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Welcome to the Cove Getaway on Apple Tree Cove just 5 minutes walk to ferry!

Kingston, WA, USA
  • Apartment500 sqft
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps3
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

The Cove Getaway is the perfect waterfront apartment. This delightful retreat is a cozy one bedroom, garden apartment with fully equipped kitchen, living room, bathroom , bedroom, and full laundry area; However, the real charm is the setting. With a smal (50') private beach and dock this location has it all. Walking distance from the ferry and downtown Kingston we are

close to everything but a world away. Restaurants, Pubs,

wine bar, grocery store, movie theater, hardware store, gym, medical facilities, and everything the quaint town of Kingston has to offer is walking distance. Our new community center and library opened up this April, and is a short work across the street. Parks, trails, public tennis, Paddleboard, all free and close by. These are just a few of this unique locations’ many amenities.

Specifics: One bedroom with queen bed, living room with sleeper sofa, full sized equipped kitchen, dining area and laundry room. There is a portable TV, with blu ray, WiFi, books, puzzles, tennis rackets, binoculars and bird book.

10+ steps to our private beach and dock. We currently have 1 double and 2 single kayaks that we share with our guests, plenty of places to sit, dine and relax.

Kingston is a great starting point for exploring the Olympic peninsula, Port Gamble, Hurricane Ridge, Port Townsend to name a few or you may choose to just hang out. Every Saturday, May - October the Kingston Marina hosts a Farmers Market and live music.


Marjorie and Mark Bellesiles

Member Since 2014
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Mar 22, 2018
About Marjorie and Mark Bellesiles

We love this location. We do all the things we advertise: Kayaking, biking, eating Crepes, drinking expresso, hiking, but mostly we love exploring this wonderful area. Port Gamble, Port Townsend, Point No Point Lighthouse at Hansville, Hurricane Ridge, the gardens at Heronswood and Bloedel, Hurricane Ridge, to name a few. Whale watching tours are offered summertime sadness across the water in Edmonds and in Port Townsend. We are a couple with a couple of grown kids, on their own, and 1 aging dog, who loves greeting guests. We live in the upstairs apartment, but you will hardly know it as both are very private.

Marjorie and Mark Bellesiles purchased this Apartment in 2012

Why Marjorie and Mark Bellesiles chose Kingston

This location is unique because it's easy to just hang out and relax, but is close to so many reccreational destinations. Edmonds is an easy walk on a 30 minute ride to access dozens of restaurants, galleries, walking paths. Besides the kayaking and long walks available, right out your door, there's great bird watching and fishing. In the summertime, there is a Saturday market at the marina and live music in the evenings.

What makes this Apartment unique

This location is a five minute walk to the ferry and marina. This make it such a unique location. It's close to everything, but when you are sitting by the water, you feel a world away.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
        • The bed is a queen bed. There is a pull out full bed in the living room, with optional extra foam pad, for additional sleeping options.


        • 1 Bathroom
          • Full bath, safety features, and bath goodies Updated recently, such as bath salts and bath pillow.

          Location Type

            • Beach View
              There are lovely views of the marina, Mt. Rainer, and surrounding hills and sound
            • Beachfront
              We are located on AppleTree Cove, just a few minutes walk from the ferry terminal. We have a small (50') private beach and dock.
            • Downtown
              Small, quaint downtown, walking distance
            • Golf Course Front
              within 3 miles
            • Mountain View
              Mt. Rainier
            • Village
              Kingston is a small village with lots to offer. Restaurants, pubs, and espresso cafes are all within walking distance, as well as parks, tennis courts and beaches.
            • Water View
            • Waterfront
              Included in your stay are a couple of single kayaks and a double available for use


                • Away From It All
                • Historic
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Air Conditioning
                          never needed
                        • Fireplace
                          Small electric 'wood stove' for heat and ambiance
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          Yoga mat and weights.
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                        • Internet
                          free wifi
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                          Pleaseant and comfortable wth additional seating and small table for desk area.
                        • Parking
                          Parking for registered guests only.
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                              And an espresso maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              Updated recently, fully stocked, loads of storage and counterspace.
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Pantry Items
                              Fully stocked
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                              Fully electric, slide in
                            • Toaster
                              Crockpot, toaster oven, electric tea pot and more


                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • Books
                                      How can there not be books?! Books available, as well as birding guide.
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                      paddle board and tennis rackets available upon request
                                    • Music Library
                                      clock radio
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      no cable, about 15 channels are available.
                                    • Stereo
                                      Small portable player
                                    • Television
                                      a small flat screen is available and blu ray DVD player.
                                    • Toys
                                      We do have some toys for our younger guests.
                                    • Video Library
                                      Some, limited


