THE SUN HOUSE AT FRESHWATER BAY: OCEANFRONT

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Jacqueline Kaseler

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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THE SUN HOUSE AT FRESHWATER BAY: OCEANFRONT

Port Angeles House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

The Sun House at Freshwater Bay.

Come enjoy the Sun House at Freshwater Bay. Situated oceanfront in Washington’s most beautiful no-bank beach community, the Sun House is the perfect place to unwind from city life. Listen to ocean swell endlessly grooming the river rock and sand beach from your second story accommodation. Taste the salt air, and let your stress melt away.

Look west, out to the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the Pacific Ocean, then let your eyes follow the distant shore of Vancouver Island, past Victoria, and the San Juan Islands, to the marvelous peaks of the North Cascades. In summer, the sun streaks across the sky, warming the beach and illuminating the offshore commercial shipping traffic, before finally setting over the glistening ocean horizon.

It’s a short stroll down the beach to the mouth of the Elwha River. Here Coho and Chinook salmon offer the viewer and angler seasonal delight. With the rhythmic cycle of the salmon, come bald eagles, a plethora of seabirds, and river otters. If you get lucky, catch the Orcas playing out front, or more commonly spot herring balls, sea lions, and seals fulfilling their roles within the unique coastal ecosystem.

For those who come for recreation, the opportunities are limitless. From mountain biking and sailing, to hiking, mountaineering and fishing, the greater Port Angeles area has an amazing variety of activities at your fingertips. Widely known among surfers for having the best point breaks in Washington State, the Elwa River mouth is prone to deliver when tide and swell align in harmony. On more mellow days, enjoy Kayaking, Tide Pools, and exploring the many miles of beach to your heart’s content.

Only 15 minutes away, the Olympic National Park stands in awesome splendor. From glaciers to rainforests, the park is truly one of a kind. In winter, enjoy downhill and Nordic skiing at Hurricane Ridge. When the summer rolls around, enjoy thousands of miles of hiking routes through protected wilderness, or simply drop by Lake Crescent for a swim in perhaps the most beautiful lake in the continental United States.

Approach the property via Place Road, as it switches back past the mouth of the Elwha River, narrowing, then snaking amongst the storm swept cedars. Weave past a handful of beach houses to your private getaway. You will know you found paradise the second you arrive.

The Sun House is 1196 square feet of beachfront fun. It encompasses the top half of a house completed in 2005. The new construction features massive weather pane windows, vaulted ceilings, hardwood countertops, and a gorgeous river rock gas fireplace. Every room in the house has unstoppable views out over the Strait of Juan de Fuca and 100 feet of low bank frontage. In the evenings, enjoy a glass of wine on the huge hardwood deck, or set out a romantic dinner of fresh crab.

Please note: Renters must be comfortable with a tall staircase to enjoy this property, but the view is worth the climb.

Keywords: Home, waterfront, view, beach, surf, surfing, Elwha, river, fishing, crabbing, olympics, ocean, bird watching, tide pools, kayaking, SUP, peninsula

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Jacqueline Kaseler

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We are a young family with a passion for the outdoors. The Sun House at Freshwater Bay is a dream escape for us. On our visits, we enjoy crabbing, surfing, fishing, hiking in the park, mt. biking, and alpine ski touring around the Hurricane Ridge area.

Jacqueline Kaseler purchased this house in 2006

This was our primary residence from 2006 to early 2012. We moved closer to Seattle based on work schedules. It is our pleasure to offer the property for vacation rental, so others may enjoy what we came to love.

The beach. The beach. The beach... and the view.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Property Reviews

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The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
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The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410670vbi
360-460-5360
Port Angeles Olympic Peninsula
Renton, WA
5

The best place for a getaway

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
The home is really nice and comfortable, the views are amazing. We thouroughly enjoyed our stay, couldn't pick a better spot to just relax on the coast and take lots of walks along the beach. I agree with the below reviewer that another mirror would be nice. The home is clean, well-maintained and was well-stocked with everything we needed. The bed was very comfortable. Wifi was much appreciated. Thank you!!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410670vbi
360-460-5360
Port Angeles Olympic Peninsula
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We had a lovely time at the sun house. The view is just spectacular! It was a really good home base to be able to explore the peninsula. Because of all the windows, the house feels larger than it is. I would recommend having some mirrors in other rooms. The only mirror is in the 1 bathroom. We had 6 people trying to get ready and it would have been a lot easier if there were mirrors in the bedrooms. I would definitely stay again and recommend it to others. Thanks so much!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Great advice! We can add a couple mirrors! Thanks again for staying at the Sun House, and we look forward to a return visit...
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The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410670vbi
360-460-5360
Port Angeles Olympic Peninsula
Seattle
5

