The Acclaimed Parsonage Bed & Breakfast!(44 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
One KING bedroom and one QUEEN bedroom
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Member since: 2010
- 2350 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Bed & Breakfast
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- King size beds (1), Queen size beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Computer Available:
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Ski & Snowboard:
It is easiest to rent your gear at the slopes. Snoqualmie Summit is about 1.5 hours away. It offers many wonderful runs from chairlifts that seat 2-4 people. There are restaurants at the summit....moreless
- Water Sports Gear:
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Apr 1 - Oct 1, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 12.5%
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BOOK BOTH ROOMS FOR $165.00 PER NIGHT PLUS TAX-WINTER RATE NOW THRU 3/31/2015
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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We are very centrally located for visits to Seattle, Wild Waves Amusement Park and Water Slides in Federal Way, The Lemay American Car Museum in Tacoma, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park in Eatonville, The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge just south of Dupont, and Pt. Defiance Park and Zoo in Tacoma, just to name a few. We've had guests arrive and remove their bicycles from their cars and off they go. There are both paved and dirt paths through the woods. Some guests like to rent a car at the Airport. Others prefer to take a shuttle bus from the airport to Gig Harbor, where we pick them up. Cars can be rented in Gig Harbor, too. You may not want a rental car during your entire stay, if you enjoy walking. Buses go into Tacoma and we are close to a bus center. Golfers always have a terrific time here. Besides the two Gig Harbor courses, there is Gold Mountain Golf Course 18.5 miles away, McCormick Woods 16 miles, Kitsap Golf and Country Club 24 miles, Horseshoe Lake Golf Course 7.5 miles, and Village Greens Golf Course 16 miles. We haven't even started to name those in Tacoma, which may be even closer. The U.S. Golf Open will be held at Chambers Creek Golf Club in June, 2015! That course is only 12 miles from here. We are 12 minutes to the shuttle site, where attendees will park. The shuttle ride is only another ten minutes to the course. Boat rentals, paddle boards, stand up boards, and kayak rentals, fly fishing lessons and harbor tours can all be enjoyed within 10-15 minutes walk from The Parsonage. Relax at downtown parks or Gig Harbor Bay viewing tables to catch herons and harbor seals at play. A gentle walk takes you to local stage productions. Not to be forgotten are the free Tuesday evening open air concerts within walking distance during the summer. We will supply your blanket or portable chair. Another laid back community event are the free 'walk in' outdoor movies on Friday evenings during the summer. Enjoy Washington's forests on miles of paved and unpaved walking trails through the woods. Gig Harbor also offers quaint downtown shops within walking distance and full sized department and grocery stores within a couple miles. Come and visit us! You will love the spectacular beauty of our mountains, trees, Puget Sound water ways and lakes.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: Mary is a Tacoma native, where she grew up until meeting John at Western WA State College. They married after college and lived in several WA locations. The Souza's moved to Gig Harbor in 1992 and found a successful real estate sales career there. John passed away in July, 2016. Mary is running the bed and breakfast, but she has had to make a few changes. Mary's first passion is competitive tennis. Without John's assistance, she can no longer provide or guarantee a gourmet breakfast to guests each day, as tennis meets have to come first. However, be assured you will have a wonderful stay at The Parsonage!
Why the Owner Chose Gig Harbor, WA, USA:
We are right downtown and only 1.5 blocks to Gig Harbor Bay, restaurants, shops and more! Our house was the first minister's residence in Gig Harbor. The home had been built by volunteers over a 4 year period, and was finally finished by Brother Andrew Jackson McNemee at his own expense, becoming its first occupant. Being only the fourth owners, John was able to gather significant historical data about the home, the first church of Gig Harbor that set next to it, and the growth of the community. Several binders of historical information, photos, reconstruction, original house materials, and previous owner interviews are available to visitors.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
There is no place on earth as gorgeous as Gig Harbor on a sunny day! To the east stands Mt. Rainier tall and majestic with the Cascade Mountains at its feet. To the west are the Olympic Mountains as a gorgeous backdrop to the villages a short drive from here. Eagles soar in our skies, deer may wander into the yard to hopefully eat only the plants John planted as a sacrifice for them, and an array of bird varieties are attracted to the yard and hummingbird feeder. We love serving guests healthy meals and incorporate our garden produce as much as possible. Having designed the home to meet all their needs and giving Mary her kitchen 'to die for' and with all the nooks and angles of a traditional Victorian home, Mary doesn't plan to sell any time soon. The totally rebuilt Parsonage now at 2350 square feet is a home she wants to share and enjoy with others.
- Primary: +1 253-224-9655 Mary's number. Pacific Time.
- Secondary: + John's number. Pacific time.
Links to more information:
Gig Harbor's walkable bay is only 1 block away. The moon sets over Mt. Rainier.
Take a walk to this picnic point at the mouth of Gig Harbor Bay.
Breakfast in style!
Early 2014-just starting to bloom.
Lovely living room
Big screen TV and gas log fireplace lead from living room to dining room
California king offers the most elbow room! Flatscreen, chair, and small fridge
Guest room bath
Victorian room has a new queen bed, 1850 headboard, two dressers, desk & fridg
Winter guests in new 6 person hottub
Join the fun...stand up paddle boats are available, too.
Walk around the harbor, visit the public dock.
2014 Early Spring
Spring has arrived at The Parsonage!
Beautiful shade pavilion, backyard, and hot tub offer nice relaxation.
Front garden in early 2014
Kitchen and dining peninsula
Kitchen and stairs to guest rooms.
We feature a variety of table settings in the dining room.
Harbor activities only 2 blocks away
One of the areas just to sit, boat watch and people watch.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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