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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Point Roberts house description
Location: Featured in National Geographic as one of the most unique spots in North America, Point Roberts, Washington, USA – is only 35 minutes from Downtown Vancouver, Canada home of the 2010 Winter Olympics and 40 minutes from Bellingham Washington, this unique location puts you on a classic NW beach in the USA.
Accommodations: FULLY FURNISHED, GORGEOUS, DESIGNER HOME, 3 BEDROOMS (2 OCEAN FRONT), 2 BATHS (SLEEPS 6) EXCEPTIONAL SOUTH-FACING, BEACH-FRONT HOME, Granite and hardwoods throughout this designer quality home has breathtaking views from the snowy peaks of Mount Baker, across pristine straights to the San Juan and Gulf Islands.
Private beach, walking distance to Light house Park, Point Roberts Marina, Point Roberts Air Field, dinning and shopping.
One of the most unique spots in all of North America, Point Roberts, Washington is a 5 square mile Peninsula of land owned by the US but located just below Vancouver BC Canada. Surrounded by clear island waters those who live in this “national point of interest” believe we have it all. In just 20 short minutes you’re at the gateway to one of the most beautiful and metropolitan cities in world Vancouver, BC, and just a quick trip to the traditional North West beauty of Bellingham Washington.
HOW TO GET HERE:
BY AIR - 20 minutes drive from Vancouver International Airport (YVR), 40 minutes drive from Bellingham Airport and now you fly directly into Point Roberts from Bellingham or Seattle Washington (contact us for more details). For you pilots we are just a stroll from a great private airstrip. We are about 25 minutes from the and 35 minutes from downtown Vancouver, BC
BY CAR - An interesting point about the Point is that the only way into Point Roberts from the US mainland is by water or air. Visitors by car will need to take a short detour through Canada.
BEACH FRONT LOCATION, Stunning views from Mount Baker in the East to the San Juan and Gulf Islands to the West. This south facing beach front home lets you wake to beautiful sunrises and toast the magnificent colors as the sun sets over the Georgia Straight and falls behind the Gulf Islands. In the summer months you can watch the pods of Orcas pass by just off shore. Year round wildlife abounds with golden and bald eagles, blue herons, seals, sea lions and dolphin. This home is conveniently located just a short walk from Point Roberts Marina, a premier recreational marina for all your nautical needs. When visiting don’t forget your clubs, you will not want to miss a round or two at the Point Roberts Golf and Country Club one of the finest courses in the Pacific Northwest. Graham Cooke and Wayne Carleton have designed a course that flows through the land while taking care not to disturb the natural beauty and wildlife. If you are after even more active pursuits you can, hike, bike, kayak or even fish from the beach or excursion to any Gulf or San Juan Islands. You will always remember your stay in this beautiful home one of the North West’s most beautiful beaches in one of the most unique places in North America.
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The house has 2 separate decks for entertaining. You can barbeque and enjoy the beautiful yard and summer garden, just off your private beach while taking in soul filling views. There is just nothing like a glass of wine as you and your guests watch pods of Orcas jump and play just yards away.
The Orcas arrive in the area in late spring and stay throughout the summer, there are sightings almost daily.
This fully furnished designer home has 3 bedrooms each equipped with a TV, the 2 bathrooms each have luxurious Jacuzzi tubs. The living room features a great gas fireplace surrounded by comfortable sofas and chairs, a TV, stereo, cable and entertainment system. The living room opens with double French doors to the oceanfront deck. The large dining room has seating for 10 people.
PETS: Damage deposit may be required.
AMENITIES: Gas fireplace, Cable T.V. with DVD- in living room, T.V. in each bedroom and DVD in Master and lower bedroom. Entertainment system with CD/DVD player, designer kitchen with oven, 4 burner gas cook top, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water; coffee maker, iron/ironing board. All linens provided including towels for showers, baths, and beach towels also;
ACTIVITIES: Beautiful 18 hole golf course-Point Roberts Golf Course, with a driving range; walking along the beach or the many beautiful trails through the beautiful forests (Lilly Point). Kayaking (either bring your own or rent them at the county park only a short walk away) Boating and fishing, the marina is only a 5 minute walk away, biking, whale watching among other wildlife. Swimming, but beware the water can be a bit cold, Beach Barbeque.
