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Perfect for Groups, Kid Friendly, Hot Tub, Suana, Grand Piano and So Much MORE

Port Angeles, WA, USA
  • House3137 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps16
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights

4 bedrooms & Loft. Sleeps up to 16.

The Olympic Foothills Lodge is located on the Olympic Peninsula close to Port Angeles in Washington State and is the perfect setting for multi-family vacation, family reunions, hiking groups and special occasion gatherings of all kinds.

The Lodge sleeps up to 16 people in 4 bedrooms plus a loft. The master suite is on the main floor. There are 5 bathrooms, one with a hot rock sauna. The property features a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with a dining table for ten, a cozy living room with fireplace, and a library with a game table. The parlor has a baby grand piano for your musical retreats.

The bungalow-inspired 2-story lodge has a large wrap-around porch with a gas BBQ and a covered seating area. Free Wifi

Come and enjoy great hiking in the Olympic Mountains or a stroll through nearby historic Port Angeles, walk on the ferry to Victoria, British Columbia, or just curl up with a good book in front of the fireplace.

Slow Down and Rejuvenate!

Property Manager

Steve Kunkel

Member Since 2008
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within a few hours
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 11, 2018
About Steve Kunkel

I've been building and remodeling houses since 1975. I've lived in Washington since I was born and really like Northwest Forests. As a youth I played Cello in the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra so I've always loved classical music. I have been married to Alice since 1979. We have two daughters and 4 grandchildren. I come up to the Lodge once a month to both relax and also to keep everything in good working order.

Steve Kunkel purchased this House in 2006

Why Steve Kunkel chose Port Angeles

I've always wanted to build a cabin in the woods, so we chose a large lot with a lush green forest here in the Northwest. We also wanted a property with a stream running through it located where no highway noise can be heard. It's like having our own little National Park. Property near the ocean would have been nice but I preferred the forest because the forest is rejuvenating for me. From the reviews we have received, I think it is for others as well.

What makes this House unique

After much consideration it was decided that our Lodge would NOT have a TV. We have cell phone service and a wireless internet for people to stay connected with the world beyond the Lodge. The TV seemed to be the biggest interference for people to connect with each other when at the Lodge so we decided to go without. I think this one feature has contributed the most to the positive and rejuvenating atmosphere at the Lodge. We have games, puzzles, a piano, an outdoor fire pit, badmitten net and a trail through the woods..all activities that people enjoy doing with each other.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
      • Loft
        1 sleep sofa /futon, We have a queen size latex foam mattress on the floor.
      • Dungeness Room, second floor
        1 queen, Memory foam mattress.
      • Crescent Room, second floor
        4 twin/ single, This room has a bunk bed. Perfect room for the kids.
      • Sol Duc Room, second floor
        2 twin/ single, Memory foam mattresses
      • Library, second floor
        1 sleep sofa /futon, Library: queen size sofa bed
      • Olympus Room, main floor
        1 king, Equipped w/portable crib, a great hide-away for families
      • Living room
        1 queen, Queen size sofa bed

        Bathrooms

        • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Family Bath, main floor
          toilet, tub, shower, This room has a CD player and a selection of soft music
        • Powder Bathroom
          toilet, Main floor
        • The Broadleaf Bath
          toilet, combination tub/shower, Upstairs
        • The Conifer Bath
          toilet, combination tub/shower, Upstairs
        • Master Bath
          toilet, shower, Private bath for the Olympus Room
        • The family bath is available to all guests.

        Location Type

          • Beach
            Two beaches nearby: Crescent and Dungeness
          • Downtown
            Shop the Antique stores in Port Angeles
          • Lake
            Lake Crescent: Rent a kayak or a canoe
          • Mountain
            In the Summer Deer Park road continues up into the boundaries into the national Park and takes you above tree line to a similar elevation as Hurricane Ridge. Hurricane Ridge is just a 45 minuted drive
          • Near The Ocean
            The Pacific Ocean is about 3 hours west. Various coastal access points to the Straight of Juan De Fuca are as close as 15 miles.
          • River
            Salmon fishing in several local rivers
          • Rural
            The Lodge is located on a 5 acre forest property, surrounded by trees.

            Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

                Meals

                  • Guests provide their own meals

                    General

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning
                        Heat Pump
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                        Electric
                      • Fireplace
                        Electric
                      • Firewood
                      • Garage
                        Garage is not available for guests
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                        Heat Pump
                      • Internet
                        Direct wire or wireless.
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                        Bed linens, blankets, pillows
                      • Living Room
                        Seats 11
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                        Plenty of parking for extra vehicles
                      • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                        Nice level parking lot for RV's
                      • Shampoo
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                        Local calls only. Cell phones work OK
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                        Bath and hand towels. Washclothes.
                      • Washing Machine
                        Front loader and all detergents supplied
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet
                        Streams Netflix OK
                      • Wood Stove
                        Air tight stove will heat the whole house
                      • Free Wifi

                        Kitchen

                          • Microwave
                            Full size
                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Maker
                            Be sure to bring your favorite coffee beans
                          • Cooking Utensils
                            We have about 50 drawers and doors full of just about everything the kitchen store has to sell!
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                            Fully equipped with every detail considered. Everything you need for preparing any type of meal
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                            Large, fully equipped, gourmet kitchen with large island that can seat up to four. Large solid wood dining table seats 10
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Oven
                            Electric, convection type oven
                          • Pantry Items
                            Many dry good items for baking
                          • Refrigerator
                            We have a second refrigerator for overflow
                          • Stove
                            Glass cooktop
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster
                            4 slice toaster

                            Dining

                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Dining room table will seat 10 people. Outdoor dining table will seat 6 people.
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 14 people

                                Entertainment

                                  • Games for Kids
                                  • Books
                                    History and non-fiction mostly
                                  • CD Player
                                  • Game Room
                                    table for games or puzzles
                                  • Games
                                    Lots of board and card games
                                  • Books for Kids
                                  • Music Library
                                    Piano, CD player and CD collection
                                  • Piano
                                  • Radio
                                  • Stereo
                                    XM-Sirius radio, CD player, i-pod player
                                  • Toys
                                    Children's books and a few games

                                    Outside

                                      • Deck / Patio
                                        Sun deck
                                      • Kayak / Canoe
                                        Rent them at Lake Crescent
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Large yard for kids. Batmitten net and rackets and fire pit
                                      • Outdoor Grill
                                        Weber BBQ, hooked up to main house propane tank, so no risk of running out of gas in the middle of grilling
                                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                      • Porch / Veranda
                                        Outdoor dining table for 6
                                      • Wood Deck

                                        Suitability

                                          • Low Allergen Environment
                                          • suitable for elderly or infirm
                                          • wheelchair accessible
                                            A ramp from the parking area provides access to main floor. Appropriately accessible bathroom facilities and showers on the main floor.

                                            Pool / Spa

                                              • Hot Tub
                                                Private 7-person hot tub located under covered structure in the woods adjacent to house
                                              • Sauna
                                                Custom built, hot rock, cedar sauna that seats 4

                                                Attractions

                                                  • marina
                                                  • autumn foliage
                                                  • churches
                                                  • cinemas
                                                  • coin laundry
                                                  • festivals
                                                  • forests
                                                  • library
                                                  • bay/sound
                                                  • museums
                                                  • playground
                                                  • rain forests
                                                  • recreation center
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • waterfalls
                                                  • winery tours
                                                  • zoo

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • paddle boating
                                                      • antiquing
                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • gambling casinos
                                                      • horseback riding
                                                      • beachcombing
                                                      • photography
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • sight seeing
                                                      • sledding
                                                      • walking
                                                      • whale watching

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • fitness center
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • mountain climbing
                                                              • cross country skiing
                                                              • deepsea fishing
                                                              • fishing
                                                              • fly fishing
                                                              • freshwater fishing
                                                              • golf
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • hunting
                                                              • hunting big game
                                                              • hunting small game
                                                              • mountain biking
                                                              • cycling
                                                              • mountaineering
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • rafting
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • skiing
                                                              • sound/bay fishing
                                                              • surfing
                                                              • swimming
                                                              • water tubing
                                                              • whitewater rafting

                                                                Notes

                                                                  • A ramp from the parking area to main floor make the master bedroom accessible for wheelchairs and for those individuals that can't manage stairs. We have a table that sits 10 with seating for 4 at the breakfast bar. Also have (2) booster chairs for toddlers. Kitchen has XM radio with an i-pod doc.

                                                                    House Rules

                                                                    Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                    Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                    Cancellation Policy

                                                                    100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                    41 Reviews

                                                                    Exceptional5/5

                                                                    Latest reviews

                                                                    FANTASTIC! I would highly recommend to anyone!

                                                                    Melanie F.

