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Lovely Quiet and Private Apartment with Lake View

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Peaceful and private getaway apartment.


Last updated: 10/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bellingham apartment description

All the conveniences of a hotel suite without disturbances. This is a free standing apartment/flat backing up to over 300 acres of greenbelt forest. Located at the end of a private gated drive you can listen to the birds and wildlife, look out for bald eagles and red tail hawks. Deer viewing is optional... but they are difficult to miss.

If your children attend Western Washington University, and you want to casually visit or be here for a graduation, this is the perfect place to stay and only a 20 minute drive away.

Only 5 minutes to Bloedel Donovan Park where you can enjoy a dip in the lake on a hot summer day, or chill out and listen to the water lapping on the shore. Alternatively take a stroll or bike ride around the 241 acres of nearby Whatcom Falls Park, or walk one of the numerous nearby picturesque trails.

12 minutes from the apartment you will find Bellingham's brand new 16 screen Regal Cineplex with 3D Imax, restaurants, shops and banks at Barkley Village.

Don't miss the renowned local restaurant; The Fork, a 3 minute drive from the apartment, that serves unique dishes, beers and wines.

If you are a ski or snowboard enthusiast, cross country skier or snowshoer, Bellingham is the destination for you. Only 75 minutes drive away, wonderful Mt Baker is our local ski area with 38 tree-lined trails. Join us in the spring and fall and visit the spectacular wild flowers and fall colors of Mt Bakers rugged and beautiful landscape.

The owner is a licensed Washington Real Estate Broker. If you are planning on visiting Bellingham with a view to relocate to this fantastic area, we will be delighted to help you find your perfect home.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            At least one guest must be minimum 30 years of age. ID to be provided with booking....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No pets under any circumstances. This is a Pet allergy-free apartment....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedrooms do not have closets, however there is plenty of hanging space and luggage storage in the apartment. The second bedroom room has a chest of drawers and the Queen room has two small drawers at each side of the bed. There is a large cupboard with full length hanging space, and a hanging bar in the laundry cupboard....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • The toilet area in the bathroom has a slanted ceiling that taller people may find slightly restrictive, but there have been no complaints. ...moreless


          • Books:

            Small selection of books. ...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Board games available on request....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Channels available: Basic cable...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Stereo speaker bar. Can connect with ipods....moreless

          • Television:

            HDTV and DVD player...moreless

          • Video Library:

            Selection of DVD's and more available on request....moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Arboretum
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Lake View:

            Beautiful Lake Whatcom. 12 miles x 1 mile. Boating, jet skiing, waterskiing, wake boarding or go for a swim....moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Rolling mountains frame stunning Lake Whatcom views....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Racquetball
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Ski Privileges Optional
          • Skiing
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining:

            Dining table. 2 chairs (plus 2 extra fold-up dining chairs) ...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            Gas stove with thermostat remote control...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Gas Stove...moreless

          • Internet:

            Wi-Fi, free high speed internet...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Bed linens, Pillows/cases provided....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Living room with 2 seat sofa and 2 soft chairs. Cable TV and DVD player....moreless

          • Parking:

            On owners private driveway....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Towels, dish towels. ...moreless

          • Washing Machine


          • Coffee Maker:

            Keurig 1 cup coffee maker. Kettle for tea....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, glassware, cutlery, pots and pans....moreless

          • Freezer:

            Small freezer in under-counter fridge...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Kitchette. Limited cooking facilities. No Stove...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Pantry Items:

            Small welcome pack: Tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a basic cooking items ie oil, herbs, S&P etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Under-counter fridge...moreless

          • Stove:

            Portable counter-top electric double burner stove (see pic). No main oven....moreless

          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio:

            Use of deck available on request....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Use of outdoor grill available on request....moreless



          Write a review 4.9
          from 16 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Nov 22 - Nov 30, 2014
          2 night min stay
          Christmas & New Year
          Dec 20 - Jan 6, 2015
          4 night min stay
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $135 $145
          Fri, Sat, Sun
          $945 $3,800
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Cleaning Fee $50
          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
          • Taxes Not included


          $50 cleaning fee

          $200 refundable deposit

          10.5% lodging tax (under 30 day stay).

          This property requires a 2 night min stay. If Guest wishes to cancel their reservation, they will be refunded as follows: 100% if cancelled 30 days prior to Check-in Date. 50% if cancelled 15 days. 0% less than 15 days to Check-in Date. Damage deposit will be refunded with any cancellation.

