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The Last Resort Guest House

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage by the beach, 2 queen sized beds.

The Last Resort is a cozy cottage set high above the Puget Sound on Vashon's West Side. From here

you can

view all types of wild life, enjoy the quiet or relax on long walks along the shore. While having

tea or coffee on the deck in the morning or a relaxing moment at the end of the day you can view all

maner of boats moving along Colvos Passage! Nestled deep

in the woods at

the end of of a country lane you will find Eagles, Osprey, Whales, Herons and an array of

bird life and

woodland animals to talk about for a life time!

A 100 % refund is available on all cancellations, this is NOT time sensitive. ASAP is of course considerate on your behalf, thanks!

Safe travels,


More Details

Property Manager
Larry Flynn
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Larry Flynn

I was born in Seattle in 1956 and then moved to San Jose CA the following year. In the words of Lily Tomlin I moved as soon as I found out where I was and came back home to Seattle. 6 years after that I moved to Vashon and haven't looked back. In addition to The Last Resort I have worked on the island as a bus driver for the last 31 years.

Larry Flynn purchased this house in 1989


Vashon Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • !00 % refund no matter the time notification.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • There are 2 sleeping area at TLR. One bed is a hide a bed on the main floor and the other is up in the loft. Both of these beds are queen sized mattresses.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water skiing
The Last Resort has a kitchen-ette which has a small refrigerator, 2 burner hot plate, microwave oven, coffee maker with coffee and filters and a blender. Place settings for indoor as well as ones for out door dinning to accomodate 4 and a closet for evening clothes. The cottage has a queen sized hide-a-bed sofa on the main floor and a loft with another queen sized mattress and the bathroom comes with a stand up shower. There are 2 sources of heat here at the cottage, an electric wall heater in the main room and one in the bath in addition to an air tight wood stove. Out side the french doors that lead you to a deck with a beautiful view of The Puget Sound is a 4 person jacuzzi hot tub with an outside shower that has hot and cold water. If you like to BBQ there is a grill. There is a 2 night minimum at TLR. Thanks.


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The Last Resort Guest House
average rating of 4.972973 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful hospitality

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful stay. The property was clean, well organized, and Larry was so helpful. He was quick to chop some firewood for us when we needed a little more heat in the cottage, and the hot tub was great after a long day. Also loved the use of reclaimed and recycled materials throughout the cottage. Larry also offered many tips for enjoying the island, including pointing out how to read the tide charts, and where to go for recreational activities. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Puget Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a private location to relax and enjoy the beauty of Puget Sound - and Larry's guest house was just the ticket! The house is so cool - built from repurposed building materials. Two sides are mostly made up of windows which bring the outside in. No need to pull the shades, since the house sits up so high and no civilization in close proximity. Just towering trees and Larry's sweet kitties occasionally lounging on the deck.

Climbing up the ladder to the loft made us feel like kids in a tree fort. And the hot tub! Positioned to look over the water and view the sunsets was perfection! We even used it one morning to have coffee and listen to the coyotes howl from across the Sound.

Hike down quietly to the water and I'll bet you'll run into deer just like I did. Stay still and they'll gaze, then graze without any worry that you're there.

Larry lives in a home next door, but we only saw him once during our stay and on the road the day we left. He takes pride in his gardens and has landscaped to optimize the views. We like Larry ~ he's so nice with a chill attitude. We felt like fast friends!

If you are thinking of booking, think no more and do it! I guarantee you won't be disappointed if solitude and relaxation is what your after. The long and winding road to the house will have you unwound by the time you get there! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A treat for the senses!

  • 5 of 5

When I saw the mammoth stone steps, I knew I was on a fairy-tale adventure, complete with a pod of orca gliding past down in the Sound! Interesting Larry, as I call him, was wonderful to talk to, and he has built an amazing little place to take you back to another time. The quiet was complete-- I didn't hear a human-made sound once, besides a fun chat with Larry. A beautiful, interesting little house--waking up to the glittering water and big and little boats going by kept me lying on the pull-out sofa for far too long. :) I was a little too old to make it up into the loft, but it looked beautiful (as did the stairs down to the water). I LOVED all the windows and the graceful design! The little deck and hot tub are the crowning touches...the friends I was visiting were envious. I can't wait to bring some DVD's (no WiFi, and that is GOOD for you) up in the winter, toast my toes by the woodstove, and watch the snow dust the cedars! Thanks so much, Larry...

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kevin! What a delightful review! I don't remember having receiving a more eloquent review! It does my heart good to hear the you had a lot of slow and easy time here, it's the concept! Remember the root word of vacation is vacate, the very point of a of holiday! Much Joy, Interesting Larry :>)
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  • 5 of 5


Larry is such a Great Guy and knows so much about the area and travelling ideas. fell in love with the cottage the first time i saw it on the person WAS SO MUCH BETTER! So much personality! Clean, perfect views of the water, bed really nice, loved the loft and ladder, and the HOT TUB Was The Best. Never saw Larry unless we wanted him. Will go BACK!!!!!

Thanks LARRY and Airb&b!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! It was a joy to have you drop by for a short stay, I hope next timem you'll be able to stay a bit longer.
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Perfect for romantic getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin offers all the privacy, comfort and beauty to assure the perfect weekend getaway. We loved the hot tub and view, deck, etc. Larry was very cordial and the consummate host. Great time!

Our only comments would be 1) we recommend railings along at least one side of the loft, if not all the way around. It was a bit unnerving to sleep 2 ft from the fall-off point. And 2) the required positioning of the couch for fold-out purposes didn't lend itself to relaxing hang-out time. We craved a comfy chair and/or angle to look out at the view. But space is limited and we understand that any other position of the couch would preclude fold-out use.

Thank you Larry for a wonderful weekend celebrating our tenth!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most relaxing part of our trip!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect! The view was amazing overlooking the water. It was unbelievably relaxing because you can disconnect from everything and truly be on a vacation. Larry was amazing as well. He greeted us when we got in and was really fun to talk to. He is an amazing host and makes sure your stay is wonderful. We are looking forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mareah and Al, You guys were a treat to have around for visit! Thanks. I hope you can make it out this way again some time soon! Larry
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
All dinning is in Vashon

Vashon has many things to offer to you the traveller. Wilderness hikes along magnificant ponds and

through woodlands. You might also enjoy the trails through the woods or perhaps a beach walk would

be more relaxing which can be accesed from the cottage. For the more adventerous, hayacks are

offered at the marina and there is a bike shop with bikes for rent to those that would like to just

peddle around out here on our country lanes.

Come now and build memories to last a life time with that someone special!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

The Last Resort is closed on Sundays.
If your booking includes but doesn't start on a Sunday I can make your reservation. If your holiday begins on a Sunday I'm closed that day and will not be able to make your reservation. I need 1 day a week off, sorry for the inconvenience.
Please, no dogs. Their dander is a problem for some travelers. Sorry pet lovers.
Cancellation policy is 100%. Please give as much notice as possible even if it's 24 hours. Thank for that. :>)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.