USA Oregon Southern Oregon Coast Port Orford Listing #16046

Whimsy by the Sea - Port Orford, OR

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18 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 1 bedroom  plus loft 1 bathroom 4 dog max 
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Charming house with ocean views, free WiFi, nearby path to the beach - dogs OK

Whimsy will exceed your expectations, as it is truly a charming and unique home offering incredible views. Whether you want to relax and enjoy the large selection of books throughout the house or get out and explore the town and the nearby beaches, this is the perfect home base.

Getting to the beach is simple - just follow the trail below the house that takes you to the secluded Shelter Cove Beach. Sheltered from the wind and surrounded by natural habitat, the home and its large yard offer serene views any time of year. And when you want to check out Port Orford, you'll find an incredibly welcoming town with a surprising selection of restaurants, shops, and galleries to explore.

This house offers Port Orford cedar throughout, giving it a warm ambience. On the main level you'll find a full kitchen, a living area, and a master bedroom with a private deck that's great for watching the sunset over the ocean. Climb the spiral staircase and you'll reach the loft space, with twin beds and a library of books. There's also a gangplank leading to an indoor deck feature, which offers a nook with windows looking out to the ocean and the Port Orford Reef. With free WiFi throughout the home and many forms of wildlife outside your window, you'll have plenty to keep you entertained. The family dog is also welcome!

Reserve your vacation to Port Orford and this charming house today! A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.




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18 reviews

Daniel C. Jun 2021
This is a gem location with a very basic level of amenities and a drop dead killer view of the ocean and big sunsets. The wifi was adequate which is a plus, too. Good access to coastal walking trails. Good local grocery store just a few minutes drive. Check out the whales off the port!
Andrew and Steffani D. May 2021
Love this spot!!! A very quiet peaceful place. Great views and well protected from the wind. Easy walking to the park point and to town. Thank you
Nicholas T. Apr 2021
This house was the perfect size for two adults, and filled to the brim with amazing literature. The house was full of natural light and on a peaceful lot with views of the ocean.
Chris R. Jan 2021
This home is the perfect size, perfect location, and is loaded with personal touches that really make it cozy. We loved exploring the book selection (easily 400 books to choose from) and couldn't tear our eyes away from the view (no TV needed with windows like this.) We used this as a jumping off point for the Wild Rivers Coast Scenic Bikeway and it made for an excellent loop starting and ending at the house. One of the best rides/vacation homes I've been to and would love to return!
Porter J. Aug 2020
The privacy was the thing I most enjoyed. It felt like our own little ocean view house, with no nosy neighbors or anything of the sort. All of the books were a great way to spend an afternoon, leading up to a beautiful sunset over the ocean from the loft. Wonderful experience!
deborah v. Jan 2020
This house was amazing ! The look out from the most amazing loft was the jewel of the crown. Serene, private, quiet and perfect. Woke up to a rainbow and a sweet little doe looking in at me while i cooked breakfast. Enjoy!
Susan R. Jan 2020
This little cottage was a lovely break from our hotel stays on our road trip. It was just for overnight but we found the place very clean, inviting and comfortable.
Lisa A. Sep 2019
Pick up dinner at Golden Harvest and while it's cooking you can enjoy a glass of Oregon wine and watch the sunset over the ocean view. Perhaps you'll get a visit from the deer as you head off to the trails or Battle Rock in the morning. A convenient launch spot to all types of great coastal fun.
Fei C. Jul 2019
Loved the view and location. House is clean too.
Great view
Angela D. Aug 2018
A great spot for a small family. Our 5 and 7 year old thought that the loft was the bomb. Be forewarned though that the stairs to the loft are very very skinny and not safe for for the youngest kids. Views were great and we had lots of deer visit!
Rachel P. Aug 2018
Great getaway. House is very private. View is amazing. We will definitely be back!
michael f. Jul 2018
Only sounds of the sea and excellent spot for observing the night sky. Only drawbacks were full trash receptacles and bins outside and some ants in kitchen. Still nice enough for 5 stars.
Manager response:
Sugar ants are fairly common on the coast, but we have set bait traps to handle this in the future. The trash issue is being addressed as well. Thanks!
Joseph R. Jul 2018
This house, while small and best for no more than four people, feels larger because it has an open design and looks out onto nature and a great distant view of the sea. It is far away from other houses, so it has privacy and a nature yard for the children to play and make noise.
Joel D. Jun 2018
Great privacy with a close walk to the beach.