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Amazing Ocean Front Vacation House!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,588 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Want a great family vacation place? Our house is located directly in front of Haystack Rock in Pacific City, Kiwanda Shores development. Perfect Family house, remodeled recently. Sit on the deck and watch the kids surf, or get in the water in a few short steps. Nice private location with Sand Dune buffering one side of the house - wide open views of Kape Kiwanda and the giant dune on the other. Numerous activities in Pacific City, or no activity at all - it's an easy place to just relax on the deck and watch the ocean.

A few notes: No Smoking inside or near the house - we like clean smelling beach and ocean. Owned by Surfer and Snowboarder, so it's not your grandma's beach house - but not party central either! No shoes in the house at all - in keeping with Island customs of respect for household.

PLEASE NOTE! THIS HOUSE IS LOCATED ON THE OREGON COAST - WE CAN NOT GUARANTEE SUNNY WEATHER AND A CLEAR VIEW OF THE OCEAN!!! While our house IS located on the front row - with nothing but sand between you and the ocean - the winds can reach up to 100 mi/hr creating a berm in from of the house. Most of the time we are able to shovel the sand out of the way, making for a perfect view of the ocean from the house. But other times, we have storms moving in and out - especially in the winter months - pushing the sand, blocking the view.

A beautiful place - for having fun with family and friends!

Keywords: beach house, ocean front, surf access, ocean view, front row, handicap access

More Details

Shawn Steward
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Shawn Steward

I bought this house many years ago, with a dream of having a little place to go with the family and learn to surf better. Still a crummy surfer - but if I ever get better, I'll walk right off the deck and be in some of the best surf in Oregon. I prefer renting to families and small groups.

Shawn Steward purchased this house in 1997

Why Shawn Steward chose Pacific City

Pacific City is a great little beach town that doesn't have that trashy tourist look that most of the other Oregon Beach towns have so lovingly acquired. A real fishing town, with seriously good beaches and waterways.

What makes this house unique

Crabbing, whale watching, beach walks, giant sand dune hikes, surfing, sand boarding (which never works as good as it should), Bingo at the senior center on Wednesday nights, good restaurants and coffee house.


Nearest Airport
98.35 Miles
Portland International Airpot
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Pelican Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
28.9 Miles
Salishan in Gleneden Beach
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Pelican Brew Pub
Car: necessary

Located near Pelican Brew pub, one of the best Brew Pubs in all of Oregon. Walking distance to Kape Kiwanda Dunes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kiwanda Shores in Pacific City

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1588 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower; Two Sinks; Toilet
    Second Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Euro-Feel; Double Head Walk-in Shower; Heated Floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bed w/Memory Foam Mattress; DVD/TV; Private Bathroom
    Second Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bed w/Memory Foam Mattress; DVD Player
    Third Bedroom - 1 Cot , 2 Bunk Bed , 4 Twin Beds; Baby Crib Avail; VHS Player; High Chair Avail
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • 6 deck chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We have garbage service every Wednesday; Mid-stay cleaning is also available - just book through home owner.


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(67 traveller reviews)

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Amazing Ocean Front Vacation House!
average rating of 4.6119404 based on 67 reviews
Portland, OR

Stormy weather beach getaway with friends

  • 5 of 5

Our family met friends and their kiddos at this beautiful beach house. The weather was temperamental but when it was too stormy to be outside we all enjoyed hanging out inside, playing games, cooking, watching movies and looking out at the ocean and haystack rock. I noticed the previous reviewer notes having an obscured view but ours was uninterrupted other than by heavy rain which was fun to watch from the warmth of the open plan interior of the home. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! So glad your family had a wonderful time at our beach house. As stated in my response to the previous guests who gave less than stellar reviews because of circumstances out of human control, the weather at the Oregon Coast is ever changing and can be extreme at times - especially in the winter months. We were able to have the sand shoveled between storms, and luckily the wind didn't move the sand in front of the house to block the views we normally have. So great you had a nice time - thanks again for your review.
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Portland, Oregon

My Favorite!

  • 5 of 5

This is absolutely my favorite place to stay at the beach! The location is jaw-dropping. The first time I walk in, the view just gets me every time. The house is well-appointed. They actually have sharp knives in the kitchen and the plates (thank you glass) and cook wear is top notch. Also the beds are comfy and the kids room has great books and my kids just love the bunk beds! I recommend this place 100%. It's a gem and you're lucky if you get to book it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Olympia, WA

Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The actual house and the advertisement pictures are a match. Currently, only one side of the home has neighbors so it is even more private than expected. The beach front off the deck and the views exceeded our expectations. The home and amenities were good! We have already discussed coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice getaway

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house, it was clean and well appointed. The deck furniture needs attention. There were only two chairs and one was broken and not usable. The fridge was awful. There were two of them but they were smaller than apt. size. Not really good for much so we used a large ice chest that we had . I loved the location but was really disappointed in the sand

burm. It made going to the beach impossible for the older ones. I was under the impression that the sand was removed on a regular basis. An assumption I was wrong to make. So the seniors were unable to take advantage of the beach unless we loaded everyone in the car and went do to the pub beach. Not quite as easy. Would have prefered to use the beach in front of the house. But we had a wonderful time and the house was clean, beds and bath clean and that was a biggie for us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this home. We loved being right on the beach and being able to see the ocean. The home was very comfortable. I wish it had been more obvious that there was no wifi at this home but all turned out fine I just didn't realize it until the last minute. The cafe in town was a great place for our teenagers to get their fix.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not impressed and overpaid

  • 2 of 5

We were in town for a girls trip reunion, and were very much looking forward to sitting on the deck and enjoying the view with a glass of wine. Sadly, we were met with zero patio furniture so ended up spending time on towels or watching from inside. The house was not especially clean (crusted food in the waffle iron, leftover wrappers and crumbs in kitchen drawers & crab shells piled up on the back deck). The bunk beds were extremely loud and uncomfortable. For the price we were soarly disappointed. The view is exquisite, just unfortunate on the other factors.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always appreciate and learn from our guest's reviews, so firstly, thank you for the feedback! We have owned the house for over 20 years and have rented it as a vacation home for about half of that time. We take to heart anything that needs improving and have relayed the feedback to housekeeping and generally respond with the repairs as needed as promptly as possible. As for the chairs - our apologies they were not available! What a bummer indeed. We have remedied this by purchasing four new chairs for guest use. Again, sorry about that. In regards to the bunk beds, they are primarily meant for kids/small person use, so if there are adults looking for a comfy bed, those probably would not be the ideal situation for sure. We will look into this as it's probably time for a mattress upgrade! Thanks again for the feedback - sorry it wasn't the best it could have been. We strive to provide a great space for families and friends to get together and relax. We strive to keep our little house in great running order and appreciate your input. All the best...
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kiwanda Shores, Coastal Oregon

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £189.55
Cleaning Fee £90.98
Tax Rate 11.8%

*SUMMER, SPRING & HOLIDAY RATES: $350.00 PER NIGHT (FEB 28 - SEPT 30), Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years
*WINTER AND FALL RATE: $275.00 PER NIGHT (OCT 01 - FEB 28) excluding holidays
*LOST KEY FEE: $250.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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