From Golfing to Shopping...Gearhart offers a wide range of amenities!

The Reserve at Gearhart Offers Everything You Could Ever Want in Coastal Community

When you’re spending time in your new home at The Reserve, it feels like you are far away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Yet everything you could want or need is within a few minutes walk or drive.

Del Rey Beach
Shopping and Dining
Nearby Attractions and Events
Local Services
Environmental Conservancy Habitat

Plus, enjoy all these benefits that are unique to owning a home at the Reserve...

  • A private community with little traffic so you and your kids can stroll the streets safely.
  • Home sites bordering one of two adjacent golf courses or wild and natural Environmental Conservancy Habitat.
  • Unspoiled Del Rey Beach just steps away from any home site.
  • Two public golf courses right next to The Reserve—so you can fit in a game on a moment’s notice. A third private club is located a few miles north.
  • A Community cottage near The Reserve entrance serves as the Mail Center, and will soon be available for Association functions and private gatherings upon request.
  • A community park and playground for your kids to enjoy.

Golf on 3 Local Courses!

Golf to your heart's content on any of two nearby courses open to the public— without ever paying membership or maintenance fees. Both courses are actually adjacent to The Reserve and several of our homesites are located right on them. The historic Gearhart Golf Links was established in 1896. The Highlands Golf Course was created in the 1980s. Again, there are no membership costs for enjoying these wonderful facilities. So as a Reserve resident, you get all the benefits of living on or near a golf course for free.

The Astoria Golf & Country Club, a private golf club located a few miles north, has traditions dating back to 1923. They feature several levels of membership to suit the needs of just about any Reserve resident.

  • Gearhart Golf Links - Opened in 1892, the oldest course in the Northwest and arguably in the Western United States. To this day, the 18-hole course retains a classic links flavor, with a hint of traditional Northwest design features.
  • Highlands Golf Course - A 9-hole executive length golf course in Gearhart, Oregon. This short layout has 3 sets of teeboxes for a fun, but challenging golfing experience.
  • Astoria Golf and Country Club - Astoria Golf and Country Club began in 1923 and is considered one of the northwest's premier private golf clubs. The unforgettable and challenging 18-hole golf course, built on top of ancient sand dunes near the Pacific Ocean, is one of Oregon's hidden gems and host to the annual Oregon Coast Invitational Tournament.

Beautiful Del Rey Beach is just a Stone's Throw Away

Del Rey BeachTwo blocks west of the Reserve (a short stroll from any of our homesites) is tranquil, undeveloped Del Rey Beach. Miles of gentle, wide, white sandy beach stretch from the south end of Gearhart as far north as Fort Stevens State Park. There is no commercialization on Del Rey Beach and no private ownership. The entire beach is sparsely used and a perfect place to enjoy peace and privacy. Walk, sit, go clamming, fly kites, surf, build a bonfire, beach comb, or even take a drive along the beach. The relaxing and laid back atmosphere of this pristine, open stretch of the Pacific is one of the most treasured secrets of the City of Gearhart.

Learn more about Del Rey Beach.

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Enjoy World Class Shopping and Dining

Within a few minutes of The Reserve at Gearhart is just about any type of store or restaurant you might want or need. Most second home communities are located in remote areas, so access to convenient shopping or entertainment is limited to whatever facilities the developer has built within the community. Not so with Gearhart. The towns of Gearhart, Astoria, Cannon Beach and Seaside are all within a 15 minute drive.

Each town features a variety of art galleries, antique shops, charming cafes, and restaurants that run the gamut from fish & chip stands to some of the most exquisite dining on the coast. Seaside Factory Outlet Center features about 30 stores and is located just 5 minutes away in Seaside. The Factory Stores at Lincoln City is a sprawling complex of over 65 stores located on the east side of coastal Highway 101. New Costco and Home Depot stores are only 7 miles to the north in Warrenton.

Most all professional services are also available—whether you need auto insurance, legal representation, a good barber, car repair, computer help, doctors, or real estate services—within a short drive from The Reserve.

