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Victorian Home Downtown Blocks from Waterfront, Shops, Cafes.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

You feel as though you are stepping into another era when you walk through the door - except for for all the modern conveniences. Originally built in 1908, with soaring ceilings, beautiful moldings, original hardwood floors, this home is reminiscent of the past, while completely modern and appointed with new furnishings and appliances. Located near the center of town on a quiet street in a lovely, friendly neighborhood. Walk to the coffee shop, grocery store, downtown area!

Enjoy sitting outside on lovely summer days on the large fenced in patio appointed with table, chairs, umbrella. Cook up a feast on the propane grill and enjoy dining 'al fresco'!

The home has been renovated with new paint, appliances, hardware, etc. The three generously sized bedrooms have queen beds and are handsomely appointed. Open, cheery kitchen with all the cookware and utensils you require. Large two car garage and plenty of parking.

Upstairs master has a beautiful mountain view and balcony. The other upstairs bedroom has a peek-a-boo view of the Strait. Bedroom on first level is perfect for those who have difficulty with stairs.

I pride myself on providing a lovely, comfortable, aesthetically pleasing, immaculately clean home where guests can enjoy their much deserved vacations. If there is anything that needs to be attended to during your stay, or if you would rate the home any less than 5 out of 5 stars - contact me immediately and I will attend to any issues.

I have managed and owned bed and breakfast accommodations and vacation rentals for 20 years. It is always my goal to provide guests with the best experience possible - exceeding expectations and providing 'little extras'. Please don't hesitate to e-mail me with any questions you might have regarding this rental. I look forward to hosting you!!

More Details

Owner
Janelle Martinson
Member since: 2004
Speaks: spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 2, 2017

About Janelle Martinson

I was born and raised in Alaska. When my father retired here in Port Angeles I frequently came to visit. I fell in love with Port Angeles (and grew weary of the long, cold Alaska winters!). I also fell in love with this home. I come down in the winters and enjoy this charming home. I hope you do too!

Janelle Martinson purchased this house in 2008

Why Janelle Martinson chose Olympic Peninsula & Pacific Coast

I love the small town nature of Port Angeles, being close to the water, hiking trails, and the friendly people here. Port Angeles appealed to me due to the friendly, quiet, peaceful nature of the town and surrounding area. Life seems to slow down here. The town is quaint, the setting gorgeous, with lots of activities to enjoy.

After looking at homes for almost a year, I chose this one - for it's location, for the fact that it was an older home with so much charm, because it had three bedrooms each which had its own appeal, because it had 1.5 baths (many of the older homes here have three bedrooms and one bath), and it was on a quiet street with homes that showed pride of ownership.

What makes this house unique

I love the 'feel' of this old home, while enjoying the modern amenities. The neighbors are friendly; we wave and greet each other everyday. I love being able to walk to my gym, the store, downtown, the marina, the farmer's market, and to various events held in town. Never having lived within city limits, it's nice to be close to all it has to offer. Shortly after purchasing the home, I had a beautiful fence installed around the patio. Now the patio feels like an extension of the house and it's my favorite place to be on nice days. I love to garden and grow vegetables. Guests are welcome to harvest herbs and vegetables that are ready for harvesting!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Enjoyed beautiful weather as we hiked trails on Hurricane Ridge. Now we are off to the rain forest. We loved the house - perfect for the three of us.
Aug 2009
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Amenities

Port Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Upstairs. Half bath with toilet and sink.
  • Bathrooms are modernly appointed. This Victorian home was built in 1908 - I was very pleased to find a home of this quality with a half bath. Many of the older homes here have one bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs with easy access.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , With balcony overlooking mountains. Upstairs.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Peek-a-boo view of water. Upstairs.
  • Queen size Beds (3) Each room has a queen sized bed with plenty of pillows of various weights and sizes.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Built in 1908 this home has the charm of a bygone era, yet all the modern conveniences. Recently fully remodeled and all newer appliances. Patio with privacy fence, table, chairs, umbrella - for enjoying time outdoors. Lovely neighborhood in walking distance to downtown Port Angeles. Convenient parking in garage in driveway.

Reviews

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Victorian Home Downtown Blocks from Waterfront, Shops, Cafes.
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

It was by far the warmest and most wellcoming home I ever been

  • 5 of 5

Janelle was very nice and helpful, the house is spotless snd the area is a dream

You really ferl like in a Home

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Imola, Thank you so much for your lovely review! I am so glad you all enjoyed the house. It was a pleasure having you as a guest. Would love to see you again!
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5

Wonderful vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

The house is comfortable and the hosts go out of their way to make sure guests are at home. The house is also in a great location to get to everything a person would want to see.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Olympia, WA
5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We (6 of us) stayed for 3 nights. The house had everything we needed & it was close to the ferry to Victoria. We drove down to the ferry dock & paid $12 to leave our car for the day. The grocery store (Safeway with a Starbucks) & restaurants are close. There are two bedrooms upstairs with queen beds & these rooms share a half bath. Downstairs is another bedroom with a queen bed & a full bathroom (the only shower). I appreciated that the house was in a quiet neighborhood too!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Convenient Location, Great Host

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely charming while still having modern amenities. The owner was incredibly helpful and was responsive to all questions.

It was a great location for exploring Olympic National Park- most of the great hikes were within a 30-minute drive. It's also within walking distance to downtown Port Angeles which has some great stores and restaurants. If you plan on catching the ferry over to Victoria Island, it's only minutes to the dock. Our kids didn't have passports, or we would've done that ourselves.

We really enjoyed our time here, and would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Molly, I'm so glad you all enjoyed your stay at the house and your vacation on the peninsula. It's so gratifying to hear that guests enjoyed their time here. Thank you so much for the lovely comments. It was a pleasure hosting you and your family. Thanks too for your great care of the house. All the best to all of you!
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5

Very nice, handy to everything in town. Worked out great for our family of five.

  • 5 of 5

We used this home for our "base camp" as we were doing a few days of hiking in Olympic National Park, so the location was perfect. Very handy to local restaurants in the evening for dinner and we took the ferry to Vancouver Island for a couple of days, so the port was also just a couple of minutes away. A great place for our family of five. If I had one tiny complaint, it seems like there are never very many TV stations to pick from on any VRBO home that we stay at...that always seems to be the norm. I'm not asking for HBO, or movie packages, but it would be nice to have basic stuff like ESPN, CNN, etc. to catch up on local sports back home and some world news. I realize I have a smart phone for that, but to see some highlights or have a few more options in the evening on TV would be nice.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure hosting you. With the "smart TV" in the home you can do/watch anything that you would with your phone. I provide Netflix for movies and such. The remote has several handy "one push" buttons - one for Netflix, one for You Tube. With YouTube you can select news, sports, entertainment, etc. Input the sources you desire and watch all the programming you want. There is not a network I am aware of that doesn't have a YouTube channel. I no longer have broadcast tv in my home, as I get more options and wider sources through streaming YouTube channels than I ever had with any cable tv package. I hope you find this useful in the future! All the best, Janelle
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Stuart, FL
5

Great property in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the Victorian Home. It is so comfortable and welcoming. It is well equipped and excellently maintained. And it is ideally situated in Port Angeles--close to the National Park and other attractions as well as close to downtown and the ferry. I would highly recommend it for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Fairchild International
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Blackball (goes to Victoria)
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Drakes
Car: recommended

Central location, close to city amenities, easy access to Olympic National Park and Hurricane Ridge.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.4%

A rental agreement is attached to my listing. Booking the property indicates that guests agree to the terms of the rental agreement. Longer bookings require a higher security and pet deposit. Inquire for terms specific to your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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