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Luxury Beach Front; Private Island Puget Sound

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Hat Island (AKA Gedney Island) house description

Keywords: LUXURY OCEAN FRONT HOME ON PRIVATE ISLAND (PUGET SOUND)

Located on Hat (Gedney) Island, 5 miles from Everett (Port Garder), approximately 30 minutes North of Seattle, this no-bank waterfront house has breathtaking 180' views of Whidbey Island, Camano Island, Puget Sound and Olympic mountains. This is a private island community with a marina, rated nine-hole golf course and a tennis court. Private foot ferry access (note there is no ferry service on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays), no pavement, and a lack of commercial activity on the island make for an incredibly peaceful get-away from the hustle and bustle.

This vacation house consists of two wings connected by a huge Tigerwood deck and awnings. Construction was completed in 2009. The two-story bedroom wing has four bedrooms, two with private balconies and the others also open directly onto the deck. ALL bedrooms have ocean views. Three bedrooms have queen beds, and one has bunkbeds. The glass enclosed kitchen/dining/living area has large sliding doors, providing great views whether open or closed.

The house is fully equipped for your comfort and convenience. Amenities include a wood-burning stove/fireplace, stereo with CD player, TV for DVD player, games, puzzles, books, and kites. Fully appointed gourmet kitchen of bamboo cabinetry, granite countertops and stainless appliances also looks out over the ocean. Laundry facilities. Duvet covered down comforters for all seasons and top quality mattresses. Great cell coverage. Internet not provided; we recommend a cell modem if you need to connect while on vacation.

There are many things to do such as kayaking, walking, swimming, crabbing, clamming, scuba diving, golfing, beach combing, small boating, berry picking or just relaxing with a good book and enjoying the eagles and sunsets.

This peaceful natural setting is a great place for a half week or full week long vacation for all seasons. Minimum rental June 15 to September 15 is 4 nights (some leeway if availability allows), otherwise there is a strict two night minimum. No rentals Dec-Feb as property is winterized.


Keywords:

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Age 25; we do not rent to groups of singles under 28....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Warning for parents: High lofts above bedrooms and deck benches have no railings....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking not allowed anywhere on the premises, inside or out. Fireworks also not allowed on the island....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                Guest's pets are not allowed on the ferry or on the private island or on our premises....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 4: outdoor shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom in main wing: toilet

                ...moreless

              • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Separate room for tub/shower...moreless

              • Downstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Separate room for tub/shower...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Great selection from easy beach reads to that classis work you've always planned to read. ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Huge selection for all ages of simple to sophisticated games....moreless

              • Music Library
              • Stereo
              • Television:

                No cable, only digital antenna, unit stored in closet....moreless

              • Toys:

                Legos, Bionicles, some baby toys. ...moreless

              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

                  • Marina

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Fold up highchair in storage closet...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 12 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Floor heat common room; bos heaters for toasty bedrooms; wood burning stove for extra. ...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Wood Stove

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Uses whole beans for best coffee - in machine grinder....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everything you can imagine for a gourmet kitchen - really!...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Bamboo cabinets; granite countertops; Sur La Table cookware; Italian light fixtures....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Electric...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    (2) Two private balconies for 2 'master' bedrooms and remaining bedrooms have doors to deck. All bedrooms have a view of the ocean....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    9-hole rated course on top of the island. ...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Free kayaks and row boats. ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Electric and charcoal grills availalable. Bring your own charcoal/lighter....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    1 court. ...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Free stand up paddle boards. ...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 6 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $299 $389
                  Fri, Sat

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $110
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Rate covers first 8 guests. Additional fees apply for guests 9-10.

                  Half rent due to reserve dates, remaining due 21 days in advance. Checks preferred. Paypal accepted with renter covering any Paypal fees.


