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ABOUT | AMENITIES | PHOTOS | RATES


CHECK AVAILABILITY  or  RESERVE YOUR DATES
Call anytime to leave a message:  866.786.2778 or 707.478.4152
or email us
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Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (Pacific), and Saturday 9am-5pm (Pacific)


 

 

 
 

ABOUT FIREFLY LODGE

4 ROOMS + REC ROOM, 2 BATHS, SLEEPS 4-10 GUESTS
Maximum 8 adults, plus 2 children of any age (plus any children under 3 free).

Due to the peaceful and residential nature of our neighborhood no parties or special events are permitted, and the home's use is restricted to no more than the number of paid guests (exceptions can be made for daytime visitors, please inquire as you will need to receive permission for any extra guests).

(for larger groups, consider our Northwoods Lodge property just 4 doors down the same riverfront lane, to sleep an additional 4-6 guests. Or, our Riverwood Lodge property is just 1/2 mile away and sleeps an additional 4-8 guests. Lastly, our property The Old River Lodge (about 1 1/2 mile away) sleeps an additional 4-8 guests.

FIREFLY LODGE is a lovely cedar home in a beautiful river location (just 3 miles from the park plaza in downtown Healdsburg) with two decks, outdoor dining with gas grill, hot tub with river views, infrared sauna, kayaks and indoor amenities such as a ping-pong table. The covered deck invites you to linger and enjoy the wonderful river views and three sets of fully operational French doors make an enjoyable indoor/outdoor living environment. Firefly has 2 king size rooms, 2 queen size rooms (one of the queen rooms is a "double" queen with two queen beds) and fine, 100% cotton linens, and down alternative comforters. There is also a trundle bed with two single size beds in the game room. The two story home has two full baths, one on the main level and one on the lower level.

PRESS RELEASE: Read more about Wine Country Lodges (and the owner, Lisa Neisingh) in a press release: Wine Country Personality at WineCountry.com. Firefly Lodge is also recommened by Wine Country Getaways.

GUESTBOOK: Read what previous guests say about Firefly Lodge!


AMENITIES & FEATURES:

OUTDOORS:
Hot tub (5 person Marquis Hydrotherapy spa) with river views, an outdoor shower, hammock.
Far Infrared Sauna
Sun deck with Zero Gravity reclining lounge chairs.
Weber Gas BBQ grill, dining and lounging areas on covered & uncovered riverview decks.
Outdoor patio dining area provides seating for up to 12.

This is a riverfront home with private beach (seasonal, depending on river levels).

Two kayaks are made available, along with several life vests of varying sizes. Typical boating season is May 1-October 31, depending on river conditions.
Swimming, rafting/kayaking, fishing and other watersport opportunities abound.
Two fishing poles (rod, reel, tackle) are provided.
Prospecting equipment with gold mining pan.
Parking for up to 3-4 vehicles.
 
INDOORS:
River rock fireplace with remote controlled gas flame in living room; air-conditioner.
The indoor dining table seats up to 12.

Fully equipped kitchen, including tableware, cooking utensils, refrigerator with icemaker, range/oven (our new Bosch range is sure to please the gourmet), dishwasher, microwave, coffeemaker, blender, toaster and other small appliances; also includes cleaning supplies and basic kitchen necessities as well as a variety of basic cooking condiments and spices.

Bed linens and bath towels provided. Hair dryers. Ironing board and iron. (We use Allegy Guard dust mite barriers and down alternative comforters).

A play yard/portable crib (for babies up to 30 lbs and 35 inches tall) with sheet and blanket, a high chair and a baby gate are provided at the house.

Indoor table tennis (ping-pong), a library, some videos and games are provided.
 
ELECTRONICS:
WIFI Broadband (high speed wireless internet) – for use with your personal laptop computer.
iPod and MP3 docking station, charger, and player.

