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View from private community beach Kitchen Front room Downstairs bedroom - has 2 twin beds Kids room with bunk-bed Master bedroom with TV Downstairs bedroom with TV View of Useless Bay from our community beach. Tide is in! Photo of house exterior, great views from deck! Photo of nearby South Whidbey Park Relax while Hot tubbing under the stars Want to know how to play a game of log hopping? Pituresque downtown Langley. Bring your Camera! Very common to stumble upon ( or make!) driftwood sculptures on Useless Bay Plenty of place to explore! Lighthouse at Mukilteo ferry terminal.

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Clinton house description

Phenomenal views of the snow-capped Olympic Mountains as a backdrop and the Puget Sound before your eyes, Whidbey Island is stunning every season. During the spring and summer the festive atmosphere of tourists mingling with the local community brings fresh energy to the Island. In fall and winter virtually no crowds or long ferry lines, one really experiences the essence of the island along with its great sense of community. This is a wonderful opportunity to rent a lovely home in the highly sought after Useless Bay area for a 'staycation' or a visit from afar.

Whidbey Island feels a world away from the chaos of the city, but it is less than an hours drive with a sweet 20 minute ferry ride in the middle to get you in the vacation mood, and the weather is often better than in Seattle!!

Best location on Whidbey for this designer decorated Sunlight Shores Island House. This uncluttered retreat offers comfort for a quiet romantic getaway, but it also has an ideal layout for small group gatherings. Perfect four Bedroom two bath layout for two families. Upstairs is the living area with 2 bedrooms separated by a full bath. Downstairs has the rec room with another 2 bedrooms separated by a ¾ bath with washer/dryer.

Enjoy views while soaking in the hot tub. In addition to spectacular sunsets, Useless Bay is known for its clamming, crabbing, driftwood ‘art-work’ sandcastles and walks on the beach. Be as active as you want, but sometime in the evening you most likely will watch the Sun dip behind the Olympic Mountains, and see the dramatic reflection on the water.

A ten minute drive from the ferry, a peaceful refuge from the daily grind, Sunlight Shores Island House is located near many fun Whidbey activities. The quaint town of Langley is less than five miles away with adorable shops and great restaurants. Nearby Bayview offers a wine tasting room, beautiful nursery, stores, gallery space, huge outdoors chess set, bike shop (rentals available) and a Saturday farmer’s market in the summer. Additionally there are island gardens to tour, a lovely golf course to play, fantastic bike rides and the Whidbey Island Kayaking Company is just down the street (for guided Kayak tours). And if you are unfamiliar with the Island, we will happily provide 'concierge service' as part of our offering if you would like.

• Private community beach for Sunlight Shores guests
• View of Useless Bay, Double Bluff and the Olympic Mountains
• Deck has hot tub, gas barbeque and patio furniture
• 6 houses up from Sunlight Beach on Useless Bay
• House sleeps 8. Includes 2 Queens, 1 bunk bed and 2 single beds
• Well appointed kitchen/blender, coffee maker, toaster, large griddle, quality utensils, serving dishes and cookware
• Dishwasher, microwave, electric range, fridge
• Rec room with quality ping pong table, exercise bike, free weights
• Washer/dryer
• Linens and towels provided
• TV, DVD player, radio/CD player and many games
• Stocked with golf clubs, crab & shrimp traps, clamming gear
• Phone for 911 only (bring your cell phones)
• Suitability – Sorry, no pets. This is a non-smoking property. Children are welcome 4 years old +.

Winter Rates – 3 night stay: $200/night for up to 6 people, $15 per additional guest per night and $250 refundable security deposit / $100 cleaning fee. (Summer rental $200/night for up to 4 people, $15 additional guest per night - assuming 4 night minimum)


Keywords: House

Property Type

  • 1600 sq. ft.
  • House
  • 2 story

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Deck railing conforms to old building code and very small children could squeeze through slats. Small children prohibited out on deck without supervision....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outside only...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4

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          • Upstairs Queen size Bed with good mattress and foam topper in master, Bunk Beds in second bedroom. Ground floor Queen bed in one bedroom, and Twin has pull out trundle bed in other bedroom. All bedrooms separated by a bathroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Well stocked with small appliances, double griddle, blender, toaster, coffee maker....moreless

