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Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

on private acre,private beach, 3 bedroom, 2 bath plus office, sleeps 6

Enjoy this custom, craftsman home for your much needed vacation getaways all year round. This home sleeps 6 but with an air mattress for children, you can add two more people. This exquisite 8 year old,2200 sq.ft, 3 BR, , 2 bath Whidbey Island home is situated on an acre of land surrounded by beautiful private land and placed on a gently sloping hillside with gardens and aboretum overlooking beautiful Holmes Harbor and our private beach. Come for a reflective and soothing reunion with nature and revel in the peace and quiet of our exclusive area. Sip your coffee on our 40' covered deck and our 10 x 12 extended sun deck watching the ocean and catch a glimpse of Eagles soaring to and from their nest just a few yards away.

With a touch of Cape Cod and the warmth of French country wood beams and paneling, enjoy the Extroidinair River Rock fireplace and the open floor plan. The bright cathedral ceiling reveals large windows all around showing the beautiful towering fir trees and a view to the olympics. The loft is a lindal sunroom with windows in the side and roof to gaze at the bright blue sky, garden and evergreens by day and the glorious moon and stars at night. The dining room french doors lead you out to the back deck and the lovely garden which gives way to the 50 acre tree farm situated behind this home. With lovely woods on each side of the house, the acre feels like a grand estate.

With just a short 3 min. walk through our completely quiet, beautifully landscaped neighborhood,(we are below E. Harbor road so no road noise at all) you will reach our private picturesque beach with views to Greenbank Farm, Oak Harbor and the San Juans. Stroll the beach or sit amongst the driftwood and feel the serenity. You may see a sailboat glide by or perhaps a seal pup looking for his Mom. We are a quiet restful community so you'll never see a rowdy crowd at our beach. Lovely homes, both vintage and new, grace the shoreline and wind up the gentle hills of the neighborhood. It is truly the nicest neighborhood at this end of the island.

The Bedrooms and baths are well appointed with 2 king size beds, 1 queen bed in third bedroom, all with lovely, comfortable linens and bath accessories. The kitchen lends itself to that gourmet holiday meal with a Jennair convection oven with gas burners and grill and all the utensils and tools to create that perfect family meal. Gather at our large dining table for your dinner or games and enjoy the entire family gathering, with plenty of room to cook and visit. This is the time and place to savor togetherness and enjoy the island and all its glory!

Keywords: Custom Craftsman Island Home

More Details

Betty Lightner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2017

About Betty Lightner

This house is truly the dream house we always wanted. We have always been partial to dormers and porches and when we saw this house in the Lindal Craftsman offerings, we knew we had found the perfect design. It's very light and bright all year round and because we love the trees and the water, it was the perfect setting and neighborhood. The land was purchased many years ago, but we always hoped we could build on this site at some point. That dream came true and now it is available to share with all our guests. It is our pleasure to welcome our guests to this incredible property

Betty Lightner purchased this house in 2005


Freeland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1),
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Property was great, process not so great

  • 4 of 5

Overall, the house and property are lovely. The porch was wonderful for having coffee and relaxing. The layout of the house is great and very spacious and homey. Great place overall.

However, the process of booking the property was less than desirable. After sending the initial payment, I was notified that the owners charge an extra 3% if using PayPal, which is not stated on the listing. In addition, the owners will charge you an additional $400 for the damage deposit, which is also not listed in the booking. Though these are minor issues, I think you should be aware of it before booking.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family gatherings

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful home for a stay on Whidbey! It is convenient to central and south Whidbey. A great home for family gatherings and a wonderful 6 year olds family birthday party! The home has it all, great space, wonderfully appointed kitchen, plenty of room to spread out. The view of the water is wonderful and bald eagles abound. The weather in March even gave us an opportunity to enjoy the front deck for relaxing and taking in the view. For those of us used to gas logs the wood burning fireplace was appreciated and used for the cool spring nights. We will definitely consider this home again as we visit Whidbey often. It is one of our favorite homes to date. Thank you for the use of this wonderful home!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much and it was delightful to have you as our guests, please return soon! betty and jim
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Boise, ID

Great value overlooking Holmes Harbor

  • 5 of 5

This country house is a real gem. Although it is a couple of streets back from the waterfront there are plenty of Holmes Harbor views and extremely easy beach access. Currently there are no other homes on either side and behind is a large tree farm. This is an extremely quiet property. The home has all of the amenities that you could possibly want and they are honestly detailed in the listing. One person can feel comfortable in this home; we had two couples with one baby and there was never a feeling of being crowded in the slightest. Super access to Freeland and good access to Langley. Huge value for the price. Very clean. Perfect for an Island getaway.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fall City, WA 98024


  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful house, in a lovely quiet area. However, we felt we were house-sitting for someone we didn't know - because of the family photos displayed, condiments in the refigerator & even clothes in the closets!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful home: very clean, lots of light, plenty of room and nicely situated for views, neighborhood walks and drives around the Island. We look forward to returning soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Forest Park

Wonderful weekend get away!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this fabulous home for a weekend get away from Seattle and had a great time!

The house is beautifully maintained, perfectly located and has everything you need. Even our Beagle was welcome to join us! We're looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Freeland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $55
cleaning fee $175
Tax Rate 10.7%

Talk to owner about cancellation fees, total amount due if the guest is booking within 45 days of the stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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