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2 Separate Waterfront Living Quarters: Sunsets & Hiking Trail

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Vashon Island house description

This historic 1930's house is located next to the King County Boaters Park with direct trails to the park, a great opportunity to invite your boater friends for an afternoon of hiking, biking and cocktails on the large deck overlooking the view.
There are two separate living quarters which allows two families to have private accommodations and still enjoy a large area to gather for fun and entertaining.
The master bedroom is the very private upper floor. It has a KING size TEMPERPEDIC bed and a SINGLE TWIN. The extra large master bath has a jacuzzi tub, glass shower and twin sinks. The large area offers a great private retreat from guests.
The main floor has a guest bedroom with QUEEN bed and an extra large shower, great for older guests.
The den has a FUTON for extra guests or doubles as couch for watching TV. The foyer bathroom offers a private bathroom for those extra den guests.
The basement accommodations has a QUEEN bed in a separate room and the living room and kitchen give a separate space for early morning coffee and a get-a-way for quieter times from family and friends.
The laundry room has washer and dryer and exercise equipment to keep in shape after lazy days on the deck with martinis.
There is a row boat with 4 life vests for the fisher fans or young explorers. The kayak does take a more experienced person. Swimming is a favorite pastime of the locals at the docks and the water tends to be warmer than most of the Puget Sound because it is in protected waters. The outer waters of the Sound tend to be icy cold.
If hiking is your pastime, the area across the street has the best hiking trails on Vashon. It is a great forest to explore.
Come and enjoy our 3 and 1/2 acres with 500 feet of waterfront and next to the best hiking trails and boating on Vashon. Located next to the Dockton State Boaters Park means you or friends can bring your boat. Plus we also have our own mooring in front of our house.
It will all put a grin on your chin and fill your mind with great memories!

Keywords: Estate, island, private, boats, kayaking, swimming, fishing, Puget Sound, Pacific Northwest

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            low thresh hold easy for wheelchair. Bathroom on main floor has grab bar shower ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            young children do need to be supervised on upper deck. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

            Tempurpedic King, large room great view of water...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            queen has a memory foam topper, private bath, french doors ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            lower floor has queen , separate twin in laundry/exercise rm...moreless

          • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            double futon in den, uses foyer bathroom...moreless

          • King size beds (1) master bedroom sleeps 2, Queen size Beds (2) will sleep 4, Twin or Single Beds (2) will sleep 2, double futon sleeps 2, extra pads for children on floor up to 5 totals = 10 in beds, 5 on floor, maximum 15...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

            very large bathroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            large walk in shower great for older guests, has grab bars...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            huge shower on lower level, ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

            Foyer bathroom used by guests occupying Den room...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            round table in living and dining area will open 11 feet with additional extensions. Outside deck has wrap around seating. Two large folding tables can be set up for great outdoor dining....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            2 full equiped kitchens, one up, one down ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            spices, condiments, flour, sugar,...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            2 available one up, one down...moreless

          • Stove:

            available in both kitchens...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            fully stocked kitchen...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            1 in upper kitchen...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Fireplace:

            upper level unit has a wood burning fireplace, no fireplace in master bedroom, outdoor firepit for smores, hot dogs etc....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            upper level fireplace is wood burning and we provide some wood....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            lower unit has old fashioned stove...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            can be parked in upper lot...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            equipment in laundry room...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            3 covered stalls...moreless

          • Heating:

            electric...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Babysitter

          Other Amenities

              • Great wedding facility, next to King County Boating Park with trails to Docks, 500 feet of Waterfront, 3 1/2 acres, lengthy trails for hiking....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Large TV in lower unit, small TV in Den, Medium TV in Master and small TV in bedroom 2 on main floor...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Large amount of tapes and CDs...moreless

              • Books:

                lots of reading material ...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Blue Ray...moreless

              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Toys

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    available through out the house...moreless

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    local public pool in Vashon and for a fee you can use the County Club just a few blocks away. Golf is available for a fee ...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Big grill has a propane starter but takes charcoal to cook. Don't forget to bring extra. Sometime you run out of our supply before your stay is up....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large deck both units. Lower unit is covered by the upper deck. Great place to watch our spectacular sunsets....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    You could call our lower unit a lanai since it is a covered place to relax out of the sun....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    tennis courts are free at the high school or you can pay a fee to use the Country Club...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    special rates are available at the local Country Club very near our house....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    We have 4 different sections of lawn each is large for fun and games. ...moreless

                  • Boat:

                    small row boat with 4 life jackets...moreless

                  • Bicycles

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View:

                    Beautiful sunsets over the water. Enjoy on our huge deck....moreless

                  • Beachfront:

                    we set up off the beach with trail and stairs to beach...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Hiking
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,100 $7,050
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $200 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Tax Rate 8.6%

                  Notes:

                  need an active address or e-mail at time of reservation on booking to send bill after booking.

                  If you choose to have a wedding during your booking, there is an additional $2000 charge.

                  visa or mastercard due at booking to hold reservation and charged one month from reservation. You may cancel one month from date of booking and be charged 10% of the booking. If cancelled later, full amount will be charged to your card.


