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Last updated January 27 2023 at 2:43 AM

2,374 Dog Friendly Apartments for rent in Bainbridge Island, WA

Finding an apartment in Bainbridge Island that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for... Read Guide >
4404 Olympus Drive Northeast Photo Gallery 1
1 of 19
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
1300 sqft
Come see this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom rambler in Bremerton. There is extra bonus space with a basement for storage! Wood flooring throughout. Covered carport for 2 vehicles. Close to bus lines and shopping/dining in east Bremerton. Pets are allowed with approved screening and additional deposit. Note: This home is on a septic and there will be a $25 per month charge in lieu of a sewer bill. Pickett Property Management does not accept comprehensive reusable reports. Rental Terms: Rent: $1,800, Application Fee: $42, Security Deposit: $1,725, Available 2/1/23 Pet Policy: Cats allowed, Dogs allowed Contact us to schedule a showing.
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1155 Silverleaf Court East Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
2 Bedrooms
$1,850
1430 sqft
This 2 bedroom, 1.75 bath house in the Manchester area of Port Orchard has both bedrooms upstairs, and downstairs has a large family room with a bonus room that can used as an office, crafting room, or den. There is a deck off of the kitchen/dining room area perfect for Summer BBQs! Home offers a one-car garage and washer and dryer hookups. This great piece of property features a large fenced-in backyard with a storage shed for tenant use. Pickett Property Management does not accept comprehensive reusable reports. Rental Terms: Rent: $1,850, Application Fee: $42, Security Deposit: $1,775, Available 4/14/23 Pet Policy: Cats allowed, Dogs allowed Contact us to schedule a showing.
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8823 Southeast Berry Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 15
1 Bedroom
$1,425
700 sqft
This adorable 1 bedroom, 1 Bath unit has the views you have been looking for. This home includes water and yard care, stackable washer and dryer and the amenities you are searching for. The kitchen has beautiful cabinets and countertops, stainless farm style sink and a large bathroom/laundry room with oversized shower. Attached 1 car garage and deck. Small pet friendly with additional security deposit and pet screening. This home is on a septic with an additional $25 per month charge in lieu of sewer. Please note this is a rent up and the owner will manage the home after lease signing. Easy access to Ferries and Hwy 16 Pickett Property Management does not accept comprehensive reusable reports. Rental Terms: Rent: $1,425, Application Fee: $42, Security Deposit: $1,350, Available Now Pet Policy: Cats allowed, Small dogs allowed Contact us to schedule a showing.
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2763 Maple Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 13
2 Bedrooms
$1,375
720 sqft
Light and bright 2 bedroom, 1 bath duplex offers a great location close to PSNS and Olympic College. This is a fantastic opportunity for affordable living in a location convenient to all of Bremerton's amenities and features. Water and sewer included with rent. Pickett Property Management does not accept comprehensive reusable reports. Contact us to schedule a showing.
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562 NE Silver Pine Dr Photo Gallery 1
1 of 14
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
1750 sqft
If you are a big Seahawks fan you will love this home! Check out the paint job in the Media Room! This rambler is well kept, located in desirable Central Kitsap location. Interior features a formal living room with vaulted ceilings and wood burning fireplace insert with a beautiful hearth. The Media Room opens to a fully fenced GREAT backyard with storage sheds, fire pit, and large lighted canopy. On the other side is the laundry room and doorway to a large garage. The Kitchen has all newer appliances and work bench. Relax in the jetted tub in the Master Bedroom Bath. Close to shopping, ferry and bases. Pets are negotiable. Tenant pays all utilities and monthly Resident Benefits Package ($35) https://app.tenantturner.com/listings/peninsulapropertymanagement to schedule a tour Residents Benefit Package $35/month Tenant pays all utilities water,sewer, gas, Electric and trash
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1910 Northeast Virginia Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 18
3 Bedrooms
$2,495
1496 sqft
Professionally managed by Pathlight Property Management, the exclusive property manager for Home Partners of America, offering excellent customer service, 24/7 emergency maintenance service, online application and payments, and pet-friendly options. The listing agent offers competitive rental co-broke commissions depending on the standard in the metropolitan area. To make your move-in smooth, trash, sewer, and water services are maintained in the owner’s name and are available at the time of move-in. A utility service charge will be charged monthly, along with a one-time fee; all other utilities, such as electricity and gas, need to be maintained in the resident’s name. To better serve our residents, Pathlight is pet-friendly with no breed restrictions. The lease agreement outlines applicable pet fees. In most states, there is a one-time $300 non-refundable pet deposit and $30 monthly pet rent. Service and assistance animals are exempt from any restrictions or pet fees with proper documentation. If your home has a pool, there is a $100 monthly pool fee. To ensure the best care for your HVAC system and, in turn, the air quality in your home, a monthly $15 fee for bi-monthly filter service applies. Broker participation welcome, so please contact your leasing agent for more information. For additional information on our application process and lease fees, please visit our online help center. Advertised rental prices and promotions are subject to change at any time. The information contained herein has been obtained through sources deemed reliable but cannot be guaranteed as to its accuracy. Any information of special interest should be verified with Pathlight Property Management. **ALERT: If you see an ad for this home on Craigslist, please notify leasemarketing@pathlightmgt.com. We do not advertise any of our homes on Craigslist and it is likely fraud.** This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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2513 Helm Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
