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Spectacular No-Bank Waterfront Remodeled Home!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Private 2600sqft home on over an acre of land. Over 100ft. no-bank waterfront

Our home, located on South Puget Sound, has complete privacy on all sides and full waterfront views from literally every room. Because this has been our 'home away from home' for so many years, we have gone out of our way to make it comfortable and a 'second' home for all of our guests. Our beach home is 3 levels, totaling 2600 square feet. We have two bedrooms on the main level, one with a queen bed and the other with two sets of bunk beds. Linens, sheets and bedding are all new and we have down comforters on most of the beds. The kitchen and main bathroom are also on the main level. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need- a garbage disposal, coffee maker, toaster, blender, mixer etc... We provide napkins, paper towels, spices, coffee, tea, lemonade, syrup, oils, ziploc bags, foil etc... Kitchen/dining area can seat up to 12. There is a deck off the kitchen/dining area, complete with a new gas barbecue. The master bedroom is located upstairs and has vaulted ceilings, all new Pottery Barn bedding, a flat screen TV and a private deck and bathroom. We also have an air conditioning unit in the master bedroom as well as on the main level living room so it stays cool on those hot summer nights! Downstairs is another great family gathering space! There is a large leather sectional couch, brand new large flat screen TV, foosball and games for all to enjoy! A full-sized washer/dryer and bathroom are also downstairs.


Property Manager
Darci Russell
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Darci Russell

We are natives to the Northwest and live in Bellevue, Wa. Many of our great family memories and experiences have been with our two boys on Harstine Island. As our boys got older, our lives became busier. We decided to rent our vacation home and share our love of the area with others. It's a wonderful place all year long, whether you're enjoying the long hot summer days and roasting marshmallows by the fire or cuddling up inside watching the rain hit the water.

Darci Russell purchased this house in 1987

Why Darci Russell chose Puget Sound South

We fell in love with Harstine Island for so many reasons. First and foremost, we love the peace, quietness and beauty of the South Sound. We truly enjoy the no bank beach, something that is fairly rare on the island. It's a relatively short drive from Seattle and we don't have to worry about ferry schedules! We are somewhat secluded and have views of Indian Island right across from us. We love looking out at water and trees instead of other homes- this is a very tranquil setting.

What makes this house unique

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Amenities

Shelton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is on the main level of the house.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on the 3rd floor off the master bedroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located in the basement off the game/TV room.
  • We have three bathrooms in total.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 bunk bed , This bedroom has two sets of bunk beds, one with a full bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located on the main floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Located on the 3rd floor, water view, balcony and bathroom.
  • The bedrooms are very spacious and all have large closets. Everything new from bedding to carpet to paint. Come enjoy!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
5

This is a great place!

  • 5 of 5

Great peaceful south sound location with tons to do. Darci was super helpful and responsive. The house is great for several couples or a large family group. We couldn't have had a nicer experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mercer island, WA
5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

I will admit that we booked this place despite the photos being somewhat hard to follow and many with strange filters. But it was available and the reviews were good so we took a chance... and we loved the house. It's right on the water, clean, quiet, spacious and well-equipped. It's pretty kid friendly (we have a preschooler and kindergartener) and has a great deck right off the kitchen. We were there during a heat wave and warned about keeping the blinds shut, but honestly didn't have any problems. The only downside was that the ice maker wasn't working and there were no ice trays. We would definitely come back and recommend it for others.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great waterfront retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The house is very clean & well stocked with anything & everything you need. Great location, very comfortable & totally relaxing.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kids Had Fun

  • 3 of 5

Our kids (8, 8, 10, 10 and 2) had such a good time. We kayaked, beach combed and explored. I recommend the U pick farm on the island. We picked fresh veggies and played with all the farm animals. I wasn't able to get the Xbox or Roku on the top floor TV to work. Darci replied to my texts, but I think printed instructions would be nice. Also the 2 outside garbage cans were full so we had to store 3 bags in the house to avoid animals. Darci was very responsive.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your feedback and I'm so glad you're family had a good time at the beach. I'm really sorry about the X-box not working. It was working two weeks ago so possibly the cords disappeared by mistake with another family. We are going to remove the X-box as the cords and set up can be confusing. I know your kids were disappointed! We are looking into why the Roku wasn't working upstairs. I also apologize for the garbage being full. These are things that are a bit out of our control. If a guest doesn't pull the cans to the main road (as per the instructions), the garbage man can't empty them. With that said, you still had to store the garbage in the house which certainly wasn't fun for you. I'm so sorry! I do hope your family will be back again!
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Lynnwood, WA
5

A perfect summer vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family got together for the 29th year on the island for our annual summer reunion. This was our first time at Salmon Point, but everyone agreed, we'll be back! The beach, the privacy, the sunsets and the star gazing made this property outstanding. The house is super comfortable and roomy and Darci is great to work with. Thanks for making our summer wishes come true!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful family trip to this beautiful vacation home. It has everything you need. Safeway is not too far, about a 20 min drive and the kyaks were so much fun! The beds are comfortable and the rooms are cozy. Darci was quick to answer any questions we had. The only thing I think the home could benefit from are ceiling fans as it does get a little stuffy in the house, but we were there during a massive heat wave. Be sure to bring good water shoes as the "beach" is a shell beach, the driveway is a bit steep and no cable just internet tv, Roku tv and Netflix, but those were not issues at all, just some things to be mindful of. We have stayed in many VBRO homes over the years and this one was up there with the best of them! Very private, quiet and beautiful! We plan to return for our next family get together.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Sea Tac Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Spencer Lake Resort
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Bremerton, WA Ferry
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Lake Limerick Golf Course
Nearest Train
38 Miles
Amtrak, Lacey, WA
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Spencer Lake Restaurant or Olympic Bakery/Deli
Nearest Ski
123 Miles
Summit at Snoqualmie
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaner $150
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.4%

Visa/Mastercard and checks are accepted. We ask for the first night's rental fee and the damage deposit to confirm the reservation. 30 days prior to check-in, we collect the remaining balance. Damage deposits are returned within 10 days.

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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