About this listing
Monthly rates available in the winter. Private beach with oysters and clams on Puget Sound and includes two single kayaks for exploring Henderson inlet. Because Olympia is surrounded by water, our seasons are temperate and allow for year round outdoor activities. Our home sits on three forested acres and includes a gourmet kitchen and two master bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Hiking and skiing are within easy driving distance or relax and take the train to Seattle, Portland, or Tacoma.
Kitchen: Gourmet kitchen with water views, SubZero refrigerator/freezer , Viking range, and stone counters, blender, mixer, etc. Walk in Pantry. Dishwasher, microwave, farmhouse sink, dining for six plus bar seating at the kitchen island. Covered patio off French doors in kitchen has a new Weber propane grill with rotisserie, searing station, and smoker.
Laundry room with washer, dryer, and farmhouse sink.
Living room with water views, leather sofa and chair as well as two additional plush upholstered chairs, fireplace and new 50" LG Smart satellite television with sound bar.
Half bath off kitchen.
Two view bedrooms; each with private bath.
Bedroom #1: King size electric adjustable TempurPedic bed. Walk In closet with treadmill and television. Bathroom with steeping tub, separate shower, double sinks, toilet and bidet. Private deck for morning coffee with views of the south sound or sunset cocktails in the evening.
Bedroom #2: King size bed with premium pillow top mattress and single daybed. Walk in closet. Tub/Shower combination and single sink.
Two outdoor fire pit areas; wood-burning for grilling fresh oysters from the beach or s'mores and a propane fire pit with luxury cushioned lounge chairs for morning coffee or evening cocktails. Covered porches with lounge furniture.
Play n Pack, Baby Gate, and High Chair for families with babies/toddlers. Gate on steps to the beach for safety.
Private beach with oysters and clams and views of the Olympic Mountain Range. Clam digging and oyster shucking tools provided.
2 kayaks and kayak jackets available for guest use.
Boat rentals available at Zittle's and Boston Harbor marinas.
Bicycle rental available in Olympia.
New hot tub seats 5.
Hiking trails and 37 miles of paved bicycle paths within 5-10 minutes
15 minutes to the charming waterfront capitol city of Olympia with art galleries and restaurants, year round Farmer’s Market, live theatre, new Children’s Museum, free tours of the capitol.
1 hour to Seattle or Mt Rainier, 2 hours to Portland or Mt St Helens, 3 hours to Vancouver, British Columbia. Amtrak from Olympia daily to Portland, Tacoma, or Seattle for easy day trips.
Wi-Fi and free phone calls within the continental US and Hawaii.
Interaction with Guests
We travel with business so will not be at the home but will be available by telephone for questions or in case of an emergency.
Experience nature with bald eagles, nesting herons, and splashing seals. Large wooded acreage so very tranquil and quiet. Private beach, fresh oysters and clams, easy access to kayaking in the backyard, miles of bicycle and hiking trails nearby and just a short drive to the art galleries, theaters, and Farmer's Market in Olympia.
Due to our private location, transportation is required. Olympia has a vintage restored Amtrak station which makes day trips to Portland, Tacoma (great museums!) and Seattle easy to do. Location of the Amtrak station is ideal in all three of these locations and you can walk or use public transportation to access tourist attractions, museums, shopping, restaurants, and each city's waterfront.
Other Things to Note
Olympia is a charming waterfront capitol city with art galleries, live theatre, museums, and restaurants with easy access to the Olympic Peninsula, the San Juan Islands, Victoria, BC, Mt St Helens, Mt Rainier, Seattle, Portland, Vancouver. Crystal Mountain Ski Resort is a great day trip in the winter. We will steer you to our favorite wine shop, the local Farmer's Market with fabulous produce in season, tours of the capitol, a new Children's Museum, and too many other things to do to list.
No smoking or pets. Please notify hosts in advance of guests other than those staying at the home due to liability. Our location is quiet and private but please respect that loud noise carries due to our location on the water. Mahalo.
From Oct 10, 2016 - Mar 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 28 nights.
Fully equipped kitchen with farmhouse sink, bar sink, Cuisinart, VitaMix Blender, KitchenAid mixer, etc.
My husband and I are in the furniture industry and travel both personally and professionally. We chose to live in Olympia, WA because of the outdoor lifestyle with access to the mountains, kayaking in our back yard, hiking, and biking trails while still being within an easy drive of major metropolitan areas in the Pacific Northwest. We are avid travelers and I enjoy cooking so have the kitchen of my dreams in our home we custom built. We love to camp, bike, and experience other lifestyles and cultures.