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Romance of the Sea for Lovers. Ocean View/Hot Tub. 1 block to beach.

Bedrooms Studio
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

I am a little studio cottage. Romantic couples from everywhere are welcomed through my door. I am private, serene & peaceful. Overflowing with love and appreciation for you. Clean hot tub, comfy king bed, stunning pacific sunsets. (LGBTQ Friendly, All Races Welcome)

The space

Marquis Hot Tub for Two.

Ocean View

1 Block to Beach

Kitchenette (No Oven)

Strong, free wifi

Private, Romantic, Quiet.

3 night minimum in July and August

Please note that we do not have an oven.

There are laundry services available a mile away.

As a Studio, there is no bedroom door to close (parents, please note-in case you have a napping baby)

The Romance of the Sea is a small luscious cottage studio of approximately 550 sq ft, and is designed specifically for couples. Relax in the ocean view hot tub for two, cozy up by the little gas fireplace, enjoy your own private deck & bbq.

Equipped with microwave, fridge with ice-maker, 2 burner hotplate, toaster oven and various small kitchen appliances. Gas BBQ on your private deck.The Romance of the Sea has high ceilings, is well lit and cozy while also feeling spacious and roomy.

Sleeping area offers a luxurious Parklane king bed, the kitchen area is clean and bright.

Cozy-up by the fire for snuggling and wave/storm watching or just being entertained by the visiting neighborhood deer in the yard.

We supply high quality linens, a 40" flat screen ROKU TV, sound system with iPod docking station, wireless internet available. You'll be cozy and comfortable at the Romance of the Sea, and glad you came.

Located in Roads End and just a block from beach access.

Please note: this is an open floor-plan studio - there is no bedroom door to close.

What makes this cottage special?

It is one of the few (it might be the only) stand-alone cottage studios with all these amenities in the Lincoln City area. We are honored to have rave reviews from folks who come from all over the world and all walks of life, and have been the recipients of awards from (website hidden) for the last few years.

Guest access

You share a driveway with the guests at Shearwaterhouse, but you have your own designated parking. No other amenities are shared.

Directions and lockbox information will be emailed a week before arriving.

Interaction with guests

Generally we will interact via phone and email only.

Other things to note

3 night minimum during July and August.

Linens and paper products supplied.

You will find shampoo, conditioner, soaps and a hairdryer.

Bath/Spa robes for 2.

We have brochures and menus of local favorite restaurants available at the cottage.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2018

About Debi

Rob & Deb married as high school sweethearts, 3 kids and 38 years later are enjoying retirement and the new addition to their family - Shearwater house. Rob's engineering and handyman skills are put into play with the remodeling and maintenance, Deb's travel-agent experience and uber-boss-of-the-family directs the marketing, scheduling and bookkeeping. We love our new vacation home and love sharing it with our guests. When we first bought the Gullhouse 10 years ago (our other vacation rental), we never would have imagined ourselves living this kind of life. We love it. In addition, Rob bicycles, kayaks, climbs, and gives his 6 siblings and our children a hard time. Deb gardens, reads, studies metaphysics and walks. Maybe it's time to start dancing again...

Debi purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Debi chose Lincoln City

We bought the Gullhouse in Seal Rock 10 years ago. Two years ago we started renting it as a vacation rental and discovered that not only are we good at it, but we truly love sharing this little beauty. (See listing 214861 and guest comments.) If we can do it once, can we do it again? The Shearwaterhouse came to us in answer to a desire to house our own growing family celebrations, while still honoring ourselves as a couple. The Guest House...The Romance of the Sea... is a celebration of love. We may be old, but we know that love knows no age and we want to share it with lovers of all ages, creeds, races and sexes.

What makes this cottage unique

The Romance of the Sea appeals to the soul of romance. Discarding daily hassles and pressures, allowing personal space and intimacy to prevail it is possible here to indulge in our human experience. We have a lovely view from here, just a block from beach access. All the sounds from the ocean waft up the hill and surround us. BBQing or hot tub on the private deck, watching the shifting and changing ocean, appreciating the majesty of life envelopes and enhances appreciation of the experience. This is a very special place for the lover in all of us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came here for my birthday and had a lovely weekend of kayaking, hiking, and exploring. It was my first time to the Oregon Coast and this was the perfect way to do it! We followed your suggestion and went to Blackfish for dinner and were spoiled rotten - the dessert! oh my god!
May 2014
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Lincoln City Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has been remodeled 10/16. Photos to come!
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) Studio cottage with open floor plan. There is NO separate bedroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing


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Romance of the Sea for Lovers. Ocean View/Hot Tub. 1 block to beach.
average rating of 4.878788 based on 138 reviews

Cozy, quiet, clean, private, afforable

  • 5 of 5

This house is a great get away. The owners are a pleasure to work with. We have stayed 3 years in a row and each visit has been amazing. It is not right on the beach but only a block or 2 away and you can see the ocean from the porch. We use the hot tub quite a bit when we stay and I always leave the jets off so I can enjoy the sound of the ocean while I soak.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the cottage. It was a very cozy studio with a comfortable bed & great hot tub on the deck. It was just what we needed....a getaway from the heat in Arizona. It was cold & rainy when we were there & we loved it. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent the weekend and really enjoyed the quietness of the area. The deer walking around the neighborhood were fun to watch. Hot tub was small but perfect for the two of us!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our most favorite place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have chosen this lovely cottage as our getaway for several years now and couldn’t imagine going anywhere else, it’s perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Puyallup, Washington

Very nice get away.

  • 5 of 5

Even though this is a Romance Cottage, my daughter and I rented it as part of our mother - daughter get away. We enjoyed the beautiful view and the comfortable cottage. We watched the deer in the yard and sat in the hot tub and looked over the ocean. Everything was perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Our entire stay was great! The cottage was clean, comfortable, and had everything we needed (and then some!). Our favorite part was relaxing in the hot tub and watching the sun set over the ocean. Perfect location overlooking the beach and a super short (2 min?) trip to drive into town. My wife and I definitely recommend staying at this cottage and can't wait to get back!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Lincoln City
Blackfish Cafe
"The food is 5 star. Excellent clam chowder, superb scallops. Incredible ciopinno. Designe..."
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
McMinnemins Lighthouse Pub or ChinookWinds Casino
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Chinook Winds Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Highway 101
Car: recommended

The Chinook Winds Casino is less than a mile away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $45 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Hot Tub Service $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.3%

Personal Check
Credit/Debit through Paypal
Standard rental agreement-we will send it to you when you make your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.