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North Star a Lovely New Loft in Ilwaco, Wa.

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Last updated: 08/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

North Star is a lovely 2 bedroom 2 bath loft apartment with an open floor plan, large windows and 4 skylights that make this a bright airy apartment. North Star is a 2nd floor apartment in a historic building located in the fishing village of Ilwaco, Washington on the southern end of Long Beach Peninsula. 

Large open dining area, comfortable luxury living room with flat screen Smart TV, Netflix, DVD player and IPod attachment. Computer desk with high speed WIFI is included. There is a complete kitchen with all appliances and cooking and dining implements. 

Two spacious bedrooms, one is a double bed the other is a queen size bed, each bedroom has adjoining private, all tile, bathrooms. All linen and towels are provided. Sleeps a maximum of 4 guests only.

The apartment has a full laundry room with a washer and dryer for your use.

NorthStar relisted this year, Feb 2016, after a complete renovation.
Some information for your stay:
4 person accommodation
No smoking of cigarettes or vapor cigarettes.
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not infant-friendly (0-4 years)
Check-in is after 3PM
No Fish Cleaning
This a second-floor unit accessible only via stairs. It is not handicap accessible.
Original artwork on all the walls available for purchase.

Popular Attractions:
Leadbetter Point: On the northernmost tip of the Long Beach Peninsula, separating the Pacific Ocean from Willapa Bay, Leadbetter Point State Park & Wildlife Refuge is a great spot for hiking and bird watching.

Oysterville: Journey back in time in Oysterville, where the entire town is on the National Register of Historic Places. And don't forget to eat some oysters!

North Head Lighthouse: Construction of North Head Lighthouse began in 1896. Along with the Cape Disappointment Lighthouse, North Head Lighthouse has helped mariners navigate safe passage to the treacherous entrance of the Columbia river. 

Cape Disappointment State Park: This is part of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park. Visit two historic lighthouses at Cape Disappointment State Park, kayak on several amazing waterways, hike or bike the 12 mile Discovery Trail.

Cranberries, fresh seafood, including crabs, tuna, sturgeon, salmon, halibut, clams and oysters are just some of the things we do best. You can pick your own Blueberries on Sandridge Rd in Aug. Willapa Bay is home to the purest-tasting oysters anywhere. Fresh seafood right off the boats at the Port of Ilwaco’s two fish markets. You can find all these culinary treasures on most local menus. 

During the summer, the Port of Ilwaco hosts the Saturday Market with about 70 vendors, there is a great selection of local arts and crafts, foods, flowers and plants for sale. The Port of Ilwaco is also home to many terrific activities including the two day “Blues & Seafood Festival” every year, the crab pot Christmas tree in Dec and the Tuba Christmas celebration at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum.

Just up the road in Long Beach there is lots to do, including arcades, carnival rides, go carts and miniature golf. You can also visit the Kite Museum or take a horseback ride on the beach. Long Beach also is home to the world famous International Kite Festival every August

With galleries, restaurants and bars Discovery Awaits you in and around Ilwaco.

Please note that during the week of the International Kite Festival, a 5 night minimum stay is required. Kite festival is the third full week of August every year. It runs Aug 15 - 21, 2016.
A $95 cleaning fee will be charged PER STAY (not per night) and the cleaning fee cannot be waived. If staying longer than 7 days the cleaning fee is $150.00. Sales and lodging tax is  9.9% and is in addition to the nightly fee. 
If paying by cash, check or credit card, a $150 refundable security deposit will be due at the time of rental.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Loft apartment with open plan design, large windows and 4 skylights make this a bright airy apartment, Large open dining area, comfortable luxury living room with flat screen smart TV, Netflix and a DVD player. Computer desk, high speed WIFI included. Complete kitchen with all appliances and cooking and dining implements. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High Speed wireless internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    parking available in front of building on main street...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    water filter pitcher some spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 23 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$145
Blues Seafood Festival
Sep 23 - Sep 24, 2016
2 night min stay

$350
flat fee
Fall & Winter
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$140
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 25, 2016
3 night min stay

$425
flat fee
Rod Run/Slow Drag
Sep 9 - Sep 12, 2017
3 night min stay
$150
Christmas
Dec 24 - Dec 26, 2017
3 night min stay

$425
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • refundable deposit $250
  • cleaning $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.99%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until your reservation is confirmed.

Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.

Cancellations that are made more than thirty (30) days - prior to the check-in date will incur no penalty. Cancellations that are made after fourteen(14) days will forfeit 50% of damage/reservation deposits/payments. Cancellations within 7 days of check-in date will forfeit 100% of rental fees. Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/15/2016
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Location

  • The Lost Roo

    "Great sports bar with local beers and pub food."

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  • Long Beach Boardwalk

    "Fantastic long walk along the beach, ride a bike or hike."

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  • Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

    "One of the historic lighthouses here on the peninsula, a must see."

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  • Cape Disappointment State Park

    "A drive through the newest state park, is well worth the visit."

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  • Ilwaco Saturday Market

    "Excellent local market, local crafts and food, fresh fruit and veggies"

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  • Laurie's Breakfast Cafe -- CLOSED

    "This is a truckers breakfast, huge servings of breakfast food, fresh coffee and juice, be pr..."

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  • The Depot Restaurant

    "This a gourmet restaurant and well worth the trip, make a reservation and go and enjoy a fin..."

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  • Pickled Fish Restaurant

    "Excellent view and food, make reservations and enjoy the beautiful view over the ocean with ..."

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  • North Head Lighthouse

    "2nd lighthouse on the peninsula, fantastic view and easy walk."

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  • 42nd Street Cafe

    "Family style dining, in a cozy space. Local food, beer and wine. Comfortable for all ages."

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115 Miles
Nearest Airport
PDX
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Salt
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Peninsula Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Salt
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Necessary

Ilwaco is the gateway to the Lewis and Clark National Historic Park, we are 5min from the Port of Ilwaco Marina with shops, gallery's and excellent restaurants. Bike paths, & hiking to 2 historic Lighthouses.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Bruce and Wendi Peterson, Bruce is a Photographer and I am a Designer we spent 30 years in Phoenix and moved to the NW to get back to our roots of lush green forests and cool weather.

Why the Owner Chose Ilwaco, WA, USA:
We purchased this property as a live in Artist studio and have since completely renovated the building, we have a Photography Art Studio, & Antique Shop on the main floor, open space for a retail opportunity on right side of building with the new loft apartment on the top floor.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love the Long Beach Peninsula for it's easy living and close proximity to the ocean with all the fun and activity that it brings.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Ilwaco Harbor

    Ilwaco Harbor

  • loft upstairs

    loft upstairs

  • second bedroom full bed

    second bedroom full bed

  • second bedroom

    second bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bath sink

    Bath sink

  • Dining and open kitchen

    Dining and open kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • laptop desk free WiFi

    laptop desk free WiFi

  • Northhead light house

    Northhead light house

  • front of building loft is upstairs through gate

    front of building loft is upstairs through gate

  • loft entrance from living room

    loft entrance from living room

  • Full bed 2nd bedroom

    Full bed 2nd bedroom

  • Master Bedroom queen bed

    Master Bedroom queen bed

  • Bath tile shower

    Bath tile shower

  • Kitchen to dining

    Kitchen to dining

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Kitchen all appliances

    Kitchen all appliances

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Laundry Room

    Laundry Room

  • trail to Northhead lighthouse

    trail to Northhead lighthouse

VRBO #428033

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Speaks: english
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