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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

4 Bedrooms (2 queens, 1 King 1 small bunk room), sleeper (Sleeps 13)

The Happy Clam is a stylish comfortable home with walls of windows, including a two story great room. This makes for wonderful viewing of the water and sky. Inspiring in any kind of weather. The location is ideal:

* sits right on the quiet south jetty with great views from the bay to the ocean - birds and seals are constantly in view as are fishing boats cruising by

* is at the epicenter of fun stuff, all within walking distance - a serene beach, clam beds, biking, pier for crabbing, marina, Rogue Brewery, marine attractions including the fabulous Aquarium, restaurants, shops, glass blowing, bike trails and miles of beach.

* is wonderfully comfortable for a great night's sleep, lounging, and fully equipped for fun activities including games, ping pong, pool table, foosball

* close to fun festivals, 5 min. walk to WINE AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL and others.

4 BEDROOMS TOTAL (including small bunk bed room)

This listing is for the MAIN HOUSE of the Happy Clam, up to 09 guests. For more, the entire house is recommended (go to vrbo.com/914857 for reseravation. The main part of the house centers on the second and third levels with wonderful views. There we have 3 bedrooms (1-King and 2 Queens) plus a bunk room (small room with bunk beds) and a loft area with a pull-out couch (full). The bedrooms all have walk-in closets and baths. There are 2 HDTV's and plenty of couches and chairs. The master bedroom has a double walk-in closet, so large we put a twin mattress in one side for an extra sleeping place.

The dining table seats 8 (10 can work) and the kitchen counter seats 3. The kitchen is stocked with dishes, pans, pots, cutlery, spices, flour, sugar.

Many if not most groups of 8 or more want to rent the entire house, which includes a cheery APARTMENT we open up on the ground floor. The rates are about $100 more per night. In the apartment there is a bedroom with a queen bed, a bath, a small living room and kitchen plus another HDTV. We do not rent this separately but it can be added to the main house. With this, The Happy Clam can handle up to 13 people. It's nice to have this space for those that are bit noisier or need more quiet time -- depending on the group.


The Happy Clam is great for smaller families and is also perfect for expanded family get-togethers, retreats, book and other clubs, reunions, birthday or other special days (including surprises) - or just plain getting away from the routine. There is no bad season to hang at the Happy Clam. It's always relaxing and never boring.









Keywords: Great Vacation Rental Home,One of the best on the Oregon Coast,Newport,South Beach,Happy Clam,Great Views,Beach,Jetty,Bay,Near Aquarium,Hatfield,Rogue Brewery,Seafood and Wine Festival,Pier,Marina,Fishing,Crabbing, Luzury,Beach,Ocean,Executive,Oregon Coast Aquarium,
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Apartment is on main floor. Two or three steps to get to the landing at the front door, then all level....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Bedroom 5: 2 bunk bed

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) 2 queens in main part of house and an additional queen bedroom with the apartment -- apartment is a 5th bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (1) There is an extra twin bed in the walk-in closet in the masterbedroom -- not included in the rest of the listing., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out couch in loft area, same level as master., Bunk Beds (1) Small bunk room off loft area, same level as master and two bunk beds in very small room -- nice and quiet....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • one of the best neighborhoods on the Oregon coast for views and activities...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    well stocked...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    plenty board and table games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    HDTV in master, living room, queen bedroom and apartment....moreless

  • Stereo:

    small units around the house, intercom radio...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    The home is rright on the jetty which is where the water moves into the ocean from the bay. Can see ocean waves crashing over jetty. Abundant wildlife....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Home is across road from water with direct views. Can climb over jetty rocks in front of home to water or 10 min walk to beach -- flat walk on road, all along the water. Lots of marine life to see and there are bike and walking paths as well into the public lands. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Lots of fresh sea air too if you want to open the windows....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Plenty of parking in driveway areas, including RV parking -- garage has pool table, ping pong, foosball ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room for RV next to property or in back parking lot, depending on size ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi throughout home....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Dishes, pots & pans, baking pans, cutlery ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    well stocked, ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stocked with coffee, tea, spices and condiments. A second kitchen is available if apartment rented with main house....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Agate Beach over the bridge and up the road, Olalla Valley a gem in Toleda, Sand Pines and Salishan are great courses within a hours drive...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

4.9
from 29 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
non summer, non holiday
Jan 2 - Jun 8, 2017
2 night min stay
$240 $300
Fri, Sat, Sun
summer and holiday rates
Jun 9 - Sep 10, 2017
4 night min stay
$425
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Cleaning Fee $175
  • Tax Rate 11.3%

Notes:

ENTIRE HOUSE RENTAL IS REQUIRED FOR 10 OR MORE GUESTS, please make reservations through vrbo.com/914857

Most guests of 7- 8 or more want to rent the entire house for comfort and spreading out the group.

