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Amazing Ocean Front Vacation House!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,088 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Want a great family vacation place? Our house is located directly in front of Haystack Rock in Pacific City, Kiwanda Shores development. Perfect Family house, remodeled recently. Sit on the deck and watch the kids surf, or get in the water in a few short steps. Nice private location with Sand Dune buffering one side of the house - wide open views of Kape Kiwanda and the giant dune on the other. Numerous activities in Pacific City, or no activity at all - it's an easy place to just relax on the deck and watch the ocean.

A few notes: No Smoking inside or near the house - we like clean smelling beach and ocean. Owned by Surfer and Snowboarder, so it's not your grandma's beach house - but not party central either! No shoes in the house at all - in keeping with Island customs of respect for household.

PLEASE NOTE! THIS HOUSE IS LOCATED ON THE OREGON COAST - WE CAN NOT GUARANTEE SUNNY WEATHER AND A CLEAR VIEW OF THE OCEAN!!! While our house IS located on the front row - with nothing but sand between you and the ocean - the winds can reach up to 100 mi/hr creating a berm in from of the house. Most of the time we are able to shovel the sand out of the way, making for a perfect view of the ocean from the house. But other times, we have storms moving in and out - especially in the winter months - pushing the sand, blocking the view.

A beautiful place - for having fun with family and friends!

Keywords: beach house, ocean front, surf access, ocean view, front row, handicap access

More Details

Shawn Steward
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Shawn Steward

I bought this house many years ago, with a dream of having a little place to go with the family and learn to surf better. Still a crummy surfer - but if I ever get better, I'll walk right off the deck and be in some of the best surf in Oregon. I prefer renting to families and small groups.

Shawn Steward purchased this house in 1997

Why Shawn Steward chose Kiwanda Shores

Pacific City is a great little beach town that doesn't have that trashy tourist look that most of the other Oregon Beach towns have so lovingly acquired. A real fishing town, with seriously good beaches and waterways.

What makes this house unique

Crabbing, whale watching, beach walks, giant sand dune hikes, surfing, sand boarding (which never works as good as it should), Bingo at the senior center on Wednesday nights, good restaurants and coffee house.


Kiwanda Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1088 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Shower; Two Sinks; Toilet
    Second Bathroom - toilet , shower , Euro-Feel; Double Head Walk-in Shower; Heated Floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Queen Bed w/Memory Foam Mattress; DVD/TV; Private Bathroom
    Second Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen Bed w/Memory Foam Mattress; DVD Player
    Third Bedroom - 1 baby crib , 2 bunk bed , 4 Twin Beds; Baby Crib Avail; VHS Player; High Chair Avail
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We have garbage service every Wednesday; Mid-stay cleaning is also available - just book through home owner.


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(70 traveler reviews)

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Amazing Ocean Front Vacation House!
average rating of 4.6285715 based on 70 reviews
Portland, OR

Stormy weather beach getaway with friends

  • 5 of 5

Our family met friends and their kiddos at this beautiful beach house. The weather was temperamental but when it was too stormy to be outside we all enjoyed hanging out inside, playing games, cooking, watching movies and looking out at the ocean and haystack rock. I noticed the previous reviewer notes having an obscured view but ours was uninterrupted other than by heavy rain which was fun to watch from the warmth of the open plan interior of the home. We enjoyed our stay very much!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! So glad your family had a wonderful time at our beach house. As stated in my response to the previous guests who gave less than stellar reviews because of circumstances out of human control, the weather at the Oregon Coast is ever changing and can be extreme at times - especially in the winter months. We were able to have the sand shoveled between storms, and luckily the wind didn't move the sand in front of the house to block the views we normally have. So great you had a nice time - thanks again for your review.
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Amazing! Amazing! Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

We shared the best Thanksgiving beach front on the coast in a beautiful, cozy, excellently equip & placed home <3 Couldn't recommend it more! The Lisica's :)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, WA

Another Great Coast Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (all 6 of us) had a great stay here and we were even blessed with amazing weather! Thanks for the wonderful stay and memories with our 8-week old. I just wish I had remembered the kites that I had purchased specifically for this trip...oh well, next time we stay i'll remember.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The home was perfect, everything we needed was on hand. It was neat and clean and most of all peaceful and comfortable. We'll come back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon

My Favorite!

  • 5 of 5

This is absolutely my favorite place to stay at the beach! The location is jaw-dropping. The first time I walk in, the view just gets me every time. The house is well-appointed. They actually have sharp knives in the kitchen and the plates (thank you glass) and cook wear is top notch. Also the beds are comfy and the kids room has great books and my kids just love the bunk beds! I recommend this place 100%. It's a gem and you're lucky if you get to book it!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Olympia, WA

Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

The actual house and the advertisement pictures are a match. Currently, only one side of the home has neighbors so it is even more private than expected. The beach front off the deck and the views exceeded our expectations. The home and amenities were good! We have already discussed coming back.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
98.35 Miles
Portland International Airpot
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Pelican Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
28.9 Miles
Salishan in Gleneden Beach
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Pelican Brew Pub
Car: necessary

Located near Pelican Brew pub, one of the best Brew Pubs in all of Oregon. Walking distance to Kape Kiwanda Dunes.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.8%

*SUMMER, SPRING & HOLIDAY RATES: $350.00 PER NIGHT (FEB 28 - SEPT 30), Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Years
*WINTER AND FALL RATE: $275.00 PER NIGHT (OCT 01 - FEB 28) excluding holidays
*LOST KEY FEE: $250.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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