2 Bedrooms
$1,695
972 sqft
Light, bright, and airy single-story charmer in North Manette! From the spacious living room with large windows to the longer driveway and detached garage providing ample parking for guests, enjoy easier hosted gatherings with friends and your closest loved ones. Prepare innovative recipes in the well-equipped kitchen featuring sleek countertops, shaker-style cabinetry, and the major appliances you see included. Neutrally finished, just waiting for your personal touch! Enjoy several amenities within a quick commute, this is exactly where you want to be! Schedule your exclusive showing today before it’s gone! Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Please contact Marketplace Homes to verify any information.
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2829 Clare Avenue Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
4 Bedrooms
$2,395
1080 sqft
4 bedroom, 1 bath, single story home in the heart of East Bremerton. kitchen with white soft-close drawers/cabinets; beautiful white quartz countertops; stainless sink & appliances; gas cooktop & stainless hood, walk-in pantry. Fenced back yard. Outdoor canopies, sink, & outbuilding. 1 car garage with professional cabinets & bench, shelving, & pulleys/racks for bike/rooftop carrier.   Professionally managed by Pathlight Property Management, the exclusive property manager for Home Partners of America, offering excellent customer service, 24/7 emergency maintenance service, online application and payments, and pet-friendly options. The listing agent offers competitive rental co-broke commissions depending on the standard in the metropolitan area. To make your move-in smooth, trash, sewer, and water services are maintained in the owner’s name and are available at the time of move-in. A utility service charge will be charged monthly, along with a one-time fee; all other utilities, such as electricity and gas, need to be maintained in the resident’s name. To better serve our residents, Pathlight is pet-friendly with no breed restrictions. The lease agreement outlines applicable pet fees. In most states, there is a one-time $300 non-refundable pet deposit and $30 monthly pet rent. Service and assistance animals are exempt from any restrictions or pet fees with proper documentation. If your home has a pool, there is a $100 monthly pool fee. To ensure the best care for your HVAC system and, in turn, the air quality in your home, a monthly $15 fee for bi-monthly filter service applies. Broker participation welcome, so please contact your leasing agent for more information. For additional information on our application process and lease fees, please visit our online help center. Advertised rental prices and promotions are subject to change at any time. The information contained herein has been obtained through sources deemed reliable but cannot be guaranteed as to its accuracy. Any information of special interest should be verified with Pathlight Property Management. **ALERT: If you see an ad for this home on Craigslist, please notify leasemarketing@pathlightmgt.com. We do not advertise any of our homes on Craigslist and it is likely fraud.** This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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3821 Beach Dr SW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
925 sqft
APL59276960 - This waterfront building is in the Alki Beach neighborhood on the west side of West Seattle. This apartment is a top floor central unit. It has amazing water views from the living room window which look directly out to the water. This apartment will have fresh paint and have freshly cleaned carpet throughout the entire unit. Climb the stairways to your heavenly top floor beach apartment. Enjoy the amazing sunsets while you sip your coffee or tea from your cozy balcony or snuggle up next to your wood burning fireplace in your Livingroom that faces the islands of the Olympic peninsula. This apartment is available to move in 2/1. It rents for $2100, and the deposit is $1250. This building does not have an elevator. Call Alki Property Management, LLC at 206-932-3000 for more information. Terms: Alki Property Management, LLC 2770 Alki Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116 Screening Criteria Disclosure 1. All applicants must have the security deposit in the form of check, money order or cashier’s check at time of applying. 2. We do not accept reusable tenant screening reports. We offer a complimentary credit/background check for application of tenancy. 3. All applicants must have adequate source of income/employment or adequate funds available for at least 6 months of rent, utility costs and living expenses. 4. Applicants must be able to pass credit screening. All credit screening must show an absence of collections, judgments, liens, no evictions, and a positive history of paying all debts in timely manner. 5. We offer a 6-month lease then it goes month to month thereafter. Tenant is responsible for all utilities (water, sewer, garbage, and electricity). 6. Maximum occupancy is 2 people for a 1-bedroom unit, 4 people for a 2-bedroom unit. 7. Sorry we do not allow pets. Service animals are permitted by prescription from a licensed physician.
