15+ Charming Cottages in Washington Getaways

beautiful cottage on Whidbey Island in Washington State near Seattle

Looking for the charming cottages in Washington State for an unforgettable getaway with incredible views? Whether you’re looking for an intimate getaway for two or a cozy Washington cottage rental for a group of friends or for the whole family, we have you covered!

This guide includes cottage rentals in and near Seattle, on the islands of Puget Sound, near the border of Canada in the Cascade Mountains, and coastal beach cottages in Washington that are oh so dreamy!

Looking for more PNW inspiration? Check out our guides to the most romantic cabin rentals in Washington, the best treehouses in Washington, cool tiny houses for rent in Washington, best glamping in Washington, and all the unique places to stay in Washington for something a little different! 

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Cottages in Washington State

Barred Owl Cottage at Whidbey Island


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Take a break from the city at this oh-so-charming Washington cottage rental on the north side of Whidbey Island. The beach is just a 5-minute drive away and there are lovely shops and restaurants in nearby Langley, along with gorgeous waterfront views.

The custom-built cottage is clean and bright with a private back deck viewing sloping meadows of grass and trees.

The Queen sleeping nook is perfect for couples on a romantic getaway or solo visitors. If traveling as a family, a foam mattress is available to go on the floor for one child.  

Cottages in Washington state have a coziness about them and the interior of this one has been carefully decorated with bookshelves, comfy seating, and a large rug to set the tone. There’s also a beverage bar to prepare hot drinks.

Outside there’s a wrap-around deck looking onto a pretty courtyard garden that’s shared with the main house 40 feet away. Admire the surroundings from deck chairs or take the comfort up a notch as you soak in the private hot tub.   

Aside from relaxing into Island life the property has ten acres to explore, with fields, gardens, and a greenhouse. The hosts even went the extra mile to create a handmade guidebook of their favorite things to do on Whidbey Island, including hiking, shopping, and coffee shops to visit. Book this cottage in Washington on Airbnb.

Historic 1940’s Bungalow with Beach Access on Camano Island


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Those looking for retro cottages in Washington state should take a look at this historic 1940’s bungalow on Camano Island. It can be reached in around 1.5 hours from Seattle by road via Stanwood, so there’s no need to take the ferry.

The cottage is set atop a hill overlooking Saratoga Passage and Whidbey Island, cue beautiful sunset views. 

There’s access to the Puget Sound beach below, and Mount Rainier is framed on the 5-minute trail down. If you’re craving peace and tranquillity, you’ll love this place. 

This cottage in Washington state can sleep 2 people in a Queen bedroom with a unique homemade bed. There’s a fully-equipped kitchen for mealtimes and even a laundry room for some added home comfort.

The space feels homely and airy thanks to its location perched on a hill and is great for a couple’s getaway for some quiet time.

There’s a picnic table in the back garden that sets you up well for bird watching in the day and star gazing at night. Don’t be surprised if you see some deer exploring too! Book this cottage in Washington on Airbnb.

Private Cottage on Creek with Waterfall in Issaquah


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This Washington cottage rental in Issaquah is made really special by its private 15 ft waterfall. Follow the steps and wooden railing down and sit on the bench as you take in the sights and sounds of the water. 

The accommodation itself is a snug cottage nestled into a wooded area with a private porch deck and Adirondack chairs looking out to the creek in front. 

The studio-style cottage is fitted with pine floors and a windowed cedar door looking out to the porch and beyond. The hosts have made great use of the space, which feels clean and bright with decorative details. There’s a small but functional kitchen with facilities for microwave meals and coffee.

The Queen bed can sleep two guests, this is a lovely cottage in Washington state for a quiet and private getaway for couples. It’s also just minutes from restaurants and entertainment. Book this cottage in Washington on Airbnb.

Underground Hobbit Home in Columbia River Gorge


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This unique, Hobbit style cottage in Washington promises an otherworldly stay for two, and their dog. 

Hike up the short, steep path and you will be rewarded with a charming accommodation. The pretty front garden has a slab patio, flowers, and rolling views over the Columbia River Gorge mountainside.

The Queen bedroom connects to an open living room with a cozy propane fireplace. There are interesting touches to keep you entertained like a chessboard and woodworking bench with tools to chisel away the afternoon.

The handmade details really add atmosphere to the cottage, from the iconic circular green door to lanterns and a wooden chandelier.

Use the hot drinks bar to prepare a coffee and enjoy the wondrous views outside this secluded cottage in Washington. There’s also a nice wooden bathtub for two with a rain shower head above.

Outside the hobbit hole, there are 6 acres to hike and explore. Keep an eye out for deer, rabbits, birds, and grouse in this remote setting. Book this cottage in Washington on Airbnb.

