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Olympia, Waterfront, Beach house on Puget Sound overlooking Mt Rainier

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, 4 Sleeps house on beach with Mt Rainier views!

This is a beachfront home with full amenities and breathtaking views of Mount Rainier. Located on the water, a short drive to downtown Olympia and multiple national and state parks; there is something for everyone. The mild winters and warm summers offer a perfect place for a weekend getaway of short-term rental.

With 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, this home can comfortably sleep 4 guests. The kitchen, breakfast area and living room are adjacent to the deck with lounge chairs, outdoor eating space and hot tub in the garden.

Massages are available upon request. These need to be booked at least 5 weeks in advance.

House rules:

No smoking. Pets considered. Please notify hosts in advance of guests other than those staying at the home due to liability. Our location is quiet and private but please respect that loud noise carries due to our location on the water.

There is a studio apartment on the property that is usually occupied. There is plenty of room and space for all the enjoy the peace and quiet!

Activities to do in the area:

Washington state capitol & state capitol museum

Hands on children’s museum

Nisqually reach nature center

Percival landing boardwalk

Priest point park

Governor’s mansion tour

Olympic flight museum

Millersylvania state park

Kayaking on pudget sound

Mystic journeys sailboat charter

Olympia farmers market

Bird watching


Horseback riding




Favorite restaurants:


Batdorf & bronson coffee

Dockside bistro

Fifth avenue sandwich shop

Hearthfire grill

La petit maison

Lemon grass

Olympia coffee roasting co.

Rivers edge

Sage’s brunch house

Steamboat annie’s

Stone creek wood fired pizza

Wagner’s european bakery & cafe

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, german, Some French and Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Kathy

I grew up in Olympia, graduating from Olympia High. My parents and family live across Eld Inlet. I now live in San Francisco and run an interior design firm. I like to come to Olympia often for family visits and to enjoy the Great Northwest.

Kathy purchased this house in 2007

Why Kathy chose Olympia

I bought this property because of the fabulous Mt Rainier views and the waterfront location. It is amazing to watch the water change with the seasons and the time of day. It is amazing to wake up looking across Eld Inlet to Mt Rainier! I often kayak across the Bay to visit my parents who live on Cooper Point. Or, it is a short drive.

What makes this house unique

'Pickering' is an amazing retreat! It is a great place to decompress and relax. It is very romantic! One can take walks on the beach and enjoy the views. There are lots of outdoor activities available nearby.


Olympia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Bathroom #1 has vanity, sink, toilet and tub/shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , This bathroom has a vanity, sink, and toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This bedroom looks out over the bay & Mount Rainier.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , We just updated the second bedroom with a new queen bed.
  • Master bedroom overlooks Puget Sound with King bed. Bedroom #2 Has a beautiful new queen bed. Down comforters, down pillows, linens provided.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Olympia, Waterfront, Beach house on Puget Sound overlooking Mt Rainier
average rating of 4.48 based on 25 reviews

Beautiful view, comfortable place

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the three day stay at this property. The host was responsive and welcoming. The house had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The kitchen was well furnished, the bedding especially comfortable, and the furnishings, while a little dated and mismatched, provided all that was needed. We enjoyed walks on the beach and the relative seclusion while visiting nearby family. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Granada Hills

So peaceful!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the peace of the sound while taking advantage of the hot tub and kayaks! Very comfy. The only issuse was the back deck, needs a little work. We were afraid of nails popping up...had to wear shoes and some of the wood was rotten. Other than that, had a wonderful!! Time!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, beautiful and fun

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. Everything was very clean. Our boys loved the movie selections. The favorite part of the weekend for everyone wasn't the wedding we attended, but cruising the sound in the kayaks. Thank you for accommodating us.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing - away from it all.

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect place to relax and get away from the busyness of life. Such a beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A nice place to spend a weekend... or longer.

  • 4 of 5

Awesome views, great water, plenty of peace and quiet, dated house in need of some TLC.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very beachy. Beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing. Beautiful views!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
64 Miles
SEA-TAC (Portland OR 126 miles, 2 hours)
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Characters Corner
Nearest Golf
32 Miles
Alderbrook Golf Club
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Amtrak Olympia-Lacey Centennial Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
20 feet from the beach!
Car: necessary

Olympia, Washington. Beach front! Views of Mount Rainier!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Kayak $25
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 8.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.