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Open and Bright Beach Home!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful, light and bright home located in the gated Kiwanda Shore community. Just a 3 minute walk to deeded beach access where surfing, beach strolls and evening camp fires await you.

Very open floor plan with big windows that face west and welcome the evening sun. Two decks for lounging, one faces the hills the other extends the downstairs to the outside..

All of the amenities of home, including high speed internet (WIFI), flat screen, washer/dryer, expanded cable, 3 TV’s and DVDs, family movies and a fully tooled kitchen.

Garage turned to playroom complete with game table, video and board games. Bikes, boogie boards, skim boards, sand toys, kites . . . you know . . . lots of beach stuff!

Very short 3-minute walk to wide open beach. 10-minute beach walk to some of the best beer in Oregon at the Pelican Pub or the Cape Kiwanda dunes.

Bike trails throughout! Pacific City is known for it's excellent surfing, fishing, whale watching, hiking/beach walks and award winning Pelican Brewery.

Many awesome mountain trails for hiking or running are within 20 minutes.

This has been our second home for 14+ years so is very livable. In fact, you may not want to leave! Did I mention the deer come to our door for apples and pears.

Pacific City is an easy 1:40 hour drive from Portland. It remains a quiet unspoiled beach town for those looking for a special get-a-way or just a great fun, safe place to take the family.

Keywords: pacific city, close to beach, open and bright,

More Details

Terry Sullivan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Terry Sullivan

We built this 1600 sq. ft. Chalet style home in 2002. Having rented from others for years, we custom designed a home with the best of what we had seen. A very open, light and airy home that stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter. With one of Oregon's best surfing beaches just a 3 minute walk away and ample hiking, fishing, boating and biking surrounding this gated community, we have grown to love our family time spent at the beach. Upon entering our home, you can feel your pulse slow as you quickly transition to 'vacation time.' We are pleased to share our stress reducing home with you in this sleepy little beach town.

Terry Sullivan purchased this house in 2002

Why Terry Sullivan chose Pacific City

It is off the beaten path, has multiple opportunities for recreation, quality restaurants and is truly a place for respite.

What makes this house unique

Very short walk to beach. Light and open floor plan allows for comfortable family gatherings. Only noise you hear is the ocean!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our multi-generational family enjoyed spending Thanksgiving at your house. Storms, rain, sunshine and clouds, ohh don't forget the wind. Enjoyed all the weather. We even did the puzzle.Ir
Nov 2011
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Kiwanda Shores House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - sofa sleeper in finished garage/game room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Open and Bright Beach Home!
average rating of 4.903226 based on 37 reviews

Beautiful and comfortable house close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

This house in Kiwanda Shores is awesome with plenty of space to stretch out (family of 5), fully equipped kitchen, sufficient linens and laundry facility all just a block from the beach. We really enjoyed staying here!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sally! We are so happy you enjoyed our home. We love going there as well (wish it was more often!) and do our best to keep it as a second home vs. just another rental. Come back soon! The Sullivans
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Spacious yet cozy home real close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had an awesome time staying at this beach house over Super Bowl Weekend. The home has everything you need and has awesome artwork everywhere. A nice fireplace if you want to cozy up and chill. There's a fun game room in the garage that will keep kids and adults entertained for hours on end! Terry and Cindy were very helpful and made sure that we had everything we needed to get setup for a successful and fun weekend.

Great amenities nearby and a huge sand dune to get your workout in are only a few of the perks of Pacific City, the Oregon Coast's hidden gem in my opinion! You'll also get familiar with the deer that frequently visit, a fun addition.

Will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx for the nice comments Ian! We aim to please and are thrilled you loved our home. Thx also for taking good care of it!! Terry
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Spokane, WA

Pacific City Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

Our family has vacationed at Kiwanda Shores for many years, and it's always been a favorite destination. This house exceeded all of our expectations! It's definitely one of the best, and we will be back. The neighborhood is peaceful and beautiful. It's an easy walk to the beach (you can hear the ocean from the house), or to the Pelican, and there are walking trails in the surrounding neighborhoods. The house is clean, well stocked, cheery, comfortable, and welcoming. We also loved the game table in the garage. Can't wait to come again, and stay longer next time!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, AL, USA

Perfect family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Quiet neighborhood, five-minute walk to the beach, beautiful house - couldn't have asked for a better vacation spot for our family of six. Would stay at this property again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here. Terry and Cindy were great. They answered our emails quickly and professionally. Our kids loved the game room and the boogie boards. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well stocked home with ideal location

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous spot to hang out for a weekend at Pacific city. We had four adults and four kids, and there was plenty of space and beds.

This place had everything we needed for a short vacation at the beach. The kitchen was well stocked, and the grill was a perk. The weather was even nice enough to sit out on the deck on a comfy chair and enjoy the sun. Our young daughter was thrilled to have some sandcastle building toys to haul to the beach, and the kids toys provided at the house helped keep her entertained.

The home is a nice short walk to the beach and about a 10 minute walk to the brewery.

Thanks for a great trip.!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Sarah! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. This is or second home that we also enjoy visits to so keep it in tip top shape. Please some stay again!
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Nearest Barpub
800 Metres
Pelican Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Neskowin Golf Course
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Pacific City...3 minute walk
Nearest Point of Interest
Open and Bright Beach House
Nearest Point of Interest
Bob Straub State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Cape Kiwanda
Nearest Point of Interest
Little Nestucca River
Nearest Point of Interest
Pelican Pub Brewery
Nearest Point of Interest
Grateful Bread Company

Dune climbing and hiking. Kayak rentals. SUP. Paddle Boarding


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110
Damage Deposit $400

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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