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Jaw dropping. Exquisite. A special place for very special occasions.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

'Like waking from a dream'... that's a typical reaction to this romantic property. When you arrive, you will realize you have found a private little piece of heaven, truly a gem in the Olympics. Imagine looking out through a twenty foot wall of windows, to a soaring vista of emerald water and layers of Olympic peaks. (note: this view is lost with properties on the south shore of the lake).

Built by a cabinet maker, the house embraces you with the warmth of knotty pine. With an emphasis on intimacy, the home offers artistic touches in every corner. In the morning, lie in bed and watch wisps of fog dance through the valleys in the far cliffs. . We offer a great 'things to do list', but don't forget to schedule time to simply unwind in this peace of paradise. Soothe in the hot tub, cruise the lake in our canoe, and relax in the hammock from one of the most private and secluded settings on the lake.

In summary: Our location is perfect for exploring the Park (and all the other awesome things around here). Checking in is easy as pie (no need to pick up a key). Access to the highway is quick and easy (most houses on the lake are a chore) The home and grounds are simply smashing (lots of art and landscaping). The views will knock your socks off (not the case from the other shore). You get our red-letter attention (most places are cattle operations). You get privacy (most places on the lake are sandwiched in). You get rock solid memories (and isn't that what really matters!).

Sincerely, Madi and Randy Adams

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Randy Adams
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Randy Adams

My wife and I have decades in the hospitality business, with an undergraduate degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management, and management experience at several well known bed and breakfasts on the California Mendocino coast. As well, we are both successful, professional artists and collectors, which shows throughout the house. As your hosts, we are serious about assuring that you will be pinching yourself during your stay. We live near by, which allows attention to your needs throughout your stay, while respecting your privacy. It is, simply, our goal to make your stay as memorable as possible.

Randy Adams purchased this house in 2004

Why Randy Adams chose Olympic Peninsula & Pacific Coast

After getting to know Lake Sutherland, we waited for this property to come on the market. It's rather special. Not just the house, but the setting. Because it's on the north shore, the view out over the lake includes the massive soaring boundary ridges of the Olympics. The house, the setting, and the view. Just plain wow.

What makes this house unique

This place can't be beat for: 1) Exploring the Olympic National Park. The proximity is fantastic. Some of the best hikes are nearby. Spectacular waterfalls and old growth virgin forests dripping with moss and ferns (Olympic National Park holds the worlds largest temperate rain forest). 2) Enjoying an incredible view right outside your window. Our 'wall of windows' looks out over a jaw-dropping vista of water and mountain scape. 3) Our attention to detail, and to bending over backwards to accommodate you. Our guest book gushes with thanks and praise. 4) All the other things to trip to Victoria BC from a ferry right out of Port Angeles, river rafting the famous Elwha, fishing off the dock, or chartering out of Neah goes on and on! We know what there is to do, and are happy to help you plan your moments.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have never seen so many stars as I have here above the emerald lake. I love the mountains which rise from the water. Attention to detail, inside and out, makes this a great house. Everything is ready to go. This is the most relaxed I have been in years and I dread returning to the rush of Seattle.
Aug 2006
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Port Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New walk in shower with 2 shower heads. Custom tile/rockwork
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , New cast iron, extra long claw foot tub with shower wand.
  • Modern fixtures. Walk in shower, claw foot tub. Knotty pine throughout. Fully selection of sundries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spectacular view across lake. DVR TV, dressers and armoire.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Antique dresser and armoire, DVR TV, white washed pine.
  • King size bed (1) Very comfortable, Queen size Beds (1) High quality
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Waterfront deck and dock with adirondack chairs, seating for four with patio table and umbrella, recliners, large flowering pots in many areas, grounds landscaped with subtle outdoor art. The house has expensive original art, antiques, and special touches throughout. It is common for guests to comment on the artistic way the house is decorated. Everywhere you turn, there is a special artistic touch. Great effort has gone into making the property unique in this way. In many ways, the house itself is a work of art. Add the incredible natural surroundings of the spring feed lake and soaring ridges that form the northern boundary of the Olympic National Park, and the entire property is indeed jaw dropping.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

Jaw dropping. Exquisite. A special place for very special occasions.
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
Portland, OR

Amazing views. Beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully maintained home nestled in the trees with drop-dead gorgeous views of the lake. Immaculate, well-equipped. A few steps down brings you to a dock at the water's edge. A nature-lover's paradise with massive moss-covered trees, native shrubs and wildflowers, rhododendron, happy song birds, eagles, and leaping fish. Looking forward to a return trip!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a lakeside house should be

