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Round House on the Beach

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Living/dining room. Lots of light; windows look to beach and ocean.


Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cannon Beach house description

You'll feel special as soon as you enter the front door. Surrounded by windows that look out at the Pacific Ocean, you'll immediately feel how special this vacation is going to be. This 12-sided 'round house' is unique in size, appearance, and access to the beach. A spacious two-bed, one bath home, you will be so close to the beach that you might get sand in your toes just standing on the front deck.
On a crystal clear night you might want to try your luck at seeing the 'green flash' (a unique weather phenomenon that occurs immediately after the sun goes down at which time the green light rays momentarily dominate the color spectrum -- look it up).
Walking on the beach immediately in front of our house you could see flocks of pelicans who are migrating farther north than in the past. Or a short walk down the beach leads you to the puffin rookery on Haystack Rock.
During much of the summer, the creek which passes in front of the house is almost warm enough to walk in. At low tide, it's always low enough to cross, leading you to the secluded north end of the beach by Ecola State Park. And, if you're adventuresome, you can pull out our 4-person inflatable raft and paddle yourself up the creek into the natural forest that borders the east edge of town. There you will see beaver, birds, and bodacious wild life. All this within 1/2 mile of your front yard.
And ... we haven't even mentioned the life in town, with some of the nicest restaurants on the coast, the absolute best candy store, and a few clothing stores that make you wonder why you don't come here more often. In town you can rent bicycles, or three-wheeled peddle bikes that you can take out on the beach. The kite shop provides enjoyment for the eyes as well as images of running on the beach with a special kite behind you.
And, if it's raining (a real possibility on the Oregon coast) there are more games, puzzles, books, DVDs, and videos than you can watch in a lifetime.

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Children Welcome:

                Children ... are a necessary part of life. Bring the kids; they're the only ones who will have more fun than you....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                If we hadn't had problems in the past, we'd say OK. But now we don't even bring our own dog with us....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Sorry, but it leaves a smell that others find objectionable....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Well, somebody should probably be over 21....moreless

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

              • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

                Temperpedic mattress makes for a wonderful night's sleep....moreless

              • Second Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

                Smaller of the 2 bedrooms. Great mattresses; Very quiet....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

                Nice room; wait until you see the toilet seat!...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Fairly large. The dining room table also has a couple of extra leaves you can add, which makes it big enough for about 10....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Every do-dad known to man. Pots, pans, baking sheets, coffee maker, you name it: this kitchen probably has it....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                More than you and a girl scout troop (or boy scout troop) could ever use all at once....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Works great. Makes ice faster than you can finish your drinks....moreless

              • Pantry Items:


              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Fireplace:

                Recently installed a gas fireplace. Too much great heat was going up the chimney. Also, some people had a hard time keeping a wood fire burning....moreless

              • Parking:

                Plenty. FREE TESLA CHARGER Bring your own charging plug-in, but we'll cover the cost of the charge....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Next to the dining area. Plenty of chairs, couches, and pillows....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer


              • Video Library:

                Lots of stuff for kids, too. You couldn't possibly watch all the movies in less than a month....moreless

              • Television:

                Flat screen. Two sets; larger one is in living room; smaller one is in master bedroom....moreless

              • Games:

                We have a horseshoes set and a few kites you are free to take out on the beach....moreless

              • Books:

                All over the place. Want to take one? OK, but please leave one....moreless

              • Music Library:

                More CDs than you can listen to in an entire week....moreless

              • Toys:

                Puzzles +...moreless

              • Stereo:


              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player


              • Telephone:

                There is a phone, but most people use their cell phones. The number is 503-436-2513, although probably no one will answer....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                4-person rubber raft good for paddling up the creek....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                30' lawn right in front. Good for badminton....moreless

              • Golf:

                Seaside and Gearhart both have good courses....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Four courts are just down the street....moreless

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                What's not to love about a 180-degree view of the Oregon coast. White sand, Active waves, calm (and relatively warm) creek. You may just spend all your time on the wraparound deck, drinking mai tais...moreless

              • Village:

