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"THE LOFT" 5* Romance for two, stunning wtr & mtn views! OCTOBER SPECIAL

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Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Sequim Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)


October Special - save $10.00 per night!

*** The Loft is an exceptional property that we believe will meet, and most likely, exceed your expectations. If for some reason it doesn't, we ask that you let us know right away so that we can do everything within our power to make that so. If for some reason we are not able to meet your needs, we will offer you an appropriate discount on your stay or, at your choice, refund your money and assist you in locating other local accommodations.

We have been renting this property for eight years now with dozens of five star reviews which you can read on this website and others.

If you have questions or would like to reserve the property, please call Wendy, our trusted property manager at 360 670-5216. If she is unavailable to answer when you call, you will hear a message explaining how to proceed with making your reservation. You are also welcome to use the online booking process available here, through VRBO or send an inquiry through VRBO.

If you would like to speak to the owner before booking a reservation, please feel free to call Cheri at 360 460-4828.


That being said:

Please click on the video icon in the upper left hand corner of the picture above to view a video of The Loft.

An excerpt from a guest's comments:

['Dangerously comfortable' is about the best we can do to describe this was tough to push ourselves out the door every morning to go hiking. We've stayed in many VRBO listed accommodations and this is by far the most comfortable and well thought out place we've stayed in. The best sunrises we've ever seen! Thank you for sharing your great views with us.]

Please take a moment or two to read some of the other wonderful reviews from previous guests posted below!

We'd like you to know:

The Loft was designed and created by us for those of you looking for the ultimate getaway. Here you can relax in privacy, feel pampered while enjoying up-scale amenities, unobstructed views, and peaceful, natural surroundings.

Situated at the head of Sequim Bay at approx. 450 ft. elevation, The Loft offers a panoramic view of Sequim Bay, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the San Juan Islands and Mt. Baker. The view of the Strait provides an ever-changing view of many ocean bound ships. (We provide binoculars for you to enjoy the activity a bit closer up.)

The Loft itself is approximately 500 square feet in size and is the second story of a completely finished building which we use for storage and a workshop. Our home is also on the property, however the purposeful orientation of the two separate buildings allows for total privacy for our guests.

There is an inviting, separate and gated entrance leading around to the backside of the building housing The Loft. Once around the backside, you will find towering evergreens, a wonderful private patio with a hot tub and gas BBQ...and a beautiful view of Sequim Bay out into the Strait. Relax in the comfortable patio furniture and enjoy the pleasing ambiance of trees, water and solitude.

Beyond the patio and landscaped yard, and on the hills behind are tall evergreens that extend up to high peaks within Olympic National Park. It is not uncommon to have eagles flying overhead, deer in the lower grassy areas and visits from bunnies.

We originally envisioned building this space for our family and friends to use while visiting. So we wanted it to be very special even from the beginning. As the project progressed, we decided to offer it on VRBO (which we had used many times ourselves). So we doubled our efforts to create a place that felt warm, cozy, romantic and luxurious. We even provide spa towels and robes!

We decorated The Loft using vibrant and inviting colors. We used natural slate, granite, a heated tile floor, upscale fixtures and solid cherry woodwork/trim throughout to accomplish our vision. One of our favorite features in The Loft is the gas fireplace. We spent hours designing and installing it. Surrounded with natural slate tiles it has a hand crafted mantle of solid cherry and truly is 'one of a kind'.

We planned the furniture and fireplace arrangement so that the fireplace, wall mounted HDTV, and straight on view of Sequim Bay can all be enjoyed from the comfort of the bed! We also installed 'stealth' stereo speakers in the walls...they are invisible! The balcony of The Loft overlooks the bay and is a wonderful place to just 'be'.

We are in a gated community comprised of five-acre properties. Ours is located on the top of the hill, at the end of a cul-de-sac. It is the last of only three homes situated on the street.

We feel we accomplished our goal of creating a very special place, and are pleased to offer it for your stay in Sequim. Our central location on the north end of the Olympic Peninsula makes this a great place to stay while enjoying the numerous activities available in the area.

We invite you to come stay in The Loft and experience for yourself a truly unique retreat. The Loft is the place to stay when you wish to spend time creating lasting memories with someone special.



~New Sleep Number queen bed in September of 2015, come experience this wonderful bed for yourself

~Radiant floor heating in the tiled bath

~Granite and tiled countertops

~Plush carpeting in the bedroom and sitting area

~Beautiful oak, distressed hardwood floors in the dining and entry area

~Custom cherry trim-work and cherry cabinetry


~Smooth Trex decking and clear panels on the balcony so you can enjoy the view

~Beautiful tiffany and mission lighting fixtures throughout, most with dimmer switches

~Solar assisted energy

Great care is taken to ensure that your stay at The Loft is comfortable, relaxed and leaves you feeling that you can't wait to return!

The Loft is thoroughly cleaned before each guest arrives. We pride ourselves on offering a five star experience for our guests.


The Loft is about a ten minute drive from Sequim and about 20 minutes drive to Port Angles.

