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Luxury and Comfort on the Rogue River

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Walls of glass and decks overlook the Rogue River.

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Last updated: 03/24/2010

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Gold Hill house description

From the cozy indoor fireplace or outdoor hot tub, relax in this private sanctuary while enjoying the magnificent views of the Rogue River, dramatic gardens with 550-feet of river frontage, not to mention a gazebo and secluded safari tent (with a bed) for the adventurous. The main house has 2500 square-feet of professionally-designed interiors, a private dock, with a 1000 square-foot studio and 2500 square-feet of decking.

This estate-like setting has three separate bedrooms with king and queen-sized beds in the main house and detached studio with its own deck, outdoor grill, dining table, and chairs. Walls of glass with magnificent river views surround the spacious main-living room, atrium dining room, fully-stocked kitchen, and other rooms. A lower level with a private entrance has its own bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, and sitting room. Doors open directly from all levels to the adjoining decks for day and night-time enjoyment; luxurious gardens and walkways surround the residences with a two-car garage and ample off-street parking.

Enclosed in seclusion with elegant interiors and surrounded by beauty, you are but minutes from wineries and fine restaurants. Or spend your time by bird watching (Osprey and an occasional Eagle to Red-tailed Hawks, Swallows, and many more), fishing for trout or salmon, strolling through the extensive property, or just barbequing and eating on the decks. You will become entranced in the serenity of this one-of-a-kind experience.

Conveniently located one mile from I-5 (exit 43), the Oregon Caves, historic Jacksonville and Britt Festival, Crater Lake, Ashland (with its Oregon Shakespeare Festival), and a variety of activities are within your easy drive.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum Age limit of 12 years. House is not available for use as a “party” house. No outside guests without approval. Small pet may be considered in studio space only with an adjacent, enclosed kennel....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Considered:

            Small pet with approval in studio only....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Detached Unit

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          • King size beds (1) In studio., Queen size Beds (2) Also two trundles (with Sealy Mattresses) convert to 2 more Queens., Double Beds (1) Double in safari tent., Twin or Single Beds (4) The two trundles can convert to 4 twins....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Cable TV (3), Internet Access, Atrium Dining Room overlooking river, Full Jenn-Air Kitchen, Cooking utensils with Crystal and China provided, Luxury Linens provided, Two-Car Garage (Additional Parking), Studio with Mini-Refrigerator...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Extensive CD collection...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Three Flat-screen TVs; four regular TVs. TVs in all bedrooms....moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Huge Video Library (DVD and VCR)....moreless

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    550-feet of river-frontage with luxurious gardens, walkways, decks, and views; personal dock for fishing or sunning; fenced and gated on all three sides to the river. Fishing off dock and along shore (if experienced); fishing poles, lures, and equipment are provided. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Full-size, front-loading dryer....moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    Two-car garage with automatic door opener....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Two-car enclosed garage....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Luxury linens and robes are provided....moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    Reception for all cell phones....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    In addition to two-car garage, ample off-street parking for RV/boat/trailer. No hook-ups....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Full-size front-loading washer and dryer in house, plus laundry supplies provided. Iron and ironing board also included....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless, high-speed, secured Internet provided....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Pressed logs provided for convenience....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully-stocked Kitchen (food processor, blender, espresso machine, and more) with Crystal and China provided....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Numerous decks off living room, kitchen, studio, hot tub, downstairs living area. Private dock. Comfortable dinner seating for six off kitchen. Additional deck off living room adds dining seating for fifteen more....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Furnished gazebo and second safari tent with river views in garden lot....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        River views and scenery from hot tub....moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 5
                      from 9 traveler reviews
                      VRBO Bear relaxing in the beautiful living room 08/22/2005

                      VRBO Bear stayed here:


                      This bear found a delightful retreat in Southern Oregon. This beautiful home is conveniently located off Interstate 5, near Gold Hill. Here you’ll find plenty of room for a little bear like me to roam in a very peaceful setting. Whether you are grilling or enjoying the hot tub on the multi-level deck, you will love this serene oasis that over looks the Rogue River, complete with it’s own private dock.

                      This elegantly decorated hideaway has every modern convenience. It has a Jen-Air kitchen, cable TV, internet access, washer and dryer, fireplace and exceptional décor. There is room enough for up to 8 guests. There are 2 bedrooms in the main floor, a third bedroom is located downstairs with a private entrance. It also has a detached studio that provides a luxurious private living area next to your private two car garage..

                      This secluded refuge is just 15 minutes from Medford or Grants Pass, and just minutes away from shopping and many fine restaurants. You can also go hiking, biking, and horseback riding, or boating in this beautiful area. You’ll know you have definitely struck "gold" in Gold Hill when you visit this VRBO property.

