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Creekside Lodge Sleeps 8 Guests

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,358 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms & A bonus room with 2 futons, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Get away from it all. Private creekside retreat nestled in the towering Redwood Forest. Located smack dab in the beautiful wine country, overlooking Austin Creek, close to the Russian River, and minutes from the breathtaking Sonoma Coast.

Creekside Lodge provides a wonderful creekside vacation retreat for 3-4 couples or large family.

Each room is tastefully decorated and appointed with clean, comfortable furnishings and warm accents. 3 large bedrooms, 3 baths, chef's kitchen, recreation room with separate entrance (perfect for the kids or another couple due to the 2 additional pull-out futons) 48' flat screen TV in the master bedroom, 51' plasma TV in family room, 60' HD TV in recreation room, wifi internet, washer and dryer, huge deck for BBQ'ing and outdoor family dinners under the stars, campfire circle with fire pit and outdoor heater,

--Stairs lead right out from the backyard gate down to the Austin Creek and swimming hole for those hot summer days.

--Hot tub nestled amongst redwoods for those chilly nights.

It's the perfect 'Home Away from Home!

More Details

Property Manager
Heather
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2017

About Heather

We love all of the amenities the area has to offer, from the wine country to the Sonoma Coast to the beautiful redwood forest, and everything in between. Cazadero is the perfect in between place. Just a few minutes to the beach and just a few minutes to the magical town of Guerneville, the location offered everything we wanted in a place to take our families for a private and peaceful vacation.

We have gone to great lengths to make sure the house has everything we need to make our time there as comfortable as possible. We all have children and this is a wonderful place for kids. They say home is where the heart is, and this is truly our 2nd home.

Heather purchased this house in 2013

Why Heather chose Sonoma County

For us it has been a long love affair with the supernatural magic of the redwoods. This place is enchanting and is one of those unique towns tucked away in the hills of California's redwood forest. The home was completely redone and remodeled in 2013, but still has the charm and feel you'd expect from a wine country retreat.

Austin Creek has long been known for it's serenity and clean, clear water. We have our own private beach and easy access to it. There is plenty of room to sleep multiple families with the 5 beds and nothing smaller than a queen size.

Once you arrive here, you will see why it is called the Creekside Retreat. It offers all the peacefulness and privacy you desire for your vacation. There are very few places like this in California.

What makes this house unique

You are invited to walk, hike, bike ride, camp & horseback ride on over 200 miles of trails that weave through a variety of environments, including old-growth redwood forests, winding creeksides, meandering rivers and rocky coastal beaches. Sonoma County is one of the most desired destinations in the entire world.

Amenities

Cazadero House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2358 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Granite countertops, mirrored closets, new tile and new paint.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Recreation Area - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 queen Futons that sleep 4 guests comfortably
  • For a good night's sleep, settle onto the pillowtop bed linens included.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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Creekside Lodge Sleeps 8 Guests
average rating of 4.535714 based on 28 reviews
5

A magical time in the Redwoods with my family!

  • 5 of 5

Creekside Lodge is a wonderful, quiet and serene location in the redwoods. The crystal clear waters of the Austin Creek had set the tone for a peaceful and magical time spent with my family. We made great food and drank fabulous wines from the Russian River valley ~ literally just a few miles down the road. I couldn't have picked a better place to celebrate with my family under one roof.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time! Come back and stay again anytime.
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5

Very comfortable house near pretty creek

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed here for a moms getaway weekend. It is a very comfortable and spacious house and we enjoyed the pretty creek setting.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Home for a Family Getaway, With an Amazing Semi-Private Creek!

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adult guests and two 3-year-olds, and the home was absolutely perfect for us.

Very well taken care of, comfortable, and the backyard with the stairs down to the creek were fabulous. We forgot to bring firewood so didn't end up using the fire pit (s'mores work surprisingly well via broiler), but used many of the beach chairs that were included. The hottub was great as well. Plenty of parking, too.

The beds and rooms were comfortable for everyone, including the futons in the downstairs area. (Note that downstairs it was a little hard to find the bedding at first, but the sheets are in the laundry area, and the pillows and comforters were underneath the coffee table.)

Based on previous reviews, we brought or bought a few things that helped our stay as well:

- A few extra window fans, since it was really hot that particular day and we needed some extra air movement.

