Little Cabin on the River - a Coastal Waterfall Wonderland(81 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cabin, 1 Bedroom + , 1 Bath, (Can sleep 2 adults one child)
Hideout in a coastal forest. Built in the early 60's as a fishing retreat, it is a perfect getaway for two adults. Completely remodeled, this cozy little cabin is located right on the river and in the heart of old logging history. With the mountains and river, it provides a perfect excuse to hike, bike, fish and explore. Minutes from Coos Bay, enjoy the beaches, local seafood, and a barbecue all in the same day.
Located on the East Fork of the Millicoma River, three miles from Golden and Silver Falls State Park in Coos County, and with the 92,000 acre Elliott State Forest and the 210,000 acre Weyerhaeuser Millicoma Tree Farm as neighbors, you'll enjoy the beautiful southern Oregon Coast Range at its best.
With a bright open kitchen and living area, it makes your stay comfortable and relaxing. Heated by a gas fireplace, it makes cold winter nights cozy and comfortable. The main bedroom boasts a comfortable queen bed, and in the winter warm cozy flannel sheets and down comforter. There is a small bunk area off of the main bedroom with one small built-in rustic bed.
With 80' of river frontage, watch river birds, otters, ospreys, salmon, chipmunks, quail, deer and the occasional elk, who venture down to enjoy the apple orchard. Build a fire in the fire pit on the river bank below the cabin's private deck and enjoy an evening under the stars. We even provide the wood!
During the summer months, when the river is at its lowest, enjoy a small island where blue heron, ducks, deer, otters, kingfishers, and other river wildlife come to explore. Right in front of the cabin, it makes morning coffee a whole lot more enjoyable.
THE FISH ARE HERE! Chinook salmon spawn in front of the cabin from November to January and steelhead fishing starts mid-December and runs through March. Trout season runs from May 26th through October 31st. In the fall experience the beautiful colors of nature and in the winter, perhaps a snowfall or two.
Spring brings lot's of early wildflowers like the Chocolate Lily, the white and pink Trillium, and the beautiful native rhododendrons in colors from white to deep purple. During the months of July through late September, fill your basket with fresh blackberries or spend time picking apples in our orchard. In October, visit the Mahaffey Ranch in the town of Allegany, and pick out that perfect pumpkin. Enjoy their corn maze and cannon, and the best apple cider in the state.
Open all year are the wonderful hiking trails at Golden and Silver Falls State Park. Hike through an old growth forest of Douglas Fir, Big Leaf Maple and Oregon Myrtlewood, while enjoying the scenic, beautiful and historic Glenn Creek. At a height of 240' Golden Falls is quite possibly the most impressive waterfall in the Coast Range of Oregon. Both falls are located within a rustic state park, adorned by a trail system and a nice picnic area at the trailhead. Originally the Allegany to Scottsburg Pack Trail, Silver Falls hiking path was a stage coach route from 1909 to 1912.
Featuring a fully equipped kitchen, and plenty of towels, pack your toothbrush, and those books you've wanted to read, and stay awhile. Whatever you choose, we know you'll enjoy your stay.
(We have provided several books on our area's local history, covering logging, legends and mysteries, along with vintage photos covering the original town of Allegany and Golden & Silver Falls. Hike above Golden Falls and explore the old homestead, making for an exciting day trip.)
SPEND A DAY IN THE WOODS WITH A FORESTER: Explore Coos County's first guided tour through a working forest with a professional forester. Bring your kids and your questions. FREE July through September on Wednesdays from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Free transportation provided departing from the Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. RSVP 541-269-0215 or toll free 1-800-824-8486.
Keywords: Cabin, Mountains, Forest, River, Waterfall, Wildlife, Fishing, Salmon, Steelhead, Hiking, Exploring, Hunting, Oregon Coast, Peaceful, Relaxing, Cozy, Private, Ocean, Beaches, Fall Colors, Wild Flowers, Logging History, Star Gazing
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Member since: 2010
- 750 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Non Smoking Only
$10 per pet per night. Yard and attached deck is fully fenced and pet friendly.Pets must not be under a year old. Pet policy available upon request. Doggy bags are provided to help with your pet's clean-up. Depending on size, two pets only please....moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Antique claw-foot deep soaking tub with separate shower.
- We provide a hair dryer, hand soap, first aid kit, candles, kerosene lanterns, flashlights, bottled drinking water, body wash, shampoo/conditioner, binoculars, dish soap and laundry detergent. We also encourage our guests to enjoy our apple orchard, walk down the private community lane, pick wild black berries, and enjoy the neighbor's llamas. Lots of wildlife. We have a herd of deer. several cubbies of quail, and a magnificent American Bald Eagle, who surveys the river frequently. Natural swimming hole upstream near Glenn Creek junction and the Millicoma River (within walking distance from the cabin). Also wading/swimming is available at Golden & Silver Falls State Park....moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- MP3 Dock
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Rain Forests
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Surrounded by the Oregon Coastal mountains, including the Elliott State Forest, and Weyerhaueser Millicoma Tree Farm. Three miles from Golden and Silver Falls State Park, Coos County, Oregon. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Bottled Water
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Filtered Water
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace
- Gas Heating
- Hair Dryer
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Secure Parking
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Chairs
- Deck / Patio:
- Deck Furniture
- Fully Fenced Property
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $40 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $10 + tax
- Tax Rate 1.8%
SPECIAL - $95 per/night for 2 guests ONLY January 01 to April 30, 2017 (min two nights)
SPECIAL - $105 per/night for 2 guests ONLY May 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016 (min rwo nights)
Stay 6 nights get 7th night FREE. Stay 2 weeks get 2 nights FREE.
