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JAW-DROPPING VIEW,trails,family, free day,fireplace,private beach,gated & clean

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

WELCOME! From the instant you enter the living area, you will drop your suitcases and stand in awe at the magnificent ocean and sea stacks seen a short distance below. Our condo is considered a prime location at Rainbow Rock because of its unobstructed over 180 degree view south down the Oregon Coast and west out to sea.

A truly beautiful few minutes private access walk along a well groomed winding path and over a wooden bridge to our private deeded beach will lead you to Rainbow Rock's own pot of gold, a cave with unique rock formations which are a geological wonder. When the sun is pouring into the cave colorful rocks go dancing before your very eyes! The beach has driftwood and sea stacks, star fish and mussels, and you will be able to have enjoyable long walks along the coast toward the town of Brookings. Access to this beach is private, for owners and their guests (that's you!) and more often than not, you will have it all to yourselves!

If you like whale watching, pristine tide pools, beachcombing, star gazing, sensational sunsets, hiking (the Coastal Trail is practically at your door step), and sitting in the condo or on the deck watching the waves roll in, then you've picked the perfect place--our balcony! Seasonally, whales stop to socialize with one another right in front of the Rainbow Rock condos, often staying for days at a time. They seem to love showing off by spouting and flipping their tails up in the air, almost like they are inviting you to come play. There is a lookout place just below our condo on Highway 101 (the Coastal Highway) where people pull over to whale watch. The fantastic Harris Beach State Park, just a mile or so away, has a group of locals who offer whale watching tips during winter migration to Mexico where, in the warmer waters of Baja, their babies are born.

Our condo is comfortable and family friendly. It is exceptionally CLEAN and well equiped with furnished linens and kitchen appliances. A gas BBQ is at the ready and a Jen Air stove has a grill. Everything from a popcorn popper to a breadmaker is available for your comfort and use. The master bedroom has its own bathroom and there is also a guest bathroom close to the guest bedroom. The guest bedroom has a double bed and a single bed, the master bedroom has a king size bed, and there is a hide-a-bed in the living room. Pillows are all in protective covers as are the mattresses.

The ocean can be seen from most rooms in the condo, exceptions are the bathrooms and the guest bedroom which overlooks the Rainbow Rock complex. The rhythmic sound of the ocean can be heard from the living, masterbedroom, and kitchen areas, especially when the sliding glass doors and windows are open, adding to the atmosphere of being at the fabulous Oregon Coast. From this condo highway traffic is not heard so you can enjoy the deck while reading, visiting or just watching the exciting ocean scene. This is a top floor (3rd) end unit affording all the privacy you could want.

Keywords: Ocean front condo, gated community, private beaches, beautiful setting, easy pathway to beach, Coastal trail behind property, close to town activities, golf, hiking & fishing.

More Details

Owner
Ron Vogel
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2017

About Ron Vogel

We have greatly enjoyed our condo for the past decade. Until we retired in 2006, we were able to spend many long weekends, an easy drive from our home in California. It was always such a nice break from my husbands busy medical practice to relax for awhile at Rainbow Rock. Crabbing down at the wharf in Harbor, just across the bridge from Brookings and visiting local parks and beaches are what we like to do. We also love the nearby Redwood groves, forests and lighthouses along the Southern Oregon coast.

Ron Vogel purchased this condo in 2002

Why Ron Vogel chose Brookings

We love the Oregon Coast! We also have a large family and wanted to provide a place for them to enjoy. We had looked at many possibilities up and down the coast and liked Brookings best. This area of the Oregon coast is called the banana belt because of its warmer weather. Brookings is big enough for good places to eat and fun things to do but small enough to not feel hurried. It is close to wonderful things to see like the Redwoods and small port towns. It is a great location and on the ocean, couldn't ask for more! Our grandchildren find lots to do here and love to come visit us.....that's a big plus!

What makes this condo unique

Serenity, beauty, comfortable, safe gated community, nice people to meet, short walk to the beach through a lovely wooded area that is well kept, close to town, fishing, for starters. Wild blackberries grow along the mountain pathway below the condo and we enjoy picking them to eat and bake a pie. The Coastal Trail by the condo leads to a lookout over the ocean via a wooded pathway that crosses a little bridge, It is a nice walk through pines and ferns.

Amenities

Brookings Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Guest bathroom
  • The master bathroom has a shower and the guest bedroom has both shower and bath tub. Both have plug-ins for electrical appliances.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (2) All new Beautyrest mattresses
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Best all around view at Rainbow Rock because of unique location in complex. Unobstructed 180 degree down the coast and out to sea. Takes your breath away! Very comfortable and extremely clean.

Reviews

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JAW-DROPPING VIEW,trails,family, free day,fireplace,private beach,gated & clean
average rating of 4.866071 based on 112 reviews
5

View, view, view!!!

