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Dave and Eileen Schmidt

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english, spanish

Private Cottage, Hot Tub, Spectacular Sunset and Mtn Views! Romantic Retreat.

58 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house

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Overview

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Private Cottage with Jacuzzi Hot Tub. King Bed, Full kitchen, Water/Mtn Views

Welcome to Olympic View Cottage! Enjoy being the only guest in this private hide-away. Overlooking Puget Sound and the snow-capped Olympic Mountain range, this unique Seattle Vacation Rental offers you plenty of privacy and your own private deck with Jacuzzi Hot Tub - all with panoramic views encompassing the Puget Sound waterways and the Olympic Mountain range.

You'll find all the comforts of home in this idyllic retreat. This vacation rental cottage is complete with a full kitchen, one private bath, living/dining area, washer / dryer, and your own private deck with Jacuzzi Hot tub - all with panoramic views of the Puget Sound waterways and the Olympic Mountain range.

This scenic Three Tree point neighborhood is located South of Seattle, just a 15 minute drive to downtown Seattle, 8 minutes from Sea Tac airport, and minutes away from Three Tree Point Beach. Relax and enjoy peaceful seclusion located in a quiet neighborhood where you can enjoy breathtaking sunsets, beach walks, and strolls near charming shops and restaurants. 15-20 minutes from Pike Place Market and the Seattle Center, 10 minutes from the sports stadiums, and a great location for day trips to the ocean or Mt. Rainier. Free covered parking, easy access to freeways and a better alternative than downtown traffic congestion and parking fees. (Seattle's Sound Transit Light Rail is 8 minutes away and takes you right into downtown Seattle.) Olympic View Cottage is among the nearest vacation rental to the airport, & yet, it is amazingly quiet, secluded and peaceful.

In our neighborhood you can enjoy beach walks, beautiful gardens, a list of fabulous restaurants and bars, specialty grocery stores, (Trader Joe's), unique local shops. You can spend your whole day in our little hidden town without the cost of parking. Enjoy a day stroll near charming shops and restaurants. A perfect location for day trips to the ocean or mountains and perfect for both business and pleasure travelers who prefer a peaceful cottage and Hot Tub all to themselves.

You may not want to leave this private hideaway, complete with Jacuzzi Hot Tub on your own private deck, beautifully landscaped gardens, soothing Koi pond. You'll find all the comforts of home, including a fully equipped kitchen inside and a gas barbecue outside - perfect for preparing your own dinner of fresh Northwest seafood. Soothing 'beachy' decor, with hardwood floors, subtle color schemes, and historic seafaring photographs. A seating area is made for lounging along with an indoor and outdoor dining area, plus a KING-size pillow-top bed, and bath with walk in shower, pedestal sink, lovely bath products and plush robes.

Wake at your leisure and dine outside on a sunny deck surrounded by blossoming plants and flowers and enjoy the soothing sound of the waterfall over the koi pond, then start your day off right with a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi hot tub. Come and be pampered as our only guest in this idyllic retreat.

Olympic View Cottage has a long list of amenities which include Washer / Dryer, FREE WI FI, APPLE docking station, in room phone with free phone calls in US, 40' Flat screen LED TV with Blue Ray & Netflix, hair dryer, alarm clock, extra storage, access to many restaurants that deliver, a fully equipped kitchen and gas barbeque outside, (with all condiments and spices provided, and if we don't have it we'll get it for you,) free off-street covered parking, and many more amenities to make for a relaxing stay for our guests.

Plus we have NO CLEANING FEES or other hidden other fees.

We invite you to read our reviews and check out our AWARDS, 'Most Scenic View' and 'Best Kept Secret' and our most recent Award, 'Top 10 B&B's with the Best View' from around the world. We guarantee your stay will be enjoyable. Come relax, rewind, and discover romance at Olympic View Cottage. Your home away from home.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dave and Eileen Schmidt (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

About Dave and Eileen Schmidt

Thank you for considering our cottage as your lodging choice. With only one cottage and both my husband and I the only ones operating it we will make your stay personal and special. Dave and I opened Olympic View Cottage in 2000. We never thought it would take off like it has. It has been fun for us meeting all our guests from all over the world. We have had a lot of honeymoons celebrated at Olympic Cottage, several engagement proposals throughout the years and have had the couples come back for their anniversaries. From birthdays to military homecomings and so many other special occasions celebrated in the Cottage. It has been so fun to be able to share Olympic View Cottage with all our guests for all these memorable occasions. We really enjoy sharing our special paradise tucked away on this quiet hillside. My husband has lived here his whole life and we just can't get away. Beginning and ending each day with this breathtaking view and quiet location is truly a blessing that we will never take for granted. Many times I find myself looking at the view and catching myself saying out loud 'WOW- this is just so beautiful!” It is truly amazing. Everyday the view is ever-changing with the sunrise and sunsets, the cool Puget Sound breeze, the storms that roll by and the boat and ferry traffic all day long. It is just awesome. We hope we can share our little paradise with you as you read through what we have to offer. And if we don't have something in the cottage we will most likely have it in our house for you. So you don't have to go out and buy anything. You are the only guest in our cottage and we are here to make sure your vacation is perfect! We'd love to meet you this year and you’ll see why it is so hard for us to ever move away from this special hidden paradise. Our best to you always -

