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Waterfront with Hot Tub & Panoramic View of Mountains, Seattle

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Last updated: 11/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Bainbridge Island house description

Waterfront luxury beach house with spectacular 180-degree views of Seattle, Mt. Rainier, Cascades, and the Seattle skyline from all living areas (including from bed in master bedroom). Private hot tub (May 15-Oct. 15). Located at Skiff Point on the eastern shore of Bainbridge Island, the Rising Moon Beach House is just a 35-minute ferry ride from Seattle, and only minutes by car from the ferry landing.

This vacation rental is the top two floors of a house perched on a coastal bluff overlooking Puget Sound. Spectacular in any season, its crown jewel is the master suite, with panoramic views of the mountains and Seattle from the queen bed and also from the deep soaking tub in a tiled, slate-floored bathroom.

Night and day, wildlife abounds along our coastal bluff. Many bird species are regularly seen, including bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, loons, swallows and songbirds. We have a year-round population of iridescent-throated hummingbirds that probably will visit you on the deck (you also can see them lying in bed in the master bedroom). We have seen (and heard) Orca whales from the yard, as well as pilot whales, sea lions, seals, and otters.

The master suite on the top floor consists of a large bedroom with a sitting area and loveseat, and a raised bed nook with a queen bed surrounded on the south and east by 7-foot long windows that afford a panoramic view of Puget Sound, the Seattle skyline and Mt. Rainier. A furnished deck off the master bedroom provides the same view, and is a delightful spot for your morning coffee. The second bedroom, also on the top floor with a queen bed, pampers your senses with its designer colors and views of the City, Puget Sound, and Mt. Rainier.

The living room features a gas fireplace, huge bay window, and cushioned window seat looking out to the water and professionally landscaped yard. Patio doors lead from the dining area to a large private deck for bar-b-ques. Or if you prefer to be even closer to the water, next to the bluff is a bluestone fire circle where you can build a campfire. Nothing is more relaxing than sitting next to a crackling fire, listening to the rhythm of the waves on the beach--unless it's soaking in the hot tub, which is accessed by a bluestone path around the side of the house, or lying in bed and watching the moon make a silver path across Puget Sound.

The ever-changing view from your windows and yard will include every variety of maritime traffic that plies the Puget Sound shipping lanes, from cargo ships heading into Elliott Bay, to tankers, cruise ships, tug boats, Coast Guard cutters, and even aircraft carriers.

It's an easy walk from the house to the historic Rolling Bay Cafe for your morning coffee, or the Island Music Center for an evening of jazz or bluegrass. Live theatre and musical performances are also offered at Bainbridge Performing Arts in Winslow, a 10-minute drive from the house.

Bainbridge Island has an abundance of excellent restaurants, seven artisan wineries and tasting rooms, two state parks, and the award-winning Bloedel Reserve with 150 acres of spectacular gardens, ponds, and trails. In season, you can bring your fishing gear and waders and try your luck in front of the house (access to the beach is just half a block down the street), or you can rent a kayak in Winslow and explore Bainbridge from the water. Most likely, though, you will want to spend most of your time enjoying the Beach House, where the stresses of the world melt away.

Your hosts live on site and are available if you need directions, suggestions for sightseeing, or any other assistance.

Keywords: waterfront, Mr. Rainier, Puget Sound, hot tub, Bainbridge, kitchen, fireplace, Seattle

Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Newly-remodeled house. Master bedroom features raised bednook with panoramic views of Mt. Rainier, Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound and Seattle skyline from the bed, plus bedroom sitting area and private deck. Master bathroom has deep soaking tub with views of Mt. Rainier and Puget Sound and heated slate floor from tub, frameless shower. Large deck off dining room, living room has gas fireplace, huge bay window and window seat. Professionally-landscaped yard with bluestone walkways, private hot tub (May 15 to October 15) and waterfront fire pit, Stainless gas range and convection oven, individually-controlled convection heat in rooms. Thirty-five minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, and 3-mile drive from the ferry. Close to theatres, parks, restaurants, coffee shops. Owners on site for information and assistance....moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library


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


              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain
              • Mountain View
              • Water View
              • Waterfront
              • Waterfront:

                High bank waterfront on Puget Sound...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Tennis


                  • Dining Area


                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen:

                    New GE Range: Gas cooktop and electric oven...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster


                  • Balcony
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Hot Tub Available from May 15 to October 15...moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


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                          • Taxes Not included


                          Base rate of $250 night or $1,600 a week is for one bedroom (and the rest of the upper two floors of house). Base rate for both bedrooms is $280 a night or $1,750 a week.

                          Deposit of 50% of the total due is owed at time of reservation, with remainder due at time of arrival. Credit cards (except AmEx) accepted.

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                          Last updated: 11/09/2014
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                          Close to Bloedel Reserve, with 150 acres of spectacular gardens, woodlands, and Japanese tea garden, also close to two waterfront state parks. Walk to the Island Music Guild for evenings of jazz or bluegrass, and to the historic Rolling Bay Coffee Shop. Bainbridge Island has seven artisan wineries with tasting rooms, and numerous fine restaurants, as well as live theatre and music.


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                          Date last modified - Wednesday, November 19, 2014

                          $280 per night (USD)

                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 11/09/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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