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Beach Cottage on Butler's Cove - Budd Bay

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Last updated: 08/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Waterfront cottage on Butler's Cove off Budd Bay in South Puget Sound near Olympia. Cottage sits 13 feet from water's edge. Boat, swim at high tide; beach comb at low tide. Quiet, wooded acre setting where you may spot deer, bald eagles, blue herons and other wildlife and birds. 27 steps (cement) with handrail down from the parking area to the house.
Perfect location for visitors to The Evergreen State College or to the State Capitol. Great option for a romantic get away or for a family vacation. Cabin is five minutes from west Olympia (where you will find Skep `n Skein Pub, Vic's Pizza, grocery stores, food co-op, shopping, restaurants, plus movie theaters and shopping at Capitol Mall), and ten minutes from downtown Olympia (live theatre, waterfront boardwalk, marinas, Hands On Childrens' museum, restaurants, Fish Brewery/Brew Pub, and the State Capitol campus).
Good base for visits to Washington coast and Olympic Peninsula, as well as Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier.

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Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1052 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21, although this is NOT a party house....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    portable crib and bedding, high chair...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    pet addendum required. $25 fee per stay (not day)....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    27 steps from driveway down to house. Handrail, level cement steps....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

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  • Master has Queen bed (new 1/2015) and view of water from all windows. Walk in closet, also with water view. Built in mahogany cabinets in bedroom. Small bedroom has a twin bed. Room for a crib (provided). Queen sized sofa sleeper (new 6/2015) in living room (bedding for sleeper in white bins in small bedroom)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Full 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Plenty of towels. Shampoo, conditioner, body wash provided. Hairdryer. Band-Aids and basic first aid supplies....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Pet Friendly : Pet towels provided so you can dry off your dog after a swim or walk on the beach. $25 per pet per stay (not day, entire stay) for extra cleaning costs. Safe provided to secure your laptop and other valuables....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    Color TV in living room. Smaller color TV in dining room. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Sand toys, soccer ball, crayons....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Large collection of Disney and other family movies, plus some PG rated action and adventure and romance films, on both VHS and DVD....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Nested at the base of a wooded acre lot, adjacent to a forested ravine, across a single lane curvy road from a 8 acre greenbelt hillside, you will feel that you are miles away from society. However, you are really only .5 miles from Cooper Pt. Rd, a major arterial, and only barely 3 miles from Hyw 101 and Interstate 5....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Saltwater tidal cove with year round creek (Butlers Creek). At higher tides, swim, kayak, got out in the row boat provided. At low tide, beach comb. View of Budd Bay, which is the southern portion of Puget Sound....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Loving water and forest views from dining room. Placemats, table clothes provided (also table clothes for outdoor picnic table)....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric wall heaters in all rooms....moreless

  • Internet:

    Comcast (ether cable provided if you don't have a WiFi card in your computer)....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra sheet sets available for all beds, including Queen futon, and portable crib....moreless

  • Living Area
  • Living Room:

    New (6/2015) Queen sofa sleeper and love seat. Entertainment center with TV, DVD, and CD player, end tables, lamps, bookcases. Lovely water views from big picture windows....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    Off street parking for approx. 4 cars. See rental rules for other parking options....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Free local calls as well as US / Canada free long distance....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Ample supply of bath towels, hand towels, wash clothes, kitchen dishtowels and dish clothes. Even PET towels for your pets. And BEACH towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Also a wooden drying rack....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast WiFi....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Firewood, kindling, newspapers, matches provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    And coffee grinder. Coffee beans (regular and decaff) provided. Extra coffee in freezer....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Non-stick cookware plus cast iron skillet, cookie sheets, baking dishes, big pots for pasta or corn on cob....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12. Plenty of matching dish ware, silver, glassware including white and red wine glasses, champagne flutes, chilled beer glasses, martini shaker....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Flour, sugar, basic spices, coffee, cream, tea, cocoa. Breakfast bars, oatmeal, seasonal fruit, and juice provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric four burner...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Boat:

    Row boat with oars and life jackets....moreless

  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio:

    Back deck, front decks with lawn chairs. Picnic table in yard off back deck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal and lighter provided....moreless

  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer `15
May 23 - Sep 4, 2015
1 night min stay
$140
$850

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $121 Nightly

Fall ` 15
Sep 5 - Dec 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$130
$800 $1,900

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $63 Nightly

Winter - Spring, 2015
Feb 1 - May 27, 2016
1 night min stay
$130
$800 $1,900

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $63 Nightly

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$130
$800 $1,900

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $63 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 8.7%

Notes:

One night only stays incur a $25 cleaning fee.

