'The Bend' on Hood Canal

'The Bend' on Hood Canal


Property Details

Updated: Oct 21, 2014
House, 7 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.25 Baths, (Sleeps 19-23)

Gather at 'The Bend'

For a luxurious get away come and experience 'The Bend'. You will enjoy a spectacular 270 degree unobstructed view of the mystical Hood Canal, where the Orcas frolic and the eagles soar, Take in the majestic Olympic Mountain range as you watch the western sky consume the brilliant sun creating a sunset that only the best romance writer could describe. 'The Bend' is one of the most magnificent gathering houses around with style, grace, with many stunning features. From the radiant granite floors to the expansive cathedral and tray ceilings you will enjoy the comfort while taking in the spectacular views. We have the perfect size accommodations for just the two of you or bring the whole family for a reunion.

- The Bend is a Private Estate ready to accommodate the many events in your lifetime.

Family Reunions at 'The Bend'

Whether you’re lounging on the sofa, cuddled up by the fireplace, or perched at the wet bar, 'The Bend' has plenty of gathering space to visit with the ones you love. The fire-pit is perfect for s’mores, roasting dogs and passing on family stories. The gourmet kitchen has plenty of room for multiple chefs. Set the time aside and start a family tradition at 'The Bend'.

Vacation Escapes at 'The Bend'

If vacation escape to you is peace and quiet you will enjoy the solitude at 'The Bend'. On the other hand if you are looking for outdoor activities the options are endless. Golf anyone? Alderbrook Golf Course is less than 1 mile away, Bayshore Golf Course is 6 miles, & Lake Cushman is 8 miles away. Possibly day hiking is the ticket. The area is full of trails and a beautiful National Forest just waiting for you. If the city is calling you to the theater, Pikes Place Market or shopping, the Seattle/Bremerton Ferry is just 40 minutes way. Upon your return 'The Bend' will welcome you home to a soak in the Master Bath soaker tub or jet away in the spa. The end to a perfect day at 'The Bend'.

Can you say Retreat?

It’s time to gather your good friends, classmates, or workmates and just kick back at The Bend. Enjoy the 8-seat spa with an eagle eye view. Enjoy cocktails on the expansive deck. What a great way to get back in touch with your friends at 'The Bend'

Special Occasions

~Weekend Get-away

~Clientele Appreciate Event

~The Big 'Oh No' Birthdays

~Corporate Events

~Holiday Extravaganzas

~Fund Raisers


~Celebration of Life & Memorials

Keywords: House

More Details
  • Sleeps 23
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

About the Owner

We have been renting out The Bend on Hood Canal since 2007. It truly is a joy meeting our clients and seeing their expression when they see the property in person for the first time. That's what makes it worth while. We designed and built this beautiful gathering house to entertain in. It has so much to offer even if you are just looking to get away to enjoy the water, mountains and a tremendous sunset or celebrating the special moments in your life. Come on out to The Bend on Hood Canal and create memories of a lifetime.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family came together for our first ever all family reunion at The Bend. We are a diverse group - 22 in all - ages

2 to 75 - from Australia, England, Montana, and Washington. Our 4 days were over the top - better than ever expected! It was if time stopped for a bit and we were together in this splendid place enjoying each other and our surroundings. We dug clams and oysters for our seafood dinner, sat in the sun, had a campfire, played pool, wii,

had a barbeque, etc. By chance, we discovered the salmon run on the Skokomish River. The fisherpeople among us were delighted - they didn't catch anything, but they had a great time trying!

The Bend is a remarkable facility - elegant and comfortable at the same time. The amenities are top drawer, we didn't need to bring a thing but our food. Try it out - I guarantee you'll love it! Deni Christensen
Sep 2009
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'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal
Kansas City

We had a fantastic experience at The Bend!

  • 5 of 5
What a treat it was to stay at The Bend in Union, WA. We had some fairly high expectations based on the website, which were all surpassed! Our family of 9 had plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the incredible scenery. The house is gorgeous, and had all of the top class amenities and and kitchen items to make this a really special getaway.

Bonnie the owner was a great help in arranging our visit. She even arranged for us to have perfect weather while there. We found most of our time was spent on the incredible deck, looking over the canal and off to the mountains. Sunsets are incredible, and then later more stars in the sky than most have ever seen.

Union offers a small quiet life, with a couple of nice restaurants, a general store with the best ice cream in the West, along with beautiful hiking trails and activities in the water.

We will definitely go back and spend our time at The Bend. Thanks Bonnie!
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal

weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5
It was an absolute pleasure dealing with the homeowner in the planning for a very large group outing. She was a consummate professional throughout the entire process. We had 20+ people and everybody was blown away by the house. It reminded me of one of those houses you see in MTV Cribs - very impressive. Give it a try and you won't be disappointed. Great for a get-together with several families with kids.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing The Bend on Hood Canal, LLC. It was a pleasure having you and your group here and we look forward to seeing your group in the near future.
'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal
Shelton, WA

Christmas 2013

  • 5 of 5
We have had our Annual Christmas Party at the Bend for the last 3 years and have always had a wonderful time! The venue is perfect for entertaining our staff and their families and they ask to return there year after year.
Bonnie is always helpful and accommodating - right there with anything we need.
Love the Bend!
Laura Studer, LVT
Practice Manager
All Creatures Animal Hospital
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Laura. It is always a pleasure to work with you and your group. We always look forward to hearing from you. You are an expert at pampering your staff.
'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal
United States

Wonderful place, immaculately maintained, great location

  • 5 of 5
My "Tribe" of ~ 20 + college friends and family stayed here two years in a row on Thanksgiving weekend. It is a fabulous home, clean, big, room for lots of gathering, games, plenty of room to cook and prepare a huge "second" Thanksgiving dinner, bake pies, etc. Bonnie is a wonderful and gracious host, has thought of everything!
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you AGAIN for returning to The Bend on Hood Canal for such a fabulous tradition. We hope to see you all again.
'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal
Kent Wa.

