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Cottage for Couples ... or a Small Family

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Maxwelton Beach cottage description

The quintessa cottage is remarkably easy-to-find and is less than 35 miles from the seattle, washington space needle and just 5 minutes away from the mukilteo / clinton ferry.

Views of the puget sound and the olympic mountains complete your experience!

Set on the southern part of the island, the quintessa is located within minutes to many attractions including a nine-hole golf course, a variety of beaches, and an abundance of local artists’ studios. Take a drive to nearby langley, the village by the sea, featuring a vintage movie house, live music and theater, eclectic boutiques, art galleries, antique shops, bookstores, and fabulous food!

The quintessa cottage is perfect for romantic honeymoons, quiet getaways, and intimate celebrations.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Caution advised for ponds and creek on site. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            Some rooms in main house are wheelchair accessible. Heart defibrillator is also available in main entry of home....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 2-5

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • One poster bed, queen size. One sofa sleeper in living. One roll out bed with suspension slats and foam mattress. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            bath salts provided...moreless

          • Jacuzzi tub and separate shower.

          Other Amenities

              • Please also consider The Quintessa Estate ~ Perfect for family reunions, intimate weddings, and corporate retreats! Enjoy treasured time together cooking, playing, bonding, and reconnecting with friends and family. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Ocean View
              • Rural
              • Mountain View

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Living Room
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen:

                    Full kitchen with spice rack, microwave, range range and oven, cute half-size dishwasher and double sink. Refrigerator with freezer....moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Balcony
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Rentals available in the next town. Kayaks: http://www.whidbeyislandkayaking.com/rental.php Mopeds: http://whidbeyislandmoped.com/wim_rentals.html Bicycles: http://halflinkbikes.com...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  Base Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $200

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Additional Fees and Taxes:

                  10.7% taxes

                  $100 refundable deposit


                  Notes:

                  PEAK SEASON ~ 2 night min stay (June 1 - Sept 15) $200 per night for up to 5 guests

                  OFF-SEASON ~ 1 night min stay (Sept 16 - May 31 ~ some holidays excluded) $200 for 1st night, $150 for 2nd night (25% off) and $100 for 3rd night and all nights after that (50% off)

                  Your 7th night is FREE!

                  first 1/3 secures your dates

                  second 1/3 due 60 days before your arrival date

                  final 1/3 due 30 days before your arrival date


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                  Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  SeaTac
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Clinton / Mulkiteo
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Everett Train Station
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 525 and Cultus Bay Road
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Maxwelton
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Prima Bistro
                  80 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mount Baker
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Island Greens
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Langley Cafe

                  Car: Recommended

                  The Quintessa has a year-round stream, pond, trails, pastoral and distant marine views. A 9-hole golf course is located on same road, as well as many local artists and organic farmers. Just a few minutes to several beaches!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: 30 years ago, tessa painted a watercolor scene from a dream. There were water lilies, deer, a church, a cruise ship with snow-capped mountains along with sailboats, a dense forest, and a bi-plane all set amongst a 4-story home with a quaint cottage on the side. Remarkably, tessa & carrie discovered such a home 7 years ago on whidbey island. The quintessa estate has been the choice for family reunions, corporate retreats and intimate garden weddings with accommodations for 32 guests under one roof. Celebrations include a 50th wedding anniversary, and a couple who made plans on the day they married to return the island 10 years later to celebrate. Finding local treasures to please guests is half the fun of this business. Chef vincent nattress with his amazing culinary skills adds to the delight of the quintessa's guests. Cake-maker extraordinaire, john auburn, at j.W. Desserts, always continue to impress their guests. The quintessa has provided lodging for the 3-day ragnar relay starting from the canadian border down to whidbey island - 190 miles of stunning washington scenery. This year's group is from brook's sports, designer & maker of high-performance running shoes. Like last year's group, it is certain that their priorities will be 'where's the shower?” 'take me to the bedroom!' and 'help, i can't make it up the stairs!' When families select the quintessa for their reunion, it always brings back fond, heartfelt memories of carrie’s family reunions held every year no matter where in the world the children and grandkids were living. Tessa & carrie actively promote whidbey island by enthusiastically sharing its beauty and the goodness of its multifaceted community. This is why tessa & carrie provide their guests with so many whidbey options including dining recommendations and fun-filled events which can be found on their website at q123.Info.

                  Why the Owner Chose Maxwelton Beach:
                  Whidbey island abounds with animal life which adds to its beauty and excitement! Eagles are plentiful, as well as deer and rabbits who frolic on the grounds.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Large heron and ducks often visit the quintessa's pond. The trail on the property crosses a year-round stream that is part of the salmon spawning cycle. The maxwelton outdoor classroom is just down the street where guests can learn all about this process while on a picturesque walk. Both whales and orcas can be seen during ferry rides, while cruise ships, cargo ships, and even surfacing submarines can be seen from the home passing through the sound. Our neighboring town, langley by the sea, is just a few miles away and offers many activities including shops, artists and dining. Be sure to try your hand at glass blowing or rent a moped while you're down at langley!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: spanish, english, cantonese

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                  Photos

                  • Welcome to The Quintessa Cottage!

                    Welcome to The Quintessa Cottage!

                  • Cook a romantic meal in the fully equipped Cottage kitchen

                    Cook a romantic meal in the fully equipped Cottage kitchen

                  • Bubble bath, anyone?  Relax in the Jacuzzi tub or separate shower

                    Bubble bath, anyone? Relax in the Jacuzzi tub or separate shower

                  • Pond and year-round stream

                    Pond and year-round stream

                  • Trellis adds to the romance in the air

                    Trellis adds to the romance in the air

                  • Views of The Quintessa gardens

                    Views of The Quintessa gardens

                  • Cottage bedroom with cozy reading nook by the bay window

                    Cottage bedroom with cozy reading nook by the bay window

                  • Dine in doors or out

                    Dine in doors or out

                  • Like a tree house in the sky

                    Like a tree house in the sky

                  $200 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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