USA California Russian River Guerneville Listing #14073

Fife Cottage - Guerneville, CA

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20 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 2 King Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom 4 dog max 
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Serene creekside home w/ private hot tub & deck - close to river/woods, dogs OK!

Relax on the banks of Fife Creek at this two-bedroom Guerneville retreat, a cozy, waterfront home with a private hot tub and deck, a dog-friendly interior, and a wondrous location close to wineries, breweries, and the lovely Russian River.

This private, two-level home is beautifully secluded on the shores of Fife Creek, less than two miles north of Guerneville's unique shops and eateries. Take majestic morning hikes through Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve half a mile north, spend the summer swimming in the Russian River at Johnson's Beach and Guerneville River Park less than two miles south, and taste the fruits of the region at Stumptown Brewery (two miles southeast) and Korbel Champagne Cellars (three miles southeast).

Warm, quiet, and adorned with natural wood, the living space is a respite for hikers, wine enthusiasts, and travelers in search of serene relaxation. Sip your morning coffee in the warmth of the wood-burning stove, prepare homemade breakfasts in the full kitchen, and read the paper on the deck with your dog curled up at your feet.

Spend summer days kayaking the Russian River, riding bikes over to Stumptown, and driving out to the wild ocean coast 14 miles west. You'll have all afternoon to sip cold beers on the cushioned deck furniture, flip steaks on the gas grill, and take soothing soaks in the private hot tub overlooking the creek. End each evening piled on the sofa, where you can browse the free WiFi and watch Netflix movies on the 42-inch flatscreen TV (guests must use their own Netflix account).

Come and experience Guerneville's one-of-a-kind character - book your stay at this Sonoma County home today!

* Please note that there are two security cameras in the master bedroom (one facing the front driveway (through the main front master window) and one facing out the side window towards the creek). A third camera is facing out the kitchen window towards the red shed out back. A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

Parking Notes: There is no garage parking available.

County permit number: TVR18-0048

County tax number: 3211N

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.



High chair

Heating & cooling

Central AC
Partial AC

Space heater

Wood stove

Kitchen & dining








DVD player

Wireless router

Netflix streaming

Nearby activities & attractions

Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private


Gas grill : Private


Beach towels



20 reviews

Barbara C. Sep 2021
This was a wonderful cottage at the end of a quiet road. Outside of town, but still close enough to town to easily get anything needed. There was an issue with the fridge, but Vacasa sent a repair person out immediately and the fridge was fixed. We loved the back deck, and while we didn't use the hot tub, it was a nice extra touch. Really loved the feel of the cottage - it just felt very homey.
Paige V. Mar 2021
I enjoyed this place, it was very cute, cozy, and safe....the only downfall was that we were looking forward to us sing the hot tub, honestly it was a big part of the appeal. When we got there we turned it on to warm it up and notice the water was yellow. We left and went to the store and when we came back around 6 there was a note on the door saying it was out of service for the weekend. I contacted the manager and she said i wouldn’t be charged for “hot tub fees” (everything was already paid) and receive a 20% off discount for a future stay credit which is not in my account either. A little disappointed overall but we made the best of it.
Manager response:
We are very sorry for the disappointment you experienced with the hot tub and do appreciate your patience in the matter. You should see the refund for your hot tub fee soon. Thank you!
l B. Feb 2021
The house is super cute! It was just what I needed. The hot tub and fireplace were spectacular! The neighbor was very nice and welcoming. I would definitely come back! ✨
Laura C. Oct 2020
I wanted to get out of town for a couple days and clear my head and this place was great. It's at the end of a quiet side road, the kitchen is super well stocked with supplies, and the hot tub under the stars is, of course, fabulous. Plus it has that cute little cabin feel to it.
Marc L. Sep 2019
Lovely and remote cottage that was still close enough to civilization to put this city boy at ease. I booked last minute and the process was as easy as it can be, but it was a minor hassle to not find a fitted sheet for the bed downstairs. But everything worked well and was clean, and the deck out back was a great space to relax and enjoy the fresh air. Five stars for an excellent escape! Thanks for the hospitality!
Jim B. Aug 2019
Very secluded location at the end of a private road off Armstrong Woods road near the state park of the same name. Small creek behind the house with a hammock in the bank. Great back deck with sun shade and great privacy. Comfortable, large beds upstairs and downstairs. No A/C but plenty of fans and tree shade kept temperatures reasonable despite it being 93+ degrees outside. Biggest drawback to the cabin was the lack of comfortable furniture, both in the main living area and on the back deck. Also not much lighting in the living room and kitchen. We’d definitely stay there again but would love to see the indoor or outdoor couches and chairs updated with cozier pieces to relax in. Excellent location near Guerneville and the Russian River.
Melissa J. Apr 2019
I brought my mom, sister, and aunt here for a Girls Weekend to celebrate my mom's birthday. It is in a GREAT location, at the end of a small road, right next to a babbling creek. It was cozy yet very open and spacious enough for 4 adults. We loved soaking in the hot tub and looking at the stars at night. The only things I didn't love were the lack of iron (we had reservations for a special celebratory dinner at River's End and needed to iron those special occasion outfits :)), only 1 beach style towel for the hot tub (didn't want to ruin those soft fluffy white bathroom towels), and the fan to the fire place didn't work. All small things. I would FOR SURE come back to this sweet cottage.
Vikki W. Dec 2018
It is a beautiful cabin. I enjoyed my stay here. The first night was cold. The heater had not been turned. It was my first time renting a place with a fireplace. Next time, I will bring firewood. Now I know :)
Jenny K. Oct 2018
This cabin was cozy and comfortable. We easily used the kitchen, spa, and bbq. The beds were comfortable; we walked to coffee ( it was about 30 minutes and a beautiful stroll). It was clean, and convenient to drive to shops, & restaurants.
Tarrah M. Aug 2018
Great location! Very cozy! Everything you need in the home including a hot tub. Only downfall, no air conditioning but other than that it was a great place to stay.
Ryan R. Jul 2018
This home is so sweet and was perfect for our family with 3 kids and 2 babies. It’s so quiet and relaxing. We all loved the hot tub and the back deck. My kids played by the creek. We went to the redwood reserve nearby and had a wonderful time. This home was perfect for us.
Jennifer D. May 2018
Great location , love the outdoor space ! Clean and had everything we needed ! Felt like a home away from home ! Would definitely book again
Javier M. Apr 2018
You won't regret coming here really enjoyed this home didn't wanna leave the last day i was there it's a great spot.