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Contemporary Lakefront Cottage - No Cleaning Fee - $125

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Cottage With Summer Flowers Looks Towards The Lake

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bellingham cottage description

Our cottage, built in 1997, provides the ideal setting for a romantic 'getaway for two' or perfect accommodations and lodging while touring Western Washington. We're a quick 90 miles from Seattle, 54 miles from Vancouver B.C. and just outside the city limits of Bellingham. The cottage is nestled among cedar and fir trees on tranquil acreage overlooking the lake and has a fully equipped kitchen/living area, bedroom, bathroom, a private porch and an abundance of skylights for stargazing.

Our cottage is for two adults only and the property won a 1997 AIA (State Architectural Award) for contemporary design. Please click on our website link below for more photos, reviews, etc. We also have unsolicited reviews for Squalicum Lake Cottage on major travel sites too. Pls note we have a two night minimum, no children, no pets. No smoking permitted in cottage.

The living room, with a vaulted beamed ceiling looks out onto Squalicum Lake and Squalicum Mountain. Large windows provide a view for watching the fish jump on the lake or enjoying the birds at the feeders. The cottage is situated in the middle of colorful perennial gardens and during the spring and fall you can see large flocks of migratory birds land on the lake.

The kitchen is fully equipped including a microwave, stove, oven, toaster, coffee maker and refrigerator. Dishes, utensils and pans are provided as well.

A white iron and brass queen sized foam (tempurpedic type) bed...cozy bedroom to snuggle or take that long sought after nap. The guests at Squalicum Lake Cottage come to slow the pace of their daily lives.

Eagles and a wide variety of other birds are a common sight as well as deer wandering through the meadow. Should you visit in the summer you might spot a heron or kingfisher looking for a bite to eat in the 26,000-gallon pond right outside your door. Dozens of frogs chorus at evening time, along with soft owl duets often heard after dark.

Two night minimum at $125 plus taxes/nite. Weekly rate of $800 plus tax.

Our guests initial comments are always that the website photos never do the property justice. How does one capture an entire mountain behind a lake?



Keywords: Cottage

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Limited Accessibility:

            No steps anywhere on the property. Bathroom not wheelchair accessible but we've had guests in walkers....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum 21 years of age....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Queen size Bed (1) Tempurpedic type foam mattress.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            2...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 2 people

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Down comforter, matelasse coverlet or quilts are standard here....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of park here....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Pastoral setting w/ lovely gardens.

              Entertainment

              • Music Library:

                CD Player & Variety of CDs provided. Ipod dock....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Movies provided....moreless

              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Boat

                  Theme

                      • Away From It All

                      Location & View

                      • Lake View:

                        There Are No Homes Between the Cottage and the Lake. Use Our Boat to 'Wet a Line' on This Flyfishing Only Lake....moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        The cottage looks out onto the lake with Squalicum Mountain as a backdrop....moreless

                      • Lakefront:

                        We are about 50 yards off the lake without any obstruction....moreless

                      • Water View:

                        Squalicum Lake is a migratory lake for many types of fowl....moreless

                      Activities

                      • Live Theater
                      • Hiking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Sailing
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Sledding
                      • Shopping
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Walking
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Marina
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cycling
                      • Snowboarding
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 17 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $125
                      $800

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 10.8%

                      Notes:

                      We do not charge a cleaning fee nor an advance security deposit. 10% discount when booking two weeks or more. $50 cancellation fee for any cancellation. Cancellations made within two weeks of booking date will be responsible for full payment of booking unless we can rebook.

                      Payment upon arrival by cash or check in US funds. Credit card is needed to secure the reservation.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                      Location

                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bellingham International Airport
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Mt Baker Hwy
                      53 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt Baker
                      4.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      On Rice

                      Car: Necessary

                      Our Property is on a No Motor Flyfishing Only Lake. Guests Can Use Our Row Boat to Enjoy a Walden Pond Experience. Pls note we have a two night minimum.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Why the Owner Chose Bellingham:
                      We built our property because we couldn't find another place with this kind of view and solitude.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      A beautiful landscape with many types of birds. In the summer when our garden is in full swing, you might see 150 lilies and 9 ft tall sunflowers growing amidst vegies and a variety of other flowers and vegetables. We provide a large binder of local activities, maps, restaurant menus for our guests to peruse.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

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                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      Photos

                      • Cottage With Summer Flowers Looks Towards The Lake

                        Cottage With Summer Flowers Looks Towards The Lake

                      • Contemporary loveseat & chair.  Ipod dock, TV...great view.

                        Contemporary loveseat & chair. Ipod dock, TV...great view.

                      • Queen Tempurpedic Type Bed, Armoire, Nightstands with Reading Lamps

                        Queen Tempurpedic Type Bed, Armoire, Nightstands with Reading Lamps

                      • Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower Combination

                        Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower Combination

                      • The cottage porch surrounded by gardens.

                        The cottage porch surrounded by gardens.

                      • A munching visitor right outside the cottage who came for lunch ---

                        A munching visitor right outside the cottage who came for lunch ---

                      • Golden finch...one of many birds who visit the feeders outside the cottage

                        Golden finch...one of many birds who visit the feeders outside the cottage

                      • Wraparound windows & skylights give plenty of light even on a winter day.

                        Wraparound windows & skylights give plenty of light even on a winter day.

                      • Kitchen With Full Size Appliances

                        Kitchen With Full Size Appliances

                      • 26,000 gallon pond with Red Arc Sculpture by local artist.

                        26,000 gallon pond with Red Arc Sculpture by local artist.

                      • Beamed 18 ft. ceiling.

                        Beamed 18 ft. ceiling.

                      • 2013 was a great gardening summer..

                        2013 was a great gardening summer..

                      • Lovely sunset over Squalicum Lake taken from the cottage.

                        Lovely sunset over Squalicum Lake taken from the cottage.

                      • Take the boat out for a walden pond experience....

                        Take the boat out for a walden pond experience....

                      • Nooksack Falls---about 20 miles from us

                        Nooksack Falls---about 20 miles from us

                      • In the summer you can take a tour boat from Bellingham harbor to see the orcas.

                        In the summer you can take a tour boat from Bellingham harbor to see the orcas.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                      $125 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 2

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