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Waterfront near Alderbrook. Sensational VIEWS & Private! Union City Beach House

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,143 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Still available over New Years! Reserve now while you still can!

Welcome to the most private beachfront vacation rental in the heart of Union at Hood Canal! Located on the coveted South Shore, guests are greeted with SPECTACULAR, UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS of the Olympic Mountains and the famous "Great Bend" that are sensational from the large deck and nearly every room in the home.

Our comfortable waterfront home is 1144 square feet, has a newly renovated kitchen, two queen bedrooms, and an updated bathroom. The home accommodates a maximum of 4 guests (5 with owner approval only). To keep you connected, the home has high speed wireless internet and flat screen HDTV's.

Just 2 hours from Seattle and 2.5 hours from Portland, the beach cabin is at water's edge and has just the right touches to make guests feel cozy and at home. A large private deck overlooks awesome views of the mountains, water and wildlife. Guests can easily and safely step down from the deck to the beach and water using the heavy duty, aluminum, marine grade ladder. In the summer, guests are provided a propane grill and plenty of seating for outdoor dining, basking and relaxing.

Resting on the shores of Hood Canal and surrounded by the Olympic Mountains, the home is at a CONVENIENT CENTRAL LOCATION. In the city of Union, you are just 2 miles from Alderbrook Resort and Spa (Guests have access to resort amenities; bar, restaurant, spa, golf, kayak, SUP rentals). The beach home is a great spot for a bride and groom, their guests, or members of a wedding party to stay at leading up to the big day. The Union City Beach House is just a 4 minute walk away from groceries, the Hood Canal Marina, the Public Boat Launch, and the 2 Margaritas Family Mexican Restaurant.

The tidelands and PRIVATE BEACH are fun for the kids to explore and for adults, sweet and succulent Pacific Oysters and delectable Manila Clams are easy to collect and do not get any fresher and tastier than this!

A unique advantage to this vacation home is that there is a surprising amount of PRIVACY as compared with other vacation rentals and lodging in the area. This peaceful location is the ideal setting for a romantic retreat or to just rest, relax and rejuvenate!

The water is warm and great for kayaking, boating and numerous other water activities. The scenery is awe-inspiring and ever changing. Our guests delight in nature as seals, bald eagles, great blue heron, belted kingfisher and many other migratory birds and ducks abound. The abundant wildlife and phenomenal sunsets provide ample opportunity for captivating photography.

Besides the numerous water related activities, there are many things to do at Hood Canal, especially for the adventurous! Head to the Olympics and hike Mount Ellinor, Staircase or other more or less challenging trails nearby. Several highly ranked golf courses are close by including, Alderbrook, Salish Cliffs at Little Creek, Gold Mountain and others. Nearby casinos include Little Creek and the Lucky Dog. Gourmet dining is available nearby at The Alderbrook Resort and Spa and The Robinhood Restaurant and Pub. Other activities include wine tasting, antiquing, spa treatments, excursions and listening to live music at local venues.

There is really no place like our Union City Beach House at Hood Canal. This is a place where memories are made. Whether you are looking for a home base for recreation and adventure, a private location for a romantic getaway or just want to enjoy nature and the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula without being deep in the woods, we invite you to be our guests, enjoy the comfortable accommodations and discover all that Hood Canal has to offer.

More Details

Owner
Kevin, Owner
Member since: 2012
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2017

About Kevin, Owner

To keep costs lower, I accept direct credit card payment. Guests can avoid the payment service fee and save $50+-

Contact owner directly for additional property and payment information. 206-949-9090.

Kevin, Owner purchased this house in 2003

Why Kevin, Owner chose Union

The home is built right on the beach and at high tide with the waves lapping against the bulkhead, you might think you are on a boat! Low tide brings many, MANY eagles, herons and.salmon.

Unlike most waterfront vacation rentals, this home has surprising privacy. No neighbors watching you, no resident homeowner cramping your style.

The house is on the water side of the street - no crossing the road to get to the beach!

The property is fenced for the safety of pets and children.

What makes this house unique

The Union City Beach house is the perfect vacation spot! This peaceful location is just a four minute walk to picturesque downtown Union, the Marina and boat launch, the Country Store, the Union Market and the 2 Margaritas Mexican Restaurant.

The Alderbrook Resort is just a 3 minute drive and guests can rent kayaks, SUP's and other watercraft. Spa services and restaurants are also available to the general public.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Copy of review from guest on the vacation rental site airbnb 3/8/14.

