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Sand Harp Cottage from top of trail.

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We just happened upon this property. A friend of ours was looking for land to build on, he loved the view at the property but the cottage was so quaint and adorable that he couldn't bear to do a tear down. Lucky us...he told my husband about it and he bought it on the spot. Our middle son and I went to look at it the next day...we also fell in LOVE!

We have Douglas fir floors throughout except in laundry/bunkbed room, bath and king bedroom. High toilet, step in tub/shower, pedestal sink in bathroom. Bedroom has new king size 'Select Comfort' bed, chest of drawers, closet and wicker chaise lounge. The blue and yellow themed kitchen has open cupboards and mosaic tile countertops furnished with everything you need to feel right at home. Coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator, four burner electric stove and oven, toaster, blender, deep fryer, crockpot and large pots for steaming your crab catch!

The fireplace is so comfy and cozy. Wood is provided behind gate in carport during the winter. For summer use bring your own wood. We use the fireplace almost year round. We have a large couch, recliner and futon (that makes into dbl. bed) in main room. Wood dining table with 4 chairs and four extra card table chairs w/table in bedroom closet. We also have a portable high chair to secure to chair for baby/toddler feeding.

We have improved the trail to the beach twice...the last time with our friendly neighbors help. We enlarged the deck to 800 sq. ft. of unobstructed ocean view. We have a swing set in the back of the property along with a fire pit. There is a teak dining table with umbrella and six large chairs on the deck, plus three chaise lounges. We also have a glass table for four on the deck for your enjoyment. The yard and deck area are closed in for pet protection.

We have had many family get togethers here over the years. Sand Harp Cottage makes a great place to have meals, play games, take beach strolls, watch fabulous sunsets and have lots of fun together.

Come stay at Sand Harp Cottage and make your own memories!



Keywords: Sand Harp Cottage....a one (plus) bedroom cozy coastal cottage with fabulous view.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21+...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    A few toys available, tub toys, swing set and sand. High chair that straps to dining chair. Games and books....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    No animals on furniture please, particularly on beds. $25.00/per pet, non-refundable....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bunk Area

    ...moreless

  • King size bed (1) This is a 'Sleep Number' bed! Extra sheets, blankets, and pillows in cupboard and closet., Sleep Sofa or Futon (1) Sheets and blankets available in linen closet in bedroom., Bunk Beds (2) We keep a fitted sheet and coverlet on the bunks. Bring sleeping bags for them if you wish....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Shower/tub combo, pedestal sink, higher toilet.

Other Amenities

  • We have rebuilt and maintained the trail to the beach since 1995. We have always called it the 'Enchanted Forest Trail' as our great niece, Kennedy, named it years ago. Some of the locals have named it the 'Hobbit Trail'. Whatever you call it, it is a moderate walk to beautiful Heceta Beach...1/3 mile plus a short climb up berm....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of books under TV in cabinet and a few in bedroom...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu Ray DVD...moreless

  • Games:

    Several games in hutch by bedroom...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    50'' HD flat screen with HD Satellite DVR, Blu Ray disc player and VCR. Instructions on coffee table....moreless

  • Stereo:

    yes...moreless

  • Television:

    50'' HD flat screen with HD Satellite DVR, Blu Ray disc player and VCR. Instructions on coffee table....moreless

  • Toys:

    A small selection under TV in cabinet...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A pretty good collection of older movies....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    We sit on a bluff with a fabulous view of the ocean. We are right between Driftwood Shores and the North Jetty. The 'Hobbit/Enchanted Forest Trail' is just steps away, and a 15 minute walk to beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have card table with 4 chairs, also....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets for Dbl. futon and King in linen closet in bedroom. Fitted sheets on bunks with coverlets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    More like great room....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Bring your own cell phone. Verizon works best....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Space in driveway if needed....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of bath towels, washcloths and hand towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Detergent above washer....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    The neighbor across the street built this fireplace years ago. It will warm the entire cottage in no time...it is wonderful! Bring your own wood in summertime....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Garbage disposal is only for tiny cooking residue. No major foods should be placed in it....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    spices and such...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    800 sq ft of decking with incredible unobstructed ocean view....moreless

  • Golf:

    Nearby is Sand Pines. Similar on small scale to PEBBLE BEACH. Highly rated....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals in town....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small rough area in back with fire pit and swing set....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber grill. Charcoal NOT provided....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Outdoor court on 32nd street off Rhododendron Dr....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Rentals in town....moreless

 

Reviews

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High Season
May 22 - Sep 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$145
$900 $3,500
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$125
$800 $3,200
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Cleaning fee $50
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

No tax on rental for 30 days or more.


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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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Location

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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eugene - Mahlon Sweet Airport
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jerry's Bar and Grill
2.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sand Pines
60 Miles
Nearest Train
Eugene
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Driftwood Shores
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Heceta Beach

Car: Recommended

Heceta Head Lighthouse tours, Hiking, Clam digging, 4 wheeler & sandrail rentals, Sandboarding park, Whale watching, Old Town shopping, Lakes everywhere, Horse rentals at Baker Beach.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: We have three amazing sons and three fabulous daughters-in-law, plus six marvelous grandchildren! Our Labradoodle, Darby, comes to the beach with us and loves it here. I work in a Middle School Library and my husband is a General Contractor.

Why the Owner Chose Florence:
Florence is an easy two hour drive from our home outside of Springfield on the McKenzie River and a great getaway. At the beach we like to take naps, sit on the deck, take naps, play games, take naps, watch movies, take naps, gamble a little and then go to bed with window open to hear the ocean.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We have the nicest neighbors. In fact, our friends that maintain the cottage live right across the street. We couldn't rent this home without them.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Sand Harp Cottage from top of trail.

    Sand Harp Cottage from top of trail.

  • Table for six. Also a table for four nearby.

    Table for six. Also a table for four nearby.

  • Kitchen views.

    Kitchen views.

  • King Bedroom

    King Bedroom

  • Walking along Heceta Beach.

    Walking along Heceta Beach.

  • Heceta Beach...fabulous family time!

    Heceta Beach...fabulous family time!

  • Strawberry Hill is N. on Hwy. 101. 25 minute drive. Do you see the starfish?

    Strawberry Hill is N. on Hwy. 101. 25 minute drive. Do you see the starfish?

  • Cleawox Lake at Honeyman Park. Just south of Florence.

    Cleawox Lake at Honeyman Park. Just south of Florence.

  • Fabulous view from windows and deck.

    Fabulous view from windows and deck.

  • Great room.

    Great room.

  • Great Room with Fireplace and HD Flat Screen TV

    Great Room with Fireplace and HD Flat Screen TV

  • Fire pit in the sand.

    Fire pit in the sand.

  • Heceta Lighthouse.  A short drive north on Hwy. 101. Tours available.

    Heceta Lighthouse. A short drive north on Hwy. 101. Tours available.

  • Trail end...beach ahead. Camera on top of berm that you climb to beach.

    Trail end...beach ahead. Camera on top of berm that you climb to beach.

  • Heceta Head Lighthouse from hiking trail.

    Heceta Head Lighthouse from hiking trail.

  • Several lakes nearby. 
This is Munsel Lake.

    Several lakes nearby. This is Munsel Lake.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
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  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2015
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