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Quiet, Comfortable, 'Green' West Side, Art-Filled, 'Foodies' Delight

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom 2.5 Bath, 1850 Square Foot, Close in Bordered by Greenbelt

This quiet, art-filled, sky-lit, 1850 square foot home-away-from-home is a 'green' home; organic bedding, all-natural cleaning methods and yard. We have designed your stay for the 3 most important qualities: quiet, comfort and, meticulously clean. Our home is close to everything in the area. Located just 10 minutes from Evergreen State College, 10 minutes to downtown Olympia, the Capital Mall and to Highway 101 and I-5. this very comfortable home provides you with everything you might need, and more to make your stay relaxing and satisfying. The house sleeps up to 6 people at the fee of 175. per night. A maximum of 8 guests can be accommodated at an additional fee. Please inquire. We take pride in providing several types of pillows; memory foam, feather, hypoallergenic, small neck pillows.. along with several styles of beds to accommodate your comfort.

Whether you are in town for business, or an Evergreen Graduation or to explore the natural beauty of the region, our home is an ideal base for all your needs.

The fenced yard and large two level deck with a gas grill borders a green belt of evergreen trees for private meals outside under the umbrella.

The open kitchen with large picture windows features a 6-burner stove, granite counters with high backed chairs for eating, offering a relaxed option to the formal sit down glass dining room table in the living room. The kitchen is equipped with whatever you need to create a meal-simple or complex, including specialty items like a Champion juicer, blender, food processor, coffee grinder and more. Purified drinking water via reverse osmosis is provided along with a fully stocked spice cabinet.

The salon offers wood floors, a large screen “smart TV”, (with Netflix and Amazon Prime available via our accounts or your own--There are no TV/Cable channels offered) comfortable couches, chairs and tray tables. An adobe-colored clay (non-working) fireplace is a center piece in the room.

The Travertine-tiled dining room has a glass dining table with chairs for 6-8 people and the living room invites relaxation with stuffed couches and a tiger-wood piano with views of the trees and garden.

There are three private bedrooms, one with a king- size Tempurpedic mattress, air purifier and a newly remodeled adjoining bathroom with granite sink and fully tiled shower with excellent water pressure. The 2nd bedroom has a very high quality pillow-top queen sized bed covered with comforters and organic cotton blankets. The room is filled with art and antique armoires. The 3rd bedroom-office has a 14 inch Nova form memory foam queen mattress, set directly on the wall the wall rug to provide safety for children and infants or just a low to the floor sleep for adults. An optional queen size sofa bed with a luxe memory foam mattress is located in the living room. For those with a bad back there is an extra wide massage table that lowers down to ADA required floor level for easy lift. Organic sheets, comforters and cotton /wool blankets ensure comfort and a cozy sleep. Only green, non-toxic cleaning substances are used inside and out, ensuring a healthy stay for all.

High speed Internet, and a functional fully equipped office with copier and desk, provides ease when conducting work or correspondence while at the house.

A few minutes of walking outside the house brings you to a path and and small forest walking loop or you can drive 10 minutes to the Evergreen walking paths or shopping at the food COOP.

Special amenities include a Jacuzzi bath, a professional quality full spectrum light for winter days, Electric lift Massage table for on-site massage, a piano, infant /toddler crib, seats and toys , a large x-pen and large dog crate (so you don't have to lug your own) and a Champion juicer make being on the road an easy transition.

We love dogs and if they are well-behaved they are welcome by special arrangement. We provide a crate if you need one plus blankets and throws to protect furniture.

We are licensed by the state of Washington and run a LLC corporation. If you choose to stay with us, you may pay via check, direct deposit, credit card (Visa/Mastercard), or Paypal. Please let us know the form you prefer. When making reservations with enough advance notice we prefer direct deposit or personal check or money order. However you may choose any method.. Monthly rental rates are negotiable. Let us know your needs.

Our goal is to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Read our reviews and you may also want to read reviews of our other vacation property in Puerto Vallarta at: vrbo #405103

Let us know your questions. We are happy to orient you to this lovely region and to host you at our home.

More Details

Leslie Korn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

About Leslie Korn

We are two professors (and 1 Havanese dog) who divide our time between our homes in Olympia and Puerto Vallarta. We travel a great deal and are very fussy about our lodging and thus have designed our own homes with the same kind of comfort we want and thus share with our fellow travelers in mind.

Leslie Korn purchased this house in 2005

Why Leslie Korn chose Puget Sound South

This is an ideal location for work or play; quiet, residential and set amidst the green belt, yet accessible to everywhere in Olympia within 10 minutes. Walk out the door and within 5 minutes there's an easy forest walk around a quick loop or dash to the local coffee shop for a locally-brewed espresso. Day trips to the shore or mountains are easy with entry 10 minutes away to I-5 or HWY 101.

What makes this house unique

It is meticulously clean and well stocked, lots of light, folk art, organic sheets and cotton/feather bedding on top- of- the- line mattresses and only non toxic cleaning inside and out. Gourmet kitchen with spices and oils and outside gas grill on a large deck makes this a comfy home- away- from- home.


