Holly Lane Gardens

9432 Holly Farm Ln , Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 USA (Show map)


This nine acre organic farm offers views which include the Olympic Mountains, flower gardens, woodland walkways and end-of-the-road quiet. The cottage, private suite in the lodge-type home, and bedrooms and baths feature a hot tub, libraries, grand piano, board games. Cobblestone pathways and outdoor firepits add charm. Beautiful grounds lend themselves to outdoor weddings and all guests are treated to a fresh farm to table gourmet breakfast.

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Innkeepers: Patti



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  • Guest room3.7
  • Service4.2
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness3.8
  • Onsite Dining4.5

Set your expectations and enjoy the stay

3.4 on October 24, 2016

WARNING: GPS WILL TRY TO TAKE YOU THE "BACK" WAY, which doesn't really exist. If it's taking you anyplace other than the intersection of New Brooklyn and Holly Farm Road, it's lost. Now for the eval: If you are looking for a romantic, plush getaway in the countryside, this isn't it. This is a working farm owned and run by a feisty retiree fighting to keep her organic farm, one of a vanishing few on the island. If you like being around such people (I do), then this is your place. You'll learn a lot about the island and its issues, and you might get to meet the llamas, geese, ducks and chickens she raises. You will definitely enjoy her breakfasts, which are not 5-star but quite delicious. She was even able to accommodate our need for gluten-free alternatives very nicely. Breakfast is in the kitchen around a table with the other guests, which offers an opportunity to compare notes on the area. Unfortunately, we weren't there on a Saturday to attend the Farmer's Market, but it would definitely be on the agenda otherwise. SUMMARY: It's more like staying on Granny's farm than a romantic getaway. Set your expectations accordingly and it will be a relaxing, enjoyable stay.

Celebrating Bainbridge on Bainbridge

5 on August 21, 2013

Had a fabulous time celebrating my friend's birthday here (Nan Bainbridge). Beautiful setting, Our host Patti was an absolute joy & the gourmet souffle, bread, & fruit breakfast was the best to be had. Would stay here again in a heartbeat..

Stayed there in August 2012

4.2 on September 11, 2012

My Husband and I stayed in the cottage in August. We were met by a very friendly hostess and owner. We loved the cottage, and made use of the hot tub in main lodge and also made use of our own bonfire in front of our cottage. Our cottage was simple but incl all the things we needed. NO Tv or Stereo, but that didnt bother us at all. The breakfast was wonderful!! THe grounds were kept up nicely. We are looking forward to staying there again soon, and feel that we found a gem in Brainbridge!


1.6 on June 27, 2011

June 25,2011 Worst experience I've ever had. The house is dark and cold and needs updating and a few lights to read by with more than a 40watt bulb.Carpets look like it's been months since the last vacuum was used. ..maybe that explains the poor lighting. Hostess was absent when I arrived at 2:30 to check in and at 5:30 when I returned she was still absent with a note on the door directing me to a room that was a bathroom.I returned for the 3rd time at 7:00pm to finally have the hostess show me my room. (She explained that she was in a hurray and left the wrong instructions). The next morning I got myself up at 7:45 because there was a note posted that breakfast would be at 8am ...silly me. When I went into the kitchen nothing was happening and the hostess explained that that was because it was Sunday and breakfast was at 9:00am. I made my own cup of tea for breakfast with hot tap water at the sink.This women has evidently never learned how to make tea in a tea pot or how to be a hostess.

Wonderful Getaway

5 on April 22, 2011

We stayed in the cottage and used the fire pit. The view from the sitting room window was serene. Patti was a delightful hostess and a gourmet breakfast was served in a tranquil setting. I would love to stay there again when I visit.

Wanna get away? Bainbridge island is the perfect weekend away!

4.0 on May 30, 2010

I have stayed here a few times and really enjoy Patti! Wow! She is fun and interesting and a excellent cook. If you enjoy peace and quiet, country / farm setting ...miles from your usual world ... then go visit , relax , walk and eat including Yummy fresh eggs ! Louise :)

Great place to stay!

4.8 on August 13, 2009

We stayed here and had a great weekend! Patti makes and outstanding breakfast~~best omlet I have ever eaten! The rooms are rustic and cozy.Gardens and amimals are fun to see. Firepit available. Friendly and welcoming.

Charm on the Farm

4.6 on January 04, 2009

Our stay was fantastic! We stayed in the private cottage which was separate from the main house, although we were the only guests there. It was charming and comfortable. The farm was relaxing and refreshing and hearing Patti's daily farm challenges was quite fun. Her breakfasts were delicious, accompanied by great stories. We definitely recommend this charming farm for your stay on Bainbridge Island.

Great winter getaway

4.2 on December 10, 2008

We went the first week of december, mid week and had the place to ourselves. Very quiet, very dark once night falls. Very peaceful. The breakfasts were excellent. Not much to do in Bainbridge itself, but be sure to go to Cafe Nola for dinner. Great food.

No frills, very relaxing

3.8 on September 15, 2008

Stayed a night with my girlfriend in summer 2008. The owner, Patti, runs this place on her own and is one of the more charming, but down-to-earth women I have ever met. Great cook, and very welcoming but unintrusive. The downstairs suite is more private than the rooms in the house, but not very exciting (in terms of decor). Would be great for a traveling family with kids, however. Upstairs rooms looked beautiful. The location is well removed and very quiet. Overall, a very relaxing time and an unbeatable deal.

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Location Type

Countryside, Island, Mountains, Small town


Seattle, WA (SEA-Seattle Tacoma) 50 miles

Directions to property:

Highway 305 to Madison, turn on Madison [only goes 1 way] for 1 block, take a right onto New Brooklyn Road for approximately 2 miles, take a right onto Holly Farm Lane [dirt road], stay to left on the lane and go down 1/2 mile--past old barn [look for "9432" on tree] and take a right, continue for 1/4 mile, red house at the end of road.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Nature area, Ocean, Local parks, Bloedel Gardens, Garden centers, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Cottage

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Bath robes, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Libraries, Grand piano, Gardens, Shop

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Private entrance, Radio, TV

On-site activities

Bird watching, Hiking trails, Crafting, Reading, Birding, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 3 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Outdoor only
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes In cottage [suite for older children]
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required With deposit and pre-approval
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card or check to hold a reservation. 50% deposit on more than 1 unit, lengthy stays, or wedding reservations.
  • Cancellations: Deposits are non-refundable.




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  • Time Served: Morning
  • Serving Location: Cottage, suite, decks, Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian

Signature Dish

Herbal, cheese souffle
Tall and light