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Cute Cottage Close To Town and Bike Trails

Bedrooms 1
Space 440 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

This cute country cottage is located on Shincke Road in Olympia, Washington. The cottage is located only a few miles from town, but it is in a beautiful rural location with amazing access to the Chehalis Western Trail.

The 22 mile Chehalis Western Trail runs north-south through Thurston County and connects to the Yelm-Tenino Trail.

Be sure to bring your walking/running shoes or your bikes.

This cottage is a great place to stay when in town for events held at the Capitol, St. Martin's University or the Evergreen State College.

The cottage is clean and bright with a full kitchen, bathroom, vaulted ceilings, and skylights. There is a king sized bed and a couch that folds into a twin bed.

There is easy pull through parking with room for a trailer or RV.

Our owner-occupied residence is next door so if you have questions or concerns, we are easily reachable.

More Details

Peter or Bonnie
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2018

About Peter or Bonnie

Our family loves living in Olympia. This is where I was born and the majority of my family resides here. We returned to Olympia after spending time teaching overseas and in Alaska. It is a wonderful place to call home.

Peter or Bonnie purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Peter or Bonnie chose Olympia

We purchased this property in 2009. We live on the same parcel as the cottage in a large white 90 year old farm house. We knew this property was for us because of its rural, but close to town location.

What makes this cottage unique

We love the access we have to the Chehalis Western Trail and the pastoral views.

Business License #: 603 421 921


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Olympia in Thurston County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 440 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • There is a king sized bed and a couch that folds into a twin bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming


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Cute Cottage Close To Town and Bike Trails
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 48 reviews

The property is charming!

  • 4 of 5

The property is surrounded by horse farms, and a beautiful woodland trail system. It's generally clean, quiet and peaceful. I would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
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Cute and Clean!!

  • 4 of 5

Not that cuteness is of greatest importance but it helps make a stay that much more enjoyable! This cottage is located on the owners property and is extremely quiet. We never heard from them or saw them so I can only hope that means we were good tenants :) The instructions on how to find the property were helpful as I was initially nervous about entering someones private property. Also helpful was the small sign that says "cute cottage" at the property entrance. Everything looked just like the picture, check-in/check-out instructions were clear and all was well! I would suggest making sure you have your own hotspot for internet usage if you are running several devices but otherwise great place to unwind after a long day of being outside! (P.S. the sound of frogs and crickets at night was beautiful!)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice and clean and pretty quiet!

  • 4 of 5

Property was great and could not beat the location. Really enjoyed the proximity to the walking trail and the downtown Olympia.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super cute and cozy.

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is super cute and cozy. The bed is comfortable, and the location is perfect. Would go back here for sure.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great location

  • 5 of 5

worked out very well for us. Close to everything. Very secluded. Clean. drawbacks are the internet is very slow.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The large room was comfortable with everything we needed. The location was quiet and private. Tbe be

  • 5 of 5

The location was both near town and rural - close to a lovely trail.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
South Bay Pub
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
The Links at Hawks Prairie
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
South Bay Pub
Nearest Ski
87 Miles
Snoqualmie Summit
Nearest Beach
5.5 Miles
Burfoot Park
Car: necessary

Olympia Farmer's Market - 6 miles

This is a wonderful place to pick up some organic produce and lunch.

-Hands On Children's Museum - 5.6 miles

A fun filled stop for families with children.

-Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area - 2 miles

Woodard Bay provides habitat for shorebirds and songbirds, harbor seals, river otters, bald eagles, a large colony of bats, and one of the most significant heron rookeries in the state. This is a fabulous place to go paddle boarding or kayaking. The Chehalis Western Trail, which is 1/3 of a mile from our cottage, goes directly to Woodard Bay.

-Nisqually Wildlife Refuge - 9 miles

The Nisqually River Delta is located at the southern end of Puget Sound. This refuge supports a variety of habitats. This is wonderful place for a scenic walk and bird watching.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Olympia, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 7.9%

Check in at 4pm and check out at 11am, unless other arrangements have been made.

We do not charge a cleaning fee or deposit. However, we do ask that our guests wipe down counters, do dishes, and sweep the floors before they leave.

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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