          • Dining:

            Table has several leaves and can grow to accommodate a large group. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Drip coffee maker with gold mesh filter requires no paper filters....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Wide assortment of dishes, glassware and serving dishes provided....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Great assortment of cooking utensils available for use....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Full range of spices and condiments available for use....moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric four burner stove with oven...moreless

          • Microwave:

            counter top microwave ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Toaster

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Ultrasuede couch and chair with ottoman and I pod compatible CD player/radio...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels,wash clothes and several beach towels available for use....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Precor upright stationary bike and free weights furnished for use....moreless

          • Parking:

            Long driveway can hold 4 cars easily...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            100% cotton sheets for all beds...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Partially covered carport...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric baseboard heat...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Precor stationary exercise bike, two 10lb, 5lb and 3lb free weights, golf clubs (1 old set), basketball hoop, crab ring, shrimp pot, old bicycles (no guarantee of good working condition) - bikes for rent nearby ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Game Room:

                Ping pong is easy to master if you aren't already a pro - this is a fantastic way to bring the family or group together!...moreless

              • Stereo:

                I pod compatible CD player/radio...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Limited cable service...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Ping Pong Table

              Communications

                  • Mobile Phone

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        We haven't a kayak to use but the owner of Whidbey Island Kayaks is just down the street and happy to take guests for a guided tours ($49) http://www.whidbeyislandkayaking.com/tours.php ...moreless

                      • Bicycles:

                        We have a couple old bikes that guests are welcome to use if you want to put air in the tires, otherwise bikes are for rent a mile from the house in far more superior shape....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large lawn as property is on a double lot. Fruit trees ripen late in the season. There is also a basketball hoop ready for play on the driveway....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        Several courses are nearby and we have an old set of clubs that may be used...these are nothing fancy!...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Wooden deck furniture and umbrella...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        small propane grill...moreless

                      • Balcony

                      Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Distant views of the snow covered Olympic Mountains...moreless

                      • Water View:

                        Overlooking Useless Bay and Doublebluff ...moreless

                      • Beach View:

                        Full view out over Useless Bay...moreless

                      Car

                          • Recommended

                          Activities

                          • Golf
                          • Swimming
                          • Kayaking
                          • Basketball Court
                          • Sailing
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Groceries
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Medical Services
                          • Hiking
                          • Snorkeling
                          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Fishing
                          • Racquetball
                          • Cycling
                          • Roller Blading
                          • Pier Fishing
                          • Shelling
                          • Library
                          • Churches
                          • Marina
                          • Botanical Garden
                          • Playground
                          • Cinemas
                          • Restaurants
                          • Museums
                          • Live Theater
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Whale Watching
                          • Antiquing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Shopping
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Boating
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Walking
                          • Paddle Boating

                          Other Activities

                              • Langley is the nearest town featuring charming shops, old fashioned theater, wine bars and restaurants. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts offers live performances and there are community events happening regularly. ...moreless
                               

                              Reviews

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                              • SPACIOUS COMFORTABLE HOME ON WHIT BY ISLAND , CLINTON

                                SPACIOUS COMFORTABLE HOME ON WHIT BY ISLAND , CLINTON

                                • Guest Anonymous
                                • Date of stay 05/31/13
                                • Review Submitted 08/11/13
                                OUR HOUSE WE RENTED ON WHITBEY ISLAND , CLINTON WAS AN EXCELLENT FIT FOR 4 ADULTS & 2 YOUNG GRANDKIDS! OUR PUGET SOUND RENTAL WAS THE BEST EQUIPPED HOME WE EVER HAVE TRAVELED TO IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. MY GOURMET CHEF SON ESPECIALLY LIKED THE LARGE SPACIOUS KITCHEN AND OUTDOOR DECK WHERE WE ATE OVERLOOKING THE WATER & SUNSETS WHILE EATING FRESH MUSSELS & FISH FROM THE NEARBY SHOPPING CENTER. ACCOMMADATIONS WERE COMFORTABLE AND CLEAN ALL IN ALL, A GREAT EXPERIENCE!

                                Recommended for: Families with teenagers, families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+.

