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Very Private/Hot Tub/Walk to Beach

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Gullhouse nestles in a secluded, intimate spot, rare on the popular Oregon Coast. The road ends in our driveway. Our guests love sitting in the hot tub (no neighbors other than the seals:) and watching the gulls, pelicans, bald eagles and magnificent gray whales, migrating 12,000 miles from Alaska to Baja and back. Many engagement, honeymoon and anniversary celebrations take place at the Gullhouse.


You will marvel at this astounding ocean view from the living room sofa, the ocean bedroom and even the kitchen. At low tide you can see with your naked eye, orange and purple sea stars clinging to the exposed rocks, and a dozen seals resting on the rocks. You don't have to leave the Gullhouse to experience the beauty of the Oregon Coast and many of our guests don't!

Tastefully furnished and decorated with coastal charm, you will find the Gullhouse to be spotless, comfortable and quiet, perfect for enjoying the serenity of the nature around you. The home is equipped with every modern amenity, including a large deck, ocean view hot tub and a kitchen that will serve every cook's need. (One of our recent guests hosts a TV cooking show, and even HE was happy with what he found!) There are binoculars, a spotting scope and bird & marine life identification books for your use. Each bedroom is comfortable for couples with king beds, the master has an adjoining bath, and the ocean-side bedroom offers a lovely view of the sea and starlit sky.

A Note About Motorcycles:

The road ends in our driveway and offers spectacular privacy, but about 3 blocks away, the road becomes gravel. There is a significant hill into our block. In addition, we do not have either a carport or a garage where your vehicle can be parked.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Cleaning supplies stored under sinks. Highway crossing for young children hazardous....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Level home, must navigate approximately 4 steps for entry....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only. Please police your discards....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We keep an allergen-free home. No exceptions....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • King size beds (1) King bed in each bedroom., Child Beds (1) Please bring your own pack'n'play, children are also welcome to sleep on the sofa bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed - double...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    ipod docking station, some cds available...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    No reception....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    We have a closet-full of movies for you to choose from!...moreless


  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Binoculars and spotting scope available for whale watching and bird identifying. You can even see the starfish clinging to rocks at low tide....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Sits on a small bluff across the street from the beach. The property is shielded from view by it's height and shore pines. Expect some street noise, which quickly fades into the surf-sounds...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing


  • Linens Provided:

    Hi quality 600+ count sheets, plush blankets, hot tub towels, soaps, shampoo and conditioner, hair dryers also provided....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    limited to 3 vehicles in the driveway there is no room for an RV/boat/trailer...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Need calling card for long distance....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your own laptop....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave


  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 18 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $79 + tax
  • Hot Tub $22 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 10%


Very strict 'No Pet' policy. No exceptions.

Signed rental agreement required. Esignature enabled.

Max 3 cars parking.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Yuzen Japanese Cuisine

    "Best sushi at great prices! Amazing find -quality that you might expect in San Francisco. S..."

  • Indulge Sweets

    "You've got to try the Evil Brownies! YUM! You can walk here from the Gullhouse."

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0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Yuzen Japanese Restaurant

Car: Necessary

Seal Rock is an unincorporated coastal community in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States, between Newport and Waldport on U.S. Route 101.

Seal Rock State Wayside (across the street) has large off-shore rock formations which are the habitat of seals, sea lions, sea birds and other marine life. The wayside includes interesting tidepools as well as excellent ocean views and a sandy beach. Developed for day-use, the picnic area is in a pleasant stand of shore pine, spruce and salal. Or you can picnic on the deck at the Gullhouse, and enjoy the splendid view from the privacy of your own deck.

The outstanding Newport Aquarium and Hatfield Marine Science Center area within a 15 minute drive.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Rob and I originally bought the Gullhouse for our family vacations. We started renting it to co-workers at the VA Hospital; friends and family. The response was overwhelming, and we found that we really enjoyed sharing this incredible place. When Rob retired, we decided to rent it professionally, and he got his 'committee' together to help. They built the patio, installed the hot tub, replaced and cut in new windows. The deck was torn down and rebuilt, the foundation and underpinnings supported, even the plumbing was replaced! We all worked, and we all loved our special place. We have many Fathers Day Crab Feeds with our kids after a day out on Uncle Doug's boat in the Bay. Our middle son proposed to his wife on the beach in front of our house. Our oldest son and his wife honeymooned at the Gullhouse. Our daughter chooses to take her boyfriend here every chance she gets. Rob and I have had many lovely times for our own special Valentine's Days and anniversaries. The Gullhouse is well-loved by our entire family and friends. Our friendships grow every day, with every booking; our guests are always the kind of people that we enjoy and appreciate, even though we may only meet on-line!

Why the Owner Chose Seal Rock:
The view is simply, completely and utterly outstanding.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The Gullhouse has a better view and is closer to the ocean than many oceanfront properties. When my mom (Debi, here) was ill and she couldn't go onto the beach, she could still see us from the living room couch, and without using the binoculars, even examine the starfish on the rocks. There is one particular flat rock that the seals will climb onto at the change of tide. Even though Mom has been gone over 10 years, we still lovingly call that rock 'Grandmom's Rock'. Another attribute not to be taken for granted is the feeling of sitting in the hot tub, sparkling stars overhead, a magnificent sunset on the horizon and the sights and sounds of the ever-changing, crashing surf. My personal choice of a meditation spot in the morning and for quiet conversation and a cocktail in the evening sunset.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • View from your bed

    View from your bed

  • From the deck.

    From the deck.

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Catch of the Day.

    Catch of the Day.

  • Casting Shadows With A Friend

    Casting Shadows With A Friend

  • Sunset - Guest Photo

    Sunset - Guest Photo

  • Devil's Churn at Cape Perpetua. Personal Photo.

    Devil's Churn at Cape Perpetua. Personal Photo.

  • Gullhouse


  • Hot Tub & View

    Hot Tub & View

  • On the Deck

    On the Deck

  • Ocean View Bedroom-King Bed

    Ocean View Bedroom-King Bed

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • There is an ocean view from the kitchen.

    There is an ocean view from the kitchen.

  • Purchase fresh from the fishermen on the docks.

    Purchase fresh from the fishermen on the docks.

  • TV Streams Hulu+ and Netflix

    TV Streams Hulu+ and Netflix

  • TV Room

    TV Room

  • Seal Rock

    Seal Rock

  • Master Bedroom-King Bed

    Master Bedroom-King Bed

  • BEST place for morning coffee!

    BEST place for morning coffee!

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