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Below the Falls Lodge - Next to Golden & Silver Falls

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View from across Glenn Creek, hammock on the left,

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Last updated: 09/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax and revive in this artistic 'cabin' with wonderful views of historic Glenn Creek from every room. An architectural dream, you enter this lodge style home through a pivoting hobbit style front door with hardware from the 1800's. Highlights of this original home include a gourmet kitchen with labradorite granite counters, 800 year old juniper tree spiral stair case, huge beams and exposed rafters, a sauna, and a romantic wood stove. Also each upstairs bedroom has a hanging bed with three 8 foot skylights above for indoor star gazing. Original artworks from local artists are throughout the home. Many pleasantries await the curious such as embedded fossils in the cracked mud walls.
Nestled amongst towering fir and cedar trees, with windows everywhere, you'll feel and see nature's presence. This home site has a remarkably peaceful way about it.

Check out more pictures at www.belowthefallslodge.com

Recently featured in Southern Oregon Magazine and KCBY 11 TV's ~In Focus~ 'Goin' Green' and Oregon's Solar Home Tour, this is a unique 'green' home. This home was built with environmentally friendly materials. Building with little impact on the surroundings was very important to us during construction. The myrtle hardwood floor in the kitchen and living room was milled on site which came from trees that stood where the house is now. Same story for the beautiful maple flooring in the ½ bath. All of the large beams and fir flooring came from two 4' thick 104 year old douglas fir trees which also stood and were milled where the house is now. The fir trees sprouted after the last forest fire that came through the canyon. One of our neighbors fell a sixty five year old redwood that was over six feet thick! We used some of it as a wonderful wainscot paneling throughout the house. All of the finishes used are no or low VOC. Surrounding the house is native vegetation, huge trees and a few herbs and spices for cooking.

You'll enjoy the fully equipped kitchen with labradorite granite counters. The kitchen island has a new five burner gas stove with a convection oven and warming oven. The island has plenty of granite and wood counter space. Hanging from the exhaust hood are stainless, non-stick, and cast iron cookware. Also included are coffee and a grinder, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, utensils, chef knives, glasses and frosty cocktail glasses in the freezer. The dining room table has a river view and can seat eight. There is also seating for three at the island bar. From the kitchen you can visit with the folks in the living room thanks to the open floor plan. Beside the wood stove are two chairs and the futon couch with reading lamp. A CD changer and TV with a DVD player and VHS machine are in the downstairs bedroom. Bring your favorite videos or browse our selection of movies.

The property has 150 feet of creek frontage with great views of Glenn creek, the forest and distant cliffs. Enjoy wildlife viewing with River Dippers, Chipmunks, Kingfishers, Great Blue Herons, Screech Owls, Pileated Wood Peckers, Elk, an occasional Bald Eagle or River Otter and other wildlife from the house and back deck. Build a fire and have lunch on the nearby picnic table and benches.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome:

    They will love the trees in the bedroom that are the ladders for the lofts...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $15 per pet per night...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • King Bedroom : 2 king

    ...moreless

  • Queen Bedroom : 1 queen, 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • TV room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • * King Bed (2) : Suspended from ceiling beams, with a Memory foam mattress and down quilt/ also one in the loft of bedroom (limited headroom) * Queen Bed: Suspended from ceiling beams, with a Memory foam mattress and down quilt * Double Bed: in loft of queen bedroom (limited headroom) * Twin/Single Bed: in loft of queen bedroom (limited headroom)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • You won't even have to venture outside to get wood for the fire, just use the indoor wood box. With much less wind, temperatures are usually 15 degrees warmer than on the beach or in Coos Bay and the famous coastal fog won't bother you here. Washer: Front Load Dryer: propane Linens Provided: two sets for each bed, all the towels you should need Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer: five cars worth, or one large RV and a car or two. Private Pool: natural swimming hole upstream 100 yards best accessed by the road, then trail at the school bus turn around just past the house Sauna: Built with juniper and white cedar for a wonderful scent Type- electric with rocks, can be wet or dry Cooking Utensils Provided: meat thermometer, blender, mixer, bowls, measuring cups, bake pans/trays, most everything you'll need including raw sugar, honey, flour, rice, powdered sugar, coffee...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    a couple cd's...moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    a few dvd's and a few vhs tapes...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    views...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    cliff in distance often in a light mist during mornings...moreless

  • River
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    propane...moreless

  • Dialup Access:

    let me know if you need dial up...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Garage:

    Work benches, (not for parking)...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    two sets for each bed, all the towels you should need...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great Room...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    RV and car space...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    five cars worth, or one large RV and a car or two....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    bring calling card for long distance, no cell phone service or radiation...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Front Load...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove:

    Large glass doors for fire viewing, top or front load...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    coming soon...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    meat thermometer, blender, mixer, bowls, measuring cups, bake pans/trays, most everything you'll need including raw sugar, honey, flour, rice, powdered sugar, coffee...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    18 inch...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Soap provided, all the utensils provided, tupperware...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    natural swimming hole upstream 100 yards best accessed by the road, then trail at the school bus turn around just past the house...moreless

  • Sauna:

    Built with juniper and white cedar for a wonderful scent Type- electric with rocks, can be wet or dry...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 14, 2015
1 night min stay
$275
$1,650
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$155
$927

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 1%

Notes:

Stay less than 3 nights and there is a $30 fee per night.

