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.”
The special thing about this home and island location is its family-friendly nature. Multi-generational groups frequently stay with us and find that it is perfect for everyone's needs.
It is easy to relax on the deck, enjoy the view and supervise the kids in the playhouse & yard at the same time.
Pastimes are varied. There are games, toys and books appealing to all ages. Adults enjoy wine tasting at two locations on the island (Legoe Bay Winery and Artisan Wine Gallery.)
The house is located in the center of the island, only 0.2 miles from the school, where one will find the soccer field, tennis court, basketball court and playground. Three public beaches are within walking distance (0.4 miles, 1.2 miles and approx. 3 miles respectively). The ferry landing, library, restaurants, Saturday Market and small store are only 0.6 miles away.
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 gourmet kitchen (stocked with all the cooking/baking basics.) Five friends can keep you company at the island, 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.
Bedrooms are located far from living spaces so napping family members can sleep peacefully while the rest of the group enjoys the day.
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.
We make it a priority to keep the house in pristine condition - immaculate with everything in good working order. The house is elegant with a comfortable country flair.
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Member since: 2010
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 14
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Lots of kid-friendly perks: children's books, games, toys, playhouse; High chair and booster chair and crib available upon request; safety gate rated for top-of-stairs; outlet plugs; nightlight...moreless
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- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
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; built in desk w/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
- This large home easily accommodates 14 people. There are four bedrooms, & a large "bump-out" dormer. (A small space outside of the bedrooms, to the side of the hallway with a comfortable full-size futon, a window with a spectacular view & a screen for privacy.) Outdoor living is one of the highlights of this property. Enjoy the 750-square foot deck with an 8-person hot tub w/ views of the mountains and water in two directions. The fire-pit is surrounded by eight acres. Cook over the fire or use the large Weber gas BBQ grill to dish up some summer meals at the 10-person outdoor harvest table. There are walls of windows in the house, and even while sitting inside, one gets the feeling of being outdoors. The Canadian Cascades and Mt. Baker are visible over Hales Passage and the waters of the Salish Sea. The sunrise over Mt. Baker is can be seen from the comfort of the living room and the filtered sun warms the deck in the afternoon. ...moreless
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- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
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- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
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- Basketball Court
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
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- Iron & Board
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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:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in 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, 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
Links to more information:
- CLICK HERE - Bike rentals, grocery shopping, activity referrals are available. (Advance notice recommended.)
- CLICK HERE - This historic restaurant looks over Hales Passage, the ferry dock and Mt. Baker. Excellent food and service.
- CLICK HERE - This is a nice overview of island activities and amenities.
- CLICK HERE - This boutique wine gallery offers wine tastings and sells bottles of wine. Limited hours, please check website.
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Welcome to the island!
Multiple sitting areas throughout house, accommodating large & small groups.
'Fish-eye' view of the 2nd living room. Bay windows, great game table seats six.
Everyone always hangs out in the kitchen - no problem with this massive kitchen!
A designated workspace with a printer allows for a working vacation if need be.
Master: gas fire, balcony, en suite bath, king bed, mountain & water view
2 queen beds fit comfortably in large bedroom #2 (one mattress is a Tempurpedic)
Great kids room! Four twin beds in sunny bdrm #4. Black out shades help w/ naps.
There are thoughtful details everywhere, adding to your convenience and comfort.
Cleaning supplies and laundry detergent supplied.
Fires (and s'mores) allowed in outdoor pit, weather permitting. Wood provided.
Blooming flowers and bushes surround the house.
A cozy propane stove makes watching winter storms a delight!
'Fish-eye' view of tv sitting area; second living room is through french doors.
Books, games, toys (for all ages) enhance your easy-living vacation days.
'Fish-eye' view of gourmet kitchen with 5-person sitting area at island.
The outdoors is "brought in" through huge windows & natural touches indoors.
Sleep in! King size Tempurpedic mattress & black out shades in master.
Bedroom # 3 has a built in desk w/chair, full size bed & blackout shades.
Full Bathroom (tub/shower) Shampoo/conditioner/soap provided.
Freestanding tub in master bathroom. (also: double sinks, double shower-heads)
The 8 person hot tub is private with a view of the water and Mt. Baker.
The playhouse keeps kids busy & happy (and within sight!)
A view of the 750 square foot deck (taken from the back yard.)
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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