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1 Bdrm Private Beach Suite, Fantastic Views, Near downtown & ferry to Seattle

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
1 night minimum
Condo/Apartment
Our cozy Abode On The Sea has an ENORMOUS BEACH & SUN ALL DAY. STUNNING VIEWS of Mt. Rainier, Olympics, Sound and Eagle Harbor. Five minutes car/bus to ferry and downtown Winslow or walk. You are renting a high quality entire lower level suite that has a separate entrance and is so very private and soundproof that usually you won't hear us and we won't hear you. Your suite is approximately 700 sq. ft. and consists of a spacious separate bedroom with a roomy walk-in closet; living room with a sofa group, TV cabinet and a woodstove; a good sized kitchen with a dining table that can sit 6 people; a full bath. You have a queen bed in the separate bedroom and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room for comfortable sleeping of 4 adults. If you need to fit in some children there is also a fold-ou...Our cozy Abode On The Sea has an ENORMOUS BEACH & SUN ALL DAY. STUNNING VIEWS of Mt. Rainier, Olympics, Sound and Eagle Harbor. Five minutes car/bus to ferry and downtown Winslow or walk. You are renting a high quality entire lower level suite that has a separate entrance and is so very private and soundproof that usually you won't hear us and we won't hear you. Your suite is approximately 700 sq. ft. and consists of a spacious separate bedroom with a roomy walk-in closet; living room with a sofa group, TV cabinet and a woodstove; a good sized kitchen with a dining table that can sit 6 people; a full bath. You have a queen bed in the separate bedroom and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room for comfortable sleeping of 4 adults. If you need to fit in some children there is also a fold-out full size bed and a fold-out baby crib. Your waterfront beach suite is within the Wing Point Community, which is one of the most established neighborhoods on Bainbridge Island centered around Bainbridge's only 18 hole golf course. You have a nice lawn outside your double french doors that has a fantastic view of both Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains, the Sound with ships passing by as far as the eye can see and Eagle Harbor with the ferry and lots of boats jetting in and out. A 50 step staircase leads to your sandy beach where you can watch the gorgeous sunset over the Olympics from the comfortable beach furniture while you are enjoying your BBQ meal or borrow our kayaks for a ride. After dark you can warm yourself in front or our beach fireplace. Or you can walk on the large beach for miles at low tide including to the ferry or downtown and play on the sandy beach that goes out over 300 yards at low tide so you can almost touch the ferry when it passes by! With its South facing exposure you have sun virtually the entire day. It's a very cozy, light and secure suite with its own private entrance at the lower level of a gorgeous house where the owners live off and on. You can light up the woodstove, watch any of over 200 channels on DirecTV satellite, record any program on your DVR for easy viewing at your own convenience, order your own Pay-Per-View movie, watch a movie on the VCR or DVD, listen to a music CD on the boombox or snuggle up with a good book (we have a good inventory of each item).You can always stay in touch through the wireless fast broadband internet access and nationwide free telephone. Cook a gourmet meal on the gas stove (or the BBQ outside) in the large kitchen with its own expandable dining table that can sit up to 6 people that can also be used for your office needs. You can drive in 4 minutes or walk 25 minutes to charming downtown Winslow and the ferry, take a bus to 5 morning ferries and back from 5 evening ferries or use our 10-speed bike. This is an ideal spot for relaxing, visit with friends and family, explore our beautiful island including use as a stop during boating, live while remodeling or looking for a house. Or use our suite as a cozy base for a Seattle business or social visit since it is within very convenient distance to the ferry as many daily commuters on our island do since they can combine a city work life with great island home life. You can stay for a couple of nights or an extended stay and one complimentary breakfast food will be waiting for you in your suite when you arrive.More
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About the Owner
claes h
Languages spoken:German, Norwegian, Swedish, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
Interaction with guests
At Abode On The Sea guests check in on their own and we give you all the privacy you deserve. But we can always be reached by texting/calling our contact number you will get after you book, to answer any questions or requests you may have. We take customer service very seriously and very proud of taking care of your needs right away.
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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Amazing views!!! Loved the house and the downtown area. We made many great memories with our family. It was so much fun seeing fireworks from the house over 4th of July! The owners were very kind and were quick to respond when we had a...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank llblank
Reviewed 30 October 2013

I booked this condo from Claes & Jennie to have a base from which to explore Bainbridge Island. I couldn't have chosen better for my purposes. It offered me privacy and solitude (although it was not absolutely quiet at all times as you could still...More

Date of stay: October 2013
7  Thank RoadTripper1211
Management response:Responded 30 October 2013

We loved having you and look forward to your return visit, you are truly a 5-star guest. We have not been told that our day-to-day footsteps can be heard in...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2013

Very pleasant accommodation with lovely private garden and steps down to beach. Used this as a base for a day trip to Seattle as its not far from the ferry terminal and about 30 minutes ferry ride. The other day we spent relaxing in the...More

Date of stay: July 2013
2  Thank IainB23
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Very nice location looking out on Puget Sound. Enjoyed watching ferries go by. Nice tranquil space; only saw owner when we knocked on door as we left. We spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day here with our adult son.Mostly gray skies so not able to...More

Date of stay: December 2012
Thank Dealander
Reviewed 7 February 2012

I booked in to the Abode By The Sea solo, looking to relax and brainstorm some new ideas I had. The place was everything it is advertised to be: the owners are friendly and respect your privacy, it feels homey, the kitchen has a gas...More

Date of stay: January 2012
1  Thank John T
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Boat Available
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
is in the high quality and highly regarded neighborhood of Wing Point with most houses on the waterfront and the rest around the 18 hole famous Wing Point golfcourse. You can take walks on the beach and throughout the private neighborhood. Our area has beautiful scenery and is close to nature and waters with lots of outdoor activities, museums, great restaurants, bakeries, wineries and eclectic stores besides being a perfect beautiful and relaxing base for taking the 30 minute ferry right to downtown Seattle. For information of what to do on Bainbridge Island see calendar of events on the local chamber of commerce web site (sorry but VRBO did not allow us to post the web site!), the local lodging association web site and click on the Local Events, Area Links and read the blog.
How to get there
It is very easy to get from the airport to the ferry dock downtown Seattle at Coleman dock/pier 52 by light rail and walk a couple of blocks to the ferry or by bus or limo. Then only 30 minutes by ferry with beautiful scenery. From the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal it takes 4 minutes by your car or a $7 cab; bus available for several ferries or oder ahead; rental bike across from the ferry terminal; walk about 20 minutes; rent a car locally that will be delivered to the terminal.
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