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, OR COMPANY RETREAT!
Indianola is conveniently located just one hour from downtown Seattle via a 35 minute (Seattle/Bainbridge) ferry ride, and another 25 minute drive to PARADISE. You can also take the Edmonds/Kingston Ferry (10 minutes from the Beach House), or drive around via the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. We are MINUTES to Suquamish, Poulsbo, Kingston, and Bainbridge Island, and just seven miles from the popular Clearwater Casino.
Bring your own boat and launch it at the public boat ramp in Suquamish, and moor it to our buoy. The months of April through the end of October, we provide 2 small dinghies and six (single person) kayaks for your use - lifevests included! Enjoy DIRECT beach access from the patio.
The beach house is a quick five minute WALK to the center of town.. which includes a post office, the Indianola Club House, pavilion, and most importantly the (famous) Indianola Country Store! It houses a wonderful deli, fresh organic fruits and veggies, hard ice cream, an accumulation of local products from area artisans and farmers, unique souvenirs, as well as basic staples for a short-term stay. The owner is so friendly he will most probably remember your name when you return!
Top quality linens, all cooking utensils, pots, pans, bakeware, serving dishes, dinner plates and glassware, full-size appliances, four flat panel HDTV's with free cable channels, 2 DVD players, secure WiFi for your portable laptop, a gas fireplace, an outside gas grill, fire-pit (wood provided) etc. are available to YOU for the perfect Puget Sound experience!
First level: Open the door to a waterfront view so near that it feels like it’s part of the room! This level includes a 'great room' style living area with a gas fireplace. A gourmet kitchen which includes a double oven/gas range, full size stainless appliances, maple cabinets, granite counters and a huge center island. A custom bathroom with a walk-in shower, and laundry room with a modern, full size washer and dryer. The living area spills off to a large 1500 square foot deck/patio area that includes a gas grill, ample dining and seating, and a fire-pit overlooking the fabulous Puget Sound view!
Second level: Enter to a second living area which includes a sleeper-sofa for two. The expansive deck has patio seating for four. Proceed down the hall to a KING bedroom with it's own walk-in closet. Across the hallway is another private QUEEN bedroom. One full bathroom.
Third level: Enter to a sitting area adjacent to another KING bedroom with a walk-in closet. Views from the spacious deck are simply breathtaking! A separate, private, side room can be reached by walking through the bedroom. There you'll find a full-size bed and a single daybed for more sleeping options! One full bath.
THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN IN OUR FAMILY FOR OVER 100 years. The house is completely NEW - we’d LOVE to share the view with you!
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