dishwasher - Ice Maker - Espresso Machine Large Library of Books Keyless Entry


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(47 traveler reviews)

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June Festival Deals & Best Value on the River - Permanent Doc,k
average rating of 4.5531917 based on 47 reviews

Bring your coffee pot! Perhaps better suited for late Spring and Summer and 6 people

  • 3 of 5

The interior of the home was nice and well taken care of. Many normal accommodations like pots and pans, books to read, plenty of board games... normal household items. The home was comfortable overall - great beds, clean, and spacious enough for a small group of people. Had a small gathering of friends over... 8 people. The detail page mentions the home sleeps 8. It does not. It sleeps 6; 7 at most. There are 3 beds and 1 couch (not a pull out) somewhat suitable for sleeping. There was as sleeping bag in the closet, perhaps that was the 8th spot for sleeping. So one of our friends got to sleep on the floor.

Small things about this home made it unworthy of a return visit and a little annoying: No coffee pot to make coffee in the morning (there is a coffee maker with no coffee pot); the hot tub was dirty and had no instructions on use that we could find; there were only 2 towels per room and only hand towels in the bathrooms - would have been great if there were more for use of the hot tub (or river if it was summer); only a few extra blankets lying around the home. This last one - while it was a winter stay I was still somewhat surprised by the condition of the exterior... the backyard was really overgrown, any outdoor furniture was completely covered in leaves and mud or dirt, and the underside of the house had all sorts of things strewn everywhere. There are no pictures of the exterior for a reason. Additionally half of the photos currently on the website are old photos.. furniture, exterior, and deck are different now.

It was a comfortable stay but not convenient or worth the money in our opinion. Will not be returning.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback I changed the VRBO number of guest from 8 to 6 one year ago when I removed the pull out Sofa bed it was changed on my Dashboard but not on the VRBO Website, I will contact VRBO on why it was not changed. I will buy a new coffee machine and pot as I was not aware of it not having a pot. The Spa Technician lives next door and he usually cleans once a week, please in the future contact the owner on that type of problem as we usually can arrange a 10 minute visit to fix that problem. Thank you for the notice of the Garden I called our Gardener and his daughter told me he left for a death in the family unfortunately no notice to me. I am sorry you were disappointed with some of the items on the property, it is such a special place with an amazing atmosphere we want everyone to have a stellar stay at our house. Thank you.
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Windsor, CA


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house to gather with friends and family!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pickerington, Ohio

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, well stocked, and in a perfect location to enjoy both wine country and the coast. I was pleasantly surprised; it's much nicer than it appears in the pictures.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very chill spot on the river

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean inside and the dock and hot tub were definitely a and mimosas out on the deck overlooking the river in the mornings were very cool. Would come back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I love The Russian River!

  • 5 of 5

It was perfection! My family and I enjoyed every moment of our stay. It was comfortable, beautiful and peaceful

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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our family of 5 had a wonderful stay at Casa De Rio. Great property & location. Loved every minute!

  • 5 of 5

Casa de Río is a great property and the location was perfect for river fun. The home is clean, safe, and very well appointed. We spent most of our time outdoors kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, and enjoying the natural beauty of the Russian River area.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Santa Rosa Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Eclectic selection of Taverns and Bars
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Northwood Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Great selection of many cuisines
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Johnson Beach

Amazing State and County Parks within 20 minutes drive

Short Walk to Tennis Courts, Playground, and Garden Grill Restaurant

Short Walk to DuBrava Beach

About 8 miles to Wine Tasting

About 1.5 to Johnson's Beach.

About 2.5 miles to the west, there's Northwood Golf Club.

About 3.5 miles to Monte Rio with dining, public beach with dog run area, and charming movie theatre


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change
Holiday weekends are for three night bookings.
If you use the Direct Transfer from you Bank Account there is no fee
If you use your credit card there is a 3% fee that will need to added
Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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