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Cottage for Couples ... or a Small Family

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Last updated: 01/29/2015
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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

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • 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

          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
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Rural

              Sports & 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

              Dining

              • Dining
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                Free WiFi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove:

                Wood pellet stove....moreless

              Kitchen

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

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

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • 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

              • Lanai / Gazebo
              • Lawn / Garden
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              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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              Calendar

              Last updated: 01/29/2015
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              Location

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

              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: english, spanish, 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)
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              • Sleeps
                5
              • Bedrooms
                1
              • Bathrooms
                1
              • Property type
                Cottage
              • Reviews
                1
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english, spanish, cantonese
              • Calendar last updated: 01/29/2015
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