from $225 / night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
- Pets allowed:
- Wi-Fi available:
- Per night:
- $225 - $225
- Per week:
- $1350 - $1350
Description from owner
About the area
Harry & Sue B.
- Years listed:
Languages spoken: English
- Air conditioning
- High Speed Internet
- Hot tub/Jacuzzi
- Linen provided
- Private outdoor pool (unheated)
- Parking Included
- Clothes dryer
- DVD player
- Hair dryer
- CD player
- Video player
- Washing machine
- Cycling Trips
- Games room
- Ping Pong Table
- Water sports
- Horse riding
- Pool or snooker table
Reviews for this vacation home rental in Herron Island, United States Have you been a guest of this property? Write a review Reviews (7)
– based on 7 reviews
This house is one of the best designed and equipped homes that we,ve stayed in while visiting Washington state.Everything was quality.We will definiitely rent again.
Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your review.
We loved the home and community. The home is lovely and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Beautiful surroundings!!! Thanks for sharing.
The pictures on the website do not do this property justice. This cabin truly looks like it was decorated to be included in the pages of a pottery barn catalogue. It was spacious, well appointed, clean and more than well considered. The kids in our group fully enjoyed the three televisions, electronic keyboard and movie library. Although with beaches to comb, nature trails to walk, ping pong to play, bikes to ride and swimming to be had, the indoor activities were merely an afterthought. If you want your kids to unplug, there isn't a better location. The adults enjoyed the quiet surroundings, which occasionally included a visit from the local wildlife, and the well appointed book library. What a treat. We will be back.
Owner's reply: Thank you very much for your comments. Our goal is to provide a comfortable setting away from home with amenities to make a relaxing and memorable vacation. Harry Barmon
“Harstine Island R&R”
We spent a week at Barmon's beautiful home in early August and could not have been more pleased with our stay. The home is beautiful and filled with everything needed to make your stay comfortable and interesting. We enjoyed the bikes, the flashlights, the field glasses and want to use of the raft next time we visit. We started our mornings by the living room fire reading our books and looking out the picture windows at the forest, spent our afternoons on the beach at the Pointe and our nights watching the meteorite showers, the Milky Way and the bioluminescence in the water. We have been coming to Harstine Island with our family for vacation for twenty-four years and feel we have found our favorite place to stay. Every year we go to the Saturday Farmers Market at the community hall for pies, sweet rolls and produce all from the island and visit our favorite island pottery artist on Sunday afternoon. This home was exceptionally hospitable and we will definitely be back.
Owner's reply: Diane Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that your stay was enjoyable. We also hope that you return to Hartstene in the future and decide to stay with us again. Thank s again Harry & Sue Barmon .
We had a wonderful time. The home is completely furnished. All you need to bring with you is your own personal items, food and a willingness to leave stress behind (we put ours in the car trunk as soon as we arrived.).
Owner's reply: We strive to provide a recreational environment that is relaxing and full of fun. We welcome comments so that we can be in tune with the needs if our guests.
“Quiet and relaxing”
We had a wonderful time at our rental home. We had no problems whatsoever. Everything was clean and directions made it easy to find. Very private and nice family room, we played cards while the kids watched movies on the big screen. We will definitely plan another trip there.
Owner Supplied Testimonials
I wish there were more stars than 5. I also wish we had more time to stay. This is by far the best kept, best stocked home. The pictures don't do it justice. The communities/ammenities were great. There were over4 different beach areas to choose from, all very well maintained. This doesnt feel like a rental, it feels like you are staying at a friends house. When we drove through the gate it felt as if we were in a different state all together. The houses are built around the forest and island. Nature is all around you. We saw deer, racoons, squirells and every kind of bird imaginable. The house is beautiful, all the needed amenities, and plenty of space. We had 4 adults and 6 kids and had more than enough room. Harry really went all out on this "Home". Thank you Harry so very much for this great expericence, we will see you again in the summer!
