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Historic Maxwelton Farm Guest House & No Bank Private Beach

(24 Reviews)

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View from the beach to the house. It's a very quick walk to the private beach!

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Chateau / Country House, 6 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 3.25 Baths, (Sleeps 12+)

Be prepared for an unforgettable vacation in this historic 1917 farmhouse that's the jewel of famous Maxwelton Beach. Enjoy an evening campfire at the private beach, right across the road from the farmhouse, while viewing a gorgeous sunset backed by the Olympic Mountains. The beach is perfect for swimming, kayaking, walking and playing volleyball. Visit where it all began on Whidbey Island with the Dave Macki Park just a short walk down the quiet road. What could be more fun than a baseball diamond and playground at the beach! You are only steps away from one of Whidbey Island's most beautiful beaches.

Completely restored and refreshed, this home is light and bright with views, from almost every window, of the 65 acre farm, Useless Bay, Maxwelton Valley and cows and sheep that graze on the property and on the hillside above. All the classic farmhouse charm remains but with updated furniture and modern appliances. The house sleeps up to 12 in beds, with a few private nooks off the bedrooms for the kids (or grown-ups) to camp. These nooks are perfect for portable cribs, too! Bring your family and friends to revel in the beauty of a hilltop farmhouse that's big and roomy but still has a cozy feel. Enjoy the privacy and convenience of upper and lower units each with their own entrance, kitchen, baths and bedrooms, perfect for multiple families or for the grandparents to have their own space and quiet. Wander down to the private beach for a swim or with a book to relax or just walk the beach a mile or so to unwind. Play a rousing game of volleyball on the sand volleyball court!

A breathtaking view of Useless Bay and it's gorgeous sunsets is a perfect back drop for a memorable vacation. There is no place like this anywhere else on Whidbey Island. Come and enjoy the splendor!

Keywords: Historic farm, jewel of famous Maxwelton Beach, country charm, farm animals plus beach fun, private beach, family friendly
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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • Farmhouse

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This house/property is well suited to families with young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets aloud with permission of owner, a $50 fee....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Large carpeted 'closet' with door. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Large master bedroom with private bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Small carpeted 'closet' with door can fit a crib....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Lower unit bedroom. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    Lower unit bedroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    King bed converts to 2 XL twin beds. Large 'closet' w/ door....moreless

  • Bunk Area: 6 twin/ single

    2 carpeted 'rooms' in the eaves of the top floor. ...moreless

  • Portable crib (1) available - includes sheets.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Master bath on main floor....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Lower unit bathroom with 2nd 'outer' sink/mirror....moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    3rd floor bathroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Charming pink bathroom w/soaking tub on main floor....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Amazing sand volleyball court on the beach! Volleyball/net are provided in summer/fall seasons....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A variety of adult and children's books are available....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    (2) New (2012 and 2014) DVD players....moreless

  • Games:

    Several board games, decks of cards and puzzles are available for guest use. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Standard cable package including channels like ESPN and Disney. Can connect with your personal Netflix, Pandora or other services through the DVD player if you are technologically savvy. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Basic stereo with I-Pod/Phone (2012) charger or input if you bring the appropriate cable for your phone....moreless

  • Television:

    (2) New (2012) flatscreen TV monitor....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some toys for young children are provided, as well as beach toys!...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Private beach is a short walk across the road...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Private beach is directly across the road. The Google map on VRBO does not show the correct location for this house. The house is, in fact, much closer to the beach than it appears on the map....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful view of the Olympic Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Upper unit dining area is very large and can seat 16+ people (2 tables). Lower unit table seats 6. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Upper living room seats 9. Lower living room seats 8....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for up to 6 cars. ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Additional parking for large vehicles available on the farm, with permission....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only, please....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    (2)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinder also provided. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Blender, KitchenAid Mixer...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Main kitchen has dishes/utensils for 18. Lower unit has dishes/utensils for 8. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    (2)...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    (2) Fully stocked kitchens in both upper and lower units. Main kitchen is very large. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2)...moreless

  • Oven:

