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Seashell Beach House Whidbey Island Kid Friendly Private Beach

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sleeping Accomodations for 6:
Two bedrooms: 1 Queen bed and 1 Twin bed in each bedroom.

Direct Beachfront. No bank, walk a gentle slope to the ocean. Relax to the lap of the water in a quiet peaceful area. Savor colorful Western sunset views across Holmes Harbor. Spacious living, kitchen dining. Upstairs 25 foot wide master bedroom has panoramic Ocean views via large windows for a light & cheery interior. Plus a balcony overlooking the ocean.

This south & west facing beach is warm as it enjoys long hours of afternoon sunshine. Just 3 stair steps from the lawn to the warm sunny beach you'll find lots of interesting driftwood, seashells, and pretty stones to collect. A beachcomber's delight. Free seafood when you dig for delicious clams and pick mussels from our beach.

Drive your car close to the house for easy unloading in our spacious driveway.

The house is 7 minutes from Freeland & Freeland Hall, a popular wedding venue. 12 minutes to Langley from South Whidbey Island’s charming Beverly Beach neighborhood where the beaches are private and the fir trees wave at you as you walk quiet roads.

Saltwater views on all levels. The home has expansive stone countertops, tile, carpeting. Comfortable leather furniture in a spacious relaxing living room, kitchen, both decks & master bedroom provide sights of sea and shore birds, ducks & geese, sea lions, harbor seals on Holmes Harbor Sound. Eagles are common sightings with their distinctive tiny voice. Grey whale sightings are a possibility in the spring.

Enjoy a upstairs master bedroom that runs the full length of the house with an ocean view balcony and private bathroom. The other bedroom and bathroom are on the main level, along with a full well stocked kitchen and living room.

A spiral staircase from the deck leads to the lawn, vegetable garden and beach where you may see bunnies, deer, squirrels, and other wildlife. Gray Whales are seasonal March/April. Crabbing in season! The saltwater in front of the house is shallow & warms in the summer for floating, swimming and snorkeling. A great place to launch your kayak or canoe. Bring your boat to launch 5 houses North via a beach access road.

Surrounding natural areas provide opportunities for hiking, biking, sightseeing, golf while a short drive to Freeland or Langley allows access to plenty of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Lots of venues with live music on the island.

Enjoy a private get-away or family vacation at this wonderful beach house!

Pick up a free Whidbey Marketplace Thursday paper to find out current activities. Find it inside Pay & Save Market & many shops.

Keywords: Whidbey Island Puget Sound
Sunny Warm Private Beachfront Rental
Colorful Western Sunsets, Beachcomber delight


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters under 25 years of age must be accompanied by Adults over 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    High chair, pack and play fold up crib, child monitor, potty seat, child gates, child plugs in empty outlets, child locks on cabinet doors. Cleaning products placed high out of children's reach. Toys and books for children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Thank you for smoking outdoors. Do use the ashtrays and toss your smokes in the outside garbage cans, not in the house....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets are not allowed in the rental...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    5 ocean view windows Upstairs Master ensuite tub/shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    Ground floor Garden view. Separate Bathroom with a shower...moreless

  • Vaulted Ceiling, Quality linens & a variety of pillows. 25 foot wide Master upstairs bedroom has ensuite bath, walk in closet. Beautiful ocean views from 5 big windows with a walk out deck overlooking the ocean. First floor Bedroom has garden views. Both bedrooms have 1 Queen + 1 twin bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Large East facing window. Hair dryer & curler, guest shaver...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Separate from the bedroom, hair dryer...moreless

  • Fluffy towels, separate electric heaters in each bathroom. First Floor bathroom at the entry also has 2 overhead heat lamps....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Amazing ocean views from almost every window. This is the place to bring your bikes, canoes, kayaks or boat. You are on the waterfront! A boat launch road is up the street. Lounging on the long comfy window seat overlooking the sea is deliciously relaxing. You can watch your kids on the beach from the house. The 2 bedrooms each have a queen bed and a twin bed. Comfortable leather furniture is set around the fireplace in a spacious living room plus a wood stove for toasty evenings & electric heat in all rooms. A large upstairs bedroom has 5 windows to view the sea, it parallels the ocean with a Queen bed, a Twin bed and a leather chaise. Main floor bedroom has a Queen & Twin bed: garden views. The beach is a fabulous walk at low tide. Beachcombers enjoy lots of shells, lovely stones & driftwood. A colorful variety of neighborhood boats, canoes and kayaks adorn the beach....moreless