- Ziplock bags

- Tinfoil

- Paper towels & napkins for the kitchen

We are talking about doing it again next year since we all had such a wonderful time. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So-So

  • 1 of 5

Too far from everything. House is too smelly , surprisingly , it is not that old. Neighbor properties are too close: you can hear all their conversation (not only in backyard but even in the house) and smell their cigarettes ( or whatever they are smoking). But biggest disappointment: It is nothing to do in that area. Closed town -25 min drive. Ocean and Russian River - inconveniently far. If you prefer to stay put enjoying quiet nature watching creek - be prepare to be annoyed by neighbors and cars flying on Creekside Hw.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We sincerely apologize that you didn't enjoy your stay at Creekside Lodge as we do our very best to ensure that every guest is as satisfied as possible. Cazadero is a beautiful and well-loved area due to its small-town nature and year-round activities to enjoy outdoors. While this home isn't within walking distance to some of the local attractions, it does offer access to the gorgeous Austin Creek right in it's backyard. Additionally, it's only a 5 mile drive to Guerneville attractions including endless beaches along the Russian River, Armstrong Woods, hiking trails, downtown shops, grocery and convenient stores, and more. If you head the other direction you will reach the beloved town of Jenner with additional small-town adventures and the beautiful Northern California coast. We encourage all of our guests to contact us with any questions or concerns - day or night - including anything at all that may better your stay. We are native to the area and would love nothing more than to show you why we love it here!
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4

Very nice house on the creek with beautiful scenery close to the coast, river and redwoods.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property. The creek was serene. We visited during the heat wave so it was quite enjoyable to float and stroll through the crisp water. There was plenty of room in the house and it was furnished very nicely. The fire pit seating and picnic tables provided a relaxing outside setting for dinners and grilling.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful hosting you. Come stay again anytime! -Heather
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5

Wonderful home in the Redwoods.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a fire with lovely wines from afternoons adventures each evening. The location allowed us to visit Armstrong Redwoods in AM and Wine Country in afternoon. We also loved its close proximity to the coast as we chased sunsets in Bodega Bay (Tides Inn for dinner) and Jenner Rivers Edge for dinner. The location enabled us to do all three adventures....Wine; Redwoods and Coastal. We had a wonderful trip so thank you.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you had a good time! Come stay again anytime. -Heather
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Sonoma County, Charles Shultz
Nearest Golf
6.4 Miles
Northwood Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
27 Miles
Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Raymonds Bakery
Nearest Beach
Austin Creek
Car: recommended

Nestled in towering redwoods is this newly renovated 3 bedroom, 3 bath private escape set directly above the meandering Austin Creek.

Masterfully designed and tastefully decorated is this modern hideaway with all of the conveniences of home. The main living space offers high ceilings, hardwood floors, a large open great room with a gourmet kitchen with a gas range and stainless steel appliances.

Cathedral windows frame soothing views of nature and peaceful creek views. Lots of natural light streams through the skylights and fills the home with warmth.

Redwood deck and family fire pit area with outside heater overlooking the beach, creek, and a great spot for wading and the oh so famous swimming hole. Extra large downstairs game room has room for kids or a whole separate family. Two car garage plus parking for 6 more cars.

This wooded property features old growth redwoods, streams of light, and a calming, nurturing setting. Perfect for an amazing getaway for families, a romantic couple, writers, business retreats, sports or Eco enthusiast, and anyone who loves the peace and quiet of this incredible vacation rental.

Creekside Lodge is located in the Russian River/Sonoma Coast resort area -- 2 Hours from SFO, 28 miles from Charles Schultz Airport.

You'll be right next to world-class wineries, restaurants, spectacular scenery, Northwood golf course, Armstrong Woods Redwood Preserve (tallest tree: 310 ft; oldest 1,400 years), the quaint town of Duncan's Mills, Jenner by-the-Sea, Bodega Bay, Guerneville and the breathtaking Sonoma Coast beaches.

For cycling enthusiasts you will be on the annual Gran Fondo route near the iconic King Ridge. You will be in cycling paradise here.

Concierge: You can even book a professional in-home massage by a certified massage therapist at reduced rates or a local babysitter.

** Large deck overlooking the beautiful Austin Creek with gas grill and bar-be-cue area.

• • Luxury hot tub/jacuzzi spa from which to kick back and relax

• • Heat lamp and campfire area leading right down to Austin Creek.

• • Fully equipped kitchen -- including spices and condiments

• • High-speed cable Internet for guest use, or use your laptop with Wi-Fi

• • Nearby bakery at Elim Grove, open for dinner on Friday nights. Catch them in the summer for their summer concerts on Friday nights.

• • Fog-Free micro-climate with the Pacific Ocean and gorgeous Sonoma coast nearby

• • Easy-to-get-to -getaway ... no long gravel or steep narrow roads

** 48 inch flat screen television with DVD player

• • Comfortable beds / quality linens / real down comforters

• • Modern Amenities

Maximum occupancy is no more than 10 people -- including children and/or day guests.

Do you live outside the bay area?

Alaska/Horizon Airlines has daily non-stops into Santa Rosa from Los Angeles, Seattle, San Diego, and Portland. The property is 45 minutes from the Santa Rosa airport. San Francisco International and Oakland airports are 2 hours away. San Jose airport, 3 hours.

JUST RELAX and Leave the rest to W Vacation Getaways.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Holidays Weekends require a 3 night stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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