SUMMER SPECIAL: Over 40% OFF JULY 2-14, 2016!!! See CALENDAR for AVAILABILITY. Rate reduction reflected in RATES under AVAILABILITY CALENDAR.
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THE HISTORIC BALCH RETREAT on HOOD CANAL...history in nature's paradise where the Olympics meet the crystal clear sea, fronting over a 1,000 ft of wildlife and shell rich beach + iconic forest giants located behind in Olympic National Park. Dual benefits of a mountain and sea getaway in a photographer's playground. Closest side of Olympic Nat'l Park to Seattle and Tacoma for considerable time savings.
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Come experience numerous glacially fed waterfalls, world class picturesque hiking among the giants of old growth forest in Olympic National Park, or enjoy historic ambiance. and complete relaxation on the widest expanse of Hood Canal, North America's longest fjord. Provided canoe assists in immersing with local wildlife in their natural habitat is not to miss, as the home is located on a Hood Canal wildlife estuary. Unique benefits of both mountain and sea, with the benefit of history and wildlife for a truly special getaway.
Indulge in sweeping, unimpeded views that include Mt Rainier and Mt Baker from most rooms. The moonlight on the water is something you will not soon forget. An unbeatable combination with the panoramic view jetted spa.
THE HISTORIC BALCH RETREAT on HOOD CANAL is the only registered historic holiday rental on Puget Sound (Hood Canal), and one of only a select few in the entire Pacific NW. Popular with singles, couples, honeymooners, and smaller groups. Three bathrooms, with two ensuite, and third in close proximity to bedrooms provides considerable convenience and time savings.
Esquire Magazines #2 Bar in America, with waterfront deck seating in warmer months is a 3 min walk at The Geoduck Restaurant + other area restaurants that are all highly rated on TripAdvisor, including luscious homemade desserts at The Halfway House Restaurant. Discover why Olympic Mtn Ice Cream is not to miss!
The Historic Balch Retreat on Hood Canal is a quaint, historic Nantucket waterfront charmer constructed by T.B. Balch in 1920, one of the original founders of Brinnon. A wildlife feeding area on your beach allows guests to watch and listen to the frolicking sea lions, pups, beaver, and otters on the estuary, which is also teeming with the Roosevelt 'Brinnon' Elk, majestic bald, and huge golden eagles, numerous and colorful bird varieties, occasional orcas, and many other species that should keep things interesting (weather permitting). Our resident hummingbirds can also be quite the source of entertainment while on the covered balcony for rain or shine outdoor experience.
CENTRALIZED LOCATION provides excellent positioning to the best of Western Washington for wonderful day trips to Victoria BC, Olympic Peninsula, or even Mt Rainier. Outstanding local area sights are not to miss, such as numerous impressive, glacially fed waterfalls, fresh from the water seafood, Olympic National Park, distilleries, winery, casino, Victorians, plus so much more.
REGISTERED GUESTS ONLY. NO VISITORS, PLEASE. PLEASE DECLARE ALL PERSONS (including tentative), and CANINES THAT MAY BE ON SITE WHEN INQUIRING. THANK YOU!
RATES (standard occupancy 5 persons. Max 7 persons): Beyond 5 persons $25 nt, person. Washington state lodging tax not included in rates.
March 15-May June 15, 2016 (2 nt min): $215 M-Th. $235 nt F-Su
May 28-May 30, 2016 MEMORIAL WKND/SHRIMPFEST!! (2 nt min): $495 nt.
Jun 16- Jun 29, 2016 (3 nt min): $435 Su-Th. $465 Fri & Sat.
Jun 30 - Jul 9, 2016 (3 nt min): $465 M-W. $495 nt Th-Su.
Jul 10 - Jul 24, 2016 (2 nt min): $435 nt M-W. $465 Th-Su.
Jul 25 - Aug 18, 2016 (3 nt min): $495 nt. M-Th. $535 nt F-Su.
Aug 19 - Aug 31, 2016 (3 nt min): $495 nt
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016 (3 nt min): $535 nt
Sep 6 - Sep 18, 2016 (3 nt min): $395 nt.
Sep 19 - Sep 30, 2016 (3 nt min) $295 nt.
Sep 31 - Oct 30, 2016 (2 nt min) $285 nt.
1) Additional persons beyond 5: $25 nt each.
2) Cleaning/laundry 1-4 persons: $135. 5+ persons: $185.
3) Wa state lodging tax additional.
4) Pets: $49 & up. Please provide AGE, WEIGHT, and BREED(S) when inquiring for accurate rate quote.
5) REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: $350 & up.
We look forward to assisting you with a romantic step back that combines a unique combination showcasing the best of the Pacific NW in nature's paradise.
ADDITIONAL GUESTS/VISITORS (beyond standard occupancy): Persons on site at any time (including visitors), and must be registered guests.
TENTATIVE PERSONS: If DECLARED WHEN RESERVING can be added up to 7 days before arrival at posted rates. NOT DISCLOSED: $85 person, nt for length of reservation. DISCLOSURE of ALL persons required 7 days before arrival.
SUMMER: reservation requests creating 1 or 2 night gaps unavailable.
PETS: Sliding scale $49-$299. Restrictions apply. Please provide AGE, BREED(S), and WEIGHT for accurate quote.
PRICING: Can change at any time unless confirmed by reservation.
Shell laden Hood Canal waterfront at the foothills of the majestic Olympic Mtn range, with Mt Rainier, and Mt Baker views. Yesteryear memories with provided canoe to tour the DW Wildlife Estuary, part of the coveted Hood Canal. Crabbing, shrimping, clams, oysters, mussels, available locally in season (please request season dates, as they vary). Located off the picturesque Pacific Hwy 101 Scenic Byway, in Brinnon, WA on the east side of Olympic Nat'l Park and Forest (closest side to Seattle or Tacoma 1.5 hrs), and widest expanse of Hood Canal. The Historic Balch Retreat on Hood Canal is a mere 3-4 min walk to Dosewallips State Park with historic logging train trails + Esquire magazines #2 BAR IN AMERICA "The Geoduck" Restaurant!!