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Romance in Historic Paradise..Olympic nt Pk, 1000ft Wildlife Beach, Spa + Canoe!

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Sweeping, unobstructed water and wildlife views of widest expanse of Hood Canal

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

********FREE NIGHTS in RATES section (see applicable dates)!!! FREE night available ONLY IF REQUESTED AT TIME OF INQUIRY.***********

WELCOME to THE HISTORIC BALCH RETREAT on HOOD CANAL. History in nature's paradise where the Olympics meet the crystal clear sea, fronting over a 1,000 ft of wildlife and shell rich beach + iconic ancient forest in Olympic National Park. Dual benefits of both a mountain and sea getaway in a photographer's playground. Scenic and convenient 90 minutes from Seattle or Tacoma. 3 hrs from Portland.

EXPERIENCE CONTINUALLY EVOLVING, UNOBSTRUCTED SWEEPING HOOD CANAL, MT RAINIER and MT BAKER VIEWS, with iconic old growth forest in Olympic National Park as your backdrop. Step back in time to 1920 historic Hood Canal ambiance, with the added plus of a wildlife draw directly in front - your own little version of Animal Planet. Discover seals and their pups, otters, beaver, the areas prized Roosevelt Brinnon Elk, bald eagles, huge golden eagles + fascinating bird varieties, and other intriguing wildlife that are a joy to view in their natural habitat. The only nationally registered historic, waterfront, holiday rental in close proximity to Seattle and Tacoma, and one of the rare few in the Pacific NW.

REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY, PLEASE. DAY VISITORS? Please see RATES section NOTES for use of facilities.

LOCATED ON THE WIDEST EXPANSE OF NORTH AMERICAS LONGEST FJORD, with the majestic Olympic Mountains meeting the crystal clear waters of the sea (Hood Canal) located in Brinnon Beach Estates. A popular romantic and intimate favorite with singles, couples, honeymooners, and smaller groups. 4 private sleeping areas + 1 semi private loft (see Amenities section for bed info), 2 ensuite baths + a third bath in close proximity to bedrooms that provides privacy, time savings, and convenience.

SUCCULENT SEAFOOD/SHELLFISH for your fresh from the water feast. Indulge in oysters and clams year round, and crab, shrimp, mussels, and geoduck during open seasons in the lovely waters of Hood Canal.

A QUAINT NANTUCKET WATERFRONT CHARMER constructed by T.B. Balch in 1920, one of the original founders of Brinnon is rumored to be the closest to the water in all of Jefferson County. Great care has been taken to preserve the historic features for your pleasure and ambiance, including original glass windows and moldings (no window coverings), with privacy landscaping.

BALCONY TIME - a guest favorite that offers a panoramic, built in covered balcony with unobstructed day and night (moonlit water is a sight to behold), rain or shine views. Relax and observe the wildlife and expansive water/Mt Rainier views on the old fashioned rocking glider, or zero gravity recliners. When hummingbirds compete for the balcony feeder it can be quite a show!

NEAR WORLD RENOWNED OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK and Forest (closest side to Seattle or Tacoma 1.5 hrs). Old growth forest with beautiful, cascading waterfalls that are tremendous fun to climb in and around, in addition to picturesque hiking trails that truly put you back in touch with nature. Panoramic, forever views of downtown Seattle, Mt Rainier, Mt. Baker, the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges + most of Puget Sound, all in close proximity. Fun and pet friendly Dosewallips State Park, with historic logging train trails is a close 3 min walk.

SUBMARINES AND MORE...Also unique to The Historic Balch Retreat is the interesting Trident Navy subs that practice next to the Estuary shelf in the middle of Hood Canal. One of few places in the world to view this unusual and interesting sight right from the interior or exterior of the home!

