Accommodations: Victorian Cottage – 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s) – 1.5 Baths – (Sleeps 2-6) No Smoking, No Pets
Come and experience Cottage-by-the-Sea, your dream get away on the waterfront. Experience the pristine beauty of the northwest. Centrally located to explore Seattle, Tacoma, historic Gig Harbor, Olympic National Park, Mount Rainer National Park, the San Juan Islands, or Victoria, British Columbia, this home provides all the comforts of home-and more.
Tired of crowded hotels, cramped living conditions and no amenities while traveling? These beautiful homes gives you all the modern conveniences with the privacy and beauty of 200 feet of private beach on Von Geldern Cove. If you are ready to just get away from the pressures of life or the pressures of daily travel, just stay and enjoy the beauty of the two acres of gardens, lawns and beach. Two ocean kayaks are provided for enjoying the seals and other wildlife in the bay, but are shared by all three properties. Dig for clams or oysters on your private beach, then eat them for dinner. A 16′ Hobbie Cat is available for an extra charge for experienced sailors only. A resume will be required. The home also has a buoy for those wishing to bring their own boat.
There are three separate homes on this property. They may be rented separately or together for the perfect family reunion setting. First is the Cottage-by-the Sea. This charming cottage on the water is the perfect get away for one or two couples or a single family. This vacation home offers comfort, space, and all the amenities you often miss in a hotel. The cozy main floor with covered deck offers stunning views of the bay and easy access to 200 feet of private beach on Von Geldern Cove. The large master bedroom also offers peace and stunning views, as well as lots of extra space. The master has a king bed, plus a daybed w/trundle. This can be a couch, lounging area or make more sleeping space for children. There is a queen sofa sleeper downstairs in the living room and 1.5 bathrooms. The cottage will comfortably sleep 2-6 people.
In addition to our Cottage-by-the-Sea, there is a Victorian manor, Wisteria Hollow (see “Other Properties in Area”), available. The main house has three bedrooms, a loft, two and a half baths, and sleeps 6-12. Wisteria Hollow has a gorgeous kitchen-a chef’s delight with restaraunt quality appliances. There is also a private spa which overlooks the bay, 2 decks and a patio area.
The Surf Shack is a great 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment above the garage adjacent to the property is also available. Can be additional sleeping space, teenage extra room or rented separately for a great weekend retreat. Provides additional parking.
The beach, water amenities provided and sport court on the grounds are shared between both houses. Spa use is for Wisteria Hollow only. With two acres of gated privacy there is plenty of room. Lakebay is a peaceful community on the peninsula southwest of Seattle. Enjoy the ferry ride to Bremerton, then the scenic drive through the Northwest’s forests and water views to Lakebay. Cross the bridge at Purdy for easy access to picturesque Gig Harbor and Tacoma. A biking paradise-any kind of biking you like! You will love your vacation in this unique waterfront setting on Von Geldern Cove.
Looking for the perfect setting for your wedding? Walk down the “aisle of roses”, get married in the gardens or by the bay, celebrate with your friends and loved ones, then send the guests home and you stay for your quiet, romantic honeymoon in either home to fit your tastes.
Amenities: Gas Fireplace, Phone, Cable TV, VCR, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Coffee maker, mixer, toaster, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Washer & Dryer, 2 decks w/furniture, Gas Grill (BBQ), Sport Court, Ocean Kayaks, Private Beach, Rose garden, board games, movies, No Smoking, No Pets
Activities (on site or nearby): Hiking, Biking, Golf, Basketball, Horseshoes, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Water-skiing, Jet-skiing, Windsurfing, Shelling, Kayaking, Clamming