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Sea View Grotto, in a Private Colony, Easy Access to Mile-Long Beach

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Sebastian Shores private community, behind sea grass dunes and sandy beach.

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gold Beach house description

The sunroom doubles as a dining room and writing room, with huge south and west windows. The owner’s favorite early-morning writing room can be closed off by double-pane sliding glass doors to allow other family members to visit, listen to music or watch television. If you need to work while your family relaxes, the spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean waves from the sun room will salve your soul.

The kitchen is fully-equipped and allows cooks to participate with family. Microwave oven, gas oven, four-burner gas stove, side-by-side refrigerator and all the necessary pots, pans, and utensils are provided for wonderful meals.

Cable television, Wi-Fi, and clean, comfortable furniture with premium mattresses provide all the comforts of home. The large hot tub is on the patio in the side yard protected from coastal winds. This private residence is only 150 feet from a gorgeous sea grass dune trail leading another 100 feet to the most beautiful and safe recreational beach in southern Oregon, known for its driftwood structures and stunt kite flying. No need to climb down a dangerous cliff to get to the beach!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Children have a great time since the beach is so close and there are no highways or cliffs. Bikeriding is safe in the private colony....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            While inside smoking is prohibited, we allow smoking outside and ask guests to dispose of waste in proper fire proof receptacles....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years for responsible party...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Downstairs bedroom with plush pillow-top twin beds....moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom with full bath and plush pillow-top queen bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Downstairs bedroom with plush pillow-top queen bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Double sinks for master bedroom....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Downstairs bathroom....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Dining
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Heating:

            Individual electric heating in each room, plus gas fireplace in Family Room....moreless

          • Garage:

            Two-car garage....moreless

          • Fireplace
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room seats 8

          Entertainment

          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Books

          Communications

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Weber Charcoal Grill outside the front door, next to the Hot Tub and shielded from the wind....moreless

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Best view in the dining room or what the owners like to call the 'writer's room'. Plenty of sunshine and time to get thoughts down on paper for the journal or book you've always wanted to write....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    150 feet from sea grass dune trail leading another 100 feet to the most beautiful and safe recreational beach in southern Oregon, well-known for its driftwood structures and stunt kite flying....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Located in a private residential colony at beach level. No need to climb down a dangerous cliff to get to the beach!...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hiking
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.6
                  from 22 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $240
                  $1,512
                  Fall
                  Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $225
                  $1,418
                  My Standard Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  $245

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  To secure a reservation, contact Mary at 636-346-8868 and check on availability.

                  Ask about our couples only rate. Not available June 15th-Sept 15 or on Holiday periods.

                  Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, or check for the first-night stay. For a reservation of one week or more, the deposit is one-half of the stay. The balance is due one week prior to your arrival date plus the security deposit of $300. The security deposit is refundable within ten days after departure.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/11/2014
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                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Portland,N.Bend,Medford,OR. Crescent City, CA
                  50 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  beach
                  250 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. Hood
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Brookings, Gold Beach
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Several Excellent Restaurants

                  Car: Necessary

                  Locale

                  Seaview Grotto is located at the southern edge of Gold Beach in Sebastian Shores, the last private 'on-the-beach' residential colony on the Pacific coast of the United States. Although the wide and sandy beach is public, it is used almost exclusively by homeowners and guests of the Sebastian Shores colony, making it safe and comfortable for notables who want to be left alone. Pass your day on the beach building driftwood art, bird watching, kite flying, reading or napping, and shell collecting. Walk north on the beach 100 yards to the Gold Beach Visitor Center and ask the friendly docents to help you plan your stay, then continue 1.5 miles along the beach to the Rogue River as it enters the Pacific Ocean. South from Sebastian Shores, wade through or leap across Hunter Creek and stop at Kissing Rock, a beautiful example of the Oregon Coast's ancient volcanic origin. If you're with someone you love, help the rock keep its reputation. The low tide pools are exciting to explore. Walk, run or ride your beach cruiser bicycle through Buena Vista Ocean Wayside State Park to Cape Sebastian, 3 miles further south.

