Reflections on a perfect day at ComPass the Time
The first thing I noticed as I awoke that morning was the utter silence of this serene setting.
All you could hear was the babbling of the creek below, and the rumble of the waves in the distance. Ahhh! The dog came out to join me, although she seemed not to want to get up from the comfy bed inside her own vacation-home crate!
After finally coaxing everyone else to climb out of their memory-foam beds and enjoy the fresh-made waffle breakfast at the built-in nook , we took a short walk through Seabrook. Passing the new Town Hall, indoor pool, parks, and shops, all just a few steps away, it was amazing to realize how close to everything this house in Madison Lane was, yet it was still so private and quiet.
And, of course, the beach! After hours of riding the beach cruisers through the town, playing in the surf, making sand castles, trying our hand at clamming, and letting the dog chase the ball, we returned "home" for lunch, just before a passing dose of liquid sunshine! We were even able to rinse off our feet (and paws) at the hot water bib next to the front porch.
Even though we were inside for a while, there was still plenty to do. We played games and read books in front of the gas fireplace, and listened to our music on the Bose deck. There were even maps, books and photos of travel from around the world to peruse and enjoy. The kids had a ball – their room just looked like fun – even for adults! With their own HDTV, BlueRay, Wii system, books, games, toys, art supplies – they could have spent all day in there!
As the clouds cleared and the now re-emergent sun dropped towards evening, we had a great barbequed dinner at the picnic table (everything was there – every utensil, appliance, or spice you could need!). Moving into the spacious living room, we cuddled into the soft, comfy couch and chairs, and watched a movie on the big HDTV. After getting the kids ready for bed (which was easy, with the two sinks and large bathroom!), it was our time.
Just two steps out the master bedroom and we sunk into the beautiful hot tub! With the jets soaking away the worries, looking back up through those trees, enjoying a glass of wine in complete privacy, and then, finally, retiring to the king-sized bed just steps away. It was the perfect ending to a perfect day. I can think of no better way, or place, to ComPass the Time!
Please note: The property is located approximately one flight down from street level on one side. It is located in Madison Lane`s incredible sloped wooded lots with a front porch overlooking the woods.
Luxurious Pottery Barn queen-size sleeper-sofa
Comfy reading chairs with lamps and tables
Handmade pillows and throws
42" HDTV with HD cable lineup
BlueRay player and selection of DVDs
Bose docking station for iPhone and iPod
Hi-speed wireless internet throughout home
Books, games, and puzzles
Plenty of hooks and racks for shoes, coats, leashes and keys
Covered deck with Adirondack chairs facing forest
Fully enclosed and fenced yard with fire pit
Large gas grill with utensils
Hand-made folding picnic table with umbrella and seating for 6
Two Beach Cruiser Bikes
6-person hot-tub facing forest for utter privacy! (just off Master bedroom and bath)
Beach and pool towels
Beach and pool toys (kites, pails/shovels, noodles, balls, and beach chairs)
Clamming equipment (gun, shovel, net)
Umbrellas (for those not-so-sunny days)
Hot/cold hose bib for warm rinses
West-facing front porch for enjoying evening sun
1 Parking space
Dining / Kitchen
Refrigerator with in-door ice and water dispenser
Gas range and oven
Large bay windows offering plenty of light and views of forest
Built-in nook with seating for 6
Fully-stocked kitchen, including spices, salt and pepper, oil, etc.
Pots and pans (including baking dishes, roasting, cookie sheets, casseroles)
Full array of serving dishes
Knives and a large selection of utensils
Storage items – multiple sealing containers, Ziploc bags, foil, etc.
Wine glasses and openers (for times when one isn’t enough!)
Plastic dinnerware for children and outdoors
Bathing / Sleeping
Spacious bathroom with twin sinks (a rarity!)
Large tub with curved shower bar and tile surround
Plenty of shelves and cubbies for storage
Washer, dryer, iron, ironing board (although this is vacation!)
Twin bunk beds with memory foam mattresses
Individual reading lights and shelves for books
HDTV with BlueRay player
Wii game system and games
Games, toys, art supplies
Child / pet gate with pass-through door
King size bed with memory foam mattress
Individual reading lights
Luxurious spa robes
Direct access to hot tub! (a very unique feature!)