CANOEING, SWIMMING, BOATING, AND CENTRALIZED LOCATION FOR OUTSTANDING SIGHTSEEING. Provided canoe takes you even closer to wildlife, and fun exploration. If additional watercraft are desired kayak rentals, diving charters, and boat launch available at Pleasant Harbor Marina, less than 2 minutes away, allowing you to paddle a rented kayak to The Retreat, or arrange for drop off. Indulge in wine tasting, casinos exceptional Olympic Mtn Ice Cream, and sampling at unique distilleries. Visit quaint, historic seaports, some with gorgeous Victorians. Great day trips for Twilight fans, Hurricane Ridge, Whale charters (in season), or ferry over to Victoria B.C. Centralized location to the best of Western Washington for those that wish to tour. Pure relaxation is also a desirable option allowing you to revel in the soothing effects of your historic Hood Canal paradise. There is something for everyone. The list is virtually endless...

ROMANCE ABOUNDS...Intimate and popular with couples and honeymooners. Indulge with a romantic toasty fire (cooler months), a relaxing indoor panoramic view, 2 person jetted spa (moonlight on the water is truly inspiring), with candlelit, historic ambiance. Expansive master suite, with luxury pillow top king bed. Reconnect on the cushioned, wooden double rocking chair indoors , or yesteryear rocking glider on the view balcony (something about rocking) soothes, and relaxes. Celebrate each other with so many appealing things to do together, or revel in total relaxation.

THE LITTLE EXTRAS... we are one of the few holiday rentals to offer RELIABLE, HIGH SPEED WIFI with focus on reliability and high speed (elusive on the Olympic Peninsula in many cases). Cleaning takes place the day of your arrival for a home that is warm, inviting, and dust free. Starter packages of wood for a crackling fire (inside or out) and paper kitchen, dining, and bath products provided. You will also find natural luxury soaps, body wash, shampoos, and lotions on hand. High powered zoom binoculars that bring wildlife and Trident sub activity up close, and personal provided, plus full equipment to harvest and prepare your fresh from the water feast, including rubber boots/waders, allowing you to explore out in the middle of Hood Canal at low tide. So many amenities from beautiful stemware, numerous spices, to built in magnifying mirrors in bathrooms, and romantic atmosphere by candlelight. Provided canoe + large bonfire ring with built in split log seating near the moonlit waters edge are memories waiting to be made. Don't miss the plump, sweet blackberries on site mid to late summer.

PREFER NOT TO COOK? Esquire magazines #2 choice for Best Bar in America is a close three minute walk at the Geoduck Restaurant, with waterfront deck seating (warmer months). Additionally, The Half Way House Restaurant/Bakery a couple of minutes away with legendary pies/desserts, and 2 for 1 steak night on Friday. New waterfront bistro opening nearby late spring 2015.

SCUBA ANYONE? Those that love this endeavor should thrill to discover octopus, wolf eels, starfish, crabs, shrimp, anemones, algae bloom, clams and numerous other sea creatures at approximately 55 ft depths. Dive charters less than 2 minutes from your door.

RAIN SHADOW positioning outside of the many convergence zones on Hood Canal can provide more favorable weather in many cases.

SENIORS AND THOSE WITH LIMITED MOBILITY have a mere 3 steps down from the parking area, and 1 step up to the country covered front porch, if staying on the well equipped main level. The charming blue room bedroom, with covered view balcony entrance provides functioning with ease. The main level provides a large, open concept kitchen and dining, full bath with antique shower ring tub in close proximity to main floor bedroom, media room (serves as 4th bedroom), living room, and panoramic built in view balcony.

Step back to a simpler time, and experience a unique combination showcasing history, wildlife, Olympic National Park, Hood Canal, and the best of the Pacific NW in nature’s paradise.

FOR INSTANT RATE QUOTE...please click DETAILED PRICE above owner photo (upper right portion of listing).

REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY. DAY VISITORS? Please see RATES section NOTES for use of facilities.

Rates and KEYWORD located in RATES section.

Please FULLY DISCLOSE ALL PERSONS that have the possibility of joining you, including day visitors, and let us know the following for accurate pricing:

~AGE of EACH person (ALL ages). Please place a (T) next to age of tentative persons, so they can be added later.

~Pets? AGE and BREED(S) of each (accurate weight if unknown breeds), and if spay/neutered. If none, please state NO PETS.

