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Open and Bright Beach Home!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful, light and bright home located in the gated Kiwanda Shore community. Just a 3 minute walk to deeded beach access where surfing, beach strolls and evening camp fires await you.

Very open floor plan with big windows that face west and welcome the evening sun. Two decks for lounging, one faces the hills the other extends the downstairs to the outside..

All of the amenities of home, including high speed internet (WIFI), flat screen with Chromecast only (cast from your computer), washer/dryer, expanded cable, 2 TV’s and DVDs for family movies and a fully tooled kitchen.

Garage turned to playroom complete with game table, video and board games. Bikes, boogie boards, skim boards, sand toys, kites . . . you know . . . lots of beach stuff!

Very short 3-minute walk to wide open beach. 10-minute beach walk to some of the best beer in Oregon at the Pelican Pub or the Cape Kiwanda dunes.

Bike trails throughout! Pacific City is known for it's excellent surfing, fishing, whale watching, hiking/beach walks and award winning Pelican Brewery.

Many awesome mountain trails for hiking or running are within 20 minutes.

This has been our second home for 14+ years so is very livable. In fact, you may not want to leave! Did I mention the deer come to our door for apples and pears.

Pacific City is an easy 1:40 hour drive from Portland. It remains a quiet unspoiled beach town for those looking for a special get-a-way or just a great fun, safe place to take the family.

Keywords: pacific city, close to beach, open and bright,

More Details

Terry Sullivan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Terry Sullivan

We built this 1500 sq. ft. Chalet style home in 2002. Having rented from others for years, we custom designed a home with the best of what we had seen. A very open, light and airy home that stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. With one of Oregon's best surfing beaches just a 3 minute walk away and ample hiking, fishing, boating and biking surrounding this gated community, we have grown to love our family time spent at the beach. Upon entering our home, you can feel your pulse slow as you quickly transition to 'vacation time.' We are pleased to share our stress reducing home with you in this sleepy little beach town.

Terry Sullivan purchased this house in 2002

Why Terry Sullivan chose Kiwanda Shores

It is off the beaten path, has multiple opportunities for recreation, quality restaurants and is truly a place for respite.

What makes this house unique

Very short walk to beach. Light and open floor plan allows for comfortable family gatherings. Only noise you hear is the ocean!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our multi-generational family enjoyed spending Thanksgiving at your house. Storms, rain, sunshine and clouds, ohh don't forget the wind. Enjoyed all the weather. We even did the puzzle.Ir
Nov 2011
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Kiwanda Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - sofa sleeper in finished garage/game room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Open and Bright Beach Home!
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 49 reviews

Great space comfortably appointed within few minutes walk of the beach

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time and hope to be back sometime. The game room a great plus for the kids and we appreciated all the cards and board games

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great house and definitely open and bright.

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and had all we needed. Lot's of room with a common area that was very spacious. Comfy couches and beds. The game room was fun for a game of pool and air hockey. The beach is very nice and fairly close with a few access points available. The deer are a wonderful bonus!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bright and beautiful it is, as well as well furnished and supplied. Love watching the deer walk by.

  • 5 of 5

The Sullivans home is conveniently located near sand dunes and a short walk to the beach.The home is awesome for three generations and comes well stocked . We did not use the game room in the garage, for recreation, but the sofa bed there are more comfortable slept on as a sofa then a bed. The Kawanda beach is less crowded then other beaches but has tide pools and dunes making them great fun for kite flying and playing with kids. We will definitely come back .

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pat, Thank you for taking great care of our home. We are so glad you were able to bring your children and grandchildren to the beach! Please come back and enjoy our home again sometime soon. Cheers! The Sullivans.
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Return Visit was Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Our family returned to the Open and Bright Beach Home for a summer vacation. We had a wonderful stay and appreciated the well-stocked kitchen that helped us to prepare some good meals and great memories. We have a new favorite place to stay at the Oregon Coast and highly recommend this home!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kenneth! We are thrilled you enjoyed our home once again. As you know, we work hard to keep it stocked so guests have what they might find in their own home. Come back again! You have our email address and phone number should you want to book directly with us next time. We offer discounts to repeat customers! Cheers! The Sullivan
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  • 5 of 5

This cute home was perfect for us! It was in excellent condition, spotless and welcoming for guests. It was an easy walk to the beach. The owners were great to work with and their description was spot on -- beautiful, light and bright! We highly recommend this rental for the perfect Pacific City getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janice! As long time vacation renters we love it when we find homes that make us feel wanted! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. We love our home and appreciate you taking great care of it! Come back! The Sullivans
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

Open, light and cozy. Perfect for our family.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Pelican Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Neskowin Golf Course
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Pacific City...3 minute walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Open and Bright Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
Bob Straub State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Kiwanda
Nearest Point of Interest
Little Nestucca River
Nearest Point of Interest
Pelican Pub Brewery
Nearest Point of Interest
Grateful Bread Company

Dune climbing and hiking. Kayak rentals. SUP. Paddle Boarding


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $110 + Tax

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.