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This charming French Normandy cottage is a romantic retreat, private but close to downtown. Within walking & biking distance to bistros, movie theaters, restaurants, shops, grocery, famous Russian River Pub, bakery, bike trails, more!

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Side street view of "Storybook House," as the kids call it.

Side street view of "Storybook House," as the kids call it.

The Space
Bed type: Real Bed
Property type: House
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM


Weekly Price: $774 /week
Cancellation: Moderate


House Rules

1 night minimum stay
Separate bedroom with comfortable queen bed, lace curtains & drapes, TV, desk/vanity, wardrobe.

Separate bedroom with comfortable queen bed, lace curtains & drapes, TV, desk/vanity, wardrobe.

89 Reviews

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From Columbia, MD · May 2015

From Newcastle, Canada · May 2015
Bud And Sandy
Response from Bud And Sandy:

Our pleasure, Nancy and Lorne. We loved meeting you and talking about art and music--and that you came all the way from Ontario! Thank you for taking such good care of our cottage while you were here. Hope you come this way again!
Warm regards,
Sandy and Bud

May 2015

From San Jose, CA · May 2015
Bud And Sandy
Response from Bud And Sandy:

Hi Cliff & Maryanne,
We felt so fortunate to have met you and have you stay here. I think we could have talked for ages! We hope you have another opportunity to come this way and stay again! We'll talk gardens, history, whatever!
Warm regards,
Sandy and Bud

May 2015

From Hangzhou, China · May 2015
Bud And Sandy
Response from Bud And Sandy:

Qi, it was so nice to meet you and Louie from China. You were very adventuresome driving here all the way from Yosemite! We were so glad when you finally arrived and that you enjoyed your stay here. Your timing as good as you got to see our gardens in their spring glory. Come back and visit again!

May 2015

From Raleigh, NC · April 2015

From Portland, OR · April 2015

From Colchester, VT · April 2015

About the Host, Bud And Sandy

Bud And Sandy
Santa Rosa, California, United States
Member since April 2014
Response rate: 100% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within an hour

  • Bud And Sandy
  • Village Bakery

    One of the best bakeries in the county and practically across the street from us. Out-of-this-world pastries & cakes, coffee plus salads and sandwiches for lunch. Closes at 2-3 p.m. Don't pass up!

    Town and Country Dr Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • McDonald Ave

    Two streets east of us. Walk the entire historic district and see the wonderful period homes on wide streets. Viewing the McDonald Mansion is a must. We see something new in the area on every walk!

    McDonald Ave Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Midtown Cafe

    One of the best places in town for breakfast or lunch. Right at the end of our street, walkable. Sit inside or out. Not large or noisy. Excellent food, speedy friendly service! We love to walk there.

    4th St Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Bruno's On Fourth

    In small renovated house, delicious menu, great friendly service, takes under 10 minutes to walk from our place. We go there 3-4 times a month. Upscale homestyle. Tell Rick Sandy & Bud sent you!

    4th St Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Treehorn Books

    This is where we go first for books. Best used bookstore around. Friendly. Packed with every kind of book. Carries discounted new books, cards & calendars. Go out to dinner & then wander over here.

    4th Street Santa Rosa CA 95404-4405
  • Gary Chu's

    Award-winning Chinese food--best in whole North Bay. Eat in, take out. Either way, you can't beat it. Excellent service. Gary's recommendations are Great!

    5th St Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Monti's Rotisserie & Bar

    One of our favorite restaurants in S.R. Lots of free parking. Unique and truly delicious food. Eating outside is delightful. Wonderful shops all around in Montgomery Village. Chico's right there.

    Village Ct Santa Rosa CA 95405
  • Flavor Bistro

    This is a very large restaurant with absolutely outstanding, totally consistent food & service. Amazingly reasonable! Right in center of town with bookstores & shops there. Walk around at night.

    Old Courthouse Square Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Montgomery Village Shopping Center

    This is the best non-mall shopping center in town. Unique shops, great restaurants, P.O., beautifully maintained. Shop after shop on about 5 parallel streets. Top notch.

