About the property
- House3000 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
Stunning waterview getaway in the desirable Cresthaven Port Angeles neighborhood
A wall of windows filled with an unobstructed water view welcome you after you step into Alder Street Retreat! This much-loved, sunny, light-filled, upgraded 5br/3ba home, is located in the desirable Cresthaven neighborhood just below Peninsula College.
This beautiful house offers bed space for 15:
* Master bedroom has one king size bed (2)
* Guest room 1 has one queen bed (2)
* Guest room 2 has one queen bed (2)
* Office has queen size sofa sleeper (2)
* Living room chair sleeper (1)
* Bunk bed top bunk sleeps 1 Child (60 lb. limit) bottom bunk can sleep 1 Child or Adult
* Padding and bedding to sleep on downstairs family room floor accommodates 4.
Enjoys views across to Victoria, BC, the Coast Guard station at Ediz Hook, with the ship and ferry traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Port Angeles Harbor. Alder Street Retreat is in a convenient location just 1 mile from the Olympic National Park Visitor's Center, 17 miles from Hurricane Ridge, and 1.5 miles from downtown Port Angeles. Just 1/2 a mile from Franklin Elementary School, 1/2 a block to Peninsula College campus, trails, and city bus stop, and 1 mile to Olympic Memorial Hospital. This 1/2 acre property is backed by the White Creek ravine affording country privacy...all within the Port Angeles city limits! With a chef's kitchen and easy indoor-outdoor flow, you will LOVE cooking and entertaining in this home!
We love animals but, for medical reasons this is a pet-free house; members of our family have allergy-induced asthma. Alder Street Retreat is not available for guests with pets or service animals. Thank you for respecting our health issues.
Gigi, Property manager
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Gigi, Property manager
Amelia grew up in Port Angeles and after meeting her husband in California they wanted to move back to this small town to raise their daughter and be close to grandparents. Our jobs have taken us back to California but, we hope to return to Port Angeles so are keeping Alder Street Retreat as a vacation rental and in the future as a retirement home for our family.
Gigi, Property manager purchased this House in 2003
Why Gigi, Property manager chose Port Angeles
The waterview at Alder Street Retreat is impressive but, we really fell in love with the large, private backyard. We love to entertain and relax in our home and the flow from the kitchen to the backyard is so easy and convenient. Beyond the large backyard gate is the Sanctuary where you can pitch a tent or even bushwhack down into the ravine to explore. Behind the backyard fence is also a shortcut trail to Peninsula College, passed the blackberry bushes. Within a few minutes are trails behind Peninsula College into old growth forest and world-class birding. Walking to the Community Playhouse, the Fine Arts Center, our daughter's elementary school, and more, make this such a convenient location to get around without a car.
What makes this House unique
1) HOME COOK'S DREAM KITCHEN AND EASE OF ENTERTAINING: In addition to its great location, Alder Street Retreat is equipped with a home chef's dream kitchen. Upstairs seamlessly flows into the backyard with courtyard doors from the living room, hallway, and master bedroom. 2) WATERVIEW WITH PROTECTION FROM NORTH FACING WINDS: The backyard faces south bringing lots of sun into private backyard entertaining and relaxing, while also enjoying the water view through the windows facing north and also while protected from the north facing wind. This wind protection is a unique benefit of Alder Street Retreat because many north facing waterview homes in Port Angeles have their patios facing north, which means wind, shade, and cold. There is a huge temperature difference between the front of the house versus this home's backyard. As you're shopping for vacation rentals in Port Angeles, keep this in mind!! It is one of the many unique benefits of Alder Street Retreat, which will make your stay so much more enjoyable and comfortable! 3) DOWNSTAIRS PRIVACY: The downstairs is equipped with a family room (large flat screen TV), full bath, bedroom, extra sleeping blankets, pillows etc, and entrance from the carport. Downstairs offers desired privacy for teenagers or when sharing with multiple families. 4) THE SANCTUARY: The private sanctuary, just behind the backyard, is a perfect spot for you to enjoy a picnic or bring a tent and enjoy your own private campsite!
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great house, great kitchen
Very well stocked kitchen with excellent views from the entire main room. A great, spacious base for exploring the Olympics. Yard was perfect for kids.
Fit family of eight adults with a view and a hot tub!
My family of eight adults was in town to spend time with extended family. We have stayed at this house before and rally enjoy it. It is very comfortable, well equipped, has a big back yard, a hot tub and a view of the water. It sits in a nice neighborhood close to town. We would definitely use it again.
Love this house!
This was the second time we have stayed at this property and we again had a great time. We look forward to staying here again in the near future!
