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cozy cottage on sandy beach with Mt. Rainier views

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
The Fox Island Beach House waterfront vacation rental is part of a 13-acre compound with over 350' of Puget Sound waterfront, located near Gig Harbor, Washington which includes a century old home, one of the original houses on Fox Island, with magnificent views of Mt. Rainier to the South and the Olympic Mountains to the North. Stroll through the lovely cottage gardens, which include a year-round stream and 10 ponds. These grounds were featured on both the Gig Harbor and Fox Island Garden Tours. Walk a mile in each direction on a sandy beach . Collect shells, sand dollars, 'clay Babies.' Look for sand Crabs, Seals, Sea\ Lions, Otters, etc. Build a fire on the beach (firewood provided). Bring your Tennis shoes! There's an all weather Tennis Court (balls and racquets are available...The Fox Island Beach House waterfront vacation rental is part of a 13-acre compound with over 350' of Puget Sound waterfront, located near Gig Harbor, Washington which includes a century old home, one of the original houses on Fox Island, with magnificent views of Mt. Rainier to the South and the Olympic Mountains to the North. Stroll through the lovely cottage gardens, which include a year-round stream and 10 ponds. These grounds were featured on both the Gig Harbor and Fox Island Garden Tours. Walk a mile in each direction on a sandy beach . Collect shells, sand dollars, 'clay Babies.' Look for sand Crabs, Seals, Sea\ Lions, Otters, etc. Build a fire on the beach (firewood provided). Bring your Tennis shoes! There's an all weather Tennis Court (balls and racquets are available). Bring your boat! the Beach House has a concrete boat ramp and a buoy out front to tie up your boat. Bring your scuba gear! There a marine preserve down the beach. The Beach House on Fox Island - 1 Bedroom with King bed + 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Area - (Sleeps 4+); 1 Bath with Shower; huge Deck over the water. Great for entertaining.More
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About the Owner
William J
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2011
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

This cottage is directly on the water and in a very private yet convenient location. We loved driving every little road and dead-end lane on the island. EVERYONE on the island is so friendly. Go to the local museum, and parks. Ask Bill and Sue...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank thenon-tourist
VirginiaS1593, VR Owner at cozy cottage on sandy beach with Mt. Rainier views, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks Barbara & Bob. You were great guests Let’s keep in touch

Reviewed 14 April 2018

I don't know how you can do better than the Beach House on Fox Island. It has everything starting with the most amazing waterfront location. My wife and I had an extended stay at the Beach House and the extra time allowed us to enjoy...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank jim s
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

My wife and I have stayed at the Beach House on Fox Island three times. The facility and the owners (Bill & Sue Spencer) are delightful and very hospitable. This comfortable cottage is right on the beach, with a huge deck in the back perfect...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank shortsinwoods
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This cottage is right on the water with a nice sandy beach at low tide. We were able to launch our kayaks at the boat ramp and explore the beautiful area. Walks on the beach at low tide were spectacular! The cabin has everything you...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank suzies846
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Bill and Sue provided everything we needed for a great getaway. House has fantastic views of the Sound. It was a nice escape from the crazy traffic in Seattle. Gig Harbor was very close by and was visited frequently. One of the nicest downtown's with...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Eric R
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Refrigerator
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Washer
Water Views
Safe
Dryer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Shared Garden
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
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Is this holiday rental large?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Beach House is 10 miles from Gig Harbor with all it has to offer... an authentic, working fishing village with boat rentals, restaurants, art galleries, museums, movies, parks, shopping, etc. The Fox Island Beach House waterfront vacation rental home is located 13 miles from Tacoma, WA. A bridge connects Fox Island to the Gig Harbor Peninsula; the Tacoma Narrows Bridge connects the Peninsula to Tacoma, SeaTac Airport and beyond. Fox Island offers, many walking trails, a fishing pier, a community Playground, a Nature Center, a marine preserve, a Historical Society, two churches, the Chapel on Echo Bay (wedding chapel), a Post Office and a convenience store.
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