THE MOST CHARMING ORIGINAL 1930'S BEACH COTTAGE - OCEAN FRONT!

Stephanie Wiarda

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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THE MOST CHARMING ORIGINAL 1930'S BEACH COTTAGE - OCEAN FRONT!

Depoe Bay House Rental Photos and Description

Home on large lot, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Whale Vista Cottage lets you enjoy a close-up, captivating view of the ever-changing oceanfront action. The spectacular ocean views are seen from every room. From the spacious decks or a plush living room chair you can relax and watch a sleek Coast Guard cutter ride the waves, grab the binoculars and spy on the pelicans and sea gulls, watch the occasional sea otter feeding just beyond the rocky shore, or gasp in awe as a huge whale flips its tail and rolls against the rocks below. Whale Vista Cottage provides some of the best whale watching available in Depoe Bay—the 'Whale Watching Capital of the World.'

Why is Whale Vista Cottage so special? Read the Reviews!

Depoe Bay and the Central Oregon Coast offer plentiful vacation activities. Depoe Bay is a small ocean front town with world class golf (3 courses within 15 miles, including incredible Salishan at Gleneden Beach), gourmet restaurants, art galleries, casinos, deep sea fishing/whale watching tours and oodles of shopping including a 65-store outlet mall (in nearby Lincoln City). You'll find plenty to keep you entertained!

Experience an Awesome Ocean Front Vacation

Whale Vista Cottage is located only minutes from Newport, Lincoln City and Salishan Golf Course. Beautiful sandy beaches await you at Fogarty Creek State Park (2 miles) and Beverly Beach State Park just a few minutes away. Whale Vista is a beautiful private home offering an exceptional oceanfront vacation experience for you, your family and friends.

Limit 6 guests. Taxes and cleaning fee extra. $10 per person per night over 4 guests. ($50 maximum per week.)

Keywords: Oceanfront Home, panoramic views from most rooms, decks, balcony, picnic terrace, privacy on a quiet street a short stroll from the 'world's smallest harbor' and the heart of town.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Stephanie Wiarda (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
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About Stephanie Wiarda

Patti and Michael are long time practitioners in the arts -- a former Gallery owner and a Theatrical Promoter. We now run a boutique tax firm catering to creative professionals.

Stephanie Wiarda purchased this house in 2012

Why Stephanie Wiarda chose Depoe Bay

40 years ago Patti first saw Whale Vista Cottage and fell in love with it. Since then, most trips down the Oregon Coast have included a stay in Depoe Bay (and a stroll on the quiet road that passes by Whale Vista!) The tiny harbor, the unique collection of boats that live there, the resident and passing whales, the endless excitement of the ocean patterns there, the many activities and beaches nearby and the serenity of the location are what charmed us to this magical place.

What makes this house unique

Whale Vista Cottage is steps away from the Oregon State Whale Watching State Park in Depoe Bay. The uniqueness of the house, its furnishings and serenity set it apart from other rentals in the area.

It is a special place to relax and lose yourself in the majesty of the Pacific Ocean!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
5

Love, Love, LOVE!

  • 5 of 5
This house is just wonderful. The location can't be beat, the views of whales spouting from every room in the house, the decor and amenities - EVERYTHING - just can't be beat. My husband and I stayed for three nights and I felt sad at having to leave but so grateful that the owners share this magical place with all of us travelers. We had a variety of weather, which is very common in Oregon and this house is a wonderful place to be during rain, wind or sun. Thank you and we will be back!
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
Boise, ID
5

1st annual Friends trip

  • 5 of 5
Just got home from spending 5 nights at your special place in Depot Bay. Location, your unique way of decorating, the special touches you have in your cottage, the entire house was well furnished. Beds were extremely comfy, you NEVER run out of hot water......I could go on on on. This was a first trip we made with our AMAZING friends and their son and his girlfriend. There was never one moment that wasn't special. I feel our friendship grew to a completely different level over these last 5 days and your cottage was a HUGE part of it. We have all talked about returning (hopefully sooner than later) You are very special people to open up your property to people like us and let them experience the wonderful qualities it has with the most amazing views I think you can get on the coast. Had great fun walking to The Sea Hag then walking on to Wing Wa's for a little Karaoke, which turned out to be an epic night. Laughed so had my stomach hurt. Thank you, thank you, thank you for such a memorable place to stay and we will FOR SURE be returning to make more incredible memories with our new found traveling friends. This trip with our friends & your cottage was priceless!
Thank you again. :)
  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
Scandinavia, WI
5