  • 5 of 5

Sunsets and sunrises both spectacular from this clean and comfy condo. Recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: No two sunsets/sunrises are identical and each is specular frome our place! This guest is right about clean and comfy...that is what we aim for and thanks to our housekeepers for making it possible!
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Awesy

  • 5 of 5

The view from the condo is magnificent. Surrounded by ocean. So peaceful and quiet. Tho we arrived at midnight due to flight cancellation. We drove 7.5 hrs from Portland. It rained all the time when we were there but the sun came out the day we were leaving. But we still enjoyed our stay in Brookings. Definitely go back as long as we have somebody there. Ron and Nancy sure do have a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such positive people! Many people come to the coast just to see the storms. The ocean is facinating to watch anytime, but especially during a storm.
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Grants Pass, Oregon
4

Sweeping views of ocean in a comfortable setting

  • 4 of 5

Our group of 4 was comfortable during our stay and we enjoyed the ocean views and sounds from this top floor condo. We were able to find what we needed in the kitchen for simple meals. The master king bed was very comfortable and we appreciated being able to hear the ocean while we slept.

We will definitely consider staying at this unit again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our condo is a good choice for a great get-away with friends & family, if you are wanting to get in touch with the sea and nature. Our view from the top floor end unit can rival any coastal vacation rental in the state! Whale viewing, as they make their yearly migration to Mexico's warm waters, will shortly arrive. The waters right in front of our condo seems to be a stopping place for many whales, so you don't need to get in your car and hunt for sightings. Just take a seat inside or out on the deck and watch the show these humongous animals put on!
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View just as beautiful as advertised

  • 4 of 5

Great location with direct access to the beach as well as being close to downtown Brookings. It was also a great jumping off point for visiting the Redwood Forest National park just south in CA. We really enjoyed the balcony that overlooked the water. The living room and kitchen were comfortable. Our stay was short so we didn't make use of all of the amenities offered. I would recommend this for anyone wanting to stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It will soon be whale watching season, as they travel to Baja, Mexico, to give birth and then return to Alaska in the Spring. If you want a birds-eye view of their travels south, than our view cannot be equaled! Resident whales can also be spotted in front of our place throughout the year. We make efforts to present a welcoming and inviting environment at our condo, along with cleanliness and ample supplies for your visit.
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We truly enjoyed the stay it was relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Would recommend this place to anyone who needs a motel for a couple nights!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carmichael, CA
4

Rainbow Rock

  • 4 of 5

The home was very nice, comfortable and had everything we needed. The view is spectacular! We secured the condo for three days. Unfortunately, the Chetco Bar fire was advancing toward Brookings the same time we were! We had to cut our trip short by one day due to unhealthy air quality and ash. We would love to come back to this home again someday and enjoy the beautiful beach below.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You folks were champs! The Chetco Bar Fire was threatening the whole town of Brookings and smoke in the area lay heavy in the air. We look forward to your next visit, too, when you can get out more. Brookings and our coast area is such a great place to explore. Good air, great people. Can't beat that when looking for a nice place to vacation!
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Map

Wild River Pizza
Harris Beach State Park
Pancho's Restaurante Y Cantina
Slugs'n Stones'n Ice Cream Cones
Port of Brookings Harbor
O'Holleran's Restaurant and Lounge
Jedediah Smith Campground
Stout Grove
Patrick's Point State Park
Salmon Run Golf Course
Ocean Front-Pebble Beach Drive-Spectacular View!-Crescent City
Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Crescent City, CA
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Brookings
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Harbor
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Brookings
Car: necessary

Beachcombing, sea glass hunting, Coastal Trail for hiking, birds-eye view of whale migration, interesting sea stacks and a cave. Close to Redwoods, lighthouses, golfing, Crater Lake 2 hrs. away, Fern Canyon and elk (don't miss!), boat excursions, jet boat excursions, Sand Dunes, Oregon Caves within 2 hours, Samuel Boardman park 5 min. from condo (easy access for seniors) Chetco River (world-class fishing) Jediah Smith Redwoods (1/2 hr. from condo) Jack McNamara Field Airport 29 miles from condo in Crescent City. Shopping/restaurants 2 1/2 miles from condo in Brookings.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 1.8%

Cancellations accepted without penalty 60 days prior to staying dates. $75.00 cancellation fee thereafter. No pets/no smoking/no maid service. Security dep. of $250.00 will be refunded within 14 days. FOR EVERY 6 DAYS RESERVED, GET ONE FREE. THIS REDUCTION IS PRE-CALCULATED IN THE WEEKLY FEE LISTED ABOVE. Basic rate is for 4 guests. Each person thereafter 4 years old and older is $10.00 per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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