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Retreat to Foxbrier Cottage

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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Enchanting, romantic, highbank waterfront getaway in peaceful rural setting.

Delightful 1930's highbank waterfront cottage, in a peaceful rural setting. Lovely water and mountain view; a soothing retreat to a simpler time.
Watch resident eagles, fox and deer.
Fully equipped kitchen, living room with parlor stove, three bedrooms. 2 on main floor (one with queen-sized bed and one with two twin beds) Ship's ladder to sky-lite loft with library and queen bed under skylight. Lovely quilts. Paintings from children's books.

Cottage is covered with Cecil Bruner roses, Sunny and bright.

We allow children over 8. Pets and smoking are not allowed.

Large lawn, hammock, gardens.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    We allow children over 8, but a discussion with parents in necessary to make sure the ship's ladder would not be dangerous to the child. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Basic Soaps. Toilet paper. Filtered Water. Ceiling Fan. Parlor Stove. Flowers....moreless


  • Books:

    A library full of books in the loft....moreless


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Cascade mountains can be seen off in the distance on a clear day....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Highbank Waterfront with view of Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound...moreless

  • Oceanfront
  • Rural:

    Located at the end of a dead-end road in rural Poulsbo....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Drier sheets are not allowed....moreless

  • Heating:

    Antique propane parlor stove in living room, 2 main floor bedrooms have electric heat. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Cottage has its own parking area...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Fragrance free laundry detergent only -- it is provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove




Write a review 4.6
from 10 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 10.7%


Rates are subject to change until booking is secured. Cancellation policy: A 30 day notice is required for a refund, minus a $30 booking fee. Cancellations made with less than a 30 day notice will receive a refund only for the dates rebooked minus $30 No refunds for early departures. Cottaeg has a no smoking, no pets policy. We ask that shoes not be worn inside. Cottage is to be sued by cottage guests only. Laundry detergent is supplied. Property is fragrance/allergen free. Drier sheets are no permitted in the drier. Thank you.

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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Last updated: 04/18/2017
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18 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Bainbridge Island Ferry

Peaceful rural area at the end of a dead end road. Eagle nest nearby, deer, fox, and wildlife. Lovely views. Near Keyport Undersea Museum, Marine Science Center. Day trips can be made to the spectacular Olympic National Park. Innkeeper/naturalist/author/artist can share information about local flora and fauna.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Nan Woodman is an author/artist/naturalist who writes and illustrates books for National Geographic trade and schoolbook divisions, as well as a host of other publishers. A team member on numerous scientific expeditions, Nan has had the privilege of exploring remote corners of the natural world and studying spellbinding inhabitants. She is a Biomimicry Professional and Biologist/Illustrator at the Design Table.

Why the Owner Chose Poulsbo, WA, USA:
The property is a quiet, peaceful, sunny location on an acre of land, close to naure. It feels like going back in time.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The 1930's cottage reminded me of a place on an island where I grew up and fell in love with nature. A lot of love has gone into the cottage by its various owners through the years and I definately feel it when I step inside. If I'd had a stressful day and go to the cottage, a peacefulnesss washes over me. The details are charming. Outside, the old growth fir, view of the ocean, gentle breezes, lush greenery sooth my spirit.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/18/2017

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Links to more information:



  • Foxbrier Cottage

    Foxbrier Cottage

  • Kitchen


  • Living room 2

    Living room 2

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Stove


  • Whale


  • Hammock


  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Loft


  • Foxbrier Cottage sign

    Foxbrier Cottage sign

VRBO #458046

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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