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Magnificent Retreat /Not Far From Seattle

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 60 nights


About the property

Single family/pet friendly home in recreational setting on Puget Sound

McCormick Woods is an ideal setting for temporary or long terms housing needs of vacationers, retirees, house hunters, families looking to relocate, as well as avid golfers. There is plenty to explore, whether you are into walking, bicycling, boating, fishing, scuba diving, golfing, tennis. volleyball, or checking out the playground with your kids. The surrounding nature preserve is truly magnificent.

This vacation rental provides an open space kitchen/family/great room with a breakfast nook, comfy seating for six, skylights, a fireplace and 60' HDTV. The kitchen is fully equipped with quality appliances, dishes, and cookware. The laundry room with washer and dryer is just off the kitchen. From the kitchen, you have easy access to a covered deck with barbeque and picnic table.

The master bedroom suite has excellent separation and privacy; a super comfortable king size bed; a huge walk-in tile shower; a jetted tub under a skylight; and two walk-in closets. The second and third bedrooms are located on the opposite side of the house. Both have comfortable queen size beds and share a second bathroom. The beds are freshly made; towels and hair dryer are available for your convenience.

The formal dining room will easily seat eight people. China and stemware are provided. Arched windows, high ceilings, skylights, two fireplaces, indirect lighting, and views of waterfall and forest create a very unique, tranquil feeling throughout the house.

A covered deck, flower gardens, slate patio, and pathways enhance the exterior living. Deer, rabbits, and squirrels are frequent visitors adding to the enjoyment of the natural setting. As a bonus, there are dolls, and toys in the closet for children and two bikes in the garage.

While immersing yourself in the beauty of nature, you can still be close to the amenities of suburban living. Enjoy a meal, entertainment, or wedding reception at the McCormick Woods Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar. Or, drive down the Port Orchard waterfront for dinner at Amy's on the Bay. Live theater at the Western Center for Fine Arts, located near the Marina is fun, as well as browsing antique stores and the Log Cabin Museum. Beauty salons, gyms, movie theaters, health care, and even the Kitsap County Court House and Administrative Offices are near-by, so you don't have to go far for anything you might want.

Nearby Bremerton offers a beautiful downtown Harborside area which includes fine dining, coffee shops and the Marina with many permanent ships as well as visiting boaters. Enjoy a stroll through the Arts District and visit the Naval Museum, Fountain Park, and the Memorial Plaza, all near the Bremerton Ferry Terminal.

Puget Sound has a has one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world. According to the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the best shrimping and crabbing in the area is along the Hood Canal. Gear anglers trolling out of boats will find good Coho, pink and Chinook salmon fishing throughout the sound. Cutthroat salmon travel along the beaches. To discover the many hidden treasures, not to mention shipwrecks, visit a local dive shop or sign up for an underwater dive tour guide to orient yourself. Favorite spots for local scuba divers include Harper's Pier in Port Orchard and Manchester.

Visitors and newcomers to the Pacific Northwest are increasingly choosing Kitsap Peninsula as the preferred alternative to pricier markets. They are leaving the bumper to bumper traffic and congestion behind. When there is a need/desire to connect with the big city life, Seattle is a short, scenic ferry ride away. Catch a ferry to Seattle for a day of shopping, Pike's Market, and/or ride the monorail, to check out the view of Puget Sound from the Space Needle. The WA State Ferry Systems can also take you on scenic journeys to Victoria, and/or one of the many islands in the Puget Sound Area.

We invite you to come stay at our home in McCormick Woods for a while to relax and explore the great northwest. There is plenty to do whether you are into hiking, bicycling, boating, fishing, scuba diving, golfing, playing tennis or checking out the playground with your kids. TO RESERVE THE HOUSE, CLICK ON THE YELLOW 'BOOK IT' BUTTON. Enter your desired arrival and departure dates, the number of people and pets in your group and receive a quote. You can review the terms of the rental agreement. If the terms are acceptable, you may book instantly or request more information. We will respond within twenty-four hours.

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20 April, 2018

About Lorraine

After teaching for thirty four years, and repairing cars, and airplanes and investing in properties for even longer, we have retired to a life of 'snow birds', creating home(s) along the west coast. Our home on the McCormick Woods Golf Course is one of our favorites. When we are not playing with the house/ yard, or working on the computer, we are exploring the North West, reading, visiting with friends and family, going for long walks through the Mc Cormick Woods neighborhood, 'workng out' at the YMCA, or driving off for another adventure in our RV.

