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150' Private Waterfront at Hood Canal Grand Cottage Estate, w/ Opt. Studio Suite

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Main House: 5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - 12, w/ Optional, Studio Suite, (Sleeps 4)



Our Fourty Two (42), *****, Five Star, Traveler's Reviews, from our guest's who have enjoyed this incredible property and setting from all over the United States, Europe, and the Orient, really tell the story for this wonderful custom, family, vacation retreat home, located on the North End of Hood Canal, Near the Historic Norwegian, Waterfront Town of Poulsbo, Washington, know as 'Little Norway on the Fjord'.

*Please Note that the Nightly Rental Fee(s) are for the Main House for up to 10 Lodgers and the Optional. An additional two lodgers may be added to the main house for an additional fee. Our Detached, Studio Suite, which sits Directly Adjacent to the Main House, is a Separate Rental Providing Lodging for up to 4 Additional Guests for a Total of 16 with Both Rentals.

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Create a memorable vacation or long weekend in this beautiful, 4400+ sq. ft. home & 450 Square Foot, Separate, Detached, Adjacent, Studio Suite. There are 3 large "En Suite" -style bedrooms, with 2 Additional, bedrooms with unique details, and Hood Canal views. The adjacent, Studio Suite, provides and additional 450 sq. ft. of private living space with a 3/4 bath, kitchenette, dinette / sitting area, one King and one Queen Bed, with a great view of Hood Canal as well, to complete the total occupancy up to 14, with 10 in the main house, and up to 4 additional in the carriage house.

The upper floor Master Suites amenities include access to the large, 60' long, entertainment deck, over sized full bathrooms with jetted soak tubs, queen sized beds with new plush pillow-top mattresses, cable TV, DVD/VCR players & Private Gas Fireplaces.

Adjacent to both "En Suites" is a large entertainment / media room with 7.1 surround sound media system, fireplace and access to the large entertainment sun deck. The two Optional Bedroom Suites, have queen-sized beds, their own private, gas, fireplaces, all with a great views of the Hood Canal. Enjoy the comfort of the main floor, Grand Master Suite, with a king-size bed, its own sitting area, Custom Gas Fireplace, Spacious Master Bathroom with private, heated, jetted soak tub, a walk in Double Shower, and Double Vanities, and separate outside entry and view.

Enjoy the warm fireplace in the formal sitting room downstairs. A cozy room for conversation or reading. Perfect for family gatherings, is the open Great Room, which has an inviting river rock fireplace, leather sofas, flat screen TV, and 5.1 surround sound system. This opens into a large gourmet kitchen, with eating bar, granite countertops, S/S appliances, a 6-burner gas stovetop and range , custom cabinetry, a separate butlers pantry, and walk-in pantry.

The dining/nook area in the Great room is a good place to just sit and enjoy beautiful Hood Canal, and Mt. Baker views. From the Great room step out through double glass French doors onto two separate,60' oversized covered porches with outdoor table & chairs, Outdoor Grill, with custom, built-in Stereo System. The custom landscaped grounds consist of flower beds displaying plantings local and native to our area, and a extra large, beautifully, manicured, front lawn, all on 5 plus Acres for an abundance of outdoor activities for all ages .

The acreage, estate, grounds in the back of the Grand Cottage are great for outdoor gatherings, a private game of Bocce or for gathering up the great outdoor atmosphere. The landscaping and grounds include small ponds, shrubbery, blooming trees, hydrangeas, spring and summer blooming flowers.

The best demographic, feature of this incredible property is the 150', no-bank, beach and waterfront. This beach is a quite, peaceful place. Take a walk along the shore at low tide and enjoy great sunsets, and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains. The beach is equipped with a wonderful fire pit, that allows guests to have a hot dog / marshmallow roast, or relax and enjoy a fireside beverage while taking in the amazing landscapes of the Olympic Mountains, and the Unique Hood Canal waterways. Beachcombing is abundant where you will find and explore all the different shellfish and aquatic characteristics that are part of the Hood Canal's water estuary. Kayaking and abundant, watercraft recreation is also available from several recreation sites nearby.

King size beds: 2 - King Master Suite on 1st floor and spacious, "Sleeping Porch" on 2nd Floor overlooking the back Estate acreage . Queen size Beds (3) 3- Queen beds in each of the other three bedrooms . (Base Rate for House for 5 bedrooms & or up to 10 guests). One King & Queen are available in the spacious, detached, Carriage House, for certain sleeping arrangements. Maximum capacity in house and carriage house = 14 total guests.