Posted by: David Perez
My family has made an annual summer trip for 18 years and this trip was by far and away the best yet. The home was wonderful and very comfortable. The absence of a TV signal was a blessing. The entire stay was extremely relaxing and I highly recommend this home to anyone wanting to just get away for refreshing vacation. Everyone we met in the community was very friendly and made us feel at home. My only regret is that one week was not long enough. I will try and rectify that shortfall next year. Thanks again Harry. Ron
Posted by: Ron Tesch
Just spent a terrific weekend 4/4 - 4/6 at this wonderful place. Unfortunately a weekend just wasn't enough! We actually lucked out, considering the time of year, and had beautiful weather. The setting of this intimate community is gorgeous, and has plenty to offer. Beach, forest, trails & wildlife. The house and all it's amenites, was fantastic! Hope to return sometime this summer for a full week! Much thanks to the Barman's for sharing this wonderful place.
Posted by: Kimberly Boone
Thanks for loaning us your beautiful home for the week! It was the perfect place for our family to spend some time together. We went on walks, bike rides, and down to the beach daily. :)
Like Â· Â· July 29 at 9:49pm Â·
Lovely, homey, well kept home and grounds
3 of 5 Submitted: Sep 30, 2013 Stayed: Sep 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed the setting and coziness of the home and surrounding area. However we think it was not a great fit for a family with very little children. (1-3) We also had two other grandkids for two days (3-6). We also did not fully understand the distance from the island to outside activities or shopping. It is a place we may truly want to try when we want a getaway alone or with family when the children are much older. Thank yo so much for sharing your amazing home.
Owner's Response: We strive to represent our vacation home accurately without misrepresentations. Our home is located on the northern tip of an island in South Puget Sound and not in the City of Shelton or Seattle. Harstene Island does not have cities like Friday Harbor but then it does have the peace and serenity of getting away from the congestion associated with larger populated areas. My grandchildren who are now 5, 11 and 16 years old have visited the Pointe since being in infants. They have enjoyed playing on the beach picking up shells, throwing rocks in the water, playing in the kids waiting pool and having s'mores down at the gazebos on the beach.
Great place for our family!
4 of 5 Submitted: Sep 23, 2013 Stayed: Jul 2013
The home was large enough to accomodate our family. We were in the area for a family wedding in Shelton. We were able to walk down to the beach/water, enjoy the pool at the clubhouse with our kids, bbq food on the deck. Very clean, everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The owners were available to answer any questions. Harry was very good at answering or retuning phone calls or emails during the renting process and during our stay if needed. The island location is beautiful.
The only reason I did not give 5 stars is for 3 small reasons and 2 of them are not the owners fault. 1; there is a low profile electrical box that is located at the end of the driveway...I hit it with the fender of my rental car...not the ideal spot for such a utility; again Harry was very understanding and helpful. 2; The contact lady for the HOA or POA of the island just was not very friendly (not sure of the right word) with us...just seemed kind of annoyed with having renters on the island. We only had to deal with her for a total 5-10 minutes for the trip. 3; Initially getting into the community could be a little easier, if security or contact lady is not readily available you are sitting and waiting for the code to get in through the gate and possibly in the way of others getting into the community.
We do recommend this property, great house! Really nice owners!
Submitted: October 3, 2013 Stayed: July 2013
" Camping at the Hilton"
We normally do a family camp out every summer. This year was a little different, we couldn't find a campground, motel or cabin in the area we wanted to go. I was really lucky to find this home at a really late notice. Everyone was satisfied. It was in the woods with lots of nature all around us. We had deer looking in those big windows every morning. The kids were busy all week with bike riding, swimming, tennis, ping pong and lots of games and movies. The house was roomy, clean and very well stocked. I just hope we can go again, sure beats sleeping in a tent.
Hi Harry -- we were so happy with your Harstene Island home. The spaces were welcoming and flexible; we had ample room for yoga behind the big sectional, and it was great to find the place so well equipped and supplied.
One of the group was impressed by the sturdiness of the bunk beds -- she needs to buy a set for her teenagers, and wondered where you bought them. Do you happen to remember?
So thanks for providing such a lovely home. Hope to be back!