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Youngstown Flats
4040 26th Avenue Southwest
Seattle, WA | Delridge
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,199
739 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,280
1063 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Great location near Harbor Island shops and dining. Units feature full-sized GE washer and dryer, skyline views and private decks. Community has a rooftop deck, fitness center and movie theater.
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7 Units Available
Viewpoint Apartment Homes
21428 International Blvd
SeaTac, WA
Studio
$1,210
426 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,250
576 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,670
910 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
If you’re in the market for an apartment in SeaTac, WA, check out Viewpoint Apartment Homes. Our community lives up to our name with priceless views of the Puget Sound.
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10 Units Available
Signature Pointe
25102 62nd Ave S
Kent, WA
Studio
$1,342
428 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,436
625 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,654
976 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
47 Acres of Serene Country Living Within the emerald embrace of the Green River lies Signature Pointe Apartments, 47 acres of serene country living centrally located in the heart of Kent, WA.
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17 Units Available
The Lodge at Madrona
3202 South Mason Avenue
Tacoma, WA | South Tacoma
1 Bedroom
$1,242
629 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,370
877 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 12:31 AM
Comfort, Charm & Spectacular View of Mt. Rainier The Lodge At Madrona offers the lifestyle you've been looking for. We're conveniently located minutes from downtown Tacoma and a short drive from beautiful Gig Harbor.
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1 Unit Available
Sunrise Ridge
3852 S 29th St
Tacoma, WA | South Tacoma
2 Bedrooms
$1,409
962 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Tacoma’s Best Kept Secret Sunrise Ridge Apartments are nestled in the South Tacoma neighborhood, tucked away on a quiet street, with easy access to I-5 & Hwy 16.
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8 Units Available
Avion Apartments
3351 South 175th Street
SeaTac, WA
Studio
$1,302
545 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,530
651 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,780
1076 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
For the time being, we are conducting all leasing virtually and by appointment only. Our team is committed to assisting you and we are available by phone and email.
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2 Units Available
MOD 83
8022 83rd Ave SW
Lakewood, WA | North Lakewood
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,525
880 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Surrounded by a park-like setting, MOD 83 Apartments offers one and two bedroom floor plans conveniently located in Lakewood. Residents enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, relaxing in the community cabana and working out in our fitness center.
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4 Units Available
Porchlight Apartments
32905 19th Pl S
Federal Way, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,435
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,559
920 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Porchlight is a beacon: It draws you in, lighting your path toward life on the bright side. Discover newly renovated one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes in easily-accessible Federal Way.
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3 Units Available
Copper Creek Apartment Homes
102 5th Ave
Milton, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,451
725 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
We strive to provide a welcoming atmosphere with all the perks and amenities that will make you feel at home.
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11 Units Available
StonePointe at University Place
3806 78th Avenue Ct W
University Place, WA | University Place
1 Bedroom
$1,297
664 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,540
935 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,948
1200 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Near Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountain Range. Updated apartments featuring hardwood floors, a fireplace, and walk-in closets. Recently renovated. On-site pool, 24-hour gym, and a hot tub. Garages available.
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7 Units Available
The Union
2111 SW 352nd St
Federal Way, WA
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,150
598 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
842 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Uniquely designed community with features such as ample storage and a private patio or balcony. Minutes from Tacoma with amenities to relax: pool, sauna, gym and ample green space. Pet-friendly community with dog park.
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12 Units Available
The Atrium On James
6248 S 242nd Pl
Kent, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,348
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,543
857 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,034
828 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Convenient location for commuters, with easy access to I-67. Residents enjoy luxury amenities like garbage disposal, in-unit laundry, dishwasher and bathtub. Community includes courtyard, garage, tennis court and pool.