Pets are $15 per night per pet.

Payments made by cash, eCheck, and check get a 3% discount.

Major Holidays are $200 per night in off season

Check in is 2pm and check out is 11am


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Location

24 Miles
Nearest Airport
OTH
21 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Coach House
33 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bandon Dunes
22 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
23 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ciccarelies
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Basendorf

Car: Recommended

One Mile from Golden and Silver Falls Park

* Waterfront, not Lake/Oceanfront. Ask for details: Fifty feet to river

* Mountain View: cliff in distance often in a light mist during mornings

Other Activities: shopping, boating, rock climbing, health/beauty spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: When I'm not crabbing I clam or go fishing.Sometimes a walk on the beach or the trails along the ocean cliffs out by Shore Acres is just right. Don't tell anyone but the surfing here isn't so bad either. I love this place!

Why the Owner Chose Coos Bay:
The narrow canyon valley below Golden and Silver Falls is wonderful. I grew up here moved away, and came back for the natural beauty and solitude of the Oregon rain forest. This area has been a favorite of mine since I was a youngster. In 2005 when the bare land became available I jumped on it and started a three year art project which became Below the Falls Lodge.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of my favorite things is to take a hot sauna then jump in the creek. It really makes you feel alive. Also during the warmer months the upstream swimming hole has a rock to jump off of. Fall and Winter are great also, following the rain wild mushrooms come then salmon and steelhead. I really enjoy hiking the falls by the light of the full moon. The old growth fir and cedar are so amazing. The lodge was a huge art project, I tried to be unique and creative during the entire construction process. I think you'll appreciate it.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • View from across Glenn Creek, hammock on the left,

    View from across Glenn Creek, hammock on the left,

  • 800 year old Juniper Tree Spiral Stair Case with myrtle wood treads

    800 year old Juniper Tree Spiral Stair Case with myrtle wood treads

  • Whale mural in the master bath by Tanya Depoalo

    Whale mural in the master bath by Tanya Depoalo

  • Top of Golden Falls, the best picnic spot in the county

    Top of Golden Falls, the best picnic spot in the county

  • Queen Hanging Bed below the driftwood night light & Log Ladder for the Loft

    Queen Hanging Bed below the driftwood night light & Log Ladder for the Loft

  • 34 inch 13 pound Steelhead, my biggest yet! Fish for them December- February

    34 inch 13 pound Steelhead, my biggest yet! Fish for them December- February

  • Artistically crafted sauna and home

    Artistically crafted sauna and home

  • Fresh crabs for dinner, there is a crab cooker outside on the deck.

    Fresh crabs for dinner, there is a crab cooker outside on the deck.

  • huge trees tower over the lodge

    huge trees tower over the lodge

  • Trilliums- an April delight. Don't pick them, they can take 15 years to bloom!

    Trilliums- an April delight. Don't pick them, they can take 15 years to bloom!

  • A fresh steelhead caught and released

    A fresh steelhead caught and released

  • Baby Owls

    Baby Owls

  • The Hobbit Entrance

    The Hobbit Entrance

  • Looking into the kitchen towards the living room and spare bedroom beyond

    Looking into the kitchen towards the living room and spare bedroom beyond

  • King size hanging bed, skylights, & juniper log ladder for the loft in bedroom

    King size hanging bed, skylights, & juniper log ladder for the loft in bedroom

  • Silver Falls is one of the most gracefull and picturesque waterfalls I've seen

    Silver Falls is one of the most gracefull and picturesque waterfalls I've seen

  • Sunburst below skylights from the myrtle wood cat walk

    Sunburst below skylights from the myrtle wood cat walk

  • Living room with wood stove, cactus wood night light, & mud wall with fossils

    Living room with wood stove, cactus wood night light, & mud wall with fossils

  • Live edge red cedar siding and white cedar trim

    Live edge red cedar siding and white cedar trim

  • Hammock and babbling Glenn Creek

    Hammock and babbling Glenn Creek

  • small creek flowing into Glenn Creek across from the lodge

    small creek flowing into Glenn Creek across from the lodge

  • Don't have too much fun!

    Don't have too much fun!

  • Above the falls there is evidence of the homesteaders

    Above the falls there is evidence of the homesteaders

  • The old railroad pilings up the west fork are evidence of early logging

    The old railroad pilings up the west fork are evidence of early logging

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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