    Village Ct Santa Rosa CA 95405
  • LaRosa Tequileria & Grill

    Cantina & Tequileria. REALLY good Mexican & Southwest food. All kinds of Margaritas and great appetizers. Sit outside in good weather. Can be noisy inside but food very good. Kid-friendly, of course.

    4th St Santa Rosa CA 95401
  • Santa Rosa Plaza

    Lovely mall in center of town. All kinds of shops. Apple Store! Clean, well-lighted, friendly.

    Santa Rosa Plaza Santa Rosa CA 95401
  • Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

    Beautiful home & gardens practically in center of town. Memorializes our famous horticulturist. He developed Shasta Daisy & thornless cactus.

    Santa Rosa Avenue Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Visit Santa Rosa

    Visitor & Convention Center in RR Square area. There's information on EVERYTHING to do and see locally. Info on where to rent bikes or canoes or go ballooning! In historic RR Square.

    4th St Santa Rosa CA 95401
  • Railroad Square Historic District

    On the "other" side of town. Unique shops, great restaurants, visitors' center is there + park dedicated to Peanuts. Fun to walk around. A block from Santa Rosa Plaza.

    4th Street Santa Rosa CA 95401
  • Charles M Schulz Museum

    We mostly call it the Peanuts or Charlie Brown Museum. Dedicated to Charles Schulz & his comic characters. He lived and worked in SR. You'll see the huge characters all over town.

    Hardies Lane Santa Rosa CA 95403-2668
  • Children's Museum-Sonoma County

    Your kids won't want to leave. All kinds of hands-on activities, climb-ons, water features, art activities, huge caterpillar & butterflies you manipulate. Dedicated to butterflies & habitat gardening.

    W Steele Ln Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • Sweet T's Restaurant + Bar

    Oh, the ribs, smoked brisket, shrimp & grits! Try to make a reservation. Popular 'cause food & drinks are good! Southern-Texas BBQ flavors. You won't go away hungry. Love it.

    Stagecoach Road Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Rincon Valley Community Park

    Beautiful park between Badger & Montecito. Picnic area with tables, play equipment, plenty of space for soccer & volley ball, plus an enclosed dog park with creek & pond. Dogs & owners love it.

    Badger Rd Santa Rosa CA 95409
  • Willi's Wine Bar

    It's a great restaurant & bar in renovated roadhouse. Specializes in "small plates"--started the trend here. Not inexpensive but worth every cent with the fabulous combinations and flavors.

    Old Redwood Highway Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

    The former home of Santa Rosa Symphony. Books national and internationally known poets, artists, musicians, bands, & comedians, etc. throughout the year. Has a wonderful children's series. Free park.

    Mark West Springs Road Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • John Ash & Co.

    Very upscale for special occasions. Elegant. Outstanding menu and service. Lovely outside in enclosed patio, too. Grow own vegetables & herbs. A beautiful place.

    Barnes Road Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • Safari West

    Riding in big safari truck, you'll think you've gone straight to the Serengeti! Lots of interesting wild animals. Stay overnight in beautiful African cabins. Dinner & breakfast. Not cheap. Worth it!

    Porter Creek Road Santa Rosa CA 95404
  • Green Music Center Sonoma State University

    A new, fabulous music hall, home to very excellent Santa Rosa Symphony which plays in Weill Hall. Has another series of pop, rock, opera, and other performers throughout the year. Picnic outside.

    E Cotati Ave Rohnert Park CA 94928
  • Florence Ave, Sebastopol

    Walk the 2-3 blocks to see some of the most fantastical and interesting sculptures by famed artist Patrick Amiot. You won't believe his creativity in using recycled materials! Take your camera.

    Florence Ave Sebastopol CA 95472
  • Rio Nido Roadhouse

    American roadhouse menu, great bands on outdoor stage in summer, dance floor, beautiful pool. You'll (website hidden)house.(website hidden)oadhouse/

    Canyon 2 Rd Rio Nido CA 95471

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