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2 Units Available
Island Homestead
541 Homestead Ln NE
Bainbridge Island, WA | Winslow
2 Bedrooms
$2,033
1142 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Newly remodeled homes set on landscaped grounds with territorial and greenbelt views. 30-minute commute to Seattle and walking distance to downtown. Units have fully equipped kitchens and large living rooms with fireplaces.
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18 Units Available
Westside Flats
3233 SW Avalon Way
Seattle, WA | Delridge
1 Bedroom
$1,299
719 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
849 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Great location, walkable to Java Bean, the farmers market, and Easy Street Records. Pet-friendly community has dog park, parking garage, and bike storage. Apartments have washer/dryer, stainless steel appliances, and covered balconies.
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8 Units Available
Link Apartments
4550 38th Ave SW
Seattle, WA | Fairmount Park
1 Bedroom
$1,302
603 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Close to the West Seattle Stadium, Seattle City Park, West Seattle Family YMCA, Trader Joe's, and Jefferson Square Mall. A Built Green building.Pet-friendly apartments in a highly walkable location with a Penthouse Lounge, new firepit area, energy-efficient appliances, and private underground parking.
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22 Units Available
The Whittaker
4755 Fauntleroy Way Southwest
Seattle, WA | Genesee
Studio
$1,165
542 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,430
736 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,250
1108 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
The Whittaker’s location in the Junction makes it easy to access parks, beach, water and recreation. When you’re ready to start exploring, West Seattle’s natural green paradise won’t disappoint.
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2 Units Available
Grandview Apartments
2709 84th Avenue Court West
University Place, WA | University Place
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,725
1150 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 06:05 AM
Look no further for great apartments for rent because you’ve found it at Grand View Apartments! Our beautiful, pet-friendly community is located in scenic University Place, Washington.
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4 Units Available
Fox Run
34720 2nd Ln S
Federal Way, WA
1 Bedroom
$1,350
805 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
965 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 17 at 06:05 AM
Close to St. Francis Hospital and West Hylebos Wetlands Park. Modern apartments with large living areas, island kitchens, and private patios or balconies situated in a tranquil community with a wellness center and walking trails.
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10 Units Available
Swiss Gables
4620 S 254th Pl
Kent, WA
2 Bedrooms
$1,410
788 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Gated community in Kent near Saltwater State Park and Vashon Island. Pet- and child-friendly units with large, private balconies, fireplaces, window coverings and fully equipped kitchens.
Verified
9 Units Available
Villaggio
1328 Market St
Tacoma, WA | New Tacoma
Studio
$1,247
445 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,532
664 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,914
934 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
Villaggio Apartments in Tacoma, Washington, offer walking access to shops, restaurants and galleries. The complex features a variety of floor plans and units, each updated with fresh flooring and countertops.
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21 Units Available
The Fairways
4901 Fairwood Blvd NE
Tacoma, WA | Northeast Tacoma
1 Bedroom
$1,375
699 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,545
975 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
1179 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:42 AM
Resort apartment homes in an ideal location, situated on the back nine of the North Shore Golf Course. Apartments include all appliances, in-unit laundry, stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets.
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4 Units Available
The Pacifica
4275 S Pine St
Tacoma, WA | South Tacoma
Studio
$1,429
630 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,604
813 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
We are now offering self-guided and touch-less tours via scheduled appointments only. Our virtual tours are also available.
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3 Units Available
Kently Pointe
4724 S 272nd St
Kent, WA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,306
884 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,836
1100 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 04:43 AM
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12 Units Available
Park South
10102 8th Ave S
Seattle, WA | Riverton-Boulevard Park
1 Bedroom
$1,349
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,699
937 sqft
Last updated January 17 at 06:28 AM
Bright units with wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings and stainless steel appliances. Conveniently located near public transit and minutes from I-5 and Highway 99. Many amenities include pool, racquetball court and resident BBQ area.
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City Guide