Lorraine purchased this house in 2008

Why Lorraine chose Port Orchard

We love the ambience, especially the fresh air, forests, clear skies and the natural beauty of the Puget Sound area. It is a great place to take a deep breath, relax,enjoy nature, and explore the wealth of outdoor activities. Being removed from the huslte and bustle of major cities, yet still having easy access to Seattle and other favorites like Gig Harbor, Silverspring, Tacoma, and British Columbia has been an important consideration for us.

What makes this house unique

One chief advantage of staying here is the price: Housing in this area is very inexpensive for what you get. The neighborhood is exceptionally well maintained, and the semi-forested setting feels very peaceful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We drove up and couldn’t even believe that we were in the right place. When we entered, we were astonished: Immaculately clean, full huge working kitchen, gorgeous master, spacious guest bedrooms, nice flat screen TVs, working fireplaces, a ​beautiful waterfall in the backyard, jetted tub in the master, double shower head walk in shower, 2 walk-in closets in the master. And Lorraine was very responsive when we had a minor issue and we were able to resolve it quickly. This house is worth a great deal more than the price. It’s not in thick of the site-seeing action, but more in a rural setting. For us, it didn’t matter at all because the house was so clean, so nice, and so spacious. A little extra driving was worth the comfort.‬
Feb 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Orchard in Kitsap County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Bidet , Sky light, plus large block glass window & jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Located between Bdrms 2 and 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Jetted tub, tile shower, skylight, walk-in-closet, view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Very comfortable matress., corner window with view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Comfortable matress. Full bathroom between bedroom 2 & 3
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) Twin (1) Extra foldable sleeping mat provided to use on floor if needed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • bay fishing
  • tennis
Located in the McCorrmick Woods Golf Course community, about an hour from Seattle by freeway or ferry, in the Puget Sound area. The homes in the neighborhood are well maintained and built around the award winning McCormick Woods Golf Course with beautiful walking trails meandering throughout the golf course and surrounding forest. We provided relatively inexpensive, yet luxurious home base in a beautiful, peaceful setting. Length of stay flexible, and cost is very reasonable.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

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Magnificent Retreat /Not Far From Seattle
average rating of 4.837209 based on 49 reviews
Key West, Florida

Beautiful, peaceful, and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

First and foremost I want to thank Lorraine for letting us stay in her home. 5 stars!!! This house is beautiful and clean. With a beautiful garden. Lots a deer walking by and little squirrels enjoying pine cones. Wonderfully stocked kitchen although you do have to purchase food but that is a given. If I ever visit PNW this is where I will be staying. Only 2 hours from Mt Rainier and Olymic National park.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: For cost, location, design and comfort, I don't think this house can be beat. It's my all time favorite and I feel very fortunate to have found it.
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Beautiful house and very comfortable for visiting family

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic setting for visiting family. We did not need all the bedrooms but the space for sitting around and talking with family members who are local was excellent- Highly recommend. Close to everything in Port Orchard. Would be ideal for visiting your military son or daughter stationed in the Bremerton area

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This home is in a quiet and lovely neighborhood. We enjoyed the peace and quiet. Easy to find, close to everything and the owners are very gracious.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in the golf neighborhood of McCormick Woods.....this was a well maintained and very comfortable rental with all the accommodations needed to feel right at home!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Beautiful home

