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|Address:Elk Riverfront Retreat
Elk Riverfront Retreat: Nestled beneath native myrtle, old-growth oak and cedar, lies a magical 6 acres with a custom built 2,036 sq. ft. three bedroom, two bath home. This wooded rural parcel is secluded: located at the end of a private road on the preferred northern side of the river abutting forestlands and in close proximity to both the Grassy Knob and Copper Salmon Wilderness areas.
The property boasts over 600 feet of frontage on the mighty Elk River, known for prized salmon, steelhead and trout fishing, and swimming holes perfect for lazy summer afternoons. Recognized by many for its pristine beauty, and clear, emerald green waters, the Elk has been designated a National Wild and Scenic River. The surrounding wilderness has abundant wildlife, including heron, osprey, bald eagles, golden eagles, otter, deer, the northern spotted owl, and the rare marbled murrelet.
Solidly built in 1984, this exquisite, quality craftsman home has been lovingly maintained. The impressive Rick Howard construction features cathedral ceilings, solid oak doors, built-in oak cabinets throughout, and large picture windows and skylights to take advantage of the southern facing exposure and spectacular river views. Rustic accents, such as knotty cedar walls and ceilings in the kitchen, dining, great room and master suite, along with a classic woodstove, add warmth and character to the impeccable design. The expansive master suite, overlooking the river, has a huge bathroom with dual oak vanities and Corian sinks, an oversized jetted soaking tub and a double walk-in closet. The gourmet kitchen has Jenn-Air cook tops with rotisserie and grill, built-in ovens, dishwasher, disposal, tile countertops and an island eating area. Theres a spacious walk-in pantry and two full attics for extra storage.
Over 1,000 sq. ft. of exterior decking wraps around the front of the home showcasing picturesque river views. The property also includes a smokehouse, a barn with loafing shed, one storage area for hay and another for garden equipment, along with approximately one acre of land thats been fenced and cross-fenced. The home has a huge two car attached garage with large shop area and plenty of built-ins for your tools; perfect for the hobby enthusiast. There are many upgrades, including new metal roof, new dual hot water heaters and a new Trane heat pump and furnace.
The Elk River is in a rural farming area where opportunities for outdoor activities abound. Wilderness adventure is just beyond your backdoor! Five minutes drive upriver to hiking, camping and crystal clear mountain lakes. Fifteen minutes to Floras and Garrison Lakes, noted for windsurfing, boating and water sports. The Rogue and Sixes River are both within easy driving distance, offering additional recreational opportunities. There are miles of pristine ocean beaches and State parklands located nearby just waiting to be explored. Bandon restaurants, galleries and the famed Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, are a 30 minute drive. This home offers luxury, seclusion and privacy, with all the nearby amenities one could wish for.