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Sand Bucket Cottage - Price Guarantee

Bedrooms 2
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

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

Online booking and payment, key pad entry, go directly to the cottage, instructions with entry code sent two weeks prior to check-in, fully stocked with all the supplies needed for your stay, just bring your clothes and food.

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

Emily Compton
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

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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Pacific Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • A maximum of two well behaved pets allowed unless otherwise agreed.
  • No refunds for leaving the home for mechanical failure of non-essential items.
  • Management reserves the right to terminate your contract with no refund if any rules set forth have been ignored.
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
  • 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


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

Sand Bucket Cottage - Price Guarantee
average rating of 4.7228913 based on 161 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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Great cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. Loved the layout and how kid friendly the house was. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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clean ,cozy ,and quite

  • 5 of 5

perfect for us ,nice and quite and the beds were great.We will be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had the perfect stay. We had a great time relaxing in the sweetest cottage with everything we needed. Fire, games, movies, great kitchen to cook in and enjoy our time together as a family. We relaxed and were able to enjoy the outdoors when we wanted with a short walk to the beach and or a short drive to another variation of beach. We gazed at the stars on the deck in the evening. So peaceful!!! We will be back a lot!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cottage beats out the weather.

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest ocean rentals we have ever stayed in. The weather was awful, rain and snow. But the cottage was beautiful, comfortable and wonderfully appointed, will come back. The beach is short walk away, bit of a haul up the hill coming back.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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so lovely

  • 5 of 5

very nice, super clean, beds were so confortable!! the view amazing. had a fun time would def. stay again!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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 17 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 23 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + 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%. $25 pet fee per pet for the duration of your stay.

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.

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