Seashell Beach House Whidbey Island Kid Friendly Private Beach
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Sleeping Accomodations for 6:
2015 New King bed +1 Twin bed in 2nd floor OceanView Master Bedroom w/Deck.
2015 New Queen Bed +1 Twin bed Downstairs GardenView Bedroom
Direct Beachfront. No bank, walk a gentle slope to the ocean. Relax to the lap of the water in a quiet peaceful area. Savor colorful Western sunset views across Holmes Harbor. Spacious living, kitchen dining. Upstairs 25 foot wide master bedroom has panoramic Ocean views via large windows for a light & cheery interior. Plus a balcony overlooking the ocean.
This south & west facing beach is warm as it enjoys long hours of afternoon sunshine. Just 3 stair steps from the lawn to the warm sunny beach you'll find lots of interesting driftwood, seashells, and pretty stones to collect. A beachcomber's delight. Free seafood when you dig for delicious clams and pick mussels from our beach.
Drive your car close to the house for easy unloading in our spacious driveway.
The house is 7 minutes from Freeland & Freeland Hall, a popular wedding venue. 12 minutes to Langley from South Whidbey Island’s charming Beverly Beach neighborhood where the beaches are private and the fir trees wave at you as you walk quiet roads.
Saltwater views on all levels. The home has expansive stone countertops, tile, carpeting. Comfortable leather furniture in a spacious relaxing living room, kitchen, both decks & master bedroom provide sights of sea and shore birds, ducks & geese, sea lions, harbor seals on Holmes Harbor Sound. Eagles are common sightings with their distinctive tiny voice. Grey whale sightings are a possibility in the spring.
Enjoy a upstairs master bedroom that runs the full length of the house with an ocean view balcony and private bathroom. The other bedroom and bathroom are on the main level, along with a full well stocked kitchen and living room.
A spiral staircase from the deck leads to the lawn, seaside vegetable garden and beach where you may see bunnies, deer, squirrels, and other wildlife. Gray Whales are seasonal March/April. Crabbing in season! The saltwater in front of the house is shallow & warms in the summer for floating, swimming and snorkeling. A great place to launch your kayak or canoe. Bring your boat to launch 5 houses North via a beach access road.
Surrounding natural areas provide opportunities for hiking, biking, sightseeing, golf while a short drive to Freeland or Langley allows access to plenty of shopping, entertainment and dining options. Lots of venues with live music on the island.
Enjoy a private get-away or family vacation at this wonderful beach house!
Pick up a free Whidbey Weekly paper on Thursday to find out current activities. Find it inside Pay & Save Market & many shops.
Keywords: Whidbey Island Puget Sound
Sunny Warm Private Beachfront Rental
Colorful Western Sunsets, Beachcomber delight
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Member since: 2009
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
High chair, pack and play fold up crib, child monitor, potty seat, child gates, child plugs in empty outlets, child locks on cabinet doors. Cleaning products placed high out of children's reach. Toys and books for children....moreless
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Vaulted Ceiling, Quality linens & a variety of pillows. 25 foot wide Master upstairs bedroom has ensuite bath, walk in closet. Beautiful ocean views from 5 big windows with a walk out deck overlooking the ocean. First floor Bedroom has garden views. Both bedrooms have 1 Queen + 1 twin bed. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Amazing ocean views from almost every window. This is the place to bring your bikes, canoes, kayaks or boat. You are on the waterfront! A boat launch road is up the street. Lounging on the long comfy window seat overlooking the sea is deliciously relaxing. You can watch your kids on the beach from the house. 2 bedrooms: Oceanview Master has new King & 1 twin. Garden View New Queen bed and 1 twin bed. Comfortable leather furniture is set around the fireplace in a spacious living room plus a wood stove for toasty evenings & electric heat in all rooms. A large upstairs bedroom has 5 windows to view the sea, it parallels the ocean with a King bed, a Twin bed and a Leather chaise. Main floor bedroom has a Queen & Twin bed: garden views. The beach is a fabulous walk at low tide. Beachcombers delight~ enjoy lots of shells, lovely stones & driftwood. A colorful variety of neighborhood boats, canoes and kayaks adorn the beach....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
New 4 speaker quality sound for DVD, CD, ipod port and FM radio. A variety of DVD's & CD's to choose from. Under the TV the cabinet has yoga ball, pilates magic circle with good videos. Yoga Mat under stairs...moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Enjoy the pebbly beach, watch ducks in the winter, seabirds in the summer, crab boats, tugs, an occasional new ferry gets towed by after it has been built in the boatyard which you can see at the South end of Holmes Harbor....moreless
No Bank waterfront, enjoy the lap of the water whooshing across the stones as the tides change. Direct beachfront, an easy stroll down the grassy lawn to the ocean to find clams, mussels, driftwood, moonsnails....moreless
Freeland 8 minutes drive. Restaurant/bars, PO, Payless Grocery, Drugstore, library, thrift stores, churches Langley: 15 min drive. Restaurant/Bars, WICA Theater, Movie Theatre, Shops, churches...moreless
View gorgeous sunsets,Look West, across the sound to see Whidbey Island's East Ridge. Ocean views sweep from the South to direct West and a bit North. A short walk North gives Olympic Mtn Views....moreless
Summertime swimming & floating is super. Shallow here & the water can be warm hi tide. Bring your snorkel and view the crabs close up. March April Grey Whales sporadically cruise Holmes Harbor Sound when their food sources are abundant...moreless
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Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
Oak dining table, 4 chairs & 2 extra chairs in LR, High Chair & extra leaf under stairs, 3 x 6 foot Island Bar with 2 swivel bar stools. Lots of electric outlets under counter on Living room side....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
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- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Towels Provided:
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- Wireless Internet:
Heats up the house wonderfully and can be used as a cook top during occasional power outages. Large seasoned split wood pile in the drive way. Buy kindling at Ace Hardware or break up dry branches....moreless
- Coffee Maker:
Good variety of quality of kitchen tools, pots and pans, solid surface electric stove w/warmer burner. On the wall: lots of spices & herbs. A magnet holds a variety of sharp knives. Kitchen tools at your fingers...moreless
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Deck / Patio:
2 large decks: #1 Oceanfront West-facing Sunsets & the Beach with high table & chairs #2 large front entry deck, BBQ, a picnic table, garden views. Plenty of seating and tables. #3: 2nd floor Deck off Master Bedroom...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
Many Fresh Herbs year round seasonal fruit and vegetable edibles. For my guests enjoyment, I plant a large oceanside garden in the spring. Some veggies continue to be available over the winter...moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter 2016 & 2017
Nov 28 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
4 night min stay
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Martin Luther King
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay
Lincoln's Birthday Weekend
Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.7%
If you desire a holiday booking for different dates or less than 3 nights, give me a call at 425 344-0141. I'll do my best to arrange that for you. Sales tax + cleaning fee apply & are in addition to all rates.
