Brannholm- Glass and Timber Home on Devils Lake with Dock - Pet Friendly

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Brannholm is a 1973 Scandinavian modern lodge featuring cedar walls, knotty pine ceilings, and windows along the south and west sides of the home, providing lake views from nearly every room. The home has modern, comfortable furnishings, but maintains the fun of the original design by featuring nautical, vintage rustic, and Scandinavian details. At 3200 square feet on .6 acre, the home is double the size of most three bedroom homes in Lincoln City.

Common Areas
The great room is around 1000 square feet, with an open floorplan centered on a modern rock fireplace. One side has leather reclining seating and a large HD TV, so you can all watch the game or enjoy the lake view. The upper deck allows you to watch the sunset inside or ouThe other side has lakeview dining for the whole family. The dining area flows into a double galley kitchen, featuring a gas cooktop and indoor grill, with space for the whole family to cook together. At the opposite end of the kitchen, you will find a breakfast nook, dry bar, and sunroom with extra space for yoga or morning reflection.

The upstairs 'guest' bedroom is private, and features a king sized bed with a crib available, and a small tv. An extra twin mattress can be made up here (sheets, blankets, pillows provided).

The downstairs 'camp' bedroom features lake views, a queen sized bed, 2 twins on a bunk bed. There is also a full rollaway and full futon can be set up here (all sheets, blankets, pillows provided).

The downstairs master bedroom features lake views and a queen sized bed, loveseat, desk, and small tv. An extra twin mattress can be set up here (all sheets, blankets, pillows provided).

There is also extra sleeping upstairs, the great room daybed is a twin sleeper (sheets, blankets, pillows provided). You may also catch yourself sleeping in the super-comfy recliners!

To sleep 12 people, 2 people each share the 2 queens and the king bed. The other 6 sleep solo in the twin beds/twin mattresses, daybed, full futon, and full rollaway. Quality linens and Pendleton blankets are provided for all beds.

The kitchen is set up for cooking: toaster, coffeepot, espresso machine, looseleaf teapot, rice cooker, wok, stick blender, regular blender, cookie sheets, pizza pan, muffin pan, cake pans, roaster, casserole, pots, pans, popcorn popper, bread machine, food processor. If you are planning a special meal, we can send an inventory so you know what (if anything) you need to bring.
You'll find the home equipped with coffee, tea, staples, and basic spices. There are also games for all ages, children and adult books. An I-pod dock allows you to share your music.

Use the dock and patio for your boat, to fish, or to launch your canoe; a swim ladder makes lake access easy. We provide 2 sit on top kayaks, some fishing gear, and life vests. There is a fenced dog run where your dogs can play, and an upper lawn where you can throw a football, or set up volleyball or croquet. Extra outdoor seating in the dog run, and on our detached upper deck. Secure storage is available in the shop for your bikes or other gear. A public boat launch is less than a mile away.

Brannholm is close to the beaches of Lincoln city, on the less populated East Side of the lake. Devils lake is much warmer than the Pacific, and is popular for swimming, canoeing/kayaking/SUP, boating, fishing, waterskiing, wakeboarding and wave running. The lake effect gives us sun even when the beach or the valley is fogged in!

Birds abound here in all seasons. In summer, you'll see hummingbirds, osprey, swallows, egrets, herons, kingfishers, and other water birds. In winter, there are eagles, owls, blackbirds, mergansers, grebes and ducks. Rare visitors may make an appearance, such as pileated woodpecker, or the northern spotted owl.

Immediately uphill from Brannholm is the Siuslaw National Forest, home to all kinds of wildlife, mushrooms and berries. Deer, owls, black bear, cougar, and coyotes may venture down the mountain. Old logging roads there are great for mountain biking or a walk in the woods.

There is private parking here for 4-6 cars in our turnaround and garage. Public transit for Lincoln county is about 2 miles away. There are 2 steps to enter the home, and the main level has all of the common space and the 'guest' bedroom.

