Converted Pole Barn Near Beach Becomes Luxury Destination(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Barn
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Barn, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths/ Limit 4 adults and 2 kids MAX
While oriented to the woods (and fenced) for maximum privacy, guests are lulled to sleep by the sound of the surf. Located 1/4 mile from the mouth of the Elwha River and access to Freshwater Bay, this property is popular with surfers, as they are within walking (there is also beach parking) distance of a great surfing area. We have also hosted guests interested in the Elwha Dam Removal Project, including the film crew who did the story of the river in a documentary called "The Breach".
Snuggle by the fireplace before slipping into the silky comfort of the European linens on your Cal-King canopied bed. Even rainy days are fun when you can listen to the rain falling on your tin roof. Enjoy cooking in a well-equipped kitchen (I don't like to cook on vacation but guests who enjoy cooking have said we have the best equipped kitchen of any vacation rental they have stayed in) or savor the unique flavors of the Pacific Northwest at one of the many excellent restaurants in town. (We are eight miles west of downtown Port Angeles, the park entrance for Hurricane Ridge or Victoria ferries).
Take a dip in your double fenced private hot tub, count all the stars you can't see living in town and revel in the smell of the sea. We frequently get guests who tell us 'last night was the best I've slept in ages'. While often used by lovers who want to get away from it all, (and frequent honeymooners), the house has been enthusiastically received by families wanting a unique location to use as their home base while they explore the wonders of the Olympic Peninsula or day-trip to Victoria, British Columbia. Originally with only a master bedroom with large Cal-King bed, we have added a second bedroom with a plush Eastern King bed, both covered with imported Italian linens. Also on display, our dad's piano from when he ran away from home to become 'a serious jazz musician,' before he grew up, married our mom and became Washington's best known jazz educator, Dr. Ralph Mutchler.(Google Jon Mutchler and a large posting about dad comes up, photos and all). We are currently collecting photos from the various jazz clinics and stage band festivals to post above the piano--our very first guest actually said, 'No way-I knew Ralph!' If you can provide one of the missing stage band tapes, stay one night free! In the living room the couch also converts to a 'full' sleeper (two small kids or one teenager) with tempurpedic foam added for comfort. Some guests could care less about TV but we do have a brand new Smart TV (Netflix, Hulu, etc) an expansive DirecTV package and tons of DVD's.
Kid-friendly amenities include board games, glider, dozens of Disney videos, a fire pit for weenie and marshmallow roasts plus, walk or drive to the beach.
The owners of the Love Nest live next door and are delighted to help their guests plan their excursions, recommend wonderful places to dine or even arrange for a masseuse to attend you after a full day of activities.
Keywords: Privacy, quiet, safe, cool evening ocean breezes
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Member since: 2005
- 1700 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 6 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 16 - Oct 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 25, 2017
3 night min stay
New Years weekend
Dec 29 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- maid service $50
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 10%
We cannot accommodate more than 4 people because of septic system and parking limitations. First payment for half is mailed to us by check. Remainder is due on check in by cash or check. pay to Allen Lapin and send to 2031 Place Road, Port Angeles, WA. 98363. That is also the address where you will be staying.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fresh and Salt-water Fishing, Hot Springs, Beachcombing, Whale Watching, White-water Rafting, Some Downhill Skiing, Lots of Cross Country Skiing, Clamming, Crabbing.Walk to the mouth of the Elwha River, now famous for taking out dams and restoring fish habitat. From being a typical Washington Coast beach, because of the sediment flowing down from the two drained lakes we now have one of the nicest sandy beaches in the state.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: My wife and I live nearby and are almost always available for assistance. Just call or knock on our door.
Why the Owner Chose Port Angeles, WA, USA:
Great rural, wooded area with quiet street and near the ocean. Cool evenings and warm sunny summer days with low humidity and no mosquitos.
The Unique Benefits at this Barn:
Completely fenced yard for small kids and dogs. We stress privacy-perfect for 1 or 2 couples as a getaway.
- Primary: (360) 565-8029 (Washington, USA)
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Lush entrance with homegrown cedar fence and wrought iron gate welcomes you.
Front Gate to La Place sur la MER very private yard
Great room includes fp, TV, large couch sleeps 2, open kitchen & dining area.
Well supplied kitchen. Not pictured are fridge, stove & MW. Cute prep table.
The master bathroom is as large as many bedrooms and also has a shower
Jacuzzi tub in large bathroom
enjoy playing the piano
Washer and dryer in the apartment
patio BBQ grill -propane
The address where you will be staying on Place Road
It took Lyndee a year to needle point this
Good luck totem
A gift from a friend stands watch in winter.
Dining table seats 6
Your view from the greatroom looking out French doors
Master bedroom CK canopied/curtained bed. Access to hot tub is thru L. window.
outdoor hot tub seats 4 adults completely fenced and private
Mr. Coffee, wine bottle opener, blender for margaritas
good family games and puzzles
outdoor fire pit -we have lots of seasoned wood
This is your dedicated parking space next to the entrance and lit at night
second parking space if needed
propane fireplace helps keep the Love Nest warm-
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017
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