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Olympic Mountain View - Compass Rose House (Olympic Peninsula)

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-8)

You won't find anything better if you want a natural, peaceful, private Pacific Northwest experience! Serenity awaits you. THE COMPASS ROSE HOUSE is one of three separate homes on over 20 acres, all with Olympic Mountain views. These secluded rentals offer you a haven to explore all the diversity the Olympic Peninsula has to offer. Roam our lush lupine covered meadows, languish by the ponds, see Bald Eagles and Blue Heron and access The Olympic National Park, just minutes away.

The THE COMPASS ROSE HOUSE is carefully handcrafted and meticulously detailed. This beautiful home has commanding views of the Olympic Mountains and the large pond. The open plan with vaulted ceilings feels very roomy and open to nature while also being cozy. This charming cedar home is ideal for couples, but can accommodate up to 7.

The master bedroom looks onto the Lupine Pond, a 1/2 acre trout-filled pond that reflects the mountain views and attracts a large variety of birds. An upstairs room, open to the lower level, and accessed by a 'ship's ladder', has a view of the pond and the lovely private, surrounding meadows.

Enjoy cooking in the deluxe kitchen, well equipped with all the cooking amenities, staples and spices and a gas stove, oven, large refrigerator and island. The bathroom with walk-in large tiled shower comes equipped with washer and dryer.

There is wood stove with a glass door so you can watch the fire and curl up with a good book, or simply enjoy the comfort of the radiant heated floors.

The sliding glass doors open to a large deck where you can take in the awesome Olympic Mountains and the acres of natural, unspoiled meadows. Have a barbecue, watch the Bald Eagles as they dive for trout in the pond. Gaze at the stars at night, roast marshmallows around the fire pit, roam the meadows or take an adventure into Olympic National Park.

THE COMPASS ROSE HOUSE can also be rented for groups along with our other two cabins. See our other VRBO listings.

Ten minutes away are Sequim and Port Angeles, the world’s longest sand spit, the ferry to Victoria, B.C., Canada and the entrance to Olympic National Park, where the road to Hurricane Ridge takes you to a stunning view of active glaciers in the Olympic Mountains.

Within minutes you can venture into the moss covered rain forest, enjoy a pristine glacier carved lake, hike hundreds of miles of wilderness trails with crystal clear rivers and majestic waterfalls, be awed by the sandy rugged beaches, and soak in natural hot springs.

Whether you are a nature lover who likes to kayak, surf, fish, spot birds, watch whales, bike or hike the trails, or someone who is search of a perfect quiet natural setting, here you will find your heart’s desire.

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Keywords: Luxury Cabin, fine quality, private home, vacation rental, vacation rental home, Olympic National Park, Olympic Peninsula, natural environment, mountain views. Private, secluded, country environment.

More Details

Owner
Suzann Pilot
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Suzann Pilot

Martin and Suzann are owners and full-time managers of Olympic View Cabins. They are close by so are available whenever you might need. Their son designed and built the cedar Compass Rose House in 2010.

Suzann Pilot purchased this house in 2004

Why Suzann Pilot chose Port Angeles

We had a vision for over 30 years of a family compound where we could live and share a beautiful natural environment with our son and daughter. We traveled the Pacific Rim, New Zealand and Canada in search of a place. When we found this place 9 years ago it felt like we had found our place.

The Olympic Peninsula provides remarkable natural beauty of almost every sort. We climb mountains and get into areas with pristine glaciers and lakes and see bear and goats and deer, and a huge variety of birds. We love to find waterfalls that few people have found and explore the rainforest mysteries summer and winter. Our children surf the waves as we explore the beaches which have unusual pinnacles and formations, and we collect driftwood and bask on the white sand. We take our family picnicking on the beautiful clear rivers where they often catch Steelhead or Salmon. Skiing and snowboarding and several winter sports are a big attraction. And always, we make sure visitors get into the exceptional Olympic National Park.

What makes this house unique

We take great pride in the home we offer to you with meticulous detail. Our son designed his Compass Rose House and we all built it together. Some refer to it as 'elegant camping' since you feel like you are almost out of doors with the openess the home has to all the surroundings. You have all the luxuries for truly comfortable living; excellent beds and linen and great cooking facilities--even the best of organic local herbs.

Our specialty in life has been to enjoy and appreciate nature and to help others have that passion too. And that is witnessed in our lovely property and the beautiful homes we have blended with the natural environment. For those who want privacy, we provide it. For those who want a serene and restorative Northwest experience, we provide that. Our homes are surrounded by meadows and a pond filled with fish, with majestic trees lining the edges and wildflowers. We have tried to make nature available and enjoyable out of every window and from every deck. Our hot tubs are outside so you can view the stars. You can see the Olympic Mountains in all their array from nearly every window. We want to touch people, to leave a lasting memory of enjoyment and rejuvenation, to have an infectious experience that compels them to want to pass on the importance of our natural resources to everyone.

