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Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

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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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2017

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.

Amenities

Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Main floor powder room - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • 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
  • 3 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Beautiful gardens, big deck to watch sunsets, hot tub.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Beachfront, Luxury home with amazing panoramic view.
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews
4

Wonderful house.

  • 4 of 5

Our family enjoyed all the house had to offer. Specially the kitchen, it had everything we need to cook up some wonderful seafood dinners.The fire place was great and warmed us up after a rainy day. If you like Thai food you must try May's restaurant. Very authentic with a wonderful staff. But don't for get you will need reservations. We will look forward to coming back to Vashon very soon.

Thank you for making your house the perfect vacation spot on the island.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely home. The view dominated the living area through the huge windows overlooking the water and deck. The home was comfortable and well equipped. My husband, whose back is particular about beds following surgery, agreed with my assessment that the bed was comfortable. The kitchen is lovely. The winter weather and time spent primarily with relatives at their home kept us from enjoying the outdoors, but it would be a treat to enjoy the property and water in warm weather. If we return to Vashon in the future, we'll have this spot on our return agenda. Thanks for an enjoyable stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful winter home must be spectacular in the summer.

  • 5 of 5

Maggie's home was complete with most every spice which may be required when cooking dinner in the updated kitchen. The house was spacious and homey, warm and inviting. The hot tub was perfect for relaxing after a not-so-hard day. And the surroundings are wonderful. The view of Quartermaster Bay was beautiful. We had rain four out of four days, but sitting on the wrap-around deck and watching the sunset would be special. There was no downside to our stay. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you could spend a lovely Thanksgiving in our Vashon home. Madie and Erik
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5

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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Rates & Availability

Vashon Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 5 2017 - Sep 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 
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
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150
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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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Fauntleroy
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Seattle
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-5
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

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