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Results within 5 miles of Bainbridge Island
2731 60 Ave SW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 9
1 Bedroom
$1,500
650 sqft
APL58761718 - 12 unit complex of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. Located in the Alki Beach neighborhood. Just a half block to Alki Beach Park and restaurants. We have a 1-bedroom apartment available to rent. It is located on the second floor it rents for $1500.00 and deposit is $950. This apartment has carpet, a covered balcony, a dishwasher, double pane windows, off street parking, and convenient on-site laundry facilities. Call us today to schedule an appointment to view the interior, 206-932-3000. We never charge for application or credit check! This building does not have an elevator. Terms: Alki Property Management, LLC 2770 Alki Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116 206-932-3000 Screening Criteria Disclosure 1. All applicants must have the security deposit in the form of check, money order or cashier’s check at time of applying. 2. We do not accept reusable tenant screening reports. We offer a complimentary credit/background check for application of tenancy. 3. All applicants must have adequate source of income/employment or adequate funds available for at least 6 months of rent, utility costs and living expenses. 4. Applicants must be able to pass credit screening. All credit screening must show an absence of collections, judgments, liens, no evictions, and a positive history of paying all debts in timely manner. 5. We offer a 6-month lease then it goes month to month thereafter. Tenant is responsible for all utilities (water, sewer, garbage, and electricity). 6. Maximum occupancy is 2 people for a 1-bedroom unit, 4 people for a 2-bedroom unit. 7. Sorry we do not allow pets. Service animals are permitted by prescription from a licensed physician.
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2726 60 Ave SW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 13
1 Bedroom
$1,550
650 sqft
APL57440056 - This building is conveniently located just a half block to Alki Beach Park. Close to bus transit stops, Starbucks and restaurants. This is a West Seattle neighborhood. We have a second floor apartment available and rents for $1550. It has fresh paint & professionally cleaned carpet. We also have a ground floor 1-bedroom apartment renting for $1525. All of these apartments have a dishwasher, walk-in storage closet, patio or balcony & off street parking for one car. There are affordable laundry rooms on every floor - wash your clothes for $2 or less! This building is located less than 1/2 block from Alki Beach! We offer a six month lease, then month to month. Tenants pay all utilities, including electricity, and water/sewer/garbage. We never charge for application or credit check! Sorry no pets. All apartments shown by appointment only. For fastest consideration, call Alki Property Management, (206) 932-3000. Terms: Alki Property Management, LLC 2770 Alki Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116 206-932-3000 Screening Criteria Disclosure 1. All applicants must have the security deposit in the form of check, money order or cashier’s check at time of applying. 2. We do not accept reusable tenant screening reports. We offer a complimentary credit/background check for application of tenancy. 3. All applicants must have adequate source of income/employment or adequate funds available for at least 6 months of rent, utility costs and living expenses. 4. Applicants must be able to pass credit screening. All credit screening must show an absence of collections, judgments, liens, no evictions, and a positive history of paying all debts in timely manner. 5. We offer a 6-month lease then it goes month to month thereafter. Tenant is responsible for all utilities (water, sewer, garbage, and electricity). 6. Maximum occupancy is 2 people for a 1-bedroom unit, 4 people for a 2-bedroom unit. 7. Sorry we do not allow pets. Service animals are permitted by prescription from a licensed physician.