And for the four-legged family members:
Dog crate (collapsible, for up to 70lb dog)
Large dog bed
Warm water rinse station outside
Doggie drying towel
Toys/balls (including "Chuck-it")
Pet / child gate with pass-through door
Fully enclosed and fenced yard
The Salty Dog Pet Store
Colours Art Painting Studio
Front Street Market
Mill 109 Pub and Restaurant
Bike Rental Tent
Shopping, restaurants, post office and services in nearby Pacific Beach
Mountain biking trails
Easy day trips to Olympic National Park, Quinault & Hoh Rainforests
Fire Pits in Crescent Park (S`Mores, gatherings)
Indoor Swimming Pool
Horseback Ride on the Beach
Horseshoes and shuffleboard in Crescent Park
Miles of Coastline
Our property management team is located within Seabrook and has a full-time person on-site to help with any questions or problems. Additionally, our housekeepers and maintenance staff are on-site every day. We keep a close eye on all the homes to ensure all of our guests enjoy their visit to the coast.
In addition, our employees live in Seabrook and it`s surrounding area and can be a great source for information on places you would like to visit.
Seabrook is burgeoning with growth and the property you are viewing is near an active construction site. The Seabrook Home Owners Association has set strict guidelines for the hours in which construction employees may work. Those hours are: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday and Sunday. Please call Seabrook Cottage Rentals if you have any questions or concerns.
Check in begins at 4 pm on the day of your arrival. Please come to the Seabrook Cottage Rentals office located at 24 Front Street to pick up your electronic door code and pool key. Our helpful front desk staff will be able to answer any questions you might have upon arrival.
Directions to the check-in office are emailed to you when final payment is received. Our housekeeping and maintenance personnel must provide services to each home between occupancies to prepare for incoming guests. Sometimes, due to unforeseen circumstances, the home may not be ready right at 4 pm. This rarely occurs, but we do apologize in advance if this does happen.
Check-out time is 11 am on the date of your departure. Please follow instructions given at check-in as to what you need to do upon departure. Your electronic code will deactivate at 11 am unless a late check-out is granted*. Please bring the pool key to the front desk and communicate any home related issues to the front desk upon check-out.
*To request a late check-out, please call the front desk on the morning of your departure to see if a late check-out is available.
• If no one is arriving to the home we can permit a "complimentary" 12 pm check-out.
• For $50 we can allow a 3 pm check-out if no one is arriving to the home.
• If you want to stay later than 3 pm, we will charge for another night`s stay.
Payment and Cancellation Policies by season
When making a new reservation, a 50% deposit will be charged at booking time to guarantee your reservation. 45 days prior to arrival, the remaining balance of your reservation will be charged to the card we have on file, please call our office to make alternate payment arrangements if this will not work for you. If the arrival date is within 45 days of the date you are making the reservation, the reservation amount will be due in full at booking time, on a non-refundable basis.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
Cancellations made up to 46 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain 50% of your deposit (plus applicable taxes).
Cancellations within 45 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain your reservation fees in full (plus applicable taxes).
Changing Homes Policy for Holiday Season
Since each home in Seabrook is individually owned there are restrictions and fees for changing homes. If you need to change homes more than 45 days prior to your arrival date, there is a fee of 1 night’s rental rate for the original home. We are unable to switch your home within 45 days of your arrival date.
When making a new reservation, a 30% deposit will be charged at booking time to guarantee your reservation. 30 days prior to arrival, the remaining balance of your reservation will be charged to the card we have on file, please call our office to make alternate payment arrangements if this will not work for you. If the arrival date is within 30 days of the date you are making the reservation, the reservation amount will be due in full at booking time, on a non-refundable basis.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
Cancellations made up to 31 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain 50% of your deposit (plus applicable taxes).
Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain your reservation fees in full (plus applicable taxes).
Changing Homes Policy for Peak Season
Since each home in Seabrook is individually owned there are restrictions and fees for changing homes. If you need to change homes more than 30 days prior to your arrival date, there is a fee of 75% of 1 night’s rental rate for the original home. We are unable to switch your home within 30 days of your arrival date.
Low and Mid Season
When making a new reservation, a 30% deposit will be charged at booking time to guarantee your reservation. 30 days prior to arrival, the remaining balance of your reservation will be charged to the card we have on file, please call our office to make alternate payment arrangements if this will not work for you. If the arrival date is within 30 days of your booking date, the reservation amount will be due in full at booking time.