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at your beautiful home. Our granddaughters were very impressed with all of the nice upgrades available in the home. Plenty of room for everyone. I wish that we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful. Trees, shrubs, squirrels, rabbits & deer to just round it off. It's close to other homes but feels secluded. The house is lovely but still homey feeling. All the amenities are there for any of us travelers to use. You can get almost anywhere in the greater Bremerton & Port Orchard area in 20 minutes or less. I would highly recommend this property to any family or friend.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bremerton Ferry Terminal
Plenty of parking, fine dining , beautiful scenery. Use the WA State Ferry System to trav...
Bremerton Historic Ships Association -- Turner Joy
Publicly accessible, this Vietnam era destroyer can be toured from the boiler room to the br...
Port Orchard
Home of Kitsap County Court House and Administrative Offices, Port Orchard still has a sma...
Trophy Lake Golf & Casting Club
One of several favorite golf courses in the area. Give it shot!
Washington State Ferry
Outstanding service. Affordable, comfortable, good connections throughout Puget Sound, easi...
Space Needle
Twenty four miles to Space Needle via ferry and mono rail for spectacular view and dinner
Western Washington Center for the Arts
Enjoy live performances in a comfortable theater in the round setting.
Puget Sound Navy Museum
Anthony's at Sinclair Inlet - Bremerton
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Fifty-one miles via freeway. Shuttle service to Port Orchard availalbe.
Amy's On The Bay
Good food, great service, on the waterfront. . . a Port Orchard favorite!
Hoh Rainforest
Interesting place to visit
Ocean Shores
Good place to dig for clams.
Mt St Helens
Good place to take a hike. Interesting to see the regrowth of vegetation after vocanic erru...
Gold Mountain Golf Course
One of several popular golf courses in the area.
Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock
It is only a 10 minute ride by foot ferry ( runs every half hour) to Bremerton where you ca...
The Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar
Lorraine H's rating: xxxxx Great place for brunch, dinner, weddings, celebrations, special o...
Trophy Lake Golf & Casting Club
One of several favorite golf courses in the area. Give it shot!
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
McCormick Woods Bar, Grill and Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Southworth Ferry or Bremerton/Seattle
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
McCormick Woods Club HOuse
Nearest Train
29 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Freeway 16
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Amy;s on the Bay and the Lighthouse
Nearest Point of Interest
McCormick Woods Golf Course Neighborhood
Nearest Point of Interest
Port Orchard Water Front
Nearest Point of Interest
Ferry Terminal at Bremerton
Nearest Point of Interest
Puget Sound Naval Ship Yard
Nearest Point of Interest
SEATAC Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
WA Ferry System at Seattle
Nearest Point of Interest
Space Needle

Located on McCormick Woods Golf Course community in Port Orchard. Slightly over an hour to Seattle by ferry or freeway. Great WA State Ferry System service throughout Puget Sound!

For the avid golfer and his family, this location is heaven. All of the homes, built around the award winning McCormick Woods Golf Course, are well maintained, and the neighborhood has walking and bike trails meandering throughout. In addition to the golf course, the local community has a playground for children, basketball hoops, volley ball courts and a baseball diamond within walking distance. Trophy Lake Golf and Casting Club is about three miles from the house, and the Gold Mountain Golf Course is within six miles.

Grocery stores, solons, gyms, restaurants, movie theaters and even a 24 hour Urgent Care are located with 4 miles of the house do you don’t have to go far for anything you might need.

Enjoy a meal, entertainment, or wedding reception at the McCormick Woods Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar, or drive down the Port Orchard waterfront for dinner at the Light House or Amy’s on the Bay. Live theater at the Western Center for Fine Arts, located near the Marina is fun, as well as the local Farmer’s Market and Antique stores. Be sure to take a scenic ferry ride to Seattle for a day of shopping, Pike’s Market, and/or ride the mono-rail, to check out the view of Puget Sound from the Space Needle. Additional day trip destinations include the Olympic Rain Forest, Ocean Shores and/or Mt. Rainier or Mt St. Helen’s. The Kitsap Transit and the WA State Ferry System can take you on scenic journey to The San Jaun Islands, and British Columbia.

The North West is beautiful; there is much to explore. You can immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, yet be close to the amenities of larger cities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Port Orchard, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
21 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
24 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter Special
1 Jan 2019 - 1 May 2019
60 night minimum stay
for 60 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

House Keeping £89.29
Property Damage Protection £56.43
Pet Fee £35.72 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

To secure a reservation a $350 initial payment is required (credit cards accepted). E-checks are preferred for the balance due. (An efficient bank to bank transfer in a secure environment with no processing fee!) In case of necessity, a one time adjustment in Check In/Check Out dates may be possible. The initial payment will be forfeited if the reservation is canceled after both parties have accepted.

Guests shall be responsible for the immediate cleanup and removal of all fecal matter dposited by their dogs anywhere in McCormick Woods. When outside, the dog must be kept on a leash and accompanied by a reponsible person that has control at all times.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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