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Mercer Lake, Sleeps 14 - Hot Tub, Dock, Pedal Boat, Game Room - Starry Night

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, With Loft And Game Room, Guest House & Dock

Come and Enjoy some time at Starry Night on Mercer Lake. Starry Night is a secluded vacation home on the shore of Mercer Lake, just north of Florence. The main house sleeps 10 and the guesthouse sleeps 4.

Starry Night is perfect for large or small gatherings of friends and family, the views are stunning, wildlife is plentiful, and our private sandy beach and large floating dock give a great way to relax on the lake. Sit back and view geese, swans, ducks, bald eagles, cormorants, osprey, deer and otters or fish for perch, bass or trout. Bring your own boat, rent a fishing boat or party barge at the Mercer Lake Resort on the other side of the lake, or use our canoes and paddleboat. The lake has three launch ramps within minutes of the house. Relax on one of the three decks overlooking the lake to eat lunch or bar-b-que dinner while watching waterskiing, kayaking, paddle boarding, wakeboarding and tubing essentially in your back yard.

The main Starry Night house is a charming 2000 square foot chalet-style lodge with a ton of character. It has massive open beam ceilings and a huge central fireplace. The living/dining/great room and open-design kitchen is a great place to gather for playing games, working puzzles or watching football. The house is secluded enough that cell coverage is marginal, but we provide 200+ channels of Dish HDTV, Netflix, and Wifi. While TV and internet is available, you’ll likely want to spend more time at the lake or on the deck with picnic tables, lounges and adirondack chairs in the summer months.

The Starry Night house has two master bedrooms on the main floor, one with a king and one with a queen size bed. The adjoining deck has a large hot tub with fantastic lake views. The open 2nd story loft has a third bed (queen) that is separate from our loft library with reading chairs overlooking the great room with a fantastic view of Mercer Lake. The downstairs bunkroom has a 50” TV, air hockey table and 4 beds. This is a great place for the kids. In the summer, we also setup one of the garage bays as a ping-pong room. Starry Night has two full bathrooms and an outdoor shower, enclosed for showering with a forest view or available to hose off muddy dogs or sandy feet with warm water.

For larger groups or for parties just wanting more space, the Lookout is also available. This cozy second story suite overlooks the dock and has exceptional Mercer Lake views. It features 2 spacious bedrooms with queen beds, living room with electric fireplace, fully outfitted kitchenette and bath. Make your own coffee in the morning or walk across the shared deck to the main Starry Night house.

Starry Night is off the beaten path on the shore of Mercer Lake. As you travel the last half-mile on a single-lane unpaved road you will pass other lake houses perched on the shore. If you miss the driveway, there is a large clearly marked turn around about a quarter mile further down the road. We recommend that boaters launch prior to arrival and approach the house from the lake. There is parking for 4-5 vehicles/empty trailers at the house.

Old Town Florence is about a 20-minute drive with some outstanding restaurants, bookstores and gift shops. There is a newly remodeled City Lights Cinema in Florence that serves beer & wine with their popcorn and is really cool. The Sea Lion Caves and Heceta Head Lighthouse are about 20 minutes north on Hwy101, various beach access is about a 15-minute drive, horses can be rented nearby for trail rides near and on the beach, and there are a number of scenic hikes in the area. The Oregon Dunes recreation area is just south of Florence if you enjoy playing with motorized toys in the sand. The Siuslaw river going through Florence has some great salmon runs at various times during the year and guided trips are available from local guides. Crabbing and clamming is also popular in the area.

May 16-October and Holiday - Main House Only

2 Nights - $938.00.00

3 Nights - $1319.50

4 Nights - $1701.00

5 Nights - $2082.50

6 Nights - $2464.00

7 Nights - $2578.45

May 16-October and Holidays w/ guesthouse

2 Nights - $1176.50

3 Nights - $1639.75

4 Nights - $2103.00

5 Nights - $2566.25

6 Nights - $3029.50

7 Nights - $3225.70

November - May 15 - Main House

2 Nights - $720.00

3 Nights - $992.50

4 Nights - $1265.00

5 Nights - $1537.50

6 Nights - $1810.0

7 Nights - $1891.75

November - May 15 w/guest house

2 Nights - $985.0

3 Nights - $1312.75

4 Nights - $1667.00

5 Nights - $2021.25

6 Nights - $2375.50

7 Nights - $2539.00

Dog's 10$ per-dog per-night

Rate covers up to 6 adults 12.50 per adult per night over 6

The trash company can not service this house - you haul out Trash or $50.00 - we'll haul it for you.
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Ping Pong table, Air Hockey table Puzzles and games...moreless

  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    42” & 50” TVs Home theater sound/Stereo with jack for ipod, Sirius XM via DiSH Network DISH network, Netflix, Wifi, DVD machine & Movies, Karaoke...moreless


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


  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    House & Dock on the Dahlin Arm of Mercer Lake...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around front deck - side deck off of main floor bedrooms...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


Write a review 5
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Jan 9 - May 14, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

May 16 - Oct 15, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning - Guest house $75
  • We haul Trash - optional $50
  • Cleaning - main house $200
  • Pet Fee $10
  • Tax Rate 9.8%


Due to it's private location, and the gravel 1 lane road the trash company is unable to service this house. People who are familiar with Dahlin Road are familiar with this, and are used to packing out their own trash, we're giving you that option, or you can choose the additional fee and we will haul it out.

Dogs are 10.00 per night - per dog

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 03/31/2017
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sandpines & Ocean Dunes
60 Miles
Nearest Train
3.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Baker Beach

Car: Necessary

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Cape Perpetua Scenic Area, Sea Lion Caves, Heceta Head Lighthouse


Manager info

Whales Watch Vacation Rentals

Year Purchased: 2014

Why Florence, OR, USA:
It's the best spot on Mercer Lake

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 03/31/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Central Fireplace

    Central Fireplace

  • Dining table & Piano

    Dining table & Piano

  • queen bedroom main floor

    queen bedroom main floor

  • loft queen bedroom

    loft queen bedroom

  • loft library

    loft library

  • loft with clawfoot tub / no shower

    loft with clawfoot tub / no shower

  • Guest House living room

    Guest House living room

  • queen bedroom guest house

    queen bedroom guest house

  • Starry Night main house

    Starry Night main house

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • looking down from the loft library

    looking down from the loft library

  • Kitchen with door to deck

    Kitchen with door to deck

  • main floor king bedroom

    main floor king bedroom

  • main floor bath with shower

    main floor bath with shower

  • loft library

    loft library

  • loft bathroom

    loft bathroom

  • bunk bed game room

    bunk bed game room

  • Guest House View

    Guest House View

  • queen bedroom guest house

    queen bedroom guest house

  • Ping Pong & Pool in the garage

    Ping Pong & Pool in the garage

VRBO #589974

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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