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Daniel Johnson

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, portuguese

Lindal Waterfront Home with Dock

9 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Shelton House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps up to 8)

Our gorgeous Lindal home with stunning views of towering douglas firs and secluded cove is yours to enjoy with family and friends.Awaken to coffee in beautifully decorated living room with river-rock fireplace. Walk down to priviate pier and floating dock. Use the paddle board, canoe or kayaks to explore the cove, visit the marina and state park and catch a peak of deer, heron, harbor seals and marine life.

We have hosted up to 3 families in this 4 bedroom, 3 bath vacation home. The remarkable beauty of the area will present itself in its glory as you enter the house and see the view through the wall of windows facing the cove.

On the main floor are two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and the other with a double) full bath, laundry, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, dinning and living room with cozy fireplace. The master on the top floor has a private bath, shower, jetted tub and queen bed. The downstairs has a large bedroom with queen bed and set of bunk beds. In addition the downstairs features a full bath (and craft room) ping pong, play area, TV (for DVDs and video games) and lots of seating. The seven person hot tub is a great way to relax and enjoy the view.

Explore the cove using the aray of watercraft including a paddle board, kayaks and canoe.

Keywords: multi-level, cabin, vacation home

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Daniel Johnson (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, portuguese

About Daniel Johnson

My wife and are are both Socialworkers in Seattle where we live with our two children, a dog and 2 cats. We like to travel, yet our favorite destination tends to be Harstine Island.

Daniel Johnson purchased this house in 2004

Why Daniel Johnson chose Puget Sound

I grew up in nearby Shelton. I have fond memories of coming to Harstine Island with my twin brother and Dad to look at property - there was no bridge at that time, just a small ferry. We purchased the land 25 years ago because of the natural beauty and my love of the water. We decided to build a family cabin where we could spend time with family and friends. We took two years to build it working with my retired high school geometry teacher as the general contractor - it was a labor of love. We finished the cabin in 2004.

What makes this house unique

The stunning view of the cove through the trees, relaxing in the hot tub, cooking in the well equipped kitchen, playing games in front of the fireplace , ping pong, watching movies, kayaking, sailing, fishing and walks to the marina are among our top 10 favorites at the cabin.

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

Lindal Waterfront Home with Dock
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
5

We really enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

The home was fantastic. We loved the three levels, as we had three families, so each family got their own level with a bathroom which was nice. The ping pong table was a huge hit. As was the hot tub. I really liked that there was no TV on the main level to distract from meal time. We also enjoyed the kayaks and canoes. And all the necessary items in the kitchen. We liked it all and would recommend it! The only bummer, which we talked to the owners about and they apologized for, was that they had just had the septic tank pumped so there was an odor outside, but I'm sure that is not a common occurrence.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Great location and very nice house

  • 5 of 5

House is big (was great for 7 people) and beautifully decorated. Kitchen has everything we needed. Whole family loved kayaks and boat!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House, Great Location, and Great Experience!

  • 5 of 5

As a party of ten including teenagers and young children, this house was perfect. It was clean and very well stocked. The boats, crab pots, dock, hot tub, large dining table, and fire pit were major pluses. Daniel was wonderful and easy to work with. We had a wonderful family weekend. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Large beautifully decorated home on quiet cove

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for our summertime family reunion! Two living areas (main floor and downstairs) provided ample space for a variety of activities. Indoors there are many board games, a craft room, CDs and DVDs, and a ping pong table. The kitchen is large so several people can cook at the same time. The owners have thoughtfully supplied multiple water-craft with life vests for use off the private dock, and plenty of fishing poles and folding chairs. The children in our group were 10 and 12 years of age so were able to safely use the stairs and dirt path down to the water. As a special bonus, everyone delighted in the wildlife; a mother deer and babies, a racoon family, and two rabbits, seen outside the home. We would highly recommend this rental for vacations or retreats.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful long weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time in this beautiful home. The house was impeccably clean, and we fully enjoyed the location - who could ask for anything more than all those gorgeous trees (complete with very talkative squirrels) and being so close to the water. We used the paddle board and kayaks and explored the cove. We loved watching the mother swallow flitting in and out of her nest on the dock. The hot tub was wonderful. We visited the Wild Felid center and were all impressed with the large collection of felines that they care for. We would definitely go back, and would highly recommend this location to anyone for a restful, fun vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home with lots of toys

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a multigenerational Memorial Day weekend in this beautiful home with SO much to occupy us, rain or shine. The kitchen is so well stocked, the rooms are appointed so wonderfully (artwork everywhere!) and there are so many extras you can't get bored. We kayaked on the sound every day (life jackets and paddles abound) exploring the cove and its plentiful starfish, we walked to the marina for a snow cone, we visited the Wild Felid Advocacy center (a TRULY MUST see a mere 5 min. drive away), we hot tubbed, and enjoyed the stars from the dock. The children in our group adored the craft area and the quiet getaway downstairs for reading or watching your favorite movie is just excellent. The house is super clean and in terrific repair. The correspondence with the owner was very pleasant and helpful. I can't recommend this home highly enough!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Spencer Lake Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Alyn
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Spencer Lake Bar & Grill
Car: recommended

Call ahead for a private tour of the Wild Felid Advocacy Center of Washington. Washington's Wild Cat Sanctuary housing 40 cats from a Cougar to an African Leopard - just two miles away. Call (360)427-4466.

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Rates & Availability

Shelton House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$440
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Shelton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
double kayak, 2 single kayaks, 1 - sit-on kayak, 1 -double sit-on, canoe, rowboat, paddleboard, crab pot, craft room, fishing poles

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