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Warm Beach peace and beauty

Bedrooms Studio
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio cottage close to the waterfront, 480 sf of pure heaven.

This is a NO PETS, NO OPEN FLAMES/SMOKING cottage. The only limitations we impose on folks are on the party-animal others are welcome.

This lovely, quiet, open-plan-studio/cottage is a stunner. The view is absolutely spectacular at any time of the day, in any weather, at any time of the year. The bird life, the water, the mountains, the sunsets - unbeatable!! This gem is tucked into a quiet residential area with privacy greenbelts on both sides. The main house is down the hill, well away from the cottage. A walk from the cottage to the concrete stairway leads you down to the beach, to a private sitting area and 100' of private water front with access to miles of waterfront walks. When the tide is out - it's OUT and you can walk nearly across to the other islands. Make sure to bring rubber boots, it's mucky until it's sandy!! There are bald eagles, doves, herons, hummingbirds, ducks, and critters galore!! It's a constantly changing, always gorgeous view.

The cottage feels spacious, even though it's a studio set-up. A large bathroom with shower and lots of towels, a queen sized bed with an abundance of pillows, washer/dryer, iron & ironing board, hair dryer and hair products, dresser to unpack and move right in, efficiency kitchen (microwave, toaster, toaster-oven, refrigerator, 2-burner 'hot plate'), beach towels, wi-fi and cable TV, rockers and gliders and big windows, oh my!! All told, there's no place I'd rather be!! Please come and take advantage of this quiet little piece of heaven on earth.

There is no smoking/no open flame, no pets at this property.

There is an outdoor electric grill available on the property, so bring your favorite items to BBQ. Stanwood, for groceries, restaurants, movies and shopping, is a lovely 15 minute drive. There is also a notebook in the bookshelf with restaurant information, directions, wifi information and emergency numbers.

More Details

Property Manager
Garnett Hundley
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2018

About Garnett Hundley

I own two VRBO properties in Seattle and agreed to manage the Warm Beach property for my friends Jennifer and Marilyn, because I love them and I love and am bonded to this land - to its beauty and unique setting.

Why Garnett Hundley chose Warm Beach

I don't think there's any place I'd rather be - any time of the year, than this property at Warm Beach. For me it is calm, it is peace, it is beauty - and it is an ever-changing view. I can sit inside, on the deck, at the water's edge and be totally absorbed in the beauty of nature.

What makes this cottage unique

When setting up the cottage for Marilyn's father, Gene, I was given the unique opportunity to have a hands-on connection to the build-out, to the creation of the gardens, to the procurement of the cottage's furnishings, artistic touches and no-deprivation amenities. If there's something you don't like or something you need - let me know!!


Warm Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • This is a NO PETS, NO OPEN FLAMES/SMOKING, NO FIRE ARMS house. The only limitations we impose are on the party-animal types....all others are welcome!
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • This spacious bathroom offers plenty of big towels, grab bars for security and comfort, a shower with a drop-down seat for a relaxing rinse, a pocket door for privacy.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The comfortable queen sized bed faces the window and the water/sky/trees. With plenty of pillows, one could spend all day just hanging out in bed and staring out the window - it's ever-changing out there.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • swimming
In addition to the stay-at-home beauty of the cottage and environs, there are the Burlington Outlet Malls, the Native American Hibulb Cultural Museum in Tulalip, Mt. Baker ski area 2 hours away, less than an hour's drive to Anacortes and the San Juan ferry dock to the always amazing San Juan Islands. Stanwood has all the usual small-city amenities and from what I've heard, there are "the best milkshakes ever" in Silvana which is about 15 minutes away from the cottage.


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Warm Beach peace and beauty
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
Sydney, Australia

Helpful host, lovely views

  • 4 of 5

Garnett was very good about responding to my queries and going out of her way to address them. The cabin was quite small – a studio, really, since the bed was in the same room as the living room and kitchenette. The standard of the internal fittings was high. A large amount of linen was provided. There was ample storage space for clothes. There was a washer and dryer but no dishwasher or dining table (meals could be eaten outside on the terrace during summer, when we were there) and the refrigerator was small. The views from the terrace over Puget Sound, particularly approaching sunset, were memorable. The neighbourhood was peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and for finding The Cottage, all the way from Australia. Yes, the studio is an efficiency - compact and set up for 1-2. The kitchen counter area and cushy stools are used for dining/art/writing, etc. I'll check on the refrigerator, perhaps there's a wee bit larger one that can fit in the space. I hope you'll come back to visit your family and find us again.
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Very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway for two. Easy access. Clean. Everything you could need.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, and for enjoying time in the Warm Beach area and at the cottage. Please come back and visit again.
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Seattle Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Mukilteo Ferry, for Whidbey Island
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Mount Vernon
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-5 N or S
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
60 feet away
Car: recommended

The Warm Beach Senior Community, just up the road, has a terrific thrift store; something for everyone. The nearby town of Stanwood has unique shopping, grocery stores, etc. The outlet mall near Marysville will satisfy the most determined shoppers.

From the Stanwood Tourism Bureau: Stanwood is a unique town that everyone should experience. With three in-town shopping districts featuring antiques, gifts, quilting, crafts, home decor, gardening, nurseries and thrift stores, you're sure to find what you need. We are surrounded by local farms with fresh local produce, a winery, and multiple galleries and art studios.

Sample our expansive selection of culinary choices from around the world including American, Chinese, East Indian, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Malaysian, Mexican and Thai. We even have lefse! Activities in and around town include a movie theater with arcade, bowling, billiards, paintball, museum tours, library, boating, camping, golfing, hiking, kayaking, swimming, athletic clubs, skateboard park, playgrounds, birdwatching and more!

Events include The Great Northwest Glass Quest, The Port Susan Snow Goose & Birding Festival, Soap Box Derby, Community Fair & Parade, Harvest Jubilee, and the world famous Warm Beach Camp's The Lights of Christmas.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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