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Beautiful Puget Sound Waterfront Beach House Shelton

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6 Max)

Immerse in the splendor and beauty of Puget Sound during your stay at The Beach House!

With a fabulous location less than 2 hours from Seattle and 20 minutes from Olympia, the Beach House is located on Puget Sound's Oakland Bay, 2 miles from downtown Shelton, Washington. We are on the north side, making it easy to have a Starbucks in your hand in less than 5 minutes or any other activities in Shelton.

The completely rebuilt Beach House is situated on the sun-drenched, south-facing side of Oakland Bay with commanding views. The home is brand new inside and out having been rebuilt in 2007, all furnishings brand new as of November 2016. The Beach House features an open floor plan with two bedrooms, one bathroom, totaling 950 square feet. Unobstructed views from every room except one bedroom has slight view. The home sits on a 210' ft bulkhead. Low bank water front. The home is perfect for a single family or a couples get away.

Walk outside the two, double French doors onto the large deck and enjoy the 'outside living room' furnished with beautiful furniture, rugs, umbrella and a stainless steel deck heater. Barbecue from the deck as you enjoy the views or simply cook inside where the water is always in sight.

The Beach House features expansive outdoor spaces, both covered and sunny, with three different levels of yard. One of the three lower level yards sits a patio table, chairs and umbrella for alfresco dining. There is a lounging deck with two commercial grade lounging chairs. Children can reach lower level with the custom made 14 foot slide from the deck.

Our home is popular with the older crowd as there are no stairs to get to or inside of the home. The only stairs (about 20) which are easy to navigate, are to the lower yards or beach.

The Beach House is located on a private beach. A short beach walk toward marina and you might be able find oysters. Enjoy beach combing, bird-watching and wildlife viewing, including bald eagles, deer, blue heron, harbor seals, rabbits and raccoons.

If you're really lucky, you'll spot the pod of 4 Orca whales that pass through once in a while. Lately we've had the pleasure of watching a couple porpoises. On sunny days you can see Mt. Rainer.

Historical Shelton and the surrounding areas offer plenty for everyone. Experience Mother Nature fishing, hiking, or visit the Olympic National Forest less than 45 minutes away. If staying put is what you like, our historical town has an old fashion drive-in theater, award winning restaurants, quaint boutique shops and even a casino for those feeling lucky! Children will love the playground at Kneeland Park.

There are also several great golf courses nearby. A local visitors guide at the home gives you hundreds of great ideas to do during your stay.

Your stay at our warm and inviting home will sure to relax and rejuvenate you.

Any questions, please let us know at two five three, nine six one, three double ones six

Keywords: Waterfront, Beach, Beach House, Puget Sound, Shelton, Saltwater, clams, oysters,

More Details

Stacy and James
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Stacy and James

We purchased the land and what used to be the old home in 2004. After gutting down to the foundation and rebuilding, the home was complete in 2007. We share our time between two homes in the area, best of both worlds, and decided to let others enjoy our beach house when we couldn't! We grew up on the water and wanted the same experiences for our children. With 200 feet of Puget Sound waterfront, it's the perfect place to unwind with family.

Stacy and James purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

What we love about the home besides the obvious is the location. 200 ft of private waterfront, yet only a 5 minute drive into downtown Shelton. Grabbing Starbucks, groceries and taking the kids to park is just moments away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you for sharing your hide-a-way with us. The house and all it's ameneties were absolutely wonderful. The view was spectacular, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay"
Aug 2009
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Shelton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All holidays have a minimum 5 night stay
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , View of water
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Partial view of water
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Brand new that has mattress/inflates. Feels like normal bed.
  • Queen size Beds (1) Twin (2) Sleep Sofa - Brand new, NYC style has mattress and inflates so it feels like a bed and not a pull out.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
14 foot slide from deck to lower level, stainless steel deck heater Fire Pit Outside shower for rinsing off


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average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Absolutely amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

Simply stunning. Beautiful decor and breath taking view. Perfect place for a getaway from it all. Stacy and Jim have though of EVERYTHING needed to make the stay perfect. Will absolutely return.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. So glad you enjoyed yourselves. Look forward to your return. Contact me for a returning guest discount. Jim and Stacy
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Beautiful Seattle Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home and wonderful owners! The hom had everything we needed and the owners made us feel like we were at our own home. The beautiful views and amenities made for a perfect get away.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A slice of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Stacy and Jim found a slice of heaven and are kind enough to share it with others. Coffee in the mornings on the deck are unbelievable! Everything you need is there. We enjoyed are stay so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this little beach house. It was a perfect place for kids to explore and a great setting out point to the Olympics. We saw lots of wildlife from the deck and beach - bald eagles and seals (of note: a mom and baby, plus one that used the dock for a resting point), dug for oysters and clams, found lots of crabs and played on the beach tree swings. The house was also well stocked with everything we needed for cooking (Some houses we've stayed in have limited pots and utensils, but not this one). Great vacation for all!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Wa

Perfect beach house

  • 5 of 5

We went to this property for the celebration of my moms 82nd birthday. Could not have been more pleased with the experience. My mom loved the property so much! We have been many places together & she felt like it was one of the best stays we've had. The owners could not have been more helpful. The beach area was amazing.. would definitely stay st this property again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the "Beach House" while we in the area looking at places to call our future home. This property provided the perfect home-base, giving us easy access to Olympia, the Olympic peninsula and all of the communities around.

The house is very well appointed and supplied. You will want for nothing. We were able to cook anything we wanted and found plenty of entertainment between the beach, the deck and the comfortable living area.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Seattle International
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Bremerton to Seattle
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Good courses
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
101 North


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $100

All Holidays $275 nightly with a minimum 5 day rental.

Payments may be made with checks. Payments via Paypal or credit card may incur additional fee.

Check-in time 3pm
Check-out time 11am

All Holidays 3 NIGHT MINIMUM $275 Nightly
No early check-ins without prior approval

July/August 3 night Minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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