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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"This cottage is quite charming with pine paneled walls and views of the lake. It is located very close to Whatcom Falls park and downtown Bellingham. However, it is separated from the lake by a road which is busy during the day and the lake site itself is rather hemmed in.
The cottage is very well maintained and has an excellent caretaker."
Guest: Anna M.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 17, 2015
"It was a great vacation rental. The owner lives in the little house between the rental and the pool and she had everything sparkling clean when we arrived. She vacuumed the pool the day we arrived and skimmed it every day. Kitchen and bathrooms appear to have been remodeled recently (except for the bathtub). The wood floors are beautiful and the rugs are plush.
Everything worked well: wireless internet was reliable (16 Mbps), TV had lots of channels, pool was 80 degrees, and the gas stove heated the room quickly. We found the living room furniture to be very comfortable, but the beds were softer than we prefer. There was a good supply of hand soap, dish soap, and toilet paper, but no shampoo.
The stairs to the loft are quite steep, but the railing is sturdy. The loft has a low ceiling and I thought it might get too hot up there, but we kept the windows open on both sides and got a good cross breeze. All the windows in the house have good screens and there was a window fan as well as an oscillating fan.
Even though the area is rural, there was some traffic noise from Hemmi Road. The nearest Safeway is in Bellingham (7 miles south) or Lynden (7 miles north). The nearest restaurant is at the Raspberry Ridge Golf Course, 2 miles away. The nearest coffee stand is half a mile. Horses are right across the street.
Our favorite outings were to Big Rock Park Garden in Bellingham to see the sculptures, the Fragrance Garden at Hovander Homestead Park In Ferndale, and walking the trails at Sehome Arboretum near the university.
We really enjoyed driving through the farmland. Our GPS kept directing us to drive on Guide-Meridian, but we usually used Hannegan road because it had fewer roundabouts and was more scenic. Wiser Lake Road runs perpendicular to Hannegan and was very scenic as well. Overall, a great rental in a great location."
Guest: Julia H.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 26, 2015
"Sally and Bill's condo is perfect for 2-couples or a small family. It's centrally located and provides a comfortable alternative to a hotel. It is easy to find, just off I-5. Spotlessly clean is an understatement! The condo met all of our needs in the kitchen and otherwise. If appreciate high quality bed linens and towels and you'll have them here. Our party of four adults were very comfortable. The shower water pressure is great and if you need a firm mattress, you'll have it here. The condo is warm, welcoming and among the best we've visited worldwide. The art work is wonderful eye candy. Sally and Bill provide the model for VRBO/Homeaway providers to emulate!"
Guest: roaming toesDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 25, 2015
"We brought our whole family ranging in age 75 to15.
We had a great experiences. We stayed a week and enjoyed everything. The cooking service made it even better. Family's had dinner together but no muss."
Guest: Family from Texas Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: July 2, 2015