Bainbridge 2-BR Waterfront with Panoramic Views, Hot Tub, & Firepit(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)
This vacation rental is the top two floors of a house perched on a coastal bluff overlooking Puget Sound. Spectacular in any season, its crown jewel is the master suite, with panoramic views of the mountains and Seattle from the queen bed and also from the deep soaking tub in a tiled, slate-floored bathroom.
Night and day, wildlife abounds along our coastal bluff. Many bird species are regularly seen, including bald eagles, osprey, blue herons, loons, swallows and songbirds. We have a year-round population of iridescent-throated hummingbirds that probably will visit you on the deck (you also can see them lying in bed in the master bedroom). We have seen (and heard) Orca whales from the yard, as well as pilot whales, sea lions, seals, and otters.
The master suite on the top floor consists of a large bedroom with a sitting area and loveseat, and a raised bed nook with a queen bed surrounded on the south and east by 7-foot long windows that afford a panoramic view of Puget Sound, the Seattle skyline and Mt. Rainier. A furnished deck off the master bedroom provides the same view, and is a delightful spot for your morning coffee. The second bedroom, also on the top floor with a queen bed, pampers your senses with its designer colors and views of the City, Puget Sound, and Mt. Rainier.
The living room features a gas fireplace, huge bay window, and cushioned window seat looking out to the water and professionally landscaped yard. The living room sofa opens into a premium-quality queen sofa bed. Patio doors lead from the dining area to a large private deck for bar-b-ques. Or if you prefer to be even closer to the water, next to the bluff is a bluestone fire circle where you can build a campfire. Nothing is more relaxing than sitting next to a crackling fire, listening to the rhythm of the waves on the beach--unless it's soaking in the hot tub, which is accessed by a bluestone path around the side of the house, or lying in bed and watching the moon make a silver path across Puget Sound.
The ever-changing view from your windows and yard will include every variety of maritime traffic that plies the Puget Sound shipping lanes, from cargo ships heading into Elliott Bay, to tankers, cruise ships, tug boats, Coast Guard cutters, and even aircraft carriers.
It's an easy walk from the house to the historic Rolling Bay Cafe for your morning coffee, or the Island Music Center for an evening of jazz or bluegrass. Live theatre and musical performances are also offered at Bainbridge Performing Arts in Winslow, a 10-minute drive from the house.
Bainbridge Island has an abundance of excellent restaurants, seven artisan wineries and tasting rooms, two state parks, and the award-winning Bloedel Reserve with 150 acres of spectacular gardens, ponds, and trails. In season, you can bring your fishing gear and waders and try your luck in front of the house (access to the beach is just half a block down the street), or you can rent a kayak in Winslow and explore Bainbridge from the water. Most likely, though, you will want to spend most of your time enjoying the Beach House, where the stresses of the world melt away.
Your hosts live on site and are available if you need directions, suggestions for sightseeing, or any other assistance.
Keywords: waterfront, Mr. Rainier, Puget Sound, hot tub, Bainbridge, kitchen, fireplace, Seattle
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Member since: 2011
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
- Queen size beds (one in each bedroom). Master bedroom also has a twin sleeper sofa, or you can use a twin roll-away in the second bedroom. Gorgeous Puget Sound, Seattle, and Mt. Rainier views while lying in bed! Master bedroom has a comfortable seating area, television/DVD player, private deck with small table and chairs. Living room also has a new queen sofa sleeper with premium mattress. Due to relatively small size of house, however, we recommend groups of no more than four....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Both bathrooms are custom designed with deep soaking bathtubs as well as a shower. Enjoy the Mt. Rainier and Puget Sound views while soaking in the master bathtub! Tiled master bath has slate floors, pedestal sink and frameless shower. Downstairs bathroom features hand-painted Italian tile. ...moreless
- Newly-remodeled house. Master bedroom features raised bednook with panoramic views of Mt. Rainier, Cascade Mountains, Puget Sound and Seattle skyline from the bed, plus bedroom sitting area and private deck. Master bathroom has deep soaking tub with views of Mt. Rainier and Puget Sound and heated slate floor from tub, frameless shower. Large deck off dining room, living room has gas fireplace, huge bay window and window seat. Professionally-landscaped yard with bluestone walkways, private hot tub and waterfront fire pit, Stainless gas range and convection oven, individually-controlled convection heat in rooms. Thirty-five minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, and 3-mile drive from the ferry. Close to theatres, parks, restaurants, coffee shops. Owners on site for information and assistance....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Mountain View
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Entertainment Area
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.7%
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Close to Bloedel Reserve, with 150 acres of spectacular gardens, woodlands, and Japanese tea garden, also close to two waterfront state parks. Walk to the Island Music Guild for evenings of jazz or bluegrass, and to the historic Rolling Bay Coffee Shop. Bainbridge Island has seven artisan wineries with tasting rooms, and numerous fine restaurants, as well as live theatre and music.
About the owner: We purchased this house in 2000 for its extraordinary location and views, and extensively remodeled it from 2009-2011 specifically for an upscale, high-quality vacation rental. Owners, when they are at the property, living in a ground floor apartment with their own entrance. Renters have private entrance and the exclusive use of second and third floor living areas, including both decks and hot tub.
Why the Owner Chose Bainbridge Island, WA, USA:
The rental is on Skiff Point in the Rolling Bay area of Bainbridge, with 200-degree views to the east, north and south from virtually all living areas (one guest wrote in a review about "the most spectacular view on the planet--from the bed!") The house is an easy 3-mile drive from the ferry terminal and from downtown Winslow, and is in one of the most popular walking neighborhoods on Bainbridge. Walk to the Rolling Bay neighborhood center for coffee, an Italian deli, a convenience store, and the incomparable "Bay Hay and Feed" store with plants, gifts, clothing and more.
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'The best view on the planet from the bed!'
Custom railings to 2d floor and two bedrooms
Cooking is a joy in the kitchen! Dual fuel range, top end appliances, cookware!
Soak in the 102-degree crystal clean water overlooking Puget Sound!
Bluestone fire pit (fire wood and starter provided)
Unforgettable baths in deep soaking tub in master bath, plus frameless shower!
Downstairs bathroom with custom Italian tile, deep soaking tub and shower.
Our view of the Seattle skyline with a backdrop of the Cascade Mountains.
This orca whale was photographed from our deck by one of our guests!
The sunrise every morning is different, and glorious!
Although we face east, sunsets reflect rosy hues on Mt. Rainier & the Cascades
Sitting area in sunny master bedroom
Dining table with spectacular views in three directions!
Outdoors deck and seating; table expands for 6 people. New gas barbeque!
Bluestone pathway to back yard and hot tub
Master bedroom deck; watch the eagles while sipping morning coffee!
Views and serene comfort in second bedroom with queen bed.
Mt. Rainer with a ferry to Seattle.
Neverending interest in the boats on Puget Sound with Cascade Mountain backdrop!
Bald eagles sit in our fir tree daily to eat their catches from Puget Sound!
Winter sunrise on Puget Sound from our deck.
Plan to come during a full moon, a sight you will never forget!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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