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Best View in Port Angeles: The Bluff House

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

The Bluff House is the perfect vacation home. The home has a huge gourmet kitchen and three comfortable bedrooms each with its own private, full bathroom, ideal for three couples or a small family wanting to explore Port Angeles and the Olympic National Park. The panoramic salt water view is incredible and visible from almost every room in the house; both sunrises and sunsets are visible over the water. The house is located on a 100ft high bluff, set 40ft back from the water, so there is no better view available anywhere in Port Angeles, period. Turn around and there is a view of the Olympic Mountains looming above Port Angeles.

The location of the house is perfect for visitors. It is close to the Olympic National Park, the Discovery Trail and the downtown area of Port Angeles. It is just 4 blocks from the Victoria Ferry, 2 blocks from the Discovery Trail, 1 mile from the entrance to the national park and 5 blocks from shopping and restaurants. Your hosts can help with trail and sightseeing information, and any concerns or questions that may arise when planning your adventures on the Olympic Peninsula. Look at the photos and read the reviews. The photos are all taken by us from the house itself and the reviews are all written by guests that stayed at the house (i.e. none were written by friends or family at our request). The Bluff House is the nicest vacation home in Port Angeles, perfect for a small group of up to 6 people. You will love it and want to return.

More Details

Owner
Cindy Clark
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2017

About Cindy Clark

An avid hiker and enjoyer of the outdoors, I love this area, it's people and all it has to offer. I am so happy to share our corner of the country with travelers, and the Bluff House is the perfect venue for that.

Cindy Clark purchased this house in 1990

Why Cindy Clark chose Port Angeles

We bought this property because of the amazing view but it was too small at the time for our family. Now that our kids are gone we have doubled the size of the house and made it cozy for when they return with their families.

What makes this house unique

The mountain view to the south and the water views to the north, west and east make this a unique piece of property. Eagles perch in the tree out front and the water is full of activity all the time, both natural and man-made. The kitchen has a separate wet bar, everything you need for the discerning chef and beautiful serving pieces to make you feel at home. The lights of the harbor are an enchanting sight at night and in the winter months, nothing is cozier than sitting in the warm front room watching the weather unfold in front of your eyes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for all the details of the Bluff House. House, grounds and views are stunning.

The highlight of our trip for me was the hike you recommended, the Little River hike. It was quiet, surreal and the morning light shone through the canopy.

My mom's highlight was seeing /hearing sea lions and sunning out on the deck. My son's was the spyglass and Hurricane Ridge. My dad's was the hike up Hurricane Ridge. My daughter's was seeing a bear at the Hoh!

It was thrilling to see the Bluff House from the Straits when we took the ferry.

Truly a treasure here!
May 2017
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on the Port Angeles on the Clallam County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This can be made into 2 twins if needed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Tempurpedic mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Best View in Port Angeles: The Bluff House
average rating of 4.9661016 based on 61 reviews
5

Awesome views and a very comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

The location seems rather unassuming until you walk in the side door and see huge, panoramic vistas of Port Angeles and the mountains in the distance. You get to see the sea traffic...the ferry coming and going, cargo ships, cruise liners, smaller ships, boats and kayaks. Early morning and evening are the best views of the mountains in the distance, including Mt. Baker. There is plenty to see and do while in Port Angeles, including just relaxing in this well-equipped house with its wonderful views. You will not be disappointed in your stay. We hope to come back.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Julian, PA
5

Amazing home! Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We (three couples) had a fantastic time staying at Cindy and Jimmy's home for 6 nights in September. They are the perfect hosts, and the house is supplied with everything... everything! We cooked most of our meals there, and the kitchen is by far much better supplied than any of our own homes! Everything in the home is very clean and extremely comfortable. The location is great, and we often walked into town either along the sidewalk or by easily accessing the Discovery Trail just below the house. But the most amazing thing about the home is the view out over the spit, the coast guard station, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Watching the ships, pilot boats, tugboats, and barges is so interesting and educational (especially when using the ship tracker website). We rented bikes (and ebikes too...wow!) from Sound Bike and Kayaks, and also drove/hiked Hurricane Ridge, the Makah Indian Reservation, Olympic hot springs, and Dugeness Spit. Wish we could've stayed longer, and we sure hope we can return! Thank you for everything, Cindy and Jimmy!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville
5

