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A Clean Elegant Home, Designed for Two or Ten...

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Last updated: 10/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bellingham house description

Welcome to Northwest Modern. This house is warm and inviting befitting the northwest, yet clean and minimal in the modern style. I think the home is the perfect luxurious getaway for two, as well as a comfortable fit for a large family or group of up to ten. The home has heated floors, dimmers on most lights and WiFi high speed cable internet access throughout. Set just across North Shore from beautiful Lake Whatcom your view through nearly floor to ceiling glass windows and doors will be dominated by the lake, it's wild life and the sunsets that bring each day to a close.

The top floor is a master suite and features a library, a large master bedroom with a flat screen TV, a large bathroom with a walk in shower and four body sprays, as well as a huge deck.

The main floor houses the kitchen, dining, living, and powder rooms. The kitchen is in the modern style with stainless steel appliances, gas stove, microwave, and island. The living room is bright and open and features a fireplace and another flat screen TV. There is another deck on this floor with a barbeque, outdoor furniture and retractable awnings.

The basement sleeps eight and is made up of a large playroom with a ping pong table. A laundry room. A full guest bathroom with a shower/tub combo. A kids room with four bunk beds. A guest room with a queen size bed. As well as a theater room with a large 8 foot by 6 foot screen, two bean bags and a fold out couch with a foam mattress which sleeps two.

Situated near the end of North Shore road there is easy access to the lake (beach across the street), trails, Bellingham, and Mt Baker. The local pub and fine eatery is only a mile away so you can slip down there if you don't feel like cooking. Whether for a casual drink at the bar or a fine dining experience you can get it at the Fork.

We Hope you decide to come for a stay at our Northwest Modern home.

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome:

            The house has a large playroom in the basement with a ping pong table...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is allowed outside on the two large decks or on the grounds only. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

            The Bedroom is on the bottom floor and has a view....moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            This bedroom is alone on the top floor....moreless

          • Bunk Room: 2 bunk bed

            This Bedroom is on the bottom floor and sleeps 4....moreless

          • Theater Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            This Room is an interior room but does have a projection TV....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bath: toilet, shower

            Large, natural light, elegant walk in shower with body spray...moreless

          • Powder Room

            On the main floor....moreless

          • Guest Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Serving the bottom floor. It's a nice bathroom. ...moreless


          • Books:

            Some books it's a new house, the library will grow in time. ...moreless

          • Game Room
          • Ping Pong Table
          • Satellite / Cable:

            All televisions are equipped with basic HD cable and HBO. The box in the theater room has dvr capability. ...moreless

          • Stereo:

            I stereo in kitchen and master. For I phones only I think. I'm an android guy. ...moreless

          • Television:

            Three HD televisions....moreless

          • Video Library:

            On Demand programing available, as well as a Google Chrome-cast on main floor television for casting Netflix and other services. ...moreless


          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic


          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Lake View:

            Direct views of the lake. Gorgeous sunsets!!!...moreless

          • Lakefront:

            Across North Shore Road from Lake Whatcom....moreless

          • Waterfront:

            About 1000' of shared beachfront. The beach is nearly always empty and your welcome to go down there and check out the lake close up. ...moreless


          • Dining:

            The dining room table can be converted to seat 8....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            Fireplace is on the main level and is a direct vent gas unit with a blower. ...moreless

          • Garage:


          • Heating:

            In floor hydronic heating....moreless

          • Internet:

            Cable internet and wireless router!...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            The kitchen is supplied with all the dishes and cooking utensils you should need. ...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen:

            The home has a full Kitchen, all appliances are pretty new stainless units. ...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven:

            Gas ovens combined with range. Two ovens. ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            You should plan to bring what you need, but should you forget something it's possible it will be available at the house. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            With Ice and filtered water dispenser. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Gas Range ...moreless

          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio
          • Golf:

            Several local courses, all however require you to drive. ...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Ski & Snowboard:

            Mt Baker Ski resort is just up the Mt Baker highway. ...moreless



          Write a review 4.5
          from 4 traveler reviews
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          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $300 $350
          Fri, Sat

          Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees and Rental Conditions:

          • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
          • Property Damage Protection $49
          • Tax Rate 10%

          Cancellation policy:

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          Last updated: 10/28/2014
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          12.5 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Bellingham International Airport
          1.3 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          The Fork At Agate Bay
          51 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Washington Ferries Anacortes
          11.5 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Shuckson Golf Course
          12.9 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Bellingham Amtrak
          8.3 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          1.3 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          The Fork At Agate Bay
          50 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Mt Baker Ski Area
          75 Metres
          Nearest Beach
          Across North Shore

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2010

          About the owner: I moved onto lake Whatcom when I was five years old and though I left for college and returned much later as a husband and father, I have a long standing connection with this area and this land. I built what we are calling, Northwest Modern, starting in 2010 as a place for my wife's mother to come and stay for long term visits. I have built many other homes as a contractor, but this is the first one that I designed with my own tastes and preferences in mind. I really like the result and I hope you will too.

          Why the Owner Chose Bellingham:
          I want to be able to offer this home to couples at a reasonable rate so that they can enjoy this experience at not much more than the cost of a nice hotel room. However I also want to make the home available to larger groups at prices more consistent with the size and amenities of the overall space. I'm hoping I achieved that with my pricing structure.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          It's a unique house, and it's essentially new. It was built to be enjoyed by just one or two people by shutting down the basement, or for many guests by opening up that level. Because the house will be used during the summer by my family I am looking to rent a large and luxurious lake house in the fall, winter, and spring. So I think if you want to, or need to be in this area during those times, this could be a great fit.

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          Speaks: english



          • Northwest Modern

            Northwest Modern

          • Kitchen


          • View and deck from dining room

            View and deck from dining room

          • Looking through library at master bedroom

            Looking through library at master bedroom

          • View from library

            View from library

          • From master bedroom to deck

            From master bedroom to deck

          • Master shower.  Hard to photo. :)

            Master shower. Hard to photo. :)

          • Master Bath

            Master Bath

          • View from master deck

            View from master deck

          • Stairs


          • Kids room with four bunk beds

            Kids room with four bunk beds

          • Northwest Modern amongst it's surroundings.

            Northwest Modern amongst it's surroundings.

          • Dining Room

            Dining Room

          • Living room with fireplace and built in TV

            Living room with fireplace and built in TV

          • Looking out library doors to deck

            Looking out library doors to deck

          • Master bedroom from library

            Master bedroom from library

          • Looking from master bedroom to library

            Looking from master bedroom to library

          • Entrance to master shower

            Entrance to master shower

          • View from master deck

            View from master deck

          • View from master deck

            View from master deck

          • Guest bedroom in basement

            Guest bedroom in basement

          VRBO #507109

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

          $300 - $350 per night (USD)

          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 10/28/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated 10/28/2014
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