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'The Happy House' Whidbey Island - Highbank Waterfront & Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Welcome to our 'Happy House' matter where you come from, you'll feel like you're 1,000,000 miles away. Whether you're looking for complete anonymity and peace/quiet or if you want to enjoy all the fruits of Whidbey Island...this is the place for you. You'll enjoy beautiful unobstructed views of Mt. Baker...incredible peace and quiet of the ocean waves with Eagles flying by...true serenity at its best. Highbank waterfront, quiet neighborhood, come relax at the 'Happy House'...

Keywords: Vacation House, rental, hot tub, views, deck, quiet, waterfront, fun, happy, relaxing, quaint, hidden, family, crib, bunk, jacuzzi, spa, remodeled bathrooms November 2011

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

Why Shane chose Whidbey Island

We bought this house to use as a second home and found that we weren't using it as much as we thought we would. We then decided to share it with others. We had been coming to Whidbey Island for years on vacation before we decided to buy. We hope that you will enjoy our house as much as we do, and you may even find yourself coming back as we and many of our guests have.

What makes this house unique

The best things about this house are how quiet it is, how far from civilization you feel, how relaxed you are, how great the hottub and its views are, how easy it is to see all of the island from this central location, and how easy it is to get to Seattle from here.

Some of our favorite restaurants include The Oystercatcher in downtown Coupeville - a small local place that uses local ingredients only (oystercatcherwhidbey dot com), also Frasers Gourmet Hideaway in Oak Harbor - a slightly larger restaurant, with an excellent menu in the Northwest Style (frasersgh dot com), and Prima Bistro in Langley - a perfect bistro style French restaurant that rivals food in some of the very best French bistros from NYC to SF (primabistro dot com)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Love it, love it, love it -- If I had my way we would never leave. The house is perfect, the view spectacular. Close enough to town to make it easy - far enough away to enjoy the quiet.

Thanks you!
Aug 2011
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Coupeville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs
  • Newly redone 2012
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Downstairs Master
    Bedroom 2 - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , bunk bed for small people less than 150 lbs, Main floor
  • Queen size Beds (3) One in Upstairs Bedroom, Two in Basement Master, Baby Cribs (1) In the same room as the Bunk Bed, Bunk Beds (1) Small people ONLY, less than 150 lbs. and in the same room as the crib.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

'The Happy House' Whidbey Island - Highbank Waterfront & Views
average rating of 4.5526314 based on 46 reviews

Ladies weekend blast

  • 4 of 5

Great place for ladies weekend. Beautiful view. Fireplace was awesome. Hot tub was great. Only problem was no dishwasher. Overall it was awesome!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, Location!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for hiking both Whidbey/Deception Pass and the Olympics. Annual guys trip was amazing due to Happy House hot tub and views- serene setting and quiet. It doesn't get more Pac NW than this place! Thank you, Shane, for being so accommodating and keeping such a perfect home for vacationers.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I decided, last minute, to head out of town and have a nice little getaway. With the cold weather, having the hot tub was AWESOME! We felt so secluded and miles away from Seattle. It was so perfect sitting in the hot tub and overlooking a stunning view of the water and mountains. The house is really close to town so we could buzz in and grab groceries, but we mostly lounged around, watched TV, cooked and enjoyed the house. The kitchen has all the necessary tools, there's TONS of room, so we will likely be back with friends over the summer. They have really done a beautiful job with the place and we didn't want to leave. Shane also gave us the whole day Sunday since we got in so late on Friday, which was really nice. I'd absolutely recommend this for a couples getaway or, for friends and family looking for a place to getaway and enjoy an awesome deck and view! :)

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Labor Day weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the Happy Houes over Labor Day weekend. The house was clean and cozy. The eating area and kitchen were spacious. But more than anything, it was the view from the hottub/back deck that makes this place special. A very peaceful setting surrounded by trees was the perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy House

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. It was very relaxing and the view was fabulous.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keno, OR

Happy House

  • 4 of 5

Very nice property with a gorgeous view.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Clinton Ferry
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Coupeville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 13 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Spa Cleaning $20 + Tax
House Cleaning $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%


Please note that most major holidays will rent at an additional $100.00.

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