Peaceful Retreat & Gathering Place

For those seeking a peaceful nature retreat with stunning year-round water views, Agate Beach House is the perfect place to relax in solitude or gather with friends and family.

Privately nestled amidst towering fir trees, Agate Beach House offers wide-ranging views of Hammersely Inlet, 8-miles of winding saltwater connecting Oakland Bay with Puget Sound.Cathedral Windows of Living Room

Watch the playful seals, fish from the beach, dig clams on the beach below for dinner, and (on rare but fortuitous occasions, usually during late summer) witness pods of splashing Orcas from the home’s wraparound deck.

Less than two hours’ drive from Seattle, Agate Beach House offers nearby conveniences and recreation including hiking, fishing, kayaking, wine tasting and fresh local seafood.

Agate Beach House, Living Room Window

Agate Beach House, Living Room Window

Fresh local oysters, Dungeness crab, fresh and smoked clams can be purchased from nearby seafood retailers, and two local wine tasting rooms are within 20 miles’ drive of Agate Beach House, which sports a fully equipped gourmet kitchen complete with blender, espresso machine, and professional grade waffle maker.

Hood Canal Spot Prawns, Agate Beach House

Hood Canal Spot Prawns, Agate Beach House

Local Clams, Agate Beach House

Local Clams, Agate Beach House

Local Red Crab, Agate Beach House

Local Red Crab, Agate Beach House

Pacific Oysters, Agate Beach House

Pacific Oysters, Agate Beach House

 

Order kayaks, delivered from nearby Allyn, to paddle Hammersley Inlet’s nooks and crannies, whose shoreline residents include foxes, deer, and bald eagles.

Kayaking Hammersley Inlet

Kayaking Hammersley Inlet

 

Fishing in Hammerlsey Inlet

Fishing in Hammerlsey Inlet

Raccoon

Raccoon at Agate Beach House

Starfish in Hammersley Inlet

Starfish in Hammersley Inlet

 

Whether you are seeking a peaceful artist’s retreat or a gathering place for friends and family, Agate Beach House offers a comfortable, inspiring environment to gather one’s family or one’s thoughts.

Clouds over Hammersley Inlet

Clouds over Hammersley Inlet

Moonlight Over Hammersley Inlet

Moonlight Over Hammersley Inlet

 

To inquire about rates or availability, contact Picture Properties at 206-999-1720 or visit http://www.picturepropertiesvacationrentals.com/AgateBeachHouse/request.htm.

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Sunrise over Hammersley Inlet, view from Agate Beach House

Reflections

Sunrise over Hammersley Inlet often reflects enchanting hues of pink, orange and gold. Agate Beach House is situated with an optimal view of the sunrise in the morning. If the weather is foggy, the sun breaking through the fog is also an enchanting phenomenon. Viewed from the cathedral windows of the living room, the sliding …

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Sun Fish or Sun Star, on the beach of Hammersley Inlet

Coastal Wildlife

The beach below Agate Beach House is home to a plethora of sea creatures. Depending upon the season, time of day and the tidal patterns, you can usually find starfish, sun fish and crabs – both large (in the water) and tiny (underneath stones). Waterlogged tree trunks are often home to a growing population of …

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Lucious Local Shrimp

In the deep waters of the nearby Hood Canal, the sweet, succulent spot shrimp or ‘spot prawns’ are harvested recreationally during short periods in the early summer (usually during the month of May), although they are caught by commercial fishing operations during other times of the year. If you love sushi and / or ceviche, …

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