Three Cable TV's: Two with VCR, Stereo, CD & DVD playing capabilities: one in the Entertainment Armoire in Livingroom/Greatroom and a second one downstairs in the Log Cabin Room/Game Room which is a 22” flat screen LCD TV. A third TV with cable is in the Fern Suite.

Telephone (free local calling).
 
Athletic Club passes to Healdsburg's Park Point Health & Swim Club, available for $15, provide guests the opportunity to continue fitness routines while away from home. Ask us for details.
 
We strive to consistently provide all of the amenities listed above for your enjoyment. However, they may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control. In that case, we will make our best effort to minimize any inconvenience to our guests. We never knowingly allow things to be in need of repair and rely on our guests to tell us when this is necessary. Thanks for your cooperation.
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CHECK AVAILABILITY  or  RESERVE YOUR DATES
Call anytime to leave a message:  866.786.2778 or 707.478.4152
or email us
Or reach us during Business Hours: 10am-6pm (Pacific), Mon-Sat
 
     
     
 

FIREFLY LODGE PHOTOS
(and descriptions of living areas)

Exterior | Living Room | Kitchen | Dining Room | Recreation Room(s) | Bathrooms | Beds | Decks /Spa | River / Views

Below are a few photos of each room. Click on any small photo if you wish to see our entire collection of 80+ enlarged size photos of the property.


EXTERIOR
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Rustic cedar siding and stonework enhance Firefly’s relaxing, natural appeal. The two story home is tucked among the trees, overlooking a beautiful portion of the Russian River with beautiful views from both the upper and lower decks - and has its own private beach. Parking for 3-5 vehicles.

LIVING ROOM
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The living area of Firefly Lodge features comfortable leather seating encircling the floor-to-ceiling fireplace, faced with river stones and a rustic log mantle. The fireplace’s gas flame and heat are controlled by a thermostat, and adjusted to suit your preferences. There is a TV with DVD, CD & VCR playing capabilities here inside the pine armoire, which also stores games, puzzles and other amusements.

KITCHEN
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You'll love the large, spacious kitchen with its vaulted pine ceilings, skylight, and glass French doors opening to the deck. You'll find ceramic tile countertops, under cabinet lighting, and lots of storage cabinets and drawers. There's a four burner gas range, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with icemaker, coffeemaker, and blender. The kitchen comes supplied with a large variety of pots and pans, charming china, glassware, tableware and cutlery. There are even some basic spices and condiments to get you started. All cleaning supplies and equipment are also provided. Just a few steps away on the deck you will find a large, stainless steel Weber gas barbeque for your grilling enjoyment.

DINING ROOM
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The dining area is open to both the living room and kitchen. This open "great-room" area is perfect for gatherings of family and friends. There is a wall of French doors that may be opened to the outdoors, creating a wonderful indoor-outdoor living environment. The large rustic dining table, with its log base, is lit with an antler chandelier suspended from the open beamed pine ceiling with skylights above. The table seats up to 12 guests. All china, cutlery, glassware, and placemats are provided. The covered deck adjacent to the dining room has a large stainless steel gas-fired Weber BBQ grill and patio tables, easily seating 12 for outdoor dining. The view from the dining room and the outdoor covered deck areas is panoramic.

RECREATION ROOM(S)
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There are two adjacent recreation rooms on the lower level (actually one big room with a partial wall). One offers table tennis (ping pong). The adjacent room is a second recreation area. There you will find a game table, chairs for lounging, cable TV w ith VCR/DVD/CD capabilities, and a log daybed (we also call this the "Log Cabin Room" when we are discussing bedroom areas.) This room has two windows with wonderful river views. It also has sliding glass doors which open to the lower level deck. This deck, which overlooks the river, has a 5 person hot tub, chairs, and an outdoor shower.

BATHROOMS

Our bathrooms have modern amenities and charming rustic décor.
The main level bath has a vaulted pine ceiling, and an enclosed glass shower. Look for pine doors, oil-rubbed bronze door hardware, rustic wooden bath hooks, charming rusted light fixtures, and art depicting local landscapes.
The lower level bath has a tub/shower combination within a glass enclosure. The lower level bath has two entry doors: one from the recreation room and one from the Birch Bedroom (as seen in the photo).

