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The house is about an hour from Seattle by ferry or freeway. It's located within two blocks of the Kitsap County Administrative Offices and Court House; and is a fifteen-minute drive or ferry ride from Bremerton. It makes a great home base while you take care of legal matters, explore Puget Sound, visit family and friends, go house hunting, and/or transition to a new job. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature on Puget Sound, yet be close to the amenities of larger cities.
Centrally located for both work and play, this three-bedroom Port Orchard house is perfect for temporary housing needs. The views from every room are enhanced by the beauty of nature, creating a sense of serenity: The Olympic Mountains, the water, the surrounding, a lush green belt in the private canyon behind the house. For your added comfort, the house has a huge patio with outdoor seating, and an expansive lawn. A deck off the kitchen enhances quiet observation of wild life while you enjoy a cup of coffee.
The family style kitchen is fully equipped with pots and pans, dishes, flatware, toaster, coffee pot, microwave, stove, dishwasher, and a kitchen table for four with a view! The dining room table will easily accommodate six. China, stemware, and candles are available for special occasions.
The living room is in the center of the house; it has a comfy leather sofa, recliner, and side chairs, plus a fireplace and HDTV.
The house has three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a double size bed and a walk-in closet in the second bedroom. The third has a twin size bed plus a desk so the room can also be used as an office. Wi-Fi is provided. The beds are freshly made and towels are included for your convenience.
Grocery stores, salons, gyms, restaurants, movie and live theaters and even a 24 hour Urgent Care are located with two miles of the house so you don’t have to go far for anything you might need. McCormick Woods Golf Course, Trophy Lake Golf and Casting Club, and the Gold Mountain Golf Course are all within a six mile radius.
Enjoy a meal, entertainment, or wedding reception at the McCormick Woods Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar, or drive down the Port Orchard waterfront for dinner at the Light House or Amy’s on the Bay. Live theater at the Western Center for Fine Arts, located near the Marina is fun, as well as the local Farmer’s Market and Antique stores.
Be sure to take a scenic ferry ride to Seattle for a day of shopping, Pike’s Market, and/or ride the monorail, to check out the views of Puget Sound from the Space Needle. Additional day trip destinations include the Olympic Rain Forest, Ocean Shores and/or Mt. Rainier or Mt St. Helen’s. The WA State Ferry System can take you on scenic journey to The San Jaun Islands, and/or British Columbia.
TO RESERVE THE HOUSE, simply click on the yellow 'Book It' button at the top of this listing. Enter your desired arrival and departure dates and get an instant quote. Review the terms of the rental agreement. If you want to proceed with a reservation, you may submit payment information. The owner responds to requests within twelve hours.
Keywords: Furnished 1200 sq ft, 3 bdrm, single family house, near the Port Orchard waterfront on Puget Sound includes: a fully equipped family style kitchen, laundry room, living room with large screen HDTV, fireplace, dining room with a beautiful view, utilities, WiFi, gardener. Short walk to waterfront Bremerton/Seattle ferries. Kid & dog friendly. Puget Sound, Kitsap County Court House, Port Orchard, Seattle, Bremerton, state of Washington
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Apr 1 - Sep 12, 2015
2 night min stay
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Attractions: Clam digging, ferry hopping throughout Puget Sound, exploring the Olympic Rain Forest, visiting Mt. St.Helens, and enjoying the Burtchardt Gardens 'high tea' in Victoria, BC,playing golf at McCormick Woods Golf Course,and ferry rides to Pike's Market, Space Needle and shopping in Seattle and are favorite activities.
Location: This Port Orchard single family house is just a short walk from the water front with live theater, fine dining, antiquing, and ferries to Bremerton and Seattle.
Port Orchard is directly across the Sinclair Inlet from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Bremerton; less than twenty miles from Bangor Naval Submarine Base; and, approximately thirty miles from Fort Lewis.
The closest local airport is the Port of Bremerton while
SEATAC is about 35 miles away with convenient shuttle service to Port Orchard. The house is about an hour from Seattle by WA State Ferry System or freeway. Easy access to Seattle via ferry or freeway.
Year Purchased: 1986
About the owner: After teaching for thirty four years and maintaining cars, airplanes and properties for even longer, we have retired to a life of creating 'home'(s)along the west coast and sharing with others. Our Port Orchard home is a keeper! When we are not working on a home, in a yard, or on the computer, we are enjoying grandchildren, traveling, reading,walking with friends or 'workng out' at the YMCA.
Why the Owner Chose Port Orchard:
We love the ambience, especially the fresh air, forests, clear skies and the natural beauty of the Puget Sound area. It is a great place to take a deep breath, relax,enjoy nature, and explore the wealth of outdoor activities. Being removed from the huslte and bustle of major cities, yet still having easy access to Seattle and other favorites like Gig Harbor, Silverspring, Tacoma, and British Columbia has been an important consideration for us.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
One chief advantage of staying here is the price: It is very inexpensive for what you get. Also, access to downtown Seattle via the ferry is simple, yet pleasurable with fantasstic scenery along the way. Best of all the house is clean, comfortable, well equipped and very peaceful.
3 Bedrm home has clean, fully equipped kitchen dishwasher, microwave, coffeepot
Located near Kitsap County Admin Offices, in Port Orchard & Bremerton Naval Yard
Deck off kitchen for relaxing, observing wild life, and barbequing
Master bedroom has a queen size bed (linens included).
Third bedroom has a twin bed,, desk, phone and Wi-Fi.
Play a round of golf at McCormick Woods in Port Orchard.
Enjoy the parade of wild life.
Take time to enjoy the waterfront park near the ferry.
Easy connection to the heart of Seattle by WA State Ferry Service or freeway.
Explore Mount St Helen.
Visit the Washington coast.
Comfortable dining for six.
Breakfast nook in a natural setting. Dishes and flatware provided.
Living room includes 40', flat screen HDTV and fireplace.
Second bedroom has a walk in closet.
Visit the Olympic Rain Forest
Green belt in back gives illusion of living in a grown-up tree house!
Leaving food out for birds or dogs is not a good idea!
Use shuttle & ferrie service, close to the house, to explore Puget Sound.
Dogs and kids are welcome.
Dig for clams.
Happy travels. Land here. You'll love it!
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