Shutterbug Cottage Arch Cape

Affordable Family-friendly Ocean View home, 1 blk to beach, near Cannon Beach






Privacy and Cape Cod charm define Shutterbug Cottage, located in peaceful Arch Cape overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Situated just west of Highway 101, the cottage is minutes from Cannon Beach and Manzanita, and only one block from the beach. Offered by Starfish Vacation Rentals, it includes fun amenities for all ages, making it an ideal getaway for families and small groups.

The cottage has a cozy beach house feel, but it comfortably sleeps eight to ten guests. Its three bedrooms downstairs and large bedroom upstairs meet nearly every sleeping arrangement you need. Adults usually take their pick between the king-sized bed in the master bedroom at one end of the house and the queen-sized bed in the room at the opposite end. Most kids choose to sleep in the big bedroom upstairs, which has three twin beds, one double bed, and a futon. For the littlest pirate or princess, there’s a downstairs bedroom with a twin bed and all manner of games, books, and toys for younger kids. Two bathrooms downstairs (one with a shower and one with a shower and tub) and a washer/dryer make cleanliness easy, even at the beach.

The spacious kitchen with its ocean view makes meal preparation a pleasure. The wraparound deck along the west and south sides of the house takes you to a side yard where you can grill dinner on the gas BBQ or just enjoy watching the kids play. There’s plenty to do indoors as well. The cottage has an upstairs great room with a satellite-equipped TV, an original record player with tons of classic vinyl records, and a kid’s play area with toys, games, and puzzles for all ages. The living room downstairs—with its wood-burning fireplace and comfortable, overstuffed seating for everyone—provides another natural gathering spot.

From the cute décor to the clean, uncluttered feel throughout the house, Shutterbug Cottage reflects the unique appeal of Arch Cape. The beach here is lovely and never crowded, unless you count the wildlife! Guests have seen puffins, sea lions, seals, starfish, sand dollars, and more. Both inside and out, this cottage gives families and friends the perfect place to unwind, let loose, and reconnect.


  • Combination tub/shower
  • Double
  • King
  • Queen
  • Shower
  • Sleep sofa /futon
  • Toilet
  • Twin/ single
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Leisure Activities
  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird watching
  • Horseback riding
  • Outlet shopping
  • Paddle boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic drives
  • Sight seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale watching
Local Services And Businesses
  • ATM/bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage therapist
  • Medical services
Location Type
  • Ocean View
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Sports And Adventure Activities
  • Deepsea fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Pier fishing
  • Sound/bay fishing
  • Surf fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Play Pen
  • Child's Booster Seat
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Beach Birthday 5 of 5
We loved our time at the Shutterbug Cottage. Property very clean and cozy. Manager and guest services easy to work with. Found Arch Cape beach secluded with plenty of exploring options. Upstairs layout perfect for littles. Might you consider trimming hedges lower for a better ocean view? Thanks for the memories.
Shutterbug 5 of 5
The whole family had a great time at Shutterbug. Overall, this is a very nice, affordable place with just about everything you could ever want in a vacation home. The weather was perfect, which helped add to the positive experience we had. We would highly recommend this house to family and friends. The house is about as close as you can get to Highway 101, so you have to be careful entering and exiting the driveway located only a few feet from busy traffic. Otherwise, the road noise didn't bother us during the evening. The Xbox power cord was missing, but the kids enjoyed everything else about the house.
Joseph M.
Fantastic beach experience! 5 of 5
Great house. Perfect location. Amazing vacation spot for a family or a couple.
Great Place for Multiple Families 5 of 5
We rented this house during a family reunion at the coast. The upstairs was perfect for the kids to sleep and play while the adults enjoyed the quieter downstairs. Short walk to a mostly private beach. Very clean and well stocked; a bit dated, but functional. The rental company was very communicative and professional. I would recommend!
Great beach house 5 of 5
Great house. Great location on quiet beach with short drive to cannon beach.Kids loved the toys and we all had fun playing ping pong in the rainy evenings.
Great for families! 5 of 5
Loved this house! Great location and wonderful accommodations!
Joanna J.
Arch Cape rental 4 of 5
The house was awesome the only downfall was the Internet and cell service. One of the people in our party had homework due for college and the Internet was horrible
melissa B.
Perfect house for 2 families with kids! 5 of 5
Great accommodations! Spacious, clean and cozy!
Sara R.
Girl's Beach Getaway 4 of 5
Really enjoyed staying at the Shutterbug Cottage. It was nicely updated yet still kept the old time feel of a beach cottage. Clean and looked just like the pictures. There was some road noise which another review gave us a heads up so we brought ear plugs which helped. Beds were comfy, lots of towels and sheets. Amenities like a hotel with little soaps and shampoos, even a welcome basket with starter coffee packet, creamers, popcorn & local chocolate.
Julie Z.
Wonderful winter get away 5 of 5
Was the perfect house in the perfect place. Can't wait to return! Other than the dead batteries in the TV remote I have no complaints. Property manager gave us a late check out to compensation but we did not use that.
Teresa E.

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