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Boatbuilders Cottage - Private Waterfront hideaway blocks to Victorian downtown

A relaxing evening next to the stars.  We build the fire, you light.
1 of 12A relaxing evening next to the stars. We build the fire, you light.
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Port Townsend, Washington
Alluring waterfront setting, perfect for couples or small families recess or vacations.
Two fireplaces. Comfortable Italian leather furniture.
Let this vintage cottage of another worldliness takes to you back to 1936....
Covered year round porch lets you relax day or night where you have a close up view of what the tide is doing every moment with view of local smallcraft and yachts from faraway places, to accompany you as you sink into your novel. has wifi or just the opposite - space and beach combing at the doorstep to let the quietude settle in.
Pocket harbor and boat launch are across the driveway and nearby islands within view.
Easy beach access in two directions

The fireplace room has a luscious view of Point Hudson Harbor, the smallcraft cradle of Puget Sound,
It's kitchen gives you the luxury of spa sink, full sized ne...
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Listing #FKN3730329
About the Owner
Jana A
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a day
Interaction with guests
We do not live on the property. You do have your privacy once settled in. Greeting in person is necessary to give a brief tour and opportunity to answer questions pertaining to enjoyment of the cottage or attractions of our area. I am available if you need help, however our attentions are not room service, such as ice. It is YOUR vacation, not ours so after this short introduction, you may not see us except in passing. We absolutely must water or tend to yard in Summer but it is pretty close to your summer place if you wish to invite friends for short term entertainment.
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

We were so lucky to have snagged Pilot's Cottage many months in advance of Port Townsend's fantastic annual film festival. Having visited PT several times, we knew exactly what kind of property we wanted to stay at this time: A single-family home, smack dab in...More

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Reviewed July 21, 2015

As I write this, I am sitting on the front porch, looking across a small harbor that is filled with boats. Just a beautiful place to watch the sun come up in the morning. Today we walked in town, coming back by to drop off...More

Thank michael01_11
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Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Our family rented this cabin for the 4th of July. The location is great but we found the house to be lacking in a lot of things we might expect for a rental. The rooms were okay but weren't very clean...we ran into lots of...More

Thank Alyssa H
Management response:Responded July 27, 2015

We adore most of our guests!~ This took some imagination to write. Our expectations are gentle. I personally showed them the firecracker red recycle bin, found it empty when they left with a bag of mixed diapers & McDonalds recyclables. Our cute Disney soaps for...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bon fires and beach fires are banned. Driving over 10 mph on private road is not possible. Interior is shoeless. Extra guests must be registered. Parking must be on gravel only...
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: C$646 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rate per child 8 to 12 years old - $10.
13 Plus - $15.
Base rate is for TWO guests, ad $24.00 EACH ADULT up to four total occupancy including first two.
CHILDREN 7 and younger will not be sleeping in adult beds.

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About the neighbourhood
in a timeless postcard setting facing a jaunty fleet of wooden small craft and yachts. A private hideaway just 25' from the waters edge on a sundrenched, corner. Downtown ammenities begin just a block close. The neighborhood is a working seaport of boatbuilders, sailmakers, ailing classes for all ages can be arranged by the week or a one time session Kayak rentals or guided tours are a summer treat in the shallows of local waters. There's something to do here every day, all year round. Hope you find more to add to the list of charms. The absolute saltyest activity someone who has not often been around the ocean can do, is visit the Port Townsend Marine Science Center along the beach at Fort Worden. You can dip your hands into petting tanks, see native swimmers close up or delight in a guided beach tour. In the summer, Centrum, rocks with music lovers, arts and writers seminars non stop. You can tour Point Wilson lighthouse on summer Saturdays, 100 + years old and marks the entrance to The Strait of Juan de Fuca on the way to the San Juan Islands and Pacific Ocean. Fort Wardon and Fort Casey are former U.S. Army Artillery emplacements and are the best outdoor activity you can do with your kids Tidepools are the sirens of our shallow waters to explore by kayak, scenic drives in town or to Saltwater State Park and Crescent Beach. Pilots Cottage is blocks from the 1910 circa, Rose theater, varied fine cafes and dining, antique and boutique shops, galleries galore, even a few Victorian mansions to tour. The Port Townsend Farmers Market, just up the hill from the cottage, has the distinction of being 'one of the the top 10 culinary destinations on the Olympic Peninsula.' Nearby, lower Port Hadlock is the waterfront site of the Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding campus. Guided tours to see an active boat project are offered weekdays. We have ferry service daily to Whidbey Island, walk on summer charter boat to San Juan Island Private Parking for guests only is directly in front of the cottage, one space for each 2 registered guests. The spacious yard is a breeze for entertaining during your stay as there is a full length covered porch and 110' lot and garden. We have given our community drive by access so there is local traffic in front of the cottage. It can be buzzing during the day with boating and camping season here but it is so peaceful at night you can clearly hear the bell buoy ringing in each new tide. Sea lions like to ride on it and their barking may wake you up early. Deer have the right of way here, so especially in fawn season, May on, SLOW down, freeway speeds don't fly on the peninsula, Bambi's are more nativeThey are free run in town. It's quite relaxing to just stay home in the cottage wearing your barefeet or slippers, as it is a shoeless interior, and just soak in it's spirit.
Getting around
We have two State Parks nearby and a third across the inlet to Whidbey Island, Fort Warden, a quick drive or beach hike away. Fort Townsend, just outside the city limits is Port Townsends' own 200 year old growth forest. Visit Fort Casey on Whidbey Island via ferryboat and find the flatest, most scenic bike riding in Washington, famlands, wineries, shorelines, lighthouse.
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