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Beach Condo with Gorgeous View of Birch Bay

Birch Bay, WA, USA
  • Condo979 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 4 nights

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.


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'.


Jack and Irene

Member Since 2008
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
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within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Apr 18, 2018
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 Birch Bay

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.


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 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


        • 2 Bathrooms
          • Entry level bathroom has a tub/shower combination, toilet and vanity, the 2nd level bathroom has a shower, toilet and pedestal sink

          Location Type

            • Beach View
              Amazing view of the beach and the water from Kitchen/Living/Dining areas or from the deck
            • Beachfront
              View the beach, looking from deck or kitchen/living/dining area across a lovely lawn and plant area, you can see the people on the beach, wading in the shallow water, or out clamming or crabbing
            • Golf Course Front
              Public Golf courses within a 3-4 mile radius
            • Ocean View
            • Oceanfront


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Brand New: In unit
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Electric, floor vents in living room, kitchen entry and upper bedroom. Lower bedroom has baseboard heater
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      All new linens
                    • Fireplace
                      Wood burning (special logs, with a sample one in the wood cradle), that can be purchased at Costco, Walmart, True Value and other such as Lowe's and Home Depot
                    • Parking
                      No designated parking, but encourage guests to park as close to condo as possible. Parking pass required, to be displayed on the dash whenever parking overnight. Check with owner for pass
                    • Parking Off Street
                      Available...also, complex has parking for owners and guests for each bldg., a free parking permit is to be displayed on dashboard. For details check with owner
                    • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                      Available at the rear of the property in large parking areas..A parking pass is required from the property manager....For details check with owner
                    • Towels Provided
                      Beach towels as well as regular towels for inside the condo
                    • Washing Machine
                      Brand New, In Unit
                    • Wireless Internet
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      Special logs provided


                        • Microwave
                          New Microwave, with many features
                        • Coffee Maker
                          Drip coffee maker with filters. Also a coffee grinder for your favorite coffee beans
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Over abundant amount of dishes, saucers, cups, glasses to include wine glasses
                        • Dishwasher
                          Includes, dish washing soap
                        • Ice Maker
                        • Kitchen
                          Is completely stocked with all the amenities you could possibly need/ including spices...large (bar) size towels for washing/wiping counters, dish towels, and hand towels
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          Every imaginable cooking utensils...available in the unit...
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Flour, sugar (white and brown), spices of all kinds, olive oil, canola oil, rice wine vinegar, white vinegar
                        • Refrigerator
                          Single door refrigerator, freezer with ice maker on the bottom half of refrigerator.....
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          2 slice toaster not big enough for bagels


                            • Dining
                              Four bar stools around the island dividing the kitchen and living room
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Books
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Foosball
                                • Game Room
                                  In the Clubhouse
                                • Music Library
                                  Stereo has a connection to plug in an i-pod type mp3 player
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  (3) all total, one in living room and both bedrooms have TV's
                                • Television
                                  Expanded "xfinity", which provides extra channels
                                • VCR
                                • Video Library
                                  movies for children of all ages and movies for adults


                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Back deck with BBQ and table set is great for having morning coffee and watch the sun come up and a cool place in the afternoon for cocktails, and dinner ..The front deck facing the water is lovely in the mornings, and ideal for viewing evening sunsets.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Rental shop located next to CJ's restaurant
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                    • Tennis
                                      2 courts located at the rear of the complex, next to the clubhouse that has the indoor pool and jacuzzi


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Indoor pool and jacuzzi located in the clubhouse building at the rear of the complex
                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Indoor Pool
                                            • Shared Hot Tub
                                              Located in the recreation bldg. which is in the rear of the property complex, and next to the indoor pool


                                                • 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

                                                            • racquetball
                                                            • basketball court
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • surfing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing
                                                            • wind-surfing

                                                              52 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Wonderful stay

                                                              Cindy S.

                                                              Very relaxing. We felt at home. Condo was well equipped and very inviting.

                                                              winter in Birch Bay

                                                              David H.Where do you live?

                                                              Wonderful time at birch bay ' snowed 3 inches on first night . Beautiful view of snow covered trees and the bay. So nice to sit here and watch everything out side by the warm fire sipping on hot coco . Everything was so clean and fresh in the condo It made for a very peaceful and enjoyable stay . The condo was fully stocked did not lack anything will be back again

                                                              Loved our quick getaway to Birch Bay!

                                                              Teresa G.

                                                              Stayed at jack and Irene's condo in birch bay and loved it! They could not have been better hosts and all went smoothly ! Nice condo with all the amenities and check in and check out was soeasy! They even gave us an early check in and a late

                                                              check out. Great time!

                                                              Nice condo very close to the Bay

                                                              George B.

                                                              This is a very well appointed condo as close as you can get to Birch Bay. It has a nice view of Birch Bay, very comfortable beds and all the dishes and cooking utensils you will ever need.

                                                              Super clean, the host thought of just about everything.

                                                              We had a little trouble with the internet, never found the reason why, but it worked well the last two days.

                                                              Awesome vacation place

                                                              Lois E.

                                                              We have stayed in different condos in Jacobs Landing over the years and this property was by far the best. Well stocked and very clean. We will definitely be back!

                                                              5 Stars

                                                              Mary Ann T.

                                                              We have rented Jacob Landing's Unit 1006 from Irene and Jack for a week every summer for the past ten (?) years. What more can we say ? We love the location, the view, the breeze off the Bay, the accommodations, the amenities, especially the pool. (thumbs up from the grandchildren) .


                                                              Birch Bay, WA, USA

                                                              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.


                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              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.

                                                              52 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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