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Description

Blackberry Bliss is a tranquil, romantic and well-appointed vintage cabin oasis on the banks of beautiful Austin Creek that offers a setting of breathtaking beauty. It was built in 1954 and has been lovingly restored and updated. The house features a private creekside beach and sunny, level backyard meadow. Blackberry Bliss's 1,000 sq ft redwood deck is complete with a private outdoor hot tub, custom oversized redwood chaise lounges, dining bistro, and even more seating providing views of the creek, yard, flowers and trees, including the majestic redwoods, and is enclosed and gated for pets. At night, you'll rejoice in the privacy of magical moon and star-filled nights.

The interior of the cabin is detailed with vaulted open wood beamed ceilings, French doors that seamlessly bring the outdoors in, custom finished redwood detailing and live-edge pass through bar. Blackberry Bliss is artistically furnished including an eclectic collection of both local and international art and artifacts.

Blackberry Bliss is well located within minutes of Guerneville, the Sonoma Coast/beaches and
other nearby historic Russian River towns, including Duncan's Mills, Jenner and Bodega Bay and offering several great restaurants, wine tasting, golf and fun shopping.

Know Before You Book:

Maximum Occupancy and Quiet Hours: The maximum occupancy at Blackberry Bliss is 2 people. Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. Outdoor amplified sound is prohibited at any time.

Parking: There is parking for 2 cars in front of the house. RVs, trailers and campers are prohibited, per the Sonoma County Vacation Rental Ordinance

Bed Sizes: Master Bedroom: King; "Bonus" Room: Queen

Heat Source: Woodstove and Gas Fireplace

Stairs: There are less than 10 steps to the front door and several steps from the back deck to the lawn and backyard. The main deck has a couple steps to the hot tub area.

Work from HERE: Blackberry Bliss has two workspaces - one in the living room and one just off the bedroom - plus a darling dining nook at the front of the house.
Advertised Wifi Speed: Xfinity Residential

Fencing: The yard is partially fenced.

Common Amenities not included: This home does not have Air Conditioning, but with the blessing of redwood trees, you most likely won't need it anyway.

Proximity to wineries: There are an abundance of wineries and tasting rooms in West Sonoma County - several in downtown Guerneville and many more within a short drive. The famed vineyards of Westside Road are 16 miles from the house.

Nearest River Beach: The closest public river beach is 7 miles away in Monte Rio.

Nearest Ocean Beach: The closest ocean beaches re on the Sonoma Coast in Jenner - approx9 miles from the house.

Sonoma County TOT Number: 1991

Amenities

Facilities: 
  • Pets Allowed
  • Express Check-in
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Basic Supplies
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Wood Stove
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Work Space
  • Off-Street Parking
  • Electric Heating
Outdoors: 
  • Gas BBQ
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Direct Creek Access
  • View
  • Garden
Area: 
  • Creekfront
Kitchen And Dining: 
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Blender
  • Spices
  • Toaster
  • Full Kitchen
  • Dishes and Utensils
  • Dishwasher
Entertainment: 
  • Telephone
  • Internet Access
  • Television
  • Cable TV
  • DVD player
  • Wireless Internet
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
Games And Recreation: 
  • Hot Tub

Availability

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Location

Reviews

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Blackberry Bliss Heaven!

Reviewed on 2021-09-27 by laura smith
Overall
5
This was our first time staying at Blackberry Bliss and we absolutely fell in LOVE with it! The entire property was beautiful - inside and out. The cabin and property is very well cared for (everything worked!!). We were very impressed with the cozy and warm decor of the cabin, as well as, the deck and yard with the easy creek access was PERFECT to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. We had fun picking Blackberries too! Even the road the cabin is on was a beautiful hike. We are already booking our next two stays!

Peaceful Retreat

Reviewed on 2021-07-26 by Jessie
Overall
5
We really enjoyed our time at this cottage. It's in the perfect spot to soak up the sounds of the forest and relax. The back deck was wonderful and we loved that we could walk right down to the creek with our dog. The rental was immaculate, very well-appointed for cooking/grilling, and full of welcoming amenities. The one minor improvement we could recommend is bringing the dining nook into the main living space where it's warmer. Other than that, a truly lovely spot to spend a week!

Heavenly getaway

Reviewed on 2021-04-25 by Kelsey
Overall
5
We had the best stay at Blackberry Bliss! The house is very well stocked with essentials and then some, and very well taken care of. Communication with the rental agency was clear and helpful, making check-in and checkout super easy. The property is beautiful, remote and relaxing. Our dog loved the yard and we enjoyed the deck and hot tub. Would highly recommend anyone stay here!

