Lots of windows for great views and sunshine.Charming cottage with plenty of parking and privacy.
Sunny Peaceful Ocean Cottage
Hosted by Betsy
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6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
2 baths
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At the end of the road, this comfortable home offers solitude and a charming hobbit path to beautiful Heceta Beach. It's a great place for family fun or a romantic get-away. Pet friendly and well stocked for cooking and kicking back.

The space

Very comfortable cottage with lots of sunny (weather cooperating) windows and skylights. Situated on a large lot with lots of privacy in the yard. Close to the beach (few minutes walk) and short drive to Florence, which has lots of fun restaurants and shops.

Guest access

House has books, games, and beach toys (sand saucers, kits, buckets, shovels. Garage parking usually available, lots of outside parking. Washer, dryer and very well stocked kitchen for cooking. Weber bbq and charcoal is in the garage, remember there is high fire danger in the area during summer.

Interaction with guests

We have almost no interaction with guests. We have a housekeeper who lives nearby and can be available if needed. Also we are always available by phone.

Other things to note

The house floor plan includes an upstairs loft. The upstairs bedrooms are semi-private, but are open to downstairs living area (people who grind coffee at 5 a.m. are very unpopular). The upstairs bathroom is private. The downstairs bedroom is private.


Amenities
Internet
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Cleaning Fee £78
Security Deposit £156
Weekend Price £137 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad

Treat this home gently... we love to share it, but it is our refuge. Please keep kids under control.

SMOKING: Really, no smoking. A few guests have broken this rule... and the house really smells after their departure.

DOGS: No dogs on furniture. There are dog beds and a dog blanket in the closet by the front door. Also dog towels in the garage. Dog bowls are in the kitchen closet. Rinse sand off dogs before they enter the house. Please clean up any dog waste in the yard.

FIRES and SMOKING: No smoking in the house. Be aware that during summer there is extreme fire danger because of the dune grass. We always have a hose hooked up outside. Fireworks are against the law in the neighborhood. Please be extremely careful if you are smoking in the yard and absolutely no smoking in the house.

SEPTIC SYSTEM: Only toilet paper down the toilets, please.

CHECKING OUT: Please do your own dishes... okay to leave them in the dishwasher. Take all food from refrigerator. Okay to use the empty yogurt containers in closet for taking leftovers. Leave beds that have been slept in unmade, so housekeeper knows which need to be changed. Okay to leave garbage. There is a large bear-proof garbage can in the garage for your use. There are instructions about putting the garbage can out in the house notebook. NEVER leave dishes, food or garbage OUTSIDE as there is a lot of coyote and bear activity in the area. If you remember, close blinds and turn thermostat down to 45 degrees. Always close all windows tightly before you leave.

LOCKS/KEYS: Leave keys in the lock box on the front door when you leave.

TSUNAMI: This is a tsunami zone. There is information in the house about what to do in the event of an earthquake/tsunami.

There are two "grab and go" bags in the downstairs bedroom closet. There is extra water in the front door closet. Jerry's Bar (about two blocks away to the north on Rhododendron Drive) is the designated spot to gather (highest elevation).

Please take a look at the evacuation map on the refrigerator. IMPORTANT: there is a tsunami siren test on the last Friday of each month. It will last for a few minutes, beginning at 11 am and followed by the music from "ET". More info on sirens: (website hidden)


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

89 Reviews

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Sue User Profile
October 2017
Lovely home, very close to the beach. The home is well appointed, most anything you would need is available. We like to cook, and found the kitchen was stocked and very clean. We had to call Betsy at check-in, and she was very responsive. We would stay again, walks on the beach were awesome!

Nicholas User Profile
October 2017
Great place, beach is a cool hike away (not real close but close enough). Very tight roadways in and out (very difficult to navigate a fishing boat through).

Shawn User Profile
October 2017
The place was great! Excellent access to the beach!

Vernanda User Profile
September 2017
Beautiful home. Clean and well kept. Extremely private. Great value!

Maryke User Profile
September 2017
My family loved the location, and atmosphere of Betsy's Place. Private, access to the Oregon Dunes. Made a great location for a family reunion! Highly recommend!

Carrie User Profile
September 2017
We had a marvelous time at Betsy's! The location is fantastic. The walk to the beach is short and lovely. We had everything we needed in the kitchen to cook our meals. Our kids had their own space in the loft and they enjoyed their look-out from the upper deck. We loved it so much that we looked at a house for sale in the neighborhood!

Colleen User Profile
July 2017
Amazing house, perfection inside and out. Stocked with everything you could need - detergents, pots and pans, towels, etc. Nothing missing, everything is excellent condition.

Roseburg, Oregon, United StatesJoined in October 2013
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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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