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Lake Cabin Retreat on the Olympic Peninsula

29 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Port Orchard - Pierce Cabin on Carney Lake

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Our cabin on Carney Lake is the perfect retreat for couples, families, a girls' or boys' weekend, scrapbooking getaway, or even group or corporate events. It is a fully functioning home, but tucked into the trees of the Olympic Peninsula with a beautiful view of the lake from the Adirondak chairs on the deck. It is quiet, cozy and welcoming. In the summer, the swim float is ideal for the kids' King of the Float contests or just to bask in the warm sun. There is also canoe to explore the lake in its entirety. There is a fire pit for s'mores and hot dogs and plenty of grass and beach to visit with friends, watch the kids in the water or simply enjoy the quiet.

In the colder months, snuggle up on the big couch by the gas stove while reading, watching movies, tackling a puzzle or playing games.

There are two bedrooms, but also two lofts. Each loft has a futon as well as additional mattresses. There are plenty of soft places to land.

If relaxation isn't the only thing on your mind, we are about 20 minutes from the Bremerton ferries, taking you into Seattle for the day, or head south on Highway 16 to do some shopping and eating in Gig Harbor. Heading west just a few miles will take you to Hoods Canal, and more water and hiking adventures beyond that all across the southern Puget Sound and Olympic Peninsula. And five miles down the road is Trophy Lake Golf and Casting Club for the golf and fly enthusiasts.

Whether you are here on business, pleasure, to see friends and family, or to get away, our retreat on Carney Lake will be all you are looking for.

Please ask for special rates/agreements for long-term rental opportunities September - May.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Carina & Dean
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2016
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About Carina & Dean

My father actually bought this house in 1999 as his own home. He passed away in 2008 from ALS and left this beautiful retreat to our family. We live only 45 minutes away, so it is an ideal getaway for our busy lives (three children under 14), but we are also so busy we don't use it nearly enough. We have been so happy and blessed to share it with so many who fall in love with the lake house as soon as they walk in the door. It really is the perfect swimming and canoeing lake in the summer; fire, movies, puzzles and games in the winter. Wine in the Adirondak chairs on the deck is perfect any time of year.

Carina & Dean purchased this cabin in 1999

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cabin was everything we needed it to be and we wished we could have stayed there for the whole 8 days we spent in Washington state! It is a fact that the pictures don't do it justice-it's huge and cozy all at the same time! We made good use of the pancake griddle and the canoe-the gas stove in the livingroom and the videos. We did a lot of hiking up to Sol Duc and Salmon Cascades and even out to Forks and Rialto beach and La Push and it was great to have such a place to come home to!!
Aug 2009
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based on 29 holidaymaker reviews

Lake Cabin Retreat on the Olympic Peninsula
average rating of 4.827586 based on 30 reviews
Washington State

Fun and relaxing

  • 3 of 5

It is always relaxing by any water to me, but this trip was relaxing because I didn't need to worry about bringing extra chairs, bedding etc for my family. Everything was there. This will be our 2nd birthday celebration out at Carney Lake. It was a hit and our family and friends enjoyed their time just relaxing by the fire pit or playing the available games inside.

We like the outdoors so the overgrown shrubs, bushes and trees didn't bother us. Thank you for the extra cut up wood for the fire pit.

It was nice to have a canoe (the other had a leak) to paddle and enjoy the water and scenery. It was a challenge cleaning off the life jackets though. They had creepy crawling bugs and slugs on them. A weather/bug resistant container might help with that.

Other than that the directions were clear and the place was all ready for a fall, fun weekend.

It was nice and close for us as we and our guest had to travel from the Tacoma/University Place area.

We would definitely rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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tranquil lakefront property

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time at Pierce cabin. This cabin is a really great place to go to relax. It has everything you need and is pretty secluded. The cabin was clean and Carina was always available. I would highly recommend this property. The Wi-Fi wasn't great but who needs it when on vacation. We played games, made smores, and had lots of fun in the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carney Lake Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great house on a very quiet lake setting. Our family of 5 adults and 2 children found it spacious and comfortable. We would easily rent again. The owners were more than a accommodating to our needs. I would highly recommend this as a wonderful vacation spot.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great cabin, peaceful and relaxing. Clean and had a great 2 day vaca from LA and she was flexible on leaving! Carina was great, highly recommended.


  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Lovely home on a quiet lake

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I went to Pierce Cabin for a girls weekend getaway and really enjoyed our weekend. The lake and outdoor space is beautiful and peaceful, and having the canoe and paddle board at the cabin was such a nice touch - most places I've been to don't have that. There were plenty of places for us to sleep, it was nice that the lofts had lots of smaller beds to accommodate our group of 10 people. The house and kitchen were fully stocked with everything you could need, including a great working grill. It was too cold to do much swimming, but had it been warmer we would have all swam out to the raft to enjoy. Really enjoyed Pierce Cabin and hope to come back someday!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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blissfull, serene and great for families!

  • 5 of 5

The entire family (10 of us) loved this lake retreat! It is a little bit of heaven tucked away on a private lake where wild geese and bald eagles were sighted during our stay. The cabin is well stocked with basics and that made the stay more relaxing. We enjoyed our evenings on the porch/deck as well as having coffee at first light. Fabulous collection of books that I wish I had time to have stayed to read. Connection to ferry to go into the city was quick and easy. Should the opportunity arise to return to the area, I would look into renting this cabin again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Carney Lake is a small, mud bottom lake for swimming, fishing, canoeing, sailing, paddle boats, etc. Gas motors are not allowed on the lake. The cabin is within minutes of Puget Sound, however, where all of the water activities above can be found/enjoyed. You will also be five miles from Trophy Lake Golf and Casting Club.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Port Orchard, Puget Sound

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Summer 2017
25 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Cleaning £123

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Port Orchard in Washington

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a hide-a-bed in the great room, a queen size futon in each loft, a twin mattress in one loft and an aero bed under the bunks., Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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