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Spectacular Luxury Oceanfront Home

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths3
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6-Bedroom Art-filled Home High Atop a Dune Overlooking the Ocean

At 4,500 square feet and three stories, our beach home offers numerous fun gathering spots and plenty of quiet nooks. When you enter the living room, you'll be awed by the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean, and the huge river-rock fireplace.

The front of our home, facing the ocean, has a flagstone terrace with Adirondack chairs, plus there’s a glass-protected dining deck with a professional Weber grill, and an ocean-view hot tub.

Please Note: We require a 7-night stay during the summertime (June 29-Sept. 2, 2018), and typically have guests check in on Fridays.

Our fully equipped kitchen is truly a joy to cook in, with a professional Viking range with 6 burners, 2 ovens and a griddle/grill, All-Clad cookware, baking ware, abundant serving ware and a large sub-zero refrigerator. Between the kitchen and the living room, a dining table (also with a view!) seats 10+.

Nearby, the art-filled Lounge is a great chill spot, with a high-end home theater system with a full-wall screen and a full bar, complete with refrigerator, ice-making machine, blenders and plenty of glassware. Plus, the entire house has a Sonos surround-sound system to get the party started. The hot tub deck is just off the Lounge, and beach towels are provided.

Our Master Suite, upstairs, is a private enclave that feels like a treehouse, with 280-degree views from the elevated king-size bed, which is surrounded by windows on three sides, placed so you can watch the surf from bed (and the stars at night). The en suite bath has an Asian aesthetic, with beautiful woodwork and raw-edge rock basins, and you won’t miss out on the view while showering in the two-person rock shower.

Four of our bedrooms are on the main floor. The Queen Suite (with a ½ bath) has a comfortable reading nook. The Junior King Suite has gorgeous ocean views, a king-size bed and a ¾ bath. The Queen Bedroom, just beyond, is a relaxing retreat. At the end of the hall, the Bunk Room is outfitted with 2 bunk beds, a TV and a Sony gaming system. There's even a "secret hideaway” in the hallway: a full-size futon in a loft accessible up a built-in ladder.

On the ground floor, our huge Games Room is outfitted with a mini bar, pool table, games table and seating area with a big-screen TV. Next door to it, our convertible Media Room/Conference Room is a super-comfortable gathering spot with a plush sectional and 75-inch plasma screen, surround-sound home theater and Xbox gaming system. And just steps away, the Library is a quiet getaway ideal for reading a book or working, with a sleeper couch and two computer work stations.

The Patio Suite, also on the ground floor, has a king-size bed and a private entrance, with French doors opening to a covered patio surrounded by lush foliage.

All our bedrooms are luxuriously appointed, with pillow-top mattresses and hotel-quality linens. There is also a sleep sofa and a crib. The home sleeps 14-15, and has 9 bathrooms and powder rooms.

Everything is provided for a comfortable stay, including high-speed Internet; a Nespresso coffee and espresso machine; towels and robes (in the suites); shampoo/conditioner; hairdryers; and a laundry room with two washers and dryers. We stock games and puzzles, as well as beach chairs and beach towels.

There is plentiful parking, with room for three cars in the driveway and three more on the street outside our home—plus, there is abundant parking along the street.

More Details

Brian Heberling
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, swedish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Brian Heberling

I'm a designer/builder, and partner in a design firm. I build mostly high-end, environmentally green homes. My passions are the Seahawks, rock-and-roll and fine wines. I met my partner, Leslie, in college; we reconnected after 38 years. Leslie is a travel magazine editor and writer who is passionate about dancing and baking. We live in the Mid-Century Modern home that my grandfather built on Lake Sammamish, near Seattle, which I've turned into a spectacular showcase of a home, complete with gorgeous gardens and a stream; it's also a VRBO property.

Brian Heberling purchased this house in 2004

Why Brian Heberling chose Manzanita

I fell in love with Manzanita on my first visit there in 2002, and bought a dated duplex that I completely transformed into our beloved beach home, making it into an airy, art-filled space. It's awesome for gatherings, and has been at the center of many a family celebration.

What makes this house unique

Oceanside living with the beach just outside the door; endless ocean views; play options galore, with two home theaters, a pool table, hot tub and great gathering spaces; fully equipped, high-end kitchen; and close proximity to Manzanita and nearby beaches and hiking trails.


