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Island Waterfront Home

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Iconic architect-designed Northwest Contemporary house in beautiful island setting amidst the warm colors of native landscaping. Very private and quiet. 450 ft. of waterfront. 7 acres in meadow, orchard and timber. Fully and tastefully furnished with all the amenities, including WIFi (but no television). View from every room. Kitchen completely equipped. New bathrooms. New queen and full beds. Expansive west-facing deck, morning terrace, firepit.

Watch eagles soar over the historic boathouse that houses a classic Eddon rowing boat. See the sea otter and harbor seals play off shore. Swim, dig clams, pick oysters, crab, beach walk, canoe, bicycle. Get acquainted with the abundant marine life. Visit the deer in the meadow.

In summer eat dinner on the deck in the glow of the sunset. Roast s'mores over an open fire. In other seasons stay warm by the fireplace, curled up with a good book . Watch the weather move across the water in ever changing patterns and colors. Watch the sun rise over the dew studded meadow, Bask in the light of the moon reflected in the bay before it sets behind Indian Island.

Enjoy a morning latte at the Nordland Store, where islanders gather to get the news. There you can provision with local produce and eggs, island-made cheese, speciality smoked salmon, plus select a premium bottle of wine or artisan beer and choose from an interesting selection of movies for the DVD.

Premier destination Ft. Flagler State Park ,an historic and natural resource treasure at the north end of island, invites your exploration . So do the two county parks on the island. All have wonderful, distinct Puget Sound beaches, splendid views of mountains to east and west, and hiking trails. Easily accessible by bicycle.

This island living is only 20 minutes away from the delights of historic Pt. Townsend: restaurants, breweries, shops, museums, concerts, Ft. Warden State Park, the Wooden Boat Festival, the Jazz Festival and other seasonal events. Chimacum is close by, the center of a growing sustainable agriculture movement. Visit the many farms to buy what is in season. Weekend farmer's market.

Keywords: northwest contemporary waterfront home, western exposure, lowbank, saltwater, protected bay, island, acreage

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About The Owner

Our home on Kilisut Harbor was built by our parents in 1969, in fulfillment of their retirement dream.. Now the extended family...children, grandchildren and great grandchild... are fortunate to be able to continue to enjoy this very special place in all seasons.

A small scale house by design, it incorporates the beauty of the site at every angle and promotes indoor/outdoor living. It is quintessential Pacific Northwest. No wonder we love it so. We are 6 generations of Washingtonians.

Its a getaway place in winter and a festival of activities in the summer: baseball in the meadow, an impromptu golf course, good moorage for a boat, fun on the beach, crab boils, songs round the campfire. In any season a beachwalk on driftwood-strewn Marrowstone Point is a must where we search for the latest treasures high tide has brought. You will find us outdoors, year 'round, and always outfitted in the uniform of Puget Sound country: fleece, goretex and and waterproof boots.

We know this place to be rare and priceless, we are pleased to share it with others who will treasure it as we do.

We know this place to be rare and priceless; we are pleased to share it with others who will treasure it as we do.

Why The Owner chose Washington State

Island ambiance, Ft. Flagler, protected water, access to cruising waters north and south, gateway to the Olympic Peninsula, Olympic National Park and the ferry to Victoria. Lively cultural scene in Pt. Townsend. Sense of history. Seattle within reasonable distance by ferry.

What makes this house unique

Read the reviews and learn what our guests have said about the unique attributes of this very special place.


Nordland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) New mattress set, Double Beds (1) new mattress set, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New sofa bed
  • DVD Player
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Firepit overlooking water, anchorage available with permission, canoe, two adult life jackets, two functional but not fancy bicycles, Bicycling opportunities abound, worth bringing your own.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews

Beautiful setting, lovely home with everything you could possibly need to make your stay effortless.

  • 5 of 5

2nd time staying at this home, we will be back and add on a few days of quiet time to enjoy the tranquil setting and just chill.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property for a relaxing, but adventurous vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The property (house, grounds, etc) were amazing. Our family of four loved exploring the boathouse, the beach at low tide, the water via the kayaks/canoe, and the large yard area in front of the house. On top of that it proved to be an excellent location to venture out to the Olympic National Park, Port Townsend, and the Hood Canal area. If you like quiet, tranquil mornings and peaceful sunsets, this is the place.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington PA

Magical island life...

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect. The setting is so calm and relaxing. There are many activities close by and free room on the grounds for children to run and play. The views are amazing. Nearby grocery store and pizza place came in handy, if you stay I recommend visiting Port Townsend. It's the sweetest small town that is so perfect it seems like it's a movie set.

We came to visit friends at a nearby winery and I hope to be able to rent this property again in the future. I can't thank the owners enough for sharing this treasure with me and my family.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boca Raton florida

Picturesque, wonderful mix of tranquility and comfort

  • 5 of 5

Feels like an oasis of a quaint spacious setting for a relaxing few days in nature with clams, calm bay, flowers, hummingbirds and horses nearby, fruit trees all on an island away from everything else. An old country store with delicious organic espresso. Can't say enough about the cared for home we enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend at Pat & John's island waterfront home! Words cannot describe what a great place this is! The house is set up perfectly for two couples with a bedroom on each end of the house. It is a very quiet spot way off the main road so you hear no road noise at all. The outdoor patio space is just as wonderful as the inside space. We saw all kinds of wildlife: bald eagles, otters, seals and we enjoyed watching all the beautiful hummingbirds visit the feeder next to the patio! The kitchen and pantry are stocked better than any rental I have ever seen. We also took advantage of the two kayaks and had a couple of beautiful mornings out on the water. The house is located fairly close to Port Townsend so it is an easy drive to go in to town. We went to the farmer's market on Saturday. The weather couldn't have been better so we really did have the perfect weekend. Thank you so much Pat and John! We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A little piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing place for us to relax and enjoy time with our family. It is incredibly quiet and peaceful as well as beautiful. The house is so well furnished, I can't think of anything one might need or want that isn't there. The deck overlooking the water extends the entire length of the house and had gorgeous pots of flowers when we were there. Slightly uphill from the house is a meadow with an old orchard (we had ripe

plums and blackberries, and the pears and apples were nearly ready) We watched the deer grazing there nearly every morning and evening.

Giant blue heron and otters could be seen from the front deck. The old boat house is a treasure of things collected over the years. Our grown children enjoyed using the kayaks, and there are bicycles in the garage. With a bedroom suite at each end of the house it can be private as well. The kitchen is extremely well equipped for those who like to cook and bake.

Kilisut Harbor will always remain a very special place for us to remember !

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nordland Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Fort Flager State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Mystery Bay State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Jefferson County Parks

In season pick berries and apples, two public boat launches on the island, birdwatching (Audubon schedules seasonal birding tours to island,) amazing stargazing in night sky unmarred by artificial lights


Rates & Availability

Nordland House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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