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Charming 1920's English Cottage w/Water Views •A Del Mar Vacation Property

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom with queen bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-7)

Not available for weddings, large events or one-night bookings.

This house does have air conditioning to cool off on those hot days.

Because of the tight knit neighborhood, a maximum of six (6) people are allowed at this property at any given time, this includes overnight and daytime guests/visitors.

The Cottage:

Del Mar Cottage is the charming 1920's Air Conditioned cottage by the sea you've been dreaming about. The character of this cottage, from traditional architectural details like crystal door knobs and elegant crown molding with beautiful easy open windows to let the cool sea breeze in, make this get a way a 'must stay'.

The Garden:

Relax on the garden's porch swing while reading and sipping your favorite lemonaid. Later enjoy some stargazing from your luxurious outdoor spa while planning the next day's ferry ride, antiquing or golf game.

The Neighborhood:

Just 15 minutes north of Gig harbor is Del Mar Cottage's tiny neighborhood of South Colby, nestled between Port Orchard, just 5 minutes to the West, or the Southworth ferry dock to Seattle, just 4 minutes the East. This charming cottage seems to have guarded the bay for many, many decades. Make Del Mar Cottage part of your next get away. You'll want to come back every year!

Walks & Dog Lovers: There are several wonderful walks to take your dog on for an adventure. Del Mar Cottage is one house back from the beach, but there is a quiet, single lane frontage road that is directly on the beach, great for walks and viewing all that the beach has to offer. The frontage road (SE Cornell) is just west of the Del Mar Cottage gate.

Then, just 1/8 of a mile east from the cottage is Harper Pier, overlooking Puget Sound. Continue your walk another 1/8 of a mile to the park just past SE Scatterwood Lane; great for letting the dog run in the fenced little league base ball area.

Across from the park is a natural boat and kayak launch, great for letting the dog play in the water!

Keywords: Cottage, Bungalow, Cozy, Charming

More Details

Owner
Warren Knapp (Del Mar Cottage)
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Warren Knapp (Del Mar Cottage)

We were lucky enough to find Del Mar Cottage years ago. The home has been beautifully maintained since the 1920’s and we thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to share its beauty with travelers worldwide.

Warren Knapp (Del Mar Cottage) purchased this house in 2007

Why Warren Knapp (Del Mar Cottage) chose Port Orchard

We have enjoyed this location because of the water views and the short 40-minute trip into Seattle via the nearby Southworth Ferry.

What makes this house unique

Listening to the waves against the shore in the evening, and waking up to the sounds of the morning brings a peaceful start to your day at Del Mar Cottage. Save some time for beach combing or strolling to nearby Harper’s Pier.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I can not say enough how wonderful Del Mar Cottage was. It was so perfect for our graduation celebration and then just to relax for some vacation time. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen and out on the BBQ grill. I want your cookbooks! We so enjoyed having the hot tub! My dogs thought the yard was fantastic. We had almost made friends with Coco by the time we left. My little old dog was our vacation diva! She had a blast and surprised us all at how fiesty vacation made her :) Your art work was beautiful! We love Port Orchard and the surrounding area and hope we can come back soon! Thank you again for sharing your wonderful vacation home.
Jun 2011
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Amenities

Port Orchard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Tempurpedic, Queen size Beds (2) 1 is Tempurpedic, 1 is Sealy Posturpedic pillowtop mattress, Baby Cribs (1) JPMA Certified. Please request crib when booking.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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Charming 1920's English Cottage w/Water Views •A Del Mar Vacation Property
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Charming little cottage with every amenity you could ask for. Quiet and peaceful. The hot tub and the deer in the backyard were an added bonus.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!!!

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our time in Port Orchard and Seattle!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and quiet

  • 5 of 5

This is a well maintained and loved property. Owner had it all ready for us including a bottle of wine! Would not hesitate to stay here again. Thanks Warren.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, spacious, well maintained home with view of water and nice deck and yard.

  • 5 of 5

We came in late from a long trip and woke up to 2 fawn right off the deck. The house was clean and decorated nicely. It felt like home for our stay. The home has a nice yard and deck with a nice wide view of the water. When we have family come in from out of state we will recommend they stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beauty in every direction inside & out

  • 5 of 5

This was a very comfortable stay, for my husband & myself! We extend our stay longer & Warren & Eric work with us in time frame & in all our needs ! Would recommend this cottage to anyone

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

This cottage has a lot of character. It is well kept, nicely furnished, private location, beautiful gardens. The back porch is shaded and comfortable. Really enjoyed the property.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $158
Pet Fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%

Holiday Bookings require a three night minimum stay.
Rates listed are for four (4) people, see above for extra costs.
No tax on monthly rentals, No smoking, Pets OK
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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