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Family Home Near Mountains, Ocean, And Ferry Rides To Seattle.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Enjoy the views while relaxing at the bar, dining room table, or kitchen nook. Open floor plan from kitchen to living room where there is plenty of comfortable seating, large screen TV, and picture window over the water. Large grass yard with room to play or visit. Across the street a paved pedestrian trail follows the waterfront into town. The house is pet friendly and includes a dog run out the back door, a spacious laundry next to the kitchen, and off street parking for three cars.


Owner
Andy Garrett
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Andy Garrett

Originally from rural South Dakota, I've been a resident of the Puget Sound area since 1977 where I've owned and operated an industrial business for 20 years. My home is in nearby Steilacoom.

Andy Garrett purchased this house in 2006

Why Andy Garrett chose Puget Sound

I love the location of this home, with the daily cycle of foot ferry running from Port Orchard to the Bremerton terminal and the big ferry going to and from Seattle. Open the window or step outside and you'll hear the gulls and see the flocks of ducks on the water. You will often hear sea lions from across the bay and always the scent of salt water.

What makes this house unique

I enjoy bicycling and this house sits right on one of my favorite routes. Indeed, it is a popular year-round biking destination because of local waterfront and rural paved roads. The location makes the house a great hub for day trips. The local foot ferry is about a mile and a half away and it travels all day Monday through Saturday to the Bremerton ferry terminal. There's live music on weekends just a couple blocks away at the Blue Goose and good restaurants within walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You and your family are great! I look forward to your next visit.
Oct 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Port Orchard in Kitsap County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The front bedroom has a pair of corner windows. Both bedrooms have queen beds with sleighbed head and foot boards which were chosen for the comfort they offer to those who like to sit up in bed and read or receive breakfast. The rear bedroom is very quiet. Both closets have wood lined walls. Very unique.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
Notes:
Great hub for day trips to Seattle via ferry or car, to fantastic waterfront biking roads (the owner is a bicycler), a couple hours from mountain hikes, Hurricane Ridge, excellent golf courses, kayak surfing and rock gardening (owner is also a kayaker). A paved walking trail to downtown Port Orchard starts right across the street.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Family Home Near Mountains, Ocean, And Ferry Rides To Seattle.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 22 reviews
4

Our stay was very enjoyable.

  • 4 of 5

The inside of the house was clean and the kitchen was easy to work in. We enjoyed the view from the front looking out into the bay. At first I thought that the road nearby would create a noise distraction but it did not. We would definitely stay here again when the opportunity comes next year.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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adequate

  • 2 of 5

Served our required needs.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed and very comfy

Andy was great

Location was perfect

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Andy's Place

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at Andy's. He was very accommodating. Great place to stay. Even decided to stay an extra day.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

So Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Our stay was warm and relaxing, just what we were looking for. The house was well equipped, clean and comfy, very homey. Being up on a hillside made the views delightful and raised us above traffic noise on the street below. Check-in was easy and the house was everything the pictures showed, and more. Thanks for a great visit, we appreciate the hospitality!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

It was a great get away

  • Review Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Seatac
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Blue Goose Tavern
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Port Orchard Foot Ferry, Bremerton to Seattle
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
McCormic Woods
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Tacoma Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Washington Highway 16
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bay Street Bistro
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Across the street
Car: necessary

Exceptional area for waterfront biking. Just 40 minutes by bike to Manchester Park with stunning views all the way. The local foot ferry delivers you to the Bremerton/Seattle ferry (drive on or walk aboard), which travels to downtown Seattle just two blocks from Pike Street Market, downtown shopping, Seattle Art Museum, Benaroya Hall, theater. If you kayak or surf try Crescent Beach just a couple hours away on the Hood Canal. For stunning mountain views drive 90 minutes to Hurrican Ridge and relax at the visitor center or do an easy hike.

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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
 
Early Summer 2017
12 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£133
for 1 night
From
£102
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£618
£1,909
 
 
Summer 2017
16 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£141
for 1 night
From
£110
From
£117
Fri,Sat
£696
£2,065
 
 
Fall
3 Sep 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
1 night minimum stay
£125
for 1 night
From
£94
£618
£1,596
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£125
for 1 night
From
£94
£618
£1,596
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £31.29
Pet Fee £15.65
Refundable Damage Deposit £234.68

Property damage protection may be waived for shorter stays and replaced with a higher refundable deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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