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Beautiful Beachfront Home with Panoramic Views of Puget Sound

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Last updated: 04/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Welcome to Golden Hours 2, a beautiful, newly-remodeled beachfront home on Lummi Island's only beach with extended tideflats. You will marvel at the spectacular 180 degree view of majestic Mount Baker, Canadian Mountains, Bellingham city lights, and the abundant wildlife of Hale Passage from all three decks and every room.

The home contains a lovely blend of contemporary and antique furnishings, with thoughtful attention to every detail. There are many comfortable seats for dining and entertaining, both inside and out. In addition to the three view-inspiring decks, there is a large outdoor covered patio with gas barbeque and sitting area. The main floor of the house is handicap accessible, including one bedroom with queen size bed, television, desk, and rocking chair. Also on that level are the kitchen, dining room, family room and bathroom. The cozy family room with leather recliners, media center, and dinette set may become your favorite spot. In the sunken living room there is a tiled corner fireplace, music system, leather furniture and a marvelous panoramic view of the beach and mountains. The bright kitchen includes all new appliances and custom maple cabinets. The large upstairs master bedroom suite features a king-size bed, flatscreen television and DVD player, sitting area, and private deck. A corner jetted tub highlights the master bathroom. The second upstairs bedroom features queen bed, television and sitting area.

Golden Hours 2 is within walking distance from the Lummi Island Ferry Dock, Islander Grocery Store, and Beach Store Cafe. There are roughly 10 miles of winding island roads for hikers and bikers, which mostly follow the shoreline and provide wonderful Puget Sound and San Juan Island Views. Bring your kayaks, jet skis or boats; trailer launching is available at medium to high tide. **NOTE: We disclaim any liability in regard to safety, swimming, damage or loss to boat or equipment. Clams, crabs and oysters are present, and seashells, agates, and seaglass are all fun beachcombing pursuits. Eagles, herons, deer and otters are often seen right on the beach. Equipment for numerous outdoor games is included, as well as marshmallow sticks for the beachside firepit. Several day trip destinations are within an hour's drive after leaving the island, including Vancouver BC, Mount Baker, Lynden and Bellingham.

Bring your family and friends, Golden Hours 2 is perfect for get togethers of all kinds and for all ages. You will create wonderful memories and enjoy hours of fun and relaxation. Hopefully our vacation rental will become your home-away-from-home for many 'Golden Hours' Vacations. See you soon! Please check our calendar for available dates. Sorry, but no pets are allowed.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Rental contract to persons of minimum 25 years old please....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Removable gate at stairs, indoor games for all ages. Beachcombing for shells, agates and critters is popular!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheelchair accessiblity on main floor. Includes access to kitchen, family room, dining room, queen bedroom, bathroom, and deck. 4 steps down to sunken living room. With help, wheelchair access to beach is possible....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1 Master suite upstairs: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2 upstairs: 1 queen

    Has toddler bed and portable crib...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • All bedrooms have TV. Master suite also has a DVD player, sitting area and deck. There is a fold out leather couch (queen size) in the sunken living room with bedding available that will sleep two....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, jetted tub

    Jetted Tub Bathroom off upstairs Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Main Floor Bath: toilet, shower

    Washer/Dryer...moreless

  • 3 bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Electric Fireplace (Living Room). Boat Launch available-confirm prior to use. Buoy available for boat moorage. Other Misc items available: Beachcombing shoes & boots, yard games including badminton, croquet, tetherball, kiddie pool, infant swing, kiddie picnic table and other outdoor toys....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Extensive library--children and adults....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in master suite...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV. (4) televisions - (1) each bedroom & family/sitting room. BluRay DVD Player in family room....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Under counter CD player/radio in kitchen living room with 'I' pod hookups....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Toys and games for all ages inside and out....moreless

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    House is located 50ft from high tide with easy beach access....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Covered swing in yard next to beach. 80 ft leveled beach sitting area at water's edge, includes outdoor shelter, firepit (wood provided), roasting sticks for marshmallows, picnic table and chairs. Child's covered sandbox. Beach chairs, hammock, and hanging chairs in shelter. Propane beach cooker....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Spectacular views of Mount Baker, the Twin Sisters, and Canadian Cascades during the day, with the lights of Bellingham and the mainland at night....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Hale Passage...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Linens, Beach Towels provided...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cellphone coverage for all major providers is available at the location....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Convenient parking right next to house....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen is fully stocked with ample utensils, dishes. Coffee grinder, griddle, crockpot and other specialty appliances....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwashing liquid provided...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Paper towels, napkins, plastic bags, aluminum foil, paper plates and plastic wrap included....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker/chilled filtered water....moreless

  • Stove:

    Has extra warming burner....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony deck off master bedroom, panoramic beach views....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Covered patio behind house with comfortable seating and tables. Panoramic views and seating on front side facing the beach....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 15 - May 14, 2015
2 night min stay
$235
$1,535
High Season 2015
May 15 - Sep 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$340
$2,270

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

HOLIDAY RATES/DATES: Christmas/New Year's-(Dec. 24-Jan.2)$265.00/night. Thanksgiving/Easter (3 nights)$265.00/night. Memorial weekend-(3 nights)$365.00/night. 4th of July-(July3-5)$365.00/night. Labor Day weekend-(3 nights)$365.00/night.

