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3 BR Waterfront Panoramic View Low Bank Home

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2 BR HOME OVERLOOKING BAY WITH ADIRONDAK SUNSET SEATING

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gig Harbor house description

This waterfront property vacation rental is located in Wauna, a small waterfront community on Henderson Bay. A charming Northwest artist cabin with a separate guest house nestled in a small community of nine beach houses. The front door of the main house is literally ten paces from the private beach where twice a day the tide reaches the stone bulkhead and covers the steps to the beach. Only 6 minutes from the heart of Gig Harbor and 45 minutes south of Seattle.

The construction of the houses dates back to the early 1900's. In 1989 both buildings were completely renovated by the owner, an industrial designer/artist who owns an architectural firm in San Francisco, preserving the original character of the property including fir and slate floors throughout with driftwood stair railings and sand blasted wood paneling.

The main house is built on two levels and enjoys spectacular panoramic views of Henderson Bay and Carr Inlet. The open beamed living area with a river rock fireplace and comfortable seating is great for reading a book from the wall library above or simply enjoying the ambiance of the sea and beach.

The dining room with it's copper ceiling, has a French Cooking Oven for wood fired breads and pizza. (A French Quebec cook book is provided with recipes for making bread the old fashioned way). Cured firewood is provided for your use.

The modern kitchen has a grill and prep area that is linked to the dining area by small bar with counter seating. The open floor plan is great for entertaining. There are two bedrooms, two bathrooms with claw foot tubs and an office facing the terraced garden in the main house. The library, laundry and mud sink are in the main house as well.

A separate unattached guest house, or cabana, has one bedroom and one bathroom. It also houses a custom made Finnish wood burning sauna with running water (bucket provided) which looking out on the Bay. A charming stone and moss path leads to the main house and beach.

Activities outside your front door include beachcombing for shells and seaglass, and for the more adventurous digging for geoducks at minus tide, fishing for salmon (bouy provided) or simply watching the sea at sunrise and sunset. Keep an eye out for the errant killer whales that stray into Burley Lagoon during their migration.

For the gourmet inclined, walk or drive along the ½ mile sandspit to Purdy where you will find the Tacoma Boys Farmers outdoor market to pick up fresh local fruits and vegetables, select fresh meat for the barbeque from Ray’s Meat Market or pick up the catch of the day, crabs or oysters from Winks seafood pick up truck. If cooking isn’t your thing, eat at Massimo’s Italian Restaurant at the end of the spit; Italian food and sauces prepared only as Massimo does it. If Massimo’s is too formal, try the Floatation Device, the local biker bar for breakfast and live music on the weekends.

For those guests who need to check email or surf the web, the house has high-speed internet access with a router in the office. The living room has a small television with basic cable a DVD player. The stereo/radio/CD player are above in the library walkway.

A private collection of original artwork and crafts, like the house itself, is an idiosyncratic mix of the modern and antique, spanning styles from a small Buddhist shrine, Balinese and Diori masks to modern works by Sklar, and Kent.

Along with the art work, the house also has unique craft touches such as the Japanese antique tea kettle suspended from the rafters above the fireplace, a New Guinea ceremonial food boat suspended from the beams.





Keywords: Beach House, Waterfront, Gig Harbor, Henderson Bay, Carr Inlet

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Not Suitable For Children:

                Children over the age of 12 will be considered....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Dogs only....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Wood burning sauna, Wood burning pizza oven, Ceiling fans, Copper ceiling, River rock wood-burning fireplace, Separate guest house, Ten paces from private beach, Fir and slate floors, Driftwood railings, Two houses from boat launch, Minutes from the heart of Gig Harbor, 45 minutes south of Seattle, Irrigation system, Landscaping, Caretaker...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Music Library
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • VCR

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View:

                    Panoramic sunset views from open living room, dining room and kitchen....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    Low Bank property with private beach. High and low tides daily....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Parking at a Public Boat Launch three houses down the beach. One deck space available next door....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Linz Stymeist china, Cuisinart, Belnder, Coffee maker, coffee grinder, Cuisinart pots and pans....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Gourmet Kitchen fully equipped....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Sauna
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,800 $5,600