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7574 E Alki View Ct Photo Gallery 1
1 of 20
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
2850 sqft
Virtual Tour! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-uaG_tHSKk Consider yourself home in this gorgeous 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home! Complete with 2850 sqft of open living space, bonus rooms, and a view of Seattle across Puget Sound! Step inside the large living room with fireplace and large windows for added natural light! The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and lots of counter space for cooking and dining! Beautiful views of Seattle can be seen from the deck, which is accessed from the living room, dining room, and master bedroom! Also on the main level is an office, primary bedroom with large closet and en-suite bathroom, and another bedroom and bathroom. Laundry room is all ready to go with washer and dryer included! Downstairs is a large family room with bar, additional large bedroom with access to third bathroom, and workspace! *Piano not included.* The back patio can be accessed from the family room. No Cats. Dog allowed (2 pet limit, 60lb weight limit) with approval and fees. First FULL month's rent, security deposit BASED OFF OF CREDIT CRITERIA and $300 processing fee due at move in. To apply, go to our website - rpmtoday.com/rental-search/ Real Property Management Today comes with a resident benefit package. $35 a month includes; renters insurance, resident reward program, positive payment reporting and more. See photo for more details. Ask our leasing agent about our deposit free option!
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1228 6th St Photo Gallery 1
1 of 14
3 Bedrooms
$2,400
1232 sqft
6 month short term lease! Perfect location close to PSNS and ferry terminal, this large house is clean with fun antique details. Main level has large living room with hardwood floors, kitchen, 1 bedrooms and 3/4 bath with backyard access. Upstairs is a full bathroom and 2 more bedrooms. PLUS the partially finished basement has tons of storage and a 'bonus area' and a 4th room. Fenced backyard with a small deck, and a 1 car garage. Electric heat including a Heat Pump on main level. Fridge, dishwasher, microwave, range, washer and dryer included. 6 month lease only, so a great opportunity if you are transitioning. Managed by REally Property Management, Inc. 1-yr lease. Tenant responsible for all utilities. We require only 1st month and security deposit to move in. $45 application fee per person, must apply on RPM web site www , really pm , c o m. We do not accept comprehensive reusable reports or Zillow apps. No smoking in home. Pets okay with screening and approval, $500 pet fee per pet, limit 3. Available Immediately. Self-schedule viewing on our showing link! https://calendly.com/rpmrentals 1.5 story with basement. 3bdrm 2bth
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9192 Shadowcrest Lane NW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 16
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
1296 sqft
Fully Remodeled Spacious Townhome right near to Silverdale, hospital, and hwy entrance. You will love the durable luxury vinyl plank floors throughout the home. All new paint throughout, this unit is incredibly clean and turn key. All new cabinets in all bathrooms and kitchen including quartz counters. Spacious kitchen with plenty of storage including 2 pantries. Upstairs is main entrance, large living room with a private balcony, kitchen, dining area, 1 bedroom, half bath, and laundry which includes washer and dryer. Lower level boasts spacious primary suite with 3/4 private bathroom and a large closet, with a private deck and backyard access. Also downstairs is a full bath and 3rd bedroom, and 1-car garage with electric garage door opener. Large backyard is open and backed by woods. Managed by REally Property Management, Inc. 1-yr lease. Tenant responsible for power, trash, & internet plus $75 flat rate for water/septic. We require only 1st month and security deposit to move in. We require only 1st month and security deposit to move in. $45 application fee per person, must apply on RPM web site www , really pm , c o m. We do not accept comprehensive reusable reports or Zillow apps. No smoking or vaping. Small pets okay with screening and approval, $300 pet fee per pet, limit 2. Available Immediately. Call 360 328 1396 to make an appt to view.
