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Rebuilt Historic 1906 Family-friendly Beach Home

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Gearhart House Rental Photos and Description

5 BR/3.25 BA Pacific Ocean & Oregon coastal mountain views

The home has 5 bedrooms with plenty of linens. One bedroom is on the main floor and 4 are up:

1. Main floor: Two twin beds

2. Upstairs: King bed and twin bed with twin trundle

3. Upstairs: Queen bed

4. Upstairs: Queen bed

5. Upstairs: small bedroom with twin bunks

There are 3 full bathrooms with plenty of towels:

1. Shower on main floor

2. Shower upstairs

3. Shower/bath combo upstairs

In addition, the upstairs king bedroom has an in-room sink, and there is a sink with vanity in the upstairs hallway.

Fully-stocked kitchen: pots, pans, dishes, gas range & cooktop, dishwasher, microwave, crock pot, hot-air popcorn popper, electric griddle, blender, mixer (large & small) coffee & tea pots, full-sized clothes washer/dryer.

Board games & jigsaw puzzles, wireless internet, Direct TV, Ipod jack/DVD/radio player, basic beach gear, razor clamming gear, outdoor shower and gas fire pit for cozy wind-protected evenings!

Short walk (1/3 mile) to center of Gearhart with groceries, bakery, cafe and espresso;

short walk to the beach access trail (all homes in Gearhart have to access the beach via a trail across the dunes); nearby public tennis courts & 1/4 basketball court.

Short drive to 18 holes of golf on the oldest course

west of the Mississippi, Gearhart Golf Links.

Rates are: $425/night

2 night minimum except 6 night minimum June 15 - September 7, 2015

Cleaning Fee: (non-refundable) $175 due 3 weeks prior to arrival

Security Deposit: (refundable if no damage to property) $200 due on reservation confirmation

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kathy Schroeder
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016

About Kathy Schroeder

I am a native Oregonian. I have been managing rental properties since 1990 and take great pride in providing clean, relaxing, user-friendly places for my guests to enjoy their family, friends and life's adventures.

Kathy Schroeder purchased this house in 2010

Why Kathy Schroeder chose Coastal Oregon

My husband grew up vacationing at this home with his family and the previous owner who owned it for 47 years. He and I were fortunate in 2010 to buy it from this life-long friend and to put two full years of significant effort into bringing this century-old home into the 21st century with all new windows, doors, a new foundation, new electrical, plumbing, floors and all new landscaping while maintaining the Nantucket-style shabby chic flair of the home.

What makes this house unique

This home has an incredible location on Gin Ridge in Gearhart (so-named based on historic local lore) with views to the west of the Pacific Ocean and to the east of the Coastal mountains. Easy walks reward you at the beach access trail or at the center of town grocery or Pacific Way Cafe.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know that we had an amazing weekend at your wonderful home with extended family. Your home was so welcoming and offered everything we could have ever wanted and more. An outdoor fire pit is taking shape in my mind for my house!
Jun 2015
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Rebuilt Historic 1906 Family-friendly Beach Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Each year 8 female cousins get together for a long weekend get away. We are scattered out in Oregon and Washington. We have gone a different place each year for 5 years, but we have now found an every other year destination. This house is amazing. The weather was typical Oregon coast weather......warm Friday, raining Saturday, warm Sunday. The little town of Gearhart is so fun....stop for coffee and goodies at the bakery, do a little shopping at the two very quaint shops and basically just enjoy slowing down and disconnecting. I think we enjoyed all the amenities this house has to pit on the amazing patio, piano so we could sing, puzzles to put together and a kitchen that is appointed better than any beach house I have ever been in. Great for a large group of singles or families. I highly recommend it! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you cousins had a great weekend. We try very hard to keep our home clean and comfortable as we use it ourselves, too. The most family and friends we have stay in our home is ten. Glad you enjoyed yourselves. I'll need to get the piano tuned!
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Great home just a block to the beach and to the best bakery on the planet. Two thumbs way up!👍👍

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped home. We cooked in every night. Very inviting - wonderful view of the ocean and just a block to the Pacific Way Bakery and Cafe - and the Gearhart grocery store. "I'll be back".

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff for your comments. Delighted that you had a great visit in Gearhart.
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Gladstone, Or

One great house

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay at this magnificent home with a view of the ocean. This home is super clean, bright, accommodating in every way. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen up to date, the living space more than adequate for visiting, eating and games. The outdoor patio was a delight and the weather ideal for the beach getaway. We would highly recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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50th Wedding Anniversary Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Great place! Such a warm and welcoming home. Perfect for big groups. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Reunion/Wedding

  • 5 of 5

We are local Gearhart residents who booked this home for some of the two dozen family members who joined us for our son's wedding. Those who stayed in the home loved it, and we all enjoyed the gas firepit. There was not a lot of cooking done in the house since we had other arrangements for meals, but there was plenty of room to gather. It may have been the first time the living room has been the site of a crowd who cares passionately about Alabama football, and there was room for all to watch game. House is close to beach, and our guests enjoyed spotting whales from the house. The layout and bedroom/bathroom ratio was excellent. House is very well-maintained. Owner was terrific to work with.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon

What is not to love!

  • 5 of 5

This is our favorite beach house ever! It is so cute and has been remodeled so nicely. The location is great too! The fire pit is my favorite though. We even had a herd of elk come by and graze in the field across the street on our last visit. The owners are so easy to book through also! Gearhart is my favorite beach too!! You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Seaside Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
McMenamin's Sand Trap
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Gearhart Golf Links
Nearest Train
82 Miles
Portland, Oregon
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Pacific Way Cafe
Nearest Ski
145 Miles
Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood
Car: recommended

10 minute drive south to the beach town of Seaside with outlet store shopping, arcade, beachfront boardwalk, aquarium, Lewis & Clark historical features; 10 minute drive north to Fort Clatsop and Lewis & Clark Expedition history; 20 minute drive north to beach town of Astoria and confluence of Columbia River and Pacific Ocean and lots of Lewis & Clark Expedition history


Rates & Availability

Gearhart House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 11 2017 - Sep 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Security Deposit-Refunda $200
Tax Rate 8.8%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed.
$375 (cleaning fee and security deposit) are due upon booking;
balance of rent and occupancy taxes are due 30 days prior to your visit.
Can cancel with full refund up to 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellation within 30 days of arrival incurs a one-night ($425) cancellation charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gearhart House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2175 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs
    Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower , SW corner of house outside
  • 3.25 - 3 full baths and king bedroom has in-room sink and upstairs hallway has sink and vanity. The outside SW corner of the home also has an outdoor H/C shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , upstairs.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 bunk bed , upstairs; small room with twin bunks
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6) - two are bunks. Clean bedding is stacked neatly on each bed so that our guests have 100% confidence that all linens are fresh and clean.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
outdoor gas firepit in wind-protected back yard available year-round; sandbox in yard when beach is too far to go for the little ones; basic beach toys, razor clamming gear, lots of games and puzzles; Short walk to the beach access path, but please note that all Gearhart paths to the beach are about 2 blocks long in length, so be mindful of what you intend to carry. However, there are lovely benches along the way for resting or fantastic ocean viewing.

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