Keywords: Large, Family & Friends, Vacation Home & Additional Accommodations, w/Private Beachfront & Beachcombing Activities Access. 4 1/2 Baths in Main House.

More Details

Ernie Large'
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Ernie Large'

We love Kitsap Peninsula.

Great place to live

and to vacation.

Very close proximity

to Seattle & Sea Tac Airport.

Ernie Large' purchased this house in 2008

Why Ernie Large' chose Puget Sound North

We moved from the Seattle area to Poulsbo / Kitsap Peninsula in 1998, bought this amazing five acre estate, waterfront property in 2005, built and completed this lovely, custom home in 2008. It was our primary residence for seven years before we offered it as our newest Vacation Rental, Estate Home & Beach property last Summer, 2015. My only regret is that we didn't move out here and build our dream home years earlier. It truly depicts this wonderful part of the country, with everything at your fingertips, while having the beautiful city of Seattle and the Puget Sound with all of its amenities within a short, relaxing Ferry ride or drive.

What makes this house unique

The Hood Canal Recreation Area is one of the most unique bodies of water in the United States. You will experience some of the most breathtaking views of Mountains, Forestland, Waterfowl, Sea life, and topography anywhere in the country. One of our most enjoyable benefits, is the abundance of fishing, shellfish, crabbing, and overall beach combing this unique area provides. But most of all, just the ability to relax, and take in all of this from one of the many covered porches in the Hood Canal Grand Cottage, with a cup of fresh roasted coffee, our one of your favorite spirits. The layout of this lovely home's gathering areas, brings families together and allows them to experience a togetherness we all need more of in today's busy times.


Poulsbo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Half Bath on Main Floor with Vanity & Toilet
  • 4.5 in Main House, and 3/4 bath in Carriage House. Upper Floor: *Two (2) Full Baths, One in Each En Suite, with Jetted, Tub /Shower Combination. *Additional 3/4 Bath Just off Sleeping Porch Entry with Walk In Shower, Toilet & Vanity. Lower Floor: *Grand Master Suite Bath with Double, Walk In Shower, Separate, Full Size, Jetted, Heated Soak Tub, Double Vanities, Private Toilet, and Heated Marble Floors. *Additional Half Bath with Toilet and Vanity on Main Floor.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Carriage House - 1 king , 1 queen , Wonderful Studio Style Unit w/full bath & kitchenette & view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Downstair, Grand Master Bedroom, Water view to Covered Porch
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upper, En Suite on East Side w/ Fireplace, Full Bath & Deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upper, En Suite on West Side w/ Fireplace, Full Bath & Deck
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Upper Sleeping Porch, 3/4 bath off entry, & Acreage views
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 5th Bedroom on Main Floor, w/fireplace & Private Entry
  • King size beds (2) 1 - King Master Suite, main floor and 1- King in upper Sleeping Porch., Queen size Beds (3) 1- Queen bed in each of the other three bedrooms . One each King & Queen in Carriage House. Maximum capacity in house @ 10 , plus carriage house @ 4, for a combined total of 14 guests. Murphy Bed: (1) A Murphy Bed is available in the detached carriage house.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Detached Carriage House , has one each, King & Queen bed, small sofa and dining table, 3/4 bathroom, and kitchenette; including refrigerator/freezer, and microwave and great water views, and is located directly adjacent to the main house.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

150' Private Waterfront at Hood Canal Grand Cottage Estate, w/ Opt. Studio Suite
average rating of 4.8809524 based on 42 reviews
Seattle, WA

A fantastic getaway for our family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Hood Canal Grand Cottage in late December to celebrate Christmas and our son's first birthday. We were a bit apprehensive about the trip because we were assembling both my family and my wife's family under the same roof for a whole week. From the beginning, Ernie was incredibly accommodating and thoughtful. We arrived to a house fully decorated, with a tree set up for us to hang ornaments, garland wrapping the grand staircase in the front foyer, and outdoor icicle lights hanging from the deck that created a magical sight as our families arrived later that evening. We had a wonderful week. We cooked nearly every meal, and the enormous kitchen and living area allowed us all to be together without being on top of each other. At any moment, there were a couple people watching TV, a couple people curled up reading a book, a couple more playing a board game, a couple more working on a puzzle in the breakfast nook, a couple chasing around our son as he explored the house, and a couple preparing food in the kitchen. It was just perfect for a large family. The carriage house, which is above the large garage, gave a private and cozy retreat for my wife's parents. The weather didn't cooperate for much of the week, but we managed to spend some time in Poulsbo, which is a great little town. And the Central Market has everything you could ever hope for to stock the kitchen and prepare great meals. We even dug clams on the beach during a midnight low tide using buckets and shovels that Ernie keeps ready in the shed!

