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Hartstene Pointe Home with Puget Sound and Mount Rainier Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Library, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This home built in 2002, offers views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier, and sunrises, is on a quiet cul-de-sac with close access to our community pool and by trail to the beach. The 2 story house has solid maple floors, a wrap-around covered porch with lots of space for B-B-Qing, outdoor dining, or just relaxing and enjoying the sound, mountain and forest views. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with hairdryers.

The kitchen and living areas are U-shaped looking out large windows toward mountain and sound views. The kitchen is fully stocked, not only with cookware and utensils, but also with basic staples. It has a gas stove top, electric oven, refrigerator/freezer with ice maker, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee grinder, coffee maker, and waffle iron. There is a gas fireplace in the living room along with a 42 inch high definition television with satellite dish, a Blu-Ray DVD player and a wide range of DVDs. We also have wireless internet. There also is an AM/FM/CD/Stereo Cassette Tape player.

The master suite has its own bathroom, a queen size bed, TV with DVD Player and views of the Sound and forest. The second bedroom also has a queen size bed and shares a bathroom with the 3rd bedroom.

The 3rd bedroom has 2 twin beds.

There is a queen size wall bed downstairs in the living room/library. A 3rd bathroom is located off the utility room downstairs.

Our home is located in Hartstene Pointe, a gated community with paved roads (15 MPH speed limit, please) that welcome pedestrians and bicyclists. There are over 3 miles of maintained hiking trails through forests and along bluffs with access to the beach that have beautiful views of Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier on the Case Inlet side, and the Olympic Mountains on the Pickering Passage side. The community has over 3 miles of private beach including a protected lagoon at the north point with boat launch, covered cooking areas with picnic tables, restrooms, and BBQs. We have 3 tennis courts, 2 next to our clubhouse, and 1 at the north point on the beach. There is another boat launch with boat trailer parking near the north point. At the clubhouse we also have a pool and hot tub, restrooms and showers. Inside the Clubhouse there is a Pool Table, Ping-Pong Table and Library. There is WiFi available in the Clubhouse. Our Check in time is 4 PM and Check out time is 11 AM.

Keywords: recreational, view, salt water, beach, hiking, trails, pool, tennis courts

More Details

Darrell & Lynda Alongi
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2017

About Darrell & Lynda Alongi

We have owned this property for close to 40 years, but only in 2002 did we build our vacation home. Our location offers us a unique vacation setting close to our home in Olympia, WA. We always feel like we are on a special vacation every time we come up here. Walks on the beach or trails along scenic bluffs or through forests make it special. The pool (in summer), tennis courts, picnic areas, boat launches, lagoon, and fire pits on the north spit provide plenty of choice for activity. Our kids learned to swim in the pool, and now our grandson will also.

Darrell & Lynda Alongi purchased this house in 2002


Shelton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • All 3 bathrooms have showers and ADA comfort level toilets.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Library - 1 murphy bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Bed in Master, Queen size bed in 2nd bedroom and baby crib also, 2 Twin Beds in the 3rd Bedroom, 1 Queen size Murphy Bed in the Main Floor Front Room/Library. Beds to sleep 8.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Community Clubhouse with Pool, Hot Tub, Showers and Bathrooms (open from Memorial Day thru Labor Day), 3 tennis courts, outdoor basketball court, fitness room, Library, Wi-Fi, Pool Table, Ping Pong, 3 Miles of Maintained Trails with Beach Access, Beach Picnic Facilities with running water and bathrooms, 2 Boat launches, and numerous places to put in kayaks. The spit on the very north tip has charcoal BBQs and cement firepits for beach fires. Check out the URL link below for access to our community website that contains many photos, interesting history, tides, and other information.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Hartstene Pointe Home with Puget Sound and Mount Rainier Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
Seattle, Washington

Perfect vacation spot for entire family

  • 5 of 5

My family includes 8 people ages 2 to 72. We have rented this home in November for Thanksgiving, for a spring wedding in the meadow in front of the house and numerous times in the summer. This beautiful home has everything one needs for an enjoyable vacation. We have always found it spotless and the beds made for our arrival. Access to the pool, the beaches, the hiking trails, the spectacular views and the quiet are why we keep coming back. The owners have been consistently wonderful.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richland WA

Great Family Rental!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and serene home in a resort like community. Very clean with all the amenities. We swam in the heated pool for several hours each day. Walking trails and beach are close by. We had deer or raccoons visit each day. Great place to get away from it all!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, OR