“Port Angeles/Sequim is a gateway to Olympic National Park. Because of the dramatic relief —the peaks rise to over 5,000 feet within a few miles of the coast — the area hosts diverse ecosystems, including alpine environments studded with lakes, ultragreen old-growth forests threaded with whitewater rivers, and bays that harbor orcas and steelhead.

HIGHLIGHTS to enjoy while your're in Sequim include:

-OLYMPIC DISCOVERY TRAIL: miles and miles of paved trail to walk and bike along from Port Angeles to Port Townsend

-AWARD WINNING WINERIES: seven local wineries offering tours and tastings

-LAVENDAR FESTIVAL (July): Sequim is the 'Lavender Capital of North America' with a dozen lavender farms offering tours and their special lavender products. Many farms are open throughout the year. During the festival most farms offer a tasty selection of food and beverages along with some great entertainment on site. In town you'll find a large street fair.

-IRRIGATION FESTIVAL (May): This local festival features a well populated street market, carnival, parade and logging events.

-SATURDAY OPEN AIRE MARKET: Featuring local products and artists every weekend May through October

-SEVEN CEDARS CASINO: Live entertainment, dancing, restaurants and gaming. Just a short five minute drive.


~Olympic Game Farm

~River and open water fishing





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More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Wendy Hemmert, Property Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Wendy Hemmert, Property Manager

We bought our 'retirement' property in Sequim the day after we first saw it in 1999. I had found it listed on the internet and when we arrived to check it out, we just couldn't leave. We decided to spend the night in town and come back the next day to see if it still had the same affect on us. It did. The sunsets of summer here are gorgeous; purple and gold and red...and on that day the sunset was spectacular. So when we came back the next day with a picnic lunch we knew had to own this land.

We ended up moving here full time much sooner than we had originally anticipated but everything happens for a reason, right? It has turned out to be one of the best decisions we've ever made.

Our daughter attends Washington State University and just completed her junior year. You will surely meet Hannah, our friendly yellow lab during your visit.

Wendy Hemmert, Property Manager purchased this studio in 2008

Why Wendy Hemmert, Property Manager chose Olympic Peninsula

Sequim has long been known as a wonderful retirement spot. We chose to buy here because of the small town size (but growing), the fact that it's only a couple hours from Seattle, has a great marina (the John Wayne Marina)to suit our boating needs, and the fact that Sequim gets very little rain compared to the rest of this side of Washington state.

What makes this studio unique

There really is not one spot on this land that doesn't have a view. Whether it mountains, forested hills, ever-changing water views of Sequim Bay and the shipping lanes beyond, or the San Juan Islands. No one ever comes here without exclaiming about our view. Even people who have lived in this area all their lives are amazed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed your very beautiful Loft and the beautiful Scenery! Thank you!

(50th wedding anniversary)
Sep 2014
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based on 79 traveler reviews

"THE LOFT" 5* Romance for two, stunning wtr & mtn views! OCTOBER SPECIAL
average rating of 4.898734 based on 158 reviews

So much better in person.....

  • 5 of 5

This place was ideal. We were in a perfect spot for all there is to see in the area. The scenery is ahh inspiring. The 'loft' has all anyone would need and more.....comfortable bed, beautiful bathroom, kitchenette, balcony to overlook the bay, hot tub and wonderful patio area with a gas grill. The owners were very helpful with what to see and do and very gracious overall. A high-end rental, pristine condition. Just make sure you ask right away for the pass code to use the internet, you need one. Overall this was an excellent property and would recommend it to any couple.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marit, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your thoughts about your stay in The Loft. It was truly a pleasure to host your stay and to meet you. And thank you also for your suggestion to tell our guests about Sunny Farms (a wonderful, country style grocery). Since you've been here we've written up some general information (which is left on the kitchen table) about "things to know" when staying in The Loft and included the wi-fi password as the first item. Sounds so obvious, but we just hadn't taken the time to write it all down! It gives Kemp and I great pleasure to be able to share our Loft with others, and to find that we have indeed created a place that is very much appreciated by our guests. The Loft is truly an extension ourselves as we have much time, energy, equity and even emotion invested in it. Hearing such rave reviews from our guests validates our own thoughts and feelings about The Loft. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for visiting Sequim for your vacation! Cheri and Kemp Kemp
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Views, comfort, and perfection!

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely lovely space, tucked in the foothills of the Olympics overlooking Sequim Bay. The loft is small but efficient and the perfect rental if you want to spend quality time with someone you enjoy. Everything is new and clean and well stocked (plenty of towels, robes, toiletries). The bed faces the view so you wake up to stunning visuals. We stayed over the weekend of the disappointing Great Storm of 2016 (which didn't do much at all). I reached out ahead of time to make sure that we would be well equipped and safe in the event of major winds - Cheri emailed and called promptly to assuage any concerns I had and to let me know that they had us covered. Having rented through Air BnB, VRBO, and Home Away domestically and abroad, this is perhaps the most positive experience I've had with any of them - which is perfect because we're a quick drive from Seattle. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you! We are always looking for ways to stand out in our guests minds and memories. Thank you also for passing our information on to your networks. A personal referral from someone who's been pleased is worth so much. We look forward to having you return!
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Wonderful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We just finished staying at the Loft for a week. First--to address any negative comment found in other reviews: a loft is usually a small location, just under the roof, that one has to climb something to reach. There are stairs--a full inside staircase. It is cozy with sloped ceilings--we managed a week without any head trauma. The shower is small, and yes, if you walk in with your eyes closed you might bang your head. But the shower is big enough for a shower and we also managed to avoid any head trauma--by looking. The main house is next door--but the Loft is oriented to provide absolute privacy. The hot tub--other reviews below address that privacy "issue". Suffice it to say--there really isn't an issue. The Loft is basically a studio apartment. But an exceptionally well built, designed, and appointed studio. With a view to die for.