Fabulous sunhouse

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
Wonderful property with incredible views. House is immaculate, tastefully decorated and has all the supplies needed for a short term stay. Beds are very comfortable and lots of good towels. Kitchen is laid out very well for cooking. The pictures don't do justice to the types and quality of the views. It was a pleasure doing business with the owner. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Sunhouse to friends and relatives and plan on coming back in the future.

Walks along Freshwater Bay were great and its a pleasant walk down to the mouth of the Elwah River. Easy trip back into Port Angeles; however, we never left the property because we just wanted to relax and enjoy the beautiful setting.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you again for your visit to the Sun House! We are so very happy that you had a great time and enjoyed the views. When we first lived I the property I didn't even want to go to the grocery store. Its nice to hear of a similar response. Please come back again soon!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410670vbi
360-460-5360
Port Angeles Olympic Peninsula
5

Amazing stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
What you see is really what you get at this amazing property. The place is very nice, open and with a fully equipped kitchen as well as nice living space/rooms. Everything is perfectly clean. But of course what makes it so lovely is the million dollar view! You can literally sleep with the sounds of the waves crashing on the beach, and waking up to this view every morning was the highlight of our vacation. It also helps that it's nicely located so it's a perfect base for exploring the peninsula. We were traveling with our 15 month old daughter and they provided a pack n' play, and there is also a little table/chairs for kids and many toys/books so no headaches there.
All in all we absolutely loved the place and gushed about it to everyone who would listen so we would definitely recommend it!
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you!!! I'm glad your kiddo got to enjoy some of the items we left for the younger ones. I can't thank you enough for your wonderful comments!
Helpful votes: 1/1
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The Sun House at Freshwater Bay: Oceanfront
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p410670vbi
360-460-5360
Port Angeles Olympic Peninsula
Torrance CA
5

Wonderful Home--Amazing Views!!!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
When my youngest daughter said, "It's a million dollar view!" she was right. The Sun House is simply amazing...best view on Freshwater Bay. My family throughly enjoyed our two night stay, hiking, watching the sunsets and stars, relaxing. Olympic Nat'l Park was amazing too...hoh rainforest, Hurricane Ridge, 2nd Beach. Wow...what a vacation and what a home! Loved it!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: That's the kind of experience we hope everyone has when they come to the property and the area! I'm glad you tried one of my recommendations and went to second beach. It's definitely one of our favorites! We are so happy you had a great visit, and we hope you come back again soon. Thanks so much!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Map

Nearest Airport
6.5 Miles
William Fairchild International Airport
Nearest Ferry
10.4 Miles
Black Ball - Coho Ferry
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 112
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Right out the front door
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Junction
Nearest Ski
27.8 Miles
Hurricane Ridge Ski Area
Nearest Golf
12.5 Miles
Peninsula Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
8.9 Miles
Toga's Soup House Deli & Gourmet
Car: recommended

Beach combing, tide pools, stand up paddle boarding

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Availability & Rates

Port Angeles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Off Season
Nov 25 2013 - May 8 2014
$200
$1,200
2 nights
 
 
Summer
May 9 2014 - Sep 15 2014
$250
$1,500
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$250
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Parties more than 4 $20.00 + Tax
Cleaning $75.00
Pet Fee $20.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.4%
Notes Holiday weekends require a minimum 3 night stay.
Parties of more than 4 require an additional $20/night per person.
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Amenities

Port Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1196 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Beach View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Computer Available
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One bath room with a tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Futon in Living Room, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • shelling
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
  • hiking
  • racquetball
  • hunting
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • snorkeling/diving
  • rock climbing
  • golf
  • cross country skiing
  • snowboarding
  • kayaking
  • water skiing
  • sailing
  • basketball court
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
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