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ABOUT THE OLD RIVER LODGE

3 ROOMS + GAME ROOM, 2 1/2 BATHS, SLEEPS 4-8 GUESTS
Maximum 6 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 Riverwood Lodge just 3/4 mile away, to sleep an additional 4-8 guests. Our Firefly Lodge property is about 1 1/2 mile away and sleeps an additional 4-8 guests. Lastly, our property Northwoods Lodge (also 1 1/2 mile away) sleeps an additional 4-6 guests.

THE OLD RIVER LODGE is a 3 1/2 story, lodge-style, rustic home with historic charm, built in the 1930's (and is just 1.8 miles from the park plaza in downtown Healdsburg). From it's riverside decks and balconies you are offered spectacular views of the river and surrounding hills. This historic home is our most "cabin-like" property. It is very charming with a large, attractive, knotty pine vaulted ceiling "Great Room" for entertaining, and is clean and comfortably equipped for your enjoyment. Two rooms have one queen-size bed each. A third room (the master suite) has one queen-size bed and an additional single bed that can be used there or wheeled out into the adjacent game room. There is also a full / double bed in the game room. All beds have fine, 100% cotton linens, and down alternative comforters. The three story home has two full baths and a half bath. One full bath is located on the upper level, the half bath is on the main level, and another full bath is in the master suite on the lower level.

GUESTBOOK: Read what previous guests say about The Old River Lodge!


AMENITIES & FEATURES:

OUTDOORS:
Hot tub (5 person Marquis spa) with river views and a relaxing hammock.
Gas BBQ grill, dining and lounging areas on covered & uncovered riverview decks.
Outdoor dining area on main level deck seating 8, with additional seating, lounging and hammack on the lower level covered deck.

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

Two kayaks (one single person kayak, and one two-person kayak) 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.
Parking for 2 vehicles (a 3rd may be possible, please inquire).
 
INDOORS:

Wood-burning fireplace in Great Room
(Logs may be purchased for about $7 a bundle at Garret's Ace Hardware (on the northeast corner of Healdsburg Avenue and Dry Creek Road).

Central Air Conditioning.
The indoor dining table seats 8+.
The kitchen table seats 4.

Fully equipped kitchen, including tableware, cooking utensils, refrigerator, range/oven, 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.

Table top Foosball game, a magnetic dart board, and a good assortment of games are provided in the game room.
 
ELECTRONICS:
WIFI Broadband (high speed wireless internet) – for use with your personal laptop computer.
Flat screen TV in Livingroom, VCR, Stereo, CD & DVD player. A second television is downstairs in Game Room.
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.
     
     
 
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
 
     
     
 

THE OLD RIVER LODGE PHOTOS
(and descriptions of living areas)

Exterior | Great Room | Kitchen | Game Room | Bathrooms | Beds | Decks / Spa | Dock | 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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This charming, rustic, lodge style structure has lots of authentic, historic character. It was built in the 1930's along the riverbank on South Fitch Mountain in Healdsburg in a location with commanding views both of the river and the surrounding hills. There are 3 levels of decks and balcony.

GREAT ROOM
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The great room has soaring open beamed ceilings and hand hewn beams. Wood is used everywhere. Two comfortable leather sofas surround the wood-buring fireplace and the dining table for 8+ sits adjacent to the main deck (with 5 person Marquis spa). The views are superb!.

KITCHEN
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The large, sunny kitchen invites you to enjoy breakfast with a river view! The kitchen is adjacent to the great room and has a door to access the main deck for outdoor dining and grilling.

GAME ROOM
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There are a game table and games (including a table top foosball game and a magnetic dart board), some chairs, a television, and a futon that sleeps two. A sliding door opens to the covered deck with additional seating, hammack and views of the river.

BATHROOMS

Our bathrooms have many authentic period fixtures dating from the 1930's.
The upper level bath has a shower over a bath and charming period decor.
The main level bath is a half bath located just off the great room and kitchen.
The lower level private master bath is large and well appointed. It has a shower over a bath, and adjoins the master suite.

Upper Level Bath (Full)
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Main Level Bath (Half)
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Lower Level Private Master Bath (Full)
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BEDS

Master Suite | River Room | Pine Room | Game 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. Two of the rooms and the game room have fantastic river views. A third room has views of a wooded hillside. All of the rooms have queen size beds with fine, 100% cotton linens, and down alternative comforters. A 4th sleeping area (the game room) has a full size bed. Additionally, there is a twin size bed in the master suite, along with the queen.