Main Level Bath (Full)
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Lower Level Bath (Full)
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BEDS

Cedar Room | Pine Room | Birch Room | Fern Suite | Log Cabin Room

The beds are appointed with high quality, pillow top mattresses and fine linens. High quality Allergy Guard dust mist proof casings encase all of our mattresses, box springs, comforters and pillows. Each bed is dressed with fine, 100% cotton linens, and down-alternative comforters, with additional blankets available in the central linen closet. The log trundle bed in the recreation room has two single size mattresses, that may be placed side-by-side, if desired.


Cedar Room






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Beds: One king size bed
Location: Main level
Size: This is a large, comfortable size room with a sitting area.
Bath: It is across the hall from the main level bath.
Decor:




This room has vaulted pine ceilings, and a California King bed with log headboard. There is a large closet with storage shelves in the interior, and charming rustic lighting. There are also two windows for ventilation, a ceiling fan, and a comfortable chair.
   
Pine Room






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Beds: One queen size bed.
Location: Main level
Size:

This is the smallest of the four rooms, but it is comfortable and has a nice size closet..
Bath:

It is next door to the main level bath, but does not have an adjoining door.
Decor: 


This room has a vaulted pine ceiling, two windows for ventilation, a ceiling fan, and a large closet. One Canadian white pine log bed (queen size).

   
 Other Sleeping Options:
Birch Room




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Beds: One king size bed
Location: Lower level
Size:  This is a large room with a sitting area.
Bath:

It adjoins the lower level bath via a private entrance and opens to the recreation room through its main entrance.
Decor:


There is a large closet & charming rustic lighting. In addition, there is a sitting area with a comfortable chair and lamp. One California King bed with log headboard.
   
Fern Suite




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Beds: Two queen size beds
Location: Lower level
Size:



Actually, this is two rooms in one. What looks like a reflection, is an extension of the room. Each section of the room accommodates one queen size bed with room to spare for a dresser and chairs.
Bath:

The bath is about 20 feet from this room (through the recreation area).
Decor: 


There is an ample sized closet. There are three windows. A large picture window gives a view of the river. Two queen-size Canadian white pine log beds (photo of new log beds coming soon).
   
Log Cabin Room




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Beds: 



One single size log daybed, with a second single size mattress located on the trundle unit beneath. The trundle unit can be raised and used as a second single-sized bed, or may be placed along side the day bed and the two may be used as a large single unit.
Location: 




Lower level. Adjoins the recreation area (with the ping-pong table), and has sliding glass door access to lower deck and spa. This room has a television and DVD/CD capabilities, a library of books, a game table and comfortable seating. The log daybed is a great place to nap, or read, or relax and enjoy the view.
Decor:




Rustic, skip-peeled log daybed, comfortable seating, a game table and chairs, lamps, end tables, a new 22” flat screen LCD TV, a Sony VCR/CD/DVD player, and artwork. There is also a ceiling fan. This room has two windows and a sliding door with wonderful river views and a third window looking out at a beautiful, large bay tree.

DECKS / SPA
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Firefly Lodge has two deck levels with great river views. The roof of the home extends open-beamed pine ceilings over the main level deck (12' x 32') and is adjacent to the dining room. It features a gas-fired Weber BBQ grill, patio tables seating 10+ for outdoor dining, infrared sauna and panoramic views. Three pair of fully functional French doors open along the dining room wall to create a unique indoor/outdoor living & dining environment. Another portion of the main level deck is uncovered. It is equipped with lounge furniture (including Zero Gravity reclining chairs and a comfortable round lounger for two) from which to enjoy Firefly's most spectacular views and to soak up the sun. The lower level deck has a 5 person Marquis spa with many special hydrotherapy features. There are also chairs for lounging and an outdoor shower. Firefly's watersports equipment includes two kayaks. Stairs descend from the lower level deck right to the beach and water's edge for access to swimming, boating, fishing, etc. We also have a relaxing hammock.

