ABOUT SONOMA COUNTY

Trip Advisor named Sonoma County as the #1 Wine Country destination in the U.S. Stay at our Sonoma Wine Country Bed & Breakfasts, Luxury Inns, and Distinctive Cottages ... they are the essence of the Sonoma vibe!

Sonoma County is conveniently located less than 30 miles north of San Francisco. Boasting over 200 of the world's most award-winning wineries, 76 miles of scenic coastline, pristine beaches, the mystical Russian River, majestic redwoods, 21 challenging golf courses, a thrilling road course and drag strip, more than 40 spas, outstanding theaters, fascinating museums, shopping, botanical gardens, galleries, diverse festivals, farm markets and incredible eateries, farmer's markets and ethnic restaurants.

This national and international first class meeting and leisure travel destination also includes miles of scenic Pacific Ocean coastline, pristine beaches, the mystical Russian River, majestic redwood groves, thriving wetlands, tranquil inland lakes and rolling mountain's natural splendor.

VALLEYS & VINEYARDS: Sonoma Country's vineyard-lined valleys open up creating wide expanses with abundant wineries and easy access to the area's towns and villages.

Sonoma County's northern-most town is Cloverdale. Located in the Alexander Valley, close to dozens of wineries and Lake Sonoma, Cloverdale features the largest public park on the Russian River and charming downtown with antique shops and multicultural events on the Plaza.

Situated between the Alexander, Dry Creek and Russian River Valleys, European ambiance abounds in the charming town of Healdsburg. World-class restaurants, art galleries, boutique shopping and luxurious accommodations welcome visitors any time of year.

For an old west feel, Geyserville features buildings dating from the 1800's and the first collective tasting room in California.

Windsor is the newest hot spot for dining and shopping in Sonoma Country. Clustered around the Town Green and Old Downtown, Windsor offers unique shops, restaurants, festivals, and musical entertainment for every age group.

Santa Rosa, home to the California welcome center and the perfect central headquarters to experience sonoma country. Santa Rosa's central location blends relaxed urban appeal and dozens of nearby wineries. A "must" stop for all visitors, the California Welcome Center is housed in the historic Railroad Square and features visitor information and expert staff to assist visitors. "Peanuts" fans will enjoy the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, giving visitors a chance to view original artwork and memorabilia. Snoopy's Home Ice Arena, Gallery and Gift shop are popular visitor stops.

From tranquil to thrilling, Sonoma Country offers a plethora of entertainment options. The Luther Burbank Home and Gardens and Luther Burbank Center for the Performing Arts blend musical talent with the famous horticulturalist's gardens and sculptures. Or take a ride on the wild side and experience the African Savannah in Sonoma Country. Safari West, a wildlife preserve where the whole family can experience and learn about animals in wild habitat, offers up close and personal encounters with giraffe, gazelle, oryx, ostrich, African antelope and cheetahs.

Founded in 1835, the town of Sonoma is the site of California's oldest Plaza. Stroll around the picturesque town square, visit the historic mission and enjoy chic boutiques and restaurants, art galleries and artisan food products including breads, cheeses and olive oils. The charming villages of Glen Ellen and Kenwood are home to award-winning wineries, eclectic shops and the famous Jack London State Park.

RUSSIAN RIVER REGION: The Russian River resort towns are defined by the meandering river, majestic redwood trees and an eclectic mix of people who celebrate diversity. The towns are full of history and local color abounds with unique festivals all year round.

The slow, flat river is a favorite summertime spot where lounging on the beach or drifting along on a flotilla of rafts gives visitors a chance to soak up the Sonoma Country sun. Explore the estuary where the river meets the ocean near Goat Rock State Beach and view the abundant marine life up close and personal. Or take an easy walk past wildlife on the Laguna de Santa Rosa Wetlands Trail. The Russian River Valley is a haven for outdoor adventurers where visitors can camp, hike, swim, canoe, kayak or fish at secluded spots along the river's shore.

