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Lakebay Waterfront Beach House Year-Round With Unbelievable Views!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Lakebay House Rental Photos and Description

Newer house, water views, 100 ft sandy beach, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Ba, (Sleeps 9)

• Accommodations: Immaculate Waterfront Cape Cod-Style Home in Lakebay - Killer 180 degree views of Von Geldren Cove from entire main floor and master suite. Newer 1,800 sq ft home with 3 bedrooms, 2 updated baths plus upstairs office/extra bedroom overlooking 100 ft. of sandy beachfront. Three acres of property with level lawn for croquet tournaments or easily supervised kid activities. Located directly across from public boat launch and close to private launch at Lakebay Marina for easy water access. Near to Gig Harbor (13 miles) and 5 miles from Key Center with grocery, liquor and wine store. Master Bedroom with queen bed, walk in closet, ensuite bathroom, private balcony and sitting area with gas fireplace. Pets ok.

Sleeps up to 9 people, max 6 adults plus children.

This open concept Cape Cod-style house is located on Von Geldren Cove in the quiet community of Lakebay, one cove north of Penrose State Park with easy walking trails. This newer beach house has all the creature comforts including three comfortable bedrooms and an office/den so each couple has a private bedroom.

The home is situated on 100 feet of soft, sandy beach on desirable Von Geldren Cove with 3 acres of property. Easy path for the elderly to meander to the beach and perfect for a romantic weekend, quiet retreat, couples getaway or multi-generational family reunion. Lots of space for kids and dogs. Expansive water views of the cove which is great for swimming, kayaking and safe for kids to play.

The beach is huge at low tide and perfect for beachcombers to find sand dollars, hermit crabs, crabs, eagles, herons, and the occasional seal. Children and young adults will love playing and swimming in the warm sheltered waters in front of the home or roasting marshmallows on the beach in the fire pit. You can launch your boat at a public ramp located close by, so bring your ski or sail boat and jet skis.

Drive down the private driveway to the house with breathtaking views appearing before you. Open area with trees along the sides of the house provides ample parking for 6+ cars with privacy.

Step into the house and open concept living room, dining room and kitchen with all the amenities: a new stainless steel refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher, island with barstools, pantry closet, dining table for 12, gas stack stone fireplace, flat screen TV and breathtaking views out every window on the front of the house. Open the french doors and step onto the expansive deck with 3 Adirondack chairs, 3 lounge chairs and a set of four chairs around a glass table.

Kitchen features a Keurig coffee maker and pods, NutriBullet blender, filtered hot and cold water tap, gas range, oven, and microwave. The kitchen and large pantry closet are well-stocked with appropriate cooking items, spices, condiments, baking items, basic foods, utensils, and 12 place settings of dishes.

Whether you choose to go beach combing, kayaking (3 kayaks are provided), dig for clams, use the inflatable boat, BBQ, play board games, horseshoes, watch movies (45+ DVD's provided), watch the night stars or just relax, the deck, beach and lawn are the perfect place to hangout with loved ones. Ten adult life vests are provided plus 2 children's and 2 infant vests. Surround yourself with your favorite music with the indoor/outdoor stereo or listen to the birds singing and soft lapping of the nearby bay.

Toward the back of the house are two bedrooms with 2 twin beds each (one with an additional trundle bed) and large closets. The bathroom has a large shower with two handheld shower heads, sink and toilet. There is a full-size washer dryer in the hall closet with iron and ironing board. Outside is a hand held shower to rinse off salt water or your pet.

Upstairs the master bedroom features a queen size bed with a warm down/feather comforter, cozy sitting area, gas fireplace, and private balcony to have an intimate glass of wine above the bay and enjoy the sunset.

This home was built in 2000 and all rooms are updated. This is a delightful place and you won't be disappointed. Please contact the owner with any questions you have.

Keywords: Cape Cod Beach House, 180 degree views, sandy beach, boat launch, pets ok, Lakebay, Von Geldren Cove, quiet, kayak, waterfront, newer, updated

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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About Barbara

I'm a Seattle native and grew up in the Magnolia area. Went to Queen Anne high school and the University of Washington. Married my college sweetheart 30 years ago and have 2 awesome kids in college. I love the outdoors, skiing, hiking, soccer and football. Also a proud owner of two adorable, precocious huskies.

