Enjoy the open floor plan.  Great for families!The kitchen is fully equipped.  Just bring your groceries!
Entire home/apt
6 Guests
2 Bedrooms
4 Beds
Per Night
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About this listing

Austin Creekside Retreat sits on a two-acre forest of towering redwood trees at the end of a ¼ mile private gated road. The property includes 1,000 feet of creek frontage on lazy Austin Creek.

Enjoy the open floor plan.  Great for families!

Enjoy the open floor plan. Great for families!

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The Space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 4
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $193
Weekly discount: 14%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Austin Creekside Retreat's architecture is reminiscent of a Japanese country house, with all natural fir and pine finishes. Totaling 1,450 square feet with a ceiling that soars to 16 feet, the house contains authentic antiques of pine and oak.

The deck that wraps two sides of the house is expansive. Inside, there are 2 bedrooms, both with Queen beds, and a loft with 2 twin beds. There is one bathroom with a tub/shower combination, plus an outside shower. This is truly the place to escape -- while there are 2 TVs with DVD and VCR, there is no cable or internet. Other amenities include gas barbecue, wood burning fireplace and CD player. The site also has a rustic cabin, remaining from the old Girl Scout Camp, where rubber rafts are now stored. Children and well-behaved dogs are very welcome here.

Austin Creekside Retreat is truly a retreat! ****There is no cable tv or internet access. A land line is provided for emergency phone calls. *****

First bedroom: Queen bed, Second bedroom: Full bed, Loft: 2 Twin beds

Central Heat, Wood Burning Fireplace (no firewood or kindling provided).

STANDARD AMENITIES NOT INCLUDED: The home does not have cable TV or internet service. There are 2 TVs for watching DVDs and videos.

Permit # ZPE11-0369

Guest Access

-Wood Fireplace (wood or kindling not provided)
-TV, DVD Player, CD Player and Stereo
-Direct Creek Access with Beach
-Gas BBQ (propane provided)
-Washer and Dryer
-NO internet access or cable tv****
-Outdoor Shower

The Russian River Vacation Homes Guest Passport Program is an ongoing program that gives our guests exclusive discounts directly from local businesses.

Every reservation automatically receives one 'passport' to use at participating businesses in the area.

We are so excited to be able to connect our guests with some of our favorite wineries, restaurants and activities in the area! We hope all these great discounts will prompt our guests to experience all the great things our area has to offer.

Interaction with Guests

Guests will be sent detailed check in instructions prior to arrival. Austin Creekside Retreat has a keyless entry system, and check in is at 4pm. The key code will be sent along with your detailed check in instructions. Our office is open until 5pm each day. We are happy to help in any way we can to make your stay more enjoyable! There is an emergency line available to after office hours.

The Neighborhood

Austin Creekside Retreat is located in the historic peaceful village of Cazadero amongst the redwood trees.

Cazadero has an old fashioned country store and a coffee shop that are just a few minutes drive from Austin Creekside Retreat.

Duncan's Mills, Guerneville, and Monte Rio have a number of great restaurants.

Duncan's Mills has a number of boutique shops.

Monte Rio has a public beach with boat rentals (June-September), a movie theater and a small store.

Austin Creekside Retreat is just 8 miles from the coast.

-5 miles to downtown Monte Rio
-9 Miles to Guerneville
-17 miles to Forestville
-14 Miles to Occidental
-3 Miles to Duncan's Mills
-8 miles to Jenner
-22 miles to Sebastopol
-30 miles to Healdsburg
-30 miles to Santa Rosa
-14 miles to Bodega Bay

Here are a few of our nearby attractions! See our guidebook for a detailed listing.
-Korbel Champagne Cellars
-Gary Farrell Winery
-Thomas George Estates
-Burke's Canoe Rentals
-Armstrong Woods
-Austin Creek State Recreation Area
-Sonoma Coast State Park
-Johnson's Beach
-Sonoma Coast State Park

Getting Around

There is a public taxi service available in the Cazadero area.

The Sonoma County Transit service provides bus services in the Russian River Area. The nearest bus stop to to Austin Creekside Retreat is in Monte Rio, 5 miles away.

Austin Creekside Retreat is in a great area for scenic bicycling! Ride the scenic River Road, or experience the thrill of coastal biking on Highway One! There are also many off road trails available in the area.

-30 Miles to the Sonoma County Charles M. Schulz Airport and Car Rental Services
-99 Miles to the San Francisco National Airport
-100 Miles to Oakland International Airport
Please ask for further information concerning wine tours and driving services.

Other Things to Note

The Russian River area is home to many special events! There's something for everyone!

Plan your true wine tasting experience during Winter WINEland in January, Pinot on the River in October, or visit during one of the Barrel Tasting weekends on Wine Road in March!

We're a great place to hang your hat during the Vineman Triatholon, and we'd love to see you in July for Lazy Bear Weekend! We also have great home locations for Women's Weekends in May and September.

Get your groove on at Johnson's Beach for The Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival!

Other great events include Civil War Days, the Bodega Bay Fisherman's Festival, the Sonoma County Pride Parade, the Russian River Rodeo, the Old Grove Festival, and the Russian River Beer Revival.

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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is after 4PM


Austin Creekside Retreat has a default two night minimum with the following exceptions:

-3 Night Minimum May 22nd- June 30th and the month September
-4 Night Minimum in July and August.
-7 Night Minimum the first week of July and August
-3 Night Minimum Memorial Day, Labor Day, Christmas and New Years
-4 Night Minimum Thanksgiving Week
-3 Night Minimum the last half of December

Reservations not adhering to these night minimums will not be accepted.

The rental rates and cleaning fee include a 9% Transient Occupancy Tax and a 2% Business Area Improvement Fee
There is a $49 non-refundable Vacation Rental Damage Protection Plan fee for all reservations, already included in the cleaning fee.

In order to activate the vacation rental damage protection plan included in your rental fees, please provide your billing address, phone number, & email address in the note with your reservation. If this is an issue, please contact us before making a reservation.

The maximum number of people allowed on the property is 6. Exceptions can be made for children under 3. In general, two additional day guests maybe allowed at no extra cost, as long as Russian River Vacation Homes has given guest prior written approval. This home does not have a permit for parties, large gatherings, or events.

QUIET HOURS: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited at any time.

PARKING: On-site parking is permitted for a maximum of 2 vehicles. RVs, trailers and campers are prohibited, per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance.

After making a booking and providing their contact information, guests will be sent a contract with our terms in detail to sign and return.

Check in is at 4pm for all of our Homes. Check out for Austin Creekside Retreat is at 12:00pm. Guaranteed paid early check ins and check outs are sometimes possible during our off-season. Non-paid Early Check ins are occasionally a possibility if the home has been released by the inspector ahead of schedule. If you are interested in a non-paid early check in, please contact our office on the morning of your arrival date to check the inspector's schedule. Non-paid late check outs are very rarely available.

DOGS: This home is dog friendly, and allows up to 2 dogs. Additional dogs or pets of any other kind are not permitted. Unattended dogs must be crated.

FUTURE CONTACT: Guests will automatically remain on our mailing list after their stay in order to receive our guest newsletter. If you would rather not remain on the list, you may let us know, or unsubscribe via the guest newsletter email.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector

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The kitchen is fully equipped.  Just bring your groceries!

The kitchen is fully equipped. Just bring your groceries!

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