Enjoy the entire lower level of our home while feeling very much on your own with a private entrance. The space is 977 sq. feet and includes a very spacious bedroom with ample closet space, queen bed, high quality mattress, down comforter and down pillows. (We have down alternative bedding if you prefer.) Separate bathroom and large living room or lounging area with remote control fireplace for lovely ambience and cozy warmth when you need it. There is an HD flat screen TV and DVD player with cable including HBO, and we offer free wifi. There is a mini kitchen with an apartment sized refrigerator with freezer, a cafe table and two chairs for dining or working and a mini kitchen on one end. The rooms are meticulously cleaned after each guest. The bathroom has a walk in tiled shower in soothing grays and white. Hairdryer provided. Plenty of fluffy white towels and linens.
Continental breakfast provided, usually muffins or banana bread or something like that.... as well as stocking the freezer with breakfast items that you can make yourself in the toaster oven, in case I am not here. Cream, milk and jam is provided. Everything is locally sourced and organic whenever possible.
The mini kitchen has a toaster oven, Kuerig coffee and tea machine, electric double burner cooktop, filtered water, and is equipped with all dishes, utensils, and barware. All areas are kept super clean. There is no kitchen sink, we will pick up clean and restock the dishes while you are out for the day.
Laundry facilities are available for guests staying longer than 7 days. Iron and ironing board available upon request. We have a new queen airbed available as well as a new twin airbed for extra guests. There is a 10.00 extra charge per person per day, this covers setting up the extra bed(s), food, extra linens, etc. If your stay is more than two nights the extra night charges after two nights are not applicable.
For kids: Toys, books and puzzles, Pak n Play sleeper and toddler mattress and bedding upon request. If you want the Pak n Play set up in advance please let us know. If you are coming with small children do let us know.
The private entrance is in back of the home. There is a driveway on the north side of the house, follow the line of shrubs to parking in the back. There is a guest parking sign in front of the gate.
We will check you in or you can use the coded lock box if we are away. We will give you the code once reservation is paid.
The neighborhood is very quiet and safe. We are located on a dead end private lane which is walking and child friendly. We are very centrally located, close to downtown, historic Fairhaven and Western Washington University, the Aquatic Center, shopping and restaurants.
Since our space is large, you can feel free to have others come in for a visit. No parties please.
Interaction with Guests
We realize that people that people often get away to avoid chatter, (and sometimes other people!) After check in any further interaction will be upon your personal preference. There is a lock box with key, we will provide the code before your arrival. There is most often someone here or nearby during the day. Please call or text me if you need anything at all.
The neighborhood is super safe and quiet. We are on a private lane that dead ends, which makes for safe walking and playing for children. We are very centrally located, close to downtown, Western Washington University and historical Fairhaven. Lake Padden and Lake Whatcom are nearby, as is Bellingham Bay. There are multiple parks and walking trials nearby as well. Chuckanut mountain is just a few minutes away and has wonderful hiking, or just take a leisurely drive to see the beauty of nature and the water. Restaurants and shopping are just minutes away.
The bus stop is approximately 2 blocks away. Taxi services available with a phone call. There are times I can pick up or drop off at the airport for an 8.00 fee, just ask.
Other Things to Note
Check in is at 3:00. Check out at 12:00. Later checkout can be arranged if no guests are scheduled for that day.