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Secluded Hideaway in the Forest

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Secluded Hideaway in the Forest

Entire guesthouse
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean
12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Karen is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

This idyllic cottage on a private road is a few steps away from a trail into the Grand Forest yet the ferry terminal is less than ten minutes away. It is surrounded by majestic cedars and next to a quietly babbling brook on protected wetlands. The main house is further down the driveway.


Free parking on premises
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 6PM and check out out by 11AM


95 Reviews

Elizabeth User Profile
November 2018
It was so wonderful staying at the cottage! Karen was so helpful, met us when we arrived, showed us around the house, and even gave us suggestions for places to visit on the island. The grounds of the house are beautiful, tucked into the woods, and across the street is a huge p…
Karen User Profile
Response from Karen:
Thank you so much for your glowing review, Elizabeth! I would just like to point out that we're in process of installing a new water heating system which will eliminate the occasional sulfurous smell of the water (which only occurs when using a lot of hot water in a short span of time).
November 2018
Sean User Profile
November 2018
I'm sure many good things have been said that I'd just be repeating, like how beautiful the garden is. I'm just going to point out that the inside was way more interesting than we expected because of all the wonderful art. Highly recommended!
Pamela User Profile
October 2018
Karen is a warm, gracious, and wonderful host. Her place his a hidden gem! I can’t wait to come back when I have more time to explore the forest and relax in her garden!
Larissa User Profile
October 2018
Karen's place was just like the pictures! Everything was clean and the location was just beautiful. I love how it's forest-y and peaceful. Karen was very accommodating to our check-in time and always responded quickly. She was so sweet and even left us mini muffins on the table, …
Joh User Profile
September 2018
15 minutes from the ferry - amazing comfort and such an amazing setting. Has to be the best place on Bainbridge
Nicholas User Profile
August 2018
We had a fantastic stay at this private, woodsy location. Karen was a fantastic host who quickly attended to the questions we had. The surrounding garden was beautiful and well maintained. All around the friendliness of the host and attention to detail made us feel welcome and ri…
Jenee User Profile
August 2018
This place is really great. Like a small house with all the accommodations. We fit well with several adults and a kid.

Hosted by Karen

Bainbridge Island, Washington, United StatesJoined in June 2015
Karen User Profile
99 Reviews
Karen is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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