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Recent Bellingham reviews
Everything you could want!
"My wife and I have stayed here during the summer months for more than ten years, and we plan to keep coming back, partly to escape Arizona's hot summers but also because it's such a charming place to stay. The owner has updated each room this year: the living room has new leather recliners, drapes, area rug, entertainment center, table, and lamp; the bedroom has been painted to coordinate with new bedding and drapes; and the bathroom colors were updated. Other reviewers have raved about the great view of Lake Whatcom, but we also enjoy the almost-daily sightings of deer and bald eagles. The home is meticulously maintained, and the kitchen has everything an avid cook could ask for. Great for short stays or for longer stays. Truly our home away from home for the foreseeable future!"
Guest: Larry T.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: August 4, 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