We look forward to assisting you with the historic Hood Canal/Olympic National Park experience, and the many wonders that await you. Warmly, Tori and Wade

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets and service animals MUST be declared at time of reservation, as we are unable to accept after reserving. Damage insurance and restrictions apply....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Upper level master suite w/ view spa & opening view skylight...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    View bedroom w/ private entrance to built in balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Private lower level view suite w/ comfy queen bed...moreless

  • UPPER LEVEL 4th BEDROOM : 2 twin/ single

    Semi-private room w/ opening panoramic view skylight....moreless

  • PRIVATE MEDIA ROOM next to main floor bathroom: 1 twin/ single

    Twin gel/memory foam convertible sleeper + flat screen TV...moreless

  • All beds are comfort tested.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • PRIVATE VIEW SUITE (lower level): toilet, shower

    Bathroom with shower ensuite + built-in magnifying mirror....moreless

  • MAIN FLOOR BATHROOM..ANTIQUE PORCELAIN TUB W/ SHOWER RING: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Hair dryer, body wash, and shampoo provided...moreless

  • MASTER SUITE w/ 2 person panoramic view jetted spa: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Romantic ambiance in 2 person jetted spa w/ day/night views....moreless

  • 2 bedrooms ensuite. Main level bathroom near main floor bedroom.

Other Amenities

  • Soap, shampoo, body wash, body lotion, hair dryers, high magnification zoom binoculars, shellfish equipment, built in magnifying mirrors (2 bathrooms), rubber boots/waders for exploring tidelands, sparkling stemware, tea, coffee, and starter bundle of wood in addition to all items listed above are provided!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Large assortment of magazines and books for your relaxation and enjoyment....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Some DVD's on site, and DVD rental 2 minutes away at Brinnon General Store....moreless

  • Games:

    Assorted games in antique cedar chest + 500 piece puzzles in living room bench seat. Magnetic dart game on lower level for fun competition. Card games in dining hutch. ...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    NOSTALGIC INTERNET STEREO! Part of the ambiance of the early twentieth century provided, that includes hundreds of stations, Pandora, or connect to your own private music library....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat screen in media room, with over 40 channels, and 32 inch in master suite....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Shell and shellfish laden rock and sand beach with canoe provided....moreless

  • Beach View:

    Located on the widest width of Hood Canal, providing considerably more water views than the rest of Hood Canal. Includes Mt Rainier & wildlife in views from most rooms!!...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Rumored to be the closest home to the water in all of Jefferson County. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    At the foot of the majestic Olympic Mtns, encountering Hood Canal. ...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Village:

    Located near small town of Brinnon with highly rated restaurants....moreless

  • Water View:

    Expansive constantly evolving water view! Located on widest portion of Hood Canal....moreless

  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront:

    Overlooks the Dosewallips Wildlife Estuary, Hood Canal - North America's longest fjord, and tidelands at low tide with premium shellfish. Panoramic, constantly changing views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining table with seating for 9 (6 chair dining set with large table, 2 parsons chairs + bar seat). Lighted, matching china hutch, with glassware, candles for ambiance, and deluxe accessories....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Reliable, high speed broadband. A rare find on Hood Canal. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large capacity dryer...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    State of the art propane furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bedding supplied...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Panoramic views through original 1920 glass windows. Covered balcony off the living room with glider, recliners, and patio heater overlooks the wildlife and Hood Canal!!...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Excellent cell signal with most carriers....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury bath sheets provided. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity washer....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed broadband!...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Romantic cozy fires while taking in panoramic views through original 1920 glass windows....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker with insulated carafe, so your coffee is never bitter (no paper filter needed)....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Considerable cookware. Large crock pot and mini crock pot + retro small appliances....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Large amount of dishes and utensils in well appointed, historic, open concept, panoramic view kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Antique porcelain sink with built in drainboard, and retro touches. Open concept cupboard system and original antique glass cabinetry....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Over 30 spices. Tea bag exchange (a great way to try new flavors, or leave some for others to try) + a few staples that may come in handy....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Retro toaster and toaster oven....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Built in covered balcony, w/ old fashioned rocking glider, zero gravity recliners, & patio heater for water/wildlife views rain or shine....moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Expansive panoramic view deck with UNOBSTRUCTED views. Large outdoor table and chaise for lounging....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Provided canoe allow puts you in the heart of resident wildlife, and to explore the beautiful Hood Canal. Adult and small child life preservers also provided....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large, stainless 4 burner gas grill with side burner, and bun warmer....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered country front porch, with sitting bench for that back in time feeling....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski or snowboard a worldwide tourist destination at Hurricane Ridge!!...moreless

