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Spacious Country Home Close to Beaches and Puget Sound Sites

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Large home is perfect for a romantic get away, family gathering or girls retreat

Enjoy a getaway in a cozy woodland setting close to the charming town of Gig Harbor. Everything you need for romance or family fun. Spacious home sleeps 6-8 comfortably with room for up to 10 in 3 large suites and upstairs bonus room. Huge Master Suite with fireplace makes for a romantic getaway even when you bring the whole family. Decks and patios wrap around offering covered outdoor living areas, fir-lined views and total privacy. Experience the quiet of country life at the end of a private drive on 5 acres while having access to the best of the South Puget Sound, including its historic waterfront city-- Gig Harbor. Dig for shell fish at nearby State Park beaches, and explore as far away as Port Townsend, and Portland in easy day trips. Only 50 miles from the Emerald City of Seattle. This is a perfect central location for a romantic getaway, a girl's retreat or to house the whole family for a Pacific Northwest adventure.

Huge gourmet kitchen allows everyone to gather, and a dining table that will seat up to 12 is available. Large great room for relaxing with a bonus room upstairs for people to spread out. WiFi, surround sound systems, DirectTVHD. Home office if you must get some work done. Huge Master with jetted tub. Large upstairs bathroom suite perfect for multiple users. Half bath, laundry and mud room downstairs. Large gas grill, fire pit and lawn games available. Plenty of room to park an RV and multiple vehicles. Bring the family, or rent it for a romantic get away, or retreat, and enjoy a unique vacation stay away from it all-- but oh so close to everything you want to see!

Please note: Long=term rentals: We only consider a monthly rate at the rate vacation rental rate listed and NOT residence rates. This is between $6-8k per month. NO long term inquiries please. We do not respond to inquiries for monthly or long term rentals at residential rates.

# of Guests maximum is 10. This is the maximum for the septic system. No inquiries for over 10.

More Details

Lisa M.
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 3, 2017

About Lisa M.

After moving 7 times in 9 years, we settled in Gig Harbor in this beautiful home to allow our two kids to complete their schooling. It's a wonderful community with much to enjoy. Our stay since 2002 is the longest of anywhere, including WI, CA (Southern & Northern), IL, NC, CO and KY. The kids have been gone a few years. We travel for work and pleasure and the empty nest felt like it needed more family laughter. It's been wonderful having families of all sizes stay here for their vacations, wedding events and weekend getaways. We love the notes they leave us of appreciation, along with the reviews they provide here.

As a business consultant, it's fun to have this little side business and to watch how this newer "trust" industry is allowing people to travel, explore and share in ways we might never have considered when we first moved in. We decided to offer our home for rental because we enjoyed staying at other vrbo properties and realized it was a viable option. It's nice to participate in this new adventure with others.

Lisa M. purchased this house in 2002

Why Lisa M. chose Puget Sound

This home has been a sanctuary for our family and friends since 2002. In the last few years, our rental guests have enjoyed the same tranquility and amenities that make this home a joy to live in. The location is perfect for feeling like you are away from it all, while still being positioned perfectly to enjoy the Pacific Northwest--up to Bellingham and down to Portland in day trips. You can't see a neighbor. Trees and critters are your daily view.

If you love to cook, the well-stocked kitchen will delight you, and everyone can join in the fun without feeling crowded. Rooms are spacious and functional. Every one who comes relaxes immediately. You will too.


Gig Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet , downstairs
    Master Suite Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Garden jetted tub, walk in shower with 2 heads, sink/vanity
    Upstairs Bathroom Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks, 2 roomed bathroom suite accomodates mutiple users
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 3 large bedrooms (2 king and 1 queen beds), each with room for portables for kids. Large bonus room that configures to easily accommodate up to 4 (air mattress, portables and/or couches). Small office can sleep one with a portable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming


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Spacious Country Home Close to Beaches and Puget Sound Sites
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

LOVE the Pacific NorthWest

  • 3 of 5

Nice house. Nice property.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, WA

Lovely house and yard

  • 5 of 5

Lisa's home was a great place to stay with my sister and her family, who were visiting from the Chicago area. We also brought our dog. There was plenty of room for all, with comfortable places to relax, including the wonderful covered porch with large patio table and chairs. The yard was a great place to walk our dog and for the kids to play. The kids enjoyed the games and TV in the bonus room. We loved cooking in the beautiful and well-stocked kitchen and on the propane grill. Lisa was extremely helpful and gracious in her emails. Would recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laguna Niguel, CA

Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful weekend at Lisa’s beautiful home. The property is quiet and peaceful and a perfect place to relax. Lisa was great to deal with and extremely helpful. If you are looking for a great place to get away, I would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milwaukee, WI

positively perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We travelled to Washington for my daughter's wedding in August and were thrilled with our stay at Lisa's beautiful property in Gig Harbor. The house is just lovely and Lisa had it well stocked to meet all of our needs. We slept 10 people comfortably and were able to entertain 40 with ease for a BBQ. Lisa's kitchen has everything you need to prepare any meal that you need and her covered porch and back yard couldn't have worked out better! In fact, the porch was my favorite and I spent time every morning with my coffee and a book (borrowed from her book shelf) before the busy day began. I loved the wooded, secluded location and yet it was just a few miles from Gig Harbor and not far from Tacoma and Seattle area.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful private home in quiet area

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this rental for a week in August 2014 and it was fabulous! The house is big and very homey - it has a nice comfortable feel. It was clean and had everything we needed to have a wonderful stay. I definitely consider it a home away from home :)

I loved that there was a bedroom for both our kids and were able to take our puppy with us. We all had privacy and quiet and it was very nice not being all crowded into a hotel room together.

The house stays cool on the lower level and there are fans on the higher floor. It has a beautiful huge kitchen and nice area to watch tv and relax. The yard is large and the entire property is surrounded by trees and bushes, so it feels like you are out in the country. It is a bit confusing to find the house at first, but once we got there we set a pin on the map app on our phone and were able to get there and back easily.

The owner is very nice and accommodating, helping with any questions. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased when guests feel our property is a home away from home. That is our intent. We will be providing map pin contact via text to smart phone GPS systems to future guests to make finding us even easier. Although being out in the country and surrounded by trees is part of the attraction, we want to make it as easy as possible to stay with us. We hope you do soon.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 50% deposit is non-refundable 60 days prior to reservation. Balance due 14 days prior is non-refundable 10 days prior to stay. Refundable damage fee is to cover basic, immediate loss and does not exclude the requirement for insurance. Excessive use of household items will be deducted from this fee. Refundable cleaning fee will be returned if the home is left in similar condition as found that allows owners to move back in without requiring professional services.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.