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The Guest Nest, one of the top-rated vacation homes here, is the perfect place in the future to use as a base to both explore Port Townsend and the entire Olympic Peninsula. You won't leave anything to chance booking with us; it's our 11th year on VRBO/Homeaway. Read 87 recent positive reviews, left by just some of our hundreds of satisfied visitors since 2009.
Treat yourself to your own house in Port Townsend. Book early for the most popular times to visit our Victorian town. Rental houses are in short supply. Don't risk your planned visit on an unproven property or wind up in cramped or noisy lodging. Plus, with your own house, you can cook great meals in the spacious, modern kitchen with all amenities. Eat inside or outside on the deck.
We're just 3 miles from the historic downtown and all the activity, yet you'll have a peaceful, spacious and private property to enjoy. Fast self check-in. No parking issues. Ideal property for a couple or two couples to share and a perfect house for a family. Stay in comfort. Enjoy complete privacy. This is a modern, owner-managed property, only used as a vacation home since it was built. On our 5 acres, you'll barely ever see the hosts unless you need us. Privacy and proximity are the best combination for a happy visit here. Easy access and plenty of parking for your visitors.
Once you unpack your bags, enjoy modern amenities and plenty of your own space. Like to walk, run or bike some distance? Go to the safe, tree-lined Larry Scott Trail right from the house. Reach the waterfront in 2 miles and ride or walk along the harbor into downtown or follow the trail south from the house 7 miles through farm country to Discovery Bay for a view of the show-capped Olympic Mountains.
Make your own meals in the full kitchen, enjoy extras such as streaming TV, Netflix, wifi and a separate laundry room. Park right next to the single-level house, which is safe and easy with only 3 porch steps and a walk-in shower. Reliable, fast internet and strong cell phone signals here, with a desk in the log bedroom if you need to work while you stay. The house is a clean and modern 900 square foot property. Sliding glass doors lead you to a deck surrounding in greenery, with a propane BBQ and yard. Walk our park-like 2 acres of trails through our old growth private forest. Read at the picnic table, stream a movie or fire up the grill. Plenty of room for nights in. Stocked with books, videos and board games.
You're adjacent to both SR19 and SR20, the roads leading to all of the area's special attractions such as the Olympic National Park, and you don't have to drive through Port Townsend to start a side trip. You can hop on Highway 101 and be off exploring the jewels of the Olympic Peninsula in no time. Just get up and go.
Inside the house, you will find all conveniences including a separate laundry room with washer, dryer and ironing board. Enjoy cooking in the full-size kitchen with dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker, large microwave, coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster, stove/oven, crock pot and plenty of dishes, pots, pans and silverware. Two cozy bedrooms with forest views will welcome you at the end of a long day of recreation. One has a queen-size bed and convertible single futon sofa bed, great for little ones who like to sleep near the parents. The other bedroom has a full-size log bed. The living room has a 42â€ HDTV with Apple TV streaming apps and DVD player with 125 movies. The living room sofa converts into a very comfortable queen-size, high-end futon bed, a comfy place for the kids' movie nights or for a third couple. You have a private deck and lawn area with guest table seating for up to 14 outside, plus another 4-6 inside. The layout allows families or couples to be close together, while still having their own space.
The house is 5-10 minutes from Fort Worden performance events, the beach, San Juan Islands whale watching and fishing tours, Chetzemoka Park, The Farmer's Market, the ferry to Whidbey Island and the San Juans, plus dozens of restaurants, shops, parks and galleries. Short drive to two golf courses. The Safeway and QFC grocery stores, Eaglemount Cidery and Port Townsend Vineyards winery are minutes away. We're 6 miles from the famous Finn River Farm & Cider. The stunning Olympic National Park with the famous Hurricane Ridge trails system is a bit more than 2 hours drive. The house is near the road to Sequim, Port Angeles, Lake Crescent, Forks, Neah Bay, The Hoh Rain Forest, Sol Duc Hot Springs and all of Washington's wild West Coast. Port Townsend is an ideal starting point to explore the entire Olympic Peninsula loop via Highway 101.
Key local attractions include the historic waterfront district, the winery.cidery circuit, Centrum Arts Organization, Uptown, North Beach and Whale Watching Excursions. Our town hosts dozens of popular arts and music festivals throughout the year and offers a variety of recreational fun such as boating, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, horseback riding, biking, sailing and crabbing. Book early if you're coming for major events such as the Rat Island Regatta, The Lavender Festival, The Wooden Boat Festival, The Film Festival or PT's quirky Kinetic Skulpture Race or Strange Brewfest events.
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