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High-End Contemporary Custom Home on 244 Acre Park

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

***Please inquire Winter extended stay discounts and specials not mentioned in this listing. Limited time offer...***

This brand new contemporary Craftsman home on the Park is owner-built with exceptional attention to detail. Majestic Whatcom Falls Park borders the property, with its pristine 244 acres of trails, waterfalls, swimming holes, and wildlife literally right out the back door. This home was built to be enjoyed with comfortable contemporary furnishings, tasteful art, warm fireplaces, and cozy gathering places. In all seasons you'll be treated to an abundance of light from numerous skylights, large windows, French doors, and a beautiful sunroom.

The open floor plan on the main floor is great for family and corporate gatherings. The master suite with it's gas fireplace, private deck over looking the park, vaulted ceilings, Bose surround sound system, and jetted bath tub for two, is perfect for the romantic getaway. Completed in 2008, you'll find its details stylish and contemporary, as well as timeless in quality--solid granite counter tops, stainless appliances, cast iron claw foot bath tub, marble steam room, real flagstone and VG Fir fireplace. This house is beautiful enough to look like a work of art, yet comfortable enough to feel like a home.

BEDROOMS:

Master 1: 1 king bed, private bath w/jetted tub and walk-in shower, huge walk-in closet.

Master 2: 1 king bed AND 1 futon , attached bath with huge marble steam room & body sprays (six shower heads!), walk-in closet.

Bedroom 3: 1 King bed, shared bathroom with bedroom # 4, claw-foot tub, separate walk-in shower, walk-in closet.

Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed, closet, shared bathroom with bedroom # 3.

Additional sleeping areas:

Sunroom: 1 fold-out sofa bed.

Air mattresses: We offer two queen size quality air mattresses that can fit in the living room or bedrooms.

Hundreds of channels of premium Hi-def digital cable including all of the major movie channels (HBO, Showtime, etc), on demand, and high-speed internet, (wi-fi for your laptop and/or devices).

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO HOST A RAGING PARTY, PLEASE LOOK ELSEWHERE. THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOUSE. Social gatherings with friends and loved ones are very welcomed here, just not out of control loud drunken parties.

Be sure to click on the link below Rates Details and Owner e-mail that says: 'CLICK HERE - Whatcom Falls Retreat Website' to see additional pictures on our own website.

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Owner
Erik Moore
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

Why Erik Moore chose Bellingham

Whatcom Falls Park is the epicenter of the Pacific Northwest experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

[copied from guest book]Erik –Thank you so much for letting us use your beautiful house! We all enjoyed the hot tub Saturday night. I hope you found everything in order after we left on Sunday.Thanks,Michelle
Nov 2009
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

High-End Contemporary Custom Home on 244 Acre Park
average rating of 4.9183674 based on 54 reviews
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Awesome

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location with lots of amenities. We enjoyed a very relaxing and peaceful stay which included a walk in the woods to a stunning waterfall and many hours in the hot tub on the deck. From playing cards in the solarium to watching the latest Star Wars on the ample TV and sleeping in luxurious accommodations everything was fully enjoyed. The cooks kitchen and awesome bathrooms. Well we just recommend The Watcom Retreat for your next gathering. Enjoy! P.S. The owners are great!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Extremely impressed

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay (Dec 19-20-21) in Eric Moore's custom home was simply wonderful. I treated my two daughters and two grandchildren (age 9 and 11) to a fun outing in Bellingham during their Christmas break. To say his custom home is 'high-end' is an understatement. The artistic design is beautiful beyond belief plus enough bedrooms to accommodate a large number of guests. And well furnished to meet all your needs. The hot tub was a fun activity as well as our hike (in their backyard park) to see a beautiful water falls. And we took advantage of the many things to see and do in Bellingham. Would highly recommend a stay - any time of the year.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was just perfect, we had a lovely time with our family!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Vancouver WA
5

Beautiful, perfect location, clean & spacious

  • 5 of 5

Reading previous reviews just about sum it all up. It's a great place with room for 7-10+ people super comfortably any season of the year. When booking, Erik was very responsive and friendly. There were no unexpected surprises, we had a lovely stay in this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great Getaway for a Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time visiting with family in this lovely, modern home. We really loved sitting in the sunroom, but also had room to spread out through the house. The kitchen was able to accommodate several of us at the same time as we prepared food for family meals at the spacious dining room table. The elder members of the family felt safe in two of the bedrooms and the bathroom on the main floor. The other two bathrooms were beautiful and we all loved the robes provided as a special treat. The listing accurately describes the property and the owner was very quick to answer emails with questions during the booking process. I would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed twice at this house for a small family reunion. It was both amazing times. The owners have stocked the house with everything including a baby gate and pack-in-play which was a life saver since we forgot ours. The kids loved the spacious backyard and the adults enjoyed the hot tub. This place is truly a retreat!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Car: recommended

Property backs up to Bellingham's most majestic park, Whatcom Falls Park, with miles of hiking trails, magical swimming holes and cliff jumping, and tennis courts--beautiful in all seasons. Less than ten minute drive to downtown, shopping, and entertainment. Very peaceful neighborhood, very private. Trail to world famous mountain biking playground, Galbraith Mountain, 100 feet from property! Less than one hour to Mt. Baker Ski Area.

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Rates & Availability

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Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$399
From
$499
Fri,Sat
$2,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Nightly rates for 7 nights: $357/NIGHT, BEST VALUE BY FAR!
Nightly rates for 4 nights or more (any time of week) : $399/night
Nightly rates for 3 nights on weekends: $449/night
Nightly rates for two nights (when available) $499/night
Inquire about mid-week specials, single nights, or monthly rentals. $150 Cleaning Fee + WA Sales & Lodging Tax of 10.5% applied to all rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Alabama Hill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , separate walk-in shower, jetted tub, luxurious
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , marble steam room bathroom with 6 body sprays!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Retro cast iron claw-foot tub, separate walk-in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with private bath--jetted tub and walk-in showe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed can be arranged as two twins, steam room bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen
    Other - 2 Queen air mattresses
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), queen air mattresses (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Marble steam room with body sprays that seats up to four adults. Granite counter tops, stainless appliances, large dining areas and gathering places. Hidden drop-down plasma entertainment center with surround sound. Full house audio system. Fine art. Solid Brazilian Cherry floors in most of the house, solid Rosewood floor in Master Bedroom. Marble, granite, travertine, and Italian ceramic tile in all bathrooms (no vinyl or carpet anywhere in the house). HBO, Showtime, Cinnemax, Moviechannel, and all other major premium & HD digital channels on a 1080p 50' drop-down Plasma TV.

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