Beachfront House, Beautiful View, Kayaks, Dog Friendly, Wi-Fi, No Bank(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Beach house 2 beds 1 bath 40 feet of no bank waterfront
Sleeps up to 5 in 2 bedrooms with 3 queens, one bath. Living room and kitchen with dining area. Small cabana hut without bath months sleeps 2 in summer. Kayaks available.
Tell us in advance if you are bringing friends or pets. When we clean the house, we appreciate knowing of extra guests or pets AHEAD of time. We can then adjust our cleaning schedules. We are a cozy comfortable beach house for those who like adorable comfortable places. If you are seeking posh or sleekly modern, this place is not for you.
We have no cable or satellite TV service. We do have a flat screen TV where you can watch movies or stream internet with an hdmi cable attached to your device.
Eagles soar overhead while you cozy up to the wood burning stove on a comfy sectional couch with a grand view of the water. Clamming, fishing, whale watching are all nearby. We call it Baby Beach since it is the perfect place for kids and dogs to play safely, and has a quiet innocence and old Whidbey charm.
The deck is the ideal place to read, talk, and relax in wicker lawn furniture as you view passing wildlife; deer, rabbits, seals, eagles, hummingbirds, and sea otters regularly grace our shores. Watch them from our comfortable couch next to the wood stove with a piano, books, videos and music to share, plus a fully stocked kitchen- just add food!
Coffee maker, toaster, microwave, glassware, ceramic dishes, table cloths, place mats, utensils, sandwich grill, waffle maker, and blender. Grill fish or toast marshmallows on the fire pit in the garden or sip coffee on the porch overlooking the water. Just bring your firewood!
Town is a 10 minute walk away and has a grocery store with fabulous deli, organic foods, and bakery... antique shops, restaurants, bars, and bookstores nearby and a public park with playground and a boat dock, plus famous Double Bluff beach is 5 minutes away. You won't hear a whisper of traffic as you get away from daily life at our sanctuary.
Besides the kitchen, dining area, and living room with wood stove and piano, inside we have two charming bedrooms, one with a queen bed and another with two queen beds. One bathroom. The extra detached hut can sleep 2 more but has no bathroom and not insulated, it is a cozy wood cabana for summer only. The house is not super modern but it's a Whidbey Classic beach cabin. If you're looking for sleek and posh it's not for you. If you care more about the view and beach walks than decor magazines, you'll like this place.
A recent review gives a great feel for our details...::
'I have been a vacation house visitor for about 25 years and this beautiful Whidbey island home is BY FAR the most enchanting and rejuvenating place I've ever been. So many details are attended to which makes the house seem warm and 'lived-in' and lends to the immediate feeling upon arriving that you have just come home. After unpacking and finding a comfortable place to sit, breathe and take in the view of the harbor, I could feel the stress drain from my body and mind. We only had 2 nights to be in that serene environment but it had such an impact on all of us that it felt more like a week... now THAT'S getting your money's worth! The home is walking distance (10 minutes) to thrift & antique stores, as well as the grocery store that has an amazing organic section and some of the most lovely seafood you will find in a tiny town, anywhere. We grilled some Copper River salmon and veggies one evening on the bbq provided (bring your favorite charcoal!) and we couldn't wipe the smiles off our faces the entire meal. We also walked up to one of the local restaurants for lunch and had a couple good sandwiches and salads but I would definitely recommend buying food and spending as much time at the beach house as possible because it's much more affordable than eating in town and you really won't want to be anywhere else for long during your stay. Definitely DO set out on a stroll at low tide so you can take in all of the gorgeous rocks & shells that adorn this quiet little beach. The morning sunlight is best and the water is calm because there's not much wind, which can kick up quite a bit off the harbor in the evening time so be sure to bring warm clothes if you're planning an outdoor fire. Although, if you've got a toasty fire going in the wood stove, the sound of the wind and the waves is truly a deeply calming experience not to be missed. The photos on the VRBO website are entirely accurate although the modest listing description left us delightfully surprised by all this wonderful beach home had to offer. If you've missed your opportunity to book your time away here this year, I HIGHLY recommend booking now for next year so that you can have the pleasure of staying at one of the most enjoyable vacation stays you'll ever find.'
15 minutes from the ferry to Seattle.
Keywords: Beach, Cabin, waterfront, view, Freeland, Holmes Harbor, Whidbey Island, south Whidbey, water, view, 98249, vacation rental
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Member since: 2010
- 982 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
- Queen size Beds (1) One queen in master bedroom and 2 queens in back bedroom. Linens provided, Double Beds (1) Double bed is in detached cottage...warm weather only. Linens provided. Small additional cute summer detached water view hut w/electricity but w/o bathroom or insulation with full bed, porch, armchair....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Bath tub, shower, sink, toilet. Window to outside.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Ocean View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017
1 night min stay
May 21 - Sep 8, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- Cleaning $70
- Pet Fee $20
- Tax Rate 10.7%
Rates are subject to change until traveler confirms. Check out times are set to allow maximum relaxation for each guest group while allowing us to clean and turn the house around in one day. Often someone is leaving or arriving the same day as you. Checkin/out times are flexible according to ability. Access Key and Address are in rental agreement, print it out and save for your records. If you chose the damage deposit it will auto refund 7 days after your departure if everything is in order. Thank you.
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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Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: We are a couple who live in Clinton near the beach rental. We have lived in New Jersey, the Bay Area, Japan, England, and Central America. Attended University of California at Berkeley and Leeds University UK. We have lived on Whidbey for 16 years and can tell you all the local secrets.
Why the Owner Chose Freeland, WA, USA:
We love Whidbey Island. Baby Beach house is a place to unwind from cares of the world. The wildlife and natural scenery is relaxing and invigorating. The smell of the sea, sightings of wildlife, and the colors of the sky and water make it a perfect place to let go.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Water at your doorstep, views of Mt Erie, wildness of Holmes Harbor, wildlife in your front yard, walk to town in 10 minutes. Breathing the salt air as you gaze over the blue sea is a special treat. Giant cedar woods and state parks are nearby. Sparking mornings and breathtaking sunsets.
- Primary: +1 (360) 622-6389 (Washington, USA)
- Secondary: +1 (360) 579-2508 (Washington, USA)
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The view from front deck
Play games and puzzles while looking at this view
Sit with friends and family on the front deck and hear the waves
Comfortable Living Room with woodburning stove and water views from couch
Dining Room for Family Dinners Around the Oak Table
Kitchen view of water
Bright Master Bedroom, Queen Bed
Two queen beds in second bedroom
Detached Studio Hut Sleeps 2
Boat ramp from lawn to beach
back from a beach walk!
Spectacular bird life visible from dining window
View from kitchen table looking north up Holmes Harbor toward Mt Erie
Front porch deck view
Living room couch and lounge chair, table for puzzles, wood stove, piano
Dining room with water view, dishwasher, microwave, stained glass lamp
Fully Stocked Kitchen with Dishwasher and Washer-Dryer, coffee maker, new stove
Second Bedroom with Two Queens
Detached hut has full sized bed, lamps, and small space heater. Not insulated.
Garden with Fire Pit and Outdoor Dining
Hammocks in back yard
Rock collecting and walking in front of the house
Gorgeous sunset from deck! More at http://babybeachrental.shutterfly.com/
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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