  • Books:

    Magazines & books, poetry to read...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    blueray DVD, CD, Ipod Dock, FM. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Scrabble, cards, dice, Petanque (small bocce set in wooden case) Upstairs bedroom: Big chess set with table and comfortable chairs...moreless

  • Music Library:

    New 4 speaker quality sound for DVD, CD, ipod port and FM radio. A variety of DVD's & CD's to choose from. Under the TV the cabinet has yoga ball, pilates magic circle with good videos. Yoga Mat under stairs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    1 TV with 150 chanels, blueray DVD, CD, Ipod Dock, FM. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD/AM/FM ...moreless

  • Television:

    TV swivels so you can watch it in the kitchen or the living room....moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys and childrens books for young ones....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A variety of DVD's to view. yoga and pilates DVDs & exercise equipment in TV cabinet ...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy the pebbly beach, watch ducks in the winter, seabirds in the summer, crab boats, tugs, an occasional new ferry gets towed by after it has been built in the boatyard which you can see at the South end of Holmes Harbor....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    No Bank waterfront, enjoy the lap of the water whooshing across the stones as the tides change. Direct beachfront, an easy stroll down the grassy lawn to the ocean to find clams, mussels, driftwood, moonsnails....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    View a variety of gorgeous sunsets, Looking across the sound, you see the other side of Whidbey Island. The ocean views sweep from the South to direct West and a bit North. A short walk North gives Olympic Mtn Views...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Summertime swimming & floating is really great, it's shallow out front so the water can be warm. Bring your snorkel and view the crabs close up. Grey Whales sporadically cruise Holmes Harbor Sound in March April when their food sources are abundant....moreless

  • Water View:

    Amazing views of Holmes Harbor Sound from almost every room in the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Oak dining table, extra leaf under stairs, 4 chairs & 2 extra chairs in LR. 3 x 6 foot Island Bar with 2 swivel bar stools. Lots of electric outlets under counter on Living room side....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Fireplace:

    Not for wood burning. This is a decorative one with candles to light for romance. Starfish on the hearth...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    No fitness room. Yoga & Pilates DVD's, yoga mat & block, large & small exercise balls, magic circle. Look under TV Cabinet...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance to US and Canada...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard heat in all rooms with separate thermostats for each room. Main level bathroom has ceiling heat lamps....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless throughout the house....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Hotel Quality 400-500 count...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious 15 x 25 foot room. Fabulous ocean views North and South, Lots of windows Open living/kitchen/dining...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking. 2 cars in the driveway which is close to the house. 2 cars upper level at street ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Incredibly spacious driveway close to the house with ease of turn around. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    3 cordless walk around phones, one by the window seat and one in the upstairs masterbedroom. speaker phone in kitchen. Pens and paper and phone books right there....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    One hand towel and 1 bath towel for each guest. Extra washcloths provided in each bathroom ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity, front loader in the Entry behind the louvered doors. Detergent & stain remover provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Internet. The code word is posted in the dining area. by the telephone. A short Ethernet cable is also provided if you need one....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Heats up the house wonderfully and can be used as a cook top during occasional power outages. Large seasoned split wood pile in the drive way. Buy kindling at Ace Hardware or break up dry branches....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip Coffee maker, stainless French Press, coffee grinder, coffee filters & one of those Melita holders to do individual drip coffee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Good variety of quality of kitchen tools, pots and pans, solid surface electric stove w/warmer burner. On the wall: lots of spices & herbs. A magnet holds a variety of sharp knives. Kitchen tools at your fingers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of everything. Lots of sharp knives, cutting boards. Pizza, baking, turkey roaster, cake, muffin pans...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Under sink water filter plus a brita pitcher, blender, microwave, dishwasher, waffle iron, mixer, 4 slice toaster, rubber gloves for dishwashing and hand lotion....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Panasonic Cookbooks in cabinet above the microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Big selection of herbs, spices, vinegars & oils, soy. starter coffee beans and teas. Fridge has squeeze catsup, mayonaise, mustard....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel double door. Ice maker and water not connected. Tide info on the fridge with the shellfish hotline magnet to call prior to digging...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless solid surface electric glass top stove with warmer burner. Self cleaning oven. Frying pans in bottom drawer...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Balcony deck off master bedroom on 2nd floor...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) 2 large decks: 1 oceanfront west-facing the beach and sunsets with high table & chairs plus a picnic table A large front entry deck with garden views. Plenty of seating and tables. Petit deck off the master bedroom...moreless

