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Rebuilt Historic 1906 Family-friendly Beach Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,175 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

5 BR/3.25 BA Pacific Ocean & Oregon coastal mountain views

The home has 5 bedrooms with linens. One bedroom is on the main floor and 4 are up:

1. Main floor: Two twin beds

2. Upstairs: King bed and twin bed with twin trundle

3. Upstairs: Queen bed

4. Upstairs: Queen bed

5. Upstairs: small bedroom with twin bunks

There are 3 full bathrooms with towels:

1. Shower on main floor

2. Shower upstairs

3. Shower/bath combo upstairs

In addition, the upstairs king bedroom has an in-room sink, and there is a sink with vanity in the upstairs hallway.

Fully-stocked kitchen: pots, pans, dishes, gas range & cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, crock pot, hot-air popcorn popper, electric griddle, blender, mixer (large & small) coffee & tea pots, full-sized clothes washer/dryer.

Board games & jigsaw puzzles, wireless internet, Direct TV, Ipod jack/DVD/radio player, basic beach gear, razor clamming gear, outdoor shower and gas fire pit for cozy wind-protected evenings!

Short walk (1/3 mile) to center of Gearhart with groceries, bakery, cafe and espresso;

short walk to the beach access trail (all homes in Gearhart access the beach via a trail across the dunes); nearby public tennis courts & 1/4 basketball court.

Short drive to 18 holes of golf on the oldest course

west of the Mississippi, Gearhart Golf Links.

Rates are: $425/night due 30 days prior to arrival

Occupancy Taxes: 8.8% due 30 days prior to arrival

Cleaning Fee: (non-refundable) $175 due on reservation confirmation

Security Deposit: (refundable if no damage to property) $200 due on reservation confirmation

contact: 503 539 2562

More Details

Kathy Schroeder
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Kathy Schroeder

I am a native Oregonian. I have been managing rental properties since 1990 and take great pride in providing clean, relaxing, user-friendly places for my guests to enjoy their family, friends and life's adventures. Contact 503 539 2562

Kathy Schroeder purchased this house in 2010

Why Kathy Schroeder chose Gearhart

My husband grew up vacationing at this home with his family and the previous owner who owned it for 47 years. He and I were fortunate in 2010 to buy it from this life-long friend and to put two full years of significant effort into bringing this century-old home into the 21st century with all new windows, doors, a new foundation, new electrical, plumbing, floors and all new landscaping while maintaining the Nantucket-style shabby chic flair of the home.

What makes this house unique

This home has an incredible location on Gin Ridge in Gearhart (so-named based on historic local lore) with views to the west of the Pacific Ocean and to the east of the Coastal mountains. Easy walks reward you at the beach access trail or at the center of town grocery or Pacific Way Cafe.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know that we had an amazing weekend at your wonderful home with extended family. Your home was so welcoming and offered everything we could have ever wanted and more. An outdoor fire pit is taking shape in my mind for my house!
Jun 2015
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Gearhart House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2175 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower , SW corner of house outside
  • 3.25 - 3 full baths and king bedroom has in-room sink and upstairs hallway has sink and vanity. The outside SW corner of the home also has an outdoor H/C shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , upstairs.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , upstairs; small room with twin bunks
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , upstairs
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6) - two are bunks, and 2 are in king bedroom. Clean bedding is stacked neatly on each bed so that our guests have 100% confidence that all linens are fresh and clean.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
outdoor gas firepit in wind-protected back yard available year-round; sandbox in yard when beach is too far to go for the little ones; basic beach toys, razor clamming gear, lots of games and puzzles; Short walk to the beach access path, but please note that all Gearhart paths to the beach are about 2 blocks long in length, so be mindful of what you intend to carry. However, there are lovely benches along the way for resting or fantastic ocean viewing.


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Rebuilt Historic 1906 Family-friendly Beach Home
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 43 reviews

Charming, clean, great location for a large family

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice and love it. It is clean and comfortable. We found all the items in the kitchen that we needed to make a Thanksgiving dinner. We love how close it is to a beautiful beach!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: J, So happy to hear that your stay in our home was enjoyable. I try to keep the kitchen well-stocked and everything clean. Delighted you found it that way. We are lucky to have found a home on the Oregon coast so close to the beach!
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A perfect, quiet haven for a coastal getaway

  • 5 of 5

I could not have asked for a more perfect weekend getaway spot. The house itself is simultaneously beautiful, comfortable, and full of all the homey amenities you could need. My best friend and I came here for a quiet alternative to New Year's Eve parties and we spent two perfect days watching movies on a cozy couch in front of the fireplace, reading with a view of the Pacific ocean, and jogging on the beach (which is a 5 minute walk from the house). The town of Gearhart has just enough shops and restaurants to provide quality food and grocery options while still having a charming, small-town atmosphere. If you enjoy cooking, this house has a beautiful kitchen stocked with cookware. The owner, is incredibly responsive and provides ample information about the house and everything a guest would need to know. I cannot recommend highly enough!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful getaway

  • 4 of 5

Well-maintained home, very responsive owner. Really enjoyed the gas fire pit!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tigard, OR


  • 5 of 5

Each year 8 female cousins get together for a long weekend get away. We are scattered out in Oregon and Washington. We have gone a different place each year for 5 years, but we have now found an every other year destination. This house is amazing. The weather was typical Oregon coast weather......warm Friday, raining Saturday, warm Sunday. The little town of Gearhart is so fun....stop for coffee and goodies at the bakery, do a little shopping at the two very quaint shops and basically just enjoy slowing down and disconnecting. I think we enjoyed all the amenities this house has to pit on the amazing patio, piano so we could sing, puzzles to put together and a kitchen that is appointed better than any beach house I have ever been in. Great for a large group of singles or families. I highly recommend it! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you cousins had a great weekend. We try very hard to keep our home clean and comfortable as we use it ourselves, too. The most family and friends we have stay in our home is ten. Glad you enjoyed yourselves. I'll need to get the piano tuned!
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Great home just a block to the beach and to the best bakery on the planet. Two thumbs way up!👍👍

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped home. We cooked in every night. Very inviting - wonderful view of the ocean and just a block to the Pacific Way Bakery and Cafe - and the Gearhart grocery store. "I'll be back".

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff for your comments. Delighted that you had a great visit in Gearhart.
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Gladstone, Or

One great house

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay at this magnificent home with a view of the ocean. This home is super clean, bright, accommodating in every way. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen up to date, the living space more than adequate for visiting, eating and games. The outdoor patio was a delight and the weather ideal for the beach getaway. We would highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Seaside Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
McMenamin's Sand Trap
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Gearhart Golf Links
Nearest Train
82 Miles
Portland, Oregon
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Pacific Way Cafe
Nearest Ski
145 Miles
Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Car: recommended

10 minute drive south to the beach town of Seaside with outlet store shopping, arcade, beachfront boardwalk, aquarium, Lewis & Clark historical features; 10 minute drive north to Fort Clatsop and Lewis & Clark Expedition history; 20 minute drive north to beach town of Astoria and confluence of Columbia River and Pacific Ocean and lots of Lewis & Clark Expedition history


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Security Deposit-Refunda $200
Tax Rate 8.8%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
$375 (cleaning fee and security deposit) are due upon booking;
balance of rent and occupancy taxes are due 30 days prior to your visit.
Can cancel with full refund up to 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellation within 30 days of arrival incurs a one-night ($425) cancellation charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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