Exactly what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5
Clean, comfortable home with amazing views and the sound of the waves always in the background. Lovely. We spent 4 nights here on our girlfriend reunion tour. After 30 years we got together to see our old friend's beautiful state of Oregon. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Appreciated the gas fireplace while we lounged with our coffee one cold rainy morning but we were lucky to have mostly fine weather. We took advantage of outside ocean side seating and shared the bottle of wine our hosts left for us (thank you!) while watched the sun set into the Pacific. This was a cozy place to come home to after a day of exploring. Sights are spectacular--everywhere really, but the Devil's Punchbowl and Cape Foulweather are breathtaking. We were happy that this home was a short walk to the business district and a very good restaurant, Gracie's Sea Hag. Nearby shops, Things Rich and Strange & Pacific Brass and Copper Works were interesting and fun with friendly merchants. We all went home with keepsakes we love from Mossy Creek Pottery near Gleneden Beach. I'd say this was a trip of a lifetime but I would love to return to Whale Vista many times again!
  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
Troy, ID
5

Beautifully Eclectic Cottage

  • 5 of 5
My brother, sister & I took our almost 84 year old mother to this wonderful cottage as her Christmas gift. We were greeted with a welcome basket & lovely note from the owners. The cottage is FULL of beautiful, funky, delightful "treasures". It was such fun to find something different every time we turned around. The main floor bedroom/bathroom worked perfectly for Mom. We loved the views from the big windows downstairs as well as upstairs. We had a bit of a problem with the TV but that was simply operator error & our call for help was promptly returned. Our security deposit was returned less than a week from our departure WITH a very nice note from the owners. I highly recommend Whale Vista & I hope to return. The cottage was very clean with nice linens & towels. The owners have done a wonderful job of making guests feel welcome in their home. It's obvious that they love their beautiful cottage!!!
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We have such wonderful guests, and very much appreciate your kind words!
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
Cleveland, OH
5

Just about perfect

  • 5 of 5
Not only were we gifted with unseasonably spring-like weather on the coast just after the Christmas holiday but we had a most beautiful vantage point from which to view and enjoy it. Everything about Whale Vista was meticulously kept and prepared, from the kitchen to the gorgeous master bedroom. Every bedroom and the living room offered a view to treasure, high above but directly at the ocean. Binoculars in every room and a telescope in the upstairs hall made the fun search for whales and other marine sights so easy. It's a marvelous retreat that felt like home to the youngest --age seven-- and the oldest --60+, let's say-- and those in between. This is a place good for the spirit, to return to again and again.
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is such a pleasure to host our very appreciative guests. Thank you so much for taking the time to review, and please do come again!
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The Most Charming Original 1930's Beach Cottage - Ocean Front!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p331372vb
503-484-7148
Depoe Bay Coastal Oregon
Little Rock, AR
5

Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5
Our only regret was that we could not stay longer. This cottage was everything you said it was. Even the fog we encountered during our stay did not take away from the ambience of this place. Would love to bring our family and stay again. We are very particular and your cottage was exceptionally clean while remaining very comfortable. Thanks for the memories. It was our first time to Oregon and the coast cannot be described in words.
  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Guests who appreciate the cottage make our day!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
112 Miles
Portland
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Beach
2.2 Miles
Fogarty Creek
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sea Hag
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Salishan
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Spouting Horn
Car: recommended

Three small parks (one of which is a whale watch center), Coast Guard Station, adventures on fishing and whale watching boats. 'The World's smallest harbor' to explore.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Depoe Bay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 30 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $110
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Depoe Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Beach
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King-size bed in Master bedroom on second floor with canopy and magnificent views of the ocean. 2 Queen size-beds, first and second floor bedrooms. First floor bedroom/sitting room has a full view of the ocean from three directions and access to front deck.
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • live theater
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • shopping
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • eco tourism
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • golf
  • fly fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hunting big game
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cycling
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
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