Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call VacationRentals.com Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

The Whole Gang Can Stay In One Location!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 5 Bath Home With Bunkroom And 900 Sq Ft Out Building With Beach Access

Located On The West Shore Of The Hood Canal In The Shadow Of The Olympic Mountains, The Yellow House Is The Perfect Destination For Groups From 2-18. The Main Floor Has A Fully Equipped Kitchen, Dining Area With A Large Country Size Table, Living Room With Flat Screen Tv, Dvd’s And A Wood Burning Stove.

There Are 3 Private Bedrooms, A Dormitory-style Bunkroom With Individual Sleeping Areas Divided By A Wall And Curtain, 4 Bathrooms, And Decks Looking Out To The Water.

The Out Building Contains A Briefing Room, Benches To Gear Up For Scuba Or Other Outdoor Activities, A Restroom, Drying Room With A Rinse Tank, Hanging Bars To Dry Wet Gear And An Outdoor Shower.

Directly Across The Street Is 100 Feet Of Private Waterfront. It Is Ideal For Open Water Scuba Classes And Both Recreational And Technical Diving (the depth drops down to 400 feet). There Are Guide Ropes That Take One On A Tour Of The Underwater Sculptures And Structures That Are Home To Creatures Such As Wolf Eels And Octopus. This Is An Excellent Location For Night Dives.

You Will Also Enjoy Snorkeling And Swimming To The Floating Raft Or Beachcombing

And Harvesting Oysters.

Relax In The 10 Person Hot Tub After Diving And Then Grill A Delicious Meal On The Large Bbq Located Nearby.

A Large Lawn Is Perfect To Set Up Your Favorite Game.

(If you have four guests or less, please contact owner for possibility of alternate pricing)

More Details

Property Manager
Darnell Foskett
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

Why Darnell Foskett chose Hoodsport

This property has been a popular scuba diving destination for over 20 years. It is within hours of Seattle and Portland Oregon. The hood canal is known world wide for its large pacific octopus, Wolf Eels, Crab, squid etc... The canal is unique that most diving is done by shore and the weather has never cancelled a dive. BEYOND the diving it is a great location at the foot of the Olympic mountains. The house is located north of Shelton but less than an hour from Olympia, Washington. You can choose to go hiking, kayaking, crabbing, fishing, golfing or relaxing at a local casino, all within an hours drive. It is the perfect place to get away, without having to drive for hours. You are able to change your mind or plans with little effort. Most everyone in your group can be accommodated. This house has grown from a divers paradise to a group getaway paradise.

What makes this house unique

The house was a farm house built sometime in the 1920's (?) so the locals say. Nobody knows for sure. The house still boasts its unique character - cedar walls, long front porch and a barn on site. The house is solid wood on the upper floors. When you first walk in you see the exposed cedar ceiling and wood floors. We have updated the property to modern conveniences, without losing the charm of the 1920's farm house. The windows are updated vinyl, but were built to replace the original wood windows with leaded glass. You get the charm of an old farm house by the water with modern day conveniences.

Amenities

Hoodsport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM / Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on first floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Located in bunk room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Located in bunk room
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Located in dive locker
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • The Book Nook - 1 queen , Located on the first floor
    Captain's Quarters - 1 queen , Located on the second floor
    Beach Room - 1 queen , Second floor room for portable crib
    Bunk room - 4 double , 5 twin/ single , Sectioned sleep areas
    Sitting area - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Area between upstairs bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
A great destination to relax and play or a wonderful stop on your drive around the Olympic Peninsula or heading north to take a ferry to British Columbia.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

92% Complete
4% Complete
4% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
The Whole Gang Can Stay In One Location!
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews
Beaverton, OR
4

Awesome yellow house!

  • 4 of 5

Our whole group enjoyed the stay. It was memorable to us,it had everything for spending time within he cabin itself. Great views of the lake, hot tub , enough room for a big group are the highlights of the yellow house. We also spotted deer in the back!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is the place to make memories, whether they be chats in the hot tub gossip on the decks or funny stories at the dinner table. Truly a place for the "whole gang" to hang out.
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Dive training weekend

  • 5 of 5

Always love staying and diving at the Yellow house

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Always an enjoyable experience

  • 5 of 5

The exterior renovations are a nice touch.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The new deck and railings will make it even more enjoyable to relax and watch sunrises, critters and vessels on the canal.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Always love staying at the Yellow House

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Absolutely loved the vacation home!!!

  • 5 of 5

It was amazing for our kids to be away and enjoy new adventures and to be in a home that was welcoming. Thank you for meeting or needs and then some. We have lived in Seattle for about 20 years and have not ventured out to other places in the state. What an eye opener of all the places we are missing. We definitely want to schedule another vacation time. It was very relaxing for the adults, too :)

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So great to know that one can live in an area for many years, yet still find wonderful places to explore like the Hood Canal. We appreciate return customers and will have a new look coming soon as we update our front deck.
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests, awesome to have you stay at the Yellow House
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Seatac
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Model T Tavern
Nearest Ferry
66 Miles
Kingston
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Lake Cushman Golf Course
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Olympia
Nearest Motorway
US Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
El Puerto De Angeles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Potlatch State Park
Car: necessary

Great place to relax and enjoy nature as you build community

with friends and family. Many water activities as well as hiking nearby and strolling through the shops, winery and distillery in town. Some of the best Scuba Diving locations in the Pacific Northwest including the Sund Rock Marine life preserve. A short drive south into Shelton you can explore a historic logging town filled with antique shops. Sample fresh local oysters and clams at Hamma Hamma and Taylor Shellfish.

For those who like to gamble there are 2 Casinos nearby.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Ask about special Dive Club offers. Also ask about reduced rates for small groups if the house is available.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.