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Warm and Cozy Beach House with Fabulous View

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Oceanside House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

If you're looking for a place to relax and gather your wits about you, this is it. You can go beachcombing and hiking and crabbing and clamming or you can do nothing at all, just sit and watch the beach or watch movies with a terrific sound system.

You can eat dinner at Roseanna's Cafe in town or Schooners just down the road and Michkos in Netarts for an great burger or you can cook gourmet meals in a kitchen that has everything you need, including spices. There are so many choices, but no matter what you decide to do, you will feel cozy and peaceful and welcome. There's nothing stuffy about the house, so prepare to feel at ease.

Keywords: House

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Terri Warren
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016
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About Terri Warren

I'm a nurse practitioner and my husband is a retired fire chief. We're hoping that the people who want to stay here are looking for a home that belongs to a family and feels like a home, not a rental property or motel. So far, we've had incredibly good luck with people staying here; everyone has been respectful and treated this like their own home, we are so grateful. We hope if you chose to stay here, you'll feel pleased with your selection and renewed when you leave.

Terri Warren purchased this house in 1993

Why Terri Warren chose Northern Coast

We bought our home in Oceanside because it isn't a typical tourist town. There are two restaurants (and good ones), and one coffee shop in our town, but a fabulous long beach. Within 2 miles, there are two other good places to eat and two small stores for supplies. Within 9 miles is a good sized town (Tillamook) and an amazing cheese factory. But we will never be even close to having the feel of a Seaside or a Cannon Beach. If you're looking for more goings on, you won't be too happy here. But if you're looking for some time to reconnect with your family or your partner, I think you'll be happy with your choice.

What makes this house unique

Lovely peace and quiet, great beach walking, amazing views from the deck, a completely equipped kitchen, and comfy beds. The tide pools at low tide are so interesting, and if you like crabbing and clamming, it's just two miles away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our week there was so fantastic with our dear friends. We all agreed that it was a time we'll all treasure forever. So glad that we took the time to do it, and not put it off. We're thinking it would also be perfect for our family. So we're keeping that possibility in the back of our minds. Thanks again for sharing your lovely cottage.
Oct 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Warm and Cozy Beach House with Fabulous View
average rating of 5.0 based on 33 reviews

70th birthday, 71st birthday, 62nd birthday

  • 5 of 5

Would we do it again-yes. Would we recommend it to friends-yes. 2 "old" couples, 1 young couple, 2 sons. With 4 good cooks the kitchen is very well equipped. We are looking to replace our dishwasher and yours was extremely quiet! Great sunsets! 2 minute walk to the beach, piece of cake. On the must do list--beach fire at night!!!! We had a great dinner at Roseanna's Cafe, a group of 8 is hard to take care of and they did a great job. Travel tip, the refer does not have an icemaker, buy ice for the first night's happy hour. Yes the beds are comfortable! We "old folks" slept downstairs, the "ladder" oops ...stairs, were no problem!! We did try to use the Weber BBQ Sunday night....could not get the temp above 275. I took it apart and cleaned everything and the burner tubes, works great. All and all we enjoyed our stay, and the "town" of Oceanside is a great place to enjoy a peaceful vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Richard, so glad you guys had a great time at the beach house. That darn BBQ - we've had the same problem and then it works fine - no idea what's up with that. Maybe time for a new one? But thanks so much for cleaning it all out - maybe now it will always work! Please come see us again sometime - we would love that. Best Terri and Hal
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Wonderful Beach Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This place was so wonderful, we visited with our adult children and it felt like we were hanging out in our own family home

The layout works wonderfully for a family travelling together as there are 2 great bedrooms and a bathroom on each floor. The kitchen is lovely and the deck is large with a lot of chairs and tables for a group. We all loved the relaxed family atmosphere so much. Oh,and all four of the beds are fantastic, which is often not the case. We will certainly be returning again and again. Thanks for letting us enjoy this lovely spot, Terri

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good time! We love the up and down aspects of the house so one group can be doing one kind of thing upstairs and another group something different downstairs. We would love to have you come back again, Paula and this time, I promise to give you the key code much sooner! You were a great sport about my error, thanks for your graciousness. Terri
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We want to do it again.

