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Beachfront Property With An Unobstructed View of the Ocean

Bedrooms 7
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This Home Has Six Bedrooms, Two Kitchens, Two Fireplaces, Three Bathrooms.

The 2-story Cape Cod home features include 2 fireplaces, 2 full kitchens, 3 baths, 2 bedrooms with queen beds, 4 with doubles. There is a large deck with ocean views, picnic table and 2 barbecues. The house is ideal for reunions, large families or small groups.

Property Manager
Janet Murphy
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Janet Murphy

This is a family beach home and true to that title it is a family effort to continue to own it. My two brothers and I grew up in the Mt. Tabor area of Portland and attended Franklin High School. We all still reside in the area and each of us loves the beach. We still refer to it as Twin Rocks, even though it has been incorporated into Rockaway Beach. We visit as often as possible and now our children and their children also use the house as a place to get away.

Janet Murphy purchased this house in 1984

Why Janet Murphy chose Northern Coast

When my two brothers and I were children we used to spend our summers visiting my grandparents at their beach cabin in what was then Twin Rocks. We used to play in the woods across the street. One year when we came the trees had all been cut down. Little did I know then that the house that was to be built would one day be a place where my children would create their own beach memories. When our father purchased the house he went out on a limb financially. The first time down after the sale I stood out front with him and he said, 'This is your inheritance. There won't be anything else.' Today, this house means the world to me and to each of our families. Through the years it has become a way to connect with family and friends. It is our sincerest hope that our renters will also be able to create lasting memories for their family.

What makes this house unique

You only need to walk in the front door and look out the window once to realize why we love this house. The view is unequal. It's like a movie set. The house sitting steps away from the beach. Being able to sit on a deck and watch waves pounding the sand and crashing against the two giant rocks just off shore. It is truly an amazing place.


Rockaway Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • All towels are supplied, as well as hand soap, and body soap.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , there is a pull out sofa on the north side
  • Two of the bedrooms on the south side face the Twin Rocks. The other two have views of the ocean from the side windows. Each bedroom has a closet, chest of drawers, lamps, and all the linens are supplied.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Property With An Unobstructed View of the Ocean
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Jan was great to work with and the house had everything we needed. Mere steps to the beach makes this a winner. We hope to visit again!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We enjoyed having you as our guests!
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

We had ~15 friends join us for the weekend and had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A week at Daybreak

  • 4 of 5

Kids, parents, grandparents, we all had a wonderful week at Daybreak.

The location can't be beat. Some have mentioned the neighbor, we had no problems with him. We recommen this home highly!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memories made at Daybreak!

  • 5 of 5

Daybreak was the perfect place for our entire family, three married children and grandchildren! We loved the location being close to Tillamook and also Cannon Beach. The house was a great fit with all the basic necessities.

The beach at Twin Rocks was beautiful with no crowds. The kids spent hours playing in the sand.

We loved spending time on the nice deck, playing games and eating, As stated in another review the neighbor doesn't seem to recognize happy sounds and glared at us a few times.

We would highly recommend Daybreak and would do it again in a heart beat!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place for a Small Group!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took a group of 5 young couples from our church for a marriage retreat to the Daybreak. It was a perfect place for our small gathering and the couples thoroughly enjoyed themselves. They are already talking about when we can return! Jan was perfect to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for group get away

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasant surprise when we pulled up and saw the fantastic location of this house. The house was clean and neat. There were plenty of room for 12 adults and the view was worth a million dollars.

There was enough space to prepare meals for our group and even to eat inside one of the units. Hopefully next time we can spend more time outside. When the weather was good we spent a lot of time walking on the beach and watching the waves.

Janet was such a help with answering questions and returning my calls and letters in a timely manner.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this nice review. You were wonderful guests, and we look forward to having you return to Daybreak!
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Multiple in Rockaway Beach
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Local, entertainment only
Nearest Motorway
Located just off Hwy. 101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Multiple in Rockaway Beach
Nearest Beach
Located on the beach
Car: necessary

Tillamook cheese factory is a fifteen minute drive south on Hwy. 101. The Blue Heron is a wine and cheese tasting facility located just to the south of the Tillamook cheese factory. Cannon Beach is a 25 minute drive north. Enjoy surfing or hiking at Short Sands beach and Oswald West State Park. They are 20 minutes north on 101 Enjoya unique, old-fashioned steam engine train ride from Rockaway Beach to Garabaldi and back.


Rates & Availability

Rockaway Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Summer Rates
May 1 2017 - Sep 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $10
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

check in time: 4:00pm
check out time: 11:00am
dogs allowed with a $15 per dog fee

Renters are to send a check for half the rental/cleaning fee at the time of the reservation, and the balance two weeks prior to the reservation. The refundable security deposit of $150 is to be sent with the final payment.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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