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Dock Calm is the place to spend a lazy day enjoying the views from your own private river dock.

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The Space
Accommodates: 5
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
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%


The Space

Modern, comfortable and spacious, this riverfront home features a romantic gas fireplace, posh living room, formal dining room and a fully equipped kitchen. Situated at a bend in the river, every room in the house has expansive views of the water and trees. Dock Calm is conveniently located on River Road close to the town of Guerneville. Each of the spacious bedrooms features a Queen bed outfitted in luxury down bedding and tasteful décor. Plush Turkish towels stock each bathroom. Each bedroom offers a CD player and selection of books to ensure a relaxing afternoon.

The outdoor deck offers comfy outdoor furnishings make it easy to relax and waste the day away. Even Fido can enjoy the comforts of this beach house getaway from his oversized, overstuffed dog bed cozied up next to the fireplace. Enjoy a complimentary gift and dog treats as our thanks for visiting us!

This home has a very steep incline down to the river.

Unit Notes:

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

HEAT SOURCE: Central heat

Permit # ZPE11-0241
Sonoma County TOT #2103

Guest Access

-BBQ Grill (propane provided)
-Direct River Access
-2 Inflatable Kayaks (available mid-June to mid-July only, when the summer dams are in place)
-Walking distance to Rio Nido Roadhouse Pool

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 Dock Calm 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

LOCATION: 1.7 miles east of Guerneville on busy River Road. (Road noise is minimal inside the house, at the dock and on the back deck, and most noticeable at the parking area and front door). There are great bars (with live music regularly), restaurants and a seasonal community pool within walking distance. Great wine country location! Korbel winery and vineyards are only 0.1 mile east. If you have any questions about the location of the home, please contact our office. Our friendly staff is happy to help!
Hiking, biking, great restaurants, and wine tasting opportunities are around every corner!
-1.7 miles to downtown Guerneville
-5 Miles to Monte Rio
-7.5 miles to Forestville
-11 Miles to Occidental
-7.2 Miles to Duncans Mills
-13 miles to Jenner
-14 miles to Sebastopol
-14 miles to Cazadero
-18 miles to Healdsburg
-21 miles to Santa Rosa
-21 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 Guerneville. Dock Calm is 1.7 miles from downtown Guerneville.
-17 Miles to the Sonoma County Charles M. Schulz Airport and Car Rental Services
-86 Miles to the San Francisco National Airport
-85 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


In general, night minimums are as follows:
-Two night minimum October to Memorial Day Weekend (holidays have a higher night minimum)
-Three Night Minimum Memorial Day Weekend through end of June, and September
-Weekly Only late June through August, Summer Rotation Day
is Wednesday.
-Major holidays including Thanksgiving, Winter Break and President's Day may have a longer night minimum.
-All specials exclude holidays and must be mentioned at the time of reservation.

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 5. 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 Dock Calm 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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