$400/night (3 night minimum)
Keywords: Waterfront, Beach access, Whale Watching
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Gas Fireplace
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Parking Off Street
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Water View
- Ocean View
- Beach View
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Jet Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Fitness Center
- Whale watching
ReviewsWrite a review
Loved my stay!
Loved my stay!
Last week I got to spend 4 days in this beautiful place with a number of girlfriends, prior to the wedding of one of them. I just loved the place, the location and the fact that it is not an average holiday home, but a house where you can feel at home. There were plenty of blankets, sheets and especially towels available. The fully equipped kitchen added to our pleasure for we had a number of guests over for dinner. Sitting on the deck in the early morning sun with a cup of tea watching the Orca come by was the most beautiful experience!! Would love to come back one day ...
- Guest Ellen (Maassluis, the Netherlands)
- Date of stay 09/02/11
- Review Submitted 09/10/11
Recommended for: Sightseeing, families with young children, girls getaway.
My husband, children and grandchildren rented this property for 6 days. We were absolutely delighted with the amenities, everything that was offered on the website was actually provided. The property was clean and our agent was very congenial. On our fourth day, we were thrilled to be treated to a display of Orca's for over 1/2 hour. We walked a lot along the beach, gathered shells, rocks and also strolled the quiet roads and located a delightful shop by the name of "Brewsters" that has fresh seafood, home baked goodies, bread, produce and organic products, as well as being a cafe. (Be sure to try the three cheese bread.) It is a right turn just at the intersection where the grocery store is, straight down the road. Our place was difficult to leave and we can't wait to return to Point Roberts.
- Guest Joey (North Vancouver BC Canada)
- Date of stay 08/14/11
- Review Submitted 08/21/11
Recommended for: Pet owners, families with young children.
We were a bit disappointed in our one week experience. There was a lack of blankets, no shower in the main bathroom and our booking was messed up overlapping with the next guests, so we were required to cut our stay short a day. The place has a nice location, but you have to go elsewhere to swim. The house is decorated in "old lady" style with delicate antiques, pictures of horses and flowers. We will not return to this house, but we will return to the Point.
- Guest Shanna (Calgary)
- Date of stay 07/24/11
- Review Submitted 08/03/11
Recommended for: Age 55+.
Manager response: We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your stay, but we would like to take this opportunity to reply to each one of your concerns. • The lack of blankets could have easily been remedied, each of the beds have comforters' and if you had let us know, additional blankets would have been provided. I will be adding more blankets for future guests. • There is not a shower in the main bathroom but there is a beautiful Jacuzzi tub fully equipped with a hand held shower head. • The overlapping booking - The contract clearly stated the arrival and departure dates and times. I do think that communication was the issue here, the contract was modified by hand, by you and faxed over (faxes are not always clear). In this situation the contract should have been corrected and approved by us prior to signing the contract. This problem could have easily been avoided… • Swimming - the water here in the Northwest is COLD, average water temperature is 55oF. Although many people do swim, water ski and participate in water sports right on our beach, we understand that it is too cold for many people. Point Roberts does have public beaches only a couple minutes away, where the water is much shallower and the water temperature does get significantly warmer. • I do realize that not everyone has the same taste in decor but the pictures are posted on the website and are true to what the house looks like. The owner of the home loves antiques and has decorated the house accordingly. In our opinion the house is elegant and tastefully done. Once again we are very sorry you did not enjoy your stay. We will make every effort to make sure that issues you identified are sorted out to the best of our ability. We believe that we this is certainly one of, if not the best properties and locations in Point Roberts and we have and will continue to offer the best VRBO experience possible. And most important of all the whales put on a great show today!
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