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Green Flash Cabin, Oregon Coast Heaven! Featured in SUNSET MAGAZINE.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 83 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Retreat Cabin, 1 bedroom, 1 bath (sleeps 2)

Listen to the quiet…

Do this for yourself. Our year-round private retreat has magnificent 180-degree views. Three sides of the large windows and deck are west and south-facing, overlooking sunsets, the ocean and miles of forest.

Newly built in 2011, we have furnished this cozy but contemporary 900 sq ft 1 bedroom, 1 bath home as a pristine getaway. It is located 500 feet above the valley, with southern exposure. Three sides of windows and decks show off a view from many vantage points. It is likely the most elegant “tree house” you have ever seen. SUNSET MAGAZINE featured it as one of 3 BEST PLACES ON THE OREGON COAST in the "Call of the Oregon Coast" issue of September 2012. (Please note that the second bedroom has a futon only, and our maximum is 2 guests. The futon is not particularly comfortable! But it is a lovely room with a small desk to work on.)

The first town shown in this beautiful video is Neskowin, where you may soon be going. https://vimeo.com/224505602?ref=tw-share

Best features: The cabin is sited to take advantage of the incredible views and feeling of peace. In the Spring and Fall deer and elk will be wandering the property (patiently watch during the early morning or evening hours.) The deep bathtub has a skylight to see the stars, and two large windows with a forest view. Total relaxation... The cabin was custom designed so that every room has a full view of this stunning part of the Oregon coast.

One large bedroom with a wonderful ocean view, Queen Temperpedic-style mattress, a tub with hand-held shower head with forest views. The TV (with many DVDs to choose from) is set up to watch cozily from the bed. THE BEDROOM AND BATH ARE ON THE SECOND FLOOR. Contemporary minimal style, large windows on three sides of the cabin, full kitchen, deck.... Check the reviews! Our guests love this cabin. There is also a small office where you can write or read.

The modern kitchen has brand new stainless appliances, views as you cook, and lots of dishes, pots/pans, and an electric coffee maker. (Please note that there is no microwave. And we do not have WiFi in the cabin, although the 3G connection is excellent. And Wifi is easily accessible at the café in Neskowin.)

The cabin sits high above a large, forested valley, with just a few other homes It is just one mile north of the lovely, small beach village of Neskowin, along the north/central Oregon Coast, a 2-hour drive from Portland. NOTE: There are only a handful of residents in this area, and it is a ONE-LANE GRAVEL ROAD FOR ONE MILE. Please consider if this sounds too remote for you...it is one mile from HWY 101, and another one mile to the village of Neskowin. www.greenflashcabin.com

Sunset Magazine recommended our cabin as one of three best places to stay along the gorgeous Oregon Coast, in the September 2012 edition, 'The Call of the Oregon Coast.'

TWO-PERSON MAXIMUM. NO DOGS ALLOWED.

Keep in mind that the location of this cabin is one mile east of Hwy 101, sitting up high along a valley that has few residents. It has a one-lane gravel road that cannot be found by GPS. (I have explicit directions, of course!) If this sounds too remote for you, then you may want to be closer in to town. But if it sounds appealing, it is honestly just fantastic. It is two miles to the beach.

This is a retreat destination, without the ammenities of a microwave, WiFi or cable TV (although 3G access is very good). There is a TV for watching our large collection of DVD movies. The claw foot soaking tub with a side-mounted faucet has a flexible head for 'showering' while in the tub, but does NOT have a stand-up shower head or surround. We have a brand new electric range with oven. In addition, there is a dishwasher, electric coffee maker and toaster, plus plenty of dishes. While in the kitchen you are surrounded by views of miles of unspoiled wilderness.

The 'Green Flash' is an atmospheric phenomenon that, when the conditions are just right, you will actually see a very bright lime green flash - similar to a light bulb flash - right at the moment when the sun drops below the horizon at sunset. I have seen this only once during my many years at the coast. It was truly memorable...

Just a 5-minute drive to the village of Neskowin, you’ll be far from the beach shops and boardwalks of larger beach towns. In Neskowin you will find one golf course, one grocery store, one art gallery and one wonderful café – the only commercial businesses. Enjoy 7 miles of gorgeous beach walking, evening bonfires, surfing, skim boarding and tide pool exploring. Within a beautiful 10-mile drive is Pacific City, where there are numerous fun shops, galleries, restaurants, a surf shop, another wide and walkable beach, plus the tide pools and hiking of unique Cape Kiwanda.

This beautiful part of the north/central Oregon Coast is just a two-hour drive southwest of Portland, between Lincoln City and Pacific City, north of Cascade Head. There are many hikes, shops and restaurants within a ten mile drive - either north to Pacific City or south to Lincoln City. This is a wonderful, scenic part of the Oregon Coast, with access to incredible headland hiking and long sandy beaches. You can walk for miles.

Check out Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, a most wonderful facility located along the south side of Cascade Head. They offer a wide array of classes and workshops all summer. (about a 7- mile drive)

TO OUR WINTER GUESTS: Having lived in Neskowin for 13 years, I learned ta lot about the Oregon Coast: Winter can be the best time of year for several reasons. The weather changes quickly, it can be warm and sunny one day, stormy the next. Either way is good! I have played golf in 65 degree weather on Christmas Day, or I have spent hours watching the high tides and howling wind from our warm and cozy living room. The winter coast temperatures are virtually always much warmer than inland, usually in the 50's and 60's. Fewer people, more quiet...consider.

