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Complete privacy, pond, mt. Views, solitude yet close to everything

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Port Angeles Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage; Studio + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Nestled in a meadow overlooking its own private pond with a view of the Olympic Mountains, this small cottage has all the peace and tranquility you could want. You can lounge on the porch in your pajamas all day if you like, enjoying the pond and the Bald Eagles nesting in the nearby trees or enjoy easy access to surrounding trails and peaceful roads that lead into the Olympic National Park.

This newly built hideaway is ideal for 2 people but can sleep 5. The main pond-view room has a single window-seat bed, and a sofa that converts to an excellent queen air-bed. You can cook with ease in the full kitchen, complete with everything, including spices and basic amenities. Up the ladder is a roomy loft with a memory-foam queen bed and a single mattress. You will find fine linens, towels, along with plenty of wood should you want to use the wood stove.

The Olympic Peninsula has more diversity than anywhere else in America. You can find almost anything your heart's desire. Ten minutes away are Sequim, Port Angeles, the world's longest sand spit, the ferry to Victoria, B.C., Canada and the Olympic National Park. Within 20 minutes you can venture into the moss covered rain forest, enjoy a stunning glacier carved lake, hike hundreds of miles of wilderness with crystal clear rivers, be awed by sandy rugged beaches and soak in natural hot springs.

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Keywords: Northwest Perfection. Charming and cozy with high quality. Surrounded by private meadows yet close to everything the Olympic Peninsula has to offer. Near Olympic National Park, between Sequim and Port Angeles.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only

Suzann Pilot
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Suzann Pilot

We take pride in our lovely homes. We have three homes on our 25 acres that we have carefully built and kept private from each other, while taking advantage of the gorgeous nature all around. The Olympic Peninsula is such a joy to experience and we love to help people have the best experience possible. The Pond Cottage is our latest addition and although it is our smallest home, it has every charming amenity; tasteful rustic design, fine comfortable beds and a full quality kitchen. We have had delight in learning that everyone who stays there loves the Pond Cottage and we have had many happy guests.

Suzann Pilot purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Suzann Pilot chose Olympic Peninsula

There will be no question why we bought this property when you see our place--it's spectacular. The Olympic Mountains , our ponds with beautiful natural meadows all around and yet really easy access to the two major towns in the area. We didn't need to be isolated in the National Park and have to drive a long way for groceries. We have the environment that is so precious in the Olympic Peninsula without the isolation.

What makes this cottage unique

A peaceful, private place to come home and relax after a day enjoying the multitude of adventures and wonders that the Olympic Peninsula. This northern-most section of the United States has more diversity than anywhere else in the nation and its all a short drive from here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We saw the Pond Cottage just as it was finished and we are definitely coming back to stay. These owners have built another quintessential Northwest home. We have stayed in their other homes and they pay such attention to detail.
Apr 2010
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based on 36 traveler reviews

Complete privacy, pond, mt. Views, solitude yet close to everything
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 37 reviews

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed as a family in the beautiful and cozy pond cabin. Was perfeclty clean, looked pretty new and was just a great place to stay. Location is about 5 or 10min off the highway and about 15min from Port Angeles. Great spot for whale watching and for the Olympic NP. Hosts were very supportive in every way.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cabin in an ideal location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Pond Cabin, and only wish our stay could have been longer. The cabin was a perfect blend of rustic seclusion with modern amenities. We enjoyed the views, wildlife, and firepit, as well as the internet and satellite TV. It was perfectly situated in an isolated location, with easy access to Olympic National Park and Port Angeles and Sequim. The quiet and stars were a welcome change from city life. The cabin was exactly as advertised, and the homemade cookies were a nice welcome. We can't wait to return in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, relaxing get away

  • 5 of 5

This cabin may be small but it has EVERYTHING you could possibly need when seeking a home away from home. You can tell the cabin is made with the most attention to detail and everything about it is cute. I loved sitting in the window seat and hanging out on the porch. I hope I can stay here again soon! It was hard to leave...

