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Cannon Beach Historic Cottage. In walking distance to everything.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Bonnie Nook is a very charming historic landmark. It was the 8th house built in Cannon Beach in 1908. It is furnished with turn of the century American antiques. The oak library table in the living room is original to the house. There are two small bedrooms downstairs, one with a antique double 1850's bed and matching dresser, and the other with two twin beds and antique armoire.

Upstairs is a very large room with one queen bed and two twins. There is a bathroom upstairs and one on the main floor. The spacious living room has a stone fireplace that houses a woodstove. We have wood that you can use for woodstove only and firepit only.

There is an armoire that has surround sound TV and VCR, DVD, stereo with cassette and CD. There is a closet that has lots of games. The large country kitchen is fully equipped and has an antique harvest table that seats 10.

The backyard has a large deck with two benches. It is very quiet and private and great for sunbathing and outdoor eating. We recently added a fire pit for marshmellow roasting and just sitting around the fire at night.

Once you are there, you do not have to drive anywhere (except home if you can bear to leave). The beach is 1.5 blocks, 3 blocks to town (or the village as some call it) and 2 blocks to midtown.

We have had the house for 18 years. One family has been coming for 17 years and says, 'we are so thankful for your sweet place that has brought our entire family so much joy every summer'. Other comments include, 'we feel so at home here' and 'this is the best bargain in Cannon Beach'.

Again, we have a no smoking policy. We are able to accomodate children over the age of 6. Small (under 20 pounds), well behaved, trained, non shedding dog will be considered. Guests also bring their own linens: sheets, towels and dish towels. Because of this, we are able to keep our rent and cleaning fee lower. If this is not possible, other arrangements can be made.

For you bargain hunters, please note any last minute 'specials' listed under RATES.


More Details

Margie or Gary
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Margie or Gary

We live in Portland, Oregon and are both semi-retired. We love to travel, read, spend time with each other, family and friends. We have been married for 43 years, have one married daughter who lives in Bellingham, Washington. She is a award winning wedding photographer. We are proud grandparents to 7 year old Daphne and Fiona Rue who is 3

Margie or Gary purchased this house in 1991

Why Margie or Gary chose Coastal Oregon

In 1989 we drove through Cannon Beach and it was love at first sight. We noticed that there were no antique stores there and since Margie had a shop in Portland, we decided to open a shop in Cannon Beach. So if you are going to have a shop in CB, it might be nice to have a place to sleep at night. So began our search for a house. When we saw this cottage, we knew it had to be ours. It was sitting on the ground without a foundation, had no heat inside but it had the character and history that we loved. Gary jacked up the house, put in a furnace, new wiring and the list goes on. The history of the cottage is posted inside the house with some original photos. It is also featured in a book called 'Cannon Beach Cottages' by Jill Grady. We love that the house in so centrally located and we do not need to drive once we are there. This is especially nice when the town gets really crowded and there is no parking. Cannon Beach is one of the prettiest coastal towns in the country. We feel so fortunate to have a home here.

What makes this house unique

Great shops, interesting restaurants, long walks on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, hiking, the fresh salt air.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Cannon Beach Historic Cottage. In walking distance to everything.
average rating of 4.9772725 based on 44 reviews

Book club retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a charming cottage! Situated so conveniently for the shopper or comber!

Very clean and furnished with charming furniture and decorations. We really enjoyed our book retreat! I'm really considering another visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and the girls had a nice time. You are welcome back anytime. Margie
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Bonnie Nook....charming

  • 4 of 5

My two girlfriends and I had a lovely stay at this sweet little cottage. It is adorable outside and in. Tons of charm in the decorating and super cozy. It was clean and well equipped. It was nice to be a close walk to town and also close to the ocean. The only negative is the bathrooms are small and they need a curtain to cover the whole window on the main floor bath. I always worry about someone looking in the window when it is dark out and you have the lights on, but I am probably not normal. Haha. I believe we will go back for many reasons but mostly the charm and location. Thank you Gary and Margie

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Third time is a Charm

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at Bonnie Nook. It is a very cozy cottage to return to after a day at the beach (one block away). We could easily walk all over town , great location. The house is well kept and most provisions are supplied making it easy to cook, rest, enjoy games and tv. The owners are easy to communicate with and like to keep the cottage in good order. We will return again and I would advise anyone to vacation there.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coeur D Alene, Idaho

Russ, Jean and Barney

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year and we will be back next year. This cottage is charming and very enjoyable. Neat ,clean and well located. We are always treated well and the cottage is well cared for. Could not be better.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your guys are great. So glad we got to meet you. You are welcome anytime.
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  • 5 of 5

There were 6 adults who stayed at Bonnie Nook and each of us had our own bed! It was a short walk from the beach. Many of the supplies were there, I think we only brought sheets and towels. The kitchen was stocked with supplies which made cooking a breeze. My cousins complimented me on the great find!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad it was a good experience for you. Thank you for your review.
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Sherwood, OR

Wonderful Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Bonnie Nook is the PERFECT place for a girls getaway weekend. It has room to COMFORTABLE accommodate 6-8 people. It is well appointed with ANYTHING and EVERYTHING that you could possibly need. We ate, relaxed, enjoyed the deck and walked to the beach and into downtown Cannon Beach every day. The owners are wonderful and accommodating!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love that we often rent the Bonnie Nook for women's get aways!! I love the photos you sent of the 4 of you on the beach and the food that you ate.....a gourmet's delight! Come back soon.
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $85
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 9.8%

***The Bonnie Nook historic cottage is licensed and inspected by the City of Cannon Beach

***Minimum of 5 nights during Oregon and Washington spring breaks The rate during that time is $185/night.

***The first weekend of November is Stormy Weather festival. Charge for that weekend is $195/night. The same for Spring Unveiling.

One nights rent is due for a deposit. The full amount is due 30 days prior to arrival.
If staying a week, two nights rent is due as a deposit
Payment by check of paypal Because we currently manage our property, there is NO service fee.

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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Cannon Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.....Both bathrooms have showers only.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) located on 2nd floor, Double Beds (1) On first floor, Twin or Single Beds (1) two twins on first floor and two on second floor. Guests bring their own linens: sheets, bath and kitchen towels unless other arrangements have been made.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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