Barbara purchased this house in 2000

Why Barbara chose Puget Sound

My husband and I built this home in 2000. My extended family spent our holidays out here and I learned how to waterski in the warm waters of Von Geldren Cove. This is a special place and one I wanted to share with my children.

What makes this house unique

The Cape Cod style gives the home a casual elegance, yet beachy feel. We wanted it to eminate a Nantucket feel and style. The 100 feet of waterfront is perfect for boating, swimming, barbecuing or digging clams. The Von Geldren Cove is calm, warm and fun to swim across or waterski in. The fresh air calms your soul and allows you to sleep soundly surrounded by the singing birds and beautiful sunsets.


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Lakebay Waterfront Beach House Year-Round With Unbelievable Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay! The house is very comfortable, spacious and attractively decorated.

We especially appreciated the extremely well stocked kitchen as well as the serene setting of the house itself. It was so much fun to walk down to the beach and use the kayaks and see all the abundant sand dollars and clams.

We will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Beautiful view, Great House! Super location!

  • 5 of 5

Our Family of 7 adults had a blast....Home and kitchen well stocked with everything you need to cook, board games to play, kayaks/ boat and life vests, fire pit for roasting marshmallows, Netflix TV and tons of DVDs, just Lots to do! Lots of room and beds....

We had a great time! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great weekend away!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a wonderful summer weekend with the entire family here, including my parents and nephews. The kitchen is well-stocked and easy to use and there was ample space to spread out during the day and come together at the dinner table each evening. We had a great time exploring the cove on the dingy, swimming, relaxing and picking huckleberries at Penrose Pt. Thanks and we'll definitely keep this house on our list for family gatherings in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our family had a terrific summer "week at the beach" vacation at Lakebay House.

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean, comfortable, and well equipped and provisioned. The view overlooking the bay is really special! We enjoyed beachcombing the expansive tide flats, kayaking the shorelines, evening meals on the front deck watching sunsets, and roasting marsh mellows for s’mores at the beach fire pit. Definitly a candidate to repeat. Thank you Barbara.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Amazing! Everything was lovely, clean and the place was well stocked. Perfect mommy retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect place for a get away. Could not have been happier. Thannks!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful, private, relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Desperately needed a quick getaway for my family of 5 (3 boys - 12,10,7). The house was super comfortable for us all! Very much appreciated the attention to detail -- a basketful of magazines, movies, games, wetsuits, several life jackets, leashes for dog, outdoor (heated!) shower, well stocked spice rack/non-perishables, extra soap, medicine/bandages if needed. The kids got a huge kick out of the lighted shower head in the master! Of course, the kayaks were super and the beach is amazing. Water is really clear....saw crabs, clams, oysters, hundreds of sand dollars! Kept kids busy for hours. Owner very easy to work with. Hope to be back soon! Thank you Barbara!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lakebay Marina
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Chambers Bay and Horseshoe
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lakebay Marina
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
steps from the front door!
Car: necessary

We are located just a few miles away from Penrose State Park! A local winery with wine tasting available and locally made fine organic cheeses.

Rates & Availability

Lakebay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 23 2016 - Dec 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season 2
Jan 6 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
May 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $150

House cleaning $150(inc. tax)
Cancellations within 60 days will be charged an administration fee of $100. Within 30 days 50% charge of deposit received.
Check in time 4PM
Check out time 11 AM (Late check out have to be pre-arranged)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Lakebay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs, wheelchair accessible.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath with double sinks.
  • 1 bathroom downstairs, wheelchair accessible, shower, toilet and sink. 1 master bathroom upstairs, shower, toilet, double sinks and tub. Outdoor handheld shower to rinse off saltwater or pets.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Plus a pull out trundle bed for 1. Sleeps 3 in beds.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Master
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 Queen bed in master. 2 Twin beds each in 2 bedrooms downstairs (4 total), 1 with additional trundle bed. Queen sofa pullout in den. 2 additional twin pullout beds in living room. Each couple has their own room with a door for privacy to sleep 9 comfortably.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Great for multi-generations, reunions, retreats. Quiet and private.

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