Why Dave and Eileen Schmidt chose Burien

Privacy, location, Hot tub, peacefulness. Read our reviews on HomeAway and Trip advisor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I apologize for the delay, but could not let the opportunity pass to let you know about the wonderful experience I had while at your cottage. Last weekend my boyfriend and I booked a stay with you for our anniversary. I can’t begin to tell you how amazing the time we had there was. From the view, to the privacy, to the unique amenities of your kitchen and being able to add an intimate touch to our meals by cooking for ourselves and having private, relaxing dinners, lunches AND breakfasts. This, to me, surpassed any traditional bed and breakfast in quality and service in more ways than I have time to elaborate on. I wanted to say thank you from the both of us for not only providing outstanding, quality service…but for giving us an experience and a memory.
Jan 2011
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Private Cottage, Hot Tub, Spectacular Sunset and Mtn Views! Romantic Retreat.
average rating of 4.9827585 based on 63 reviews
5

Great view and wonderful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

This amazing bed & breakfast rates a 5 star plus!! Voted one of the most scenic views in the area, it truly lives up to its reputation. Overlooking Puget Sound, it is the perfect getaway for relaxing with peace and quiet, yet close enough to the many places in the Seattle area you don’t want to miss. The owners are wonderful and make sure you have everything you need for you stay here. We whole heartedly recommend Ocean View Cottage for anyone.

The Johnson’s

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And thank you both for being such amazing guests and choosing Olympic View Cottage for your week long accommodations for 2 very important celebrations - your retirement and an anniversary. We do feel so fortunate to live in this little piece of paradise and are so happy we can share it with guests like you who appreciate the true beauty of the Pacific Northwest. We hope to have you back someday. Congratulations again and enjoy your retirement years.
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A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Olympic View Cottage over a weekend in June. The weather was amazing, and the cottage was perfect! Dave and Eileen were very accommodating and gave us great recommendations for restaurants that were spot on! The cottage itself was the perfect size for the two of us. It was clean, fully stocked, extremely comfortable, and the view from the deck was outstanding! My husband and I used the outdoor grill to make a fabulous seafood dinner and the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. The bed was comfortable and the sheets were heavenly! The hot tub was clean and well taken care of. We, most definitely, will be returning to Olympic View Cottage very soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed the cottage and two nights of amazing sunsets. We do feel very fortunate to live in this little piece of paradise so close to so many attractions in the pacific NW yet far enough away from the city where you can enjoy the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. We are so so happy to be able to share it with others from around the world. We look forward to having you back soon!
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5

Serene , unbelievable view, wonderful private cottage

  • 5 of 5

We chose Olympic View cottage to spend the last two nights of our honeymoon in Washington. We absolutely loved it and didn't want to leave. We spent the first four nights in Seattle downtown so we could walk to everything and I could show my husband the city. We regretted not cutting that short a few nights and booking the cottage for longer. The cottage itself is darling it's in a very wooded area you fee like you are up in the trees.

When you are on the road there you drop out of the town Burien and into the trees on the side of the mountain. You wind through a beautiful wooded community until you go up the private drive to this home. The tress and landscaping are wonderful You can sit on the deck just enjoying the view and the sounds of the birds in the trees. We relaxed in the hot tub , cooked, took a walk to the beach. The atmosphere was perfect - Waking up you see the bay through the pines from the bed. We are from Utah, we love our state but there is just nothing that compares to this. Being in the dense green flowering mountainside and seeing / smelling the sea. Wow.

Also - the drive from the airport is short and easy. It's also just through a couple of neighborhoods to get back into the Burien area where there's restaurants stores etc. We ordered delivery because we didn't want to leave. :)

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lori. We are so happy you enjoyed our area and enjoyed the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. I wished you would have seen the bald eagles flying around when you were here. Next time. We do love our location too. Close to Seattle but far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city - and the traffic. And only 8 minutes to Sea Tac airport. We look forward to another visit from you soon!. All our best - The Schmidt's
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What a wonderful second honeymoon!!