Music and art abound in the Russian River Valley. Enjoy the many free summer concerts, or the famous Russian River Blues and Jazz Festivals, both held on the Russian River, Stumptown Daze, and a winter holiday parade of lights on the Main Street of Guerneville.

California's Wine Country is home to some of the finest Sonoma County bed and breakfast inns lodging options in the country: let yourself GO ... Sonoma Wine Country Inns!

FERN GROVE COTTAGES – Sonoma Wine Country Bed & Breakfast Inn 2017-06-26T03:31:55+00:00
FERN GROVE COTTAGES a sonoma wine country bed and breakfast inn

FERN GROVE COTTAGES
16650 River Road (Hwy 116), Guerneville, CA 95446

• Go direct to website: ferngrove.com
• Room Rates: $119-289; Number of Accommodations: 21 (Online Availability)
• Reservations: 707-869-8105; 888-243-2674
• Email: innkeepers@ferngrove.com
• Owners: Jennifer Lamarre and Sherman W. Tyler

DESCRIPTION
Fern Grove Cottages is located in Guerneville, California in the Russian River Valley. Fern Grove’s country cottages are described as “cute and individualistic … very comfortable” and “charming” by Trip Advisor reviewers. These carefully maintained accommodations are within easy walking distance of downtown Guerneville. Some cottages have whirlpools tubs, while others have wood-burning or gas fireplaces. Pet-friendly cottages are available as well.

The 21 craftsman-style cottages and the lodge are situated among beautiful vintage gardens and redwoods. With a long and historic history of a more rural time, Fern Grove’s gardens continue to be filled with many varieties of ferns, fabulous roses, flowering shrubs and bountiful fruit trees. Fern Grove is the perfect “base camp” to explore the icons of the Russian River region, including Armstrong Redwood State Preserve, wine country, and the Pacific Coast.

CUISINE
An extended continental breakfast is served each morning. Our menu varies seasonally to ensure our guests the freshest and most satisfying start to their day. You will enjoy a variety of treats such as homemade scones and granola, fresh fruit, pastries, sweet breads, preserves, yogurt, juice, tea, and coffee. For lunch and dinner, you can choose from a wide selection of local restaurants, many within walking distance of Fern Grove Cottages.

ACCOMMODATIONS
Nestled among towering redwood trees, the cottages are surrounded by delightful gardens that produce an abundance of flowers and fruit. Each cottage is unique with its individual theme. Classic wood burning fireplaces are available as well as gas log stoves and double size spa tubs for relaxing and romantic evenings. Several cottages have kitchens and most have wet bars. All cottages have a private bath and cable TV. Cottages range from one-room studios, one bedroom & living room and two-bedroom & living room units.

AWARDS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Fern Grove Cottages is a GO-Sonoma Wine Country Lodging Founding Member. Russian River Inns, and the Wine Road of Northern Sonoma County and Wine Country Inns of Sonoma. Fern Grove Cottages also belongs to the Russian River Chamber of Commerce, the Russian River Winegrowers Association, and the Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce.

SPECIAL FEATURES
• Fern Grove is conveniently located just three blocks from the village of Guerneville with its quaint shops and wide selection of restaurants. You may also enjoy an easy walk to the nearby swimming beach on the Russian River. And of course our guests are invited to enjoy Fern Grove’s heated saline water swimming pool. Within three miles of the cottages are canoe trips on the Russian River, hiking in the impressive Armstrong Woods State Reserve and winery tours. The Sonoma Coast with its picturesque beaches and hiking trails is only minutes away by car.

• Free amenities offered at Fern Grove Cottages include: High Speed Internet and WiFi; Pool and sun deck; Individual decks or patios; Built-in barbecue and picnic area.

• Pets are welcome by prior arrangement.

• Media Quotes: “Chat to gracious hosts over homemade scones. They certainly know their wines.” Decanter Magazine. “Continental breakfast is always tasty, and the décor is charmingly relaxing.” Beloved B&Bs on the West Coast.— San Jose Mercury News.