NEW 40" flat-panel, plasma HD-TV...DirecTV satelite w/movie channels...wireless internet...you will love this home! (Ask about the tiny 'High Cottage' also available at this property...same fabulous view.)
'Above Gig Harbor' is an unusual, spacious, 2500sf, designer home that has just been redecorated, detailed and furnished from scratch. It's a romantic, relaxing retreat for you to enjoy alone, with a mate, a few friends, or your whole family. This property is appropriate for a business, corporate, or guild retreat, a wedding event, anniversary, or another special occasion. New mattresses, linens (400-800 Egyptian cotton), accessories, supplies...everything the owner could think of to make your stay comfortable, easy and worthy of your time and trust.
Come once and you will certainly return (and with a $50-$100-$400 credit for your 2nd stay.) Specialty lighting, art glass, plantation shutters and open, high-beamed, heavy-timbered ceilings throughout. There are ceiling fans in every room. (A Master gardener and an interior decorator have each lived here in the past.) Extensive lawns and gardens (gardener and owner maintain) on this acre property at the crest of Peacock Hill overlooking everything! Play croquet, badminton, barbeque, sit and enjoy the view, read, cook, pick flowers (lots of vases available), eat, workout using the exercise equipment, sleep, party. Herb, salad, berry and border flower gardens, front yard privacy created by mature flowering trees and bushes. This is a Play Space!
Large foyer with fireplace steps down between copper railings to open living-dining area, french doors to old-brick terrace, greenhouse wall and bar to gourmet kitchen. Walk-in, fully stocked pantry: Cuisinart, blender, Hitachi rice cooker/steamer, crock pot, G.F. grill, Panini grill, fondue, Belgian waffle maker, Salton food warmer, toaster, Nutone food center + all attachments, 3 coffee makers, picnic gear, wine rack, paper goods, food staples and treats provided. 4 sets of dishes, stemware assortment, cookware, variety of table linens, entertainment tableware, OR, with advance notice owner can arrange for fantastic catering: a simple meal, or an elaborate party.
Up the ship ladder stairway is the small, 2-room loft that sleeps 3-4; full bed in one room (view), twin(s) in second room. Powder room at foot of stairs, down hall to 900sf bedroom suite: Cherry-paneled library/entertainment room with fireplace, American Leather full-depth, firm, king mattress, game table, TV/music; shuttered, double doors to huge bath with walk-in cedar dressing room, then more double doors to 500sf two-level bedroom with writing desk area, sitting area, new pillow-top, firm, queen bed, cedar linen closet and another walk-in cedar closet, carpeted half flight of stairs to 'basement' with large laundry room, hang-out game area (puzzles, games, electronic darts, checkerboard game table, rug, lounge chair, exercise/workout area.
Back upstairs in the bedroom, french doors to covered hot tub deck, steps to lawn, terrace...all with great views: Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier, Gig Harbor, town, harbor, Crescent Valley, ridge line, pasture. City & boat lights at night rival the daytime scenes.
Call owner for further information and to answer all your questions.
I truly enjoy being a concierge-style owner...meeting and greeting guests and making their stay here successful.
Faculty at a small college in Tacoma, I, too, love to travel, sail alot (weekly crew a J-109), ski, knit and quilt, and in the few moments remaining, try to occasionally bike, hike, weave and spin.
Come stay here and you'll see why!
I actually live just 4 miles away, but still enjoy time at 'Above Gig Harbor' for all the reasons described in the listing....primarily the hot tub, barbeque, workout room, the view, the gardens...and it's a great place to have a party.
Walk down the hill to 4 fine, waterfront, restaurants/artisan shops; bus, drive or bike to town center 2 miles; (2 nice bikes for you to use); great knitting, quilting, art, ice cream!, and apparel shops; 1 mile to world-class YMCA pools/fitness complex, Target, Albertson's, Costco, Home Depot, etc. + 25 min. to Seattle ferry; bus stop at edge of 1 acre property - ride to Tacoma or Seattle or to train to Seattle and north or Portland and south. With advance notice, owner will arrange for bicycle, kayaks, books of your choice on site, catering, activity suggestions. Library/entertainment room always has selection of books, current magazines, basket of knitting books, needles and an assortment of yarns for you; basic workout gear set up in basement; carpeted hang-out, game room also in basement.
Do you sail? Owner can arrange for you to crew in a weekly race on Puget Sound.
And everyone walks Gig Harbor,,,sidewalks all the way around to the mouth of the Harbor.