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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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 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! 4.5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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Puget Sound Beach House - Gorgeous Waterfront, Views - Beach Access
average rating of 4.542857 based on 35 reviews
5

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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5

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
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful peaceful vacation. The house is beautifully decorated and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous home with beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for Thanksgiving and the house was perfect--beds comfortable and house impeccably furnished. Amazing artwork everywhere and beautiful view of the Sound.. Kitchen very well equipped and stocked and was a pleasure to cook Thanksgiving dinner here. Would highly recommend. All questions addressed by property manager very quickly. Highly recommend Smokin Mo's in Shelton!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Forest Park, WA
5

Perfect for our long weekend. Very comfortable , clean and spacious.

  • 5 of 5

The Home has everything. Feels like home. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lacey, WA
5

Perfect getaway property!

  • 5 of 5

We chose this place to stay during Oysterfest weekend to accommodate three couples. If you are looking for quiet, seclusion, privacy, fantastic views, saltwater beach, then this is the place for you! It is remote, but more than worth the twenty minute drive from Shelton. We were treated to jumping porpoises, harbor seals, seabirds, eagles, and a couple hummingbirds checking us out while greeting the sunrise over coffee on the deck. The kitchen is well-supplied with cookware, dishes, and plenty of glassware for a weekend of meals if you just want to stroll the beach or relax at home during your stay. The kitchen, dining area, and living room all offer wonderful views of Hammersley Inlet. There was a small supply of firewood on the front step for the living room fireplace which was perfect for taking off the chill after a wet day at Oysterfest. Klay's Burger Shack (best halibut burgers on the planet!) and Spencer Lake Tavern are ten minutes away if cooking dinner is not on your agenda. We highly recommend Smoking Mo's BBQ (we grabbed some takeout to enjoy at the house) and The Strip steakhouse (reservations recommended) in downtown Shelton.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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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

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Deposit $400

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.

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