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Recreational Opportunities and Tourist Attractions Abound in the Area...

Click on the links below for a taste of what the area has to offer:

  • Ecola State Park - Offers some of the most breathtaking and exquisite views found on the Oregon Coast. The Park is south from The Reserve on Highway 101; take the first Cannon Beach exit.

  • Haystack RockHaystack Rock - A dedicated, protected Marine Garden - rises 235 feet out of the sand and the sea at low tide and is one of the main attractions in Cannon Beach, which is 10 minutes south of The Reserve. Haystack Rock and the area around it are abundant with sea life.

  • Fort Clatsop - 10 minutes north of The Reserve is Fort Clatsop, which was built by Lewis & Clark as a wintering camp during their expedition in 1805. You and your family can take tours and spend the day learning about Lewis & Clark.

  • The Peter Iredale - This four-masted, steel barque sailing vessel ran ashore October 25, 1906, on the Oregon coast en route to the Columbia River. It was abandoned on Clatsop Spit near Fort Stevens in Warrenton. The popular attraction sits just eight miles north of The Reserve.

  • Seaside Aquarium - Seaside Aquarium is one of the oldest aquariums on the West Coast. Founded in 1937, the aquarium is privately owned and the descendants of some of the founders are still active in the aquarium operation.

  • Clatsop County Historical Society - Clatsop County has a deep and varied history that arises from its location where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. The Clatsop County Historical Society preserves and presents the area’s local history in three museums and a historic house.

  • Lewis & Clark National Historical Park - The Park is made up of 12 park sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast from Long Beach, WA to Cannon Beach, OR. Visit the sites in any order you wish; we recommend starting at Fort Clatsop or the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center at Cape Disappointment. Both offer rangers, gift shops and exhibits on the region.

  • Wildlife Center of North Coast - Wildlife Center of the North Coast is the only wildlife care hospital on the Central and North Oregon coast and provides professional medical care for all native wild birds and animals. Their mission is to rehabilitate injured, sick, orphaned and displaced native wildlife with the goal of releasing healthy, viable wildlife back into the appropriate habitat.

  • Oregon State Parks - Find a place to play! There are hundreds of properties in the Oregon state park system, as well as the day-use areas in parks with campgrounds.

  • Sunset Empire Parks - The Sunset Empire Park and Recreation District’s mission is to provide quality aquatic and recreation opportunities that are broad-based, safe, accessible to all and foster the spirit of creative and cooperative play. Facilities operated by the District include the Sunset Swimming Pool, Seaside Youth Center, Bob Chishoim Community Center, and a brand new skate park.

  • Tillamook Air Museum - One of the greatest collections of historic aircraft on the coast, housed in a huge WWII blimp hangar - the largest wooden structure in the world!

  • Pig-n-Ford Races - For the motorsports enthusiast, this is an absolute "must see" at the Tillamook County Fair.

Coastal Living Events

See what's happening at these nearby towns by clicking the links below:Astoria Sunday Market

  • Seaside - beach volleyball, Rubber Duckie Derby and First Saturday Art Walk.  Peruse the Seaside Chamber of Commerce events calendar for things to do

  • Cannon Beach - Sandcastle Day and Haystack Holidays!  Look for activities on the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce events calendar

  • Astoria - wine tasting, music festivals, Sunday Market and history programs on the Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce events calendar

If you’re ready for a break from golfing and beach bumming, there’s plenty more to do within a short drive. Charter a deep sea fishing boat, go for a hike, follow Lewis & Clark on the final steps of their big adventure, explore an aquarium, or cruise down historic Highway 101 and explore everything the Oregon Coast offers.

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Take advantage of current investment opportunities!

With homes starting at $539,000 this popular neighborhood is great for vacation, retirement or full-time homeowners. With low interest rates and beautiful homes to choose from, this is the perfect time to make The Reserve at Gearhart your new home.

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