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Emily Compton

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Sand Bucket Cottage - Price Guarantee

65 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Olympic Peninsula Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The Sand Bucket Cottage is the best equipped retreat for the money in Pacific Beach. We back this with a price match guarantee, that we will meet or beat any competitor's quote whose accommodation has comparable features.

We spent three years looking for the right property with great 'bones'. We purchased at a price lower than anybody else, undertook a major renovation to bring you the highest quality accommodation at the best possible price.

Consequently, you will find features in our cottage that our competitors do not have such as; hardwood floors, cozy gas fireplace, a full second bathroom in-conjunction with a premium cable package on a HDTV with integrated DVD and complementary Wi-Fi, Roku player with free Netflix account a gas BBQ, washer dryer, fire pit and all the comforts of home!

Others have sought to imitate us, but no-one can match the combination of features, quality and price.

Only 1/2 a mile to expansive sandy beaches on the most picturesque part of the Washington coast. Sleeps up to 8 people, great for families, with a focus on kid friendly activities with many toys and games.

The cottage features two bedrooms, the master has an attached private bathroom and it's own deck to enjoy the morning sun. The oversized front BBQ deck faces west, relax while enjoying the sunset. The kitchen is fully stocked and provides all utensils and gadgets to make your stay comfortable, ample linens and towels are provided for your stay.

A short stroll into the town of Pacific Beach, where you can enjoy an espresso while you browse the local gift stores. The town is nestled next to the beach which provides wonderful opportunities to enjoy the majesty of the Pacific Ocean.

Keywords: Cottage, wi-fi, gas fireplace, beach, cable tv, cozy, families, couples, dogs, best value.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Emily Compton (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Emily Compton

Owned and renovated by Emily and Rob in late 2008, we live and work in Seattle and try to escape to our ocean retreat on a frequent basis. We have two young children so this is a perfect distance from Seattle to get away.

Emily Compton purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Emily Compton chose Olympic Peninsula

Emily's family have been visiting Pacific beach annually since the mid 1980s. The beach never gets old, beautiful and warm in summer, the winter is often just as much fun with some great storms and clamming on certain weekends. It provides us with a relaxing respite from the stresses of city life.

What makes this cottage unique

We specialize in being both a family friendly and pet friendly location. To make your stay as easy as possible if you have young children we have made available many things you would need for small children, including a pack and play, high chair, small chair for 2 - 5 year olds, numerous toys and boards games for all ages. A full compliment of cable channels and DVDs help for those downtime moments.

We also provide dog towels and an outdoor hose to help clean your dog. For the chefs amongst you, the kitchen is fully stocked for your needs, including a griddle and food processor as well as some spices and olive oil. Complimentary Starbucks coffee and tea is provided for you to enjoy during your stay.

Guestbook comments from the owner

You have created a wonderful beach house environment that combines the fun funky atmosphere of the seashore with the comforts of home. As someone who has completed a restoration of an old house, I would be very interested in seeing the before and after photos. The weather was typical and atypical for November – rain fog mist rain and brilliant sunshine, exactly what we were looking for, thank you.
Nov 2010
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based on 65 traveler reviews

Sand Bucket Cottage - Price Guarantee
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 143 reviews

Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to spend a weekend, even with the rain and wind going on outside almost all weekend it was great to relax in front of the fireplace. When the weather stopped in the evening you could hear the waves crashing in the distance. Bring your own groceries (dbl the price up the street). Plenty of supplies in kitchen. And even our dog enjoyed just hanging out. We hope to come back again!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Pleasant

  • 4 of 5

Extremely clean and so cute. Great enclosed Deck in the front, perfect for leaving the Dogs outside by themselves. Very nice yard. The only thing I'd add is a screened storm door so you could look outside without bugs invading. Rather long walk to the Beach but not unpleasant. No ocean view but we could tell it was close.


Park City, Utah

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Pleasant

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is sooooo cute and impeccably clean. Nice back yard and wonderful gated deck in the front for the dogs to safely be outside alone.

The only thing I'd add would be a screened storm door for the front so you could see out without worrying about bugs entering.

The owner was very nice and accommodating to work with.

Long walk to the Beach but not at all unpleasant. No view of the ocean but we knew it was there.



Park City, Utah

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice!!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Nice and clean beach cabin.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect R&R Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Sand Bucket Cottage truly delivers on its word. It is cozy and clean, and full of thoughtful touches like towels for your dog or accessories for your baby. The kitchen is full of everything you would need, and we enjoyed movies on the roku.

We walked to Pacific Beach and had the most amazing cinnamon rolls at Emily's, and the owner was fun to talk to. We also spent a lot of time in Seabrook, a cute little community. We had the best pedicures ever at the spa & enjoyed the shops & restaurants.

Beach access was so close, though we did drive due to the weather & steep hill, but saw the most beautiful sunset!

We would love to come back and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

everything you may need and more was available for our weekend. kitchen supplies/spices....toiletries, even firewood, beach toys and a few kites waited on the porch..

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Ocean Shores
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 109
Nearest Restaurant
Paddies Perch
Nearest Point of Interest
Naval Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Local Coffee Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Kite Shop
Nearest Point of Interest
Emily's confectionery and bakery
Nearest Point of Interest
Post Office
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Paddy's perch
Nearest Point of Interest
Falcon's Nest
Nearest Point of Interest
Wacky Warehouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach access
Nearest Point of Interest
You and I market
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Pacific Beach Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 18 2016 - Jun 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Weekend
May 27 2016 - May 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Jun 17 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jul 1 2016 - Jul 3 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 23 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Memorial Day weekend, Independence Day, Labor Day - $165 per night Thanksgiving Christmas/New Years (Dec 23-Jan 3) -$125 per night All major holidays have a 3 night minimum, holiday rate charged for each of the minimum 3 nights. All major cards accepted. $70 cleaning fee, taxes 11.5%

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Olympic Peninsula Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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