About this listing
Serene Russian River retreat in the Northwood neighborhood, close to the golf course and surrounded by a 1200 sq ft Redwood deck. Watch the hummingbirds and sip your glass of wine while you sit by the fire and explore the heart of the Russian River.
Casa Sophia is nestled in the Northwood Development located directly behind the Northwood Golf Course and has a lovely 1.5 mile loop for walking the dogs or for the kids to ride their bikes. If you are looking for a fabulous place to enjoy wine tasting, are a foodie and want to cook at home or simply want to enjoy the beautiful Russian River outdoors this is the place to stay. WE HAVE A THREE DAY MINIMUM STAY FOR HOLIDAYS.
We have an extensive movie library, Sonos Sound System, Apple TV, tons of board games, puzzles, children's play structure and two sets of golf clubs (men's and women's) to enjoy during your stay.
Interaction with Guests
Good communication with guests prior to arrival, then we are available for guests during their stay if they need to reach out for questions or clarification.
Beautiful 1800 square foot California timber style Guest Home, adorned with wine country design, nestled on large double lot with childrens play structure and ample parking. Comfortably sleeps 6 people with king size bed in loft of second bedroom, includes toddler bed and pack-n-play.
Special features include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, large Weber Grill, Flat screen TV, DVD, Sonos Sound System, Apple TV, cable, wood fireplace (we provide the wood), washer & dryer, and wireless internet. Expansive wrap around private deck is ideal for lounging, dining, and stargazing from the hot tub. We are pet-friendly and welcome up to 2 dogs. All visiting pets must accompany you on excursions and must not be left alone in the house or yard.
We are a stones throw away from the Russian River, 3 minute walk to Northwood Golf Course, 1 mile from Monte Rio, 3 miles from Guerneville and only 10 miles from the coast.
There is beach and river access at Monte Rio Community Beach and Johnson's Beach in Guerneville.
Other Things to Note
Check in time is 4pm and check out time is 11am. Turn day is Sunday.
We also are required to charge a 12% Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) for Sonoma County, (TOT Certificate #1471N) which is not reflected in the nightly fee. This will be added as an additional fee once you are approved.
No smoking and we ask that you be a responsible pet owner and clean up after your dog after each (website hidden) laws are highly enforced. Our neighbors love us and we ask that you enjoy yourself responsibly so they will love you.
The listing was much better than Skeeter described with ample parking and an amazing backyard space amongst the redwoods. It was serene and peaceful and really close to two small towns with some great restaurants! The house was beautifully presented and huge and we were made to feel so welcome by Skeeter who kept in touch with us regularly. The bedrooms were awesome, both en-suite (One thing I would note is that two of the double beds are in the same room (one in a loft area) so don't go expecting 3 bedrooms for 3 couples, 2 won't get very much privacy!) I couldn't recommend it highly enough and am already planning on coming back for a visit!
Casa Sophie is a lovely holiday spot. 2 min stroll to a delicious coffee shop and the golf course restaurant. Lots of space. Well equipped kitchen. Quiet and peaceful. Great set up for kids - jungle gym in the woods, can "lock" off deck to keep kids within view, cute little out door dining table for the kids. All in all, a welcoming spot to stay.
We so enjoyed our weekend staff retreat at your lovely space. We felt right at home from the very moment we stepped onto the deck!
We especially appreciated the gate so that my little Maltese (Aspen) could roam around the deck safely. Everyone was comfortable, plenty of space, quiet neighborhood, great walks, fires going most of the time and we so loved the tall redwoods! We hope to be back again! Thank you for providing just what we needed every step of the way! from the 'refreshed staff' at Bookkeeping Plus!
My family and I had a great time staying at Skeeter's place amongst the redwood trees, we only wish we could have stayed longer.
The house is well equipped and perfect for hanging out and making some great dinners on the grill. The kitchen has everything you need too and plenty of wine glasses for all that Sonoma County wine you will buy! Will definitely try to return soon.
Skeeter was very responsive to questions about the property and generous in the time she took to answer questions. Casa Sophia presents in person as it does in the photographs: a spacious home in the redwoods, well-stocked dishware and cookery and all the amenities (plus hot tub) right by the beautiful golf course.
My husband and I booked a trip up here with our 23 month old and some old friends. We needed a break from the city and we jumped on the chance to stay at a nice place that our curious little boy can also enjoy. I ran into a scheduling mixup (entirely my fault) after I booked the place and I'm very happy to say that Skeeter was quick to respond and super nice about my annoying questions.
When we first arrived, we were warmly greeted by a nice card and a bottle of wine.
The home is private, clean and well cared for, with thoughtful details throughout. The layout of the house flows well with several nice access points the beautiful wraparound back deck, which was perfect for grilling and relaxing in front of the toasty chiminea. We also especially enjoyed how cozy and well attended the home is: easy access to Sonos sound system, a well appointed kitchen, the cute play area, and of course, the hot tub under the redwoods was a very nice touch.
We all had a blast at Casa Sophia and we look forward to coming back. Skeeter, thank you for a wonderful stay!
This wonderful home on the most beautiful redwood filled street was perfect! Comfortable and very child friendly, our little boys had the time of their lives. And we could relax in the hot tub or the very cozy living room. We will definitely be back!!