Call me with any questions! Stephanie 503.484.7148

Green Flash Cabin, LLC

More Details

Owner
Stephanie Wiarda
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Stephanie Wiarda

After living in Neskowin for 13 years, I moved to Portland with my family in 1991. I am a silversmith who handcrafts jewelry, and also manages several vacation rentals in addition to my own. I love my job, gardening, kayaking, biking, hiking, spending time with my dog, and taking off for a few days at the coast.

Stephanie Wiarda purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Stephanie Wiarda chose Coastal Oregon

Neskowin is a small, special place that has changed little in the 30 years since I lived in and now visit the area. It is quaint, friendly, relaxed, has headlands, a miles-long beach, eagles, majestic forests, hiking trails....everything you would want in a coastal village.

What makes this cabin unique

Time, quiet, privacy, beauty, nature, peace, sunsets, tidepools, elk, deer, eagles, reading on the deck, dozing on the couch, walking on the beach. Time, quiet, privacy.

It is a 5-minute drive to the beach and village where there is one cafe, one small store, and access to the beach. Keep your eyes peeled for seals in the surf and sand dollars on the beach. I even found a whale vertebrae in the sand a few years ago!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Such a wonderful weekend. It was more than we imagined. A beautiful house with an amazing view. So rejuvenated when we returned home. The house is simple yet more than we expected. I can't wait until our next getaway there.
Feb 2017
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Neskowin, Oregon

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View ...
  • River
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • mobile phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Clawfoot tub to fit two.
  • The bath has vaulted ceilings, with the large clawfoot tub surrounded by windows. The faucet and hand-held shower is side mounted. The morning sunrise flows into the bath area. Please note that there is NO standing shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Loft - 1 large double bed , Ocean view from bed
  • The Master Bedroom is loft-like and open, with vaulted ceilings. Bath is attached. While you are settled into the bed you can watch a movie, star gaze, listen to the trees in the wind, and wake up to the best ocean view in the cabin.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wooden decking
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
The atmosphere among the very few valley residents is very quiet and respectful of the natural setting. Due to flea problems in this coastal area, pets cannot be considered. Our well is 550 feet deep and tastes like water you have never tasted before. Wonderful. There is NO TV service, although a TV is provided, along with a number of videos. We cannot get WiFi in the cabin, but if you use a 3G IPad or laptop air card it will work fine. Your own cell phone is the only option for phone service, but it should also work well.

Reviews

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Green Flash Cabin, Oregon Coast Heaven! Featured in SUNSET MAGAZINE.
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5

Beautiful, nice and private and so worth it!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I wanted to stay on the coast for our honeymoon and the Green flash cabin was absolutely perfect! It was nice and private which we wanted over a hotel, close to any city we wanted to explore and we loved having a kitchen to cook in for the week. It was also super easy to get to with her clear directions. Beautiful views and a wonderfully cozy cabin made for the best honeymoon!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We work hard to make the cabin as perfect as possible, and so appreciate it when our guests take the time to let us know they love it!! Thank you.
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5

Peaceful and relaxing, a beautifully designed space for a special getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Tucked up in the hills above Neskowin, this cabin offers privacy and tranquility. The village and beach are easily accessible with a short drive, so it's the best of both worlds if you're okay with not being right on the beach. The beautifully designed space is intended for two, so it makes for a perfect romantic getaway. We felt relaxed and re-charged after our stay at the Green Flash cabin. We had a fabulous time, hiking the nearby Cascade Head trails for spectacular views and soaking up sunshine by the tide pools of Neskowin Beach! We look forward to going back again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magnificent setting, beautiful and unique house!

  • 5 of 5

The house is set high above the Pacific Ocean, and has magnificent views from the deck (where you can hear the ocean), the living room, and the bedroom. The design is original and uncommon -- spare, stylish, and even fun, featuring a deep and elegant bathtub that you can soak in while gazing through large windows into the woods. (The property is completely secluded and hidden from the rest of the world.)

The surroundings are stunning, featuring long stretches of open beach, hikes that lead to breathtaking ocean views, and old growth forests with trees six feet in diameter not far away.

It's pretty much paradise.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We LOVE it when people get it!!! Thank you, and thank you to all of our guests who love the Green Flash. It was custom-built precisely for all of the reasons posted here...I do believe it is a special place.
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5

So peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin. The fire road you have to take to get to the cabin is so beautiful. It's pretty adventurous, but don't get too freaked out. Just follow the 10mph limit. The cabin is secluded and peaceful. Fox glove flowers grow all around it. Beautiful!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Coastal Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin in a beautiful location. If you're looking for a little peace and relaxation you can't go wrong with Green Flash cabin. Highly recommend it and we'll definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful cabin...beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

We loved the design, the location, and the quiet. A few more amenities would have tipped it to 5. The owner explained they were working nearby on another project and they were not loud at all....however seeing the car nearby kind of negated the solitude we were expecting. However, this was a small detail. The cabin is beautiful. The huge bathtub and deck were our favorite.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Watch the sun set with an evening beach fire. Elk, deer and many birds surround the cabin area at different times. Many classes and workshops are available at Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. Shopping and movies will be in Pacific City or Lincoln City - each a ten-mile drive.

90 miles SW of Portland, north coast, 1 mile N of Neskowin

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Neskowin, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$233
 
 
Eclipse
19 Aug 2017 - 22 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$366
 
 
Late Summer
23 Aug 2017 - 2 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$233
 
 
Winter 2018
29 Dec 2017 - 15 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$177
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$221
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$94.65
Damage Deposit A$315.5

No pets considered.
TWO-person maximum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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