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Lighthouse Manor - Elegant Waterfront Beach House

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

'Lighthouse Manor' is a beautiful, 3-bedroom, two-story home right on the beach of Dungeness Bay (on the Straits of Juan de Fuca). You cannot get closer to the water (unless, of course, you jump in!)

Watch the cruise ships, cargo ships and even submarines cruise through the glorious Straits of Juan de Fuca. Gawk at the spectacular views of Mt. Baker, the lights of Victoria B.C., and the New Dungeness Lighthouse. Bald eagles, otters, deer and seals are regular visitors.

As if these ocean vistas were not enough for your eyes, the opposite side of our home faces the majestic Olympic mountains. You will see some of the most spectacular sunsets over these snow-capped jewels.

Sequim (pronounced 'skwim') offers so many great activities and attractions:

* Dungeness Spit (for those folks up for a great hike) (10 min); * Lavender Farms galore (5 min); * Olympic Game Farm (5 min); * Ferry across the Straits to Victoria B.C. (30 min); * Hurricane Ridge (40 min); * Local kayaking tours (5 min); * Fishing and crabbing (on site); * Several nice golf courses (10 min); * Shopping (15 min); * John Wayne Marina (15 min); * Port Angeles Airport (30 min); * Port Townsend (30 min); * Seattle (1.5 hrs) * Victoria B.C. (1.5 hr)

You won't run out of things to do.

But you may just want to sit on the beach all day and soak in the views and the salt air.

The town of Sequim (15 minute drive from the beach house) has quaint shops as well as grocery stores and many restaurants. For those planning to stay for a while, there is even a Costco and a WalMart just 15 minutes away. Starbucks, QFC, Home Depot, etc. They're all here.

Sequim has the lowest rainfall in the Puget Sound region. Less than 14 inches a year!!! It has been named 'the blue hole' by airplane pilots as it is usually visible from the skies above despite the rest of the area being cloudy. Sequim boasts a large retirement community because of the weather, golf and proximity to so many nearby attractions.

Many people use Sequim as a home base to explore Washington's glorious Olympic Peninsula and Victoria BC, Canada.

Golfing is popular in Sequim as well. Lighthouse Manor makes a great home base for golfers who want to hit the links during the day and relax on the beach at night. During those long winter months while Seattle golf courses are being soaked with rain, Sequim has several golf courses that remain very playable due to the area's low annual rainfall.

'Seven-Cedars Casino' is in Sequim and offers great recreation, music and food.

Keywords: Vacation home, beach house, waterfront home, manor, lighthouse manor

More Details

Owner
Dave
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Dave

We have traveled all over Washington State to enjoy its beautiful scenery and dramatically varying landscapes. Of all the places we had found and made our special vacation spots, Sequim was the one to which we most often returned. It became our dream to buy waterfront property in Sequim and build a summer home. Lighthouse Manor became the fruition of that dream.

Dave purchased this house in 2003

Why Dave chose Olympic Peninsula & Pacific Coast

We have always loved the north coast of Washington State. It is beautiful. Sequim was especially appealing as it only gets about 14' of rainfall per year due to its location in the rain shadow of the Olympic Mountains. We bought our piece of waterfront land in 2001 and built the house soon after.

What makes this house unique

We love the no-bank waterfront. Sitting in the house, you can feel like you are in a houseboat at times. The kids love to play on the beach, of course. The views are the most spectacular! The Olympic Mountains rise from the foothills in the front of the house, and the Straits of Juan de Fuca are on the other side. Few places on planet earth have mountains this high seemingly rising out of the sea. Since there are no public beaches on our street, we enjoy unparalleled quiet and tranquility.