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                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Seattle Tacoma International Airport
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Seattle
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Vashon town
                  80 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Snoqualime Pass, Stevens Pass
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Vashon Country Club (no membership necessary)
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Vashon town

                  Car: Recommended

                  we are next to park that has 2 triathelons per year. one during the Strawberry Festival and another one later in the summer.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: I have lived on Vashon for 41 years, divorced after 13 years of marriage, I stayed on Vashon and raised my two boys on the property. I had a dream to convert the property to a hostel and in 1982 started with the International Hostel Association and converted to a world famous American Youth Hostel. I have operated it for 30 years and added the Lavender Duck Inn in 1997 and then the Marine View Estate in 2004. I have worked for United Air Lines as a flight attendant for 45 years while raising my family and doing my lodging business. I wish I could retire now that I am 68 years old, but times are tough and the market down so you will still find me meeting and greeting on Vashon or the friendly skies for some years to come. I have flown all over the world with my airline job and find no place as endearing and friendly as Vashon except maybe New Zealand. Come join us for a great stay, one that will implant meaningful memories and leave you longing to return.

                  Why the Owner Chose Vashon Island:
                  TAKE A FERRY TO THE COUNTRY 15 minutes from Seattle by ferry and you are in the heart of Puget Sound. I first read about Vashon Island in high school in a book called 'Onions in the Stew' by Betty McDonald. I knew I would someday visit this memorable place but never dreamed it would become my home for 41 years. My Marine View Estate is guiet, semi private, and fun. we do have a caretaker cottage on the property occupied by Dorothy that is available for questions about the property or area. I have lived on Vashon for 41 years and traveled extensively with my job. I can say first hand that there is no place on planet earth like Vashon. It is the paradise of the Pacific Northwest. We may not have record sunshine or palm trees, but we have community and safey. We are conventently located to everything going on in the area of Seattle, Tacoma or the Olympic Peninsula. We are a picturesque ferry boat ride away from all the events. The ferries run regularly and stop between 2am and 5am. Which means there is always a way home from the Mariners games or dinner and a movie. Vashon does have a unique theater with current movies, great shopping, two large grocery stores and most everything offered off island. Come join us and see for yourself this special place called Vashon Island.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  As you now know I have lived on Vashon for 40 years and much of my time was spent inland property. I purchased the waterfront in 2004 so my mother could enjoy the water view. She passed in 2008 and the house was just too large for me. I love the setting and the changing scenery on the water since my property sets next to the King County Park and boats come and go changing the view weekly. I decided to share the view with others as a way for me to stay on the property. There is no place like Vashon and the water setting makes it especially enjoyable for me.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • West facing with beautiful sunsets

                    West facing with beautiful sunsets

                  • main floor of upper unit,  great deck with wrap around seating,

                    main floor of upper unit, great deck with wrap around seating,

                  • shows both units, upper has 2 floors, lower unit 1 level,  both decks visible

                    shows both units, upper has 2 floors, lower unit 1 level, both decks visible

                  • double futon for 2 guests, smaller TV now inn this room

                    double futon for 2 guests, smaller TV now inn this room

                  • another view of great room with couch facing fireplace.

                    another view of great room with couch facing fireplace.

                  • queen bed on main floor of upper unit, french doors to outside, a quiet retreat

                    queen bed on main floor of upper unit, french doors to outside, a quiet retreat

                  • View from Master Bedroom

                    View from Master Bedroom

                  • Lower Private Living Quarters has wood burning stove, galley kitchen, great view

                    Lower Private Living Quarters has wood burning stove, galley kitchen, great view

                  • single bed in laundry / exercise room

                    single bed in laundry / exercise room

                  • a great wedding setting

                    a great wedding setting

                  • more wedding pictures

                    more wedding pictures

                  • View off lawn near house with  a fun firepit for hot dogs, smores, etc

                    View off lawn near house with a fun firepit for hot dogs, smores, etc

                  • picturesque setting great for pictures

                    picturesque setting great for pictures

                  • great older craftsman style house, three floors. 2 for upper unit, 1 for lower

                    great older craftsman style house, three floors. 2 for upper unit, 1 for lower

                  • entrance to upper level with door to den with a double futon bed for 2 guests

                    entrance to upper level with door to den with a double futon bed for 2 guests

                  • great room part of living and kitchen, table opens 11 feet.

                    great room part of living and kitchen, table opens 11 feet.

                  • Kitchen on upper level, plenty of room for kitchen helpers, a dishwasher  helps

                    Kitchen on upper level, plenty of room for kitchen helpers, a dishwasher helps

                  • 2nd floor of upper unit: houses Master Bedroom and Bath only with an extra twin

                    2nd floor of upper unit: houses Master Bedroom and Bath only with an extra twin

                  • jecuzzi tub in Master Bedroom Bath

                    jecuzzi tub in Master Bedroom Bath

                  • lower unit bedroom sleeps 2

                    lower unit bedroom sleeps 2

                  • great place for weddings, we have 200 chairs for rent and arch

                    great place for weddings, we have 200 chairs for rent and arch

                  • large or small weddings available for additional cost to over night fee

                    large or small weddings available for additional cost to over night fee

                  • enjoy spectacular sun sets from both decks or at the firepit

                    enjoy spectacular sun sets from both decks or at the firepit

                  VRBO #388767

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 15

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