Olympia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    2nd Bedroom Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Downstairs half bathroom
  • 2 Fully-tiled spacious shower with wooden cabinets and large mirror with ceiling skylights let the sun shine during your spa moments. The downstairs bathroom provides a newly remodeled half bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Novaform 14 inch memory foam mattress is placed on the floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Tempurpedic -type Foam on pull out sofa in Living room
  • Master Bedroom has a king size next to a large picture window. Flat screen (with DVD player only) with adjoining newly remodeled tile and granite bathroom. The Queen bedroom has a lovely antique feel and is super comfy. The 3rd private bedroom/office has 14 inch new Nova form memory foam bed on the floor, The 4th sleeping area is in the living room with a queen size pull out sofa with extra comfy tempurpedic type foam mattress.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
The professional electric lift massage table is extra wide and suitable for someone with back problems as a sleeping option or just enjoy professional therapeutic massage in the comfort of your guest home. Ask us for local referrals.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

Quiet, Comfortable, 'Green' West Side, Art-Filled, 'Foodies' Delight
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
Seattle WA

Relaxing home in nice quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our stay. The home is very comfortable. The beds provided a great nights sleep and waking up to the birds and smell of pine trees was refreshing.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to host you! Happy to have facilitated a good nights sleep and chirping birds! Thank you again for staying and join us again soon.
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Property just as described, perfect for a long weekend on Olympia.

  • 5 of 5

This house is cozy and comfortable. We have used VRBO properties many times and this was one of the nicest. The beds are amazing and it was great to hear the rain on the skylights. It would be fun to return in the summer and enjoy the deck and backyard. Thank you Leslie!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, We are so happy that you enjoyed the house. Yes do come back in the summer and enjoy the deck and the farmers market! Thank you again for staying at our home. Leslie and Rudy
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Cozy and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Our family had a fabulous time staying at this home. We celebrated an early Christmas here.There was enough room for all of us and our overabundance of gifts.The pictures represent the property well. The home was well maintained and everything was in good working order. Leslie the owner was prompt in any questions I had regarding the property and was very accommodating.I would recommend this for a nice quiet place to stay with many amenities near by.

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and your family had a fabulous time. Come back over the mountain and visit our home and Olympia again. Happy Holidays! Warmest, Leslie and Rudolph
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This was a great house for a reunion.

  • 5 of 5

Sleeping on that wonderful mattress in the master bedroom was awesome. The toys for the children were an unexpected pleasure for the grandchildren visitors. The fenced back yard and deck kept the little ones enclosed while the grown ups drank their coffee, watched kids, talked,and re-connected. Beautiful tile in the bathrooms. I was pleasantly surprised about the heated floors...that was fun. Cooking was very easy and seating for eating and visiting was all very comfortable. Hearing my son and daughter play the piano for us was a nice bonus. It all worked really really well for us as our grown children joined us for a family wedding. Thank you for making this lovely home available for our family.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you liked that tempurpedic Diane! and thrilled that you all had a wonderful time together. We hope there will be a reason to visit us again. Warmest, Leslie
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Perfect Family Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a fabulous three nights at Leslie's home. We traveled to Olympia to enjoy time with our son, his family, grandchildren, and friends. This was the PERFECT gathering spot! There are two separate living rooms to gather, a large table around which we ate and played games, and a huge yard for the kids to run and play. We ranged from newborn to 63 years old and it met everyone's needs! We loved walking on nearby wooded paths. All stores and the co-op were short drives.

After leaving, I realized I had left my computer cables and charger. Leslie arranged for those to be shipped to me the same day!!

We HIGHLY recommend this warm, cozy, and well-appointed home! We can't wait to return- this will definitely become our getaway "home away"!!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind comments Lynn. We were delighted to host you and so pleased you all enjoyed your time. We look forward to your return. Leslie
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The house has lots of space, very functional and perfect for our needs. Quiet neighborhood.

  • 4 of 5

We were only at the house for two nights but it was perfect for our needs. It was a good gathering place for out of state family to meet up and visit. We did no cooking though the kitchen would have been great for culinary creativity. The beds were comfortable and everyone had their privacy. If we needed to be back down in Olympia for a few days we would definitely consider using this house again.

Beth on Whidbey Island

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth, We are delighted you and your family stayed here and enjoyed our home and your festivities. Please do visit us again. Warmest, Leslie and Rudolph
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Seattle Tacoma
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Iron Rabbit
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Tumwater Valley
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Olympia Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5 and 101
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Iron Rabbit
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Mt Rainier
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Ocean Shores
Car: not necessary

Located on a quiet residential st surrounded by tall evergreens, nature walks yet 5 minutes to everywhere makes this an ideal location for you, your family including 4- footed friends.


Rates & Availability

Olympia House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $450
Tax Rate 10.8%

FEES: The house can sleep up to 8. If there are more than 6 people there is a 25/night per person add-on.
PAYMENT: We have our own incorporated LLC business and payment system and accept direct deposit, credit card (Visa/Mastercard), or Paypal. Bookings 45 days or sooner require full payment. We provide a lease agreement. Monthly rental rates are negotiable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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