  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Oyster knives, oyster gloves, oyster/clam gathering buckets, crab crackers, outdoor gas crab cooker....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Breathtaking day and night views from nearly legendary master suite 2 person spa tub....moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub:

    Romantic, panoramic day and night views from jetted spa in master. Our home address of PugetSoundRomance dot com is for a reason....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
7th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Apr 19 - Jun 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$195 $235
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,295

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Early Summer. See NOTES below
Jun 21 - Jun 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$385
$2,595

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Peak Summer. See NOTES below
Jul 1 - Aug 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$435
$2,895

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Late Summer. See NOTES below
Aug 15 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$385 $435
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,795

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

5th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Sep 8 - Sep 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$335 $365
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,095

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

4th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Sep 15 - Oct 18, 2015
2 night min stay
$235 $265
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,530

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

4th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Oct 19 - Nov 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$195 $265
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,450

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

7th nt FREE! THANKSGIVING
Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$435
$2,790

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

4th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Nov 30 - Dec 20, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
$1,170

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

7th nt FREE.HISTORIC CHRISTMAS
Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$395
$2,370

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

7th nt FREE..WINTER HOLIDAY
Dec 28 - Dec 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$335
$2,275

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

7th nt FREE! NEW YEARS
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$365

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

3rd nt FREE!! See NOTES below
Jan 3 - Feb 10, 2016
2 night min stay
$195
$975

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

4th nt FREE! See NOTES below
Feb 11 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$195 $265
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,295

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $45 + tax
  • Cleaning..1-3 beds $150 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Reliable wifi - FREE $0
  • Canoe use - FREE $0
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Notes:

FREE NIGHTS: Applies to standard occupancy rate.

ADDITIONAL GUESTS/VISITORS: See rates above for persons declared BEFORE reserving. Persons disclosed AFTER reserving incur additional charges beyond rates above. Tentative persons declared BEFORE reserving at no charge until verified 7-10 days before arrival.

CLEANING/LAUNDRY: 1-5 guests...$135. 6+ guests...$185

REFUNDABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT/DAMAGE INSURANCE: $350 & up. Damage insurance required for pets and groups beyond standard occupancy.

SUMMER RESERVATIONS: Unable to create 1 or 2 night gaps between reservations.

PETS: $45 each & up. Please provide age/breeds of each, AND if spay/neutered.

PRICING: Can change at any time unless confirmed by reservation, and non-negotiable.

KEYWORD: WILDLIFE


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Esquire magazines # 2 Bar in America 'The Geoduck'
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lake Cushman Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Halfway House House Restaurant...HEAVENLY desserts
75 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hurricane Ridge

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: diving, shellfish harvesting, crabbing, shrimping, wildlife viewing, wineries, distillery sampling, scenic hiking, water sports, swimming (July/Aug), restaurants, shelling, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, shopping, canoeing, Victorian viewing.

Golf: Lake Cushman, Alderbrook, and Port Ludlow golf courses are all accessible from The Historic Balch Retreat.

Ski: Ski and snowboard at Hurricane Ridge in Olympic Nat'l Park!!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Tori has extensive backgrounds in the travel industry, education, home design, and Humane Society management that has helped prepare for providing our guests, and their beloved pets with memorable experiences that we hope will warm your heart. We want our guests to feel as if they are staying in a well-appointed historic holiday home of a good friend. Wade is a database administrator who's life is officially over from his view, without reliable/hi-speed wifi ;-) . He also has a handy talent for historic restoration.

