Where Happy Memories Are Built(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3+ bedrooms: 2 1/2 baths, and upstairs family room with hide-a-bed. Sleeps 8
Central heat & air, gas fireplace, Wi-Fi for your laptops, desktop computer, fully equipped gourmet kitchen, jacuzzi bathtub, elliptical exercise machine, full sized washer and dryer, 4 TV's with cable. Queen beds in each of the 3+ bedrroms, queen hide-a-bed is in upstairs family room, and queen air-mattress with electric pump available, as well.
The listed base rate is for up to two adults. Additional people are $15.00 each, per night. Up to 2 children stay free. No security deposit required for up to 8 guests. A flat cleaning rate of $130.00 is be added to the total. A $100.00 deposit will hold your reservation. Remainder due 2 weeks prior to check-in date. Rates subject to change during certain holidays and events.
Custom details and woodwork abound in this home, owned by a master craftsman. Concrete counters downstairs, large master shower with two shower heads. Fresh cotton quilts and luxury bedding, plenty of fluffy white towels in the bathrooms.
Central location provides easy access to freeway and downtown. The Elkay House is located in north Eugene in a nice, quiet River Road residential neighborhood.
Sit in one of the bright painted rocking chairs on the covered front porch and watch the world go by. A kids' rocking chair and wooden rocking horse is ready for the little ones.
After 7 years of hosting guests, we will be listing the Elkay House for sale in the spring of 2017. We are accepting guests though, until the beginning of April. We appreciate everyone we have been lucky enough to host and will miss this little business. But it is on to more house building for us.
Tax Authority Certificate No. 5012
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Member since: 2012
- 1900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
- Downstairs master suite includes a computer for guests to use.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
There are plenty of beaches on the Oregon coast. My favorite is Heceta Head, 13 miles north of Florence. It is a bit sheltered from the wind. There are tide pools, an old lightkeepers house and a scenic 1/2 mile to the actual light house, which offers tours. Also picnic tables, sandy beach for playing and waves crashing into the huge rocks. Oh, and the beautiful bridge. ...moreless
Travel east up the McKenzie Hwy for some of the most beautiful mountain scenery anywhere. Waterfalls such as Sahalie and natural warm mineral pools at Belknap are but a few of the must see stops....moreless
- Near The Ocean:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available
- Filtered Water
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Paper Towels
- Parking On Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Flat cleaning fee $130
- Tax Rate 10%
Base rate is for up to two adults. Additional people are $15.00 each, per night. A flat cleaning rate of $130.00 is be added to the total. Rates subject to change during certain holidays and events.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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1 mile away from Emerald Park, which has vollyball nets, a skate park, picnic tables, play structures, plenty of grassy area, an indoor pool, and exercise facilities. Fern Ridge Lake is 10 miles away and there is a pond with ducks and turtles within 2 blocks. Autzen Stadium (Duck fan?) is 4.3 miles from the house and Matthew Knight Arena is 5 miles. Ski? Willamette Pass Ski Resort is 75 miles. There is a Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome 4 miles away. Eugene's Saturday Market is a must-see, 3.5 miles away, it is open 10-5, April through mid-November, rain or shine.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Debbie and Curt married in 2009. Curt, a builder, grew up in Oakville, Washington. Debbie is originally from Sacramento California, but has lived in Eugene since 1995. She has a 9 to 5 and loves house design. The Elkay House, built in 2000, was designed by Debbie. Curt has since made additions and improvements to it. Together, Debbie and Curt design new homes, which Curt then builds to sell. We like to travel and between us have visited 26 countries. Prior to meeting Debbie, Curt sailed solo for 3 years; to Hawaii, then made his way to New Zealand. We enjoy sports, photography, writing and especially our combined 5 adult boys and their growing families. We have a 2 acre place on the Mohawk River in Marcola, Oregon, which keeps us busy.
Why the Owner Chose Eugene, OR, USA:
The location is central to everything in Eugene and the house is surrounded by tall, tall trees. The street that the Elkay House is on is paralleled by Northwest Expressway and River Road. It is not your cookie-cutter neighborhood or home.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
A unique custom home set in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by trees, centrally located. Sandy is our dedicated housekeeper, who makes sure everything is fresh, clean and inviting. Fully stocked kitchen with gas stove, KitchenAid mixer. Natural gas barbeque in the back courtyard. Fine wood craftsmanship, some of the beds are handmade from Central Oregon juniper. A cabinet with bus tubs in the kitchen so that dirty dishes never have to be out. Central laundry room with chutes from the master and upstairs bathroom. Hand-crafted art glass feature windows designed by Debbie.
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Living Room. Electronic dart board hanging on door. Skylight is shining right on the glass coffee table in this photot.
Gas fireplace with owner, Curt's custom juniper mantle and frame.
Downstairs: Entry & Stairs.
Downstairs: From kitchen looking toward back door.
Back patio. Barbecue hooks to natural gas line. French doors are to master bdrm
Downstairs: Master bath shower.
Upstairs: Kiddie room. Queen air mattress (with electric pump) fits in here.
Upstairs: Family Guest Room with sofa-sleeper made out.
Front of house.
Living room view from upstairs balcony. Skylight is illuminating the coffee table here.
Living room entertainment center
Elkay House Entrance
Downstairs: Master Guest Room. French door open to table on patio.
Downstairs: Master bath lavs.
Upstairs: Quilt Guest Room
Upstairs: Family Guest Room with sofa sleeper.
Upstairs: Cute & Cozy Guest Room
Front porch. Just waiting for someone to sit a spell.
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