Outdoor Adventure: Tranquil Creekside Retreat

Property ID: 472397MerlinORUS
Sleeps 63 BR2 BA


Experience Pacific Northwest living at its best in Merlin. This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental home tucked away in the lush Oregon forest is the perfect place to get back to nature with the family. In addition to the seemingly endless outdoor activities nearby, including hiking, rafting, and sightseeing, there’s also plenty of room to kick up your feet and relax at the property. While the kids splash around in the creek, pull up a chair and listen to the soothing sounds of the water.


  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Essentials
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV


Location Details

HIKING: China Creek - Chrome Ridge Road Trailhead (3.7 miles), Rainie Falls Trail (8.1 miles), Rogue River National Recreation Trail (8.3 miles), Burned Timber Interpretive Trailhead (9.2 miles), Limpy Botanical Interpretive Loop Trailhead (21.8 miles), London Peak Accessible Trailhead (30.8 miles)

ON THE WATER: Galice Boat Ramp (1.0 miles), Morrisons Rogue Wilderness Adventures (3.8 miles), Orange Torpedo Trips (12.2 miles), River Dance Raft Rentals (12.6 miles), Arrowhead River Adventures (24.7 miles), Noah's River Adventures (60.8 miles)

THINGS TO SEE & DO: Pottsville Historical Museum (14.7 miles), Grants Pass Museum of Art (20.9 miles), Schmidt House Museum & Library (21.1 miles), Rogue Theatre (21.1 miles), Riverside Park (21.7 miles), Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventure (36.6 miles), The Oregon Vortex (38.8 miles), Britt Festival Pavilion (47.5 miles), Oregon Shakespeare Festival (60.8 miles)

WINERIES: Schmidt Family Vineyards (34.3 miles), Troon Vineyard (35.6 miles), Augustino Estate & Vineyard Tasting Room (38.3 miles), DANCIN Vineyards (48.7 miles), Kriselle Cellars (50.9 miles), RoxyAnn Winery (52.5 miles)

DAY TRIPS: Gold Beach (65.8 miles), Crater Lake National Park (113 miles), Umpqua National Forest (125 miles)

AIRPORT: Rogue Valley International Medford Airport (46.3 miles)


12 reviews
  • Absolute perfection


    My husband and I spent a week at this beautiful home. It is comfortable, peaceful, and serene. We got there just in time to watch the fall colors come in. Heaven is sitting by the creek in silence and enjoying the beautiful surroundings of this home. The beds were comfortable, the home was clean and well stocked, and both the owner and property manager were gracious. I loved the history of the property and being able to walk around the property was also very cool. Would absolutely stay here again.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 14, 2023
  • Great Location!


    We had an incredible family vacation staying at this property. It was convenient to the river rafting and river tours we took. There was plenty of room for our family with our teen son thrilled with the well-equipped guest house. The property was equipped with everything you could think of, but the absolute highlight was the creek! Our boys could explore and fish for hours in that creek. And the sound was so tranquil and relaxing. We will definitely be back!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Bridget P.
    Published August 23, 2023
  • Peaceful get away


    The house and property had such great charm and was so peaceful! Was great for our family to spend time together. Would definitely stay again!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published September 27, 2023
  • What a quaint little mountain house


    Had a great time here. You not only have plenty of space inside to entertain,but outside on their large patio,too! It’s so nice to be able to hear the creek down below when outside and in the bedrooms at night with window open. I would definitely recommend it to anyone. Oh and Debbie the contact for the house was very helpful,too! And can’t forget Lou the caretaker also very helpful.

    Published June 9, 2023
  • Old time quaint


    This place was great! Very comfortable and the creek below and the outdoor patio was great! We slept with the doors and windows open just so we could here the creek below the house. Healthy big grey squirrels were around to watch on both sides of the creek. One note Lou the caretaker was great he introduced him self right away and let us know if we needed anything to let him know and he filled us in on a little of the history of this place.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jeffrey K.
    Published June 27, 2023
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 6 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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