  • 5 of 5

We expected that we would be satisfied but it was perfect for us. The couple who owns it are very nice. Maybe ask for instructions for the fancy new style coffee maker, after the first time it was easy. It took my sister quite a while to figure it out. The view is as good as the photos and the place is as easy to walk to the beach as hoped. We will park at our relative's nearby lot if we bring more cars as the town has clear restrictions about how and where cars are parked, I think two cars were allowed. All the beds seemed good, none were smaller than expected. The deck is great, nothing was less than expected.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Bill, so glad you had a good time at the beach house. You are not the first person who has struggled with that coffee maker, let me just say. Maybe it's time for a new one! Sometimes, when you lived with something for a long time, it's good to get someone elses perspective. We're so glad you reserved again for next year, we look forward to having you back! Terri
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Wonderful spot.

  • 5 of 5

Such a nice house and so convenient to anything in Oceanside. We were meeting with a larger family group in the community hall so only had a block walk to it. Beach...another half block. Restaurants the same distance as the beach if you want them. We did not eat out. Views from the deck/front room windows...sublime. In general...we loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betty, I'm so glad your family enjoyed the beach house. It's a great spot, I must agree! Please come stay with us again soon. Best Terri
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Cozy coast getaway for the whole family

  • 5 of 5

We hosted our mini-family reunion here and absolutely loved it. The kids (ages 0-4) and pup loved walking down to the beach, exploring the tunnel, visiting Cape Meares Lighthouse, sampling at the Tillamook Cheese Factory, or just staying inside to play board games. We loved the fully-stocked kitchen, comfy bedrooms, and gorgeous deck view of the ocean. Also very thankful for the reliable wifi access. Thank you Terri and Hal!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vicki, I'm so glad your family had a good time. There's something really peaceful about that house, isn't there? But it can be lively too. Please come back and stay at our home again sometime soon, OK? Best Terri
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Family trip success

  • 5 of 5

We try to do a family beach trip every year and this spot was our favorite. Our group includes 6 adults, 2 kids, and a dog. Plenty of room for all the characters in our group allowing for cozy altogether time and (when you need it!) privacy. The view is stunning and just a quick walk to the beach. Everything you could want in the kitchen was there and beds are very comfortable. Terri was most gracious providing quick responses to my questions and checking in with us when we arrived to see if all was good, and it was!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind review, and we're very glad you had a good time. That makes us very very happy Terri Warren
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Portland, Oregon
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Tillamook - great course!
Nearest Train
85 Miles
Amtrak in Portland.
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
175 Miles
Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Oceanside Beach
Car: recommended

You can do a 5 mile hike with ocean views to Cape Lookout. WARNING: this hike is not for young children or the inexperienced hiker. Also, the Tillamook Cheese Factory is close by and children love that - great ice cream and so much fun to see how cheese is made. There is an old blimp museum in Tillamook that's interesting and often things going on at the fairgrounds. The Lincoln City casino is about an hour away as are factory outlet stores, but you can avoid those things easily if you wish. In the summer, Tillamook hosts a great farmers market on Saturday and the Tillamook County Fair is not to be missed. The Cape Mears lighthouse is fun to visit near the house. Also, we love the Schooner restaurant and bar in Netarts. There are terrific antique stores in Wheeler, just about 25 miles north of Tillamook. Garibaldi, about 10 miles north of Tillamook, features wonderful seafood you can purchase right at the dock where the boats come in and also our favorite lunch place for fish and chips right at the dock.


Rates & Availability

Oceanside House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2016
Sep 16 2016 - May 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

Fifty percent of the rental charge is due 60 days in advance, and the rest if due 2 weeks in advance. Please ignore that 50% is due now, there was no way to change it!

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Oceanside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1). Two bedrooms are upstairs and two downstairs.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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