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Diamond Retreat: Haven of Peace and Quiet - Great Location on the Peninsula!

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Diamond Retreat is nestled on the Strait of Juan de Fuca, on the northwest corner of Discovery Bay in Diamond Point, on the Olympic Peninsula; Diamond Retreat is a fully furnished home, decorated with original art by Northwest artists. It has a huge front porch with comfortable furniture, a beautiful front garden, and a back yard that borders Miller State Park.

Situated in a quiet area, with easy access to Sequim, Port Townsend, Olympic National Park (many access points), Olympic Music festival, Quilcene, Dungeness Spit, and many more areas – this is a great place to spend many days. Located only 37 miles from the Edmonds-Kingston ferry.

House was built in late ‘90s and has a very efficient heating-cooling system, modern kitchen (lots of accessories); two large bedrooms; and comfortable, well lit living space with vaulted ceiling and wood stove.

Beautiful east facing covered porch with view to Strait of Juan de Fuca, overlooking the front garden, and undeveloped lot across, full of cedars and singing birds. Beyond the back fence is over 2000 acres of undeveloped land, trails, and beach access.

The focal viewpoint is Protection Island, a magnificent rocky outcrop that is a Federally protected National Wildlife Refuge. Protection Island is known for its breeding colony of Tufted Puffin, rhinoceros auklets, and gulls. It is on the flyway for many migrating birds. Seals, sea lions, orcas, and other cetaceans are often seen nearby. Beyond Protection Island, are views to the San Juan Islands, Mt. Baker, and Vancouver Island.

You can hop on your bike and explore the endless trails of the adjacent Miller Peninsula State Park, take a walk on the meandering quiet streets of the neighborhood. A ten-minute walk will bring you to a private beach that goes on for miles in either direction, at the bottom of the cliff.


Keywords: Olympic peninsula view relaxing quiet birds refuge home artistic art nature garden peace comfortable cozy safe

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Kitchen is stocked: food processor, corn popper, coffee machine, french press, salad spinner, blender, bread machine, steamer, baking trays, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Some DVD movies provided...moreless

  • Games
  • Stereo:

    with cable-adaptor for smart phone...moreless

  • Television:

    TV Antenna picks up 20+ stations, some Canadian, includes sports, movies, news. HULU is available for use for movies and TV programming. ...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Water View:

    View to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Protection Island, a wildlife preserve...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Bring your own wood bundle...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    numerous utensils available...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    plentiful & colorful...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    dual electric convection, below gas cooktop...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    covered (large) front porch with view to the water & (smaller) back porch...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$180

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$180

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Christmas Holiday
Dec 24 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$180

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$180
$1,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $157 Nightly


Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Booking fee $6
  • Cleaning Fee $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.4%

Notes:

Standard Rate $180/night for up to 4 people. 2 Night Minimum, 3 Night Minimum on all Holiday Stays.

$15/night each additional person

Weekly Rate (7 nights) $1100 for up to 4 guests, each additional guest $15/night

$80 non-refundable cleaning fee

10.4% tax + $5.95 booking fee.

No Smoking

No Pets allowed.

On the VRBO advertising site we have numerous vacation rentals that we manage.

All check-ins for balances paid, home locations and Keys will be issued upon arrival at our office located directly behind the Sequim Visitor Center on Washington St at 61 N Rhodefer Rd, Sequim WA.

A current identification (Photo id) will be required at check in. Rental agreements will be signed and issued as well as any supporting documents when required.

Locations of the homes will not be provided beforehand due to our ongoing security and privacy policy.

All keys are to returned to this office upon departing our area at the end of your visit.

All reservations are done via our booking agency at brigadoon@olypen.com

A Credit Card is required to secure the booking.

50% Deposit required by credit card at time of booking or you have 14 days to send a check, remaining balance due at check-in.

Cash USD, credit card (MC/VISA only), personal check or travels checks accepted.

Review our Cancellation Policy at:

www.sequimrentals.com/rental-terms


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Location

37 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Edmonds-Kingston
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Diamond Point

Car: Necessary

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2012

About: Jay is an architect with his own practice and is also an artist; painting in encaustic (with beeswax), printmaking, and log carving. I am passionate about hiking, bicycling, skiing, camping and sea kayaking.

Why Sequim:
Over the years, I have rented cabins near Sequim several times and have grown very fond of this area because there is so much to explore along with quiet relaxation. The mountains are nearby, yet the distance between mountains and shore is vast and offers much opportunities for walks and hikes. Some of my favorite places are the Miller Peninsula state park, located adjacent to the property; the Discovery trail (35+ mile bike route); and many hikes in the Olympic National Park and Buckhorn Wilderness. Port Townsend is 25 minutes away, with weekend events all through the summer and fall. The Sequim area has a low amount of rainfall, located in a rain-shadow, with more sun than other places in the region, making this a great place for outdoor recreation.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I remember stepping onto the huge porch when I first visited the property, experiencing the silence and a deep feeling of peace; viewing the garden, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and mountains and islands beyond. It is always a wonderful experience, full of so much to see and explore. The property is adjacent to over 2000 acres of undeveloped land, full of trails and mature trees. As well there are no neighbors to two other sides. Within a month, I became the owner and with every visit since then, that sense of calm and space has grown. It is always so wonderful to be on the front east-facing porch, or in the backyard paying attention to the birds' songs.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • front garden, view toward Strait

    front garden, view toward Strait

  • A magnificent porch with comfortable furniture

    A magnificent porch with comfortable furniture

  • It's your time to relax --- maybe read that book you have been wanting to

    It's your time to relax --- maybe read that book you have been wanting to

  • A dining room with nice views on the back yard

    A dining room with nice views on the back yard

  • The king size bedroom has an attached bathroom with tub

    The king size bedroom has an attached bathroom with tub

  • Guest bathroom

    Guest bathroom

  • A variety of sitting areas to match the sun and your desires

    A variety of sitting areas to match the sun and your desires

  • Peacock visting garden

    Peacock visting garden

  • Just a few minutes from the house ...

    Just a few minutes from the house ...

  • Exploring Miller Park's endless trails, Protection Island in the background

    Exploring Miller Park's endless trails, Protection Island in the background

  • Instant escape from the city

    Instant escape from the city

  • Nestled between a state park, the strait of Juan de Fuca, and open spaces.

    Nestled between a state park, the strait of Juan de Fuca, and open spaces.

  • A spacious living room: a user friendly wood fire stove and comfortable chairs

    A spacious living room: a user friendly wood fire stove and comfortable chairs

  • Enjoy the modern kitchen: it is outfitted with many convenient appliances

    Enjoy the modern kitchen: it is outfitted with many convenient appliances

  • Queen size bedroom off of the front porch

    Queen size bedroom off of the front porch

  • A back yard full of nooks and crannies to discover

    A back yard full of nooks and crannies to discover

  • view to Strait of Juan de Fuca from road

    view to Strait of Juan de Fuca from road

  • sunset over garden

    sunset over garden

  • Hurricane Ridge is not far and the skiing is wonderful

    Hurricane Ridge is not far and the skiing is wonderful

  • view from bluff after winter storm

    view from bluff after winter storm

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