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Crabalope - Ocean Front, 5 bedroom, 3 bath with Hot Tub and Arcade!

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Amazing views of the ocean right in front of the Twin Rocks!

Ocean Front. Amazing Views. Arcade. Hot Tub.

5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Kitchens.

Amazing views of the ocean right in front of the Twin Rocks! Two separate cottages with a common porch are rented together with a combined 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, 2 separate kitchen/living/dining rooms on a large ocean front lot with a hot tub and an Arcade!

Our oceanfront beach house is on a big, private lot in south Rockaway Beach located right in front of the Twin Rocks. The house consists of 2 units with separate entrances that are connected by a common porch. Each unit has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen, dining and living rooms with amazing views of the ocean. The 5th bedroom, 3rd bath and laundry room are located downstairs and accessed through a separate outside entrance.

Sliding glass doors in the dining rooms lead to a large deck in the back of the house with a hot tub and panoramic views of the ocean and Twin Rocks. A private path leads through our yard directly to the beach right in front of the Rocks.

The house even has its own retro arcade downstairs in the garage to entertain the kids (and adults) when the weather is bad. The game selection will vary and may include foosball, ping pong and arcade games such as Asteroids Deluxe and Donkey Kong multicade (60 classic games in 1). All games are set for free play, so no need to bring quarters. Please note that some arcade games may not be operational during your stay, these are older games that sometimes break and we can't always fix them right away.

The 5 bedrooms each have queen beds and there are 4 sleeper sofas in the living rooms and one more sleeper sofa in the 5th bedroom (10 people in Queen beds plus 5 people on sleeper sofas for 15 total).

With 3 separate spaces (North Unit, South Unit and downstairs 5th bed/bath), this is a great place for an extended family gathering or a multi-family getaway or for any large group that wants to vacation together, but still have some private space.

There is enough parking in the front for about 6 cars.

About Rockaway Beach:

Rockaway Beach is a small coastal resort town located only about 1.5 hours from Portland. It has a beautiful 7 mile continuous beach anchored by Tillamook Bay to the south and Nehalem Bay to the north. It’s a great location with everything you need within a short drive.

Things to do:

Walk to town (about ½ mile) and visit the shops and restaurants

Walk or drive to the beach and enjoy the 7 miles of continuous sandy beach

Take the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad from Rockaway north to Wheeler and south to Garibaldi

Hike or mountain bike the logging roads in the forest behind the city. Enjoy a panoramic view of the ocean from the top of the hills

Visit The Original Pronto Pup to see the world’s largest corn dog and ride the mechanical corn dog (the Pronto Pup is the earliest known corn dog and was invented in Rockaway Beach in 1939)

Charter fishing for lingcod, rockfish and halibut in Garibaldi

Rent motor boats and go crabbing in Garabaldi and Nehalem Bay

Fishing in the many lakes right in town (Lake Lytle, Spring Lake, Nedonna Lake)

See one of the largest western red cedars in the country right in the heart of Rockaway

Kayak in the many waterways throughout Tillamook County

Visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory

Pedal the Tillamook Bay Railroad with Oregon Coast Railriders in Garibaldi

Explore the tide pools at Three Graces Rocks at low tide just south of Barview Jetty

Go clamming in Garibaldi

Drive North through Wheeler, Nehalem, Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Seaside and Astoria

Drive South through Tillamook, Neskowin, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay and Newport

Other Things to Note:

Prices are subject to change and are not guaranteed until booking is confirmed.

Well behaved pets may be allowed with host's permission and a small fee (2 pets max). Please check with us if you plan to bring pets.

3 or 4 nights minimum stay in Summer, 4 nights for Summer holidays, 3 or 4 nights for Winter holidays and 2 nights the rest of the year.

Maximum occupancy for the property is 15 people.

An additional cleaning fee may be required if excessive trash is left in the house or yard.

We try our best to keep the arcade games working, but they sometimes break. We don't issue refunds for any arcade games that are not working.

Additional details and check-out procedures will be provided by the host in the house manual.

House Rules:

Please no...

no parties (without owner approval)

no fires (other than on the beach when allowed)

no fireworks

no littering

no smoking

Quiet hours between 10 PM and 8 AM

Help us keep our place nice and clean for guests!


More Details

Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

Why Rachelle chose Rockaway Beach

The views are amazing!!!!!


Rockaway Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing


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Crabalope - Ocean Front, 5 bedroom, 3 bath with Hot Tub and Arcade!
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 15 reviews
Portland, OR

Cozy spot with a great view

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful beach access and view! Very private. Great hot tub. Great for two small families.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherwood, OR

great property with protected oceanfront view

  • 5 of 5

Crabalope was a great fit for our July 4th getaway. Walked a mile into town and watched the parade. Didn't have to worry about parking, etc. Watch the dog races in the park, then walked back on the beach. Fireworks were outstanding from the short walk from the house to the beach. Loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, quiet and seconds from the sand and water.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed this quiet and roomy getaway for our family reunion with 3 generations. Lots of room on the two adjacent decks, good size hot tub and roomy living rooms. As advertised, it's just a short scamper to the beach on your own private trail. Easily fit 5 cars in the parking area. Having multiple kitchens was a helpful plus, too. Would rent it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Anniversary Celebration

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of 11 found this place to be outstanding. Its close proximity to the beach was fantastic. The place had lots of room and the hot tub was great. The game room was used from start to finish. We would definitely stay here in the future. The view of the ocean and the seating on the deck made it a perfect setting to celebrate our 50th Wedding Anniversary. It was just a perfect place and Rockaway Beach is a great place; not so crowded as Cannon Beach and Seaside. Great place

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for a family gathering

  • 4 of 5

Crabalope in Rockaway worked well for a family gathering. We had plenty of space for our crowd. Access to the beach was an easy walk. The property felt private. The guys love the arcade in the garage and the weather was perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for families to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We rented both sides of this house for a large family gathering and it was perfect! Great access to the beach and lovely decks for dinner outside. The owners were very easy to work with and responsive.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check in time is at 4:00 pm and check out time is 11:00 am. Guest agrees to depart on time and acknowledges a late check-out fee of $50 will be charged if you depart later than 11:00 am, and $50 for every 30 minutes after until you have vacated. During the peak season we often have same day checkin/outs so it's important for the cleaner to get in promptly at 11am. Special arrangements for late check outs must be made in advance of check in.

Guests must follow check out policies in order to receive their deposit back (a full list of check out tasks is located in the house manual). Please feel free to email owner

Please note that we have a strict maximum of 15 people as per city code - that includes any children above the age of 1. This maximum is subject to the total number of guests permitted on the property (not just those spending the night). No large parties or gatherings are allowed that would violate the occupancy limits as this overoccupancy can results in revocation of the vacation rental license. Therefore, violating this term will result in immediate eviction and a minimum fine of $500.

Well behaved pets may be allowed with Host permission and a small pet fee. Please let us know when requesting to book if you plan to bring pets. All pets must be approve prior to check in.

An additional cleaning fee of at least $50 may be charged if excessive trash is left in the house or yard. Rockaway Beach does not have curb-side recycling, so guest are required to take recyclables (glass bottles, cans, etc) to the local recycling centers in Rockaway or Tillamook.

No parties
No fires (other than in the fireplace and fire pit)
No fireworks
No littering
No smoking inside (pick up your butts outside)
Quiet hours between 10 PM and 8 AM

Additional details and check-out procedures are available in the house manual.

Help us keep our place nice and clean for guests!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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