    2...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic cooking ingredients, including four, sugar, salt/pepper and some herbs/spices, oil....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Large covered deck with seating for 8 and a wonderful view! Lower unit has a small patio and table for 2....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Partially fenced upper and lower lawn/yard....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter/Spring 2016/17
Sep 7 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
$550
Spring/Summer 2017
May 26 - Jun 21, 2017
2 night min stay
$750
Spring/Summer 2017
Jun 22 - Sep 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$750
Off-Season
Sep 7 - May 23, 2018
2 night min stay
$550
Peak Season
May 24 - Jun 21, 2018
2 night min stay
$750
Peak Season
Jun 22 - Sep 4, 2018
4 night min stay
$750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Cleaning Fee $350
  • Tax Rate 10.7%

Notes:

Beginning in Summer 2015: 4 night minimum stay from June 13 to Sept. 5

ALL YEAR SPECIAL, stay at least 6 nights and receive one night FREE!

Summer Season is from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend ($700/night through 2015)

Pets are allowed (with permission) with a $50 fee per pet.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Mukilteo/Clinton
Clinton, WA, USA
Nearest Beach
Useless Bay

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

About the owner: My husband and I have lived on Whidbey Island for about 15 years. We have 3 young children who keep us very busy. My extended family has owned the Maxwelton Farmhouse and the adjoining farm since 1949. We have a small family cabin on the property. I grew up spending my summers (and any other spare time) on this property and the beach. We are so exited to share this magical property with you! There is no other place like it! Once you experience it, I'm sure you'll agree!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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Photos

  • View from the beach to the house. It's a very quick walk to the private beach!

    View from the beach to the house. It's a very quick walk to the private beach!

  • Main kitchen

    Main kitchen

  • Stunning view from the dining room.

    Stunning view from the dining room.

  • Large master bedroom with king bed and 3/4 bath.

    Large master bedroom with king bed and 3/4 bath.

  • Upstairs landing with access to 3 bedrooms, 2 large "eaves rooms" & toilet room.

    Upstairs landing with access to 3 bedrooms, 2 large "eaves rooms" & toilet room.

  • 3rd floor queen bedroom with small closet. Farm & beach view.

    3rd floor queen bedroom with small closet. Farm & beach view.

  • Extra long twin beds can convert to king bed. Large "eaves" closet.

    Extra long twin beds can convert to king bed. Large "eaves" closet.

  • Daylight Basement: kitchen, dining and living room areas. Stunning views!

    Daylight Basement: kitchen, dining and living room areas. Stunning views!

  • Basement twin bedroom.

    Basement twin bedroom.

  • View of the private beach from the front porch.

    View of the private beach from the front porch.

  • Volleyball court on the private beach.

    Volleyball court on the private beach.

  • Resident sheep, Lucky and Jamocha.

    Resident sheep, Lucky and Jamocha.

  • Quintessential farmhouse!

    Quintessential farmhouse!

  • Large farmhouse table seats up to 12. Large living room w/ tv and fireplace.

    Large farmhouse table seats up to 12. Large living room w/ tv and fireplace.

  • Main floor bathroom with full tub/shower.

    Main floor bathroom with full tub/shower.

  • Master bath with shower.

    Master bath with shower.

  • 3rd floor powder room (toilet/sink only).

    3rd floor powder room (toilet/sink only).

  • 3rd floor queen bedroom with large closet in eaves (can sleep several children).

    3rd floor queen bedroom with large closet in eaves (can sleep several children).

  • An example of one of the "eaves" rooms with mattresses and bedding.

    An example of one of the "eaves" rooms with mattresses and bedding.

  • Basement queen bedroom.

    Basement queen bedroom.

  • Basement bathroom: tub/shower combo & 2nd outer sink/mirror.

    Basement bathroom: tub/shower combo & 2nd outer sink/mirror.

  • Large private beach with fire pit, volleyball court & expansive tide flats

    Large private beach with fire pit, volleyball court & expansive tide flats

  • Welcome to our farm!

    Welcome to our farm!

  • Big covered deck with seating for 12.

    Big covered deck with seating for 12.

VRBO #408654

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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