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10843 Point Vashon Drive Southwest Photo Gallery 1
1 of 35
2 Bedrooms
$3,800
1780 sqft
Make this stunning north-end Vashon Point waterfront home yours for a year or more! Nicely remodeled 2 bed 2 bath home right on the water's edge with exciting 360 degree views of Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains, Blakely Island, Ferries crossing and so much more! Completely updated cooks kitchen with large island, great for dining and entertaining. Open living room, dining room, kitchen, family room space which connects to large waterfront deck. Ramp off the deck for easily launching your small boats. 1 bedroom on main floor with fully updated and luxurious bathroom. Second bedroom space is on second floor and is an open loft with fantastic views. A 3/4 bath as well as laundry room with a dog wash is located off the sunken family room space. Outside areas include large waterfront deck, dog run in the side yard, and fenced grassy area on the front side of the house. Two car garage with remote controlled doors. Home has A/C. Pets welcome with a deposit. See our website for rental criteria and for online application: https:\\vmi.managebuilding.com Contact for viewing or questions concerning the listing: VMI Property Management jneutz@vmipropertymanagement.com 206-463-4864 (voice) 206-550-2061 (voice or text)
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1547 Bloomington Ave Photo Gallery 1
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789 NE Mesa Lane Photo Gallery 1
1 of 7
1 Bedroom
$1,425
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
780 sqft
1725 Anderson Street Photo Gallery 1
1 of 12
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
783 sqft
Remodeled Duplex - Beautifully remodeled 2 bedroom, 1 bath duplex with partially fenced back yard, hardwood floors, washer-dryer, street parking and more. Pets negotiable with owner approval, pet screening form filled out and additional $500.00 deposit. Move in requires first month rent, deposit.of $1750.00, pet deposit of $500.00 if applicable and good credit. (RLNE7419688)
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6517 Hornet Circle NE Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
3 Bedrooms
$2,800
1600 sqft
6517 Hornet Cir Ne, Bremerton, WA 98311 - Brand new construction, three-bedroom 2.5 bath duplex. Rent $2600.00, Deposit $2550.00. Open floor plan, washer, and dryer included. This home is wired with the Smart Home technology, (if tenants wish to use this feature, there is an additional $50.00 monitoring fee). Available NOW, PETS ARE SUBJECT TO OWNER APPROVAL WITH AN ADDED PET FEE AND PET DEPOSIT; owner prefers no dogs. Directions: from downtown Bremerton, Wheaton Way to McWilliams, left onto McWilliams, right onto Hornet Circle, the duplex will be on the left. Ask for Brittany 360-871-2332 ext 217. Coldwell Banker Park Shore. Check out the virtual tour: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=DqfTBeFd85W Must have at least 650 credit score, make three times the rent, and nothing in collections or recent judgments. No Dogs Allowed (RLNE6950970)
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10947 Tulip Pl NW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 17
3 Bedrooms
$2,500
1615 sqft
Three bedroom Silverdale Townhouse - This delightful 3 bedroom/2.5 bath townhouse condo is located in the Arbors at Ridgeview neighborhood in Silverdale. Features include a fully equipped kitchen with electric stove/oven, microwave for convenience, and ample cupboard space w/ bar seating on the dining room side of 1/2 wall. The living room is spacious with plenty of natural sunlight, a fireplace, and a secluded back patio. The master suite is located on the main level and has a separate walk-in closet with an en suite bath with built-in storage and a separate shower and toilet area. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms with a shared jack-and-jill bathroom. The laundry room is attached to the garage. Additional features are an attached two garage with remote, forced air heat, A/C (stand-alone unit provided for convenience), and new interior paint. Landscape maintenance is included--the resident is responsible for bed watering flower beds and shrubs. Parking is limited--no street parking. No smoking. Pets are negotiable and requires pet screening. https://detailspm.petscreening.com. Pet admin fee due at move-in and monthly pet rent is required. See the application disclosure for more info. Tenant screening and credit check required. We do not allow "reusable screening reports." A move-in admin fee of $100 will be due at lease signing. $30.00 per month Resident Benefits Package--see application disclosure for more info. Visit our website for updated details, view our screening criteria, apply online or view all of our available listings https://detailspropertymanagement.com. (RLNE7896215)
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2465 NE Athlon Court Photo Gallery 1
1 of 41
4 Bedrooms
$3,500
2800 sqft
2465 NE Athlon Court Available 03/24/23 Beautiful New 2-Story Poulsbo Home - Beautifully built newer home in Poulsbo located off Noll Road close to North Kitsap Schools . This home comes with hardwood floors, high end lighting, nice open kitchen- living - dining room concept, large primary bedroom and stunning bathroom, spacious separate laundry room upstairs, 2 car garage, neighborhood playground, fenced back yard and even comes with your very own backyard Pub with electricity for entertaining. This is a must see before it’s rented. Pets are negotiable with additional $500.00 deposit per pet and upon owner approval. No Cats Allowed (RLNE7892076)
