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Bayfront property, uniquely private on a large property

18 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Tillamook House Rental Photos and Description

Architect designed waterfront home on beautiful Netarts Bay. It is situated on private property, the house has 180 degree views of Netarts Bay (outside of Tillamook) and the Pacific Ocean.

The house has 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with extra sleeping space in a loft. This property also has a detached guest cottage used as another bedroom space with a studio apartment layout, discretely separated from the main residence and yet close.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Christine Iijima/Sarah
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Christine Iijima/Sarah

Our family has lived in the Portland area for many years and vacationed on the coast. We bought the land and built the house for ourselves as a getaway. We decided to rent it out to vacationers when we are not using it, then ended up moving to Tokyo, Japan in 2004. It is now home base for our kids and a place to gather with friends and family when we come to the US. We hope others can enjoy it as much as we do.

Christine Iijima/Sarah purchased this house in 2002

Why Christine Iijima/Sarah chose Coastal Oregon

This house was custom designed by the architect for the setting and every detail was painstakingly considered and carefully built. We love the natural surroundings and birds and wildlife that are within sight of the bay.


based on 18 traveler reviews

Bayfront property, uniquely private on a large property
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Great House and Great Location

  • 5 of 5

We definitely enjoyed the house and it's location. The storm and winds outside were no match for the double pane windows; The house was quiet and warm as we watched the storms pass through at all levels of the house. The gas stove in the living area worked flawlessly as well as all of the other amenities you would expect at home. Despite the weather, we did venture over to the stairs and down to the bay for some unique views. The house was just the right distance out of the mainstream but close enough to take a short driver either to a store or up the coast for some added sight seeing or restaurants. It was a pleasure. Thanks

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay for couple days away from home.

  • 5 of 5

First, I want to say thank you to the owner, very fast response e-mail for many questions that concern about the rental. She very friendly and happy to answer all your questions that I had before head out to the rental house. I booked online and didn't know what expect the inside look like and the environment surrounding the property. When I got to the house, it was very quietly and peaceful, you can feel like vacation time , don't have to worry about city life. I can feel the breeze clean air and also can view the beach, bay by standing on balcony. Inside the house, it kept very clean and neatly. it had everything you needed like home. I'm very please with the 2 days away from home. Definitely, will rent again if I have time off.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richland, Washington

What a Beautiful House and Location!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our family vacation. Our party consisted of two families with kids and the size and layout was perfect. The floor plan is so open and bright that we never felt cramped or crowded. My kids favorite spot was the loft. They loved playing and sleeping up there. The adult's favorite part was the amazing deck with a view of the bay. It was so nice to sit out there and talk, read a book or just watch and listen to nature. There were blue herons and other birds always present. The wildlife, the trees and plants and the sound of the ocean made it feel like we were far from civilization. Although the house is close to a road, it feels so secluded and private. What a beautiful house! We are already planning a visit for next summer.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lush and secluded.

  • 5 of 5

I have to say we loved this property. The views of the bay were stunning, and the grounds were lush and green. The property does not sit very far off the road, but you could not see the traffic, nor could you hear it from inside the house. And to be honest, there really wasn't that much traffic, despite the fact that is was Memorial Day weekend. There is a beautiful "secret path" (as our 6 year old called it) down to the beach, however this is not a path for the aged, infirm, or faint of heart. Notwithstanding the first part of the trek has some wooden stairs and is fairly navigable. However the last 10 feet down to the beach is a wooden beam with planks for crossbeams that you have to climb down backwards about 10 feet. That 10 feet being a drop off into the brambles should you lose your footing. There is a rope attached to help pull yourself up or to steady yourself, but again it is more of an adventure than a leisurely stroll to the beach. The beach itself is only accessible at low tides, and it does leave behind lots of treasures that our 6 year old enjoyed collecting. But make sure you all have good mud proof boots because you will sink in the mud. The house itself is well-appointed. We brought things with us, particularly for cooking that were already in the home. The furnishings are somewhat dated, but it was very clean, and the outdated furnishings are not something that bothered us in the least. The best part about the home are the tremendous views from almost every room. I literally could have sat on the porch in the comfy Adirondack chairs all day, and on the chaise lounge in the living room all night and been perfectly content. One thing you need to look for are the seals that come in to sun bathe on the sandbars further north on the bay. Do not mistake them for logs, and bring your binoculars. I would definitely recommend this VRBO.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our house. We love the little nooks and crannies around the trees at the beach/reeds level. We have found that sometimes climbing down the rocks at the driveway end is easier. There's always something interesting to notice around the bay, the seals, the raccoons, the herons, the eagles...
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  • 5 of 5

We loved your home, location and was able to drive to many locations to make our trip a very deserving and very comfortable couple of days!!!!!!

thank you again

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Springfield oregon

Great house

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful and the view was spectacular. Plenty of room for friends or family to get away. Close to beaches and only 10 minutes from Tillamook.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Portland International Airport (PDX)
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Cape Lookout
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Tillamook House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $170
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

The cottage is automatically added for groups of 5-9 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Next to Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Main level, near kitchen
    Cottage Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Loft - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Electric heat, semi-private with opening to living rm
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Electric heat, gas stove, dresser
    Cottage - 1 murphy bed , Detached cottage, Electric heat, loveseat, table, chairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Electric heat, portable crib, chest and shelves
  • Master bedroom and Bedroom 2 are downstairs of the main floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing

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