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Sunlight Seascape, a Gentle Retreat on Whidbey Island for 13 Guests

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Sunlight SeaScape sits on 3/4 acres of beautiful green gardens.

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Last updated: 03/10/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:0
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Beach Lodging for Group and Individual Private Getaway Accommodations

Private and quiet, enjoy self contained apartments and house for one to 12 guests on this beautiful Pacific Northwest island! Perfect for family gatherings and getaway weekend retreats.

Three buildings connected by one roof and one deck for families and groups seeking reconnection while enjoying the breathtaking beauty of the sea and beach spanning all seasons. Each accommodation is self contained and separates from the whole for privacy.

The main house, the Cottage, is large, with a big open kitchen, dining and living areas with fireplace, master bedroom/bath, a Cubbie single bedroom and half bath, and sleeps three.

The Annex is a bedroom with fireplace in the main building, has a king bed and bath.

The Library/Bunk Room is a self-contained building with a sitting and dining area, fireplace, kitchenette, full bed and bath. The Bunk Room has four bunks and pocket door.

The Guest House has two apartments. Upstairs, Le Studio leans out its access to an expansive view of Useless Bay and Sunlight Beach. Has a sitting, dining area with fireplace, kitchen, queen bed, and bathroom with soaking tub. Downstairs, the Boat House has a garden and water view, sitting and dining area with fireplace, kitchen, bathroom and patio.

Sunlight SeaScape’s buildings and grounds are harmoniously designed for quiet, privacy and closeness to green gardens and the whispers of the sea. Experience the expansiveness of clean air, sandy beaches, and lush green pastures. You’ll see eagles soaring over sunsets, hummingbirds buzzing busily, and a big bowl of beautiful sky.

You’ll enjoy:
*Clean, chemical free cleaning and laundry. Lovely linens and ironed sheets.
*Organic continental breakfast and pantry
*Separate beds for two guests? Additional guests $25 – please ask. Single fee $35.
*Want to bring your well socialized dog? Please ask! Well socialized dogs may be permitted with their own bedding and towels and a pet cleaning fee.

Nestled, private and quiet, Sunlight SeaScape is located at the end of a beautiful neighborhood street.
*Enjoy the beauty of the northwest on 3/4 acre of gardens and grassy areas.
*Your own parking on the property.
*Your own entry, deck, bbq and privacy.
*Walking path to our private community beach on Sunlight Beach, Useless Bay on Whidbey Island.

Joy’s available for questions and help:
I am available for recommendations and questions, particularly regarding our private beach, parking, respect for neighbors, water use, beach fires, burn bans and late night noise.

Please call Joy for information regarding the private beach and access to tidal Useless Bay
at least two days before your arrival for beach guidance, recommendations, pet questions, additional beds.

Other things to note:
*Sunlight SeaScape offers stunning 180* views of Puget Sound, mountains and gardens
*Beach access
*Dogs are considered if well socialized. Ask first. If permission is given, there is a pet fee added to the cleaning fee and you will need to bring doggy bedding and towels.
*Additional charge for guests after two.
*Children are welcome! Please include them in your request.
*Children over ten years of age are considered 'adult'.

Whidbey Island's friendliness, commitment to community and healthy lifestyle is a fully wonderful experience. Our neighborhood, Olympic Marine View, is a quiet, private, family and pet-oriented community. Respect for neighbors is of utmost importance. Guests who are a good fit for Sunlight SeaScape will deeply enjoy and appreciate their stay. Their characteristics include respect for the neighbors, watchful of traffic, slow driving, parking according to guidelines, attendance to quiet hours after 10:00 pm, an awareness of smoke and burn bans, appropriate garbage and recycle disposal, their respectful use of furniture and furnishings including bedding, linens and towels and the respectful and appropriate use of our community beach and other accesses along Sunlight Beach. Guests will call before their arrival for details regarding the beach access. They call if they would like to bring their well socialized dog/s, bring their own doggy bedding and towels and pay a pet fee for their stay.

Sunlight SeaScape is located in Clinton, WA, on Whidbey Island. Whidbey Island is accessible from the east via the Mukilteo ferry near Seattle and from the north via the Deception Pass Bridge. The Coupeville ferry links Whidbey Island to the Olympic Peninsula. Deception Pass Bridge links Whidbey Island to the mainland, Anacortes and the Skagit Valley.

There is free bus service around the island.
There are rental cars and cab service, also.
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: french
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/10/2017

Property Type

  • Lodge

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 13
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Traveler must be at least 30 years old to set this reservation and they must accompany the group....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (4)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 5.5 bathrooms: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

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  • showers and soaking tubs

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

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Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Rural:

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  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

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  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave:

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  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

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  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Quiet Season
Jan 30 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$700
$4,200
High
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$800
$5,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$700
$4,200

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning and recycle $200 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 10.7%

Notes:

*Rates quoted are for all of Sunlight SeaScape's accommodations, including the main house 'the Cottage', the Annex, the Library, the Studio and the Boat House for up to thirteen guests. Each accommodation is also available to rent individually.

*Two nights stays are available with a $200 Cottage cleaning fee.

*Sunlight SeaScape is stay accommodations only, not available for events.

