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Bainbridge Island Beach Front Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Guest House Steps Away From The Beach

Retreat to the privacy of a modern cottage featured in Coastal Living. Located on Bainbridge Island’s best no-bank beach, the cottage is steps away from breathtaking views of Mount Rainier, Rich Passage and Blake Island. A short walk down the beach will bring you to Pleasant Beach Village with great restaurants, coffee, shops and attractions and a historic theater from 1936. Make a bonfire on the beach or use the paddle boards to go explore the bay.

Jerry Gundersen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Jerry Gundersen

We are a writer and an apparel designer, we are parents to kids and dogs, and we love to share our beautiful spot on the planet. We like hiking, biking, boating, picking mushrooms and blackberries, cooking, reading and good conversation.

Jerry Gundersen purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Jerry Gundersen chose Puget Sound

Our beach is perfectly situated with a view of Puget Sound, Blake Island and the one and only Mount Rainier. It's a quiet place for reading, writing and dreaming, and a fun place for active sports, too.

What makes this cottage unique

Spectacular scenery, wonderful walks, nearby shopping, eating and entertainment, including a historic movie theater from 1936. If you would like to arrive by boat, we can tie you up to our mooring buoy in front of the house. Pleasant Beach Village offers free live music on Summer Tuesdays featuring local artists.


Bainbridge Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Lots of clean, fluffy towels and oversized bathrobes. Tub toys for the young at heart.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed
  • There is one great room with a queen bed. We also have two sets of bunkbeds with sliding doors that close for privacy.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is a short trail through the garden that leads to the beach and a nice fire pit area. There are great shops, restaurants and a fabulous day spa just 1/2 mile down the beach to Lynnwood Center. Please ask about pets, mellow dogs are OK. All pets should be on a leash.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Bainbridge Island Beach Front Cottage
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 34 reviews

Great Family Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely property for my kids' spring break and my only regret is not being able to stay longer! The hosts were very accommodating - great communication before and during our stay - and the property had everything we could possibly need (and then some). Everything felt customized and unique, right down to the heated floors - they were heated, right!? A short, charming trail leads you right to the waters edge where my kids spent hours combing the beach looking for clams, sand dollars, shells, you name it. Thank you to the hosts for an amazing stay. We hope to return before long. :)

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having this delightful family. They were lovely to host, and we really good sports about the blustery spring weather. Glad the heated floors made everything cozy!
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Seattle, WA

A Magical Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Special touches await you, at The Point White Guest house from the moment you enter with fresh cut flowers, a welcome basket and personalized touches throughout, even for our dog. The house is situated close to the beach and a convenient walk to town with sandpipers, seagulls, views of Mt Rainier and the ferry guiding your way. A tranquil and mesmerizing retreat. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for visiting. And for being good sports about the weather! We loved having you and hope to see you again one day! Happy travels.
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Brunswick, Ohio

Great location.... Great communication with owners

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed there for two nights had a very nice time really enjoyed the serenity and sitting by the water with a bonfire and just relaxing with the view. Enjoyed the local restaurants especially the treehouse Café where the pizza was excellent. Over all an exceptional place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us. We're glad you enjoyed the weekend and exploring the neighborhood. Hope to see you again one day! Cheers!
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what summer dreams are made of

  • 5 of 5

This is the kind of vacation families remember for a lifetime. A perfectly-appointed, spotlessly clean space with every amenity you could imagine--fluffy white robes, fresh flowers, complimentary wine and snacks, books and games, all contained in the hush of a peaceful island and the wind through the trees. It's the kind of spot that brings people together in a special way.

A winding path through the garden brings you to a mind-blowing view across peaceful water to magnificent Mount Rainier! The hosts provided a well-stocked fire pit with comfy chairs. You can sit around a crackling fire, telling stories and gazing at the moon.

Extra kudos for: makeup mirror, fluffy white robes, full laundry room, deep tub, fast internet, paddleboards on request.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Such an awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed our time so much! The beach, the paddle boards, the views of Mt. Rainier were amazing. If you are looking for a beautiful stay and loads of fun and relaxation this is the place for you. The gift basket of chocolates, wine and excellent reading material were an added bonus. Thank you for such an amazing stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Guest House and would love to visit again! The house is tucked into a beautiful garden just a quick stroll up the path from the beach. The house is lovely, very clean and comfortable, and stocked with anything you might want or need. The layout is very clever and great for two, or a family with kiddos. The tall windows let in tons of light, and the garden setting provides plenty of privacy. The beach is lovely and a nice walk from Lynwood Center which is a charming village with shopping and dining. Lots to do and to explore and the Guest House is a perfect spot to call home while you take it all in. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you, and we're so glad you enjoyed your stay. If you come back, ask for the friends and family discount!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
the treehouse
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
bainbridge island ferry
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Manor House at Pleasant Beach

We are located on the south end of Bainbridge Island with the best no bank beach on the island and views of Blake Island and Mount Rainier. Our beach is on Rich Passage and the Bremerton ferry passes by every hour.


Rates & Availability

Bainbridge Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter Rate
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Winter Rate
Jan 8 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $65
Pet Fee $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%

Stays of 30 days or more are exempt from the 10.7% sales tax. Ask about bringing your pets. We provide bed, bowls, toys, towels for your furry friends. Mellow dogs are okay. All pets need to be on a leash.

When booking, please note our cancellation policy. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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