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Historic Maxwelton Farm Guest House & No Bank Private Beach

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1917 historic Maxwelton home with incredible views of the whole valley.

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Last updated: 09/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Maxwelton Beach farmhouse description

Be prepared for an unforgettable vacation in this historic 1917 farmhouse that's the jewel of famous Maxwelton Beach. Enjoy an evening campfire at the private beach, right across the road from the farmhouse, while viewing a gorgeous sunset backed by the Olympic Mountains. The beach is perfect for swimming, kayaking, walking and playing volleyball. Visit where it all began on Whidbey Island with the Dave Macki Park just a short walk down the quiet road. What could be more fun than a baseball diamond and playground at the beach! You are only steps away from one of Whidbey Island's most beautiful beaches.

Completely restored and refreshed, this home is light and bright with views, from almost every window, of the 65 acre farm, Useless Bay, Maxwelton Valley and cows and sheep that graze on the property and on the hillside above. All the classic farmhouse charm remains but with updated furniture and modern appliances. The house sleeps up to 12 in beds, with a few private nooks off the bedrooms for the kids (or grown-ups) to camp (4 twin mattresses and bedding on the floor). These nooks are perfect for portable cribs, too! Bring your family and friends to revel in the beauty of a hilltop farmhouse that's big and roomy but still has a cozy feel. Enjoy the privacy and convenience of upper and lower units each with their own entrance, kitchen, baths and bedrooms, perfect for multiple families or for the grandparents to have their own space and quiet. Wander down to the private beach for a swim or with a book to relax or just walk the beach a mile or so to unwind. Play a rousing game of volleyball on the sand volleyball court!

A breathtaking view of Useless Bay and it's gorgeous sunsets is a perfect back drop for a memorable vacation. There is no place like this anywhere else on Whidbey Island. Come and enjoy the splendor!

Keywords: Historic farm, jewel of famous Maxwelton Beach, country charm, farm animals plus beach fun, private beach, family friendly

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                This house, property, beach and community are well suited to families with young children....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets aloud with permission of owner, a $50 fee....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Large carpeted 'closet' with door. ...moreless

              • Bedroom 4: 1 king

                Large master bedroom with private bath....moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Small carpeted 'closet' with door can fit a crib....moreless

              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

                Lower unit bedroom. ...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

                Lower unit bedroom....moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

                King bed converts to 2 XL twin beds. Large 'closet' w/ door....moreless

              • Bunk Area: 6 twin/ single

                2 carpeted 'rooms' in the eaves of the top floor. ...moreless

              • Portable crib (1) available - includes sheets.

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Master bath on main floor....moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Lower unit bathroom with 2nd 'outer' sink/mirror....moreless

              • Bathroom 4: toilet

                3rd floor bathroom. ...moreless

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Charming pink bathroom w/soaking tub on main floor....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Upper unit dining area is very large and can seat 10+ people (2 tables). Lower unit table seats 4. ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                (2) Fully stocked kitchens in both upper and lower units. Main kitchen is very large. ...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Main kitchen has dishes/utensils for 18. Lower unit has dishes/utensils for 8. ...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee grinder provided. ...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                (2)...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Additional parking for large vehicles available on the farm, with permission....moreless

              • Living Room seats 9:

                Upper living room seats 9. Lower living room seats 8....moreless

              • Covered Parking:

                Covered parking for one compact vehicle....moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Wood fireplace. Wood provided....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • Amazing sand volleyball court on the beach! Volleyball/net are provided in summer/fall seasons....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Stereo:

                    Basic stereo with I-Pod/Phone (2012) charger or input if you bring the appropriate cable for your phone....moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Some toys for young children are provided, as well as beach toys!...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Standard cable package including channels like ESPN and Disney....moreless

                  • Books:

                    A variety of adult and children's books are available....moreless

                  • Television:

                    (2) New (2012) flatscreen TV monitor....moreless

                  • DVD Player:

                    (2) New (2012 and 2014) DVD players....moreless

                  • Games
                  • CD Player

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    (2) Large covered deck with seating for 8 and a wonderful view! Lower unit has a small patio and table for 2....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Partially fenced upper and lower lawn/yard....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic

                  Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Private beach is directly across the road. The Google map on VRBO does not show the correct location for this house. The house is, in fact, much closer to the beach than it appears on the map....moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Private beach is a short walk across the road...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Beautiful view of the Olympic Mountains...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Photography
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Cinemas
                  • Playground
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Live Theater
                  • Kayaking
                  • Museums
                  • Festivals
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Shelling
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shopping
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Wind-Surfing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter
                  Sep 2 - May 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $500
                  Summer 2015
                  Jun 13 - Sep 5, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $700
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $500

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $250
                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10.7%

                  Notes:

                  Beginning in Summer 2015: 4 night minimum stay from June 13 to Sept. 5

                  ALL YEAR SPECIAL, stay at least 6 nights and receive one night FREE!

