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P.T. WATER VIEW. Watch the Boats & Ferry. Walk Downtown or Uptown in 4 Min.

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 29 - 396 nights


About the property

Dynamite view & location. Privacy. 3 rooms. Full kitchen. Fabulous garden.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. Aunt Clara's is a three room 1940's monthly extended stay cottage located in the Uptown National Historic District of Port Townsend. Whether vacationing, house hunting, or escaping the heat or snow, Aunt Clara's is a great place to call home.

Aunt Clara's Cottage rents by the MONTH (first to last day) at a FLAT RATE plus a small exit cleaning fee.

There are NO lodging or occupancy taxes added.

Some of things you'll find at Aunt Clara's:

• A great VIEW from the parlor - watch the ferry sail by.

• A spacious dining / living room.

• A separate bedroom with a new Sealy Posturpedic queen bed.

• A bathroom with a large shower off the bedroom.

• A separate kitchen

• Full sized range and oven

• Full sized refrigerator

• Microwave, hot water kettle, coffee pot, toaster, mixer, hair dryer

* Lots of dishes and cooking paraphernalia, just ask if need anything special.

• Television - Direct TV


• Wireless DSL Internet

• Quiet

• Privacy

• A light cleaning is provided every other week for a bathroom/kitchen touchup.

• Freshly laundered cottage linens are available weekly by an linen exchange.

Unfortunately, there is no washer, dryer, or dishwasher in a 1940's cottage. But... there are two laundromats nearby for your personal laundry. "Mom's Laundry" will wash and fold for you or you can do it yourself. It's a good place to get the REAL flavor & news of Port Townsend.

Aunt Clara’s is a “SMOKE FREE” “PET FREE” property.

Maximum Occupancy 2 people. (Not suitable for children under 12)

See the link below to see more info on our website.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Judith

We live next door to Aunt Clara's Cottage so you won't be alone. If you need something just knock on our kitchen door. We're here to help you have a great time. And, if you're here to work or finish writing that 500 page novel, you can have complete privacy.

Aunt Clara's Cottage is a valued extended-stay member of the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce.

Judith purchased this house in 2000

Why Judith chose Port Townsend

From Aunt Clara’s everything in the Port Townsend National Historic District is easily walkable.

Park your car in front of the cottage then forget it.

It’s only a three minute walk to the Rose Theater and the DOWNTOWN stores and restaurants.

A four minute walk to Aldrich’s Market ( aka “The Center of the Universe”).

And two minutes to the UPTOWN shops and Saturday’s award winning Farmer’s Market.

Very clean. House cleaner tidies up every 2 weeks. Privacy, quiet, & comfortable with a dynamite View.

What makes this house unique

Most people love sitting at the window watching the boats and eagles.

It's a magical place when the flowers bloom and a comfy & cozy place when it rains.



Port Townsend House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large walk-in shower.
  • Bathroom through the bedroom. Large walk-in shower. No tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Private bedroom with a new comfy Sealy Posturpedic queen bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
House keeper provided once every other week for tidy up. Clean linen exchange arranged.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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P.T. WATER VIEW. Watch the Boats & Ferry. Walk Downtown or Uptown in 4 Min.
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Great location, comfortable house, amazing landlords, and even nice neighbors

  • 5 of 5

I very much enjoyed my stay at Aunt Clara's Cottage. It's a perfect location to walk to the Wooden Boat Festival, downtown restaurants, and even the Uptown Farmer's Market. Judith and Robert were wonderful hosts--very helpful, but never intrusive. The only negative that I can think of is that I didn't have time to stay another month.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: COME BACK !!!!!!
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place! I've been to Port Townsend many times and always love the town but this was the perfect location to enjoy it. It's on a lovely street and just a five minute walk to everything - downtown, movie theaters, restaurants, local market. At one point, I realized it had been 10 days since I'd been in the car because everything I needed was right there. I enjoyed having coffee in the morning at the table by the window while looking out at the water. The cottage had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. The hosts were extremely nice and helpful, but not intrusive, and very responsive to questions and requests. I would definitely go back to Aunt Clara's Cottage!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth, thank you. We loved having you here and hope you will consider Aunt Clara's Cottage your home when you visit Port Townsend. Come back soon. JL
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Great Location & View

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was clean & very well equipped for a longer stay. Hosts very helpful. We are going back.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The month went so fast and you guys were the perfect guests. So glad you will be with us again in 2018.
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Adorable 1 bedroom, full kitchen cottage with a beautiful ocean view and garden

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Aunt Clara's cottage. The location could not be better with the town The landlords are there to help but no problem....very friendly Will definitely come back!!! Love it!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naples, Florida

We loved this charming 1940's cottage in Port Townsend

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is a charming property with beautiful views of the Bay and ferries; a gorgeous english garden that surrounds the house and fills the back yard; a comfortable living room/dining area with Direct TV; a good bed (!) and a fully stocked kitchen. It is in a lovely quiet neighborhood of Victorian homes and yet walking distance to downtown and uptown areas. The owners of the property, Judith and Robert are really nice, friendly, helpful but also respect the privacy of their guests. We really appreciated them. We also fell in love with Port Townsend. There is so much to do, great bookstores, art, music and events. We also visited the Olympic National Park and Neah Bay and Victoria. Its a great base for travel around the area by ferry or car. We highly recommend Aunt Claras cottage and hope to return for future visits.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, OR

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this well cared for, comfortable cottage, located in a beautiful garden. Their outside dining areas were greatly appreciated. We found Port Townsend to be a great walking town, with many small cafes within easy reach. There are many activities in Port Townsend during July; we took advantage of many of them. Judith and Robert were knowledgeable, helpful hosts, and we high recommend this accommodation.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5.5 Miles
Jefferson International
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Uptown Tavern
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Port Townsend
Nearest Golf
0.7 Miles
Port Townsend Golf
Nearest Train
56 Miles
King Street Station Seattle
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Chimacum Rt 19
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Fountain
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Hurricane Ridge
Nearest Beach
0.7 Miles
Chetzemoka Park
Car: recommended

Recommend in magazines as one of the best small towns in America. Unparalleled beauty of water and mountains. Very friendly town. PT information and articles can be found on the Port Townsend Chamber of Commerce site. 4 minute walk to UPTOWN or DOWNTOWN stores.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning $150

Cancellation/Refund: The full amount paid minus any fees (i.e. banking, online fees, charges, etc) will be returned if the cottage is re-rented for the same amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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