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Contemporary Beach house w/165 feet of sandy beach.•? Del Mar Vacation Property

Warren Knapp (Beach House)

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Warren Knapp (Beach House)

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2015
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Contemporary Beach house w/165 feet of sandy beach.•? Del Mar Vacation Property

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Gig Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom with water and mountain views

To see our other homes, visit: www.DelMarVacation.com

See US Open 2015 rates below.

The House: Del Mar Beach House is a contemporary Nantucket inspired home with 165 feet of private sandy beach. The open floor plan all on one level looks out to your spectacular Puget Sound and Mt. Rainier Views. You'll enjoy the views of the water, just outside the windows of the chef inspired kitchen. Two bathrooms, three bedrooms complete this waterfront private getaway.

The beach house has parking for 4 with a level walkway to the front entrance.

The Garden: Between the house and the Puget Sound is 20 feet of level stone patio pavers for entertaining and lawn/landscaping. This waterfront has amazing views of Mt. Rainier on a clear day, Vashon Island and Point Defiance Park. You will undoubtedly see the 'Del Mar Seal' swimming by the property, along with boats and kayakers.

It's fun to watch the car/passenger ferry crossing the bay from Pt. Defiance Park to Vashon Island.

The Neighborhood: Del Mar Beach House is located just over the hill and through the woods from Downtown Gig Harbor's quaint shops, restaurants and the new Maritime Museum. Tacoma is just a 15 minute drive from Del Mar Beach House. SeaTac airport is 40 minutes away, and Downtown Seattle about an hour.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Warren Knapp (Beach House) (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.8
based on 30 traveler reviews

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Contemporary Beach house w/165 feet of sandy beach.•? Del Mar Vacation Property
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews
Dallas, Texas
5

Excellent beach house

  • 5 of 5

We are late entering this review. Stayed mid-July thru 21 August, 2014. All of the positive remarks you read in the reviews are accurate. We enjoyed the beach house by ourselves and at various times enjoyed hosting family and friends for lunch or dinner. Views are terrific as remarked by other reviewers. The sailboat races on the weekends are quite a sight. Kayaking down to Gig Harbor and back is good exercise. What I would add that other reviewers did not mention: the neighbors are very nice people. They give you your privacy but are very nice if you care to meet them. Also, lots of deer, seals, otter, other wildlife to watch. Pretty fun. Fishing is pretty good right off the beach.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing place. Well taken care of and right on the water. It's amazing to be on the water and still be among the trees. Great place to get away from the world and have an escape. Absolutely amazing place! I would come back over and over again.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfect get-a-way for our family!

  • 5 of 5

Great house and location with plenty of outdoor space for lounging. The Puget Sound with its boating and sea life was spectacular. The six of us sat out side on sunny days and had our meals. The boys parked the four Adirondack chairs on the lawn and played cards and greeted Kayakers as they paddled by. Breathtaking drive to the beach house, like driving through an enchanted forest. Mount Rainier views are amazing. We miss this place already…..

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
2

Not Much Beach, High Sea Wall, Difficult Driving Location

  • 2 of 5

The pictures and description in the advertising for this property fail to inform you of the numerous "issues" in store for your stay. The narrow, winding road down a hill with no street lights to arrive starts things off on a bad note. Once in the home you'l discover two doorway areas where the floor is a toe stubbing nightmare. It's raised just about 2" so anyone with kids or someone who doesn't like to stare at the floor the entire time you're walking around the home - probably not the place to stay. There is ONE small TV in the entire home! It seemed to just have the basic service pkg, not even ESPN. There are numerous TV outlets where the owner could/should install TV's in the bedrooms/den/other area with murphy bed, but instead they cover everything with art. There is an abundance of art by Warren Knapp, aka the property manager. The beach - lots of rocks ... we were lucky to see a sliver of it a few hours out of the day because during the majority of the days/nights we were there the ocean was literally several feet up on the sea wall (which is the backyard area) and the stairs down to the beach are literally covered half way up to the home in the ocean! The view was great, you're practically living in the ocean. The lawn area is really where the septic field is and it smells. The internet modem is located in the kitchen area, so if you want to use the internet you'll need to sit by the kitchen countertop or it's very slow running. There is no garage, probably because the home has been remodeled so much that an area that was once a garage you're now in as the open space with the murphy bed, which also happens to be the area you need to walk thru to get to the other bedroom... very weird setup. There's only (1) full bathroom and a very small hall bath with a pedestal sink, so there's no counter space or storage, where do you set your things to take a shower? The patio furniture has a lot of rust on it and should be replaced, we didn't touch it, it was that bad looking. The outdoor gates/fencing need repairs. The instruction book at the property informs you as a guest that it's YOUR responsibility to remove all the trash from the home AND take the trash cans down the street and up the hill to get picked up!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I sincerely apologize to our future and past guests that are reading this review. Our team works very hard to keep our properties in first class condition and Del Mar Beach House is no exception. Please take time to read the Beach House’s 25, Five Star reviews. When staying at the Beach House, remember to call, txt or e-mail with any concerns that you may have, so we can address them, during your stay. Thank you, Warren
5

Serene

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views. Private, unique location. House was gorgeous with many amenities. Loved the art work.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Port Orchard, WA
5

Awesome Getaway Close to Home

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough good things about Warren's beach house. My wife and I recently married on Valentine's day and had a small ceremony with our immediate loved ones. The house is well appointed, awesome dead end location on the beach, terrific view, nice atmoshphere, and very comfortable. We are glad we chose this location and it is one of the few places we have stayed that we declared that we will repeat in the years to come.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
SeaTac
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Tides Tavern
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Pt. Defiance
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Madrona Links
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 16
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Downtown Gig Harbor
Nearest Beach
20 feet from house
Car: necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

From $400 Per night

Gig Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring 2015
May 1 2015 - Jun 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
 
US Open 2015
Jun 13 2015 - Jun 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
$978
 
 
Summer
Jun 23 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$400
$9,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $65.00 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
Cleaning Fee $175.00
Tax Rate 9.9%
Notes Holiday Bookings require a three night minimum stay.
Quotes are good for 4 (4) people, see above for extra costs.
1/2 due 60 days prior, balance due 2 weeks before arrival.
$148 cleaning fee, $300 Reservation/Security Deposit (fully refundable)
No tax on monthly rentals, 10.5% Tax, No smoking, Pets OK
Rates listed are for four (4) people, $25 extra person
Visa, MasterCard, Discov

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Gig Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2205 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Murphy Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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