Vashon
Vashon, WA, is an island without any bridges. Great news for ferry boat lovers!
Vashon, WA, is an island without any bridges. Great news for ferry boat lovers!

Referred to primarily as Vashon Island to Washingtonians, and Vashon to local Vashonians, the "Heart of the Sound" also carries the more formal name of Vashon-Maury Island. So, basically, get a "Vashon" in there somewhere, and people will know the place you're talking about. In the year 1792, when the region was originally mapped and named by Captain George Vancouver (then explorer with the British Royal Navy) the largest island was named Vashon after James Vashon, a superior and friend of Vancouver's in the Navy.

Moving To Vashon

Western Washington is known for its mild climate and cloudy and rainy weather. However, the natural beauty of the rugged terrain is often overlooked, since visitors like to focus on the city-scape of Seattle or the average rainfall. Vashon is a relatively small community found on Vashon-Maury Island that last totaled just over 10,000 people in 2010.

For those who want their homes to be in a peaceful setting, Vashon is an ideal location. Get ready to hunt for your personal oasis of a one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon; while you can find one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments, rental apts are in high demand and quality options are usually leased quickly. When searching for rental homes in the area, be sure to consider the ferry as the only ground transportation option and your accessibility to it.

Moving To Vashon
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Western Washington is known for its mild climate and cloudy and rainy weather. However, the natural beauty of the rugged terrain is often overlooked, since visitors like to focus on the city-scape of Seattle or the average rainfall. Vashon is a relatively small community found on Vashon-Maury Island that last totaled just over 10,000 people in 2010.

For those who want their homes to be in a peaceful setting, Vashon is an ideal location. Get ready to hunt for your personal oasis of a one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon; while you can find one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments, rental apts are in high demand and quality options are usually leased quickly. When searching for rental homes in the area, be sure to consider the ferry as the only ground transportation option and your accessibility to it.

Neighborhoods in Vashon

The islands of Vashon and Maury are split into two neighborhood designations by the census tract: Town Center to the north, and Burton / Maury to the south. Burton is the general area located on the southern half of Vashon Island proper, while Maury refers to the entirety of Maury Island attached by the part-man, part-naturally made isthmus.

Town Center: This area is located on the northern half of Vashon Island proper, with the northern tip contributing the main ferry terminal area. The Washington state ferry system serves three separate routes from this departure point including Vashon-Seattle, Southworth, and Fauntleroy. The municipal airport and the downtown of Vashon are located further inland.

Burton/Maury: Here you'll find the more rural side of the Vashon-Maury islands. A single ferry route is served at the southernmost tip to Point Defiance Park, which allows excellent access for those looking for a two- or one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon, but still need access to this end of town. Also, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are must-sees for anyone living in the region.

Neighborhoods in Vashon
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The islands of Vashon and Maury are split into two neighborhood designations by the census tract: Town Center to the north, and Burton / Maury to the south. Burton is the general area located on the southern half of Vashon Island proper, while Maury refers to the entirety of Maury Island attached by the part-man, part-naturally made isthmus.

Town Center: This area is located on the northern half of Vashon Island proper, with the northern tip contributing the main ferry terminal area. The Washington state ferry system serves three separate routes from this departure point including Vashon-Seattle, Southworth, and Fauntleroy. The municipal airport and the downtown of Vashon are located further inland.

Burton/Maury: Here you'll find the more rural side of the Vashon-Maury islands. A single ferry route is served at the southernmost tip to Point Defiance Park, which allows excellent access for those looking for a two- or one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon, but still need access to this end of town. Also, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are must-sees for anyone living in the region.

Living In Vashon

If living anywhere in Western Washington, consider the typical weather for nine months of each year: rain. July, August, and the ends and beginnings of June and September are the summer months with the warmest temperatures and least precipitation. Temperatures rarely break into the 90s, but they usually do at some point each year, although in Eastern Washington temperatures over 100 degrees are common during these summer months.

Also, be sure to pack your gear for hiking, camping, biking, climbing, kayaking and just about any other way you recreate, because the Vashon region is in the heart of some of the northwest's premier excursion options.

