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Lorraine Heng

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Cozy 3 BR Home, centrally located in Port Orchard w/ short ferry ride to Seattle

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Port Orchard House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bdrm Furn House Near Seattle/Port Orchard Waterfront Child/Pet Friendly

The views from every room of this three bedroom, Port Orchard house are enhanced by the beauty of nature, creating a sense of serenity: The Olympic Mountains, the water, the surrounding, a lush green belt in the private canyon behind the house. For your added comfort, the house has a huge patio with outdoor seating, and an expansive lawn. A deck off the kitchen enhances quiet observation of wild life. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature of the Puget Sound, yet be close to the amenities of larger cities. This could be your home-away-from home!

Centrally located for both work and play, this three bedroom Port Orchard single family home is perfect for temporary housing needs. It is about an hour from Seattle by ferry or freeway, and it’s located within two blocks of the Kitsap County Administrative Offices and Court House. The house is a fifteen minute drive or ferry ride from Bremerton. It makes a great home base while you take care of legal business, explore Puget Sound, visit family and friends, go house hunting, and/or transition to a new job.

The house is completely furnished and loaded with extras, including high speed internet, HDTV. All utilities including sewer/water, waste management are provided at no extra cost. Terms and length of occupancy are flexible.

The family style kitchen is fully equipped with pots and pans, dishes, flatware, toaster, coffee pot, microwave, stove, dishwasher, and a kitchen table for four with a view. The dining room table will easily accommodate six. China, stemware, and candles are available for special occasions.

The living room is in the center of the house; it has a comfy leather sofa, recliner, and side chairs, plus a fireplace and HDTV.

The house has three bedrooms. The master bedroom has a queen size bed. There is a double size bed with a walk-in closet in the second bedroom. The third has a twin size bed plus a desk so the room can also be used as an office. Wi-Fi is provided. The beds are freshly made and towels are included for your convenience.

Grocery stores, salons, gyms, restaurants, movie and live theaters and even a 24 hour Urgent Care are located with two miles of the house so you don’t have to go far for anything you might need. McCormick Woods Golf Course, Trophy Lake Golf and Casting Club, and the Gold Mountain Golf Course are all within a six mile radius.

Enjoy a meal, entertainment, or wedding reception at the McCormick Woods Clubhouse Restaurant and Bar, or drive down to the Port Orchard waterfront for dinner at the Light House or Amy’s on the Bay. Live theater at the Western Center for Fine Arts, located near the Marina is fun, as well as the local Farmer’s Market and Antique stores. Be sure to take a scenic ferry ride to Seattle for a day of shopping, Pike’s Market, and/or ride the mono-rail, to check out the view of Puget Sound from the Space Needle. Additional day trip destinations include the Olympic Rain Forest, Ocean Shores and/or Mt. Rainier or Mt St. Helen’s. The Kitsap Transit and the WA State Ferry System can take you on scenic journey to The San Jaun Islands, and British Columbia.

To reserve this wonderful little home, simply click on the yellow 'Book It' button at the top of this listing. Enter your desired arrival and departure dates and receive an instant quote. Review the terms of the rental agreement. If you want to proceed with a reservation, you may submit payment information. The owner responds to requests within twenty-four hours.

Keywords: Puget Sound, Kitsap County Court House, Port Orchard, Seattle, Bremerton, furnished 3 bedroom, single family house, rent by day, week, month or year, affordable rates, pet friendly cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone, water utilities, gardener, waste management, bed linens, towels, appliances, dishes cookware, laundry room.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Lorraine Heng (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Lorraine Heng

After teaching for thirty four years and maintaining cars, airplanes and properties for even longer, we have retired to a life of creating 'home'(s)along the west coast and sharing with others. Our Port Orchard home is a keeper! When we are not working on a home, in a yard, or on the computer, we are enjoying grandchildren, traveling, reading,walking with friends or 'workng out' at the YMCA.

Lorraine Heng purchased this house in 1986

Why Lorraine Heng chose Puget Sound

We love the ambience, especially the fresh air, forests, clear skies and the natural beauty of the Puget Sound area. It is a great place to take a deep breath, relax,enjoy nature, and explore the wealth of outdoor activities. Being removed from the huslte and bustle of major cities, yet still having easy access to Seattle and other favorites like Gig Harbor, Silverspring, Tacoma, and British Columbia has been an important consideration for us.

