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Last updated: 11/09/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Enjoy our elegant and serene cottage and adjoining private loft apartment amongst mature firs, overlooking stunning mountain views, open fields and woods, large pond and working peony farm.

- The Cottage features a lush bedroom with queen bed and delicious, ironed linens, down duvet, and romantic lighting. Slate tiled bath with large shower features built-in seat and heated floor. Soap, shampoo and conditioner provided, along with hair dryer. Savor fresh eggs from our flock of chickens cooked in the cottage's chef's quality kitchen complete with Viking stove and Miele dishwasher, microwave, mini processor, stick blender, toaster, coffee maker and full complement of china, silver, and cooking equipment. Coffee, tea, brown and white sugar, and oatmeal provided along with other assorted provisions. Living and sleeping areas open to covered deck with hammock, bright red lounge chairs, table and seating for four. Relax in front of the slate tiled gas fireplace in the living room with a book from the cottage library. Enjoy family meals in the dining area with table and chairs seating up to 10 - plus 3 at the Chinese slate bar. The Cottage and the Loft, (listing #515740), can be rented together for larger groups.



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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Attached Unit: 2 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Inflatable queen...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Cottage: 1; Loft: 2, Twin or Single Beds (1) Loft: 1, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Inflatable Queen (1) (Listing # 515740)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Heated floor, roll-in shower. This bath is in the cottage....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bath is in the loft. Full wall mirror, slate counters....moreless

  • Cottage 1, Loft 1

Other Amenities

  • Chef's kitchen,Viking stove, extensive library, games, heated tile bathroom floor, art collection, gardens, peony fields, fresh flowers, produce, fresh eggs, chickens, wildlife, bird watching, pond, and woods. Beautiful picnicking on property....moreless



  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Surrounded by Heritage Trust Conservation areas and serene pastures, woods, and pond. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Full Bloom Farm is rural with expansive views of woods, pasture and mountains....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Table for six, slate bar for 3, outside covered dining for 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Natural fiber organic linens/ironed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Cozy, comfortable with gas log fireplace and fine art, handwoven rugs...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    iPhone radios/dock/charger...moreless

  • Parking:

    Safe, no time limit...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    All bathroom linens provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Energy efficient, water/soap saving front-loading...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high-speed WiFi and iPhone and iPod docking radios in Cottage & Loft...moreless


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful, chef's kitchen with Viking stove, Miele dishwasher, slate counters, large refer, all equipment and china....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    conventional or convection, broiler....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge, covered elevated deck with great views and room for a crowd. Table and chairs, swing seat, hammock, bird feeders and flowering plants....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Expansive garden, surrounding woods, pond, peony fields, large vegetable gardens and two large orchards....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Small hibachi style on legs...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 29 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

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  • Tax Rate 10.5%


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Last updated: 11/09/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Willows Inn
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Lummi Island Ferry, The Whatcom Chief
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
North Bellingham Golf Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Beach Store Cafe
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Baker Ski Area
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Church Beach

Car: Recommended

Full Bloom Farm is located on an idyllic NW island in the Salish Sea. The views from the farm are open and expansive, across grass pasture and fields of peonies, deciduous and evergreen woods, stream and pond with abundant wildlife. Resident and migrating birds abound; song, sea and raptor.

Beaches are pebble and sand with driftwood and seaweed. In the summer swimming is possible on west facing beaches.

The island community is friendly and modest; people here are helpful, but private. We have a spectacular community library, an elementary school, a general grocery store, a post office, a charming cafe, and a world-class restaurant. There are numerous small businesses ranging from construction to massage. Many artists have studios here and sell their pieces from them. Artist Studio Tour weekends occur four times a year.

At Full Bloom Farm we sell fruit and vegetables and cut flowers in season at our farm stand, peony roots year around as available, and eggs always.

Outdoor activities are numerous. There are wonderful hikes, from easy to challenging. We have a very effective land trust organization which supports several publicly accessible conservation areas and a community garden. One of the conservation areas borders our farm on two sides.

Bike riding is safe, easy and fun! We offer guests three bicycles, (small, medium and large), in tuned-up condition for their unlimited use.

Lummi Island is a bit of a food mecca. The Willows Restaurant has been named one of the ten restaurants in the world worth flying to! The chef is a wunderkind who learned at Noma, in Denmark: named the best restaurant in the world. The Beach Store Cafe is supervised by the same chef. While it is very inviting, it is also quite humble and unassuming; the food is good, nourishing and creative.

There is a lovely, well-attended church on the island (Congregational). It is a abutted by an historic graveyard and backed by woods and beach. Our annual Harvest Festival is held there.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1984

About the owner: We are serious gardeners and stewards of our land. Our farm brings us much joy and we enjoy sharing the bounty we produce with others. We are resident hosts and are inviting you to visit our life. You may have complete privacy or choose to take part in the activities of the farm. We welcome children and enjoy including them in the discovery of the farm.

Why the Owner Chose Lummi Island:
Our farm provides nearly everything we need and it is close to beautiful beaches, exhilarating hikes, good bike riding, a world-class restaurant, friendly neighbors. You will not find a comparable place on the island.

Contact us

Speaks: english, We speak limited Spanish and French.

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Cottage In spring

    Cottage In spring

  • Cottage kitchen

    Cottage kitchen

  • Cottage Library

    Cottage Library

  • Great views from the covered porch

    Great views from the covered porch

  • Sunrise on Lummi Island

    Sunrise on Lummi Island

  • A rainbow place

    A rainbow place

  • Wine Angel Peonies

    Wine Angel Peonies

  • Fresh produce from our garden

    Fresh produce from our garden

  • Our friendly hens

    Our friendly hens

  • Corn, squash, and cut flower garden

    Corn, squash, and cut flower garden

  • Full Bloom Farm Stand

    Full Bloom Farm Stand

  • Eggs from our hens

    Eggs from our hens

  • Cottage Living Room

    Cottage Living Room

  • Cottage bedroom

    Cottage bedroom

  • Red Chairs reclining

    Red Chairs reclining

  • Relax in the hammock!

    Relax in the hammock!

  • Our view of Mount Baker and the Cascades from our farm

    Our view of Mount Baker and the Cascades from our farm

  • Peony rows

    Peony rows

  • Crab for dinner

    Crab for dinner

  • Cock of the rock

    Cock of the rock

  • A chaos of peonies

    A chaos of peonies

  • Barn Central

    Barn Central

  • Fresh produce from our farm stand

    Fresh produce from our farm stand

  • Red Charm peonies

    Red Charm peonies

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, November 26, 2015

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