Contemporary Lake Cottage - Rowboat.$125(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)
Our cottage is for two adults only and the property won an AIA (State Architectural Award) for contemporary design. We also have unsolicited reviews for Squalicum Lake Cottage on major travel sites too. Pls note we have a three night minimum, no children, no pets. (October to May, two night minimum.) No smoking permitted in cottage.
The living room, with a vaulted beamed ceiling looks out onto Squalicum Lake and Squalicum Mountain. Large windows provide a view for watching the fish jump on the lake or enjoying the birds at the feeders. The cottage is situated in the middle of colorful perennial gardens and during the spring and fall you can see large flocks of migratory birds land on the lake.
The kitchen is fully equipped including a microwave, stove, oven, toaster, coffee maker and refrigerator. Dishes, utensils and pans are provided as well.
A white iron and brass queen sized foam (tempurpedic type) bed...cozy bedroom to snuggle or take that long sought after nap. The guests at Squalicum Lake Cottage come to slow the pace of their daily lives.
Eagles and a wide variety of other birds are a common sight as well as deer wandering through the meadow. Should you visit in the summer you might spot a heron or kingfisher looking for a bite to eat in the 26,000-gallon pond right outside your door. Dozens of frogs chorus at evening time, along with soft owl duets often heard after dark.
Squalicum Lake is not for swimming. There is no 'beach.' It is a migratory lake for fowl and a no motor flyfishing lake.
Three night minimum at $125 plus taxes/nite. (October to May, two night minimum.)Weekly rate of $800 plus tax.
Our guests initial comments are always that the website photos never do the property justice. How does one capture an entire mountain behind a lake?
Member since: 2009
- 500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children:
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Tub/shower combination.
- Pastoral setting w/ lovely gardens.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill:
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $30 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.8%
10% discount when booking two weeks or more. $50 cancellation fee for any cancellation. Cancellations made within two weeks of booking date will be responsible for full payment of booking unless we can rebook.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Our Property is on a No Motor Flyfishing Only Lake. Guests Can Use Our Row Boat to Enjoy a Walden Pond Experience. Pls note we have a three night minimum and our property is for the use of two adults renting the cottage. It is not for extended family members and friends. We will accept a two night reservation October to May.
About the owner: We are retired but stay very busy working on the property.
Why the Owner Chose Bellingham, WA, USA:
We built our property because we couldn't find another place with this view and solitude.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
A beautiful landscape with many types of birds. In the summer when our garden is in full swing, you might see 150 lilies and 9 ft tall sunflowers growing amidst vegies and a variety of other flowers and vegetables. We share our produce and fruit grown on our property with our guests when in season. Guests are often greeted with fresh flowers on the table. We provide a large binder of local activities, maps, restaurant menus for our guests to peruse.
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Cottage With Summer Flowers Looks Towards The Lake
Contemporary loveseat & chair. Ipod dock, TV...great view.
Dining area with original art
Cottage parking with trees in bloom and carved totem.
Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower Combination
The cottage porch surrounded by gardens.
A munching visitor right outside the cottage who came for lunch ---
Golden finch...one of many birds who visit the feeders outside the cottage
Unusual lavender rainbow over Squalicum Lake Cottage
Nooksack Falls---about 20 miles from us
In the summer you can take a tour boat from Bellingham harbor to see the orcas.
Christmas 2016..doesn't snow here often but breathtaking when it does
Wraparound windows & skylights give plenty of light even on a winter day.
Kitchen With Full Size Appliances
Queen Tempurpedic Type Bed, Armoire, Nightstands with Reading Lamps
26,000 gallon pond with Red Arc Sculpture by local artist.
Beamed 18 ft. ceiling.
2013 was a great gardening summer..
Lovely sunset over Squalicum Lake taken from the cottage.
Take the boat out for a walden pond experience....
26,000 gal. pond right outside the cottage
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 22, 2017
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