The owner was very communicative before my stay, promptly and thoroughly answering my questions. The beach house itself was far better than I had even imagined it, and the photos do not do it justice! The views from all three water-facing sides of the house were absolutely stunning, and during high tide I felt as if I were on my own private island. The views of the mountains were also tremendous, and I even though I visited during late-winter, when the sun was out, the water was deep and blue and mesmerizing. The house itself is tastefully decorated and fully equipped with everything you need for any kind of vacation, from relaxing to active, and the views from the master bedroom are like the cherry on the top of the cake. The location is also perfect: it feels very secluded, but you're a short drive from restaurants, supermarkets, etc. In short: The Union City Beach House at Hood Canal is a real gem, and I can't wait to go back!
Feb 2014
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Amenities

Union House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1143 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Only the disclosed number of registered guests are allowed to stay overnight in the property. Additional non disclosed guests will result in extra fee
  • At check-out Guests shall comply with the Check-Out Instructions found in the home information binder.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom was renovated in January 2014
  • Tile shower surround and tiled floor with floor warming. 48" granite top vanity and undermount sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 twin/ single , 18' high Therapedic air bed ideal for children or teenagers
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Water and Mountain views. 39 "HD flat screen TV
  • Queen size Beds (1 in each bedroom) (1) 18' high twin sized AirBed, ideal for children or teenagers. Set up in room off entry.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Complementary soaps, shampoo, conditioner. Starter Starbucks coffee packets and tea. One complementary Duraflame fire log, Deck towels provided in summer. Limited video library and games.

Reviews

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Waterfront near Alderbrook. Sensational VIEWS & Private! Union City Beach House
average rating of 4.8474574 based on 62 reviews
5

Great location and accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. It was cozy, comfortable and clean!! Kitchen was amazing and well equipped with everything we needed and then some. View was dazzling. We will come back in the summer to enjoy the beaches!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Canada, CA USA
5

Fabulous views!

  • 5 of 5

This home hovers over the Hood Canal and the huge expanse of windows let in the fabulous views of the water, it's wildlife and the snow-capped mountains beyond. There's nothing like watching a deer swim across the inlet while having breakfast! The house was immaculate, very comfortable and the kitchen is well-provisioned. We enjoyed a quick walk into the charming little town of Union and then had a beautiful hike to Lena Lake in the National Forest near Hoodsport. We highly recommend this home and will stay here again if we get this way!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love this home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was warm and beautiful with a view that can’t be beat! We enjoyed watching the seals and birds out the large windows. The porch on those the warm days was great as well as the beautiful little garden. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom was nice with a heated floor. The kitchen was stocked well with items we needed to cook our meals. We'd definitely do this again!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

I rent at least four times yearly, and this was the best ever!!

  • 5 of 5

House has a beautiful location with a stunning waterfront access and views. We were able to launch kayaks and paddle boards from the deck. Beautiful cottage garden. Kitchen was well stocked, great cookware, coffee filters, spices, plastic wrap,etc. Homeowners even had fresh flowers in the living and dining rooms and the kitchen. Bathroom also stocked with shampoo and conditioner. You couldn't ask for a better property to enjoy the Hood Canal!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Portland, OR
5

Waterfront magic

  • 5 of 5

Another great visit to Union, WA. Beautiful home with spectacular views in convenient location walking distance to shops and dining options. Already looking forward to my next trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Wonderful. The view was incredible, the property was nicely decorated and completely outfitted.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Hope to return when we are visiting Washington in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Potlatch State Park
Lucky Dog Casino
The Restaurant at Alderbrook
Visitor Information Center / Hoodsport Ranger Station
Robin Hood Restaurant and Pub
hoodsport winery
Hamma Hamma Recreation Area
Xinh's Clam & Oyster House -- CLOSED
2 Margaritas
Lake Cushman
Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club
Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Sea Tac Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
3 Margaritas Family Mexican Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
29 Miles
Bremerton Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Alderbrook Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Hood Canal Marina
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Robinhood Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Union Country Store
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Alderbrook Resort and Spa
Car: necessary

Wine Tasting, Scenic Flights, Boat Tours

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $90 + Tax
Cleaning/Laundry Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

I accept direct credit card payment which saves guests usually at least $50+-. Contact owner, 206-949-90980
Non-Refundable Cleaning/Laundry Fee - $125
50% Deposit to confirm booking. Final 50% due 30 days prior to check-in
Refundable Security/Damage deposit $150 minimum, owners discretion.
PET with owner approval ONLY, add $30 PER NIGHT. Deposit $300 with dog (owners discretion)
Additional guests>2, add $15 per night per guest
4 people max. 5 with prior owner approval ONLY. Deposit for 5 people is $300
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change. Tax 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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