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Camano Island Waterfront Compound

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The Camano Compound on Elger Bay. Guest house, Main House, Bunkhouse and dock.

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is a 5 acre compound on 450'+ of pristine Puget Sound waterfront, featuring the only private dock on Camano island. Abundant sea and wildlife include some of the best crabbing in Puget Sound (in season from 7/1 through Labor Day), clamming on our own beach, fishing off the dock or out front in Elger Bay, daily bald eagle, deer, otter, and grey whale sightings (whales in late winter!). Beachcomb for miles along a beautiful shoreline, enjoying views of Mt. Rainier, the Olympics, Hat and Whidbey Islands. Main house is 3 bedrooms, including a bunk room with two full and two twin beds, plus two additional twin mattresses that can be used for kids, and queen beds in the other rooms, plus a separate guest house with one queen bed, living room, and full bath (perfect for grandma and grandpa). Extra bunks in the 'bunkhouse' which is a finished garage space on the bulkhead (no bathroom though but the kids love it). Enjoy days exploring the five acres (look for the hidden rope swing!) and adjacent Camano Island state park, boating, kayaking and canoeing (with our boats), swimming (brrr!), clamming, crabbing and fishing, then retire around the enormous seaside firepit to cook s'mores and tell ghost stories.

Off Season (October 15 through May 15) the main house only is available as we have a caretaker in the lower guest house for the winter. Also, the floating portion of the dock is not in the water during the winter months.
Summer high season (6/15 to Labor Day) we request a four night minimum stay.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

  • West Bedroom Upstairs: 1 queen

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  • East Bedroom Upstairs: 1 queen

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  • Upstairs Bunk Room: 2 double, 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

    Two bunk beds with doubles below singles + mattresses. ...moreless

  • Guest House: 1 queen

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  • Winter rentals do NOT include the guest house. Ideal max occupancy in the main house is two couples plus a maximum of six kids, which includes two on mattresses. Guest house provides an additional queen bed in what is essentially a one bedroom apartment. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Television:

    TV is flat screen with wifi enabled. Streams netflix, amazon etc. ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii in garage with a few games. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    450' of pristine Puget Sound waterfront on the west end of Elger Bay - some of the best fishing and crabbing in the state is right off your dock. ...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen with eating bar. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with icemaker. ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Livingston rowboat available. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Camaloch GC six miles away. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe available. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Oct 10 - May 17, 2015
2 night min stay
$150 $225
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$350 $450
Fri, Sat
$2,650

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning (Main house) $125
  • Deposit (refundable) $200
  • Pet Fee $15
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Non refundable cleaning fee is $125 for the main house, plus $25 if the guest house is used.

Small dogs are allowed on the main floor of the main house only (see pet fee). Please be sure to clean up after your pets!

NOTE THAT GUEST CABIN IS NOT AVAILABLE IN THE OFF SEASON, JUST THE MAIN HOUSE PLUS ALL OF THE AMENITIES. WE HAVE A CARETAKER STAY IN THE GUEST CABIN IN THE WINTER.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seatac
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Camaloch
11 Miles
Nearest Train
Stanwood
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-5
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Diamond Knot Brewery
Camano Island
Nearest Beach
Right out front

Car: Necessary

Only 20 minutes from i-5 across a bridge (no ferries!), but in a pristine, quiet island location, our Camano Island hideaway offers an amazing beach, hiking in the adjacent Camano Island state park and nearby Cama Beach State Park, plus 18 holes of very good, but casual (jeans okay!) golf at Camaloch golf course, and shopping and restaurants within a 10 minute drive.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I grew up spending my favorite weeks in the summers at my family friend's cabin a few miles north of the Honeycomb Hideout and always dreamed of having a place of my own. Our family, along with a close friend and his family, discovered this legacy property a few years ago and we are so fortunate to have been able to made this dream a reality.

Why the Owner Chose Camano Island:
Once you drive through the private gate into the neighborhood and drive down the hill to the waterfront, you'll know immediately why this is such a special spot. There are no immediate neighbors, and the privacy and seclusion is amazing. With four bedrooms and another bunk area, there is lots of room for two or three families and lots of kids. And the access to the beach, along with the dock, is something that is really rare and special in such close proximity to Seattle (only an hour's drive and about 60 miles from town).

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The size of the property, the sweeping lawn, and the dock and low bank, accessible waterfront are all rare qualities in an island property. We love it on Camano!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Camano Compound on Elger Bay.  Guest house, Main House, Bunkhouse and dock.

    The Camano Compound on Elger Bay. Guest house, Main House, Bunkhouse and dock.

  • Bonfires in a recreational firepit, allowed even during 'burn bans.'

    Bonfires in a recreational firepit, allowed even during 'burn bans.'

  • Beach as far as the eye can see.  This is looking west towards Whidbey.

    Beach as far as the eye can see. This is looking west towards Whidbey.

  • Bald eagle on the pier.

    Bald eagle on the pier.

  • Tree house...use with adult supervision only!  I think Robinson Crusoe built it.

    Tree house...use with adult supervision only! I think Robinson Crusoe built it.

  • Fully equipped kitchen in the main house.

    Fully equipped kitchen in the main house.

  • Living room and dining area in main house.

    Living room and dining area in main house.

  • One of two bedrooms on main house; Queen Bed, slider to deck.

    One of two bedrooms on main house; Queen Bed, slider to deck.

  • Climbing in the Madrona (get your parents' permission first!)

    Climbing in the Madrona (get your parents' permission first!)

  • Full size laundry in main house.

    Full size laundry in main house.

  • Living room and deck of guest cabin.

    Living room and deck of guest cabin.

  • Ping Pong table in three car garage.

    Ping Pong table in three car garage.

  • Dock floating at high tide.

    Dock floating at high tide.

  • Watch those fingers boys!  Dungeness crab in season...YUMMY!

    Watch those fingers boys! Dungeness crab in season...YUMMY!

  • Beach hike with Grandma at low tide.

    Beach hike with Grandma at low tide.

  • Main house with the parking and garage in the background.

    Main house with the parking and garage in the background.

  • World's largest slip and slide (tarp) - you'll find it stored in the garage.

    World's largest slip and slide (tarp) - you'll find it stored in the garage.

  • Two sets of bunk beds like this in the bunk room, + two mattresses to pull out

    Two sets of bunk beds like this in the bunk room, + two mattresses to pull out

  • 2013 Weber Barbeque.

    2013 Weber Barbeque.

  • Main floor bathroom in main house.

    Main floor bathroom in main house.

  • Enjoying the deck on a brisk spring day.

    Enjoying the deck on a brisk spring day.

  • 'Bunk room' near the bulkhead.  We'll be adding two more sets of bunks soon.

    'Bunk room' near the bulkhead. We'll be adding two more sets of bunks soon.

  • Keybox to access the gate card...our box is the right of the keypad, top row.

    Keybox to access the gate card...our box is the right of the keypad, top row.

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Cabin
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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