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Birch Bay Ocean View Condo, Steps from the Beach

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Birch Bay beach only steps from your condo.

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Birch Bay condo description

Welcome to Birch Bay convenient to Vancouver, B. C., Seattle, and the cities of the Northwest. Now only 2-1/2 hours from the cities of Arizona, California, and Nevada via direct flight to Bellingham International Airport and only 20 minutes from our condos. Over the decades, generations young and old alike have vacationed and enjoyed this idyllic spot. with its sheltered, warm, shallow waters, and so many aquatic activities. Now, with the acquisition of a third condo 584142, we are better able to accommodate multi, extended families, reunions and gatherings. Our two upper units (584142 and 192841) are side by side, and our third, 404881 is at ground level, all with great water views. Please contact us for more details.

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

Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • 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

          • Non Smoking Only:

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

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

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

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

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

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

          • Cooking Utensils:

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

          Amenities

          • Parking Off Street:

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

          • Linens Provided:

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

          • Clothes Dryer:

            clean out lint container after each use...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            laundry soap provided...moreless

          • Wood Fireplace

          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

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                Please obey the posted rules ...moreless

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

              Communications

              Pool & Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Please obey the posted rules ...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • 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

                  Location & View

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Hiking
                  • Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Shelling
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Churches
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Water Parks
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Boating
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sledding
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  SUMMER
                  Jun 22 - Sep 7, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,150
                  FALL
                  Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $140
                  $900
                  Low Season
                  Oct 1 - May 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $125
                  $800

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

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

                  Notes:

                  HOLIDAY RATES - LOW AND SHOULDER SEASON - $150.00 a night, 3-4 nights

                  The $300.00 booking fee reserves the dates and rate, and is applied to the rental.

                  Full payment is due 30 days prior to arrival date, and in addition must include a $200.00 refundable key/security a $100.00 cleaning fee.

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


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                  Location

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

                  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.

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

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

                  • Wow!

                    Wow!

                  • 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

                  • 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

                  • 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.

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

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

                  • End to a perfect vacation get away.

                    End to a perfect vacation get away.

                  • 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.

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

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

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

                    Jacob's Landing caters to tennis players as well.

                  • Pool for all ages...

                    Pool for all ages...

                  • Sunsets over Birch Bay.

                    Sunsets over Birch Bay.

                  VRBO #404881

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 29, 2014

                  $125 - $175 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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