                          Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                          Thanksgiving
                          Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,500
                          flat fee
                          Holidays/choose 7 nights
                          Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,500
                          Winter Post Holidays
                          Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,800 $5,600
                          SUMMER
                          Apr 1 - Jun 10, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,200 $6,000
                          US OPEN/choose 7 nights
                          Jun 11 - Jun 28, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $9,000
                          SUMMER 2
                          Jun 29 - Oct 31, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $2,200 $6,000
                          My Standard Rate
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,800 $5,600
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

                          • Cleaning fee $250
                          • Property Damage Protection $89
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                          • Pet Fee $75
                          • Tax Rate 9.9%

                          Notes:

                          Rate/Reservation confirmed upon receipt of deposit payment.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/22/2014
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                          Location

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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1989


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                          • 2 BR HOME OVERLOOKING BAY WITH ADIRONDAK SUNSET SEATING

                            2 BR HOME OVERLOOKING BAY WITH ADIRONDAK SUNSET SEATING

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                            FLOWER BOXES

                          • VIEW OF HOUSE WITH SURROUNDING GARDENS

                            VIEW OF HOUSE WITH SURROUNDING GARDENS

                          • 1 BR GUEST HOUSE WITH FULL BATHROOM-DOUBLE SHOWER AND FINNISH WOOD BURNING SAUNA

                            1 BR GUEST HOUSE WITH FULL BATHROOM-DOUBLE SHOWER AND FINNISH WOOD BURNING SAUNA

                          • PANORAMIC VIEW OF CARR INLET FROM LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM AT SUNSET

                            PANORAMIC VIEW OF CARR INLET FROM LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM AT SUNSET

                          • OPEN BEAMED LIVING ROOM

                            OPEN BEAMED LIVING ROOM

                          • MOUNTED ANTIQUE JAPANESE BIRD

                            MOUNTED ANTIQUE JAPANESE BIRD

                          • WOOD BURNING FRENCH COOKING/PIZZA OVEN

                            WOOD BURNING FRENCH COOKING/PIZZA OVEN

                          • DETAIL IN DINING ROOM OF ARTWORK AND TIFFANY LAMP

                            DETAIL IN DINING ROOM OF ARTWORK AND TIFFANY LAMP

                          • VIEW OUT LIVING ROOM WINDOW OVERLOOKING BAY

                            VIEW OUT LIVING ROOM WINDOW OVERLOOKING BAY

                          • DRIFTWOOD LANDING LOOKING OUT OVER OPEN BEAMED CEILING ABOVE LIVING ROOM

                            DRIFTWOOD LANDING LOOKING OUT OVER OPEN BEAMED CEILING ABOVE LIVING ROOM

                          • DOG FRIENDLY

                            DOG FRIENDLY

                          • SEATING OVERLOOKING BAY

                            SEATING OVERLOOKING BAY

                          • FLOWERS

                            FLOWERS

                          • 1 BR GUEST HOUSE WITH FULL BATHROOM-DOUBLE SHOWER AND FINNISH WOOD BURNING SAUNA

                            1 BR GUEST HOUSE WITH FULL BATHROOM-DOUBLE SHOWER AND FINNISH WOOD BURNING SAUNA

                          • HYDRANGEA SURROUNDING HOUSE

                            HYDRANGEA SURROUNDING HOUSE

                          • BEACH AT LOW TIDE

                            BEACH AT LOW TIDE

                          • LIVING ROOM WITH RIVER ROCK WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE

                            LIVING ROOM WITH RIVER ROCK WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE

                          • KITCHEN WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN TO DINING AND LIVING ROOMS

                            KITCHEN WITH OPEN FLOOR PLAN TO DINING AND LIVING ROOMS

                          • DINING ROOM WITH FRENCH WOOD BURNING COOKING OVEN

                            DINING ROOM WITH FRENCH WOOD BURNING COOKING OVEN

                          • BREAKFAST/LUNCH NOOK OVERLOOKING BAY

                            BREAKFAST/LUNCH NOOK OVERLOOKING BAY

                          • MASTER BEDROOM WITH DOUBLE BED UPSTAIRS

                            MASTER BEDROOM WITH DOUBLE BED UPSTAIRS

                          • UPSTAIRS HALLWAY WITH LIBRARY AND STEREO CD PLAYER

                            UPSTAIRS HALLWAY WITH LIBRARY AND STEREO CD PLAYER

                          • BEACH HOUSE AT LOW TIDE

                            BEACH HOUSE AT LOW TIDE

                          VRBO #397888

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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

                          $1,800 - $9,000 per week (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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