Category: Views from Agate Beach House

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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Beautiful Edibles

  The garden surrounding Agate Beach House has been planted with a variety of mostly native shrubs, trees, fruits and vegetables. The artichokes come up every year, with the bulbs growing to maturity sometime in August. If left to blossom, the bulbs transform into a beautiful purple ‘thistley’ flower.   In addition to traditional artichokes, …

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Winter Views

The area where Agate Beach House is located does not get much snowfall, and the snow usually does not last for long.  Here are some photos taken after a fresh layer of winter snow in 2010. When the chilly weather arrives, we recommend brewing hot chocolate and lighting a fire in one of the house’s …

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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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Sunrise & Fog Over Hammersley Inlet

The eastern view from Agate Beach House promises stunning sunrises even when there is fog. As you can see from these photos taken from the attached deck, the sun burning through the fog over the inlet is captivating.   Agate Beach House is not located near any major roadways, so the setting is tranquil and …

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