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                  Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                  Location

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Seatac
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Hat Island Ferry to Everett
                  Hat Island (AKA Gedney Island)
                  Nearest Golf
                  On the Island
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Everett
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-5
                  Hat Island (AKA Gedney Island)
                  Nearest Beach
                  Front yard

                  No stores or businesses on the island.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: Professional couple with three teens. We live and work in Seattle, and stay at our second home on Hat Island as many weekends as possible, since its just 1/2 hour north of Seattle. Our boys love to explore the wetlands and use the kayaks and bring friends. We love to catch and eat Dungeness crab, pick then bake blackberry crisp, and entertain friends out on the beach.

                  Why the Owner Chose Hat Island (AKA Gedney Island):
                  Hat Island is a breathtakingly beautiful secluded island not far from our Seattle city home. With the help of a fabulous local architect and talented designer, we built this custom home between 2006 and 2009 with the goal of creating a quiet, relaxing, fun, family vacation spot. We put a priority on amenities for great sleeping and great cooking and relaxing while reading or enjoying the spectacular panoramic water view. All the bedrooms have a great view; two have private balconies.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We see lots of wildlife: whales passing through in the springtime, eagles, seals, birds, and rabbits. Hiking around the island is a great way to get in a 4.5 mile walk at low tide and see all the real estate and local geology. Crabbing, clamming and berry picking (in season; with licenses) are available outside your door. Four free recreational kayaks are available for use, Thre stand-yup paddle-boards, and free use of island vehicle. There are some rules due to the nature of a private island HOA and the geography. For example, the Home Owner's Association has rules about fires and water consumption, and we ask guests not to disturb the neighbors or drive on the grass. Some rules help us leave the house in pleasing shape for the next guests - like cleaning the grill and putting away dishes the last day - things that are required in most resort/house rentals. And we try to keep the cleaning fee low by having guests make beds and put borrowed items away on the last day. We have an on-island host to help out, and we use the same checklist for ourselves that we give to guests!


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Approach to the front door.

                    Approach to the front door.

                  • Outdoor seating area looking at the bedroom wing.

                    Outdoor seating area looking at the bedroom wing.

                  • Indoor seating area in living room, Whidbey Island view.

                    Indoor seating area in living room, Whidbey Island view.

                  • A passing sailboat.

                    A passing sailboat.

                  • View of Camano Head from the beach, looking north.

                    View of Camano Head from the beach, looking north.

                  • Detail of the deck architechtural features.

                    Detail of the deck architechtural features.

                  • The upstairs front (master) bedroom. Queen bed, sleeper couch and loft.

                    The upstairs front (master) bedroom. Queen bed, sleeper couch and loft.

                  • View of the dining and living areas of the main wing from the kitchen.

                    View of the dining and living areas of the main wing from the kitchen.

                  • View of the fireplace area in the living area.

                    View of the fireplace area in the living area.

                  • Reading a book in the living room.

                    Reading a book in the living room.

                  • Some local color.

                    Some local color.

                  • View of the house fron the beach.

                    View of the house fron the beach.

                  • Kitchen and dining area opens up to deck, looking at Whidbey Island.

                    Kitchen and dining area opens up to deck, looking at Whidbey Island.

                  • The deck is a great place to see awesome sunsets.

                    The deck is a great place to see awesome sunsets.

                  • View from bedroom wing to the main wing.

                    View from bedroom wing to the main wing.

                  • View of the bedroom wing.

                    View of the bedroom wing.

                  • View from top of the stairs in the bedroom wing.

                    View from top of the stairs in the bedroom wing.

                  • Front downstairs bedroom. Queen bed and couch.

                    Front downstairs bedroom. Queen bed and couch.

                  • Upstairs rear bedroom. Queen bed and sleeper couch.

                    Upstairs rear bedroom. Queen bed and sleeper couch.

                  • Enjoying a meal on the deck.

                    Enjoying a meal on the deck.

                  • Exploring the driftwood on the beach.

                    Exploring the driftwood on the beach.

                  • Detail from the marina parking lot/antique car museum.

                    Detail from the marina parking lot/antique car museum.

                  VRBO #340455

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

                  $299 - $389 per night (USD)
                  6

                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 10/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 10/20/2014
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                  206 390 6827

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