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New House with Lots of Natural Light; Steps from Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8); Max 10 nts

We completed building our brand new 2 level vacation house in Twin Rocks a few years ago. Twin Rocks is just South of Rockaway Beach (about 15 miles north of Tillamook) - just 90 scenic minutes from Portland.

Our house is a 2 Bedroom 2 Bath very comfortably furnished house with a full kitchen. There is a 2 level large patio (one covered) with a lovely view of the mountains and has a Weber Charcoal and a Weber Gas BBQ and patio furniture.

Our comfortable house is less than a one minute walk to the beach. - one road away from the beach front- just steps away from the pristine quiet clean 7.5 mile Twin Rocks beach.

It is a perfect get away, a comfortable retreat, for a family or a romantic getaway in a quiet serene atmosphere. You will enjoy the secluded, peaceful & beautiful Twin Rocks Beach and the spectacular sunsets. Near Shopping, dining & beach & yet still secluded.

This is our vacation house, our family's pride – not a professional vacation rental.

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Sleeps maximum 6 adults (includes 2 adults in sofa-bed) plus there are 2 loft beds (1 Twin; 1 Double/Full) suitable for 2-3 older children capable of climbing a ladder to the loft. MAXIMUM 10 nights

THINGS TO DO -

• Miles & miles of Clean Sandy Beaches • Hiking • Fishing (there is lakeside trout fishing 2 minutes walking distance from the house) • Beach Combing • Bay Crabbing • Tidal flat Clamming • Wine tasting • Train excursion • Bay View Tide Pools • Kite Flying • Sand Castles • Driftwood • Bonfires on the beach (It's legal here) and my favorite – sitting on the beach and reading a book • Whole lot of small town restaurants & quaint shops - Great Clam Chowder, Halibut and a lot more • Fresh Seafood Stores • Antique Shopping • Sightseeing • Great family time ……… a great break from the city!

PLACES TO GO

•Garibaldi (4 miles) boasts the best charter fishing fleet on the Oregon Coast• Deep Sea Fishing • Tillamook Cheese Factory • Tillamook Naval Air Station Museum • Sausage & Jerky Factories • Blue Heron Wine/Cheese Tasting & Petting Zoo • Latimer Quilt & Textile • Tillamook Pioneer Museum• 2 Golf Courses within 15 minutes; The towns of Wheeler/Nehalem Bay & Manzanita with their craft shops & small restaurants are all within 10 miles.

Keywords: House, garibaldi, twin rocks

More Details

Owner
Vik Savara
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 28, 2017

About Vik Savara

Retired Engineering/Marketing Executive living with wife in Portland. Both kids (they will always be kids!) with families in other states.

Vik Savara purchased this house in 2007

Why Vik Savara chose Rockaway Beach

We fell in love with the serenity of the Twin Rocks beach - it truly is a hidden gem - away from the 'tourist' beaches - but yet very accessible to nearby townships and a large city (Tillamook). The beach is clean and with few very friendly people - the Twin Rocks Island with its spectacular sunsets is just in front. Feed the birds - build castles, take a relaxing walk, Excellent Kite flying in gentle wind and for the young at heart - marshmallows over bonfires on the beach at night.

What makes this house unique

Every now and then we just have to take a break from our routine - and we always return from the beach house so very refreshed. Since our house is just a minutes walk to the beach - it is very convenient to make several trips during the day - a brisk morning walk with the birds, Coming back for brunch then a walk after tea - returning after Sunset. In summer there is the Coastal Railway which goes from Rockaway Beach to Gharibaldi & Back - the kids (and adults)just enjoy the scenery from open air cabooses - with the tracks at the edge of the sea - the scenery is beautiful and the kids love waiving to pedestrians walking on the roads. There are tide pools to wonder at , Deep Sea Fishing ,Golf, Air Museum in the famous Gas Dirigibles Hanger; Tillamook Cheese Factory Tours; Wine Tasting - so much so close. Our house is just minutes from downtown Rockaway Beach with its restaurants, Library, Ice Cream Parlors and fantastic smoked fish; New Orleans Ribs and British Fish/Chips ( no chains )!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for welcoming us into your home! We had a great time
Jul 2008
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Amenities

Rockaway Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Very Clean and Modern; Large shower Stall
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Bed in Master Bedroom, Two Twin Beds in Upper Bedroom; One Double Bed and one Twin Bed in the double loft which is accessible from the Upper Bedroom, One Baby Crib/Playpen for child to play in or sleep., One Queen Size Sofa Bed in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
Notes:
True Hardwood Floors in LR/Dining/Kitchen Folding Beach Chairs (6); ***Do Read Comments from past guests***.

Reviews

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New House with Lots of Natural Light; Steps from Beach
average rating of 4.922078 based on 88 reviews
5

Beautiful well maintained house close to the beach.

  • 5 of 5

We rent a beach house every summer and this year was one of the best. Vik is easy to work with and very customer service oriented. The house is beautiful, roomy and comes with so many extras. The two decks, fishing poles, toys, fire pit, grill, plenty of towels, comfortable beds, movies, games, etc. We had a wonderful family get together. Thanks for letting us and out two furry friends stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gresham, Oregon
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

That house, comfy and clean. They've thought of everything.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Naches, WA
4

Close to the beach, clean, good ownership

  • 4 of 5

Townhouse was perfect for what we needed. The house is stocked with everything you need and is clean and well maintained. Plenty of privacy with the split level and has a very homey feel. The owner is very easily reachable and helpful and welcoming to guests. We were sad to leave and will try to book with him again possibly I'm this house or a bigger one if he has any.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Baker City, Oregon
5

Just as it was presented. Everything is there, very well documented.

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful stay. Entertained visitors from Astoria. Grilled steaks and had a delightful visit. The weather cooperated for several days and the wind was low. Drove up the coast and down the coast. So much to do and the Rockaway /Twin Rocks Beach has much to offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Portland, Or
5

Great space!

  • 5 of 5

This house accommodated our family of five really well! There was plenty of indoor/outdoor space and all the rooms were stocked with everything we needed. Beach access is just a quick walk down the road. Working with Vik was a good experience as he was helpful, attentive, and responsive to all our questions and communications. We would definitely book another stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, well stocked with all necessities!!

  • 5 of 5

We feel right at home from the moment we arrived. The kitchen was so well stocked, with crock pot, rice cooker, blender, cheese grater, you name it, they had it! The wagon, beach toys, beach towels we're so handy, as well as a hose outside the door to hose if sand before entering. The beach was so close and convenient and not crowded! We had two bonfires out there which was great!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kite flying; STEAM TRAIN RIDE (summer only);Sand Castle Building; TIDE POOLS; Relaxing Beach Walks on 7.5 miles of uncrowded pristine Beach; Driftwood/Shells collecting; Jetty Crabbing; Tide Pools; Watching Seagulls; Eating Ice cream cones; Fantastic sunsets

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Linen Cleaning Fee $35 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 10.0%

$35 Linen Cleaning fee; $150 Refundable Security Deposit.
MINIMUM 3 Nights
Full refund if cancelled 60 days prior.
No refund for cancellations within 60 days UNLESS the house is re-rented - then there will be a full refund for the days re-rented. If full payment has been received the Linen Cleaning fee and Security Deposit will be fully refunded

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.