Guests paying by check/cash receive a 3% discount. Discount not offered through VRBO/PAYPAL for e-checks.
Debit/credit card payments accepted through PayPal or VRBO
Pet Fee $10 per pet/per night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Twenty-four miles from Coos Bay/North Bend, east up the Coos River past Allegany and the west fork of the Millicoma River - literally "where the sidewalk ends" - is one of the hidden gems of Coos County: Golden and Silver Falls. Their beauty aside, history lives here. Above Golden Falls a pack trail from the 1800's leads into the backcountry of Glenn Creek Valley and Scottsburg. Blasted out in 1901 by Glenn Creek homesteaders, the trail above Golden Falls became a "road" that was serviced by the county until 1958, when the last of the related homesteaders moved out of the valley. Silver Falls is considered a "veil" waterfall....MoreCollapse
The Oregon Dunes are a unique area of windswept sand that is the result of millions of years of wind, sun, and rain erosion on the Oregon Coast. These are the largest expanse of coastal sand dunes in North America. Some dunes tower up to 150 meters above sea level, providing numerous recreational opportunities including off-road vehicle use, hiking, photography, fishing, and camping. The dunes are located on the Oregon Coast stretching approximately 40 miles north from the Coos River in North Bend to the Siuslaw River in Florence....MoreCollapse
Perched on rugged sandstone cliffs high above the ocean, Shore Acres State Park is an exciting and unexpected combination of beautiful natural and constructed features. Once the grand estate of pioneer timber baron Louis Simpson, Shore Acres features lushly planted gardens with plants and flowers from all over the world. Something is in bloom almost every day of the year. View some of the most spectacular winter storms and wave action on the Oregon Coast. Between Thanksgiving and New Year's eve, the park comes alive with over a quarter million lights. Popular hiking trails lead north and south from the park. Day-use fee....MoreCollapse
Symmetrical in form, the Myrtlewood tree is a beauty of nature. Their height can reach 100 feet, and trunk diameter four feet or more. Growing on a slender ribbon of land along the Pacific coast between the Cascades and the ocean, this evergreen beauty, flourishes best in the counties of Coos, Curry and Western Douglas of Southwestern Oregon. The Myrtlewood is found only here and in the Holy Land. Trees with trunks of four-foot diameter are estimated to be about 500 years old....MoreCollapse
Forest/logging tours, crabbing, wild mushroom picking, sand dune ATV rentals, charter boat fishing, and native American culture/activities. Where to fish? Owners can help, and provide river fishing guides (available weekends). Trout season runs from May 26th through October 31st. For more fishing/hunting information go to www.dfw.state.or.us.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I enjoy fishing, gardening, and hiking. I have been fishing here since I was eight years old. I just enjoy the awesome seclusion of this area. This picture, taken in front of the cabin, shows myself with a fresh caught steelhead. Caught this year, right alongside the cabin, it weighed out at 14 lbs and 32''. Another great place to fish for steelhead, is at Nesika Park, located just three minutes from the cabin!
Why the Owner Chose Coos Bay, OR, USA:
I grew up alongside this little cabin. When it came up for sale in 2010, I couldn't think of anything better than to open it to family, friends, and travelers. My family has been a part of this wonderful valley since the 50's. Never crowded, it is a great place to kick back and relax. The weather is milder here and we don't get that cold wind or fog off the ocean. This is a rural area, but also a safe and fun place to bring your family. Mine grew up here.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I really enjoy all of the seasons here. I look forward to the summer barbecues, swimming, and just being outside. Fall is wonderful with all the trees changing colors and the salmon traveling up the river to spawn. One of the best places to see this is right in front of this little cabin. Winter brings wild mushroom picking and the rain, which raises the river and makes Golden and Silver Falls so spectacular. Fishing is one of my most favorite hobbies, so I live where I can do that. In Spring everything is green, the birds start to nest, and the mountain mist is beautiful.
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- Little Cabin on the River -
- Bright open kitchen with full view of the river and surrounding mountains -
- Dining area with windows facing river - Door out to fully fenced back yard -
- Your own private deck overlooking the river -
Relax with a fire in the evening and enjoy a sky fill of spectacular stars -
- Oregon Rhododendrons line driveway in May with colorful blooms -
- East Fork of the Millicoma River follows Road to Cabin -
- In the fall, enjoy beautiful colored maples -
Golden Falls - Falling over 210 feet you can hike to the top on old road -
- Mountains, beaches and sand dunes all in the same day - Just minutes away! -
- Winter at the cabin -
- Welcome! -
- Front Room facing River - Custom Myrtlewood Coffee Table -
- Queen bed in main bedroom with custom made bunk beds in next room -
- Soak in the vintage claw-foot tub or enjoy a long hot shower -
- Fully fenced back yard with easy access to the river below -
- No cold beach wind or fog here -
- Front Yard of Cabin with Apple Orchard in the far background -
- Fall colors on the road to the Cabin -
- Trail to Silver Falls trail - An easy hike through an old growth forest -
- Silver Falls - In the summer cool off in pool below -
-Shore Acres State Park, a "must see!" -
- Winter Steelhead fishing - Priceless!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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