Master Suite




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Beds:

One queen-size bed, plus a single-size bed that can be moved out to the game room, if desired.
Location:

Located on the lower level off the game room. This room also has sliding doors to the lower level deck.
Size:






The master suite is a large size room, with a dresser, Tiffany-style lamp, views, and a sliding glass door for deck access. It has two closets. (One is a large, walk-in size closet, which stores spare linens, pillows, and blankets, an iron and ironing board.) There is a second closet for hanging clothes, and storing items.) A twin bed in the master suite may be helpful for those who are traveling with a child. The master bathroom adjoins the master suite.
Bath:

The adjoining bath is spacious. It has a closet, and a shower over the tub.
Decor: 
The master suite is tastefully decorated, with the emphasis upon the view.
   
River Room 



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Beds: One queen-size bed.
Location: Located on the upper level, overlooking the river.
Size:


The room is small and quaint, with a small area for sitting. Glass doors open to a small private balcony with chairs for viewing the scenery.
Bath:



This bedroom is located next to the upper level bath, which is accessed just a few steps away through the hallway. The bath is spacious and quaint, with a shower over the tub, and antique appointments.
Decor: The decor is simple, as the views and charm steal the show.
   
Pine Room




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Beds: One queen-size bed.
Location:


This room is located on the upper level. From it's multiple windows there are views of wooded areas on South Fitch Mountain. It also has a sliding door to a deck.
Size:

This comfortable room has a dresser, a seating area, a closet, and a mountain view deck.
Bath: The bathroom is located a several steps down the hall.
Decor:

The Pine Room is clad in knotty pine, and the queen bed has a log headboard and footboard (photo of new log bed coming soon) and has a rustic, 1930's feel with Tiffany-style lamps.
   
   Other Sleeping Options:
Game Room




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Beds: 



In the game room there is a high-quality futon that is made into a full/double bed. It's a very comfortable sleeping option, with a high quality mattress, cotton linens, and a down alternative comforter.
Location: 



The Game Room is located on the lower level. It is located at the bottom of the flight of stairs from the Great Room. The Game Room has a sliding door to the covered deck on the lower level. The Master Suite sits adjacent to this room.
Decor: 

The decor is comfortable, and reminiscent of an earlier era.

DECKS / SPA
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The main level deck opens to the Great Room through French doors, as well as opening to the kitchen. There is a five person Marquis spa located here. The river views from this deck are spectacular. There is a gas fired BBQ and a glass topped table for outdoor dining. In warmer months, a shade cloth provides partial shade for this deck.
The lower level deck (see photos) is partially covered for enjoyment in all types of weather, and partially uncovered to take advantage of the sun's rays, if desired. Here the views are incredible, as well. There are a table and chairs, and a hammock for your relaxation. From the deck, a sliding door leads to the game room, and another sliding door leads to the master suite. A gate leads from the deck to steps that descend to the beach and private dock for launching the two kayaks.

DOCK
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The dock at the river level is made of concrete. It is similar to a poolside deck, and is close to the water level, in season (typically May 1-October 31, depending on conditions). We provide two kayaks for your use which may be launched here, and fishing from the dock is great. Or, just relax and enjoy the views, or go for a swim. (Ask about our Winter Fisherman's Getaway rates - Steelhead and salmon fishing are possible from right here at our dock!)

RIVER / VIEWS
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The home has simply outstanding panoramic views of the Russian River and surrounding hills. It's beautiful in the morning, awesome at sunset, and fantastic in between.
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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:
Monday-Friday 9am-6pm (Pacific), and Saturday 9am-5pm (Pacific)
 
     
     
     
 

THE OLD RIVER 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
 

WINTER  (December-March)
4 person rate (additional guests $40 per night)

$340/night (Sun-Thurs)
$380/night (Fri-Sat)

 

SPRING / FALL  (April & November)
4 person rate (additional guests $40 per night)
$390/night (Sun-Thurs)
$440/night (Fri-Sat)

 


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

$510/night (Sun-Thurs)
$570/night (Fri-Sat)
 
  HIGH SUMMER  (July-August) - 3 night minimum
6 person rate
$530/night (Sun-Thurs)
$590/night (Fri-Sat)
 



RATE POLICIES

50% of rental fee required as Reservation Deposit to confirm dates
(see reservation policies for details)
$195 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 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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