Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Sun All Day & on the Beach: a '50's Beach Cottage!

You sent a message to this owner.

SeaSpray Cottage...at the very edge of the beach!

Calendar

Last updated: 08/31/2015
Check availability
23 Available
24 Available check-in
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

SeaSpray Cottage is the quintessential 50's beach cabin! Whether you seek a family vacation cottage or a cozy romantic getaway cottage for two, SeaSpray is the perfect vacation cottage from which to explore and experience the beauty of Lopez Island, a jewel of the San Juan Islands. Known as the 'Friendly Isle', it is a haven for bicycling, kayaking, gentle hiking, beachcombing and beautiful views of the San Juan Islands and Olympic Mountains. Lopez Island is peaceful and quiet.

SeaSpray Cottage is 30 feet from the natural rock steps down onto our private, no-bank beach on Davis Bay. Launch your own kayak from the shore, fly kites with the kids, picnic on the sand or take your family for a bicycle tour of rolling farmlands and gentle fields. Your family can walk along the trails at Iceberg Point, explore Shark's Reef, play at Spencer Spit State Park or Watmough Bay.

SeaSpray has just been completely 'refreshed' inside during the spring of 2012. With the walls whitewashed, new plush carpet underfoot, new lighting and many new touches throughout, the cottage is every bit as original 50's and charming as ever, but fresh and bright and ready to delight you.

SeaSpray's living room is perfect for spending time together; relaxing in front of the wood stove, reading or watching the water just out the windows that stretch across the front of the cottage. Move onto the Sun Porch, even closer to the beach and listen to the waves and the grumbling sea lions. There is a large dining table here for your evening meals. The kitchen is small but fully equipped for family style cooking. Plenty of dishes, glassware and cookware are provided for your use. You will also find a microwave, coffee maker, toaster, full set of kitchen knives and a hand mixer. The kitchen is open to the living room, across the breakfast counter, which will seat four. Along the eastern picture window off the kitchen sits a breakfast table for two more people.

The Master bedroom is on the ocean side of the cottage and has a double bed. From here a sliding glass door opens onto the Sun Porch so the breeze and water sounds will find you while sleeping. The kids will enjoy the cozy, built in 'cabin style' lower bunks in the garden side bedroom. The upper level of the bunk beds are cozy reading nooks for the kids. Brightly colored headlamps await to make the reading bright and fun. We have provided fine quality cotton linens for all the beds and fluffy towels for after your showers. The bathroom has been freshly painted and the shower surround tiled, adding another sparkle to the cottage. Beach towels will accompany you to the shore for your adventures there.

It may look small, but SeaSpray Cottage has been a cozy, comfortable year round residence that is big on making memories for families! Whether in winter, summer, spring or fall there is no better spot for a getaway. Come be our guest at SeaSpray!

Thank you!

Keywords: cottage, beach cabin, vacation cottage,

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be 25 years old+ to be considered for rental. Thankyou....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • beach fire ring

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Kids books are offered up in the reading nooks....moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Are provided in a wicker trunk in the Sun Room...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Bring your IPod! The CD player has an IPod dock....moreless

  • Television:

    TV for DVD movies only...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    A few kids movies, a few adult movies....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    The seascape stretches before you and the Olympic Mountains are on the horizon...moreless

  • Village:

    A small quaint, walkable Village. There are a few shops, galleries, coffee houses, restaurants the great Holly B's Bakery...moreless

  • Water View:

    Enjoy the entire seascape in front of you and the Olympic Mountains at the horizon...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The sit-at bar seats 4, the breakfast table 2 and the large table on the sun porch will seat 4. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Drying rack provided...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    Domestic calls only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    We even provide beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking area for one car only, please! ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In cottage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless signal available ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Firewood available...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    Check out the local deli Vita's for great catering and 'To-Go' meals. ...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    We have never had a comment that there is not enough of any equipment for cooking!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Bring your own! Store them in the bike shed....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Lopez Island Gold course....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Bring your own or rent from the outfitters on the island. You may keep them in the yard overnight....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    This is what we call the Sun Room...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

    Courts are up near the school...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 5
from 20 traveler reviews
Loading...
 
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer-Fall
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$300
$1,850

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $264 Nightly

Winter - Spring
Oct 1 - May 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$225
$1,425

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $204 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 10.1%

Notes:

Normal cleaning fees are included.

Additional one person beyond max = add $25.00 per night (at owner's discretion)

Holidays - Dec 23 Christmas through Jan 1 New Years - 3 night minimum

50% of rental fee + 50% of tax due at the time of booking.

Final balance + 50% of tax + refundable security deposit due 30 days prior to arrival.

