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Private, Elegant Oasis of Full Ocean Views at State Park

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View from deck that wraps around most of the home with sliding glass doors.

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

Camano Island house description

This Legendary Dream home at the entrance to the 'Camano Island State Park' sits on its own bluff and is known for some of the most remarkable, unobstructed ocean views and privacy on the entire Island. A rare, one story, open craftsman style home, has huge picture windows from every room to give you breathtaking views of Puget Sound, the boats to and from Canada and the Island's sea and wildlife. This sacred home was custom built for his wife by Al Emerson, the first forest ranger on Camano Island. Enjoy the peaceful walk to the nearby famous 'Al Emerson Nature Trail', which was dedicated in his honor. This is the ONLY home available that is at the entrance to the state park, yet is secluded and quiet.

Huge 3 car RV/Boat garage, vast circular drive and private Gym, completes this perfect retreat. The serene, private deck that wraps around most of the house overlooking the Sound, often catches many of our majestic rainbows!
Heaven on Earth has arrived!


Description Cont. : Due to the positioning of the property, you feel like you are ocean front, floating in the clouds with privacy as one of the main features, yet steps away from the magnificent Camano Island State Park. The Island even has its own 'airplane landing strip' for those who come by private plane.

This unpretentious home is furnished to make you feel like royalty, with a secluded water view master suite which has a floor to ceiling hand carved 4 poster canopy bed, and a world famous Nikken magnetic mattress(which is endorsed by the World Federation of Chiropractics and may just give you the deepest, most healing sleep of your life). Also in the master suite is a freestanding fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to the deck. At the opposite end of the home is the second custom furnished bedroom with its own full bath and views of the trees and ocean from the sleigh bed.

There is a wood burning stove next to the kitchen in the living/dining area- all with ocean views-and the spacious kitchen is big enough for dancing!

For you rugged, outdoor types, there is an attached huge 3 car RV/boat garage with its own full bath and gymnasium. Hiking, fishing, crabbing, boating and picnic areas are conveniently located within walking distance. Camano's own golf course is just a short drive within minutes of the home, next to the town center with various shops and a grocery store.

If you are fortunate enough to be here over the fourth of July or New Years Eve, the firework shows over the water and Whidbey Island will take your breath away!

As the deer, bunnies, bald eagles and other wildlife stop by to visit, be sure to greet them because this is also a designated registered wildlife habitat owned by the founder of one of the first all-volunteer, foster-home pet rescues of its kind in the country.

Ask about making a donation to the charity, Recycled Pets Rescue, and receiving a signed copy of her inspirational award winning book, My Recycled Pets: Diary of a Dog Addict.

When this vacation ends, perhaps with one of our many rainbows smiling at you in your rear-view mirror, you will drive away feeling blessed and maybe even holding back a tear or two.

PLEASE ALSO CONTACT BY PHONE AS WE OFTEN cannot check emails and please leave a message if you receive the voicemail. No Smoking in the home or on the grounds please as this is a' Registered Wildlife Habitat'.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Open floorplan, wide hallways andmaster bathroom provides room for wheel chair....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Beds: Queen Bed (2) Beautiful hand carved large queen poster bed in master suite with World Famous Nikken magnetic mattress and pillows that will make you sleep like a log. Those with magnetically sensitive electronic implants NEED to check with their doctors beforehand to ensure safety. Sleigh bed in second bed room at the complete other end of the home for total privacy. An Air mattress is available for parties of more than 4....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beach View: This home is perched on its own private knoll that sits steps above the beach and has some of the best close-up water views on the entire Island. It overlooks Saratoga Passage, Whidbey Island and on clear days, Mount Baker. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 21 and older. Garage: Huge 3 car RV/ Boat Garage with Gymnasium and separate bath facilities. Off Street Parking: Large circular driveway for easy access holds over 6 cars and RV. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer: Oversized Garage holds 3 cars and is built for RV/Boat etc. Large circular driveway has room for 2 large RVs, boats and/or multiple cars or trucks. Grassy parking space on side of house is also available and fits a large RV with a 'to die for' close up view of Puget Sound with the boats on Saratoga Passage. Gas/Electric BBQ Grill: On deck overlooking Puget Sound. Deck/Patio: Large wrap around deck overlooking the Sound covers the length of most of the entire home....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Garage:

    huge 3 car RV boat garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gel fueled fireplace in master bedroom...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    3 car RV boat garage and spacious circular driveway holds about 8 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    In living room with full windows overlooking the ocean...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$255 $295
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,785 $6,690
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$255 $295
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,785 $6,690
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • cleaning $125 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.7%