What makes this house unique

One chief advantage of staying here is the price: It is very inexpensive for what you get. Also, access to downtown Seattle via the ferry is simple, yet pleasurable with fantasstic scenery along the way. Best of all the house is clean, comfortable, well equipped and very peaceful.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My two sisters, niece & nephew arrived yesterday & I arrived tonight. It's wonderful Lorraine! We all love it. You've done a great job with this charming home!
Nov 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)
Cozy 3 BR Home, centrally located in Port Orchard w/ short ferry ride to Seattle
average rating of 4.6764708 based on 36 reviews
5

Lovely property! All of the comforts of home.

  • 5 of 5

I was pleasantly surprised when we came to the home late at night. I felt like I was visiting family. The house had all of the comforts of home in a great location. My kids loved the yard and the visiting deer, and I enjoyed the fact that we had space to breathe on our 3 week vacation. The owners were very accommodating and responsive to any questions. The home is within walking distance to downtown where you can eat, site see and shop. It's not a modern or new home, but very functional. I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a literal "homeaway" on their upcoming vacation in the area. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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quiet neighborhood

  • 4 of 5

very quiet and within walking distance to the downtown... the house was very clean and well kept .. did have a bit of a damp smell ..but could

keep the windows open and that helped ... the house is in a very convienient location .. we all had a great stay ...

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great house!

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Lorraine and Virgil! As we needed a place to stay for an extended time, this couple was very accomodating. The house was clean and comfy! A perfect place to visit with fam and friends! And thank you for letting Josh do the mowing to give him something to do!!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Very nice! Would recommend to others!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! The beds were comfortable and the house had everything we needed. The landlord kept the yard looking very pretty. We especially like the smart TV in the living room where you can watch Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video among other things. We were also very happy to find such a nice place that allowed us to have our dog with us.

The house is in a great location. We enjoyed walking down the hill to town and going to the public market. Our favorite was Carter's Chocolates in the market. The foot ferry is also right at the bottom of the hill and that was very convenient.

The views from the large windows in the house are very pretty. The back yard reminds me of a rainforest. There were several times we saw a family of deer grazing in the yard.

Thank you again for sharing this beautiful home with us. It was perfect for our 3 month stay while shopping for a sailboat.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent short term housing for families

  • 5 of 5

We are a military family who needed housing for about 2 months while we waited to move into our home. This place fit our needs perfectly. It is well stocked and very spacious. The owners are helpful and quick to respond. It is located on a quiet street with very little traffic, yet close to downtown and 2 miles from Walmart and other shopping. Our kids enjoyed watching the deer and other wildlife from the back deck. We would recommend this to families or anyone else needing temporary housing.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: If you want a scenic, fun filled day of adventure: Walk down the hill to the foot ferry and cross the inlet to Bremerton. Transfer to the WA State Ferry to Seattle. In Seattle, you can easily walk to Pike's Market, shopping outlets, or catch Rail to the Space Needle. (All without having to deal with traffic and parking) Then come back to the comforts of home.
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Tranquil vacation