Cancellation & Refund Policies
Cancellations made up to 31 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain 50% of your deposit (plus applicable taxes).
Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival, Seabrook will retain 50% of your reservation fees, up to 10 days. Cancellations within 10 days prior to arrival, Seabrook Cottage Rentals will retain your reservation fees in full (plus applicable taxes).
Changing Homes Policy for Low and Mid Season
Since each home in Seabrook is individually owned there are restrictions and fees for changing homes. If you need to change homes more than 10 days prior to your arrival date, there is a fee of 75% of 1 night’s rental rate for the original home. We are unable to switch your home within 10 days of your arrival date.
Rates are subject to taxes and fees of 18.9%. All fees and policies are subject to change without prior notice.
There will be no refunds for late arrivals, early departures, or for leaving the home for mechanical failure of non-essential items. Seabrook Cottage Rentals Management reserves the right to terminate a rental contract or reservation with no refund if any of the set rules have been ignored.
All Seabrook vacation rental homes are stocked for your arrival with paper products including tissue, toilet paper, napkins, and dishwasher detergent. See individual home amenity list for more details about the home you are renting. Beds are ready and made for your arrival except trundles, futons, sofa sleepers, and top bunks. Our laundry team will strip the linen and towels from the home after you depart, so please do not launder them in the home.
Please leave the home in the same general condition as you found it. Staff will arrive upon your departure to thoroughly clean and inspect the home.
Any charges for excessive damages will be charged to the card we have on file.
All food and drink spills should be cleaned up as they occur. Food and drink spills on carpet are considered to be damage, not normal wear and tear, and additional cleaning charges for professional cleaning will be charged to card on file.
Please empty refrigerator, load and start the dishwasher with any dirty kitchen items.
Additional housekeeping charges may be applied if the home is in need of extra cleaning attention, and will be charged to the card we have on file.
Accidental Rental Damage Protection (ARDP)
Each reservation is charged a non-refundable fee of $15.00 to $39.00 for an Accidental Rental Damage Protection. This is designed to protect the Guest(s) and Owner(s) from charges due to accidental damage only. The ARDP can provide up to $750.00 to repair accidental damages (beyond normal wear and tear). If any damages surpass $750.00, additional charges will be applied to the credit card on file and written documentation will be sent to the Guest(s) of record.
If damages are determined to be caused by the willful misconduct, misuse and/or pets, the ARDP will be voided on the grounds of intentional act(s), gross negligence, willful and wanton conduct by Guest(s) and/or Licensee of Guest(s) and/or visitor(s). These occurrences will result in the Guest(s) credit card on file being charged in full for any damages and management fees. The ARDP does not cover any additional management fees and/or fines. ALL ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE MUST BE REPORTED to Seabrook Cottage Rentals office before guest(s) departure to qualify for protection.
Lost and Found Policy
Seabrook Cottage Rentals and/or the property owner are not responsible for personal property left behind, stolen, or damaged during your stay. Every attempt will be made to locate lost items, but there is no guarantee that they will be found. Upon check-out PLEASE make sure and take all of your belongings and check the property carefully. Never leave valuables (cash, wallets, jewelry, cameras, etc.) unattended. If you find that you have left something behind, please call our main office and we will attempt to locate the items. There is a $25 minimum shipping charge on all returned items. Items are held for 30 days and then are donated to charity.
Pets may not be left unattended in homes, garages, vehicles, or outdoors anywhere while in Seabrook.
Due to homeowner, guest allergies, or the personal preferences of homeowners, certain homes DO NOT allow pets of any size. In all cases, animals besides dogs are strictly prohibited.
"Pet Friendly" homes are available upon request, 2 pet maximum per home. A $50-$75 (plus tax) pet fee will be added for the stay per pet. Pets are not allowed on furniture or in beds unless covered with a pet sheet that is provided at check-in. Guests are solely responsible for the behavior and any damage that is caused by the pet and must follow guidelines given upon check-in.
If management discovers that a pet has been or is still in a home without prior approval, a $350 fee may be charged for pest control, deep cleaning, and damages. Please pick up all pet waste, if not picked up in yard of home, $25 will be charged to the card on file.