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6511 Foxtail Place NW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 22
3 Bedrooms
$2,900
2201 sqft
Bright and Spacious 3 bedroom, fully fenced, close to schools and amenities in CK School District - Step into this well-maintained 2019 build 3-bed home with over 2200 sq ft of living space and garage! Home features vaulted entry and 9 ft ceilings. Main floor includes open floor plan with great room and gas fireplace, chef's kitchen and large island, quartz counters, walk in pantry and stainless steel appliances. Great room features built in shelving for storage and ample space for large furniture. Step out onto the partially covered patio through the sliding doors off the dining room to a fully fenced yard. As you head upstairs there is a generous sized loft space to be used creatively, 2 large bedrooms and oversized master suite with ensuite bathroom and custom walk in closet. Home is conveniently located to schools, freeways and close to Silverdale for shopping and dining. Hurry this home won't last long, call/email us for a showing appointment today! Tenant responsible for utilities, must apply and carry insurance. Pets allowed with owner approval and additional deposit. Crystal Bartlett 775-312-1439 crystalb@windermere.com (RLNE7876450)
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1210 McKenzie Ave., UNIT 3 Photo Gallery 1
1 of 15
1 Bedroom
$1,300
500 sqft
Water views, affordable, and close to EVERYTHING! - Well kept apartment within 500 ft. of Evergreen Park. Outstanding location, just a 10 minute walk to ferries, PSNS, and a 5 minute walk to Olympic College. Extra onsite storage, as well as a coin operated washer and dryer. New locks, water/sewer/garbage included in rent. Onsite parking, bring your kayak! Fast access to Downtown, Manette, boat launch, restaurants, picnic area & Farmer's Market. This adorable apartment won't last long. Schedule a viewing with Danielle at 206-594-5877. Apply online at windermereforrent.com. Tenant must carry liability insurance. 1 year lease, no pets. (RLNE7869041)
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15802 VIKING WAY NW Photo Gallery 1
1 of 1
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
950 sqft
House in Poulsbo - 3-bedroom 2-bathroom updated rambler in Poulsbo. Detached garage. Great location. Large lot. 1/2 acre. Updated kitchen & baths, doors and millwork. No pets please. Available 12/1/2022 No Cats Allowed (RLNE7809414)
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City Guide for Bainbridge Island, WA

"Bainbridge Island is changing, like every other town on the periphery of a metropolitan area. Unlike a lot of other fringe towns, Bainbridge Island can display its living history on the waterfront instead of as an afterthought of dusty old photographs and maps in the library or town hall." - "Seattle Times" editorial, Nov. 12, 2005

Bainbridge Island is the place to which most Seattleites at some point in their lives have dreamed of retiring. It's a place of magical vistas, dozens of quaint, idyllic coves and sweeping shorelines. And it sits off of Seattle's coastline like a stunning but vexing reminder to harried city workers who don't live on Bainbridge of just how perfect and ritzy Northwest living can be. Those city stiffs who do live here -- and they account for about 60 percent of Bainbridge residents -- brave the ferry lines to Seattle regularly. Rain or snow, summer sun or record tempest, islanders spend at least 70 minutes a day commuting. And unlike with suburban travel, getting a late start doesn't mean you can sneak into the commuter lane when no one's looking; it means you wait for another ferry. And sometimes, you wait some more. But it also means that as a 21st-century Bainbridge resident you are privy to some of the best ferry services in the state. The days of the hardy yellow-slickered islander stepping off the ferry in pouring rain are thankfully a part of the past. Today's common attire of the ferry foot soldier is a Tesla Model S, Nissan Leaf or the ever-convenient sharing economy Zipcar. With Bainbridge property among the priciest in Washington, that exclusive address is evidence that in the islands of the Northwest, it is possible to live remotely, play hard, and have it all. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for dog friendly apartments in Bainbridge Island, WA

Finding an apartment in Bainbridge Island that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bringing your dog along in your new apartment. Some apartments require you to pay monthly pet rent, others will ask for a non-refundable pet fee or a refundable pet deposit.

While landlords and property management companies have varying pet policies, most of them limit the number of dogs you can bring to your apartment and include breed and weight restrictions.

If your pet falls under some of the restrictions outlined in the pet policy, it’s still worth asking the landlord if they can make an exception for your dog. Preparing a pet resume ahead of time could help you build the case for your furry friend. Make sure to include information on behavioral training your dog went through over the years and proof of vaccinations. If you can, include references from your former landlord and/or neighbors.