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North Star a lovely modern loft in Ilwaco, Wa.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom 2 bath loft apartment with an open floor plan, bright airy apartment

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.

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.

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 $250 refundable security deposit will be due at the time of rental.

More Details

Owner
Wendi and Bruce Peterson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About Wendi and Bruce Peterson

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.

Wendi and Bruce Peterson purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Wendi and Bruce Peterson chose Long Beach Peninsula

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.

What makes this apartment unique

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.

Amenities

Ilwaco Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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North Star a lovely modern loft in Ilwaco, Wa.
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
DES MOINES,WASHINGTON
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very clean , modern and quiet ! We loved staying here . Everything was perfect except blackout blinds are needed in the bedrooms as it's way too bright , and heats up the unit . Besides that , I would totally recommend this rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wendy, thank you for choosing NorthStar for your mini vacation, and for your comment about the blackout blinds, which we are in the process of getting installed, they are a special order so we are waiting for the delivery.
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5

We loved it! It was so clean and just a lovely place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lauri, What a pleasure to host you and family. It was a wonderful surprise to see all the bedding and towels cleaned, dried and folded! The loft was spotless. Thank you for being such a fantastic guest, please visit again anytime.
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5

Classy Condo on First Street

  • 5 of 5

Owner's exquisite art work professionally shown, pleasantly comfortable and efficient furnishings, and conveniently located---all made for a perfect rental! I would be delighted to return to Windi and Bruce's flat! Clean, fresh, and welcoming!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Beth what a pleasure to meet you and your friend. Thank you so much for the compliments on our art work in the Loft. Hopefully it inspired you to book a trip to explore new sights.
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5

Charming Loft In Ilwaco

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the North Star loft in Ilwaco, Washington over the Easter weekend. Charming and comfortable place. We were greeted with freshly baked muffins and a bags of Easter chocolates. Ilwaco is a quiet little fishing village close to Long Beach. If you want to stay out of the hustle and bustle this is a perfect place to stay. Very clean, nicely decorated and all the amenities were provided.

We enjoyed walking along the docks in the marina. It was still quite cool in April, but I am sure it is the place to stay if you are interested in the fishing charters that leave from Ilwaco.

Cape Disappoiment is very close in proximity. We could have spent an entire day exploring the park.

We ate at Serious Pizza which is across the street. The food is all prepared in a wood fired oven and is delicious. So good we ate there the second night of our stay.

We met Wendi and Bruce, the owners of the North Star loft, on our second day. A lovely and creative couple. Bruce is a photographer and Wendi a designer and collector. Their studio below the loft is full of fabulous collections.

We highly recommend the North Star Loft in Ilwaco, Washington.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary K and family were a pleasure to host. Great communications. The family left the loft immaculate. Hope to see you again in the future.
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5

Our second visit -- still great!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to stay at North Star. The loft apartment is beautifully decorated and perfectly set up with everything one could want. We were visiting family in Ilwaco and spent time in Astoria and Seaview as well as Ilwaco -- North Star is convenient to everything. We give it the highest recommendations and will definitely stay there again if North Star is available.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: MaryLu, always a pleasure to host you and your friends, thank you so much for choosing NorthStar again for your visit. You are a 5 star renter and I look forward to seeing again.
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Portland OR
5

Modern retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Two Bed two bath apt. Was clean and comfortable..all the comforts of home..the listing has the address as 1st st N when it's actually 1st st S we quickly figured that out and it was the only hiccup we encountered Wendi was a great host and called to make sure we had everything we needed and she even left a gift basket with some goodies. Ilwaco was about as quiet as we expected for New Years..but it was a convenient location to explore both Long Beach and Astoria..would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for staying at North Star vacation rental in Ilwaco. And especially, thank you for leaving the loft in great condition. Renting to couples like yourselves make this an enjoyable experience. We hope to have you back again soon! Wendi
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Map

Nearest Airport
115 Miles
PDX
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Salt
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Peninsula Golf
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Salt
Car: necessary

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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Damage Deposit $250

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 if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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