The Sunset Beach Carriage House in Olympic National Forest


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This cottage in Washington is a newly constructed, yet classic coastal rental in Moclips with modern amenities and stunning views. 

Two Queen bedrooms can sleep up to four guests and two bathrooms provide ample facilities. The master bathroom has a dry sauna for a spa-style treat.

The living room is a stylish space with windowed doors and a private deck that enjoys unobstructed views onto the water and is kept warm with a gas fireplace. There are spectacular ocean views from most of the rooms in this Washington cottage rental.

The beautiful, fully equipped kitchen is very modern and just a lovely place to cook and dine with your friends or couple.

You’re just steps away from the beach for sunsets and shoreline fun, or the Quinault Rainforest is nearby for hiking experiences. Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Charming Waterfront Cottage on Whidbey Island

beautiful cottage on Whidbey Island in Washington State near Seattle

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This scenic Washington cottage rental is located on Holmes Harbor, a convenient 12 miles from the Mukilteo/Clinton ferry.

The home sleeps two guests in a Queen bedroom that has amazing mountain and water views through the bay picture window. By night, you’ll love staring out to the stars.

The living room feels really cozy thanks to a stone wood-burning fireplace, comfy sofas, and a windowed reading nook backed by an incredible view. There’s also a small kitchen with everything you’ll need to prepare meals. 

The large deck outside has spectacular views to be enjoyed from a choice of seating or swinging from a hammock. An outdoor Weber grill is available for use here if you like to BBQ and roast with a view.

Between the cottage and the host’s home, there is a shared “scenic viewpoint” Gazebo and stairs down to the sandy beach below. Take some beach walks, enjoy sunning and swimming, or make use of the picnic benches. Guests can also explore the small orchard and surrounding woods. 

This cottage in Washington is located near to Langley, “The Village by the Sea”, for entertainment in the evening or a bike ride by day. Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Charming Puget Sound Cottage


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Morgan Hill Guest Cottage in Washington has beautiful views of the Puget Sound and Cascade mountain range. It’s within walking distance of the thriving Port Townsend, for easy trips out in the days or evenings.

The charming cottage is a lovely choice for young families or couples. There’s a Queen bed in the downstairs living space and two twin beds in the sleeping loft ideally for children, or a maximum of three adults can stay.

The kitchenette is handy for preparing simple meals and the living room is full of comfy lounging and sitting areas. This Washington cottage rental also has a cute reading nook for some quiet time with a book.

The electric fire keeps the place nice and warm while several skylights add brightness in the day.

For other activities in the area, Chetzemoka Park is just a few blocks away to stroll and have picnics. Book this cottage in Washington on Airbnb.

Gingerbread Cottage at Point Roberts


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The Gingerbread cottage in Washington state is on the Canadian border in Point Roberts, with easy access to downtown Vancouver BC and the ferry to visit nearby islands.

A grove of cedar trees serves as a beautiful backdrop to the adorable home that’s located next to 250-acre Lily Park. Take your pet and explore the walking trails that wind down to one mile of pacific beach and tidelands with amazing views along the way.

The accommodation can sleep two people in a secluded and peaceful upstairs bedroom complete with its own private deck and seating.

The living room area has a cozy gas woodburning stove and a cute little open kitchen area for preparing meals. Double French doors open out to a private patio deck.

The solarium bathroom with its views of nature and clawfoot bathtub is a lovely feature, along with the heated floors. 

This Washington cottage rental is perfect for a secluded and romantic couple’s getaway. Book this cottage in Washington on Vrbo.

Cottage with Puget Sound, Mount Rainier, & Olympic Views

seattle washington cottage rental with views of puget sound and mt rainer

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The Three Tree Point shoreline hosts this beautiful Washington cottage rental 15 minutes from downtown Seattle. The views over Puget Sound and Mount Rainier are just spectacular and feel far away from the city.

The home is perfect for a couple, and their pet, with an impressive bedroom that boasts wonderful views through a corner window.  

The open living room has a cozy stone fireplace, more views, and a clean full-kitchen for relaxing cooking and dining. The hosts include fresh seasonal fruit and pastries every morning.

Outside, guests can enjoy their private patio, table with umbrella, and fabulous hot tub looking out over Puget Sound.

The cozy setting of this cottage in Washington state invites visitors to curl up in the evenings by the fire and enjoy the company in the evenings. By day, whale watching from the patio, spot the local Bald Eagle, or stroll along the beach below. Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Rustic Meadowwood Cottage on Lopez Island

rustic meadowwood cottage in washington state on lopez island

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Meadowwood Cottage is tucked into the woods, just across from the magnificent Spencer Spit State Park offering beach access. This peaceful cottage in Washington is also close to Lopez Village for visits to several art galleries and places to eat.