Beautiful Views!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! If you are looking for a convenient place to stay with stellar views that is close to hiking with incredible vistas, and the ferry to Victoria, B.C., then this is the place for you. We truly had a wonderful time! Although we spent very little time at the house, it was so great to come back to after a day of intense exploring. Trust me, you will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning views and spacious accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We were first drawn to the Bluff House because of the stunning views. Well... It's even more beautiful in-person. And the interior feels even bigger and more spacious in-person as well. And I cannot forget the sunsets. You have some of most gorgeous views of the sunsets from the convenience of your back deck. We also loved using the binoculars to look at all the ships passing by off in the distance and points of interest around the port/harbor. It was a memorable experience and the Bluff House is the perfect setting and home base for exploring the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula and Olympic National Park (and Victoria, BC too!).

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Stunning Views, Great Rental Experience

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect location for my family of 5 visiting the Olympic National Park. Cindy was extremely helpful in getting us oriented and providing some tips on must-see's, including a hidden gem, Little Rivers, that we never would have found without her help.

The house is very neat, clean and cozy-yet-spacious, and the views of the harbor were absolutely mesmerizing - could have just spent the day looking at the scenery with the binoculars provided. All the comforts of home included. Very close to grocery stores, restaurants, ferries, highways, park destinations - couldn't have been more convenient!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Can't say enough nice things!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I went for a family vacation and the house was perfect for us! We love all being under one roof but still having our own space and the house completely catered to that. The view is gorgeous and no picture can do it justice. We were out on the deck every morning, afternoon, and night when we weren't exploring.

Also, the kitchen was the most well stocked kitchen we have ever seen in a rental. We love to cook and actually ended up cooking every single night and everything you could possibly need is there!

Cindy was so nice and helpful regarding where to go and what to see in the area, she was so welcoming. This is definitely a place we would come back to!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Fairchild International
Nearest Ferry
0.1 Miles
Black Ball to Victoria B.C.
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Peninsula Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
many, many
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Hurricane Ridge Ski Area
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Hollywood Beach,
Car: recommended

There are wonderful restaurants and unique shops just blocks away in downtown PA. The Olympic National Park has limitless opportunities for adventures in nature. It has lakes, ocean beaches, tide pools, mountains, trails and some of the most incredible forests in the world. The 100+ mile Olympic Discovery Trail is 2 blocks away, offering endless distance for biking or running. (We have an official marathon every June). There are several marine sanctuaries in the area where sea life is on full view.

There are alpine wildflowers to rival anything in the Alps. Lakes and rivers that are clear and cold highlight many hikes and the Hoh Rainforest is a world treasure with its Hall of Mosses and some of the biggest trees in the world. Rainfall varies throughout the different environments from 15 inches a year to over 180, so you can imagine the variety of plants and microclimes.

There are wild ocean beaches that inspire awe and quiet forest glens that make you sigh. One of the quietest places on earth is within Olympic National Park.

Recently, 2 dams have been removed from the Elwah River which will be a grand experiment to try and revitalize one of the country's largest salmon runs. Vestiges of the now-gone lakes are open for exploring as well as the area where the river meets the salt water. On a recent day, there were upwards of 40 bald eagles at the mouth of the river, plus 30 to 40 seals, all checking out the menu of seabirds and fish.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on the Port Angeles, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
29 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£544
for 2 nights
From
£225
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,145
for 4 nights
From
£263
£1,933
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £93.81
Refundable Damage Deposit £375.25

We require a fully refundable damage deposit of $500 that we will return immediately upon your departure.
We do not add any additional fees such as taxes or a cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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