I'm pleased you've been able to enjoy all the beauty this home has to offer.
I never get tired of the water view nor this home.
It's truly offers more then the photos show and definitely meets all our guests needs and wants.
Looking forward to your return visit with us!
LOVED this property! As stated in previous posts.....warm, inviting, clean and easy to work with.
WILL BE BACK AGAIN!
Loved the house, the location and the stunning views.
I could not have been more pleased with the lovely setting. Physically the house suited our family perfectly; everyone was quite comfortable. Everything we needed was seemingly at our fingertips. The location was particularly convenient for our plans for our Port Angeles visit.
This house was so easy to be in- so many different spaces to enjoy. Great kitchen (loved the pot filler- must have one now). Heated bathroom floors were a dream come true. We had lots of fabulous adventures using the house as a home base. Eclipse viewing from the back yard!!!
Thanks to you all for making our family vacation memorable and easy!
ALDER STREET RETREAT is a completely updated home with an expansive water view, sunny, quiet, private backyard protected by towering evergreens and the White Creek ravine. Yet, this peaceful getaway is just minutes away from amenities by foot, bike or a short drive! Enjoy watching the Coho ferry, container ships, cruise ships, sail boats, rainbows, and spectacular sunsets while you're drinking your morning coffee or sipping on evening cocktails. ALDER STREET RETREAT is perfect for families yet cozy enough for a couple. Warm and inviting, airy, full of natural light, all in the quiet, safe Cresthaven neighborhood. WALKABLE! A mile from the Olympic National Park visitor center, walk less than 5 minutes to PENINSULA COLLEGE and hiking trails through old growth forest. OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Hike at the Visitor's Center just a mile away from the house. Drive a leisurely 17 miles (~30 minutes) up to Hurricane Ridge for hiking, skiing, snowboarding and sledding. 30 minute drive to Lake Crescent. 20 minute drive to Salt Creek Recreation Area for beachcombing, surfing, paddleboarding, tidepooling, kayaking, and whale watching. 20 minutes to Freshwater Bay for fishing. 10 minute drive to Port Angeles Marina to launch your boat during the Halibut Derby. BEACHES: 60-90 minutes to the Olympic National Park beaches - Rialto Beach, Kalaloch Beach, Ruby Beach, First Beach, Second Beach, Third Beach, Shi Shi, etc. BIRDING: Start your birding expedition in our backyard and book local birding experts for a bird tour starting right from Alder Street Retreat! Bald eagles soar, barred owls hoot at night, Swainson's Thrush migrate here during the spring and sing into the summer months. THEATER and ARTS: 5 minute walk to the Port Angeles Community Playhouse and Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, 1 mile to the Performing Arts Center at Port Angeles High School. It's a perfect location for concerts, movies, lectures, and special events at Peninsula College, just literally minutes away from the house! BIKE TRAIL: 1.5 mile to the Olympic Discovery Trail DOWNTOWN: ~ 2 miles away. FESTIVALS: Within a few miles to festivals downtown such as CrabFest, The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Arts in Action, Sand Sculpture Competition, etc. CONVENIENCES within a mile: eat at Cafe' Garden, Bushwhacker, Olympic Bagel Company, Tendy's, Okasan, Baskin Robbins, Good to Go Grocery, McPhee's Grocery; close to Olympic Medical Center, Rite Aid, Walgreen's; Dream Playground, tennis courts, skateboard park, Civic Field, YMCA, etc. PEACE and QUIET: Alder Street Retreat is in a quiet residential neighborhood on a quiet street. The decor, furniture and outdoor setting is so cozy and relaxing, you can enjoy a restorative getaway just feeling comfortable at home and exploring the neighborhood trails.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
OPTIONAL Hot tub use fee of $100.00 is non refundable. (Refundable only if hot tub is being serviced.) Access to carport is via a shared driveway with our neighbor. Please be respectful and only park one car in each carport bay, so a total of three cars. CHECK OUT REQUIREMENTS All trash taken to bins outside of the carport. Please put all linens in the utility room. Please start a load of towels, since they take the longest to dry. DO NOT make beds the day you check out. Leave kitchen and all dishes clean. Because of time constraints for cleaning this property, this needs to be left clean as found. Otherwise-NOTE $50.00 - $75.00 will be deducted from your security deposit to cover additional cleaning help. Because of time constraints for cleaning this property, this needs to be left clean as found. Otherwise-NOTE $50.00 - $75.00 will be deducted from your security deposit to cover additional cleaning help. No Animals Allowed at Alder Street Retreat - Thank you for respecting our wishes.