More information
Need to host a crowd of 24 people, or have separate mens and womens facilities for a retreat? Contact us--we can facilitate booking Brannholm AND our neighbor's rental to house up to 24 people in adjacent houses. Please ask about events as a separate contract is required.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Must be supervised and must wear life jackets at all times on patio, dock and in the lake. We provide life jackets for our guests during your stay....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please smoke outside only and dispose of all butts....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Up to 3 dogs allowed, additional dogs considered. Dogs must be supervised in the run, as we are near a forest with known populations of owls, eagles, black bear, and mountain lion....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Two steps up to main living area; 2 steps down to upper deck. Wide hallways....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Guest bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    This bedroom has more privacy and is on main level. Small tv...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 double

    Expansive lake views, bath, small tv,full rollaway available...moreless

  • Great room: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Full size futon and twin daybed lake view...moreless

  • Camp bedroom: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Lake views, open room with patio access. ...moreless

  • Sleeps 8 in beds in bedrooms. For additional sleeping, there is a twin day bed in the great room, an extra twin mattress in the guest and master bedrooms, and a full rollaway to use in master or camp bedroom. Quality linens, blankets and pillows provided. In addition, the Great Room features fully reclining leather furniture; comfortable enough for sleeping....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    double sinks...moreless

  • Downstairs bath: toilet, shower

    Double sinks access from master and camp bedrooms...moreless

  • Shop: toilet

    Utility sink and toilet - garage access...moreless

  • Bath towels, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, TP, q tips, and cotton balls provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our home was designed by its builder in 1973, and boasts unique Scandinavian modern architecture with rustic and nautical details. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Adult fiction, humor, field guides, children's books....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    for children and adults...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Large HDTV has HDMI cable, can run streaming content from your laptop with HDMI port ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    I-Pod dock...moreless

  • Television:

    HD TV in great room, small TV in master and guest bedrooms. Can play laptop streaming content if your laptop has an HDMI port....moreless

  • Toys:

    Volleyball, football, croquet....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Lake views from 2 bedrooms, great room, kitchen, and breakfast nook. West facing views for beautiful sunsets....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Boat launch .75 miles at East Devils Lake State Park....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    This home is adjacent to Siuslaw National Forest....moreless

  • Water View:

    House is located a few feet from the lake, so the view is expansively of water....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Dock (pier) extends out into the lake for fishing, boat moorage. Lake depth goes from 1' at natural shoreline to 4' at end of dock....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seating, dishes, flatware, and glassware for 12; Breakfast nook seats 4 apart from dining area, small dry bar across from nook. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:


  • Garage:

    2 car garage, secure gear storage in shop....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room:

    Wall of windows facing lake in great room...moreless

  • Parking:

    4-6 cars in private drive. If an event is planned, let us know and we can provide a parking plan. Event addendum required. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels and beach towels provided; we also provide old towels for use on boats and dogs....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Regular coffee, espresso machine, french press, looseleaf teapot...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12, serving peices and platters for formal dining, partyware service for 12 for outdoor dining...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Double galley kitchen for everyone to help! Everything imaginable for cooking; email for an inventory to confirm we have the equipment you need....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic spices, condiments, dry goods, coffee, tea, flour, sugar, salt, pepper, oil....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    4 burner gas Jenn-Air with indoor grill in the central kitchen island. Several pots and pans, wok, rice cooker....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Upstairs balcony facing lake from great room...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Downstairs access to patio and dock; swim ladder, boat cleats....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 kayaks available...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Edible berries on property; huge dog run, extra meadow space....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    7 life vests for you to borrow: 1- infant, 2 toddler, 2-child, 2 youth, 2 adult....moreless



Write a review 5
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Autumn 2016
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
November 2016
Nov 1 - Nov 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$175 $250
Fri, Sat
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
December 2016
Nov 28 - Dec 20, 2016
2 night min stay
$175 $250
Fri, Sat
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$250 $375
Fri, Sat, Sun
Early 2017
Jan 5 - Mar 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$179 $259
Fri, Sat
Spring 2017
Mar 16 - May 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$265 $299
Fri, Sat
Early Summer 2017
May 22 - Jun 29, 2017
4 night min stay
$399 $499
Fri, Sat
Fourth of July
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2017
4 night min stay
Late Summer 2017
Jul 7 - Aug 18, 2017
4 night min stay
$659 $899
Fri, Sat
Eclipse 2017
Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2017
5 night min stay

flat fee
Labor Day
Aug 22 - Sep 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$659 $899
Fri, Sat
Late Summer/Early Fall
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$349 $449
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10%


