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Retreat at Whiskey Creek: Family vacations/small weddings & group retreats

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 5 nights


About the property

On 14 private acres, 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13 adults 20 with children)

Winter and spring special: See special off season (September 15 -- May 14) prices in the Rates section. A PERFECT PLACE FOR WINTER STORM WATCHERS AND SPRING BIRDERS!. Off season minimum is 2 nights. Couples: look at our Romantic Weekend Specials! Special rates for individuals needing a writing retreat or business base in the off season. Contact us for information. Book now for 2018 to avoid disappointment!

This beautiful, recently constructed home is situated on 14 wooded acres adjacent to Netarts Bay with over an acre of lawn and flower beds. The setting of this rental is UNIQUE -- peace and solitude near ocean adventures and seaside parks. Enjoy a private nature trail and frequently see deer, elk, hummingbirds and other wildlife. A nature lovers delight!

Relax with your friends and/or loved ones in your house at Whiskey Creek. It comfortably sleeps 13 adults, but up to 20 can sleep in a casual setting. The home features five bedrooms, 2-car garage, two large gathering areas, large deck, covered front porch and private deck off the master bedroom; a great value for a family vacation, small groups, business retreats, and intimate weddings or receptions. Also available for one-day meetings.

Just 90 minutes from Portland; great restaurants, secluded beaches and non-commercialized surroundings. Cape Meares Lighthouse, Cape Lookout State Park, Sand Lake and Cape Kiwanda are nearby attractions. Netarts Bay provides clamming, crabbing, fishing and boat rental. Nightlife is just 45 minutes south at Lincoln City’s Chinook Winds Casino. Tillamook is just 10 miles to the east and has theaters, bowling, golf and more.

Keywords: Bay View, Coast, House, WiFi, Family Friendly, Weddings

More Details

Jim Fazio
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 11, 2018

About Jim Fazio

Steve Matiaco of Forest Hills Builders worked in the Forest Grove area and on the coast for twelve years. When he came across this property, the view was what caught his eye. He purchased the property, cleared a portion of it and carefully constructed the home where it would capture the panoramic view of Netarts Bay and the surrounding mountains. In 2013, Jim & Dawn Fazio of Moscow, Idaho, joined Steve as partners and in 2015 became its managers with family friend Greg Sands as the local representative. All love and enjoy the peaceful setting, panoramic views and nearby coastal features.

Jim Fazio purchased this house in 2007

Why Jim Fazio chose Tillamook

The perfect setting for nature lovers and family activities. Unrivaled as a quiet, peaceful location. Special off-season rates for individuals or couples, not published. Contact owner for information

What makes this house unique

If you are a first-time visitor, you will especially appreciate the notebook in the kitchen. It shares some of the owners' favorite places to visit nearby, complete with detailed directions. There is other information ranging from how to dig clams to who to contact under any circumstance. And enjoy walks on our private, half-mile nature trail through a mature spruce and hemlock forest. Guide booklets are in the house for your use.


Tillamook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Reservation is not final until security depose and last page of signed contract are received by owner.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • King size beds (1) King bed located in master bedroom., Queen size Beds (4) Queen beds are located in the den/bedroom on first floor and the three upstairs bedrooms., Twin or Single Beds (1) Rollaway bed.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Four queen size foam pads available for additional sleeping. Private sun bathing on large deck.


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Retreat at Whiskey Creek: Family vacations/small weddings & group retreats
average rating of 4.909091 based on 55 reviews

A great house for big groups vacations!!

  • 5 of 5

The house is really nice and big!! It’s has everything what you need to get your meals ready!! Thank you so much!! We really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Nice location

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amaizing Experience

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful home! Great place to relax and spend a some quality time with friends and family.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Amazing house, perfect for big groups with kids

  • 4 of 5

This is by far one of the best properties for families with young children. We were minutes from the bay and the grounds were so beautiful. Our kids had a great time on the nature hike and riding their bikes around the property. Plenty of space for everyone, including extra tables and chairs for seating. The house is well stocked with basic equipment for cooking and serving large groups and the beds were comfortable. Thank you for a memorable weekend.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home and yard!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion here and we made amazing memories. This house was beautifully constructed, large and spacious, yet felt cozy. The kitchen island was very nice to have preparing large meals and we especially enjoyed the large backyard. With 4.5 bathrooms there was never an issue with waiting or a turn, however, we also rented a portable toilet from Tennity & Sons (who were also wonderful to work with) for the week to reduce the strain on the owner's septic system. There was plenty of parking and the location was close to really nice beaches. I recommend purchasing the Oregon State Visitors Pass for $10 because it gives you admission for 5 days to the local parks, we purchased our passes at Cape Lookout which is only 2.3 miles to the south of this property. It was $5 a day however, next time we will get the $10 pass. Cape Lookout was really fun, we found a secluded spot in the sand with a small freshwater creek running through it which provided hours of entertainment. Tillamook is only a short 10 minute drive, and we toured the cheese/ice cream factory, which was also a huge hit. We also drove north to Seaside and Cannon Beach, both although touristy and crowded during the summer, were beautiful places with lots to see and do. Cape Meares Lighthouse was also only a short drive away, and with free admission (donations encouraged) it was a neat piece of history. It was pretty windy up there, and we forgot our sweaters, so I recommend always bringing them because the Oregon Coast weather can go from sunny and warm to windy and drizzly in minutes. We also toured the Air Museum, and there really aren't any words to describe the magnitude of the work that went into building that giant hangar, you have to just see it for yourself. However, our best memories were sitting around outside the house just visiting with our family, I highly recommend this property for your stay, although it is not directly on the ocean, you can hear the ocean from the house and see a pretty good view of Netarts Bay. We had visiting deer, bunnies, and even a raccoon (so be careful of leaving garbage or food out!) The Nature Trail was also a huge hit, I can tell someone has been working hard on making it a beautiful and informative trek with the local and native flora. There is not a TV downstairs, but there is one in the upstairs living room. We ended up using the upstairs TV one time the first night, then we were just having too much fun to waste time with TV!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of seventeen people stayed at this beautiful house for three days and two nights. We all really enjoyed spending time in this, fully equipped for vacation, house. The house was very clean and well furnished. Each one of us had a comfortable place to sleep and we all fit just fine. The kitchen was big and spacious, which made it easy to prepare large meals and serve a big party of people. The living room sat comfortably our whole group, we used the couches and chairs. We also really enjoyed the backyard and the wonderful landscaping, as well as the large patio. Having Tillamook factory nearby, was very convenient to shop for presents and souvenirs. Oceanside Beach was only 10 minutes away, which made it super easy to get away and go for a walk. Also, the property owner was very communicative and helpful. Overall, we would really recommend this beautiful place to anyone who wants have a fun and memorable getaway. This place well exceeded our expectations and we sure hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
93 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Alder Brook
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Mount Hood
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Car: not necessary

Birding, Crabbing boat rentals with crab pots, Clamming, Hang Gliding, Quilting, Archery, Cheese Sampling, Blimp Hangars, Bowling, Roller Skating, Art Galleries, Cape Meares Lighthouse Tours, Octopus Tree. All of these are within approx 10 miles radius. Some are offered seasonally.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/trash $245 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.8%


SINGLES AND COUPLES: Contact us about special discounts!



Off Season Meeting Room Use of home and premises for a day-only
(no overnight) meeting of up to 30 people.
$400 (Cleaning/trash fee included in price).

Add 11.8 % county and state tax
+ $300 refundable damage deposit


Wedding Receptions & Other Large Groups Add $100 to cleaning/trash fee. Refundable damage
deposit is $500. Please phone with questions or for other

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.