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Romantic Privacy. Honeymooners Hideaway. Nature Lovers Retreat.

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Romantic Privacy, Incredible Pacific Views

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Last updated: 09/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

"The views of the ocean right from your deck/living room/bedroom window will take your breath away immediately, and then you'll smile every morning waking up to seals on the rocks! " Guest review

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. (LGBTQ Friendly)

FEATURES

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 these rocks. You don't have to leave the Gullhouse to experience the beauty of the Oregon Coast and many of our guests don't!

THE HOUSE

*fully equipped kitchen
*huge deck
*privacy that makes the hot tub clothing optional
*king beds (2)
*full bathrooms (2)
*gas BBQ
*flat screen TVs
*wireless internet
*private parking
*close to Newport and Waldport
*high chair
*pack n play

CHILDREN
The Gullhouse is not oceanfront, but is located across the street from the beach. It might be closer than many oceanfront properties, but there is a busy road to cross. Our teenagers had no problem with it, but for young children, there are 4 State Parks with easy beach access and parking for your vehicle within a 2 mile radius.

The Gullhouse is not baby-proofed, but we do have available a pack n'play, high chair, booster seat and room monitor.

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
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • 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. We do not have a walk-in shower. If you have mobility issues, check back next year. We are converting a bathroom to handicapped friendly....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: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    We have a Pack n'play instead of a full crib. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    High quality linens....moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The sofa bed is a double and is in the TV room. Not private....moreless

  • King size beds (1) King bed in each bedroom., Child Beds (1) 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

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Shampoo, conditioner, body soap, hand soap, hairdryer...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master with soaps, paper goods and hair dryer....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Ocean books, bird books and some light reading material....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Standard newer DVD player....moreless

  • Games:

    Scrabble, checkers, puzzles, and more....moreless

  • Music Library:

    ipod docking station, some cds available...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    No reception. Flat screen wireless enabled to stream Netflix and Hulu plus through ROKU....moreless

  • Toys:

    We have just a very few baby toys....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    Xbox (dated) with some games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a number of movies for you to choose from! There is also a movie rental store in Waldport about 5 miles away....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • 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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Table seats 4 and will expand to 6....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Internet:

    High Speed DSL...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

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

  • Living Room:

    2 sofas and a love seat...moreless

  • Parking:

    We have a fairly steep gravel drive. We've discovered it is not good for motorcycles!...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

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your own laptop....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    French press, bean grinder, as well as standard electric drip 10 cup maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 4-8...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We have everything you need to create your Thanksgiving masterpiece and beyond....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Standard...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    You'll generally find flour, cornstarch, and other basics. We don't guarantee constancy....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With Ice Maker. Some condiments supplied....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric 4 burner with oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with bbq and seating/dining. Patio with lounge chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a golf course just south of Waldport. http://www.crestviewgolfclub.com/...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
September
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$189 $229
Fri, Sat
$1,350
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$189 $219
Fri, Sat
$1,300
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
4 night min stay
$219
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$219
Valentine's Weekend
Feb 10 - Feb 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$249
President's Weekend
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay
$239
Seafood & Wine Festival
Feb 23 - Feb 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$229
Spring Break
Mar 1 - Apr 1, 2017
4 night min stay
$229
$1,550
Memorial Weekend
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$239
Summer 2017
Jun 16 - Aug 17, 2017
4 night min stay
$239
$1,650
Eclipse!
Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2017
4 night min stay
$249
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$219
$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Hot Tub $35 + tax
  • Cleaning $79 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Very strict 'No Pet' policy. No exceptions.

Signed rental agreement required. Esignature enabled.

Max 3 cars parking.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

  • Yuzen Japanese Cuisine

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

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  • Indulge Sweets of Seal Rock

    "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
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Quail Street Beach

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 tide pools 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 Debi Hertert originally bought the Gullhouse for 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. We 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 hard, and we love our special place. We have had 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 bring her husband 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, OR, USA:
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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Photos

  • Romantic Privacy, Incredible Pacific Views

    Romantic Privacy, Incredible Pacific Views

  • Ocean Watching from the Hot Tub

    Ocean Watching from the Hot Tub

  • Morning Coffee or Afternoon Cocktails

    Morning Coffee or Afternoon Cocktails

  • The sounds of the ocean are your night time music.

    The sounds of the ocean are your night time music.

  • Curl up for a movie or late evening conversation.

    Curl up for a movie or late evening conversation.

  • Ocean view cooking and food prep.  Full kitchen and Thanksgiving meal supplied.

    Ocean view cooking and food prep. Full kitchen and Thanksgiving meal supplied.

  • Dual sinks in Master Bath

    Dual sinks in Master Bath

  • In case you NEED to do laundry.

    In case you NEED to do laundry.

  • Some times you don't need words ...

    Some times you don't need words ...

  • They make you smile.

    They make you smile.

  • Seal Rock.  You might be the only ones on the beach.

    Seal Rock. You might be the only ones on the beach.

  • Relax and rejuvenate

    Relax and rejuvenate

  • Intimately Private and Serene.

    Intimately Private and Serene.

  • Enjoy your ocean view privacy.

    Enjoy your ocean view privacy.

  • You'll find toiletry items to make your packing easier.

    You'll find toiletry items to make your packing easier.

  • Netflix and Hulu plus streamed through ROKU. High speed internet.

    Netflix and Hulu plus streamed through ROKU. High speed internet.

  • Spa/bath robes for your convenience. King Master.

    Spa/bath robes for your convenience. King Master.

  • Relax in the Jacuzzi tub.  You're on vacation.

    Relax in the Jacuzzi tub. You're on vacation.

  • We hope you don't mind the sound of surf and gulls.

    We hope you don't mind the sound of surf and gulls.

  • The Gullhouse

    The Gullhouse

  • Elephant Rock at the Seal Rock State Park. A short walk away.

    Elephant Rock at the Seal Rock State Park. A short walk away.

  • Across the street from the ocean, but very, very private.  Honeymooners love it!

    Across the street from the ocean, but very, very private. Honeymooners love it!

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 20, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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