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A Waterfront Beach Home On Hood Canal

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,329 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Waterfront Beach Home With 2 Bedrooms, Loft, 1.5 Bathrooms With Private Beach

"Once Upon a Tide" is a waterfront home located on Hood Canal in Belfair, WA. It is the perfect beach getaway – just 90 minutes from Seattle. The beach house sits on 100 feet of private, no-bank, pebble beach waterfront and features a large deck to take in the spectacular views.

The home sleeps six and has two bedrooms and a loft. The main floor features a large great room with a spacious dining area along with the kitchen, large bedroom (queen sized bed), and full bath. A spiral staircase leads to the second bedroom (queen sized bed) with half bathroom, and a catwalk takes you to the loft area with two twin beds.

In addition to enjoying the incredible waterfront views, and everything that Hood Canal has to offer, you can enjoy unlimited usage of the provided sup (stand up paddle board) and kayaks. You can also get back to basics with a campfire on the beach (please check for burning restrictions) or head out to the boat-house to play a game of ping pong or electronic darts - all with an incredible view!

Activities at "Once Upon a Tide" include: paddleboarding (included), kayaking (included), swimming with private swim dock (summer water temperatures reach 70+ degrees), oyster picking, crabbing, clam digging, and incredible fishing (salmon, steelhead, sea trout). Close to Hoodsport – a world class scuba diving destination, wine tasting, and golf (five local courses, including Alderbrook).

"Once Upon a Tide" is very well appointed - providing all the comforts of home! Amenities include – cable TV, high speed Wifi, Keurig coffee machine, Weber gas grill and washer/dryer.

*******Please note that the maximum occupancy is 6 people. This home is not designed for large groups of people. This means no extra guests or parties are allowed at this home. Please respect the owners and their neighbors with this policy. *******

More Details

Karen Eschbach
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 13, 2018

About Karen Eschbach

We are new to VRBO and will work hard to make sure that you have a wonderful experience at our beach house on Hood Canal. We hope you love "Once Upon a Tide" as much as we do!

Karen Eschbach purchased this house in 2015

Why Karen Eschbach chose Belfair

This home sits on a beautiful double waterfront lot with 100' of pebble beach. The views of Hood Canal are incredible.

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with this property the moment we saw it. It offers the best of waterfront living and hood canal. We especially love the private, pebble beach and have worked very hard to update the home and make it warm and inviting for all that visit.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Belfair, Washington

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1329 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , 3/4 Bath (Shower, but no tub).
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main Floor - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Waterfront! The beach house sits on 100 feet of private, no-bank, pebble beach waterfront and features a large deck to take in the spectacular views.


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A Waterfront Beach Home On Hood Canal
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
Lake Stevens

Tucked away paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a last minute rental for our sons wedding weekend and were so lucky to find this beauty!

It had everything we needed including shade from the very warm June days.

This home is comfortable and clean with a perfect sized deck to relax on just steps from a great section of beach.

My husband and son in law enjoyed using the kayaks and tried the paddle board as well. We also spent some time in the fun game room.

I’m not sure if I enjoyed my morning coffee by the water more or the time spent at the beach with my small granddaughter.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and should we need to be in the area again for any future family events, we will surely consider Once Upon a Tide.

  • Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5 stars if pets were allowed.

  • 4 of 5

We loved it and would definitely come back, except that we didn't recognize that pets were not allowed. Sadly, next time we'll chose a place where we can bring our little dog.

Very nice location. Nice job on use of space with the home. Had pretty much everything that we needed.

  • Submitted: 28-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house. Everything was there except a coffee grinder. Nice beach with oysters ready for the taking. Found out I'm terrible at ping pong. Fun game room though. VERY comfortable beds. Very quiet neighborhood.

  • Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brunswick, Ohio

Very comfortable welcoming home!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for the use of your home. We enjoyed Kayaking among the seals, eating Oysters and playing ping pong. It was also a good location for us to travel to Seattle, Mt. Rainier and Olympic National Park. Your house was accessible and comfortable. Thank you for being so accommodating. We felt very at home this past week.

  • Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oakville, WA

Great waterfront home!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home with amazing amenities - something for everyone (kayaking, paddle boarding, ping pong, darts, harvesting oysters, etc). Great way for us to end the summer before our boys head back to OSU. Go BEAVS!

  • Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Calming Shores

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at "Once upon a tide". The house is spotless, with lots of room and a fully equipped kitchen. There are lots of entertainment opportunities, including kayaks, paddle boards, corn toss, ladder golf and ping pong. The views are amazing! The pictures don't lie! It was in the high 80s when we were there, so if you have a fan, I would recommend bringing it along. The deck has some shade most of the day (we were there in August). Beach combing at low tide is a must ! (NOAA website has tide tables).

  • Submitted: 2-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
69 Miles
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: necessary

Swimming (summer water temperatures reach 70+ degrees), paddleboarding (included), kayaking (included), oyster picking, crabbing, clam digging, incredible fishing (salmon, steelhead). Very close to hoodsport – a world class diving destination, wine tasting, and golf (five local courses).


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Belfair, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak season 2018
May 20 2018 - Sep 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late summer
Sep 11 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$197.76
Damage Deposit C$659.2

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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