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Recent Northwest & Islands reviews

  • Wonderful weekend

    "We stayed at the absolutely fabulous house to celebrate my husband's 70th birthday! We were there with our son and daughter in law. They live in Seattle and we in Texas. I cannot say enough nice things about this house! The location was very private and calming. We had planned on doing some sightseeing, but the house was so incredible we stayed there most of the time! We had already planned several meals out, but when I saw how well equipped the kitchen was, I wished I had planned to cook. The only thing that we found to be a little out of line of our expectations, was the lack of the little things- like no tissues, toilet paper at the end of the rolls, no soft soap for washing hands or showering. We found an almost empty container soap in one of the bathrooms and used that. Bought toilet tissue and tissues the next day. We found the owner extremely easy to deal with. I always like to talk to the people I rent from. She was very prompt with the paperwork! We have dreams of returning to this very SPECIAL home in the near future"
    Guest: Cathy L. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 7, 2014
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  • Relaxing Visit

    "We've visited Lopez Island many times over the years and at different times of the year. Our recent spring visit was the first in this beautiful home with a stunning view. During the wet days of our visit, we actually enjoyed staying inside! The home has water and garden views. There is plenty of room for everyone without getting into each other's way. The books and activities for kids, such as building blocks and books about the natural world, are thoughtfully edited towards curious explorers. Being located above the beach saved extra time in that we didn't have to pack the car to travel to a beach. We had a truly relaxing time--just what we wanted."
    Guest: Elizabeth Q. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 2015
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  • Amazing experience staying here

    "My husband and I recently stayed at The Waterhouse for a week and we had the best vacation. Moments after our arrival we saw orcas from the house and we saw them every day of our stay. We also saw a young humpback whale very close to shore right in front of the house. There is so much wildlife around: blacktail deer including a spotted fawn, a raccoon that peered in the window, bald eagles on the rocky point seen from the living room, barn swallows tending their babies in mud nests on the house, white-crowned sparrows singing sweetly from the blackberry bushes and pelagic birds like rhino auklets diving for mouthfuls of herring, it looked like. The house itself is very clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. I'm very picky about those things and it surpassed my expectations. Suzanne is so nice and made us feel at home. We explored the island a bit but spend most of our time here, having breakfast and lunch on the deck, sketching and reading or just watching from the window-seats indoors. Often after dark, we'd hear the orcas swimming by the house, their huffing-snorting sounds coming in the open bedroom windows. Falling asleep to the sounds of waves and orcas - it doesn't get any better!"
    Guest: NatureGrl Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 16, 2014
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  • Stayed here twice, and will stay again!

    "What a spectacular summer! We drove up and heard: "just leave everything in the car and come see the whales!" So we did, and all across the horizon were orcas, jumping, splashing, playing. You could hear the "thwack" from their tails across the water. Later, when it was quieter, you could hear the "whoosh" as they breathed out. And EVERY SINGLE DAY after that, they came back to visit. As did the eagles, flying fast, then swooping into the nearby trees. A juvenile bald eagle came real close, just watching us, as we watched him. So quiet here, you could hear the kayakers, out for the sunset paddle, down in the water just below the deck. They waved at us; we waved back. It's a big house, three levels, including a separate (and cool) basement deck that wraps around the house). Beautifully furnished, with some whimsical and some spectacular paintings. And you won't believe the kitchen. A super-fancy gas stove with burners so precise they turn on and off by themselves to keep an even heat. And absolutely everything you could want in kitchen equipment, even a pair of spare beaters for the hand mixer (in case one paid gets lost, I guess). Very quiet dishwasher. Hard to find the first time, but easy once you've been there once, so get directions. Adds to the quiet. Such a wonderful time. We've done it before, and we'll do it again."
    Guest: Shannon Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
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Northwest & Islands Travel Tips

Luxurious Northwest Washington Vacation Rentals

Northwest Washington is where you will find some of the most stylish and luxurious vacation homes. Perhaps the homes are so beautiful because their owners feel that they need to blend in with the incredible scenic beauty of the region. Spacious living areas have large windows that take in sweeping views of the mountains and coastline. Large fireplaces provide an area around which you can congregate in the evenings and socialize with family and friends. Modern kitchens are often equipped with state-of-the-art modern appliances that make holiday catering easy and convenient. Multiple bedrooms are tastefully furnished and many have large windows to take in the amazing views. Many homes have outdoor decks and barbecue facilities where you can enjoy a meal on a summer’s evening. Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of staying in a vacation home is that you get to experience a level of luxury at a far more affordable price tag.

Natural Attractions and Outdoor Activities at Northwest Washington Lodging

Northwest Washington is an outdoor adventurer’s playground. For the active person, it is almost hard to decide which activity to do each day. There are endless trails that climb and traverse the surrounding mountains. Enjoy a day out hiking with the family or book a guided multi-day tour which offers more of a challenge. Mountain bikers can test their skills on the winding and fast single-track sections that wind their way through the forests and along the coastline. For those that have an interest in nature and wildlife, you can spend your days exploring the state parks, seeking out the shy game and birdlife. If you like to be out on the water, you can spend your days fishing along the coast or in the many streams and rivers that run through the region. Paddlers can enjoy a scenic sea kayak excursion along the rugged coastline, exploring the many inlets and islands. Whale watching and dolphin sighting excursions are popular in season.

Visitors to Northwest Washington Lake Homes

Northwest Washington as a destination will appeal to those people who have a genuine appreciation for nature and scenic landscapes. The region provides numerous subjects for creating memorable photographs. Artists are also drawn to the region because of its incredible scenic beauty. People who perhaps don’t have artistic talent themselves can enjoy browsing the many art galleries in the towns and cities and perhaps find that perfect portrait to take home. For those that enjoy the outdoors and being active, there are endless recreational opportunities. In the summertime, you can enjoy hiking, mountain biking, paddling and horseback riding. In the wintertime, you can enjoy a wide variety of snow sports including skiing and snowmobiling. It is a great destination for a fun-filled family vacation. The region also has a strong cultural and historical heritage and those with such an interest can enjoy visiting the many museums and cultural attractions of the area. Because of its scenic beauty, it is a favorite destination for honeymoons or romantic getaways.

Getting to Washington Vacation Rentals in the Northwest Region

The Northwest can be accessed either through Vancouver or Seattle, depending on where you are travelling from. Both these cities have international airports which host all major North American airlines. There are regularly scheduled commercial flights that connect Seattle or Vancouver with major cities in Canada and the United States. There are good road and ferry links to the Northwest that provide easy access to your vacation destination. Check the ferry operating times before you set out so you can ensure you reach your destination in time.

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