  • Golf:

    Useless Bay Golf course nearby and a kooky 8 hole course is located in Clinton...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Some Herbs year round and seasonal fruit and vegetable edibles. For my guests enjoyment, I plant a large oceanside garden in the spring. Some veggies continue to be available throughout the winter...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.6
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 16 - Sep 19, 2015
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Independance Day
Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 5 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
fall 2015
Sep 20 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Columbus Day
Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
winter 2015 & 2016
Nov 2 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$150 $185
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Veterans Day Week
Nov 9 - Nov 11, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 25 - Nov 27, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
Christmas Week
Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2015
3 night min stay

flat fee
New Years Eve
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Spring 2016
Mar 1 - May 16, 2016
2 night min stay
$185 $200
Fri, Sat
Mar 25 - Mar 27, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Summer 2016
May 17 - Sep 19, 2016
3 night min stay
Memorial Day
May 27 - May 29, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.7%


If you desire a holiday booking for different dates or less than 3 nights, give me a call at 425 344-0141. I'll do my best to arrange that for you. Sales tax + cleaning fee apply & are in addition to all rates.

Maximum 6 guests for this property

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Last updated: 06/29/2015
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Antique, boutique and thrift store shopping, lots of walks and hiking trails in forested areas, Bike lanes too. Clams, mussels, crabs at your front door, shore fishing a short drive (Freeland Ace Hardware sells licenses). Farmers markets abound with abundant fruits, veggies, craft and art booths, Meerkirk Botanical Gardens is 12 minutes away. . Each month South Whidbey entertains with a variety of festivals, studio tours, music events, wine tastings. Visit Historic Fort Casey, Jet boat at Deception Pass. You'll enjoy supporting friendly local businesses, with only 1 franchise at this end of the island. In Langley: Clyde movie theatre is low cost with great films. Actors performing @ WICA Theatre have superb acting skills. Musical events abound in variety in coffee shops and private homes. For sport, Kayak and bike rentals or bring your own.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why Freeland:
I love the beach and neighborhood, a great place to walk shady tree lined streets away from busy traffic. It is private, friendly and so close to anything you might want or enjoy. No franchises in South Whidbey so you can shop supporting small businesses. Wine tasting, wonderful farmers markets, studio art tours, great unique music at local coffee houses.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Viewing nature, the pristine beach, eating from the garden & shellfish out your front door, . I love to kayak, paddle board, boat and bicycle from my front door Free public buses into Freeland on weekdays. A huge variety of quiet forested walking trails and an even bigger selection of beaches to walk along. The ferry ride is a 12 minute ride from Mukilteo to Clinton. Go upstairs in the ferry to enjoy the 360 degree views of the islands and Cascade Mountain range on the trip.

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  • Seashell Beach House is so close to the water

    Seashell Beach House is so close to the water

  • Living room and freshly remodeled kitchen

    Living room and freshly remodeled kitchen

  • View from the living room window seat at low tide. Use binoculars for wildlife

    View from the living room window seat at low tide. Use binoculars for wildlife

  • Master bedroom with balcony....sweet beach and water views!

    Master bedroom with balcony....sweet beach and water views!

  • Seaside deck with lowtide view--great for crabbing & clamming!

    Seaside deck with lowtide view--great for crabbing & clamming!

  • Launch your kayak from the house. Bring your boat to launch ramp 6 homes North

    Launch your kayak from the house. Bring your boat to launch ramp 6 homes North

  • Welcome to the Beach!

    Welcome to the Beach!

  • Great spot to get away from the city! Look how close it is to the beach!

    Great spot to get away from the city! Look how close it is to the beach!

  • Master bedroom, with balcony view of Holmes Harbor

    Master bedroom, with balcony view of Holmes Harbor

  • Sunset View of Holmes Harbor from the deck

    Sunset View of Holmes Harbor from the deck

  • Deck views Holmes Harbor Sound to South Enjoy July 3rd Freeland Fireworks

    Deck views Holmes Harbor Sound to South Enjoy July 3rd Freeland Fireworks

  • Summer Crab Catch

    Summer Crab Catch

  • One of many Bald Eagles that fly by & perch in our seaside tree near the beach.

    One of many Bald Eagles that fly by & perch in our seaside tree near the beach.

  • The Seaside garden is for guests to enjoy

    The Seaside garden is for guests to enjoy

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