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Harstine Island, Waterfront W/ View of Puget Sound, Mt Rainier

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

New waterfront cabin located on beautiful Harstine Island with beach access 30ft. from the front door and a breathtaking panoramic view of the Puget Sound, Mt. Rainier and Mcmicken island. Enjoy a colorful sunrise from bed in the loft bedroom or from the jetted tub in the upstairs bathroom. Down stairs you can experience the view from the dinning and living rooms or the front lawn in the fresh salt air. You might be suprised with a visit from a soaring eagle hunting for breakfast or a playful sea otter.

This is the perfect peacful setting for relaxing and enhancing your relationship with a spouse or your loved ones. You can also enjoy the many activities this area provides. Just a 15 minute walk down the beach to Mcmiken Island state park where you can spy an eagle's nest atop the old growth fir trees or explore the beach and dig butter clams for dinner. Just a 15 minute drive to Spencer Lake where there is a restaurant, antique shop , gas and groceries as well as a bakery with wine tasting. We're aslo a short trip to Seattle, Mt. Rainier, the Olympic National Forrest or even the Pacific ocean. Ther are several state parks here on the island including Jerrells Cove state park.

Keywords: Boat house, 2 story loft, rv hook up, beach access, water front property,

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About The Owner

I wasBorn and raised here on Hartsine Island. My Grandfather migrated here from Croatia almost 100 years ago. He and Grandma fell in love with the pristine beauty and peacefulness of this place. They built a farm and raised a large family with many happy memories here.

Why The Owner chose Puget Sound

We built our cabin on the homestead site of my Granparent's first home.

What makes this cabin unique

We enjoy long walks on the beach with our dogs , clam digging, fishing, boating and waterskiing.


Shelton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
out door fire pit, out door dinning set seats 6, lawn chairs, large picture windows facing view of water, RV hookups available.


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(12 traveler reviews)

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Harstine Island, Waterfront W/ View of Puget Sound, Mt Rainier
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Excellent place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

It's a great property with wonderful views. The lot is very private and helps to make it feel like a vacation getaway. The house has everything you need and the owner is very accommodating. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful setting, beautiful house, beautiful inland Cove.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. We loved the setting, the 4:45 AM sunrises, the canoeing in the sound and around McMicken island, the barbecuing and shucking fresh oysters, the beach walks and biking around the island. Great little farmers market and state parks to explore. If you miss the sunrise you still have the beautiful view of Mount Rainier. Other highlights are walking to McMicken island on the sandbar during low tide, watching the bald Eagles fly overhead and the numerous water foul. Owners shared with us be fascinating history of the property and surrounding areas. The house itself was very spacious and had everything guest would want.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Property - looking forward to coming back

  • 5 of 5

The house and grounds are extremely well kept. The beds are comfortable, the view is great and the home well stocked.

Our days were spent walking to McMicken Island during low tide, hiking Harstine State Park, walking to Fudge Point, and swimming in Case Inlet and Mike's freshwater pool. Our evenings were spent canoeing around McMicken Island and into the Fudge Point estuary, dining on fresh clams provided by Mike and enjoying beautiful lawn barefoot around our evening fire.

Thanks Mike for sharing your home and treating us like friends instead of tenants!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

The perfect pacific northwest weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights at this beautiful Harstine Island cabin with 3 couples, a toddler, and a baby. There was a little something for everyone. We brought kayaks (which we were able to launch nearby), dug for clams (which there were an abundance of), ate oysters (which Mike hand picked for us), played lawn games on the beautiful grass, went for bike rides, had bonfires, and enjoyed the beautiful views of the sound and Mount Rainier. Mike was very welcoming and helpful. Minimal cell service and no internet made for a much needed relaxing and rejuvenating long weekend. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded, peaceful place with dramatic views

  • 5 of 5

Its a beautiful and peaceful place which worked great for our private family reunion. The relaxing and inspiring view of the water, the island and wildlife refreshes the soul. The well appointed amenities and warm welcome from the owners made us feel at home. No restaurants or shops nearby so bring groceries and enjoy using the nice kitchen. Having no TV or internet gave us more time for board games and just talking to each other. We'd like to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Alamos, New Mexico

Relaxing, beautiful family vacation cabin!

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for a place where my 4 and 6 year old children could explore the Puget Sound with their dad, who grew up in the area. I am very glad that I was able to book this outstanding rental, which fit the bill perfectly. The kids were able to explore the Sound and it's wildlife to their hearts content. They got so hold starfish, jelly fish, sand dollars and every kind of shell imaginable. They dug clams at the state park and we made fresh clam chowder. This rental was stocked with all the right equipment to make the chowder, including a grinder, to grind up the larger clams!

The property is beautifully maintained. We loved the green grass which was thick an plush. The outdoor fire pit was great in the evening to roast marsh mellows and watch the tide come in. The beds were luxurious and we slept really well. It was nice and quiet at night with only birds and the occasional boat.

The owners were very friendly and helpful for our stay. Mike showed us around when we first arrived and even left us some fresh produce midway through our stay (green beans and cucumbers!!)

There is not a TV or internet service in this rental which was a positive for my family. We had excellent cell phone service, however. It was great for my kids (and probably us older folks) to have a vacation with less screen time.

I would recommend this rental without reservation to any family or friends. There are actually 3 full RV hook ups as well, making the space available to expand to fit more people if necessary. If you are looking for a vacation without a crowd, with beautiful views, and interesting wildlife, rent this spot. You won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Shelton Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.