Maximum 6 guests for this property
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Antique, boutique and thrift store shopping, lots of walks and hiking trails in forested areas, Bike lanes too. Clams, mussels, crabs at your front door, shore fishing a short drive (Freeland Ace Hardware sells licenses). Farmers markets abound with abundant fruits, veggies, craft & art booths, Meerkirk Botanical Gardens is 12 minutes away. . Each month South Whidbey entertains with a variety of festivals, studio tours, music events, wine tastings. Visit Historic Fort Casey, Jet boat at Deception Pass. You'll enjoy supporting friendly local businesses, with only 1 franchise at this end of the island. In Langley: Clyde movie theatre is low cost with great films. Actors performing @ WICA Theatre have superb acting skills. Musical events abound in variety in coffee shops and private homes. For sport, Kayak and bike rentals or bring your own.
Year Purchased: 2010
About: Originally from Michigan. Santa Barbara & Laguna Beach, Calif. for schools, then 7 colleges. MFA in Photography Since 1970, I lived in upcountry Maui with horses for 32 years, 1971 to 1979 had a retail clothing shop in Makawao often riding horseback to work. 1979 to 2004 serving clients as an active Maui Realtor. 2002-2007 I spent 6-8 months at a time traveling in underdeveloped Asian & African countries. Since 2008 my time is mostly Whistler B.C. Canada, Maui, Hi., Whidbey Island, Wa., & LaQuinta, Ca . I’m an active, nomadic, spontaneous flexible, outdoors kinda gal. Under developed countries spark my interest as they change so fast, visiting for extended time engaging with local folks in their community & country, hiking & horse trips, reading books, investigating culture, history & politics of the country I'm traveling. My enjoyments in no particular order: Hiking in the Himalayas, Kayaking, biking, camping, sailing, cooking, outdoor lifestyle, long Horseback camp trips, yummy wine, dancing, supporting local business, organic gardening, listening to NPR, CNBC attending interesting film, theatre, dance, art, music. Oh, and paperwork: I love my family & friends. I’m social, love language, delight meeting, engaging with strangers, especially young travelers. Spas & massage, film documentaries, biographies, beautifully written books no matter the subject. I delight in: amusing my self, telling the truth, travel by public transport, river/horseback and cheese. I rarely hurry yet can get ready to go in a heartbeat, love doing anything I’ve never done before. I have a penchant for funny one liners.
Why Freeland, WA, USA:
I love the beach and neighborhood, a great place to walk shady tree lined streets away from busy traffic. It is private, friendly and so close to anything you might want or enjoy. No franchises in South Whidbey so you can shop supporting small businesses. Wine tasting, wonderful farmers markets, studio art tours, great unique music at local coffee houses.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Viewing nature on a pristine beach, enjoy organic garden veggies, dig shellfish from the besach. I love to kayak, paddle board, crab, swim, boat and bicycle from my front door Free public buses into Freeland on weekdays. A huge variety of quiet forested walking trails and an even bigger selection of beaches to walk along. The ferry ride is a 12 minute ride from Mukilteo to Clinton, no reservations departs on 1/2 hour. Go upstairs in the ferry to enjoy the 360 degree views of the islands and Cascade Mountain range on the trip.
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Entry & Driveway parking
Master bedroom, with balcony view of Holmes Harbor
Sunset View of Holmes Harbor from the deck
Deck views Holmes Harbor Sound to South Enjoy July 3rd Freeland Fireworks
Summer Crab Catch
One of many Bald Eagles that fly by & perch in our seaside tree near the beach.
House views the ocean
Living room and freshly remodeled kitchen
View from the living room window seat at low tide. Use binoculars for wildlife
Master bedroom with balcony....sweet beach and water views!
Seaside deck with lowtide view--great for crabbing & clamming!
Launch your kayak from the house. Bring your boat to launch ramp 6 homes North
The Seaside garden is for guests to enjoy
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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