Another thing to consider before looking into rental apts or rental homes in the Vashon-Maury area is the history and oddities that are apart of what defines the islands. A common landmark that is frequented by tourists and locals alike is a red children's bicycle stuck in a tree. Legend tells how a young boy lost his house and father in a fire, but the local community rallied support and made donations to put the family back on its feet. At the time, the boy had received the bike as a donation, thought it looked like a girls bike with training wheels, and left it out in the woods next to a sapling. Today, the tree is over a yard in diameter, and the bike is engulfed to the wheels nearly 10 feet off the ground. That little bit of local lore, plus a UFO sighting and a story about Men In Black back in the '40s, make Vashon an interesting -- albeit unique -- place to call home.

Living In Vashon
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If living anywhere in Western Washington, consider the typical weather for nine months of each year: rain. July, August, and the ends and beginnings of June and September are the summer months with the warmest temperatures and least precipitation. Temperatures rarely break into the 90s, but they usually do at some point each year, although in Eastern Washington temperatures over 100 degrees are common during these summer months.

Also, be sure to pack your gear for hiking, camping, biking, climbing, kayaking and just about any other way you recreate, because the Vashon region is in the heart of some of the northwest's premier excursion options.

Another thing to consider before looking into rental apts or rental homes in the Vashon-Maury area is the history and oddities that are apart of what defines the islands. A common landmark that is frequented by tourists and locals alike is a red children's bicycle stuck in a tree. Legend tells how a young boy lost his house and father in a fire, but the local community rallied support and made donations to put the family back on its feet. At the time, the boy had received the bike as a donation, thought it looked like a girls bike with training wheels, and left it out in the woods next to a sapling. Today, the tree is over a yard in diameter, and the bike is engulfed to the wheels nearly 10 feet off the ground. That little bit of local lore, plus a UFO sighting and a story about Men In Black back in the '40s, make Vashon an interesting -- albeit unique -- place to call home.

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Vashon
Vashon, WA, is an island without any bridges. Great news for ferry boat lovers!
Vashon, WA, is an island without any bridges. Great news for ferry boat lovers!

Referred to primarily as Vashon Island to Washingtonians, and Vashon to local Vashonians, the "Heart of the Sound" also carries the more formal name of Vashon-Maury Island. So, basically, get a "Vashon" in there somewhere, and people will know the place you're talking about. In the year 1792, when the region was originally mapped and named by Captain George Vancouver (then explorer with the British Royal Navy) the largest island was named Vashon after James Vashon, a superior and friend of Vancouver's in the Navy.

Moving To Vashon

Western Washington is known for its mild climate and cloudy and rainy weather. However, the natural beauty of the rugged terrain is often overlooked, since visitors like to focus on the city-scape of Seattle or the average rainfall. Vashon is a relatively small community found on Vashon-Maury Island that last totaled just over 10,000 people in 2010.

For those who want their homes to be in a peaceful setting, Vashon is an ideal location. Get ready to hunt for your personal oasis of a one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon; while you can find one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments, rental apts are in high demand and quality options are usually leased quickly. When searching for rental homes in the area, be sure to consider the ferry as the only ground transportation option and your accessibility to it.

Moving To Vashon
+

Western Washington is known for its mild climate and cloudy and rainy weather. However, the natural beauty of the rugged terrain is often overlooked, since visitors like to focus on the city-scape of Seattle or the average rainfall. Vashon is a relatively small community found on Vashon-Maury Island that last totaled just over 10,000 people in 2010.

For those who want their homes to be in a peaceful setting, Vashon is an ideal location. Get ready to hunt for your personal oasis of a one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon; while you can find one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments, rental apts are in high demand and quality options are usually leased quickly. When searching for rental homes in the area, be sure to consider the ferry as the only ground transportation option and your accessibility to it.

Neighborhoods in Vashon

The islands of Vashon and Maury are split into two neighborhood designations by the census tract: Town Center to the north, and Burton / Maury to the south. Burton is the general area located on the southern half of Vashon Island proper, while Maury refers to the entirety of Maury Island attached by the part-man, part-naturally made isthmus.