Special rates and minimum stays apply for the Wine and Seafood Festival and the eclipse event in August of 2017. Please make an inquiry to the owners.

Summer Season (Jun9-Sept6): $400/night main house* $500/night entire house w/apartment**

Main holidays: same as summer season Wine and Seafood Festival: contact owner for pricing

Non summer/non holiday rates: weekends - $300/night main house $400 entire house w/apartment;

Mon-Thurs:$320 entire house, $240 main house

Cleaning Fee: $150 - $200 depending on size of group and house option

All guests pay 9.5% Newport city tax and 1.8% Oregon hotel tax + refundable deposit of $350

*main house has 3 bed and bathrooms, small bunkroom, sleeper couch in loft and game room

**entire house includes an apartment on ground floor with bed and bath rooms, living room and kitchen


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

Oregon Coast Aquarium, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Glass Blowing, Marinas, Roque Brewery Headquarters, Kite Flying, Horseback riding, Live Theatre, Art Museums, great sea food restaurants much more, crabbing, clamming

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We've been coming to Newport for many years for vacations and shared a home with many other families near Nye Beach. When we found this home on South Beach we were overjoyed to find such a great house, with wonderful view and in an incredible location.

Why the Owner Chose Newport, OR, USA:
We used to climb down big cliffs to get to the beach. Now we can walk one direction on a flat road along the jetty to the beach or go the other direction to the pier and marinas and aquarium. It's truly a great spot -- always something interesting to look at. The kids love to throw crab pots off the pier or just find treasures on the beach or out in front of the house when the tide is low. I get a kick out of watching the seals and the birds splashing and diving.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has lots of windows and light - so even if it's winter, there's usually good light or at least lots of weather to look at. Some of the best weather in Newport can be in January and February. The master is as large as the living room so it's like having two living spaces. There's a big screen TV in the living room and the master bedroom. We sometimes send the kids up to the master and the adults stay in the living area so it's nice to have that separation of space sometimes. Each bedroom has a walk-in closet so the clothes can be hidden from the bedroom and it's more relaxing that way. Also each of the bedrooms has a bathroom attached.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • Relaxing Views on the Deck!

    Relaxing Views on the Deck!

  • Living Room with Great Views and kitchen with basic supplies and cookware.

    Living Room with Great Views and kitchen with basic supplies and cookware.

  • clamming out front

    clamming out front

  • The first floor opens to a small studio apartment.

    The first floor opens to a small studio apartment.

  • A 5th bedroom/ bath small 'apartment' can be rented with main house.

    A 5th bedroom/ bath small 'apartment' can be rented with main house.

  • Comfortable queen bed on middle floor.

    Comfortable queen bed on middle floor.

  • Walk to the pier and throw in our crab pots or do some fishing.

    Walk to the pier and throw in our crab pots or do some fishing.

  • view from the apartment

    view from the apartment

  • peak a boo on the way to the beach

    peak a boo on the way to the beach

  • We want you to have a great time at the Happy Clam!

    We want you to have a great time at the Happy Clam!

  • Beautiful sunsets!

    Beautiful sunsets!

  • It's fun to get up in the morning and watch the seals play.

    It's fun to get up in the morning and watch the seals play.

  • Game room with bunk room and pull out couch.

    Game room with bunk room and pull out couch.

  • kitchen in the apartment

    kitchen in the apartment

  • One of the bedrooms with queen bed.

    One of the bedrooms with queen bed.

  • Queen bedroom and bath in the apartment.

    Queen bedroom and bath in the apartment.

  • Huge stretch of beach at the end of the road -- a short and fun walk.

    Huge stretch of beach at the end of the road -- a short and fun walk.

  • night lights of Newport bayfront

    night lights of Newport bayfront

  • pelicans on the go

    pelicans on the go

  • iconic Yaquina bay bridge has a different look everyday

    iconic Yaquina bay bridge has a different look everyday

  • end of the day

    end of the day

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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