Amazing getaway in the redwoods

Reviewed on 2021-04-10 by Aleks Glebov
Overall
5
Such a lovely location and peaceful retreat! Having access to the creek and being able to let my dogs play in the yard is such a wonderful treat for us dog owners. The house was well equity and Mother Nature cooperated to perfection. I'll definitely be back!

Wonderful cozy cabin

Reviewed on 2021-03-28 by Daniel Brooks
Overall
5
We loved Blackberry Bliss so much in the fall that we booked another long weekend there again. It didn't dissappoint. It was a fantastic place to unwind and relax, be cozy and listen to the rain, soak in the hottub and watch the busy humblebirds. Our poodle loved to sniff around the back yard and the creek.The house is well stocked with spices and cookware, and lots of wood for the wood stove.

Manager's Response

Hello Jessie,

Thanks for your review - - we really enjoyed hosting you! 

Peaceful and beautiful

Reviewed on 2020-12-31 by Karin Bash
Overall
5
What a beautiful and sweet little house in the woods. I loved the absolute quiet of the home, and sitting in the hot tub looking at a redwood. Fully stocked kitchen was a very pleasant surprise as well. Russian River Homes was extremely accommodating with my questions and needs during my stay, I was very impressed with them. I hope I can stay again. Be sure to download the Hospitality app for your stay as there is info you may need for your stay there.

Manager's Response

Hello Kelsey,
Thanks for your review, and thanks for being great guests!  We're so glad you enjoyed the home, and so glad your furry family did, too! We look forward to hosting you again.

Tranquility Among the Redwoods

Reviewed on 2020-12-08 by Karen Offereins
Overall
5
Fell in love with the venue after seeing photos of the property, especially the beautiful deck surrounded by redwoods. Perfect cabin for a couple. Super quiet. Many spots to choose from to sit and soak up the forest and creek. And a lovely touch to have a number of Hummingbird feeders along the back wall of windows to watch them all. Great place. Highly recommended.

Manager's Response

Hello Kelsey,
Thanks for your review, and thanks for being great guests!  We're so glad you enjoyed the home and wildlife! We look forward to hosting you again.

Honeymoon Bliss!

Reviewed on 2020-10-13 by Amanda Bellamy-Mattera
Overall
5
My husband stayed here for our honeymoon and it was even better than we thought. It's so peaceful and beautiful there. The house was very clean and cozy and it was fully equipped with everything you could need. It had all kitchen equipment, shower products and even a full first aid kit. I had a couple questions during my stay and River Homes was so responsive and kind. We will definitely be back!

Manager's Response

Hello Aleks,
Thanks for your review!  So glad you enjoyed your stay at Blackberry Bliss!  We hope you stay with us again!

Absolute Bliss

Reviewed on 2020-08-19 by Debra Giunchigliani
Overall
5
Wow, what a fun weekend we had a Blackberry Bliss. It was a fun adventure, the cabin is so adorable, well stocked, well kept, much loved sweet paradise in Caz!! I am in love with this cabin and you can tell the owners also do too! Such nice touches throughout, everything in the house was working in perfect condition. The cabin has so many places to look at the amazing majestic redwoods. We were there when the lightning started at 3:00 am and it was so cool to watch from the bedroom slider. Also, Russian River Vacation Homes is so easy and welcoming. I have always used them instead of VRBO as I prefer brick and mortar business'. Very clean cabin, we can't wait to book our next adventure at Blackberry Bliss. Thank you to the owners for allowing us to enjoy your gem!

Manager's Response

Hello Karin,
Thank you for your thoughtful review!  We really enjoyed hosting you for your stay.  Thanks for being so communicative about any questions--We're happy to help! We hope you stay with us again in the future!

Perfect Couples Cabin

Reviewed on 2020-07-07 by Andy Vevers
Overall
5
Blackberry Bliss is the perfect cabin for a couples getaway. The cabin itself has everything you'd need and has a warm, inviting country feel to it. The outside deck is amazing for relaxing, listening to the creek and generally soaking up the peaceful sounds of nature. You can also walk through the beautifully kept garden and head on down to the creek, where you find a little rocky beach with some chairs. Another perfect spot for relaxing! All in all, this little cabin gave this weary urbanite couple a perfect vacation amongst the redwoods. We will DEFINITELY be back!

Manager's Response

Hello Karen,
We really enjoyed hosting you for your stay!  Thanks for being great guests.  I'm so glad you enjoyed the home, and watching the hummingbirds!  The owner really enjoys taking care of them and having them visit our guests.
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