Highly recommended

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good time!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cottage!! The setting was secluded and private and we loved the sounds of the frogs in the evenings. The kitchen was well equipped and clean. It was close enough to all the things we wanted to do -- Dungeness spit, Hurricane ridge, Marymere falls. The loft was cozy yet roomy for our family of 4. My daughters loved the day bed for reading and coloring. Would highly recommend to friends!!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I had a lovely time in this cozy cottage, which is tucked away outside of Port Angeles--far enough away from town to feel secluded, but close enough to make a dinner out (we enjoyed Next Door Gastropub) , or exploring the north Olympic Peninsula (both mountains and sea) easy. After a scenic, winding drive out to Cape Flattery along the rugged, gray coast, or a serene, mossy hike at Lake Crescent, the Pond Cottage welcomed us back like the perfect home away from home should. At night, the wood stove provided a lovely warmth after a long day of exploring, and the generous views to the pond and meadow were a welcome sight in the morning. Bird watching was very fun at the cottage -- we saw woodpeckers, Steller's jays, red winged black birds, juncos, a dove and hummingbirds, and one morning we saw deer, too. This is a great spot for a couple, small group or individual looking to get away to find some peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and Quaint

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I have 4 kids ages 9,8,4 and 2. We stayed here very cozily and comfortably. There was a personalized note as well as some very yummy cookies upon our arrival. The listing description was completely what we expected. The kitchen offers everything you'd need form home. The Loft bed is perfect for a nice night's sleep, the bedding is a little worn out. Our 4 kids slept well on the window mattress and the hide-a-bed. There is a nook table for dining that seated the 6 of us well enough, but probably only 5 adults well. The outdoors is beautiful. The pond is serene and my boys loved running around it. I'm sure in warmer months it would be fun to take a small canoe or kayak around. It is quiet which is just what our family needed. As far as local attractions, it is about 35 minutes form Hurricane ridge ski area and it's a gorgeous drive. We ate out once, I don't recommend Smuggler's Landing. The food is just ok and the atmosphere is out dated. Over all we enjoyed our stay and Suzann and Martin were very friendly.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Port Angeles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Port Angeles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Seven Cedars
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hi. 101
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Hurricane Ridge, Olympic National Park
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary

The Pond Cottage is only a few miles from Olympic National Park and adjacent to Olympic National Forest. All that the Olympic Peninsula has to offer is just a few miles away: Gorgeous clear rivers, waterfalls, hot springs, glacier carved lakes, pristine beaches with sea stacks, opportunities to see Orcas and Humpback whales, trout, salmon and halibut fishing, kayaking and all level of trails and hikes, lavendar farms, Indian museums and so very much more. Groceries and shopping are just 4 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Port Angeles Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2015
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Holiday 2
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Turn Over Fee $65 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.4%

Dec. 22-Jan. 2, 3 night minimum
A one time $30 turnover fee is charged.
Guests are expected to leave home in close to the same condition as they found it. (No sanitizing or vacuuming needed)
There is a $10 per night charge for children.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Port Angeles Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • For such a small cottage, this bathroom is very spacious and complete with even a clothes closet for your belongings. We provide plenty of high quality towels.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) An excellent quality firm mattress with memory foam topper, fine linens and quilts is on a carpeted floor in the loft. Twin or Single Beds (2). Memory foam topper with excellent firm mattress as window bed, other single is a futon. Sleeper- Sofa (1) excellent air-foam mattress customizes for your choice of firmness. All with fine linens and quilts.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This tastefully designed northwest-themed cottage has become the 'honeymoon cottage'. So private and romantic, it has provided a honeymoon setting for over 14 couples (as of 2013). Most of the couples enjoyed it so much they have returned for a 1st anniversary celebration. An author stayed long enough to finish a novel he had been working on and five seniors even found they could share the space comfortably. It should be noted that the photos look like it is very isolated. The Cottage is private yet completely secure and surrounded by friendly neighbors that are out of view.

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