This is a wonderful retreat in a great location, with everything you need for a relaxing and refreshing getaway. Thanks for a fantastic week! We'll be back...

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This a wonderful property located on the Hood Canal just outside of Seattle, it is the nicest property we have ever used, the pictures just do not do it justice. The owner is gracious and wonderful host. Our group had several special request and they accommodated immediately.The location and views of the hood canal and the Olympic Peninsula are as wonderful as we have ever seen. Upon arrival at the house everything was ready for us. The owner provided us with places to shop, eat and to visit, and all were excellent. The house is roomy and provides space for all. The Hood Canal Grand Cottage is GRAND. If in the Seattle area this is a must stay. There were eight of us (four different couples) and all had the same excellent experience.  When back in the area we will stay again. Thanks for the crab pot we had a great Cajun Dungeness crab boil, thanks for the Help! Ernie, thank you and your family for a wonderful stay, this a vacation we will not forget!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mother's Day Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Ernie, your home offered us the perfect Mom's (mom, bonus mom, daughter & bonus daughter) destination get away for mother's day weekend. The executive home offered lots of roaming spaces for the grand kids, the chef kitchen loaded with everything imaginable, was fun for all of us to co-cook together, the dining room was perfect for our family meals and the family room was perfect for board games and cards.

The spacious decks and porches that over looked the yard, were incredible, and the sunsets were phenomenal. We even got great photos of the wild life and the submarine passing by. The trail to the beach was a short easy stroll. Although the weather wasn't warm, we still enjoyed the outdoors, inspite of losing our brand new drone in the neighbors tree. The beautiful landscaped yard provided a perfect back ground for our professional family photos. We had a fantastic family get away and definitely will be back. Thank you Ernie for a wonderful and memorable long weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hosted a company retreat!

  • 5 of 5

One of the best places we have ever stayed as a company! It was a great venue to show all of our guests how beautiful the hood canal can be. Super clean house with wonderful bedrooms and incredible views! We will be check back here every year for company retreats!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for a writing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The home is a beautiful spot for a retreat. It is private, remote, and has large enough spaces for people to gather, and have their own space. We enjoyed sitting by the fire places, cooking together, and working on our writing projects in the lounge over looking the Hood Canal. We found our time there inspirational and walks along the beach were the perfect way to decompress from our otherwise busy lives.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Space for Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family from MT and WI met in WA for a family getaway. We chose the Grand Cottage based on the layout of the house which provided great space to come together and privacy too. The house is beautiful and comfortable. Ernie was amazing helping us with information about the area including restuarants, shopping and fishing. We went crabbing on the canal and caught three big crabs that we took home to eat. The beach is awesome to explore with lots of water critters to see. Views are the best.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
North Seattle, (Edmonds) / Kingston
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
White Horse Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Port Gamble General Store Restaurant & Bar

150' of private, sandy, no bank waterfront & beach. There is clamming, crabbing and fishing at certain times of the year (must have appropriate licenses). There is one of Kitsap county's best boat Launches and deep water docks just minutes away.

You'll have access to Puget Sounds best Waterways, Resorts, and Marinas. Minutes to Historic downtown Poulsbo and the Northwest's Best Casinos and Resorts, including: The Clearwater Casino & Resort, The Point Casino (Hansville), and Seven Cedars Casinos (Sequim).

Shop at The Central Market Grocery store in Poulsbo for the best meats, produce and gourmet foods available. Wal-Mart, Regal movie Cinema is 5 minutes, and Kitsap Mall in Silverdale. is approximately 12 minutes.

Just across the Hood Canal Bridge, 'Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula,' Nationally recognized,Port Ludlow Golf Course & Marina, Historic Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Sequim & Dungeness Spit Recreational areas. Victoria Canada can be easily visited via the Victoria Clipper out of Port Angeles.

Some of the best sport fishing in the country can be done off the Northwest fishing area of Neah Bay, Sekiu, and the Westport fishing areas.


Rates & Availability

Poulsbo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Remaining Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Autumn Season
Sep 21 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2018
Jan 2 2018 - May 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Holiday
May 24 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring 2018
May 29 2018 - Jun 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 28 2018 - Sep 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Carriage Hse.Clean Fee $100
Main House Clean Fee $325
Tax Rate 10.8%





Owner's Cancellation Policy

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