Beach Cottage on Butler's Cove - Budd Bay(58 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 4)
Perfect location for visitors to The Evergreen State College or to the State Capitol. Great option for a romantic get away or for a family vacation. Cabin is five minutes from west Olympia (where you will find Skep `n Skein Pub, Vic's Pizza, grocery stores, food co-op, shopping, restaurants, plus movie theaters and shopping at Capitol Mall), and ten minutes from downtown Olympia (live theatre, waterfront boardwalk, marinas, Hands On Childrens' museum, restaurants, Fish Brewery/Brew Pub, and the State Capitol campus).
Good base for visits to Washington coast and Olympic Peninsula, as well as Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainier.
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Member since: 2011
- 1052 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Master has Queen bed (new 1/2015) and view of water from all windows. Walk in closet, also with water view. Built in mahogany cabinets in bedroom. Small bedroom has a twin bed. Room for a crib (provided). Queen sized sofa sleeper (new 6/2015) in living room (bedding for sleeper in white bins in small bedroom)....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Nested at the base of a wooded acre lot, adjacent to a forested ravine, across a single lane curvy road from a 8 acre greenbelt hillside, you will feel that you are miles away from society. However, you are really only .5 miles from Cooper Pt. Rd, a major arterial, and only barely 3 miles from Hyw 101 and Interstate 5....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
Loving water and forest views from dining room. Placemats, table clothes provided (also table clothes for outdoor picnic table). Small TV w/built in VCR w/large collection of kid videos, CD player....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street:
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 30 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
1 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 4, 2017
1 night min stay
Sep 5 - Dec 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25 + tax
- Extra guest over 4 $5 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 8.7%
One night only stays incur a $25 cleaning fee.
Two night minimum stay for TESC graduation in June, and major holidays (New Years, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas). Summer season has a MAXIMUM STAY OF TWO WEEKS (to allow for annually returning guests). Legislative discount of $1,700 during leg. session ($200 discount).
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Cottage is located on Butler Cove, a tidal saltwater cove off Budd Bay in south Puget Sound. Nestled in a wooded area, the cottage is less than 5 minutes from The Evergreen State College and only 10 minutes from the State Capitol and downtown Olympia. Butler Cove is a tidal area that empties to a stream at low tide and fills to the bulkhead at high tide.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: My family has owned this waterfront cottage since 1982. We lived there full time for 11 years before building a larger house to accommodate out growing (now grown) children. We continue to vacation at the cottage, hold family gatherings, or just go over for a walk on the beach or for a outing in the boat. We live not far away from the cottage so if you need anything while you are there, have questions, need directions or referrals, etc., we are usually nearby to be of assistance. The cottage is set up like a home and you will be quite comfortable there.
Why the Owner Chose Eld Inlet, Washington, USA:
We fell in love with the property the minute we first saw it in June 1982. The cottage is nestled at the base of a hill on an acre of forested land. The road to the property is a windy country road that hugs a forested hillside. The second you drive onto the road, you feel the cooler temperature, smell the forest and the water. You give a relaxing sigh. Ah, relaxation. From the decks of the cottage, you are only 13 feet from the shore edge and you can watch the tides come in and out, and view the wildlife: deer, seal, blue heron and other sea birds, salmon, river otters and more. A wonderful place to relax.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Close to town but it feels like you are miles away. You can be downtown or at the State Capitol in 10 minutes, to The Evergreen State College in 5 minutes or less, and to Hwy 101 or Interstate 5 within 5 minutes, as well as to major grocery stores, shopping centers, service stations, movie and live theatres, pubs, restaurants, churches, museums, medical offices and the hospitals within minutes. But it feels like you are out in the country, in a quite, private retreat.
- Primary: +1 3609516056
- Secondary: +1 3608668664
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View at high tide from front deck.
Row boat and life jackets available for use.
Master bedroom. Water view from all windows, including closet.
Spacious ottoman in window seat overlooking cove.
Full kitchen with water view. All appliances & cook ware.
Light filled kitchen with water view opening to dining room (background).
Kitchen, opening to laundry room .
Bath with tub/shower, mahogany trim. All bath supplies provided.
View of cottage from the parking area.
Walkway between flights of stairs. 27 stairs total.
Ivy, ferns, drift wood.
Camelias in bloom in spring.
Bring your canoe or kayak. Or use the rowboat provided.
New (6/2015) Queen sofa sleeper w/ lift up head of mattress.
New (6/2015) love seat facing front deck.
China cabinet and serving area in kitchen.
Dining room view of cove and deck.
Laundry room opposite bath. Ironing board, iron, drying rack.
Small bedroom with twin bed. Portable crib also available.
Walk way and stairs to parking from cabin. 27 steps with handrails.
Deck off dining room facing the cove.
Driveway through forest down hill to parking area.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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