*includes Seabrook Land Company LLC, Seabrook Construction Company LLC, Seabrook Holding Company LLC.
There is no smoking permitted on the grounds or in any Seabrook Vacation Rental Homes.
Please be respectful of your neighbors and follow the quiet hour rules. Quiet hours are from 10:30 pm to 8 am. Please only use hot tubs between 8 am and 10:30 pm.
The following items are required amenities and are included at each vacation rental home:
TV & DVD player, internet, local phone service, silverware, dishes, cookware, toaster, microwave, coffee maker, kitchen utensils, towels, beach towels, linens, blankets. Please see the individual home amenity list or give us a call to see what the home has in addition to these items.
You will want to bring these items with you:
Condiments, spices, baby equipment, personal toiletries, beach equipment, bike helmets, foil, plastic wrap, food storage containers.
Cell Phone Service
Only customers with Verizon wireless will have cell service at Seabrook at this time. Not all homes have long distance calling. If this is a crucial part to your stay, please arrange accordingly prior to your arrival. Choose a home with long distance if necessary.
Primary registered guest is responsible for any expenses that occur during the rental agreement dates including but not limited to loss and damages, accident or injury to person, or loss sustained while visiting the home.
We DO NOT allow:
Weddings or functions that exceed the maximum occupancy limit of the home. All catered food, rented furniture items, or amplified music needs to be arranged with management prior to rental agreement dates. Occupancy for each home is strictly enforced and fines will be assessed for exceeding the number of allowed guests.
The minimum rental age is 25 years old.
No illegal substances are allowed in Seabrook vacation rental homes and minors should not be in possession of alcohol. Violations will result in being evicted from the property with no refund.
Parking is limited to a set number of vehicles per home with a maximum of 3 cars for most homes. Any vehicles parked in or blocking a fire lane will be towed. Parking of motor homes, trailers, campers, or boats of any kind is NOT PERMITTED.
Seabrook Cottage Rentals reserves the right to enter the premises, if the need arises without guest permission. We will make every attempt to contact the guest to inform of the purpose and duration of time we will be in the home.
Neither Seabrook Cottage Rentals LLC nor any of its affiliates* (collectively, Seabrook) nor the individual homeowner will have any liability to you or your family, or accompanying guests (collectively Guests) for any injury, loss, damage to property of any Guest, or bodily injury of any Guest arising from your stay at Seabrook.
You will defend and indemnify the homeowner and Seabrook, and hold them harmless, from and against any loss, cost, damage to property, bodily injury, liability or expense (including attorneys fees) or any third-party claim for any of the foregoing (collectively, Loss) that may result from the behavior of any Guests or the non-compliance by any Guest with any of these Terms and Conditions (specifically including without limitation Loss caused by your pet(s) or violation of the Pet Policy) during your stay at Seabrook, except to the extent the Loss is caused by the negligence of any indemnified party.
Seabrook Cottage Rentals LLC is an agent for the owner, not an owner or tenant. As agent, Seabrook Cottage Rentals LLC has the authority to act in the best interest of the homeowner in any and all situations. Each home is privately owned, including furnishings and appliances. Rules and regulations are on record with the owner and with the Grays Harbor County as part of the Vacation Rental License criteria and to each adjoining property owner and residents. They are posted on the map given at check-in. You agree to adhere with them at all times.
Seabrook is a residential town. Please be sensitive to full-time neighbors and residents. Each home belongs to a loving family and they ask for your care and kindness.
Seabrook offers wonderful vacation rentals in a new coastal neighborhood just south of Pacific Beach on the Washington coast. If you're looking at lodging accommodations in Ocean Shores, Westport, or Long Beach, consider Seabrook. We offer quality vacation rental homes ideal for getaways, family vacations, reunions, business conferences, retreats, and weddings.
Every vacation cottage rental is completely furnished for your stay on the Washington coast. All amenities are provided - bedding, linens, towels, dishes, cookware, and more.
Take your pick from the some of the best ocean front and ocean view vacation rentals in Washington State. Many homes are pet friendly.
Throughout the years, Casey and Laura continued their commitment to quality and detail. They have kept a strong focus on sustainable living while working and playing at Seabrook. Their vision for Seabrook, an authentic beach town atop a well-situated bluff on the Washington state coast, has now turned into one of the biggest success stories in the Pacific Northwest.