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Beach Condo with Gorgeous View of Birch Bay

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome! We invite you to enjoy the magic of Birch Bay - an aquatic summer paradise, next door to Vancouver, B. C., Seattle, and the cities of the Northwest. Over the decades, families and generations, of all ages have come to love this idyllic spot with its sheltered warm, shallow waters, and so many aquatic and recreational activities. Gather the kids, grandparents, and friends and join us for a fun filled, relaxing vacation that will linger in your memories for years. Now, with three units, VRBO 192841, 584142, side by side, upper units and 404881 a lower unit, all with great ocean views. Now, we can accommodate larger groups, extended families, gatherings, and reunions.

Enjoy the views of the Bay and the Gulf and San Juan Islands, from our living room and front deck. The rear 'garden deck' is outdoor living at its best! Start the morning with coffee, the morning paper or breakfast. As the sun rises from the east, flowers, trees, and the greenery of the garden setting, come to light. At midday, lunch or snack with the sun overhead. Later, at happy hour, visit with friends, and family, and enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine before dinner or a BBQ. After dinner enjoy dessert, coffee, conversation, and the sunset as the sun slowly fades behind the mountains of Vancouver Island. An end to a perfect day! And, as our guests report, a perfect vacation!

This view unit occupies mid and top levels at the Jacob's Landing Complex. Architecturally designed, and spacious with nearly 1,000 square feet, it features high vaulted ceilings, with floor to ceiling windows and is decorated in a Mediterranean theme. Living room, kitchen, dining area, bathroom, washer/dryer, and bedroom plus front and rear decks, complete the layout on the main level. A second bedroom, adjacent bathroom with shower, and private sleeping loft complete the top level.

Meals prepared in Irene's fully equipped kitchen are guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest and most demanding appetites and extend the family budget as well. The large island bar facilitates food preparation and provides seating for four. An adjacent bar height dining table seats four. The pantry is stocked with staples; flour, sugar, tea, coffee, canola and olive oil, and a wide assortment of spices. Bon Apetit!

Our guests love the heated Olympic swimming pool, summer and winter alike. The racquet ball court and game room for ping pong and foosball, and the two tennis courts, add to their enjoyment. Our guests walk or bike from the front door to a scenic path following the perimeter of the bay. Golfers will discover two championship courses, within 5 minutes of the condo. And those seeking strenuous walking will find the trails of Mt. Baker and Mt. Shuksan, one hour to the east.

Because of its sheltered location, Birch Bay warm and shallow waters are perfectly safe for all ages. At low tides, children can explore the sand bars, hunting for clams and crabs, or building a sand castle or flying a kite. Birch Bay is also perfect for kayaking and boating, with a convenient boat launching ramp at Birch Bay State Park. And lastly, the area is classified as one of the most important birding areas and bird watching is a popular past- time. Watch for bald eagles.

Bed linens, towels, beach towels, and kitchen staples provided. Bring only groceries, and personal items. Our Birch Bay home has all the comforts, conveniences, and amenities of our own home, and we do not expect our guests to accept less.

Enjoy!

Jack and Irene

Keywords: Luxury Accommodation , just steps from the Bay. Comfortable, for families, couples, and singles. Year round indoor, heated olympic size swimming pool. Spectacular 'Ocean views'.

More Details

Owner
Jack and Irene
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

About Jack and Irene

Originally from British Columbia, Jack and Irene have long enjoyed the recreational attractions of BC and Washington state. Irene's family moved to Southern California, which led to a banking career and a Vice-Presidency at a major bank. Jack's career in engineering, took him from Western to Eastern Canada and the US, where he completed his graduate education in Business Administration, and started a teaching career. Later, he returned to the west coast as a Professor of Management at the University of Southern California. They are car enthusiasts, students of history, and political science and enjoy frequent travel to Europe. San Diego is their California home, and Birch Bay their home in Cascadia. They invite you to share it with them.

Jack and Irene purchased this condo in 2008

Why Jack and Irene chose Northwest & Islands

Birch Bay is the hub of an incredibly attractive vacation area embracing lower British Columbia, Vancouver Island, the Olympic Peninsula, the Gulf and San Juan Islands, Whatcom County, the Cascades and Vancouver and Seattle two of the most attractive cities in North America. And easily accessible from most parts of North America through Bellingham, Vancouver, and Seattle International Airports.

Jack's introduction to Birch Bay was at age 2. Since then we have sailed and fished in the San Juan and Gulf Islands, skied at Mt. Baker, climbed Mr. Shuksan, and biked on Vancouver Island, the Fraser Valley, and Whatcom County. And a return each summer to enjoy blueberry, raspberry, blackberry picking and Salmon BBQ's is a highlight of each year. We love this part of the world and this is a return to our roots.

Amenities

Birch Bay Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • * Queen size Beds (2) Queen beds in each bedroom, Double Beds (1) In the loft, Floor mats - 2 fold out mats stored in the loft,can accommodate a child or an adult per mat
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Beach Condo with Gorgeous View of Birch Bay
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 44 reviews
Bellingham
5

Beautiful view! The condo was neat and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here! The condo was neat and clean.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

Had a family reunion in Blaine, of the 3 units that we rented, Jack and Irene's place was the nicest by far. Kitchen was equipped with everything a home would need. Will look them up again for our next stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to get away

  • 5 of 5

We had rainy weather which made the condo even nicer. Very comfortable stay. Would love to stay again when we can do more outside

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing at birch Bay

  • 5 of 5

2nd time that we have stayed here . everything was awesome . the unit had everything we needed for a relaxing getaway. Had great time watching the bay and sitting in front of the fireplace. It is sure nice to slow down and not worry about anything . love how private it is not like a motel which has a lot of noise . Will definitely come back when we can.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Family friendly, great access to beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 4 day stay over Labor Day. Our grandchildren, aged 10 and two 5 year olds loved the sleeping loft (the Harry Potter room) attached to the 2nd bedroom. The condo was clean and had lots of staples so we really did need to bring only the food we ate. The resort is very family friendly and well maintained. The indoor pool was a nice addition but fortunately the weather was perfect and we found lots to do outside.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Renton, WA
5

Love it

  • 5 of 5

It is so great to know just what you are getting that is why we re rent every year...all is good, play area, beach, clean, wholesome fun for all.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bellingham International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Dry Dock and Shores
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Tsawwassen, in BC and Anacortes, in Washington
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Semihamoo
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrak, Bellingham
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Dry Dock and Shores
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt. Baker
Nearest Beach
Birch Bay
Car: necessary

Water slide park is less than 1 mile away. There is also go carts, put-put golf, mini train, and of course the famous 'C-Shop' for ice-cream and candies, etc.

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Rates & Availability

Birch Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
MEMORIAL/EARLY SUMMER
May 26 2017 - Jun 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
$190
 
 
SUMMER
Jun 23 2017 - Sep 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300

HOLIDAY RATES - LOW AND SHOULDER SEASON - $150.00 a night - 3-4 nights minimum
* Booking fee of $300.00 guarantees rate and dates, and applies toward rent.
* Full rent payment is due 60 days prior to arrival, plus a refundable key/security deposit of $300.00 plus a cleaning fee of $100.00.


Cancellation: Booking fees can be refunded 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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