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SEASIDE SANCTUARY: AN OLALLA OASIS

Elizabeth

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Elizabeth

Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english
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SEASIDE SANCTUARY: AN OLALLA OASIS

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Vashon Island House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Beautiful Beachfront Home with Spectacular Views

Beautiful beachfront home with gorgeous views from every room. King bed and bath suite upstairs with separate sitting room; 2nd bedroom & bathroom downstairs with 2 twin beds that can convert to one king as needed. Stunning 180 degree views from all living areas. Easy beach access from the front lawn; Located in a tranquil beachfront community that feels like it's 'away from it all' while being only 20 minutes from both downtown Gig Harbor in one direction, and downtown Port Orchard in the other. Plus, being just 6 miles from the Southworth Ferry, all kinds of additional activities and hotspots are within easy reach....but once you catch sight of this home's amazing views, you may just want to kick back, put your feet up, and savor the flavor of waterfront living!

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elizabeth (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
Speaks: english

About Elizabeth

Our family moved to Gig Harbor in 2005, and we love being near the water. The Seaside Sanctuary is our Olalla Oasis that we love to visit and to share with others who can appreciate its peaceful charm.

Elizabeth purchased this house in 2012

Why Elizabeth chose Vashon Island

We think you'll find, as we have, that the Seaside Sanctuary offers the best of all worlds: Being right on the water with breathtaking views in a quiet beachside community makes this spot the perfect get-away-from-it-all setting for simply relaxing or walking on the beach. Or, you can tour the winery just down the road, hike in the nearby Banner Forest, or go for a horseback or ATV ride at the local stable. And all the while, you're just 20 minutes from downtown Gig Harbor with its many charming restaurants, shops, museums, theaters, and fun things to do!

What makes this house unique

Coming home to the Seaside Sanctuary is a rare treat. Coupled with the amazing waterfront views and 'Cape Cod' look of the home from the outside are the beautiful blue-and-whites, grays, greens, and sandy hues of the seaside-inspired decor on the inside. It's calm, clean, Coastal Living at its best!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This wonderful oasis was a haven for us. Every corner I turned there was something wonderful to enjoy from the décor, surroundings, to every thoughtful touch. We LOVED IT! Thank you!
Aug 2013
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Seaside Sanctuary: An Olalla Oasis
average rating of 4.8 based on 9 reviews
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Vashon Island Puget Sound
Palm Desert, CA, USA
5

Juli

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay and we are coming back. The house is comfortable and fully supplied, with a great view and lots of wildlife and tides to watch. We enjoyed our mornings, daytime, sunsets and peace and quiet. The beach is fun to walk, and if you kayak or canoe, it seems like it would be fun. The Landlord responded to our every need and was a joy to work with and know. It is rural and neighborly, with lots of privacy. Everything you need is 20 minutes away. We highly recommend it!
  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Vashon Island Puget Sound
Seattle, WA
4

Serene & Peaceful

Serene & Peaceful
  • 4 of 5
The house was exactly as shown in the photos, and the owner was very nice, responsive, and accommodating. The beach unveiled at low tide makes for lovely walks along its pebbled sand, with lots of sea urchins, barnacles, and muscles everywhere you look - a feast for the sea birds all day long as they followed the tide out. When the tide comes in, the water comes right up to the property's sea/retaining wall and (with a little imagination) creates the illusion that you're on a houseboat. It was quiet and peaceful, and being 20+ minutes to town made it feel very remote. This is a great house to get away from it all.

However, I can not recommend it to anyone who suffers from bad indoor air allergies. We had to cut our vacation short (at our own expense) because my indoor allergies were terrible when we had to close the windows at night, causing an ongoing sinus issue to flare up.
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Seaside Sanctuary: An Olalla Oasis
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Vashon Island Puget Sound
5

Very clean with amazing views

  • 5 of 5
We loved our stay and the personal touches made a pleasant experience. We loved sitting on the deck and enjoying the wildlife. We look forward to the next time we can visit this lovely home.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Seaside Sanctuary: An Olalla Oasis
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Vashon Island Puget Sound
Denton, Texas
5

Beating the Texas heat!

  • 5 of 5
We highly recommend this beautiful, light and airy beach house. The gentle breeze off the water was so welcome and lovely, coming from the 100-degree Texas weather as we did! This house and its setting is so beautiful -- seeing the tide going in and out, the warm sun, windows open, geese flying or swimming by -- all SOoooo relaxing! And you've done a beautiful job of making this such a lovely, relaxing get-away. Thank you so much -- everything here is well-appointed and cared for. We will definitely be back again!
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Seaside Sanctuary: An Olalla Oasis
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Vashon Island Puget Sound
5

Washington Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Lovely home with a great view. Enjoyed watching the seals and birds from the front porch or through the large windows in the living area. Comfortable home in a quiet, secluded area.

We enjoyed visiting several of the surrounding communities, like Gig Harbor and Port Orchard. We also drove to Seattle a couple of times and went to Mt. Rainier once. These were much longer drives, which was the only drawback to the location.

Overall, it was a very nice vacation with a mix of exploring the area and relaxing at the house.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Massimo Italian Grill
"Delicious Italian food in a beautiful waterfront setting. We love that you get a great view..."
Olalla Valley Vineyard
Anthony's Restaurant
"Great food, beautiful waterfront dining. Plus, a separate bar with full menu downstairs, al..."
Olalla Bluegrass and Beyond Festival
Morso
"Another of our most favorite restaurants along the Gig Harbor waterfront. Voted #1 Best Win..."
Green Turtle Restaurant
"Delicious food and spectacular waterfront views of Gig Harbor, Puget Sound, & Mount Rainier...."
Olalla Bible Church
Seattle-Vashon-Southworth Ferry Dock
Destiny Harbor Tours
"This is a fun way to get an overview of Gig Harbor from the water. The ride lasts a couple ..."
Port Orchard
Sharis Port Orchard
"Nice, family-friendly restaurant that's open 24 hours for casual dining and yummy pies!"
Uptown Gig Harbor
Gig Harbor Rent-A-Boat
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sea-Tac (1 hour by car or via Southworth Ferry)
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Anthony's Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Southworth Ferry
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Canterwood (Private) or Madrona Links (Public)
Nearest Train
28 Miles
AmTrak Tacoma Station
Nearest Motorway
4.5 Miles
Hwy 16
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Massimo's Italian Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Beach
Fragaria Beach is right out the front door!
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $250 Per night

Vashon Island House Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.7%
Notes Rates are subject to change until payment is confirmed.
Payments via E-CHECK preferred. Major Credit Cards accepted with a 2.5% processing service fee.
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Amenities

Amenities

Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1551 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Upstairs bathroom with shower/tub is part of master suite. Downstairs bathroom has shower and is across from downstairs bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite upstairs with king bed, bathroom & sitting room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , downstairs bedroom: 2 twins that can convert to king
  • Upstairs master suite with king bed, his & hers closets, full bathroom with shower/tub, plus sitting room. Downstairs bedroom has 2 twins that convert to king as needed, with a full bathroom across the hall.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking

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