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Sit by the sea in this $800K Vashon waterfront home

This beach house could become your everyday house

A brown house on a grassy waterfront John de Groen/Windermere Vashon

The Puget Sound is part of your backyard in this three bedroom, two and a half bath Vashon Island home.

Originally built in 1918 and remodeled in 2010, the whole house is beachy: Wood shingles nestle among multiple gables in a dramatic pitched roof. Dramatic, water-facing windows take in the Admiralty Inlet. Upstairs, vaulted ceilings and more water views lead to a deck for even more saltwater air.

A wide, weathered wood porch overlooking the water.
A living room with wide windows on two walls—left and far—overlooking the ocean.
A room with hardwood floors and a wood stove with surrounding brick and a mantle. John de Groen/Windermere Vashon
A yard with stone paths and flowerbeds, leading to a stone patio with a stone fire pit in the middle

It’s a literal hop, skip, and a jump away from the water—just a small, stone seawall separates the lawn from the sea. Shared, floating dock access means water adventures—whether that’s boating, sailing, boarding, or just jumping—can be part of the routine.

While it’s certainly a house with all the usual trimmings, some amenities nod to a beach cabin, like the wood stove in the fireplace—or for outdoor coziness, a fire pit outside.

The rest of the yard is painstakingly landscaped flowers and hedges, plus a healthy lawn and a minimalistic fountain.

A 2,500 square foot waterfront property on Vashon will run you $795,000—it pays to be a ferry ride away from Seattle.