Whales Watch is a one bedroom, 1000 square foot wheel chair accessible beach front duplex just steps from the beach! Walk out the sliding glass door, and right on to the beach. Sitting at the furthest point out on Heceta Beach, it has sweeping ocean views from the Siuslaw River Jetty to the Heceta Head Lighthouse. Perfect for watching Whales, Bald Eagles, Osprey, Pelicans, Sea Lions and other assorted wildlife.
If it we're any closer to the ocean you'd need a wet-suit. The ocean breeze beckons you to sit on the patio and soak in the view!
The spacious bedroom has a King size bed with Mediterranean Oak furniture a sitting area and it's own door to the bathroom. It also has an electric fireplace. The living room, kitchen and dining area is one large room right on the beach. There is a large hallway and utility room separating the two, with another entrance to the bathroom. The living room is furnished with comfortable overstuffed slip covered furniture and a mix of Antiques & Rattan. The love seat turns into a twin hide-a-bed and there is also a portable fold out twin bed/cot. With a dining room table for 4, and a 2 person bar there's always a place to eat and enjoy the view. Electric Fireplace adds to the ambiance. The kitchen is well stocked with everything from wine glasses, blender, to crock pot & turkey roaster. Microwave, frost free refrigerator, and an electric range.(sorry no dishwasher).
The owners parents were at one time, "world travelers", so the furniture comes from around the world, and so do the Original Fine Art oil paintings. The 100 year old Bush & Gertz Cabinet Grand (upright) Piano is tuned & ready to have it's ivory's tickled. We've even thrown in some sheet music, but if you have a favorite bring it along.
We have lived here at Heceta Beach since 1994. Our house is a duplex, we live in half and the other half is our vacation rental. We enjoy sharing with others what we get to enjoy every day. My husband was from Milwaukee Wisconsin, via Texas & Alaska. And I was originally from Northern California but got here via Southern California. We fell in love with the small town atmosphere, and the temperate climate. It may be rainy, but you don't have to shovel rain, and the Ocean Breezes keep it an even 70 in the summer.
Whales Watch is perfect for couples or couples w/small children. 4 Adults will fit, but it leaves 2 adults sleeping on beds meant for children
Violation of any federal laws, state laws, county laws, local laws, company policies, or house rules are grounds for immediate eviction without refund.
The total number of persons allowed in the property at any time is restricted to the stated limit for each property, as most of our houses are on septic systems. Do not flush anything except toilet tissue down the toilet. Please rinse off sandy shells, pets & people outside.
The total number of vehicles allowed to be parked at the property at any time is restricted to the stated limit for each property.
Our homes do not have on street parking, vehicle limits are predetermined and are not negotiable.
Absolutely No Motor Homes, Campers, Travel Trailers, or Tents are allowed at any of our homes.
Please be respectful of your neighbors. Outside Quiet time is between 10PM and 8AM. If we receive complaints you will be contacted and asked to be quiet. If we receive more than one complaint during your stay you will be evicted without refund.
.All houses have high speed internet & most have landline telephones with unlimited long distance; Only Verizon Cell phones work at beach houses there is no Cell service at all on Mercer Lake.
All equipment in each property should be in working order when you check in, but things do break down unexpectedly! Please report any inoperative equipment or problems to the office immediately.
There is absolutely no smoking in our homes – you may smoke outside.
The most enjoyable vacations are those that are worry-free. Make the most of your vacation by taking the same precautions that you do at home: keep your vacation home and cars locked at all times and safeguard your keys.
Every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete information in both our printed material and on our website; however, Whales Watch Vacation Rentals is not responsible for printing errors, omissions, equipment failure, changes in amenities or furnishings made by homeowners, or changes in views, neighborhoods or beach access.
At check out:
Please strip beds and leave wet & dry linens in separate piles in the laundry area(Leave Blankets folded on their respective beds please)
Wash dishes or start dishwasher – we will empty it.
Remove all trash from house to the trash bins
Please lock and close all doors and windows. Weather can change quickly on the Oregon Coast.
Please remember the home needs to be left undamaged and intact or you will be charged accordingly – Replacement value will be charged on any missing or damaged items.