WATERFRONT DREAM HOME WITH HOT TUB ON DECK

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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WATERFRONT DREAM HOME WITH HOT TUB ON DECK

Vashon Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This wonderful house is Vashon Island's ONLY VRBO PROPERTY offering a pristine sandy beach on the warm, sunny Puget Sound east side of the Island and within easy distance from the Seattle ferry. It's 180-degree view soars over an 11-mile expanse of water towards majestic snow-capped Mt. Rainier. While only 4 minutes by car from the Seattle Ferry dock, it enjoys perfect quiet due to the protection of Dolphin Point. Augmenting this exclusiveness is its “Residents-Only” access road. The house is located on over two miles of open beach from the Vashon Ferry Dock to the Muckelshoot Shellfish Reserve. It includes Winghaven, your neighborhood park, which is a little-frequented kayaking destination with walk/paddle-only accessibility and which has an area for frisbee or croquet (provided). The only thing left to do is read Betty McDonald's 'Onions in the Stew', written about this beach from her house nearby.

Imagine an evening soak in the Tiger River deluxe spa, stars overhead and city lights in the distance! Its Freshwater ozone filtration system requires only minute chlorine for freshness. Enjoy the hydromassage jets or just soak in the quiet of the waves on the beach.

Enjoy views from every room. Prepare meals while virtually floating over Puget Sound with the music of the waves on the beach 8 feet from your house. Morning coffee or an evening cocktail from one of the lanais, privacy for two while the others do the dishes? BBQ at the Waterfront? Dine at the deck’s picnic table or at the dinner table for 8 in the expansive living area? Relax on leather couches. Private bedrooms feature comfortable plush beds (no 'hide-a-beds' in the living room!). The game room downstairs features X Box, Nintendo, board games, kids books, and toys. Enjoy beachcombing, beachglass gathering, and low tide wildlife viewing (guidebooks provided).

Paddle the house canoe, walk the beach, walk 20 minutes to the Ferry Dock's restaurant for dinner or drinks in their waterfront bar. The latte stand there is open for early risers. Our newly famous La Boucherie, a farm-to-restaurant, reservations only, gem graces Vashon town. Or, stroll onto the West Seattle Ferry for a fun ride to Endolyne Joe's Eatery for a variety of menu items and Northwest brews on tap. The Passenger-Only boat will transport you to fabulous Elliot Bay and downtown Seattle and back in the afternoon (cheap cruise).

Walking south, pass Winghaven Park to the huge tract of land owned by the Mukleshoot Indians. The tribe has a small oyster and gooey duck clam hatchery on its beach. The town of Vashon is 6 just miles away by car. It offers a gourmet grocery with excellent wine offerings, open-air Saturday farmer’s market, specialty shops, bookstores, fine restaurants, art galleries, bakeries, movie theater and more.

Please note: House is not suitible for parties or large family gatherings. We have an 8 person maximum occupancy at any one time, day or night. Parking is limited to 2 standard size cars.

Keywords: Waterfront Home

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
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We are sailors and ardent water/wildlive lovers.

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

We searched for years to find the 'perfect' waterfront property. We finally gave up. The very next day, we found IT. Read whatever philosophy into this you like, but it is truly a 'dream house' in every way for us.

With an acre of land behind it, long sandy beaches, big tides, large tracts of land nearby, the house is so serene!. We love beachcombing or trail hiking, our boat out in front for day sails. We glean firewood from logs afloat and mushroom hunt in the cooler seasons.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Property Reviews

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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169014vbi
(206) 504-9375 (Washington, USA)
Vashon Island Puget Sound
5

Peace and Quiet with an INCREDIBLE View

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
My daughter moved to West Seattle from west Texas with her husband and my grandson (now 11) a year and a half ago and I had not seen them since, so I decided to come to Washington to see them. I'm so glad I chose this house for us to stay in! It was very clean and spacious. The trail/stairs down to the house is long and steep - but well worth it. The view is spectacular to put it mildly. We were blessed with some sunny days so we could see Rainier. Even on cloudy days, the view is so beautiful. We had such a wonderful, relaxing time! My grandson spent an entire day throwing rocks into the water. We saw otters, bald eagles, a loon (love that call) and even Orcas one morning (about 3 we thought). We never even left the island until I had to get to the airport. We loved exploring Vashon. The house was a great place to spend time with my family after so, so long! Christine and Jim greeted us when we arrived and were very kind and accomodating.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169014vbi
(206) 504-9375 (Washington, USA)
Vashon Island Puget Sound
United States
5

Slice of Heaven!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Our family loved our stay here! The scenery is so beautiful, the house was immaculate and well-kept, beds comfortable, privacy wonderful. We love to stay in a home, versus hotel, so we can spread out and feel comfortable while enjoying the area. This location is so unique and gorgeous. The night moon shining on the water was just awesome...not to mention the gorgeous views of Mt. Ranier. The steep drive down - is initially intimidating...but was no problem at all once we got used to it. Be aware that as the owners describe.....there are numerous steps down into the home, so getting back to the parking pad can be challenging, if you have any health issues, disabilities, or are out of shape! BUT... so worth the effort!!!!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169014vbi
(206) 504-9375 (Washington, USA)
Vashon Island Puget Sound
Mercer Island
5