When we first arrived, we had the privilege of riding out one of what the area calls a "wind storm"--gale force winds and rain. Stayed toasty dry and warm and rode it out without any problems or concerns. Got to experience rainy days, windy/cloudy days, foggy days--always warm and cozy. Finally, at the end of our stay, the weather cleared. Then there is that view. Incredible.

You can let in the breeze through screened balcony door and small windows. There are two sources of heat that will get the Loft toasty warm in a matter of minutes. The bed is comfortable with plenty of pillows. Wireless is easy to use and strong. TV requires the use of a couple of remotes. But it is easy to use if one bothers to read the provided directions. Sound system is excellent. Selection of books and DVD--or bring your own. The view can be mesmerizing. If you want to just sit quietly and zone out--this is the place.

Would whole-heartedly recommend the Loft for the following reasons:

1. The space--cozy, well appointed, comfortable and private. With a view that never gets old.

2. The owners--Cheri and Kemp--very accommodating and friendly. They absolutely respect your privacy but will do whatever they can to make your stay enjoyable. They also seem to genuinely appreciate you picking the Loft.

3. Sequim--ideally located for exploring the OP. Small, but all the stores/services you would need.

4. The Lab--beautiful golden lab that loves people but demands belly rubs.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting such a detailed, thoughtful and positive review of The Loft. We appreciated your retrieving wind blown items in the yard in our absence. So thoughtful of you. Hopefully you will return to the area sometime and we will have the opportunity to visit further with you!
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Amazing views, great location, beauitul place!

  • 4 of 5

This was one of our favorite VRBO rentals to date! Absolutely gorgeous decor in the Loft, even better than the pictures. The Loft was completely spotless and clean, and the location is perfect. You can get to Sequim, Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Olympic National Forest, Dungeness Spit, hiking galore... all these places easily. The ocean views from the deck and inside were perfect over the tree tops. Communication and directions before and after our stay was prompt, clear and precise. Excellent restaurants near by: Oak Table Cafe, Alderwood Bistro, Dockside Grill. Our only complaint was the dryer sheets / laundry soap used on the bed sheets was so strong that we didn't sleep well, despite the comfortable bed. A lesson to us for future VRBO rentals: message the owner before and ask that dryer sheets not be used before our arrival. Other than that, our stay was perfect! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! I am so sorry to find that the laundry soap we use, which is Kirkland Signature from Costco, was a problem for you...we do not use any dryer sheets or softeners so I have to believe it was the detergent itself. Wanted you to know that so that you can express this concern to future owners you may rent from. Thank you for staying with us!
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Beautiful place, extremely well-kept and maintained.

  • 5 of 5

A small, cozy place that is completely and beautifully furnished and very tastefully decorated. The view of Sequim Bay, the Straits of Juan de Fuca, the San Juan Islands and Mt. Baker is just stunning! The weather during our stay (mid-September) was perfect, but we'd like to come back sometime when it's stormy and blowing so we could "cozy-in" with books and movies for a weekend. Plus, it would be a great time to try out the hot tub just outside the door! The owners have thought of everything in terms of amenities. Highly recommended as a get-away for two.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to receive such high praise! Thank you very much for taking the time to submit your review. Yes, the winter is a wonderful time to enjoy the fireplace, hot tub and water views from The Loft. Look forward to having you return:)
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Fabulous Retreat For Two

  • 5 of 5

Wish we could give you 10 stars. A perfect get away in a picture perfect spot. This cozy little loft studio has everything: the most comfortable bed, luxurious housecoats to enjoy the ocean view early morning or late evening, heat lamps on the deck in case there is a chill in the air, fireplace to snuggle by, private hot tub, motion sensitive lights along the path, close proximity to a variety of great restaurants. Thanks for sharing your little piece of paradise. It was sooooo very had to leave.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and sharing wine. If we do get up your way, we'll give you a call:) Thank you for a great review. We hope to have you back!
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Rates & Availability

Sequim Studio Rental Rates

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Oct 11 2016 - Oct 31 2016
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Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sequim Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bath is a 3/4 meaning it has a shower, but no tub.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Choose your own level of comfort with our Sleep Number bed. Down comforter and/or blankets used, depending on the season. Down alternative bedding available upon request, please ask when making reservation or a minimum of 48 hours prior to your arrival.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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