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Luxury Hilltop Rental Retreat with Rogue River Views - rents Month to Month

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 28 - 31 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

5 bedroom, 4 full baths, sleeps 10 adults

MONTHLY VACATION RENTAL - Located along Oregon's spectacular, rugged Wild River's Coast, the estate is perched atop the one of the highest hills in Gold Beach with unsurpassed views of the mouth of the Rogue River and Pacific Ocean beyond.

You will arrive at the end of a private road which insures our guests the utmost in privacy and security. The house has over 5,000 square feet of comfortable living space on three levels, plus over 1,000 feet of decking from which to enjoy the fabulous scenery. In addition to the 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, there is a fully-equipped media/entertainment room complete with surround sound.

There is a library for reading and meditation, as well as a large parlor that doubles as a dining room to accommodate large gatherings and formal dinner parties. Built in speakers provide relaxing stereo music throughout the main floor.

For more casual cooking, there is a Weber gas barbecue located on the main level deck outside. The separate master suite, with en suite bath that includes an oval jacuzzi tub, is located on the ground floor, with direct access to the large hot tub that accommodates 10. The entire house features large panoramic double-pane Anderson windows to bring the outside in. If one wants to reconnect for a bit, there are four TVs, all on cable, placed strategically throughout the house.

More Details

John Upshur
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

About John Upshur

I was out fishing on the Rogue River one vacation day and noticed the house on the hill and thought it was just beautiful. To my surprise and delight, it turned out to be for sale. So I bought it and planned to move from Los Angeles to this beautiful, luxury wilderness retreat. But life has a way of surprising you when you least expect it and I met a California girl who would not budge; so we got married and stayed in California. I decided it was a shame to let the house sit empty, and I couldn't bear to give it up, so I started renting it out.

John Upshur purchased this house in 2002

Why John Upshur chose Coastal Oregon

This is house unique in that it has expansive view of the Rogue River where it empties into the Pacific ocean. There are breathtaking views from the expansive glass windows and 1,000 ft. of decking on which to enjoy the view. In addition, the extensive use of glass throughout the house brings the outdoors inside.

We are on a private street less than five minutes from Gold Beach Harbor and HWY 101. Is it is secluded but conveniently located to all local attractions.

Just check out the photos to see how beautiful the house really is; we think you will agree.

What makes this house unique

World class fishing, convenient to world class golf courses, expansive, roomy yet cozy rooms, great for get togethers or private getaways, lots of outdoor sports and exploring, wonderful neighbors and lots more.


Gold Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • River
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
1 king, 3 queens, 2 twins. Hot tub; wifi; DVD player; media/entertainment room with surround sound; gourmet kitchen; separate master suite; garage; laundry room with washer and dryer; privacy and security.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Luxury Hilltop Rental Retreat with Rogue River Views - rents Month to Month
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

beautiful, spacious home with awesome views

  • 5 of 5

The host John was extremely cooperative. I had a difficulty with my dates due to medical situation and John was so accommodating about making the dates work for me. John was also very generous and helpful with a little clutch in the move in time. We really enjoyed the many views and the house was well equipped.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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mayflower ar

i loved it i came in from arkansas and met my bro

  • 5 of 5

I loved it and so did my kids grd kids and whole family it was great the last vacation before my brother passed so a special time and my 2 jacks loved it

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our wondefrul home. Glad you and your loved ones enjoyed it and we are very sorry for your loss. Thanks again for staying with us. John Upshur, Co-Owner
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Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

What a spacious, well-equipped home in a marvelous location. We were very comfortable. We explored the coast from Brookings to Coos Bay and did a lot of hiking, finding a few "secret" beaches where we were the only ones present. It has been 30 years since we have been on the Oregon coast and we enjoyed it so much we think we will return. If so, Hilltop House will be high on our list.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so please that you have enjoyed your stay and look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, John H. Upshur and Lindsey Baker Owners, Hilltop House Vacations
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Bozeman, MT

Awesome and Economical

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year of renting the Hilltop House in the month of April and it does not fail in its cleanliness and breathtaking views. If you're looking for a "cozy" beachfront home, this is probably not it but if you want room to entertain guests and have a dog-friendly executive show-off mansion, you can't beat it. All of our guests were complimentary of the beds and the awesome luxurious condition of the house.

Gold Beach itself has the warmest people ever and we got to know several quite quickly on a personal basis. The shopkeepers and fishing guides can't be beat.

We go in the spring when it is a little more economical but it is still a great deal when you do the math compared to what some beach houses charge for the weekend. I was almost afraid to write a review in that more people would find out about it. You can't go wrong.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying so close to the Rogue River and Pacific Ocean. The house is at the top of a private road and has amazing views of the Rogue River. It is a cozy environment with large luxurious rooms. I really felt a sense of being close to nature. The deer are friendly and there are lots of different types of wildlife that can be seen along the forest's edge right across the road.

My kids and husband had a blast with the jet boat rides and sightseeing. We also had a great time taking long walks on the beach. It was a wonderful experience spending time with my family.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I have been staying at the HillTop House for the past 3 years and have it reserved for 2016. It is very clean and has all the accommodation’s and amenities that our large family could ask for. Our Grandchildren really enjoy the hot tub and the views of the Rouge River and Ocean are spectacular! The Owners and the Property Manager are very easy to work with and met all our needs. We really enjoy staying here and I would highly recommend this house!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Crescent City
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cedar Bend
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gold Beach
Car: necessary

Antiquing, art galleries, beach-combing, biking, bird watching, boating, clam digging, crabbing, fine dining, fishing - fresh and salt water (including world-famous salmon), golf - both championship and miniature, hiking, horseback riding, jet boat trips, jet skiing, kayaking, museums, picnicking, sightseeing, specialty shopping, surfing - body and board, swimming, water skiing, wildlife viewing, windsurfing, wine tours, and wilderness trips.

Drive up or down the spectacular Wild River's Coast of Southern Oregon or just relax around the house and play parlor games, watch TV or listen to music or the sounds of the nearby ocean waves breaking against the shore. There are also special activities for kids, such as Kids Castle and playground in our local Buffington Park and the adventure center within walking distance down at the Port.

Other Activities: golf, fishing, white water rafting


Rates & Availability

Gold Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
March - 2017
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
April - 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
May - 2017
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
June - 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
July - 2017
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
August - 2017
Aug 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
September - 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
November- 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
December - 2017
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
January - 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Jan 31 2018
31 night minimum stay
February - 2018
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
28 night minimum stay
March - 2018
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
31 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $250

50% up front deposit is Non-refundable locks in the rate.
One month minimum stay. PROPERTY RENTS MONTH TO MONTH - FOR FULL MONTHS ONLY example: 30 days; 60 days etc.
Long term stays are available. Rates are subject to change without prior notice until reservation is made. Deposit 50% of the first month required to book a reservation and lock in the rate.
Major credit cards and Paypal accepted
House available only as a month to month rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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