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Family Home Near Mountains, Ocean, and Ferry Rides to Seattle.

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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy the views while relaxing at the bar, dining room table, or kitchen nook. Open floor plan from kitchen to living room where there is plenty of comfortable seating, large screen TV, and picture window over the water. Large grass yard with room to play or visit. Across the street a paved pedestrian trail follows the waterfront into town. The house is pet friendly and includes a dog run out the back door, a spacious laundry next to the kitchen, and off street parking for three cars.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Kids will enjoy the grass yards and there's plenty of beach to explore across the street....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Aside from area rugs the house is set up with hard floors. We ask that animals be kept from the furniture....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Too many darn steps. Sorry....moreless

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

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  • The front bedroom has a pair of corner windows. Both bedrooms have queen beds with sleighbed head and foot boards which were chosen for the comfort they offer to those who like to sit up in bed and read or receive breakfast. The rear bedroom is very quiet. Both closets have wood lined walls. Very unique....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Great hub for day trips to Seattle via ferry or car, to fantastic waterfront biking roads (the owner is a bicycler), a couple hours from mountain hikes, Hurricane Ridge, excellent golf courses, kayak surfing and rock gardening (owner is also a kayaker). A paved walking trail to downtown Port Orchard starts right across the street. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Great wide screen TV with internet access...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Small selection of videos for children and families....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The kitchen bar seats three and the kitchen nook, with its bar height table, seat two or three....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Internet and wifi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All new sheets, blankets, and towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Off street parking for three cars, four if you have smaller rigs....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of fresh towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Maytag washer and dryer!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 3 - Nov 20, 2018
1 night min stay
$120
$750 $2,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$120
$2,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning $40
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Property damage protection may be waived for shorter stays and replaced with a higher refundable deposit.


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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seatac
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Goose Tavern
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Port Orchard Foot Ferry, Bremerton to Seattle
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
McCormic Woods
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Tacoma Station
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Washington Highway 16
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bay Street Bistro
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snoqualmie Pass
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Across the street

Car: Necessary

Exceptional area for waterfront biking. Just 40 minutes by bike to Manchester Park with stunning views all the way. The local foot ferry delivers you to the Bremerton/Seattle ferry (drive on or walk aboard), which travels to downtown Seattle just two blocks from Pike Street Market, downtown shopping, Seattle Art Museum, Benaroya Hall, theater. If you kayak or surf try Crescent Beach just a couple hours away on the Hood Canal. For stunning mountain views drive 90 minutes to Hurrican Ridge and relax at the visitor center or do an easy hike.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Originally from rural South Dakota, I've been a resident of the Puget Sound area since 1977 where I've owned and operated an industrial business for 20 years. My home is in nearby Steilacoom.

Why the Owner Chose Port Orchard:
I love the location of this home, with the daily cycle of foot ferry running from Port Orchard to the Bremerton terminal and the big ferry going to and from Seattle. Open the window or step outside and you'll hear the gulls and see the flocks of ducks on the water. You will often hear sea lions from across the bay and always the scent of salt water.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I enjoy bicycling and this house sits right on one of my favorite routes. Indeed, it is a popular year-round biking destination because of local waterfront and rural paved roads. The location makes the house a great hub for day trips. The local foot ferry is about a mile and a half away and it travels all day Monday through Saturday to the Bremerton ferry terminal. There's live music on weekends just a couple blocks away at the Blue Goose and good restaurants within walking distance.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • This is the house as viewed from the street.

    This is the house as viewed from the street.

  • Living room at night as you enter.

    Living room at night as you enter.

  • Comfy couches.

    Comfy couches.

  • Seating for six around the table. The other chairs are in the bedrooms.

    Seating for six around the table. The other chairs are in the bedrooms.

  • Plenty of seating around the kitchen.

    Plenty of seating around the kitchen.

  • Shelves with adjacent outlets offer a safe place to charge portable electronics

    Shelves with adjacent outlets offer a safe place to charge portable electronics

  • Uncrowded kitchen with the  usual equipment.

    Uncrowded kitchen with the usual equipment.

  • This is the front bedroom and its queen bed.

    This is the front bedroom and its queen bed.

  • Rear bedroom will be the quietest. Queen Sleighbeds chosen for reading comfort.

    Rear bedroom will be the quietest. Queen Sleighbeds chosen for reading comfort.

  • Full laundry with ironing board and plenty of elbow room.

    Full laundry with ironing board and plenty of elbow room.

  • Custom tilework and five foot mirror.

    Custom tilework and five foot mirror.

  • View of Sinclair Inlet from the front steps.

    View of Sinclair Inlet from the front steps.

  • Looking across at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Sunset (a bit enlarged).

    Looking across at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Sunset (a bit enlarged).

  • More of the living room at night.

    More of the living room at night.

  • I just liked the colors.

    I just liked the colors.

  • If you're cooking you're not left out of the action from the kitchen.

    If you're cooking you're not left out of the action from the kitchen.

  • Pefect sized refridgerator has doors with minimal swing radius.

    Pefect sized refridgerator has doors with minimal swing radius.

  • Enjoy a morning coffee. Great little kitchen nook with mountain & water views.

    Enjoy a morning coffee. Great little kitchen nook with mountain & water views.

  • One of two back doors.

    One of two back doors.

  • Water view from the corner windows. The Seattle Ferry is in the background.

    Water view from the corner windows. The Seattle Ferry is in the background.

  • Bedroom closets are woodlined.

    Bedroom closets are woodlined.

  • Bathroom vanity.

    Bathroom vanity.

  • 5 minutes from the foot ferry, 20 minutes drive to Bremerton Terminal to Seattle

    5 minutes from the foot ferry, 20 minutes drive to Bremerton Terminal to Seattle

  • Seattle Ferry lands just minutes from Pike St. Market and downtown Seattle.

    Seattle Ferry lands just minutes from Pike St. Market and downtown Seattle.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/27/2015
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