One can sit for hours and watch the cruise ships, cargo ships and even submarines cruise through this amazing body of water. Bald eagles, seals and otters are also frequent guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself, kids and grandchildren were amazed when we walked into the Lighthouse Manor. The expansive water view was enchanting and the home had a cozy appearance with beautiful wall colors appropriate for an elegant beach home. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. We often go to Seaside Oregon for entire family summer vacations, but this was much closer and the beach was only feet away.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Sequim House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , downstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Downstairs. Has two twin beds. Unobstructed water views.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom upstairs. Queen bed. Unobstructed water views
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs. Two twin beds. Unobstructed water views.
    Separate reading/game room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen futon. Beautiful, unobstructed Olympic Mtn views.
  • The Blue room is the master bedroom (upstairs) and has a queen bed. Unobstructed water views from this room. The green room (downstairs) has two twin beds. Unobstructed water views from this room. A third bedroom (upstairs) also has two twin beds. Unobstructed water views from this room as well! A private reading room (upstairs) has a queen futon and functions as a fourth bedroom. Beautiful Olympic mountain views from this room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lavender farms nearby. Shopping. Arts. Olympic Game Farm (a drive through game reserve - great for the kids!!!!). Visit nearby Pt. Angeles and Pt. Townsend. Take the ferry across the Straits to Victoria, B.C. If you come by sea, you can moor your boat at John Wayne Marina (15 minutes by car).

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Lighthouse Manor - Elegant Waterfront Beach House
average rating of 4.804348 based on 60 reviews
5

We absolutely loved this house! There are already plans being made to come stay here again.

  • 5 of 5

The house was a perfect set-up for our girlfriend getaway. The views from the front and back of the house are spectacular. It was so great to have beach access and we enjoyed many strolls up and down the beach. There wasn't anything we needed that wasn't already supplied and at the ready for our use.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for visiting Lighthouse Manor! We're so glad you and your girlfriends had a great getaway. We'd love to have you visit again.
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5

Would do it again!

  • 5 of 5

Great house! Had everything we needed and it was comfortable with amazing views and quiet.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Lighthouse Manor!
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5

Couldn't have been more perfect

  • 5 of 5

Great views. Peace and quiet. Sunshine while it was raining back in Seattle. Couldn't have had a more perfect weekend. The house had everything we needed for cooking all our meals. Next time we'll explore Sequim, but it was just too good to leave!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Lighthouse Manor! Indeed, it's hard to leave the house once you're there!!!
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5

Awesome beach house!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Sequim staying at Lighthouse Manor!! It's right on the water and is incredibly beautiful. Accommodations were awesome and we thoroughly enjoyed our time! I would recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Lighthouse Manor!!!
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5

Terrific location, comfortable place.

  • 5 of 5

A comfortable house. The bedroom downstairs is nicely private. Great beach for the kids. California quail visits the front porch railing. Juvenile eagle perched on house next door's roofline. Convenient location for exploring the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at Lighthouse Manor! Yes, the bird-watching is fantastic (the quail are still here and often on the deck.) They must have a nest nearby. We're glad you had a good stay. Thank you again!
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5

Location, Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

With water in the back and mountains in the front, we couldn't have found a better place! The house is perfectly appointed for staying in and enjoying the beauty of the natural surroundings. The 6 of us slept well, enjoyed beautiful meals out of the kitchen and loved the easy access to the beach.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Lighthouse Manor! We're glad you had a good time. The location really does show the beauty of the area! Come again. Regards,
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Pt Angeles Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many options in Sequim
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Pt Townsend Ferry, Edmonds-Kingston Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several golf courses in Sequim
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hywy 101
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many restaurants in Sequim
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Hurricane Ridge - Olympic National Park
Nearest Beach
On-site!
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Sequim House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
May 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
CC (3%) $0
Tax Rate 13.4%

Minimum stay is 2 nights. 3 nights during peak season and certain holidays.
Discount of 10% for stays of 10 or more nights
Monthly rates available (upon inquiry) during Nov 1 - April 30
One-time cleaning fee of $125 per rental period
No pets allowed (sorry)
No smoking

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed
We honor VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card
A 3% processing fee is applied to all credit card transactions
All cancellations subject to a $75 fee plus tax
Cancellations within 30 days subject to 50% charge of total rental cost
Taxes are 8.4% County tax + 2% WA State Lodging tax = 10.4% total

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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