                Cannon Beach is a quaint, artsy town that has developed slowly over the past half century. The people are nice, the stores are unique, and the restaurants range from average to absolutely outstanding...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                There is a nice 30-foot grass yard in front of the house and the beach is right next to it. If you were any closer to the beach, you'd get sand in your hair....moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                The ocean is lovely. You can walk along the beach and watch the waves pound the sand. I wouldn't go swimming, however. It's COLD!...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                The view is better than the swimming. The water's too cold to swim, even in the middle of the summer....moreless


              • Library
              • Golf
              • Basketball Court
              • Surf Fishing
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Photography
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Tennis
              • Eco Tourism
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Whale Watching
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Restaurants
              • Festivals
              • Churches
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Horseback Riding
              • Cycling


              Write a review 4.5
              from 2 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Sep 14 - Jun 27, 2015
              2 night min stay

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning Fee $75
              • Taxes Included


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              Last updated: 09/17/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              • Cannon Beach

                "One of Oregon's nicest beaches. The north end of the beach (right in front of our house) is..."

              • Ecola State Park

                "Great place for an easy hike. Easy to get to from our house: start back the road that broug..."

              • Lazy Susan Cafe

                "What a delightful place to break your fast. The atmosphere is peaceful and the food is deli..."

              • Lumberyard Rotisserie & Grill

                "It's a bar. It's a big bar. Sometimes it's a big, noisy bar. Food is OK, but there are m..."

              • Bistro Restaurant & Bar

                "No rating yet. We haven't been back in town since they rebuilt it after the fire in 2011. ..."

              • Bill's Tavern & Brewhouse

                "It's a bar, but it's an authentic bar. Nothing chi-chi about this place. Bill's serves goo..."

              • Cannon Beach Bible Church

                "Be careful of these guys. They may teach religion, but they don't always practice it. Thes..."

              • Fultano's Pizza

                "Simply the best pizza in town. And with as many good pizza places as in Cannon Beach, that'..."

              • EVOO Cannon Beach Cooking School

                "Cooking demonstration while you eat what they're cooking. Not cheap, by any means, but it's..."

              • Ecola Seafoods Restaurant & Market

              • Dragonfire Studio and Gallery

              • Cannon Beach Bakery

                "Love it!"

              • Bella Espresso

              • Stephanie Inn

                "Pricey, but good."

              • Local Grill & Scoop

                "Fun place to get a sundae on a warm day."

              • Morris' Fireside Restaurant

                "Great down-home food. Not gourmet, but terrific for families."

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              HWY 101
              Cannon Beach
              Nearest Beach
              Right in front of the house
              100 Metres
              Nearest Barpub
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Gearhart Golf course
              150 Metres
              Nearest Restaurant

              Car: Not Necessary


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1970

              About the owner: The owners are in their mid-sixties and have never gotten tired of the fun they have at the Oregon coast. We are over-worked and under-leisured (is that a word). We have started to travel elsewhere in the world, but always love coming back to our Cannon Beach Getaway.

              Why the Owner Chose Cannon Beach:
              My wife grew up spending all her weekends at Cannon Beach with parents and friends of the family. When her dad had to retire it wasn't even a question of where he would end up -- at the beach. After a few years, he bought the land and built this beautiful 15-sided 'round house.' My wife inherited it and we have kept it up to code and periodically make the repairs that the beach environment requires.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              You'll never get a better, quieter, or more beautiful view of Cannon Beach than you will from the balcony (or living room) of this house. Really unique: FREE TESLA CHARGER.

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              Speaks: english



              • Living/dining room.  Lots of light; windows look to beach and ocean.

                Living/dining room. Lots of light; windows look to beach and ocean.

              • View looking north.  Elk Creek is in the background.

                View looking north. Elk Creek is in the background.

              • Looking west.  We never get tired of this view.

                Looking west. We never get tired of this view.

              • Family Thanksgiving dinner.

                Family Thanksgiving dinner.

              • Looking up from the front lawn.

                Looking up from the front lawn.

              • Horse riding ranch is less than a five minute walk from your front door.

                Horse riding ranch is less than a five minute walk from your front door.

              • There are a few eagles around.  With luck, you will see one of these beauties.

                There are a few eagles around. With luck, you will see one of these beauties.

              • Seagulls are very common

                Seagulls are very common

              VRBO #487328

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              This listing was first published here in 2014.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 09, 2014

              $225 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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