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Birch Bay Ocean View Condo, Steps from the Beach

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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome! We invite you to enjoy the magic of Birch Bay - an aquatic summer paradise, next door to Vancouver, B. C., Seattle, and the cities of the Northwest. Over the decades, generations of all ages, have come to love this idyllic spot. with its sheltered warm shallow waters, and so many aquatic and recreational activities. Gather the kids, grandparents, family members and friends and join us for a fun filled, relaxing vacation that will linger in your memories for years. Now, with three units, VRBO/192841, 584142 side by side, upper units, and 404881 a lower unit, all with great ocean views, we can accommodate larger groups, extended families, reunions and gatherings.

Our home in Birch Bay, is newly renovated and tastefully decorated, featuring a modern kitchen, with new appliances and a well stocked pantry. Step from the living room to the front patio and enjoy the green area, the expansive view of Birch Bay and the Gulf Islands. Enjoy indoor/outdoor living at its best from morning to night. Start with morning coffee, the paper or breakfast. The adjacent lawn/garden area is a perfect spot for children to play, during the day, under the watchful eyes of parents and grandparents. And if your choice is an afternoon swim or stroll on the beach, you are just steps away. Late afternoon, gather with friends, family and neighbors for happy hour and dinner or a BBQ. After dinner, linger over dessert, coffee and conversation as the sun slowly sets behind the mountains of Vancouver Island. SUNSETS CAN BE SPECTACULAR!

The living room features floor to ceiling windows, highlighting the garden greenery, the beach, the Bay and of, course, those Spectacular Sunsets, to full advantage. Two private bedrooms, each with comfortable queen beds, and wall mounted TV's ensure our guests comfort. A fully equipped kitchen, with new appliances, generous counter space, and a pantry with a wide assortment of spices, and staples please the 'cook', and keep the family happy.

Our guests love the heated indoor Olympic swimming pool, summer and winter alike. The racquetball court and game room for ping pong and foosball and the two tennis courts, add to their enjoyment. One can walk or bike from the front door to a scenic path following the perimeter of the Bay. Golfers will discover two Championship courses within 5 minutes. And those seeking strenuous walking or hiking, will find the trails of Mr. Shuksan and Mt. Baker, only one hour east, to their liking.

Because of its sheltered location, Birch Bay's warm and shallow waters, are safe for all ages. At low tides, children can explore the sand bars, hunting for clams or crabs, building sand castles or flying a kite. Birch Bay is also perfect for boating and kayaking with a convenient boat launching ramp in Birch Bay State Park, to the immediate south. And lastly, the area is classified as one of the most important birding area and bird watching is a popular past-time. Look for Bald Eagles.

Bed linens, towels (kitchen & bath), beach towels (plastic colorful shovels and buckets for the children), dish washing and laundry soap, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, and kitchen staples provided. Bring only groceries, and personal items. Our Birch Bay home has all the comforts, conveniences and amenities of our primary home and we do not expect our guests to accept less.

ENJOY!
Jack and Irene

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    One adult must be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely NOT....owner has a high allergy to smoke...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We cannot have pets as a courtesy and safety to all our guests. Some people are highly allergic to animal hair, including owner...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The water slide park is less than 1 mile away. Also nearby is a family fun center with go carts, putt-putt golf, a mini-train ride, and a candy/ice cream shop, that serves a huge variety of homemade candy and ice cream. The famous Semiahmoo and Loomis Creek golf courses are within 5-7 miles. Great Links course in Birch Bay is within walking distance....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Hard wire connection...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    clean out lint container after each use...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Bedding, kitchen/bath towels, and beach towels provided Blankets and zippered pillow slip covers...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Open parking, no backing into parking spots and must have a parking permit visibly placed in your car front dash...moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots, pans, griddle, toaster, electric kettle, coffee grinder & coffee pot...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    soap provided...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    spices, coffee creamer, sugar, flour, pancake mixes are in the cupboards to be used... ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    large upper freezer with ice-maker...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio table, with umbrella, and four chairs and extra chairs for extra guests. Storage bin has beach balls and buckets....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Please obey the posted rules ...moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Please obey the posted rules ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING
May 1 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$140
$800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

MEMORIAL/EARLY SUMMER
May 22 - Jun 25, 2015
3 night min stay
$150
$895
SUMMER
Jun 26 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$195
$1,150
FALL
Sep 8 - Oct 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$140
$850
LOW SEASON
Oct 5 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$125
$800

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • cleaning $100
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

CLEANING FEE REDUCED FOR 2 NIGHT RENTAL; 2 PERSONS ONLY

FULL PAYMENT/ due 60 days prior to arrival date, and in addition must include a $200.00 refundable key/security a $100.00 cleaning fee.

