Let the breezy salt air and the sound of seagulls welcome you as you arrive at the Beal Beach House, situated on the sandy banks of pristine Admiralty Inlet. Leave the hustle-and-bustle of the big city with a breathtaking ferry excursion across famed Puget Sound and before you know it, you’ll find yourself at this comfy, yet spacious, beachfront getaway located in the quiet hamlet of Hansville, famous for its turn-of-the-last-century lighthouse.
House Features & Amenities: You'll feel right at home as you enter the Beal family beach house. Relive traditions or create new ones as you settle in to this cozy, yet spacious three-bedroom waterfront home. You'll be entranced by the panoramic water views from the living room and wrap-around outdoor deck. For those who still need the modern conveniences of daily life, the house is equipped with WIFI, TV, DVD player, DVD movies, washer, dryer, microwave oven, toys and games. If you're seeking to escape from life's daily hustle-and-bustle, you can choose something to read from one of the bookshelves or grab your kindle and sink into one of our comfy chairs and read to your heart's desire. Or just lose yourself in the ever-changing seascape views that seem to engulf the horizon.
Has the fresh air stirred up your appetite? Tickle your inner culinary talents with the fully-stocked kitchen filled with pots 'n pans of all sizes as well as dinnerware, utensils, wine glasses, bowls and mugs. If you need to make a quick grocery or beverage run, you'll appreciate the local Hansville Grocery & Provisions Company, a short 2-3 minutes away. While you're there, you can also order in or take out an espresso, burger or ice cream cone at the companion Hansgrill, a favorite local spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Bedroom Setup: Sometimes we all need a little privacy. You'll appreciate the beach house's three separate full-size bedrooms -- two equipped with double beds and the third with a bunk bed. Clean linens are provided and additional blankets, pillows and towels are in the hallway linen closet.
Immerse yourself in the many activities available to you at or nearby the Beal family beach house. Build sandcastles and whimsical sculptures on the sandy beach right in front of the home. Take a 10-minute stroll along the beach to the historic Point-No-Point Lighthouse and learn how this famed landmark got its name. Be on the lookout for migratory birds as they travel along what the Audubon Society has dubbed IBA or Important Bird Area. Explore the 254 acres of equestrian and walking trails in the Hansville Greenway and marvel at all of nature's diversity packed into the northern tip of Kitsap County. Discover the Nature Conservancy's natural preserve of wetlands, fields of wildflowers, eagle's nests, pristine beaches and forests at Foulweather Bluff, and you'll understand why its considered one of the most significant in the region. From May-October, enjoy local produce, baked goodies, artisan creations and live musical performances at the Kingston Farmers' Market. Linger a little longer in the port town of Kingston to take in its many delightful coffee shops, bars, restaurants, and movie house. Take your chances with Lady Luck at the nearby Point Casino or venture 25 minutes away to the Suquamish Clearwater Casino & Resort located in Suquamish, near the birthplace of Chief Seattle. And a little further away in historic Poulsbo, awaken your inner viking to discover the treasure and plunder in the 'Little Norway on the Fjord.'