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my 6 month old son for a little mommy/son bonding time while daddy stayed home with the pets. I had such a great time I booked a 4th day as we weren't ready to leave. The house was more than big enough for larger groups. The living room has a huge LCD tv and I know most folks appreciate that. It had everything I needed for cooking even though it was only for myself. There's a lot of light inside with all the windows and that's important to me. We didn't need the 3 bedrooms but they were all charming.it poured the entire time so we did a lot of driving and shopping. Port Orchard is a very cute little town. Silverdale is 15 minutes away and it has absolutely everything and every store you could think of! We went two days in a row because they have everything. Another great thing is this rental is on a private dead end room so you don't have to worry about noise except from nearby neighbors. The backyard has a beautiful view of a ravine. We had an amazing time and highly recommend this property. We stay in vrbo rentals every month or 2 and we're never disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Bremerton Ferry Terminal
" Plenty of parking, fine dining , beautiful scenery. Use the WA State Ferry System to trav..."
Bremerton Historic Ships Association -- Turner Joy
"Publicly accessible, this Vietnam era destroyer can be toured from the boiler room to the br..."
Amy's On The Bay
"Good food, great service, on the waterfront. . . a Port Orchard favorite!"
Log Cabin Museum
"Original settler's cabin, featuring family life in South Kitsap long ago."
Sidney Museum
"Features life in early Kitsap County, including general store, school, doctor's office and h..."
Port Orchard
"Home of Kitsap County Court House and Administrative Offices, Port Orchard still has a sma..."
UNCLE Dave's Cafe
"Nice atmosphere, reasonable prices, good food, great place to meet for lunch."
Kitsap County Commissioners
Port Orchard Foot Ferry Dock
"It is only a 10 minute ride by foot ferry ( runs every half hour) to Bremerton where you ca..."
McCormick Woods
The Clubhouse at McCormick Woods
"Lorraine H's rating: xxxxx Great place for brunch, dinner, weddings, celebrations, special o..."
Pike Place Market
"See open air fish market within walking distance from ferry."
Space Needle
"Twenty four miles to Space Needle via ferry and mono rail for spectacular view and dinner "
Western Washington Center for the Arts
"Enjoy live performances in a comfortable theater in the round setting. "
Seattle - Bremerton Ferry
"Best way to travel. Convenient, reliable, comfortable, fantastic scenery"
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
"Shuttle Service available to Port Orchard."
Seattle Waterfront
Seattle Center
"Home of the Space Needle's Revolving restaurant and observation deck, 500' above ground. B..."
Seattle Aquarium
"Located in Seattle's downtown waterfront, the aquarium is open daily, featuring a Pacific co..."
Safeco Field
Pioneer Square
Starbucks
Ride the Ducks
Washington Park Arboretum
Husky Stadium
Pike Place Chowder
The Seattle Great Wheel
Seattle Art Museum
CenturyLink Field
Nordstrom Downtown Seattle
Pike Place Fish Market Inc
Woodland Park Zoo
University of Washington
Seattle Underground Tour
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Seattle Tacoma
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Several
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Port Orchard Foot Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
McCormick Woods or Trophy Lake
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Tacoma
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
Hwy 166
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Amy's By the Bar, or The Lighthouse
Car: recommended

Attractions: Clam digging, ferry hopping throughout Puget Sound, exploring the Olympic Rain Forest, visiting Mt. St.Helens, and enjoying the Burtchardt Gardens 'high tea' in Victoria, BC,playing golf at McCormick Woods Golf Course,and ferry rides to Pike's Market, Space Needle and shopping in Seattle and are favorite activities.

Location: This Port Orchard single family house is just a short walk from the water front with live theater, fine dining, antiquing, and ferries to Bremerton and Seattle.

Port Orchard is directly across the Sinclair Inlet from the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard at Bremerton; less than twenty miles from Bangor Naval Submarine Base; and, approximately thirty miles from Fort Lewis.

The closest local airport is the Port of Bremerton while

SEATAC is about 35 miles away with convenient shuttle service to Port Orchard. The house is about an hour from Seattle by WA State Ferry System or freeway. Easy access to Seattle via ferry or freeway.

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Rates & Availability

Port Orchard 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
 
Labor Day Week End
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
4 night minimum stay
$700
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$700
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$700
Flat fee
 
 
New Years Eve
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$525
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$160
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
$3,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
House keeping $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%

To secure a reservation a $300 initial payment is required (credit cards accepted). E-checks are preferred for the balance due. (An efficient bank to bank transfer in a secure environment with no processing fee!) In case of necessity, a one time adjustment in Check In/Check Out dates may be possible. The deposit will be forfeited if reservation is canceled. If the terms of the rental agreement are honored and the house is returned in good condition, the deposit will be refunded within ten days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Port Orchard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One large bathroom. Bathtub has sliding glass doors and overhead shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Bed (1) in master bedroom, Double Bed (1) in second bedroom, Twin or Single Bed (1) in third bedroom/den, Sofa or sleeping mat (1) with extra bedding available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walking distance to waterfront. Be sure to check out the ferry system for a wonderful adventure throughout Puget Sound! House is within two blocks of Kitsap County Court House and Administrative Offices if you need to take care of business.

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