Town Center: This area is located on the northern half of Vashon Island proper, with the northern tip contributing the main ferry terminal area. The Washington state ferry system serves three separate routes from this departure point including Vashon-Seattle, Southworth, and Fauntleroy. The municipal airport and the downtown of Vashon are located further inland.

Burton/Maury: Here you'll find the more rural side of the Vashon-Maury islands. A single ferry route is served at the southernmost tip to Point Defiance Park, which allows excellent access for those looking for a two- or one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon, but still need access to this end of town. Also, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are must-sees for anyone living in the region.

Neighborhoods in Vashon
+

The islands of Vashon and Maury are split into two neighborhood designations by the census tract: Town Center to the north, and Burton / Maury to the south. Burton is the general area located on the southern half of Vashon Island proper, while Maury refers to the entirety of Maury Island attached by the part-man, part-naturally made isthmus.

Town Center: This area is located on the northern half of Vashon Island proper, with the northern tip contributing the main ferry terminal area. The Washington state ferry system serves three separate routes from this departure point including Vashon-Seattle, Southworth, and Fauntleroy. The municipal airport and the downtown of Vashon are located further inland.

Burton/Maury: Here you'll find the more rural side of the Vashon-Maury islands. A single ferry route is served at the southernmost tip to Point Defiance Park, which allows excellent access for those looking for a two- or one-bedroom apartment for rent in Vashon, but still need access to this end of town. Also, the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium are must-sees for anyone living in the region.

Living In Vashon

If living anywhere in Western Washington, consider the typical weather for nine months of each year: rain. July, August, and the ends and beginnings of June and September are the summer months with the warmest temperatures and least precipitation. Temperatures rarely break into the 90s, but they usually do at some point each year, although in Eastern Washington temperatures over 100 degrees are common during these summer months.

Also, be sure to pack your gear for hiking, camping, biking, climbing, kayaking and just about any other way you recreate, because the Vashon region is in the heart of some of the northwest's premier excursion options.

Another thing to consider before looking into rental apts or rental homes in the Vashon-Maury area is the history and oddities that are apart of what defines the islands. A common landmark that is frequented by tourists and locals alike is a red children's bicycle stuck in a tree. Legend tells how a young boy lost his house and father in a fire, but the local community rallied support and made donations to put the family back on its feet. At the time, the boy had received the bike as a donation, thought it looked like a girls bike with training wheels, and left it out in the woods next to a sapling. Today, the tree is over a yard in diameter, and the bike is engulfed to the wheels nearly 10 feet off the ground. That little bit of local lore, plus a UFO sighting and a story about Men In Black back in the '40s, make Vashon an interesting -- albeit unique -- place to call home.

Living In Vashon
+

If living anywhere in Western Washington, consider the typical weather for nine months of each year: rain. July, August, and the ends and beginnings of June and September are the summer months with the warmest temperatures and least precipitation. Temperatures rarely break into the 90s, but they usually do at some point each year, although in Eastern Washington temperatures over 100 degrees are common during these summer months.

Also, be sure to pack your gear for hiking, camping, biking, climbing, kayaking and just about any other way you recreate, because the Vashon region is in the heart of some of the northwest's premier excursion options.

Another thing to consider before looking into rental apts or rental homes in the Vashon-Maury area is the history and oddities that are apart of what defines the islands. A common landmark that is frequented by tourists and locals alike is a red children's bicycle stuck in a tree. Legend tells how a young boy lost his house and father in a fire, but the local community rallied support and made donations to put the family back on its feet. At the time, the boy had received the bike as a donation, thought it looked like a girls bike with training wheels, and left it out in the woods next to a sapling. Today, the tree is over a yard in diameter, and the bike is engulfed to the wheels nearly 10 feet off the ground. That little bit of local lore, plus a UFO sighting and a story about Men In Black back in the '40s, make Vashon an interesting -- albeit unique -- place to call home.