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Riverfront Home,Fishing/Swimming,Quiet Lane, Willamette Valley at Door

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Spectacular view from balcony overlooking private swimming and fishing hole

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-180 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath house is ideal for exploring the gorgeous, fun-filled Willamette Valley and McKenzie River Scenic Route!! Then, come back to a home so cozy and peaceful you would not want to leave except it is also about 75 yards above the McKenzie River! The elevated position of the home over the river offers a fantastic view of both the river and what is called the 'pond' from the spacious covered deck. The pond is a quiet inlet of the river with a beach and swimming area. The river attracts osprey, herons, egrets, ducks, geese, otters and beavers, which can be seen frequently.

During the winter and spring months, the Berry Patch Vacation Rental is the perfect artist's retreat - complete a series of paintings on the private deck overlooking the McKenzie River or on those periods of dry weather - setting up the easel on the river bank or backyard of the main house. Or cozy up and storm watch, enjoying the quiet solitude of the nights.
For the more adventurous; try HooDoo Skiing, snowshoeing, or the hot springs (primative and developed.) Bring your books or hunker down for table game marathons. For authors; finish that novel in the quietness of a rain forest. Although the river is too high for water sports at this time of year, to see the raging river in the winter is quite an exciting experience.

From May on, there is easy (a rugged path for the youngsters and a dirt road for those who need it) river access for fishing, kayaking, rafting, and swimming. Fishing is excellent from the beach and rocks below the house. The house is at the end of a private lane nestled within 5 acres of blueberry bushes. Blueberries ripen in July and are available through August.

There is wireless Internet and Roku streaming for endless movies, games, music, and more. There is no TV reception. For those who love board games, there is a whole closet full of them.The living room, balcony, and Master Bedroom all have incredible views of the river. There is a large, covered balcony (or deck) for outside meals, wildlife viewing, reading or napping. The master bedroom has a king size bed, beautiful furniture and view of the river. The second bedroom upstairs has two twin beds. The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed, fireplace (the upstairs fireplace is non-functional), TV, and private bathroom. The kitchen includes large refrigerator and freezer, electric stove and oven, dishwasher, and all you need to cook gourmet meals.

Only half and hour from Eugene/Springfield and 65 miles West of Hoodoo ski area, The Berry Patch is ideally located for a winter or summer vacation. Tokatee Golf Course (nationally ranked) is about 25 miles from the house. Belknap Hot Springs is 30 minutes away, and endless miles of roads and wilderness to explore just outside your door.


Keywords: McKenzie River, Willamette Valley, Eugene, Track Town, Olympic Trials, Trials Parking Pass available with reservation, fishing, whitewater, views, family, recreation, blueberry farm, blueberry patch, rafting, low introductory rates

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • This rustic, fifth generation vacation home sits on five acres of blueberries, so you are completely buffered from the outside world. They are tended to year round by staff and ripen in July and August. Winter is very quiet, spring is a slow waking of the bushes, summer is all about the blues and the river, and autumn is a buttoning up time. All are beautiful....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Roku streaming has endless music options...moreless

  • Television:

    THERE IS NO TV RECEPTION. Instead we provide vastly improved entertainment via ROKU streaming with free Crackle, and subscription Netflix, Hulu, Pandora (for music) and more...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    Roku streaming has games...moreless

Attractions

  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    There is WIFI which also provides entertainment through ROKU for streaming movies, music, and more!...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    There is excellent cell phone coverage...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August
Jul 1 - Sep 6, 2016
2 night min stay
$175

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

September-May
Sep 7 - Jun 9, 2017
180 night min stay

$1,295
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • One-Time Cleaning Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $125
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

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The following holidays weeks are booked at $250/night (double occupancy):

Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Long-Term (3-8 months) rental is available from September through to following May at greatly reduced rate.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

About the owner: The Berry Patch was originally purchased by J.H. P. Howard and has since been passed on to his children and grandchildren. This beautiful slice of heaven on Greenwood Dr., just one-mile east of the tiny town of Leaburg, is now being shared with the lucky ones who discover it.

Why the Owner Chose Walterville, OR, USA:
This home is available for long term rental from September through as late as June. However, sometimes it is available as a vacation rental, the calendar reflecting which.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is no better place to hang out on the McKenzie River. The waters can be swift and rough elsewhere on the river, but in front of the Berry Patch house, it slows and widens.


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Photos

  • Spectacular view from balcony overlooking private swimming and fishing hole

    Spectacular view from balcony overlooking private swimming and fishing hole

  • River side of the house with a deck for awesome views

    River side of the house with a deck for awesome views

  • Long,private drive,blueberry fields off a quiet lane, no noisy traffic from hwy

    Long,private drive,blueberry fields off a quiet lane, no noisy traffic from hwy

  • Fully equipped kitchen with wonderful old decor, views of the blueberry field

    Fully equipped kitchen with wonderful old decor, views of the blueberry field

  • Master Bedroom has view of river; all bedrooms are quiet and peaceful

    Master Bedroom has view of river; all bedrooms are quiet and peaceful

  • Third bedroom has queen bed, private bath, and fireplace

    Third bedroom has queen bed, private bath, and fireplace

  • Never fail fishing spot right below the house

    Never fail fishing spot right below the house

  • Bliss for children of all ages--bring inner tubes or kayaks (or rent)

    Bliss for children of all ages--bring inner tubes or kayaks (or rent)

  • Looking upriver from the island you can inner tube or kayak over to.

    Looking upriver from the island you can inner tube or kayak over to.

  • Hike the famous McKenzie River Trail to Tamolitch Pool

    Hike the famous McKenzie River Trail to Tamolitch Pool

  • One of the most beautiful places in the world and you are minutes away

    One of the most beautiful places in the world and you are minutes away

  • Take a day trip to the coast

    Take a day trip to the coast

  • Front of the house in summer with views of the blueberry fields

    Front of the house in summer with views of the blueberry fields

  • A country destination!

    A country destination!

  • Berries ripen in July and are available through August usually

    Berries ripen in July and are available through August usually

  • Looking from the kitchen past dining area towards bedrooms

    Looking from the kitchen past dining area towards bedrooms

  • Second bedroom has two twins, views of blueberry field

    Second bedroom has two twins, views of blueberry field

  • Bring inner tubes and float on the river or hire a river guide in a boat!

    Bring inner tubes and float on the river or hire a river guide in a boat!

  • Some of the best fishing in the world!

    Some of the best fishing in the world!

  • Pick Oregon Blackberries on your own private beach in August

    Pick Oregon Blackberries on your own private beach in August

  • Hike to Proxy Falls

    Hike to Proxy Falls

  • Put your toes in the river and read

    Put your toes in the river and read

  • Cook out or just relax around the fire ring overlooking the river

    Cook out or just relax around the fire ring overlooking the river

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Monday, August 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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