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Downtown Poulsbo Waterfront Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Welcome! This serene cottage is beautiful waterfront property on Liberty Bay in historic Poulsbo, WA. A tranquil setting just past Bainbridge Island and just 15 minutes from the Seattle ferry, it is a perfect place for those looking for both comfort and relaxation at home, or adventure in and around town. Strike out on a wide variety of outings-from boutique shopping and fine dining to paddling, kayaking and hiking. Historic downtown Poulsbo (a 2 minute walk from the cottage) is a quaint Scandanavian town with an active waterfront and seasonal festivals. Historic sights, beautiful port towns, and world-class hiking lie just over the Hood Canal Bridge in Olympic National Park. Or hop in a kayak right here for a paddle around Liberty Bay and views of the Olympics and Mt. Rainier.

The property is a stand alone cabin. It offers 1 bedroom (queen bed), 1 bathroom (shower only, no bath tub), living room (with a queen pull-out sofa), full kitchen, washer and dryer, and most importantly an amazing water and mountain view. It will easily accommodate 4. The beautiful yard offers waterfront access for kayaking or paddle boarding.


Best view in Poulsbo (Liberty Bay and Olympic Mountains)

Real wood burning fireplace

Equipped kitchen with coffee maker, gas range, full size refrigerator, and microwave

Deck and outdoor area with morning sun, afternoon shade

Very short walk from Downtown Poulsbo


Coffee, tea

Soap, shampoo

Towels & bed linens

Free wireless internet

No telephone or TV

There is cell phone reception

Will consider long term rentals. During the fall/winter (October-March) a maximum of one month rental. During the spring/summer a maximum of a two week rental.

More Details

Maria Strange
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Maria Strange

I am a grandmother to 5, children's author and LOVE the Pacific NW and want to share my little peace of heaven with you!

Maria Strange purchased this cottage in 1999

Why Maria Strange chose Poulsbo

Quaint, 'know your neighbor' sort of town. Fell in love with this town, and then the property.

What makes this cottage unique

Serenity. View. Waterfront. Seclusion, yet walkable to several restaurants. This place has it all!


Poulsbo Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One queen size bed and one pull out sofa
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Please contact me if you would like help preparing a romantic escape (flowers, wine, chocolate, etc). Or if you would like additional pantry/grocery items provided before you arrive.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing spot in the world. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loraine, thank you so much for your visit, I am glad you had a nice time, do come back again. Maria
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Cute, cozy and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

This charmer was perfect for us (couple, no kids). Very convenient to town, so easy to walk to restaurants, but fully appointed so cooking at home was a breeze. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review Joelle, we look forward to having you again. Maria
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Poulsbo Cottage

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place and such a beautiful view! Katie, the manager, is helpful and very responsive. We used her kayak and canoe with all the equipment. The house is just right, the bed is very comfortable and the new sofa bed is as well. Also, since we spent a month, the washer/dryer was invaluable. We spent a lot of time on the deck at a table for 4 overlooking the marina watching all the activities. The kitchen table has the very same view with a 4x6 foot picture window. There are 2 lounge chairs and plenty of shade on the lawn. We enjoyed it so much we are going back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jean, thank you for this wonderful review, we were delighted to have you as our guest and we look forward to your visit next year. Thank you for being such a terrific guest. Maria
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Our cabin in Poulbso

  • 4 of 5

Everything was wonderful with the exception of just one thing. When we arrived and walked in the door, we smelled the strong odor of a Glade type plug-in. The odor was very powerful. Too strong in fact that I un-plugged it from the wall. We left for about 2 hours and when we returned we were met with a strong odor of cat urine. We now knew the purpose of the plug-in. We plugged the unit back into the wall and left it there for the remainder of our stay. Had it not been for this issue, we would have rated the cabin a 5. Best regards, Ernie and Kim Carrillo.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am pleased you thought the cabin was wonderful and grateful for the 4 star rating. As to the cat urine odor, we have a not pet policy and have never allowed a cat in the cabin. The floors are all hardwood floors which get mopped throughly before our guest arrive. I have never had a odor complaint from our guest. Still, I appreciate your feedback and because I take it seriously I went to the cabin today but did not detect any bad smells. Thank you for your visit and for your input.
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Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

This was a great stay. Prior to our arrival, the owner promptly answered our questions.

Upon arrival, the cottage was cute, tidy, and had a great view of the harbor. The kitchen was adequately equipped, the plumbing worked well, and the bed was comfortable. Overall, it met or exceeded our expectations. Also, the cottage is indeed a short walk from historic downtown Poulsbo.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Michael, we are so glad you enjoyed our little cabin in Poulsbo, thank yo for your visit, Maria
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Perfect location, view and cozy feeling as we celebrated our honeymoon.

  • 5 of 5

This is a cute little vintage cottage with modern updates and everything you need (no tv). Has awesome views from inside, the deck and the grass area. Steps from all of the Poulsbo waterfront. We enjoyed our week here for our honeymoon.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our little cabin for such a special occasion. We are glad you had a nice time and you will always be welcomed to come back, congratulations. Maria
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
BainBridge Island Ferry or Kingston Ferry

Cottage is located in Historic Downtown Poulsbo. A 2 minute walk will get you dozens of shops, restaurants, galleries, and of course local coffee shops. A quick trip to Seattle or Olympic Peninsula - you truly get it all here!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $65
Tax Rate 10.7%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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