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Puget Sound Beach House - Gorgeous Waterfront, Views - Beach Access

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

YOUR PRIVATE GETAWAY ON THE BEACH!!

For those seeking a peaceful nature retreat with stunning year-round water views, Agate Beach House is the perfect place to relax in solitude or gather with friends and family.

Privately nestled amidst towering fir trees, Agate Beach House offers wide-ranging views of Hammersely Inlet, 8-miles of winding saltwater connecting Oakland Bay with Puget Sound. Watch the playful seals, fish from the beach, dig clams for dinner, and (on rare but fortuitous occasions) witness pods of splashing Orcas from the home’s wraparound deck.

The beach house consists of almost 2300 square feet, sleeping up to ten guests. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs, with a third bedroom and an additional sleeping/entertainment room (with a door) and third bathroom downstairs.

The spacious main level living room features a cathedral ceiling and an entire wall of windows framing sweeping water views, which is equally mesmerizing in misty fog as when illuminated by bright sunshine. This room is comfortably and tastefully furnished with leather sofas, fireplace, 40” flat screen TV, DVD player, basic cable, a selection of books, as well as wireless internet (available throughout the house).

The open kitchen is fully equipped to prepare a gourmet feast, and includes an espresso machine, blender/food processor, commercial grade waffle maker and cookbooks.

Through the sliding glass doors of the adjoining dining room (seating 6 to 8), the large deck includes a gas grill and outdoor table and chairs overlooking the water. During most weeks of the year, fresh herbs for cooking are available in the garden, which is tastefully landscaped with mostly native shrubs and trees.

Still on the main level, the master bedroom offers a queen bed with water views, cable TV, and an en-suite bathroom with jetted tub. The guest bedroom next door faces the fir trees lining the private driveway. Furnished with a queen size bed, it is situated a few steps from the main level bathroom, which includes a tub and shower.

The downstairs living area offers limited views of the water, a cozy wood stove, and a sliding glass door to the lower garden. This spacious room with a door for privacy is furnished with a twin bunk bed, full size futon, and offers cable TV, videos, and board games. It is an ideal space to entertain children.

Also downstairs is yet another private bedroom with queen bed. There is also a third bathroom with a shower on the lower level.

WATER ACTIVITIES

Enjoy long strolls along the beach in either direction during low tide. Rent a kayak and have it delivered from the nearby town of Allyn (please note that the current strength varies throughout the day; consult tide schedule and kayak rental professionals regarding skill level requirements).

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Less than two hours’ drive from Seattle, Agate Beach House offers nearby conveniences and recreation including hiking, fishing, kayaking, wine tasting and fresh local seafood.

Fresh local oysters, Dungeness crab, and fresh and smoked clams can be purchased to bring home, from Taylor Shellfish’s Retail Store on the southern edge of Shelton. One and a half miles from Taylor Shellfish, visit the friendly staff at Walter Dacon Winery’s tasting room and sample their award-winning Washington wines.

In the opposite direction, seven miles north of Agate Beach House, on the way to Harstine Island State Park (which has been described as “the best kept secret in Puget Sound” for its pristine shorelines and protected forests accessible by hiking trails), the Olympic Bakery & Deli offers daily fresh baked goods, quick and healthy casual meals, and wine & cheese tastings.

Take a daytrip to the magical Olympic National Park, North America’s only temperate rainforest, with its breathtaking views and abundant wildlife.

Take the scenic ferry ride from Bremerton to downtown Seattle, where the ferry stops only a few blocks from Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market. Explore downtown Seattle by foot, avoiding the stress of navigating traffic and parking.

Less than 45 minutes’ drive from Shelton, scuba enthusiasts can dive with the giant Pacific octopus, wolf eels, rockfish, and anemones that reside in the clear waters of the Hood Canal.

WELCOME TO YOUR WATER FRONT RETREAT

The setting is so private and the view so amazing, you won't want to leave Agate Beach House once you arrive. Please inquire for more photos.

Agate Beach House is managed by Picture Properties Vacation Rental Management, where prompt and courteous guest service is our priority.

Keywords: Beach House, Cabin, Cottage, Beachfront, Waterfront, Getaway, Vacation rental

More Details

Property Manager
Picture Properties
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 28, 2017

Amenities

Shelton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 bathrooms with either tub or shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size beds (3), Full sized futon, plus queen air bed, Bunk Beds (1). Pack n play portable crib available. Sleeps 10, but 8 adults maximum please.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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Puget Sound Beach House - Gorgeous Waterfront, Views - Beach Access
average rating of 4.5897436 based on 39 reviews
5

Well appointed house with a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Lovely well appointed home with a beautiful view. We were a group of 6 adults enjoying a relaxing getaway together. We had fun looking out for the seals swimming by. The house is nicely furnished and has everything you need.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place and didn't want to leave. It was the perfect spot for our mini family reunion. We had 2 families plus our Mom who was visiting from CT and we had perfect weather. Even though it hit 90 degrees, the house is set in the woods and stayed cool. There were plenty of fans to cool it down at night. The view is stellar! The kids (9, 4 and 2 years) loved beach-combing at low tide and spotting seals. The rooms were comfortable and the kitchen is well-provisioned and dining options were perfect. The neighbors are very nice and willing to share stories about how they are raising oysters on the beach and about how the slapping noises we heard are seals slapping the water to stun the salmon. We enjoyed swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding. The location has a lake feel because of the trees, but with all the Sound goodness of tides, crabs and sea life. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesomeness

  • 5 of 5

Best kitchen ever, so impressed with everything. Thank you

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice. Recommeded.

  • 5 of 5

The Agate property exceeded our expectations. We had a small family reunion of 5 adults and three children. The house was found very clean and all of us were well accommodated -- sleeping, eating, relaxing. The furnishings, view and gardens were beautiful. Kitchen had everything we needed, and more. Washer and dryer in a laundry room next to the kitchen was very convenient. Windows and deck provided very nice views of the water. Beach access down a couple of flights of stairs was adequately convenient. We will likely rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, couldn't have asked for more!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing, peaceful, private and beautiful. Great for relaxation.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Great place to stay. Nice people to rent from. All you could ask for. Wonderful vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We just came back from a wonderful vacation on our family trip to the Pacific Northwest. The Agate Beach House was beautiful! The house was fully furnished with anything a family could ever want or need. Sleeping at night with the windows open and the cool air blowing off the Puget Sound was so very nice. Our family truly enjoyed our stay. We visited Mount Rainier and Olympic National Park. We took the ferry from Nearby Bremerton to Seattle for a great day trip and a Mariners and Yankees ballgame. Also spent great family time at the home enjoying the beautiful beach and amazing views. We kayaked and paddle boarded and made memories that will last a lifetime. Our son even proposed to his fiancee on the lower deck at sunset. She said yes!!! Big thank you to Debra for an easy check In and checkout and her advice on the weather and the Shelton area. Will definitely return!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
SeaTac Airport, Seattle, WA
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Bremerton Ferry
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 3
Nearest Beach
Right in front of the property!
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Process fee $20
Tax Rate 10.5%

Sleeps 8 to 10 (8 adults max).
4pm check-in, 11am check-out
If interested in dates more than 6 months out, please contact us before booking online.

CANCELLATIONS – A thirty (30) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than thirty (30) days prior to the arrival date will be fully refunded, less a $25.00 re-booking fee. Cancellations that are made within 15 to 29 days of the arrival date, forfeit half the entire rent payment. Cancellations within 14 days forfeit the full payment. Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. Any nights of the cancelled stay that are re-booked will result in a refund, less a $25.00 re-booking fee per new booking.

Manager'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.