                  Summer Season is from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend ($700/night)

                  Pets are allowed (with permission) with a $50 fee per pet.


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                  Last updated: 09/10/2014
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                  Location

                  6.5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Mukilteo/Clinton
                  Maxwelton Beach
                  Nearest Beach
                  Useless Bay
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: My husband and I have lived on Whidbey Island for about 13 years. We have 3 young children who keep us very busy. My extended family has owned the Maxwelton Farmhouse and the adjoining farm since 1949. We have a small family cabin on the property. I grew up spending my summers (and any other spare time) on this property and the beach. We are so exited to share this magical property with you! There is no other place like it! Once you experience it, I'm sure you'll agree!


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • 1917 historic Maxwelton home with incredible views of the whole valley.

                    1917 historic Maxwelton home with incredible views of the whole valley.

                  • The stunning private beach and fire pit are just a short walk across the road.

                    The stunning private beach and fire pit are just a short walk across the road.

                  • A well stocked kitchen, big enough for a crowd!

                    A well stocked kitchen, big enough for a crowd!

                  • Plenty of places to sit and relax.

                    Plenty of places to sit and relax.

                  • Charming pink bathroom on main floor with large soaking tub and shower.

                    Charming pink bathroom on main floor with large soaking tub and shower.

                  • Beautiful old stair railing.

                    Beautiful old stair railing.

                  • Queen bed with large carpeted closet.

                    Queen bed with large carpeted closet.

                  • The beds in this room can be converted between 2 twins or king. Large closet.

                    The beds in this room can be converted between 2 twins or king. Large closet.

                  • 2 'eaves rooms' each have 2 twin beds on the floors.

                    2 'eaves rooms' each have 2 twin beds on the floors.

                  • Lower unit kitchen (fully stocked).

                    Lower unit kitchen (fully stocked).

                  • Lower unit queen bedroom.

                    Lower unit queen bedroom.

                  • Lower unit bathroom with 'outer' sink and mirror.

                    Lower unit bathroom with 'outer' sink and mirror.

                  • Beautiful sandy beach that's walkable for miles.

                    Beautiful sandy beach that's walkable for miles.

                  • Meet our resident sheep: Lucky, Pascal and Jamocha.

                    Meet our resident sheep: Lucky, Pascal and Jamocha.

                  • Large dining and living area with an incredible view of farm and beach.

                    Large dining and living area with an incredible view of farm and beach.

                  • Large covered deck with grill and seating for 8.

                    Large covered deck with grill and seating for 8.

                  • Master bedroom and bathroom with sliding glass doors to the deck.

                    Master bedroom and bathroom with sliding glass doors to the deck.

                  • Upper floor landing. Top floor has 3 bedrooms, two 'eaves rooms' & bathroom.

                    Upper floor landing. Top floor has 3 bedrooms, two 'eaves rooms' & bathroom.

                  • Queen bed with small carpeted closet (fits a portable crib).

                    Queen bed with small carpeted closet (fits a portable crib).

                  • An example of one of the large carpeted closets on the 3rd floor.

                    An example of one of the large carpeted closets on the 3rd floor.

                  • 3rd floor powder room (sink and toilet).

                    3rd floor powder room (sink and toilet).

                  • Lower unit dining and living areas. Incredible view of farm and beach!

                    Lower unit dining and living areas. Incredible view of farm and beach!

                  • Lower unit twin room. A portable crib can just fit in the closet in this room.

                    Lower unit twin room. A portable crib can just fit in the closet in this room.

                  • The farm below the house. Spectacular in the fall!

                    The farm below the house. Spectacular in the fall!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, September 11, 2014

                  $500 - $700 per night (USD)
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                  6 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 16

                  View calendar: Updated 09/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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