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Special Winter 'Couples' Rate

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coupeville house description

During the Winter Season we offer a 'Special Couples Rate' that includes the Master Bedroom & Bath (only) + the balance of the home for $160 per night. Call or email for details. (Summer Season rentals @ $310 per night/7 night min.)

Our beach home is located adjacent to the Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve on the west side of Whidbey Island. The beach is one of only a few Washington State private beaches along the Keystone Spit. Just West down the spit is Old Fort Casey State Park and the landing for the Port Townsend Ferry. A short walk or bike ride to the ferry connects us to the wonders of the little city of Port Townsend, with its shops, restaurants and beach activities.

Although in such a seemingly natural setting, our home is a mere 5 miles from the historic town of Coupeville, with its grocery store, restaurants, shops, service station, banks and Whidbey General Hospital. This quiet waterfront farming community, at the heart of Ebey's Historical Reserve, still reflects the character of a frontier seaport when Puget Sound was being settled.

Throughout the Reserve, from the shoreline of Penn Cove to the beach and bluff at Ebey's Landing, you'll share space with farmers and bald eagles, gray whales and bicyclists, sea otters and kayakers. Depending on your time-frame, activities as diverse as the Arts & Crafts Festival, Penn Cove Mussel Festival, Concerts on the Cove and many other community events will entertain and enlighten you throughout the year.

Your time on the beach will be enhanced by the feeling that you are living on a beautiful, fully equipped floating home. You will be so near to the water that the only sounds at night are those of the waves lapping at the shoreline. You’ll wake to the view of ships leaving Puget Sound, porpoise and seals playing in the waves and bald eagles searching for their morning breakfast from the sea.

On the front side of the home is a natural wildlife preserve, home to any number of birds, deer, fox and endless animal life. You will see that Bald Eagles are not extinct!

The home is garnished with nearly everything that you could need. Bring your food and your beach toys and bikes and you’ll be set. The living area of the home is that of a great room style, with living room, dining room and Kitchen openly adjacent to one another. They all open to a 575 sq. ft. enclosed deck and a 644 sq. ft. patio.....that’s a lot of outside! There is an enclosed fire pit to roast those marshmallows and wienies just off the patio on the beach……you won’t need firewood!

The master bedroom/ bathroom opens to the water and the incomparable view of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound shipping lanes. Watch the cruise ships leave for Alaska every Saturday and Sunday evening while enjoying a glass of wine from the warmth of the master bath soaking tub.

The second and third bedrooms have a queen and two single beds respectively. They share a compartmented full bath. There are full extra large laundry facilities and an outdoor shower to accommodate even the wildest day scouring the beach and the trails of the preserve.

The front yard is fully landscaped and enclosed for privacy……a perfect place to read in the afternoon sun or just roll around in the grass. Just outside the walled front yard the eagles stand atop the telephone poles to get a better view of the entire Preserve area....they are the kings of that domain.

Sunset on the beach is a special time. The transition from dusk to night can be carried in by the forces of nature in the winds or the solitude of glass like water kissing the beach…..you won’t know until it happens. On clear summer evenings the Olympic Mountains are drenched in the radiant colors that only sunset can deliver…….mornings have their own distinct pallet of colors.

Outdoor activities will surround you while on your visit; salmon fishing and crabbing, kayaking and world class diving are right at your backdoor. The public boat launch is next to the ferry terminal only a mile+ away and the fun of exploring Old Fort Casey is day day trip in itself.

Ebey’s Preserve is full of trails and treasures to keep just about anyone captivated and exhausted. The old Sunnyside Cemetery on the edge of the Preserve dates from the late 1840’s and holds the stories of how Whidbey and most of the Puget Sound region became settled. Whidbey Island is the home of Oak Harbor Naval Air Station and to the south is the Bangor Submarine Base, so aircraft, ships, subs, and parachutists make their appearances on a regular basis. There is so much to do on Whidbey that you won’t have the time to even think about video games, telephones and computers......this is life we have here!

I may sound a bit enthusiastic......that’s why I live here.
Come, slip into this type of living for a while; you may not want to leave.


Keywords: Beachfront Home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            The minimum age for rental and responsibility for the property is roughly 25 years old (this is totally negotiable and dependent upon the situation and left to the decision of the owner..... both ways)...moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            The home is a single level design. 2 exterior steps on the front porch lead to fully one level living. The same two step to leave the patio area to the beach level....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We do not allow pets so as to not create possible problems for the next renter....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            How could they not like the beach!...moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Refrigerator:

            The refrigerator is full size side by side. It has no ice maker because years ago the water was not that great. The community is on an entirely different system now. For your convenience, we supply two bags of ice in the freezer!...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            The kitchen is fully equipped with service for 10. It has all the appliances that we could think of (?) and loads of cabinet space. The stove is gas. The oven electric...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Again, nearly every utensil needed for any food preparation....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

            Plenty of off-street parking in the driveway and the gravel parking area....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Two full sets of bed linens for each room and 12 sets of bath linens....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Extra Large Washer In Laundry Room. Laundry Tray sink also included....moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Handy and very efficient Whitfield pellet Stove in the Living room....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Extra large capacity Dryer...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Plenty of room!...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Broadstripe Digital Cable TV is provided. 35" in the Living room and 27" in the master Bedroom....moreless

          • Video Library:

            We have an entire cabinet full of DVD and VHS movies....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • CD Player

          Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                High speed cable internet service is available....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                During the summer months the Admirals Cove Community pool at the east end of the beach is available to all guests. (fee applies)...moreless

              • Jetted Tub:

                The master bath has a large soaking tub (no jets) with a great view!...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                The home was built with the outdoors in mind. There are extensive deck and patio areas on the side and rear of the house. The deck is completely enclosed and private....a sunbathing paradise! The deck also has an outdoor shower. The entire house is on one level so handicap access is very good....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                The home is located on Admirals Cove beach. The beach is the product of ancient glaciers that pushed the Keystone Spit into place. It is composed entirely of small clean gravel. The spit was created from driftwood being blown up Puget Sound into the face of the glacier and wave action depositing gravel against the driftwood. So we have a natural driftwood barrier between the water and the homes. It presents no problem for easy beach access, but is quite a site!...moreless

              • Water View:

                The view from the home is magnificent! Facing due south, it has a full panorama of the Olympic Mountains beyond the expanse of Admiralty Inlet. Being on the west side of the island affords the full view of the shipping lanes in and out of Puget Sound and all ports of call. Seattle based cruise ships leave and return from their Alaskan voyages each weekend. ...moreless

              • Beach View:

                The Home looks South across Puget Sound to the Olympic Peninsula and the Olympic Mountains....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                The beach is right out the back doors. You can fish, swim, kayak or just enjoy the water....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Magnificent views of the Olympic Mountains for 100's of miles...moreless

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Swimming
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Pier Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Medical Services
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Antiquing
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shelling
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Cycling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer Season
              Jun 13 - Sep 14, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $290
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $160

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $80 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Tax Rate 10.7%

              Notes:

              This is a "Couples Rate" that applies to 2 people using just the Master Bedroom Suite and the balance of the home. We lock off the extra bath and 2 other bedrooms.

              We accept MasterCard, VISA & Discover. Timing for the rental payment is based on the time-frame until the rental.


              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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              Location

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Seattle Tacoma International AIrport
              1 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Port Townsend / Coupeville Ferry
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 20 to the Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry
              Coupeville
              Nearest Beach
              Back Yard
              4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Tyee Resteraunt & Lounge
              20 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Whidbey Golf & CC
              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Many in Coupeville
               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: My family has owned property on Whidbey Island since the mid 1950's. The idea that we could be so close to a large metropolitan city the size of Seattle and only minutes away from the peace and tranquility that Whidbey Island affords is a gift not many regions can attest to.

              Why the Owner Chose Coupeville:
              I built this home on this beach because of the view and the wonderful access. My children grew up on the beaches of Whidbey. It was a wonderful place for them to explore and have all that nature had to offer at their backdoor. As they got older we moved to the mainland for the schools, college and my business. For years, we could only enjoy the island on the weekends.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Now I have the shear pleasure of full time residence again on this magnificent island. It affords me a lifestyle of fishing in my back yard, golf in the mornings, Kayaking in the evenings; and never dealing with the traffic and congestion of the big city. I love it here!


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Welcome to The Beach House

                Welcome to The Beach House

              • Morning Visitors...... Live Where The Eagle Live.

                Morning Visitors...... Live Where The Eagle Live.

              • Or Go Out To the Deck to Watch the Sun Set !!

                Or Go Out To the Deck to Watch the Sun Set !!

              • Relax in the Living Room and watch Puget Sound go by.

                Relax in the Living Room and watch Puget Sound go by.

              • Wake Up To The Beauty Of Puget Sound Out The Back Windows.

                Wake Up To The Beauty Of Puget Sound Out The Back Windows.

              • The Master Bath has a view of it's own.

                The Master Bath has a view of it's own.

              • Picture Yourself Sitting Here..........Watching It All Go By !

                Picture Yourself Sitting Here..........Watching It All Go By !

              • The Calm Before the Storm !!
And Then.....

                The Calm Before the Storm !! And Then.....

              • A Glass Of Wine Helps The Sun Set Over Puget Sound.

                A Glass Of Wine Helps The Sun Set Over Puget Sound.

              • Fishing from the Private Beach in the 'Back Yard'

                Fishing from the Private Beach in the 'Back Yard'

              • Historic Fort Casey..... a mile away from The Beach House.

                Historic Fort Casey..... a mile away from The Beach House.

              • City of Coupeville Pier.

                City of Coupeville Pier.

              • Ready for a wonderful vacation on the beach?

                Ready for a wonderful vacation on the beach?

              • Watch The Cruise Ships Leave Puget Sound On The Weekends.

                Watch The Cruise Ships Leave Puget Sound On The Weekends.

              • A Back Yard On The Water.

                A Back Yard On The Water.

              • A Kitchen With A View?

                A Kitchen With A View?

              • What A Way To End The Day.......

                What A Way To End The Day.......

              • Bedroom #2

                Bedroom #2

              • This is What You Get To Watch.

                This is What You Get To Watch.

              • The Storm............

                The Storm............

              • It Really Is This Beautiful !!

                It Really Is This Beautiful !!

              • During Fishing Season the crowds really come out to the Public Beach.

                During Fishing Season the crowds really come out to the Public Beach.

              • Peeking out of the Tower at the Fort.

                Peeking out of the Tower at the Fort.

              • Under the Deception Pass Bridge.

                Under the Deception Pass Bridge.

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              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

              $160 - $290 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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