                                                                    Everything about this property was amazing and far above my expectations. From the moment you book, they will send you ALL the information you need, check in, check out, rules, what’s expected, a packing list (who does that?! THEY DO!), activities, restaurants... literally EVERYTHING. We traveled with a group of 10 adults, and we needed a place to accommodate and sleep all of us comfortably. We were in Port Angeles for a local CrossFit Competition, so I will say, having the hot tub and sauna to help our muscles after a long day of competing was well worth it.

                                                                    Everything throughout the house is clearly labeled, and we didn’t need to bring much along with us (other than food, of course) because the house had everything we could need and more.

                                                                    There is one bedroom downstairs right off the kitchen, a couch hide-abed in the living room, along with three total bathrooms (including the master). Upstairs was the 3 bedrooms, the loft/attick space, another couch hide-abed, and two more full bathrooms.

                                                                    Truly the house is amazing, and immaculate, and well kept. If you have a large group and are going to be in the Port Angeles area, this is the place to stay! Trust me.

                                                                    Beautiful home!!

                                                                    Kastin E.Sequim, wa

                                                                    Beautiful home in a great location. Exceeded my expectations.

                                                                    Great getaway, perfect for big groups

                                                                    david G.

                                                                    Our group was looking for a place to stay near the Olympic peninsula, we were happy to book this beautiful lodge. Our stay was very nice, this place had everything you would need to have a relaxing time, nice hot tub, nice sauna, nice comfy beds enough to sleep 10 easily, beautiful views, comfortable kitchen, would definitely recommend to book this place and would love to come back!

                                                                    Beautiful, well maintained and clean!

                                                                    Connie E.

                                                                    The home is absolutely beautiful! From my many years of extensive travel, I can honestly say this is one of the cleanest, well maintained homes I have ever stayed. The organization of everything in the home and attention to detail far surpasses the normal rental home. Our group of 7 thoroughly enjoyed the comfort and gorgeous views of this home. I highly recommend this home to anyone traveling in the area!

                                                                    Excellent home & hospitality

                                                                    margaret J.Seattle

                                                                    Steve was so helpful both before and during our stay. The house had everything you could possibly want and exceeded our expectations. I would highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway weekend with friends or family!

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    HI Margaret, Thanks for taking the time to give us your impressions of our Lodge during your PEACEFUL family getaway. This will be our 10th year of sharing our Lodge/Home with other families and guests and are always looking for new ways to improve the Lodge. But one thing that has stayed the same since we began this adventure of sharing our "other" home is the calming influence of the forest around the Lodge. Glad you could experience this. Steve

                                                                    Amazing Gem in Port Angeles, Sequim Area.

                                                                    Forest B.

                                                                    This lovely property nestled in a wooded area is impeccable and the perfect vacation retreat. We had a family reunion there and could not be more pleased. Beginning with the outstanding communication and well thought out and organized property with nothing left to chance. Everything is organized, with full instructions to enjoy all aspects of the wood stove, hot tub, grill, fire pit, all we need was our family and some food from Costco. Everything we needed was there and organized with a chart and diagram making it amazingly easy to find.

                                                                    The setting is spectacular and wheelchair accessible. We simply could not have asked for a better venue. Many family members mentioned they plan to use in the future as a vacation rental. We were extremely pleased. If there were six stars, I would have rated it as such! Outstanding!

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Hi Forest, Thanks for your review. It's always good to hear that our guests appreciate our efforts to build, furnish and maintain this special place "in the woods" that can accommodate large family get-togethers. I enjoy going there once a month to make improvements and keep the place looking new. But I can't do it all myself. We get a lot of help from Lani, our booking manager, and many other local service providers to keep the Lodge clean, functional and beautiful both inside and out. We recently created an LLC with members from the Port Angeles area to help us keep this place going for many years to come. Thanks for being our guest. Steve Kunkel

                                                                    Location

                                                                    Port Angeles, WA, USA

                                                                    The Lodge is located in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains where there are many activities to explore. In the summer time you can go hiking, fishing, biking, beachcombing, river rafting, and swimming and also enjoy shopping, art galleries, music festivals and wine tastings. The winter season offers skiing, snow shoeing, sledding and there are many coffee houses to warm up at with a hot chocolate or latte. Other activity’s such as antique shops, theaters and museums are also available in the area. Other Activities: wine tasting

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    Cleaning Fee
                                                                    $250
                                                                    Additional Guest Fee
                                                                    $8 - $25
                                                                    Damage Deposit
                                                                    $250
                                                                    Tax Rate
                                                                    10.4%

                                                                    All linens appropriate for group size including couch beds as well as fire wood are included in the price of the rent.

                                                                    $395avg/night
                                                                    41 Reviews
                                                                    Exceptional 5/5
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