                      Signed, VRBO Bear

                      The VRBO Bear
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                      $225/night (May 01-Sep 30) for 2; $25/night for each add'tl person.
                      $175/night (Oct 01-Apr 30) for 2; $25/night for each add'tl person.
                      Two-nights minimum: Mid-week or booking to your schedule is fine. 
                      Small pet w/approval. No Children under 12.  
                      Reservation deposit is first night’s fee, paid 30 days in advance.
                      $500.00 security deposit upon arrival (personal check will be held).  
                      No Smoking.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                      About the owner: Dennis and Judy purchased the river house in 2001 and have transformed the acreage into beautiful gardens with a gazebo and safari tent, walkways, and an estate-like setting. Dennis is a retired attorney, professor, and writer with 18 books published. Judy retired after 32 years working for the USPS. We live only 30 minutes away that allows us to maintain the properties and gardens plus enjoying the river’s serenity. We take pleasure in sharing its beauty and ambience with our guests. (The picture is of us and our daughter and grand-daughter in Piriac, France, on the Brittany coast.)

                      Why the Owner Chose Gold Hill:
                      Having lived in Ashland for eight years before, we knew we wanted a Rogue River frontage property. This particular one was located far away from the Savage Rapids and Gold Ray dams that eventually were to be removed--their final removal didn't affect this location at all. Located outside of Gold Hill and towards Rogue River, this property offered the irrigation, acreage, and river frontage--plus the incredible structures--that we desired. This is a very unique property, continually maintained and kept in a pristine condition.


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                      Photos

                      • Walls of glass and decks overlook the Rogue River.

                        Walls of glass and decks overlook the Rogue River.

                      • This river-view walkway connects the main house with the studio.

                        This river-view walkway connects the main house with the studio.

                      • Jenn-Air Kitchen with the separate studio in the background.

                        Jenn-Air Kitchen with the separate studio in the background.

                      • The Rogue River shows so many different facets during a late afternoon.

                        The Rogue River shows so many different facets during a late afternoon.

                      • An English garden with kennel is between the studio and southern bog garden.

                        An English garden with kennel is between the studio and southern bog garden.

                      • Each room has designer furniture and accessories, as is the living room.

                        Each room has designer furniture and accessories, as is the living room.

                      • The upstairs main-floor bedroom features a queen-size bed.

                        The upstairs main-floor bedroom features a queen-size bed.

                      • A decorative bird bath in the studio gardens.

                        A decorative bird bath in the studio gardens.

                      • The isolated safari tent and its double-bed is among the trees with river views.

                        The isolated safari tent and its double-bed is among the trees with river views.

                      • Although the studio faces the river, this view is from the main house.

                        Although the studio faces the river, this view is from the main house.

                      • The extensive upper garden features the gazebo and safari tent.

                        The extensive upper garden features the gazebo and safari tent.

                      • A pathway winds by a huge grove of bamboo and leads to the upper gardens.

                        A pathway winds by a huge grove of bamboo and leads to the upper gardens.

                      • Dine with river views from the atrium dining room.

                        Dine with river views from the atrium dining room.

                      • The magnificent river of Zane Gray fame changes view by day, time, and season.

                        The magnificent river of Zane Gray fame changes view by day, time, and season.

                      • An elegantly-appointed living room with fireplace opens to the decks and views.

                        An elegantly-appointed living room with fireplace opens to the decks and views.

                      • A private entrance leads to a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, and sitting room.

                        A private entrance leads to a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, and sitting room.

                      • Enjoy the hot tub viewing the surroundings, in day or night privacy.

                        Enjoy the hot tub viewing the surroundings, in day or night privacy.

                      • Kitchen deck also has Jenn-Air stainless steel, natural-gas barbeque grill.

                        Kitchen deck also has Jenn-Air stainless steel, natural-gas barbeque grill.

                      • This room has a trundle bed that opens to a queen or two-twins.

                        This room has a trundle bed that opens to a queen or two-twins.

                      • Image taken from under the coolness of the trees and a high bank.

                        Image taken from under the coolness of the trees and a high bank.

                      • A natural bog garden with a wandering path is to the south of the studio.

                        A natural bog garden with a wandering path is to the south of the studio.

                      • The studio features its own deck, grill, outside dining table, and chairs.

                        The studio features its own deck, grill, outside dining table, and chairs.

                      • The furnished gazebo with river views features night-time lighting and intimacy.

                        The furnished gazebo with river views features night-time lighting and intimacy.

                      • This magnificient river shows different looks depending on the lighting.

                        This magnificient river shows different looks depending on the lighting.

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                      Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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