New to the rental market, this charming cottage at the beginning of the proposed "Wild and Scenic" Molalla River Corridor is the perfect retreat for those seeking a romantic getaway, fly fishing adventure or home base for exploring the area's nearby numerous attractions.
Molalla River Cottage is cozy and bright, tastefully decorated and offers a pleasant respite for those seeking peaceful relaxation in a beautiful rural setting. Entering the front door you will find a fully equipped kitchen with everything needed to prepare your own meals if desired. As you walk through the kitchen you will find the open living room with gas burning fireplace and hardwood floors. There is a comfy daveno, chairs and day bed for lounging or sleeping. Cozy togetherness awaits whether you choose to relax with a good book or enjoy a movie or music on the DVD player.
This cottage features one large bedroom with queen bed on the opposite end of the house and full bathroom with shower only ( no tub). This getaway is a single level floor plan for those with limited mobility although there are a few steps to the front porch and a step down to the living room. The back porch provides a peaceful place to relax by the creek on a warm and sunny summer day or a BBQ on the gas grill in the evening. While guests cannot bring their own dogs, there are friendly dogs that live near this home, so if there is a pet allergy in your group, keep that in mind.
Perhaps the most appealing feature of this lovely cottage is easy access via a short marked trail through meadow/pasture to the beautiful Molalla River. The trail leading to the river is slightly steep at the end. The river changes with the seasons and the cottage owners provide a lovely sitting area by the river with fire pit for quiet reflection. The river can have strong currents at different times of the year and caution is advised when swimming, fishing, rafting, etc. Renters are advised to check on local conditions and any necessary licenses for fishing, etc.
Sweet Creek Cottage provides a cozy and comfortable stay within easy access of the Molalla River Corridor, Hardy Creek trail system, (horses and mountain bikes, hiking), and the Table Rock Wilderness Area. A drive along this scenic waterway reveals numerous waterfalls and geological features. This charming cottage is a 1 hour drive from Portland, 15 miles from the historic town of Silverton, where you will find the beautiful Oregon Garden and just 7 miles from the rural town of Molalla where full services are provided: groceries, restaurants, medical services, gas, etc.
Molalla is also home of the world famous "Molalla Buckeroo" and Parade during the 4th of July holiday season, professional bull riding events, world class sky diving, city parks, and historic sites. Easy access to numerous sites of interest, rural beauty, and the Molalla River make this retreat a great choice for an active getaway or a quiet and peaceful time of rest and relaxation.