Notes:

*We prefer smaller groups of up to 4 people and have the home set up for that with 2 bedrooms at opposite ends of the house for maximum privacy, however we do make exceptions.

* Rates are for up to 4 people and are subject to change until paid in full. Full payment required 60 days before arrival for advanced bookings.

*The home sits on its own unfenced bluff so is more ideal for adult

*$50/ Pet

Payment is due in full 60 days before arrival via PayPal or personal check.


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Location

Between Seattle and B.C., Canada Off of the 5 Freeway.

Other Activities: Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Shopping, Parasailing, Boating, Health/Beauty Spa.

Golf: Other Activities: Bring your bikes and hiking shoes as this home borders some of the most beautiful trails in the state. Book early for the famous Camano Island Mother's day Art Studio Tour which is a tour of local artists homes and galleries held each year over Mother's Day Weekend.

Ocean View: Known for having views better than many ocean front properties, this home is the best of both worlds as it never is affected by floods and has privacy unparalleled to many homes.

 

Owner info

Why the Owner Chose Camano Island:
Being on a quiet, unpopulated street at the entrance to the Camano Island State Park gives you the best of all worlds The private views of Puget Sound from each room truly makes you feel as though you are on your own planet!


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Photos

  • View from deck that wraps around most of the home with sliding glass doors.

    View from deck that wraps around most of the home with sliding glass doors.

  • September on the enormous deck that wraps around entire home!

    September on the enormous deck that wraps around entire home!

  • Second View From Deck That Wraps Around The Home

    Second View From Deck That Wraps Around The Home

  • Ocean View from Master Bedroom Suite with Sliding glass doors & deck

    Ocean View from Master Bedroom Suite with Sliding glass doors & deck

  • Some of our majestic cloud formations

    Some of our majestic cloud formations

  • The spacious Kitchen also has a water view!

    The spacious Kitchen also has a water view!

  • More Rainbows!

    More Rainbows!

  • Custom made bird houses line the property

    Custom made bird houses line the property

  • Hand made birdhouses line the property

    Hand made birdhouses line the property

  • Full bath with tub and cute nautical theme

    Full bath with tub and cute nautical theme

  • Sunrise in January!

    Sunrise in January!

  • Yes, it's true! Guests filmed this rainbow from the deck!

    Yes, it's true! Guests filmed this rainbow from the deck!

  • A Romantic & Heavenly Sky Over the Ocean From the Deck!

    A Romantic & Heavenly Sky Over the Ocean From the Deck!

  • Other view of Master Bedroom suite with ocean &  gorgeous floor to ceiling bed

    Other view of Master Bedroom suite with ocean & gorgeous floor to ceiling bed

  • Second view of dining and living room with picture windows of the ocean.

    Second view of dining and living room with picture windows of the ocean.

  • Some other visitors on the front of the property

    Some other visitors on the front of the property

  • Guest Bedroom with view of Ocean and yard

    Guest Bedroom with view of Ocean and yard

  • Partial view of workout equipment in gym

    Partial view of workout equipment in gym

  • Woodburning stove and swinging birdcage chairs in family room&Leprechaun visitor

    Woodburning stove and swinging birdcage chairs in family room&Leprechaun visitor

  • Front of home with spacious circular drive

    Front of home with spacious circular drive

  • Happy Holidays! The street in front of our home!

    Happy Holidays! The street in front of our home!

  • View of breakfast nook, dining and living room overlooking the ocean

    View of breakfast nook, dining and living room overlooking the ocean

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  • Calendar last updated: 04/11/2015
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PRIVATE, ELEGANT OASIS OF FULL OCEAN VIEWS AT STATE PARK

Camano Island #382621ha

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