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Super close to Heceta Beach, Pet Friendly and Affordable -Surf Sounds

6 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Florence Studio Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom 1 Bath Studio, with garage and Pool Table

Surf Sounds is located on a private street just .4 miles (4 blocks) from the beach. It's a 780 square foot studio house with attached RV Garage that will hold your full sized pick up with ATV trailer, the Harley or your car. It's nestled among pine trees and wild rhododendrons, in a fantastic sunny wind protected area. While you can't see the beach, you can listen to the sounds of the surf, and enjoy a quick stroll down to the beach with your dog or children.

This is a studio, so it's one large room. It has an alcove for the queen bed . It's light and bright with lots of windows. The 32 inch TV is wall mounted on a pull/out swivel mount so you can see it from anywhere in the room.. The bathroom, has a shower tub combo.

You'll also find a large walk in closet and pantry area to store your things. The kitchen has a full size self cleaning electric range, microwave, full size refrigerator and everything you'll need to cook. This is a great location for a couple, or a couple with small children. It also has a full size washer & dryer in the garage. Living Room

The living area has a snooker/pool table, love seat sofa sleeper, with a 5 inch memory foam mattress.The TV has an expanded cable package, a Roku streaming internet TV box with unlimited Netflix, and a PlayStation 2 with game. There are 2 rattan chairs, and a very comfortable swivel rocker.

The patio beckons you to sit & relax with a glass of wine to wind down your day. We are sure that whatever you do, you will find a nice warm feeling when you return to Surf Sounds after your days activities.

For your convenience there is a Golden Retriever sized dog crate in the garage, and a washer & dryer.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2016
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About Leslie

We bought our home in 2006, which is comprised of two properties. One of course is our home and the other we used as office space for my paralegal work. We were always looking to utilize both properties and when I finished working, we decided to rent that space as a vacation rental. My husband and I are from Michigan, but we’ve also lived in Utah for awhile. We later moved to Eugene and always enjoyed coming over to the coast. We knew we wanted to eventually retire here.

Leslie purchased this studio in 2006

Why Leslie chose Coastal Oregon

We enjoy the sound of the waves from the beach. We also love to walk on the beach every chance we get no matter what the weather, and Jetty our Golden Retriever loves it even more.

What makes this studio unique

One unique benefit of Surf Sounds is the pool table. It’s always fun to play a game of pool when time permits. It is also very quiet and peaceful with trees and large rhododendron bushes surrounding our properties. Being super close to the Beach, but protected from the wind and usually out of the summer fog, also makes it a fantastic location.

Guestbook comments from the manager

The place was very nice and the beach is very close (just a walking distance away). The neighborhood is also nice, a little mixed between pricy and non-pricy, not only pure vacation neighborhood. Seafood can be bought downtown Florence and cooked at home, they had some great stuff down there. The host kept for themselves and had a very good printed manual in the apartment. I would recommend people to stay at this location yes.
Jul 2014
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based on 6 traveler reviews

Super close to Heceta Beach, Pet Friendly and Affordable -Surf Sounds
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time to the Oregon coast and wanted to be within walking distance of the ocean without paying for oceanfront. This roomy studio was roomy, comfortable and quiet (except for the nearby distinct sounding lighthouse sounding off-but enjoyed it). We liked the access to parking in the attached pole barn and laundry. Close enough to town. Including Old Town Florence. Easy access to many attractions. Our dog especially liked the daily beach walks - she was exhausted!!! Only downside was I would prefer more window covering to darken it up for sleeping. The area is secluded enough, even with the house next door. People there were real nice. Appreciated the binder of info that described some places to go and things to do. Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived alone (without children or grand children; first time ever! We celebrated our 40th anniversary on the 16th and could not have been happier! We visited my uncle again; who lives close by and had him over for dinners. The pool table was a great past time and so was the nearby beach! We will be back in 2016 and hope this place is available. I would recommend it to anyone; and perhaps next time will bring the dog...and maybe even one of the grand children!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Haven, Michigan

The Name Says it All!

  • 5 of 5

So close to the beach that you can sit outside and enjoy a glass of wine and listen to the surf. Not only is this cozy rental so close to the beach but it's proximity to Old Town and hiking trails makes it's location appealing as well. The owners were extremely helpful in suggesting great restaurants for whatever we were craving from pubs, to Mexican/with a view, to seafood. Inside of the rental had everything we needed and also the little extras that you might forget. We enjoyed playing pool and we definitely liked the fact that the TV mounted on the wall with a swivel so we could enjoy watching it from bed too! We will recommend Surf Sounds to our friends and would love to make it back this way again.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Middleton, Idaho

Perfect Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the third week of May, 2015 with our two Labs. I would echo what other reviewers wrote. Everything you need, close to beach, and dog friendly! Very nice outside seating BBQ area protected from wind. The large garage was a big bonus for us, we were able to keep our boat inside. It was also handy to be able to use the washer and dryer in the garage. The neighborhood is quiet and wooded. Easy access to Old Town Florence and the dunes. You can walk to the beach in a matter of minutes. Owners were helpful but certainly not intrusive. Lots of places to eat nearby but we prepared all of our meals at the house. This place was just a lucky find for us!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wayland, MI, USA

Beach Feel with the Comforts of Home

  • 5 of 5

My mom and I stayed at Surf Sounds for one week and found the accommodations to be very comfortable and much like home. Everything that one needs is provided in this "little house" and even things that we may have forgotten to pack. The beach was easily accessible enough to take a daily beach walk. You can truly hear the sounds of the surf from the house! The proximity to Florence and all it offers was a plus. I would highly recommend this cute beach bungalow to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfly Warm an Welcoming

  • 5 of 5

I could not rave about our stay here enough! From our arrival to departure we were comfortable in this home. The house itself is warm and cozy and so quiet. The big things were access to the large garage for a "mudroom" after taking the kids and dogs to the beach, plus a place to do my exercise routine in the early morning before others were up. The washer and dryer were a must to happy days spent getting wet and sandy at the ocean and in the woods.

The closet was stocked with lots of extra towels and bed linens, complete with rag towels, kitchen towels, more pillows, blankets. There were spices and cooking oil, butter, condiments for us. The shower runs full and hot, the freezer has ice and the sink works perfectly. There was even a vacuum to help keep the home tidy dury our stay!

There were lots of pamplets and maps for the area, extra pens and pads of paper, games, books and movies to watch on the DVD. Of course, the pool table was a hit, but we spent most of our time walking the quiet neighborhood streets, the long, sandy beach and making short trips into Florence, The Dunes, Cape Perpetua and Heceta Head.

We can't wait to return, and while highly recommend this home, kind of don't want to give out Heceta Beach's best kept secret!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Jerry's Place
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Sand Pines Golf Course
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
Driftwood Shores
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Heceta Beach
Car: necessary

Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, Sea Lion Caves, Heceta Head Lighthouse, Historic Old Town Florence, Cape Perpetua Scenic Area.


Rates & Availability

Florence Studio Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.8%

10.00 per night per dog

1/2 down at time of reservation. We Visa/MC

10.00 per night - per dog Weekly dog fee: 63.00

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Florence Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 1 twin sofa sleeper, 1 blow up mattress
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing

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