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Rivers Edge Cottage at the Oregon Coast

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

This beautiful little cottage perched on the edge of the Nehalem River just minutes from the ocean. When it's stormy at the coast this location is protected. The expansive deck and windows provide an excellent view of the river and a variety of wildlife including elk, bald eagles, heron, sea lions and of course fishermen.

The unit is located in a quiet clean RV park (Nehalem Shores), the pace is slow and the locals are friendly. Enjoy fantastic fishing or kayaking on the river, shopping nearby antique shops, wine tasting or kite back riding...surfing...Manzanita Beach.

You'll love the comfortable cozy feel of this cottage rain or shine. Laundry services and free wi-fi are available. The cottage is just a short drive from Portland but well away from the busy tourist hubbub. A fantastic weekend or vacation getaway spot, ideal for a couple or a small group of friends.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Property Manager
PJ Swan
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About PJ Swan

We are a retired couple based in Portland who love to travel in our motor home, especially to sunny southern California in the cooler Oregon winters. We love having a place to land to enjoy time with our kids, grandkids and great grandkids at the Oregon Coast. Our kids of all ages find plenty to do and it's great fun for the whole family.

PJ Swan purchased this cottage in 2007

Why PJ Swan chose Nehalem

Portland is getting bigger and bigger and busier and busier. We love how relaxed things are at the coast. Everyone we've met here is very friendly and has a funny story to tell. It's an ideal place to get rejuvenated.

What makes this cottage unique

We love watching the eagles who nest in a tree across the river from our cottage and of course the herd of elk we often see grazing in the morning and evening. It's also fun to keep an eye out for river otters or sea lions and of course watching the fishermen reel in some big fish is entertaining.


Nehalem Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleep here and wake up to river views.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Rivers Edge Cottage at the Oregon Coast
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time to rest and relax on the Nehalem River. The birds, otters, and constantly changing landscape over-looking the water was a real treat. We were very impressed with the cleanliness of the rental. Spotless! It was quiet and comfortable. Every item we could have needed was there--teapot, toaster, coffee maker, dishes, baking dishes, etc. We were very impressed and would definitely consider this location again! We were close to several State parks, shore access sights, forested trails. For us this was an excellent choice!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and cute place!

  • 4 of 5

Unfortunately, the power in the entire area went out half way though our stay and never came back on until after we left

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Spot.

  • 5 of 5

Great spot for outdoor enthusiasts like myself. With a large deck that's directly over the Nehalem River, the wildlife viewing is outstanding. Quiet, pleasant neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I would definitely recomm...

  • 5 of 5

I would definitely recommend staying at this wonderful cottage on the river. The view from the deck is beautiful. I spent hours just watching the wildlife swim in the river. It is very quiet,relaxing and cozy.

The cottage is very clean and is everything you see in the pictures.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Manzanita Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Wanda's Cafe and Bakery
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Manzanita Beach

Excellent fishing on the Nehalem River and crabbing at the mouth of the river (if you can beat the sea lions!). Just 2 hours from Portland. The Wheeler, Nehalem and Manzanita area is beautiful without the super busy touristy feel like Seaside.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Pet Fee $10

Rates are flexible depending on length of time you stay.
Please submit an inquiry via this website and we'll send you a rental agreement for payment purposes.
Monthly rentals will have an additional fee for electricity and propane use.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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