*With written notice of cancellation sixty days prior to arrival date, the deposit is fully refundable. Within sixty days, the deposit may be refundable if another guest/group reserves the accommodations that had been reserved.

*Groups and individuals are stay accommodations and not available for events. Property location is large, quiet and private with parking for guest stays only.

*Each pet is $25.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
SeaTac
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Mukilteo-Clinton
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Sounder
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sunlight Beach

Sunlight SeaScape is located on 1/2 acre with 180 degree view decks, and gardens, including the Guest House, Library and Cottage. Le Studio is a two story guest house, each with its own entry, deck, fireplace, kitchenette and bath. The Library is a beautiful space with lovely furnishings, bunks, 1/2 bath, fireplace and view decks.

Less than 35 miles from the downtown Seattle, our location is perfect for romantic getaways, writing retreats and friends & family gatherings.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, shelling, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I am a retired high school level French teacher, loving travel and the beauty of the gardens and architecture of Europe. The creation of Sunlight Seascape has been my passion and joy! As a child, I spent free, endless summer days on this beach, bay, and pasture learning how to swim, dig clams, build forts, and ride horses. Capturing the natural beauty of the sea, land, and spacious sky was my inspiration in Sunlight SeaScape’s design and construction. Building began on the property while I was teaching advanced French classes. The passions of nature, freedom, and culture blended together in the creation of this beautiful place.

Why the Owner Chose Clinton, WA, USA:
I love this Useless Bay, Sunlight Beach and surrounding pastures and mountain views. I love sharing this property and safe, friendly and stunningly beautiful Whidbey Island with my guests who also appreciate its beauty and precious resources for access to Nature. I began designing beautiful gardens and simple, exquisite interior spaces to connect with their natural settings. This property inspires me each morning as I breathe the clean, fresh air and experience the abundant beauty of mountains, sky, ocean and activity on the beach. Pastures and forests are our land constant while dragonflies and hummingbirds soar. Sometimes a baby otter will bob its head in Useless Bay as ships pass in the straits. Sunsets in the big sky complete amazing days in all seasons. As I grew up and become a nature lover, I will always love sharing Sunlight SeaScape on Whidbey, the beautiful Northwest getaway I get to call home.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Come spend Island Time at this beautiful, unique property, Sunlight SeaScape, where you have an opportunity to reconnect with Nature's Beauty – Northwest style. Take a step back to a quieter time. Clean, safe, friendly, unique and beautiful property and accommodations. Clean air, clean water, birds, bunnies and walks on the beach, pastures, country roads where deer greet you with an ear flick. We are a few miles from the charming seaside town of Langley and Bayview Corner where you can shop the Farmers' Markets and local wineries, artists' galleries and unique shops. This special area of Whidbey Island captures a gentle, authentic, retro spirit where the Earth Sanctuary, Whidbey Institute stewards the land and sea. Hike or bike beaches and forests for active relaxation. Experience the cultural aspects of island life, including theatre, farms, music and more art, in all forms, all year.


Contact us

Speaks: french
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 03/10/2017

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  • Sunlight SeaScape sits on 3/4 acres of beautiful green gardens.

    Sunlight SeaScape sits on 3/4 acres of beautiful green gardens.

  • Come together to cook and dine in our full, open kitchen and dining area.

    Come together to cook and dine in our full, open kitchen and dining area.

  • The Annex has a fireplace and sleeps two in twin beds or King bed.

    The Annex has a fireplace and sleeps two in twin beds or King bed.

  • Indulge in a soothing bath in the Master's claw foot soaking tub.

    Indulge in a soothing bath in the Master's claw foot soaking tub.

  • Le Studio includes a kitchenette with refrigerator, and microwave.

    Le Studio includes a kitchenette with refrigerator, and microwave.

  • The Library includes a selection of books, kitchenette, sitting and dining areas

    The Library includes a selection of books, kitchenette, sitting and dining areas

  • The Library includes a Bunk Room with pocket door.

    The Library includes a Bunk Room with pocket door.

  • Reconnect with yourself or loved ones while enjoying breathtaking beauty.

    Reconnect with yourself or loved ones while enjoying breathtaking beauty.

  • Watch eagles soaring over Useless Bay, the Olympics and the shipping lanes.

    Watch eagles soaring over Useless Bay, the Olympics and the shipping lanes.

  • Cozy up to the fireplace for family time, reading, or journaling.

    Cozy up to the fireplace for family time, reading, or journaling.

  • The Master bedroom has a fireplace, claw foot soaking tub, and sleeps two.

    The Master bedroom has a fireplace, claw foot soaking tub, and sleeps two.

  • Le Studio has a fireplace and deck views and sleeps 2 in Queen bed and Full bed.

    Le Studio has a fireplace and deck views and sleeps 2 in Queen bed and Full bed.

  • The Boat House has a fireplace and patio and sleeps 2 in King or Twin beds.

    The Boat House has a fireplace and patio and sleeps 2 in King or Twin beds.

  • The Library's sitting area, fireplace, and door to your viewing deck.

    The Library's sitting area, fireplace, and door to your viewing deck.

  • Relax on the deck, grill on the BBQ, or simply enjoy the view.

    Relax on the deck, grill on the BBQ, or simply enjoy the view.

VRBO #124966

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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