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Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This jewel of an island is located a quick 20 minute ferry boat ride from Seattle but is a paradise getaway from the bustle of life. The house, comfortable but elegant, has a truly breathtaking panoramic view of the Puget Sound and a private deck where you can sit back and watch the sun rise or set.

A private hot tub is located in a garden with a view of the water. Follow the 50 stairs down to the beach where a gazebo and charcoal grill are the perfect place for an outdoor meal and bird watching. Take the kayak out into the Sound as dusk settles on the water. A two acre garden is filled with trees and plants that thrill the most ardent gardeners.

Identified as one of the top summer vacation spots, Vashon Island has fishing, biking, kayaking, horse back riding and hiking for the athletes and art galleries, book stores, free concerts and a movie house. Hunt for shells on your beach walks or just sit back and enjoy the quiet, the solitude, the view of water and sunsets. This island is a hidden secret that will have you coming back year after year...

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About The Owner

My parents loved to garden. We lived in Yakima, Washington but as my Dad neared retirement, he and mom wanted a place where they could garden year round and where plenty of rain made growing easier. They bought 2 and 1/2 acres in 1976, built a lovely small house that looks out over the water and created magnificent gardens. We live in Denver but came to Vashon every summer for family reunions and vacations. I see my parents' love for gardens from every room in the house. My brother said that the new kitchen (2010) brought my parent's gardens indoors.

The Owner purchased this house in 1976

Why The Owner chose Vashon Island

My parents are gone now but they have created a place that is unique in its beauty. We love sharing this magical place with renters who like to watch the sun setting from the deck at night, explore the beach, have morning coffee in the hot tub, roam the gardens and pick vases of roses or curl up in the living room with a fire and a good book on a rainy day. A gourmet kitchen fully stocked with utensils, appliances, spices and everything any cook could need was added in 2010.

What makes this house unique

This is a very private home with a spectacular view of the Puget Sound. A perfect place for rest, retreat and restoration.

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fauntleroy
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Seattle
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hardware Store Restaurant
Car: necessary

Vashon Island is a secret jewel - a rural island, home to an active artists' community, an outdoor lover's paradise (biking, kayaking, fishing, beach walking, horseback riding, hiking, birding) - close to Seattle and a 2 hour drive to Mt. Rainier (great hiking), Port Townsend (artist haven) or 4 hour drive to the Olympic National Park. You can take a foot ferry into downtown Seattle for a day at Pike Street Market, museums or Seattle's world class library. The beaches tend to be rocky but full of many wonderful surprises and the swimming is for those who are hardy, but the sun on the water is beautiful any time of day and the sunrises and sunsets are pure magic.

Other Activities: 2 kayaks at the beach for paddling in the Puget Sound

Amenities

Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main floor powder room - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Den - Office with electric fireplace. Blow up queen mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large bedroom in walk out basement. Bathroom & laundry room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Smaller bedroom in walk out basement
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with master bath
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom and one bedroom in basement have queen beds. There is also an inflatable queen mattress and linens. Basement is a walk out basement with a view of the ocean., Double Beds (1) One double bed in basement bedroom. Basement is a walk out basement with a view of the ocean.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 3 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
Notes:
Beautiful gardens, big deck to watch sunsets, hot tub.

Reviews

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Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.
average rating of 4.9302325 based on 43 reviews
5

Great place to relax with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed spending time with our adult kids and their baby. He is a very energetic two and a half year old that wants to be outside and running constantly. The house was spacious enough for us all to have room to relax and do our own things. The view from the balcony is beautiful. Looks just like the photo. Other than wine, food and a nanny there wasn't anything we needed that wasn't supplied at the home. Our grandson did try to climb the railing on the balcony which had screening to keep young ones from trying to climb through the railings. Oh and he did manage to throw everything on the railing off the balcony, no harm no foul. Very quiet and relaxing place to unwind. We loved our time there. Thanks Madie.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private, quiet, stellar home and views

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The kitchen is huge, every appliance that you could ever need is there. We used both the coffee pot and espresso maker and it even has a coffee grinder! The stove is an awesome 6 burner with great gas controls. The dining room has lots of light and windows on all the walls. The master bedroom on the first floor has a king bed with a great mattress, very, very comfortable. The master has sliders out to the patio with the hot tub. The hot tub has lots of jets, comfortable seating for 2 or more. The master bath has a gorgeous remodel with a great shower with beautiful marble tiles. Our only issue was with the height of the bathroom counter and mirror. We are really tall people. My guess is that the homeowners are slightly vertically challenged as the counter was really low and my husband could only see his torso in the mirror, not his shoulders or head. But we are used to that, with being tall, we don't fit most places. The tea house by the water was a great place to watch the sunset with a glass of wine and a light supper. I was amazingly relaxed and love this place. I am recommending it to all my friends and am looking at the calendar to book it again! Thank you to the hosts!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As Paula guessed, I am vertically challenged so my master bath counters and mirrors fit my short stature. So glad that you enjoyed our home and all it has to offer. We look forward to your return.
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5

Wonderful 3-night stay

  • 5 of 5

the home, the grounds, the beach, the views, the deck, the hot tub, and especially the gorgeous weather that we enjoyed throughout our stay - all made for a wonderful setting for our annual family get-together. Perfect!!! Thank you SO MUCH.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vashon Enjoyment

  • 5 of 5

The house was just beautiful and the view and sunset in the evening was also beautiful.It was a pleasure walking the grounds with all the plants and flowers. Would encourage anyone to enjoy this property. Thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing location with lots of amenities

  • 5 of 5

The house is lovely, the kitchen is extremely well equipped, and the view can't be beat. We enjoyed beach walks, lounging and reading, and visits from friends to share this lovely spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So relaxing and comfy!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with a beautiful view! It was so nice being right on the water, it was a great place to relax! Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 8.8%

We do not charge extra for children so please don't list them in your guest total, but let us know by email if you will be bringing your kids.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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