Rural and Cozy Nature Spot Right on the Water!
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Rustic and rural on the outside, comfortable and lovely on the inside, this studio cottage includes a new queen bed, a bath with shower, a partial kitchen alcove, and an enclosed porch to enjoy the water view and wildlife..... even on a stormy day!
An over-the-water deck invites you to sit and relax, surrounded by the water's lapping waves. Or walk down the steps to the private beach and search for a variety of fun seashore finds!
Set in a park-like atmosphere, enjoy strolling through the property's acre-plus of gardens. The landscape is backed by forest on one side, and Discovery Bay on the other. Nature at its best!
Mini fridge, microwave, coffee and coffee pot are included. There is no cooking stove. Owner, who lives on the property, will be happy to share her kitchen at no extra charge if you would like to cook a meal (you get to help clean up, tho!).
Features also include Wi-Fi, DVD movies (no TV), maps and recreation brochures, and dining-out suggestions.
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Member since: 2013
- 195 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Not Suitable For Children
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- studio room, 10 x14 feet. Comfy queen bed and mattress.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- sink with mirror, toilet, shower, window.
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 11%
Rates do not change for special events or by season.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Located between Port Townsend and Sequim at the south end of Discovery Bay. A perfect 'home base' to explore the many wonders of the Olympic Peninsula. Recreation maps are available to assist you on your adventures!
If relaxation is your desire, you can sit in the many seating areas and just enjoy all that nature has to offer.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: I'm an avid gardener.....a gardening 'Geek', I believe it's called! I lived in Seattle until age 15, then moved with my family to Port Townsend. After graduating in 1967, I moved back to the city. As I got older, I dreamed of moving back to this area, longing for a slower, and more beautiful, environment. Fortunately, it happened, and I now enjoy having my family, who have grown up in this area, come for holidays and/or play times on the beach. Each Easter since the year 2000, we have an egg hunt on the large grounds, and have been lucky enough to dodge the rain every year but one. This area has only 18 inches average of rainfall per year.....much less than the city!
Why the Owner Chose Port Townsend, WA, USA:
This property was passed down to me, and I truly appreciate living here. As well as living right here in the middle of nature between Port Townsend and Sequim, it is easy to enjoy the many holiday and festival celebrations these towns celebrate every year. I especially love the holiday teas at Port Townsend's Victorian mansions. Hood Canal is also close by, and I especially like to visit Mt. Walker......it actually has a view of Seattle!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
My home, and the vacation studio, is located less than 10 feet from the water's edge. Facing west, there are beautiful sunsets as well as stormy scenes, a wide variety of cloud formations, fog, rainbows, moon and stars, and yes, sometimes just a moody gray atmosphere.......but even that is romantic! And never boring.
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Discovery Bay on a beautiful summer day.
Path to Kathy's Place entrance. Owner's property on left.
Over-the-water deck during a low tide.
Water view can be admired from the new queen bed.
Bathroom (with toilet and shower not showing on the right).
Gardens looking up the property from Kathys' Place.
Rainbows, common on Discovery Bay, are a special treat!
Vacation property faces west, so many sunsets are ooh'd and aah'd here!
Hummingbirds are one of many visitors to owner's birdfeeders.
Bald Eagles are no longer on the endangered list, and they love it here!
'Gus the Grouch' Great Blue Heron
Snow on the beach in January.
Kathy's Place with a small view of the front garden.
Over-the-water deck and 2 porches are just a step out the door.
Queen bed, new and comfy, has lamps on each side for convenient reading.
Seating area with enclosed porch behind.
Front gardens beginning to flourish in late May.
Garden path invites you to stroll through the upper grounds.
Beauty comes in many forms.
Moon shining on Discovery Bay is a very romantic experience.
This Seagull sat on the piling so long that he had snow collecting on his nose!
A cold and snowy January morning
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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