FABULOUS Wedding Venue

  • 5 of 5
Expectations were high on the Bend, and they were fully met. Staying 3 nights for our wedding, we hoped for an outdoor ceromony, but had contingency plans if the weather didn't cooperate. Bonnie and Jeff went overboard to make sure everything was how we wanted it and were prepared to move furniture if the wedding venue came indoors. They recommended the caterers (Wild and Woodsy) which were supurb. In addition to Bend being spotless on arrival, many luxury features added to the elegance of the home....The indoor accent lighting, the regulating stereo system through out the home, multi refigerators, 2 micowaves and ovens, the oversized wet bar, the view of Hood Canal and Olympic Mtns, etc. Without doubt, The Bend is a fantastic place, well maintained, and hosts that truly care about their guests.
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful having you both here. Thank you for sharing The Bend with your new life together. Best Wishes, Jeff & Bon
'The Bend' on Hood Canal
-(360) 490-5545 (Washington, USA)
Union Hood Canal

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
This place is my castle, my home away from home. I've had some of the most incredible weekends away here, including the most epic bachelorette party that a girl could ask for. I recommend this to anyone - come with your family and/or friends anytime of the year and be prepared for an extremely relaxing, wonderful time away. The view - unbeatable! And the owners - THE BEST! I wish I was there right now.
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your ladies weekend here at The Bend on Hood Canal. What a fun loving group! We are looking forward to seeing you again in October.


From the Owner

Hood Canal has a rejuvating quality about it. It allows you to kick back and take it all in. If you don't feel like going out to one of our fabulous resturants for your meals you might want to stop by the public beaches and pick up dinner yourself. Make sure to get your shellfish license and then head out for clams, oysters, and of course dungeness crab. Sit on the deck, around the firepit or snuggle up by the fireplace and enjoy the fare we do best - Northwest Seafood! Now if you really want to get in touch with Hood Canal how about a kayak ride, boat tour, sunset cruise. How about watching fireworks bursting on every side as you lounge in the spa? The Bend has tremendous view second to none. You have an unobstructed view from Hoodsport to the Skok River on up towards Annas Bay. WOW just doesn't say it but we'll count on you to put it in words when you arrive. The family's in the car, so what are you waiting for?


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Total estimated amount
Updated: Oct 21, 2014

Rental rates


  • $725-$825/nt
  • US Dollars
  • Peak Season 3 night min...... May 15-Sep 15 & Holidays .......... $825/night
  • Off Peak Season 2 night min.. Sep 16-May 14 excluding Holidays .. $725/night
  • $750 refundable dep. & non-refundable cleaning fee $250 + tax@ 8.4%
  • All Holidays require 3 night minimum stay.
  • The Bend recognizes the following Holidays as 3 night minimum stay
  • Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Memorial Day, & 4th of July
  • Checks. cash, visa/mc 1/2 to secure rental balance due 90 days prior to arrival


From the Owner

The Bend is a year round vacation destination property. I have had more families say that their teens were only coming part of the time. I always encourage them to come at the beginning. Once they get here they are elated that they came. Between the pool table, foosball, DVD collection, and of course the Wii entertainment comes easy. Friends that come to do a yearly reunion are rebooking. They love that they can all be in the same space when they want to do the 'remember when' stories and yet have a another floor to get away for a little space or a nap. The kitchen has enough counter space to have 8-10 cooking, prepping, and more if the cook and chief bottlewashers are working at the same time. The compliment that I get the most is thank you for being there to answer questions. I believe 'yes we can' is the answer. So book your reservation and come out to The Bend on Hood Canal and see why we spend so much time smiling around here!

Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...


  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...


  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View


  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet, tub, shower, Double soaker tub and a grainite double headed shower
  • 2nd Master Bath - toilet, shower, Handicap Access to roll-in shower
  • Lower Level Bathroom - toilet, shower, Double headed granite shower
  • Guest Bath - toilet


  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Master Suite - 1 king, Also has a double love chaise (long enough for 4' child)
  • 2nd Master - 1 queen
  • East Wing Granite Bedroom - 1 queen
  • East Wing - 1 queen, also has chaise (long enough for 4' child)
  • The Bunk Room - 1 queen, 1 double, 3 twin/ single
  • Mini Media - 1 murphy bed, Queen Murphy, an extra long sectional, Big Screen TV and Wii
  • West Wing Murphy - 1 murphy bed, Queen Murphy and a single chaise (long enough for 4' child)
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (5) 5 Queens (2 are murphy beds), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Full size spring mattress Futons, Bunk Beds (3) 3 twin beds, Murphy Beds (2)


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals
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