PLAY IT AGAIN RATES-return guests pay last year's price, when you stay once per calendar year (subject to availabililty). Please see seasonal rates. If you use "book it now," a $50 pet fee will be billed. Our actual pet fee is $10 per pet per day up to $50 max per pet, and will be adjusted with your security deposit. SUMMER HOLIDAYS: We have a 1 week minimum for stays over Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor day. WINTER HOLIDAYS: 4 day minimum stay. These minimums may be relaxed if days are available closer to the holiday, so ask. EVENT PRICING: FOURTH OF JULY and SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017 have event prices; ask to be on the waiting list when we open those events for booking.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
1.74 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Momiji Sushi (delivers)
2.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
D River State Park

Car: Recommended

2.5 miles to beach access, 1.75 miles to outlet mall; 10 minutes to Chinook Winds Casino; 25 minutes to Spirit Mountain Casino. 2 Kayaks provided, boat rentals available on Devils Lake. 1.5 Miles to B'Nai B'Rith Summer Camp. 1.5 to Green Acres Equestrian Center, with horse boarding and rides.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: John and Heather grew up in Idaho and have lived in Oregon since 2002. We are always amazed at the beauty and riches of nature Oregon has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Otis, OR, USA:
We selected Devils lake because it has all the benefits of the Oregon Coast with a warmer, sunnier, lakefront space for play. This home is so close to the water, you'll see lake from nearly every room. The great room is so spacious it is hard to capture in pictures. 12 guests can stay without feeling crowded--the whole family can be together, or you can retreat to many different areas.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It doesn't get closer to the water! Our home was custom built in 1973, designed to maximize beautiful views of water from nearly every room. The home was newly decorated in 2013, with an eye to preserving the home's vintage charm and architecture. The dock and lake access allow swimming, paddling, boating, or simply play. Birds abound here, and your dogs can take a dip in the lake or exercise in our large, shady dog run. The kitchen has space for multiple cooks, and the whole family can sit down and eat together. High quality mattresses, linens, and seating are found throughout the home.

Contact us

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  • Dock from patio

    Dock from patio

  • Entry deck

    Entry deck

  • Uphill Deck

    Uphill Deck

  • Lake view from seating area side of great room

    Lake view from seating area side of great room

  • Door to upper deck, from great room

    Door to upper deck, from great room

  • Great room facing 52" HDTV

    Great room facing 52" HDTV

  • Double galley kitchen with windows and skylight

    Double galley kitchen with windows and skylight

  • Sunroom- compass floor

    Sunroom- compass floor

  • Stairs to lower level and lakefront patio

    Stairs to lower level and lakefront patio

  • Master bedroom with queen bed, extra twin mattress

    Master bedroom with queen bed, extra twin mattress

  • Master bedroom lake view

    Master bedroom lake view

  • Home from lake at dusk

    Home from lake at dusk

  • Front entryway

    Front entryway

  • Great room seating, tv area

    Great room seating, tv area

  • Comfy leather recliners throughout

    Comfy leather recliners throughout

  • Lakeview seating in great room

    Lakeview seating in great room

  • Dishwasher, in sink hot water, coffee, espresso machine

    Dishwasher, in sink hot water, coffee, espresso machine

  • Dining side of great room, with view of the lake

    Dining side of great room, with view of the lake

  • Gas fireplace divides the great room

    Gas fireplace divides the great room

  • Oversized bathrooms, with double sinks, upstairs and downstairs

    Oversized bathrooms, with double sinks, upstairs and downstairs

  • Upstairs "guest" bedroom: King bed, Crib, extra twin mattress

    Upstairs "guest" bedroom: King bed, Crib, extra twin mattress

  • "Camp" bedroom with Queen and Twin Bunk Beds

    "Camp" bedroom with Queen and Twin Bunk Beds

  • Downstairs hall- full futon

    Downstairs hall- full futon

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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