CHECK IN-After 3:00P.M.---CHECK OUT-By 11:00A.M. No pets

Less than a 30 day arrival/Full payment required--More than 30 days/50% due with balance paid 10 days ahead of arrival. Only personal or cashier's checks accepted. CANCELLATION POLICY: Before 61 days $75.00 admin fee. 31-60 days 50% of deposit returned. Under 30 days, no refund unless it can be rented. If more than 8 people,a $25.00 charge will be assessed for each person for each night's stay.


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Last updated: 04/11/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham Int'l Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lummi Island 'Whatcom Chief'
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
North Bellingham Golf Course
17 Miles
Nearest Train
South Bellingham
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Store Cafe
67 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Baker Ski Area

Car: Necessary

Shopping (Farmer's Market), Holiday Art Tours, Sailboat Charters, Kite Flying, Live Theater (Bellingham), Cinema (Bellingham), Museums (Bellingham), Shopping Mall (Bellingham), Golfing (Bellingham), Antiquing (Bellingham), Charter Flights (Bellingham), Sport Fishing Charters (Bellingham), Kayak Rentals (Bellingham), Casino (Bellingham), Vancouver BC (Daytrip), Lynden, WA (Daytrip), Mount Baker (Daytrip), Charter Flights (Bellingham)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1987

About the owner: Golden Hours 2 was built in 1987 by us for Gary's Parents' retirement home. They enjoyed it until they moved off-island in 2004. Many of the furnishings were his grandparents. The custom stained glass and most upholstery work were created by his mother. All of the rock walls on this property and the adjoining parcel were built by Gary from the rocks on the beach. The landscaping and garden design are the creations of Liz. In the early spring over 2000 bulbs come to life. The rest of the year, the foliage is a creative mix of rare and common plants. The adjacent property (Golden Hours) is still a family cabin, started in 1939, and expanded throughout the years. Various relatives enjoy the cabin periodically. In the summer of 2010, Golden Hours 2 was extensively remodeled to further enhance the lovely features. Now it is ready for your enjoyment!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • First beautiful view upon arrival

    First beautiful view upon arrival

  • View from Beach driveway/boat launch

    View from Beach driveway/boat launch

  • Comfortable covered patio with gas grill.

    Comfortable covered patio with gas grill.

  • Renovated Kitchen with custom cabinets and new appliances.

    Renovated Kitchen with custom cabinets and new appliances.

  • Comfortable recliners, media center and dining nook.

    Comfortable recliners, media center and dining nook.

  • Queen bed in mainfloor bedroom.

    Queen bed in mainfloor bedroom.

  • Private deck and sitting area within the master suite with beautiful views.

    Private deck and sitting area within the master suite with beautiful views.

  • In the yard. A common occurance.

    In the yard. A common occurance.

  • Covered swing for total relaxation.

    Covered swing for total relaxation.

  • A child's first Crab!

    A child's first Crab!

  • A child's prize!

    A child's prize!

  • One of the beautiful daytime views you will have from nearly every room!

    One of the beautiful daytime views you will have from nearly every room!

  • View from the beach

    View from the beach

  • Can't get closer to the water.

    Can't get closer to the water.

  • Sunken living room, view from above.

    Sunken living room, view from above.

  • Dining room with views of the city, mountains and ocean.

    Dining room with views of the city, mountains and ocean.

  • Light-filled stairway and balcony.

    Light-filled stairway and balcony.

  • Queen bed in upstairs bedroom

    Queen bed in upstairs bedroom

  • Jetted tub in master bathroom for further relaxation!

    Jetted tub in master bathroom for further relaxation!

  • Beach building with fire wood, chairs and propane cooker.

    Beach building with fire wood, chairs and propane cooker.

  • Comfortable fire pit, picnic table, and shelter.  Right on the beach.

    Comfortable fire pit, picnic table, and shelter. Right on the beach.

  • A Kodak moment.

    A Kodak moment.

  • Mornings and evenings are spectacular!

    Mornings and evenings are spectacular!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 04/11/2015
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