Distinctive Traditional Country Pine Log Lodge with Dramatic Water Views
4 bedrooms, loft, 2 full baths, sleeps 8 -14 adults (18 maximum with children)
Beauty, charm, comfort and historical tradition.
PRICING FOR 2 TO 18 GUESTS.
Since opening in May 2009 Bayview Retreat has accommodated over 1500 guests from all over the world (88 rentals). My visitors choose to stay here for many reasons but overall they find it to be a welcoming refuge from the cares of the city and a comfortable place for entertaining, unwinding, or just simply relaxing.
The unique pine log and cedar lodge is located on the highly desired Burton Peninsula of Vashon Island and it's the perfect place to stay while you explore the island and greater Puget Sound region. You're just minutes from dining, shopping, the beach, hiking trails and many other recreational opportunities.
Bask in the sunshine while you enjoy the dramatic bay views of outer Quartermaster Harbor to Tacoma. You, your family and friends will cherish the open space, water views, abundant wildlife and privacy of this secluded two acre country setting. There is over one half acre of lawns which give you plenty of room for outdoor fun and games. There are many mature plantings and flowers blooming eight months of the year. Yes, we have lavender too!
This spacious lodge offers over 3500 square feet of living space. The open floor plan lets large groups spread out without feeling isolated from others. Original artwork, stained glass, family antiques, Oriental rugs and a great variety of plants will add to the magic of your island visit.
It's one of the few places you'll find where you can watch bald eagles, deer and hummingbirds year-round from a private hot tub.
This light and airy lodge has:
• 22 foot soaring ceilings
• Four large view bedrooms (sleeps 14 people on 3 levels in
beds. (4 upper, 4 main, 6 lower). There are queen-sized sofa sleepers
in the loft and on the lower level. Additional sleeping options are
queen-sized and full-sized air beds and three oversized couches.
(max 18 guests allowed)
• Two large and conveniently placed bathrooms (easy access
and they are separate from the bedrooms so anyone can use them)
• Water view great room with river rock natural gas fireplace (has
comfy leather furniture and seats up to 10 - 12 and water view dining area for 10 - 12)
• Entry seating with leather chairs and ottoman
• Large loft area (has a comfy oversized sectional leather couch
and chairs,TV/DVR/CD, many games/puzzles, video/music/book
library and an additional sleeping space)
• Efficient and fully equipped gourmet kitchen with all stainless
steel appliances -- Viking Range, new French Door Refrigerator
and new dishwasher. (all kinds of small appliances, place
settings for up to 20+ guests, spices, etc)
• The 1620 sq square foot wraparound deck (790 square feet are covered) has a
natural gas Weber stainless steel grill, nine Adirondack chairs
and water view dinner seating for sixteen guests.
Plenty of room for entertaining inside and out.
$500 refundable security/damage deposit
Weddings, parties, graduations, receptions, etc
The property is available for only 2 venues of this type per year. (more than 20 people)
Venues of this type require written approval and payment before arrival.
Parking is limited to three cars in the driveway due to fire codes. Additional parking is available to the west of the driveway on Bayview Drive for up to 10 cars.
Great location: A Big Toys playground structure was added in the lower yard in 2011. It is suitable for children ages 5 - 12.
This beautiful log home sits on a peninsula known as the Burton Loop. At Jensen Point, you will find a public boat launch, picnic area, kayak rentals, and a rowing club facility. Feel like a hike? Burton Acres Park has 67 acres of woods and trails. The main corner of Burton is located about 4 blocks away, a casual 10 minute walk. Here you will find a country store, post office, church, fire station, art gallery restaurant, bed & breakfast lodgings, and various businesses. Burton is rather centrally located on our island with easy access to the Tacoma or Seattle ferries.TripAdvisor property ID 2380341...Read more
Bayview Retreat - Vashon Island, Washington Vashon, Washington (Property location is approximate) ?
Additional Location Information
Heart of the Puget Sound
(close to Seattle, Tacoma and SEATAC International)
Great location: This beautiful log home sits on a peninsula known as the Burton Loop. At Jensen Point, you will find a public boat launch, picnic area, kayak rentals, and a rowing club facility. Feel like a hike? There is Burton Acres Park with its' 67 acres woods and trails. The main corner of Burton is located about .5 miles away, a casual 10 minute walk. Here you will find a country store, post office, church, fire station, art gallery restaurant, bed & breakfast lodgings, and various businesses. Burton is rather centrally located on our island with easy access to the Tacoma or Seattle ferries.
Killer whales around Vashon Island: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od6tOzKLipI
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Mountain nearby, Rural retreats
Nearest train station: Amtrak Station-TAC, Puyallup Avenue, Tacoma, WA, 14.5 miles Nearest ferry port: Point Defiance - Tahlequah, 5.4 miles Nearest airport: SeaTac International, 22 miles Car is recommended
Please note: these rates exclude taxes and fees and may vary depending on the length of your stay. Rates are also subject to change at the [owner/manager]’s discretion.
Cleaning fee | $225 per stay
Tax rate | 8.6% of rent | tax rate
Damage Deposit | $500 per stay
Fees for additional guests may apply.
Pet | $50 per stay
Hot tub usage/cleaning | $100 per stay
Additional notes from the owner
Please request a copy of my rate sheet for a complete break down of costs.
The rental total is determined by how many bedrooms/beds you'll need during your stay.
* When renting (3) three beds or less a (4) four night stay is required
** Minimum of (4) four beds are required during Summer 2015 (June 23 - Sept 13) and Holiday stays
• $25/person/night for more than 8 guests
• WA sales tax - 8.6% of rental
• Cleaning fee 1 bedroom - $150, Add $25 for each additional bedroom
• Hot tub (optional use), add $100 use cleaning fee
• Dog friendly-$25/day/pet
• $49 Damage insurance
• $250 Refundable damage deposit
• Early check in/late checkout $25/hour
Check Credit card fee (3.4%) & PayPal fee (2.4%)
# of Bedrooms............................Non-peak...........................Peak Summer/Holidays
1 Bed: Non-peak rate – $1225/week or $175/nt | Peak rate – $1400/week or $200/nt
2 Beds: Non-peak rate – $1575/week or $225/nt | Peak rate – $1750/week or $200/nt
3 Beds: Non-peak rate – $1925/week or $275/nt | Peak rate – $2100/week or $200/nt
4 Beds: Non-peak rate – $2275/week or $325/nt | Peak rate – $2450/week or $200/nt
5 Beds: Non-peak rate – $2625/week or $375/nt | Peak rate – $2800/week or $200/nt
6 Beds: Non-peak rate – $2975/week or $425/nt | Peak rate – $3150/week or $200/nt
7 Beds: Non-peak rate – $3325/week or $475/nt | Peak rate – $3500/week or $200/nt
1 Bed $150.00
2 Bed $175.00
3 Bed $200.00
4 Bed $225.00
5 Bed $250.00
6 Bed $275.00
7 Bed $300.00
Additional fees may apply:
- Sales tax | 8.6% of rent
- Pet | 25 USD per day | I accept pets (dogs) pet disclosure required
- Day Use Guest | 15 USD per day | Guests that just come for the day
Left on 10/27/2010 for a stay in August 2010 | Kanani BellomoReviewed Oct 27, 2010Stayed Aug 2010
We had a wonderful experience at Bayview Retreat. Our expectations were more than met. We had our wedding there and found it to be the dream location for small wedding. Our close friends and family fit with plenty of space in the house and enjoyed the beauty and small island feel during the days before the wedding.
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