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Ocean Front Retreat Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4) Max 6 night rental.

Located just south of Cannon Beach, OR, Far Cry is located down a secluded, wooded road and sits just above the beach with a full view of the Pacific Ocean. The north end of the beach is Cove Beach and at low tide a cave to Arch Cape is accessible. To the south is Falcon Cove named after Cape Falcon, a headland which rises 750' out into the Pacific Ocean. There is room for four in two separate bedrooms for a maximum of six(6) nights. There are hiking trails and lots of old movies and games, a big fireplace, comfy chairs in which to relax your cares away and of course 180 degrees of ocean right outside. The kitchen is stocked with spices and cooking utensils. Fresh linens await your arrival. Welcome to Far Cry.

'The Sea runs wild and beautiful in our blood, which probably explains why the far cry of the gull haunts us even beyond earshot. So our ocean home, forever beckoning, is named 'Far Cry.'

Keywords: Ocean front; Cannon Beach, OR; Oregon Coast, OR coast; secluded; romantic. 6 NIGHT MAXIMUM STAY.

More Details

Carolyn Crawford
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

Why Carolyn Crawford chose Arch Cape

Buying Far Cry in 1985-86 on New year's Eve was a dream come true. The house was a true fixer. Over the years improvements were made, but the integrity of the 1953 original house was maintained. A strip of the original wall colors was left in the hall way just for fun. Far Cry is private without being too remote. The best part is the 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean. I hope you enjoy my little piece of Heaven as much as I do.


Arch Cape House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking


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Ocean Front Retreat Cabin
average rating of 4.62069 based on 29 reviews

Right on the ocean!

  • 5 of 5

Nice house, no complaints, but LOVED the location. Right on the ocean with nice back yard to sit, read and listen to the waves. Also loved the heavily wooded forest between the house and main road. We had no problem getting a cell signal at the back of the yard or on the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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View was AMAZING the house was not!

  • 2 of 5

The view from the house was the best! Absolutely gorgeous.

The house on the other hand should probably be destroyed. Smells like it has a severe mold infestation. Every room has a stench of mold and must. All of our clothing smelled awful after leaving. Even clothes that weren't worn.Which is probably why this is a rental. Anyone living in this space for a long duration would probably get sick.

We opened every window for fresh air and tried to stay outside as much as possible. The house was about the same as a Motel 6 on the water, when it came to the quality. If it was not for the location we would have left immediately and requested a refund. The view is the only thing that saved this place.

There's no washer and dryer which is severely inconvenient when you're in the water every day. No clothes will air dry inside the house to the intense amount of moisture in the house. The least they could provide is a dryer. They have apartment style washer and dryers that work off of regular electricity outlets.

The house looks like nothing has been updated since the 70's. The couches, recliners and beds are older than dirt and are uncomfortable. Seems like there's no investment in sustaining this property.

Everything that is made of metal in that house was completely rusted. The wood was rotted in several places around the edges in the house from the moisture and covered with molding or not at all.

If you're cooking be sure to bring your own spices. The spices in the house were anywhere from 10-15 YEARS OLD and EXPIRED. Just throw it out. I don't get it.

The listing doesn't even provide the correct address. Which is ludicrous to me. It's Road NOT Avenue. It's Arch Cape NOT Cove Bay. When I asked the owner for clarification she said just follow the written directions on the brochure. Which were absolutely useless for a person not familiar with the area since the directions started at Cannon Beach...??? Provide your customers the correct address and stop making things more frustrating than they need to be.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing get-away.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The house was just as described and shown in the pictures. The house was very clean and we enjoyed having the beach access stairs right next to the house. You do need to walk carefully over the river rocks at the top of the beach (brought in to slow erosion) but at low tides there are beautiful stretches of long, sandy ocean beach and tide pools to explore.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view is amazing

  • 5 of 5

The Far Cry cottage was perfect for our stay on the coast. It is well maintained, very clean and has all the items one needs on a trip. The large windows allow one to see the sea in all weather. We enjoyed it very much.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We couldn’t think of anything we were lacking at this beach rental, a fabulous location, comfortable

  • 5 of 5

There is great beach access, you just have to ask a local. Outstanding beach views

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house with spectacular views.

  • 4 of 5

The house is wonderful. The beach access is a little hard for children though.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Pet Fee $25

Maximum 6 night stay. Rates are subject to change. Mandated taxes include County and State tax on the gross rental fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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