                                Owner response: Thanks Gary for your kind words. We love to cook and we are glad you enjoyed our well stocked kitchen! Come back and see us again!

                                Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                              • Perfect vacation

                                Perfect vacation

                                • Guest Judy (Issaquah)
                                • Date of stay 08/20/11
                                • Review Submitted 08/29/11
                                Fabulous property! My family and I have enjoyed this property on a couple of occasions and have experienced both summer and winter. There is an unobstructed view of the bay and seemingly never-ending, stunning sunsets. Plenty of activities to enjoy. Walking along the sandy beach at low tide has revealed interesting sea life, bike riding on streets with little to no traffic, shopping in Langley and generally slowing life down a bit! The house offers all the amenities~music, barbeque, hot tub, comfortable beds, ping-pong, board games, lounging on the outdoor furniture or shooting hoops in the driveway. Really appeals to just about any age group. This provides a perfect break from the everyday activities and has so much more to offer than a hotel.

                                Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, age 55+.

                                Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                              • Charming Getaway

                                Charming Getaway

                                • Guest Margaret (Sammamish, WA)
                                • Date of stay 02/01/11
                                • Review Submitted 02/05/11
                                Wonderful home with everything we needed for a relaxing time. The snowcapped Olympic Mountains were beautiful and lots of great hikes nearby. The amenities and owners touches made it so comfortable. Lots of great suggestions for restaurants and nearby activities. Morning coffee at the local "Mukilteo Coffee Roasters" was a great start to our day. We felt a world away from the city and will definitely return for a summer visit.

                                Recommended for: Adventure seekers, girls getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.

                                Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 0/0

                              • Wonderful family vacation

                                Wonderful family vacation

                                • Guest Beansf (Seattle)
                                • Date of stay 08/21/10
                                • Review Submitted 08/27/10
                                This house was as advertised: great location, beautiful sunsets, comfortable for 6-8, great for kids. The house is in terrific condition and supplied everything we needed for our trip (well stocked kitchen, bikes, basketball hoop for he kids, towels etc).

                                Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children, romantic getaway, sightseeing, age 55+.

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                              • Charming Useless Bay Home

                                Charming Useless Bay Home

                                • Guest Cynthia (Bellevue, WA)
                                • Date of stay 07/27/10
                                • Review Submitted 08/11/10
                                We loved staying at this home! We fell in love with Useless Bay and this wonderful home! The views were great, the hot tub at night was wonderful. And our kids loved the beach exploring and swimming in the bay. And the house was perfect for two families and we also loved the basketball court. We will definitely be back!

                                Recommended for: Adventure seekers, girls getaway, families with teenagers, families with young children, romantic getaway.

                                Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

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                                • Guest Dee
                                • Date of stay 04/07/10
                                • Review Submitted 04/23/10
                                We want to thank you for allowing us to rent your wonderful vacation home. We really had a spectacular time and felt that the location was brilliant. Loved the view, walked to the beach a few times from the house as well as driving to the many parks locally. The tulip farm was a favorite! We had my inlaws in the room upstairs witht he big tv. and really enjoyed playing ping pong and board games each evening with our children.

                                Did you find this review helpful? Yes | No Helpful votes: 1/1

                               
                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Base Rate
                              4 night min stay
                              $200
                              $1,295 $5,250
                              Summer Season
                              Jun 1 - Aug 31
                              4 night min stay
                              $200
                              $1,295 $5,250
                              Off season
                              Sep 1 - May 31
                              3 night min stay
                              $200
                              $1,295 $5,250
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Additional Fees and Taxes:

                              Summer Season rates are for 4(four) guests, each additional guest is $15/night.

                              Off season rates are for 6(six) guests, each additional guest is $15/night.

                              $100 cleaning fee, $250 security/damage deposit fully refundable provided no damage to home or contents.

                              10.7% tax


                              Notes:

                              50% rent due to hold reservation, remaining funds due 2(two) weeks prior to stay.


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                              Location

                              This owner has opted not to share the exact location of their property.

