USA California Russian River Guerneville Listing #26513

Roo's River House - Guerneville, CA

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20 reviews
Max. occupancy: 4 2 Queen Bed 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
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New listing! City chic in the redwoods w/ deck & Ping-Pong- near the river!

Find the elegance of an urban retreat in a serene forest setting at this polished Guerneville home, gorgeously situated in a grove of redwoods only a mile from the center of town. This beautiful space is full of high-end finishes, from the large adjustable flatscreen TV to the glass NanaWall that opens completely to the deck and the surrounding trees. In this tranquil setting only 700 feet from the Russian River, you'll have a lovely outdoor space where you can grill and relax, your very own Ping-Pong table, and a gas fireplace to welcome you home from days spent wine tasting, swimming, or kayaking on the river.

What's nearby:
This peaceful home sits among the trees one mile northeast of downtown Guerneville, a charmingly unique community full of independent shops, restaurants, and river beaches. You'll be just up Drake Road from Johnson's Beach and a public tennis court, and a short and scenic drive from some of Sonoma County's best wineries (including the beautiful Korbel Winery only four miles east). If you're looking to explore your natural surroundings, you can take morning hikes in Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve three miles north, or head 14 miles west to the rugged ocean shores of Sonoma Coast State Park.

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen
This home is not recommended for children
No AC (the surrounding forest keeps the house cool) 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: Please park in the driveway.

County permit number: ZPE15-0419

County tax number: 1416N

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




Heating & cooling

Central AC
Partial AC

Gas fireplace

House rules

Not suitable for children

Kitchen & dining






Water view


Internet : Xfinity


Cable : Comcast

Wireless router

Nearby activities & attractions

Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Board games

Ping-pong table

Tennis court : Shared


Gas grill : Private

Beach towels


Enclosed yard

Safety & accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Accessible Bath/Shower

20 reviews

Philip G. Sep 2021
Comfortable home nestled in the redwoods, perfect!
John M. Aug 2021
Love the place clean home
Joseph L. Aug 2021
Very nice house, Thank you very much !!!!
Angela B. Jun 2021
This wonderful home was EXACTLY what our family wanted...comfortable, clean, beautiful, and safe. This home gives one the feeling that you are in a tree house amongst the redwoods! The neighborhood was quiet and perfect for morning or evening strolls. We hope to be back again.
Anil M. Jun 2021
Loved our stay! Nice modern touch, clean, great location, well stocked kitchen implements, and very few critters indoors given how wooded the lot is. Only feedback is back door didn't bolt lock, so had to trust safety, and cable didn't work, but didn't really try to watch TV.
Manager response:
Hi, Anil! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Roo's River House. We were unable to find any problems with the dead bolt but will keep an eye on it. The cable has been verified as working when on the correct input. Please do not hesitate to call for assistance with these matters. Thank you!
Michael B. May 2021
The remodel was done super nice!
Heated bathroom floors are fantastic!
Kevin W. Aug 2020
Kate B. Aug 2020
The house had everything we needed for a fun filled weekend getaway. Ping pong, cornhole, dominoes and a quick walk to down to jump on the water. Quiet and beautiful home in the trees.
REBEKAH N. Jul 2020
Perfect little retreat. So nicely decorated and just so comfortable. Loved it!!
Noelle R. Jul 2020
Perfect weekend! Excellent design
Cyndee R. Jul 2020
Small, cozy home nestled among redwoods. Short drive into Guerneville and Armstrong Grove Redwoods and Korbel Winery up the road.
KYLE B. Jul 2020
Thoughtfully decorated, modern, airy and comfortable house. Awesome porch - happily took advantage of the grill, ping pong & cornhole. Easy access to guerneville and wineries. Can see the river from the deck but no walkable public access to the river - we went to a beach about 10m drive down the main road.
Saulo S. Jul 2020
It’s very close to the river, downtown, 20-26 minutes from ocean view. When we first got there it was not clean, but Vacasa redeemed themselves and made it right! Other than that the house was plenty for two people. The grill worked great! Make sure you purchase your own condiments and spices for cooking and seasoning. Steep drive when entering the house but manageable. It can get hot at night but was cool at times. No AC but they have fans which helped keep it cool. We would go back again and stay at the same house.
Jennifer S. Mar 2020
Roo’s house is nestled in the woods in a ravine with pretty views from every window. It’s a short distance from Guerneville which is convenient to the Sonoma coast and wine country, with a couple good restaurants in town.

The beds are comfy, it has nice shower and good cable options. We didn’t get to enjoy the deck, ping pong or grill due to weather.

The only heat in the house is a gas fireplace. It’s adequate though doesn’t regulate thermostatically. Heated floors in the bathroom are a nice touch.

All in all, a great rental which we’d use again.
Catherine B. Mar 2020
Had a great weekend staying at Roo's! An impeccably decorated place, close to town and the river!
Polly G. Feb 2020
Roo's Riverhouse is an incredible retreat -- almost a treehouse in the Redwoods, with superior furnishings, attention to every single detail a traveler might want -- from a high class kitchen equipped with everything for whipping up gourmet meals, to comfy beds, an easy to use furnace stove ... and a huge deck for relaxing or playing games. Such a wonderful place, you will never want to go off on the many local adventures the nearby area offers -- easy access to the ocean, the Redwoods, the Russian River, and the quirky town of Guerneville ... and especially the so very retro and inviting Pee Wee Golf course nearby. You will not be disappointed if you are looking for a getaway where you feel pampered and happy!
Steve F. Jan 2020
This was even better than the pictures and we enjoyed the space very much!
matthew s. Aug 2019
Well designed. Nice location. Access to laundry would be great.
Christopher M. Aug 2019
We needed a quiet getaway. This was it. Charming little place with modern accents. Wonderful!
Cynthia R. Aug 2019
Great house. Check in was easy. House was clean and stocked with everything we needed. We like to cook and the kitchen was well equipped. Beautiful deck to enjoy all the trees around the property. Bedrooms were comfortable.The pics don’t compare to how nice this place is.