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Upper Chetco School, Rates 125.00-300.00 per night

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1-4 unique bedrooms, Come stay and play at an old school in a beautiful location

Rates= 1 WING (each sleeps 7, 2 bathrooms, access to gym and game room)

1-2 people 125.00 per night, 50.00 cleaning fee

2-7 people 150.00 per night, 100.00 cleaning fee

BOTH SIDES 4 BEDROOMS 3 BATHROOMS, 300.00 per night, 200 cleaning fee

Over 7 people for one side or 14 for both sides accrue additional fees specific to circumstances

(We only rent school to one patron at a time even if they are only using one side of the school)


The old Upper Chetco School is now open as a rustic getaway for families, fishermen, hikers, bikers, swimmers and people who love the Chetco River! Short miles to Riverside Market going back to town or Loeb Park heading up river. As only locals know Brookings is home to the beautiful banana belt which comes with a marine layer frequent in the summer. Just above the fog line, enjoy a short trip to the ocean for the day and then retreat to sunshine and a swim in the river at Loeb Park or one of the many river bars on the Chetco.

The South Wing consists of two large "schoolrooms." One with a modest kitchen and open living room. The living room has two couches and a futon that can be used as a bed. The second houses the library books from the school along with 3 queen sized beds. The large bathroom has an overhead shower and roomy stall area.

The North wing is more cozy and not as bright. Has a cabin feel with the one "schoolroom" equipped with a king and a queen bed in the same large studio room as kitchen and living room area. The bathroom is the mirror of the South wing bathroom with overhead shower and floor drain. Two very small "office" rooms are off the hallway. One room has a single twin and the next has a single bed with trundle. These rooms lead into the laundry room for the entire rental. The third small half bathroom is sandwiched between the gym and game room and labeled "outhouse."

Converted from school rooms, this rental is unique and unconventional. Some of the perks include a playground and gym at your doorstep, a game room with pool, ping pong and air hockey, a large stone fire pit, an outdoor basketball court, a library with hundreds of interesting reads, and spacious rooms. Surrounded by horse pastures we have a large parking area and are fully wheelchair accessible. Enjoy the Upper Chetco ideally located at the gateway to the Upper Chetco River and the Kalmiopis Wilderness area.

More Details

Erin McLennan
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018


Brookings Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , One large bathroom, large walk-in shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , "Outhouse", small bathroom between gym and game room
  • One large bathroom, large walk-in shower. Two sinks, one toilet. Bright colors, bench seat, concrete floor and floor drain. Stall for toilet, stall for overhead shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 queen , North Wing
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle pull out
  • South Wing bedroom approximately 700 square feet, 3 queen beds. North Wing bedroom approximately 900 square feet with kitchen and living combined, 1 king, 1 queen. North Wing small office bedroom, 1 twin North Wing small office bedroom, 1 twin trundle (sleeps 2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Upper Chetco School, Rates 125.00-300.00 per night
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

So much love has gone into making this school a great place to gather friends and family together! From the quirky mixed-matched bedding and decor to the awesome game room and well-stocked kitchens, this converted school house was perfect for us! Looking forward to many return visits!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield, OR

Instantly felt like home

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay!! The beds were comfy, the living room was very homey, and the kitchen had everything we needed. The game room and gym was also very fun! Can't remember the last time I played ping pong, foosball, and air hockey all in the same day! Would highly recommend this place. We spent lots of time at the numerous beaches in the area and also made a day trip down into the Redwoods.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, eclectic, fun filled, family friendly property.

  • 5 of 5

This was our families second stay at the Chetco Schoolhouse. We love all there is to do at the property. Perfect place for kids. Owner is great and easy to communicate with. This time the weather allowed us to enjoy sitting on the back porch, bbqing and watching the grandkids enjoy the playground.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redding, CA

Beautiful, relaxing and a lot of fun.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the old schoolhouse and the second time was even better than last year. This year my entire family made it as well as a couple of friends.

We enjoyed the many trips to the ocean but most of all we enjoyed being at the school playing games, whiffleball, basketball, many board and card games, and even some serious games of 4-square.

You cannot stay here and be bored that’s for sure. We cannot thank you enough Erin for another memorable stay. We hope to be back again next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in Every Way!!!

  • 5 of 5

We reserved this fabulously appointed accommodation for a family reunion for eight. It is a former elementary school built in the 1920s. Four of our party were children, ranging in age from 4-13. The minute we walked in, they were transported with joy. From the swing hanging in the huge classroom that served as their bedroom, to the indoor basketball court, and the room filled with pool, ping pong, foos ball, air hockey, piano, dollhouse, chalkboard, etc., etc., we were thrilled with their excitement. They never ran out of things to do! As for the adults, relaxation is easy when there are big comfy couches, well-supplied kitchens - even a precious little pot-bellied stove. The entire property is clean and quiet. The location is minutes from anything you might need in the town of Brookings, and the endless outdoor attractions in the area - endless beaches and redwoods. The contact, Erin, is easy to work with and responds quickly to any requests. We HIGHLY recommend the Upper Chetco School!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The kiddos loved coming to this school!!!

  • 5 of 5

My 3 daughters and their families (7 grandchildren) had come from Bend & Seattle for a memorial service at a local beach and we wanted to all stay together. The Upper Chetco School was the perfect spot for our family gathering! We rented the whole school (both sides.) It was very comfy and there was plenty of room for all of us. The “main” kitchen was our gathering place. It was well equipped and had good space for preparing meals. There was plenty of sitting area and a large coffee table where we could spread out old photos of grandma and share our memories.

Sleeping arrangements were easy with so much room. And the bathrooms were very easily managed.

The kids, from ages 4 to 14, had so much fun playing on the playground or in the gym. (They brought their nerf guns and put together a competition with the grown-ups.) And, of course, the older kids enjoyed the table games in the play room.

The location was great. Just a quick drive into town. Some of our party enjoyed the redwoods just down the road at Loeb Park. We only stayed 2 nights, so we didn’t get to explore the nearby Chetco River.

Thank you Erin, for allowing us to stay at your schoolhouse! It was a perfect fit for our family and the girls are thinking it might be a great spot for a future family getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Oxen Fre
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Salmon Run Gold Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $100

Although this property is ideal for large groups, there is only one bathroom and one bedroom per wing. If the number of people exceeds 7 for one side or 14 for both additional charges apply. In addition, we have had to add damage protection for all due to the ill use of a few customers. We expect to be notified if there are broken items and also for things to be put back as they are found. PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT HOST EVENTS. WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY SET UP TO DO SO. Thanks for understanding!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.