The perfect vacation rental for two on California's beautiful Sonoma Coast. The Artist's Retreat is a private, peaceful, ideal romantic hideaway. Nestled deep in the Timber Cove redwoods. In the daytime, relax on the deck as the hawks circle overhead. At night, sit in the hot tub and count the stars overhead. Stay connected to the outside world with free US long distance, big screen satellite TVs, upstairs & downstairs and complimentary wireless internet.

Yes, we gladly welcome your well behaved pet, however we must charge an extra $40 for the additional cleaning needed to prepare the unit for the next guest.

We are conveniently located 2 hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge, just off of Highway One on the stunning Sonoma Coast. North of Jenner and Fort Ross, south of Sea Ranch, Stewarts Point and Gualala. Nearby attractions include the new Fort Ross Vineyard and Winery, the Russian River resort area, Sonoma Coast State Park, Fort Ross Historical Park, Salt Point State Park, Kruse Rhododendron State Natural Reserve.

For vacation rental availability and information, call 415.763.5070
or via email to - rentals <at> artistsretreat <dot> net
Our schedule calendar is located here.
Now listed on VRBO, Homeaway, Flipkey AirBnB & TripAdvisor


  Spring & Summer Rates 2019

  $230 per night + $100 housekeeping fee + 12% Sonoma County tax
Friday & Saturdays

  $200 per night + $100 housekeeping fee + 12% Sonoma County tax
Sunday - Thursdays

  $1,365 per week + $100 housekeeping fee + 12% Sonoma County tax  

2 night minimum stay - 3 night minimum & holiday rate on major US holidays
Over 7 nights - call for quote
Note: There will be an additional $40 cleaning fee for pets

When comparing rates, note that we don't have hidden fees that will drive up the price of your rental
(ie: linen, booking, garbage or hot tub usage)

Fine print , the short version:

Reservations must be paid in full to complete your booking. We accept: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, SquareCash, Paypal, Bitcoin or check (with enough lead time to clear before your arrival).

We also accept VRBO Payments, however as of February 15, 2016, they will add a 9% surcharge for the pleasure of paying through them . This fee adds nothing to your booking. We recomend that you do not utilize this service.

Cancellation policy: Two day rentals: If canceled more than 14 days before start of rental, all money returned, less than 14 days notice, renter forfeits all paid fees unless unit can be re-booked. Three + day rentals: If canceled more than 21 days before start of rental, all money returned, less than 21 days notice, renter forfeits all paid fees unless unit can be re-booked.

Travel insurance: If you have any concerns or reservations about the possibility of a last minute cancellation for your stay, please consider the purchase of travel insurance. If you pay through the VRBO/Homeaway website, one of the options in the booking process is to purchase travel insurance. (Full Disclosure, VRBO/Homeaway charge an extra “Service Fee” for booking thru them. That fee does NOT include travel insurance.) If you pay me directly for the booking you can purchase travel insurance on your own. An independent travel insurance option is the website asks for a few pieces of information and will give you an immediate selection of quotes from various companies.

All photos and descriptions of the Artistsretreat are copyrighted and may not be reproduced without expressed written permission. ©2018, Russell Smith.

As per Sonoma County Code Section 26-88-120 (Vacation Rentals) now requires vacation rental owners and managers to include the following information from the approved vacation rental permit in all online advertising and listing: The quiet hours (10pm-7am) to be observed by all guests. The maximum number of guests allowed: 2 (call concerning infants). The maximum number of vehicles allowed: 1 per bedroom. Sonoma TOT # 1079N .


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