Family Reunion Gem ... Perfect for Large Gatherings(46 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)
Windows abound with views of Mt. Baker and the Canadian Cascade mountain range. Watch the moon rise over the water (wide views of Hales Passage.) Catch a peek of the ferry gliding by! Enjoy the water without worrying about young kids accessing the beach unexpectedly.
Why Lummi when there are so many wonderful San Juan Islands? Lummi Island is the most accessible, with a relatively inexpensive ferry that runs 1-3 times/hour. No long lines! Day trips to Vancouver, Seattle and Bellingham are easy. Lummi Island is the smallest of the islands served by a public ferry (approximately 900 residents). There are fewer seasonal visitors, allowing Lummi to maintain it’s island charm, without feeling crowded or “touristy.”
This home has four spacious bedrooms, comfortably accommodating the maximum number of beds: the master bedroom has a king bed and sitting area; the second bedroom has two queen beds; the third bedroom has a double bed; the fourth bedroom has four twin beds. Using the provided screens allows for privacy in a 'bump out' with a double futon. Try one of two memory foam mattresses for a dreamy sleep. A porta-crib is available.
You will be on 'island time', so plan for lots of relaxation. Enjoy happy hour on the sunny 750 square foot deck, complete with an eight-person hot tub. After the sun goes down, go inside and prepare dinner in the large kitchen (stocked with all the cooking/baking basics.) Five friends can keep you company at the attached counter, where they can visit, yet keep out of the way of the cook!
In the morning, either sleep late (black out curtains in three of the four bedrooms), go out for a walk on the Curry Nature Preserve only moments from the front door, or drink your coffee watching the sun rise over Mt. Baker.
This home features a state of the art whole-house water treatment system. This is a must for homes on wells, like all are on Lummi Island.
Keywords: house, farmhouse, acreage, water view, mountain view, large, San Juan Islands, Bellingham, Lummi, spacious, clean,
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Member since: 2010
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
- Master: 1 King size bed, black out shades, balcony, fireplace, huge full bath; Bedroom 2: 2 Queen size Beds; Bedroom 3: 1 double brass bed, black out shades, rocking chair; Bedroom 4: 4 twin beds, black out shades; sleeping area 5: 1 double futon located in a wide 'bump out' with privacy screens portacrib available by request...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- The master bedroom is loaded with luxury: recessed gas fireplace, large tub, blackout shades for bright summer mornings, private deck with fabulous water and mountain views. The home and property offer lots of opportunities for family recreation: fire pit (wood supplied), basketball hoop, huge yard for soccer, volleyball and badminton (sports equipment supplied), large playhouse with deck, school playground only 0.2 miles away...moreless
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
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- Ice Maker
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
fall - spring
Oct 1 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $175
- Refundable Damage Deposit $450
- Tax Rate 10.97%
Cancellations within 30 days forfeit the deposit. Cancellations within 15 days owe 50% of the rental.
If another party reserves the same dates following your cancellation, deposit will be returned in full and no rent will be owed.
FIRST PAYMENT OF $450 MUST BE SUBMITTED BY CHECK OR E-CHECK. It is fully refundable upon successful checkout.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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This location is particularly special because it is just over a half mile walk along the water to the ferry, the Islander Store (local mercantile), the farmers market (summer), the Curry Nature preserve, and the quaint Beach Store Bistro. Walk another 0.4 miles to the Artisan Wine Gallery for a weekend tasting....MoreCollapse
Available on Lummi - massage, charter zodiac tours, wine tasting, artist studios, farmers market (summer), coffee shop, bike rental, summer concerts, sailing charters
Available in Bellingham (30 minutes away) - whale watching, golf, shopping, museums, theatre, concerts, breweries, fine restaurants, day spas, movie theaters, Western Washington University, mountain biking, swimming, ice skating.
Available in Ferndale (15 minutes away) - Silver Reef Casino.
Available in Tulalip (1 hour away) - large outlet mall and casino
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: We are an active family of seven; we make family and recreation a priority, enjoying each other and the beautiful area.
Why the Owner Chose Lummi Island, WA, USA:
We are long-time residents of Lummi Island. When our children reached an age they needed to be closer to school activities, we moved to town. Lummi Island is magical and beautiful; we couldn't bear to part with the house when we moved. We still escape to the island to play and unwind, and we invite friends to enjoy the island with us.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We value our time in the home and on the property because there is something for every member of our family here... * an enormous, fully-loaded kitchen for our gourmet chef * lots of wide-open yard for our active kids * a sunny deck with comfortable Adirondack chairs for our reader * quiet roads and trails for our runner * a large kitchen garden for our 'green thumb'
- Primary: 360-220-8783
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Welcome to the island!
'Fish-eye' view of dining room and one of the living rooms. Windows galore.
'Fish-eye' view of the 2nd living room. Bay windows, great game table seats six.
'Fish-eye' view of gourmet kitchen with 5-person sitting area at island.
Kitchen is equipped for large groups - 6 slot toaster, 14 place settings & more!
Giant room: 4 single beds; discover the fun, child-size 'secret' spaces
Antique brass bed & rocker in this room. Blackout shades and down comforter too!
There is a designated work space with office supplies, printer & extra monitor.
Blooming flowers and bushes surround the house.
The 8 person hot tub is private with a view of the water and Mt. Baker.
Make s'mores & watch Mt. Baker glow with the setting sun. Wood provided.
Partial view to the east (faces Hales Passage, glorious Mt. Baker & the ferry.)
Multiple sitting areas throughout house, accommodating large & small groups.
'Fish-eye' view of tv sitting area; second living room is through french doors.
Acoustic guitar & a piano (lacking perfect pitch, but with lots of character!)
Huge kitchen with new stainless appliances. Perfect for catered parties.
Master: gas fire, balcony, en suite bath, king bed, mountain & water view
Spacious bedroom with 2 queen beds. High quality bedding/linen throughout.
Custom orca whale sink. Made by Island artist who has a public studio on Lummi.
House is current & tastefully decorated; nothing outdated (except the antiques.)
A view of the 750 square foot deck (taken from the back yard.)
The huge harvest table comfortably seats 10 with additional deck seating for 4.
Partial view to the north with the Canadian Cascade Range in the background.
The playhouse keeps kids busy & happy (and within sight!)
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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