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Whidbey Island Beach House-Useless Bay

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Located on Whidbey Islands west side with great views of Mt. Rainer, Downtown Seattle and the outside shipping lanes. No bank waterfront to sugar sandy beach with water fowl, rocks to skip, shells to find and walks to take.New construction was completed in 2006

Bedroom #1 main floor Queen bed - 3/4 bath

Bedroom #2 upstairs Queen bed

Bedroom #3 upstairs Queen bed - small twin childs

Bedroom #4 upsairs Our bunk room 1 Double bed and 2 sets of

bunk beds.

One full bathroom upstairs.

Keywords: Useless bay beach house

More Details

Owner
Bill
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 3, 2017

About Bill

I have been a flight attendant with United Airlines for 47years...yep! That is my daughter in the photo. I have three granddaughter ..Yippee

Bill purchased this house in 1986

Why Bill chose Whidbey Island

I have owned the property since 1986, but tore down my little cabin and rebuilt in 2005. The BEACH. THE BEACH!!!!!!!! Even in winter there are storms. Spring the birds, summer the glorious days of summer.

What makes this house unique

We provide basics, fully equiped kitchen..plus flour, sugar, oil, spices, and some condiments in refer. cleaning supplies, foil and plastic wrap. BATH towels, shampoos, paper products. Bedding

Amenities

Freeland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.25
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (4),, Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) sleeps four
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fire pit on beach, outside shower, outside speakers

Reviews

4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Whidbey Island Beach House-Useless Bay
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Great Place to Get Away with Family & Friends

  • 5 of 5

Overall, an exemplary beach rental experience. Great beachfront access for kayaking and splashing around in the tide. Lots of room to cook, play games and talk, along with away space for naps or quiet time. Well furnished with lots of convenient amenities. Clean and welcoming. We'll probably be back again at some point.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you had a enjoyable time in our slice or paradise. Look forward to renting to you in the future. We did also add a paddle board for the renters to use. Thank you Bill and Joann
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4

Useless Bay

  • 4 of 5

Great property, good location and acommodations.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellevue
5

Perfect setting with friends and family

  • 5 of 5

This home was so inviting that you really almost feel as if they have invited you to be part of their family! Little touches like the invite to use their sugar if need be, and the abundant "welcome Basket" with wine!! That was a first! Even the local neighbors welcomed us the moment we appeared outside on the beach. You truly can not get a better beach location. Direct foot access to the sand and water could not be better! The rooms are perfectly set for kids and adults alike. And the beds are SO cozy! Thank you so much for opening your home. We can not wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments glad you had fun. Bill and Joann
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Atlanta, GA/USA
5

Wow

  • 5 of 5

The house, amenities, and beach location are absolutely one of the best our family has seen anywhere.

From the kids bunkroom with great bunkbeds, to the endless views from the master bedroom we cant wait to come back (we have already booked for next summer).

The hosts are so gracious and accomadating and have thought of everything a beach lover would need.

Our two boys, my wife, and I spent the afternoons fishing for Flounder and Cod (cause we couldnt catch any Salmon) or floating in the crystal clear Pudget Sound this is a stunning place with the best in accomodations and ammenities.

Unfortunately this wont be a secret for long.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind comments. Bill and Joann
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Sammamish, WA
5

We thoroughly enjoyed our...

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our one-week stay at this beautiful beach home. Kitchen is fully appointed, with modern appliances; everything you could possibly need is here. This is usually not the case with other vacation home rentals. Bedrooms/beds are very comfortable. Linens and laundry facilities are provided; a huge plus. This beach at Useless Bay is the best to be found in Washington, especially at low tide when you can walk out on the tide flats forever, collect beautiful shells and sand-dollars, and observe interesting ocean and bird life along with the passing ferries, ships, and cruise boats in the distance. Perfect for setting out your beach chairs and cooler, and gradually moving in with the tide. Eagles and herons are everywhere and fun to watch up close. A paradise for kids and adults alike. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

We have 2 kyaks for renter to use. Also a row boat.

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Rates & Availability

Freeland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Weekend
Aug 31 2016 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,000
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$425
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Early or late check in f $100
Pet Fee $20
Pet fee per day per dog $20 + Tax
cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.87%

JUNE THRU SEPT FRIDAY TO FRIDAY ONE WEEK MIN. All holidays 3 day min.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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