                  Wind Surfing and Paddle Boarding

                  World-class ocean windsurfing and paddle boarding at Pistol River and freshwater windsurfing (and lessons) at Floras Lake are major attractions.

                  Family Activities

                  Free berry picking along every back road is popular with families in July, August, and September. Spectacular hiking abounds for people at all levels of ability on well-maintained trails. A campfire on the beach (away from the sea grass dunes) is a wonderful evening activity.

                  Shopping & Dining

                  The town of Gold Beach boasts the best bookstore and art gallery in southern Oregon with baristas and a pastry chef famous known for her creative use of local fruits and berries. The Gold Rush Center is home to wonderful local artists and craftspersons. Two supermarkets and a fish market have all the provisions for wonderful home-cooked meals at Seaview Grotto, but Gold Beach has several excellent restaurants within walking distance and the elegant Tu Tu Tun Lodge and Spa with its exquisite riverside dining room seven miles up the north shore road of the Rogue River. The cliffs at Otter Point and Nesika Beach can be carefully explored a few miles north of town.

                  Golf

                  Two intimate and fun (and inexpensive) public golf courses are nestled in banana belts within 30 minutes. The fantastic Bandon Dunes golf complex is less than 1-hour north, with 5 spectacular courses. Golf Odyssey reports, “on this remote stretch of the wildly stunning Oregon coast, where the finest golf courses in the whole world quietly await you.”

                  Wild and Scenic Rogue River

                  Two miles from the house, the Rogue River enters the Pacific Ocean from its origins 215 miles east in Crater Lake. Famous for Salmon and Steelhead trout, Gold Beach winter fishing in a heated boat could not be more relaxing. The Rogue National Wild and Scenic River is surrounded by forested mountains and rugged boulder and rock-lined banks. Two jet boat companies provide safe and comfortable but very exciting trips up into remote canyons where Bald Eagles, Otters, and Black Bears abound.

                  Coastal Redwoods

                  Considered to be one of America’s most beloved treasures, the old growth Coastal Redwood forests begin just below the California border, 30 miles south of Gold Beach. Stop by the Visitors Center in Crescent City to choose your Redwoods experience. These majestic trees cannot be captured on camera – they need to be experienced! Fishing, hiking, bird watching, and Roosevelt Elk are all part of you Redwood Forest visit.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Len & Mary Matheson grew up in Southern California and now live in Missouri. Active grandparents and professionals, they enjoy hosting family and friends in their home on the spectacular southern Oregon coast.

                  Why the Owner Chose Gold Beach:
                  Far from the crowds of California and the summer heat of the midwest. Once we arrive and walk on the beach, the cares of the world melt away.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The southern Oregon coast is known for its spectacular cliffs. Sebastian Shores is located at beach level. Our Seaview Grotto home is a few feet off the beach, nestled in a fern grotto with southern exposure, protecting the hot tub from wind, while allowing sunbathing during the day and stargazing at night.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Sebastian Shores private community, behind sea grass dunes and sandy beach.

                    Sebastian Shores private community, behind sea grass dunes and sandy beach.

                  • Sunset from the Sun Room/Dining Room that can be closed off to become an office.

                    Sunset from the Sun Room/Dining Room that can be closed off to become an office.

                  • First solo stunt kite flyer at Sebastian Shores.

                    First solo stunt kite flyer at Sebastian Shores.

                  • Horseback riding in the local forest, a few minutes from home.

                    Horseback riding in the local forest, a few minutes from home.

                  • Coastal redwoods are a short drive away! See Visitors Center.

                    Coastal redwoods are a short drive away! See Visitors Center.

                  • South along Sebastian Shores colony beach towards Cape Sebastian at sunset.

                    South along Sebastian Shores colony beach towards Cape Sebastian at sunset.

                  • Fern grotto provides privacy and shelters home and hot tub from coastal winds.

                    Fern grotto provides privacy and shelters home and hot tub from coastal winds.

                  • Warm sunning and swimming beach along the Rogue River 10 minutes from home.

                    Warm sunning and swimming beach along the Rogue River 10 minutes from home.

                  VRBO #451899

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Friday, July 11, 2014

                  $225 - $245 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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