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Glen Tara is Cazadero at its best! This newly updated out-of-the-way, private, creek- front vacation home features redwood paneling, open beam ceilings and a dining area with views of Austin Creek!

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Outdoor dining!

Outdoor dining!

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The Space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $204
Weekly discount: 14%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Enjoy the sunny outdoor deck, complete with a gas barbecue and seating for outdoor dining, perfect for an alfresco dining experience. Set aside some time to relax in the new 6 person spa, or take in the fresh country air while you explore Austin Creek or curl up with a good book while enjoying the sound of the creek's gurgling waters.

Glen Tara’s large living room, modern kitchen, bright dining room, 3 bedrooms and 1 of the full bathrooms are all located on the upper level (the main living level). All 3 bedrooms feature Queen beds. From 2 newly remodeled bedrooms, there are lovely windows to the creek and hills. A skylight illuminates the third bedroom with natural light. The main bathroom has a tub/shower combo and is conveniently located between both main bedrooms. The second bathroom (with a shower) is the only room located on the lower basement level (mostly used for storage). There are interior spiral stairs leading to the lower level bath.

Outdoors at Glen Tara is wild and great for wandering year-round Austin Creek. Experience nature under the giant redwoods with your children or splash in the creek or swim in the swimming holes nearby. Walk down the lane to renown Raymond’s Bakery for fresh baked bread or pizza. The Cazadero Performing Arts Camp is also within walking distance. Glen Tara is approximately a 15 minute drive to the Russian River Resort Area (Guerneville and Monte Rio) or the Sonoma Coast (Jenner and Bodega Bay).

Unit Notes:

BED SIZES: First bedroom: Queen bed; Second bedroom: Queen bed; Third bedroom: Queen bed

HEAT SOURCE: Central heat. NOTE: Stone fireplace is for decoration only. Plans for future upgrades include a propane fireplace insert.

LOCATION: Private, creek-front. Approximately 5 miles from the Russian River. Cazadero has public basketball and tennis courts.

Sonoma County TOT #2109
Permit # ZPE11-0191

Guest Access

-Direct Austin Creek Access
-Gas BBQ (propane provided)
-Walk to Raymond Bakery
-Porta Crib
-High Chair

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. Keys for Glen Tara can be picked up from our office lock box any time after 4pm. 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 guests after office hours.

The Neighborhood

Glen Tara is located in the historic peaceful village of Cazadero amongst the redwood trees. Cazadero is 12 miles to the Sonoma coast, 12 miles to Guerneville, 9 miles to Monte Rio, 7 miles to Duncan’s Mills and a short drive to Russian River Valley wineries. Cazadero has an old fashioned country store and a coffee shop. 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.
-9 miles to downtown Monte Rio
-12 Miles to Guerneville
-20 miles to Forestville
-16 Miles to Occidental
-7 Miles to Duncan’s Mills
-12 miles to Jenner
-25 miles to Sebastopol
-33 miles to Healdsburg
-33 miles to Santa Rosa
-20 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

Getting Around

There is a public taxi service available in the Cazadero 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, Pinot on the River, or visit during one of the Barrel Tasting weekends on Wine Road!
We’re a great place to hang your hat during the Vineman Triatholon, and we’d love to see you during Lazy Bear Weekend! We also have great home locations for Women’s Weekend!
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


-Two night minimum October to Memorial Day Weekend (holidays have a higher night minimum)
-Three night minimum Memorial Day Weekend through late June, and September
-Four night minimum end of June through August, expect week minimum over the July 4th Holiday and the first week of August.
-Major holidays including Thanksgiving, Winter Break and President's Day may have a longer night minimum.

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.

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 Glen Tara is 12pm. 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
Fire Extinguisher

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