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Stylish, oceanfront getaway with stunning views - dogs welcome

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 4

You can't see much of Arch Cape from the highway, a fact contributing both to the little community's privacy and its attractiveness. Just past Arch Cape, about four miles south of bustling Cannon Beach, the coast road sweeps even further eastward, bending around the dense foliage of Oswald West State Park. Take the road through that lush green buffer, and you're there - at gorgeous Bear's Head! From the wrap-around deck of this lovely two bedroom home perched on a bluff above the Pacific, you'll have a front-row seat to waves, whales, and the beautiful and moody weather that characterizes the Oregon Coast.

Please note, this listing is for one half of the property. If the separate studio is reserved, the outside spaces will be shared.

But you needn't be on the deck, with its charming Adirondack chairs, and umbrella-topped dining set, to appreciate the panoramic view. Inside or out, the ocean is always there in front of you, brought to you through a wall of floor-to-ceiling windows that wrap around the home. When the chilly winds bite, throw a log in the river-rock fireplace. Make yourself some cocoa or coffee, slip a movie into the DVD player and watch a flick or your favorite show on the DirecTV cable. And don't forget to load up your iPod so you'll have some tunes to play on the iPod dock! There's also internet access, so bring your laptop along as well.

The decor is colorful and edgy, with original pieces of art throughout. The interior space is seamless and modern, with leather chairs that are plush and comfortable. There's a full modern kitchen with microwave and dishwasher, flanked by a wrap-around bar where hungry diners can chat with the chef and munch on hors d'ouevres while they're waiting. The dining table, with room for six, comes with an added treat of the terrific view! If you're planning to dine out, there are 35 restaurants about 12 minutes away in Cannon Beach. Head south to Manzanita (about 7 miles; 10 minutes) where you'll find 10 eateries.

Bear's Head sleeps four comfortably - along with your dogs, for a small nightly fee. Along with a queen bed and private bath, the master bedroom also comes with a great ocean view. In the other bedroom, you'll find a full bed and easy access to the hall bath with tub and shower. There's also a washer and dryer so you're not toting laundry home or looking for a laundromat.

Bear's Head is all about location! Situated on one of the most picturesque and rugged parts of the Oregon Coast, there's very little traffic and the area, unlike its neighbors to the north and south, is relatively free of businesses. In winter and spring, grab the binoculars and watch for whales as they spout and breach on their migration! The Pacific Crest Trail - the popular hiking trail that runs along the coast - is right up the hill from the front door. The views from nearby Arch Cape and, a little farther, Cape Falcon, are awe-inspiring! Oswald State Park - where forest runs to water's edge - envelopes the area, offering opportunities for hiking, picnicking, or just a walk on the beach. The fishing is great in nearby (about 7 miles) Nehalem where you can cast your line the Nehalem River. And, if you just have to have that souvenir, head up to Cannon Beach where the streets are lined with boutiques, shops, and galleries.

Come to where the ocean meets the forest in a beautiful and pristine surrounding. Come to Bear's Head in Arch Cape on the rugged, Oregon Coast!

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, OR - Oregon Coast Office
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Vacasa, OR - Oregon Coast Office

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family’s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


Arch Cape House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Stylish, oceanfront getaway with stunning views - dogs welcome
average rating of 4.4411764 based on 34 reviews

Gorgeous property &amp; views!

  • 5 of 5

Best property I have ever stayed at in the Cannon Beach and surrounding areas.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Beautiful home and amazing ocean view.

  • 5 of 5

Spent 2 nights there. The house was great, but the view was amazing. It is a about 15 minutes from Cannon Beach and Manzinita, and close to several beach access points. Including Hug Point and Oswald West State Park. Could not have asked for a better place to stay on the Oregon Coast.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing views of the Oregon Coast

  • 5 of 5

Was visiting my daughter in the Portland area, and wanted to check out the Oregon Coast. The drive to the coast was amazing, recommend taking the scenic route through the Tillamook National Forest. The property was amazing, the home was great, but the view was amazing. It is a little off the beaten path, but is about 15 minutes from Cannon Beach and Manzinita, which had restaurants and shops to visit. I loved not being in a&quot;tourist trap&quot;. The home was well equipped, and had everything we needed. Again, can't say enough about the amazing location of the property, and would love to go back again.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Bozeman, Montana USA

Had 2 great days enjoying old friends, furry pals & ocean views. Setting & home perfect .

  • 5 of 5

The home at Arch Cape had everything needed to enjoy our stay. We ate all meals in. Travelled short distances to beach access. Spent hours at the dining table catching up with old friends. Our dogs enjoyed the nice back yard & we didn't really have any issue with them being tempted to plunge over the steep bank to the beach.

Yes, there were some ants on the counter & the hallway bathroom sink was slow to drain. The ants didn't eat much & the water eventually drained. It's a beach house so these small issues were easily over looked. The waves kept crashing out the window. No stress!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a quiet spot overlooking the ocean, you will do no better. Nice little cabin. Everything worked. Clean. Don't typically write reviews, but this place is worth it.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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Location and Views are the real thing!

  • 5 of 5

This house was conveniently located right off Highway 101 in a park-like setting with amazing views. Close to Cannon Beach, Manzanita, beaches and hiking. The views in the pictures are real! The house has a fun decor and is very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacasa
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