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Discover the BEST sandy beach on Puget Sound! Enjoy an unobstructed, breathtaking view of Seattle, Bainbridge Island, and Mount Rainier from atop a south facing bluff.
Plan your day as the morning tide rolls gently in and out of the bay. Smell the salt air and indulge in the sounds of a beach awakening. Watch as bald eagles soar in clear sight, and herons search for their perfect morning catch. Otters play, dogs fetch and people stroll. Welcome the fresh evening air, as the lights of the Seattle skyline decorate the night sky.
This rural residential area, is just south of Kingston on the part of Puget Sound called Port Madison. It was originally established (in 1916) as a summer community for Seattleites. The Indianola dock, built when the Mosquito Fleet boats supplied the majority of transportation on Puget Sound, was easy access for weekending families. Now this local landmark has been converted for recreational use (shortened to 870 feet), and the center of on-going local activity.
THE PERFECT PLACE FOR A FAMILY VACATION, ROMANTIC ESCAPE, GIRLS GETAWAY, COMPANY or PASTOR 'RETREAT'!
Conveniently located just one hour from downtown Seattle. TAKE THE 30 MINUTE (BAINBRIDGE) FERRY FROM DOWNTOWN SEATTLE AND ANOTHER SHORT 25 MINUTE DRIVE TO PARADISE. JUST MINUTES to Suquamish, Poulsbo, Kingston, Bainbridge Island. You can also take the Edmonds to Kingston Ferry (10 minutes away), or drive around via the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. We're just 7 miles from the popular Clearwater Casino.
Public beach access is adjacent to the property, or if you prefer,down a winding trail directly from the patio.
Bring your own boat and launch it at the public boat ramp (just a few blocks away), or in Suquamish (just a 7 minute drive), and moor it out front on our buoy! Starting in May and through the end of October, we provide a dinghy and 4 (single person) kayaks for your use as well! Yay - fun!
The Indianola Country Store is a must-see stop! It houses a wonderful deli, an accumulation of goodies from local artisans and farmers, Indianola souvenirs, as well as basic staples for a short-term stay. The owner (Rob) will most probably remember your name when you come back! The beach house is a quick 2 minute walk to the store, post office, and community center.
All linens, cooking utensils, full-size appliances, four flat panel TV's with free cable channels, DVD player, WiFi for your portable laptop, gas fireplace, outside gas grill, fire-pit (wood provided) etc. are available to YOU for the perfect Puget Sound experience!!
First level: Entry, custom 3/4 bath with walk-in shower, laundry room with full size washer/dryer, a 'great room' style living area with a gas fireplace, a gourmet kitchen which includes two ovens, full size stainless appliances, maple cabinets, granite counters and a huge center island. The living area spills off to a large 1500 square foot deck/patio area with gas grill, ample seating and firepit...overlooking a breathtaking Puget Sound waterfront view!
Second level: Living/dining area with a sleeper-sofa for two, and another deck with patio seating as well. Down the hall you will find a 'king' bedroom with it's own walk-in closet. Across the hallway is private 'bunk room' (full/twin) that sleeps three more. One full bath.
Third level: Sitting area adjacent to a 'queen' bedroom with walk-in closet...looking out to another spacious, view deck. A separate private (den) can be reached by walking through the bedroom. There you'll find a full-size futon and day bed for more sleeping options! One full bath.
THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN IN OUR FAMILY FOR OVER 90 YEARS, but the house is all new - we'd love to share the view with you!
2nd floor across the hall from the king bedroom...moreless
King size beds (1) second floor private bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) third floor master bedroom, Double Beds (2) bottom bunk on the second floor, and double futon in 'den' room off the third floor master., Twin or Single Beds (2) one on the (second floor) top bunk - one in the 'den' off the third floor master., Baby Cribs (1) pack' n play fold out crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) double size sofa beds on the first floor and second floor living areas, Bunk Beds (1)...moreless
Huge (1500 square ft.) deck/patio area with firepit and gas grill...for your pleasure!! Firewood provided for approximately 3 nights. Four (single person) Kayaks and a dinghy, for use during the months of May through October. Adult life vests are provided. Unmatched views and free salt air......moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Refundable Damage Deposit$300
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Swim, sail, water-ski, kayak, explore and play off one of the best beaches in the State. In season, you can fish, crab, dig for clams, or just do nothing at all! One of the more interesting things in town is the annual summer festival 'Indianola Days', complete with fun run, amateur sand castle building, salmon bake, occasional talent show, and pet parade!
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We are Jeff and Debbie.. enjoying another fabulous day at the beach!
Why the Owner Chose Indianola: This beautiful property was purchased by Jeff's great grandparents in 1916! Through the generations many great memories have been made here. We welcome YOU to create some of your own!