  • 5 of 5

We spent our anniversary weekend at Randy's house and the house and location met or exceeded our every expectation. Privacy, comfort, everything we needed and then more. Everywhere you turn there are little details that let you know that your hosts care about your experience - little notes explaining what to do, nice soaps and supplies and firewood ready to light inside and outside. There are little vignettes of experiences here that can occupy time between adventures in the surrounding areas. Have a fire outside by the lake in the evening - lounge in the hot tub with a view that never gets old and constantly changes with the sun and weather - start a fire in the inside wood stove and enjoy the views - wake up slowly and linger as you view the lake through a magnificent cathedral wall of glass. Sit down on the dock and just enjoy the silence and the sound of the waterfalls all the way across the lake can be faintly heard - tranquil and peaceful - we felt rejuvenated being here.

TIPS - Be sure to pick up some groceries on the way in and enjoy some meals at the cabin - a good bottle of red wine was made for sharing this experience with the setting sun casting shadows on the mountains across the lake and your favorite food on the grill.

Thank you Randy for your hospitality, we hope to be back one day.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Coming from the dusty drought impacted central coast of California my wife and I desperately needed a rain-vacation so we rented this beautiful cabin. Upon arrival we were pleasantly surprised. The private lakefront location exceeded our expectations. We reveled in the warmth of the well maintained outdoor jacuzzi tub in the cool drizzling evenings after hiking the national park trails.

The owners were very helpful and attentive yet respectful of our privacy during our stay. They recommend an all wheel drive car or SUV for the driveway so you can park next to the cabin. We found the gravel driveway very well maintained with just a short steep jog as you drop down to the cabin. You can also opt for a different parking option if you do don't want to get an AWD.

The cabin was immaculate, cozy, safe, private and quiet. The A-frame windows have gorgeous views of the lake from the living room, kitchen, and the large ensuite loft bedroom. We appreciated the artful touches, comfortable bedding and linens. The bathrooms have been remodeled with a shower upstairs and claw tub downstairs. We enjoy cooking our own meals and appreciated the full well organized kitchen. We did not use the canoe but it looked like it would be fun during the warmer months. We felt so fortunate to have discovered this gem of a property and would not hesitate to book another getaway here.

Thank you Randy and Mattie for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well appointed and equipped stunning lake house.

  • 5 of 5

Autumn leaves and fine rain wispy clouds and rippling waters all made our stay at Randy and Madis lakeside house an exceptional experience. So many beautiful places to visit or just sit and relax - let the beauty come to you - thank you

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Lake House

  • 5 of 5

This little house is breathtaking. I've stayed at a lot of places, and this is a stand out favorite. Comfortable, beautiful and an unimaginably beautiful setting close to everything you're going to want to see. Just book it, trust me.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Johns Creek, GA USA

Serenity now

  • 5 of 5

This lake house is lovely, well maintained and well situated with tranquil views. I really appreciated the attention to details. The owner's correspondence, notes and literature made trip planning a breeze. And as the cook in the family, I really appreciated and took advantage of things like the olive oil and balsamic vinegar provided in the kitchen. It was so very relaxing to return to the lake house at the end of a long day to drink in the views and enjoy the silence. And the morning light on the lake and mountain as the opening scene of each day was a perfect beginning.

Terrific help and hospitality throughout the entire experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Point Arena
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Victoria BC Canada
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
HWY 101
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Granny's: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
A Little one on my shore
Nearest Point of Interest
Shadow Mountain General Store
Nearest Point of Interest
Famous Lake Crescent Lodge.
Nearest Point of Interest
Granny's Restaurant, a local institution.
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking trail with amazing waterfall
Nearest Point of Interest
A hike into the clouds
Nearest Point of Interest
Spruce Pine Railroad Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Sold Duc River trail and waterfall
Car: necessary

Outstanding location for exploring the Olympic National Park, Pacific beaches, Lake Crescent, and of course Lake Sutherland. There isn't another property like ours. When you arrive, and take it all in, you will realize you have found a little piece of heaven... truly magical. Perhaps the most obvious attraction is the setting on the lake, and the view across to Storm King Ridge. Besides all the activities, this is the place for unwinding, deep breathing, first honeymooning, second honeymooning, serious romancing.


Rates & Availability

Port Angeles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
June 2017
May 29 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Peak 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Late Peak 2017
Sep 12 2017 - Oct 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 10.45%

Children are considered as persons, as regards our extra persons fee. This isn't currently able to be reflected by VRBO, so factor it into their quote, if need be. I might have to edit your qoate, if you have children. Contact me if you have any questions about this.

We are very proud to share our artistic home, and work hard to make your visit one you will never forget.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Contact Owner

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