3 bedrooms + sofa bed, 2 full baths, rates include up to 6, add $20 each for 7-8
queen-size beds -- very comfortable Sealy Posturepedic -- in each of the three bedrooms. Equally comfortable queen-size sofa bed located in living room.
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Many artifacts on tables and shelves NOT for kids.Many artifacts on tables and shelves NOT for kids.
Pets allowed - Tell me about your 4-footed family member (max. 1)Tell me about your 4-footed family member (max. 1)
No events - Absolutely no more than 8 people in this property.Absolutely no more than 8 people in this property.
No smoking - Please refrain from smoking inside or outside homePlease refrain from smoking inside or outside home
Max guests: 8 (sleeps up to 8 adults) - Base rate covers up to 6. 7-8 add $15/person/nite Base rate covers up to 6. 7-8 add $15/person/nite
Minimum age of primary renter: 27 - Must be 27 to rent (excluding kids with parents).Must be 27 to rent (excluding kids with parents).
- Cancellations less than 30 days prior to stay, receive a credit for 12 months. Rebooking with higher rates will incur an extra cost beyond the credit.
- No fireworks are allowed. $1,000 fine for use. The Spit on the northern tip of Hartstene Pointe has steel fire circles which are perfect for bonfires.
- There is a pet fee of $75 for one pet during a stay. In the unusual case of a second pet, the fee will be an additional $75, for a total of $150.
Property has guest safety measures
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
Cleaned with disinfectant
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (e.g. countertops, light switches, handles and taps)
Minimum one-day vacancy between guests’ stays
Follows industry health association: SafeStay (AHLA – USA)
Within Easy Walking Distance: Beachcombing, Crabs, Clams, Clubhouse with Pool, Library, Ping pong, Billiards, Marina for boating and fishing, Three tennis courts. A notebook on the coffee table in the Great Room contains many maps, brochures, menus from restaurants, and other materials designed to orient you to Island Magic and its environs.
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I learned to love music from an early age in my home, starting piano lessons at the age of seven. To see where my passion for music has taken me, check out my website. My parents also gave me a love for travel, taking me on flying vacations from the time I was a toddler. Further, Mom and Dad instilled in me an interest in people from all kinds of backgrounds. As a result, one of my favorite sayings is: 'Strangers are friends I haven't met yet.' I thoroughly enjoy building relationships, often with those who are quite different from me. This orientation helps me to be a good 'innkeeper' and to enjoy sharing my home with many 'new friends.'
purchased this house in 2002
Why chose Shelton
I discovered Hartstene Pointe in the mid-1970s. My wife and our two sons rented one of the Pointe's 'island houses' (condos) from friends who lived near us in Seattle. We made countless trips to Harstine Island during various times of the year, but always staying for at least a week every summer. In 2002, my older son and I were guests at that same island house on Promontory Road and took a walk by "749.". We saw a 'for sale by owner' sign in front of the home I now call Island Magic. Having known the community for 25 years and with good memories of so many family times here, I made an offer that was ultimately accepted. It's turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life.
What makes this house unique
For me, staying at Island Magic is experiencing a little taste of heaven. The wonderful quiet, comfort, and restfulness of my home is noticed by all who enter. I'm no more than a five-minute walk from the Pointe's Club House and swimming pool (open Memorial Day weekend through the second weekend after Labor Day). That is a great gathering spot, similar to a lovely country club. Walking ten minutes in the other direction brings me to the beach at Indian Cove. The majestic forest and the waters of Puget Sound with magnificent mountain vistas provide a richness of beauty that is inexhaustible. With 5.5 miles of walking trails and 3.5 miles of private shoreline, there is always something new to explore. Please take a moment to read some of the comments left in my guestbook. If you are intrigued by them, perhaps a visit to Island Magic would be the perfect choice for you. Sometimes Island Magic is one of several homes at the Pointe rented for gatherings of families and friends. Our home has also been used for church retreats, getaways for 'the girls,' and scrapbooking parties.
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