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Private Cottage In Pristine Valley On Chuckanut Drive

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cottage, Studio, Shower Bath (Sleeps 2) , with bikes

Only four miles from Bellingham, down picturesque Chuckanut Drive, the Pond Cottage provides seclusion and comfort with territorial view of pond, waterfall, ancient forest and mountain vistas. The property borders the InterUrban trail that stretches two miles to the South to the beaches of Larrabee State Park as well as four miles to the North to Fairhaven in South Bellingham. To the east is hundreds of square miles of hiking and biking trails on Chuckanut Mountain with vistas that stretch from Canada to the North, the San Juan islands to the West, Mount Baker and the Cascades to the East and South to the Olympic Mountains.

The small, well appointed cottage consists of one large room with queen bed, sofa and dining area as well as separate kitchen (sink, refrigerator, induction single burner cooktop and microwave) and bathroom. Original artwork on the walls from well known local artist.

High Speed Broadband Wireless throughout property.

Adjacent to the cottage is a pasture with two miniature donkeys and three chickens. The pond is stocked with fish. Lovely manicured lawn and gardens offer natural beauty in every season.

Ideal for active single or couple who enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking out the front door. 10 minute drive to Bellingham. 30 minute bike ride to town. 2 Bikes available upon request.

'Staying here has been the highlight of our trip. Waking up in such a beautiful place each day made everything else in Bellingham seem to glow as well. Debbie and Harvey were extremely gracious hosts and shared with us great places to hike and to eat. Thank you for sharing your little piece of paradise.' B.F., Indianapolis, IN

'Spectacular and serene. Fresh crab, salmon, oysters raspberries, blueberries. All the best of the Northwest. Wonderful visit to the Pond Cottage. Looking forward to returning soon.' CS, Berkeley, CA

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Harvey Stone
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Harvey Stone

Architect, entrepreneur, musicians, outdoor enthusiasts, world travelers, great food and rich community of friends.

Harvey Stone purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Harvey Stone chose Northwest & Islands

We have been developing this property for over 20 years. With over 6 acres of gardens, pond, waterfall and pasture We love this spot because we are close to town but a world away and totally private.

What makes this cottage unique

Immediate access to Interurban trail, hiking on Chuckanut mountain and beach access at Larrabee State Park. Donkeys, chickens, trout, dogs and cats. Cottage is very private with beautiful view of pond and waterfall


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Private Cottage In Pristine Valley On Chuckanut Drive
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews

AMAZING property hosted by AMAZING people

  • 5 of 5

This was truly a magical place! The property and gardens are absolutely beautiful! The first thing we did was hike up the waterfall to experience the overview of the property, which was so beautiful! The time of year we went was perfect, all the trees were starting to lose their leaves and had so much color. The cottage was everything we could ask for. The hikes near by were unreal as we did three of them. We loved the animals that are on this property. This was truly an amazing experience that we won't forget! We will definitely be back and looking forward to it!

Thank you very much Harvey and Deb!

-John and Maddie

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous As Always!

  • 5 of 5

Jake and I had a great second visit at the Pond Cottage:) What an oasis for a fall vacation! We loved seeing the animals again and having fires each night in the new fire pit (beauty!). It was great to get to meet Deb-she was kind enough to loan a guitar to Jake during our stay:) You guys are awesome and such warm hosts!! Until we see you again-thank you much!


Ingrid and Jake

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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San Diego, CA

So peaceful, beautiful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We plan to go back. The location was central to lots of outdoor sightseeing, biking, walking/hiking, oyster eating, beer guzzling... LOVED the meditation maze, outdoor yoga platform looking up at the waterfall, the resident cats, dogs and donkeys. And we really appreciated the book with local suggestions. Thanks, Harvey & Deborah!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet Oasis for Nature Lovers

  • 5 of 5

Perfect tiny little cottage with peaceful and relaxing vibe. Gorgeous grounds that made us feel like we were worlds away from all of the hustle of our daily lives. Close to many trails, parks and breathtaking scenery. We loved it and hope to visit again.

Clean, well-equipped and comfortable. We give the Pond Cottage two thumbs up!!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 4 of 5

The grounds are gorgeous and donkeys very friendly. We had a great time! So much to see and do.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Seattle, WA

Peaceful, beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay with our greyhound at this lovely cottage. We wanted to avoid fireworks and we did! Harvey and Deb are wonderful hosts and their animals are too! We were able to let our newly adopted greyhound off-leash and she ran and romped with Bobby, their little black lab mix. Great hiking nearby, beautiful Chuckanut area and wonderful restaurants minutes away. And as a senior citizen with back issues, the bed and bedding is luxurious.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
13.7 Miles
Bellingham International Airport (BLI)
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
The Black Cat
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
Washington State Ferries, Anacortes, WA
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Lake Padden
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
63 Miles
Mt. Baker Ski Area
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Larrabee State Park
Car: recommended

Located four miles south of the Fairhaven district in Bellingham, on spectacular Chuckanut Drive. Go skiing at Mount Baker. Sail/kayak in Bellingham Bay or in the San Juan Islands. World class golf. Great restaurants and breweries. Vibrant Farmers Markets Wednesdays and Saturdays. Fresh seafood off the boat or from the oyster farm. Rich cultural scene with music, arts and dance. One of the best independent book stores in the US (Village Books). Half way between Vancouver BC and Seattle.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Bellingham Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 1 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower, soap, shampoo, towels supplied
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • New queen bed, linens, pillows and comforter. Very comfortable.
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

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