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

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
15
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
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 ocean front 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 arcade downstairs in the garage to entertain the kids (and adults) when the weather is bad. The arcade has foosball, ping pong and full size video games including a Asteroids Deluxe, a driving game (Over Drive), a zombie shooting game (House of the Dead), Donkey Kong multicade (60 classic games in 1), and even a Claw Machine! 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.

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.

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. 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. 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.

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

Owner
Rachelle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

Why Rachelle chose Northern Coast

The views are amazing!!!!!

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Crabalope - Ocean Front, 5 bedroom, 3 bath with Hot Tub and Arcade!
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
4

There was room for us all. Easy beach access.

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful family experience. The beach with the twin rocks right there was very nice. Weather cooperated, for November.

Also, the deck was in need of repair and the hot tub stopped being hot. This did not deter our family experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week long stay in the middle of October 2016. We arrived two days after the big storm/tornado in Manzanita. We were admittedly a little concerned with weather. Rachelle was very easy to contact and assured us the property was still there and ready for our arrival.

We had a total of 9 people and one dog. Grandma/Grandpa stayed in bottom apt. My wife and I in north unit. Our Daughter in the other room of north unit. Our friends in south unit and their two boys in the other room of the south unit. Perfect place for this. Everyone had their own private space yet we all came together and "Traded houses" each evening for meals and cards. The proximity from the house to the beach is maybe 50 yards down your own private sandy path. You'll feel like a Kennedy walking down the dune from the compound to a huge Hyannis Port beach!

Only critical feedback I have is the kitchens. They are both appointed with old second hand or thrift store type utensils, pots, pans and kitchen appliances. For example the coffeemaker in the north unit was in pretty rough shape. The toaster was a 4 slicer and one side didn't work. We had to go out and buy a crab pot, etc... Seems trivial but worth noting. Plates and silverware/knives were nice. Everything is usable and all our meals turned out wonderful but you may need to improvise a bit here and there. Considering how many people can stay in the place, the garbage situation stinks (loads of pun intended). The two small bins will fill up fast! Four bins would be great since its actually two units.

We've stayed at many VRBOs and this is a wonderful option for the price. Don't hesitate to book!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for large family!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have been happier!! There was 9 of us; mother, stepdad, dad, 2 sisters and boyfriends and kiddo and a dog. The house was clean and super cute with beautiful views of the ocean. We enjoyed having family dinners on the porch while watching the sunset. Great, easy walk to beach. Owners were easy to get hold of and were very helpful. We will go there again thanks so much!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Comfortable and Fun.

  • 5 of 5

This place was clean and comfortable and just a short walk to the beach. We had 5 adults and 4 children in our group and there was plenty of room for us all to be together but to also have your own space. If you are looking for luxury this is not for you. It is rustic but nicely decorated. It was also fun for the kids especially with the arcade in the basement. It is close to town but the beach was never crowded. Being able to take our dog was a bonus. There were a few things I would change. The basement bedroom could use a place to hang clothes. Our family drinks a lot of smoothies and a blender would be nice...there are only so many things from home you can fit in your suitcase. Also the frying pans had a non stick finish and were pretty scratched up. We spent all of our time either at the house or on the beach and everyone had a great time. We would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Rustic and enjoyed private spaces for large family.

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group and really enjoyed the separate spaces for our family. Loved the ocean view/front and short walk to the beach. Hot tub was fun. Great location where we kayaked and went crabbing nearby. I was told by my sister that the mattresses in the unit in the upper south side could be improved upon. This is a more rustic place than we sometimes rent but enjoyed paying the lower price too than for a fancier home.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cynthia, We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Crabalope and thanks for letting us know about the mattresses. We went ahead bought new mattresses for the whole house. Cheers, Rachelle
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Rates & Availability

Rockaway Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Presidents Day Weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$340
From
$405
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Late Spring
May 29 2017 - Jun 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$315
From
$385
Fri,Sat
 
 
Early Summer
Jun 9 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$360
From
$450
Fri,Sat
 
 
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
$845
 
 
Peak Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$675
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$720
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$340
From
$450
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$340
Fri,Sat
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

Prices are subject to change and are not guaranteed until booking is confirmed.
Well behaved pets are allowed with host's permission and a small fee. We don't issue refunds for any arcade games that are not working.
Please observe this house rules while on the property…
Music and (other loud noises) should be kept down after 10pm. Some folks on our street live here, so please be curteous to them when it gets late. And remember, we do not allow parties without prior guest approval.
Guests must rinse all sand off before entering the hottub. Yes, some sand will get in but large amounts can clog the filter and damage it. Plus, if the filter is clogged, it will get dirty (and nobody likes a dirty hottub).
No fires or fireworks on the property. Beach fires are permitted by the city of Rockaway, however.
Be nice to our home and arcade.
Remove all trash from inside and outside of the house (we’re prone to ants) and place in the trash receptacle outside. Haul away any trash that doesn’t fit in the receptacle.
Clean up any trash or cigarette butts from outside.
Remove and haul out all recyclables.
Remove all your food from the refrigerator.
Wipe down counters or any surfaces with food remnants (again ants!!)
Load dishwasher and start or hand wash dishes
Strip linens from bed, place in washer and start. Please place additional linens and soiled towels in the laundry basket next to the washer.
Turn off all games and lights in the basement.
Turn off all heaters, lights and any other electronics in house.
Turn hottub down to 90.
Please close and lock all windows and doors (except exterior front porch door - it should be left unlocked)
Place keys back in the lockbox

Please note that not cleaning up or leaving additional trash/recycling/other, damage to the property, or missing articles can result in loss of deposit! Thanks for understanding.

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.
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Amenities

Rockaway Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
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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