Why the Owner Chose Brinnon:
We chose this property after nearly a decade long search for a historic waterfront home, with placement near old growth forest where considerable wildlife abounds, preferably on Hood Canal. Good restaurants and top notch shellfish were a must. Our long wait was well rewarded. We hope you'll adore this photographer's playground as much as we do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The only authenticated, historic, waterfront holiday rental on Puget Sound fronting the crystal clear waters of Hood Canal on the widest expanse of the longest fjord in North America. Some of the most hypnotic and romantic moonlit views you may ever encounter. Constantly evolving views that include Mt Rainier + periodic Trident subs to observe, with shellfish and shell laden beach. A unique and romantic piece of history in nature's paradise.


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  • Sweeping, unobstructed water and wildlife views of widest expanse of Hood Canal

    Sweeping, unobstructed water and wildlife views of widest expanse of Hood Canal

  • Moonlit water views from the 2 person master spa + romantic ambiance.

    Moonlit water views from the 2 person master spa + romantic ambiance.

  • Best views on Hood Canal that include Mt Rainier, and Mt Baker from the balcony

    Best views on Hood Canal that include Mt Rainier, and Mt Baker from the balcony

  • Master suite w/ 2 person view spa on left, 32 in TV + opening view skylight!

    Master suite w/ 2 person view spa on left, 32 in TV + opening view skylight!

  • Otter family lives in the big bush at base of your beach stairs.

    Otter family lives in the big bush at base of your beach stairs.

  • Walk straight into history surrounded by nature at its finest

    Walk straight into history surrounded by nature at its finest

  • Serene day/night views through original glass windows. Dining for up to 8 + bar.

    Serene day/night views through original glass windows. Dining for up to 8 + bar.

  • Early 1900's beached barge down your 1,000 ft beach.

    Early 1900's beached barge down your 1,000 ft beach.

  • One of only a few places in the world you may see an impressive Trident sub.

    One of only a few places in the world you may see an impressive Trident sub.

  • Skylights that open to panoramic  Hood Canal views and nature

    Skylights that open to panoramic Hood Canal views and nature

  • One of many views of western WA and Mt Rainier from nearby Olympic Natl Forest

    One of many views of western WA and Mt Rainier from nearby Olympic Natl Forest

  • Succulent shellfish at low tide + fun beach combing with interesting shells

    Succulent shellfish at low tide + fun beach combing with interesting shells

  • The Historic Balch Retreat on Hood Canal.  History in natures paradise.

    The Historic Balch Retreat on Hood Canal. History in natures paradise.

  • Relax with serene views of the water and wildlife + overhead sky view!

    Relax with serene views of the water and wildlife + overhead sky view!

  • Evolving views constantly changing, double rocker + historic simple elegance.

    Evolving views constantly changing, double rocker + historic simple elegance.

  • CANOE w/ resident wildlife. Curious sea lions will likely be checking you out :)

    CANOE w/ resident wildlife. Curious sea lions will likely be checking you out :)

  • Unobstructed WINTER sunrise on the balcony. Savor with a warm drink...heaven

    Unobstructed WINTER sunrise on the balcony. Savor with a warm drink...heaven

  • Eagles love to hunt, and perch out front..BRING...YOUR...CAMERA!!!

    Eagles love to hunt, and perch out front..BRING...YOUR...CAMERA!!!

  • More beach loving locals a/k/a The Roosevelt 'Brinnon Elk'.

    More beach loving locals a/k/a The Roosevelt 'Brinnon Elk'.

  • Original antique porcelain tub w/ shower ring, among many original features.

    Original antique porcelain tub w/ shower ring, among many original features.

  • Northern view of expansive panoramic entertaining deck, w/ attached beach stair

    Northern view of expansive panoramic entertaining deck, w/ attached beach stair

  • Panoramic view fire ring w/ split log seating. Treasured memories to make....

    Panoramic view fire ring w/ split log seating. Treasured memories to make....

  • Main floor 'blue room' view bedroom, with balcony entrance. Close to main bath.

    Main floor 'blue room' view bedroom, with balcony entrance. Close to main bath.

  • Lower level panoramic view suite, with old growth timbers, and deck entrance.

    Lower level panoramic view suite, with old growth timbers, and deck entrance.

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Romance in Historic Paradise..Olympic Nt Pk, 1000ft Wildlife Beach, Spa + Canoe!

Brinnon #399869ha

4 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 8

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