Manzanita House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Junior King Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , This maple and stone bathroom features radiant heating.
    Queen Suite Bathroom - toilet , This a 1/2 bath, with a bathroom with tub across the hall.
    Patio Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Radiant floor heating adds to the coziness.
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This full bathroom has two sinks and a tub/shower.
    Queen Bedroom Bathroom - toilet , shower , This bathroom is across the hall from the Queen Bedroom.
    Master King Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , The 2-person stone shower has exquisite ocean views.
    Games Room Powder Room - toilet
    Main Floor Powder Room - toilet
    Bunk Room Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , This full bathroom with deep tub is next to the bunk room.
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower , The outdoor shower is situated on the hot tub deck.
  • The King Master Suite bathroom is a private enclave. The Asian-style, two-sink vanity features raw-edge stone sinks and mirrors that reflect the surf. The 2-person shower has some of the best views in the house, with full-length windows on two sides (with privacy frosted glass 3/4 of the windows' length).
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master King Suite - 1 king , The Master King Suite is the entire top floor of the house.
    Junior King Suite - 1 king , One of the best views in the house, with its own bathroom.
    Patio King Suite - 1 king , On its own floor, French doors open to a covered veranda.
    Queen Suite - 1 queen , A relaxing sea-theme room with reading corner and bathroom.
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , A relaxing retreat.
    Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , A bright, attractive room with TV with gaming console.
  • The Master King Suite is absolutely spectacular, with windows on three sides of the bed yielding astonishing ocean views. The Junior King Suite has a private entrance and gorgeous ocean views. The Patio King Suite has a private entrance, as well, with a small patio. Since the home is on a quiet side street, all the bedrooms are relaxing and quiet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis


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Spectacular Luxury Oceanfront Home
average rating of 4.875 based on 48 reviews

Magical time in Manzanita

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 16 visited this property for New Years and had the best time ever! This house has everything for all ages. During the day the view of the ocean from the living room and the amazing beach access kept us occupied, while in the evenings the adults enjoyed the bar off the family room, while the kids enjoyed video games and pool in the basement. This house is also a stone's throw from town, so we were able to shop, get coffee and visit the winery several times during our stay! Carmen, the concierge, was awesome and very helpful. We even ran into her at the local market in town :) We would definitely recommend this property and can't wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property right on the gorgeous beach!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house furnished with everything you would ever need. Carmen, the concierge, is super welcoming and helpful. We stayed there for our annual "girls trip" to the Oregon Coast--there were 5 adults but the house would easily accommodate many more. I've stayed at many houses in the Cannon Beach area over the past 30 years and no other home comes even close to being as lovely as this one. Can't wait to come back--hopefully next year!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As always a wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have used this house multiple times in the past for a corporate retreat, and with the new renovations it works even better than before, though I didn't think that was possible! Carmen (the uber wonderful concierge) is so attentive and knows where every single thing you might need is located if you should have a challenge finding anything. It was immaculate, of course, and worked perfectly for our needs. We include walks on the beach in our daily agenda and having it so close by makes it easy to do in a limited time frame throughout the day. There is even an easy way to rinse off the sand (near the hot tub) with beach towels nearby (in the lower cabinets of the Lounge Bar) -- all so thoughtful! That's the word for this house: THOUGHTFUL -- they have thought of everything you could need and made it feel like you are coming home! Thanks Brian for making the house better and better each year!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everett 13

  • 5 of 5

The online views of this house do not do it justice!!

This group of persons from Everett , WA, have been traveling to the Oregon coast for a number of years, staying mostly in the Yachats area. We usually make this trip in the mid to late October time period for a long weekend (3 nights) for good food & some excellent wines.

This home surpassed all of our expectations!!!! Gorgeous home, excellent location, all beds extremely comfortable, kitchen appointments over the top. The best stay we’ve ever had!!!

Thank you for the opportunity. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

well appointed home, everything you need (maybe some children's beach toys would be nice and inexpensive), gorgeous setting!! Manzanita is a wonderful small town and the beach is amazing. Hot tub was a big hit: plenty of towels, which is always nice. Can handle a pretty big group with different gathering needs. Kitchen had all desired equipment! Carmen was attentive and checked in with us several times, although we did not need anything. I hope to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house with stellar views

  • 5 of 5

We had our annual family vacation at this house and it was wonderful. The house has something for everyone and we could not have been happier. The view was amazing, the house was fantastic (game room, media room, hot tub, deck area and kitchen were huge hits) and Carmen, the concierge was the best. She was super friendly, very helpful and checked in on us to ensure we had all we need. We'd love to stay there again for another family vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manzanita Golf Course
Really nice 9 hole course
San Dune Pub
Great "down home" pub!
Terra Cotta Cafe -- CLOSED
One of the two best restaurants in Manzanita
Marzano's Pizza Pie
Great pizza and salad
Vino Manzanita Wine Bar -- CLOSED
Super cute
Bread and Ocean Bakery
Great coffee, pastries and lunches. When dinner is being served it is fantastic! Julie's c...
I would eat at Wanda's every day if it were in the Seattle area!
Oswald West State Park
Short Sand Beach is a must for any visit to Manzanita
Oswald West State Park
Neahkahnie Mountain
Manzanita Beach
The beach is seven miles of scenic splendor and soft golden sand backed by dunes.
Car: necessary

Walk for miles on the beach right from home, Fun Bicycling (three wheels) on the Beach, Hiking in the nearby State Parks which flank Manzanita - Oswald State Park and Nehalem Bay State Park, Kite Surfing, Golfing (nice nine-hole golf course one-half mile away), Kite Flying, Picnics/Camp Fires on the Beach, Antiquing in nearby Nehalem and Wheeler, visiting Nehalem Falls, driving through the Beautiful Nehalem River Valley, Just Plain Relaxing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300

Cleaning/prep fee of $300 in addition to rental. Normal one week minimum. Other than July, August and Holidays we may have some flexibility in rates for either non-weekend or extended stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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