Two night minimum stay for TESC graduation in June, and major holidays (New Years, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas). 2015 Summer rates are $140 night, $850 week with a maximum stay during summer of 2 weeks (to allow for annually returning guests). 2015 fall and winter rates are $135 night, $800 week, $1,900 monthly.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

62 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seattle - Tacoma International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Skep & Skein, Iron Rabbit, Tug Boat Annie's
140 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Anacortes Ferry to San Juan's & Canada
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Olympia-Lacey station
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 101 w/ access to Interstate 5
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Vic's Pizzaria
Olympia
Nearest Beach
Butler Cove / Budd Bay right out in front

Car: Recommended

Cottage is located on Butler Cove, a tidal saltwater cove off Budd Bay in south Puget Sound. Nestled in a wooded area, the cottage is less than 5 minutes from The Evergreen State College and only 10 minutes from the State Capitol and downtown Olympia. Butler Cove is a tidal area that empties to a stream at low tide and fills to the bulkhead at high tide.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1982

About the owner: My family has owned this waterfront cottage since 1982. We lived there full time for 11 years before building a larger house to accommodate out growing (now grown) children. We continue to vacation at the cottage, hold family gatherings, or just go over for a walk on the beach or for a outing in the boat. We live not far away from the cottage so if you need anything while you are there, have questions, need directions or referrals, etc., we are usually nearby to be of assistance. The cottage is set up like a home and you will be quite comfortable there.

Why the Owner Chose Olympia:
We fell in love with the property the minute we first saw it in June 1982. The cottage is nestled at the base of a hill on an acre of forested land. The road to the property is a windy country road that hugs a forested hillside. The second you drive onto the road, you feel the cooler temperature, smell the forest and the water. You give a relaxing sigh. Ah, relaxation. From the decks of the cottage, you are only 13 feet from the shore edge and you can watch the tides come in and out, and view the wildlife: deer, seal, blue heron and other sea birds, salmon, river otters and more. A wonderful place to relax.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Close to town but it feels like you are miles away. You can be downtown or at the State Capitol in 10 minutes, to The Evergreen State College in 5 minutes or less, and to Hwy 101 or Interstate 5 within 5 minutes, as well as to major grocery stores, shopping centers, service stations, movie and live theatres, pubs, restaurants, churches, museums, medical offices and the hospitals within minutes. But it feels like you are out in the country, in a quite, private retreat.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • View at high tide from front deck.

    View at high tide from front deck.

  • Row boat and life jackets available for use.

    Row boat and life jackets available for use.

  • Master bedroom. Water view from all windows, including closet.

    Master bedroom. Water view from all windows, including closet.

  • Spacious ottoman in window seat overlooking cove.

    Spacious ottoman in window seat overlooking cove.

  • Full kitchen with water view. All appliances & cook ware.

    Full kitchen with water view. All appliances & cook ware.

  • Light filled kitchen with water view opening to dining room (background).

    Light filled kitchen with water view opening to dining room (background).

  • Kitchen, opening to laundry room .

    Kitchen, opening to laundry room .

  • Bath with tub/shower, mahogany trim. All bath supplies provided.

    Bath with tub/shower, mahogany trim. All bath supplies provided.

  • View of cottage from the parking area.

    View of cottage from the parking area.

  • Walkway between flights of stairs. 27 stairs total.

    Walkway between flights of stairs. 27 stairs total.

  • Ivy, ferns, drift wood.

    Ivy, ferns, drift wood.

  • Camelias in bloom in spring.

    Camelias in bloom in spring.

  • Front deck

    Front deck

  • Bring your canoe or kayak. Or use the rowboat provided.

    Bring your canoe or kayak. Or use the rowboat provided.

  • New (6/2015) Queen sofa sleeper w/ lift up head of mattress.

    New (6/2015) Queen sofa sleeper w/ lift up head of mattress.

  • New (6/2015) love seat facing front deck.

    New (6/2015) love seat facing front deck.

  • China cabinet and serving area in kitchen.

    China cabinet and serving area in kitchen.

  • Dining room view of cove and deck.

    Dining room view of cove and deck.

  • Laundry room opposite bath. Ironing board, iron, drying rack.

    Laundry room opposite bath. Ironing board, iron, drying rack.

  • Small bedroom with twin bed. Portable crib also available.

    Small bedroom with twin bed. Portable crib also available.

  • Walk way and stairs to parking from cabin. 27 steps with handrails.

    Walk way and stairs to parking from cabin. 27 steps with handrails.

  • Deck off dining room facing the cove.

    Deck off dining room facing the cove.

  • Driveway through forest down hill to parking area.

    Driveway through forest down hill to parking area.

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