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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + TV room, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

There is an ocean view from every room of this lovingly restored vintage charmer in the heart of the Village. Beam ceilings, tile floors, and breath-taking views of the Three Arch Rocks AND Cape Lookout greet you the moment you enter this cozy beach retreat.

This is the perfect home for a romantic getaway, multi-generation family reunion, or beach vacation with the kids. The warm atmosphere invites romance and rekindles relationships. Just steps away are miles of beach to walk, a great little coffee shop and one of the best restaurants on the Oregon Coast.

Each of the three main bedrooms has its own special appeal, but all have a fabulous ocean view, pillow top queen bed; and tasteful décor. Two have attached baths. There is an open room with two double futon beds great for kids or teenagers to enjoy high def TV/VCR/DVDs, games, and music. Downstairs, adults can enjoy quiet conversation; music from your own MP3 player, IPod, or CD; and cook up a storm in the fully-equipped chef’s kitchen.

Listen to the pounding surf, enjoy sunrise and sunset on the decks, and keep an eye on older kids while they play on the beach. (There is a clear view to the beach to the north and south, but the view is partially blocked directly west.) If you want to keep in touch with the rest of the world, wireless high speed internet access and free domestic, Canadian, and Puerto Rico long distance are here for you to enjoy. And you don’t need to leave your four-legged family members at home. Well-behaved critters are welcome.

Keywords: House, home, 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom, beach property, ocean view, beach front, dogs pet friendly, view, ocean, deck

More Details

Property Manager
Heather Crawford
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2017

About Heather Crawford

My husband and I are semi-retirees in our early 60's; he's a former electrical engineer and investments consultant, and I was a community college administrator. We now live on the Mendocino Coast in California, about 200 miles north of San Francisco. We love coming to this house and are happy to share it with you. It seems to bring out all the wonderful love we have, along with energizing us to take long walks and hikes, but balanced by creating delightful delicacies in the kitchen.

Heather Crawford purchased this house in 1985

Why Heather Crawford chose Oceanside

I've loved this home for over 30 years, having personally restored every inch of it from an aging 1920's beach cabin to a comfortable and cozy ocean view home. When I lived here, I was one of the founders of the local community college. I lived in this house with my young son in the 1980's and '90s. Many of the neighborhood kids were babysat here while we parents socialized nearby at the community center. If you look closely, you can see where the kids left their mark on the play cubby walls upstairs (accessible only by a ladder) and here and there on the woodwork. To me, these are marks of Oceanside history and sweet reminders of times passed. Although we now live on the Mendocino Coast in Northern California, we love coming back to enjoy this special place. The house became a vacation rental in 2009. My husband and I visit 2 or 3 times a year to help keep things in sparkling condition. Though often we work nearly nonstop, it is a labor of love and we hope you will enjoy our efforts.

What makes this house unique

This is an especially well-stocked and well-appointed home, yet cozy, comfortable and inviting. Definitely not your typical vacation rental. You are close to the sounds and sights of the surf and it's just a one minute walk to the beach for most anyone. The beach at Oceanside is unlike many others. Its long expanse allows you to walk several miles in each direction. We manage a morning walk on the beach every day. In the afternoons, we walk to Netarts and get our favorite Tillamook ice cream, currently Mudslide. No matter how hard we are working, we always take breaks whenever the paragliders or eagles soar by. Every visit, we hike at Cape Lookout and Cape Meares State Parks, have a good dinner at Roseanna's, and drink in the view along with margaritas on the deck. Cooking fresh oysters (only $8 a dozen!) on the grill is another favorite. Nearly every night is concluded in an attempt to get an even better sunset photo than we did the night before.


Roseanna's Cafe
Cape Meares Lighthouse
"Outstanding panoramic views. Wonderful bird spotting. Eagle nests visible if you stay on t..."
Schooner Restaurant & Lounge
"Nice little tavern and restaurant with a view of Netarts Bay. Eat outside and you can bring..."
Cape Lookout State Park
"Great hiking and vista views"
Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge
Brewin in the Wind -- CLOSED
Tunnel thru the Mountain
"Take a walk on the other side. Opens up a whole new view."
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Portland, OR
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Three Arch Inn
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Tillamook, OR
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Portland, OR
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Roseanna's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Boat/Crab pot rentals
Nearest Point of Interest
Bayside Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Lookout State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Meares (Lighthouse) State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Coffee Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Hang Glider's Jump Off Point
Nearest Point of Interest
The Schooner
Car: recommended

Hang Gliding and Paragliding - View from your deck or go to the top of the hillside and... Jump! Easy minute or two walk to the beach. Besides beach and restaurants, not much else in Oceanside, but Tillamook, an easy 15 minute drive, offers most modern conveniences.


Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , Inside downstairs bedroom
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Entry from bedroom and TV Room
  • Lovely period tiling
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • South Bedroom Upstairs - 1 queen , Largest bedroom with outstanding ocean view
    North Bedroom Upstairs - 1 queen , Outstanding ocean view with connecting, but shared, bathroom
    TV Room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Open room with two double-bed sized futons; ocean view
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen , Has attached bath with shower; small ocean view
  • Queen beds in each of the 3 bedrooms; 2 double futon beds in the open TV room upstairs
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 5 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Small play cubby in north, upstairs bedroom, accessible by safe ladder.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.756098 based on 41 reviews

Great property in an awesome location!

  • 5 of 5

The house location is awesome and it had everything we needed for our weeks stay. The house is in very good condition. Plenty of dishes and kitchen accessories. Easy walk down to the beach. Plenty of bedding and lots of extra towels. We will definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your visit. Be sure to check on our Five Star Review Specials. We want you to visit again.
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Warm, cozy and SO close to the beach!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful property! My family and I spent a week here and it was absolutely perfect. Right next to the beach, all the kitchen tools and gadgets we needed, and beautiful views! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And we love being able to share our precious home with you! It's why we work hard to keep everything well stocked, clean and in good repair. Please inquire about our "Five Star Review Special" when you book your next stay.
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Pretty disappointed

  • 2 of 5

Great beds, awesome shower, and amazing view. Lots of electrical prpblems, lots of missing items in kitchen to cook with, not clean. We cleaned out vacuum so we could vacuum floors, mopped, and dusted. Needs some repairs on deck, missing slat on railing found it and put it back in. Uncomfortable seating/beds futons in t.v. room. Good thing we brought blow up bed. Three arch inn blocks the entire front of house can only see from the side.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad this guest found the view amazing and the beds and shower great. We've replaced the GFI on the outlets that were tripping too easily. We will be replacing a few of the deck boards, but this is the only guest who found that to be a problem. Nothing was missing in the kitchen with the exception of a few glasses, but many things were not in their proper place. That is typical for the end of summer. Most guests have not had a problem with the futons, but they are meant more for children to sleep on. As the owner, cleanliness is extremely important to me, too. The manager said this was a new house cleaner who will not be returning.
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Amazing views and a short walk to the beach. The sun sets on the beach are unforgettable beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, comfortable home with room for the entire family plus have some privacy. Everything you need is available for you. Wonderful place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyable Stay

  • 4 of 5

The house was very comfortable and the location was great. We had some issues with the overall condition of the home (leaking faucet under the kitchen sink, bedroom window on main floor wouldn't close, some electrical problems, and a portion of the side deck not stable). But overall we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, house shows some wear, so good for rambunctious kids

  • 4 of 5

We had never been to this beach before, and it is truly great for families and kids. Lots of sandbars and shallow water, all very close and easy access. Great rocks, good walking, tide pools at low tide, in a quiet, friendly town. The house shows some age (odd outlets, some work, some don't, leaky faucet, general wear and tear, no cell service inside the house) but it works well for groups with kids. Very well-stocked with towels, linens, kitchen dishes/appliances (but a bit short on spoons), nice fridge and dishwasher. Beach toys need updating; pails would be a good addition. Oddly enough, there are no beach towels. Good communication with manager and owner. Wifi is good throughout the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time. Sounds like there has been a lot of wear and tear this summer with little time between guests to do small repairs. Was not aware of a leaky faucet nor any outlets that do not work. The manager will attend to that. Cannot explain what happened to the 24 spoons that were there in May?? The house, though remodeled and very solid, is almost 100 years old, so rambunctious kids will take their toll.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 11.8%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

All canceled bookings are subject to a 5% Cancelation fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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