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Wolf Glen Vashon Island Getaway Relax in Nature Walk the Beach

Denny

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Denny

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2015
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Wolf Glen Vashon Island Getaway Relax in Nature Walk the Beach

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Vashon Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Wolf Glen is a wonderfully cozy 2 bedroom home with a large covered deck for outdoor grilling and dining on a natural glen that slopes toward the water. One property up from the water, it's a short walk down a single lane road that follows McCormick Creek to the waterfront of Puget Sound.

Start by stepping out the front door to walk across the yard, through the bamboo gateway and, if you want, even walk through the wolf and eagle tree carving (see photos). I'll write more about the fir tree (the source of most of the siding on the house) and the carving of the statue later.

The home is fully equipped for cooking and dining with comfortable seating for 6 at the dining table. There's a couple stools at the cooking peninsula for friends or family to sit and chat while someone whips up something yummy in the kitchen.

For tea drinkers there's a convenient Instahot hot water maker (dispenses filtered cold and hot water). For Coffee drinkers you will find a bag of Wolf Blend coffee from The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, the birthplace of Stewart's Brothers Coffee which later became Seattle's Best Coffee. If you want a fabulous latte, in my book, there's no better place to go. Just a short drive down the middle of the island.

If you don't want to cook there are many fabulous restaurants and coffee shops. Fine dining at the Hardware Store (sounds like an oxymoron doesn't it). Great hash brown and eggs at Sporty's. Delicious Mexican and marguritas at Casa Bonita's and many other wonderful places to choose from.

There are several stores in town for those that like to shop. A drug store and 2 grocery stores.

A washer and dryer and laundry soap are included for your convenience.

You can heat with the modern Convectaire wall heaters or use the wood stove for the ambience of the fire.

You can't find a more relaxing place to hang out with friends or family and be this close to Seattle and all of the big city activities it offers.

Keywords: country home, country cabin, family fun, relaxing hot tub

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Denny (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2015

About Denny

I'm a remodeling contractor of many years. Started out as a carpenter and a painter and I now operate a successful design/build remodeling business with nine wonderful employees. I enjoy my work and I have an interest in interfaith studies with the hope of helping people of differing faiths find the common ground we all stand upon.

Denny purchased this house in 2007

Why Denny chose Vashon Island

I have always wanted to have a place where people could come and relax and enjoy the quiet or hang out with friends and family. Originally I bought this place to be my home but have since decided to bring my dream alive of a vacation place for others.

What makes this house unique

Sitting in the hot tub and looking up at the stars. Watching deer wander into the yard. Walking the beach and seeing seals or otters swimming through the water or eagles and opsrey flying overhead.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
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Reviews

5
based on 28 traveler reviews

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Wolf Glen Vashon Island Getaway Relax in Nature Walk the Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews
5

Bob & Connie

  • 5 of 5

We spent two lovely weeks at the Wolf Glen property and enjoyed every minute we were there. The rustic comfort, breathtaking scenery and quiet time spent visiting family exceeded our expectations. Great grill and smoker for excellent cookouts. Rain or shine we were totally content at Wolf Glen.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Annandale, Mn
5

Wolf Glen Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Very nice, very comfortable accommadations. Nice view, a short walk to the beach...didn't realize until I was packing up to leave after 5 days that there was no TV! Didn't miss it at all. My daughter lives 2 minutes away, I plan to stay there everytime I visit Vashon. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You definitely do not need a TV on Vashon...so nice to kick back relax and take a break from the usual pursuits.
Seattle, WA
5

Perfect little spot. Howlin' good time.

  • 5 of 5

Booked Wolf Glen for a two night stay with my partner and four friends to celebrate the 2015 New Year. It was a dreamy, cozy place and the perfect, easy getaway from the city.

The space was comfortable and warm. Great places to sit: on the couch by the fire place, at the big wooden table, outside on the wonderful wide-open porch, in the hot tub with the fresh air. If you are looking for a secluded place for talking, laughing, reading, cooking, and playing games with your friends or family, Wolf Glen is a darn good spot.

As someone who loves cooking, I was especially impressed with the kitchen. It seems that most rental places aren't equipped with well-stocked kitchens in terms of utensils and tools, but Wolf Glen had everything we needed for 2 days of lots of cooking for a group of 6.

We loved being there in the wintertime - a bright, cozy place. But we all agreed that it would be a great spot for the summer as well and we're looking forward to coming back in warmer weather. The porch seemed like a great place for a bbq and a picnic in the summertime.

All in all, Wolf Glen was awesome.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to welcoming you back in the warmer weather...all that great produce at the Farmer's Market will help you whip up something awesome in the kitchen!
Seattle
5

Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very well appointed and comfortable. Everything I needed was there and ready. There was even a fire already laid in the stove and ready to go and coffee from a local roaster in the freezer. The bed was sooo comfortable, the place was quiet with little traffic on the road. The place is right by the road, which isn't really apparent in the pictures, but that's really of no concern because the road is so quiet, and you literally can't actually see it from the house or deck. The hot tub is large and modern, the deck is huge (and on the opposite side of the building from the aforementioned road, so there are no privacy concerns). The owners include a photo of the house from the road which is very helpful since if you stay in cabins like this as often as I do, you know how tricky it can be sometimes to actually find the place. With these guys, as soon as I came around the bend I knew I had arrived. They even followed up via text message on my first day there to make sure everything was good. I would definitely recommend them and intend to return.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nate... We are thrilled that you had a great time at Wolf Glen. You are welcome back anytime. Best, Denny and Michele
5

Fabulous Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

This was truly a remarkable cottage on an island. There was fireplace, hot tub, hammock, great view and so much more. The owner was very attentive and catered to our every wish. Very well stocked, clean and no TV!

Will definitely return. Perfect for our family Thanksgiving celebration or for any other occasion or to just sit back and relax. Thank you for a fabulous stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you are a Happy Traveler and that you and your family had a great time at Wolf Glen. We are happy to have you back anytime. Thank you for choosing Wolf Glen and have a Happy Holiday! Cheers, Denny and Michele
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Just the perfect place for a family to hole up for the weekend. Hot tub is hot! View of the water is legit! House is cozy and plenty spacious. Owners were very responsive. Place is really clean. Loved that there was no TV too. really added to our serene weekend. Would recommend to family and friends alike.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Jonah...so glad you and yours had a fabulous time. That's what's important to me. Thank you for choosing Wolf Glen for your stay!

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Vaschon Town, Ferry Landing
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
West Seattle, Southworth and Tacoma
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Vashon Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
King Street Station, Seattle or Sounder, Tacoma
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-5 in Seattle/Tacoma
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Many on Vashon
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snoqualmie, Crystal Mountain, Mt. Rainier
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Fern Cove
Car: recommended

Many nature hikes on the island. Delicious restaurants and coffee shops in town. Kayak rentals at through Vashon Watersports at Jensen Point Boat House.

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Rates & Availability

From $215 Per night

Vashon Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Dec 26 2014 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$255
$1,530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $49
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 8.6%
Notes Rates are set for two person occupancy.
15/Night for each additional guest

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , With sink and stackable washer and dryer
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2)
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
Notes:
creek runs through and next to property, very short walk to the beach, tree carving of wolves and eagles

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