          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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          Last updated: 10/08/2014
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          10 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Bellingham Airport
          1 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          The Fork
          10 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Bellingham Ferry Terminal
          7 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Bellingham Golf and Country Club
          10 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Bellingham Amtrak Station
          6 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          I-5 Sunset Blvd
          1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          The Fork
          32 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Mt Baker Ski area
          15 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Clayton Beach

          Car: Necessary

          There’s so much to do in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County, and so many ways to do them, it may be impossible for you to focus on just one activity. Pick a few “must do” activities and attractions for this trip, and start planning your next visit. Eventually, you may get to everything on your list. But beware! There’s always something new to discover… so getting to them all may just spark a long term love affair with this region.

          The profusion of fresh water lakes, salt water inlets, and the rivers and streams that unite them have created an abundance of water-based experiences that range from tranquil to thrilling. The marine trail system frequented by kayaks and canoes provides access to protected shoreline and otherwise inaccessible beaches. Too tame? Grab your paddle and strap on your helmet for white knuckle, white water river rafting.

          Wildlife congregates where there’s water – and Whatcom County provides exceptional opportunities to observe finned, feathered and furry friends with options that include whale watching cruises and charters, world class bird watching, and an extensive interurban greenbelt and back country trail system that virtually guarantees wildlife sightings.

          Pedal powered adventure options are just as extensive, and just as diverse. Family oriented and beginner biking trails co-exist with trails that will challenge and ultimately satisfy even the most extreme two wheel enthusiasts.

          National Forest and National Park lands beckon to hikers, walkers and mountain climbers, with plenty of scenic space to explore – from flat to moderate to strenuous. And towering over it all, is majestic Mt. Baker. At nearly 11,000 feet, Mt. Baker is the highest peak in the North Cascades Mountains – holding world records for snowfall and serving as a year around magnet for photographers, adventurers, recreationalists, and those who appreciate easily accessible and stunning vistas.

          Ready to mix in an artistic experience? Explore the area’s many galleries and studios which feature a dazzling array of techniques and disciplines produced by local artists and craftspeople. Take the public artwalk through the Western Washington University campus, where 29 outdoor sculptures celebrate the relationship between nature, academics and history. Visit Bellingham’s cultural arts district, anchored by the historic Mt. Baker Theatre, Whatcom Museum, Pickford Film Center, and American Museum of Radio & Electricity. Additional museums and displays present a moment in time with aircraft, marine trade, historic districts and architecture, logging, pioneer, and other examples of our rich history and culture.

          And then there’s the shopping. And the dining. And the parks. And the live music. And the fresh seafood and local produce. You’ll definitely need a return visit.


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2007

          About the owner: We (Elaine and Terry) have enjoyed this exciting Northwest living for 8 years. We built our lake view home and apartment 7 years ago and take full advantage of our beautiful surroundings. The owner is a licensed Washington Real Estate Broker. If you are planning on visiting Bellingham with a view to relocate to this fantastic area, we will be delighted to help you find your perfect home.

          Why the Owner Chose Bellingham:
          We built this lovely apartment for my relatives to use when visiting from the UK, and have decided to make it available for our guests to enjoy.

          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
          We love the peaceful forest setting as well as the close proximity to nearby amenities and recreation.

          Contact us

          Speaks: english



          • Peaceful and private getaway apartment.

            Peaceful and private getaway apartment.

          • Thermostat remote-control gas stove

            Thermostat remote-control gas stove

          • Cooking facilities; microwave and electric 2-burner hot plate. (No main oven).

            Cooking facilities; microwave and electric 2-burner hot plate. (No main oven).

          • Bathroom with sink, shower and toilet

            Bathroom with sink, shower and toilet

          • Washer and dryer

            Washer and dryer

          • Bedroom 1 with forest views

            Bedroom 1 with forest views

          • 600sf guest apartment above detached garage on a 5 acre lot.

            600sf guest apartment above detached garage on a 5 acre lot.

          • Private, gated neighborhood

            Private, gated neighborhood

          • Compact kitchenette with under-counter fridge.

            Compact kitchenette with under-counter fridge.

          • Lake Whatcom view

            Lake Whatcom view

          • Bedroom 1 with queen bed

            Bedroom 1 with queen bed

          • Lake Forest Park in the foreground overlooking beautiful Lake Whatcom

            Lake Forest Park in the foreground overlooking beautiful Lake Whatcom

          VRBO #442024

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, October 08, 2014

          $135 - $180 per night (USD)

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 3

          View calendar: Updated 10/08/14
          Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english
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