Cozy 800 square feet Cottage with RIVER VIEW! Located in the famous Upper Willamette Valley- Westfir/Oakridge Oregon.The Great Outdoors is ready to be explored-Fishing-Mountain Biking & Hiking! Experience an authentic mill workers cottage- One bedroom and Bath. Nice kitchen with dishwasher & Washer & Dryer. Queen bed in Master & Queen sofa sleeper. Satellite TV & DVD player. Cell reception is good for Verizon. Stay connected with our WIFI/ unlimited downloads. We were just able to watch Netflix on the DVD player with just a little buffering. NEW DUCTLESS HEAT PUMP for REAL summer Air Conditioning. Sorry no pets.
The Cottage is a short 40 minute drive from the Eugene/Springfield area along scenic Highway 58. Located in Westfir (population 258) and 5 miles from Oakridge with full grocery store, gas stations and many restaurants. We can see the Alpine Trail from the cottage. Our cottage is the place to stay when you want privacy a great river view.
(1 queen bed, one queen sofa-sleeper and one twin day bed w/trundle)
$75 Cleaning fee
Sorry no pets.
Ladder Access sleeping loft fee is open for use and will be an extra $55 deducted from deposit. My housekeeper is tall and the loft is short so she charges extra. The loft has no A/C is very hot in the summer but is open if you want to use it for an extra fee. There is a wall heater for heat.
Recycling/Septic- We are on a septic so please nothing but waste and tp. Westfir has limited curbside recycling (bin on back porch) we encourage you to take your recyclables home if possible. Thank you :)
Garbage day is Thursday.
Train/road noise? The Westfir/Oakridge area is on the main line of a major railroad. The City of Westfir is within a "no whistle zone" so train noise is limited- however you will still hear the train, especially the heavy freight trains going uphill. We have noticed that Friday night seems to have the most trains. We are on the main road through town and there can be some traffic noise from time to time. There is currently quite a bit of thinning logging going on and log trucks on the road from time to time. We find the noise kind of soothing but if you don't, we have some earplugs in the bathroom cabinet just in case.
Is the cottage a place for guests with young children? Due to proximity to road and river guests with young children should be advised to be extra vigilant.
The house is yours to enjoy with a washing machine, fully functional kitchen, towels and linens and cozy furniture. Oakridge is a larger town a few minutes by car away, with more stores and restaurants and amenities. You will have the place to yourselves, we will be just an email or phone call away.
The Cottage is in Westfir a tiny logging town of almost 300 surrounded by beautiful National Forest. The office covered bridge- the longest covered bridge in Oregon- is located here. The north fork of the middle fork of the Willamette river is designated “Wild and Scenic” just past the bridge. The Aufderheide scenic byway starts here too.
What to do? All sorts of two wheel fun-mountain, road and motor biking. The famous Alpine mountain bike trail overlooks the cottage. Huckleberry flats OHV area has over 30 miles of trails for both motorcycles and ATVs. You can also enjoy hiking, boating, birding, hunting, fishing and kayaking.
Visit Oakridge a short 4 miles where you can have a great micro brew in the trendy uptown area. Rent a bicycle or dine on pizza, burgers and some of the best Chinese food in the state(Lee's) -and don't forget the deli at Ray's food place for something tasty to go. Take a drive to McCredie Hot Springs and Salt Creek Falls they are just up the hill on Highway 58.
Fly fishing is open year around with best fishing in May/June and September according to local and blog sources. Just internet search- North Fork of the Middle Fork of the Willamette River- for more information.
"Fishing regulations for the North Fork are as follows: Any angler over the age of 12 is required to possess a current angling license. The North Fork is open year round to fly fishing with a barbless hook only. Reels and barbed hooks are illegal. Daily catch is limited to 2 wild trout that are a minimum of 8 inches long. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has detailed information and regulations at or call 541-782-2933. Please remember to keep our rivers clean and safe. Remove any trash, glass etc. to keep the area safe for swimmers and fish alike. Do not allow your children to be near the river without supervision and proper safety equipment. Please keep in mind that the river runs through residential areas and voices do carry.(from the City of Westfir newsletter)"
Diamond Express a part of Lane Transit Service has a stop less than 2 miles away.
What is the capacity for people, bicycles, and wheelchairs on the vehicle?
The primary Diamond Express bus is a 35 passenger vehicle with two spaces for persons who use a mobility device. This bus also includes a front mounted bicycle rack that holds three bikes. At the driver's discretion, additional bicycles can be placed on board. Sometimes the back-up vehicle must make the run. It is smaller and can only carry two bikes and fewer people.
Sorry no smoking, fires, candles or (tent) camping.
Please leave used towels and sheets on the floor near the washer. Start the the first load to keep our cleaning fee down if you have time. If sofa bed has been used please leave it out unfolded.
Remove trash from interior garbage cans and place outside in cans.
Please place cans outside the fence Wednesday night for Thursday pick up
Kitchen clean: wipe counter tops, and load and run dishwasher.
Remove any opened food from the fridge or cupboards.
Turn any lights and appliances off.
Replace any furniture that was moved.
Ensure any exterior windows and doors are closed and locked.
Winter- leave heat pump at 61 degrees all other heat off.
Summer- Turn heat pump off- close and lock windows.
Double-check all drawers and closets for personal items.
Replace key in lock box.
Please depart by 11am -Text us when you leave if possible-so we can prepare the house for our next guests. (late checkout is often available free of charge-just let us know if you are interested.)
Have a safe journey home!
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