Master bedroom with morning light - wake up to the sound of waves!The view you'll wake up to!
Beach House on a Beautiful Island
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
4 beds
2 baths
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Our lovely beach house is the perfect getaway! Wonderful views, miles of beach, excellent amenities, and a warm light filled home will make your stay a great one. Excellent getaway you'll want to return to.

The space

Gorgeous custom beach house on scenic Harstine Island with views of the Sound and Mt. Rainier. Awesome place for a weekend getaway from the city (with or without the kids). Walk the private beach for miles, or stop by at the local bakery for a wine tasting! Grab oysters from the local vendors and have a beach picnic. Gated community offers a private beach, clubhouse with library and ping pong, seasonal pool and hot tub (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), gym, tennis and basketball courts, marina, miles of nature trails, picnic areas, and beach bonfire spots. Harstine Island hosts weekly summertime Farmers Markets and many community events. Olympic National Park and awesome hiking is nearby. Two hour drive (or ferry & drive) from Seattle. Shelton offers great dining and city services 16 miles away.

This is a spot you will want to come back to, any time of the year.

Great getaway from Seattle, easy drive from Portland too!

You will have access to all the home and neighborhood amenities mentioned above and in the listing details.

I will communicate with you before your arrival, and you will be welcomed by us or our wonderful caretaker upon arrival. After that we will be a phone call away if needed.

By design we have no TV, but a great view, library, and a piano instead! There is wi-fi for those who will not completely unplug.

Sorry, no pets.

Guest access

All the house and neighborhood amenities, and lots of beach!

Interaction with guests

You will be greeted upon arrival by myself or our caretaker.

Other things to note

Please note that we offer a weekly cleaning with a fee for stays longer than one week, unless otherwise agreed. The cleaning fee is $80 per week.


Amenities
Internet
Kitchen
Wireless Internet

Prices
Extra people $10 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee $80
Security Deposit $500
Weekly Discount: 5%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 3PM
Check out by 11AM

I will email you a complete info package within a week of your arrival that will provide details to the house, area, and access! Please read through this document and have a copy handy for your stay.

Please note: We are not a hotel, B&B, or a commercial outfit. This is our home, so please treat it accordingly and observe all house rules. Thank You! We reserve the right to deduct any additional cleaning from the security deposit.

Hartstene Pointe is a gated community, so please adhere to agreed arrival time to guarantee access. Thank you!


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

75 Reviews

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Steve User Profile
September 2017
If you are looking for a totally perfect get-away place for a few days, this is your place. This island (Harstine) is loaded with fun things and places to do/hike. The house is beautiful, very well maintained, loaded with all necessary accesseries, and full of creature comforts. GREAT for children (lots of toys and games in-house). Very close/a short walk to the beach, and peaceful as can be. The neighborhood has a wonderful clubhouse/pool/hot-tub/tennis coursts/sportcourt/playground/pool table area a very short walk from the house. Best of all, Laura (owner) & "caretakers" Judith/Neil, were PERFECT hosts. They were totally responsive, proactive, and helpful in every way. Also, Judith and Neil are the proprietors of the Olympic Bakery and Deli just a short drive away with AMAZING pastries, coffees, cheese/wine, etc. Looking to relax in a beautiful Puget Sound location? This is your place.

Renee User Profile
September 2017
Our family had a wonderful time in Laura's home. There was plenty of room around the kitchen table for family games and the kitchen was well stocked. The neighborhood beach area was really nice and great for launching kayaks. This is a good home for family gatherings. With three bedrooms and that extra large living room we all felt that we had enough space!

Dan User Profile
September 2017
Great house tons of space. Between the beach, the pool and the trails there is always something to be doing.

Jessica User Profile
August 2017
This house is in a beautiful location with a gorgeous view! We had a very relaxing weekend there.

Jared User Profile
August 2017
We had a wonderful stay at Laura's place on beautiful Harstine Island. Her home was comfortable and inviting. It was so relaxing to walk along the beach and BBQ with the waves lapping just a few feet away. Our son loved the community pool and exploring the island beaches. We couldn't have asked for a better way to escape everyday life for a week!

Aaron User Profile
August 2017
We very much enjoyed our stay. Good communication from the owner, a great house, and a beautiful location. The house was clean, large, and well-appointed -- in particular, the beds were the best (firmest) we've encountered in four years of renting vacation homes. There were lots and lots of books and toys (plus no TV - which we liked -- there was also no stereo, but we had brought our own Bluetooth speaker, so it wasn't an issue). We loved the location, too -- a gated community on the north of a beautiful island in the Puget Sound, with great views from the deck and easy access to the beach. I had been concerned that we would run out of things to do, but we spent the first four days without ever wanting to leave the island. The kids (4 and 7) had a blast exploring the beach, finding sand dollars and blackberries, and watching residents dig geoducks and clams. Recommended.

Stephanie User Profile
July 2017
The owners were very responsive and the house was beautiful. The clubhouse was a lot of fun for the kids. An amazing place to unwind and relax

Shelton, Washington, United StatesJoined in September 2013
Laura User ProfileLaura is a superhost.

My globetrotting life is your win, because I love to share my favorite places in the world with like-minded folks! Our family's time is split between the Puget Sound, Alaska, and my original home country of Finland. Ask me about the great outdoors, the Northern Latitudes, or flying, and chances are I won't shut up.
I look forward to hosting you and those loved by you, and will do my best to help you enjoy the life out there (or here) to its fullest!

Languages: English, Suomi, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours

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