RIVER / VIEWS
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Firefly Lodge is situated in a choice location along the Russian River with unobstructed views ¼ mile up and down the river. You'll find spectacular views of nature, and the flurry of river activity ranging from birds such as heron, egret, and osprey, to a variety of fish including steelhead; and other creatures going about their day. You'll also see canoeists, kayakers & other water enthusiasts as they float by (typically during the months of May 1 through October 31, depending on conditions). Go for a swim, try your hand at fishing or just relax and enjoy the views from here... (ask about our Winter Fisherman's Getaway rates).
 
     
     
 
CHECK AVAILABILITY  or  RESERVE YOUR DATES
Call anytime to leave a message:  866.786.2778 or 707.478.4152
or email us
Or reach us during BUSINESS HOURS:
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (Pacific), and Saturday 9am-5pm (Pacific)
 
     
     
     
 

FIREFLY LODGE RATES

Rates are occupancy based for each rate period.
Additional guests are $40 per night. Children under 3 years old are FREE and may be added to the maximum occupancy of the home.

2 night minimum stay on weekends, 7th Night FREE!

2013 / 2014


4 person rate
available
for
4 or more nights

WINTER  (December-March)
6 person rate
(additional guests $40 per night)
$440/night (Sun-Thurs)
$490/night (Fri-Sat)

 


4 person rate
available
for
4 or more nights

SPRING / FALL  (April & November)
6 person rate  (additional guests $40 per night) 
$530/night (Sun-Thurs)
$590/night (Fri-Sat)

 


6 person rate
available
for
4 or more nights
HIGH SEASON  (May-June & September-October)
8 person rate

$670/night (Sun-Thurs)
$750/night (Fri-Sat)
 
  HIGH SUMMER  (July-August)  - 3 night minimum
8 person rate
$690/night (Sun-Thurs)
$790/night (Fri-Sat)
 



RATE POLICIES

50% of rental fee required as Reservation Deposit to confirm dates
(see reservation policies for details)
$210 Cleaning Fee
11% Sonoma County Lodging Tax
$395 Fully-Refundable Security Deposit (see details)

Payment Methods we accept:
Visa MasterCard American Express Discover Checks
Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, and Checks

OCCUPANCY BASED PRICING
Rates are occupancy based for each rate period.
Additional guests are $40 per night. Children under 3 years old are FREE and may be added to the maximum occupancy of the home.
MINIMUM STAY REQUIREMENTS
2 night minimum stay requirement year 'round, except for holidays and special events, which require a 3 night minimum (see below for dates that apply). 1 night stays considered based on availability or for last-minute bookings, please inquire.


Higher rates and 3 night minimum stay requirements
may apply to the following Major Holidays or Annual/Special Events:


MAJOR HOLIDAYS:
New Year's, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas

ANNUAL EVENTS:
Winter Wineland, Barrel Tasting, Passport to Dry Creek, and A Wine & Food Affair

SMALL GROUP RATES
Couple's rates and pricing available for "Last-Minute" bookings.
4 person rate available for 4 or more night stay Nov-Apr,
except holidays & special events.
6 person rate available for 4 or more night stay May-Oct,
except holidays & special events and July/Aug.

FREE NIGHT STAY
Purchase 6 nights, get a 7th (weeknight) FREE, for Sun-Fri check-ins.
For Sat check-ins, you must purchase 7 nights to get an 8th night FREE.

Rates are subject to change without notice.

 
 

 

 

CHECK AVAILABILITY  or  RESERVE YOUR DATES
Call anytime to leave a message:  866.786.2778 or 707.478.4152
or email us
Or reach us during BUSINESS HOURS:
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (Pacific), and Saturday 9am-5pm (Pacific)




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