                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          small private patio, cafe table and Adirondack chairs included as well as common beach area with fire place.
                                        • Golf
                                          White Horse Gold Course is about 3 miles away. Call them about pre-arrange pick up from the ferry terminal
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          We have 2 single kayaks and 1 double with paddles, and life jackets.
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                          There is a small lawn in front and garden area for guest and owner enjoyment
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Yes, charcoal and gas
                                        • Ski & Snowboard
                                          @ 2 hours Stevens Pass, 2 1/2 hours to Crystal Mountain, 5 hours to Whistler, 1 1/2 to Hurricane Ridge
                                        • Tennis
                                          Tennis rackets are available for use. There is a community tennis court across the stree


                                            • limited accessibility


                                                • library
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • churches
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • boating
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis


                                                                • Great base for exploring nearby Bainbridge Island, Poulsbo, Port Townsend and Olympic Peninsula

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  15 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Beautiful and artistic with water front

                                                                  michelle j.Woodinville

                                                                  The apartment was very comfortable and cute. It had everything you could ask for. The hosts were very welcoming and friendly. Loved being there.

                                                                  Quiet and charming

                                                                  Kate A.

                                                                  We had a wonderful stay! Great hosts and a beautiful little spot on Appletree Bay. We thought the ferry might be a little loud, but we never heard it.

                                                                  Super well equipped property, great hosts, and the best Puget Sound view imaginable. Perfect!

                                                                  Constance F.Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

                                                                  From a practical point, the property had everything I needed and more. All the little extras a traveler needs, especially in the kitchen and bathroom, were provided. I especially appreciated the keyless entry, which meant not having to worry about losing a key. Marjorie and Mark were the perfect hosts - easy to communicate with, friendly, and welcoming. The proximity of the property to the water (few steps) and town of Kingston (3-4 minute walk) are unbeatable. To wake up each morning and be able to enjoy the best view ever without even getting out of bed was priceless. As much as I enjoyed visiting all the nearby sights, my greatest joy was to watch the ever changing view right in front of my home away from home, a true Northwest paradise. I'll certainly be back!

                                                                  A very lovely spot.

                                                                  Eileen M.currently in Phoenix, AZ

                                                                  We loved the view from the big windows and the patio of Appletree Cove: the tides, the birds and the boats- and sometimes Mt Rainier. We took walks every morning around Kingston, which is charming, and we explored the beaches, forests and towns of the Peninsula. That kept us busy for a month and we would love to go back. Mark and Marjorie were gracious hosts and provided all the comforts we needed (even kayaks to go out on the cove.) It was a short walk to the ferry and easy access to Seattle. This was one of our favorite spots on our summer trip exploring the West Coast.


                                                                  Lorrie M.Ft myers florida

                                                                  Loved your little get away cottage with a beautiful view always! It felt like home away & your nice touchs in the apartment were appreciated.

                                                                  Very comfortable property with wonderful hosts Mark and Marjorie.

                                                                  Edward B.

                                                                  Comfortably sleeps 2 adults in very nice accommodations. Mark and Marjorie gave us just the right attention. Very friendly and helpful, from where to shop to ferry schedules and travel advice. You can not beat the view from the 4 picture window beach side property. Eagles, Osprey, Heron, Kingfisher, and Pipers are a daily occurrence. We weren't able to kayak as Mark & Marjorie offered, but next time it's a must! Mark and Marjorie made a special effort to provide a wonderful visit for our granddaughter as well, by providing additional bedding and some much appreciated reading advice for her! Thank you! Ed


                                                                  Kingston, WA, USA

                                                                  In Kingston, from May to October, there's a farmers market at the marina, and great fishing, of course. Kingston Adventures, which is walking distance, rents stand up paddleboards, kayaks and mountain bikes. Just up the road, to the north about 10 minutes, is Hansville, with lighthouse, nature trails and parks. Also about 10 minutes by car (west), is Port Gamble, an old New England company town. There's cute shops, Olympic Outdoor Center and miles of accessible mountain bike and walking trails. Further west and north is Port Townsend is about 45 minutes by car. It's a wonderful Victorian town, with music, winery tours, and activities going on all summer and fall. To the south and west, is the Scandinavian town of Poulsbo, with marina, parks and plenty of shops and restaurants.

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                                                                  15 Reviews
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