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Saratoga Guest Cottage. Quiet & Tranquil Hideaway, Mnt & Ocean View

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Saratoga Guest Cottage. 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

A beautiful hide-a-way, tucked in the trees. Lovely filtered views of the Olympic range and Holmes Harbor. Clean and peaceful. Just 8 miles from Langley, 6 miles from Freeland and conveniently near biking and hiking trails. Private beach just a short walk away through beautiful trails just off your door-step.

The guest house is clean and tidy and nicely decorated with lovely little nooks for a quiet glass of wine or a good read and also equipped with a small office area. There is a patio for sitting outside on a summer evening.

Wildlife and nature abound on this property. Watch the deer, rabbits, eagles and native birds and listen to the sounds of seals, and the frogs in the nearby pond as you fall asleep...... or just close the window for silence.

Most cell phones work here. There is TV, Dish, wireless internet. Also a fully equipped kitchen.

We will consider allowing a dog to stay on a case by case basis.

Whidbey Island is just a 15 minute ferry-ride from the mainland in Mukilteo. It is close to the city of Seattle and Vancouver but very rural and quiet. Nearby you will find beaches, biking and hiking trails, golf courses, sailing and pleasant seaside towns. Most of all you will find peaceful tranquility.

We are located just 8 miles from Langley with its shops, restaurants, theaters, music and public beaches. Langley has a pleasant downtown with great walking streets for strolling.

We are just 6 miles from Freeland where you will find a more-than-adequate shopping center for all your daily needs and also Double Bluff beach, a lovely and seemingly endless, dog friendly beach.

Bayview is also just 6 miles away with art galleries, a bicycle shop and a garden nursery as well as a summer-long Saturday farmers market.

To the North is Greenbank farm with café, wine shop, art galleries, and cheese shop in a beautiful wetlands setting. And, Coupeville is another lovely seaside town shops, restaurants and is the home of the famous Penn Cove mussels. Near Coupeville is the historic Ebeys Landing and the Keystone ferry where you can access Port Townsend and the Olympic Peninsula.

Deception Pass is on the north end of the Island and a truly spectacular place to visit with camping, beaches and state park. If you travel over the bridge at Deception Pass which connects Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands you are just 10 minutes from Anacortes: a quaint seaside town with a busy and attractive harbor, antique stores and restaurants.

More Details

Owner
Ashlyn
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Ashlyn

Trained as a chef in Seattle, I was happy to move to Whidbey Island to live among the wineries, farms, and stunning water and mountain views. Along with the Saratoga Guest Cottage, I run a small B&B that shares the same property as the cottaage. My golden retriever, Tabasco and I look forward to hosting your stay!

Ashlyn purchased this cottage in 2012

What makes this cottage unique

The Saratoga Guest Cottage sits on over 2 acres of land with trails cutting through fern gulleys and edible berry bushes that lead down to a private beach. There are serene views from the cottage of Holmes Harbor and the Olympic Peninsula. With west facing views, there are many opportunities for spectacular sunsets.

The Saratoga Guest Cottage is a birders paradise. Many bald eagles, crossbill finches, pileated woodpeckers and herons can be seen on the property. Don't be surprised if you hear the playful bark of a harbor seal during your stay!

Amenities

Langley Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Saratoga Guest Cottage. Quiet & Tranquil Hideaway, Mnt & Ocean View
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews
5

Very clean and comfortable as well as warm and homie.

  • 5 of 5

It has a beautiful view and close to many great locations.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and quiet home in tucked away neighborhood with beautiful view. Ashlyn is a wonderful host and has thought of everything. Will rent again!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fit the bill perfectly

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was move in ready to go! Comfortable and clean. Fit my needs perfectly for my weekend stay. The chickens and rooster were adorable and the cookies incredibly tasty. Thanks for accomodating me and my dogs!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful escape

  • 5 of 5

I was looking to get away for a nice peaceful weekend with my sisters, and Ashlyn's Saratoga Guest Cottage was the perfect escape! Ashlyn provided everything we could have wanted, from the home-baked cookies to the beautiful decor to the impeccable cleanliness. The cottage itself is situated on a beautiful lot with the option to walk 10 minutes to the water, and it's located just 10 minutes from Langley. We had an amazing time. Thank you, Ashlyn!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Great little hideaway on Whidbey. Looked just like the pictures, plus a cute little rabbit hole entrance into the second bedroom area. Excellent communication with the owner. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Ashlyn was the perfect hostess for our anniversary trip. Her attention to details was so nice!! She made cookies and fresh herb tea as well as putting a 1/2 bottle of champagne and 2 chilled glasses in the refrigerator. I would rank the relaxation factor a 10, as well as doing something fun everyday. The activities in the area are wonderful.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Langley Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$105
From
$120
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.7%

Check in is 3 pm or later, Check out is 11 am
There is a 3 night minimum during a holiday
There is a 2 week cancellation policy
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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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