A beachside paradise!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Girls weekend! Short fun jaunt to Vachon, quickly we descended to sand and relaxation. Christine and Jim are wonderful hosts -we look forward to seeing them again. Their home is casual and comfortable with a fabulous kitchen - and when do you get to relax in a hot tub watching the water for seals and sky for eagles... and Mt Rainier? Only here...Thank you!!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169014vbi
(206) 504-9375 (Washington, USA)
Vashon Island Puget Sound
Eugene
5

Spacious & Peaceful Weekend Getaway

Spacious & Peaceful Weekend Getaway
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
The owners were super easy to work with which made the experience even more enjoyable!
Now, the waterfront dream home is worth every penny and more, its a spacious and well kept, clean home. The owner are passionate about their home and it shows, it was perfect for a peaceful girls weekend!
My friends and I can't wait to return to this beautiful home! :)
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We so much enjoy providing the house to "women's retreats"! The ladies love the view and being so close to the water without even having to leave the house , especially in winter, if they don't want to. On deck hot tub is next fav. with terry robes right there. The new kitchen with EVERYTHING is next so yummy cooking happens. We personally appreciate our visitor's the enthusiasm for the place, which we share. Thanks for the great post!
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Waterfront Dream Home with Hot Tub on Deck
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169014vbi
(206) 504-9375 (Washington, USA)
Vashon Island Puget Sound
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
5

A wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
We stayed her over the New Year"s holiday with another couple and what can I say yes the stairs are challenging, but worth it when you reach the house and look at the amazing view. This house has everything you could need. On New Year's eve we where in the hot tub and at midnight when the fireworks started it was incredible. It is better then what it shows. Jim and Christine thank you so much for allowing us into your little piece of heaven. Carlos, Maria, Rosanna and Frank.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We have great visitors! House attracts people who really love natural beauty and who can walk down the short trail to get to the waterfront. The house is not suitable for folks with troubles walking, so sorry, and we cannot welcome pets. Dolphins, otters, eagles, seals and an occasional orca can substitute for pets . I left out seagulls, deer and racoons. They come too.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Sea-Tac
Car: recommended

Canoe provided. Sand toys and floats for the kids. BBQ. There are two parks down the beach which are accessed only by the waterfront. They have lovely, wooded trails, extensive property and are located in a southerly direction from the house. Walk on beach to the north and round Dolphin Point where you can dine at a Mexican bar/restaurant. You may want to rent kayaks for the week of your stay. They are available and can be delivered to you. Collect beach glass which you will find in profusion. The neighbors are friendly but few. On the 4th of July you are welcome to set off fireworks on the beach, carefully of course. There is a beautiful but narrow paved private road to house. It is a switchback and runs through a beautiful forest with some mammoth Douglas firs. Vashon has many Land Trust/Parks trails. Maps provided. Dockton Park has a swim float, many fellow bathers, warm showers for you as you exit the water. Saturday Market is a marvelous place to shop, mix, listen to music, view Vashon crafts, weavings, sample baked goods, including fire baked pizza. There are many Concerts in the Park during the summer. Check Vashon Park District website for details. Strawberry Festival, mostly music, not mostly strawberries, happens in July. The Lavender Festival. Other Vashon events change annually. However, these are remote from the pristine privacy of the house and are easily avoidable if desired.

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Availability & Rates

Vashon Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer Season
Jun 20 2014 - Sep 7 2014
$2,350
7 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Off-season Holidays
Dec 23 2014 - Jan 2 2015
$350
$2,350
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
$285
$1,850
2 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150.00 + Tax
50% deposit, balance due 2 weeks before arrival.
$500 fully refundable damamge deposit due upon arrival
Tax Rate 8.6%
Notes VRBO RATE QUOTE MAY NOT WORK PROPERLY. THEY ARE TRYING TO FIX IT. PLEASE CONTACT OWNER FOR RATE QUESTIONS.
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Amenities

Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Computer Available
  • Parking Off Street
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The spacious upstairs bath plus shower serves the main living area, office, kitchen. Plenty of light and an heater. Second bathroom downstairs is served by a large bath with tub/shower combination and in wall heater.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Twins may be converted into a king with a foam topper.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Has door to the outside deck. Sweeping view of water.
    Office - Can be set-up with a portable queen or two twins.
  • King size beds (1) Memory foam king bed, convertible to two twins, Queen size Beds (2) Two queen size beds. Pillowtop Mattresses, very comfortable, Twin or Single Beds (2), Accomodations for Guest 7 & 8 are deep foam matresses set up in the 'office'. Very comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • CD Player
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • horseshoes
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • boating
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • basketball court
  • racquetball
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting small game
  • pier fishing
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
Notes:
Car parking area is approximately 100 feet from the house. There is a winding lighted gravel trail OR 55 stairs to the house,
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