  • 5 of 5

Looking to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. What we most needed was a huge amount of rest and relaxation and massive doses of “us” time. This is THE perfect spot. Relaxing each evening with a fantastic sunset over the mountains, and waking up to a fresh breakfast clandestinely placed in our kitchen while we were out exploring the day before. Oh, did I mention enjoying that breakfast and coffee followed by a dip in the Jacuzzi on the deck (all while staring at a beautiful view of the Puget Sound and mountain range)? WE LOVED THIS PLACE. #bestvacationever

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you kind review. We are so happy our cottage was the perfect setting for your anniversary. We feel so fortunate to live in this little piece of paradise and are happy to share it with guests like you from around the world who appreciate the natural beauty and solitude. Please come back and visit us anytime! All our best! The Schmidt's
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Very Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 3 night stay for our anniversary. The view was wonderful and the breakfast goodies were delicious. We especially enjoyed the bed, it's not all that easy to find a good bed in a vacation rental, but this one was amazing - I've got to find out where those sheets came from!! It is definitely a little off the beaten path, but we enjoyed that, it allowed us to see a little more of the area and we were able to use Uber as needed. It is definitely an open concept feel, more of a large suite like you might find at an upper end hotel, but again this was okay for us. Great place for couples.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your anniversary and we are so happy Olympic View Cottage was the perfect place to celebrate such a special occasion. We only have the one cottage and we are happy to be able to share our little piece of paradise with couples like you. Being close to Seattle but “worlds away” from the bustle of the city makes for the perfect setting. We look forward to your next anniversary!
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Perfectly Private & Gorgeous Waterview from Hottub

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to surprise my husband for our 11 year anniversary and Olympic View Bed & Breakfast did not disappoint AT ALL. It had everything we needed from privacy & amenities to an amazing water-view hot tub in the rain.

Dave called to make sure they would be around when we checked in and had no complaints to us coming in @ 9:30pm. He was super friendly and showed us everything we needed and then gave us privacy to get settled in.

The bed was super comfy, shower was amazing, tv was nice for while we were in the cottage.. Hot tub was amazing to come back to every night after a long day of shopping & enjoying the city :) And we really enjoyed it on the nights it rained.

The cottage has a gorgeous waterview that you can see from inside or out on the private porch.. The privacy here is actually very remarkable. You were clearly in a neighborhood yet it did not feel like it. You could sit out on the porch & enjoy the waterview of the Sound and not see any houses nearby.

The breakfast was fun, Dave & Eileen left cut up fruit in parfait cups with fresh pastries & bread every day while we were out & cleaned up our dishes & the cottage. There were plenty of eggs, milk and other ingredients to make your own breakfast, which my husband loves doing anyways. :) It was very nice and not what *i think* B&Bs are normally like... I had always avoided them in the past as we like our privacy.

The cats were sweet :) We were greeted daily by at least one of them outside.

We will be back as soon as we get another night to ourselves! :) Olympic View B&B has spoiled us to any other lodging in Seattle.

If you stay here, make sure and check out the Tin Room! Fun experience and their Seahawk Skittle was perfect if you're going for a few drinks.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for you kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed the privacy of the cottage, the views, and the hot tub in the rain! And we are so happy your husband was pleasantly surprised and can't wait to have you back soon for many more anniversaries to come. Congratulations! The Schmidt's - Dave and Eileen
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Sea Tac International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Tin Room
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Vashon/Bainbridge
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Foster Golf Links
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Seattle Ferry to Bainbridge
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
909 Coffee and wine and more
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Seahurst Beach Park
Car: recommended

8 minutes to Sea Tac International airport, there is virtually no air traffic or noise in our neighborhood. Commute in MUCH LESS TRAFFIC to: downtown Seattle, (15-20 minutes), Southcenter Mall (13 minutes), Bellevue (25-30 minutes). Great location for a day trip to ocean or Mt. Rainier (2 hours).

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Rates & Availability

West Seattle House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 11 2016
1 night minimum stay
$245
$1,390
$2,000
 
 
Sept
Sep 12 2016 - Sep 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
$225
$1,435
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$205
$1,330
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.5%

No Cleaning fees! Free covered parking. Free Wi Fi, Movies, Netflix, Laundry facilities. No hidden fees, (or hotel, motel taxes).

Call us directly for RATE DISCOUNTS: 206-200-8801.

Add $25/day for breakfast amenities provided in your cottage daily.

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Low Season rate does not apply towards HOLIDAYS. Contact owner for a quote. Depends on length of stay

If you prefer to pay cash upon arrival call us for arrangements.

Rates include full use of entire private guest cottage, private deck with hot tub, laundry facilities, Free Wi Fi, Netflix, private parking.

The cottage and Hot tub is rented out to the guest names on the confirmation only. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate additional guests for dining, hot tub use, or social gatherings.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Burien House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No additional cleaning fees required. Free complimentary coffee, teas in cottage. For your convenience, we offer fresh breakfast amenities in the cottage daily for an additional $25/day. Free covered parking, Free Wi FI, IPOD docking station, 42 inch TV, Netflix movies, Laundry facilities, microwave, and daily housekeeping - all included in the rate. Guest membership at a local fitness club. Ask about a therapeutic massage in the privacy of your own cottage. Bocce Ball and Horse shoe pit. Scenic quiet neighborhood location for beach walks and jogs. Perfect location close to interstate, 10 minutes from Sea Tac airport, and 15 minutes to downtown Seattle. 2 hour drive to Mt Rainier.

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