PayPal payments available - Add 2.9% PayPal fee to Reservation Fee


Please wait... Travel with confidence

Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 08/31/2015
Check availability
23 Available
24 Available check-in
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham, WA
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Galley
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lopez Island, north end
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lopez Island Golf Course
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
All are located in the Village
Lopez Island
Nearest Beach
Outside

Car: Recommended

Lopez Island is a quiet and peaceful paradise in the San Juan Islands. It is gentle, rolling countryside which is perfect for bicycling and walking. There are beaches for beachcombing, State Parks full of beautiful trails that meander along seaside bluffs overlooking the Straits and the Olympic Mountains, Cascade Mountains and Mt. Baker. The Marina in Fisherman's Bay is the center for boating and fishing. The island has long been pursuing sustainable, organic farming and living practices. An eco-friendly lifestyle is pervasive here. Lopez Village is a small community gather place offering organic & conventional grocery stores, coffee shops, art galleries, restaurants, a library, book store, and a vital farmers market! Go on a kayak tour, rent bicycles, take your family whale watching with local guides. Come and experience the awe inspiring beauty of Lopez Island!

Other Activities: Wildlife viewing, Boating, Shopping, Kayaking

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Lopez Island has long been our favorite place in the San Juan Islands! We jumped at the chance to take care of and share this magnificent spot on the sunny, south shore of Davis Bay. It is our dream come true!

Why the Owner Chose Lopez Island:
We loved the sunny, expansive view of the sea framed by the Olympic Mountains and we love being right on the beach. We wanted to have our grown kids bring their children here, where they can make memories together. We watch eagles, deer, geese, otters, seals and sealions play at the water's edge.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Unique to our property is the easy access to the beach. We can walk our kayaks to the water from our yard! We have beautiful gardens, a wide grassy lawn where kids can play badmiton and chase eachother in big circles. It's the best vacation spot we could ever imagine.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loading...
1 of 6
 

Photos

  • SeaSpray Cottage...at the very edge of the beach!

    SeaSpray Cottage...at the very edge of the beach!

  • Live and dine out on the sun porch, with Davis Bay steps away.

    Live and dine out on the sun porch, with Davis Bay steps away.

  • The cozy living room is ready to provide rest and relaxation

    The cozy living room is ready to provide rest and relaxation

  • Cheery and bright, the kitchen is right in the middle of the action

    Cheery and bright, the kitchen is right in the middle of the action

  • Sleep to the sound of waves...the water side bed room with a double bed

    Sleep to the sound of waves...the water side bed room with a double bed

  • One of two upper level, cozy reading nooks for the kids

    One of two upper level, cozy reading nooks for the kids

  • The bunk room leads to the living room...

    The bunk room leads to the living room...

  • Looking into the living room with the kitchen and breakfast table before you

    Looking into the living room with the kitchen and breakfast table before you

  • SeaSpray Cottage's east side and door to sunroom

    SeaSpray Cottage's east side and door to sunroom

  • January 2011 sunset from SeaSpray Cottage

    January 2011 sunset from SeaSpray Cottage

  • We are grateful for this special place & the chance to share it with our guests

    We are grateful for this special place & the chance to share it with our guests

  • Another of our gardens....

    Another of our gardens....

  • SeaSpray's deck, as close as you can get to the water.

    SeaSpray's deck, as close as you can get to the water.

  • A cheery spot in the sun room for coffee and catching up with eachother

    A cheery spot in the sun room for coffee and catching up with eachother

  • The living room and kitchen are open to the view and to the light

    The living room and kitchen are open to the view and to the light

  • The bathroom and two bedroom doorways just off of the living room

    The bathroom and two bedroom doorways just off of the living room

  • The bunk room on the garden side of the cottage...

    The bunk room on the garden side of the cottage...

  • The second cozy reading nook, above the sleeping bunk...

    The second cozy reading nook, above the sleeping bunk...

  • The bathroom has a newly tiled shower surround, new flooring and fresh paint

    The bathroom has a newly tiled shower surround, new flooring and fresh paint

  • The TV room.

    The TV room.

  • The Olympic mountains greet you from the yard as you step down to the beach

    The Olympic mountains greet you from the yard as you step down to the beach

  • Endlessly changing southern sky-scape from the cottage

    Endlessly changing southern sky-scape from the cottage

  • Walla Walla sweets drying in the sun, our garden's bounty!

    Walla Walla sweets drying in the sun, our garden's bounty!

  • An enchanted, misty evening in the summer of 2014

    An enchanted, misty evening in the summer of 2014

VRBO #224522

There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, August 31, 2015

Minimum stay: 1-4 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Get an instant quote
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/31/2015
Phone number Show phone number

(206) 484-9812 Cell (Washington, USA)

Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

advertisement

Share this property via Email

Sun All Day & on the Beach: a '50's Beach Cottage!

Lopez Island #224522

2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 4

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.