Even though the fog rolls in along the river and into the Sebastopol valleys, Forestville -up the hill- is on the sunny side.
Comfortable, bright and quiet bdrm w/king bed, fold out futon for child or extra guest and full bath, sitting porch to enjoy the back gardens, with your favorite beverage. NO Network TV, but movie viewing is available. Internet access available, and cell reception can always be found and as are almost All homes in Forestville and West County in general, we have an earth freindly septic system, which is of no matter to you except to be mindful to dispose ONLY toilet paper in toilet.
2 blocks to Burkes canoe and Russian River beaches, 2 blocks to tennis courts, 1/2 block to local bus line, 3/4 miles walk into the town of Forestville. There you will find Nightingale bakery, Roasters coffee, several different eaterys from high end Italian at Canetti's to family style pizza. There's organic, locally grown California cuisine at The Back Yard and Rosa's Mexican cafe and market; wine tasting, and the head of Sonoma West County bike trail.
In the heart of Russian River Wine Country there are also several brewries worth visiting.
Lots of farmers markets, canoe and kayak rentals, zip lines in the redwoods, oysters in the raw and bbq. horse back riding, hill and valley hiking, swimming, and day dreaming
All can be found and enjoyed , starting right here--on the sunny side. p.s. no smoking in the house. thanx for your consideration. we'd love to have you join us.
There is a working kitchen that is available and room in the frig for your food. Coffee and tea and fruit and vegis when the garden is producing. no network TV but a video player for movies is available
there is a sonoma county bus stop right at the end of our street.
smoking is outside only and away from the house so the smoke doesn't enter the building. thanx
What a fantastic host-we clicked right from the beginning. The room and private bath were perfect. The neighborhood was so quiet I never heard a sound the whole time I was there. Aside from being an excellent host Keisu went the extra mile to make me feel like family instead of just a guest. The best airbnb experience yet. If I come this way again I know where I'll be staying. Thank you again Keisu for being so thoughtful. Dave
When we arrived, Keisu was gone. She had left the house available to us; we walked into a beautiful living room with tiny red lights glowing. It was such a joy. The room is spacious and the bed is a king!! Wow! We really enjoyed the comfort and the homeness.
We were warmly welcomed. Everything was just as described. Keisu was so friendly--it was like staying with a friend.
This was a very comfortable stay. We felt welcome and well taken care of by the host. The house offers a lot of privacy. A private bathroom and the room itself was spacious, warm and well decorated. The room has a sliding door that opens to a beautiful backyard, that we had an opportunity to enjoy. This is a very lovely home with a very welcoming host and warm for winter. It was super stay!
The king-sized bed was super comfy and Keisu's place totally served our purpose. She was a friendly, responsive host who was nice enough to let us pick persimmons from her yard, and my 5-yr-old had a fantastic time with her cool grand kids who happened to be there during our time in Forestville. (We did too!)
We had a swell time staying with Keisu in Frorestville. She made us feel welcome and at home. She knew the area well and had lots of recommendations when we asked for where to eat or what to see. The bed was very comfortable. The property is large and she even insisted we take a many persimmons as we wanted. She has a very large tree and they were just ready to pick. Would love to stay with her again next time we are in the area.
Thanks for everything,
Carol and Val
I was admittedly tentative about finding a place to stay through airbnb, as it was my first time. But the only sensible requirements I had were a) the highest number of positive reviews I could find and b) a very reasonable price. So I decided to take the chance, and it was easily one of the most gratifying traveling experiences I've ever had, solely because of Keisu's unyielding gracious, hospitable manner.
I stayed for ten days, through which Keisu not only made me feel completely at home, but also went out of her way to ensure I was experiencing all of what Sonoma County has to offer appropriately and shared personal suggestions and connections, aiding my tenacious quest for work in the wine industry; which paid off.
Keisu's generosity solidified the fact that I picked the right place. There was never a question of privacy and everything is just as much her guest's as it is hers. It was a pleasure staying at this lovely countryside Forestville home, and I would highly recommend taking advantage.
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I was born SLC Utah, where i started skiing @ 4yrs. old. Thought my greatest love was the mts. until my father was transfered to SF. and there i learned to sail on the bay. Traveled back and forth across the continent for three years until moving to England when i was 21 yrs.old. traveled in northern Europe and back to the US. Came to Sonoma County in 1976 and besides alot of "travel trips" I haven't left. Found Forestville to meet all my needs and keep me close to the mts, close to the ocean, and close to my favorite city-by-the-bay. Been a therapist for 27 years and have a studio on the property. Have been a guest with airbnb in Europe and want to meet and share with others of like mind. Lots of fun times with my kids and grandkids who live close. Been doing mosaic work for years and 3yrs ago did a project with kids from a rural town south of Puerto Vallarta. I guess that's my greatest love ...travel and kids, oh yeahh and then theres those mountains and oceans. well, I guess if safe to say...I lOVE LIFE . We would love to have you come and share our quaint and joyous home and neighborhood.