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Birch Bay Ocean Front View Condominium

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Birch Bay condo description

Welcome! We invite you to enjoy the magic of Birch Bay - an aquatic summer paradise, next door to Vancouver, B. C., Seattle, and the cities of the Northwest. Over the decades, families and generations of all ages, have come to love this idyllic spot with its sheltered, warm shallow waters, and so many aquatic and recreational activities. Gather the kids, grandparents, family members and friends, and join us for a fun filled, relaxing vacation that will linger in your memories for years. Now, with three units, VRBO 192841, 584142, side by side, upper units, and 404881 a lower unit, all with great ocean views, we can accommodate larger groups, extended families, gatherings and reunions.

Enjoy views of the Bay and the Gulf and San Juan islands from our living room and front deck. The 'bay view deck' is outdoor living at its best. As the sun rises, flowers, trees and the greenery of the garden setting, come to life. Start the morning with coffee, the morning paper or breakfast. At midday, lunch or snack with the sun overhead. Later at happy hour visit with friends and family, and enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine before dinner or a BBQ. Later, enjoy dessert, coffee, conversation, and the sunset, as the sun slowly fades behind the mountains of Vancouver Island. An end to a perfect day! And, as our guests report, a perfect vacation.

Our home in Birch Bay, is newly renovated and tastefully decorated, and occupies mid and top levels at the Jacob's Landing Complex. Architecturally designed, it features high vaulted ceilings with floor to ceiling windows to capture the view of the Bay! Living room, kitchen, dining area, bathroom, washer/dryer, bedroom and front deck complete the layout of the main level. A second bedroom, with queen bed, closet, adjacent bathroom and wall mounted TV, complete the top level. A fully equipped kitchen, with new appliances, with generous counter space, facilitates food preparation, and the dining room table seats 6 comfortably. The pantry is stocked with staples, flour, sugar, coffee, salt/pepper, canola oil, olive oil, seasoned rice wine vinegar, and a variety of spices. Check it out before you go shopping. Bon Apetit!

Because of its sheltered location, Birch Bay's warm, shallow waters, are safe for all ages. At low tides, children can explore the sand bars, hunting for clams and crabs, building a sand castle or flying a kite. Birch Bay is perfect for boating and kayaking, with a convenient launching ramp at Birch Bay State Park. And lastly, the area is classified as one of the most important birding areas and bird watching is a popular past time. Watch for Bald Eagles!

Our guests love the heated indoor Olympic swimming pool, summer and winter alike. The racquetball court and the game room for ping pong and foosball along with two tennis courts, add to their enjoyment. They can walk or bike to a scenic path following the perimeter of the Bay. Golfers will discover two championship courses within 5 minutes of the condo. And those seeking alpine walking will find the trails of Mt. Baker and Mt. Shuksan to their liking and only one hour to the east.

Linens, towels (kitchen & bath), beach towels (plastic colorful shovels and buckets for the children, for beach play), dish washing and laundry soap, paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, and kitchen staples provided. Bring only groceries, and personal items and your camera.

ENJOY!
Jack and Irene

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                One guest must be 25 or older...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                2nd floor bedroom, vaulted ceiling, nightstands, dresser, TV...moreless

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Queen bed, nightstand, dresser, TV & adjacent bathroom...moreless

              • * 2 Queens sleeps 4, 2 fold out foam mattresses sleep 2. Comfortable for children and adults....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Adjacent to bedroom 1...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet

                Ensuite/powder room, vanity & toilet wall mount cabinet ...moreless

              • Tub/shower combination, vanity washbasin & mirror, wall mounted cabinet above toilet for towels and incidentals ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Water Slides....a highlight for many children only a quarter of a mile away, and the famous Ice Cream/Candy C Shop down the road half a mile,...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Foosball
                  • Games
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Expanded Cable TV...moreless

                  • Television:

                    Wall TV's in living room and both bedrooms...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Beachfront
                  • Ocean View
                  • Oceanfront
                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    30 x 72 rectangular wood table with benches that slide under the table, suitable for 6-8 ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    EPA logs only...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Electric base heater in bedrooms and in floor heating in living room ...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Sofa, end tables, coffee table, 50' TV ...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Must have a parking permit, provided by owner...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Bring your own special beans, we have a coffee grinder with filters...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    All new dishes, flatware...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Dishwasher soap provide ...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    All new appliances...completely stocked with amenities, pots, pans, dishes, flatware, kitchen towels, etc ...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    Wall mounted above stove...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Self-cleaning...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Can goods, chicken stock, flour, sugar, baking soda/powder, olive oil, rice wine vinegar, and a variety of spices....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Bottom freezer with ice-maker...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    Ceramic top with oven and lower fry pan drawer...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    Wide openings suitable for bagels...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Front deck, spectacular views of gulf islands, Vancouver Island and sunsets...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Two championship golf courses within 5 minutes. An additional 6 championship courses in Whatcom County within 30 min. driving. A golfers paradise...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals available....100 yards away from complex...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Propane tanks provided...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Mount Baker....90 minutes to the east. The coastal mountains of Vancouver...60 minutes to the north. And world class Whistler site of the 2010 Winter Olympics..3 hrs. away...moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    2 tennis courts adjacent to clubhouse...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    indoor heated year round Olympic pool...moreless

                  • Heated Pool

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low Season
                      Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $125
                      $700
                      Spring Season
                      May 1 - Jun 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $140
                      $800
                      Summer Season
                      Jun 19 - Sep 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $175
                      $1,150

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

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

                      Notes:

                      HOLIDAYS RATES - LOW AND SHOULDER SEASON - $150.00-$175.00 A NIGHT - 3 NIGHT MINIMUM

                      The $300.00 booking fee guarantees dates and rate.

                      Full payment is due 30 or more days prior to arrival, to include a $200.00 refundable key/security deposit and a cleaning fee of $100

                      Add PayPal fee of 2.9%USD


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                      Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                      Location

                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bellingham/International
                      Birch Bay
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Across the street
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Anacortes, WA/Tsawassen, B.C.
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Semiahmoo
                      24 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Bellingham
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 5
                      Birch Bay
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Across the street
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Mt. Baker
                      Birch Bay
                      Nearest Beach
                      Birch Bay across the street from the complex

                      Car: Necessary

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2013

                      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

                      • Summer fun at Birch Bay at high tide

                        Summer fun at Birch Bay at high tide

                      • New everything, table for 6, appliances, counters & more!

                        New everything, table for 6, appliances, counters & more!

                      • Encore!

                        Encore!

                      • Full main floor bathroom

                        Full main floor bathroom

                      • Voila! loft bedroom with half bathroom.

                        Voila! loft bedroom with half bathroom.

                      • It's BBQ time at Birch Bay

                        It's BBQ time at Birch Bay

                      • Relax in Jacuzzi after a full day recreation or laps in the adjacent pool.

                        Relax in Jacuzzi after a full day recreation or laps in the adjacent pool.

                      • Agate hunting or clamming, crabbing Birch Bay offers it all!

                        Agate hunting or clamming, crabbing Birch Bay offers it all!

                      • One of the many spectacular sunsets at Birch Bay.

                        One of the many spectacular sunsets at Birch Bay.

                      • Welcome to Birch Bay and Washingtons state's premiere recreational beach.

                        Welcome to Birch Bay and Washingtons state's premiere recreational beach.

                      • 1006 & 1008 Ideal for larger 'friendly' groups!

                        1006 & 1008 Ideal for larger 'friendly' groups!

                      • Pamper yourself with comfort and view!

                        Pamper yourself with comfort and view!

                      • Dining for six & everything for the chef!

                        Dining for six & everything for the chef!

                      • Irene's pantry fully stocked for your enjoyment at  no expense.

                        Irene's pantry fully stocked for your enjoyment at no expense.

                      • Comfy and spacious main floor bedroom avec tv

                        Comfy and spacious main floor bedroom avec tv

                      • Stairway to heaven. Okay almost!

                        Stairway to heaven. Okay almost!

                      • Upstairs half bathroom

                        Upstairs half bathroom

                      • Heated indoor olympic sized swimming pool

                        Heated indoor olympic sized swimming pool

                      • Our friends made us put them in this scene as scene (oops seen from deck)

                        Our friends made us put them in this scene as scene (oops seen from deck)

                      • End to a perfect day.

                        End to a perfect day.

                      VRBO #584142

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                      Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                      $125 - $175 per night (USD)
                      4

                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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