Four adults can sleep in a downstairs bedroom with two twin beds and an open loft Queen bedroom. Both have their own private, full bathroom.

The spacious living room area has a woodburning stove and an amazing feature wall full of windows that look out to the pine forest and trees. There’s also a complete kitchen with a bar and four kitchen bar stools in the open-plan space.

A sliding glass door opens to the wood deck where guests can enjoy outdoor BBQ grilling on the deck.

For some action outside of this Washington cottage rental, hike through the State Park or rent kayaks and paddleboards a few miles away at Fisherman Bay. Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Cozy Rustic Coho Cabin at Mount Rainer

charming cottage in washington at mount rainer

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The cozy, pet-friendly Coho Cabin is a great Washington cottage rental for families or larger groups looking to get away from the city. The comfy cabin is set amongst tall trees in a quiet wooded area at the base of Mount Rainier. 

The cottage sleeps up to eight guests in four bedrooms, two in the main house, and a further two in the ‘bunkhouse’ a few steps away which also has a half bathroom available. The main cottage also has a full bathroom complete with clawfoot tub.

The open floor plan living room and dining area is perfect for social cooking in the fully equipped kitchen and chilling as a group. There’s also a gorgeous brick backed gas fireplace to add warmth and atmosphere.

Outside holds more lovely experiences to be had with the barbecue and firepit area as well as a hot tub on a separate raised decking area, surrounded by woods for a scenic soak.

Apart from making the most of the facilities, guests can enjoy leisurely hikes on Mount Rainier. Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Beach Cottage Getaway at Olympic Peninsula

beach cottage getaway at olympic peninsula in washington state

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This Washington cottage rental on Whiskey Creek Beach has incredible views of the Straight of San De Fuca and some of the best fishing and crabbing in the Pacific Northwest. It’s well located for outdoors exploring with easy access to the Olympic National Park and a 25-30 min drive from Lake Crescent for scenic hiking.

The cute and clean cottage is perched on the edge of the land with a nice grassy garden set up with a picnic bench, firepit for grilling, and Adirondack chairs.

Inside, the open kitchen, rustic living room, and dining area features a woodburning stove and French double doors. 

Four guests can sleep in the main bedroom and loft bedroom, with a roll-away bed available for a fifth person.

It’s a short walk down to explore the beach below and the area is fantastic for star gazing at night or spotting bald eagles, seals and otters in the daytime. You may even be lucky enough to sight a whale! Book this cottage in Washington on VRBO.

Graham’s Get-Away by Mt. Rainier


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Graham’s Getaway is an A-frame cottage in Washington nestled in the forest of the Bavarian Retreat Association, five miles from Mount Rainier’s Paradise Entrance.

The sleeping loft can comfortably sleep four guests in one double bed and two twin beds. An amazing feature leading out from the loft is the private upper-level deck.

Downstairs in this Washington cottage rental, you’ll find a large open living room with a wood stove fireplace and a full kitchen for preparing meals inside. There’s also a bathroom with a walk-in shower.

For alfresco cooking, move outside to the circular stone firepit for grilling or hanging out on the benches by the heat. Pets are also very welcome.

There are lots of outdoor activities in the area including biking, fishing, and hiking as well as wildlife watching and horseback riding.

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Gingerbread Serenity Cottage At Lily Point


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Serenity Cottage in Washington state is located at Lily Point. The grounds are connected to Marine Park, offering walking trails and miles of protected Pacific shoreline and tidal flats to explore. Birch Bay and Moran State Park are also nearby for more hiking opportunities. 

The quiet home is well set up for a couple’s getaway and sleeps two people in the Queen bedroom. The skylight views the surrounding cedar trees and a stained-glass window is also a unique touch. There is also a tiny loft with a double bed if children are joining. 

The living room downstairs has windowed doors that let in lots of light and another stained-glass alcove feature. The fully stocked galley kitchen provides ample facilities for cooking meals. 

The solarium-style bathroom is also a special place. Soak in the clawfoot tub as you bathe in light let in through the glass block walls.

Charming Cottage at Mount Baker


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This charming cottage in Washington can be found at Mount Baker Lodging, surrounded by Birch trees. There are plenty of outdoor activities nearby like biking, fishing, hiking, climbing, whitewater paddling, and snow sports. Pets will love exploring the area too.

This cottage in Washington state has a clean and modern King bedroom for two people, connecting to an en-suite private bathroom with a double walk-in shower. 

The comfy living room has a wood-burning stove and sheepskin for cozying up in the evenings. A fully equipped kitchen makes mealtimes easy.

A great feature outside is the private hot tub for relaxing in nature and there’s also a gas grill for cooking outdoors.

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