About this listing
Sunny apartment, located between Bayfront and Nye Beach. 3 minutes to the beach, Yaquina Bay Park and Lighthouse. Views of the jetty and whales and sounds of the surf from private deck. Fully stocked kitchen, grill, crab pots and herb garden, Stroll to eateries, bookstores, galleries, crabbing, boat tours, and sea lions. Information on local sites and happenings provided. If your are looking for an artful experience ask about instruction in several art mediums.
This lovely sunny apartment in the lower floor of our home has a private entrance and wind protected deck. With ocean and jetty views, it's the place to be for afternoon sunsets and BBQs. It has a small fridge but kitchen is stocked for a cook, complete with two burner stove, convection oven microwave, spices, french press, herb garden, grill and more. There is a pillow top queen mattress and a sofa bed. The place works great for two people but a third or child can be accommodated, with approval. We love animals and people from various walks of life but live in residential area so welcome only well-behaved dogs and people.
The space has lots of windows and is decorated with Mexican folk art and some of Kay's own art. Laundry access is available upon request and private parking is provided. There is a fully equipped kitchen for the chef and a smart TV for movies, music and internet. We have an organic garden and will share herbs and other produce (depending on the harvest cycle). Yaquina Bay State Park is steps away with beach access, the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse, and whale viewing spots with scopes. We can set you up with beach chairs or a crab pot, and have other resources to help you to make the most of your trip.
This private apartment and deck is on the first floor our residence. Access is via the path around the north side of the house at the bottom of the driveway/garden and across your private deck. Catch morning sun in the garden area and enjoy the sunsets and jetty views from your deck. Guests will be provided the code to the door just prior to arrival.
Interaction with guests
My husband and I moved from Juneau Alaska in 2012 and spend time between here and Mexico. We honor diversity. Richard is an avid cyclist, Tai Chi Instructor and Aquarium interpreter. I am an artist working in textiles and Encaustics. I love to garden and cook. We both enjoy outdoors, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, crabbing, fishing, gardening and great food. We are happy to share our love of Alaska, Newport, Mexico, hot spots, stories and fresh herbs from the garden with you. If you prefer total privacy, we are fine with that too. I offer Art classes in Felting, Eco-Printing and Jewelry.
Other things to note
We live in a residential area and have two small dogs, Maya and Munky.
We only accept reservations from guests who will be staying here. We will consider a dog if it is well behaved. We have a tobacco free environment so please smoke off-site (easy access).
We ask you to please leave our home as you found it. We provide you with cooking necessities but please leave them behind when you leave. Please use the chopping board to prepare food and do not put grease or food waste down the sink drain!
The laundry room is available upon request as well as beach chairs, a crab pot. If there is something you might need just ask.
If we have approved a dog, please keep it with you at all times for its own safety. Do not leave it alone in the apartment or in our private fenced area without consulting with us. We are dog people and if yours gets along with ours, we are happy to have your pet share the fenced yard with our 2 small dogs. Guests are expected to clean up after their animals, on site and off.
When you leave, please toss your trash and all your perishables from the fridge into the appropriate containers located in the garden area. We recycle and containers are marked. Put your soiled bedsheets and towels into the hamper in the bedroom closet.
Only registered guests are allowed on the property between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. We request prior approval for visitors.
Check out time is 12 noon and check in 3pm. If you need more time checking out or want an early check-in, ask us and we will accommodate you if possible.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
Kay has had a life rich with adventures. She loves travel, art, great food, boats, cooking and people from all walks of life. She is an artist working in textiles, encaustics and other mediums. Richard is an interpreter at the Oregon Coast Aquarium, Tai Chi practitioner, and avid cyclist, born and raised in Alaska. He loves Indian food and good donuts. We are are happy to share our knowledge and love of Newport with you. As hosts, we like to welcome our guests with small surprises and treats.