                              • Nearest Airport: Sea-tac Airport at 50 Miles
                              • Nearest Ferry: Clinton Mukulteo at 7 Miles
                              • Nearest Train: Mukulteo next to ferry at 11 Miles
                              • Nearest Motorway: 525 at 1 Miles
                              • Nearest Barpub: Mo's Pub at 5.6 Miles
                              • Nearest Ski: Steven's Pass at 84 Miles
                              • Nearest Golf: Useless Bay Golf, Island Greens, Holmes Harbor at 2.8 Miles
                              • Nearest Restaurant: Basil Cafe at 1.2 Miles
                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2004

                              About the owner: Welcome to our home! The northwest is a very special place to live or visit. We have lived in the Northwest for over twenty years and appreciate and enjoy being surrounded by beautiful mountains, lakes and the Puget Sound. Our passion is bicycle riding, swimming, photography, kite flying and general beach combing activities. As almost empty nesters, Whidbey Island offers an amazing experience to people of all ages. We have enjoyed having this second home as we raised our children. By the way, one of the owners is a realtor, so no blind ad here! .

                              Why the Owner Chose Clinton:
                              Choosing a location to purchase a second home is not an easy task when you are choosing between the many island properties available. We found Whidbey Island to be the best combination of beauty; magnificent sunsets and warm summer days on the beach. Our home is located five houses from Useless bay beach. Useless Bay is by far the most interesting beach on Whidbey Island. West facing, you are witness to gorgeous northwest sunsets which are important to us. At low tide, a wonderful sandy beach opens up to walkers, sun bathers, driftwood sculpturing and clamming (I really like clamming – island version of the ‘Deadliest Catch’)! In the summer the sun can warm up the beach and coastal waters to the point where it can become a refreshing swim in the sound. At high tide, kayakers, wind surfers, water skiers and Hobie cats grace the bay. Located minutes away from the local grocery store and less than 5 miles from downtown Langley, we found this house conveniently provides access to the best of Whidbey.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              In addition to the ‘beach life’ culture Useless Bay has to offer, South Whidbey has a strong artistic community. Summers always seem way too short in the Northwest. South Whidbey is truly a great year round get-a-way location. When water skiers are replaced with Bald Eagles and quiet chilly walks; we really appreciate the cultural activities available. Live music, kayaking, restaurants, theater performances, art showings and even Contra dancing are generally available year round. First run movies show at the historic Clyde Theater, and wine tasting from local vineyards is a great way to meet new friends. Served by a car and passenger ferry that is conveniently located 30 minutes from Seattle, access is easy and quick. We enjoy exploring the surrounding area, and the house is 20 minutes to another ferry that can take you to the Olympic Peninsula for exploration of the Olympic Rain forest. This house is our home away from home, and we enjoy using it as much as our guests. You will find the home well cared for and stocked with the things to make a perfect stay. We look forward to meeting you and making new friends!


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                              Photos

                              • View from private community beach

                                View from private community beach

                              • Front room

                                Front room

                              • Kids room with bunk-bed

                                Kids room with bunk-bed

                              • Downstairs bedroom with TV

                                Downstairs bedroom with TV

                              • Photo of house exterior, great views from deck!

                                Photo of house exterior, great views from deck!

                              • Relax while Hot tubbing under the stars

                                Relax while Hot tubbing under the stars

                              • Pituresque downtown Langley. Bring your Camera!

                                Pituresque downtown Langley. Bring your Camera!

                              • Plenty of place to explore! Lighthouse at Mukilteo ferry terminal.

                                Plenty of place to explore! Lighthouse at Mukilteo ferry terminal.

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Downstairs bedroom - has 2 twin beds

                                Downstairs bedroom - has 2 twin beds

                              • Master bedroom with TV

                                Master bedroom with TV

                              • View of Useless Bay from our community beach. Tide is in!

                                View of Useless Bay from our community beach. Tide is in!

                              • Photo of nearby South Whidbey Park

                                Photo of nearby South Whidbey Park

                              • Want to know how to play a game of log hopping?

                                Want to know how to play a game of log hopping?

                              • Very common to stumble upon ( or make!) driftwood sculptures on Useless Bay

                                Very common to stumble upon ( or make!) driftwood sculptures on Useless Bay

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                              Date last modified - Friday, March 28, 2014

                              $200 per night (USD)
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                              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 04/03/14
                              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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