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Harbor Retreat Waterfront Home

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

A luxury island retreat, framed by old growth evergreens, set on 200 feet of private waterfront, is the perfect setting for a family vacation, weekend retreat, or relaxing off season getaway with friends.

This charming shingled home features six beautifully appointed and themed bedrooms, utility room, a large family room with full size pool table, game area and both wood and gas fireplaces.

The expansive main living area is a great-room which opens to a deck overlooking the harbor and the changing moods of the water. It features an oversized farmer's dining table, and pine accents with matching European country pine antiques. With it's brick wood-burning fireplace, extensive original art work, and well appointed gourmet kitchen, this is the perfect setting for entertaining.

This gorgeous estate property has nearly one and a half acres with a private sanctuary arbor retreat, private viewing deck, five different types of apple trees, three varieties of cherry and two types of nut trees on the grounds, as well as path to the private beach. The beach is rich with clams and mussels, or perfect for a reflective walk...and you never know what treasure the tide has brought in.

There is even a hot tub for you to warm up after being out on the water or strolling the beach. Come enjoy our wonderful island world.

No Smoking, Please!

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More Details

Owner
Gina Stanhope
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
85%
Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2017

Amenities

Freeland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (4), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
Notes:
Games for kids and adults

Reviews

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(4 traveler reviews)

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Harbor Retreat Waterfront Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Minnesota
5

Wonderful Whidbey Home

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our family trip. We were on the island for a wedding and shared the home with extended family, We made great use of the deck and the views were spectacular! The beds were comfortable and loved that all the adults had a King sized bed!. Having a washer and dryer was a nice amenity. There was plenty of extra bedding as well as towels. We also enjoyed the hot tub!

The location was perfect as the wedding was in Freeland and we had relatives also staying in Langley.

And just a short drive to the ferry!

We drove up to Anacotes for a day and did a whale watching tour with Mystic Sea charters! LOVED IT! We saw over 50 whales! We also enjoyed Deception pass and Ebey Bay and the lighthouse, Our trip to Whidbey Island was very enjoyable!

Thanks for sharing your beautiful home! We hope to make a trip back to the island someday soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mill Creek, WA
5

Great Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of five couples who have been friends for over fifty years. This was the perfect venure to gather, enjoy each other, and this marvelous location. The house was perfect with room for all of us to sleep comfortably in those fantastic beds! We spent many hours gathered around the huge dining table, eating, drinking and rehashing the good old days. The view was spectacular. The lovely deck near the water would make a lovely spot for a wedding. While the weather was cool, we did catch a few quick spots of sun on the water. I can only imagine how wonderful it would be to sit on that large open deck on a warm, summer's day.

Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2013
  • Stayed: February 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Supplemental Review to Johnny Canuck

  • 5 of 5

Pros:

-lots of comfy king sized beds and big closets

-awesome view

-great kitchen island with eating bar

-stone beach for kids to play on at low tide

-covered, outdoor hottub

-big deck which would be amazing in the summer

-big yard with swing & covered play area

-downstairs living/game room was perfect for the kids

-nice walk to town for groceries

-crockpot available although not listed in appliances

-lots of utensils, pots/pans, large bowls available for cooking/baking

-wood burning fire places

-melodic laundry beside kitchen

-did I mention the awesome view?

Cons or suggestions:

-too little fridge & too much freezer for a 4-family vacation (maybe add a 2nd fridge in the laundry room or turn the temperature down on the freezer size & use as a fridge?)

-water took FOREVER to warm up at taps

-dishwasher very slow and not the greatest for cleaning

-all the dishes matched so, with 14 people, it was impossible to determine who's drink/plate/bowl was whose so we ended up washing a lot more than we needed to. Maybe throw in some odd-ball dishes.

-no recycling/composting/garburator so EVERYTHING had to go in the waste.

-couldn't figure out trash compactor

-could use some storage containers for left-overs

-had to provide own tissues, toilet-paper, paper-towels & napkins

-rooms extrememly dark at night > could use some night lights for those late-night bathroom trips and, OH!, the hip bruises from the huge bed-posts at night too!

With 8 adults & 6 kids, we fit tightly, but had a great time! We'd definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vancouver, Canada
5

Great for Families

  • 5 of 5

We booked over Christmas and New Year's; this home is one of the best ones we've stayed at. We're 4 families with children and have been vacationing together for 12 years. Every year, we find a new cabin/cottage to stay at and spend holidays together. This home is well maintained, has all the amenities you could need (fireplace, hot tub, BBQ, games room for the kids) and a great view and comfortable decor that defines what a cosy vacation home should be. If you need a 6 bedroom home, this is it. They even had a regular maintenance crew come by periodically to take the garbage out and check if everything is ok.

The only things that could be improved are a few more kitchen items like extra garbage bags, dishwashing soap and toilet paper so we wouldn't have to buy them. But these are minor as there's a great Payless foods about 2 miles away that has everything we needed.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Tax Rate 10.7%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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