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Luxury Hilltop Rental Retreat with Rogue River Views - rents Month to Month

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 - 30 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 4 full baths, sleeps 10 adults

MONTHLY VACATION RENTAL - Located along Oregon's spectacular, rugged Wild River's Coast, the estate is perched atop the one of the highest hills in Gold Beach with unsurpassed views of the mouth of the Rogue River and Pacific Ocean beyond.

You will arrive at the end of a private road which insures our guests the utmost in privacy and security. The house has over 5,000 square feet of comfortable living space on three levels, plus over 1,000 feet of decking from which to enjoy the fabulous scenery. In addition to the 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, there is a fully-equipped media/entertainment room complete with surround sound.

There is a library for reading and meditation, as well as a large parlor that doubles as a dining room to accommodate large gatherings and formal dinner parties. Built in speakers provide relaxing stereo music throughout the main floor.

For more casual cooking, there is a Weber gas barbecue located on the main level deck outside. The separate master suite, with en suite bath that includes an oval jacuzzi tub, is located on the ground floor, with direct access to the large hot tub that accommodates 10. The entire house features large panoramic double-pane Anderson windows to bring the outside in. If one wants to reconnect for a bit, there are four TVs, all on cable, placed strategically throughout the house.

More Details

John Upshur
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About John Upshur

I was out fishing on the Rogue River one vacation day and noticed the house on the hill and thought it was just beautiful. To my surprise and delight, it turned out to be for sale. So I bought it and planned to move from Los Angeles to this beautiful, luxury wilderness retreat. But life has a way of surprising you when you least expect it and I met a California girl who would not budge; so we got married and stayed in California. I decided it was a shame to let the house sit empty, and I couldn't bear to give it up, so I started renting it out.

John Upshur purchased this house in 2002

Why John Upshur chose Gold Beach

This is house unique in that it has expansive view of the Rogue River where it empties into the Pacific ocean. There are breathtaking views from the expansive glass windows and 1,000 ft. of decking on which to enjoy the view. In addition, the extensive use of glass throughout the house brings the outdoors inside.

We are on a private street less than five minutes from Gold Beach Harbor and HWY 101. Is it is secluded but conveniently located to all local attractions.

Just check out the photos to see how beautiful the house really is; we think you will agree.

What makes this house unique

World class fishing, convenient to world class golf courses, expansive, roomy yet cozy rooms, great for get togethers or private getaways, lots of outdoor sports and exploring, wonderful neighbors and lots more.


Gold Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • River
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
1 king, 3 queens, 2 twins. Hot tub; wifi; DVD player; media/entertainment room with surround sound; gourmet kitchen; separate master suite; garage; laundry room with washer and dryer; privacy and security.


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Luxury Hilltop Rental Retreat with Rogue River Views - rents Month to Month
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Very much enjoyed staying in the Hilltop House and Gold Beach.

  • 5 of 5

The property fulfilled our needs and expectations. Wonderful sunsets! We will consider staying there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review. We thought you were enjoying yourself since we never heard a word to the contrary. I, myself spent the last five days there visiting and fishing with friends and family (we left yesterday), and while there our property manager, Glenda Williams, confirmed as much. Further, she also added that you were wonderful guests and therefore, we would love to have you back as such anytime you can make it. Thanks again. John Upshur Co-owner.
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Hilltop house was a mansion with spectacular views!

  • 5 of 5

What a view! Everything was there for us to enjoy an extended stay and the weather was unbelievable. Secluded location, Windows everywhere, attached garage leading into house, thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much. These guests, who stayed for two months, were five stars also. John Upshur, Co-owner
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Hilltop house

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful time had by all!!! Enjoyed all the spectacular views from the sunrises and sunsets..

Very comfortable and relaxing...Would highly recommend..

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Jeff and Karen. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and I understand from my property manager that you were wonderful guests. You're certainly more than welcome to return any time. John H. and Lindsey Baker-Upshur
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Browns Valley

Hill top House

  • 5 of 5

Loved my stay there! I stayed for 3 months. So glad it is a pet friendly home. Wonderful media room. Love the dining room. View is spectacular. I slept in 2 of the rooms, and both beds were comfortable. I loved the town of Gold Beach. Plenty of restaurants and lots of beach access. I plan on going back for a month in the summer.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer, so glad to enjoyed your stay. Our property manager, Glenda Williams, informed us that you couldn't have been a better guest. We'd love to have you anytime your schedule will allow you to return. Best wishes, John and Lindsey - Co-owners
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beautiful, spacious home with awesome views

  • 5 of 5

The host John was extremely cooperative. I had a difficulty with my dates due to medical situation and John was so accommodating about making the dates work for me. John was also very generous and helpful with a little clutch in the move in time. We really enjoyed the many views and the house was well equipped.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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mayflower ar

i loved it i came in from arkansas and met my bro

  • 5 of 5

I loved it and so did my kids grd kids and whole family it was great the last vacation before my brother passed so a special time and my 2 jacks loved it

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our wondefrul home. Glad you and your loved ones enjoyed it and we are very sorry for your loss. Thanks again for staying with us. John Upshur, Co-Owner
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
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Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cedar Bend
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gold Beach
Car: necessary

Antiquing, art galleries, beach-combing, biking, bird watching, boating, clam digging, crabbing, fine dining, fishing - fresh and salt water (including world-famous salmon), golf - both championship and miniature, hiking, horseback riding, jet boat trips, jet skiing, kayaking, museums, picnicking, sightseeing, specialty shopping, surfing - body and board, swimming, water skiing, wildlife viewing, windsurfing, wine tours, and wilderness trips.

Drive up or down the spectacular Wild River's Coast of Southern Oregon or just relax around the house and play parlor games, watch TV or listen to music or the sounds of the nearby ocean waves breaking against the shore. There are also special activities for kids, such as Kids Castle and playground in our local Buffington Park and the adventure center within walking distance down at the Port.

Other Activities: golf, fishing, white water rafting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300

50% up front deposit is Non-refundable locks in the rate.
One month minimum stay. PROPERTY RENTS MONTH TO MONTH - FOR FULL MONTHS ONLY example: 30 days; 60 days etc.
Long term stays are available. Rates are subject to change without prior notice until reservation is made. Deposit 50% of the first month required to book a reservation and lock in the rate.
Major credit cards and Paypal accepted
House available only as a month to month rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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