Amenities

Port Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , lovely tiled walk in shower
  • excellent, custom designed, large, modern bathroom with walk-in shower and washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 4 twin/ single
    master bedroom See Description) - 1 queen , very roomy master bedroom with desk and closets
  • Queen size Beds (2) Firm mattresses with memory-foam topper, fine linens and quilts. One queen bed in private bedroom, one queen bed shares open loft with one single bed and three plush single floor sleeping mattresses. Twin or Single Beds (4) One single day bed and three single, quality floor beds in the open loft, made up with linens and quilts
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Olympic National Forest is a short hike away and you can drive up the road and get into a remote part of Olympic National Park where you can have views of glaciers and stunning wilderness. Fishing poles are provided for fishing in Lupine Pond. The Compass Rose House is private and separated from the other rentals by acres of flower covered meadows. Port Angeles airport pick-up and delivery service with pre-arrangement.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 95 reviews
5

Reconnect, Rebalance and Replenish

  • 5 of 5

Escape the fray and mundane – find nature’s beauty and perhaps yourself in this breathtaking cabin. Enjoy the beautiful forests, bountiful gardens and beckoning mountains practically at your doorstep. We spotted a wild deer and enjoy the sounds of nature.

If you are seeking some peace and quiet and quality time – then look no further. Connect with nature and feel at home. Here you can nurture your body and give your busy mind a rest. Take a deep breathe of fresh air to reground and replenish your spirit with the natural beauty that abounds here. Reconnect, Rebalance and Replenish your Heart here.

The cab itself is beautifully made and kept. It literally has everything you need to feel right at home. Everything from the dish soap to the laundry detergent!

The owner Suzann was so nice and professional. She has obviously taken her time reading through previous renters request. She had a list of how to do or find anything in the house.

Being from the big city of Houston, TX we didn't even know how to use the chimney. We were so thankful to find instructions. lol

I loved this place and I can't wait to visit again one day. We will defiantly stay longer next time. This was an awesome getaway before heading to Seattle for the big Texans - Seahawks game.

Thank you Suzann for an amazing experience!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port Orchard, WA
5

All that's good about the Northwest!!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, just as advertised. Awesome place for our anniversary. We love the northwest and this cabin brings out the best of it!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northern NJ
5

Wonderful, gem of a property!!

  • 5 of 5

Me, my wife and our 3 children had the pleasure of staying in the Compass Rose House for 4 nights in August 2017.

The little house is a beautiful gem and perfect for a family with kids - there is only one bedroom on the first floor and then a sleeping loft accessed by a ladder (which the kids thought was cool).

The house was very clean and well maintained and had all the comforts of home. My wife and I both like to cook and the kitchen had everything we needed, including a nice gas range and all the basic sundries we needed (oil, vinegar, basic spices, ketchup, mustard, etc.)

The area is convenient enough to town but far enough away so one could enjoy the 'country', including the peace and solitude we were seeking. Absolutely Perfect.

The surrounding property and deck were perfect for us and we enjoyed the hot tub after long days of hiking in Olympic National Park. We also enjoyed eating dinner on the deck while overlooking the Olympic Range.

We've rented many houses over the years and this was one of the best. Would recommend this place to anyone without any reservations. The owners are also very nice and responsive.

A few notes:

1. While this house says it could sleep 8, I'm not sure this house would be comfortable for sleeping more than 2 adults and kids, unless two adults like climbing the ladder to the loft and sharing space with the kids. The house is absolutely perfect for a couple or small family.

2. The hot tub cover weighed a ton! I tried placing it back on the tub myself and it fell and cracked. I nearly had a heart attack with worry (lost deposit, causing damage for something not my fault). The owner assured me the next morning that lid was old, and degrading so soaking up water and they should have told me ahead of time. They refunded me security deposit without delay.

Don't hesitate to stay here - just awesome!! You'll love it!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place - quiet and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This location is off the beaten path but really worth the drive. We enjoyed the property and its proximity to all the wonderful outdoor activities in the area! Every amenity you need is on site and the owners all always there to handle any issues that arise...which never happened! This is a perfect getaway location where, after a long day of hiking or other adventures, you can retreat too and enjoy the birds, deer, and privacy from the awesome deck! Can't wait to return! Thank you for the great time we both had!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin overlooking ponds and mountains. Super quiet and peaceful. It was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Wonderful Rental

  • 5 of 5

Look no further! This is the perfect house to use as a base to explore Olympic National Park. As frequent VRBO renters, we found that this house was one of the best rentals we ever had! The house is beautifully appointed, with incredible views. It was cloudy during our time, but it did not deter us from our hiking trips. And it was so nice to come back to this house. The bed is extremely comfortable and it was so nice to be able to do laundry! Easy access to grocery stores and Port Angeles in general. We hope to return again! Thanks Suzann and Martin for being such gracious hosts.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Log Cabin, Olympic View Cabins
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Up our rd. you can view pristine glaciers & wilderness
Nearest Point of Interest
Olympic National Forest
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Victoria, & Buchart Gardens, B.C., Canada
Nearest Point of Interest
Dungeness Sand Spit, the longest natural sand spit in USA
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Countless picturesque beaches
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Twilight happens all around!
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Indian museums and spectacular beaches with pinnacles
Nearest Point of Interest
The Hoh Rain Forest, Olympic National Park
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Visit Pike Market and take a ferry ride to us
Nearest Point of Interest
Olympic National Park Visitors Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Glacier carved Lake Crescent and Sol Duc Hot Springs
Car: necessary

Easy access to Olympic National Park, worlds longest sand spit, rain forest, hot springs, whale watching, ferry to Victoria, B.C. Canada, Indian reservations, 7 Cedars Casino, museums, great beaches and all the amenities of the Olympic Peninsula. We are 4 miles from a Multiplex Cinema.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Turnover Fee $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.4%

A $75 turnover fee is charged on all homes to offset the cost of spa maintenance, fresh linens, firewood, etc.

Please sign and return the rental agreement prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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