CANCELLATION/ FULL REFUND 60 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL DATE

Cancellations made prior to 60 days of the arrival date, will receive a full refund of the booking fee.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Dry Dock and Shores and Via across the street
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Tsawwassen, in BC
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Semiahmoo
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Bellingham
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dry Dock and Shores and Via across the street
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Baker
Birch Bay
Nearest Beach
Birch Bay

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Originally from British Columbia, Jack and Irene have long enjoyed the recreational attractions of BC and Washington state. Later, Irene's parents moved the family to Southern California, leading to a banking career and a Vice-Presidency at a major bank. Jack's career in engineering, took him from Western to Eastern Canada and the US, where he completed his graduate education and started a teaching career. Later, he returned to the west coast as a Professor of Management at the University of Southern California. They are car enthusiasts, students of history, and political science and enjoy frequent travel to Europe. San Diego is their California home, and Birch Bay their home in Cascadia. They invite you to share it with them.

Why the Owner Chose Birch Bay:
Birch Bay is at the hub of an incredibly attractive vacation area, embracing lower British Columbia, Vancouver Island, the Gulf and San Juan Islands, the Olympic Peninsula, Whatcom and Skagit Counties, the Cascades, and two of North America's most attractive cities, Vancouver and Seattle. And, now, easily accessible from most of North America, through Bellingham International Airport. Jack's introduction to Birch Bay was at the age of 2. Since then, we have sailed and fished in the Gulf and San Juan Islands, skied at Mt. Baker, Stevens Pass, and Whistler. Climbed Mr. Shuksan, and peaks in Garibaldi Park, biked on Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley, and Whatcom County. We love this part of the world, the raspberry, blueberry and blackberry picking and Salmon BBQ's, and is a return to our roots.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
All the acquatic and recreational attractions of this immediate area, are within minutes of the condo and only 10 minutes from the Canadian Border, and less than 1 hour to Vancouver


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Birch Bay beach only steps from your condo.

    Birch Bay beach only steps from your condo.

  • Agates, shells, clams, crabs etc.  Birch Bay offers it all

    Agates, shells, clams, crabs etc. Birch Bay offers it all

  • Welcoming entry!

    Welcoming entry!

  • Watch tv and bather at same time while stretched out on the sofa.

    Watch tv and bather at same time while stretched out on the sofa.

  • Chef's delight, warm, spacious dining area and kitchen

    Chef's delight, warm, spacious dining area and kitchen

  • Comfort assures a tranquil sleep and refreshed in the morning.

    Comfort assures a tranquil sleep and refreshed in the morning.

  • Lights out time.

    Lights out time.

  • Need we say more? This from your patio!

    Need we say more? This from your patio!

  • Okay, on occassion get a little marine layer in the evening. Still spectacular.

    Okay, on occassion get a little marine layer in the evening. Still spectacular.

  • Jacob's Landing olympic sized indoor pool for those non ocean swim days.

    Jacob's Landing olympic sized indoor pool for those non ocean swim days.

  • Jacob's Landing caters to tennis players as well.

    Jacob's Landing caters to tennis players as well.

  • Sunsets over Birch Bay.

    Sunsets over Birch Bay.

  • Tides out partially in this photo. Come and see in person while staying at 911

    Tides out partially in this photo. Come and see in person while staying at 911

  • Comfy sofa/living room with view to water (bay)

    Comfy sofa/living room with view to water (bay)

  • Wow! brand new glass cabinet doors.

    Wow! brand new glass cabinet doors.

  • Foreground dining, background reclining.

    Foreground dining, background reclining.

  • master bedroom - even more tranquility.

    master bedroom - even more tranquility.

  • Full main floor bathroom

    Full main floor bathroom

  • Encore! but mid day

    Encore! but mid day

  • Pool for all ages...

    Pool for all ages...

  • Red sky at night..... ????

    Red sky at night..... ????

  • End to a perfect vacation get away.

    End to a perfect vacation get away.

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/02/2015
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