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Secluded Hillside Hideaway Offers Elegance/Comfort

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The living room with its panoramic windows on the woods
Canoeing on the Russian River. canoe rental is available 2 miles away at Burke's Canoe Rental.
Dining area at night
1 of 13The living room with its panoramic windows on the woods
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
'Ospreys' Rest' is the perfect wine-country getaway, offering the best of all worlds. Nearby some of the world's finest wineries and excellent wine-country restaurants, the house lies at the end of a long private gated road through the woods, a unique location that offers seclusion, quiet, and privacy. One of the last homes built in the community of Summerhome Park, which itself is located at the end of a county road, Ospreys' Rest has the comfortable feeling of a cabin-in-the-woods, yet provides the advantages of modern conveniences: elegant updated furnishings and amenities, central heating, large decks, stereo sound system, glass-top range, and microwave. The central areas of the house are cooled by ceiling fans, and an air-conditioner is available, when rarely necessary, in the main b...'Ospreys' Rest' is the perfect wine-country getaway, offering the best of all worlds. Nearby some of the world's finest wineries and excellent wine-country restaurants, the house lies at the end of a long private gated road through the woods, a unique location that offers seclusion, quiet, and privacy. One of the last homes built in the community of Summerhome Park, which itself is located at the end of a county road, Ospreys' Rest has the comfortable feeling of a cabin-in-the-woods, yet provides the advantages of modern conveniences: elegant updated furnishings and amenities, central heating, large decks, stereo sound system, glass-top range, and microwave. The central areas of the house are cooled by ceiling fans, and an air-conditioner is available, when rarely necessary, in the main bed room. The living room/dining area features floor-to-ceiling glass windows offering views of the woods, and just outside the front entry door a redwood hot tub stands in the center of a towering circle of redwoods. Two decks are adjacent: the extensive front deck provides ample space for sunbathing, grilling and dining, while the rear deck (off the kitchen/dining area) is perfect for watching the antics of the osprey family (the nest is quite nearby and viewable from the deck), relaxing and reading, dining, or catching the afternoon sun. Hike, bike, swim, read, float or canoe the river, read, sunbathe, soak in the hot tub at your secluded hideaway..or...use it as your base from which to explore the many wonders of the Sonoma County wine country: wine-tasting, road-biking, hot air ballooning, Armstrong Redwoods grove, antiquing, horseback riding, and fine dining. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 3169NMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
County regulations require that we state the following: Absolute maximum occupancy of four persons! Parking for two vehicles only. Quiet hours: 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Made M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

Peaceful, relaxing, beautifully furnished/equipped, spotlessly clean. Secluded at the end of a private, gated road this house is surrounded by redwoods, laurel, and madrome and yet is light and airy. There is plenty of deck space for relaxing, barbequing and dining, a completely equipped kitchen,...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank marinhighlands
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San Francisco
Reviewed 24 September 2012

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Date of stay: August 2012
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Patio
Porch
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
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About the neighbourhood
Hidden deep in the redwoods, madrone, and laurel of the hills surrounding the Russian River, Ospreys' Rest has no nearby neighbors. At the back of the private community of Summerhome Park, a road climbs into the woods and winds its way to this unique hideaway. Once there, you're immersed in the fresh air of the winds, and, should you choose, will seldom see another person, The river is warm, slow and quiet, and public beaches and canoe rental is available nearby. Please note: Summerhome Park is a private community, and use of the community facilities and/or participation in its social activities is not included in rental of homes within the Park.
Getting around
Our home is directly across the Russian River from Korbel Winery, which is the western terminus of the Russian River Wine Road co-op of dozens of fine wineries. Several award-winning restaurants are in the area, and the scenic Sonoma Coast of the Pacific Ocean is about a half-hour drive. Approximately the same distance to the north is the delightful town of Healdsburg, with its famous town square, dozens of excellent restaurants and shops, and tasting rooms of many of the county's famous wineries. Nearby in Guerneville is Armstrong Redwoods State Park, an inspiring representative of California's Giant Redwood groves.
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