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Ferry Landing cottage on Vashon Island

Bedrooms Studio
Space 168 sq ft
Property type cottage


About the property

Detached waterview cottage for 2


 Immerse yourself in the sound of waves


 Waterview detached cottage for 2 adults


This tastefully maintained no pet, no smoking 1920s beach front property has 200 feet of waterfront, yet a minute walk from the north end ferry dock. The property, a main house and two separate cottages (Northend and S'Homamish), is located at the end of a cul-de-sac. The main house and the Northend cottage is owner occupied and not for rent. The S'Homamish cottage (168 SF) which is located behind the main house and has panoramic water view is available for short term rental. Access is through a waterfront gravel walkway and about 10 steps up the hill behind the main house. Rental includes one reserved parking spot.

The S'Homamish Cottage (168 sq ft) is stone's throw away from the beach. It is ideal for a couple or a single traveler. The cottage has a full bed (with Simmons Beautyrest firm mattress) 3/4 bath, and a view deck. The amenities include Wi-Fi, kitchenette, Keurig, mini refrigerator, microwave, toaster, closet, and dresser with access to a gas grill at the waterfront deck.

Enjoy the panoramic water views and easy access to the beach. Listen to the sound of waves that crashes onto the bulkhead at high tide. The private beach well extends beyond the bulkhead and provides you the ultimate tranquility and privacy. You are likely to see blue heron catching breakfast at low tide and deers roaming on the beach.

One free reserved parking space comes with the rental. Additional free parking spaces are located at the ferry parking lot, which is two minutes walk from the property. Water taxi directly connects the ferry dock and downtown Seattle on weekdays: ideal transportation to explore downtown Seattle. All day ferry service provided by Washington State Ferry from West Seattle.

Although it is best to bring your own car to explore the island, you can use buses except on Sunday. Use search engine with the following keywords to obtain the schedules and routes: King County Washington Vashon bus route 118 119.


Ever dreamt of roasting your own coffee beans? But not sure where to start?

We offer you hands-on roasting experience, 8 oz of green beans provided. Roast and bring them home. It takes about 30-45 min. If interested, please contact us for more information.


Please contact the owners for availability. No smoking inside or outside the cottage. No pets. Please bring and use house slippers inside the cottages. Owners speak English, Japanese and Tagalog.

More Details

Ruby Casareno
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, japanese, filipino
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

About Ruby Casareno

We've been sharing our waterfront property since Nov. 2013. We absolutely love the sound of the waves and the panoramic water views!

Ruby Casareno purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Ruby Casareno chose Vashon Island

We've dreamt of living in a waterfront property on a rural island. This is a dream come true!

What makes this cottage unique

Easy access to Seattle and SEA-TAC. Very relaxed environment. One of a kind property where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of city living.


Vashon Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 168 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No outdoor shoes inside the cottage
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • S'Homamish cottage - toilet , shower , No tub
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • S'Homamish cottage - 1 double , Waterfview - 168 SF
  • tankless water heater, kitchenette, 3/4 bath, closet, dinette and water views.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • snowboarding
One reserved parking spot. Gravel walkway to property.


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Ferry Landing cottage on Vashon Island
average rating of 4.5 based on 30 reviews

Vashon's hidden jewel

  • 5 of 5

You will love this tiny house. It is truly a treasure to find a place that has its own private beach available where few people go. We enjoyed seeing what the water brought in each day, from very large shells, an old canoe, yes, something new everyday. The house itself is very clean and every effort has been made to use only the finest furnishings including fine bed linens to the large soft towels. This place is one of the most peaceful places we have ever stayed. From the perfect view to the lulling sound of the ferries at night, this is a perfect getaway. The town of Vashon is simply delightful hosting some of the best restaurant we have had the pleasure of eating in. Some of our favorites were the Hardware store Restaurant, and the Thai Restaurant called Mays, which is across the street from the Hardware Store. If you don't feel like going into town, there is an excellent Mexican restaurant called La Playa that is right across the street from your lodging. The best place to get souvenirs are at Thriftway and at The Pharmacy which is filled with something for everyone. We will be returning to this wonderful place soon to see the many things Vashon has to offer such as the Lavender farm, the lighthouse and all the things this little quaint town has to offer. One other thing worth mentioning is the water taxi that you can take to Seattle to pier 52 which is right on the waterfront. Plan to spend the day there as the earliest you can return is about 4:30 as there are no returning trips until then. The machine where you get your tickets is a little tricky but we had great help from Ferry employees and local residents. Make sure to get a return ticket at the same time as it will save you a lot of time. Last but not least let me tell you about how acomadating the owners are. Tsuyoshi Ohyama (Yama) was so gracious to make our stay so very nice. He went out of his way without being intrusive to answer any questions that we had and just went that extra mile to see that we had everything we needed. We really appreciated that. We did not have the pleasure of meeting Ruby but she kept in contact with us via text message as she was away on business. We look forward to meeting her when we return.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very quaint little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the beauty of the island. Very friendly people. Loved the little shops.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Absolutely awesome! We watched the ferries from the deck & laying on the bed. It was so much fun.

  • 5 of 5

The interaction with the owner was professional, friendly & just a great experience. The room had everything we needed and more, was nicely decorated and clean. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute, clean and cozy!

  • 4 of 5

A fantastic view of the Sound. The water hitting the sand can be heard during high tide.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington state USA

Cozy and charming

  • 5 of 5

I stayed one night at the Ferry Landing cottage. The cottage was cozy and charming. Although I wasn't able to enjoy the deck due to cool, rainy weather, my stay was very relaxing. I even slept for 9 hours! I highly recommend the cottage when you visit Vachon Island.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, Colorado

Great cozy place

  • 5 of 5

Adorable, cozy, great views, don't miss sunrise!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Seattle-Tacome International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Red bike
Nearest Ferry
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
La Playa
Nearest Beach
Our private beach
Car: necessary

Walking distance to the ferry dock at the north side of Vashon Island. 20 min ferry ride to Seattle or West Seattle.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $100

$85 per night includes cleaning fee and lodging tax.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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