Three generation family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our July 2014 stay at the Alongi Hartstene Pointe home was our second visit. With seven of us spanning three generations, we had plenty of room in the house (and plenty of bathrooms.) The house is located in a quiet and picturesque area on Harstine Island with views of the water and Mt. Rainier. The wrap-around deck also opens up to a view of a meadow where the deer and wildlife roam. The pool and clubhouse are an easy walking-distance away. The house amenities are all-inclusive including a well-furnished kitchen and comfortable beds. Overall, a great family place to stay if you want some scenic tranquility and relaxation!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manzanita, Or, USA

Vacation Paradise

  • 5 of 5

TheNantucket house was a wonderful place for my husband and I, our daughter, son in law and 3 grandchildren to experience what our daughter has known since she was a little girl. Her grandparents had a condo on Hartstene Island and she spent summers here growing up. She really wanted her children to experience the many things that are Hartstene Island. The weather was great and we spent hours on the beach, swung on the rope swing on the point, BBQ'd at the Point, S'mores on the spit and so much more. The house is located just a block from beach access and the kids could wander on their bikes since it is a cul de sac location. The house was wonderfully appointed and stocked. The property was clean and well maintained and the photos accurately reflected the amenities. We will be back next summer to enjoy the peace and quiet of the Nantucket House!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eastern Oregon

Great Place to Be

  • 5 of 5

What fun! We had such a nice time in this lovely home and beautiful community! Everything was comfortable and all of the people we encountered were kind and helpful. When we visited the pool, it was never overcrowded and it was a perfect temperature! The beaches are nearly silent and it is a great place to find shells, tiny crabs and beautiful rocks. The house had great amenities and the owners were helpful and responsive making everything about our stay easy! The price was more than fair. The last night of our stay, we walked down a path to one of the beaches and collected sand dollars and shells and returned to the house to enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck as we watched the sunset colors on the water and the mountain. The community is quiet and private. Our kids loved staying up late in the master bedroom to watch movies together and having "sleepovers"! There was more than enough room for everyone (there were 8 in our party). My elderly parents were there with us and used the murphy bed so they didn't have to negotiate stairs. We were grateful for the pool towels that were supplied by the owners as well. We would love to stay here again! It was relaxing enough for my parents and us and yet exciting enough for our kids! Thanks for such a great stay and we do so hope to do it again soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Our Wedding Day Stay!

  • 5 of 5

You can feel the owners love for their home the minute you enter. Beautiful photography, quilts and paintings created by the owners are placed perfectly throughout the home. A very nice touch. I was also very pleased to find every kitchen utensil you could ever imagine. Day two of our week long stay I stumbled upon a waffle maker. My four year old son and 10 month old daughter were very happy about that. We enjoyed many waffle breakfasts while watching the birds fly to and from the nearby bird feeder. The perfect start to each morning. Lunch was usually spent at the pool. We found the pool attendant to be very welcoming to our family with two small children. The pool offers a shallow kiddie area that was perfect for the little ones. Should you visit in the summer months, I highly recommend checking out the pool and club house. Evenings were usually spent back at the house. Each evening (even when it was raining) we enjoyed our dinner on the beautiful wrap around porch. Most nights we used the propain BBQ (located conveniently on the porch between the kitchen and the outdoor seating) and enjoyed meals together. When it came to bedtime, our four year old played an old fashion game of musical beds. He slept a night in each one. He had never seen a bunk bed before and though that was the coolest invention ever. He even talked my husband into sleeping in the lower bunk one night. Great memories! The baby and I stayed in the master, which I can tell you is cozy. I loved the size and layout of the master bath too. Plenty of room to get to the kids geared up for the pool, or to get myself ready for... oh I don't know a WEDDING!!!! We had planned for months to be married at the pointe during our stay. I invisoned holding the ceremony on the water near the spit. However, after spending the days before our big day in this beautiful home we changed our minds. We were married in the meadow right out in front of the house! It was beautiful and everything I had dreamed of. This home is special to us for many reasons and we very much look forward to our next stay. I should add we have rented at four other homes at the pointe. This is hands down our favorite.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Spencer Lake Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Lake Limerick Country Club (see binder for more)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Olympic Bakery and Deli and Spencer Lake Resort
Car: necessary

Within 15 minutes of our house there are several places to eat and drink. On East Pickering Road there are 2, Olympic Bakery (has great bakery good, deli, and cheeses etc), and Spencer Lake Bar and Grill. Located in Shelton is the Grovestreet Brewhouse (good food and beer).


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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