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Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.

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

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Vashon Island House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This jewel of an island is located a quick 20 minute ferry boat ride from Seattle but is a paradise getaway from the bustle of life. The house, comfortable but elegant, has a truly breathtaking panoramic view of the Puget Sound and a private deck where you can sit back and watch the sun rise or set.

A private hot tub is located in a garden with a view of the water. Follow the 50 stairs down to the beach where a gazebo and charcoal grill are the perfect place for an outdoor meal and bird watching. Take the kayak out into the Sound as dusk settles on the water. A two acre garden is filled with trees and plants that thrill the most ardent gardeners.

Identified as one of the top summer vacation spots, Vashon Island has fishing, biking, kayaking, horse back riding and hiking for the athletes and art galleries, book stores, free concerts and a movie house. Hunt for shells on your beach walks or just sit back and enjoy the quiet, the solitude, the view of water and sunsets. This island is a hidden secret that will have you coming back year after year...

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2016
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About The Owner

My parents loved to garden. We lived in Yakima, Washington but as my Dad neared retirement, he and mom wanted a place where they could garden year round and where plenty of rain made growing easier. They bought 2 and 1/2 acres in 1976, built a lovely small house that looks out over the water and created magnificent gardens. We live in Denver but came to Vashon every summer for family reunions and vacations. I see my parents' love for gardens from every room in the house. My brother said that the new kitchen (2010) brought my parent's gardens indoors.

The Owner purchased this house in 1976

Why The Owner chose Puget Sound

My parents are gone now but they have created a place that is unique in its beauty. We love sharing this magical place with renters who like to watch the sun setting from the deck at night, explore the beach, have morning coffee in the hot tub, roam the gardens and pick vases of roses or curl up in the living room with a fire and a good book on a rainy day. A gourmet kitchen fully stocked with utensils, appliances, spices and everything any cook could need was added in 2010.

What makes this house unique

This is a very private home with a spectacular view of the Puget Sound. A perfect place for rest, retreat and restoration.


based on 31 traveler reviews

Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

No surprises. Website accurately depicts the rental.

  • 5 of 5

Overall: beautiful setting, comfortable home, well supplied & all amenities functioning and in good order.

Specifics: 1) Deck overlooks Bay with much to view - boats, birds & seals, tidal changes and sunsets.

2) Well stocked kitchen for preparing family meals. Propane grill on deck.

3) Our 4 year old granddaughter enjoyed daily visits to pygmy goats, sheep & geese in the neighboring fields.

4) Fresh produce available daily at farm stand across the road - pay by the honor system.

5) Took daily walks & hikes at multiple parks & beaches on Vashon Island. Great views without crowds.

6) Enjoyed free concert in city park.

7) Easy access to Bay for kayaking in protected waters.

8) Easy ferry access.

9) Hot tub delightful, especially in cool weather.

10) Thriftway supermarket in Vashon town is well stocked, with a very good deli.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect destination!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family! Beautiful location, stunning view and very inviting. From the moment we drove down the driveway and saw the sheep, ducks and rabbits, to the first glimpse of the house, I knew we made a good choice! It was we'll stalked and clean. We had plenty of room for the seven of us. I did give an excellent rating, but would have marked it at four and a half if I could. Only because the bathtub/shower in the downstairs bathroom was a bit small for our tall family members. They just used the extra large shower upstairs. The owners are planning to remodel that bathroom, so shouldn't be a problem in the future. Would definitely stay again if visiting Vashon island.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Outstanding Get Away

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we drove down the driveway to the moment we closed the door for the last time we were awestruck at the beauty, efficiency, cleanliness, and peacefulness of this home. As we opened the door for the first time an aahhh came out of our mouths as we gazed through a beautifully appointed dining room, kitchen and living room and outward to an outstanding water view. The home was large enough to accommodate the five of us, giving us room to get together as a family and also to find respite from the group in separate living places. It provided us with the perfect place for our family to gather and enjoy Christmas together. The town of Vashon is quaint yet provides all the amenities one needs. The ferries travel so many times a day it was never a problem to travel off the island. We highly recommend this home as a vacation destination.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome destination!

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic experience renting this beautiful home!! It was extremely spacious and very warm and inviting! My family and I loved it tremendously! We really enjoyed staying on Vashon Island! I'm pretty sure we will stay again! My brother lives in Seattle so I hope to return here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We were on Vashon for a family wedding. Seven of us stayed in the house and everyone had a comfortable place to sleep. The kitchen was fully equipped and the views were beautiful. The gardens and the farm with the baby lamb were so much fun and we just had a ball. I would highly recommend this beautiful house.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly special get-away! We enjoyed sharing this comfortable home and its amenities with family while visiting from Texas. The landscaping and grounds are beautiful and have a secluded feeling. The view of the inlet is breath-taking. The home itself is roomy, updated, comfortable, and efficient. I highly recommend this property and will most definitely stay there again while visiting our son who lives in Seattle! Great experience!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hardware Store Restaurant
Car: necessary

Vashon Island is a secret jewel - a rural island, home to an active artists' community, an outdoor lover's paradise (biking, kayaking, fishing, beach walking, horseback riding, hiking, birding) - close to Seattle and a 2 hour drive to Mt. Rainier (great hiking), Port Townsend (artist haven) or 4 hour drive to the Olympic National Park. You can take a foot ferry into downtown Seattle for a day at Pike Street Market, museums or Seattle's world class library. The beaches tend to be rocky but full of many wonderful surprises and the swimming is for those who are hardy, but the sun on the water is beautiful any time of day and the sunrises and sunsets are pure magic.

Other Activities: 2 kayaks at the beach for paddling in the Puget Sound


Rates & Availability

Vashon Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
New Years
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
High Season Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jun 5 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
High Season Fall
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $30
Tax Rate 8.8%

We do not charge extra for children so please don't list them in your guest total, but let us know by email if you will be bringing your kids.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Den - Office with electric fireplace. Blow up queen mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large bedroom in walk out basement. Bathroom & laundry room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Smaller bedroom in walk out basement
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with master bath
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom and one bedroom in basement have queen beds. There is also an inflatable queen mattress and linens. Basement is a walk out basement with a view of the ocean., Double Beds (1) One double bed in basement bedroom. Basement is a walk out basement with a view of the ocean.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 3 beach chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
Kayak, bicycle, tennis rackets, extensive gardens

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